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Investigation after house fire on new Nantwich development

Investigation after house fire on new Nantwich development

An investigation is underway after a house fire on the new Kingsbourne housing development in Nantwich last night (Oct 15).

No one was injured in the incident on Olney Place. One mum and her children were able to escape during the blaze.

October 16, 2021
Police seek witnesses after M6 crash closes motorway in Cheshire

Police seek witnesses after M6 crash closes motorway in Cheshire

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious crash on the M6 northbound at junction 16 turn off for Nantwich.

The incident, at around 9.50am today (October 15), involved an HGV, a van and a car.

October 15, 2021
Pupil hit by car on busy Peter De Stapleigh Way in Nantwich

Pupil hit by car on busy Peter De Stapleigh Way in Nantwich

A teenage pupil was injured after being hit by a vehicle as he crossed the busy Peter De Stapleigh Way road in Nantwich.

The 17-year-old, believed to be a Brine Leas School student, was crossing at a cut-through from the Stapeley Gardens estate on his way to school when the accident happened.

October 13, 2021
Rubbish left on Brookfield Park

Police quiz four youths over Brookfield Park “hammers and weapons” incidents

Police have quizzed four youths amid reports a gang armed with hammers and knives threatened people on Brookfield Park in Nantwich.

A number of residents reported incidents on social media, saying masked youths were chasing and threatening park users with weapons at the weekend.

October 11, 2021
RSPCA appeal after cygnet killed by dog at Nantwich Lake

RSPCA appeal after cygnet killed by dog at Nantwich Lake

RSPCA staff have made a plea to dog owners in Nantwich to keep pets on a lead after a cygnet was attacked and killed by Nantwich lake.

This is the shocking image of the cygnet which was brought to RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich earlier today.

October 7, 2021
Knives and cannabis found after teenagers detained in Nantwich

Knives and cannabis found after teenagers detained in Nantwich

Police found knives and cannabis after detaining a group of teenagers in Nantwich town centre.

One 16-year-old boy was pursued by officers after trying to flee the scene after the group were stopped on Swine Market.

October 5, 2021
Willaston councillor lodges police complaint over hate crime incident

Willaston councillor lodges police complaint over hate crime incident

A Willaston councillor has officially complained to Cheshire Police after being told to wait FIVE days before giving a statement about a homophobic assault he suffered.

Cllr Craig Bailey has written to Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner, saying the response shows a “lack of seriousness in tackling hate crime.

September 21, 2021
Willaston councillor may quit after homophobic abuse by youths

Willaston councillor may quit after homophobic abuse by youths

A Willaston councillor says he may quit after suffering a second homophobic assault in the village.

Cllr Craig Bailey says he and his partner Wayne were verbally abused by two youths.

September 18, 2021
Sexual abuse of Cheshire East councillor “disgusting”, says Crime Commissioner

Sexual abuse of Cheshire East councillor “disgusting”, says Crime Commissioner

Sexual abuse targeted at a Cheshire East female councillor has been branded “disgusting” by Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer.

Cllr Charlotte Leach has spoken out about the abuse suffered in phone calls.

September 16, 2021
Police defend handling of M6 crash which left drivers stranded for 12 hours

Police defend handling of M6 crash which left drivers stranded for 12 hours

Police chiefs defended their handling of the impact of the M6 crash this week which left thousands of drivers stranded for up to 12 hours on the motorway in soaring temperatures.

The incident, which resulted in the death of an HGV driver, happened northbound between junctions 17 and 18 when a lorry collided with a railway bridge.

September 9, 2021
Nantwich man, 57, jailed for 22 years for sexually abusing four people

Nantwich man, 57, jailed for 22 years for sexually abusing four people

A 57-year-old man from Nantwich who sexually abused four people has been jailed for 22 years with two further years on prison licence.

Anthony Hulme, of London Road, physically and sexually assaulted two men and two women over a number of years when they were children.

September 9, 2021
Baby and two adults involved in two-vehicle collision in Willaston

Baby and two adults involved in two-vehicle collision in Willaston

A baby was taken to hospital ” as a precaution” after a three-vehicle crash in Willaston near Nantwich.

The accident happened on Cheerbrook Road yesterday (September 7) at around 9am.

September 8, 2021
“Despicable” thieves swipe loved Minion Kevin from Nantwich garden

“Despicable” thieves swipe loved Minion Kevin from Nantwich garden

Despicable thieves have swiped a popular module of a Minion from a Nantwich family’s front garden.

Rob Cooper made “Kevin” the flower planter about four years ago from an old scrap gas bottle.

September 6, 2021