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Nantwich man jailed for coughing and spitting in police officer’s face

Nantwich man jailed for coughing and spitting in police officer’s face

A Nantwich man has been jailed for deliberately spitting and coughing in the face of a police officer as he was being arrested.

Liam Terry, aged 31, from Cronkinson Oak, was jailed for eight months for the incident which happened on Friday night in Maplins Moss Place in Crewe.

March 31, 2020
Man wanted in connection with Nantwich dad’s murder extradited to UK

Man wanted in connection with Nantwich dad’s murder extradited to UK

A man wanted in connection with the murder of a Nantwich dad almost 17 years ago has been extradited to the UK, Cheshire Police have confirmed.

Christopher Guest More Jr was wanted in connection with the death of Brian Waters, from Stapeley, who died at a farm in near Knutsford in 2003.

March 30, 2020
Discarded smoking materials sparked deadly Nantwich fire

Discarded smoking materials sparked deadly Nantwich fire

An investigation into a fire which killed a Nantwich couple has found it was started by discarded smoking materials.

Beryl Cooper, 80, and Peter Cooper, 82, were found unresponsive at their bungalow on Mount Close in Nantwich in February.

March 18, 2020
Second death at Leighton Hospital of Coronavirus patient

Second death at Leighton Hospital of Coronavirus patient

A second person has died at Leighton Hospital after testing positive for Coronavirus, officials have confirmed.

March 17, 2020
Nantwich secondary schools scale back as staffing hit by Coronavirus crisis

Nantwich secondary schools scale back as staffing hit by Coronavirus crisis

Secondary schools in Nantwich are being forced to scale back teaching and ask pupils to study at home as they are hit by staffing problems caused by the Coronavirus crisis.

March 17, 2020
Leighton Hospital patient with COVID-19 has died

Leighton Hospital patient with COVID-19 has died

A Leighton Hospital patient who tested positive for COVID-19 has died, the hospital trust confirmed today.

The man, who was in his 60s, had underlying health conditions.

March 16, 2020
Boy, 16, sentenced to 6 months’ detention after Crewe stabbing

Boy, 16, sentenced to 6 months’ detention after Crewe stabbing

A 16-year-old boy from Crewe has been sentenced to youth detention after admitting stabbing a stranger in the abdomen in broad daylight.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, caused a serious internal injury to his victim.

March 12, 2020
19th century mansion blaze near Tarporley caused by electrical fault

19th century mansion blaze near Tarporley caused by electrical fault

A large blaze which badly damaged a 19th century mansion near Tarporley was caused by an electrical fault, says Cheshire Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters investigating say it was “most probable” cause after flames ripped through Tilstone House on Nantwich Road last month.

February 26, 2020
Building fire in Nantwich started in light fitting

Building fire in Nantwich started in light fitting

A fire in a building in Nantwich was started by a faulty light fitting, say Cheshire fire crews

The fire broke out in a property on Monks Lane in Nantwich at around 5pm on Thursday (February 20).

February 22, 2020
Two Nantwich house burglaries linked, warn police

Two Nantwich house burglaries linked, warn police

Detectives warned Nantwich residents today after saying two house burglaries in the town within hours of each other are linked.

The first happened on Birchin Lane while the householders were still asleep upstairs.

February 21, 2020
Firefighters tackle van fire in Nantwich

Firefighters tackle van fire in Nantwich

Firefighters from Nantwich tackled a fire which damaged a van in Nantwich.

The fire broke out at around 8.30am yesterday (February 17) on London Road.

February 18, 2020
Clarks in Nantwich says staff member being tested for Coronavirus

Clarks in Nantwich says staff member being tested for Coronavirus

Clarks in Nantwich has confirmed the store is currently closed while a staff member is undergoing tests for suspected Coronavirus.

The store on High Street was closed on Friday and yesterday, with a notice on the door saying “due to unforeseen circumstances.”

February 16, 2020
Flood warnings issued for River Weaver in Nantwich

Flood warnings issued for River Weaver in Nantwich

Flood warnings have been issued today for the River Weaver in the Nantwich area, after heavy rains from Storm Dennis.

Rain over the past 24-36 hours will leave the Weaver levels dangerously high, say the Environment Agency.

February 16, 2020