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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
Duck race sends Nantwich folk quackers as £1,800 raised for Hope House

Duck race sends Nantwich folk quackers as £1,800 raised for Hope House

Nantwich Town’s first duck race on Mill Island sent hundreds of people quackers with delight – and helped raise £1,800 for hospice!

The event was organised by Nantwich Lions in aid of charitable beneficiary, Hope House.

May 19, 2019
Hospice to stage Mill Island fundraising duck race in Nantwich

Hospice to stage Mill Island fundraising duck race in Nantwich

Mill Island and the River Weaver will turn yellow with the first hospice fundraising Nantwich Duck Race next month.

Hundreds of children and families will gather at Mill Island as a fleet of rubber ducks are released into the water in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospices.

April 7, 2019
Anger as fly-tippers dump rubbish next to airman’s memorial in Nantwich

Anger as fly-tippers dump rubbish next to airman’s memorial in Nantwich

Fly-tippers have dumped a pile of rubbish just yards from the airman’s memorial in Nantwich.

The rubbish was found dumped by walkers earlier today close to the site by the River Weaver, off Shrewbridge Road.

February 11, 2019
Nantwich man who died in River Weaver tragedy named as Robert Kynnersley

Nantwich man who died in River Weaver tragedy named as Robert Kynnersley

A man who disappeared while swimming in the River Weaver in Nantwich, has died.

The man, 59, disappeared underwater during the incident close to the weir off Mill Island, sparking a massive police and fire rescue operation.

May 8, 2018
Man released as police drop serious sexual assault probe in Nantwich

Man released as police drop serious sexual assault probe in Nantwich

A 19-year-old Nantwich man arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault in Nantwich has been released without charge.

Cheshire Police confirmed today the complainant, aged 21, has now withdrawn the allegation.

March 26, 2018
Science experiments at Nantwich Museum Family Fun Day

Science experiments at Nantwich Museum Family Fun Day

Science is the order of the day at a drop-in Family Fun Day at Nantwich Museum tomorrow (July 29).

The museum is partnering with Keele University Sustainability Hub to run drop-in “eco detectives” sessions for families and small groups.

July 28, 2017
‘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
Nantwich Museum to stage summer guided walks

Nantwich Museum to stage summer guided walks

Nantwich Museum are staging a series of guided summer walks around the town.

There will be guided Riverside Walks arranged to run in conjunction with the major summer exhibition “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

July 6, 2017
Nantwich Museum unveils summer events around ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Nantwich Museum unveils summer events around ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Nantwich Museum has unveiled a programme of events alongside its major summer exhibition “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

The exhibition, which opens on Wednesday July 12, charts the story of how the river has shaped local history.

June 26, 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
Swan family settling in well on Nantwich River Weaver

Swan family settling in well on Nantwich River Weaver

These gorgeous pictures show Nantwich’s latest swan family are settling in nicely.

The family, nesting near the River Weaver, have been drawing plenty of attention after the three cygnets hatched in the last few days.

May 5, 2017
Hundreds of Crewe and Nantwich girl guides enjoy Science Day

Hundreds of Crewe and Nantwich girl guides enjoy Science Day

More than 200 girls from Weaver Division (Crewe and Nantwich) Rainbows, Brownies and Girlguiding groups united for a Science Day.


Interactive workshops were set up across South Cheshire College, where girls visited each pod in their individual groups.

November 19, 2016