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Van driver, 60, killed driving on A500 towards Nantwich

Van driver, 60, killed driving on A500 towards Nantwich

A man has died after the van he was driving towards Nantwich collided with a lorry on the A500. The accident closed the A500 last night (April 24) between the junction 16 of the M6 and the roundabout to Crewe and Nantwich.

April 25, 2012
Drivers warned of M6 Cheshire delays after serious accident

Drivers warned of M6 Cheshire delays after serious accident

Nantwich drivers are being warned of massive delays on the M6 in Cheshire after a serious collision closed the northbound carriageway. The accident involved an HGV and car, sending the lorry careering off the motorway.

March 22, 2012
Lorry driver jailed over horror M6 deaths in South Cheshire

Lorry driver jailed over horror M6 deaths in South Cheshire

A lorry driver responsible for the death of two men on the hard shoulder of the M6 in South Cheshire has been jailed for six years. Malcolm John Simpson (pictured) was convicted of two counts of causing death by dangerous driving after a three-day trial at Chester Crown Court.

January 13, 2012
HGV driver killed in crash which closes M6 motorway in Cheshire

HGV driver killed in crash which closes M6 motorway in Cheshire

A driver was killed today after a collision involving two HGVs which closed the M6 motorway between Junction 16 for Nantwich and 18. The accident happened on the southbound carriageway, and police say the closure is likely to be in place for some time.

January 9, 2012
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
Chancellor backs Crewe Green Link Road to A500

Chancellor backs Crewe Green Link Road to A500

Plans for the Crewe Green Link Road to the A500 are back on after the Chancellor backed the scheme today. George Osbourne said he and the Department for Transport will fund 60 per cent, (£16.5m) of the £27million cost of the road.

November 29, 2011
250 caught in M6 Cheshire Police speed clampdown

250 caught in M6 Cheshire Police speed clampdown

Police officers have issued a winter “slow down” warning to motorway drivers in South Cheshire. A two-hour speed check on the M6 near junction 16 for Nantwich and Crewe caught 250 drivers travelling well over 70mph. The fastest was clocked at 107mph.

November 27, 2011
Stuck lorry closes A500 between Nantwich and M6

Stuck lorry closes A500 between Nantwich and M6

Hundreds of commuters were delayed after a lorry got stuck on the A500 between Nantwich and the M6. Cheshire Police had to close the main trunk road in both directions during the incident at 5.30am (November 10).

November 10, 2011
M6 Cheshire closure after lorry crash causes chaos

M6 Cheshire closure after lorry crash causes chaos

A lorry which jack-knifed across both carriageways of the M6 in Cheshire, crashing into several cars, caused traffic chaos for thousands of motorists today. Five cars were caught up in the accident between junctions 21 and 21A which led to closures on the M62 westbound to the M6 southbound, on the M62 eastbound to the M6 southbound, and the M6 at Croft Interchange.

October 11, 2011

Nantwich pubs, restaurants and hotels up for food awards

Lady luck shone on a Nantwich couple for a second time when they won a hamper packed full of food, drink and other items. Peter Jones and wife Jennifer, of Gingerbread Lane, had their name drawn out of a hat at the Nantwich Show where hundreds of people entered the draw contest on the Nantwich Food and Drink Festival promotion[Read More…]

September 22, 2011
Man killed after car collides with tanker

Man killed after car collides with tanker

A fatal road accident in Middlewich has caused long delays for many Nantwich commuters The accident happened when a car collided with a petrol tanker on the B5081 near to the junction with Centurion Way, Middlewich.

September 6, 2011