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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
Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

A swan rescued from the River Weaver in Nantwich after being attacked by a dog, has died.

The bird was rescued by RSPCA and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service officers off Manor Road North on Saturday afternoon (September 30).

October 3, 2017 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescued a swan from a river in Nantwich after it had been attacked by a dog.

The incident happened at the River Weaver off Manor Road North, Nantwich.

October 2, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Historic Monks Lane wall damaged in apparent vandal attack

Historic Monks Lane wall damaged in apparent vandal attack

Residents have hit out after historic Monks Lane in Nantwich was damaged in an apparent vandal attack.

Coping stones were found scattered on the floor and pushed away from the wall edge along the ancient walkway close to the town centre.

September 30, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Cheshire East confirms asbestos fears amid Macon House blaze

Cheshire East confirms asbestos fears amid Macon House blaze

Roads were closed, shops shut and areas evacuated amid the Macon House blaze because of asbestos contamination fears, Cheshire East Council confirmed today.

Macon Way and Grand Junction Retail Park were reopened at around 11am today following the fire which broke out in Macon House yesterday shortly after 4.30pm.

September 29, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
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Retail park and Macon Way remain closed after serious blaze in Crewe

Macon Way and Grand Junction Retail Park remain closed this morning after a serious fire engulfed the disused Macon House last night.

Police said today emergency services remain in attendance at the scene of the blaze close to the town’s fire station and the McDonald’s restaurant.

September 29, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Incident, News