Crewe Chronicle

Crewe Alex opinion: Serious questions must be asked, on and off pitch

So are we here again – or are we just hoping it’s a ‘blip’ while the new system and players bed in?

The new manager started well, steadying the ship, keeping the club in the league while providing much hilarity in his pre and post-match comments.

The summer came with (for ...

2017-10-18 06:33 open_in_new
Suspended jail term for protester who targeted Cheshire MP's Tarporley home

A man has been given a suspended jail sentence for harassing a former MP at his Tarporley home.

Fathers for Justice campaigner Eugene Lukjanenko, 60, of Rainham in Gillingham, was found guilty after a trial at Chester Magistrates Court of harassing Edward Timpson, the former Tory MP for ...

2017-10-18 06:33 open_in_new
Crewe Alex reaction: 'Win was built on hard work' - David Artell

David Artell was full of praise for his players - and Crewe Alex supporters - after his side beat league leaders Notts County on Tuesday night.

Goals from Michael Raynes and Jordan Bowery sealed a welcome three points.

Afterwards, manager Artell said: "I can't remember them ...

2017-10-18 06:33 open_in_new
The Match: Crewe Alex 2 Notts County 0

Crewe Alex 2 Notts County 0

Crewe Alex made it lucky number 13 against leader Notts County with their best performance of the season on Tuesday night.

Michael Raynes’ first goal for the club and a Jordan Bowery strike knocked the Magpies off the top of the league as the Railwaymen ...

2017-10-18 06:33 open_in_new
Crewe Alex: 'It's how I see football, it's how I am' - David Artell on managerial style

David Artell says he’d be prefer a quiet life in the dugout rather than his all-action afternoons in the technical area.

The Crewe manager is front and centre of most matches at the moment, ‘kicking every ball’ while assistant Kenny Lunt sits on an icebox nearby.

He paces up ...

2017-10-18 06:33 open_in_new
Witnesses sought following brutal assault in Crewe

Police are appealing for witnesses following a brutal assault on a man in Crewe at the weekend.

At around 6pm on Saturday, October 14, a man was subjected to an assault by two other males in the area of the Premier shop on Rolls Avenue.

As a result of the attack, the victim sustained ...

2017-10-18 06:33 open_in_new
Suspended jail term for protester who targeted Cheshire MP's Tarporley home

A man has been given a suspended jail sentence for harassing a former MP at his Tarporley home.

Fathers for Justice campaigner Eugene Lukjanenko, 60, of Rainham in Gillingham, was found guilty after a trial at Chester Magistrates Court of harassing Edward Timpson, the former Tory MP for ...

2017-10-18 06:33 open_in_new
Campaigners to protest at Cheshire East meeting over bus cuts

Campaigners are travelling from Crewe and Nantwich to join a protest outside Cheshire East’s council meeting on Thursday over plans to axe some bus services and re-route others.

The council went out to consultation earlier this year about its plans to slash some subsidised services in ...

2017-10-18 06:33 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
Laura Smith: "National living wage is not a real living wage"

It has never been so clear that this Conservative Government has no plan and is completely out of touch with the lives of ordinary people.

Britain is worse off because the Conservatives are standing for the few and failing the many.

As they finished their annual conference, Theresa ...

2017-10-12 17:01 open_in_new
'Council has shown it is determined to tackle fly-tipping'

I simply cannot agree with Cllr Brian Robert’s comments criticising Cheshire East Council’s record on tackling fly-tipping, nor his labelling it a ‘failed strategy’ (Chronicle, October 4).

I refuted Cllr Robert’s claims at the same meeting covered in your story – but, sadly, ...

2017-10-12 17:01 open_in_new
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 open_in_new