And the rain kept falling!

Home » Newsroom » Latest News » And the rain kept falling!
Looking over Heywoods Ridge towards the River Weaver
Looking over Heywoods Ridge towards the River Weaver

All will have noticed that is has been raining very heavily so far this week! The results are clear to see on these photographs taken to the west of the village by Steve Elliott.

The shots are looking over Heywoods Ridge towards the River Weaver.

The Nantwich area even made the regional TV news last night with rainfall recorded in the last few days at over 60mm (around 2.5in), or about what should normally fall in the whole of September, and amongst the highest rainfall levels in the country.

Update: A local resident from just outside Audlem has measured 106.2mm from Sunday at 5.00pm to lunchtime Thursday and says he has never recorded anywhere near as much in 24 hours as at the start of that period.

The Trent and Mersey Canal at Croxton Lane, Middlewich has been the major flooding danger in Cheshire East. The fire brigade and the Environment Agency are there but the risk of collapse is now receding but housing has been under threat. 

 

Moss Lane /Flowers Lane /Bradfield Green in Crewe has seen council staff working there throughout yesterday. Sandbags have been deployed and the council is currently pumping away 25,000 litres of water an hour.

 

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Village Meeting
Wed 26 Apr 6:09am  |  hits: 812

Audlem Parish Council warmly invites all Audlem residents to the Annual Village Meeting today Wednesday 26th April at 7pm in Audlem Public Hall. There will be opportunities to find out about local rural initiatives as well as progress of the APHAx building and upcoming events in the village. Amongst others, the village groups ADAPT, ADAS & Audlem in Bloom, and the Parish Paths Group will be...

tava 2017
Fri 28 Apr 6:07am  |  hits: 754

Friday May 5th T.A.V.A. are delighted to report that the fabulous LUKE WRIGHT will be returning to Audlem and the (now World Renowned) Scout & Guide Hall on Friday 5th May. Doors open at 7pm and we would like to invite you to bring your own snacks and refreshments (although we will have some back up wine & nibbles available for sale) In case you missed him last time...Luke Wright is a...

Moorsfield Planning
Wed 26 Apr 2:00pm  |  hits: 595

Moorsfield/Tollgate proposed development: The Parish Council is delighted to report that at the Southern Planning Committee held on Wednesday 26 April Councillors voted unamimously to refuse application 17/0774N- outline planning permission for up to 34 dwellings at Land at Moorsfield Avenue, Audlem. This was on the grounds that: 1. The proposal involves the development of a parcel of...