Post Tagged with: "M6"

Rise in refugee children dumped at Cheshire’s M6 service stations

Rise in refugee children dumped at Cheshire’s M6 service stations

EXCLUSIVE
More children fleeing war-torn countries were abandoned at Cheshire’s M6 service stations in 2017-18 than in every other year this decade.
In a special report, Stephen Topping speaks to those on the front line dealing with rising numbers of young asylum seekers dumped in Cheshire.

August 15, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Four people in court in Crewe over M6 £20 million drugs haul

Four people in court in Crewe over M6 £20 million drugs haul

Four people have appeared at Crewe Magistrates charged in connection with a £20 million drugs haul found in vehicle on the M6 in Cheshire.

Three men and one woman, all from Warrington area, have been remanded in custody to appear at Chester Crown Court on August 31.

August 5, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
£20 million of class A drugs seized in Cheshire

£20 million of class A drugs seized in Cheshire

A massive haul of Class A drugs worth around £20 million has been seized in Cheshire, police have revealed.

Officers stopped two vehicles between Junction 19 and 20 on the M6 northbound in Cheshire.

August 3, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
A500 dualling between Weston and M6 moves step closer

A500 dualling between Weston and M6 moves step closer

The dualling of the A500 between Crewe and the M6 motorway has moved a step closer.

It is one of three major highways schemes planned for Cheshire East which the authority’s Cabinet has agreed.

June 13, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
M6 lorry crash sparks delays on major South Cheshire routes

M6 lorry crash sparks delays on major South Cheshire routes

A lorry smash on the M6 which closed it in both directions has sparked traffic chaos on South Cheshire’s major routes today.

An HGV crashed into the central reservation on the M6 northbound near junction 19 Knutsford.

November 9, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
A500 dual carriageway plan unveiled for public consultation

A500 dual carriageway plan unveiled for public consultation

Plans are now being unveiled to dual the final stretch of the A500 between Shavington bypass and the M6.

Cheshire East Council is to launch a public consultation on the proposals which will involve widening the current single carriageway stretch between the roundabout at the B5472 and the new dual carriageway section near the M6, junction 16.

September 21, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
M6 closure sparks traffic chaos in Crewe and Nantwich

M6 closure sparks traffic chaos in Crewe and Nantwich

Thousands of people were caught up in travel chaos in South Cheshire after the M6 was closed in both directions when two lorries collided.

It caused more than 18,000 litres of corrosive liquid to spill across the carriageway between junctions 18 and 19.

September 8, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

High winds from Storm Doris are causing havoc across Cheshire today, emergency services have warned.

Cheshire Police have received an unprecedented number of calls relating to the storm from 9am today (February 23).

A500 accident sparks chaos for thousands of South Cheshire drivers

A500 accident sparks chaos for thousands of South Cheshire drivers

A serious accident on the A500 caused chaos for thousands of drivers from Crewe and Nantwich during rush hour today (November 7).

The crash between a van and a lorry has closed the A500 at Barthomley in both directions.

November 7, 2016 0 comments Incident, News
Drivers warned over A500 four-day closure

Drivers warned over A500 four-day closure

Thousands of drivers are being warned of a four-day closure of the A500 between Nantwich and the M6.

The single carriageway stretch between Meremoor roundabout at Weston and junction 16 of the motorway is set to close between 7pm and 5am next week.

February 20, 2016 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
M6 motorway in Cheshire to close for bridge and junction repairs

M6 motorway in Cheshire to close for bridge and junction repairs

A £3 million Highways Agency project to repair bridges over the M6 motorway in South Cheshire starts this week.

And it will mean the full closure of southbound and northbound carriageways on some days.

January 20, 2015 1 comment Environment, News
Two men in hospital after M6 motorway crash in Cheshire

Two men in hospital after M6 motorway crash in Cheshire

Two men remain in hospital with serious injuries following the four-vehicle M6 collision near junction 16 exit for Nantwich.

An HGV and three cars were involved in the collision which resulted in a number of casualties trapped in their vehicles.

December 23, 2014 0 comments Incident, News
Man arrested after M6 motorway pile-up near junction 16

Man arrested after M6 motorway pile-up near junction 16

A man has been arrested after a serious crash on the M6 motorway close to junction 16 exit for Crewe and Nantwich.

Five people were injured, two seriously, in the incident which involved two cars and a lorry on the southbound carriageway.

December 22, 2014 0 comments Incident, News