Incident

Man admits murders of ex-wife and her new lover from Wistaston

Man admits murders of ex-wife and her new lover from Wistaston

A man has admitted to the New Year’s Day murders of his ex-wife and her new partner from South Cheshire.

Rhys Hancock appeared at Derby Crown Court today (July 6) via videolink, where he pleaded guilty to the murder of Helen Hancock and Martin Griffiths.

July 6, 2020
Photographer captures menacing funnel cloud over Nantwich

Photographer captures menacing funnel cloud over Nantwich

This spectacular funnel cloud was captured by a Nantwich photographer as it formed menacingly over the town today.

These images, taken from Barony Park area of Nantwich, show the funnel forming at the bottom of towering cumulonimbus storm clouds.

July 1, 2020
Fire crews called to 35ft collapsed garden wall

Fire crews called to 35ft collapsed garden wall

Firefighters from Nantwich and Crewe were called to an incident involving a 35ft collapsed garden wall.

No one was injured or trapped in the incident which happened along Underwood Lane in Crewe yesterday (June 21).

June 21, 2020
Residents wake to dramatic armed police raid on Nantwich estate

Residents wake to dramatic armed police raid on Nantwich estate

Residents on a Nantwich housing estate woke to the drama of an armed police raid today.

Witnesses say they saw as many as 10 armed police officers involved in a raid at a house on Mallard Avenue, on the Malbank Waters estate.

June 12, 2020
Burglars devastate Nantwich businesswoman in £15,000 raid

Burglars devastate Nantwich businesswoman in £15,000 raid

Burglars have devastated a Nantwich businesswoman after breaking in and stealing more than £15,000 of goods in an audacious raid.

Crooks drove and walked across several fields in the middle of the night to carry out the break in at Christine Watson’s “Little Toy Barn” base near Wrenbury.

June 10, 2020
Fire chiefs “cigarette” warning after five deaths in South Cheshire

Fire chiefs “cigarette” warning after five deaths in South Cheshire

Firefighters have warned of the dangers of smoking indoors after two more South Cheshire deaths in fires caused by cigarettes.

Five people have no died in the area since February, including an elderly couple in Nantwich.

June 9, 2020
Angry Nantwich residents paint over racist graffiti in Barony Park

Angry Nantwich residents paint over racist graffiti in Barony Park

Angry Nantwich residents have painted over racist graffiti in Barony Park after a dad’s shocking photo caused an uproar.

Derice Richards took this picture of his young son Walter as they visited Barony Park at the weekend, with the graffiti clearly daubed.

June 8, 2020
A51 Nantwich Bypass closed off as police arrest three in car

A51 Nantwich Bypass closed off as police arrest three in car

The busy A51 Nantwich bypass was closed off in a police incident this afternoon (June 4).

Traffic was stopped in both directions as a large number of police vehicles were seen stopping a car.

June 4, 2020
Nantwich Police vow to crack down on anti-social hotspots

Nantwich Police vow to crack down on anti-social hotspots

Police in Nantwich have vowed to target anti-social “hotspots” in the town’s parks after reports of large gatherings causing problems.

June 4, 2020
American Bulldog put down after attacking man in Nantwich

American Bulldog put down after attacking man in Nantwich

An American Bulldog which attacked a man in Nantwich leaving him with serious injuries, has been put down.

The attack happened at a house on Manor Road North in Nantwich yesterday (June 2) at around 1.50pm.

June 3, 2020
Man seriously injured in dog attack at Nantwich house

Man seriously injured in dog attack at Nantwich house

A Nantwich man was injured and taken to hospital injured after being attacked by a dog today (June 2).

Police say the incident happened at a property on Manor Road North at around 2pm.

June 2, 2020
Willaston councillor “threatened” by men while taking photos of travellers

Willaston councillor “threatened” by men while taking photos of travellers

A councillor says he was “threatened” by angry men as took photos of an unauthorised encampment on The Vagrants in Willaston.

Cllr Allen Gage, Cheshire East for Willaston and Rope, said a number of men rounded on him when he was spotted taking pictures from a distance, one allegedly shouting “delete those, I’ll kill you”.

May 27, 2020
Fire rips through bakery business in Aston near Nantwich

Fire rips through bakery business in Aston near Nantwich

Fire has ripped through a large bakery business in Aston near Nantwich overnight.

Ten crews from across Cheshire were called to the major incident at around 12.30am this morning on Whitchurch Road, Newhall.

May 23, 2020