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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
Reaseheath floristry students add colour to RHS Flower Show at Tatton

Reaseheath floristry students add colour to RHS Flower Show at Tatton

Horticulture and floristry students from Nantwich added a splash of colour to the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park.

The Reaseheath College students pooled their talents to design “A Path to the Future” – awarded a silver medal in the Back to Back show garden category.

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table help fund youngster’s electric bike

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table help fund youngster’s electric bike

A youngster with muscular dystrophy is back in the saddle – thanks to funding from Crewe and Nantwich Round Table.

Members raised £600 to help Thomas Robinson’s family pay for a new electric bike which will give the 11-year-old a new lease of life.

July 24, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
New Cheshire Fire training centre costs soar by more than £1.6 million

New Cheshire Fire training centre costs soar by more than £1.6 million

By Stephen Topping
A new training centre for Cheshire’s firefighters has moved a step closer to reality – but its cost has soared by more than £1.6 million.

Members of the Cheshire Fire Authority approved plans for a state-of-the-art training centre in Winsford last September, with the facility expected to cost more than £9 million.

July 24, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Fundraisers provide Leighton Hospital district nurses with new equipment

Fundraisers provide Leighton Hospital district nurses with new equipment

Big-hearted Leighton Hospital fundraisers have helped buy vital new equipment for a group of district nurses.

MCH Charity has bought 14 advanced quality stethoscopes and 18 specialised kit bags for the Eagle Bridge Community Nursing Team, part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP).

July 24, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
One of oldest pre-school groups in Nantwich celebrates anniversary in new base

One of oldest pre-school groups in Nantwich celebrates anniversary in new base

One of the oldest pre-school groups in South Cheshire is celebrating a milestone anniversary at its new base in Nantwich.

Little Crickets, previously known as Nantwich Pre-School Playgroup, has marked a first birthday in its purpose-built base at Highfields Academy on Cumberland Avenue.

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
Motorists warned over “long delays” at busy Wistaston junction

Motorists warned over “long delays” at busy Wistaston junction

By Jonathan White
Motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of more delays as major works begin at a busy Wistaston junction.

Work is due to start today (July 23) at Wistaston Green Road/A530 junction in Wistaston, next to the new ‘Kingfisher Reach’ housing development and the Rising Sun Inn.

July 23, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Village News, Wistaston
Cheshire Wildlife Trust wins extra funding in HS2 Phase 2a battle

Cheshire Wildlife Trust wins extra funding in HS2 Phase 2a battle

Cheshire Wildlife Trust says it has secured more funding to secure landscaping and ecology work when the HS2 rail line is built through South Cheshire.

Members of the trust say they have “received assurances” from the company that their concerns have been taken on-board for Phase 2a of the work.

Former Cheshire East Council officer says tribunal “took its toll” on health

Former Cheshire East Council officer says tribunal “took its toll” on health

By Stephen Topping
A former HR officer who lost her employment tribunal case against Cheshire East Council says she will now rebuild her mental and physical health after a demanding 18 months.

Sue Wallace, of Connah’s Quay, claimed the local authority had unfairly dismissed her in December 2016 because she attempted to highlight a failure to pay the minimum wage to staff who worked ‘sleep-in shifts’ through the whistleblowing process.

July 20, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Crime rises in Cheshire by more than 32%, latest ONS figures show

Crime rises in Cheshire by more than 32%, latest ONS figures show

Crime in Cheshire has risen by more than 32% – a staggering 21,593 offences – according to Office of National Statistics figures

The latest figures released today compares crime recorded between April 2016 and March 2017 with April 2017 and March 2018.

July 19, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire paedophile groomed girl while waiting sentence for child sex offences

South Cheshire paedophile groomed girl while waiting sentence for child sex offences

A 57-year-old South Cheshire paedophile who drove to Bradford to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex as he awaited sentencing for other child sex offences, has been jailed.

Ian Robinson, formally of Stanier Close, Crewe, was sentenced to five years and four months in prison yesterday (July 18).

July 19, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police have hailed an operation targeting rural crime along the A49 corridor a big success.

Operation Tractor saw 10 vehicles taken off the road, red diesel seized and enforcement tickets issued for motoring offences.