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Fire crews tackle house blaze in Doddington, Nantwich

Fire crews tackle house blaze in Doddington, Nantwich

Fire crews battled a house blaze at Doddington near Nantwich for almost six hours.

The incident happened at a property on London Road, Doddington, and began at about 11pm last night (November 28).

November 29, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Man arrested in South Cheshire after taxi driver stabbed

Man arrested in South Cheshire after taxi driver stabbed

A 31-year-old man has been arrested in South Cheshire after a taxi driver was stabbed in Manchester.

Cheshire Police made the arrest on Market Street, in Crewe, on suspicion of attempted murder on behalf of Greater Manchester Police.

November 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Lorry smash involving 16 tonnes of aubergines sparks traffic chaos in Nantwich

Lorry smash involving 16 tonnes of aubergines sparks traffic chaos in Nantwich

A lorry collision which caused 16 tonnes of aubergines to spill across the A51 near Reaseheath sparked traffic chaos in Nantwich today.

Two HGVs collided on the A51 between Reaseheath and Henhull at around 2.30am, police said.

Armed police arrest man after knife incident in Queens Drive, Nantwich

Armed police arrest man after knife incident in Queens Drive, Nantwich

A man was arrested by armed police in Nantwich today after reports an elderly woman was threatened with a knife.

The incident happened in the Queens Drive area of the town at around 2am today (November 9).

November 9, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
M6 lorry crash sparks delays on major South Cheshire routes

M6 lorry crash sparks delays on major South Cheshire routes

A lorry smash on the M6 which closed it in both directions has sparked traffic chaos on South Cheshire’s major routes today.

An HGV crashed into the central reservation on the M6 northbound near junction 19 Knutsford.

November 9, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
Cheshire Police officer charged with rape of girl, 13, in Crewe

Cheshire Police officer charged with rape of girl, 13, in Crewe

A serving Cheshire police officer has been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl in Crewe.

Ian Naude, 29, of Market Drayton, has been charged with rape and appeared at South Cheshire Magistrates Court yesterday (November 6).

November 7, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Call for action after spate of accidents at busy Stapeley junctions

Call for action after spate of accidents at busy Stapeley junctions

Stapeley councillors are calling for action at two busy road junctions in Nantwich after a series of accidents in recent weeks.

There have been a number of incidents at the traffic lights junctions of Newcastle Road/Elwood Way and further along where Elwood Way meets A51 London Road and Peter de Stapleigh Way.

November 7, 2017 1 comment Environment, Incident, News, Stapeley, Village News
Bomb experts ‘explode’ grenade found near Nantwich

Bomb experts ‘explode’ grenade found near Nantwich

Army bomb experts were called in to carry out controlled explosion in Nantwich after a grenade was found.

It’s believed the grenade was unearthed by workers on the new Kingsley housing development in the Henhull area, although police have not confirmed the location.

November 5, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews battle blaze on train at Calveley near Nantwich

Fire crews battle blaze on train at Calveley near Nantwich

Fire crews had to battle a blaze on a diesel train at Calveley, between Nantwich and Chester.

The blaze broke out on board the engine compartment of the train close to Station Road at around 4am yesterday (October 21).

October 22, 2017 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Incident, News
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