A POLICE helicopter was scrambled following a reported burglary.
Police were called to reports of an intruder at a business on Chelford Road, Prestbury, at 12.50am on Tuesday (February 17).
Officers attended and the police helicopter called to assist. However, they were unable to trace the suspects.
A police spokesman said: “Police were called at around 12.50am on Tuesday, February 17 following a report of an intruder at a premises on Chelford Road in Prestbury. Officers attended and the police helicopter searched the area for suspects but found no trace.” ●» A MAN accused of indecent assault and gross indecency with two minors has denied the charges in court.
Andrew Donald McClean, 44, appeared at Macclesfield Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (February 12).
McClean, of Dawson Close, Macclesfield, will now appear at Chester Crown Court for a further hearing on June 10, 2015. ●» TRAFFIC in Prestbury has been diverted this week after a main road through the village was closed.
The road – which passes through the heart of the village – is shut until Friday (February 20) while a new drain connecting St Peter’s church to the main sewer is installed.
The work was started on Monday and diversions will be in place until it is completed.
At the moment, baptisms at the church involve bringing water in from the outside tap, and items used for Holy Communion have to be taken to Swanwick House for washing. ●» A MAN has admitted assault at a court hearing.
Ian David Mitchell, 50, pleaded guilty to the charge at a hearing at Macclesfield Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, February 10.
Mitchell, of no fixed abode, will be sentenced at a hearing at the same court on March 3.
The hearing was adjourned for a pre-sentence report to be compiled for magistrates. ●» MACCLESFIELD Field Club next meets on Monday, February 23 at 7.30pm.
The talk will is entitled ‘Wild About Weeds’ given by David Warner.
Go along to the Salvation Army Hall on Roe Street.