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Sharp rise in fines issued to parents in Cheshire for absent pupils

Sharp rise in fines issued to parents in Cheshire for absent pupils

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The number of fines issued to Cheshire parents who take their children out of school during term time has soared following a landmark court ruling.

Figures released by the Government show in 2017-18, Cheshire East Council issued 1,400 fixed penalty notices compared to 220 in 2016-17.

April 10, 2019
14-year-old boy arrested over theft of puppy Mela in Crewe

14-year-old boy arrested over theft of puppy Mela in Crewe

A teenage boy has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a puppy in Crewe, police revealed today.

The hunt to find Mela, a Jack Russell Terrier puppy, went viral after CCTV appeared to show the dog being stolen from her young owner.

January 19, 2019
Two men in court over death of Audlem man Adam Lovatt

Two men in court over death of Audlem man Adam Lovatt

Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with the death of Audlem dad Adam Lovatt.

Samuel Thorpe, 23, of Annions Lane, Wybunbury, and Nicholas Hill, 35, of Moorsfield Avenue, Audlem appeared at Crewe Magistrates’ Court yesterday (December 20).

December 21, 2018
Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

A Wistaston man was fined for failing to maintain and tidy up a property he owns in Crewe, a court heard.

Cheshire East Council served a notice requiring proper maintenance of land at a property David Belcher owns in Hall O’Shaw Street, in Crewe, in 2016.

October 9, 2018
Nantwich restaurant owner sentenced in court for £68,000 tax fraud

Nantwich restaurant owner sentenced in court for £68,000 tax fraud

The owner of former Nantwich restaurant Red Melon has been sentenced for a £68,000 tax scam.

Ahmed Talukdar, 48, of Lime Tree Avenue, Crewe, owned the popular Red Melon restaurant in Welsh Row before it closed in 2015.

October 3, 2018
Jail for South Cheshire man who stole 12 cars across region

Jail for South Cheshire man who stole 12 cars across region

A man who stole 12 cars across Cheshire and Greater Manchester has been sentenced to two years in prison.

Mariujus Gruzinskas, 29, of Claughton Avenue, Crewe was sentenced today (Tuesday 28 August) after pleading guilty to conspiring to steal motor vehicles at Chester Crown Court on March 17.

August 28, 2018
Homeless South Cheshire man jailed for “distressing” anti-social behaviour

Homeless South Cheshire man jailed for “distressing” anti-social behaviour

A South Cheshire homeless man who breached a Criminal Behaviour Order a day after it was imposed on him, has been jailed.

Kevin Holleran (pictured), 49, was given the order on Friday after committing a series of anti-social behaviour offences in Crewe town centre.

May 16, 2018
Man, 20, charged with five burglaries in Nantwich and villages

Man, 20, charged with five burglaries in Nantwich and villages

A 20-year-old man has been charged with five burglaries carried out in Nantwich and nearby villages in a 12-day period.

John Boy McDonagh from Charnock Place, Fegg Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent, was charged following an investigation by Crewe detectives.

August 7, 2017
Nantwich man charged with five house burglaries

Nantwich man charged with five house burglaries

A Nantwich man has been charged with five burglaries at houses in the Crewe and Nantwich area.

Jamie Lyons, 34, of James Hall Street, Nantwich, was charged with five counts in connection with alleged break-ins between November 7 and 19.

December 6, 2016
Wistaston campaigners call for Gladman homes court appeal

Wistaston campaigners call for Gladman homes court appeal

Community leaders in Wistaston are calling for council chiefs to challenge a Government decision to allow 300 homes on Witters Field.

The Secretary of State’s decision to allow Gladman Developments to build on the popular green fields off Church Lane has left many angry.

October 2, 2016
Two charged with murder of 51-year-old Crewe man

Two charged with murder of 51-year-old Crewe man

Two men have been charged with the murder of a man in Crewe.

The 51-year-old victim, from Crewe, died on Wednesday (August 31) after suffering stab wounds in the chest.

September 4, 2016
Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

A recycling company in Nantwich has been fined after a young worker lost his arm when he was dragged into machinery.

An employee for Nick Brookes Recycling Limited was dragged into the unguarded conveyor in Wardle, resulting in his right arm having to be amputated up to his shoulder, Chester Crown Court was told.

May 26, 2016
Woman, 50, charged with Nantwich and Crewe burglaries

Woman, 50, charged with Nantwich and Crewe burglaries

A woman has been charged in connection with burglaries at homes of elderly people in Nantwich, Crewe and Alsager areas.

Tracey Skelton, 50, of Halton Drive, Crewe, has been charged with nine counts of burglary.

December 30, 2015