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Cheshire Police Officer killed in Manchester Terror attack

Cheshire Police have confirmed that a female officer who was off duty was killed at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena.

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated an IED at the foyer at 10.30pm on Monday killing 22 people including children as young as eight and injuring 59. 20 ...

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Police officer killed in Manchester terror attack reported to be from Cheshire

An off-duty police officer killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack is reported to be from Cheshire .

Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins revealed that a serving female officer is among the 22 victims of Monday night's bomb blast as he updated reporters on the ...

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Police officer killed in Manchester terror attack reported to be from Cheshire

An off-duty police officer killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack is reported to be from Cheshire .

Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins revealed that a serving female officer is among the 22 victims of Monday night's bomb blast as he updated reporters on the ...

yesterday 16:23 open_in_new
Troops could be deployed to South Cheshire locations

Cheshire residents can expect a higher police and possibly military presence in the county, a police chief has said.

Chief Constable of Cheshire Police Simon Byrne was commenting after Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the UK Terror Threat Level had been elevated to “Critical”, ...

yesterday 16:23 open_in_new
Swimming: 'Ever-improving' Crewe Flyers impress at gala

Crewe Flyers came home with 35 medals after sending a large squad of swimmers to the Satellite Open Gala in Macclesfield.

The 30-strong group averaged more than a medal apiece at the event, and helped their side to a fifth-placed finish overall.

A Flyers spokesman said: “It was ...

yesterday 14:11 open_in_new
Elworth lead the way, while Betley, Weston and Alsager win

Elworth are the new leaders of North Staffs & South Cheshire League Division One despite being frustrated by the weather on Saturday.

Heavy rainfall forced a late start at the Potteries club, and after being asked to bat first in difficult conditions the Foxes lost opener Alex Banks ...

yesterday 14:11 open_in_new
Motorway reopens following fatal crash

THE Southbound carriageway of the M6 has now fully reopened following a fatal crash this morning.

All three lanes were closed between J15 (Stoke South) and J14 (Stafford North) while police dealt with the incident, but all lanes have now reopened and traffic is moving slowly, although ...

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Holmes Chapel student Nell Jones, 14, confirmed dead

A Holmes Chapel student who has been missing since the horrific terror attack in Manchester on Monday night has died, her headteacher has confirmed. Nell Jones, 14, died at the scene of the attack at the Manchester Arena.

Today devastated staff and pupils at Holmes Chapel Comprehensive ...

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Crewe holds candlelight vigil for victims of Manchester terror attack

Hundreds gathered on Crewe's Memorial Square to attend a candle-lit vigil for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack.

The town's community was shocked on Monday night when news came through of an explosion at the Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring 60 more, many of ...

yesterday 13:05 open_in_new
Crewe Alex: 'I don't want to just wait for a place' - Perry Ng

Perry Ng is delighted to extend his 15-year stay at Crewe Alex after penning a new 12-month deal.

The 21-year-old defender, who has been with the club since he was just six, also has the option of a further year – depending on appearances made – in his new contract.

Now he wants ...

yesterday 13:05 open_in_new
Crewe FC: 'This has to be the start of a journey' - Andy Aspinall

Andy Aspinall says 2016-17 has provided a solid platform for Crewe FC to build on.

The manager’s first full season ended in a 2-1 defeat at Greenalls, and a ninth-placed finish in the Cheshire Premier Division.

Aspinall is satisfied with what he called a campaign of ...

yesterday 13:05 open_in_new
Crewe mum recalls horror of Manchester Arena attack

A Mother from Crewe has described her anguish after being caught up in Monday’s terrorist attack.

Nikki Marshall, her 14-year-old daughter Jessica and her daughter’s friend, Wikki, were among the 21,000 people at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester arena on Monday night where a ...

yesterday 13:05 open_in_new
Heartfelt tributes pour in for 'inspiration' of South Cheshire Harriers

South Cheshire Harriers runners have paid tribute to the club's co-founder Dave Rowlands, who died last week, aged 75.

Dave, who was diagnosed with cancer in November, helped establish the club in 1986, along with his friend Roy Williamson, and saw it grow from an initial dozen members ...

yesterday 13:05 open_in_new
One Holmes Chapel student missing and another badly injured following Manchester terror attack

One student from Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School is missing and another has been seriously injured following Monday night’s terror attack in Manchester.

Fourteen-year-old Nell Jones has not been heard from since a suicide bomber detonated a device at a concert at Manchester Arena on ...

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Police appeal for information following fatal M6 crash

Police have appealed for information after a fatal crash on the M6 in the early hours of this morning.

Staffordshire Police said that five people have died and one person is critically injured following the crash between a lorry and a car, which occurred on the M6 Southbound between J15 ...

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Round-up: Wins for Haslington, Audlem and Holmes Chapel

Haslington continued their super start to life in UKFast Cheshire League Division One with a convincing win at Irby on Saturday.

They invited the home side to bat first and quickly applied pressure. Ben Istead took out their number one on the way to figures of 5-18, and captain Tom ...

2017-05-23 19:13 open_in_new
Nantwich take lion's share from thriller at Chester

Nantwich earned a winning draw from a thrilling clash at Chester Boughton Hall on Saturday.

The Dabbers went into the game on the back of consecutive defeats and were desperate to get back on track in the ECB Premier.

Still without Niall O’Brien, who is still on international duty ...

2017-05-23 19:13 open_in_new
Crewe Alex: Striker Jordan Bowery joins from Leyton Orient

Crewe Alex have signed striker Jordan Bowery on a two-year deal.

The target man, who spent the second half of last season on loan from Leyton Orient, has put pen to paper on a permanent contract at Gresty Road this afternoon.

The 25-year-old former Aston Villa and Rotherham man, who ...

2017-05-23 19:13 open_in_new
Holmes Chapel student missing following terror attack in Manchester

A student from Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School is missing following last night’s terror attack in Manchester.

The girl, who has not been named by the school or police, has not been heard from since a suicide bomber detonated a device at a concert at Manchester Arena last ...

2017-05-23 18:05 open_in_new
Cheshire Police to step up patrols for reassurance following attack at Manchester

Cheshire Police are stepping up patrols 'for visibility and reassurance' following last night's attack by a suicide bomber at the Manchester Arena.

The force has issued a statement saying: "“The thoughts of everyone at Cheshire Constabulary are very much with all those affected by ...

2017-05-23 15:53 open_in_new
Cheshire East offering support to borough's pupils if they were at Manchester Arena

Cheshire East staff will be contacting all schools across the borough to offer support to any pupils or staff who may have been at the Manchester Arena last night.

The council said specialist support teams would be on hand to help.

The message came in a joint statement issued by all ...

2017-05-23 14:47 open_in_new