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Winter help for elderly

Crewe Guardian: The exterior of the treatment centre at Leighton Hospital.

5:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

LEIGHTON Hospital’s Urgent Care Centre is set to be open over weekends throughout the winter in an attempt to take extra care of the elderly in cold weather.

Woman escapes blaze after arson

Crewe Guardian: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

12:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

A SMOKE alarm saved a Crewe woman’s life and home when arsonists torched an empty shop next door to her property.

'All aboard the ghost train to Crewe' - station named second most haunted in the country

Crewe Guardian:

7:50am Friday 31st October 2014

CREWE'S station has been named the second most haunted in the country - and rail bosses have said they will get an investigator in if the spooky happenings continue.

Top 10 Hallowe'en costumes: Families now spend an average of £162 on spooky celebrations

Crewe Guardian: The Halloween-themed treasure hunt is organised by businesses in the town every year

10:12am Friday 31st October 2014

Households now spend an average of £162 on Hallowe'en, new figures reveal.

Cheat had thousands in the bank

Crewe Guardian:

5:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A NANTWICH man fraudulently claimed benefits despite having tens of thousands of pounds stashed away in bank accounts — until he was caught and prosecuted by Cheshire East Council.

Fireworks display almost ready to take off

Crewe Guardian: Firework Spectacular

12:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Wistaston Community Council fireworks display takes place at 6:30pm on Saturday, November 1, at the Eric Swan Sports Ground, situated behind Wistaston Church Lane Primary School.

Couple to create house of horrors

Crewe Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

FUN-LOVING Richard Stack is transforming his home for into a Hallowe’en house of horrors to raise cash for Cancer Research UK.

Leader believes hub will bring money and jobs

Crewe Guardian:

4:40pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE leader of Cheshire East Council has told the Guardian the HS2 hub will bring ‘more money’ and ‘more jobs’ to the town.

PM hails impact that HS2 will have on Crewe

Crewe Guardian: Prime Minister David Cameron addresses the room during the Conservative Party annual conference 2014 at the ICC in Birmingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday September 30, 2014. See PA story TORY Main. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens

12:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

DAVID Cameron has said the HS2 hub in Crewe will have an “enormous impact” on the town after a report recommended that it should be home to the new station.

Warning over bonfires this weekend ahead of 96 hour strike action

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11:47am Wednesday 29th October 2014

FIRE chiefs are calling on residents to take extra care at home and on the roads this weekend as members of the Fire Brigades Union walk out for 96 hours ahead of Bonfire Night.

Grandmother appeals for help finding grandson's treasured teddy lost in Crewe

Crewe Guardian: Winnie the Pooh says...

11:43am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A GRANDMOTHER is appealing for help to find her four-year-old grandson's treasured teddy.

Families continue to struggle with basic costs of childcare

Crewe Guardian: Youngsters who attend pre-school gaining better exams results, Sam Gyimah said

5:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Families in Cheshire are paying a staggering £32m a year to meet the most basic costs of their children’s schooling, new research reveals today.

Woman escapes blaze after arson attack on shop

Crewe Guardian: (12052021)

5:13pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A SMOKE alarm saved a Crewe woman's life and home when arsonists torched an empty shop next door.

Cheshire Police issue Hallowe'en and Bonfire Night advice

Crewe Guardian:

10:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

HALLOWEEN will be here soon and Cheshire Police are launching ‘Op Treacle’ to remind people to act responsibly and stay safe whilst enjoying the night.

HS2 recommendations: How it will affect Cheshire

Crewe Guardian: The Birmingham and Fazeley viaduct, part of the proposed route for the HS2 high speed rail scheme

10:10am Monday 27th October 2014

THIS morning will see Sir David Higgins announce the recommendations for HS2. Click here for how it will affect Cheshire.

Let's get physical

1:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

A CHESHIRE charity is offering £25,000 of investment to get people in the county moving.

Council welcomes HS2 Hub plans for Crewe

Crewe Guardian:

9:44am Monday 27th October 2014

CHESHIRE East Council has welcomed the recommendation that Crewe should be the site of a north west hub station for the HS2 high-speed rail network.

HS2: Planned new high-speed rail link will pass through Crewe

Crewe Guardian: An early look at what the HS2 trains could look like

7:52pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Recommendations on Monday are expected to include plans for a hub station at Crewe as part of the second stage of the scheme.

6 Halloween recipes for frighteningly good grub

Crewe Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

The spookiest night of the year is a great excuse for throwing a party. Kate Whiting offers some treats to tempt even the most reluctant Halloween fan

Big draw festival comes to Nantwich Museum with special event

Crewe Guardian:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

THE 2014 International Big Draw Festival comes to Nantwich Museum on Saturday 25 October.

New jobs for Crewe as discount chain announces new store in town

Crewe Guardian:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

RETAILER B&M has created up to 60 jobs in Crewe after securing new shop premises at the former JJB shop unit in the town.

Dog shot dead after attack in Crewe

Crewe Guardian:

10:24am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DOG was shot and killed by armed police in Crewe after it attacked a woman.

Chinese masterpiece set to sell for £200k

Crewe Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NANTWICH-based fine art and antiques auctioneers Peter Wilson will sell a masterpiece of Chinese porcelain that is expected to fetch up to £200,000.

Church Minshull marina celebrates deaf charity fundraising success

Crewe Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHURCH Minshull Aqueduct Marina has raised more than a thousand pounds to help transform the lives of deaf people across the UK.

Students get top tips on financing their way through university

Crewe Guardian:

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

STUDENTS at South Cheshire College who are thinking about university as their next step were given top tips on managing their finances during a Finance Roadshow.

Crewe slimmers show off impressive weight loss

Crewe Guardian:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SUPER slimmers in Crewe have lost a whopping 200 stones in weight - that’s the equivalent of more than 10 baby elephants.

Crewe referenced in Mike Read's controversial 'UKIP Calypso'

Crewe Guardian:

11:44am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CREWE is a focus for UKIP again - this time in a controversial song created by former Radio One DJ and party supporter, Mike Read.

Candle danger warning after Crewe flat fire

Crewe Guardian:

10:01am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are urging residents to take extreme care with candles following a fire that hospitalised a woman with burns and severely damaged a flat in Crewe.

Crewe resident creates House of Horrors for Halloween

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9:33am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FUN-loving Richard Stack is transforming his home into a Halloween ‘House of Horrors’ to raise cash for Cancer Research UK.

Handy Crewe students put new skills into work on campus

Crewe Guardian:

2:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HANDY groups of students have helped to transform two key areas of South Cheshire College’s campus.

Occupants hospitialised following Crewe flat blaze

Crewe Guardian: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

10:32am Monday 20th October 2014

CASUALTIES were treated for burns and smoke inhalation after a flat fire in Crewe.

MEP Paul Nuttall denies he played 'Bungle' in children's TV show Rainbow

Crewe Guardian: MEP Paul Nuttall

12:42pm Monday 20th October 2014

NORTH West MEP Paul Nuttall has denied that he used to play the character Bungle in the 1970s classic children's TV show Rainbow.

Gales and heavy rain on the way

Crewe Guardian:

10:46am Monday 20th October 2014

THE remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will arrive in the UK later today bringing with it gale force winds and heavy rain that will sweep across much of the country, the Met Office has warned.

Police gun checks will asses Cheshire crime patterns

Crewe Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

OFFICERS will make unannounced security checks on shotgun and firearms certificate holders around Cheshire over the coming months.

Apology after councillor highlights planning website errors

Crewe Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A SHAVINGTON parish councillor who highlighted serious errors with Cheshire East Council’s planning website has received an apology from the authority.

Cheshire Police issue warning over telephone scam

Crewe Guardian: PHONE THREATS: Scam callers can turn nasty

1:37pm Friday 17th October 2014

CHESHIRE Police are warning people across the county to be on their guard following reports of suspicious phone calls.

Cheshire Police event will let public pose PCs their questions

Crewe Guardian:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE chiefs for Cheshire are inviting members of the public to tell them what they want from the constabulary at an event in Crewe next week.

Police come up with imaginative new use for tax disc holder

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483612)

10:06am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE have dreamed up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

Crewe primary school issues Ebola statement following Africa trip concerns

Crewe Guardian:

11:15am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A CREWE primary school has been forced to issue a statement on Ebola after parents raised fears over a forthcoming exchange trip to Africa.

Nantwich sanctuary facing unprecedented animal intake

Crewe Guardian: The dead foal has concerned the RSPCA

4:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A NANTWICH animal sanctuary facing unprecedented admission numbers will benefit from a new partnership with the town’s Sainsbury’s store.

Russian State Ballet returns to Crewe for Swan lake performance

Crewe Guardian: Russian State Ballet and Opera House comes to Fairfield Halls in Croydon

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE Russian State Ballet returns to Crewe this weekend for a performance of the Tchaikovsky masterpiece, Swan Lake.

Mind, Body and Spirit event comes to Nantwich

Crewe Guardian: An Evening of clairvoyance with gary white

1:01pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

NANTWICH Civic Hall will host a Mind, Body and Spirit exposition this month featuring a range of alternative health and spirituality providers.

Cheshire East Council announces new low-cost energy scheme

Crewe Guardian:

11:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

CREWE households will be able to buy low-cost energy as part of a new scheme announced by the borough council.

Special concert for dedicated Nantwich conductor

Crewe Guardian:

9:18am Wednesday 15th October 2014

NANTWICH Singers will celebrate the 25 years service for their conductor, Tony Metcalfe.

Children enjoy travelling militaria display in Nantwich

Crewe Guardian:

4:28pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A UNIQUE display of military items and historic photos came to Nantwich last weekend.

Families get to core of fruit growing at Reaseheath College apple festival

Crewe Guardian:

3:06pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

HUNDREDS of local families got to the core of fruit growing at Reaseheath College’s popular apple festival over the weekend.

Police help Crewe students keep their cycles safe

Crewe Guardian:

9:37am Monday 13th October 2014

STUDENTS in Crewe tightened up on cycle security by having their bikes marked as part of a free community service.

Leighton and Victoria Infirmary affected byMonday's NHS strike action

Crewe Guardian: File photo dated 07/12/10 of an NHS logo. Social enterprises are being allowed to take over £900 million of NHS services without safeguards to ensure they save the taxpayer money and will not go bust, a watchdog has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

6:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

THE NHS has warned that some services at Leighton Hospital in Crewe and the Victoria Infirmary in Northwich could be affected by forthcoming industrial action.

Crewe parking initiative set to boost town centre trade

Crewe Guardian: Free parking in Hambleton during the run-up to Christmas

6:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

MOTORISTS can still park for free after 3pm in Crewe town centre under Cheshire East Council’s ‘free after three’ initiative.

Corrie star hails Cheshire East dementia awareness success

Crewe Guardian: Key talker: Judy Holt, who played the role of a woman affected by dementia

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

MORE than 1,600 people across Cheshire East have rallied to the call to become ‘Dementia Friends’ since the national campaign was launched in the borough by Coronation Street actress Judy Holt in June.


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