Crewe Chronicle

Flowers laid at site of Crewe crane collapse

Councillors have expressed their condolences to the families of those affected by the tragic crane collapse in Crewe.

Councillors from Cheshire East Council and Crewe Town Council have today laid flowers near to the site of the incident in Dunwoody Way.

Emergency services were called ...

yesterday 20:53 open_in_new
Appeal for information following a serious assault in Crewe

Cheshire Police are appealing for help to find a gang of men that seriously attacked a teenager in Crewe.

Detectives from Crewe’s Local Policing Unit are appealing for witnesses after the 18-year-old was left with serious injuries following the assault on Saturday night.

At around ...

yesterday 20:53 open_in_new
Hundreds attend funeral of 14-year-old Nell Jones killed in Manchester terror attack

Hundreds of people gathered at a Middlewich church to celebrate the life of a teenager killed in last month’s Manchester attack.

The funeral of Nell Jones, 14, from Goostrey, was held at Saint Michaels and All Angels Church in Middlewich, with hundreds of people attending the service and ...

yesterday 15:49 open_in_new
Union seeking answers into crane collapse

A Construction Union is seeking urgent answers into how a crane collapsed on a building site in Crewe yesterday.

Two men were tragically killed and one man was injured after being trapped after the crane fell to the ground at 4.30pm. Dunwoody Close remains cordened off whilst police and ...

yesterday 14:31 open_in_new
Policing undergraduate course at university

Dr Julie Adams-Guppy was this week unveiled as senior lecturer for the first BA (Hons) Policing undergraduate degree at Wrexham Glyndwr University.

The University is recruiting for this September, and Dr Adams-Guppy is looking forward to overseeing students and engaging them in learning ...

yesterday 13:13 open_in_new
Funeral of Manchester terror victim Nell Jones taking place

More than 800 mourners are expected to attend the funeral of teenager Nell Jones who was tragically killed in the Manchester Terror attack on Monday May 22.

The 14-year-old who attended Holmes Chapel Comprehensive was one of 22 victims who died in a terrorist incident at the Ariana Grande ...

yesterday 11:57 open_in_new
Crane collapse tragedy: Dunwoody Way still sealed off

Dunwoody Way remains sealed off as a multi-agency operation continues following the crane collapse which killed two men on the Seddon building site in Crewe yesterday.

The major incident happened at 4.30pm (Wednesday) and police, fire crews, Air ambulance and paramedics arrived very ...

yesterday 10:35 open_in_new
Laura Smith MP: 'Devastated by crane collapse fatalities'

Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith says she is devastated after two men died after a crane collapsed on a building site in Crewe at 4.30pm yesterday.

It was confirmed by police late last night that two men trapped by the crane had since died. Next of kin have been informed, One man was ...

yesterday 09:11 open_in_new
Crewe Alex: 'Only team success will help us sell players' - David Artell

Crewe Alex have received ‘tentative enquiries’ about some of their players – but manager David Artell says only the team’s success will open the door for big money moves.

The Railwaymen rely on selling players to balance the books, and haven’t received a substantial sum for a ...

yesterday 06:27 open_in_new
Two men died after crane collapsed in Crewe, police confirm

Two men have died after a crane collapsed at a new build site in Crewe this afternoon, police have just confirmed.

The incident happened at 4.30pm on Dunwoody Way close to Bombardier and Morrisons.

Police have just released a statement to confirm two men have died as a result of ...

yesterday 23:49 open_in_new
Crewe police investigate indecent touching incidents

Crewe Police have increased patrols in the area of Selworthy Drive after receiving three separate reports of indecent touching.

Officers are investigating three incidents that occurred on Monday afternoon.

At around 2pm on Monday (June 19), officers received a report that a ...

yesterday 22:25 open_in_new
Reports of a crane collapsing at Phoenix Leisure Park in Crewe - Live Updates

Firefighters have been called to reports of a crane collapsing in Crewe.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to Phoenix Leisure Park, on Dunwoody Way.

A spokeswoman for the fire service said: "We have got crews there.

"They are working with colleagues from ...

2017-06-21 20:29 open_in_new
Casualty airlifted to hospital after crane collapses

A man has been airlifted to hospital after a crane collapsed in Crewe this afternoon.

A spokeswoman for Cheshire Police said that the crane on Dunwoody Way collapsed trapping three people, and that firefighters and paramedics are also at the scene.

The spokeswoman said: "At ...

2017-06-21 20:29 open_in_new
Niall O'Brien shines but Nantwich are outgunned

Nantwich lost ground in the ECB Premier after falling to a 35-run defeat at Neston on Saturday.

The match represented a chance to leapfrog their hosts and get right back into contention for the leadership.

But the loss at Whitehouse Lane allowed their guests to establish a 16-point ...

2017-06-21 18:09 open_in_new
Double act to the rescue as Haslington increase the pace

Bowlers Ben Istead and Tom Gledhill came to the rescue and inspired Haslington to victory on Saturday.

The Squirrels, second in UKFast Cheshire Division One, looked in deep trouble at 58-6 after batting first in their game at Lymm OP.

But the duo, more accustomed to taking wickets ...

2017-06-21 18:09 open_in_new
Wins for Elworth, Alsager and Sandbach in North Staffs & South Cheshire League

Unbeaten Elworth extended their lead at the top of North Staffs & South Cheshire Division One thanks to am 88-run victory over Newcastle & Hartshill on Saturday.

The Foxes picked up 25 points for their success – compared with the three teams below them who all got 20 for wins – ...

2017-06-21 18:09 open_in_new
Police investigating two arsons in Nantwich appeal for witnesses

Two deliberate fires in Nantwich are believed to be linked, say Cheshire Police.

Officers are appealing for witnesses following the two incidents at Churches in Nantwich on Monday night. At around 8.45pm on Monday (June 19), rubbish bin bags were set on fire outside the front entrance ...

2017-06-21 18:09 open_in_new
Running: South Cheshire Harriers brave the heat to beat bootcamp

In blistering June heat, South Cheshire Harriers bagged three of the top 11 places at the Gnosall Bootcamp 10k near Stafford.

On an off-road course, James Simpson was fifth in 45mins 23secs, Gavin Brookes sixth in 46:51 and Lee Wilkinson 11th in 50:07.

Nick Dunning was 29th in 56:30 ...

2017-06-21 18:09 open_in_new
Asda in Alsager evacuated

ASDA in Alsager has been evacuated this afternoon (Wednesday) following reports part of the building was smoke-logged. Two fire engines were called to the Lawton Road supermarket shortly after 12.20pm this afternoon. A Cheshire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "Firefighters have ...

2017-06-21 16:43 open_in_new
Police close road in both directions following Haslington crash

A crash on the A534 bypass in Haslington has forced road closures in both directions.

The road is currently closed between the Crewe Green roundabout at the A532 Hungerford Road junction, and the Wheelock roundabout while police deal with the incident.

Traffic is building up in ...

2017-06-21 12:53 open_in_new
Crewe Alex: 2017-18 fixtures are revealed

Crewe Alex will start their 2017-18 campaign with the visit of title favourites Mansfield Town on Saturday, August 5.

The big-spending Stags, priced at 13-2 to be champions, will come to Gresty Road for the curtain-raiser and give David Artell and his men an early benchmark of where they ...

2017-06-21 11:33 open_in_new