Incident

Man released as police drop serious sexual assault probe in Nantwich

Man released as police drop serious sexual assault probe in Nantwich

A 19-year-old Nantwich man arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault in Nantwich has been released without charge.

Cheshire Police confirmed today the complainant, aged 21, has now withdrawn the allegation.

March 26, 2018 3 comments Crime, Incident, News
Police arrest drivers suspected of drink and drug offences in Nantwich

Police arrest drivers suspected of drink and drug offences in Nantwich

A number of drivers have been arrested on suspicion of drink and drug driving offences in Nantwich in the last 24 hours.

Police say four arrests were made for drink driving in the town – including one who tested FOUR and a HALF times over the legal limit.

March 25, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Wistaston man in hospital after electric blanket sparks bedroom fire

Wistaston man in hospital after electric blanket sparks bedroom fire

A man was taken to hospital after a bedroom blaze caused by an electric blanket at a house in Wistaston.

Fire crews were called out at 2.30am today (March 21) to a property on Broughton Lane, Wistaston

March 21, 2018 0 comments Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
RSPCA appeal as cat killed after being “peppered” in air gun attack

RSPCA appeal as cat killed after being “peppered” in air gun attack

This horrific image shows how a defenceless cat was “peppered” with 10 air gun pellets in a brutal attack in South Cheshire.

The male, black cat was found collapsed on a grass verge by the side of Middlewich Road, close to Bentley Motors in Crewe.

March 19, 2018 3 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Shropshire Union Canal embankment collapse leaves boats stranded

Shropshire Union Canal embankment collapse leaves boats stranded

An embankment collapse on the Shropshire Union Canal between Nantwich and Middlewich has left boats stranded and drained a large stretch of the waterway.

The incident has closed the canal between Wardle Lock and Stanthorne Lock, south of Middlewich.

March 16, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Woman, 45, found dead at address on Pillory Street, Nantwich

Woman, 45, found dead at address on Pillory Street, Nantwich

A 45-year-old woman has been found dead by police called to a property on Pillory Street in Nantwich.

The woman was discovered at the address close to Pall Mall at around 7.30am on Saturday March 10.

March 12, 2018 2 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich boy, 13, saved firefighter dad with CPR and kiss of life in sea drama

Nantwich boy, 13, saved firefighter dad with CPR and kiss of life in sea drama

A firefighter owes his life to his 13-year-old Nantwich son who gave him CPR and the kiss of life during a dramatic incident at sea off Anglesey.

Young Joe Rowlands, of Snowcrest Place, Stapeley, was kayaking in Ynys Dulas off Lligwy beach with his dad Paul when their sit-on kayak started taking on water.

March 8, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News, Stapeley
Police probe after fire crews tackle car blaze in Nantwich field

Police probe after fire crews tackle car blaze in Nantwich field

Police and fire crews were called to a vehicle blaze in a field in Nantwich.

The incident happened shortly after 6.30pm last night (March 5) off Crewe Road.

March 6, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich pensioner, 76, targeted by distraction theft gang

Nantwich pensioner, 76, targeted by distraction theft gang

A 76-year-old woman fell victim to a distraction theft in Nantwich town centre, police have warned.

The elderly victim was approached by a man and woman in the Home and Bargain store on Beam Street, who engaged her in conversation before leaving.

March 1, 2018 2 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich rail passengers stranded as Arriva Trains Wales runs out of trains

Nantwich rail passengers stranded as Arriva Trains Wales runs out of trains

Hundreds of rail travellers in Nantwich and Crewe have been left stranded after Arriva Trains Wales pulled services because they “ran out of trains”.

It’s believed rail chiefs have been told that a number of trains were potentially ‘damaged’ by running over a faulty set of points in Wales overnight.

February 28, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Mobility scooter needed police escort after A500 wrong turn in Nantwich

Mobility scooter needed police escort after A500 wrong turn in Nantwich

A man on a mobility scooter needed a police escort after he took a wrong turn on to the busy A500 dual carriageway near Nantwich.

Officers were alerted when people reported the scooter motoring along the A500 close to the Cheerbrook roundabout between Nantwich and Shavington.

February 27, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Man arrested after 89-year-old pedestrian dies in collision with car

Man arrested after 89-year-old pedestrian dies in collision with car

A man has been arrested after an 89-year-old woman died following a collision with a car on a busy South Cheshire road.

The woman was in collision with a blue Mini on Hungerford Road in Crewe on Sunday (February 18).

February 22, 2018 0 comments Incident, News
Nantwich man, 51, attacked by gang of youths in Crewe

Nantwich man, 51, attacked by gang of youths in Crewe

A Nantwich man was repeatedly punched, kicked and hit with a tree branch by youths as he walked through a park in Crewe, police said.

The 51-year-old victim was assaulted by the teenagers in an attempted robbery in an area known locally as Collinbrook Fields at around 6.15pm last night (February 21).

February 22, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News