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£400,000 for Cheshire Police to tackle violence among young

£400,000 for Cheshire Police to tackle violence among young

Cheshire has been given more than £400,000 to spend on a major project to tackle causes of violent crime among children and young people.

The project will involve a new outreach team to work with young people involved in drug dealing across Cheshire.

July 1, 2019
Cheshire Police joins operation to tackle knife crime in the county

Cheshire Police joins operation to tackle knife crime in the county

Cheshire Police are working with partners as part of the national Operation Sceptre campaign to tackle knife crime.

It is a week of action that runs from March 11 to 17 and aims to reduce the impact of knife crime in communities.

March 11, 2019
Man arrested as police probe Aston car crime spree

Man arrested as police probe Aston car crime spree

A man has been arrested in connection with a car crime spree in Aston near Nantwich.

Police say a number of residents in Aston reported vehicles had been entered overnight and items stolen.

August 24, 2018
Crime rises in Cheshire by more than 32%, latest ONS figures show

Crime rises in Cheshire by more than 32%, latest ONS figures show

Crime in Cheshire has risen by more than 32% – a staggering 21,593 offences – according to Office of National Statistics figures

The latest figures released today compares crime recorded between April 2016 and March 2017 with April 2017 and March 2018.

July 19, 2018
Crime in Cheshire rises by 36% in 12 months, latest figures show

Crime in Cheshire rises by 36% in 12 months, latest figures show

Recorded crime in Cheshire has spiralled by more than 36% in just 12 months, official figures show today.

The Office of National Statistics shows the county saw a 36.4% increase in overall recorded crime between December 2016 and December 2017.

April 26, 2018
Cheshire Police ruled “inadequate” in HMIC crime recording report

Cheshire Police ruled “inadequate” in HMIC crime recording report

Cheshire Police has been ruled “inadequate” by a Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC) report into its crime recording processes.

HMIC inspectors, who are reviewing all forces around the UK, estimated that up to 11,600 crimes were not being recorded properly by Cheshire.

June 15, 2017
Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

An organised crime gang from Crewe and Wistaston involved in the supply of cocaine has been jailed for almost 65 years.

The 13 men were members of a gang who had been flooding the streets of Crewe with the drug.

March 29, 2017
Police probe two burglaries on Audlem Road, Nantwich

Police probe two burglaries on Audlem Road, Nantwich

Police are probing two house burglaries which happened on Audlem Road in Nantwich.

Officers received two separate reports of break-ins in the early hours of the morning yesterday (November 8).

November 9, 2016
Crime gang that flooded South Cheshire with drugs, jailed for 19 years

Crime gang that flooded South Cheshire with drugs, jailed for 19 years

An organised crime gang responsible for the large scale supply of Class A drugs in South Cheshire, has been jailed for 19 years.

David Probin, 28, Christopher Flowers, 28, James Entwistle, 26, Shannon O’Neill, 20, Joseph Cottle, 21, and Bernard Dutton, 55, were jailed after being charged with conspiracy to Supply Class A Drugs.

October 25, 2016
18% rise in violent crime in Cheshire, latest figures show

18% rise in violent crime in Cheshire, latest figures show

Violent crime in Cheshire has risen by 18%, according to latest figures.

The Office of National Statistics says recorded crimes in Cheshire has increased in the past 12 months by 0.1%, the equivalent of 72 crimes.

October 25, 2016
Recorded crime in Cheshire falls, according to latest statistics

Recorded crime in Cheshire falls, according to latest statistics

Official crime statistics for Cheshire show a fall in overall recorded crime.

The figures for the year to March 31 from the Office of National Statistics, show an overall reduction in recorded crime of 2.2 per cent in Cheshire.

July 22, 2016
David Keane

New Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner unveiled

Labour candidate David Keane has been elected as the new Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire.

Mr Keane will begin his role on May 12, taking over from previous commissioner John Dwyer.

May 7, 2016
Simon Byrne

Cheshire Police rural crime conference to held in Tarporley

Cheshire Police are to stage a Rural and Wildlife Crime Conference in Tarporley to highlight the impact it has in the area.

The event will take place on Monday February 29 at Willington Hall.

January 28, 2016