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resident whose home stands on the site of an elegant property (left) wanted to
know more about the old building. So she asked Andrew Lamberton - and got the
answers she was seeking. More
end to story down by the Riverside
USERS of the footpath along the Riverside in
Nantwich got to see a real-life unfolding piece of nature when a pair of
swans made a nest on the bank of the River Weaver in the town's
Riverside. But there was a sad end to the swans' attempt to raise a
Signs will guide walkers on town paths
THANKS to an
initiative by the town's Civic Society, walkers using the paths in
Riverside can now find their way much more easily. Noticing that
some people weren't sure of the correct direction, the society masterminded
the erection of seven information signs. More
Looping the loop
WHETHER you are
a visitor to Nantwich or a resident, there is a refurbished
walk on the western edge of the town which could interest you.
in our riverside area and countryside to the south west. It's
called the Nantwich Riverside Loop.
Just how old is "magpie" cottage?
HERE is a test of knowledge for people who
are sure they know the town's buildings. Not a lot to see, you might
think, but is there a clue in the picture? For the answer see this
Old Nantwich Pictures item.
link with First World War poet
RESEARCH by Nantwich historian, Andrew Lamberton,
has shown a family link with Wilfred Owen, the famous First World War poet, and
the town. His grandparents were born here in the early 19th century.
The man who rediscovered 'lost' apples
lecturer at Reaseheath College, near Nantwich, who tracked down some
apples which were believed to have been lost to UK and world orchards, is
remembered by a plaque in the town's
Community Orchard in the Riverside. More
reason for crash
(the anniversary of the crash),
pay tribute to an American airman whose plane crashed
during the Second World War.
His grave is a feature of the riverside
walk just off Shrewbridge Road.
But now research by a graduate of Keele University shows there might be
a reason for the crash that was not realised back in 1944.
an article based on the research for Ask Andrew.
DURING any war there are countless tragedies
which affect innumerable people, but one in particular in the Nantwich
area - involving the deaths of a bomb disposal team - was finally been
marked with a war memorial thanks to the persistence of a Royal
Engineers Association member and the generosity of a number of local
companies. Local historian Andrew Lamberton was at the unveiling
ceremony and reports on the event
Tribute to Nantwich born herbalist
A PLANTER (a container of flowers, etc,
in the town's streets) pays tributes to Nantwich-born herbalist, John
Gerard. He wrote a famous book about the plants and was herbalist to
King James I. The tribute was set up by Nantwich in Bloom, a committee
of local people who, with the help of the borough council's street team,
produce award-winning floral displays.
Recognise this old building?
recognise the old Nantwich building pictured here? The tree is no longer
there and the grave stones have long since been removed. For the answer to
what is was, go to the feature on Old Nantwich Pictures.
on artifacts site
which was checked for Roman artifacts is now the location of a housing
development. It used to be the site of a thriving Nantwich