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Crewe Police given more “stop and search” powers amid knife fears

Crewe Police given more “stop and search” powers amid knife fears

Police in Crewe have been given more powers to stop and search anyone they suspect of carrying a weapon.

It follows concerns raised by the community in the wake of knife-related incidents in the town.

March 14, 2019
1,600 Cheshire Police officers now wearing body video cameras

1,600 Cheshire Police officers now wearing body video cameras

A total of 1,600 officers at Cheshire Constabulary are now using body worn video cameras following the completion of a force-wide roll out.

The cameras are being worn by officers and PCSOs and are proving to be an essential piece of operational kit.

December 4, 2018
Cheshire Police could axe 250 officers to meet budget cut pressures

Cheshire Police could axe 250 officers to meet budget cut pressures

Cheshire Police chiefs warned today they may be forced to reduce police officer numbers by 250 over the next two years as it faces further budget cuts.

It comes as forces like Cheshire Constabulary are under increasing Government pressure to make more savings.

October 15, 2018
Civilians and officers honoured at Cheshire Police annual awards

Civilians and officers honoured at Cheshire Police annual awards

Civilians, volunteers and officers were honoured at the annual Cheshire Police awards in Crewe.

Award winners include police volunteer Karolina Kardas, Special Constable Derek Gardener, Det Con Leanne Brundett, and Crewe Beat Initiative Team.

September 19, 2018
Police draft in extra officers for Nantwich Jazz Festival

Police draft in extra officers for Nantwich Jazz Festival

Police chiefs in Nantwich say they will be ready for the influx of thousands of music fans attending the town’s 22nd Jazz, Blues & Music Festival.

The four-day event is classed as a ‘Force’ event by officers in Cheshire, with policing strategy forged from headquarters.

March 27, 2018
Police officers stunned to find this vehicle on South Cheshire road

Police officers stunned to find this vehicle on South Cheshire road

Police were stunned when they had to stop to pull over this vehicle on a South Cheshire road.

The car, which looks like it’s seen a few old banger races, was seized by Cheshire Police Taskforce officers in Crewe earlier today (December 30).

December 30, 2017
Nantwich officers stage “week of speed” road safety campaign

Nantwich officers stage “week of speed” road safety campaign

Nantwich beat officers are staging a “Week of Speed” road safety campaign in and around the town.

Officers are carrying out speed enforcement across the area, targeting a number of roads.

April 20, 2017
Hats off to Nantwich police in switch to hard caps

Hats off to Nantwich police in switch to hard caps

It’s hats off to bobbies on the beat in Nantwich – officers will now be wearing hard caps instead.

All Cheshire officers will now wear the unisex caps after a six-month trial in Northwich and Chester – the first force in the UK to make the chang

May 19, 2016
Sixty new jobs as Cheshire Police launches recruitment drive

Sixty new jobs as Cheshire Police launches recruitment drive

Cheshire Police has launched a recruitment drive to bring in 60 new officers.

The Constabulary are hoping to attract applications from those hoping to “give something back to their community”.

January 19, 2016
Nantwich Police issue caution on New Year’s Eve celebrations

Nantwich Police issue caution on New Year’s Eve celebrations

Nantwich Police have drafted in extra officers to cope with thousands of New Year’s Eve revellers heading in to town. And officers are also warning residents out celebrating to guard against leaving properties open to burglars.

December 31, 2013
Councillor angry over Willaston homes plan after objections lost

Councillor angry over Willaston homes plan after objections lost

A councillor has blasted a decision to allow 21 new homes in a Nantwich village after public objections were “lost” by Cheshire East Council. The plans for 21 homes on Cheerbrook Road, Willaston, by Wainhomes (North West) were approved by the Strategic Planning Board.

November 12, 2013