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Decision day for small retail park and housing in Crewe

A Decision will be made in the new year for a new Lidl supermarket, B&M store, cafe and 53 houses in Crewe.

Plans to build on derelict land off Mill Street have been submitted by Clowes Developments (North West) to transform the site, following a public consultation in

today 15:01
Cheshire East cabinet member says press lied about £2.4 million 'loan' gaffe

A CABINET member whose gaffe led to councillors demanding a fresh look at a £2.4 million payment to clear contaminated land in Middlewich has accused the media of lying about his error.

Cllr Paul Bates, cabinet member for finance and communication at Cheshire East Council, made the

today 11:49
Cheshire Police urge residents to keep their homes and valuables secure this Christmas

OFFICERS are urging residents to 'get the lived-in look' to stop Christmas coming early for burglars.

Cheshire Police is calling on residents to secure their homes this festive season, to make sure any presents don't end up in the wrong hands before Christmas Day.

Supt

today 07:37
Chair-based exercise classes launch in Nantwich

HEALTHCARE specialists have teamed up with a Nantwich company to offer special fitness classes for elderly people.

Physiotherapists from ctchealthcare are staging chair-based exercise classes at Right at Home which has opened new offices on Hospital Street.

The company,

yesterday 17:05
St Luke's Hospice to collect Christmas trees for a donation in January

ST Luke's Hospice will be collecting Christmas trees in return for a donation again in January.

Registration is now open for the service, which will see volunteers collect the trees on January 11, 12, 13 and 14.

The collection is environmentally friendly and hassle free,

yesterday 06:45
MISSING APPEAL: Police concern for heavily pregnant woman and boyfriend last seen in Crewe

Police are appealing for help from the public in tracing a couple who have gone missing from an address in Crewe.

Police are becoming increasingly concerned and are making every effort to trace 26-year-old Stacey Anderson and her boyfriend, 31-year-old David Sugarman.

They were last

2017-12-16 17:11
Police appeal to public for help in search for missing Crewe couple

POLICE are appealing for help from the public in tracing a couple who have gone missing from an address in Crewe.

Police are becoming increasingly concerned and are making every effort to trace 26-year-old Stacey Anderson and her boyfriend, 31-year-old David Sugarman.

They

2017-12-16 16:03
Leasepoint announce expansion plans in Crewe

A CAR and van leasing firm has announced expansion plans in Crewe.

Despite being based in the town, the vast majority of Leasepoint’s customers are from outside the area, something owner Roger Whittaker is keen to address next year.

The company, which specialises in

2017-12-16 12:51
Man sought in connection with "vicious attack" on doctor at Crewe train station

Officers from the British Transport Police (BTP) want to speak to a man in connection with a “vicious attack” at Crewe station.

The BTP want to speak to the man pictured as they believe he may have information to assist their enquiries into the incident, which occurred at Crewe station

2017-12-15 15:45
Resident suffers burn injuries following Crewe house fire

A resident was taken to hospital with burn injuries following a house fire in Crewe.

Two fire engines from Crewe and one from Nantwich were sent to the property on Eadie Grove, Crewe, at about 4pm yesterday (Thursday, December 14) following reports of a house fire.

The fire was out

2017-12-15 14:43
College launches new name and logo

South Cheshire College/West Cheshire College has a new name.

Cheshire College – South and West, which has campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester, has unveiled a new brand identity to its students and staff.

The new name and logo, which follows the successful

2017-12-15 13:39
Pet of the Year finalists revealed

HERE are this year’s Pet of the Year 2017 entries and what a glamorous bunch they are too. Family firm HJ Lea Oakes, which has outlets in Wheelock, Aston, Wardle and Congleton, teamed up with the Chronicle to launch the annual competition.

They are offering a £100 prize voucher to

2017-12-15 09:27
Crewe firefighters rescue cat stuck in van's engine bay

An adventurous young cat was rescued by Crewe firefighters after an unexpected journey in a van’s engine bay.

Young rescue cat Tallula managed to wedge herself in the engine compartment of her neighbour’s van, after being tempted in by the warmth of the engine after the driver had been

2017-12-14 16:37
Cat who sought a warm snooze in van engine rescued by firefighters after a trip to B&Q

AN adventurous young rescue cat who took an unexpected trip to B&Q had a lucky escape thanks to Crewe firefighters.

After finding that her neighbour's van had been warmed up by a tip during the day, four-year-old cat Tallula managed to squeeze herself into the engine compartment

2017-12-14 16:37
Antoinette Sandbach defends defiant stance in Brexit Bill Commons vote

A local MP has once again defended her defiant stance against her party’s wishes after rebelling in a crucial vote on Brexit.

Antoinette Sandbach, MP for Eddisbury, is one of 11 Tory rebels that voted in favour of an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill in the House of Commons last night,

2017-12-14 13:31
REVEALED: How Crewe and Nantwich schools fare in Primary School Performance Tables

CHESHIRE East’s best performing primary schools have been revealed after the government published this year's key stage two SATs results.

League tables published by the Department of Education today rank schools by the percentage of children in year 6 reaching the expected

2017-12-14 13:31
Daily News
I could beat Putin in fair election – Russian opposition leader

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said he is confident he could beat President Vladimir Putin in a fair election.

Mr Navalny said in his first interview since the official start of campaigning that he cannot win as long as the Kremlin controls what goes on television,

today 19:09
Government to overhaul building regulations after Grenfell fire review

The Government has pledged to overhaul building regulations after a review prompted by the Grenfell Tower fire flagged up “systemic failure”.

Current rules concerning the construction and maintenance of high-rise blocks were said to be “not fit for purpose” and left room for

today 19:09
Family pay tribute to ‘irreplaceable’ British embassy worker murdered in Beirut

The family of a British embassy worker murdered in Beirut have said she was “simply irreplaceable and we will never fully recover from this loss”.

The body of Rebecca Dykes, 30, was found dumped by a motorway in the east of Lebanon’s capital on Saturday.

An Uber

today 19:09
‘At least six people killed’ after Amtrak train derails near Seattle

At least six people where killed when an Amtrak train making the first run along a new route hurtled off an overpass onto a busy road south of the US city of Seattle, authorities said.

Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the train derailed just before

today 19:09
RAF Mildenhall disturbance when shots fired not being treated as terrorism

A disturbance at RAF Mildenhall during which shots were fired by US service personnel is not being treated as terrorism.

A 44-year-old British man was initially arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass, Suffolk Police said

The man, who suffered cuts and bruises in the

today 19:09
Manchester United star Lukaku pays back police for noise complaints callouts

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku “deeply regrets” his behaviour and has reimbursed police for repeated callouts over loud partying in Beverly Hills, his lawyer has said.

The Premier League footballer was arrested by officers responding to five noise complaints in as many

today 19:09
Burnley defender James Tarkowski charged with violent conduct

Burnley defender James Tarkowski has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association over an incident involving Glenn Murray in Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Brighton.

Tarkowski’s apparent elbow on Murray in the 35th minute of the Premier League contest left the Seagulls

today 19:09
Anthony Joshua says he is ready to ‘rock and roll’ with Tyson Fury

Current heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is ready to “rock and roll” with Tyson Fury whenever the former champion wants to get in the ring with him.

Fury has not fought since taking four belts from Wladimir Klitschko in September 2015, but, with his well-publicised problems

today 19:09
Latest news from Crewe
today 19:09 I could beat Putin in fair election – Russian opposition leader
today 19:09 Government to overhaul building regulations after Grenfell fire review
today 19:09 Family pay tribute to ‘irreplaceable’ British embassy worker murdered in Beirut
today 19:09 ‘At least six people killed’ after Amtrak train derails near Seattle
today 19:09 RAF Mildenhall disturbance when shots fired not being treated as terrorism
today 19:09 Manchester United star Lukaku pays back police for noise complaints callouts
today 19:09 Burnley defender James Tarkowski charged with violent conduct
today 19:09 Anthony Joshua says he is ready to ‘rock and roll’ with Tyson Fury
today 19:09 Solo Saxophone to chart new territory for Frankel
today 19:09 Adam Peaty reveals he gave gold medal to young fan on ‘spur of moment’
today 18:07 Crewe Alex: 'I'll learn from being dropped' - Ben Garratt
today 18:07 Baby girl born with drug addiction symptoms should go into foster care
today 18:07 ‘Hopeless’ MP could rehearse how to ask questions over Christmas – John Bercow
today 18:07 Man died at adult-themed festival after taking lethal dose of drug
today 18:07 ‘Several people killed’ after Amtrak train derails near Seattle
today 18:07 Kaepernick and Curry ‘want in’ as Diddy plots Panthers purchase
today 17:05 Poorer families reluctant to apply for bursaries, leading headmistress suggests
today 17:05 Heathrow could use existing terminals to cut cost of expansion
today 17:05 CCTV appeal over death of 87-year-old robbery victim
today 17:05 Rafinha ready for Barcelona return after long lay-off
today 17:05 Musselburgh winner Silver Concorde ‘a bargain’ for Keith Dalgleish
today 17:05 Serena Williams hints at tennis return
today 17:05 Mystery Mr D becomes EuroMillions winner
today 16:03 Crewe charities preparing to help families in crisis
today 16:03 New sunflower variety keeps blooming until late November, firm claims
today 16:03 Unions slam ‘missed opportunity’ as report urges trials of online strike votes
today 16:03 Ministers fail to agree position on trade relationship with EU
today 16:03 Ministers fail to agree position on trade relationship with EU
today 16:03 US military open fire during disturbance at RAF Mildenhall
today 16:03 Guardiola expects City stars to be disappointed at some of his selection choices
today 16:03 David Moyes questions Manuel Lanzini charge
today 16:03 Mystery Mr D becomes EuroMillions winner
today 15:01 Nantwich Food Bank dealing with 'mums in tears not able to feed their children'
today 15:01 Decision day for small retail park and housing in Crewe
today 15:01 Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’
today 15:01 Trump to unveil ‘America first’ national security strategy
today 15:01 Organisers apologise as Winter Wonderland falls ‘way short of expectations’
today 15:01 Action urged after Grenfell review criticises tall building regulations
today 15:01 South Korean boy band member dies in suspected suicide
today 13:59 Atlanta airport power restored but travel woes expected to linger
today 13:59 Theresa May congratulates new Austria leader amid huge protest over coalition
today 13:59 New Bishop of London urges more women and minority priests for ‘relevant’ Church
today 13:59 Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’
today 13:59 Two dead and three others in hospital after fire at luxury Scottish hotel
today 13:59 Manchester United wait on severity of Antonio Valencia hamstring injury
today 13:59 Kachunga facing lengthy lay-off with knee injury
today 13:59 FA charges West Ham’s Manuel Lanzini with dive to win penalty at Stoke
today 12:53 Crewe Alex's Callum Ainley: "I've not been as good as I wanted - there's more to come'
today 12:53 May committed on workers’ rights says No 10, as Brexit ‘war cabinet’ meets
today 12:53 May committed on workers’ rights says No 10, as Brexit ‘war cabinet’ meets
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today 19:19 Bali volcano update: Is Mount Agung still erupting? Can you travel to Bali now?
today 19:19 Brexiteer Sir Bill Cash hails Brexit decision as he slaps down 'UNDEMOCRATIC' Brussels
today 19:19 The Chase fans spot contestant’s famous lookalike - Did you see it?
today 19:19 Where will Princess Charlotte go to nursery school? Where is Willcocks Nursery in London?
today 19:19 Michael Schumacher latest: F1 legend named fifth richest athlete of all time
today 19:19 Amtrak train crash: Interstate 5 map – where has the train derailed?
today 19:19 'Better laws for British fish!' PM May says Britain will take back CONTROL of UK waters
today 18:53 Christmas
today 18:49 These Hull children's centres have had their budgets slashed
today 18:49 'Huge disappointment' as council bins plans for a new bar
today 18:49 'Huge disappointment' as council bins plans for a new bar
today 18:49 Updates as traffic causes 'severe gridlock' in Hull
today 18:49 Winter warmers: the best drink books of 2017
today 18:49 Twitter suspends Britain First leaders
today 18:49 BBC and Guardian sued over Paradise Papers leaks
today 18:43 Gainsborough slasher was on the run from psychiatric ward before National Gallery attack
today 18:43 Woman convicted for asking to grab transgender woman’s breast
today 18:43 Murdered refugee let down by ‘institutional racism’ from police and council
today 18:43 Woman reveals her devastating injuries after dog attack
today 18:43 Flights cancelled at Manchester Airport as thick fog closes runway
today 18:41 Rebecca Dykes: Family says British diplomat killed in Beirut was 'simply irreplaceable'
today 18:41 Sarah Mullally: Former chief nurse is new Bishop of London
today 18:33 Steven Naismith calls for SFA to leave Hampden and take games around the country
today 18:33 Strictly Come Dancing's Simon Rimmer quizzed about his 'one night stand' with Gemma Atkinson
today 18:33 Strictly Come Dancing's Simon Rimmer quizzed about his 'one night stand' with Gemma Atkinson
today 18:33 Tory MP's aide accused of raping woman in boss's office tells of 'joshing around' with alleged victim
today 18:33 Tory MP's aide accused of raping woman in boss's office tells of 'joshing around' with alleged victim
today 18:25 Christmas opening times 2017: When are Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons open?
today 18:25 Peru who? Drug mule babe spotted on dinner date with mystery man
today 18:25 BREAKING: Manchester Airport flights suspended as heavy fog descends
today 18:17 Xbox One X Enhanced games update: Microsoft has AMAZING news for fans of The Witcher 3
today 18:17 Apple AirPods SOLD-OUT across the UK, but you can still buy a pair before Christmas
today 18:17 Romelu Lukaku disrespects Man Utd and it is because of Jose Mourinho - expert
today 18:17 John Lennon drawing of fat budgie fetches £22,000 at auction
today 18:17 When can you drive after drinking the night before? New tool tells you when it is safe
today 18:17 Kate Middleton’s wedding dress had this SECRET feature to make her waist look smaller
today 18:17 Barnier's advisor REVEALS loophole to keep that could offer City of London Brexit LIFELINE
today 18:17 Amtrak derailment: Horrifying aftermath as train DERAILS on busy Washington motorway
today 18:17 Brexit boom: Demand for vehicles and transport equipment pushes consumer confidence
today 18:17 May in STITCHES as Corbyn claims PM is DETERMINED follow Labour's Brexit strategy
today 18:17 Winter solstice 2017: When is shortest day of the year and what is the winter solstice?
today 18:17 Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Len Goodman SLAMS winner Joe McFadden ‘Alexandra’s better’
today 18:17 Refugee who fleeced British taxpayers out of nearly £40k is singing sensation in Africa
today 18:17 Parkinson’s disease symptoms: Woman says sufferers give off 'musky' SCENT
today 18:17 Amtrak train crash: Where is Interstate 5? Map shows the road where the train derailed
today 18:17 HMRC scam WARNING: Malicious fraudsters want YOUR money in Christmas swindle
today 18:17 Brexit transition battle BEGINS: May goes to WAR with EU on agriculture and fishing policy
today 17:51 Amtrak Passenger Train Derails On Bridge And Falls On Highway Below In Washington State