Incident

Nantwich care home “inadequate” and facing police probe into neglect allegations

Nantwich care home “inadequate” and facing police probe into neglect allegations

A Nantwich care home which was plunged into controversy after the death of one of its missing dementia patients, has been ruled “inadequate” after its latest inspection.

And it has emerged that Brookfield House Care Home, on Shrewbridge Road, is now the centre of a police and local authority investigation into allegations of neglect.

August 15, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Family tribute to motorcyclist killed  in Worleston, Nantwich

Family tribute to motorcyclist killed in Worleston, Nantwich

The family of a motorcyclist who was killed in a collision in Worleston, Nantwich, have released a heartfelt tribute.

Father-of-three William (Billy) Flynn, 55, from Winsford, was killed after a collision between a grey Toyota Aygo and a black and red Yamaha FZS on the B5074, Main Road.

Nantwich man charged with possession of offensive weapon

Nantwich man charged with possession of offensive weapon

A Nantwich man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon after an incident in the town centre.

Carl Hughes, 39, of Tyldesley Way, Nantwich, will face the charge when he is due to appear at Crewe Magistrates on August 30, say Cheshire Police.

August 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Man arrested after street brawl in Nantwich town centre

Man arrested after street brawl in Nantwich town centre

A man has been arrested after a broad daylight street brawl in Nantwich town centre, police confirm.

The incident happened on Waterlode, close to the swimming baths and Harrisons bar at the junction with Welsh Row and High Street.

August 9, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Motorcyclist, 55, dies in road accident in Worleston, Nantwich

Motorcyclist, 55, dies in road accident in Worleston, Nantwich

A motorcyclist has died in a collision on Main Road in Worleston, Nantwich.

Officers from the roads policing unit are appealing for witnesses to the collision between a car and a motorcyclist on the B5074.

Town council backs “effective CCTV” in Nantwich after flower vandals caught

Town council backs “effective CCTV” in Nantwich after flower vandals caught

Town councillors in Nantwich say CCTV is effective in the town after five teenagers were caught on camera vandalising flowers and plants.

Nantwich Police officers were able to identify and trace the youths from the CCTV images catching them in the act in the town square and Pepper Street.

August 7, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
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
Drunken reveller admits to vandalising Nantwich town centre shop

Drunken reveller admits to vandalising Nantwich town centre shop

An embarrassed man has owned up to vandalising a Nantwich town centre shop after CCTV images of the incident were circulated on social media.

The man, from Manchester, contacted John McMillan at Johnsons Printers today after Nantwich News published a story and images yesterday (August 1).

August 2, 2018 5 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich boss’ ultimatum to yobs caught on CCTV vandalising business

Nantwich boss’ ultimatum to yobs caught on CCTV vandalising business

The boss of a Nantwich business has issued an ultimatum to yobs caught on CCTV vandalising his company premises.

John McMillan, who runs Johnsons Printers on Oatmarket in the town centre, released these images of a number of young people near his front door when the damage happened.

August 1, 2018 4 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

A man has been charged with drugs offences following a proactive drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich, say Cheshire Police.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, was arrested at 2pm yesterday (July 31) after officers from Crewe Local Policing Unit stopped a taxi on Wistaston Road.

Burglars target Cheshire Wildlife Trust headquarters at Bickley Hall

Burglars target Cheshire Wildlife Trust headquarters at Bickley Hall

Burglars stole vital equipment and furniture in a raid on Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s headquarters at Bickley Hall Farm.

Staff and volunteers were shocked to discover the raid thought to have happened overnight Friday-Saturday July 27-28.

July 30, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Police have confirmed five teenagers have been traced and questioned over vandalism to Nantwich town centre flowers and planters.

One boy and four girls – aged between 14 and 16 – were traced after officers reviewed CCTV images of the damage caused in the town square and Pepper Street.

July 30, 2018 8 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News