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Swan released by RSPCA Stapeley after “horrendous” shot to neck

Swan released by RSPCA Stapeley after “horrendous” shot to neck

A swan that was bleeding from the nose after being shot in the neck has released back to the wild after treatment at RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich.

April 17, 2020
Swan family provides attraction for Nantwich walkers!

Swan family provides attraction for Nantwich walkers!

This beautiful swan and her new family are proving a real attraction for people out and about in Nantwich!

Captured by this stunning photo by Laura Hockenhull, the swan recently had what is believed to be six cygnets hatch on the banks of the River Weaver.

May 20, 2019
RSPCA Stapeley staff help black Swan found covered in oil

RSPCA Stapeley staff help black Swan found covered in oil

A Swan turned completely black after getting covered in oil, has been released back into the wild after a remarkable transformation at RSPCA Stapeley.

The swan was picked up by an RSPCA officer from a lake in Radcliffe, Manchester, after being spotted by a member of the public.

April 7, 2018
Supermarket donates to Stapeley RSPCA after swan saved

Supermarket donates to Stapeley RSPCA after swan saved

A supermarket has donated money to Stapeley Grange RSPCA wildlife centre after the rescue of a swan that had been attacked and shot.

Mabel, rescued in Northwich, has been released back into the wild after an eight-week rehabilitation at the London Road clinic in Nantwich.

November 18, 2017
Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

A swan rescued from the River Weaver in Nantwich after being attacked by a dog, has died.

The bird was rescued by RSPCA and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service officers off Manor Road North on Saturday afternoon (September 30).

October 3, 2017
Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescued a swan from a river in Nantwich after it had been attacked by a dog.

The incident happened at the River Weaver off Manor Road North, Nantwich.

October 2, 2017
Nantwich RSPCA appeal after swan found shot and cygnets missing

Nantwich RSPCA appeal after swan found shot and cygnets missing

The RSPCA is urging residents to look out for local wildlife after a swan was taken to Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich with multiple injuries – on the same day seven of her cygnets went missing.

The swan, nicknamed Mabel, is a known character on the River Weaver in nearby Northwich, along with her mate Albert and their nine cygnets.

June 14, 2017
RSPCA launch probe after swan injured by shotgun in Cheshire

RSPCA launch probe after swan injured by shotgun in Cheshire

A swan was found on a South Cheshire canal peppered with shotgun and airgun pellets, the RSPCA has revealed.

The swan was found by a member of the public at Middlewich Canal and taken to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich.

February 25, 2017
New signs and sculpture unveiled to Nantwich Lake users

New signs and sculpture unveiled to Nantwich Lake users

By Kirsty Rollings
New signs and a wooden swan sculpture have been unveiled to the public at Nantwich Lake.

The project was a joint venture between Cheshire East Council, Ansa Environmental Services Ltd, RSPCA and the Dog’s Trust.

April 8, 2015
New signs and sculpture to be unveiled at Nantwich Lake

New signs and sculpture to be unveiled at Nantwich Lake

People are being invited to a day of celebration at Nantwich Lake to see new information signs and a swan sculpture unveiled.

The event, from 11am to 3pm on Tuesday April 7, has been organised by Cheshire East Council with the help of Ansa Environmental Services Limited, the RSPCA and The Dogs Trust.

March 26, 2015
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
Picture special: Nantwich swans welcome new-born on Mill Island

Picture special: Nantwich swans welcome new-born on Mill Island

Two well-known Nantwich residents are celebrating the arrival of a newborn! The River Weaver at Mill Island in the town has played home to two mating swans over the past few weeks.

June 24, 2013