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Nantwich’s popular swan family expands with newly-born cygnets

Nantwich’s popular swan family expands with newly-born cygnets

Nantwich’s favourite family has just expanded – after these beautiful cygnets arrived overnight! The mating swans on the River Weaver have been a popular attraction in the town over recent months.

May 14, 2014
Pic special: Thousands enjoy “Battle of Nantwich” despite storms

Pic special: Thousands enjoy “Battle of Nantwich” despite storms

By Jonathan White Thousands braved thunder and lightning in Nantwich to enjoy the Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre”. Sealed Knot troops paraded down Welsh Row to the town centre where they lined up for inspection.

January 26, 2014
Nantwich children to parade on “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Nantwich children to parade on “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Scores of Nantwich youngsters will take part in a historical parade as part of the “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day event. Children aged from just two to 16 will be involved in the parade which sets off from Nantwich Museum.

January 20, 2014
“Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day set to be biggest in Nantwich

“Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day set to be biggest in Nantwich

This month’s Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” re-enactment is set to be the largest celebration yet, say organisers. The event, scheduled for Saturday January 25, includes the biggest programme of events than any other year.

January 6, 2014
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
RSPCA seeks dog warning signs after Nantwich Lake cygnet killed

RSPCA seeks dog warning signs after Nantwich Lake cygnet killed

RPSCA chiefs are hoping to erect warning signs around Nantwich Lake after a popular young cygnet was attacked and killed by a dog. The cygnet and its parents have been a regular attraction around the lake and riverside over the summer.

September 30, 2013
Picture special: Nantwich swans welcome new-born on Mill Island

Picture special: Nantwich swans welcome new-born on Mill Island

Two well-known Nantwich residents are celebrating the arrival of a newborn! The River Weaver at Mill Island in the town has played home to two mating swans over the past few weeks.

June 24, 2013
Last Riverside signpost unveiled by Mill Island in Nantwich

Last Riverside signpost unveiled by Mill Island in Nantwich

The seventh sign has arrived along Nantwich’s Riverside – courtesy of Nantwich Civic Society and other local volunteers. The final signpost of seven was unveiled at the entrance to Mill Island on Waterlode yesterday to complete a town council funded project.

February 22, 2013
Seventh Riverside signpost to go up at Mill Island, Nantwich

Seventh Riverside signpost to go up at Mill Island, Nantwich

The last in a series of new Riverside signposts in Nantwich is to be unveiled this week. Volunteers of Nantwich Civic Society have teamed up with the town council who helped to fund the project.

February 19, 2013
Thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” event

Thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” event

Thousands braved the snow and ice to watch the annual “Battle of Nantwich” spectacular played out in the town. And this year, the town centre was packed with other activities to keep the crowds entertained before the march and battle re-enactment.

January 26, 2013
Holly Holy Day Society’s “Battle of Nantwich” plans all set

Holly Holy Day Society’s “Battle of Nantwich” plans all set

The Holly Holy Day Society is putting together the final plans ahead of this month’s “Battle of Nantwich” on January 26. It promises to be another action-packed event with the Sealed Knot’s re-enactment of the 1644 battle on Mill Island the highlight.

January 4, 2013
Cheshire Police issue floods warning to drivers and residents

Cheshire Police issue floods warning to drivers and residents

Cheshire Police have issued warnings to drivers as flooding continues to cause havoc in the county. Further heavy rain has affected many roads and village and towns across the county, although no residents have had to be evacuated yet.

September 26, 2012
Nantwich to earn £2 million from Food and Drink Festival

Nantwich to earn £2 million from Food and Drink Festival

Organisers of the Nantwich Food and Drink Festival have been stunned at the success of this weekend’s event. More than 30,000 visitors have flocked to Nantwich and the weekend is set to generate more than £2 million for the town.

September 16, 2012