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  • CREDIT CARD CRACKDOWN

    CREWE police have launched a crackdown on credit card fraudsters and shoplifters in the run-up to Christmas. Shopkeepers in the area have been invited to attend a special seminar where they will be told the best ways to combat thieves who take advantage

  • SHOPPING VILLAGE PLANS AXED

    PLANS for a "shopping village" on the outskirts of Sandbach have been dropped by the developers, ending a three year battle. London-based company Value Retail had planned to put the scheme before a Government Inspector after being knocked back by Congleton

  • PIRATES SINK ALEX

    Bristol Rovers 2 - Crewe 0 AN unchanged Crewe side made their first ever visit to the new home of Bristol Rovers, the Memorial Ground hoping to continue their recent run of success. They created chances and could have scored in their very first attack

  • DAREDEVIL DUO JUMP TO IT FOR CHARITY

    DAREDEVIL duo Joan and Sarah Walmsley chose a hair-raising start for their charity walk on Saturday - the top of Manchester Town Hall! Stunned shoppers watched in amazement as the mother and daughter team sailed 80 feet down side by side from the roof

  • JOBS BOOST FROM SUPERMARKET GIANT

    TESCO bosses will create about 300 new jobs with the planned opening next summer of a new supermarket near Alsager. Work on the 40,000 square foot store is poised to begin in the coming weeks, and is scheduled to take between eight and nine months to

  • NATURE BOOST FOR BLIND

    BIG-HEARTED teenagers are looking to bring nature alive for blind people with a series of initiatives at a community garden. Biddulph High School pupils joined forces with Hilda Sheldon from the Biddulph in Bloom group two years ago to create the garden

  • BODY IN CAR INVESTIGATION

    POLICE are investigating the discovery of a man's body in a burnt out car near Sandbach. A passing motorist called the fire brigade after he spotted the Volkswagon Polo on fire in a field at Clay Lane, Elton at 9.45 last Saturday night. The firefighters

  • 600 LEISURE JOBS IN PIPELINE

    HUNDREDS of jobs could be created if plans for a multi million pound leisure complex are given the go ahead. The £15 million complex, earmarked for land at Crewe Green, would include a ten screen cinema, bingo club and restaurants and would create up

  • MOTORWAY MASCOTS FOR MORECAMBE

    A GROUP of Crewe girls will get the star treatment this week, after being picked out as lucky mascots for Morecambe Football Club! A chance meeting on the M6 motorway between the six girls and the Morecambe team bus lead to an unbeaten run for the Lancashire

  • GOALKEEPER BID CONTINUES

    FORMER Everton player Jason Kearton has become the latest visitor to Gresty Road this week as Crewe's bid for a goalkeeper continues. Mark Gayle has not played since a thigh injury at the start of the season and loaned keeper Steve Mautone was recalled

  • TOWN URGED TO CELEBRATE MILLENNIUM

    COMMUNITY groups are being urged to sign up for what promises to be the most unforgettable 12 months in the 700-year history of Congleton. Dozens of organisations have already given the thumbs up to a year-long series of events being planned for the town

  • EXOTIC ADVENTURES FOR EXPLORER LEE

    RAINFOREST and desert challenge await teenage explorer Lee Morgan on the exotic island of Madagascar. For Lee, aged 17, from Arrowsmith Drive, Alsager, will to embark on the adventure of a lifetime next summer in an expedition to the island in the Indian

  • HAT TRICK TAKES CONGLETON TO CUP SECOND ROUND

    HAT-TRICK hero Joey Roberts booked Congleton a second round place in the Cheshire Senior Cup with a brilliant display against Runcorn in front of home fans. His terrific trio came in a breathtaking half hour-spell to wreck Runcorn's chances in the mid-week

  • VICS CRASH OUT

    KNYPERSLEY Vics crashed out in the cup on Saturday, going down at home to Desborough in the second qualifying round of the Carlsberg FA Vase. All the Desborough goals in their narrow 3-2 away win came from crosses, but the Vics went down fighting after