Post Tagged with: "River Weaver"

Final Nantwich Museum “River Weaver” talk takes place August 31

Final Nantwich Museum “River Weaver” talk takes place August 31

Museum artist Les Pickford will speak on “When Turner Came to Town” from 3pm, describing the visit of artist J M W Turner to Nantwich.

And a copy of a sketch from J M W Turner’s “Chester Sketchbook” is featured in the exhibition, depicting the artist’s view of Nantwich in 1801.

Mayor of Nantwich opens Nantwich Museum ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Mayor of Nantwich opens Nantwich Museum ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Mayor of Nantwich Councillor Penny Butterill opened Nantwich Museum’s latest exhibition – “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

The exhibition charts the story of the river and how it has shaped local history.

August 6, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Residents fear Mill Island damage by Battle of Nantwich event

Residents fear Mill Island damage by Battle of Nantwich event

Residents are calling for the Battle of Nantwich re-enactment on Mill Island to be moved or cancelled because of saturated conditions.

Weeks of wet weather has left River Weaver levels very high (pictured), the ground at saturation point, and the island covered in early flowering daffodils.

January 16, 2016 6 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Holly Holy Day organisers hopeful rain will not wash out event

Holly Holy Day organisers hopeful rain will not wash out event

Organisers of the “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day event hope it will not be washed out by the heavy rain and flooding.

Prolonged wet weather has left River Weaver very high, and ground conditions saturated on Mill Island.

January 4, 2016 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Residents meet Severn Trent to discuss Nantwich project delay

Residents meet Severn Trent to discuss Nantwich project delay

By Kirsty Rollings
Residents in Nantwich met with Severn Trent Water to discuss the four-month delay to a pipe project under the River Weaver.

The £3.5 million project aims to make the water supply more secure, by installing a pipe that goes under the river, allowing Severn Trent quicker access if needed for repair.

May 22, 2015 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Severn Trent Water project at Nantwich suffers 4-month delay

Severn Trent Water project at Nantwich suffers 4-month delay

Water company chiefs are to meet residents in Nantwich to explain a four-month delay to a £3.5million project at the River Weaver.

Severn Trent Water’s project to install new pipes under and over the river by Nantwich Lake have been delayed after engineers found a fault in the bridge where the new water pipe needs to be laid.

May 18, 2015 6 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Four new cygnets feared dead on River Weaver in Nantwich

Four new cygnets feared dead on River Weaver in Nantwich

Four of the six new cygnets that arrived on the banks of River Weaver in Nantwich, are feared dead.

The baby swans had delighted wildlife lovers and walkers along the Weaver and Nantwich Lake, where the adult swans have been nesting.

May 12, 2015 4 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich girl’s bid to thank couple who found her lost phone

Nantwich girl’s bid to thank couple who found her lost phone

A Nantwich mum is hoping to trace a couple who found and handed in their daughter’s missing iPhone.

Julie Pemberton, from Stapeley, is keen to thank the good samaritans who found daughter Emma’s iPhone 5s near the Airman’s Memorial (pictured) by the River Weaver.

April 23, 2015 0 comments News, Stapeley, Village News
New Nantwich car park by River Weaver viable, say councillors

New Nantwich car park by River Weaver viable, say councillors

A new car park on the River Weaver flood plain in Nantwich could work, councillors say.

The town council has looked at different sites amid plans to build more parking space for Nantwich town centre visitors.

Nantwich Museum launches latest comic on story of town’s salt

Nantwich Museum launches latest comic on story of town’s salt

Nantwich Museum has launched its latest edition “The Story of Nantwich Salt”.

It continues the series of comics on aspects of the history of the town and surrounding area.

Nantwich Lake car park to close for River Weaver tunnel project

Nantwich Lake car park to close for River Weaver tunnel project

An ambitious project to tunnel under the River Weaver will close Nantwich Lake car park for another six weeks.

Severn Trent Water will start the £3.5 million tunnel next week to improve the way water is carried from Peckforton to Coopers Green reservoir in North Staffordshire.

September 8, 2014 2 comments Environment, News
Reaseheath College to unveil multi-million pound expansion plan

Reaseheath College to unveil multi-million pound expansion plan

Residents will get the chance to quiz Reaseheath College bosses over its expansion bid as part of the plan to build 1,000 homes on green land on the edge of Nantwich.

The college has organised a public meeting to outline its future development, which is tied in to the North West Nantwich Consortium’s proposed housing and retail site at Kingsley Fields.

RSPCA probe “sickening” dog attacks on swans at Nantwich Lake

RSPCA probe “sickening” dog attacks on swans at Nantwich Lake

RSPCA officers are investigating claims dog owners are encouraging animals to attack swans and cygnets at Nantwich Lake.

And they say they are “sickened” after receiving reports from a number of witnesses who have seen the attacks.

August 12, 2014 9 comments Environment, Incident, News