WEAVER WANDER 2018
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Report from The 2018 Weaver Wander
The Rotary Club of Crewe & Nantwich Weaver staged its 9th annual classic & sports car rally, the ‘Weaver Wander’, last Saturday, 26th May, when over 150 cars assembled at Reaseheath College in fine weather conditions.
At 9.15am the cars were set off in sunshine by the Deputy Mayor of Nantwich, Cllr.Arthur Moran; Dr Mark Hart Rector of Nantwich; District Governor 1180 Beryl Cotton, Clr Penny Butterill Mayor of Nantwich 2017-18 and President Terry Jones Rotary Club of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver. Starting from Nantwich Town Square and embarking on 2 routes through the Cheshire & Derbyshire countryside taking them to their final destination at Gawsworth Hall, Congleton. The spectators were able to view Healey’s, Ferraris, Austins, Fords, Jaguars, Lotus, MG’s, Porsches, Morgans, Triumphs, Hondas, Mazdas, Minis, Audis, Alfa Romeos, Mercedes, an AC Cobra, Alvis’s, Rolls-Royces, and Bentleys.
The participants in the Weaver Wander are all competing for three trophies: The Fred Bowers trophy for ‘Best Car’ ; The Melvyn Reynolds trophy for the ‘Best Spirit of the Event’; and the President’s trophy for ‘Best Club Presentation’.
The Weaver Wander, which is one of the Rotary Club’s main fund-raising events, is backed by their main sponsor, Car Transplants, along with a number of other local companies and was, this year, in aid of the Lifebox Foundation; RFU Inhured Players Foundation; Crewe Mayoral Charities Inc CLIMB & Homelessness Charities: Nantwich Mayoral Charities Inc Nantwich Museum, Macmillan Cancer Support.