Incident

Woman who damaged Nantwich Christmas Lights traced by police

Woman who damaged Nantwich Christmas Lights traced by police

Police have tracked down a woman who vandalised some of Nantwich town square’s Christmas lights.

The damage to the lights was done on November 27, just a few days after the display was switched on to herald the festive season.

December 3, 2018
Person hit by train and killed in Nantwich

Person hit by train and killed in Nantwich

A person has been hit by a train and killed in Nantwich today (November 28).

The incident happened close to the Shrewbridge Road level crossing.

November 28, 2018
Yobs vandalise Nantwich town square Christmas lights

Yobs vandalise Nantwich town square Christmas lights

Yobs have vandalised Christmas lights in Nantwich town centre less than two weeks after they were switched on.

Town council staff found the damaged lights over the last two days.

November 28, 2018
Pensioner badly beaten in “vicious” street attack in Crewe

Pensioner badly beaten in “vicious” street attack in Crewe

An elderly man from Crewe suffered serious facial injuries after being assaulted by a stranger in the town.

The 71-year-old victim and his wife were walking along West Street when they realised they were being followed by a man neither of them recognised.

November 26, 2018
Man, 23, charged with manslaughter over death of Audlem dad

Man, 23, charged with manslaughter over death of Audlem dad

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Audlem have charged a 23-year-old man with manslaughter.

Samuel Thorpe, of Annions Lane in Wybunbury, is due to appear before Crewe Magistrates’ Court on Thursday December 20.

November 22, 2018
Woman, 72, robbed at cash machine outside supermarket in Crewe

Woman, 72, robbed at cash machine outside supermarket in Crewe

A 72-year-old pensioner was robbed at a cash machine outside a supermarket in Crewe, police say.

The victim was withdrawing money from an ATM outside Morrison’s on Dunwoody Way when she was approached from behind by an unknown man.

November 22, 2018
Farm worker seriously injured in tractor incident in Burland, Nantwich

Farm worker seriously injured in tractor incident in Burland, Nantwich

A man was seriously injured after being trapped underneath a tractor at a farm in Burland near Nantwich.

The man had to be rescued in a major fire service operation at the scene off the A534 Wrexham Road.

November 21, 2018
Police hunt burglars after two Nantwich homes targeted

Police hunt burglars after two Nantwich homes targeted

Burglars targeted two neighbouring homes in Nantwich, stealing a hoard of jewellery.

The properties, on Broad Lane in Stapeley, were broken into in broad daylight.

November 20, 2018
Cheshire Police officer Ian Naude guilty of catalogue of sex crimes on nine young victims

Cheshire Police officer Ian Naude guilty of catalogue of sex crimes on nine young victims

A student police officer based in Crewe has been found guilty of raping a 13-year-old girl – just after he clocked off duty.

Father-of-one Ian Naude drove his victim to secluded waste ground, sexually assaulted and raped her while filming some of it on his mobile phone.

November 15, 2018
Two people killed in A530 crash near Nantwich named by police

Two people killed in A530 crash near Nantwich named by police

Two people who died in a horror smash on the A530 near Nantwich have been named as John and Rosemary Patterson, from Nantwich.

The couple were travelling on Whitchurch Road in their black Citroen C4 when it was in collision with a DAF box van.

November 13, 2018
Man arrested in South Cheshire operation on illegal money lending

Man arrested in South Cheshire operation on illegal money lending

A man has been arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending and laundering following an operation in South Cheshire.

Cash and electronic devices were seized when a warrant was executed at a residential address in central Crewe yesterday (November 7).

November 8, 2018
Dashcam appeal as police probe double fatal crash on A530 near Nantwich

Dashcam appeal as police probe double fatal crash on A530 near Nantwich

Police are appealing for anyone with dashcam footage which could help find out why two people died in a horror crash on the A530 near Nantwich.

Two people in their 60s, both from Nantwich, were killed in the accident which happened at 1.46pm on Friday (November 2) on the A530, Whitchurch Road, in Newhall.

November 5, 2018
Two dead after A530 collision at Newhall near Nantwich

Two dead after A530 collision at Newhall near Nantwich

Two people died after a collision on the A530 Whitchurch Road at Newhall, near Nantwich.

The accident involving a lorry and a car closed the road while air ambulances transferred injured people to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

November 3, 2018