Memories Take Flight (in and over) Weaverham

Helsby had its balloon pioneer but Weaverham also has had its occasional brush with aeronauts of one sort or another, mostly in wartime but not entirely. The best known and featured elsewhere on the website is the bombing of Nook Farm in November 1940. But, as revealed by memories of…

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Weaverham’s Watery Week

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So, last week was very eventful in Weaverham, Acton Bridge and Northwich.  The new flood barriers in Northwich have proved effective against the waters of the River Dane and the River Weaver, and those who were involved in the pumping out of the area have done sterling work.  Great job all…

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November Zoom Meeting

Our first ever Zoom meeting! Tuesday, 10 November 2020 starting at 7.30 pm. So, exciting news.  After the very long break your committee felt it was time to start up the History Society meetings again – but as we cannot actually meet in person, we are going to do this…

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Weaverham News Quiz Results

Here are the answers to the Quiz that can be found in Weaverham News October 2020 . 1 Which Weaverham housing estate is 100 years old this year? Happy birthday to the Owley Wood estate! 2 What’s the name of the book, written more than 1000 years ago, in which…

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Scarlet Fever Epidemic 1874

In 1874 Weaverham made the National newspaper headlines. Doctor Frazer, the medical officer for the area, reported that, “Since August 1874 scarlet fever has spread in this Township until it has become epidemic. Until the 9th. of November there had been 165 cases in Weaverham and 241 in the local…

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Gardens in Weaverham

August 2020 Gardens in Weaverham Well, we have reached August. Our gardens are changing as they progress from Spring to Summer. All the beautiful bulbs, the snowdrops, daffodils, tulips and many more quietly come up year after year to herald Spring. Then, as the leaves begin to clothe the trees…

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