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Nantwich Police target speeding motorists

Police have been clamping down on speeding drivers using the latest enforcement technology.

In response to community concerns about drivers flouting the speed limit on roads around Nantwich, PCs and PCSOs from the Nantwich Beat Team have been deployed at several key sites around Nantwich

2017-10-13 17:15
Deputy council leader steps down whilst Police investigate car park grants

Councillor David Brown has been forced to step down as deputy leader while the police investigation into granting funds to Berkeley Academy is under way.

Cllr Rachel Bailey, leader of Cheshire East Council, issued a statement at cabinet on Tuesday to say she will appoint a temporary

2017-10-12 19:15
Traffic cops reopen M6 following earlier collision after police chase

Cheshire Constabulary have revealed an incident which closed the M6 southbound was due to a collision following a brief police chase.

The accident involved a white Vauxhall Insignia and a red Toyota Yaris affecting the stretch between Holmes Chapel and Sandbach this afternoon (October

2017-10-12 17:01
Charity trekkers raise over £22K climbing Kilimanjaro

Wow, what an experience I have had climbing the largest free-standing mountain in Africa!

Our #ClimbKili2017 challenge finally came to fruition last week and along with 12 other fundraisers, I attempted to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, 5,895m above sea level and six times the

2017-10-12 15:55
Doddington Hall housing plan rejected by Cheshire East

PLANS for a controversial housing development on a historic estate near Nantwich have been refused by Cheshire East councillors.

The proposals for 12 separate developments encompassing 102 houses on the Doddington Estate in Bridgmere were refused outline planning permission at the

2017-10-11 21:13
Crewe Green Roundabout upgrades approved

PROPOSED redevelopments to ease congestion at Crewe Green roundabout have been given the green light.

At a meeting of Cheshire East Council’s Strategic Planning Board, members voted unanimously in favour of a redevelopment and extension of Crewe Green Roundabout, which will provide extra

2017-10-11 20:07
Police called in after two Cheshire East councillors targeted in vile hate mail campaign

Police are investigating after two Cheshire East councillors, who are also magistrates, have been plagued by vile and intimidating hate mail.

Councillors Sarah Pochin and David Marren, who have both spoken out against the council over recent months, have been targeted since

2017-10-11 15:43
Firefighters rescue labrador from Crewe house following kitchen fire

Firefighters rescued a labrador from a house in Crewe this morning following a kitchen fire.

Two fire engines from Crewe and one from Nantwich were sent to the property on Lord Street, Crewe, shortly after 7am this morning after reports of a kitchen fire.

All of the occupants of the

2017-10-11 12:25
Police urging residents to think about security as longer nights draw in

Officers from Cheshire Police have called on residents to think about their security as the long nights draw in.

Ahead of the clocks going back later this month (October 29), Cheshire Police are urging residents to double check their security measures at home and have reminded them to be

2017-10-10 19:55
Police 'reviewing information' about council's non-payment of minimum wage

Cheshire Police has confirmed officers are currently reviewing information received about minimum wage and sleep-in allowances at Cheshire East Council.

The matter has been reported to the police following claims that the council knew in 2014 that it was paying some careworkers below the

2017-10-10 14:25
Cheshire East Council offers free workshops on how to win public sector contracts

Businesses are being offered the chance to attend free workshops in hosted by Cheshire East to help them learn how to win public sector contracts.

The award-winning procurement training events are being provided by the council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company and are targeted at

2017-10-10 13:19
Police appeal for witnesses following theft of alloy wheels in Crewe

Police have appealed for information following the theft of alloy wheels from two cars in Crewe.

During the incident, which occurred at 1am on Saturday, September 23, the offenders approached vehicles on a garage forecourt on Third Avenue off Weston Road, Crewe.

The offenders used

2017-10-09 18:37
Police concerned for welfare of missing teenager

Police have said they are increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 14-year-old boy who has been missing for a month and was last seen in Crewe.

Cameron Brookshaw, who lives in Flint, has links to Crewe and was last seen in Ruskin Road.

Insp Kate Buckingham said: “We believe

2017-10-09 15:19
Crewe friends arrive in Las Vegas minutes after shootings

Two friends on holiday in Las Vegas arrived in the city just as the terror of Sunday’s mass shooting unfolded.

Ashleigh Smith and Laura Rowley, both from Crewe, arrived in Las Vegas in the midst of America’s most deadliest mass shooting in its history.

The pair were on their way

2017-10-06 14:51
Terrified mum recalls moment hammer wielding thugs broke into her house demanding car keys

A Mum has spoken of her horrific ordeal after three men burst into her family home and threatened her with a hammer.

The woman, who lives with her husband and two children in Ashfield Street, Middlewich, was forced to hand over the keys to a Ford Focus ST on Saturday night after the

2017-10-06 13:45
Crewe man pleads not guilty to two counts of theft from charities

A Crewe man has pleaded not guilty of theft from two local charities.

Christopher McKenzie, of Harrison Drive in Crewe, appeared at Crewe Magistrates Court today (Thursday) charged with two counts of theft, including theft by finding.

The first charge relates to £1,700 in cash

2017-10-05 17:57
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The Match: Yeovil Town 2 Crewe Alex 0

Yeovil Town 2 Crewe Alex 0

Crewe Alex slumped to a dismal defeat at struggling Yeovil Town on Saturday.

They bossed the game at times and created enough chances to take the points, but their soft centre was exposed at the back as Rhys Browne and Olufela Olomola scored simple

2017-10-15 07:05
Crewe Alex reaction: 'We should have won the game' - David Artell

David Artell is convinced Crewe Alex should have won at Yeovil on Saturday.

The Alex were the better team for long periods but could not find a way to hit the net. And the Glovers got two to take the points.

Manager Artell said: "We were the best team for an hour, but goals

2017-10-15 07:05
Crewe Alex opinion: Time to show some bottle, not hit the bottle

It was difficult not to steer towards the signs pointing the way to a soothing drink on the long trip home.

Dotted around the roadsides of Somerset, much in the same way you might see ‘eggs’ or ‘firewood’ near farms elsewhere, are homemade placards advertising the local delicacy -

2017-10-15 07:05
Help for Milo

The family of five-year-old Milo Dempsey are appealing to the public for help to get their son a specialist chair so he doesn’t have to sit alone at school.

Milo, from Nantwich, has Down Syndrome which affects his hearing and his sight. As he can’t speak, he uses Makaton sign language

2017-10-13 17:15
Working mum realises dream career at University

Working mums should use their children as inspiration rather than a barrier to realising their career dreams, says a nurse who transformed her life through education after becoming a parent at 18.

Emma Louise Jones was working in a convenience store in her home town, of Chirk, North

2017-10-13 17:15
Criminology course is praised for teaching quality

A CRIMINOLOGY course lauded for its teaching quality will unveil more innovative modules and ground-breaking techniques to keep students at the cutting edge of the justice system.

The Criminology and Criminal Justice team at Wrexham Glyndwr University is celebrating record

2017-10-13 17:15
Preview: Yeovil Town v Crewe Alex

Where and when: Huish Park, Saturday October 14.

Nickname: The Glovers.

Founded: 1895.

Manager: Darren Way.

The lowdown: Yeovil finished 20th last season – and that’s the position in which they currently reside.

After two wins in the first four league

2017-10-13 17:15
Honour for Alsager woman who rescued and fostered animals for 27 years

AN Alsager woman who has dedicated her to life to rescuing and fostering animals is to be recognised with a special award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare at the House of Lords.

Animal lover Hilary Baxter has been part of Alsager Animals in Need for the last 27

2017-10-13 17:15
Latest news from Crewe
2017-10-15 07:05 The Match: Yeovil Town 2 Crewe Alex 0
2017-10-15 07:05 Crewe Alex reaction: 'We should have won the game' - David Artell
2017-10-15 07:05 Crewe Alex opinion: Time to show some bottle, not hit the bottle
2017-10-13 17:15 Help for Milo
2017-10-13 17:15 Working mum realises dream career at University
2017-10-13 17:15 Criminology course is praised for teaching quality
2017-10-13 17:15 Preview: Yeovil Town v Crewe Alex
2017-10-13 17:15 Honour for Alsager woman who rescued and fostered animals for 27 years
2017-10-13 17:15 Nantwich Police target speeding motorists
2017-10-12 19:15 Deputy council leader steps down whilst Police investigate car park grants
2017-10-12 17:01 Laura Smith: "National living wage is not a real living wage"
2017-10-12 17:01 'Council has shown it is determined to tackle fly-tipping'
2017-10-12 17:01 Traffic cops reopen M6 following earlier collision after police chase
2017-10-12 15:55 Council consult on travel to school policies
2017-10-12 15:55 Charity trekkers raise over £22K climbing Kilimanjaro
2017-10-11 21:13 Roman Necklace set sells for £28K at Nantwich Auctioneers
2017-10-11 21:13 Doddington Hall housing plan rejected by Cheshire East
2017-10-11 20:07 Crewe Green Roundabout upgrades approved
2017-10-11 19:01 Swimming: Crewe Flyers preparing to make an even bigger splash
2017-10-11 19:01 Kick boxing: Talented trio step up to make grade
2017-10-11 19:01 Nantwich Town: 'Nothing to fear in FA Cup showdown' - Dave Cooke
2017-10-11 17:55 Crewe FC power through while Middlewich Town go top
2017-10-11 17:55 Imperious South Cheshire Harriers are metric marvels
2017-10-11 17:55 Crewe & Nantwich Ladies back to winning ways in style
2017-10-11 15:43 Police called in after two Cheshire East councillors targeted in vile hate mail campaign
2017-10-11 13:31 Number of residents using Cheshire East's leisure facilities at all-time high
2017-10-11 12:25 Firefighters rescue labrador from Crewe house following kitchen fire
2017-10-10 21:01 Crewe Alex: Update on George Cooper & James Jones contract situations
2017-10-10 19:55 Crewe Alex opinion: Boss dealt with slump well – now let’s push on
2017-10-10 19:55 Police urging residents to think about security as longer nights draw in
2017-10-10 14:25 Police 'reviewing information' about council's non-payment of minimum wage
2017-10-10 13:19 Cheshire East Council offers free workshops on how to win public sector contracts
2017-10-09 18:37 Police appeal for witnesses following theft of alloy wheels in Crewe
2017-10-09 15:19 Police concerned for welfare of missing teenager
2017-10-09 14:13 Crewe Alex: 'What a feeling, now I want more' - Jordan Bowery
2017-10-08 02:05 Crewe Alex opinion: Power of magic moment must be harnessed
2017-10-07 20:35 Crewe Alex reaction: 'Graft and belief paid off' - David Artell
2017-10-07 19:29 The Match: Crewe Alex 1 Stevenage 0
2017-10-07 01:53 Children's favourite duo come to theatre
2017-10-07 01:53 Advance tickets announced for FAB fest
2017-10-06 15:57 Preview: Crewe Alex v Stevenage
2017-10-06 15:57 Artell's Answers: The best of the Crewe Alex manager's musings in September
2017-10-06 14:51 Labour wins Crewe East by-election on Cheshire East Council
2017-10-06 14:51 Housing boom continues in Nantwich
2017-10-06 14:51 Crewe friends arrive in Las Vegas minutes after shootings
2017-10-06 13:45 Volunteers launch street kitchen to help hungry and homeless in Crewe
2017-10-06 13:45 Terrified mum recalls moment hammer wielding thugs broke into her house demanding car keys
2017-10-06 12:39 Rescued orphan seal pup being cared for at Nantwich rescue centre
2017-10-05 17:57 Nantwich RSPCA staff searching for home for cat and her Peppa Pig blanket
2017-10-05 17:57 Crewe man pleads not guilty to two counts of theft from charities
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