Post Tagged with: "River Weaver"

READER’S LETTER: Shocked to see Nantwich trees chopped down

READER’S LETTER: Shocked to see Nantwich trees chopped down

Dear Editor,
I had hoped that the few remaining mature trees, on the River Weaver riverbank and adjacent to the redevelopment of the former gasworks off Welsh Row in Nantwich, would be spared the cull.

November 16, 2021
Couple bid to knock down home and rebuild away from floods

Couple bid to knock down home and rebuild away from floods

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A South Cheshire couple have applied to knock down their home and rebuild it higher up the garden because they can’t get help to prevent it from flooding a third time.

But Steve Blackie says Cheshire East Council is dragging its heels over the planning application and he fears his Church Minshull home could flood again.

November 1, 2021
Nantwich residents to stage “walk the walk” zero carbon ramble

Nantwich residents to stage “walk the walk” zero carbon ramble

Nantwich residents are adding their voices to calls for politicians to “Walk the Walk” and protect future generations.

Sustainable Nantwich has organised a walk at 10am on Saturday October 30 to bring people together – on the eve of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow.

October 12, 2021
flood plain weaver reaseheath bypass works

Flood prevention measures built by major new Nantwich road

By Jonathan White
Work continues on the new spine road and Reaseheath bypass, with construction underway to clear the River Weaver floodplain.

Contractors McPhillips have also excavated a channel between the raised Kingsbourne spine road and Reaseheath bypass and the river next to Reaseheath roundabout.

July 22, 2021
Flood concerns raised by new housing plan by river in Nantwich

Flood concerns raised by new housing plan by river in Nantwich

Plans are being considered to turn unused garages and derelict land bordering the River Weaver into six new homes close to Nantwich town centre.

But the proposals for land on First Wood Street, off Welsh Row, opposite the Simpson & Edge vehicle service business, have triggered concerns of flooding.

May 5, 2021
Flood Warning issued for Nantwich and River Weaver

Flood Warning issued for Nantwich and River Weaver

A flood warning has now been issued for Nantwich and the River Weaver at Shrewbridge Lodge.

The Environment Agency has upgraded its initial Flood Alert to the more serious Warning due to very high river levels of the Weaver through the town.

January 18, 2021
Active Waterways Cheshire launches Over 55s fitness scheme

Active Waterways Cheshire launches Over 55s fitness scheme

The Canal & River Trust has launched a new free 12-week health and fitness programme of weekly waterside walks for Cheshire residents aged over 55.

The “Active Waterways Cheshire” scheme aims to encourage less active people to increase their fitness levels and improve their health and wellbeing.

August 23, 2020
by Stephen Brown

PICTURE SPECIAL: The Swan family on River Weaver in Nantwich

They have brought joy to many of us in Nantwich over the years.

But the latest Swan family to reside on the River Weaver has been even more of a welcome relief during the current pandemic lockdown.

May 5, 2020
Skeleton found during pandemic lockdown at Nantwich house!

Skeleton found during pandemic lockdown at Nantwich house!

The COVID-19 “lockdown” has felt like an eternity to some – but this poor guy in Nantwich is beyond help!

The pandemic restrictions have been a “bone” of contention for many, but it’s clearly kept some of us indoors a lot longer than others.

May 5, 2020
Flood warnings issued for River Weaver in Nantwich

Flood warnings issued for River Weaver in Nantwich

Flood warnings have been issued today for the River Weaver in the Nantwich area, after heavy rains from Storm Dennis.

Rain over the past 24-36 hours will leave the Weaver levels dangerously high, say the Environment Agency.

February 16, 2020
Warning over poisonous food left on River Weaver banks

Warning over poisonous food left on River Weaver banks

Nantwich residents have voiced fears over poisonous food being left out for birds along River Weaver, prompting a warning from the RSPCA.

It comes after one reader spotted pieces of mouldy bread which had been scattered along the path by the river bank off Davenport Avenue and Manor Road.

July 9, 2019
Flood Warning and Alert for Weaver in Nantwich as heavy rain hits South Cheshire

Flood Warning and Alert for Weaver in Nantwich as heavy rain hits South Cheshire

The public is being warned about high rivers and flooded roads and pavements as heavy rain is set to continue in South Cheshire over the next 24 hours.

An official Flood Warning – which states “immediate action is required” – is in place on River Weaver in Nantwich, as of 6.30pm tonight (June 12).

June 12, 2019
Nantwich Partnership submits plans for Mill Island and Old Biot

Nantwich Partnership submits plans for Mill Island and Old Biot

Nantwich Partnership is hoping to carry out improvements to two visitor attractions in the town.

It has submitted plans for more seating and a landscape feature area on Mill Island.

May 2, 2019