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Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Police have confirmed five teenagers have been traced and questioned over vandalism to Nantwich town centre flowers and planters.

One boy and four girls – aged between 14 and 16 – were traced after officers reviewed CCTV images of the damage caused in the town square and Pepper Street.

July 30, 2018 8 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Angry residents and councillors have hit out at yobs who vandalised and destroyed Nantwich town centre flower beds and planters on consecutive nights.

These images and video show how vandals wrecked the tireless work done by Nantwich in Bloom volunteers to add colour to the town prior to the arrival of Britain in Bloom judges earlier this month.

July 30, 2018 4 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Deborah Leat

Speeding Nantwich driver who left woman brain damaged banned for just 9 months

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The family of a woman left brain-damaged by a speeding Nantwich driver, has hit out after he was banned for just nine months by magistrates.

David Lewis, 21, of Mottram Drive, Stapeley, was driving his Subaru Impreza down London Road when he crashed into Deborah Leat’s Nissan Pixo as she was turning out of Wright Court.

July 25, 2018 7 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Burglars ‘smoked out’ in failed raid on Nantwich Sainsbury’s petrol station

Burglars ‘smoked out’ in failed raid on Nantwich Sainsbury’s petrol station

Bungling burglars were ‘smoked out’ and fled empty-handed after breaking in to a petrol station in Nantwich.

The two offenders forced their way in to the Sainsbury’s petrol station on Middlewich Road just before 2am yesterday (July 22).

July 23, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Several fire crews tackle large blaze on farmland near Audlem

Several fire crews tackle large blaze on farmland near Audlem

Fire crews from across South Cheshire tackled a large farmland blaze near Audlem today as tinder-dry grass went up in flames.

The fire broke out at around 4.20pm today on land off Lodmore Lane, in Burleydam, near Audlem.

July 15, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Incident, News, Village News
Police called after man seen with gun at Nantwich property

Police called after man seen with gun at Nantwich property

Police were called to reports of a man wielding a gun at a property in Nantwich earlier today (July 10).

The alarm was raised at 3.50am amid reports of a man with a gun going into a property at Baronia Place in Nantwich.

July 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Barony Park travellers in Nantwich have until midday to leave

Barony Park travellers in Nantwich have until midday to leave

The latest group of travellers illegally camped on Barony Park in Nantwich have until midday today to leave, council chiefs said.

Enforcement officers served a Section 77 Notice on the travellers yesterday to leave by noon.

July 10, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fly-tippers block Nantwich to Crewe Greenway

Fly-tippers block Nantwich to Crewe Greenway

Angry users of the Nantwich to Crewe Greenway hit out at fly-tippers today who dumped this massive load of rubbish across the route.

Early morning users of the route which connects the two towns found the dump close off Middlewich Road close to the entrance to Alvaston Hall Hotel.

Car blaze in Willaston being treated as arson

Car blaze in Willaston being treated as arson

A car fire in Willaston near Nantwich is being treated as suspicious, fire chiefs confirmed.

The blaze broke out on Green Lane in Willaston at around 10.30pm last night (July 4).

July 5, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
School warnings after man attempts to lure Malbank pupil into his car

School warnings after man attempts to lure Malbank pupil into his car

Schools across Nantwich have issued a warning to parents after a man tried to lure a pupil into his car.

The incident involved a year 10 Malbank School pupil as she was walking home in the Burland area near Nantwich after school.

Railway embankment blaze disrupts train services between Crewe and Chester

Railway embankment blaze disrupts train services between Crewe and Chester

A rapidly spreading blaze on a railway embankment in Crewe has caused delays to local services.

Firefighters have been battling the blaze off Dunwoody Way in Crewe since it started at around 1.20pm today (June 29).

June 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews rescue bullock stuck in Hankelow ditch near Nantwich

Fire crews rescue bullock stuck in Hankelow ditch near Nantwich

Fire crews across Cheshire mucked in to help rescue a bullock stuck in a ditch near Nantwich.

And the animal was soon on the mooove again after they managed to pull him out with ropes and ramps.

Another “sink hole”! This time at busy Willaston road junction

Another “sink hole”! This time at busy Willaston road junction

Drivers are being warned to avoid Wybunbury Road in Willaston after a “sink hole” appeared.

The hole is between the junction of Eastern Road and Green Lane, and the route is currently closed, says Cheshire Police.