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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December Zoom Meeting

After our incredibly successful talk held earlier in November, I would like to tell you about our next talk, using Zoom, which is to held on Tuesday, 8 December at 7.30 pm. This time we have Barbara Moth, who is a prominent member of the Cheshire Gardens Trust, and the…

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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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Ring O’Bells

The period of history in which we are living will be remembered for many reasons but one event is likely to be prominent; the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020. Words and phrases such as “Lockdown”, “Stay Safe” and “Clap for the NHS” have become familiar to all and also the temporary…

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