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Wistaston artist named “Local Legend” award winner

Wistaston artist named “Local Legend” award winner

A Wistaston artist who donated a sculpture to her village has been named as the latest “Local Legend” winners by The Cat FM.

Sandie Wilson received her “Baked by Gill” Cat Cake and Local Legend certificate from presenter David Foulkes.

April 5, 2021
Wistaston resident donates outdoor sculpture to village

Wistaston resident donates outdoor sculpture to village

By Jonathan White
A kind-hearted Wistaston resident has donated a chainsaw art sculpture she produced to the village so it can be enjoyed by the community.

Sandie Wilson, 61, handed over the 25-inch tall oak sculpture of an owl which has been placed on a plinth in Joey the Swan recreation ground in Wistaston by the Wistaston Conservation Group.

March 1, 2021
Storm drain “pollution” killing Wistaston Brook wildlife, fear residents

Storm drain “pollution” killing Wistaston Brook wildlife, fear residents

By Jonathan White
Wistaston residents fear polluting waste from a storm drain at Wistaston Brook is killing wildlife and causing “vile” odours in the area.

The storm drain has been flooding the brook which runs along the popular Joey the Swan recreation ground, where families go for exercise and walking dogs.

February 18, 2021
FEATURE: Joey the Swan – fascinating history of Wistaston’s park

FEATURE: Joey the Swan – fascinating history of Wistaston’s park

The Joey the Swan recreation ground in Wistaston is named after an adult male cob swan that lived there in the 1930s.

In the 1930s a pair of swans – a cob and a pen – took up permanent residence on a pond or ‘stew’, opposite the Wistaston Hall.

December 31, 2020
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