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Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands of people attended Remembrance Sunday parades or paused in silence wherever they were to honour those who gave their lives in battle.

Remembrance parades took place in Nantwich, Crewe, Wistaston and other villages around the region.

Hospital to stage Remembrance Service for children who died

Hospital to stage Remembrance Service for children who died

A remembrance service will take place to celebrate the lives of Crewe and Nantwich children and babies who have died.

The annual service is organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), which manages Crewe’s Leighton Hospital.

November 4, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Freightliner renames Cheshire locomotive ‘Patriot’ to honour WW1 dead

Freightliner renames Cheshire locomotive ‘Patriot’ to honour WW1 dead

A Freightliner locomotive in South Cheshire has been named ‘Patriot’ in honour of railway workers who lost their lives in the First World War.

The naming ceremony, at Freightliner’s new maintenance facility in Crewe, was attended by more than 40 people on Armistice Day.

November 15, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Wistaston villagers remember fallen heroes at Memorial Hall service

Wistaston villagers remember fallen heroes at Memorial Hall service

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Memorial Hall and Community Centre was filled to capacity as the village remembered those who made the ultimate sacrifice in two world wars.

A guard of honour was organised by Beavers, Cubs and Scouts from the 35th South West Cheshire Scout group, who welcomed councillors from Cheshire East and Wistaston.

November 12, 2015 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
St Mary’s in Nantwich to stage Poppy Spectacular for Remembrance

St Mary’s in Nantwich to stage Poppy Spectacular for Remembrance

St Mary’s Church in Nantwich will stage a ‘poppy spectacular’ Remembrance to honour those killed in action.

The church has teamed up with the British Legion and Nantwich Town Council in memory of those who sacrificed themselves to secure and protect the nation.

November 3, 2015 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Crewe and Nantwich group calls for help on knitted poppies project

Crewe and Nantwich group calls for help on knitted poppies project

A voluntary group is calling on more Nantwich and Crewe people to join their drive to commemorate the First World War with thousands of knitted poppies.

Crewe and Nantwich Senior Forum has made 450 knitted poppies – but needs 2,500 in time for Remembrance Sunday in November.

July 9, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News
Wistaston Memorial Hall hosts packed Remembrance Service

Wistaston Memorial Hall hosts packed Remembrance Service

Residents, councillors, and members of the Royal British Legion packed into Wistaston Memorial Hall for Remembrance Service. They were joined by members of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from the Wistaston 35th SWC Scout Group.

November 15, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Thousands observe Remembrance Sunday services in Nantwich

Thousands observe Remembrance Sunday services in Nantwich

Thousands gathered in Nantwich and surrounding villages to pay tribute on Remembrance Sunday. A service and parade took place in Nantwich town centre and St Mary’s Church.

November 12, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Latest, Willaston & Rope
Nantwich college students go extra mile for Poppy Appeal

Nantwich college students go extra mile for Poppy Appeal

Nantwich students have joined forces with the Royal British Legion to help raise funds through this year’s Poppy Appeal. Members of Reaseheath College’s Students Association hope to raise £3,500 by selling poppies at Crewe Railway Station until Remembrance Sunday on November 11.

Remembrance Service for Leighton Hospital children who died

Remembrance Service for Leighton Hospital children who died

A remembrance service will take place next week to celebrate lives of children and babies born at Leighton Hospital. The annual service, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), is  at St Peter’s Church in Minshull Vernon on Saturday November 10 at 3pm.

November 2, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, Latest, News
Hundreds attend Wistaston Memorial Hall Remembrance Service

Hundreds attend Wistaston Memorial Hall Remembrance Service

More than 170 people attended the Service of Remembrance at Wistaston Memorial Hall. Residents, parish councillors, members of the Royal British Legion, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from the Wistaston 35th SWC Scout Group all turned out in force.

November 16, 2011 0 comments Community Events, News
Hospital Trust stages service to celebrate lives of children

Hospital Trust stages service to celebrate lives of children

A remembrance service will be taking place in South Cheshire in November to celebrate the lives of children and babies. The annual service, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), is to be held at St Peter’s Church in Minshull Vernon, near Nantwich, on Saturday November 26 at 3pm.

October 24, 2011 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News