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Car blaze in Willaston being treated as arson

Car blaze in Willaston being treated as arson

A car fire in Willaston near Nantwich is being treated as suspicious, fire chiefs confirmed.

The blaze broke out on Green Lane in Willaston at around 10.30pm last night (July 4).

July 5, 2018
Police probe gas canister arson attack in Ridley near Nantwich

Police probe gas canister arson attack in Ridley near Nantwich

Arsonists used gas canisters to torch the back of a property in the village of Ridley, near Nantwich, detectives say.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to the arson at a house on Wrexham Road in Ridley.

April 18, 2018
Man, 29, charged with arson after Nantwich blaze leaves four in hospital

Man, 29, charged with arson after Nantwich blaze leaves four in hospital

A man has been charged with arson after a fire in a Nantwich flat left four people needing hospital treatment.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday August 26 at block of flats on James Hall Street, Nantwich.

August 31, 2017
Church arson attacks in Nantwich are linked, say police

Church arson attacks in Nantwich are linked, say police

Police say two arson attacks on town centre church buildings in Nantwich are linked.

Officers are appealing for witnesses following the two fires which happened on Monday night, June 19.

June 21, 2017
Developers believe arsonists sparked blaze in former Nantwich Methodist Church

Developers believe arsonists sparked blaze in former Nantwich Methodist Church

Developers renovating the former Nantwich Methodist Church believe arsonists sparked the fire which ripped through the top of the building last night.

The blaze broke out at around 9pm in the Grade II Listed building on Hospital Street where work is underway to turn the old Wesleyan chapel into luxury apartments.

June 20, 2017
Snugburys to rebuild 40ft Peter Rabbit after suspected arson attack

Snugburys to rebuild 40ft Peter Rabbit after suspected arson attack

Three Snugburys sisters have confirmed they will rebuild Peter Rabbit straw sculpture after it was burnt to the ground by suspected arsonists.

Hannah, Kitty and Cleo Sadler took over the reins of the popular Nantwich ice cream business last year.

February 15, 2017
Police launch arson probe after Snugburys straw sculpture burnt down

Police launch arson probe after Snugburys straw sculpture burnt down

Police are hunting an arsonist suspected of torching the popular Snugburys Peter Rabbit statue in Nantwich.

The 38ft-straw sculpture was set ablaze in the field next to Snugburys overlooking the A51 at Hurleston last night (February 2).

February 3, 2017
Two South Cheshire men charged with threats to commit arson

Two South Cheshire men charged with threats to commit arson

Two men will appear before South Cheshire Magistrates to face charges they made threats to commit arson on social media.

The men, both from Crewe, were arrested yesterday (February 6).

February 7, 2016
Man, 21, arrested over suspected Birchin Lane arsons in Nantwich

Man, 21, arrested over suspected Birchin Lane arsons in Nantwich

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a series of fires on a street in Nantwich.

The man was quizzed about the fires which took place on Birchin Lane over a 48-hour period earlier this week.

September 5, 2015
Fire chiefs probe vehicle arson attacks in Crewe street

Fire chiefs probe vehicle arson attacks in Crewe street

Two cars and a minibus have been burnt out after an arson attack in Crewe.

Firefighters were called to Hawthorn Grove where the vehicles were well alight.

September 25, 2014
Peckforton Castle arsonist Max Kay jailed for six years

Peckforton Castle arsonist Max Kay jailed for six years

The bridegroom who set fire to historic Peckforton Castle near Nantwich after an argument with staff over the bar bill, was jailed for six years today. Max Kay (pictured), 37, from Hunts Cross, Liverpool, was sentenced at Chester Crown Court after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing.

March 21, 2012
Sentencing of Peckforton Castle arsonist groom delayed

Sentencing of Peckforton Castle arsonist groom delayed

The sentencing of a groom guilty of sparking a massive fire at Peckforton Castle near Nantwich has been delayed. Max Kay has pleaded guilty to arson after he set fire to the attraction in June 2011 during his own wedding.

March 14, 2012
Groom pleads guilty to Peckforton Castle wedding blaze

Groom pleads guilty to Peckforton Castle wedding blaze

A groom was warned he faces jail for starting a fire at Peckforton Castle near Nantwich where his wedding reception was being held. Max Kay caused £6 million damage to the venue and sparked a mass evacuation of almost 200 guests and staff, including 11 children.

December 2, 2011