Man charged after pensioner assaulted during Alsager burglary incident

A 35-year-old man from Alsager has been charged after a pensioner was assaulted during a burglary incident in the town. Paul McMillan, of Crewe Road, was arrested on Monday 18 January by officers investigating the incident. It occurred at a house on Station Road at around 6am on Tuesday 10 November. An occupant was assaulted […]

Cheshire Detectives issue warning following fake police scam

Detectives are issuing a warning to the public following reports of phone calls purporting to be from the police demanding money and gift cards from residents. The scam calls use a spoofed phone number associated with Cheshire Constabulary. Fraudsters are then telling victims that they are a police officer with Cheshire Constabulary and that they […]

Man charged with grooming a teenager from Warrington

Officers from Warrington Problem Solving Team have charged a man with grooming a teenage girl from the town. Christopher Edwards was arrested by officers on Friday 15 January after a warrant was executed at his home in Failsworth, Greater Manchester. He has since been charged with attempting to meet a girl under the age of […]

2021 could be your year to foster

Foster4 are looking for new foster carers to care for vulnerable local children. Foster4 is a pioneering foster carer recruitment service, recruiting foster carers on behalf of Cheshire West and Chester Council, Halton Borough Council and Warrington Borough Council. Foster carers Louisa and Alex from Warrington decided to foster in October 2019 and were approved […]

Warrington cements top 10 position for high street spend recovery

Warrington has again defied the national trend and demonstrated a continued, strong performance of its high street and local economy despite the pandemic, following the latest figures from Centre for Cities. The positive performance of Warrington’s town centre in December has seen the town nestled in the top 10 for both comparative footfall and spend […]

Warrington residents can still get their flu jab

It is especially important for people in ‘high risk’ groups to access their free flu vaccine. The flu vaccine, free to high risk patients, is more important than ever to help protect people this winter. This year, the flu vaccination programme has been expanded to help protect people from the virus and ease pressure on […]

COVID Support for Election Candidates

Prospective candidates who are considering standing in the forthcoming May local elections are being offered support on how to do so in a COVID secure way. The 2021 elections in England and Wales will be like none other experienced before, due to the current pandemic. Candidates, agents and campaigners will all have a part to […]

Police from three counties (Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire Police) joined forces in crime-fighting cross-border operation

This week Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire Police came together to work on Operation Triplet. The three ‘Shires’ regularly conduct these operations to soften the borders and target the criminals that operate on all three areas and further afield. It’s an incredibly important operation that helps our rural and farming communities, who often feel isolated and […]

Man charged following Derbyshire warrants

A man has been charged following warrants in Derbyshire yesterday (13 January 2021). Officers executed warrants in Glossop at around 6am where suspected drugs and cash were found and seized. Peter Swain (30/03/1978) of Kingfisher Way, Glossop, has been charged with possession with intent to supply and money laundering. He appeared at Tameside Magistrates’ Court […]

Five arrested following south Cheshire drug warrants

Police investigating the supply of drugs to HMP Risley have arrested five people. On Wednesday 13 January police conducted five warrants at addresses in Crewe and Alsager as part of an investigation into the supply of drugs to HMP Risley. Two women aged 19 and 25 were arrested at addresses in Kestrel Drive and Pyrus […]