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Nantwich officers stage “week of speed” road safety campaign

Nantwich officers stage “week of speed” road safety campaign

Nantwich beat officers are staging a “Week of Speed” road safety campaign in and around the town.

Officers are carrying out speed enforcement across the area, targeting a number of roads.

April 20, 2017 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News
Police hail success of Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival

Police hail success of Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival

Nantwich Police have hailed the 21st Nantwich Jazz Festival as a success with just seven arrests during the five-day event.

Tens of thousands packed in to the town to watch more than 100 live performances at dozens of venues.

April 18, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Teenagers arrested in Nantwich after lambs found dead

Teenagers arrested in Nantwich after lambs found dead

Two teenagers have been arrested after a number of lambs were found dead near Nantwich.

Police spotted a suspicious vehicle next to the disused Redsands Centre off Crewe Road, in Willaston.

65,000 cigarettes found dumped in South Cheshire lane

65,000 cigarettes found dumped in South Cheshire lane

A haul of 65,000 illegal cigarettes has been found dumped in a lane in South Cheshire.

Cheshire East Council’s trading standards team wants the public to help track down those who dumped the haul in a field off Clay Lane, Crewe.

April 3, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, News
Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

An organised crime gang from Crewe and Wistaston involved in the supply of cocaine has been jailed for almost 65 years.

The 13 men were members of a gang who had been flooding the streets of Crewe with the drug.

Teenager attacked and robbed of phone by Nantwich hoodies

Teenager attacked and robbed of phone by Nantwich hoodies

A 19-year-old was attacked by a gang of up to eight men dressed in hoodies in Nantwich town centre.

The victim had his phone stolen in the incident on Bowers Row, as he walked towards High Street.

March 13, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Man, 19, jailed for life over South Cheshire murder of Stephen O’Brien

Man, 19, jailed for life over South Cheshire murder of Stephen O’Brien

A 19-year-old Crewe man was jailed for life today for stabbing his South Cheshire victim to death through the heart.

Oliver Dabbs was found guilty of the murder of Stephen O’Brien, 51, following a 14-day trial at Chester Crown Court.

March 2, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Almost 2,500 tickets issued in Cheshire on drivers using mobile phones

Almost 2,500 tickets issued in Cheshire on drivers using mobile phones

More than 2,400 motorists have been caught by Cheshire Police driving while using a mobile phone so far in 2016-17.

The startling figures were released on the day penalties issued for such an offence double in severity.

March 1, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
RSPCA launch probe after swan injured by shotgun in Cheshire

RSPCA launch probe after swan injured by shotgun in Cheshire

A swan was found on a South Cheshire canal peppered with shotgun and airgun pellets, the RSPCA has revealed.

The swan was found by a member of the public at Middlewich Canal and taken to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Robbers armed with crowbars raid Shavington Co-op store

Robbers armed with crowbars raid Shavington Co-op store

Armed robbers threatened staff with crowbars and stole cash and cigarettes in a raid on the Co-op store in Shavington earlier today.

Two men pulled up at the store on Rope Lane in a red car, police believe.

February 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Shavington, Village News
Nantwich Police ‘winning’ fight against night-time economy crime

Nantwich Police ‘winning’ fight against night-time economy crime

Nantwich Police are winning the battle to reduce town centre crime at night.

In the past 12-18 months, the police have seen a drop in the number of arrests.

February 10, 2017 0 comments Crime, News
More than 100 caught driving while using mobile phones in Cheshire

More than 100 caught driving while using mobile phones in Cheshire

More than 100 Cheshire drivers were nabbed using their mobile phones illegally during a week-long police crackdown.

Cheshire Police Roads Policing Team took part in a national operation targeting motorists breaking the law by driving while using a handheld mobile device.

February 7, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
RSPCA hunt owners after dog tied up and left for dead in Crewe

RSPCA hunt owners after dog tied up and left for dead in Crewe

RSPCA officers are hunting owners of a dog they left for dead and bleeding tied up to a road sign in Crewe

A woman spotted the large Dogue de Bordeaux abandoned in Birchall Walk.

February 4, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News