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Nantwich Town Council launches “Dabbers Don’t Drop” litter campaign

Nantwich Town Council launches “Dabbers Don’t Drop” litter campaign

Town councillors in Nantwich have launched a new campaign called “Dabbers Don’t Drop” to highlight growing problems of litter, dog fouling and fly-tipping.

Officials say there has been an “unacceptable” increase in littering around the town centre, parks, and along the town’s canal and river.

May 26, 2021
Police hunt men who targeted Nantwich schoolgirl by river

Police hunt men who targeted Nantwich schoolgirl by river

Police are investigating reports that a young teenage girl in Nantwich was approached by a gang of men who made “inappropriate comments” towards her.

The 14-year old girl was walking on the footpath next to the River Weaver, behind Manor Road North, when she was approached by three men.

March 18, 2021
Search for missing Cheshire man ends after body found

Search for missing Cheshire man ends after body found

A county-wide search for a missing Cheshire man has ended after his body was found in a river.

Martin Gordon, 30, had been reported missing from his home in Malpas on Sunday November 1.

November 9, 2020
Nantwich youths breaching lockdown, say concerned residents

Nantwich youths breaching lockdown, say concerned residents

Groups of young people are breaching the lockdown rules in Nantwich, and gathering in “blackspots”, say concerned residents.

Readers have contacted us to raise concerns about groups of young people gathering in the underpass below Waterlode close to Nantwich Town football club, as well as along the River Weaver.

April 9, 2020
‘River Weaver’ historical exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

‘River Weaver’ historical exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

The “River Weaver – a meander through time” exhibition has opened at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, which charts the story of how the river has shaped local history, will run until Saturday September 9 at the Pillory Street venue.

July 15, 2017
Man rescued from Nantwich River Weaver banks by fire crews

Man rescued from Nantwich River Weaver banks by fire crews

A man had to be rescued by fire crews after getting stuck on the banks of the River Weaver by Welsh Row in Nantwich.

The incident happened at about 1.30am today (October 29).

October 29, 2016
Balsam teams clear invading plants from Nantwich riverbanks

Balsam teams clear invading plants from Nantwich riverbanks

Scores of hardy volunteers have helped clear Nantwich’s riverbanks of the invading plant, Balsam.

Around 25 volunteers worked for several days to fight back against the weed which was consuming large areas of the River Weaver in the town.

September 2, 2016
Man rescued by fire crews from River Weaver in Nantwich

Man rescued by fire crews from River Weaver in Nantwich

A man has been pulled from the River Weaver in Nantwich by fire crews.

The incident happened by the bridge where Welsh Row meets Waterlode at around 7am today (August 6).

August 6, 2016