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Thousands caught up in M6 chaos after two crashes in Cheshire

Thousands caught up in M6 chaos after two crashes in Cheshire

Two separate crashes on the M6 in Cheshire left thousands of motorists in long tailbacks today.

The driver managed to escape this crash which left a vehicle on its side on the southbound carriageway between junctions 19 and 18 at around 8.30am.

November 7, 2019
A500 overnight closure times in South Cheshire amended

A500 overnight closure times in South Cheshire amended

The times of the overnight closure of A500 in South Cheshire between A531/B5472 Meremoor Moss roundabout and M6 Junction 16 have been updated.

Overnight road closures are now in place from 7.30pm – 5:30am, seven days-a-week, until Saturday November 30.

October 28, 2019
A500 to close overnight for TWO months before Christmas

A500 to close overnight for TWO months before Christmas

Drivers are being warned that the key A500 route between M6 and South Cheshire will be closed overnight for almost two months from October 21.

The closure, to allow initial work on the £55 million dualling project, will be in place between A531/B5472 Meremoor Moss roundabout and M6 Junction 16.

October 15, 2019
A500 dualling project in South Cheshire moves step closer

A500 dualling project in South Cheshire moves step closer

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Dualling of the A500 road between Crewe and the M6 motorway has moved a step closer to reality.

Cheshire East Council’s cabinet, at a meeting on Tuesday, gave its endorsement for work to progress on the scheme between junction 16 and the Meremoss roundabout.

January 17, 2019
A500 dualling project to start in 2020 after planning approval gained

A500 dualling project to start in 2020 after planning approval gained

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A major project to dual the A500 single carriageway between Crewe will start in 2020 after it was given planning approval.

The £55 million project has been unanimously approved by Cheshire East Council’s strategic planning board at a meeting yesterday (December 19).

December 20, 2018
Rise in refugee children dumped at Cheshire’s M6 service stations

Rise in refugee children dumped at Cheshire’s M6 service stations

EXCLUSIVE
More children fleeing war-torn countries were abandoned at Cheshire’s M6 service stations in 2017-18 than in every other year this decade.
In a special report, Stephen Topping speaks to those on the front line dealing with rising numbers of young asylum seekers dumped in Cheshire.

August 15, 2018
Four people in court in Crewe over M6 £20 million drugs haul

Four people in court in Crewe over M6 £20 million drugs haul

Four people have appeared at Crewe Magistrates charged in connection with a £20 million drugs haul found in vehicle on the M6 in Cheshire.

Three men and one woman, all from Warrington area, have been remanded in custody to appear at Chester Crown Court on August 31.

August 5, 2018
£20 million of class A drugs seized in Cheshire

£20 million of class A drugs seized in Cheshire

A massive haul of Class A drugs worth around £20 million has been seized in Cheshire, police have revealed.

Officers stopped two vehicles between Junction 19 and 20 on the M6 northbound in Cheshire.

August 3, 2018
A500 dualling between Weston and M6 moves step closer

A500 dualling between Weston and M6 moves step closer

The dualling of the A500 between Crewe and the M6 motorway has moved a step closer.

It is one of three major highways schemes planned for Cheshire East which the authority’s Cabinet has agreed.

June 13, 2018
M6 lorry crash sparks delays on major South Cheshire routes

M6 lorry crash sparks delays on major South Cheshire routes

A lorry smash on the M6 which closed it in both directions has sparked traffic chaos on South Cheshire’s major routes today.

An HGV crashed into the central reservation on the M6 northbound near junction 19 Knutsford.

November 9, 2017
A500 dual carriageway plan unveiled for public consultation

A500 dual carriageway plan unveiled for public consultation

Plans are now being unveiled to dual the final stretch of the A500 between Shavington bypass and the M6.

Cheshire East Council is to launch a public consultation on the proposals which will involve widening the current single carriageway stretch between the roundabout at the B5472 and the new dual carriageway section near the M6, junction 16.

September 21, 2017
M6 closure sparks traffic chaos in Crewe and Nantwich

M6 closure sparks traffic chaos in Crewe and Nantwich

Thousands of people were caught up in travel chaos in South Cheshire after the M6 was closed in both directions when two lorries collided.

It caused more than 18,000 litres of corrosive liquid to spill across the carriageway between junctions 18 and 19.

September 8, 2017
Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

High winds from Storm Doris are causing havoc across Cheshire today, emergency services have warned.

Cheshire Police have received an unprecedented number of calls relating to the storm from 9am today (February 23).

February 23, 2017