Fundraising Statement

by on February 3, 2016

It’s just over 6 months since Bosley and the lives of many were changed forever following the explosions on the 17th July 2015. Since that day, over £225,000 has been donated to the Bosley Disaster Appeal (BDA) and over £150,000 of this has been distributed so far – thank you again to everyone who so […]


by on January 1, 2016

2015 has obviously been an extremely difficult year for many following the disaster here in Bosley on the 17th July. In the minutes, hours, days and months after the first explosion, we received a massive amount of support – from the emergency services, the local community, the authorities, the general public and companies locally and […]

Wristband Competition.

by on September 23, 2015

Raise money and win prises with the Help Bosley Wristband Competition. There are three catgories with three great Prizes! Upload your pictures to the Help Bosley Facebook Page to enter. CLOSING DATE 31ST OCTOBER 2015 Categories: *The most original wristband photo with the most ‘likes’ Prize – 2 night stay with breakfast & Dinner at […]

Bosley United Gallery

by on September 7, 2015

More than 2,000 people were at the Moss Rose to see a group of Ex-Pros including former Manchester City stars Shaun Goater and Trevor Sinclair, alongside Silkmen legends such as Phil Power and Darren Tinson. Macclesfield Town club photographer Pete Hilton was on hand to capture the action. You can see more from his collection at […]

Appeal Designated Charity

by on September 7, 2015

The Bosley Disaster Appeal has been given a boost with the news that the fund has now officially been granted charitable status. Chairman & Founding Trustee Martin Freston commented “The group have all worked very hard to get to this stage and it means that some donors will now be able to make their donations […]

Appeal reaches £100,000

by on August 28, 2015

The response to the Help Bosley appeal has been nothing short of spectacular, but there is still more to be done. That’s the message from the group managing the appeal and fundraising effort from behind the scenes as the total raised reached the £100,000 mark this week. “We’re absolutely delighted with the way things have […]

Ex-pros line up for Bosley charity football match

by on August 22, 2015

Ex-pros line up for Bosley charity football match A host of ex-professional footballers and celebrities will take to the field at Macclesfield Town’s Moss Rose stadium next month to raise money for the community which has been devastated by the Bosley Mill fire. Former England and QPR winger Trevor Sinclair and Manchester City legends Paul […]

Four weeks on – Council continues to lead on support for Bosley residents

by on August 13, 2015

Four weeks on from the devastating explosion and fire in Bosley, Cheshire East Council is taking the lead on the multi-agency support for those affected. The Council held another drop-in session today, a day after it convened a strategic recovery group meeting with multiple agencies, including the emergency services, the Health and Safety Executive and […]