Incident

Police hunt knifeman who threatened South Cheshire shop staff

Police hunt knifeman who threatened South Cheshire shop staff

A knifeman threatened shop staff during a robbery at a South Cheshire store. Police are hunting the offender who brandished the weapon in Owens General Store on Wistaston Road, Crewe, and demanded money.

March 5, 2013 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest
Nantwich landlords reveal holiday horror after Red Cow pub blaze

Nantwich landlords reveal holiday horror after Red Cow pub blaze

A Nantwich pub landlady revealed how they received “the dreaded call” to say their business was on fire. Lorraine and Martin Chapman were on a walking holiday in the Yorkshire Dales when their Red Cow pub on Beam Street went up in smoke.

March 4, 2013 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Incident, Latest
Nantwich pensioner burgled by bogus water board crooks

Nantwich pensioner burgled by bogus water board crooks

A Nantwich pensioner was targeted by two bogus waterboard officials at her home. The incident has led to police warnings to residents to be aware when answering to unexpected callers.

February 26, 2013 1 comment Crime, Incident, Latest
Nantwich residents warned as cashpoint criminals target Cheshire

Nantwich residents warned as cashpoint criminals target Cheshire

Cheshire Police have launched a new operation to target cashpoint criminals. It follows a series of incidents at cash machines across Crewe and Nantwich, as well as Northwich, Chester, Winsford and Sandbach.

February 23, 2013 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest
UPDATE: Nantwich Red Cow pub blaze – town centre road reopens

UPDATE: Nantwich Red Cow pub blaze – town centre road reopens

Fire crews are battling a blaze in a town centre pub in Nantwich. The fire broke out in a ground floor cleaning cupboard of the Red Cow pub on Beam Street and spread.

February 22, 2013 1 comment Incident, Latest
Fire near Nantwich railway line could be deliberate

Fire near Nantwich railway line could be deliberate

A fire which destroyed seven tonnes of hay in a field in Nantwich could have been started deliberately. Crews from Nantwich were called to a report of hay bales on fire at Fields Farm, close to the railway line off Queen’s Drive.

February 13, 2013 0 comments Incident, Latest
Nantwich school pupil in hospital with suspected meningitis

Nantwich school pupil in hospital with suspected meningitis

A young child from Nantwich has been submitted to hospital with suspected meningitis. The pupil, from Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley, was taken in earlier this week for treatment.

February 8, 2013 1 comment Health, Incident, Latest
Police close busy Nantwich road after gas cylinder alarm

Police close busy Nantwich road after gas cylinder alarm

A busy road in Nantwich was closed off after dangerous gas cylinders fell off a lorry. The incident happened as the HGV was driving down Peter Destapleigh Way in Stapeley.

January 26, 2013 0 comments Incident, Latest
Pensioner hit by train on London Road level crossing in Nantwich

Pensioner hit by train on London Road level crossing in Nantwich

A woman in her 80s was injured after being hit by a train on the London Road level crossing in Nantwich. The accident happened as the elderly victim was walking across the crossing at around 2.30pm today (January 22).

January 22, 2013 5 comments Incident, Latest
Fire crews and RSPCA called to Nantwich Lake swan incident

Fire crews and RSPCA called to Nantwich Lake swan incident

These pictures captured the moment rescuers battled through icy waters to save a swan in Nantwich Lake. The swan had become distressed after a freak incident involving a dog being walked around the lake on the A530 Park Road.

January 19, 2013 5 comments Human Interest, Incident, Latest
Heavy snow causes problems for Nantwich schools and roads

Heavy snow causes problems for Nantwich schools and roads

Heavy snow is causing disruption and chaos across South Cheshire. Dozens of schools have closed or are closing early and many minor roads are barely passable.

Lorry driver escapes crash on A49 near Nantwich

Lorry driver escapes crash on A49 near Nantwich

A driver plucked himself out of his burning HGV which crashed while carrying chicken feathers near Nantwich. Fire crews found the truck on its side in a field by the main A49 road at Cholmondeley.

January 17, 2013 0 comments Incident, Latest
London Road crash victim named as Nantwich man Richard Leah

London Road crash victim named as Nantwich man Richard Leah

The man who died following a collision on London Road in Nantwich has been named by police. Richard John Leah, 66, from Nantwich, died after the two-vehicle accident close to the junction with Stapeley Terrace.

January 11, 2013 0 comments Incident, Latest