Incident

Crash closes road near Reaseheath in Nantwich

Crash closes road near Reaseheath in Nantwich

An accident has closed the busy B5074 Main Road near Reaseheath College in Nantwich.

The incident happened shortly before 9am today.

March 11, 2019
Kitchen scam couple who targeted Cheshire victims found guilty

Kitchen scam couple who targeted Cheshire victims found guilty

A married couple who conned Cheshire victims out of thousands in a kitchen scam, have been sentenced in court for multiple fraud offences.

Kevin Cairns, 45, and Gillian Cairns, 46, pretended to run kitchen and furniture companies and duped victims from Cheshire and America into paying large sums of money for work that was never carried out.

March 5, 2019
South Cheshire man handed Criminal Behaviour Order for string of offences

South Cheshire man handed Criminal Behaviour Order for string of offences

A Crewe man known locally as “Spider” has been handed a criminal behaviour order after being convicted of a string of offences.

Paul Whyte, of no fixed abode, was handed the three-year banning order at South Cheshire Magistrates Court, forbidding him from large areas of the town.

March 4, 2019
Flat fire in Nantwich leaves one person in hospital

Flat fire in Nantwich leaves one person in hospital

A flat fire in Baronia Place, Nantwich has left one person in hospital.

The blaze broke out shortly after 5pm yesterday (Sunday March 3)

March 4, 2019
Police release CCTV images in hunt for Nantwich burglar

Police release CCTV images in hunt for Nantwich burglar

Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with a burglary in Nantwich.

A man entered a house on Welsh Row and stole a laptop and a wallet at around 3.15pm on Saturday February 16.

February 26, 2019
Armed robber jailed for 4 years after Game store raid in Crewe

Armed robber jailed for 4 years after Game store raid in Crewe

An armed robber who terrified staff at the Game store in Crewe has been jailed.

Matthew Hurst, of no fixed address but from Crewe, was sentenced to four years in prison at Chester Crown Court.

February 21, 2019
Baby hamsters found dumped in box on park bench in Crewe

Baby hamsters found dumped in box on park bench in Crewe

Six baby hamsters are recovering in RSPCA care in Nantwich after they were found dumped in a box on a bench in Crewe.

Council workers found the Syrian hamsters in the discarded box in Queens Park on Tuesday (February 12), and took them to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre on London Road.

February 14, 2019
Anger as fly-tippers dump rubbish next to airman’s memorial in Nantwich

Anger as fly-tippers dump rubbish next to airman’s memorial in Nantwich

Fly-tippers have dumped a pile of rubbish just yards from the airman’s memorial in Nantwich.

The rubbish was found dumped by walkers earlier today close to the site by the River Weaver, off Shrewbridge Road.

February 11, 2019
Police launch fox hunt probe in Nantwich after animal found dead

Police launch fox hunt probe in Nantwich after animal found dead

Police have launched an investigation into suspected illegal fox hunting near Nantwich after a fox was found dead.

Officers say they received reports of a fox being killed at a hunt on land at Hack Green, near Nantwich, at around 3pm today (February 5).

February 5, 2019
South Cheshire woman jailed for running over two victims in revenge attack

South Cheshire woman jailed for running over two victims in revenge attack

A South Cheshire woman who deliberately ran over two other women as part of a revenge attack has been jailed.

Kim Venables, of Elizabeth Street, Crewe, was sentenced to nine years and nine months in prison at Chester Crown Court yesterday (February 4).

February 5, 2019
Man trapped after crash at Reaseheath near Nantwich closes A51

Man trapped after crash at Reaseheath near Nantwich closes A51

A man had to be cut free from his car today after a smash off the A51 near Nantwich closed the road.

The incident happened at around 11.45am and involved one vehicle on the busy route close to Reaseheath College.

February 4, 2019
Girl, 14, arrested after police car chase through Nantwich

Girl, 14, arrested after police car chase through Nantwich

A teenage girl was arrested after Cheshire Police scrambled a helicopter during a car chase in Nantwich.

Officers were called after reports of a vehicle taken from an address in South Cheshire at around 12.48pm yesterday (February 3).

February 4, 2019
Dog walker finds gun in South Cheshire street

Dog walker finds gun in South Cheshire street

A gun has been found by a man walking his dog in Crewe, say police.

The handgun was hidden in an alleyway between McNeill Avenue and Barnabas Avenue.

February 2, 2019