Incident

Fire chiefs issue hoverboards warning after house fire in Crewe

Fire chiefs issue hoverboards warning after house fire in Crewe

Firefighters are warning people across South Cheshire to be vigilant after a popular electronic children’s toy caused a fire.

Crews were called to reports of a kitchen fire in Smith Grove in Crewe and found the fire had been caused by a self-balancing electronic scooter – commonly known as hoverboards.

June 27, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich man killed after Porsche crashes into canal bridge

Nantwich man killed after Porsche crashes into canal bridge

A Nantwich man has died after his Porsche Boxster careered off the A54 and crashed into a bridge over a canal.

Father-of-four Anthony Hawks, 50, (pictured) was declared dead at the scene by emergency services after the incident on the A54 Bosley Road in Congleton.

June 25, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Family pays tribute to motorcyclist killed on A530 near Alvaston, Nantwich

Family pays tribute to motorcyclist killed on A530 near Alvaston, Nantwich

The family of a motorcyclist killed in an accident on the A530 Middlewich Road near Nantwich has paid tribute to him.

Anthony Rushton (pictured), 58, died after his motorbike collided with a car on the A530 close to the junction with Colleys Lane.

June 25, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Two-vehicle crash closed A51 at Doddington Lake near Nantwich

Two-vehicle crash closed A51 at Doddington Lake near Nantwich

A crash closed the A51 road at Doddington Lake near Nantwich earlier today (June 23).

Emergency services were at the scene of the accident which happened near Bridgemere at around 7.30am today.

June 23, 2018 3 comments Incident, News
Motorcyclist killed in A530 smash near Nantwich named as Anthony Rushton

Motorcyclist killed in A530 smash near Nantwich named as Anthony Rushton

A motorcyclist killed in the two-vehicle smash on the A530 at Alvaston near Nantwich has been named as Anthony Rushton.

The 58-year-old grandad, from Chesterton, was riding along the Middlewich Road when he collided with a blue Mazda 5.

June 21, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Cheshire East Council return to court in bid to move Barony Park travellers

Cheshire East Council return to court in bid to move Barony Park travellers

Council officials are back at magistrates court today in a further bid to evict travellers from their illegal encampments in Nantwich.

A number of travelling families set up camp on Barony Park and nearby Volunteer Fields a week ago.

June 18, 2018 5 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
A530 smash near Alvaston Hall closes Middlewich Road

A530 smash near Alvaston Hall closes Middlewich Road

A serious accident has closed the busy A530 Middlewich Road in Nantwich.

The three-vehicle accident happened close to Alvaston Hall Hotel. An air ambulance has been called.

June 17, 2018 0 comments Incident, News
Burglars steal thousands of pounds of kit from Nantwich Town ground

Burglars steal thousands of pounds of kit from Nantwich Town ground

Burglars have broken in to Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium and stolen equipment worth thousands of pounds.

The break-in happened in the groundsman’s store overnight, the club said.

June 13, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Man killed in A525 Nantwich Road smash named as Tony Dennis, 49

Man killed in A525 Nantwich Road smash named as Tony Dennis, 49

The motorcyclist who died in a collision on the A525 Nantwich Road at Broughall has been named as Tony Dennis.

The 49-year-old, from Maidstone Grove in Stoke-on-Trent, died after a collision at the A525 junction with Catterals Lane on Sunday morning (June 3).

June 6, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Police warning after ‘skimming’ device found on Nantwich cashpoint

Police warning after ‘skimming’ device found on Nantwich cashpoint

Police in Nantwich have issued a warning after this skimming device used by crooks was found attached to a cashpoint in the town.

The device is designed to copy bank account details which thieves can then use to clone a user’s card.

June 4, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Motorcyclist, 49, dies in collision on A525 Nantwich Road at Broughall

Motorcyclist, 49, dies in collision on A525 Nantwich Road at Broughall

A motorcyclist has died in a collision on the A525 Nantwich Road in Broughall.

The incident happened at the junction of Catterals Lane and the A525 at around 10.30am today (Sunday June 3).

June 3, 2018 0 comments Incident, News
Heartbroken wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt pays tribute as murder probe continues

Heartbroken wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt pays tribute as murder probe continues

The wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt who died after an incident outside a village pub, has spoken out about her “immense loss”.

Mr Lovatt was found with serious head injuries outside the Bridge Inn on Shropshire Street on May 25 and died later in hospital.

June 2, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News
Four arrested over death of Audlem man as family pays tribute

Four arrested over death of Audlem man as family pays tribute

The family of an Audlem man who died after a late night incident outside a pub, have paid tribute to him.

Relatives of tragic Adam Lovatt spoke out as police confirmed four people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

May 29, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News