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Storm Brian to hit rail Crewe and Nantwich rail services

Storm Brian to hit rail Crewe and Nantwich rail services

Rail travellers in Crewe and Nantwich could be delayed by Storm Brian this weekend, operators have warned.

Arriva Trains Wales and Network Rail say the severe weather forecast means emergency speed restrictions will be in place on the Nantwich-Crewe line between Wales and Manchester.

October 20, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Crewe and Nantwich bus users hit by Arriva North West driver industrial action

Crewe and Nantwich bus users hit by Arriva North West driver industrial action

Hundreds of bus passengers across Crewe and Nantwich have been hit by the first of three planned industrial action days by Arriva North West drivers.

All Arriva North West services running in Crewe and Nantwich were cancelled today as part of the first 24-hour strike.

October 19, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews tackle house blaze on Bowyer Avenue in Nantwich

Fire crews tackle house blaze on Bowyer Avenue in Nantwich

Fire crews tackled a house blaze in Nantwich after residents managed to scramble clear.

The incident happened on Bowyer Avenue, near the Barony, at around 1.30pm today (October 13).

October 13, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
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
Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

A swan rescued from the River Weaver in Nantwich after being attacked by a dog, has died.

The bird was rescued by RSPCA and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service officers off Manor Road North on Saturday afternoon (September 30).

October 3, 2017 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescued a swan from a river in Nantwich after it had been attacked by a dog.

The incident happened at the River Weaver off Manor Road North, Nantwich.

October 2, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Historic Monks Lane wall damaged in apparent vandal attack

Historic Monks Lane wall damaged in apparent vandal attack

Residents have hit out after historic Monks Lane in Nantwich was damaged in an apparent vandal attack.

Coping stones were found scattered on the floor and pushed away from the wall edge along the ancient walkway close to the town centre.

September 30, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Cheshire East confirms asbestos fears amid Macon House blaze

Cheshire East confirms asbestos fears amid Macon House blaze

Roads were closed, shops shut and areas evacuated amid the Macon House blaze because of asbestos contamination fears, Cheshire East Council confirmed today.

Macon Way and Grand Junction Retail Park were reopened at around 11am today following the fire which broke out in Macon House yesterday shortly after 4.30pm.

September 29, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
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Retail park and Macon Way remain closed after serious blaze in Crewe

Macon Way and Grand Junction Retail Park remain closed this morning after a serious fire engulfed the disused Macon House last night.

Police said today emergency services remain in attendance at the scene of the blaze close to the town’s fire station and the McDonald’s restaurant.

September 29, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Incident, News
Major building blaze in Crewe causes traffic chaos across the town

Major building blaze in Crewe causes traffic chaos across the town

A major fire in a disused building on Macon Way in Crewe, just yards from the town’s fire station, has caused major delays and closures across the area at peak hour tonight.

The fire started shortly before 5pm, with some witnesses claiming they saw youths running from the scene.

September 28, 2017 0 comments 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
Burst water main causes chaos in Nantwich town centre

Burst water main causes chaos in Nantwich town centre

A burst water main flooded Beam Street in Nantwich, causing chaos for drivers and shoppers.

The incident happened at around 8am today on Beam Street, close to the Oatmarket and Swinemarket area.

September 23, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, 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