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Willaston councillor may quit after homophobic abuse by youths

Willaston councillor may quit after homophobic abuse by youths

A Willaston councillor says he may quit after suffering a second homophobic assault in the village.

Cllr Craig Bailey says he and his partner Wayne were verbally abused by two youths.

September 18, 2021
MP calls for Crewe Alex action amid BBC series on sexual abuse scandal

MP calls for Crewe Alex action amid BBC series on sexual abuse scandal

An MP today called for action from Crewe Alexandra in light of the sexual abuse scandal which has rocked the game.

The BBC’s documentary “Football’s Darkest Secret” has been centred on Crewe where prolific paedophile Barry Bennell abused young players unchecked by the club’s management for years in the 1980s and 90s.

March 23, 2021
Nantwich football abuse victim tells of suffering on BBC documentary

Nantwich football abuse victim tells of suffering on BBC documentary

A football abuse victim from Nantwich has urged people to view a hard-hitting documentary about the biggest scandal to rock English football.

Gary Cliffe (pictured) was one of hundreds of young footballers across the UK who were victims of sexual abuse by paedophile coaches in the 1970s, 80s and 90s.

March 22, 2021
Latest figures show level of violence and abuse towards women in Cheshire

Latest figures show level of violence and abuse towards women in Cheshire

By Ethan Davies, Federica Bedendo and Joanna Morris
Stalking offences against women in Cheshire are set to hit a record high, latest figures show.

And it comes as other statistics show the true picture of violence suffered by women in the county, with 13 killed by men in a three year period.

March 17, 2021
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Former Crewe Alex coach Bennell sentenced for further sex offences

Former Crewe Alex football coach Barry Bennell has been sentenced for sexually abusing two young boys more than 30 years ago.

The 66-year-old, currently in prison after being convicted of similar offences in 2018, appeared via video link at Chester Crown Court, where he was sentenced to an extra four years in prison – to run consecutively to his current 30-year prison term.

October 9, 2020
Nantwich woman launches website to help sexual abuse victims

Nantwich woman launches website to help sexual abuse victims

A Nantwich woman has launched a new website to provide a safe place for victims of sexual harassment, assault and rape to share their stories.

Philippa Richford said she designed the site, Exposeyourpig.com, so victims could openly talk about their experiences without fear of any come back.

December 11, 2017
Drinker faces 12-month Nantwich pub ban after abusing German teacher

Drinker faces 12-month Nantwich pub ban after abusing German teacher

A drinker who launched a “xenophobic” tirade of abuse on a German teacher, has been banned from all Nantwich pubs for 12 months.

And bosses of The Vine Inn on Hospital Street, where the incident took place, have confirmed they have issued a lifetime ban on the culprit.

July 6, 2016
German teacher reveals horror of abuse suffered in Nantwich pub

German teacher reveals horror of abuse suffered in Nantwich pub

A German woman has spoken of her horror after she was verbally abused in a Nantwich pub as she watched a Euro 2016 football match.

Mel McDevitt was with husband Patrick and friend Nicole Mőst, who was visiting from Germany, when the incident happened in The Vine Inn on Hospital Street.

July 5, 2016
£300,000 project to help sex abuse victims in South Cheshire

£300,000 project to help sex abuse victims in South Cheshire

Victims of sex crimes in Nantwich will get improved support after a £300,000 police contract was awarded to The Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (RASASC) for Cheshire.

The centre helps survivors of sexual abuse, whether or not they report the crime to the police, in recent and old cases.

January 31, 2015
Nantwich Town boss Danny Johnson furious over fans abuse

Nantwich Town boss Danny Johnson furious over fans abuse

Nantwich Town boss Danny Johnson has revealed how abuse from fans has made him question his future at the Weaver Stadium. Johnson spoke out after a small minority of supporters targeted him during Nantwich’s 2-2 draw with league leaders Skelmersdale.

December 17, 2013
Nantwich Town hunt fans who abused badly injured opponent

Nantwich Town hunt fans who abused badly injured opponent

Nantwich Town bosses have vowed to hunt down unruly fans who shouted abuse at a badly injured opponent. Oscar Radford suffered a severe leg injury during the Dabbers’  home game against Matlock Town.

February 18, 2013
Cheshire Police backs campaign to beat abuse

Cheshire Police backs campaign to beat abuse

Teenagers in Crewe and Nantwich are being told to speak out if they are aware of an abusive relationship. They may not necessarily be the victim or the perpetrator but may know someone who is, say Cheshire Police.

September 14, 2011