|Photo: FBS Images|
|Appropriately, the War Memorial bears a quotation from Middlewich historian Charles Frederick Lawrence:|
'Through all eternity their names shall bide,
Enshrined as heroes who for Empire died'
|The War Memorial as it was in 1972 after re-dedication in its new position on the 'Piazza'.|
To the left of the picture the Talbot Hotel in Kinderton Street can be seen.
If you'd like to listen to or download the interview, please click on these links:
by David Roberts
IT'S becoming more and more obvious that a full investigation of the subway under St Michael's Way needs to be undertaken, irrespective of whether or not the current flooding and drainage problems can be sorted out in the short term.
|Photographs by GARNET MARSHALL 30th October 2021|
|The level of the flood water has now risen. This is the western, or 'Wheelock Street' side of the subway. Photo by Russell Cooper|
|Photo: Cliff Astles|
|Special Middlewich Diary Masthead for Halloween 2017|
Our 'Three Witches' motif has been borrowed from the Middlewich Salt Company's letterhead.
Halloween has always had a particular resonance in the Cheshire salt towns, in all likelihood simply because 'wich' sounds like 'witch'. Carnivals and parades, particularly in Middlewich, always featured at least one 'Middlewich Witch'. This association was exploited by the Middlewich Salt Co. when it adopted as its trademark 'Middle-Witch Salt'.
Here's the full letterhead, this version of which dates back to 1946:
and here's a link to the Diary entry which, since we started in 2011, has always been our most popular entry:
MIDDLEWICH SALT CO LETTERHEAD