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Harry’s Duck Race marks 10 years with virtual event in Nantwich

Harry’s Duck Race marks 10 years with virtual event in Nantwich

The annual Harry’s Duck Race in support of Hope House Children’s Hospice is back in Nantwich to celebrate its 10th anniversary – but this time held virtually.

September 1, 2020
South Cheshire Harriers 10k race in April postponed

South Cheshire Harriers 10k race in April postponed

The South Cheshire Harriers annual 10k race scheduled for April 12 has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The club said a rescheduled date for the race would be released in due course.

March 20, 2020
South Cheshire Harriers battle through gales in Rhyl 10-mile race

South Cheshire Harriers battle through gales in Rhyl 10-mile race

A number of South Cheshire Harriers battled through heavy rain and wind to put in fine performances in the Rhyl 10-miler.

February 26, 2020
James Nicholls shines for South Cheshire Harriers in Alsager 5

James Nicholls shines for South Cheshire Harriers in Alsager 5

South Cheshire Harriers runner James Nicholls shone bright in the Alsager 5 race.

He was one of 91 from the Harriers club to take part in one of the most prestigious road races in the years’ calendar.

February 6, 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
Duck race sends Nantwich folk quackers as £1,800 raised for Hope House

Duck race sends Nantwich folk quackers as £1,800 raised for Hope House

Nantwich Town’s first duck race on Mill Island sent hundreds of people quackers with delight – and helped raise £1,800 for hospice!

The event was organised by Nantwich Lions in aid of charitable beneficiary, Hope House.

May 19, 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
Nantwich driver Rob Smith powers to top four finish at Snetterton

Nantwich driver Rob Smith powers to top four finish at Snetterton

Nantwich MINI Challenge driver Rob Smith powered to a top four finish at Snetterton 300 Circuit in Norfolk in a weekend of mixed fortunes.

The MINI UK VIP Customer Team driver just missed out on silverware by 0.3 seconds in Saturday’s race before contact early in race two on Sunday ended a potential challenge for victory.

May 29, 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 to stage annual Duck Race at Joey the Swan

Wistaston to stage annual Duck Race at Joey the Swan

Wistaston villagers will pack into Joey the Swan this weekend to enjoy the annual Duck Race.

The event will also feature the popular children’s Model Boat Race and will include charity stalls.

September 1, 2016