The special guests pose for
photographs. Left to right are the Nantwich Town Mayor (Cllr Graham Fenton), the
MP for Crewe and Nantwich (Edward Timpson), the Lord Lieutenant, and the Deputy
Mayor of Cheshire East (Cllr Dorothy Flude).
Two girls called Elizabeth - Betty
Morales (left) and Libby Griffiths, replete with Union Flags in their headgear.
Pupils of Pear Tree School, Nantwich, they
helped the Lord Lieutenant (pictured with them) to light the floral beacon
Nantwich fire service advised
that the flame would be best extinguished when there was no one responsible in
the vicinity of it. So Nantwich in Bloom Chairman, Doug Butterill, used his
patented flame snuffer - fashioned from a wood saw. He is assisted by
Nantwich in Bloom's Secretary, Sue Hughes.
Left: Nantwich's Town Crier, John
Parsons, addresses those present to thank everyone who had attended the event
and those who had taken part. He did this on behalf of Nantwich in Bloom
Above: Pupils, teachers, parents and
adults in town at the time, enjoy the party which followed the beacon-lighting