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Flood Warning issued for Nantwich and River Weaver

Flood Warning issued for Nantwich and River Weaver

A flood warning has now been issued for Nantwich and the River Weaver at Shrewbridge Lodge.

The Environment Agency has upgraded its initial Flood Alert to the more serious Warning due to very high river levels of the Weaver through the town.

January 18, 2021
Flood Alert for River Weaver as snow warning issued for Cheshire East

Flood Alert for River Weaver as snow warning issued for Cheshire East

A Flood Alert has been issued for the river Weaver catchment area in Nantwich, Crewe, Winsford and Northwich areas.

Heavy rain from Storm Bella after previous rain over the past week has left levels very high in Nantwich, flooding footpaths close by.

December 27, 2020
Floods in Nantwich

READER’S LETTER: Councillors’ grave concerns over local flooding probe

Dear Editor,
We are writing in our capacity as Cheshire East Councillors representing Nantwich and Poynton Wards and are writing to express our grave concerns about the long delays in Cheshire East undertaking Flood Investigations in our Wards.

June 20, 2020
Vision for Nantwich scheme to transform gasworks site given go ahead

Vision for Nantwich scheme to transform gasworks site given go ahead

By Stephen Topping, local democracry reporter
A long-awaited development that will transform a busy part of Nantwich has been given the green light from councillors – despite some concerns over flood risk.

At Wednesday’s meeting, Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee voted to approve plans for 31 apartments plus a hotel, restaurants and shops at the former gasworks off Welsh Row.

November 28, 2019
Stunned walkers find car submerged in Nantwich Lake

Stunned walkers find car submerged in Nantwich Lake

Stunned early morning walkers stumbled across this car partly submerged in Nantwich Lake today!

The dark-coloured vehicle was seen as dawn broke over the swollen waters of the lake.

October 29, 2019
Flood Warning and Alert for Weaver in Nantwich as heavy rain hits South Cheshire

Flood Warning and Alert for Weaver in Nantwich as heavy rain hits South Cheshire

The public is being warned about high rivers and flooded roads and pavements as heavy rain is set to continue in South Cheshire over the next 24 hours.

An official Flood Warning – which states “immediate action is required” – is in place on River Weaver in Nantwich, as of 6.30pm tonight (June 12).

June 12, 2019
Flooding mystery as Nantwich allotment holders left under water

Flooding mystery as Nantwich allotment holders left under water

One of Nantwich’s key allotment sites is under water as engineers try to solve a flooding mystery.

More than half of the plots on the Brookfield Allotments off Shrewbridge Road have been flooded for several days.

February 9, 2017
Water pipe burst on Middlewich Road hits thousands in Nantwich

Water pipe burst on Middlewich Road hits thousands in Nantwich

Thousands of people in Nantwich lost water supplies today after a major pipe burst flooded Middlewich Road and Barony Park.

The pipe burst happened at around 5am today (June 11), and Cheshire Police had to close the road between Barony Road and Sainsbury’s.

June 11, 2016
New Nantwich car park by River Weaver viable, say councillors

New Nantwich car park by River Weaver viable, say councillors

A new car park on the River Weaver flood plain in Nantwich could work, councillors say.

The town council has looked at different sites amid plans to build more parking space for Nantwich town centre visitors.

April 2, 2015
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
Police close Middlewich Road at Sainsbury’s after flood

Police close Middlewich Road at Sainsbury’s after flood

Police have closed off the main road outside Sainsbury’s in Nantwich after a burst water main. The burst flooded the busy Middlewich Road earlier today.

February 11, 2012
Defra grant to fund flood alleviation work in Willaston, Nantwich

Defra grant to fund flood alleviation work in Willaston, Nantwich

A Nantwich village is to undergo flood prevention work as part of new funding granted to Cheshire East Council. The Coppice Road/Wistaston Road area of Willaston is to undergo a flood alleviation scheme after the council secured £780,000.

January 16, 2012