Post Tagged with: "War Memorial"

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.

Remembrance Sunday service in Nantwich town centre

Remembrance Sunday service in Nantwich town centre

The traditional Remembrance Sunday parade and service will take place in Nantwich town centre this weekend.

There will be a parade of dignitaries and representatives from Royal British Legion starting at Nantwich Civic Hall at 2.30pm on Sunday, November 12.

Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial looks set to be officially ‘listed’ by Historic England as a site of ‘special architectural or historic interest’.

The move to list the memorial in the town square on High Street is part of the Government’s plan for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, which takes place in November 2018.

Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Angry villagers have appealed for help after heartless thieves stole historic war memorial plaques from a church in Bunbury near Nantwich.

Police say the brass plaques were prised off the gates outside St Boniface Church last weekend.

September 19, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Crime, Human Interest, News, Village News
Minshull Vernon villagers to honour 22 WWII dead in June event

Minshull Vernon villagers to honour 22 WWII dead in June event

Villagers in Minshull Vernon near Nantwich will honour 22 servicemen who were killed in plane crashes during Second World War.

The men’s names were never added to the war memorial in the village – and now parish councillors are to finally rectify that.

May 10, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
War memorial at Bunbury church given £2,400 boost

War memorial at Bunbury church given £2,400 boost

A war memorial in a village near Nantwich has been handed a £2,400 boost to undergo much-needed renovation.

The money will help repair and refurbish the church gateway of St Boniface Church in Bunbury.

November 20, 2014 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
Police blast thieves who stole from South Cheshire War Memorial

Police blast thieves who stole from South Cheshire War Memorial

Thieves stole from a South Cheshire War Memorial just yards from a police station and magistrates court. Shocked officers and councillors have blasted the “mindless” thugs who targeted the memorial on Municipal Square, Crewe.

June 23, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest