Incident

Norovirus bug forces Brine Leas school in Nantwich to close

Norovirus bug forces Brine Leas school in Nantwich to close

The norovirus winter sickness bug is sweeping through a Nantwich school, forcing it to close.

Brine Leas Academy headteacher David Cole made the rare decision to shut the school tomorrow (December 13) after consulting with health chiefs.

December 12, 2019
Police arrest man in hunt for suspect exposing himself in Queens Park

Police arrest man in hunt for suspect exposing himself in Queens Park

A man from Crewe has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure in connection with incidents in the Queens Park area.

He has been released on conditional bail pending further inquiries.

November 25, 2019
Burglars steal copper piping haul in raid on Calveley business

Burglars steal copper piping haul in raid on Calveley business

Burglars raided a business property under construction in Calveley near Nantwich and made off with a haul of copper piping.

Cheshire Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the incident at around 12.30am today (Friday 22 November).

November 22, 2019
Men raid Nantwich service station and steal ATM cash machine

Men raid Nantwich service station and steal ATM cash machine

Two men raided a Nantwich petrol station and escaped with an ATM cash machine, police say.

The men targeted the service station at Wardle on the A51 before heading off in a Land Rover-style vehicle towards Nantwich.

November 19, 2019
Girl is hit by the man

CCTV captures moment schoolgirl barged to ground by man in Nantwich

Police say there will be no further action against a man allegedly seen knocking a schoolgirl to the ground in the street in Nantwich.

A video circulating on social media has been seen by thousands showing the incident.

November 18, 2019
WARNING DISTRESSING IMAGES – Man guilty of stabbing dog and leaving her to drown in Nantwich canal

WARNING DISTRESSING IMAGES – Man guilty of stabbing dog and leaving her to drown in Nantwich canal

A man has been banned from keeping animals for 10 years after he stabbed his poorly dog twice and chained a heavy weight around her body and left her drowning in a canal in Nantwich.

Brendan Murphy, 52, who lives on a barge on the Shropshire Union Canal, was found guilty of three animal welfare offences when he appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court.

November 18, 2019
Police warning over man exposing himself in Queens Park

Police warning over man exposing himself in Queens Park

Police are hunting a  man who has been exposing himself to people in Queens Park area of Crewe.

Officers are advising residents to be vigilant following reports of the suspicious activity in Queens Park and the Victoria Avenue area.

November 15, 2019
Vehicle destroyed in blaze parked by house in Calveley

Vehicle destroyed in blaze parked by house in Calveley

A car parked next to a house in Calveley near Nantwich was destroyed in a blaze.

The fire happened on Calveley Hall Lane shortly before 6am on Tuesday (November 12).

November 14, 2019
Third arrest made in serious assault incident in Nantwich house

Third arrest made in serious assault incident in Nantwich house

Police have made a third arrest in connection with an assault in Nantwich which left the victim with serious head injuries.

A 26-year-old man from St Helens has now been arrested and he has been released on conditional bail, Cheshire Police confirmed today.

November 8, 2019
Elderly couple lose £2,000 in Nantwich distraction theft

Elderly couple lose £2,000 in Nantwich distraction theft

Police in Nantwich have warned residents to be on guard after revealing how an elderly couple had £2,000 stolen while out shopping at Sainsbury’s.

Officers told councillors at a Nantwich Town Council meeting that distraction thefts are likely to rise in the run up to Christmas.

November 8, 2019
Flood warning and alerts in place for River Weaver in Nantwich

Flood warning and alerts in place for River Weaver in Nantwich

The Environment Agency has reinstated a Flood Warning on the River Weaver in Nantwich after 24 hours of persistent rain.

River levels have risen at the Shrewbridge river gauge as a result of the rain, and a warning was put in place at around 5am today (November 8).

November 8, 2019
Thousands caught up in M6 chaos after two crashes in Cheshire

Thousands caught up in M6 chaos after two crashes in Cheshire

Two separate crashes on the M6 in Cheshire left thousands of motorists in long tailbacks today.

The driver managed to escape this crash which left a vehicle on its side on the southbound carriageway between junctions 19 and 18 at around 8.30am.

November 7, 2019