This was the dramatic scene after a car flipped onto its roof following a police pursuit in Stockport . Officers started tailing the red VW Golf at around 2pm on Thursday after growing suspicious of the way it was being driven, a GMP spokesman said. At first, the driver failed to stop after hitting two other vehicles on Reddish Road, Reddish, but the incident ended when the Golf crashed further down the same road, coming to rest on its roof. Two men in their 20s were arrested on suspicion of burglary. Photos from the scene shows one topless man being led to the back of a GMP van. Reddish Road was shut for a number of hours emergency crews worked the scene. The damaged vehicle was later taken away by a recovery truck. It is understood no-one was injured in the collision. A GMP spokesman said: “At a round 2pm today a short police pursuit took place with a red VW Golf due to the manner of driving. “The Golf was then involved in a collision with two other vehicles on Reddish … [Read more...] about Dramatic pictures show VW Golf on its roof after crashing in Stockport
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About half way through the launch press conference for the new Kia Ceed, senior engineer Gert-Jan Teunis explained the chassis changes they’d made to the third generation of this workaday hatchback. Still the same front MacPherson struts and multi-link independent rear suspension, but with a litany of spring, damper, geometry, steering ratio and roll-bar changes as long as your arm, and so much softening at the back you’d wonder how the old car got around corners at all. These are the sorts of things that race teams do, finessing and tittivating to make a car that grips, handles predictably and inspires confidence. Under Albert Biermann, formerly of BMW, that’s what Kia is doing; more than that, in fact, since it is also creating a legend and a driving characteristic for all Kia cars in much the same way that Richard Parry-Jones’s team at Ford did for the 1993 Mondeo and the 1998 Focus. It’s part of this South Korean car maker’s master plan; to … [Read more...] about Kia Ceed review: finally a match for the VW Golf?
MELTHAM April 12 at 8.30pm: A house on Hall Close was entered through an unlocked front door, thieves went into the kitchen and stole keys to a BMW 4200 and stole the same. HOLMFIRTH April 11 at 10.40am: A rear kitchen window was smashed of a detached house on Cliff Road, thieves entered and made a tidy search and exited as entry, nothing was believed to have been stolen. April 15 at 10pm: An outer pane was smashed in a double glazed patio door at the rear of a property on Mill Moor Road, no entry was gained. April 22 at 12pm: Complainant purchases several auction lots at Hade Edge, lots are then left in the field for buyers to collect, after making several trips collecting his purchases he returns for the last lot, and a quantity of wood and metal sheets have been stolen from Penistone Road. SCISSETT April 15 at 3.15pm: Locus is a rugby club within a school premises, suspects gain entry via shutters at the side of the building on Wakefield Road. Also a shed located at the side of the … [Read more...] about Crimewatch: BMW 4200, VW Golf, Audi S3 and £30k hire car stolen
Home / News / Local by Callum Main 01/02/2018, 2:09 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter A stolen 4×4 dumped on a residential street and a missing car are both believed to be linked to a break in at a commercial premises in Aberdeen today. Here’s what we know so far. A Mitsubishi Shogun was stolen from the Charlotte Street area of Peterhead at around 4.30am. A commercial property on Denmore Road in Bridge of Don was broken into between 4.30am and 6.30am. The Shogun was found on Glenholme Gardens in Dyce. A marked police car was heavily damaged in a disturbance on Glenholme Gardens – the officers were not injured. A second police car believed to be heading to the Dyce incident after a 999 call was involved in a crash on Tillydrone Road. A red VW golf was spotted by police in Glenholme Gardens – officers are still looking to trace this car. Members of the public reported the Golf – with … [Read more...] about Bridge of Don break-in, police car smashed up in Dyce and a missing red VW Golf
Home / News / Local by Callum Main 01/02/2018, 1:48 pm Updated: 01/02/2018, 3:27 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter A stolen 4×4 dumped on a residential street and a missing car are both believed to be linked to a break in at a commercial premises in Aberdeen today. Officers are investigating a break-in at a building on Denmore Road in the Murcar Industrial Estate this morning between 4.30am and 6.30am. A red VW golf, believed to be involved in the incident, is still being hunted by officers. Eyewitnesses have told officers that the vehicle has collision damage and, when it was last seen, had no rear licence plates. Hunt for vehicle after police car smashed up following Aberdeen break-in And a Mitsubishi Shogun, stolen from the Charlotte Street area of Peterhead this morning, was found by officers at Glenholme Gardens in Dyce. A marked police car called to the scene in Dyce was left badly damaged with all windows … [Read more...] about Hunt continues for red VW golf after break-in at Aberdeen firm