POLICE were called Culcheth last night after a car crashed into a lamp post.

Emergency services were deployed to Broseley Lane at 9.15pm yesterday, Saturday.

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue said: “Crews made the scene safe after a car had collided with a lamp post on Broseley Lane.

“The lamp post was left in a precarious position so the council was asked to attend.”

It is not known if anyone was injured.

Police are also investigating a suspected arson attack on Longshaw Street at 11.10pm last night after a wheelie bin was set on fire.

Anyone with information about this incident can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or Cheshire Police on 101.