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New care facility to replace Beechmere is approved by Cheshire East

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A replacement for the fire-destroyed Beechmere Care Facility in Crewe has been approved by Cheshire East councillors.

Members granted planning permission for the new building, which will sit on the same site with the same 132 bedrooms, and a number of fire safety improvements compared to its predecessor.

October 28, 2020
Residents reunited 12 months after South Cheshire homes destroyed in blaze

Residents reunited 12 months after South Cheshire homes destroyed in blaze

Three elderly residents have been reunited more than 12 months after their homes were destroyed in the huge Beechmere care complex blaze in Crewe.

The devastating fire ripped through the homes of Doris Chell, Janet Kelly and Margaret Jackson, among many others.

September 25, 2020
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Legal agreement reached to fund Beechmere blaze victims

Victims of the Beechmere care home blaze in Crewe are to benefit from funds raised by the public after a legal agreement was reached.

December 14, 2019
Beechmere fire on August 8

Beechmere blaze started on roof terrace patio, say investigators

The devastating blaze which destroyed the Beechmere residential complex in Crewe started on a patio area on the roof, fire investigators said today.

Initial investigations into the cause of the fire on Thursday August 8 have found it started on a roof terrace area of the property.

October 31, 2019
New sprinkler campaign launched after Beechmere blaze

New sprinkler campaign launched after Beechmere blaze

A new sprinkler campaign has been launched by residents of Crewe and Nantwich in response to the tragic fire at Beechmere.

150 people lost their homes, property, memories and in some cases pets in the horrific blaze in Crewe in August.

October 30, 2019
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Crewe and Nantwich rotary clubs team up to help Beechmere fire victims

Members of five Rotary Clubs in Crewe and Nantwich teamed up to support victims of the Beechmere care home blaze in Crewe.

They volunteered to help residents in managing huge donations of food, clothing, toiletries and equipment and in providing Sunday lunches in collaboration with Hopes and Beams.

October 20, 2019
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Government steps up probe into Beechmere blaze in Crewe

Ministers have instructed building experts to investigate the Beechmere fire in Crewe.

The Building Research Establishment (BRE), a world leading independent organisation, has been asked by the Government to look into how the fire spread so quickly.

September 28, 2019
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Beechmere: Probe into fire continues as 34 found new places

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Council chiefs say their top priority following the Beechmere fire is finding the right accommodation for its former residents.

The retirement home complex, in Crewe, partially collapsed following a fire on August 8, leading to its 150 residents being evacuated.

September 12, 2019
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30 of 150 Beechmere residents re-homed, says Cheshire East

Thirty of the 150 residents who lost everything in the Beechmere blaze in Crewe have been found permanent new homes, council chiefs say.

The massive blaze destroyed the Beechmere residential complex on Rolls Avenue on August 8.

August 31, 2019
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MP Laura Smith urges building regulations review after Beechmere fire

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith MP is calling on building regulations to be reviewed after the devastating blaze which ripped through the Beechmere residential complex.

August 13, 2019
Probe begins into cause of Beechmere complex fire in Crewe

Probe begins into cause of Beechmere complex fire in Crewe

Cheshire Fire investigators are now probing the cause of the blaze which ripped through the Beechmere residential complex in Crewe.

Early indications suggest it was not a deliberate act, and the focus will be as much on how the fire spread so quickly and with devastating effect.

August 11, 2019
Community praised after huge blaze at Crewe residential complex

Community praised after huge blaze at Crewe residential complex

Police and fire chiefs have praised Crewe communities for rallying around after a massive fire ripped through a residential complex in the town.

More than 150 people were evacuated during the incident on Rolls Avenue and fire crews are still on the scene tackling the fire.

August 9, 2019