Incident

Nantwich fire crews wade in to rescue ducklings from drain

Nantwich fire crews wade in to rescue ducklings from drain

Nine trapped ducklings sparked a full scale emergency in Nantwich today as fire crews and RSPCA officers waded in to help!

The intrepid birds fell down the drain on Western Avenue in Nantwich at around 9.40am today (May 22).

Vandals damage Nantwich Showground equipment after break in

Vandals damage Nantwich Showground equipment after break in

Vandals damaged Nantwich Showground equipment after breaking into a storage area at Dorfold Park.

Nantwich Show organisers found the damage when they visited the site earlier today (Sunday May 20).

May 20, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Homeless South Cheshire man jailed for “distressing” anti-social behaviour

Homeless South Cheshire man jailed for “distressing” anti-social behaviour

A South Cheshire homeless man who breached a Criminal Behaviour Order a day after it was imposed on him, has been jailed.

Kevin Holleran (pictured), 49, was given the order on Friday after committing a series of anti-social behaviour offences in Crewe town centre.

May 16, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Drone to help tackle crime and incidents in South Cheshire

Drone to help tackle crime and incidents in South Cheshire

A new state-of-the-art drone will be used to help police and fire crews tackle crime and incidents in Crewe and Nantwich.

The drone – also known as an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) – will be used during a six month trial to assess its capabilities and inform future plans.

May 15, 2018 2 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich children warned as pupils risk lives using railway as short cut

Nantwich children warned as pupils risk lives using railway as short cut

A headteacher has warned Nantwich parents after school pupils were pictured walking down the main railway line as a short-cut to and from Brine Leas School.

These images show youngsters walking along the main Shrewsbury to Manchester line close to Stapeley Terrace in Nantwich.

Nantwich man who died in River Weaver tragedy named as Robert Kynnersley

Nantwich man who died in River Weaver tragedy named as Robert Kynnersley

A man who disappeared while swimming in the River Weaver in Nantwich, has died.

The man, 59, disappeared underwater during the incident close to the weir off Mill Island, sparking a massive police and fire rescue operation.

May 8, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Police search River Weaver in Nantwich amid missing person report

Police search River Weaver in Nantwich amid missing person report

Police divers have been searching the River Weaver in Nantwich today (May 7) amid reports of a missing person.

Police, fire crews and paramedics have been on the scene most of the afternoon at Riverside on the west side near Mill Island in Nantwich.

May 7, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich woman confronted as RSPCA warns of dog car deaths amid heatwave

Nantwich woman confronted as RSPCA warns of dog car deaths amid heatwave

Furious shoppers confronted a woman in a Nantwich car park after they found this dog had been left in a car amid soaring temperatures.

The image, posted on social media, comes as the RSPCA is bracing itself for a surge in emergency calls about dogs shut inside hot cars.

Family escape from house blaze in Nantwich

Family escape from house blaze in Nantwich

A family escaped unharmed as fire ripped through their home in Nantwich.

The blaze broke out at a property on Wyche Avenue at around 5.45pm last night (April 26).

April 27, 2018 0 comments Incident, News
Motorcyclist seriously injured after Coole Lane crash with truck near Nantwich

Motorcyclist seriously injured after Coole Lane crash with truck near Nantwich

A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a collision with a lorry near Nantwich.

The 21-year-old man was badly injured when his motorbike collided with the truck on Coole Lane, between Nantwich and Audlem.

April 26, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Incident, News
Girl, 15, injured by car collision outside South Cheshire school

Girl, 15, injured by car collision outside South Cheshire school

A 15-year-old girl riding a bicycle outside a high school in South Cheshire was injured after a collision with a car which failed to stop.

The collision happened outside Sir William Stanier School’s gates on Coronation Street in Crewe.

April 4, 2018 0 comments Incident, News
Police warn of bogus caller targeting Nantwich households

Police warn of bogus caller targeting Nantwich households

A bogus caller asking to do building or roof repairs is targeting Nantwich households, police have warned.

Officers are urging residents to check on elderly neighbours and make them aware of the alert.

March 28, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Village News
Man released as police drop serious sexual assault probe in Nantwich

Man released as police drop serious sexual assault probe in Nantwich

A 19-year-old Nantwich man arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault in Nantwich has been released without charge.

Cheshire Police confirmed today the complainant, aged 21, has now withdrawn the allegation.

March 26, 2018 3 comments Crime, Incident, News