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Council launches new website of events

Crewe Guardian: Terminally ill Judith Jovanic, 68, from Skipton has become one of the first to receive a vital mini iPad linking her directly with Airedale Hospital

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

CREWE Town Council has launched a new website giving details of up and coming events.

Nature group and anglers join forces at Queens Park

Crewe Guardian:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A CAMPAIGN group from Crewe is calling on residents to help their local park’s wildlife thrive.

Hospital car park closes for refurb

Crewe Guardian: Crewe Leighton Hospital hailed for 'meteoric' maternity achievement

9:50am Friday 25th July 2014

A HOSPITAL car park will be closed for six weeks as part of improvement work.

Hundreds flock to community fete

Crewe Guardian:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

SEVERAL hundred people flocked to Willaston Village Fete on Sunday.

VIDEO: And now the weather forecast... for dogs

Crewe Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world, and proud Chihuahua owner, David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye delivers a knockout performance of a completely different kind today as he presents the world’s first-ever weather forecast just for dogs.

M6 to be closed tonight for emergency bridge inspection

Crewe Guardian:

4:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DRIVERS using the M6 through Cheshire are being advised that the southbound carriageway of the motorway around Sandbach will be closed from 10pm tonight, Thursday, for an emergency bridge inspection.

Leighton car parks all set for change

Crewe Guardian: Crewe Leighton Hospital hailed for 'meteoric' maternity achievement

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CAR parks at Leighton Hospital are set to refurbished next week.

Lorry hay fire in Crewe closes A500

Crewe Guardian: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

3:28pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are on the scene in Weston, Crewe, where a HGV carrying a large amount of hay has caught fire.

Traffic heavy after M6 closure due to concrete falling from bridge

Crewe Guardian:

10:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

TRAFFIC on roads around Crewe is heavy this morning after the M6 was shut southbound - but has since reopened - due to concrete falling from a bridge. 

Community games swimming gala hailed a success

Crewe Guardian: Scaled-back swimming pool plans approved

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

PEOPLE with disabilities attended a community games swimming gala at Crewe swimming pool at the weekend.

Residents encouraged to attend Crewe Great War commemoration

Crewe Guardian: In Flanders Fields . . . . . . poppies blow

12:52pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CREWE Town Council will stage a ceremony at 11am on August 4 on the Municipal Square to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War.

Crewe pupils join top athletes on The Mall for Anniversary Games

Crewe Guardian:

11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CREWE kids were among a lucky handful selected to take part in a sports extravaganza outside Buckingham Palace at the weekend.

Work on major new Crewe link road begins next month

Crewe Guardian:

9:34am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WORK to create a £7 million road in Crewe will get underway next month.

QUIZ: How well do you know your area of Crewe? The Office of National Statistics has released a quiz challenging your knowledge

Crewe Guardian: Crewe Hall lauded in Which? poll

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

How many people in Crewe have a degree? What proportion of people are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area.

Bank fundraiser pays for new scanner

Crewe Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

INTERNATIONAL bank Handelsbanken raised more than £200 for a scanner appeal by holding its first ladies event.

Grants up for grabs from Gannett

Crewe Guardian: Filed photo dated 18/09/12 of money as rent, council tax and utility bill arrears often have just as damaging an impact on people as payday loans, according to a new 'harm index' designed to reveal the depth of the stress and anguish caused by deb

11:50am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Guardian is once again offering charities in the area the chance to apply for a Gannett grant, with between £5,000 and £10,000 on offer.

Firefighters continue action after eight-day strike

Crewe Guardian: VIDEO: Warning ahead of firefighter strike

10:56am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS across Cheshire have come to the end of their eight-day strike, but will continue with further action.

Ants group set to clean up Queen's Park

Crewe Guardian: An overflowing bin in Alexandra Park

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

QUEEN'S Park Ants volunteer group are ready for action again this weekend - with weeding and tidying up high on the agenda.

Great War symposium attracts experts to Crewe

Crewe Guardian:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE inaugural conference of a four-year project to commemorate the centenary of the First World War took place in Crewe.

Crewe benefit cheat ordered to repay £12,000

Crewe Guardian:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A CREWE woman who fraudulently claimed more than £12,000 in benefits has been ordered to repay the money and do 300 hours of unpaid community work.

Kym targets marathon in aid of Kidney Research

Crewe Guardian:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A CREWE woman is on a mission to raise money for the lifesaving charity which helps her father.

Family fun day not to be missed!

Crewe Guardian: Danny Rooney, eight and Amy Dallimore, 3, enjoy the face painting.  Picture: OX67875 Andrew Walmsley

1:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

RESIDENTS are invited to the first ever South Cheshire’s Big Day Out event at the Dorfold Park Showground, on Welsh Row, Nantwich on Saturday, August 2.

Be safe in the water, warns drowning charity

Crewe Guardian:

10:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A DROWNING prevention charity has issued a warning as the six weeks summer holidays kick off.

Musician Tom's treat for fans in Crewe

Crewe Guardian:

7:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

POPULAR Crewe musician Tom Seals will be playing a big home-town concert on the Municipal Square in the town on Saturday, September 20 as part of his UK tour.

Crewe school choir record pupil's song for Crimea

Crewe Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A CREWE school choir recorded a heartfelt song penned by a year 6 pupil in response to the ongoing Crimean crisis.

Inner Wheel donates wheelchair to Elm House

Crewe Guardian:

3:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

THE Inner Wheel has donated a new outdoor wheelchair to Elm House care home in Nantwich.

Diamond encrusted Rolex steals the show at Nantwich auction

Crewe Guardian:

12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

BEATEN only by a diamond-encrusted gold Rolex wristwatch, it was paintings by Manchester artist Geoffrey Key which took the honours in Nantwich auctioneers Peter Wilson’s Summer fine art sale on July 10.

Crewe Alex fan publishes new book After Dario

Crewe Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

THE latest Crewe Alexandra book from local author Jules Hornbrook hits the bookshelves this week.

Crewe stores' team triathlon raises funds for hospice

Crewe Guardian: An innovative project led by St Luke’s Hospice in Winsford is adding its voice to a national awareness campaign.

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

CREWE stores joined forces to complete a gruelling triathlon for St Luke’s Hospice.

Calls for angling ban after second Crewe swan injury

Crewe Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A CAMPAIGN group is calling for fishing to be banned at Crewe’s Queens Park out of concern for the indigenous family of swans.

Highways Agency and Met Office warning ahead of predicted weekend thunderstorms

Crewe Guardian: A large pool of water appeared next to Epsom Downs Racecourse last week following heavy rain

3:25pm Friday 18th July 2014

ROAD users across England - including those in the north west - are being warned to take extra care during heavy, thundery showers expected this weekend.

Thaw in relations over council Christmas lights dispute

Crewe Guardian: Crewe Town Council are organising the new contest

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

CREWE and Nantwich town councils’ collision course over a set of disputed Christmas Lights appears to have been averted.

Nantwich lad scores top Man Utd film role

Crewe Guardian:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A FOOTY-mad Nantwich boy has scored a top role in a new film about legendary Manchester United manager, Sir Matt Busby.

Dealership raises cash for talented Olympic duo

Crewe Guardian:

1:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A MITSUBISHI dealership in Crewe is helping to raise thousands of pounds so that two teenagers can take part in the Special Olympics World Summer Games in America.

Nantwich Hotel gets a perfect 10 from Len Goodman

Crewe Guardian:

11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

CELEBRITY judge, Len Goodman, hosted an evening of entertainment at Alvaston Hall in Nantwich to officially re-launch the hotel to guests.

Two lanes now reopen northbound on M6 after earlier crash

Crewe Guardian: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

TWO lanes of the M6 have reopened after this morning's crash involving five cars.

M6 shut between junction 17 and 18 after serious crash

Crewe Guardian:

10:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

POLICE have closed the M6 in both directions between Sandbach and Middlewich after a serious crash this morning, Thursday.

Kids get red carpet treatment at crewe nursery graduation

Crewe Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

CHILDREN at a popular Crewe nursery were given the red carpet treatment at a special graduation ceremony.

Llangollen Walk for Ramblers

Crewe Guardian: What's on: Burnley Walking Festival, May 5 - 13

9:40am Thursday 17th July 2014

ON Sunday the South Cheshire Ramblers visit the lovely Vale of Llangollen.

21 arrests in Cheshire as part of vast anti-paedophile operation

Crewe Guardian: SAFETY FEATURES: Google and Microsoft are to make it harder to access child abuse images on the internet

5:16pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

CHESHIRE Constabulary has arrested 21 people from across the county as part of a nationwide operation to target online paedophiles.

Annual garden party boosts funds for Diabetes UK

Crewe Guardian:

4:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A WISTASTON couple held their annual fundraising garden party for Diabetes UK.

Small car sales boost for Crewe dealership

Crewe Guardian: Volkswagen’s Up!

11:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

CREWE motorists are following a national trend towards smaller ‘city cars’ according to a Crewe dealership.

Nantwich sisters stage 30k memorial run for their late brother

Crewe Guardian:

9:22am Wednesday 16th July 2014

NANTWICH sisters Emma and Tricia Boffey are staging a 30 kilometre memorial run to mark what would have been their brother’s 30th birthday.

Top brass band to play Nantwich fundraiser

Crewe Guardian: Lions Youth Brass at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester

2:33pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

LIONS Youth Brass Band will play at a charity concert in Nantwich on July 27.

Crewe students get a taste for college life

Crewe Guardian:

10:15am Tuesday 15th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from local primary schools enjoyed an action-packed week of fun activities at South Cheshire College.

Hack Green residents protest against planned Travelling Showerson's site

Crewe Guardian:

11:00am Monday 14th July 2014

RESIDENTS in Nantwich are rallying against plans to turn a former RAF camp into an industrial estate for Travelling Showpeople.

Former Red Caps sought for Cheshire RMPA

Crewe Guardian: FREEDOM CEREMONY: Soldiers of 150 Provost Company Royal Military Police receive Afghan medals from the Mayor of Richmond, Councillor Barry Heap, at Richmond Castle yesterday

6:00am Monday 14th July 2014

FORMER Red Caps from mid-Cheshire are being sought to swell the ranks of the Royal Military Police Association.

Firefighters extinguish track-side field blaze

Crewe Guardian: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

6:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to deal with a blaze in a field adjacent to a railway line in Willaston.

Firefighters called to Nantwich tree arson

Crewe Guardian: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

6:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

A TREE was deliberately set alight in Acton near Nantwich.

Group donates Haydn Jones print to Nantwich hotel

Crewe Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

A GROUP working to perpetuate the legacy of a famous Nantwich painter have donated a limited edition watercolour print to a revamped local hotel.

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