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Leyton Orient 1 Crewe Alex 2 RECAP: Side soar to second

A long midweek trip to face a newly-promoted side ended with three points

Crewe Alex were back in action as they took on newly-promoted Leyton Orient.

The Railwaymen had already faced three sides relegation from League One last term, and come away with six points.

Now they ...

2019-09-18 02:26 open_in_new
Armed police deployed to Crewe after reports of teenagers running at people with chainsaw

Two separate reports of youths running at others with live chainsaw

Armed police and the force chopper were deployed to Crewe after reports of two male teenagers running at people with a live chainsaw on Monday night (September 16).

Officers were called to the West Street and Flag ...

2019-09-18 02:26 open_in_new
Crewe's new medical health science campus now open for students

The new campus, on the former MMU site, also plans to offer a free dental clinic for Crewe people on low incomes, the unemployed and the homeless

Crewe's new medical health science campus opened its doors to the first intake of students this week at the former MMU site.

The ...

2019-09-18 02:26 open_in_new
Cheshire East to replace mayor's Bentley with cheaper, greener car

Cheshire East leader Sam Corcoran says the council is still keen to have good links with Bentley

Cheshire East Council is to stop using a Bentley to drive the mayor to official engagements and replace the luxury car with a cheaper-to-run greener vehicle.

According to a report going ...

2019-09-14 17:35 open_in_new
Free Sunday roast every week for all Beechmere residents at Hope & Beams

The charity is organising this so Beechmere residents can get together again as a community in private. It starts this Sunday (September 15) & will continue as long as the residents want it to, says organiser Jane Whetnall MBE

A Crewe charity is hoping to combat the loneliness and ...

2019-09-11 08:44 open_in_new
Heroic Beechmere residents describe aftermath of devastating fire which destroyed their home

“I’ve lost everything so it can’t get any worse,” he said. “ Well, it could. I might not be here. Thank goodness it didn’t happen during the night. Everyone got out.”

"Thursday wasn’t a good day,” said 91-year-old Maurice Clayton, as he recalled the day his former ...

2019-09-08 15:38 open_in_new
Hunt for driver and passenger who fled M6 multi-vehicle crash continues

Cheshire police says enquiries remain ongoing

The hunt for a driver and passenger who fled the scene of a collision on the M6 remains ongoing, Cheshire police says .

Two people ran off after the crash on Tuesday, August 13 at around 2.30pm between junctions 16 and 17 on the ...

2019-09-05 12:02 open_in_new
Cheshire East: 'Crewe town centre redevelopment not dependant on HS2'

Crewe Town Council fears the Royal Arcade scheme could hit the buffers if HS2 is derailed

Cheshire East has denied the redevelopment of Crewe town centre could hit the buffers if HS2 is derailed, despite the town council’s fears that the present uncertainty could drive away potential ...

2019-09-05 12:02 open_in_new
Top 10 GP surgeries in Cheshire - as rated in the 2019 patient survey

Find out how your surgery performed using our interactive widget

The top doctors surgeries in Cheshire can be revealed today - but where does yours rank?  

The new league table is based on the latest findings from the GP Patient Survey - a huge ongoing poll involving more ...

2019-09-05 12:02 open_in_new
These are the pictures which show extent of M6 gin spillage in Cheshire

The M6 is now open in both directions

These pictures show the reason why the M6 was shut for hours last night.

Two HGVs collided on the M6 northbound in Cheshire resulting in a spillage of 32,000 litres of gin.

It caused traffic chaos for motorists as many drivers were trapped ...

2019-09-05 12:02 open_in_new
Recap: M6 back open following major gin spillage

Traffic was stationary on both carriageways

Traffic on the M6 in Cheshire was brought to a halt following a collision involving two lorries which has resulted in the spillage of thousands of litres of gin.

Motorists on the motorway between junctions 19 ( Knutsford ) and 20 (Lymm ...

2019-09-05 10:59 open_in_new
Nantwich Food Festival serves up fantastic treat for thousands

The town was packed as thousands of visitors flocked to the annual three day food festival

Nantwich Food Festival served up another fantastic feast of food, drink and entertainment for the thousands of visitors who attended the three day event.

The town was packed for the annual ...

2019-09-02 21:02 open_in_new
Major office development among latest Cheshire planning applications

City centre holiday let, church porch and electric vehicle charging points also feature

A major office development, plans for a city centre holiday let, housing developments, electric vehicle charging points and a church porch feature in planning applications to Cheshire’s ...

2019-09-02 10:32 open_in_new
Sandbach retail park and homes scheme refused for second time

Councillor says application would 'undermine' efforts to support the high street

Developers hoping to build a retail park and new homes off a busy Sandbach roundabout have been knocked back for the second time in six months.

Cheshire East Council 's strategic planning board ...

2019-09-01 00:56 open_in_new
Chester jobs at risk as Goals Soccer Centres go up for sale

The company employs more than 700 people across their 49 centres

Britain's second largest five-a-side football venue operator is up for sale.

Goals Soccer Centres, which has sites in Chester and Liverpool, has put itself up for sale following accusations of fraud by its former ...

2019-08-29 15:11 open_in_new
Illegal money lender from Crewe sent to prison

Vincent Hamilton charged 30 per cent interest to his network of clients

An illegal money lender who also traded in illicit tobacco products has been jailed followed an investigation headed by Cheshire East Council’s trading standards team.

The black market operations of Vincent ...

2019-08-27 20:08 open_in_new