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Nantwich War Memorial becomes Grade II listed monument

Nantwich War Memorial becomes Grade II listed monument

Nantwich War Memorial is now officially a Grade II listed monument.

Historic England has added the memorial, on the town square on High Street, to the list of buildings of ‘Special Architectural or Historic Interest’.

February 8, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Richmond Village hosts local clubs and societies day in Nantwich

Richmond Village hosts local clubs and societies day in Nantwich

Richmond Village Nantwich opened its doors to local clubs and societies who joined residents and guests in finding out just what “Life in Nantwich” is like.

As well as the Village’s own Bowls and Amenities Clubs, local groups who attended included the Crewe Senior Forum and South Cheshire Model Engineering Society.

Nantwich Sainsbury’s collects £9,500 in Poppy Appeal

Nantwich Sainsbury’s collects £9,500 in Poppy Appeal

Nantwich Sainsbury’s collected more than £9,500 during its annual British Legion Poppy Appeal.

The total of £9,514.91 is the highest ever at the store.

November 16, 2015 0 comments Charity news, 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
Cocktail party lifts spirit of Richmond Village Nantwich residents

Cocktail party lifts spirit of Richmond Village Nantwich residents

You’re never too old to party – as these residents of Richmond Village Nantwich showed!

They joined in the spirit when the Village threw a cocktail party for residents and guests from across Nantwich.

Richmond Village Nantwich to celebrate Armed Forces Day

Richmond Village Nantwich to celebrate Armed Forces Day

Richmond Village in Nantwich is holding a “Celebrate National Armed Forces Day” event on
Sunday June 28.

It will feature an afternoon of entertainment and celebration in association with the Royal British Legion.

Nantwich school governor’s special Remembrance Day tribute

Nantwich school governor’s special Remembrance Day tribute

Remembrance Day will take on a special poignancy for a governor at a primary school near Nantwich when three generations of his family mark the 100th anniversary of World War One.

Fred Wright, chair of the governors at Sound Primary, will remember the fallen, including his own uncle and nine other pupils from the small rural school.

November 7, 2014 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, News
Nantwich Royal British Legion to host World War 1 concert

Nantwich Royal British Legion to host World War 1 concert

The Nantwich and District Branch of the Royal British Legion are hosting a World War 1 centenary commemoration.

The concert, featuring the Band of Cheshire Constabulary, is to be staged in the Nantwich Civic Hall from 7.30pm on October 5 to honour those who died locally and throughout the world.

September 13, 2014 0 comments Human Interest, News
Richmond Village Nantwich opens vintage tea-room for August

Richmond Village Nantwich opens vintage tea-room for August

Staff and Residents of Richmond Village Nantwich will welcome the Mayor of Nantwich to open the centre’s new vintage tea-room.

Mayor Cllr Christine Farrall will be present with vice chairman of Crewe & Nantwich Royal British Legion and chairman elect for Cheshire Phil Dean at the opening tomorrow (August 1).

Nantwich-Crewe King’s Shilling Walk to honour First World War

Nantwich-Crewe King’s Shilling Walk to honour First World War

A special King’s Shilling Walk and picnic are being held in Nantwich and Crewe to commemorate 100 years since the start of the First World War.

Crewe and Nantwich & District Branches of The Royal British Legion are organising the King’s Shilling Walk and Edwardian themed picnic on Sunday August 3.

July 23, 2014 0 comments News
First World War Cheshire East concert set for Lyceum

First World War Cheshire East concert set for Lyceum

A commemorative concert for fallen heroes of South Cheshire is to be held 100 years after the start of the First World War.

Called “Crewe Reflects – a Commemorative Concert”, it includes a premiere of new work combining original music, film and writing.

Students join veterans to sell poppies in Nantwich store

Students join veterans to sell poppies in Nantwich store

Nantwich students took time out to join war veterans selling poppies at a town supermarket. They bought poppies and spent time with the Royal British Legion representatives at Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road where they had called in for lunch.

Royal British Legion needs Poppy Appeal help in Nantwich

Royal British Legion needs Poppy Appeal help in Nantwich

Volunteers are needed to help collect for the annual Poppy Appeal in Nantwich. This year, The Royal British Legion is calling on people to offer two hours of their time to help make 2013 appeal the biggest ever.