Incident

Nantwich college student, 18, killed in Poland car crash

Nantwich college student, 18, killed in Poland car crash

A Nantwich college student has been killed in a car accident in Poland – just days after picking up an end of year award.

Lukas Radomski, 18, was studying a bricklaying course at Reaseheath College in Nantwich, and had just received an accolade as best student alongside two others.

Man found in elderly woman’s Nantwich home charged

Man found in elderly woman’s Nantwich home charged

A man who was arrested inside an elderly woman’s Nantwich home in the early hours, has been charged for breach of a court order.

Ashley Burroughs, aged 23, from Queen Street, Crewe, was wanted on warrant for breaching a court order.

July 19, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Burst water main causes flooding on Nantwich roads

Burst water main causes flooding on Nantwich roads

A burst water main in Nantwich has caused chaos with flooded roads and affected water supplies to hundreds of properties.

The leak was spotted close to the junction of the A530 Middlewich Road and Colleys Lane, not far from the Alvaston/Sainsbury’s roundabout, at around 6.50am.

39 Crewe and Nantwich motorists caught drink and drug driving in crackdown

39 Crewe and Nantwich motorists caught drink and drug driving in crackdown

Thirty-nine motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are among more than 250 facing bans and large fines for drink and drug driving in a Cheshire-wide crackdown.

A Cheshire Police operation caught 16 in Crewe and Nantwich behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol, and another 23 under the influence of drugs.

July 13, 2017 1 comment Crime, Incident, News
Burglar alert in Stapeley after two houses targeted while occupiers slept

Burglar alert in Stapeley after two houses targeted while occupiers slept

Police are hunting a burglar who targeted two properties in Stapeley while the occupiers slept.

The incidents, at homes on Flowerscroft and Stapeley Terrace, are being linked to the same suspect by detectives.

July 10, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Stapeley, Village News
Water leak hits supplies to Nantwich homes

Water leak hits supplies to Nantwich homes

Hundreds of Nantwich homes have had water supplies disrupted as engineers battle to repair a leak.

United Utilities says customers in CW5 have been hit by the leak outside Howbeck Farm, on London Road.

July 10, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Man, 27, quizzed over A530 death of bank worker Neil Shoane near Nantwich

Man, 27, quizzed over A530 death of bank worker Neil Shoane near Nantwich

A 27-year-old man is being questioned over the death of Nantwich dad Neil Shoane on the A530 road near Aston.

Neil, 44, is alleged to have been struck by a vehicle which left the scene as he walked home from Nantwich to Aston on Sunday July 2.

July 3, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Family tribute to Neil Shoane, killed in suspected hit and run on A530 near Nantwich

Family tribute to Neil Shoane, killed in suspected hit and run on A530 near Nantwich

The family of Neil Shoane, who died in an alleged fail to stop collision on the A530 near Nantwich, have paid tribute to him.

Local dad Neil, 44, was walking towards Aston from Nantwich when police believe he was hit by a passing vehicle which failed to stop.

Man, 44, killed in alleged hit and run on A530 Aston, near Nantwich

Man, 44, killed in alleged hit and run on A530 Aston, near Nantwich

A man, 44, has died in a suspected hit and run incident on the A530 near Aston, Nantwich.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident in the early hours today (July 2).

Men killed in crane collapse tragedy in Crewe named by police

Men killed in crane collapse tragedy in Crewe named by police

Two men who died in the Crewe crane collapse incident earlier this week have been named.

David Newall, 36, from Bradford, and Rhys Barker, 18, from Castleford, were working at a building site in Dunwoody Way on Wednesday (June 21) when their crane collapsed.

June 23, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Teenage man badly beaten by gang in Wistaston attack, say police

Teenage man badly beaten by gang in Wistaston attack, say police

An 18-year-old was set upon and badly beaten by a gang as he walked through Joey the Swan park in Wistaston, police say.

Detectives from Crewe Local Policing Unit are appealing for information after the serious assault.

June 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Councillors lay flowers at scene of crane collapse which killed two men

Councillors lay flowers at scene of crane collapse which killed two men

Councillors have laid flowers near to the site of the tragic crane collapse in Crewe which killed two workers.

Emergency services were called to a new-build site on Dunwoody Way after reports of a collapsed crane.

June 22, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News, Politics
Nantwich head launches school cladding inquiry after Grenfell Tower disaster

Nantwich head launches school cladding inquiry after Grenfell Tower disaster

A Nantwich headteacher is investigating cladding used on his school buildings, in light of the Grenfell Tower disaster which claimed more than 70 lives.

Andrew Cliffe, head of Brine Leas School on Audlem Road, says he has asked “questions” about cladding on a number of buildings on his site in wake of the tragedy.