Membership » River Weaver Navigation Society

RWNS Volunteers at Vale Royal Lock

RWNS Volunteers break for a brew

Cruising the River Weaver

Panary arrives at Sutton Mill

The Weaver is only navigable from Winsford Bridge to its confluence with the Ship Canal

Why not join the Society?

The River Weaver Navigation Society invites you to join their membership – whether you have a passing interest in the heritage of the Weaver or you want to get involved in its activities.

Membership is £7.50 per annum with the membership year running from 1st January to 31st December.

Members receive a copy of our Weaver News, which is published three times per year and admission to our social meeting – which are usually illustrative talks on the River Weaver and its surrounding heritage.

As a member of the Society, you can get involved in

    - improving facilities

    - raising awareness

    - restoring structures

    - improving the environment

You will find working with the Society both fun and rewarding.

Click here for details of some of our past projects

If you wish to join, simply request an application form by using our Contact Page.


Local News


    Our Chairman's 2017 Report including his Report on the Barons Quay Development ....

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  • Volunteer Lock Keepers
    12th Jan 2018

    Canal and River Trust have launched an appeal for volunteer lock keepers on the River Weaver ....

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    24th Mar 2017

    The Society held its AGM which was well attended ....

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  • British Empire Medal
    11th Jun 2016

    The RWNS Treasurer has been recognised in the Queen's Birthdday Honours List ....

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  • Swing Bridge wins National Commendation
    8th Oct 2015

    The Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge has won a national commendation ....

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  • Society recognised with Award
    1st May 2015

    The River Weaver Navigation Society has won an Oscar .....

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What's On

  • Northwich River Festival
    14th Jul 2018 - 15th Jul 2018

    Following the success of the inaugural event in 2017, the Northwich River Festival is returning in 2018 ....

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  • 2018 Salt Towns’ Rally
    17th Aug 2018 - 27th Aug 2018

    A boat rally from Middlewich culminating in the Off Cut Festival in Winsford ....

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  • Winsford History Society
    Hazelmere, Winsford

    RWNS is pleased to partner the Winsford History Society .....

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  • Weaverham History Society
    University Primary Academy Weaverham

    You can learn more about the area with our society partner ....

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  • Discover the History of Mid Cheshire
    Weaver Hall Museum

    Explore the history of the local area at a Museum that is close to the River Weaver ....

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  • The Lion Salt Works
    A short walk from the River Weaver Navigation

    The Lion Salt Works, following a £10m restoration is now open to the public ....

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