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Plaque unveiled in Wybunbury for local World War 2 hero

Plaque unveiled in Wybunbury for local World War 2 hero

By Jonathan White
A memorial plaque has been unveiled in Wybunbury to honour pilot Richard Pryce Hughes on the 80th anniversary of his final operational flight.

A short commemorative film about Richard was also shown to the audience.

April 24, 2022
Annual airman memorial service held in Nantwich

Annual airman memorial service held in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
The annual memorial service to remember the airman who sacrificed his own life to save others in Nantwich, took place yesterday.

First Lieutenant Arthur Leslie Brown, of the United States Army Air Force (USAAF), died aged 23 when flying a Republic Thunderbolt type P-47D.

January 10, 2022
Audlem pilot to pedal 420 miles in aid of friend battling tumour

Audlem pilot to pedal 420 miles in aid of friend battling tumour

An airline pilot from Audlem is swapping the cockpit for the saddle – to cycle 420 miles in three days in aid of a friend battling a brain tumour.

Shaun Rayne, 49, has set himself the massive challenge to raise money for Headcase Cancer Trust after his good friend Rick Youle was dealt a devastating blow.

July 9, 2021
Wybunbury All Stars take on Nantwich Town in WW2 fundraiser

Wybunbury All Stars take on Nantwich Town in WW2 fundraiser

By Jonathan White
Wybunbury All Stars and Nantwich Town staged a fundraising game in memory of a World War 2 hero.

The seven-a-side match saw Nantwich Town beating Wybunbury All Stars 9-1, with Sam Day scoring a consolation goal for Wybunbury with the final kick of the game.

July 6, 2021
Councillors launch pilot scheme to clean up Crewe’s alleyways

Councillors launch pilot scheme to clean up Crewe’s alleyways

Councillors in Crewe have welcomed the launch of a pilot scheme to help make the town’s streets and alleyways cleaner and tidier.

The initiative, jointly managed by Cheshire East Council and Crewe Town Council, targets the perpetrators of antisocial activities such as fly-tipping and contamination of bins.

May 21, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Covid Testing – keeping it simple!

READER’S LETTER: Covid Testing – keeping it simple!

Dear Editor,
Last week, the first national pilot of a dual use Covid-19 testing site rolled into action in Cheshire East, on the Chester Street car park in Crewe.

Those without symptoms who need a test can book and attend in the mornings (getting their results in as little as half an hour!)

April 12, 2021
Crewe to pilot country’s first dual use Covid-19 testing site

Crewe to pilot country’s first dual use Covid-19 testing site

Cheshire East Council is trialling a dual use Covid-19 testing site in Crewe – the first of its kind in the country.

From tomorrow, the existing walk-through testing site in Crewe will become dual use for two weeks from April 6-19

April 5, 2021
Tarporley to receive UK’s fastest broadband as part of pilot scheme

Tarporley to receive UK’s fastest broadband as part of pilot scheme

Some of the fastest and most reliable broadband in the UK is heading to Tarporley after it was named as one of 13 rural communities to benefit from a new broadband trial.

Openreach engineers will be working in the Cheshire village to test new tools and techniques as they install the latest ‘full’ fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband.

October 14, 2019
Dementia pilot study at Belong Crewe hailed big success

Dementia pilot study at Belong Crewe hailed big success

A pioneering pilot study exploring the impact of creative workshops on those living with dementia at Belong Crewe care village has been hailed a huge success.

August 12, 2019
Leighton Hospital to fund seven-day therapy service

Leighton Hospital to fund seven-day therapy service

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital chiefs have given the green light to fund a seven-day therapy service to support vulnerable patients who have attended A&E.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital serving Nantwich and Crewe residents, previously ran a pilot scheme for a five-day emergency care therapy service.

June 4, 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
Relic of WWII fighter plane which crashed in Nantwich to be auctioned

Relic of WWII fighter plane which crashed in Nantwich to be auctioned

A piece of a Second World War fighter plane which crashed into the River Weaver, is to be sold at auction in Nantwich. The iconic piece of wreckage is from the US plane which crash-landed close to houses on Shrewbridge Road.

October 30, 2012