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  • Man arrested in Congleton following abductions

    A man wanted in connection the rape and abduction of two women in London has been arrested in Cheshire and is now being investigated for further offences. Officers from the Metropolitan Police launched an urgent investigation and...

    • Posted May 6, 2019
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  • Manhunt launched following abductions in Congleton

    Police in Cheshire have launched a manhunt after two women were abducted in Congleton. At 6.45pm today, Sunday 5 May, two women were forced into a black Fiat Punto in Congleton town centre. The Punto was spotted...

    • Posted May 5, 2019
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  • Contemporary art installation inspired by indoor Tudor tennis secrets

    A new contemporary art installation, by artist Hilary Jack, is set to launch on the weekend of the country’s most celebrated event for tennis lovers, Wimbledon. But visitors to Little Moreton Hall in Congleton will notice a...

    • Posted May 4, 2019
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  • Cheshire leisure centre plans look set to go ahead

    Plans to build a huge job-creating leisure facility in Cheshire look set to be approved next week. The application concerns Congleton Leisure Centre, which has stood since 1973 when the original pool hall was constructed, with the...

    • Posted March 8, 2019
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  • Chef who poured boiling oil over co-worker jailed for nine years

    A chef who poured boiling hot oil over a co-worker during an argument has been jailed for nine years. Sihung Hung Hoang, 57, of no fixed abode, was jailed at Chester Crown Court yesterday (Tuesday 5 March) after...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Tribute to a “treasured” man killed in Congleton collision

    The family of a “treasured” man killed in a collision in Congleton have released a moving tribute. George Grocott, 83, from Congleton, was killed on Sunday 17 February after he was hit by a car on Sandbach...

    • Posted February 28, 2019
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  • Police appeal for witnesses to fatal collision in Congleton

    Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision on Sunday in Congleton. At 2.44pm on Sunday 17 February police were called to Sandbach Road, Congleton, after a report of a collision between a car...

    • Posted February 18, 2019
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  • Plans submitted for Congleton Leisure Centre

    Cheshire East Council has submitted a planning application for major improvements at Congleton Leisure Centre. The plans, which outline how the facilities could look when the work is completed, consist of a new six-lane swimming pool, new learner pool,...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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  • Motorist jailed for attempting to avoid speeding fine

    A man who claimed his car had been cloned as part of an elaborate scheme to avoid a speeding fine has been jailed. Justin Robson, of Hertford Close, Congleton, was sentenced to nine months in prison at...

    • Posted December 22, 2018
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  • Three charged with drugs offences following Congleton drug warrant

    Three people have been charged with drugs offences following a raid at an address in Congleton. At 6.48pm on 31 October officers carried out a warrant in Woolston Avenue and arrested two men and a woman. A...

    • Posted November 1, 2018
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