Crime

Nantwich town square hosts Cheshire Police video roadshow

Nantwich town square hosts Cheshire Police video roadshow

Nantwich folk gave their views on Cheshire Police plans to save money as a county-wide survey gets underway. Arrol Johnson was among those to use a video booth at a roadshow in Nantwich town square.

December 15, 2011
Cheshire Police welcome new puppy recruits

Cheshire Police welcome new puppy recruits

Cheshire Police welcomed its latest crime-fighting recruits when German Shepherd puppies Spike and Willis arrived for duty. The pair, aged eight and nine weeks old respectively, will be trained as general purpose police dogs.

December 9, 2011
Thieves strike twice at Nantwich Cricket Club

Thieves strike twice at Nantwich Cricket Club

Thieves have struck twice at Nantwich Cricket Club off Whitehouse Lane, stealing a roller and a cellar cooling system. The raid is another example of metal thieves targeting the area, cashing in on the value of scrap metal.

December 7, 2011
Hundreds of Cheshire motorway offenders take police driving course

Hundreds of Cheshire motorway offenders take police driving course

More then 300 drivers caught offending on motorways in Cheshire have taken a course to improve their skills and approach to driving. The classroom-based Motorway Awareness Workshop has been offered to some who committed endorsable offences like speeding, tailgating, or driving vehicles with defective tyres.

December 7, 2011
Nantwich residents can air views on Cheshire Police

Nantwich residents can air views on Cheshire Police

A video booth will be in Nantwich town square later this week, giving residents a chance to air their views on Cheshire Police. Chief Constable Dave Whatton and Cheshire Police Authority have initiated a series of roadshows across the county.

December 5, 2011
Groom pleads guilty to Peckforton Castle wedding blaze

Groom pleads guilty to Peckforton Castle wedding blaze

A groom was warned he faces jail for starting a fire at Peckforton Castle near Nantwich where his wedding reception was being held. Max Kay caused £6 million damage to the venue and sparked a mass evacuation of almost 200 guests and staff, including 11 children.

December 2, 2011
“The Good, Bad and Ugly” Cheshire Police campaign relaunches

“The Good, Bad and Ugly” Cheshire Police campaign relaunches

Cheshire Police’s “The Good, Bad and Ugly” campaign makes a return this Christmas. They are re-launching the campaign for the festive period to drive home the message about alcohol and its consequences.

December 1, 2011
Man jailed for knife attack on South Cheshire trader

Man jailed for knife attack on South Cheshire trader

A man who tried to rob a South Cheshire shop and was overpowered by the shopkeeper, has been jailed. Craig Hughes, 27,  entered News Food and Booze in Crewe with a scarf covering his face and demanded money from the shopkeeper.

November 29, 2011
Nantwich police aim to help town achieve ArcAngel status

Nantwich police aim to help town achieve ArcAngel status

Police in Nantwich are hoping to earn the town ArcAngel status by signing up pub bosses to a safer drinking charter. ArcAngel, which aims to tackle alcohol-related crime, is run by Cheshire Police and agencies including local councils, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and NHS trusts.

November 22, 2011
Cheshire Police warning to scrap metal thieves in Nantwich

Cheshire Police warning to scrap metal thieves in Nantwich

Cheshire Police warned people tempted to steal electrical cables for scrap metal, they could pay with their lives. Thieves have been targeting grids, lead, lightning conductors and risking their lives trying to steal live electricity cables.

November 12, 2011
Residents highlight priorities in Cheshire Police survey

Residents highlight priorities in Cheshire Police survey

Responding to emergency calls should still be the number one priority for police in Cheshire. That’s one of the key messages from people who took part in a Cheshire Police Authority survey.

November 10, 2011
Cheshire Police claim success on tackling anti-social yobs

Cheshire Police claim success on tackling anti-social yobs

Early intervention techniques by Cheshire Police are cracking down on anti-social behaviour, members of Cheshire Police Authority have been told. The number of disorder incidents recorded between April and September dropped to under 25,000, compared with more then 30,100 in the same period last year.

November 7, 2011
Police hunt masked men after Nantwich Road robbery

Police hunt masked men after Nantwich Road robbery

Detectives want witnesses who saw a robbery at a bookmakers in Nantwich Road to come forward. Two masked men entered Corbetts Bookmakers in Nantwich Road, Crewe, and stole cash from the premises.

November 5, 2011