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Weaverham

Map of civil parish of Weaverham within former borough of Vale Royal

Weaverham is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire in England. Just off the A49, it is just to the west of Northwich and south of the River Weaver, and has a population of 6,589,[1] decreasing to 6,391 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Weaverham is also home to the Anglican church of St. Mary's, the Roman Catholic church of St. Bede's and the Methodist church of All Saints. From September 2011, the Storehouse Church also meets weekly in Weaverham.[3]

The schools in Weaverham include the following: one high school: Weaverham High School; three primary schools: St. Bede's Roman Catholic Primary School, Weaverham Forest School and University Primary Academy Weaverham, formerly Wallerscote Community Primary School. There is also a special needs school, The Russett School.

Weaverham is adjacent to Owley Wood, part of the Mersey Forest. The wood extends for over five hectares along the River Weaver valley and is named after the tawny owls which inhabit the area.[4]

Contents

  • Governance 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Governance

An electoral ward in the name of Weaver and Cuddington exists. This covers both parishes and the surrounding area. The total population of the ward at the 2011 census was 12,779.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Vale RoyalOffice for National Statistics : Retrieved 2010-01-01
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  3. ^ The Chester Chronicle 28 July 2011
  4. ^ Discover the Mersey Forest
  5. ^ "Weaver and Cuddington ward 2011". Retrieved 31 May 2015. 

External links

  • Wallerscote Pre-School Website
  • Wallerscote School Website
  • The Storehouse Church Website

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