Cheshire

Man charged with assaulting two men

A man has been charged after two men were attacked in Crewe at the weekend.

Cheshire constabulary
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A 44-year-old man was attacked in Maplins Moss Place on Saturday night, and a 41-year-old assaulted on nearby Broughton Road.

Both were taken to hospital with facial injuries.

A 30-year-old man from Wilmslow has been charged with grievous bodily harm and actual bodily harm.

He's set to appear at Chester Crown Court in August.

Second stage of new high speed rail line approved

MPs have approved the second stage of the multi-billion pound high speed rail project which will see the route extended from Birmingham to Crewe.

The government says HS2 is vital to the economy - but critics say the cost to the public purse and the environment could be too high.

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HS2 is due to arrive in Crewe by 2027 and the station will become a hub when the line later extends to Manchester.

Cheshire East Council has said Crewe station needs a new main entrance, a new road bridge and extra parking to accommodate thousands of extra HS2 passengers.

North West weather on Monday 15 July

There will be plenty of sunshine to start the week.

There will be some cloud but it should remain dry with temperatures going up to the mid-20s.