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Wistaston Church Lane pupils launch mascot into space!

Wistaston Church Lane pupils launch mascot into space!

Pupils at Wistaston Church Lane Academy were over the moon when they sent their mascot, Joey the Swan, into space!

The whole school has been studying “Space” as a cross-curricular theme this term.

March 18, 2020
825 plastic ducks race at annual Wistaston community event

825 plastic ducks race at annual Wistaston community event

Hundreds of plastic ducks raced each other in Wistaston at the annnual “Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race” event.

Villagers gathered at the Joey the Swan Recreation ground for the event which was organised by members of the Wistaston Community Council.

September 11, 2019
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
Wistaston bridge made from plastic bottles

Wistaston bridge made from plastic bottles

Walkers using a footbridge in Wistaston are treading on plastic – as it’s made of recycled bottles!

Cheshire East Council commissioned the bridge over Wistaston Brook at Joey the Swan as an eco-friendly project.

August 1, 2019
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