D-Day and the Normandy Landings

Operation Neptune, often referred to as D-Day, took place 75 years ago, on Tuesday, 6th June.  It was preceded by extensive aerial and naval bombardment and marked the start of the Allied invasion of Normandy.  It was the largest seaborne invasion in history and the operation began the liberation of German-occupied…

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Private Arnold Robinson

You may have been aware of the recent events to commemorate the first day of battle of the Somme on the 1st of July. Perhaps you saw young men in World War 1 uniforms in Northwich, each representing one of the 19,240 men from the British forces who died on…

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Charles E Bebbington

Charles Bebbington lived in Poplar Cottage in the High Street. For over a century (1840-1942), it was occupied by the Bebbington family who were cabinetmakers and wood carvers, the last member being Charles Bebbington who was Church Sexton and Parish Clerk at the Parish Church for 39 years.

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