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Yobs pelt A500 traffic with bricks from bridge in Willaston

Yobs pelt A500 traffic with bricks from bridge in Willaston

Police are hunting yobs who threw concrete blocks and bricks off a bridge over the A500 near Cheerbrook roundabout in Willaston.

They want witnesses to come forward who may have seen the potentially deadly acts between January 2 and 4.

January 4, 2022
South Cheshire firm hosts star-studded film screening at Lyceum

South Cheshire firm hosts star-studded film screening at Lyceum

A South Cheshire security firm drew stars of stage and screen to a special cinema night at the town’s Lyceum Theatre.

Alpha Omega, based on Crewe Business Park, welcomed the director and leading cast members of the British-made independent film “Break” which has won much acclaim since its drive-through premiere during last autumn’s lockdown.

December 8, 2021
Councillors accuse Cheshire East of “dumbing down” Crewe action plan

Councillors accuse Cheshire East of “dumbing down” Crewe action plan

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Conservative councillors have accused Cheshire East of “dumbing down” ambitions for Crewe after plans for a link road bridge near the railway station were shelved.

Members of the council’s corporate policy committee voted to revoke a previous Cabinet decision in 2019 on the Crewe Southern Link Road Bridge preferred route and to revoke the decision of Cabinet in March 2020 to consult on the draft Crewe Hub Area Action Plan.

November 5, 2021
Busy A530 near Nantwich to close for 8 days for canal bridge works

Busy A530 near Nantwich to close for 8 days for canal bridge works

The busy A530 Whitchurch Road near Nantwich is to be closed for up to eight days for major canal bridge repairs.

Drivers are being urged to avoid the route and follow diversions between July 31 and August 8.

July 30, 2021
Road closure in Nantwich after vehicle hits canal bridge

Road closure in Nantwich after vehicle hits canal bridge

A busy road in Nantwich has been closed after a vehicle hit a canal bridge.

Police say the canal bridge at the bottom of Welsh Row is currently closed after being hit by a vehicle.

March 29, 2021
Major A530 route between Nantwich-Middlewich reopens

Major A530 route between Nantwich-Middlewich reopens

The A530 major route between Nantwich and Middlewich has re-opened after a five-month closure to revamp a railway bridge.

The “Boulderstones” road bridge which spans the railway between Crewe and Chester, had to undergo a major £5.7 million of works to make it safer for road users above and rail passengers below.

October 25, 2020
Major rail bridge works to close busy A530 for four months

Major rail bridge works to close busy A530 for four months

The busy A530 between Nantwich and Middlewich will close for up to four months from Monday for major railway bridge works.

Motorists are being warned of long delays to their journeys with diversion routes taking many around Crewe and back out if they want to get to Leighton Hospital.

May 30, 2020
Drivers face delays amid road closures and works around A530 near Bentley

Drivers face delays amid road closures and works around A530 near Bentley

Drivers are being warned of potential long delays as major road closures and works on and near the A530 Middlewich Road coincide over the next few months.

And many fear it will cause chaos for people and emergency vehicles trying to get to Leighton Hospital.

March 1, 2020
Floods and fallen trees across South Cheshire during Storm Ciara

Floods and fallen trees across South Cheshire during Storm Ciara

Trees were felled, buildings damaged, and roads flooded across South Cheshire which was battered by Storm Ciara over the last 18 hours.

February 9, 2020
Volunteers clean up grotspots in time for Nantwich Holly Holy Day

Volunteers clean up grotspots in time for Nantwich Holly Holy Day

Big-hearted volunteers have stepped in where others fear to tread – by cleaning up two Nantwich grot-spots.

These hardy folk from Civic Society and Rotary Club teamed up to clean up the outside of an “eyesore” empty shop unit, formerly a pharmacy, on High Street.

January 24, 2020
Plans for new bridge over railway at Crewe

Bridge plan for Crewe station adopted by Cheshire East Council

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Plans for a new bridge south of Crewe station aimed at easing congestion in Nantwich Road have been adopted by Cheshire East Council.

Cabinet members approved a preferred route for the new Southern Link Road Bridge at a meeting this week, following consultation held over the summer.

November 8, 2019
£11m Sydney Road bridge scheme to be complete by end of June

£11m Sydney Road bridge scheme to be complete by end of June

Work on the £11 million scheme to replace Sydney Road Bridge in Crewe will continue until the end of June, highways chiefs say.

The later than planned opening is due to poor weather conditions experienced earlier in the year and delays with works carried out by utility companies to divert their services.

May 28, 2019
Man rescued from River Weaver after falling off bridge in Nantwich

Man rescued from River Weaver after falling off bridge in Nantwich

A man who fell 15ft from a bridge into the River Weaver in Nantwich was rescued by fire crews.

The man plunged into the cold waters shortly before 3am yesterday (March 24) off Welsh Row.

March 25, 2019