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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 gathered at services across South Cheshire on Remembrance Sunday to pay their respects to those who gave their lives and fought in wars.

Nantwich and Crewe held large parades and services, while smaller services were held at villages across the area.

November 11, 2019
Nantwich Town prepare for pre-season clash with League Two neighbours Crewe

Nantwich Town prepare for pre-season clash with League Two neighbours Crewe

Nantwich Town players were put through their paces as they kick off their pre-season campaign this weekend against neighbours Crewe Alexandra

The Dabbers will welcome Crewe for the friendly at the Weaver Stadium and will be playing for the Barry Daly Memorial Trophy.

July 3, 2019
Golf day raises hospice funds in memory of tragic Nantwich baby

Golf day raises hospice funds in memory of tragic Nantwich baby

A memorial golf day held in memory of a tragic Nantwich baby has helped to raise £700 for Donna Louise Hospice.

Now Johnny Forbes’ parents Neil and Jessica are planning an even bigger event as they bid to keep his memory alive.

June 5, 2019
Anger as fly-tippers dump rubbish next to airman’s memorial in Nantwich

Anger as fly-tippers dump rubbish next to airman’s memorial in Nantwich

Fly-tippers have dumped a pile of rubbish just yards from the airman’s memorial in Nantwich.

The rubbish was found dumped by walkers earlier today close to the site by the River Weaver, off Shrewbridge Road.

February 11, 2019
Moving 75th memorial service for war pilot killed in Nantwich

Moving 75th memorial service for war pilot killed in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
A moving 75th memorial service has taken place in Nantwich for First Lieutenant Arthur Leslie Brown.

The service was held to remember First Lieutenant Brown of the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) at his memorial off Shrewbridge Road in Nantwich on Sunday to mark 75 years since his death.

January 15, 2019
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
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
Malbank School to remember ex pupil 100 years after his World War One death

Malbank School to remember ex pupil 100 years after his World War One death

The family of a soldier killed in World War One will be at Malbank School in Nantwich for a moving memorial ceremony, 100 years after his death.

A War Memorial outside the school on Welsh Row details the death of Private Griffiths, who was a former Malbank pupil, during the Great War.

March 8, 2018
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
Nantwich students attend Battle of Somme memorial event

Nantwich students attend Battle of Somme memorial event

By Jonathan White
Young and old alike in Nantwich joined to remember those killed 100 years ago at the start of the Battle of the Somme.

Many attended official services, with some students honoured to attend the National Memorial Arboretum event.

July 4, 2016
£100,000 First World War memorial repair fund for Nantwich and villages

£100,000 First World War memorial repair fund for Nantwich and villages

First World War memorials in Nantwich and nearby villages could benefit from repair funds allocated by Cheshire East Council. £100,000 has been earmarked to fund repairs and refurbishment of memorials across the borough.

December 13, 2013
Memorial for six men killed by German bomb in Nantwich

Memorial for six men killed by German bomb in Nantwich

A memorial is to be erected in honour of six men killed while disarming German bombs in a field near Nantwich. The men, from the Royal Engineers, had safely disarmed three of the bombs found close to Alvaston Hall, Nantwich.

September 6, 2011