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Police patrols stepped up for annual Nantwich Jazz Festival over Easter bank holiday weekend

The event runs over five days

Police have announced they will be stepping up their patrols over the Easter bank holiday weekend as tens of thousands of revellers descend on Nantwich for the annual Jazz Festival.

The event runs from Thursday, April 18, to Monday, April 22.

2019-04-17 12:29
Developer submits 400 new homes application for Crewe

The scheme is earmarked for Leighton and is in the council's local plan

A planning application has been submitted for up to 400 homes in the Leighton area of Crewe.

Cheshire East Council’s development company, Engine of the North, has applied for permission to build the homes on

2019-04-16 20:44
Sandbach builder put excessive pressure on OAP to replace roof

Lawrence Newbury cold called the vulnerable pensioner and charged him £22,000 for roof job

Builder Lawrence Newbury from Sandbach admitted aggressive selling when he convinced a vulnerable pensioner to spend £22,000 having his roof replaced.

Victim Ian Pilkington's wife, who

2019-04-16 12:20
Former Crewe Alex favourite Chuks Aneke allegedly targeted in racist social media post

The striker's club are 'appalled' at the Instagram meme

Former Crewe Alex favourite Chuks Aneke was allegedly the subject of a racist social media post on Sunday.

The BBC has reported that the striker, who played 82 times for the Railwaymen between 2012-2014, was targeted after MK

2019-04-15 14:17
Cast to headline Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival this Easter weekend

The Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival wristbands sold out last year and organisers are expecting a sell-out this year.

This year’s music Nantwich Jazz Festivall takes place over Easter Weekend from April 18–22.

Thursday’s headline performance at the Nantwich Civic Hall

2019-04-15 12:11
Former Cheshire East Mayor Hilda Gaddum to retire from politics

Councillor Gaddum joined Sutton Parish Council in the early 1980s after it had changed the bulb in a lamppost in her garden from white to an intrusive orange.

A Long-serving councillor who originally entered local politics to sort out a problem with her garden will step down after nearly

2019-04-14 10:59
Sandbach residents evacuated from houses after late night kitchen fire

Three fire engines attended - two from Crewe and a special vehicle from Sandbach. Police were also in attendance to manage traffic after the area was cordoned off

Residents from several properties had to be evacuated late last night after a kitchen fire broke out at a house at The Hill,

2019-04-14 09:56
Middlewich arsonist put lives at risk in bid to get ex-partner in trouble with police

Robert Helm has been locked up for three years

An arsonist who put lives at risk in a bid to get his ex-partner in trouble with police has been jailed.

Robert Helm started a fire in stables at the back of a row of houses in Cledford Lane, Middlewich, at around 10.30pm on Monday,

2019-04-10 21:50
Fire crews at scene of Willaston garage blaze for 20 hours

The blaze started in a vehicle in a detached garage in Oak Bank Close

Four fire crews and an aerial platform were drafted in as firefighters battled for several hours to control a car fire which had spread from a garage in Willaston into neighbouring properties.

Crews from Crewe,

2019-04-09 14:20
Daily News
ScotRail reduces time required for passengers to book assisted travel
ScotRail has reduced the amount of time required to arrange assisted travel for disabled passengers.
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Second 16-year-old charged in connection with teenager murder bid
A second teenager has been charged in connection with the attempted murder of a 16-year-old boy.
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Arrest made after death of man who fell from window
Police have made an arrest after a man fell to his death from a fourth-floor window.
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Private cargo ship arrives at International Space Station with food galore
A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station with food galore after a one and a half-day journey from Earth.
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Steve Clarke coy on Scotland chances
Steve Clarke has ambitions to manage Scotland at “some stage” but refused to be drawn on the possibility of becoming the successor to Alex McLeish.
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Solskjaer sees no hiding place for under-performing United players
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes some members of his Manchester United squad need a “reality check” ahead of a potentially pivotal next few weeks for the club.
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US speaker arrives at Stormont for final day of visit to Ireland
A top-level US politician has arrived at the seat of devolved government in Northern Ireland.
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Probe launched as two women die after being pulled from sea
Two women have died after being pulled from the sea following a major rescue operation off a city beach.
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Latest news from Crewe
today 11:11 ScotRail reduces time required for passengers to book assisted travel
today 11:11 Second 16-year-old charged in connection with teenager murder bid
today 11:11 Arrest made after death of man who fell from window
today 11:11 Private cargo ship arrives at International Space Station with food galore
today 11:11 Steve Clarke coy on Scotland chances
today 11:11 Solskjaer sees no hiding place for under-performing United players
today 10:08 US speaker arrives at Stormont for final day of visit to Ireland
today 10:08 Probe launched as two women die after being pulled from sea
today 10:08 Activists stage climate change protest at Heathrow Airport
today 10:08 Activists stage climate change protest at Heathrow Airport
today 10:08 Poppy factory closes for multimillion-pound refurbishment
today 10:08 Journalist of ‘courage and integrity’ remembered by colleagues
today 10:08 Macron meeting Unesco officials over Notre Dame reconstruction
today 10:08 UFC fighter caught up in blood test mix-up
today 10:08 Rodgers full of admiration for former title rival Pellegrini
today 09:05 What do we know about the planned climate change protest at Heathrow?
today 09:05 Dissident republican group linked with four murders since 2011
today 09:05 Study into historic building fire risk aims to protect heritage
today 08:02 Lyra McKee: Tributes paid to journalist killed during Londonderry disorder
today 08:02 What do we know about the planned climate change protest at Heathrow?
today 08:02 Father saves toddler being dragged away by dingoes
today 08:02 Dissident republicans blamed after journalist shot dead in Londonderry
today 08:02 Frankfurt stage second-leg fightback to edge out Benfica
today 06:59 Woman, 29, dies after shots fired during unrest in Londonderry
today 06:59 Two dead after being rescued from sea off beach
today 06:59 White hits new heights as Spurs take play-off series lead against Nuggets
today 05:56 Woman, 29, dies after shots fired during unrest in Londonderry
today 05:56 Charles calls for action to tackle ‘pervasive horror’ of knife crime
today 03:50 ‘A good day’: Trump claims victory with Mueller report out
today 03:50 Mueller drops obstruction dilemma on US Congress
today 03:50 What the papers say – April 19
today 02:47 Scottish pensioners to take to city wall with spray paint for graffiti art
today 02:47 Scottish artist John Byrne describes street art as ‘magnificent’
today 02:47 Thinking of wife Barbara Windsor will get me round marathon – Scott Mitchell
today 02:47 Philip becomes third oldest royal in British history
today 02:47 Double celebration hopes amid wait for royal baby
today 02:47 Man who began running after losing ‘everything’ completes 156-mile desert race
today 01:44 Heathrow Airport braced for climate change protests
today 01:44 Fire breaks out at block of flats featured in Only Fools And Horses
today 01:44 Woman, 29, dies after shots fired during unrest in Creggan
today 00:41 Mental health support for young to focus on social media
today 00:41 Charity creates ‘ultimate formula’ for London Marathon success
today 00:41 Police Scotland lagging behind other forces on funding, Labour claims
today 00:41 DIY-lovers urged to take care as accidents rise
today 00:41 UK benefits system not fit for purpose, warns SNP
today 00:41 Heathrow Airport braced for climate change protests
today 00:41 Shots fired and petrol bombs thrown in Creggan disturbance
today 00:41 Frankfurt boss Hutter hails ‘perfect’ evening
today 23:38 Short-circuit ‘most likely cause’ of Notre Dame blaze
today 23:38 Short-circuit ‘most likely cause’ of Notre Dame blaze
Latest news from Great Britain
today 11:17 Plane crashes into runway in HUGE fireball during takeoff — pilot killed
today 11:17 'Absolute madness' Poignant last tweet of journalist shot in head in 'terror incident'
today 11:17 Theresa May slams 'senseless' Lyra McKee killing as New IRA blamed
today 11:17 Driver flees after crashing £130k SUPERCAR in dramatic pictures
today 11:17 'Rapist' prison worker 'forced women to strip and sprayed them with disinfectant’
today 11:17 UK traffic CARNAGE as 4.4million holidaymakers set to travel today
today 11:17 Foot fetishists are buying 'sex doll' rubber feet with built-in VAGINAS
today 11:17 Queen 'to devolve power' to Prince Charles ‘ANY DAY now’ in shock prediction
today 11:17 Teenager shot in London – 16-year-old lad in serious condition
today 10:35 The players Rangers could target if they follow Alfredo Morelos blueprint
today 10:35 Alexander Chepelin heads field of more than 200 in 2019 Screel Hill Race
today 10:35 Family of missing Irvine man William Sharpe in heartfelt appeal to trace him
today 10:35 Police hunting teen who flashed at woman and daughter in Balloch Park
today 10:35 Two dead in Aberdeen after late-night beach tragedy
today 10:35 Heartbroken mum who lost baby and husband in one week describes unbearable pain
today 10:35 Easter Sunday loyalist march in Glasgow cancelled after council force re-route
today 10:35 Lewis Capaldi offers to be 'face of Tennent's' in hilarious radio interview
today 10:35 Someone is leaving golden eggs stuffed with cash in Scots town
today 10:35 Arrest after Scot falls to death climbing from high-rise flat using knotted bed sheets
today 10:32 David Attenborough Climate Change TV show a 'call to arms'
today 10:32 When should you give Easter eggs and why do we give them?
today 10:32 Murdered journalist Lyra McKee’s final tweet described riots as ‘madness’
today 10:32 Two British people dead after having yellow fever jab sparked deadly disease
today 10:32 Student raped in front of boyfriend after being stalked through city centre
today 10:32 Heartbreaking moment orangutan takes on digger in David Attenborough’s new documentary
today 10:32 Prince Philip becomes third oldest royal in history
today 10:32 Winds of Winter release date FINALLY coming? George RR Martin's new Game of Thrones hint
today 10:32 Spain and Portugal flight strikes latest: Update on travel chaos as fuel strikes hit
today 10:32 Farage's Brexit Party DECIMATING 'vulnerable' Tories ahead of European elections
today 10:32 UK weather forecast: Easter Day could be hottest EVER as Britain BOILS in Spring heatwave
today 10:32 Meghan Markle BACKED by another Princess - ‘People will just TALK BAD about you!’
today 10:32 Emmerdale: Where is Adam Barton? What happened to him?
today 10:32 Nigel Farage in blast at Ukip's 'thugs and extremists'
today 10:32 Danny Walters: 'I'd like to apologise' EastEnders' Keanu Taylor addresses offensive tweets
today 10:32 May risks INFURIATING Brexiteers demanding her resignation with Queen's Speech plans
today 10:32 London BLOODBATH: Teenager left with serious injuries after shooting in Wandsworth
today 10:32 Brexit LIVE: Theresa May SHUNNED by own party in election campaign - 'She's TOXIC!'
today 10:29 Dove House's five mile muddy obstacle course Get Caked! is coming soon
today 10:29 More than a quarter of Hull's small pubs have disappeared since 2010
today 10:29 What TGI Fridays say about coming to Hull after residents name it most wanted
today 10:14 Queen 'to devolve power' to Prince Charles ‘ANY DAY now’ in shock prediction
today 10:14 Prince Philip reaches HISTORIC milestone ahead of 98th birthday
today 10:14 Tributes paid to ‘passionate’ female journalist killed in Derry ‘terror incident’
today 10:14 Brave dad rescues baby son, 1, from jaws of hungry wild dog
today 10:14 Furious customer SHOOTS phone shop worker in head over bill being too high
today 09:32 Dalbeattie Star's unbeaten run ends with 3-2 defeat at Gala Fairydean Rovers
today 09:32 South of Scotland League round-up for Saturday, April 13 2019
today 09:32 Ten Stewartry community councils to share in £6.5 million cash bonanza from Blackcraig Wind Farm
today 09:32 Principals for 2019 Gatehouse of Fleet Riding of the Marches announced
today 09:32 Dumfries environmental activist convinces insurance company to stop using balloons after discovery on Stewartry beach
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