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New Nantwich “Marina Artisan Market” makes waves

New Nantwich “Marina Artisan Market” makes waves

By Jonathan White
A new Marina Artisan Market is proving to be a hit with punters at Nantwich Marina & Canal Centre.

The market features a range of artisan styles and arts, along with general traders, and takes place every two week at the Chester Road venue.

September 29, 2021
Busy A530 near Nantwich to close for 8 days for canal bridge works

Busy A530 near Nantwich to close for 8 days for canal bridge works

The busy A530 Whitchurch Road near Nantwich is to be closed for up to eight days for major canal bridge repairs.

Drivers are being urged to avoid the route and follow diversions between July 31 and August 8.

July 30, 2021
Dementia sufferer missing near Nantwich found safe five miles away

Dementia sufferer missing near Nantwich found safe five miles away

A dementia sufferer who went missing from a holiday boat near Nantwich has been found safe and well.

The 74-year-old man was on holiday with family when he went missing from their canal boat moored on Shropshire Union Canal at Calveley near Nantwich.

July 14, 2021
Tourists suffer horror dog attack during trip to Nantwich

Tourists suffer horror dog attack during trip to Nantwich

Visitors to Nantwich spoke of their trauma after their dog was viciously attacked by an American Pit Bull type dog in the town.

Linda Blowfield and her husband were walking their retriever Libby near the Snow Hill car park when she was set on by the other dog.

June 5, 2021
Nantwich Town Council launches “Dabbers Don’t Drop” litter campaign

Nantwich Town Council launches “Dabbers Don’t Drop” litter campaign

Town councillors in Nantwich have launched a new campaign called “Dabbers Don’t Drop” to highlight growing problems of litter, dog fouling and fly-tipping.

Officials say there has been an “unacceptable” increase in littering around the town centre, parks, and along the town’s canal and river.

May 26, 2021
Llangollen Canal at Hurleston to close for urgent repairs

Llangollen Canal at Hurleston to close for urgent repairs

A section of the busy Llangollen Canal at Hurleston in Nantwich is to close for urgent repairs.

Canal River Trust engineers are on site between Bridges 3 and 4 due to a “severe leakage” and a full closure will take place from Tuesday (April 20).

April 16, 2021
Road closure in Nantwich after vehicle hits canal bridge

Road closure in Nantwich after vehicle hits canal bridge

A busy road in Nantwich has been closed after a vehicle hit a canal bridge.

Police say the canal bridge at the bottom of Welsh Row is currently closed after being hit by a vehicle.

March 29, 2021
Canal’s “Shroppie Shelf” in Nantwich emerges during pandemic

Canal’s “Shroppie Shelf” in Nantwich emerges during pandemic

By Jonathan White
The Shropshire Union Canal has revealed one of its secrets near Nantwich during the pandemic.

The rarely seen “Shroppie Shelf” has become visible below the water because of fewer boats using the waterway.

March 8, 2021
Shropshire Union Canal breach at Beeston caused by Storm Christoph

Shropshire Union Canal breach at Beeston caused by Storm Christoph

A major breach of Shropshire Union Canal at Beeston near Nantwich was caused by heavy rains and floods from Storm Christoph.

These images from canal users show the extent of the breach which has closed the canal and towpath at Lock 10, Wharton’s Lock and Lock 11, Beeston Iron Lock.

January 22, 2021
Nantwich woman’s head shave raises more than £1,000 for charity

Nantwich woman’s head shave raises more than £1,000 for charity

By Hannah Youds
A Nantwich woman has taken part in a sponsored head shave in support of Macmillan Cancer Care.

Haze Birchall, 43, a member of the Nantwich and Border Counties Yacht Club, raised £1,152.50 for the charity.

November 1, 2020
Mystery of the “Nantwich Nessie” talk of the canals around town

Mystery of the “Nantwich Nessie” talk of the canals around town

By Jonathan White
A fish-like creature has been spotted along the Shropshire Union Canal in and around Nantwich, sparking photos and comments across social media over where it came from!

August 28, 2020
Nantwich singer keeps “lockdown” residents entertained with Facebook gigs

Nantwich singer keeps “lockdown” residents entertained with Facebook gigs

Nantwich-based singer-songwriter Jonathan Tarplee has been keeping music lovers entertained during the Coronavirus lockdown.

May 1, 2020
WARNING DISTRESSING IMAGES – Man guilty of stabbing dog and leaving her to drown in Nantwich canal

WARNING DISTRESSING IMAGES – Man guilty of stabbing dog and leaving her to drown in Nantwich canal

A man has been banned from keeping animals for 10 years after he stabbed his poorly dog twice and chained a heavy weight around her body and left her drowning in a canal in Nantwich.

Brendan Murphy, 52, who lives on a barge on the Shropshire Union Canal, was found guilty of three animal welfare offences when he appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court.

November 18, 2019