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Flood warnings issued for River Weaver in Nantwich

Flood warnings issued for River Weaver in Nantwich

Flood warnings have been issued today for the River Weaver in the Nantwich area, after heavy rains from Storm Dennis.

Rain over the past 24-36 hours will leave the Weaver levels dangerously high, say the Environment Agency.

February 16, 2020
Fly-tipping: the full cost to Cheshire East taxpayers

Fly-tipping: the full cost to Cheshire East taxpayers

Fly-tipping has cost taxpayers in Cheshire East more than £860,000 over the past eight years, alarming statistics revealed today.

Overall costs of clearing all incidents of fly-tipping in the borough totalled £863,818, figures obtained in a BBC Shared Data Unit investigation show.

February 14, 2020
Flood warning and alerts in place for River Weaver in Nantwich

Flood warning and alerts in place for River Weaver in Nantwich

The Environment Agency has reinstated a Flood Warning on the River Weaver in Nantwich after 24 hours of persistent rain.

River levels have risen at the Shrewbridge river gauge as a result of the rain, and a warning was put in place at around 5am today (November 8).

November 8, 2019
Environment Agency teams battle rising incidents on Cheshire’s waterways

Environment Agency teams battle rising incidents on Cheshire’s waterways

By Stephen Topping
From rescuing oxygen-starved fish in the River Weaver to a freshwater jellyfish in the Shropshire Union Canal – the Environment Agency has been pretty busy this summer.

Tucked away on an industrial estate in Winsford, the team is working around the clock to keep Cheshire’s waterways safe for wildlife.

August 10, 2018
Heavy rain causes floods near Nantwich as Flood Alert issued

Heavy rain causes floods near Nantwich as Flood Alert issued

Emergency services have had to deal with localised flooding in Nantwich area after torrential rain hit the region.

Weather forecasters say more than 27mm of rain fell in Nantwich in just two hours today (June 14)

June 14, 2016
River Weaver levels in Nantwich rise with more rain to come

River Weaver levels in Nantwich rise with more rain to come

River Weaver levels in Nantwich are continuing to rise after heavy rain and strong winds over the last week. These pictures by reader Jonathan White show the storm damage to trees by the river around Mill Island, Queen’s Drive and Waterlode.

January 4, 2014
Environment Agency issues Flood Alert for Weaver in Nantwich

Environment Agency issues Flood Alert for Weaver in Nantwich

The Environment Agency has warned of possible flooding of the River Weaver in Nantwich as a storm is about to hit the UK. A Flood Alert has been issued for the Weaver catchment between Nantwich and Northwich over the next 24 hours.

October 27, 2013
Oil lorry accident at M6 junction 16 sparks A500 tailbacks in Cheshire

Oil lorry accident at M6 junction 16 sparks A500 tailbacks in Cheshire

Drivers in Nantwich and Crewe are warned to avoid the A500 and M6 junction 16 after a fire involving a lorry carrying cooking oil. The heavy goods vehicle overturned on the northbound sliproad at junction 16.

July 10, 2013
Cheshire East Council to study flooding problems in Nantwich village

Cheshire East Council to study flooding problems in Nantwich village

A councillor has welcomed plans to reduce flooding in the village of Willaston, near Nantwich. Areas of the village, such as Coppice Road, have been badly  hit by floods in recent years.

July 5, 2013
Student’s film tracks life of rare water voles on Nantwich canal

Student’s film tracks life of rare water voles on Nantwich canal

A documentary by a young filmmaker has set the spotlight on one of Nantwich’s rarest creatures, the water vole. Simon Goodall approached Cheshire Wildlife Trust, who have been monitoring the rare mammals on the Shropshire Union Canal.

June 26, 2013
Environment Agency issues two Flood Warnings for River Weaver in Nantwich

Environment Agency issues two Flood Warnings for River Weaver in Nantwich

The Environment Agency has today (January 27) issued two Flood Warnings for the River Weaver in Nantwich. Heavy overnight rain and snow and ice melt has caused the Weaver to rise to dangerous levels.

January 27, 2013
Latest flooding pictures of River Weaver in Nantwich

Latest flooding pictures of River Weaver in Nantwich

These are the latest pictures of the River Weaver in Nantwich sent in by readers. The Environment Agency placed the river on Flood Warning for around 24 hours as torrential and persistent rain saw the river burst its banks.

December 22, 2012
Environment Agency issues Flood Warning for River Weaver in Nantwich

Environment Agency issues Flood Warning for River Weaver in Nantwich

The Environment Agency has issued a Flood Warning for the River Weaver through Nantwich. River levels along the Weaver’s catchment through the town to Shrewbridge Lodge are very high after heavy and persistent rain.

December 21, 2012