Northwich Guardian: WWI centenary banner

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Northwich Guardian:

12:18pm Friday 29th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Winsford care home marks First World War centenary

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A SPECIAL week of First World War commemoration events at a Winsford care home culminated in a visit from the mayor.

First World War commemorative candle stolen from Winsford garden during centenary

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Monday 11th August 2014

A WINSFORD woman has blasted the ‘imbecilic disrespect’ of thieves who stole a First World War commemoration candle from her front garden.

VIDEO: Tatton MP George Osborne lights ‘Flame of Remembrance’ to commemorate Cheshire East's fallen

Northwich Guardian:

11:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

DIGNITARIES, veterans and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Choir gathered at Tatton Park on August 4 to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Northwich to host county remembrance service

Northwich Guardian: CHURCH SERVICE: The Archdeacon of Durham is to preach at a service in Ferryhill to mark the start of the First World War

11:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

CHESHIRE will honour those who gave their lives in the First World War on August 17 with a parade and service in Northwich.

VIDEO: Lights out for WW1 anniversary

Northwich Guardian:

11:28am Tuesday 5th August 2014

The Houses of Parliament and the London Eye as they were plunged into darkness last night to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's entry into the First World War.

Royals plant ceramic poppies to mark lives lost in First World War

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10:46am Tuesday 5th August 2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will join Prince Harry at the Tower of London today to each plant a ceramic poppy in an art installation symbolising the thousands of lives lost during the First World War.

Winsford U3A mark Great War centenary with library exhibition

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

WINSFORD U3A opened a special exhibition at Winsford Library on Saturday, August 2, to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

VIDEO: Duke and Duchess attend WWI memorial service in Belgium

Northwich Guardian:

5:35pm Monday 4th August 2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a ceremony at the Cointe Inter-allied Memorial, Liege, Belgium, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Dignitaries gather to mark anniversary of the start of the First World War

Northwich Guardian:

2:20pm Monday 4th August 2014

MORE than 1,100 people including dignitaries from around the Commonwealth have attended a service to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.

Sculptures planned for village memorial wall

Northwich Guardian:

2:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

STONE sculptor Keith Carter Harris is to create panels featuring a dove of peace and poppies for a village memorial wall.

Poignant World War 1-themed display earns Tatton Park Gardens RHS award

Northwich Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

THOUGHT-provoking, moving and hopeful – some of the words used to describe Tatton Park Gardens Silver Gilt-winning entry to this year’s RHS show.

Take a trip to war museum to mark 100 years

Northwich Guardian: Tanks rides, Abingdon County Air Show

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

THE centenary of the outbreak of the First World War will be marked with a heritage tour to Duxford Air Museum on Saturday, August 2.

Town commemorates World War 1 heroes

Northwich Guardian:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

RESIDENTS gathered in Winsford town centre to commemorate those who lost their lives in World War 1.

Town mayor unveils garden of remembrance in Crewe

Northwich Guardian: POPPY TRIBUTES: Messages of remembrance. PICTURE: Martin Cavaney (5800302)

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE mayor of Crewe has unveiled a Garden of Remembrance in honour of fallen soldiers, on the centenary anniversary of the First World War.

Duxford visit to mark First World War centenary

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2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE centenary of the outbreak of the First World War will be marked with a heritage tour to Duxford Air Museum on Saturday, August 2.

WW1 historian launches ‘The Knutsford Lads Who Never Came Home’ at heritage centre

Northwich Guardian: Tony Davies the Accidental Historian with his new book

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE official launch of a book remembering the 270 Knutsford men who lost their lives in WW1 will take place on August 5 – 100 years and one day after Britain declared war on Germany.

Winsford U3A take aim for special Great War library exhibition

Northwich Guardian:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LEE-Enfield Mark III rifle forms part of a fascinating display of First World War memorabilia at Winsford Library next month.

Residents encouraged to attend Crewe Great War commemoration

Northwich Guardian: In Flanders Fields . . . . . . poppies blow

12:52pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CREWE Town Council will stage a ceremony at 11am on August 4 on the Municipal Square to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War.

Great War symposium attracts experts to Crewe

Northwich Guardian:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE inaugural conference of a four-year project to commemorate the centenary of the First World War took place in Crewe.

Winsford Great War service to mark 100 years since conflict began

Northwich Guardian: In Flanders Fields . . . . . . poppies blow

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

A UNIQUE Great War commemorative service blending role play and period songs will be staged in Winsford this month.

D-Day 70: Live updates as Europe remembers

Northwich Guardian: D-Day - credit MOD

10:00am Friday 6th June 2014

Live updates as Europe remembers the sacrifices made by the the armed forces on D-Day 70 years ago

Wharton kids join U3A for First World War project

Northwich Guardian: left-right: Margaret Harvey from the U3A, Zoe Hankin, nine, Daniel Holloway, 10 and Janet Thilwind of the U3A

7:00am Monday 24th March 2014

CHILDREN at Wharton Primary School have joined the U3A in a project to trace former pupils who died in the First World War.

Items sought for Winsford First World War roadshow

Northwich Guardian: The Guardian reports troop departures in August 1914

7:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

WINSFORDIANS – Your Town Needs You.

Legion launches First World War appeal

Northwich Guardian: The Royal British Legion will collaborate with Winsford Town Council to amass of body of information about local soldiers who fought in the Great War.

7:00am Friday 21st March 2014

WINSFORD’S Royal British Legion and town council are launching an ambitious project to trace every single soldier from the town who served in the First World War.

First World War roadshow comes to Northwich

Northwich Guardian: Children to take part in commemoration of centenary of Great War

11:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

NORTHWICH residents are being urged to help Cheshire record its First World War history.

Archives of a Winsford WWI Tommy included in Antiques Roadshow book

Northwich Guardian: Archives of a Winsford WWI Tommy included in Antiques Roadshow book

9:33am Wednesday 2nd October 2013

AMONG heartbreaking correspondence between a Winsford First World War soldier and his sister are a trio of woodbine cigarettes that the brave British Tommy never got to smoke.




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