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Self confessed Haslington 'space nerd' recreates space shuttle launch

Colin Cook recreated the Apollo 11 shuttle launch to mark 50 years since the moon landing expedition

A self confessed ‘space nerd’ from Haslington recreated and launched a model rocket as an amazing tribute to the 50th anniversary of sending astronauts to the moon.

Apollo 11 was ...

2019-07-19 13:14 open_in_new
Riminis re-opens at new premises in Crewe

Popular coffee lounge was one of several businesses forced out of Queensway last year

A popular Crewe coffee lounge has re-opened in new premises more than a year after Cheshire East booted it out of Queensway because of plans to re-develop the Royal Arcade.

Riminis finally re-opened ...

2019-07-18 22:32 open_in_new
Council leader visits Barony Park to discuss unauthorised encampments

Cllr Sam Corcoran met with Nantwich residents and a member of the settled traveller community

Cheshire East’s new council leader turned up at the Barony Park on Monday night to hear residents’ views on what could be done to stop unauthorised encampments moving on to the Nantwich ...

2019-07-17 16:53 open_in_new
Cheshire East buys B&Q site in Crewe for £22.3m

B&Q says the store will continue to operate from the site as normal

Cheshire East Council has spent £22.3m buying land occupied and leased by the B&Q store in Crewe.

The council bought the site - which cost nearly four times the amount it paid for the town centre Royal Arcade - ...

2019-07-17 16:53 open_in_new
Thundery showers expected in Cheshire over the weekend

Cheshire is set to see higher than average temperatures in the next three months despite drizzly forecast this week

Cheshire is set for a bright but showery week with higher than average temperatures as a 'continental heat dome' hits the country.

According to the Met ...

2019-07-17 16:53 open_in_new
These are officially the 15 best parks and green spaces in Cheshire, according to the Green Flag Awards

The accolade recognises spaces with the highest environmental standard and exceptional facilities

The most stunning parks and green spaces in Cheshire have been revealed.

Green Flag have released their annual list of award-winning parks and recreational spaces, which boast the ...

2019-07-17 16:53 open_in_new
Crewe mum's heartfelt tribute to son after his sudden death

Jonathon Shaw was 19 when he died on Father's Day from Sudden and Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

The heartbroken mum of a young Crewe man who died suddenly on Father’s Day, has paid tribute to her son saying “he could light up the room without even knowing it.”

Wendy Shaw has ...

2019-07-16 15:32 open_in_new
Fears for future of Chester GAME store as customers are informed of closure

It's been a mainstay in the city for years

It looks as if national retailer GAME is closing its Chester branch this weekend.

Customers who have pre-ordered items from the store have been sent an email informing them that it is to close this Saturday, (July 20) and that their orders ...

2019-07-16 13:26 open_in_new
Police investigate armed robberies in two rural Cheshire villages

The robberies took place last Thursday within two hours of each other

Police are investigating armed robberies which took place in two rural Cheshire villages last Thursday (July 11).

Both incidents took place within two hours of each other, and saw a man threaten staff with a ...

2019-07-16 13:26 open_in_new
Bargain Booze and Post Office staff threatened with wheel brace as 'scraggy haired' raider flees with cash

DS Dave Jarvis said: “We are working on the theory that these two incidents may be linked. I would urge anyone who may have seen suspicious activity that may have been connected to the robberies to contact police."

Crewe detectives investigating two robberies which happened Thursday ...

2019-07-14 09:59 open_in_new
Police Stop and Search powers in knifecrime crackdown reassures community

Local policing unit commander Simon Newell: “The use of S60 extended stop and search powers is always a very emotive issue"

The owners of a Crewe hotel and nightspot have praised police in its response to tackle the recent spate of knife crime along Nantwich Road and are taking steps ...

2019-07-14 09:59 open_in_new
The 11 best pubs in Cheshire, according to the AA Pub Guide 2020

But is your local on the list?

Cheshire's best pubs have been revealed in this week's publication of the AA Pub Guide 2020.

The annual publication is a definitive guide to countryside inns, welcoming taverns, and foodie destinations, selected by the AA’s expert ...

2019-07-14 02:38 open_in_new
Amy Hart 'QUITS' Love Island following split from Cheshire dancer Curtis Pritchard

Decision follows a dramatic week in the Love Island villa for the former air stewardess

Following a dramatic week in the Love Island villa it has been revealed that Amy Hart has left the ITV2 reality show.

The air stewardess told producers she wanted out after an overwhelming week ...

2019-07-11 00:05 open_in_new
Cheshire country house on sale for the price of a three-bed semi!

The grade I listed 15th century property is set in 14 acres and even comes with its own lake

Have you ever dreamed of living in a house, a very big house, in the country?

Well, your wishes could come true as this grade I listed 15th century Cheshire country house and its 14 acre ...

2019-07-09 23:56 open_in_new
Lorry driver taken to hospital after colliding with telephone pole

Firefighters attended the scene in Nantwich earlier today

A lorry driver has been taken to hospital as a precaution following a collision on a major road in Nantwich .

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service attended Wrexham Road in the Cheshire town shortly before 1pm today (Tuesday, ...

2019-07-09 19:44 open_in_new
Wychwood Park Hotel in Crewe undergoing £3m makeover

As part of the plans, the hotel’s new-look restaurant and bar, atrium and other public areas will also be unveiled to guests and visitors in the autumn

A Crewe hotel and golf club has launched a multi-million pound refurbishment programme as part of ambitious growth plans.

Wychwood ...

2019-07-09 17:38 open_in_new
Investigation launched as boy, 15, attacked in Sandbach Park

The boy has a puncture wound which may have been caused by a knife

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 15-year-old boy was assaulted in Sandbach Park.

At around 11.30pm on June 29 the teenager was walking through Sandbach Park with two friends when a group of boys approached ...

2019-07-04 00:05 open_in_new
Police puppies welcomed to Cheshire and North Wales Alliance Police dog unit

The trainee police dogs have a year of rigorous training ahead

Two puppies have today (Wednesday, July 3) been welcomed to the Cheshire and North Wales Alliance Police dog unit with a view to becoming certified police dogs.

Dutch Shepherd Logan and a black Labrador Keo will one day ...

2019-07-04 00:05 open_in_new
Woman taken to hospital with serious injuries after collision with telegraph pole in Crewe

A man from Crewe has since been arrested

A woman has suffered a serious injury after a BMW car collided with a telegraph pole in Crewe.

The 27-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the silver BMW, suffered a serious injury as a result of the one-car collision.

Cheshire ...

2019-07-04 00:05 open_in_new
How bold, brave and dynamic plans are reviving Crewe's 'grotspot' High Street

Twelve months ago, Off the Rails opened its doors after significant investment from two local businessmen

The landscape of High Street in Crewe has changed dramatically over recent years.

The street, which was once a busy, bustling part of town, boasted a cinema, multiple pubs, a ...

2019-07-03 16:44 open_in_new
Villagers protest against one way scheme for Shavington

Hundreds have written to object and a protest was also staged

Shavington residents fighting proposals for a one way road scheme turned out to protest when councillors visited the village on Friday prior to Wednesday's (July 3) planning meeting.

Magenta Living & MCI ...

2019-06-30 08:56 open_in_new