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Wistaston “Duck and Model Boat Race” to be staged September 7

Wistaston “Duck and Model Boat Race” to be staged September 7

The annual Wistaston ‘Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race’ takes place this Saturday September 7.

The event will take place at the Joey the Swan recreation ground, Wistaston.

September 3, 2019
Hospice to stage Mill Island fundraising duck race in Nantwich

Hospice to stage Mill Island fundraising duck race in Nantwich

Mill Island and the River Weaver will turn yellow with the first hospice fundraising Nantwich Duck Race next month.

Hundreds of children and families will gather at Mill Island as a fleet of rubber ducks are released into the water in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospices.

April 7, 2019
Annual duck race proves a big splash for Wistaston families

Annual duck race proves a big splash for Wistaston families

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families enjoyed the 20th annual community duck race and children’s model boat race in Wistaston.

The event, sponsored by Wistaston Community Council and Crewe Movie Makers, was opened by Wistaston Rose Queen Rachel Astbury and her attendant Chelsea Horne.

September 14, 2015
Wistaston to stage annual Duck Race at Joey the Swan

Wistaston to stage annual Duck Race at Joey the Swan

Hundreds of ducks will be racing each other at Wistaston’s annual duck race event this weekend.

The Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre Annual Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race takes place on Saturday at Recreation Ground, Joey the Swan.

September 3, 2015
Duck race near Nantwich raises £2,500 for St Luke’s Hospice

Duck race near Nantwich raises £2,500 for St Luke’s Hospice

A duck race at a marina near Nantwich has helped raise more than £2,500 for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice.

Aqueduct Marina, at Church Minshull, sold more than 1,000 ducks at £2.50 each for the event.

July 24, 2014
Hundreds enjoy model boat and duck races in Wistaston

Hundreds enjoy model boat and duck races in Wistaston

By Jonathan White Hundreds of villagers gathered for the annual duck and model boat race in Wistaston, near Nantwich. Families crowded on the banks of the Joey the Swan brook for the 18th “Annual Community Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race”.

September 15, 2013
Record entries for Wistaston duck and boat race

Record entries for Wistaston duck and boat race

A record 900 ducks took part in the 16th Charity Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race in Wistaston. The event, held at the Joey the Swan Recreation ground, attracted hundreds of onlookers.

September 9, 2011