Incident

Cheese lorry hedge crash blocks busy Nantwich road

Cheese lorry hedge crash blocks busy Nantwich road

A lorry loaded with cheese got into a pickle when it crashed into a hedge on a busy Nantwich road. Police say the 44-tonne wagon swerved to avoid another vehicle before crashing on Main Road, in Worleston, Nantwich.

October 12, 2012 2 comments Incident, Latest, Reaseheath & Worleston
School bus accident outside Stapeley Broad Lane Primary

School bus accident outside Stapeley Broad Lane Primary

A bus ferrying youngsters to a Nantwich primary school was hit by a car outside the school gates today. Youngsters were getting off the bus parked outside Stapeley Broad Lane School when it was hit from behind.

FLOOD PICTURES: River Weaver bursts banks in Nantwich

FLOOD PICTURES: River Weaver bursts banks in Nantwich

These remarkable pictures show the extent of localised flooding in Nantwich after the River Weaver burst its banks. Sent in by Nantwichnews readers Jonathan White and Paul Radbone, the pictures show almost all paths along the river in the town centre are blocked off.

September 25, 2012 0 comments Environment, Incident, Latest, News
Environment Agency places Flood Warning on River Weaver in Nantwich

Environment Agency places Flood Warning on River Weaver in Nantwich

The Environment Agency has today placed a stretch of the River Weaver in Nantwich under a Flood Warning. This means flooding is expected and residents and businesses are warned to take immediate action.

South Cheshire drivers warned by police as weather disrupts roads

South Cheshire drivers warned by police as weather disrupts roads

Motorists in South Cheshire are being warned by police as severe weather hits the region’s roads. Emergency services have been inundated with call outs as the county′s road networks have been disrupted by strong winds and heavy rain.

September 24, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest
Two trapped and injured in separate road accidents near Nantwich

Two trapped and injured in separate road accidents near Nantwich

A woman had to be cut free from the wreckage of a road accident by fire crews on a busy road near Nantwich. The accident happened on the A534 near the village of Ridley, and involved a car and a second vehicle towing a horsebox.

September 23, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest
Woman treated at scene of fire in Nantwich flat

Woman treated at scene of fire in Nantwich flat

A woman was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a flat in Nantwich. The blaze started in the ground floor property on Barony Court, and residents managed to scramble clear.

September 18, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest
Pensioner charged after road accident kills young Nantwich man

Pensioner charged after road accident kills young Nantwich man

A 71-year-old has been charged in connection with the road accident which killed Nantwich man Ryan Adamson. Liverpool fan Ryan, 25, (pictured) was working near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire when the accident happened.

September 13, 2012 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest
LATEST… M6 in Cheshire shut after crash traps woman and children

LATEST… M6 in Cheshire shut after crash traps woman and children

The M6 was closed in Cheshire today after a serious accident left a woman and two children trapped in their car. The incident happened on the southbound carriageway just before junction 19.

September 7, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest
Man charged with murder of South Cheshire woman

Man charged with murder of South Cheshire woman

A man has been charged with the murder of South Cheshire woman Diana Lee. David Ryan, 47, is due to appear at Crewe Magistrates today (September 5) to face the charge.

September 5, 2012 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest
Dramatic pictures of armed police swoop on Welsh Row, Nantwich

Dramatic pictures of armed police swoop on Welsh Row, Nantwich

These are the dramatic moments armed police swooped on Welsh Row in Nantwich, caught on camera by a sharp-eyed Nantwichnews contributor. The busy street was sealed off as armed officers reacted to an incident which started in Crewe town centre.

August 28, 2012 2 comments Crime, Incident, Latest
Police close busy Nantwich road after two-car accident

Police close busy Nantwich road after two-car accident

A woman was badly injured after an accident at a busy Nantwich road junction today. The two-vehicle collision happened at the junction of the A5301 Peter de Stapleigh Way and the A51 London Road/Elwood Way, in Stapeley.

August 22, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest
Family confirm South Cheshire runner John Lawton’s body found

Family confirm South Cheshire runner John Lawton’s body found

The body of missing South Cheshire runner John Lawton has been found on a mountainside, his family confirmed today. The discovery comes almost four months after John, from Alsager, disappeared while competing in the 35km Taygetos Challenge near Kalamata.

August 16, 2012 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, Latest