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Fire crews tackle derelict building blaze in Newhall

Fire crews tackle derelict building blaze in Newhall

Fire crews tackled a blaze in a derelict building in Newhall near Nantwich which caused the busy A530 to be closed.

The fire broke out around 9.30am today (January 14) in the first floor of a property on Whitchurch Road.

January 14, 2019
Fire crews battle chimney blaze in Baddington near Nantwich

Fire crews battle chimney blaze in Baddington near Nantwich

Fire crews had to tackle a Christmas Day chimney blaze at a house in Baddington neat Nantwich.

The fire broke out at a property on French Lane, just off Coole Lane, at around 12.20pm yesterday.

December 26, 2018
Santa’s Float is on its way! Round Table unveils Crewe & Nantwich tour

Santa’s Float is on its way! Round Table unveils Crewe & Nantwich tour

Santa’s preparing his Float and gearing up for his annual tour of Crewe and Nantwich!

As always, thousands of families will get a chance to visit him during the tour between December 3 and 18.

November 14, 2018
Two people killed in A530 crash near Nantwich named by police

Two people killed in A530 crash near Nantwich named by police

Two people who died in a horror smash on the A530 near Nantwich have been named as John and Rosemary Patterson, from Nantwich.

The couple were travelling on Whitchurch Road in their black Citroen C4 when it was in collision with a DAF box van.

November 13, 2018
Dashcam appeal as police probe double fatal crash on A530 near Nantwich

Dashcam appeal as police probe double fatal crash on A530 near Nantwich

Police are appealing for anyone with dashcam footage which could help find out why two people died in a horror crash on the A530 near Nantwich.

Two people in their 60s, both from Nantwich, were killed in the accident which happened at 1.46pm on Friday (November 2) on the A530, Whitchurch Road, in Newhall.

November 5, 2018
Police and RSPCA continue to probe dog found dead in Nantwich canal

Police and RSPCA continue to probe dog found dead in Nantwich canal

Police and RSPCA say they are continuing to investigate the death of a dog found in a canal in Nantwich with heavy chains around its body.

The grim discovery was made by walkers by bridge 89 which spans the Shropshire Union Canal south of Marsh Lane and north of the A530 Whitchurch Road.

October 12, 2018
Shed blaze spread to trees and fences on Wistaston street

Shed blaze spread to trees and fences on Wistaston street

A fire in a large shed spread to trees and a fence at a house in Wistaston.

Fire crews were called out to the incident on Millrace Drive at around 6pm last night (May 29).

May 30, 2018
Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

By Stephen Topping
Men and women are expected to live up to 15 years longer in rural areas of Cheshire than in the centre of Crewe.

Latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics highlight an alarming inequality in life expectancy across Cheshire East.

April 9, 2018
Fire crews tackle chimney blaze in Baddiley near Nantwich

Fire crews tackle chimney blaze in Baddiley near Nantwich

Fire crews battled a chimney blaze at a house in the village of Baddiley, near Nantwich.

The fire broke out at about 11pm last night (January 24) at a property on Baddiley Close.

January 25, 2018
Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

The Government’s latest league tables for Nantwich primary schools have been published, rating schools on the improvement shown by pupils in reading, writing and maths.

The tables show the percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard by the end of Key Stage 2 (year 6), compared to where pupils were at the end of Key Stage 1 (year 2).

December 14, 2017
Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

December 11, 2017
Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s hectic schedule visiting Nantwich and Crewe has been unveiled – giving more youngsters than ever a chance to meet Father Christmas.

Crewe & Nantwich District Round Table have released his busy tour around the towns in the run up to the big day.

November 10, 2017
Audlem Lass boat service runner up in national Living Waterways awards

Audlem Lass boat service runner up in national Living Waterways awards

Volunteers running Audlem Lass boat service are celebrating national recognition.

The service, which runs between Audlem and Overwater Marina near Nantwich, has been named runner-up in the national Living Waterways Awards.

October 3, 2017