Post Tagged with: "Remembrance"

Simon Weston unveils new Crewe Heritage Centre memorial engine

Simon Weston unveils new Crewe Heritage Centre memorial engine

By Jonathan White
Simon Weston CBE unveiled the new crest of the new national memorial engine at Crewe Heritage Centre.

The Welsh Guardsman became a national hero after surviving an attack on his ship the ‘Sir Galahad’ during the Falklands War and overcoming his devastating burn injuries.

November 12, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich Singers to perform at St Mary’s Church Remembrance event

Nantwich Singers to perform at St Mary’s Church Remembrance event

The Nantwich Singers will be performing in St Mary’s Church as part of the Remembrance Sunday commemorations on November 11.

They will be singing the Requiem by Gabriel Fauré as part of the events to mark the end of the Great War, 100 years ago on this day.

Wellington Bomber crew remembered at Bridgemere service

Wellington Bomber crew remembered at Bridgemere service

A commemorative service was held at the Royal Air Force’s Memorial at Bridgemere to remember the crew of a Wellington bomber which crashed near to the village.

The commemoration took place exactly 74 years to the day the plane disintegrated over Bridgemere, crashing just off the A51 and killing six of the seven crew.

November 1, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
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