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Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

A swan rescued from the River Weaver in Nantwich after being attacked by a dog, has died.

The bird was rescued by RSPCA and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service officers off Manor Road North on Saturday afternoon (September 30).

October 3, 2017 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescued a swan from a river in Nantwich after it had been attacked by a dog.

The incident happened at the River Weaver off Manor Road North, Nantwich.

October 2, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich RSPCA appeal after swan found shot and cygnets missing

Nantwich RSPCA appeal after swan found shot and cygnets missing

The RSPCA is urging residents to look out for local wildlife after a swan was taken to Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich with multiple injuries – on the same day seven of her cygnets went missing.

The swan, nicknamed Mabel, is a known character on the River Weaver in nearby Northwich, along with her mate Albert and their nine cygnets.

June 14, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
RSPCA launch probe after swan injured by shotgun in Cheshire

RSPCA launch probe after swan injured by shotgun in Cheshire

A swan was found on a South Cheshire canal peppered with shotgun and airgun pellets, the RSPCA has revealed.

The swan was found by a member of the public at Middlewich Canal and taken to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
New signs and sculpture unveiled to Nantwich Lake users

New signs and sculpture unveiled to Nantwich Lake users

By Kirsty Rollings
New signs and a wooden swan sculpture have been unveiled to the public at Nantwich Lake.

The project was a joint venture between Cheshire East Council, Ansa Environmental Services Ltd, RSPCA and the Dog’s Trust.

April 8, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
New signs and sculpture to be unveiled at Nantwich Lake

New signs and sculpture to be unveiled at Nantwich Lake

People are being invited to a day of celebration at Nantwich Lake to see new information signs and a swan sculpture unveiled.

The event, from 11am to 3pm on Tuesday April 7, has been organised by Cheshire East Council with the help of Ansa Environmental Services Limited, the RSPCA and The Dogs Trust.

RSPCA seeks dog warning signs after Nantwich Lake cygnet killed

RSPCA seeks dog warning signs after Nantwich Lake cygnet killed

RPSCA chiefs are hoping to erect warning signs around Nantwich Lake after a popular young cygnet was attacked and killed by a dog. The cygnet and its parents have been a regular attraction around the lake and riverside over the summer.

September 30, 2013 7 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich Riverside’s cygnet “Ziggy” killed in suspected animal attack

Nantwich Riverside’s cygnet “Ziggy” killed in suspected animal attack

A baby swan witnessed by many walking near Nantwich Riverside and lake in the summer, has been killed. It’s feared the popular cygnet, the only survivor of three eggs from a nest of mating swans on Mill Island, was attacked by a dog.

September 27, 2013 12 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, Latest
Picture special: Nantwich swans welcome new-born on Mill Island

Picture special: Nantwich swans welcome new-born on Mill Island

Two well-known Nantwich residents are celebrating the arrival of a newborn! The River Weaver at Mill Island in the town has played home to two mating swans over the past few weeks.

June 24, 2013 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest
Fire crews and RSPCA called to Nantwich Lake swan incident

Fire crews and RSPCA called to Nantwich Lake swan incident

These pictures captured the moment rescuers battled through icy waters to save a swan in Nantwich Lake. The swan had become distressed after a freak incident involving a dog being walked around the lake on the A530 Park Road.

January 19, 2013 5 comments Human Interest, Incident, Latest