Crime

Man found in elderly woman’s Nantwich home charged

Man found in elderly woman’s Nantwich home charged

A man who was arrested inside an elderly woman’s Nantwich home in the early hours, has been charged for breach of a court order.

Ashley Burroughs, aged 23, from Queen Street, Crewe, was wanted on warrant for breaching a court order.

July 19, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Angry Nantwich town centre residents fight plans for Craft Ale Bar

Angry Nantwich town centre residents fight plans for Craft Ale Bar

Nantwich town centre residents are fighting plans for a Craft Ale Bar on Castle Street, claiming the area is already a magnet for drug users and trouble makers.

A licensing application to open premises next to The Studio has been submitted to Cheshire East Council by Peter Terry.

July 14, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
39 Crewe and Nantwich motorists caught drink and drug driving in crackdown

39 Crewe and Nantwich motorists caught drink and drug driving in crackdown

Thirty-nine motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are among more than 250 facing bans and large fines for drink and drug driving in a Cheshire-wide crackdown.

A Cheshire Police operation caught 16 in Crewe and Nantwich behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol, and another 23 under the influence of drugs.

July 13, 2017 1 comment Crime, Incident, News
Burglar alert in Stapeley after two houses targeted while occupiers slept

Burglar alert in Stapeley after two houses targeted while occupiers slept

Police are hunting a burglar who targeted two properties in Stapeley while the occupiers slept.

The incidents, at homes on Flowerscroft and Stapeley Terrace, are being linked to the same suspect by detectives.

July 10, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Stapeley, Village News
Man, 27, quizzed over A530 death of bank worker Neil Shoane near Nantwich

Man, 27, quizzed over A530 death of bank worker Neil Shoane near Nantwich

A 27-year-old man is being questioned over the death of Nantwich dad Neil Shoane on the A530 road near Aston.

Neil, 44, is alleged to have been struck by a vehicle which left the scene as he walked home from Nantwich to Aston on Sunday July 2.

July 3, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Family tribute to Neil Shoane, killed in suspected hit and run on A530 near Nantwich

Family tribute to Neil Shoane, killed in suspected hit and run on A530 near Nantwich

The family of Neil Shoane, who died in an alleged fail to stop collision on the A530 near Nantwich, have paid tribute to him.

Local dad Neil, 44, was walking towards Aston from Nantwich when police believe he was hit by a passing vehicle which failed to stop.

Man, 44, killed in alleged hit and run on A530 Aston, near Nantwich

Man, 44, killed in alleged hit and run on A530 Aston, near Nantwich

A man, 44, has died in a suspected hit and run incident on the A530 near Aston, Nantwich.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident in the early hours today (July 2).

Wistaston man jailed for importing child sex doll in first such UK case

Wistaston man jailed for importing child sex doll in first such UK case

A Wistaston man who attempted to import a child-like sex doll into Cheshire has been jailed in what is thought to be the first case of its kind in the UK.

Andrew Dobson, 49, of Merrivale Road, was jailed after pleading guilty at Chester Crown Court to one count of importing an indecent object, two counts of making indecent images of children and one count of possessing indecent images of children.

Teenage man badly beaten by gang in Wistaston attack, say police

Teenage man badly beaten by gang in Wistaston attack, say police

An 18-year-old was set upon and badly beaten by a gang as he walked through Joey the Swan park in Wistaston, police say.

Detectives from Crewe Local Policing Unit are appealing for information after the serious assault.

June 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Church arson attacks in Nantwich are linked, say police

Church arson attacks in Nantwich are linked, say police

Police say two arson attacks on town centre church buildings in Nantwich are linked.

Officers are appealing for witnesses following the two fires which happened on Monday night, June 19.

June 21, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Developers believe arsonists sparked blaze in former Nantwich Methodist Church

Developers believe arsonists sparked blaze in former Nantwich Methodist Church

Developers renovating the former Nantwich Methodist Church believe arsonists sparked the fire which ripped through the top of the building last night.

The blaze broke out at around 9pm in the Grade II Listed building on Hospital Street where work is underway to turn the old Wesleyan chapel into luxury apartments.

June 20, 2017 2 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Cheshire Police ruled “inadequate” in HMIC crime recording report

Cheshire Police ruled “inadequate” in HMIC crime recording report

Cheshire Police has been ruled “inadequate” by a Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC) report into its crime recording processes.

HMIC inspectors, who are reviewing all forces around the UK, estimated that up to 11,600 crimes were not being recorded properly by Cheshire.

Nantwich RSPCA appeal after swan found shot and cygnets missing

Nantwich RSPCA appeal after swan found shot and cygnets missing

The RSPCA is urging residents to look out for local wildlife after a swan was taken to Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich with multiple injuries – on the same day seven of her cygnets went missing.

The swan, nicknamed Mabel, is a known character on the River Weaver in nearby Northwich, along with her mate Albert and their nine cygnets.

June 14, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News