Incident

Breaking…A530 closed near Nantwich after two-car smash

Breaking…A530 closed near Nantwich after two-car smash

A busy Nantwich road has been closed after a two-car accident. The A530 between Nantwich and Leighton Hospital is closed in both directions in Willaston.

September 6, 2013
Police crackdown on Cheshire East rogue drivers hailed success

Police crackdown on Cheshire East rogue drivers hailed success

An operation to crackdown on rogue drivers in Cheshire East has been hailed a success by Cheshire Police. Operation Contender was run by Specials to help raise public awareness of traffic offences across the county.

August 27, 2013
Police name schoolboy, 15, killed in South Cheshire road accident

Police name schoolboy, 15, killed in South Cheshire road accident

A teenage schoolboy has died after a road accident in South Cheshire. Sam Nutsford, 15, was riding his bike when he was in collision with a car on King Street, in Middlewich.

August 13, 2013
Fire crews rescue Nantwich recycling worker trapped in machine

Fire crews rescue Nantwich recycling worker trapped in machine

A man was rescued after being trapped in machinery at a warehouse in Wardle, near Nantwich. The worker was found trapped at a recycling plant on Green Lane.

August 8, 2013
Robber threatens South Cheshire shop staff with gun

Robber threatens South Cheshire shop staff with gun

Police are hunting a man who threatened shop staff with a gun during a South Cheshire attempted robbery. Three terrified female employees agreed to hand over money but the robber ran out empty-handed, say police.

August 8, 2013
Police want witnesses to alleged Nantwich Road racial attack

Police want witnesses to alleged Nantwich Road racial attack

Police want witnesses to an alleged racial attack on a driver at a busy junction on Nantwich Road. The incident, being treated as a racially aggravated assault, happened at the junction with Ruskin Road in Crewe.

July 29, 2013
Young girl injured in accident outside Nantwich primary school

Young girl injured in accident outside Nantwich primary school

A young girl was injured when she was in collision with a car outside a Nantwich primary school. The youngster, believed to be aged 7 or 8, was hit by the wing mirror of a car outside Pear Tree Primary in Pear Tree Field, Stapeley.

July 15, 2013
Oil lorry accident at M6 junction 16 sparks A500 tailbacks in Cheshire

Oil lorry accident at M6 junction 16 sparks A500 tailbacks in Cheshire

Drivers in Nantwich and Crewe are warned to avoid the A500 and M6 junction 16 after a fire involving a lorry carrying cooking oil. The heavy goods vehicle overturned on the northbound sliproad at junction 16.

July 10, 2013
Teenage motorcyclist killed in A51 crash near Nantwich is named

Teenage motorcyclist killed in A51 crash near Nantwich is named

A teenage motorcyclist killed in a horror smash on the A51 near Nantwich has been named as Sam Carson. The 18-year-old, from Alpraham, was airlifted to hospital after the accident near Travellers Rest pub after his red Honda 125cc bike crashed.

July 9, 2013
Nantwich teenager seriously injured in A51 motorbike smash

Nantwich teenager seriously injured in A51 motorbike smash

A teenage motorcyclist was seriously injured in an accident on the A51 near Alpraham, Nantwich. The 18-year-old, from Alpraham, was airlifted to hospital after the incident near the Travellers Rest pub.

July 7, 2013
Man critical after falling from A500 bridge near Nantwich

Man critical after falling from A500 bridge near Nantwich

A man is fighting for his life after falling from a bridge onto the A500 below near Nantwich. Police had to close the busy Shavington bypass after motorists reported seeing a man unconscious in the carriageway.

July 2, 2013
Nantwich residents warned after three house burglaries in a day

Nantwich residents warned after three house burglaries in a day

Nantwich residents are being warned to secure property after three burglaries in surrounding villages on the same day. Police believe the incidents, in Wrenbury, Tarporley and Brereton, could be linked.

June 27, 2013
Two women killed and three injured in South Cheshire road smash

Two women killed and three injured in South Cheshire road smash

Two women have been killed in a horrific head-on road collision in South Cheshire. The accident has also left three other people injured in hospital.

June 19, 2013