Incident

Lorry jam on Pillory Street causes Nantwich town centre chaos

Lorry jam on Pillory Street causes Nantwich town centre chaos

An HGV driver’s vehicle became jammed on Nantwich’s one-way system causing chaos in the town centre today.

These images show how the lorry was unable to move along Pillory Street in the town due to parked vehicles, including one on double yellow lines.

January 24, 2020
Man jailed for eight years after horror attack on friend in Crewe

Man jailed for eight years after horror attack on friend in Crewe

A man who viciously attacked his friend who he had been staying with in Crewe, has been jailed for eight years.

Sylvester Aksamit, 40, had been living with the victim in the Mount Pleasant area of the town for months when he launched the assault.

January 23, 2020
Company pleads guilty after Nantwich man loses thumb in accident

Company pleads guilty after Nantwich man loses thumb in accident

A company where a Nantwich man and former professional footballer lost a thumb in an industrial accident, has pleaded guilty in court.

Tony Gallimore, originally from Nantwich, was badly injured in the incident at the Seachill factory in Grimsby, where he lives after retiring from football.

January 21, 2020
Woman dies day after collision with lorry in Crewe

Woman dies day after collision with lorry in Crewe

A woman who was hit by a lorry as she walked on a busy road in Crewe has died, police confirmed.

The 37-year-old pedestrian involved in the collision on the Haslington Bypass near to Crewe Green roundabout shortly before 1.52am on Tuesday (January 14).

January 17, 2020
Driver trapped after A525 crash between Whitchurch and Nantwich

Driver trapped after A525 crash between Whitchurch and Nantwich

A driver was taken to hospital after a serious two-car accident on the A525 between Whitchurch and Nantwich.

The incident happened at around 8.30am today (January 14) close to the turning for Ash and New Woodhouses.

January 14, 2020
19th century mansion near Nantwich badly damaged in fire

19th century mansion near Nantwich badly damaged in fire

A 19th century timber framed mansion near Nantwich has been badly damaged by fire.

Crews across Cheshire were called to the blaze at Tilstone Fearnall on Nantwich Road, south of Tarporley.

January 13, 2020
Man found dead in Crewe flat identified by police

Man found dead in Crewe flat identified by police

A man found dead in a flat in Crewe, sparking a murder investigation, has been identified.

Mariusz Mokras, 41, who lived in Crewe and was originally from Poland, was found dead on January 3 in a flat on Lord Street.

January 10, 2020
Woman rescued at Bickerton after steep fall

Woman rescued at Bickerton after steep fall

A woman had to be rescued by fire crews after plunging down a steep bank at Bickerton near Nantwich.

Fire crews from Nantwich were called out at around 3.40pm yesterday (January 9) to Coppermine Lane, Bickerton, a popular spot for walkers.

January 10, 2020
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Wistaston off licence targeted TWICE by robbers, say police

An off licence in Wistaston has been targeted twice by robbers in four days, police revealed.

Bargain Booze on Kings Drive was raided on Saturday January 4 and again last night (January 8).

January 9, 2020
Murder probe launched after man found dead in Crewe flat

Murder probe launched after man found dead in Crewe flat

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead in a flat in Crewe, police have confirmed.

Officers were informed a man had been found with serious injuries at a flat in Lord Street at around 9.40pm on Friday (January 3).

January 6, 2020
Man stabbed to death with partner was from South Cheshire

Man stabbed to death with partner was from South Cheshire

A man found stabbed to death on New Year’s Day in Derbyshire was originally from South Cheshire, it has emerged.

Martin Griffiths, a former Shavington High School pupil, was found dead with his partner Helen Hancock (nee Almey) at a house in Duffield.

January 4, 2020
Fire crews battle blaze in three-storey Crewe block of flats

Fire crews battle blaze in three-storey Crewe block of flats

Six people escaped as fire crews battled a blaze in a three-storey building containing multiple flats in Crewe.

Two were treated at the scene of the fire on Edleston Road which broke out shortly after midday yesterday (January 1)

January 2, 2020
Police hunt gang after dog walker attacked in Crewe

Police hunt gang after dog walker attacked in Crewe

Detectives are hunting a gang of men who attacked a man walking his dog in Crewe.

The 38-year-old victim was walking his dog on a path off Doddington Road when a group of males approached him.

December 31, 2019