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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
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 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
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
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
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
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
£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