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Crewe

(kro͞o), town (1991 pop. 59,097), Cheshire East, W central England. It is an important railroad junction with large locomotive and car works, including Rolls-Royce motors.
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Crewe

 

a city in Great Britain. Population, 51,300 (1971). Crewe is a major railway junction. It produces railroad equipment, locomotives, railroad cars, and automobiles.

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Crewe

a town in NW England, in Cheshire: major railway junction. Pop.: 67 683 (2001)
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The campaigners from the local branch of European Movement were out in Crewe town centre canvassing support for a "People's Vote" - the right for all of us to have a say on the final Brexit deal when negotiations between the UK and the EU end.
Their unveiling in Crewe town centre today by guests including Cheshire East mayor-elect Lesley Smetham, Cheshire East Council cabinet members, Royal British Legion members and creative producer Amber Knipe, marked the launch of the fourth and final year of the Cheshire East Reflects programme, which will culminate in November with two events called 'When the Light Goes Out'.
Adrian Fisher, head of strategic planning at the council, said: "With the [Grand Junction] retail in park in Crewe you can perhaps see why with Crewe town centre - although there is redevelopment on its way.
It adds: "If necessary, the applicant is also willing to make a financial contribution towards local sustainable transport measures in line with Policy TRAN.8 to improve public transport accessibility to Crewe town centre and reduce reliance on travel by car, thus reducing the need for on-street car parking."
They also say it would lead to an increase in congestion in the area and the proposal will drive trade further from Crewe Town Centre.