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READER’S LETTER: Government “waging war” against British people

READER’S LETTER: Government “waging war” against British people

Dear Editor,
I read our MP’s justification for voting down the extension of meal vouchers during the half term holiday with interest.

October 27, 2020
New book tells amazing story of 3 Cheshire relatives who went to war on horseback

New book tells amazing story of 3 Cheshire relatives who went to war on horseback

By Hannah Youds
A woman with Nantwich links has written a book which tells the story of three generations of her family, who all went to war on horseback!

The book, called “A Horse, A Sword and A Rifle”, focuses on the fascinating lives and exploits of Joseph Dodd, his son-in-law Sydney Williams, and Sydney’s son John Williams.

August 13, 2020
Villagers enjoy Wistaston Memorial Hall 70 year celebration

Villagers enjoy Wistaston Memorial Hall 70 year celebration

By Jonathan White
Villagers turned out in force to celebrate 70 years of the Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre.

The hall was built in memory of 16 Wistaston war heroes and has been the hub of activity in the village ever since.

April 7, 2019
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
Peter Duncan stars in Birdsong at Crewe Lyceum June 16-20

Peter Duncan stars in Birdsong at Crewe Lyceum June 16-20

Peter Duncan, Edmund Wiseman and Emily Bowker head the cast of the 2015 national tour of Rachel Wagstaff’s stage play Birdsong when it comes to South Cheshire.

The show, adapted from the novel by Sebastian Faulks, will run at Crewe Lyceum from Tuesday June 16 to Saturday June 20.

June 5, 2015
Town stone to honour Nantwich Victoria Cross World War 1 hero

Town stone to honour Nantwich Victoria Cross World War 1 hero

A Nantwich war hero who earned the Victoria Cross is to have a commemorative stone laid in his honour. Stanley Henry Boughey will be remembered in the town as part of the World War 1 centenary events in 2014.

September 10, 2013