4, The Letters
from Nantwich feature includes items not
listed in the links panel, so please see the
letters index for
Take a look at Nantwich
YOU are looking at a
personal website that can show you various aspects
of this South Cheshire market and floral town.
you have a look at the site take a little time (six
minutes or so) to view the slideshow on the left
featuring some of the town's attractive buildings.
Also, enjoy the
floral displays provided by Nantwich in Bloom
Committee and a team from Cheshire East Council
(credit where it's due!) that have brought us
success in the annual In Bloom contest.
you will be then drawn to come to Nantwich to see
for yourself what has brought many others here
before you. (Don't miss the What's On pages)
Slideshow note: This is a
Video that I uploaded to
You Tube for general
viewing - and from where it is being
sent now as you watch it. Subsequent videos are chosen and displayed by You Tube and not "A
WELCOME to a personal website about Nantwich - the place where they pay
you to live! Or so some wits say (see
here). The town is served with a number of
excellent websites, and I like to think of this as one of them! For a list
of the others see this
My website is a mixture of random thoughts and ideas which appeal to me,
as well as details of the events that are happening in town or the
immediate villages - and more.
It doesn't cover Crewe
and what I have always thought of - since my
days in local newspapers - as "Crewe's villages". I hope that you like the website.
Pictured above, left is a sign in Middlewich Road - there are others on other
sites in the town - proclaiming support for the Britain in Bloom competition. Above, right is a picture taken at apple blossom
time at St Mary's Parish Church, the Church of England place of worship in in
the town centre. (There are other
churches in town).
At the top of this panel are three images
(one more to follow) of the seasons of the year as seen in
The Gullet, one of our quaintly-named streets. Left to
right is a spring scene with the leaves just bursting forth, summer with the
leaves all but hiding St Mary's Parish Church, and an
A WOMAN contacted war expert and author Mark
Potts with some information about three Nantwich brothers killed in the
First World War, after he asked for more details. Her information also
corrected an error and the correct version appears in new book marking the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World
Also in the book are details of three "lost"
war memorials found locally.
The soldier pictured here is
one of more than 1,000 from the Nantwich and Crewe areas who were killed
in the First World War. He is Mark's great uncle.
The book is now on sale in
Nantwich and Crewe.
Have we got the correct name?
YOU know what the instrument of correction
on the left is called, don't you?
Are you sure? I heard or saw it wrongly
named several times in a few days. More
The experts who write for
WHILE I am the owner of, and main contributor to, "A Dabber's Nantwich", regular reports from
representatives of local groups add extra interest to the website. My thanks to
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