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Vandals damage trees on Hough’s Millennium Green

Vandals damage trees on Hough’s Millennium Green

Councillors are appealing for help to track down vandals after several trees were damaged on the Millennium Green in Hough near Shavington.

They say the damage was inflicted in the past 48 hours, describing it as “significant deliberate and criminal damage to several beautiful trees”.

September 10, 2019
Police probe land transaction deals around Middlewich bypass

Police probe land transaction deals around Middlewich bypass

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Police are investigating land transactions related to the planned Middlewich eastern bypass.

But Cheshire East Council insists it will not cause the project to be delayed.

July 31, 2019
Police and fire chiefs’ fears as fatal accidents rise on Cheshire roads

Police and fire chiefs’ fears as fatal accidents rise on Cheshire roads

Chief Officers from Cheshire’s three emergency services have voiced their concerns at the rising number of people being killed on the county’s roads.

Forty-six people died in road traffic collisions in Cheshire in 2018, and this year so far 22 people have died – more than one a week.

May 9, 2019
Just two arrests as police hail success of Nantwich Jazz Festival

Just two arrests as police hail success of Nantwich Jazz Festival

Nantwich Police have paid tribute to Jazz Festival volunteers and revellers after just two arrests were made the five-day festival between April 18-22.

Tens of thousands of people were drawn to the festival thanks to the glorious weather.

April 23, 2019
New senior police and fire chiefs appointed in Cheshire

New senior police and fire chiefs appointed in Cheshire

Three senior appointments have been announced at Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue.

Julie Cooke has been appointed as the new Deputy Chief Constable at Cheshire Constabulary.

April 4, 2019
Residents voice fears over new police and fire station in Crewe

Residents voice fears over new police and fire station in Crewe

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Residents are calling on police and the fire service to make sure their new home does not cause traffic and parking problems.

Plans are in the pipeline for the existing fire station, in Macon Way, to be knocked down and replaced by a new station for both firefighters and the police – who are set to move from Civic Centre.

December 13, 2018
Woman who damaged Nantwich Christmas Lights traced by police

Woman who damaged Nantwich Christmas Lights traced by police

Police have tracked down a woman who vandalised some of Nantwich town square’s Christmas lights.

The damage to the lights was done on November 27, just a few days after the display was switched on to herald the festive season.

December 3, 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
Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Angry residents and councillors have hit out at yobs who vandalised and destroyed Nantwich town centre flower beds and planters on consecutive nights.

These images and video show how vandals wrecked the tireless work done by Nantwich in Bloom volunteers to add colour to the town prior to the arrival of Britain in Bloom judges earlier this month.

July 30, 2018
Drone to help tackle crime and incidents in South Cheshire

Drone to help tackle crime and incidents in South Cheshire

A new state-of-the-art drone will be used to help police and fire crews tackle crime and incidents in Crewe and Nantwich.

The drone – also known as an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) – will be used during a six month trial to assess its capabilities and inform future plans.

May 15, 2018
Police and rangers target irresponsible dog owners in South Cheshire

Police and rangers target irresponsible dog owners in South Cheshire

Police, countryside rangers and council teams are targeting irresponsible dog owners to cut the number of attacks on livestock in South Cheshire.

A new ‘Get a Grip’ campaign has been launched to ensure pets do not harm farm animals and nesting birds.

February 25, 2018
44 drink-drug driving arrests in Crewe and Nantwich in December

44 drink-drug driving arrests in Crewe and Nantwich in December

More than 40 drivers in Crewe and Nantwich area were arrested for drink or drug driving offences in December, latest figures show.

Among 234 drivers taken off the road in December, there were 25 in Crewe police division for drink driving, and another 19 for drug driving.

January 10, 2018
Police spread festive cheer with £400 Salvation Army donation

Police spread festive cheer with £400 Salvation Army donation

Police officers in Crewe have donated £400 to the Salvation Army Christmas appeal to help families in the town.

Officers based in Crewe Police Station collected money to help the campaign which helps local children and families who have fallen on hard times during the festive period.

December 28, 2017