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Innovative technology on show at South Cheshire College

THE Gadget Show presenter Jason Bradbury was one of the attractions at a celebration event at South Cheshire College.

The STEM Festival celebrated the re-accreditation of the college’s STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics - Assured Status.

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yesterday 07:03
Rail disruption affecting services between Crewe and Shrewsbury

RAIL commuters travelling from Crewe to Shrewsbury stations face severe delays as emergency services deal with an incident, writes Craig Manning.

Arriva Trains Wales say services in both directions may be cancelled or delayed by up to 60 minutes.

2017-02-25 13:13
Clean Team dedicates first litter pick of the year to teammate with terminal cancer

CREWE Clean Team has dedicated its first litter pick of the year - and 60th overall - to one of its members who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

After collecting 26 bags of litter on Saturday, February 18, members held up a sign with a message for Marilyn Zeller, who joined

2017-02-25 12:07
Digital arts programme to shift into high gear in Crewe

A DIGITAL arts programme will launch in Crewe this month.

Cheshire East has announced the launch of SHIFT – its new borough-wide programme celebrating digital arts and tech in 2017 and beyond.

From February 20 during half term Crewe Library will run a series of family

2017-02-24 19:35
Human remains confirmed as belonging to missing Sandbach man Steven Cook

Police have today confirmed that human remains found in a well in Crete are that of missing Sandbach man Steven Cook.

Steven, then 20, disappeared on a night out in Malia with friends in 2005 – the first holiday he had taken without his family.

Despite several sightings and an

2017-02-24 17:39
Borough chiefs agree 4.99 per cent council tax increase to help fund social care

EAST Cheshire residents will pay almost five per cent more in council tax as borough chiefs look for an additional £20 million for adult social care.

At a meeting on Thursday, February 23, members of Cheshire East Council voted in favour of increasing council tax by 4.99 per cent

2017-02-24 16:17
Gymnasium steps up for charity

A NANTWICH gymnasium relaxed its ‘ladies only’ rule last week, but all in the name charity and chocolate.

Gymophobics, on Beam Street, is part of a nationwide group that offers women unique exercise programmes in an environment that encourages fun and fitness for ladies of

2017-02-24 10:47
Armed robbers at large following Co-op raid in Shavington

ARMED robbers are currently at large after targeting a convenience store in Shavington.

At 5.30am on Wednesday, February 22, two men arrived at the Co-op store in Rope Lane, Shavington, in what is believed to have been a red car.

The men, who were both wearing balaclavas,

2017-02-22 19:01
Armed robbery at Shavington store
Officers are appealing for information following the incident at 5.30am in Shavington
2017-02-22 18:11
Salt Awards will highlight the heroes of Nantwich

AN awards ceremony highlighting the best of Nantwich will be held again this year.

Nantwich Mayor, Cllr Andrew Martin, has announced that he will be holding the Salt of The Earth Awards.

Launched in 2015, by the then Mayor, Christine Farrall, the awards recognise and

2017-02-22 15:41
Nurse steps into the ring for charity

A CREWE nurse is swapping the ward for the boxing ring in a bid to raise money for her hospital and mental health trust.

Ward Manager Claire Smith has agreed to take part in her first ever charity boxing match as part of fundraising for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2017-02-21 21:51
Players announces its next production

THE next thrilling adventure brought to you by Nantwich Players this season is, The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase.

A youth production with an expert blend of melodrama, comedy, adventure and a little spookiness, it is directed by Simon Piasecki and Shelley Piasecka.

There are

2017-02-21 17:27
Motorcyclist taken to hospital with serious injuries following crash in Crewe
The collision happened shortly after 9.20am today (Tuesday)
2017-02-21 13:17
Amber wind warning issued as Storm Doris heads for the north west

MET Office chiefs have warned very strong winds are expected throughout Thursday as Storm Doris sweeps across the country. 

An amber warning of wind has been issued from 6am on Thursday to 6pm the same day as gusts of 70 to 80 mph are predicted.

A spokesman added:

2017-02-21 13:01
Woman died in Nantwich car crash
The collision happened on Peter Destapleigh Way on Saturday
2017-02-20 19:41
Police appeal for information about former Crewe man, missing from Colwyn Bay
Stephen Carson has not been since February 3 and his family are growing increasingly concerned
2017-02-20 18:35
Daily News
Claims MP Lewis registered websites in preparation for Labour leader bid denied

Claims that Clive Lewis registered website addresses in apparent preparation for a Labour leadership bid have been denied by a source close to the MP.

It comes after the Huffington Post UK said four domain names which appeared to support Mr Lewis for Labour leader were registered on June

today 22:33
Jeremy Corbyn promises ‘credible’ policies in bid to revive Labour’s fortunes

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to bring forward “very coherent”, “credible” and “solid” policies that will help revive Labour’s fortunes following its humiliating Copeland by-election defeat.

The Labour leader appeared to reject suggestions his

today 22:33
Injured Barry Geraghty to miss Cheltenham Festival after Kempton fall

Top jockey Barry Geraghty has been ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival after suffering a collapsed lung and six broken ribs in a fall at Kempton Park on Saturday.

The rider was taken to hospital for further examination following a spill from the Nicky Henderson-trained Charli Parcs in the

today 22:33
England coach Eddie Jones calls on World Rugby to act over breakdown tactics

Eddie Jones expects World Rugby to revise the laws that enabled Italy to frustrate England with unusual breakdown tactics described by George Ford as having the potential to “kill the game”.

In a ploy devised by defence coach Brendan Venter, no player was committed after a

today 22:33
Andy Murray ready for return in Dubai despite bout of shingles

Andy Murray insists he is “fit and raring to go” at the Dubai Tennis Championships having overcome a bout of shingles during a five-week lay-off.

The world number one has not played since a shock fourth-round exit to Mischa Zverev in the fourth round of the Australian Open, and

today 22:33
Leicester v Liverpool talking points

Leicester play their first match since the sacking of boss Claudio Ranieri as they host Liverpool in the Premier League on Monday.

The Foxes, in action four days on from the man who oversaw last season’s remarkable surge to the title being dismissed, have slipped to 18th in the

yesterday 21:27
Business rates a ‘ticking time bomb’ for small companies, Labour says

Business rates are a “ticking time bomb” for small companies and the Government should offer emergency transitional relief for firms facing “cliff edge” increases, Labour has said.

Following pressure from business groups, the media and some Tory MPs, Communities

yesterday 19:15
Key May aide hits back after criticism over disability benefits comments

A key Theresa May aide has hit back after being criticised for saying certain disability benefits should go to the “really disabled” rather than anxiety sufferers, revealing he struggled with the condition as a child.

George Freeman faced Labour calls to apologise and criticism

yesterday 19:15
Latest news from Crewe
today 22:33 Claims MP Lewis registered websites in preparation for Labour leader bid denied
today 22:33 Jeremy Corbyn promises ‘credible’ policies in bid to revive Labour’s fortunes
today 22:33 Injured Barry Geraghty to miss Cheltenham Festival after Kempton fall
today 22:33 England coach Eddie Jones calls on World Rugby to act over breakdown tactics
today 22:33 Andy Murray ready for return in Dubai despite bout of shingles
yesterday 21:27 Leicester v Liverpool talking points
yesterday 19:15 Business rates a ‘ticking time bomb’ for small companies, Labour says
yesterday 19:15 Key May aide hits back after criticism over disability benefits comments
yesterday 19:15 Sam Billings pushing for improvement as England opening spot remains precarious
yesterday 19:15 England survive scare to down battling Italy and keep Six Nations bid on course
yesterday 19:15 Ibrahimovic winner gives Manchester United EFL Cup glory against Southampton
yesterday 18:09 Suspect named after truck hits crowd at New Orleans Mardi Gras parade
yesterday 18:09 Welsh rugby star Elli Norkett killed in car crash at age 20
yesterday 18:09 Home favourite Fichardt lands fifth European Tour crown at Joburg Open
yesterday 18:09 Marc Albrighton ‘angry and upset’ at reports he was involved in Ranieri’s exit
yesterday 18:09 UAE the likely destination for Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao fight
yesterday 17:03 No 10 policy unit chief criticised after defending disability benefit changes
yesterday 17:03 Aliens actor Bill Paxton dies aged 61 after complications from surgery
yesterday 17:03 Wind, ice and snow for parts of UK as Storm Ewan hits Ireland
yesterday 17:03 Gavin Henson kicks relegation-battling Bristol to shock win over Bath
yesterday 17:03 Sam Warburton: Wales now left playing for pride after Scotland defeat
yesterday 17:03 Henderson: Having Sexton and Jackson in ranks is fantastic for Ireland
yesterday 15:53 Jeremy Corbyn: Labour needed more than ever but we must stay united
yesterday 15:53 Woman tells of ‘carnage’ after five pedestrians hit by car
yesterday 15:53 Harry Kane nets another hat-trick as rampant Spurs put Stoke to the sword
yesterday 15:01 Opinion: Crewe Alex brought back to reality of their fight against the drop
yesterday 14:47 Man in critical condition after car crashes into pedestrians
yesterday 14:47 Martin O’Neill rules out making Leicester return
yesterday 14:47 Red Bull unveil car they hope will end Mercedes domination
yesterday 13:41 Three critically hurt after pedestrians hit by car
yesterday 13:41 Rescuers broaden search for 18-year-old amid Arbroath Cliffs fall fears
yesterday 13:41 Adam Lallana an integral member of Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool squad
yesterday 13:41 Sir Mo Farah: I’m a clean athlete
yesterday 13:41 Ronald Koeman challenges Everton to make late run for Champions League
yesterday 13:41 Ali Price confident Scotland can end long wait for Twickenham win over England
yesterday 12:35 Deputy Tom Watson urges supporters to back Labour’s under-fire Jeremy Corbyn
yesterday 12:35 Amber Rudd: No sudden drop in immigration post-Brexit
yesterday 12:35 Five in hospital after car collides with pedestrians in London
yesterday 12:35 Andy Carroll in line to make return from injury in coming week
yesterday 11:27 ‘Dinner with the Donald’: Nigel Farage meets with Trump and senior advisers
yesterday 10:21 Donald Trump: I won’t attend White House correspondents’ dinner
yesterday 10:21 Smoking ‘should be banned in NHS buildings and grounds’
yesterday 09:15 Jeremy Corbyn rallies Labour after poll setback in Copeland
yesterday 09:15 Tests show nerve agent effect on Kim’s ‘assassinated’ half-brother
yesterday 09:15 Sir Clive Woodward: Owen Farrell can emulate Jonny Wilkinson
yesterday 08:09 Lord Heseltine to back efforts to give Parliament say on Brexit deal
yesterday 08:09 Gavin McDonnell misses out on joining twin Jamie as a world champion
yesterday 08:09 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga sees off Nick Kyrgios to reach Marseille final
yesterday 08:09 Mo Farah’s coach Alberto Salazar in spotlight again after leaked report
yesterday 07:03 Dozens hurt as truck hits Mardi Gras parade crowd
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today 22:59 Brave mum suffering facial paralysis reveals how she 'lost her smile' just weeks after giving birth
today 22:59 Brave mum suffering facial paralysis reveals how she 'lost her smile' just weeks after giving birth
today 22:59 Uncle gives chilling statement to murder detectives days after killing five family members
today 22:59 Uncle gives chilling statement to murder detectives days after killing five family members
today 22:53 Part premiere, part Trump protest, Londoners gather for Oscar movie
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today 22:51 Tory Minister Criticised For Saying People With Anxiety Are Not 'Really Disabled'
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today 22:35 FREXIT? Marine Le Pen will ‘free farmers from EU straitjacket' amid milk price crisis
today 22:35 PM's aide under fire for saying disability benefits should go to 'really disabled people'
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today 22:27 When does Lent 2017 start and what is Ash Wednesday? The meaning behind the Christian tradition and 40 days of fasting
today 22:27 Alex Hales hoping to get all clear after broken hand to resume powerhouse partnership with Jason Roy
today 22:27 Alex Hales hoping to get all clear after broken hand to resume powerhouse partnership with Jason Roy
today 22:27 Jose Mourinho won't rest after matching Clough and Ferguson's record - he already wants to go one better
today 22:27 Jose Mourinho won't rest after matching Clough and Ferguson's record - he already wants to go one better
today 22:27 13 football fans arrested after violent clashes during Wolves vs Birmingham derby clash at Molineux
today 22:27 13 football fans arrested after violent clashes during Wolves vs Birmingham derby clash at Molineux
today 22:27 Villarreal 2-3 Real Madrid: Morata goal seals comeback as Bale makes goalscoring return - 6 things we learned
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today 22:27 Titanic director James Cameron hopes 'wonderful' Bill Paxton won't be forgotten amid 'gaudy din' of Oscars night
today 22:27 Titanic director James Cameron hopes 'wonderful' Bill Paxton won't be forgotten amid 'gaudy din' of Oscars night
today 22:27 Grieving families in financial difficulty could face further heartache under Government plans to slash "lifeline" payments
today 22:27 Grieving families in financial difficulty could face further heartache under Government plans to slash "lifeline" payments
today 22:27 Tight Fit hunk Steve Grant shows his abs are as toned as ever 35 years after chart glory
today 22:27 Tight Fit hunk Steve Grant shows his abs are as toned as ever 35 years after chart glory
today 22:27 Royal Navy so strapped for cash they have to cancel open day to protect fleet from Russian subs
today 22:27 Royal Navy so strapped for cash they have to cancel open day to protect fleet from Russian subs
today 22:27 Man won't stop parking his £250,000 Lamborghini in parking space reserved for the mayor
today 22:27 Man won't stop parking his £250,000 Lamborghini in parking space reserved for the mayor
today 22:27 Jockey George Baker in intensive care following horrific accident during race on ice in Switzerland
today 22:27 Jockey George Baker in intensive care following horrific accident during race on ice in Switzerland
today 22:27 Watch Jose Mourinho's press conference in full as Manchester United boss reflects on EFL Cup win
today 22:27 Watch Jose Mourinho's press conference in full as Manchester United boss reflects on EFL Cup win
today 22:27 Woman left with six-inch pipe in stomach for 20 YEARS after weight loss surgery wins five-figure payout
today 22:27 Woman left with six-inch pipe in stomach for 20 YEARS after weight loss surgery wins five-figure payout
today 22:27 Storm chasers honour Twister star Bill Paxton by writing his initials across Tornado Alley using GPS markers
today 22:27 Storm chasers honour Twister star Bill Paxton by writing his initials across Tornado Alley using GPS markers
today 22:27 Celebrity Big Brother star Heavy D expecting baby with pregnant ex-fiancee Bryony Anne Harris
today 22:27 Celebrity Big Brother star Heavy D expecting baby with pregnant ex-fiancee Bryony Anne Harris
today 22:27 Al-Qaeda number two Ahmad Hasan 'killed in drone strike' in Syria
today 22:27 Brave mum suffering facial paralysis reveals how she 'lost her smile' just weeks after giving birth
today 22:27 Brave mum suffering facial paralysis reveals how she 'lost her smile' just weeks after giving birth
today 22:27 Meryl Streep brands designer Karl Lagerfeld 'liar' after he hints she's 'cheap' for rejecting his Oscars dress
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today 22:27 Uncle gives chilling statement to murder detectives days after killing five family members
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