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Nantwich man, 24, arrested on suspicion of town centre rape

Nantwich man, 24, arrested on suspicion of town centre rape

A Nantwich man has been arrested on suspicion of rape by officers investigating an alleged sex assault in the town centre.

The 24-year-old man is being held on suspicion of rape and is currently helping officers with their enquiries.

June 13, 2016
Police investigate alleged sexual assault in Nantwich town centre

Police investigate alleged sexual assault in Nantwich town centre

Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault in Nantwich town centre in the early hours of today (June 13).

A number of police cordons are in place around the town, including Mill Island, while officers investigate.

June 13, 2016
Troops march on Nantwich as thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day event

Troops march on Nantwich as thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day event

By Jonathan White
Troops marched and battled each other as thousands of people flocked to Nantwich to enjoy the town’s Holly Holy Day celebrations.

The event, which also included a Winter Fayre, took place in and around Nantwich town centre and on Mill Island in dry weather.

January 24, 2016
Residents fear Mill Island damage by Battle of Nantwich event

Residents fear Mill Island damage by Battle of Nantwich event

Residents are calling for the Battle of Nantwich re-enactment on Mill Island to be moved or cancelled because of saturated conditions.

Weeks of wet weather has left River Weaver levels very high (pictured), the ground at saturation point, and the island covered in early flowering daffodils.

January 16, 2016
Holly Holy Day organisers hopeful rain will not wash out event

Holly Holy Day organisers hopeful rain will not wash out event

Organisers of the “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day event hope it will not be washed out by the heavy rain and flooding.

Prolonged wet weather has left River Weaver very high, and ground conditions saturated on Mill Island.

January 4, 2016
Probe into alleged sexual assault on Mill Island dropped by police

Probe into alleged sexual assault on Mill Island dropped by police

Detectives have dropped a probe into an alleged sexual assault on Mill Island in Nantwich.

Cheshire Police has been conducting an investigation in relation to the allegations that the assault had been committed in the early hours on Sunday (December 20).

December 22, 2015
Serious sexual assault on Mill Island, Nantwich – hunt for two men

Serious sexual assault on Mill Island, Nantwich – hunt for two men

Detectives are searching for two men as they investigate a serious sexual assault in Mill Island, Nantwich.

Police received reports of the incident, and identified and cordoned off the scene whilst the investigation got underway at approximately 2.50am yesterday (December 20).

December 21, 2015
Police probe serious ‘incident’ on Mill Island in Nantwich

Police probe serious ‘incident’ on Mill Island in Nantwich

Detectives are probing a “serious incident” on a footpath on Mill Island, Nantwich.

Officers have cordoned off parts of the island by the River Weaver following the incident.

December 20, 2015
Nantwich Partnership unveils future town projects

Nantwich Partnership unveils future town projects

The chairman of the Nantwich Partnership has hailed the “teamwork” which has secured a £1 million investment in the town centre.

Now Jeff Stubbs has unveiled future projects being identified around the town.

March 31, 2015
Holly Holy Day organisers hail ‘best ever’ Battle of Nantwich

Holly Holy Day organisers hail ‘best ever’ Battle of Nantwich

Organisers of Holly Holy Day in Nantwich have paid tribute to volunteers who helped make the event the most successful ever.

Thousands flocked into town, despite the roadworks and traffic problems, to enjoy what many believe was the biggest ever staged in its 43 years.

January 26, 2015
Picture special – Thousands enjoy Battle of Nantwich

Picture special – Thousands enjoy Battle of Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Thousands poured into Nantwich to enjoy the Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre in the town centre and Mill Island.

And organisers The Holly Holy Day Society say the event, held in conjunction with the Sealed Knot society, was one of the most successful ever.

January 25, 2015
Holly Holy Day’s “Battle of Nantwich” to pull in thousands of visitors

Holly Holy Day’s “Battle of Nantwich” to pull in thousands of visitors

Thousands of people and hundreds of soldiers are set to descend on Nantwich for Holly Holy Day.

The annual event, this Saturday January 24, celebrates the Battle of Nantwich of 1644 – a key battle during the English Civil War.

January 17, 2015
Half of Nantwich’s popular cygnets feared dead, say experts

Half of Nantwich’s popular cygnets feared dead, say experts

There are fears that half of a group  of new-born cygnets on Nantwich’s Mill Island have been killed. Hundreds of passersby have marvelled at the cygnets born to Nantwich’s popular swan family on the River Weaver last week.

May 23, 2014