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MP joins bid to have jail sentence of Joshua Spender’s killer reviewed

MP joins bid to have jail sentence of Joshua Spender’s killer reviewed

The MP for Crewe and Nantwich has written to the Attorney General calling for the jail sentence of Joshua Spender’s killer to be reviewed.

It comes as thousands have signed a petition calling for a longer jail term for William Bratton, who ploughed into Joshua on a crossing in Crewe and then sped away from the scene.

June 14, 2022
Man jailed for killing pedestrian on Crewe crossing and driving away

Man jailed for killing pedestrian on Crewe crossing and driving away

A man has been jailed for seven years after hitting and killing a pedestrian in Crewe and driving away.

William Bratton was travelling along Macon Way in a white van when he hit Joshua Spender, 23.

May 20, 2022
Safety over crossing delays opening of new A51 Reaseheath bypass

Safety over crossing delays opening of new A51 Reaseheath bypass

The new A51 spine road around Reaseheath in Nantwich is unlikely to be open until mid-summer, it emerged today.

Delays to the opening, initially scheduled for February 2022, have been caused by concerns over lack of a crossing and suitable connected pathways between the town and Reaseheath College.

March 30, 2022
Plan unveiled for “park and ride” at Burford lights, Nantwich

Plan unveiled for “park and ride” at Burford lights, Nantwich

Developers are looking at open a new “park and ride” with filling station on land next to the A51 Burford crossing near Nantwich.

A “scoping opinion” application has been submitted for the proposed petrol filling station, coffee outlet
and 50-bay park ‘n’ ride with EV charging.

December 28, 2021
New crossing set for Peter De Stapleigh Way, say councillors

New crossing set for Peter De Stapleigh Way, say councillors

Stapeley councillors say funding has been secured for a new Puffin crossing on the busy Peter de Stapleigh Way.

It comes just weeks after a schoolboy was hit by a car using a drop-down kerb crossing.

November 23, 2021
Joshua Spender

Police make arrest after death of young Crewe man

Police probing the death of a Crewe man after a collision with a van have made an arrest.

Joshua Spender (pictured) 23, was crossing the pedestrian crossing outside McDonalds in Macon Way when a vehicle collided with him.

November 7, 2021
Lorries and cars thunder past the 'crossing' at 40mph

Council to review Peter de Stapleigh Way “crossing” after teenager’s accident

Council chiefs say they will carry out a “further review” of a controversial crossing in Nantwich where a teenage boy was injured by a car earlier this week.

The 17-year-old Brine Leas student was using the drop down kerb crossing over Peter de Stapleigh Way when he was hit by a car.

October 15, 2021
Pupil hit by car on busy Peter De Stapleigh Way in Nantwich

Pupil hit by car on busy Peter De Stapleigh Way in Nantwich

A teenage pupil was injured after being hit by a vehicle as he crossed the busy Peter De Stapleigh Way road in Nantwich.

The 17-year-old, believed to be a Brine Leas School student, was crossing at a cut-through from the Stapeley Gardens estate on his way to school when the accident happened.

October 13, 2021
New road crossing boosts safety on Rope Lane in Willaston

New road crossing boosts safety on Rope Lane in Willaston

Road safety campaigners in Willaston are celebrating after a new crossing was installed on busy Rope Lane.

Local councillors in Willaston and Rope have been fighting for the crossing for years.

November 5, 2016
Anger over A51 Reaseheath crossing after lights destroyed

Anger over A51 Reaseheath crossing after lights destroyed

Residents in Reaseheath near Nantwich are demanding action to repair a busy A51 crossing which was smashed up in an accident.

The traffic lights on the main Nantwich to Chester route near Reaseheath College were left out of action for three days.

August 28, 2014
Parents angry as Nantwich crossing “not in use” 3 weeks after opening

Parents angry as Nantwich crossing “not in use” 3 weeks after opening

A zebra crossing on a busy road outside a Nantwich primary school is still “not in use” – almost three weeks after it was installed. Parents who fought for the crossing near St Anne’s Primary on Wellington Road are calling for Cheshire East Council to take action.

November 13, 2013
New road crossing at Nantwich primary school welcomed by parents

New road crossing at Nantwich primary school welcomed by parents

Parents and youngsters are celebrating a new zebra crossing outside a Nantwich primary school after years of campaigning. Cheshire East Council finally installed the crossing on Wellington Road by St Anne’s Primary during the half-term break.

October 30, 2013
Parents win fight for new crossing at Nantwich primary school

Parents win fight for new crossing at Nantwich primary school

A school crossing on a busy Nantwich street is to be installed after years of campaigning by parents. The crossing will be built on Wellington Road outside St Anne’s Catholic Primary in October, Cheshire East Highways have confirmed.

September 12, 2013