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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 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope, Wistaston
Nantwich students and residents stage Armistice commemorations

Nantwich students and residents stage Armistice commemorations

Reaseheath College students in Nantwich commemorated the 100th anniversary of the World War One Armistice with poignant displays of what the significant anniversary means to them.

Activities across college culminated with a display of 1,400 crosses made by construction students and laid out by countryside students on the college’s main lawn to spell the words ‘Thank You’.

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 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
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 0 comments Human Interest, News
Poppy Cross tribute in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

Poppy Cross tribute in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

Nantwich Town Council staff have created a town centre tribute to commemorate 100 years since guns fell silent on November 11 1918.

An 8m by 5m cross centre-piece has been constructed in front of St Mary’s Church until the end of November.

October 12, 2018 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Remembrance Day in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

Remembrance Day in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

The Nantwich Branch of the Royal British Legion will hold a Remembrance Day Parade and Service to commemorate 100 years since guns fell silent on November 11, 1918.

The parade will form up at Nantwich Civic Hall on the morning of November 11.

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