Closure order granted for address in Runcorn


An address in Runcorn has been closed down by officers after reports of drugs offences and anti-social behaviour. The closure order for the address in The Knoll was granted at Crewe Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 27 September. This comes after officers from Runcorn Local Policing Unit provided evidence of regular parties at the property, including […]

New images released of new TV series made possible by local production fund

The BBC has released images from the second series of Jimmy McGovern’s multi-award-winning hit drama Time, which has received investment from Liverpool Film Office through the Liverpool City Region (LCR) Production Fund. The three-part series is filmed across Liverpool, Halton, Wirral and Knowsley, and is a moving and high-stakes portrayal of life inside a women’s […]

Rural Crime Team join forces to target criminals


Cheshire Constabulary’s Rural Crime Team joined forces to target criminals in a day-long operation in Bowdon. On Friday 22 September the team was joined at the Bowdon interchange off the A556 by the specialist Regional Commercial Vehicle Unit, the Motorcycle Unit, the DVSA, and Environment Agency to tackle waste crime. Everything from small commercial carriers […]

Police appeal for dash cam and CCTV following serious incident in Congleton


Police are appealing for dash cam and CCTV footage following a serious incident in Congleton. At 2.08am on Sunday 24 September, police were notified that a woman had been found unconscious at the roadside on Padgbury Lane, near to Arnside Avenue in Congleton. Officers and ambulance attended and the woman – aged 35 and from […]

Appeal to trace missing man from Runcorn


Officers are appealing to the public for help to find a missing man from Runcorn. Michael Burgess was last seen at around 1.30am on Monday 18 September when he finished his shift at work.  The 50-year-old is described as white, around 5’ 7” tall and of medium build. He has short fair coloured hair and […]

Individuals to forfeit total of almost £80,000 following forfeiture orders


Individuals in Cheshire have had to forfeit a total of almost £80,000 as they are ordered to pay back their ill-gotten gains. A total of eight individuals were subject to Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) hearings at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 20 September, following investigations by Cheshire Police’s Financial Investigation Unit. In conjunction with […]

Man sentenced following motorbike theft in Runcorn


A man from Runcorn has been sentenced after stealing a motorbike in Runcorn. Liam Lingham appeared at Liverpool Crown Court on Wednesday 13 September, where he was sentenced to 12 months in prison. The 28-year-old of Laburnum Grove, Runcorn, had earlier pleaded guilty to the offence. The incident occurred at around 1pm on Wednesday 19 […]