Incident

Lorry smash closed M6 at junction 16 for Nantwich

Lorry smash closed M6 at junction 16 for Nantwich

Motorists faced long delays after a lorry crashed and overturned at junction 16 of the M6. The northbound carriageway was closed, and the southbound left heavily congested after the accident at the Nantwich turn-off.

January 7, 2014
Leighton Hospital restrictions extended to tackle winter bug rise

Leighton Hospital restrictions extended to tackle winter bug rise

Visiting restrictions at Leighton Hospital have been extended as the Norovirus winter bug spreads. Health chiefs are now restricting visiting on all adult wards at the South Cheshire hospital to prevent Norovirus cases among patients rising.

January 7, 2014
Leighton Hospital visiting clampdown as Norovirus spreads to patients

Leighton Hospital visiting clampdown as Norovirus spreads to patients

South Cheshire health chiefs are to restrict Leighton Hospital visiting amid a rise in patients suffering the Norovirus winter bug. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) is appealing for visiting to wards to be kept to an “essential minimum”.

January 2, 2014
Tribute to Crewe man killed in A51 Nantwich bypass crash

Tribute to Crewe man killed in A51 Nantwich bypass crash

The man who died when his car and a lorry crashed on the A51 bypass in Nantwich was named today as Richard Hopley. The 56-year-old, from Crewe, was travelling  towards the A500 at Cheerbrook roundabout, Willaston when his car collided with a truck.

December 24, 2013
RSPCA appeal after two young ponies found dumped in Nantwich

RSPCA appeal after two young ponies found dumped in Nantwich

Two young ponies were dumped and left to die in a field in Poole, near Nantwich. The RSPCA say one is a young foal just six to nine months old and 10hh. The other is a young gelding about two years old and 12hh.

December 24, 2013
Man dies in A500 crash which closes Nantwich bypass between Cheerbrook and Peacock

Man dies in A500 crash which closes Nantwich bypass between Cheerbrook and Peacock

A man died when his car collided with a lorry on the A500 bypass in Nantwich. The crash closed the busy single carriageway route between the Cheerbrook and Peacock roundabouts at Willaston.

December 23, 2013
Lorry crash damages bridge at Poole near Nantwich

Lorry crash damages bridge at Poole near Nantwich

A lorry crashed into a bridge which forced a road to be closed near Nantwich. The accident happened on Wettenhall Road in Poole last night (December 19) at about 10pm.

December 20, 2013
Man arrested after police seize drugs from Nantwich house

Man arrested after police seize drugs from Nantwich house

Nantwich Police seized drugs and cash during a raid on a house in the town. Officers from the town’s Neighbourhood Policing Unit executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act on the premises on Hillfield Place.

December 18, 2013
Police launch drivers appeal over Nantwich cyclist A530 death

Police launch drivers appeal over Nantwich cyclist A530 death

Police want to trace two drivers who may be key witnesses to the road accident near Nantwich which killed cyclist Stewart Gandy. Mr Gandy (pictured) was in collision with a lorry as he rode his bike along the A530 Whitchurch Road in Baddington.

December 16, 2013
Strong winds cause road and rail chaos across South Cheshire

Strong winds cause road and rail chaos across South Cheshire

Strong winds and rain have caused chaos across Nantwich and Crewe with several trees blown down. A number of roads have been blocked, sparking long delays on many routes around South Cheshire.

December 5, 2013
Family pays tribute to cyclist killed on A530 near Nantwich

Family pays tribute to cyclist killed on A530 near Nantwich

The family of a cyclist who died in a collision near Nantwich, told how he had only just taken up cycling again after retirement. Stewart Roy Gandy, 65, from Wistaston, died after colliding with a lorry on the A530 Whitchurch Road at Baddington Bridge, Aston.

November 18, 2013
Man quizzed and bailed in connection with A530 Nantwich cyclist death

Man quizzed and bailed in connection with A530 Nantwich cyclist death

A man has been bailed in connection with the death of 65-year-old cyclist Stewart Gandy on the A530 near Nantwich. The 36-year-old man was arrested in Wigan and was quizzed by Cheshire Police officers.

November 15, 2013
A530 cyclist killed near Nantwich named as Stewart Gandy – man arrested

A530 cyclist killed near Nantwich named as Stewart Gandy – man arrested

A cyclist killed in a collision with a lorry on the A530 near Nantwich has been named as Stewart Gandy. The 65-year-old, from Wistaston, was cycling towards Whitchurch near Aston when the crash happened.

November 13, 2013