Incident

Two men killed in A525 crash between Nantwich and Whitchurch

Two men killed in A525 crash between Nantwich and Whitchurch

Two men have died after an accident on the A525 at Broughall between Nantwich and Whitchurch.

The incident involved a motorcyclist and pedestrian and happened on Nantwich Road.

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 injured in flat fire in Nantwich

Man injured in flat fire in Nantwich

A man was treated for smoke inhalation after a flat fire in Nantwich.

Fire crews were called out to the blaze on Jubilee Gardens, Nantwich, shortly before 6pm last night (March 9).

March 10, 2017 0 comments 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
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
Fire crews battle chimney blaze at Nantwich house

Fire crews battle chimney blaze at Nantwich house

Fire crews battled a chimney blaze they found well alight at a house in Nantwich.

Nantwich firefighters were called out to the property on Shrewbridge Road at around 7.30pm tonight (February 23).

February 23, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

High winds from Storm Doris are causing havoc across Cheshire today, emergency services have warned.

Cheshire Police have received an unprecedented number of calls relating to the storm from 9am today (February 23).

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
Woman, 76, killed in car smash in Stapeley, Nantwich

Woman, 76, killed in car smash in Stapeley, Nantwich

A woman was killed when her car careered off a Nantwich road and ploughed into a fence post.

The 76-year-old was driving along Peter Destapleigh Way in Stapeley when the accident happened.

February 20, 2017 1 comment Incident, News, Stapeley
Family blasts Nantwich hotel owners after being hit by Norovirus bug

Family blasts Nantwich hotel owners after being hit by Norovirus bug

An angry family has blasted Alvaston Hall Hotel owners after they suffered the Norovirus bug – despite the hotel being “deep cleaned” days before.

Stephen Launchbury said several members of his family and guests were struck down, including his disabled brother Jim, who was left in hospital.

February 10, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fundraising campaign to replace Peter Rabbit sculpture at Snugburys

Fundraising campaign to replace Peter Rabbit sculpture at Snugburys

Big-hearted residents have set up a fund-raiser to replace the Peter Rabbit straw sculpture in Nantwich which was burnt down by arsonists.

Police are hunting the offenders suspected of setting the 40-ft structure ablaze at Snugburys ice cream farm off the A51 in Hurleston.

Police launch arson probe after Snugburys straw sculpture burnt down

Police launch arson probe after Snugburys straw sculpture burnt down

Police are hunting an arsonist suspected of torching the popular Snugburys Peter Rabbit statue in Nantwich.

The 38ft-straw sculpture was set ablaze in the field next to Snugburys overlooking the A51 at Hurleston last night (February 2).

February 3, 2017 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire destroys Snugburys Peter Rabbit sculpture near Nantwich

Fire destroys Snugburys Peter Rabbit sculpture near Nantwich

Fire has destroyed the popular large straw sculpture of Peter Rabbit at Snugburys in Hurleston, Nantwich.

The fire broke out earlier today, sending plumes of smoke over the nearby A51.

February 2, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News