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Cheshire Police launch two-week firearms surrender

Cheshire Police launch two-week firearms surrender

People in Cheshire who have firearms are being urged to hand them in to police as part of a two-week surrender.

The firearms amnesty, from May 12-29, means all guns can be handed over anonymously at police stations throughout Cheshire.

May 14, 2022
READER’S LETTER: Closing Cheshire Police helpdesks “crazy idea”

READER’S LETTER: Closing Cheshire Police helpdesks “crazy idea”

Dear Editor,
Cheshire Police are proposing to close 11 helpdesks at stations around the county, including the one in Nantwich.

Only five will remain open. Each will serve a population of over 200,000. This is a crazy idea.

February 20, 2022
Councillors call for police action on Nantwich town centre parking

Councillors call for police action on Nantwich town centre parking

Nantwich Town councillors have called for more police action against inconsiderate and dangerous parking in the town centre.

The issue was raised by councillors at the town council meeting last night (February 10).

February 11, 2022
Five days for residents to have say on Cheshire Police budget

Five days for residents to have say on Cheshire Police budget

Residents in Crewe and Nantwich have a few days left to make their views known on the level of council tax people pay for their police service.

Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer’s survey will close at midday on Tuesday January 25.

January 20, 2022
Cheshire PCC calls for Government rethink on police pay

Cheshire PCC calls for Government rethink on police pay

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer has called on the Government to rethink a decision to freeze police officers pay.

Last week, the Government made the decision to freeze police officer pay for all of those whose salaries exceed £24,000 in 2021/22.

July 30, 2021
School bus collides with van outside Brine Leas School in Nantwich

School bus collides with van outside Brine Leas School in Nantwich

A school bus collided with a van parked outside Brine Leas School in Nantwich today.

No pupils were on board the bus at the time of the crash, and it’s believed no one was injured.

March 24, 2021
Police hunt men who targeted Nantwich schoolgirl by river

Police hunt men who targeted Nantwich schoolgirl by river

Police are investigating reports that a young teenage girl in Nantwich was approached by a gang of men who made “inappropriate comments” towards her.

The 14-year old girl was walking on the footpath next to the River Weaver, behind Manor Road North, when she was approached by three men.

March 18, 2021
Online mental health sessions for Nantwich residents

Online mental health sessions for Nantwich residents

Residents in Nantwich will be offered virtual mental health and wellbeing sessions funded by Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane.

The local policing team and volunteer group, Nantwich Buddies, have received funding from the Community Police Fund to run an eight-week course.

February 9, 2021
MPs welcome more officers for Cheshire as PCC approves policing budget

MPs welcome more officers for Cheshire as PCC approves policing budget

MPs in Cheshire have welcomed a police recruitment drive which they say has resulted in an “additional” 91 police officers on the streets.

It comes as Cheshire’s PCC David Keane also this week approved a 2021-22 budget to recruit another 88 officers by raising the policing precept of Council Tax by £1.25 per month for Band D property holders.

January 30, 2021
MPs welcome £11.8 million funding for Cheshire Police

MPs welcome £11.8 million funding for Cheshire Police

Eddisbury and Crewe & Nantwich MPs Edward Timpson and Kieran Mullan have welcomed additional £11.8 million funding for Cheshire Police in 2021-22.

Home Secretary Priti Patel announced policing will receive up to £15.8 billion in 2021-22 – an increase of £636 million on last year.

December 24, 2020
Police target lorry drivers in Cheshire road safety operation

Police target lorry drivers in Cheshire road safety operation

More than 70 offences were recorded during a police operation targeting lorry drivers on Cheshire’s busy roads.

Dozens of “Traffic Offence Reports” were issued to drivers using motorways and main A roads across the county.

October 28, 2020
Dramatic police chase through streets of Stapeley, Audlem and villages

Dramatic police chase through streets of Stapeley, Audlem and villages

Stunned Sunday afternoon walkers and cyclists watched a dramatic police car pursuit through villages and country lanes near Nantwich.

Witnesses say they saw several marked and unmarked police vehicles in pursuit of a Seat Leon for up to an hour yesterday (August 16) evening.

August 17, 2020
Cheshire Police plea to drinkers over second weekend of pubs reopening

Cheshire Police plea to drinkers over second weekend of pubs reopening

Cheshire Police have issued a plea for drinkers to “help keep themselves and others safe” when visiting re-opened pubs, bars and restaurants this weekend.

It’s the second weekend such venues have been allowed to open, and police expect thousands more people to be out.

July 10, 2020