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Environment Agency places River Weaver in Nantwich on Flood Warning

Environment Agency places River Weaver in Nantwich on Flood Warning

The River Weaver in Nantwich has been placed on Flood Warning by the Environment Agency. Persistent and heavy rain for several days has seen river levels rise as it flows from the A51 near Reaseheath through the town to Shrewbridge Lodge and Nantwich Lake.

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs have unveiled plans to change the way large areas of South Cheshire are covered by crews and appliances. Proposals, which aim to save up to £7 million over the next eight years, include a new station at Alsager and possibly adding a second station in Crewe.

Police hunt attacker after road rage assault in Nantwich

Police hunt attacker after road rage assault in Nantwich

A driver was punched in the face during a terrifying road rage attack at a busy Nantwich junction. The assault happened as the victim waited in his car at the traffic lights of Peter de Stapleigh Way and London Road.

November 7, 2012 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest
Nantwich police car ploughed into tree during supermarket burglary call out

Nantwich police car ploughed into tree during supermarket burglary call out

Two police officers injured when their car smashed into a tree in Nantwich were responding to reports of a supermarket burglary, it has emerged. The officers suffered head injuries when their marked vehicle careered off Beam Street and into a tree.

November 7, 2012 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest
BREAKING NEWS…Two police officers injured in Nantwich road accident

BREAKING NEWS…Two police officers injured in Nantwich road accident

Two police officers are in hospital after their marked vehicle was involved in a road accident in Nantwich. Cheshire Police confirmed the accident happened at the traffic lights junction of Beam Street, Barony Road and Millstone Lane.

November 7, 2012 0 comments Incident
Pensioner injured in A534 garden crash at Acton, Nantwich

Pensioner injured in A534 garden crash at Acton, Nantwich

A pensioner was taken to hospital after her car ploughed off a road in Nantwich and crashed into a garden. The 73-year-old woman was driving along the A534 through Acton from Nantwich when the accident happened on a sharp bend.

November 1, 2012 0 comments Acton, Incident, Latest
Two trapped under car after A534 accident in Faddiley

Two trapped under car after A534 accident in Faddiley

Two people were trapped under a car after a collision on a busy road near Nantwich. The accident involved a motorbike and a car on the A534 Wrexham Road in the village of Faddiley.

October 31, 2012 0 comments Incident, News
Cheshire fire crews’ candle warning after Crewe house blaze

Cheshire fire crews’ candle warning after Crewe house blaze

Nantwich families are being urged to take care with candles after a fire at a house in Crewe. Firefighters believe the blaze, which left one person injured, was caused by “careless use” of candles.

October 30, 2012 0 comments Incident, News
Cheese lorry hedge crash blocks busy Nantwich road

Cheese lorry hedge crash blocks busy Nantwich road

A lorry loaded with cheese got into a pickle when it crashed into a hedge on a busy Nantwich road. Police say the 44-tonne wagon swerved to avoid another vehicle before crashing on Main Road, in Worleston, Nantwich.

October 12, 2012 2 comments Incident, Latest, Reaseheath & Worleston
School bus accident outside Stapeley Broad Lane Primary

School bus accident outside Stapeley Broad Lane Primary

A bus ferrying youngsters to a Nantwich primary school was hit by a car outside the school gates today. Youngsters were getting off the bus parked outside Stapeley Broad Lane School when it was hit from behind.

FLOOD PICTURES: River Weaver bursts banks in Nantwich

FLOOD PICTURES: River Weaver bursts banks in Nantwich

These remarkable pictures show the extent of localised flooding in Nantwich after the River Weaver burst its banks. Sent in by Nantwichnews readers Jonathan White and Paul Radbone, the pictures show almost all paths along the river in the town centre are blocked off.

September 25, 2012 0 comments Environment, Incident, Latest, News
Environment Agency places Flood Warning on River Weaver in Nantwich

Environment Agency places Flood Warning on River Weaver in Nantwich

The Environment Agency has today placed a stretch of the River Weaver in Nantwich under a Flood Warning. This means flooding is expected and residents and businesses are warned to take immediate action.

South Cheshire drivers warned by police as weather disrupts roads

South Cheshire drivers warned by police as weather disrupts roads

Motorists in South Cheshire are being warned by police as severe weather hits the region’s roads. Emergency services have been inundated with call outs as the county′s road networks have been disrupted by strong winds and heavy rain.

September 24, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest