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825 plastic ducks race at annual Wistaston community event

825 plastic ducks race at annual Wistaston community event

Hundreds of plastic ducks raced each other in Wistaston at the annnual “Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race” event.

Villagers gathered at the Joey the Swan Recreation ground for the event which was organised by members of the Wistaston Community Council.

September 11, 2019
Boat destroyed in fire at marina in Nantwich

Boat destroyed in fire at marina in Nantwich

A boat was destroyed in a blaze at a marina near Nantwich.

The fire broke out at the Barbridge Marina of Nantwich Road, Wardle, last night (June 23) at arond 10.30pm.

June 24, 2019
Hundreds enjoy Wistaston annual Duck and Boat races

Hundreds enjoy Wistaston annual Duck and Boat races

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of villagers gathered for Wistaston’s annual Duck and Boat races – after the original event was rained off.

The 23rd Annual Community Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race took place at the Joey the Swan Recreation ground, with guests of honour the Rose Queen Poppy Bellingham and her Consort.

September 17, 2018
Hundreds enjoy annual Wistaston Duck and Boats race

Hundreds enjoy annual Wistaston Duck and Boats race

By Jonathan White
Wistaston’s ducks made a comeback after their original race was called off – because of wet weather!

Hundreds of villagers were back out in force this weekend for the re-scheduled event, and had a quacking time at the Joey the Swan recreation ground.

September 18, 2017
RSPCA warning after cygnet killed in boat propeller on Nantwich canal

RSPCA warning after cygnet killed in boat propeller on Nantwich canal

The RSPCA is warning people to be wary of wildlife when on a boat after a cygnet was killed by a propeller on a Nantwich canal

The injured and distressed cygnet was found by a member of the public with its skin ripped away, on the canal near to Barbridge Marina, Nantwich
(WARNING: Article contains graphic image)

August 7, 2017
Villagers enjoy annual duck race in Wistaston

Villagers enjoy annual duck race in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
The annual Duck and Boat races in Wistaston finally took place after being postponed because it was too wet!

The 21st event took place at the Joey the Swan Recreation Ground, with hundreds of villagers enjoying the spectacle.

September 20, 2016
Overwater Marina near Nantwich launches Elephant Bikes!

Overwater Marina near Nantwich launches Elephant Bikes!

The owners of Overwater Marina near Nantwich has bought two Elephant Bikes for boat owners to use to cycle to Audlem.

The bikes, saved from landfill by the Crizvac Charity, are refurbished from former Royal Mail stock.

April 23, 2016
Cheshire Fire Service send crews and boat to help flood crisis areas

Cheshire Fire Service send crews and boat to help flood crisis areas

Cheshire fire crews have taken a specialist boat to help colleagues battling in the worst flooded areas of Britain. The Cheshire Fire and Rescue boat and its crew have been deployed to Berkshire.

February 18, 2014