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Dog attack gang jailed for “appalling cruelty” in Nantwich, say RSPCA

Dog attack gang jailed for “appalling cruelty” in Nantwich, say RSPCA

Four men have been jailed after filming their dogs during a horrific attack on a badger sett and a fox near Nantwich. One RSPCA inspector said the attacks, which took place in Hankelow, were the “most appalling act of cruelty and barbaric fighting” he had ever seen.

June 18, 2014
RSPCA centre in Nantwich to stage 20th anniversary Summer Fair

RSPCA centre in Nantwich to stage 20th anniversary Summer Fair

Families are being invited to a Summer Fair this month at RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre and Cattery in Nantwich. The event, on Sunday June 29, will feature a host of activities to help raise funds for the centre on London Road.

June 9, 2014
Half of Nantwich’s popular cygnets feared dead, say experts

Half of Nantwich’s popular cygnets feared dead, say experts

There are fears that half of a group  of new-born cygnets on Nantwich’s Mill Island have been killed. Hundreds of passersby have marvelled at the cygnets born to Nantwich’s popular swan family on the River Weaver last week.

May 23, 2014
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
RSPCA centre in Nantwich clocks up 100,000 animal milestone

RSPCA centre in Nantwich clocks up 100,000 animal milestone

It’s 100,000 up for the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre and Cattery in Nantwich. That’s the staggering number of animals which have passed through the centre in London Road since it opened in 1994.

May 12, 2014
RSPCA cattery in Nantwich issues plea over population control

RSPCA cattery in Nantwich issues plea over population control

By Lee Oliver Staff at a Nantwich cattery are pleading for new homes for abandoned or unwanted cats. Lee Stewart, manager of Stapeley Grange RSPCA centre on London Road, said the cattery is full because the population is spiralling out of control.

May 1, 2014
Nantwich animal centre cares for rare seabird hit by hurricane

Nantwich animal centre cares for rare seabird hit by hurricane

Staff at a Nantwich animal hospital have been caring for a rare seabird blown off course by hurricane-force winds. This Razorbill (pictured) was badly hurt and found in a  shopping street in North Wales after the storms 12 days ago.

February 24, 2014
RSPCA appeal after two young ponies found dumped in Nantwich

RSPCA appeal after two young ponies found dumped in Nantwich

Two young ponies were dumped and left to die in a field in Poole, near Nantwich. The RSPCA say one is a young foal just six to nine months old and 10hh. The other is a young gelding about two years old and 12hh.

December 24, 2013
Nantwich RSPCA staff care for seal pups hit by UK floods

Nantwich RSPCA staff care for seal pups hit by UK floods

Sick and injured seals orphaned by recent storms and floods which battered the UK’s coast are being transferred to RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in Nantwich. Six seals are being taken to the centre to help ease the pressure on East Winch Wildlife Centre.

December 13, 2013
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
Nantwich Riverside’s cygnet “Ziggy” killed in suspected animal attack

Nantwich Riverside’s cygnet “Ziggy” killed in suspected animal attack

A baby swan witnessed by many walking near Nantwich Riverside and lake in the summer, has been killed. It’s feared the popular cygnet, the only survivor of three eggs from a nest of mating swans on Mill Island, was attacked by a dog.

September 27, 2013
TV vet Steve Leonard to switch on Nantwich Christmas lights

TV vet Steve Leonard to switch on Nantwich Christmas lights

TV vet Steve Leonard is the celebrity lined up to switch on the Christmas Lights in Nantwich this year. Leonard (pictured), who lives in Cheshire, is famous for hosting BBC shows including ”Orangutan Diaries” and “Vets in Practice”.

September 20, 2013
RSPCA cattery in Nantwich facing crisis over rising numbers

RSPCA cattery in Nantwich facing crisis over rising numbers

The RSPCA Stapeley Grange cattery in Nantwich is desperate for new homes to cope with rising numbers of abandoned and stray cats and kittens. Staff at the London Road facility fear the centre is reaching crisis point unless more people come forward to offer homes.

August 21, 2013