Crime

Police to target speeding drivers near Nantwich Lake after complaints

Police to target speeding drivers near Nantwich Lake after complaints

Residents and councillors are calling on police to target speeding motorists on Shrewbridge Road close to Nantwich Lake.

Several residents have complained about dangerous speeds of drivers along the 30mph stretch alongside the lake before the bend on Park Road.

October 15, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News, Politics
Unlicensed taxi driver nabbed in Nantwich by dashcam footage

Unlicensed taxi driver nabbed in Nantwich by dashcam footage

A Nantwich taxi driver helped to capture an unlicensed operator by catching him in the act on his dashcam footage.

Javeed Iqbal was plying for trade on a Hackney Carriage stand in Swine Market, Nantwich.

October 6, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Cheshire Police Cannabis warning after drug farm found in Crewe

Cheshire Police Cannabis warning after drug farm found in Crewe

Cheshire Police are warning landlords to be cautious after officers unearthed a large Cannabis factory at a property in Crewe.

Police were called to reports of suspicious activity at an address on Walthall Street at the weekend.

September 27, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Police hunt teenagers after knife attack in South Cheshire bowling alley

Police hunt teenagers after knife attack in South Cheshire bowling alley

Police are hunting teenagers after a knife attack on a South Cheshire bowling alley employee.

Detectives want witnesses to the serious assault at Phoenix Leisure Park in Crewe to come forward.

September 21, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Angry villagers have appealed for help after heartless thieves stole historic war memorial plaques from a church in Bunbury near Nantwich.

Police say the brass plaques were prised off the gates outside St Boniface Church last weekend.

September 19, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Crime, Human Interest, News, Village News
Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police are investigating allegations into Cheshire East Council’s air quality data and a public funds grant made to Berkeley Academy in Wistaston, the authority confirmed today.

Recent reports revealed air quality data between 2012 and 2014 was ‘deliberately and systematically manipulated’ to suggest it was better than it actually was at around 40 of its testing sites, including in Nantwich and Crewe.

Man, 29, charged with arson after Nantwich blaze leaves four in hospital

Man, 29, charged with arson after Nantwich blaze leaves four in hospital

A man has been charged with arson after a fire in a Nantwich flat left four people needing hospital treatment.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday August 26 at block of flats on James Hall Street, Nantwich.

August 31, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Cheshire Police Commissioner warning over substance attacks

Cheshire Police Commissioner warning over substance attacks

Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has warned criminals involved in corrosive substance attacks that they face tough action.

David Keane’s warning comes after a substance attack in Lymm, and a number of high profile cases in London and other parts of the UK.

August 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Politics
Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smashed through a roof of the Premier Store in Wistaston and stole thousands of pounds in cigarettes.

Detectives are appealing for information after offenders targeted the convenience store on Kings Drive.

August 21, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Attempted burglary in Peckforton after ‘suspicious’ man spotted

Attempted burglary in Peckforton after ‘suspicious’ man spotted

Police have warned villagers near Nantwich of a suspicious ‘whistling’ man seen in Peckforton a few days before an attempted house burglary.

Offenders tried to break into a house in the village earlier today (August 8), causing damage to a door.

August 8, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Crime, News, Village News
Man, 20, charged with five burglaries in Nantwich and villages

Man, 20, charged with five burglaries in Nantwich and villages

A 20-year-old man has been charged with five burglaries carried out in Nantwich and nearby villages in a 12-day period.

John Boy McDonagh from Charnock Place, Fegg Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent, was charged following an investigation by Crewe detectives.

Chatwins worker’s £500 bike stolen by suspect with bolt cutters in Nantwich

Chatwins worker’s £500 bike stolen by suspect with bolt cutters in Nantwich

Police want to question this man after bolt cutters were used to sever chains and steal a £500 bicycle outside Chatwins bakery in Nantwich.

Stunned owner Nigel Attwell discovered his prize bike had been taken as he left work at around 5.30pm on July 25.

August 4, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Police warning after 10 burglaries across rural Nantwich in July

Police warning after 10 burglaries across rural Nantwich in July

Police are warning residents in rural areas of Nantwich after 10 reported burglaries in the past month.

Offenders have targeted a number of areas, with repeat offences happening in Wrenbury and Burleydam.

July 31, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News