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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
Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race date set

Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race date set

By Jonathan White
The annual Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race will take place on September 8.

The popular event sees hundreds of villagers gather at the Joey the Swan recreation ground in Wistaston.

August 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
Wistaston Duck Race and Model Boat Race takes place September 9

Wistaston Duck Race and Model Boat Race takes place September 9

The popular Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race is set to take place on Saturday September 9.

Hundreds of villagers are expected to line up along the stream at Joey the Swan recreation ground.

August 14, 2017
Teenage man badly beaten by gang in Wistaston attack, say police

Teenage man badly beaten by gang in Wistaston attack, say police

An 18-year-old was set upon and badly beaten by a gang as he walked through Joey the Swan park in Wistaston, police say.

Detectives from Crewe Local Policing Unit are appealing for information after the serious assault.

June 22, 2017
Fire crews cut roof from car after crash at Joey the Swan in Wistaston

Fire crews cut roof from car after crash at Joey the Swan in Wistaston

Fire crews and an air ambulance were called out to a serious road accident in Wistaston.

The two-vehicle smash left at least one person trapped in the wreckage on Church Lane, by the junction at Joey the Swan.

March 6, 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
Hands Off Wistaston campaigners demand “Green Belt” to fight off developers

Hands Off Wistaston campaigners demand “Green Belt” to fight off developers

Campaigners in Wistaston have pleaded with Cheshire East Council to create a new “Green Belt” to stop more green areas being lost to developers.

They say the interim findings of the planning inspector’s examination of the Local Plan are a “kick in the teeth” for villages like Wistaston.

November 22, 2014
Dog Watch scheme launched in Wistaston to tackle fouling problems

Dog Watch scheme launched in Wistaston to tackle fouling problems

A community “Dog Watch” scheme has been launched in Wistaston near Nantwich to encourage owners to be more responsible. And the scheme, launched by Councillors Margaret Simon and Jacquie Weatherill, has been backed by Hillside Veterinary Centre in Nantwich.

June 27, 2014
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club plays landmark Germany fixture

Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club plays landmark Germany fixture

Members of Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club travelled to Germany to play a landmark fixture. Ben Reinhardt, Chris Raiswell, Diane Mayman and Jonathan Braithwaite made the journey to play Birkenheide Tennis Club.

November 5, 2013
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
Villagers issue “gaping pothole” warning on busy Wistaston road

Villagers issue “gaping pothole” warning on busy Wistaston road

Residents in Wistaston are warning motorists about a large and dangerous pothole on a busy route through the village. These pictures show how the long gaping hole is affecting vehicles along Broughton Lane, towards Church Lane and Joey the Swan.

February 18, 2013
Police hunt yobs after Wistaston playground vandalised

Police hunt yobs after Wistaston playground vandalised

Vandals who targeted a children’s playground in Wistaston are being hunted by police. The yobs daubed graffiti across play equipment and the floor at Joey the Swan park on Valley Road.

October 23, 2012