Incident

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
Daughter’s moving tribute to Nantwich pensioner who died in A534 crash

Daughter’s moving tribute to Nantwich pensioner who died in A534 crash

The grieving daughter of a popular Nantwich pensioner has paid tribute after she died in a road accident on the A534.

Beryl Hilton, 84, was a passenger in a car which collided with a lorry on Nantwich Road, near the Old Manor pub.

September 13, 2017 2 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Fallen trees and flooding but South Cheshire escapes Storm Aileen

Fallen trees and flooding but South Cheshire escapes Storm Aileen

Storm Aileen blew through South Cheshire overnight, causing trees to fall and roads to flood.

But Nantwich and surrounding areas escaped lightly with little structural damage, says Cheshire East Council.

September 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, Incident, News, Village News
Police issue Storm Aileen warning to Crewe and Nantwich residents

Police issue Storm Aileen warning to Crewe and Nantwich residents

Nantwich and Crewe residents are being warned to be prepared as Storm Aileen is set to sweep through Cheshire tonight (Sept 12)

The Met Office has issued an Amber weather warning for Cheshire, with forecasters predicting winds of up to 75mph.

Fire chiefs warning after man rescued from Nantwich flat blaze

Fire chiefs warning after man rescued from Nantwich flat blaze

A man was rescued from his burning Nantwich flat in the middle of the night after leaving cooking unattended.

The incident, on Hospital Street in the town centre, has sparked a warning from fire chiefs.

September 11, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
M6 closure sparks traffic chaos in Crewe and Nantwich

M6 closure sparks traffic chaos in Crewe and Nantwich

Thousands of people were caught up in travel chaos in South Cheshire after the M6 was closed in both directions when two lorries collided.

It caused more than 18,000 litres of corrosive liquid to spill across the carriageway between junctions 18 and 19.

September 8, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Woman seriously injured after car and HGV collide on Nantwich Road

Woman seriously injured after car and HGV collide on Nantwich Road

A woman suffered serious injuries in a crash involving an HGV and car on Nantwich Road today (September 7).

She was a passenger in the vehicle when the collision with the lorry happened on the A534 close to Manor Way and the Old Manor pub in Crewe.

September 7, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News