Post Tagged with: "Crewe"

Crewe people dying 13 years earlier than other Cheshire East areas

Crewe people dying 13 years earlier than other Cheshire East areas

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
People in Crewe die 13 years before those in more affluent parts of Cheshire East so the town deserves investment following years of neglect, a councillor said.

Cllr Suzanne Brookfield (Crewe East, Lab) was speaking following an update report on the town centre regeneration programmes at a meeting of the economy and growth committee.

December 3, 2021
CEC backs town council bid to give Crewe “city status”

CEC backs town council bid to give Crewe “city status”

Cheshire East Council chiefs say they will support a town council-led bid to grant Crewe ‘city status’.

As part of a competition launched to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, three new cities are to be designated in 2022.

November 1, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Crewe shoppers “ripped off” over car park charges

READER’S LETTER: Crewe shoppers “ripped off” over car park charges

Dear Editor,
Crewe shoppers and visitors are being exploited and ripped off by the Labour run Cheshire East Council on car park charges.

Crewe pays the highest parking fees in Cheshire East but in NINE other towns (Sandbach, Alsager, Middlewich, Handforth, Prestbury, Poynton, Bollington, Disley and Holmes Chapel) motorists pay NOTHING to park.

April 13, 2021
Former Crewe star Dean Ashton to guest at Nantwich Town dinner

Former Crewe star Dean Ashton to guest at Nantwich Town dinner

Former Crewe Alex, West Ham United and England striker Dean Ashton will be starring at Nantwich Town’s Sportsman’s Dinner this year.

Ashton scored 89 goals in 241 senior games and was touted as an England number one striker in the making.

March 25, 2021
Crewe HS2 regeneration project approved by Cabinet

Crewe HS2 regeneration project approved by Cabinet

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
The Crewe HS2 regeneration project took a major step forward after councillors approved a host of proposals at cabinet.

Cheshire East councillors voted to submit a town investment plan and bid to the government for a slice of the towns fund — as well as commission “detailed designs for Crewe Hub Station”.

November 13, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Government White Paper on planning a blow for Crewe

READER’S LETTER: Government White Paper on planning a blow for Crewe

Dear Editor,
The Tory Government’s Planning for the Future White Paper will virtually give housing developers the licence to do what they want, where they want and local people will not be allowed to protest.

August 13, 2020
South Cheshire man jailed after crashing during police car chase

South Cheshire man jailed after crashing during police car chase

A South Cheshire man has been jailed after driving into a telegraph pole and injuring his female passenger as he attempted to evade police.

Andrew Beard (pictured), of Goulding Drive, Crewe, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, failing to stop for police, driving without a licence and driving without insurance.

August 16, 2019
Nantwich man, 51, attacked by gang of youths in Crewe

Nantwich man, 51, attacked by gang of youths in Crewe

A Nantwich man was repeatedly punched, kicked and hit with a tree branch by youths as he walked through a park in Crewe, police said.

The 51-year-old victim was assaulted by the teenagers in an attempted robbery in an area known locally as Collinbrook Fields at around 6.15pm last night (February 21).

February 22, 2018
Stray quail treated at Stapeley RSPCA after car park rescue

Stray quail treated at Stapeley RSPCA after car park rescue

A stray quail is being treated at RSPCA Stapeley after he was found running around the car park of an independent living facility in Crewe.

Residents at the care facility in Rolls Avenue had a shock when they spotted the Texas A&M quail on the loose.

January 24, 2018
Man arrested in South Cheshire after taxi driver stabbed

Man arrested in South Cheshire after taxi driver stabbed

A 31-year-old man has been arrested in South Cheshire after a taxi driver was stabbed in Manchester.

Cheshire Police made the arrest on Market Street, in Crewe, on suspicion of attempted murder on behalf of Greater Manchester Police.

November 22, 2017
Crewe house fire leaves woman and four children in hospital

Crewe house fire leaves woman and four children in hospital

A woman and four children are in hospital after a house fire in Crewe, police have confirmed.

The blaze broke out on Selworthy Drive at around 2.30am today (May 17).

May 17, 2017
RSPCA hunt owners after dog tied up and left for dead in Crewe

RSPCA hunt owners after dog tied up and left for dead in Crewe

RSPCA officers are hunting owners of a dog they left for dead and bleeding tied up to a road sign in Crewe

A woman spotted the large Dogue de Bordeaux abandoned in Birchall Walk.

February 4, 2017
Meat firm Kingswood locates to South Cheshire to open new store

Meat firm Kingswood locates to South Cheshire to open new store

A meat company has launched a recruitment drive as it prepares to open a new shop after moving to South Cheshire.

Kingswood Poultry, which specialises in preparing fresh chicken for the wholesale market, relocated from Penkridge to Orion Way after receiving support from South Cheshire Chamber.

July 13, 2016