Blitz Fireworks - shop window - witch (1)

Homes, businesses and families across Crewe and Nantwich looked ghoulishly good as people enjoyed Halloween across the region.

And here are some of the most eye-catching sights, as captured by our keen photographer Jonathan White.

Houses on Capenhurst Avenue were a favourite with hanging corpses and monster maze!

Nevis Drive had inflatables and animatronics, while Barn Croft Road featured a giant spider and web and projector showing different Halloween songs.

Verdin Court – raising money for Cheshire Dogs Home – displayed its cauldron and tombstones.

And a special mention should go to the window displays at Blitz Fireworks on Hightown.

House features included skeletons, witches, scarily-dressed mannequins – some headless, ghosts, clowns, cobwebs, coffins, elaborately carved pumpkins, and scary sounds.

Barn Croft Road - giant spiders web (1)

Barn Croft Road – giant spider web

Dozens of families dressed up to trick or treat with costumes including ghosts, witches, bats, werewolves, skeletons, zombies and even a vampire dog!

Local events during Halloween included an adult party with live band and children’s party at The Woodside (Wistaston), Carnevil party and fireworks at The Sydney Arms (Crewe), and a spooky craft fair and the movie Goosebumps at Crewe Lyceum Theatre.

There was a Halloween Howler ten-mile cross country run from Crewe Vagrants in Willaston, organised by South Cheshire Harriers, a Spooktacular fireworks display at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich last weekend, spooky art and tours at Nantwich Museum and Nantwich Police with a display of pumpkins and police officers handing out sweets.

Halloween passed off without any issues, Nantwich Police stating they received just two calls all night of low level anti-social behaviour.

(All pictures by Jonathan White)

Verdin Court - headless figure and tombstone

Verdin Court – headless figure and tombstone

Nevis Drive

Nevis Drive

Halloween Hellraiser 2018 - runners in costume (1)

Halloween Hellraiser 2018 – runners in costume

Blitz Fireworks - shop window - Death figure (1)

Blitz Fireworks – shop window masks

Capenhurst Avenue - monster maze ghost (1)

Capenhurst Avenue – monster maze ghost

The Woodside - adult Halloween party

The Woodside – adult Halloween party

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