Incident

Roads re-open after police talk man down from former Crewe baths roof

Roads re-open after police talk man down from former Crewe baths roof

Roads around Flag Lane in Crewe have re-opened after police talked a man down from the roof of the former swimming baths.

A 24-year-old man was in a stand-off with police for almost seven hours as he stayed on the roof between 7am and 2pm.

April 19, 2017 0 comments Incident, 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.

Nantwich residents call on council help to ban travellers from Barony Park

Nantwich residents call on council help to ban travellers from Barony Park

Residents called on councillors to take action after the latest case of travellers illegally setting up camp on Barony Park in Nantwich.

Families on Park View and surrounding streets have complained about anti-social behaviour of travellers, including fires being set alight, indecent exposure, and criminal damage.

Van driver seriously hurt in A500 crash near Shavington

Van driver seriously hurt in A500 crash near Shavington

A van driver had to be cut free after being seriously injured in a collision with a HGV on the A500 near Shavington.

The accident forced the closure of the Barthomley bypass section for several hours between Shavington and the M6 junction 16.

March 28, 2017 0 comments Incident, News, Shavington, Village News
Two men killed in A525 collision between Nantwich and Whitchurch named by police

Two men killed in A525 collision between Nantwich and Whitchurch named by police

A motorcyclist and pedestrian have been named following a fatal collision on the A525 between Whitchurch and Nantwich.

Walter Stanley Dobrowolski, 67, from Ellerdine, Telford, and Roy Ernest Bundy, 79, from Chester, were pronounced dead at the scene following the incident on Nantwich Road, Broughall.

March 28, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
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