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53 festive drink/drug drive arrests in Crewe and Nantwich

53 festive drink/drug drive arrests in Crewe and Nantwich

Fifty-three arrests were made in Crewe and Nantwich of suspected drink/drug driving during the Christmas period.

The figure was part of a total of 230 people arrested across the county by Cheshire Police in the month-long crackdown.

January 7, 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 youngsters in driving seat for Jaguar ‘ultimate driving experience’

Nantwich youngsters in driving seat for Jaguar ‘ultimate driving experience’

Nantwich youngsters can be firmly in the driving seat of one of the top sports cars.

Jaguar is to stage an “ultimate young driver experience” at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich aimed at 11-17 year olds.

March 6, 2018
Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police will be targeting drivers in the area using mobile phones at the wheel as part of a national week of action.

From today (January 22), officers will be on the lookout for anyone scrolling through social media, texting or taking a call while at the wheel.

January 22, 2018
39 Crewe and Nantwich motorists caught drink and drug driving in crackdown

39 Crewe and Nantwich motorists caught drink and drug driving in crackdown

Thirty-nine motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are among more than 250 facing bans and large fines for drink and drug driving in a Cheshire-wide crackdown.

A Cheshire Police operation caught 16 in Crewe and Nantwich behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol, and another 23 under the influence of drugs.

July 13, 2017
More than 2,100 Cheshire drivers caught using mobile phones

More than 2,100 Cheshire drivers caught using mobile phones

More than 2,100 tickets have been issued to Cheshire motorists caught using mobile phones while driving.

Latest figures were unveiled as Cheshire Police joined other forces across the UK in a campaign to target phone use by drivers.

November 14, 2016
South Cheshire war hero aged 90 quits driving to take up cycling

South Cheshire war hero aged 90 quits driving to take up cycling

A 90-year-old World War Two veteran popped in to a South Cheshire car dealer – to reveal he’d finally given up driving and taken up cycling!

Sgt Bernard Morgan, one of the last surviving war veterans from World War Two, has been a regular at Gateway Peugeot in Crewe.

December 8, 2014
Police issue snow warning to South Cheshire drivers

Police issue snow warning to South Cheshire drivers

Drivers in South Cheshire are being warned by police over treacherous conditions on the roads today. Snow is causing problems in Crewe, Nantwich, Winsford, Middlewich and other areas.

December 16, 2011
Hundreds of Cheshire motorway offenders take police driving course

Hundreds of Cheshire motorway offenders take police driving course

More then 300 drivers caught offending on motorways in Cheshire have taken a course to improve their skills and approach to driving. The classroom-based Motorway Awareness Workshop has been offered to some who committed endorsable offences like speeding, tailgating, or driving vehicles with defective tyres.

December 7, 2011