Incident

Man trapped after crash at Reaseheath near Nantwich closes A51

Man trapped after crash at Reaseheath near Nantwich closes A51

A man had to be cut free from his car today after a smash off the A51 near Nantwich closed the road.

The incident happened at around 11.45am and involved one vehicle on the busy route close to Reaseheath College.

February 4, 2019
Girl, 14, arrested after police car chase through Nantwich

Girl, 14, arrested after police car chase through Nantwich

A teenage girl was arrested after Cheshire Police scrambled a helicopter during a car chase in Nantwich.

Officers were called after reports of a vehicle taken from an address in South Cheshire at around 12.48pm yesterday (February 3).

February 4, 2019
Dog walker finds gun in South Cheshire street

Dog walker finds gun in South Cheshire street

A gun has been found by a man walking his dog in Crewe, say police.

The handgun was hidden in an alleyway between McNeill Avenue and Barnabas Avenue.

February 2, 2019
New road safety cameras to be installed on Cheshire junctions, say police

New road safety cameras to be installed on Cheshire junctions, say police

New generation safety cameras are being installed at junctions in Cheshire to reduce the number and severity of collisions in the county.

The roadside cameras detect vehicles that go through red lights as well as those that break the speed limit at junctions.

February 1, 2019
Police hunt two men linked to four house burglaries in Crewe

Police hunt two men linked to four house burglaries in Crewe

Detectives say four burglaries in the Crewe are linked and need help from public to trace the offenders.

Houses in Walthall Street, Lord Street, Bedford Street and Gresty Terrace were burgled between Sunday January 27 and Tuesday January 29.

January 30, 2019
Police hunt for teenage gang who attacked 14-year-old on bike in Crewe

Police hunt for teenage gang who attacked 14-year-old on bike in Crewe

Detectives are hunting a teenage gang who attacked a 14-year-old boy and stole his bike in Crewe.

The incident happened on Monday (January 21) at around 4.45pm when the victim was cycling from Macon Way towards Ludlow Avenue through the Brook.

January 23, 2019
Firefighters tackle tumble dryer fire in Nantwich

Firefighters tackle tumble dryer fire in Nantwich

Firefighters tackled a tumble dryer fire on Barony Road in Nantwich.

The blaze happened on Thursday at 7.45pm.

January 20, 2019
14-year-old boy arrested over theft of puppy Mela in Crewe

14-year-old boy arrested over theft of puppy Mela in Crewe

A teenage boy has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a puppy in Crewe, police revealed today.

The hunt to find Mela, a Jack Russell Terrier puppy, went viral after CCTV appeared to show the dog being stolen from her young owner.

January 19, 2019
Peppa Pig and friend found dumped on A51 near Nantwich

Peppa Pig and friend found dumped on A51 near Nantwich

Two cute pet pigs who wag their tails when happy, have been found dumped at the side of the busy A51 in Alpraham near Nantwich.

The RSPCA is now appealing for help to trace those who ditched the pigs they have named Peppa and George.

January 17, 2019
Police probe death of man, 49, at Barony Court in Nantwich

Police probe death of man, 49, at Barony Court in Nantwich

Detectives are investigating the death of a man found in flats on Barony Court in Nantwich.

The 49-year-old was found by officers and paramedics at one of the flats in the complex off Barony Road at about 8.15am yesterday morning (January 15).

January 16, 2019
Family pays tribute to man killed in Whitchurch Road crash

Family pays tribute to man killed in Whitchurch Road crash

The family of a young dad who died in a collision on the A41 Whitchurch Road in Edge have paid tribute to him.

The collision involved two HGVs and a car on the main road between Broxton and Malpas, on Wednesday January 9 at 6.48am.

January 14, 2019
RSPCA appeal as dead foal dumped “like rubbish” on A500

RSPCA appeal as dead foal dumped “like rubbish” on A500

The RSPCA has launched an appeal to find those responsible for dumping a dead foal like rubbish at the side of the busy A500.

A member of the public alerted the RSPCA to the dead filly found on land off the A500 Alsager Road in Audley, between Nantwich and Stoke-on-Trent.

January 11, 2019
Cheshire East charges fifth highest fee for bulky waste collections in North West

Cheshire East charges fifth highest fee for bulky waste collections in North West

Cheshire East Council charges one of the highest amounts in the North West for bulky household waste collections, an investigation has shown.

The BBC Shared Data Unit report shows CEC charging an average of £13.30 per item – or £40 for 3 items – which makes it the fifth most costly authority of 39 in the North West.

January 10, 2019