Mince pies make it as far as Camp Bastion so personnel can still celebrate Christmas.
An SAS sniper, from Crewe, accused of illegally possessing a gun and ammunition may have to sell his family home to fund a two-week retrial.
A Crewe SAS sniper freed from jail is optimistic of getting his appeal overturned.
The Crewe-based luxury car maker Bentley is leading a project that hopes to save hundreds of jobs.
It will work with its suppliers in a £9m scheme to boost production of parts for luxury cars.
Part of the money behind the project is coming from a Government-backed initiative aimed at safeguarding supply chains across a variety of industries.
Known as the 'Niche Luxury Vehicle Cluster Supplier Capacity Building Programme', Bentley's project is expected to create almost 400 direct jobs and safeguard more than 150 other roles.
It will be financed by £2m from the Department for Business's Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative. The other £7m will come from private partners.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said: “This is a welcome boost to jobs and growth in the North West. This investment will secure Britain’s future as a world leader in both traditional and new technologies.”
At half time Crewe Alexandra remain goaless in their quest to book their second trip to Wembley in as many years.
Having won promotion in the play-offs last season, they're just a game and a half away from the Johnstone's Paint Trophy Final.
Tonight is the first leg of the Northern Final against Coventry at the Ricoh Arena.
Leighton Hospital in Crewe is set to receive a £1.5million donation to help build a new neonatal unit.
The money was donated by the the family of a former nurse at the unit.