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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History Day 2019

The topic for History Day 2019 was “What have Cheshire’s gardens ever done for us?” and at the end of October 2019 we created a display with this theme. Once again it was very successful and the estates at Winnington Hall at Winnington; Hefferstone Grange, Weaverham; Oakmere Hall, Cuddington and…

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Our History Day 2017 Display

Following the very successful History Day in Northwich on 4 November 2017, our display for that day has been requested by 4 libraries in the area. Sandiway Library will be having the display from the middle of February to the middle of March, which includes World Book Day on 1…

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DNA and the Vikings

We had a very well-attended meeting at our meeting on Tuesday, 9 January, which included visitors from The Viking Society.  The title of the talk was “DNA and the Vikings” and Professor Stephen Harding of the University of Nottingham told us about the work being undertaken to track where significant populations of…

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