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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
A500 accident sparks chaos for thousands of South Cheshire drivers

A500 accident sparks chaos for thousands of South Cheshire drivers

A serious accident on the A500 caused chaos for thousands of drivers from Crewe and Nantwich during rush hour today (November 7).

The crash between a van and a lorry has closed the A500 at Barthomley in both directions.

November 7, 2016
Drivers warned over A500 four-day closure

Drivers warned over A500 four-day closure

Thousands of drivers are being warned of a four-day closure of the A500 between Nantwich and the M6.

The single carriageway stretch between Meremoor roundabout at Weston and junction 16 of the motorway is set to close between 7pm and 5am next week.

February 20, 2016
M6 motorway in Cheshire to close for bridge and junction repairs

M6 motorway in Cheshire to close for bridge and junction repairs

A £3 million Highways Agency project to repair bridges over the M6 motorway in South Cheshire starts this week.

And it will mean the full closure of southbound and northbound carriageways on some days.

January 20, 2015
Two men in hospital after M6 motorway crash in Cheshire

Two men in hospital after M6 motorway crash in Cheshire

Two men remain in hospital with serious injuries following the four-vehicle M6 collision near junction 16 exit for Nantwich.

An HGV and three cars were involved in the collision which resulted in a number of casualties trapped in their vehicles.

December 23, 2014
Man arrested after M6 motorway pile-up near junction 16

Man arrested after M6 motorway pile-up near junction 16

A man has been arrested after a serious crash on the M6 motorway close to junction 16 exit for Crewe and Nantwich.

Five people were injured, two seriously, in the incident which involved two cars and a lorry on the southbound carriageway.

December 22, 2014
Defibrillators donation boosts Cheshire road safety

Defibrillators donation boosts Cheshire road safety

Major roads and M6 motorway in South Cheshire will be safer after a life-saving donation of defibrillators by North West Ambulance Service.

NWAS has donated 16 defibrillators to the Cheshire Police Roads Policing Unit and are providing training in how to use them.

August 31, 2014
Fire on lorry full of hay closes A500 Shavington bypass

Fire on lorry full of hay closes A500 Shavington bypass

Police have closed the A500 between the M6 and Nantwich as fire crews tackle a lorry blaze.

A large amount of hay being transported by the lorry is on fire, and large plumes of smoke are covering the Shavington bypass carriageways.

July 24, 2014
Man guilty of causing death in M6 smash near junction 16

Man guilty of causing death in M6 smash near junction 16

A lorry driver has been sentenced over a horror M6 motorway smash involving nine vehicles at junction 16 for Nantwich.

Barry Powell, 62, pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving and was sentenced to 12 months in prison, suspended for two years.

July 23, 2014
Five-car smash on M6 in Cheshire closes motorway

Five-car smash on M6 in Cheshire closes motorway

A five-vehicle smash has closed the M6 motorway northbound in Cheshire between junctions 16 for Nantwich and 18 for Holmes Chapel.

Drivers are warned to stay clear of the M6 after the accident today (July 17).

July 17, 2014
A500 and M6 junction scheme to start June 23, says Highways Agency

A500 and M6 junction scheme to start June 23, says Highways Agency

Nantwich and Crewe drivers are being warned that work on the A500 and junction 16 of the M6 will start on Monday 23 June. Two schemes costing a total of £8 million will be delivered by the Highways Agency, one on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

June 18, 2014
Nantwich traffic gridlock after M6 closure on busiest Jazz Festival day

Nantwich traffic gridlock after M6 closure on busiest Jazz Festival day

Roads around Nantwich were gridlocked for much of yesterday as the town’s Jazz Festival swung into its third day. A crash on the M6 motorway in the morning led to a closure between junctions 17 and 18 and thousands of vehicles using surrounding routes.

April 20, 2014
Motorists delay warning as A500 widening gets underway at junction 16

Motorists delay warning as A500 widening gets underway at junction 16

Nantwich drivers are being warned about major works about to start on the A500 on the approach to the M6. Work is starting on multi-million pound road improvements scheme designed to improve traffic between Crewe and Nantwich and the motorway.

April 7, 2014