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Parakeet stuns M6 camera staff at junction 16 for Nantwich

Parakeet stuns M6 camera staff at junction 16 for Nantwich

This “pretty boy” ruffled a few feathers among motorway patrol staff monitoring the M6 near Nantwich. Operators were stunned to find the parakeet staring at them when they checked on cameras overlooking junction 16 of the motorway in Cheshire.

January 17, 2014
Lorry smash closed M6 at junction 16 for Nantwich

Lorry smash closed M6 at junction 16 for Nantwich

Motorists faced long delays after a lorry crashed and overturned at junction 16 of the M6. The northbound carriageway was closed, and the southbound left heavily congested after the accident at the Nantwich turn-off.

January 7, 2014
Government earmarks £6.5m for A500 widening and Basford spine road

Government earmarks £6.5m for A500 widening and Basford spine road

Two major road schemes to improve the A500 from Nantwich to M6, and access to Crewe town centre, have been approved by the Government. More than £6.5 million will be spent widening the A500 single lane approach to junction 16, and on a new Basford West Spine road.

November 12, 2013
Police target rogue motorway drivers on M6 in Cheshire

Police target rogue motorway drivers on M6 in Cheshire

More than 100 motorway driving offences were spotted in Cheshire and the North West during a police crackdown. The North West Motorway Police Group held a day action targeting drivers on Cheshire’s M6, M56, M62 and other routes.

October 29, 2013
Lorry fire closes M6 in Cheshire, sparking 10-mile tailbacks

Lorry fire closes M6 in Cheshire, sparking 10-mile tailbacks

Thousands of drivers were delayed for hours in Cheshire today after the M6 was closed because of a lorry fire. The truck carrying plastic pallets caught fire on the northbound carriageway near Knutsford.

October 23, 2013
Oil lorry accident at M6 junction 16 sparks A500 tailbacks in Cheshire

Oil lorry accident at M6 junction 16 sparks A500 tailbacks in Cheshire

Drivers in Nantwich and Crewe are warned to avoid the A500 and M6 junction 16 after a fire involving a lorry carrying cooking oil. The heavy goods vehicle overturned on the northbound sliproad at junction 16.

July 10, 2013
M6 motorway drivers in Cheshire targeted in police operation

M6 motorway drivers in Cheshire targeted in police operation

Rogue motorway drivers in Cheshire were targeted as part of a police clampdown on criminals. North West Motorway Police Group’s Operation Coalition stopped 312 vehicles in one day, and uncovered 111 traffic offences.

June 11, 2013
£7.5million scheme agreed to improve M6/A500 at junction 16

£7.5million scheme agreed to improve M6/A500 at junction 16

A £7.5 million grant will help ease traffic congestion for thousands of Crewe and Nantwich drivers using junction 16 of the M6. The funds secured by Cheshire East Council will pay for widening and traffic signals on the northbound slip road and A500 approaches.

April 12, 2013
Police name man killed in M6 pile-up near junction 16 for Nantwich

Police name man killed in M6 pile-up near junction 16 for Nantwich

A man killed in the nine-vehicle pile-up on the M6 near the junction 16 for Nantwich has been named by Cheshire Police. Alan Bullock, aged 54, died in the horrific accident on the southbound carriageway involved two lorries, five cars and two vans.

December 11, 2012
Update… One man dead, many injured in M6 Cheshire pile-up, junction 16

Update… One man dead, many injured in M6 Cheshire pile-up, junction 16

One man was killed and a couple left critically injured in the M6 nine-vehicle pile-up near junction 16 for Nantwich. Many others were injured in the the accident involving two vans, two HGVs and five cars which closed the southbound motorway for most of the day.

December 10, 2012
Multiple smash closes M6 in Cheshire near Junction 16 for Nantwich

Multiple smash closes M6 in Cheshire near Junction 16 for Nantwich

Drivers are being urged to avoid the M6 in Cheshire after a multiple smash has closed the motorway near junction 16 for Nantwich. The accident happened southbound involving heavy goods vehicles, several cars and a van.

December 10, 2012
LATEST… M6 in Cheshire shut after crash traps woman and children

LATEST… M6 in Cheshire shut after crash traps woman and children

The M6 was closed in Cheshire today after a serious accident left a woman and two children trapped in their car. The incident happened on the southbound carriageway just before junction 19.

September 7, 2012
A500 and M6 junction works will boost Crewe and Nantwich jobs

A500 and M6 junction works will boost Crewe and Nantwich jobs

A new road layout off the M6 for Nantwich and Crewe could unlock the potential for new jobs in South Cheshire, council chiefs claim. Plans for the new road layout on the A500 approach and around junction 16 roundabout and slip roads could start this autumn.

May 23, 2012