Post Tagged with: "rescue"

RSPCA Stapeley braced for surge in hedgehog admissions

RSPCA Stapeley braced for surge in hedgehog admissions

The RSPCA dealt with 2,691 wildlife incidents in Cheshire last year – with 325 involving hedgehogs.

Now RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich is bracing itself for a surge in calls as the breeding season starts.

May 12, 2020
RSPCA staff and volunteers continues vital work despite COVID-19

RSPCA staff and volunteers continues vital work despite COVID-19

RSPCA staff and volunteers in South Cheshire have reassured animal lovers that it is continuing to rescue and rehome animals despite the coronavirus outbreak.

March 26, 2020
Ancient salt tool unearthed by rescue dog in Nantwich

Ancient salt tool unearthed by rescue dog in Nantwich

A rescue dog has unearthed an ancient salt making tool on the banks of the River Weaver in Nantwich!

Sasha made the discovery while being exercised after the recent floods near the Fairfax Bridge over the Weaver.

January 5, 2020
Special Constables praised for saving teenager’s life during Nantwich floods

Special Constables praised for saving teenager’s life during Nantwich floods

A team of Special Constables has been hailed after saving the life of a 15-year-old boy from floodwaters in Nantwich.

The teenager, from Nantwich, was minutes away from being engulfed by floods in the River Weaver when he was rescued in a combined police and fire service operation.

November 4, 2019
Man rescued from water after River Weaver bursts banks in Nantwich

Man rescued from water after River Weaver bursts banks in Nantwich

A man was rescued from the River Weaver floods in Nantwich last night, police have confirmed.

Specialist officers from across the force were called to the river close to Nantwich Pool off Wall Lane after reports a man had been caught in the floods.

October 27, 2019
Remarkable story of Nantwich rescue dog’s survival after being shot and run over

Remarkable story of Nantwich rescue dog’s survival after being shot and run over

A rescue dog from Nantwich who survived being shot in Cyprus and was flown over to the UK only to escape and get hit by a car on the M56, has made a remarkable recovery from his injuries.
Read his heart-warming tale, here

April 27, 2019
Fire crews rescue bullock stuck in Hankelow ditch near Nantwich

Fire crews rescue bullock stuck in Hankelow ditch near Nantwich

Fire crews across Cheshire mucked in to help rescue a bullock stuck in a ditch near Nantwich.

And the animal was soon on the mooove again after they managed to pull him out with ropes and ramps.

June 29, 2018
Nantwich fire crews wade in to rescue ducklings from drain

Nantwich fire crews wade in to rescue ducklings from drain

Nine trapped ducklings sparked a full scale emergency in Nantwich today as fire crews and RSPCA officers waded in to help!

The intrepid birds fell down the drain on Western Avenue in Nantwich at around 9.40am today (May 22).

May 22, 2018
RSPCA staff in Nantwich treat owl trapped in house after falling down chimney

RSPCA staff in Nantwich treat owl trapped in house after falling down chimney

RSPCA staff in Nantwich ‘flue’ to the rescue of an owl which had fallen down a chimney and had become stranded in an empty house!

The RSPCA was called to help fire crew rescue the owl after neighbours had spotted him sitting on the window ledge inside the vacant property.

November 9, 2016
Woman and rescue dog to trek Nantwich to Llangollen for charity

Woman and rescue dog to trek Nantwich to Llangollen for charity

A woman suffering from a rare thyroid disease is to trek from Nantwich to Llangollen with her rescue dog in aid of charity.

Emma Husband and border terrier cross Timo will be completing the 60-mile trek in May along the canal.

January 24, 2016
Fire crews and RSPCA rescue cow stranded in Nantwich canal

Fire crews and RSPCA rescue cow stranded in Nantwich canal

Fire crews from Nantwich teamed up with the RSPCA to rescue a cow stranded in a canal in Nantwich.

The animal was spotted in distress in the water off Wrexham Road in Burland.

September 22, 2015
Nantwich fireman rescues kitten stuck in tree for two days

Nantwich fireman rescues kitten stuck in tree for two days

A kitten was rescued by firefighters after it was stuck in a tree – for two days!

The terrified puss had clambered more than 30ft high in the tree on Barony Court, Nantwich.

February 26, 2015
Stunned visitors watch car plunge in to Nantwich Lake

Stunned visitors watch car plunge in to Nantwich Lake

Police and fire crews were called to Nantwich Lake after a car plunged into the water.

Stunned onlookers watched as the silver estate car rolled into the lake off Park Road, which was busy with visitors.

September 6, 2014