Post Tagged with: "Crewe"

Crewe winning HS2 station bid as Rail College goes to Birmingham

Crewe winning HS2 station bid as Rail College goes to Birmingham

Crewe looks to be winning the race to secure a second phase of the HS2 rail line, despite a specialist college linked to the project going to Birmingham.

Reports suggest chairman of HS2 Sir David Higgins is set to announce that the second phase linking to the North West should run through South Cheshire rather than Stoke-on-Trent.

October 5, 2014 0 comments Business, Business
Two people stabbed and man arrested in Crewe town centre attacks

Two people stabbed and man arrested in Crewe town centre attacks

Two people have been attacked and stabbed in front of stunned shoppers in Crewe town centre today, police have confirmed.

One man has been arrested and dozens of officers have cordoned off a large area of the town.

August 16, 2014 0 comments Incident, News
Police hunt armed robber who targeted two South Cheshire stores

Police hunt armed robber who targeted two South Cheshire stores

Detectives are an hunting armed robber who struck twice in one night in South Cheshire. The first happened at a takeaway on Earle Street in Crewe when a man armed with a knife demanding cash, but he left empty-handed.

July 2, 2014 0 comments Crime, News
Nantwich motorcyclist, 51, seriously injured in Crewe collision

Nantwich motorcyclist, 51, seriously injured in Crewe collision

A motorcyclist from Nantwich was seriously injured after a collision with a car in Crewe. The 51-year-old biker suffered serious leg injuries in the accident on Mill Street, close to its junction with Herdman Street.

April 23, 2014 1 comment Incident, Latest
Major blaze battled by 25 firefighters at Hutchins in Crewe

Major blaze battled by 25 firefighters at Hutchins in Crewe

Fire crews from across South Cheshire have been battling a major blaze at a store in Crewe today (Janaury 27). More than 20 firefighters are on the scene of the blaze at Hutchins horticultural supplies on Herbert Street.

January 27, 2014 0 comments Environment, Incident, Latest
Halloween House attracts visitors from across South Cheshire

Halloween House attracts visitors from across South Cheshire

By Jonathan White Families from miles around travelled to take a peek at South Cheshire’s most spooky house during Halloween. Richard Stack and James Jones created this amazing scary Halloween house on Minshull New Road in Crewe.

South Cheshire man, 20, dies after street “altercation”

South Cheshire man, 20, dies after street “altercation”

Cheshire Police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old South Cheshire man. Jake Mellor died in hospital a few days after being involved in an “altercation” with another man in a Crewe street.

May 20, 2013 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest
Preview: Indie band Dirty Bullets at The Box in Crewe

Preview: Indie band Dirty Bullets at The Box in Crewe

Indie rockers 12 Dirty Bullets will bring their explosive set out of the capital to The Box in Crewe on March 22. The band are on the road again after their first successful tour saw them take on 50 dates in the US tour over more than two months.

March 15, 2013 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Hundreds brave rain for Crewe Christmas Lights switch on

Hundreds brave rain for Crewe Christmas Lights switch on

By Jonathan White Hundreds braved the rain and wind to watch the annual Crewe Christmas lights switch-on in the main square. The cast of Cinderella from the Lyceum Theatre pantomime began the countdown and switched on with Mayor of Crewe Peggy Martin.

November 23, 2012 0 comments Bunbury, Human Interest, Latest, News, Shavington
Story in pictures – our Olympic Torchbearers in Crewe

Story in pictures – our Olympic Torchbearers in Crewe

Among the nine Olympic Torchbearers who carried the Flame through Crewe today were three homegrown residents. Nantwichnews contributors captured them with these great pictures during their historic journeys around the town.

May 31, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Thousands line rainy streets to see Olympic Torch in Crewe

Thousands line rainy streets to see Olympic Torch in Crewe

Thousands have braved the rain this morning to cheer on the Olympic Torch along the streets of Crewe. This picture sent in by Nantwichnews reader Craig Buckley shows the torch along Edleston Road during its journey through South Cheshire at around 8.15am today (May 31).

May 31, 2012 4 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Police appeal to South Cheshire public after sex attack

Police appeal to South Cheshire public after sex attack

Police are appealing to the public for help after a serious sex attack in South Cheshire left a 28-year-old woman traumatised. The woman was taken against her will outside a house in Catherine Street, Crewe, and subjected to sexual assaults.

February 10, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Hundreds march in Cheshire towns on national strike day

Hundreds march in Cheshire towns on national strike day

Hundreds of public sector workers in Cheshire took to the streets of Crewe and Chester during the national strike. Members of many of the major unions were involved in the rallies through the town centres in a protest over Government plans to reform pensions.

December 1, 2011 0 comments Latest, News