Local independent brewery brews Tamerlane beer as part of the Crewe Works 180 celebrations!
For Tom’s Tap and Brewhouse (a small independent brewery, bar and venue on Thomas Street in Crewe), the opportunity to brew a beer to commemorate the first locomotive built by Crewe Works was an intriguing project - the idea of creating a beer that might have been brewed around the 1840s was too good to […]
Local projects receive funding through our Community Grant Scheme
5 local organisations have been awarded a total of over £10,000 by Crewe Town Council for local projects which will benefit Crewe’s residents! At the latest Community Plan Committee meeting, Councillors approved awards which will help to fund: Support for carers A safety hub for women Athletics equipment and training Amateur musical performances within the […]
Deputy Mayor of Crewe opens new local business on Earle Street
The Deputy Mayor of Crewe – Councillor Dawn Clark – has officially opened new business Radiance Personified, which is located at 63 Earle Street. Radiance Personified has been providing aesthetic and beauty services since June 2021 from a garden room at their home in Crewe. They had been looking for a shop in the right […]
Crewe Heritage Open Days schedule announced: walks, talks, guided tours and more!
The Crewe Town Council seasonal summer programme is brought to an end with our FREE Heritage Open Days event, which runs between 8 and 17 September 2023. Heritage Open Days is a national festival celebrating local grass roots heritage, making it accessible to local communities. Crewe Town Council has led on facilitating this event to […]
Crewe Town Council launches Defibrillator Directory for Crewe
A Defibrillator Directory listing every 24/7 access defibrillator (defib) in Crewe has gone live. The Directory is hosted on the Crewe Town Council website and contains details of locations of each defib (including the What3words reference) and availability of bleed kits. Crewe Town Council has purchased seven of the seventeen defibs, which have been sited […]
Phase 2 of free “Pop Up in the Parks” activities announced
Crewe Town Council is leading a three year partnership with Everybody Health and Leisure to develop and deliver a series of health and wellbeing activities within Crewe parks as part of a “Pop Up in the Parks” project. The latest schedule of activities has now been announced to include: Wellbeing Walks (Crewe Lifestyle Centre) Family […]
Innovative male mental health bushcraft sessions coming to Crewe
Continuing its commitment to male mental health, Crewe Town Council is pleased to announce that it is partnering with wilderness therapy organisation the Wilderness Tribe to deliver innovative nature-based mental health support within the town. Male mental health was recognised as an area of need in the “Vision for Crewe – Crewe’s Community Plan” report […]
Last fully operational Crewe-built LNWR locomotive to feature in Works 180 exhibition
This August, visitors to the “Forging History: 180 years of the Crewe Works” exhibition at Crewe Heritage Centre will be able to view the last fully operational LNWR locomotive built in Crewe! The 135 year-old Engine No 1054 Coal Tank will be on loan from the Bahamas Locomotive Society. From a Crewe design originating from […]
"Forging History: 180 years of the Crewe Works" exhibition officially opened!
The Crewe Works 180 exhibition was formally launched yesterday (on Crewe Day!) by the Mayor of Crewe (Councillor Dennis Straine-Francis) and the Chairman of the Crewe Heritage Trust (Gordon Heddon). The proceedings began with The Rhymeologist (Gareth Williams) reading his poem about the Works, "More than a Workplace". Gordon Heddon spoke about the […]
Summer of fun heading to Crewe!
Crewe Town Council is pleased to announce that a packed programme of family activities and Heritage celebrations will be on offer for residents and visitors this summer! Operation Summer will return for the second year, featuring an exciting family-friendly programme of FREE summer activity that will keep the kids entertained during the summer holidays. Learn […]