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    The Community Covenant Scheme was launched by the Government in 2011.

    It is a voluntary scheme of mutual support between a civilian community and its local Armed Forces community.

The Armed Forces Covenant was signed by Cheshire West and Chester Council (CWAC) in June 2012.


Cheshire West and Chester Council and the Armed Forces community are working together to:

  • Encourage support for the Armed Forces community working and residing in Cheshire.
  • Recognise and remember the sacrifices faced by the Armed Forces community.
  • Encourage activities which help to integrate the Armed Forces community into local life.
  • Encourage the Armed Forces community to help and support the wider community.

Cheshire West and Chester has a long history with the Armed Forces: