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Union Jack and bunting at Nantwich Civic Hall

Fund-raising concert for Nantwich & District Branch of Royal British Legion

By Jonathan White
A music concert featuring Jedburgh Royal British Legion (Scotland) Pipe Band and The Band and Drums of the Cheshire Constabulary will take place at Nantwich Civic Hall on Saturday September 24.

The concert is organised by the Nantwich & District Branch of the Royal British Legion and supported by Nantwich Town Council. The program sponsor is Lloyd Crossan Group.

August 15, 2022
Campaign to correct “misspelt” names on Nantwich War Memorial

Campaign to correct “misspelt” names on Nantwich War Memorial

A Nantwich man is campaigning to have what he believes are misspelt names on Nantwich War Memorial amended.

Mark Potts says at least five – and possibly more – of the names on the town square memorial have errors in them.

August 5, 2022
Royal British Legion Nantwich branch hosts monthly breakfast club

Royal British Legion Nantwich branch hosts monthly breakfast club

By Jonathan White
Nantwich & District Branch of the Royal British Legion are engaging with rising numbers of ex-service personnel through their Veterans Breakfast Club.

The club is part of their Branch Community Support programme.

March 9, 2022
Nantwich Poppy Appeal raises more than £42,000

Nantwich Poppy Appeal raises more than £42,000

By Jonathan White
Volunteers and members of the public teamed up to raise more than £42,000 during Nantwich’s Poppy Appeal.

In the run up to Remembrance Day on Thursday November 11, poppies were bought and worn with pride by thousands of people across the Nantwich area.

December 24, 2021
Nantwich & District branch of Royal British Legion celebrates centenary

Nantwich & District branch of Royal British Legion celebrates centenary

By Jonathan White
2021 marked the 100th anniversary of the Nantwich & District Branch of the Royal British Legion.

The branch was formed on September 30 1921 and on September 30 2021 they were awarded a 100th Anniversary Pennant by the North West Region.

December 17, 2021
PICTURE SPECIAL: Local Remembrance Sunday Services 2021

PICTURE SPECIAL: Local Remembrance Sunday Services 2021

Remembrance Sunday Services were held in Nantwich and nearby villages yesterday.

The services and parades commemorated the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts.

November 15, 2021
Nantwich Town pays Remembrance respects before game

Nantwich Town pays Remembrance respects before game

By Jonathan White
Players, staff, supporters and Forces veterans joined to stage a pre-match Remembrance ceremony before Nantwich Town’s game with Grantham.

The ceremony, organised by the Nantwich & District Branch of the Royal British Legion, took place on the pitch prior to the FA Trophy 1st Round Proper match at the Optimum Pay Stadium.

November 14, 2021
Nantwich walker completes epic ‘End to End’ charity challenge

Nantwich walker completes epic ‘End to End’ charity challenge

By Jonathan White
A Nantwich woman has completed her epic ‘End to End’ charity challenge.

Karen Delay, aged 62, embarked on her 874-mile walk – clocking up the equivalent distance from Land’s End to John o’ Groats.

March 1, 2021
Nantwich Mayor urges residents to mark VE Day celebrations from own homes

Nantwich Mayor urges residents to mark VE Day celebrations from own homes

Nantwich Mayor Cllr Arthur Moran is urging the town’s residents to celebrate VE Day – from the safety of their own homes.

Friday May 8 marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day – the end of the Second World War in 1945.

April 30, 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
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’.

November 10, 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
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