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Wistaston Scouts appeal for more plastic bottle ends

Wistaston Scouts appeal for more plastic bottle ends

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Scouts are appealing for more plastic bottle ends for their new 2021 Remembrance Day poppy display.

For the past two years, the Wistaston Scout Group have displayed an impressive 24ft long Remembrance Day poppy cascade outside their Scout Centre in 2019 and Wistaston Memorial Hall in 2020.

March 22, 2021
Wistaston Scouts need bottle ends for 2021 Remembrance Day display

Wistaston Scouts need bottle ends for 2021 Remembrance Day display

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Scouts have launched their latest Remembrance Day display appeal – and need more plastic bottle ends!

For the past two years, the Wistaston Scout Group has displayed its impressive 24ft long Remembrance Day poppy cascade in the village.

January 30, 2021
Wistaston displays Remembrance Day poppy cascade

Wistaston displays Remembrance Day poppy cascade

By Jonathan White
A Remembrance Day poppy cascade and silhouetted soldiers are on display in front of Wistaston Memorial Hall.

The display was loaned to the village by the 35th (Wistaston) Scout Group.

November 2, 2020
Wistaston Remembrance event raises £350 for Royal British Legion

Wistaston Remembrance event raises £350 for Royal British Legion

By Jonathan White
A Remembrance Day service in Wistaston helped to raise £357 for the Royal British Legion.

Wistaston Memorial Hall and Community Centre on Church Lane were filled to capacity for the November 11 Service of Remembrance – the centenary of the end of First World War.

November 14, 2018
Pay your respects on Nantwich Square at Remembrance Day centenary

Pay your respects on Nantwich Square at Remembrance Day centenary

People will pack the streets of Nantwich tomorrow to pay their respects on the centenary of the end of World War One.

And today we publish a list of those men from Nantwich who gave their lives between 1914-1918.

November 10, 2018
Thousands take part in Remembrance Services across South Cheshire

Thousands take part in Remembrance Services across South Cheshire

Thousands of people young and old paid tribute to fallen heroes at a series of Remembrance Day services in South Cheshire.

Towns, villages, schools and colleges staged services throughout the weekend to mark Armistice Day.

November 14, 2016
Brine Leas pupils in Nantwich create own poppy field

Brine Leas pupils in Nantwich create own poppy field

Youngsters at a Nantwich high school have created their own “poppy field” as part of Remembrance Day celebrations.

The year 7 students from Brine Leas Academy created the field during a residential stay at the Menai Centre, in Wales.

November 10, 2014
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
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.

November 7, 2013
Nantwich ex Royal Marine smashes world record

Nantwich ex Royal Marine smashes world record

A former Royal Marine from Nantwich has smashed the world record for running the fastest mile in the world with a 40lb pack on his back. Lee Riley, of Willaston, who ran the mile to raise money for the Royal British Legion, completed it in 5 mins and 16.9 secs.

November 12, 2011