Crime

Driver jailed for causing A500 crash which killed Willaston man

Driver jailed for causing A500 crash which killed Willaston man

A man has been jailed after his light goods vehicle crashed head on with a van on the A500, killing the Willaston driver.

Adam Daniel Staley, 35, was driving towards Crewe on the A500 at Barthomley when he crashed into a van driven by Neil Dey (pictured), 31, who was heading towards Stoke.

Nantwich police to tackle teenage drugs activity by River Weaver

Nantwich police to tackle teenage drugs activity by River Weaver

Police have vowed to tackle drugs activity in an area of Nantwich after finding a 15-year-old girl in possession of cannabis.

Residents reported seeing teenagers selling and using drugs around the sandbank area in front of the riverside properties near Mill Island.

July 13, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News
Police called after man seen with gun at Nantwich property

Police called after man seen with gun at Nantwich property

Police were called to reports of a man wielding a gun at a property in Nantwich earlier today (July 10).

The alarm was raised at 3.50am amid reports of a man with a gun going into a property at Baronia Place in Nantwich.

July 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Timber firm boss welcomes jail sentence for Nantwich man who swindled business

Timber firm boss welcomes jail sentence for Nantwich man who swindled business

The chairman of a timber company has welcomed a jail sentence for a former director from Nantwich who swindled the firm out of thousands of pounds.

Nigel Bacon (pictured), 53, of Newbold Way, was sentenced to 32 months in prison at Caernarfon Crown Court after he admitted defrauding Clifford Jones Timber, the UK’s largest manufacturer of fence posts.

July 5, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Car blaze in Willaston being treated as arson

Car blaze in Willaston being treated as arson

A car fire in Willaston near Nantwich is being treated as suspicious, fire chiefs confirmed.

The blaze broke out on Green Lane in Willaston at around 10.30pm last night (July 4).

July 5, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
50,000 cigarettes seized in South Cheshire crackdown on illegal tobacco

50,000 cigarettes seized in South Cheshire crackdown on illegal tobacco

Suspected illegal cigarettes and tobacco worth more than £12,000 have been found in raids in South Cheshire.

More than 50,000 cigarettes were uncovered during raids by Cheshire East Council trading standards officers on properties in Crewe and Macclesfield.

June 26, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Burglars steal thousands of pounds of kit from Nantwich Town ground

Burglars steal thousands of pounds of kit from Nantwich Town ground

Burglars have broken in to Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium and stolen equipment worth thousands of pounds.

The break-in happened in the groundsman’s store overnight, the club said.

June 13, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Owner jailed over South Cheshire wedding venue fire safety breach

Owner jailed over South Cheshire wedding venue fire safety breach

A businessman and owner of a 14th century South Cheshire wedding venue has been jailed for 20 months for breaching serious fire safety rules.

Mohammed Isaq, 56, of Davenport Hall, Hale Barns, pleaded guilty to nine charges which relate to his Haslington Hall venue near Crewe.

June 10, 2018 1 comment Crime, Environment, News
Police warning after ‘skimming’ device found on Nantwich cashpoint

Police warning after ‘skimming’ device found on Nantwich cashpoint

Police in Nantwich have issued a warning after this skimming device used by crooks was found attached to a cashpoint in the town.

The device is designed to copy bank account details which thieves can then use to clone a user’s card.

June 4, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Banned football fans in South Cheshire to surrender passports before World Cup

Banned football fans in South Cheshire to surrender passports before World Cup

Banned football fans across Cheshire have been ordered to surrender their passports this week ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

Twenty-three fans who are subject of a football banning order must hand in their passports today or tomorrow as part of that order to prevent them from travelling to Russia.

June 4, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Heartbroken wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt pays tribute as murder probe continues

Heartbroken wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt pays tribute as murder probe continues

The wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt who died after an incident outside a village pub, has spoken out about her “immense loss”.

Mr Lovatt was found with serious head injuries outside the Bridge Inn on Shropshire Street on May 25 and died later in hospital.

June 2, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News
Four arrested over death of Audlem man as family pays tribute

Four arrested over death of Audlem man as family pays tribute

The family of an Audlem man who died after a late night incident outside a pub, have paid tribute to him.

Relatives of tragic Adam Lovatt spoke out as police confirmed four people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

May 29, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News
Man, 45, found with serious injuries outside Audlem pub has died, police say

Man, 45, found with serious injuries outside Audlem pub has died, police say

A 45-year-old man who was found with serious injuries outside an Audlem pub has died, Nantwich Police have confirmed.

The cause of death is still unknown, however police are treating the death as suspicious.

May 25, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News