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Floods in Nantwich

Crewe & Nantwich MP hits out at Cheshire East Council over flood funds delay

Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan has called on Cheshire East Council to speed up a funding scheme to help residents hit by flooding.

Government grants of between £500 and £5,000 have been available since November for householders affected by flooding.

February 26, 2020
Floods and fallen trees across South Cheshire during Storm Ciara

Floods and fallen trees across South Cheshire during Storm Ciara

Trees were felled, buildings damaged, and roads flooded across South Cheshire which was battered by Storm Ciara over the last 18 hours.

February 9, 2020
Ancient salt tool unearthed by rescue dog in Nantwich

Ancient salt tool unearthed by rescue dog in Nantwich

A rescue dog has unearthed an ancient salt making tool on the banks of the River Weaver in Nantwich!

Sasha made the discovery while being exercised after the recent floods near the Fairfax Bridge over the Weaver.

January 5, 2020
Flood warning and alerts in place for River Weaver in Nantwich

Flood warning and alerts in place for River Weaver in Nantwich

The Environment Agency has reinstated a Flood Warning on the River Weaver in Nantwich after 24 hours of persistent rain.

River levels have risen at the Shrewbridge river gauge as a result of the rain, and a warning was put in place at around 5am today (November 8).

November 8, 2019
Special Constables praised for saving teenager’s life during Nantwich floods

Special Constables praised for saving teenager’s life during Nantwich floods

A team of Special Constables has been hailed after saving the life of a 15-year-old boy from floodwaters in Nantwich.

The teenager, from Nantwich, was minutes away from being engulfed by floods in the River Weaver when he was rescued in a combined police and fire service operation.

November 4, 2019
Stunned walkers find car submerged in Nantwich Lake

Stunned walkers find car submerged in Nantwich Lake

Stunned early morning walkers stumbled across this car partly submerged in Nantwich Lake today!

The dark-coloured vehicle was seen as dawn broke over the swollen waters of the lake.

October 29, 2019
Man rescued from water after River Weaver bursts banks in Nantwich

Man rescued from water after River Weaver bursts banks in Nantwich

A man was rescued from the River Weaver floods in Nantwich last night, police have confirmed.

Specialist officers from across the force were called to the river close to Nantwich Pool off Wall Lane after reports a man had been caught in the floods.

October 27, 2019
flooding in Nantwich

Flooding warnings issued as homes and roads affected across South Cheshire

Heavy rain for last 24 hours has caused flooding chaos across South Cheshire with roads, homes and businesses hit.

Fire crews and police have been called out to dozens of incidents caused by flood waters across Nantwich and Crewe.

October 26, 2019
Readers’ Letters: “Why don’t horse owners clean up their mess?”

Readers’ Letters: “Why don’t horse owners clean up their mess?”

Cheshire East Council has spent a great deal of money publicising the fact that for owners not to clean up after your dog has emptied its bowels is illegal.

July 2, 2019
Aerial shots show flooded areas of River Weaver in Nantwich

Aerial shots show flooded areas of River Weaver in Nantwich

These aerial images show how flood waters have receded in Nantwich after last week’s torrential rains.

The River Weaver catchment area was under an official Flood Alert, with the Shrewbridge Lodge location in Nantwich subject to a more serious Flood Warning.

June 17, 2019
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