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06/23/2018 06:37 PM
Firefighters attend two crashes within one hour
FIREFIGHTERS across Warrington attended two separate road traffic collisions within an hour yesterday, Friday.

06/23/2018 06:00 PM
Latchford mum releases Grenfell-inspired charity single
A CHARITY single inspired by the Grenfell Tower tragedy has been released by Latchford musician Vicky Williams.

06/23/2018 05:40 PM
Were you at Padgate and Woolston Walking Day 2018?
HUNDREDS of people turned out for this year's Padgate and Woolston Walking Day today, Saturday.

06/23/2018 04:54 PM
Record breaking total raised at summer lunch
A RECORD breaking £60,000 was raised at this year's ladies lunch day for Millington based The Children's Adventure Farm Trust.

06/23/2018 04:00 PM
Stockton Heath restaurant refused plans for 'bulky and obtrusive' roof terrace
A RESTAURANT has become the latest in Stockton Heath to have its plans for a roof terrace turned down.

06/23/2018 02:08 PM
Parents to tackle three peaks challenge for Stockton Heath Primary
PARENTS from Stockton Heath Primary School are hoping to complete The National Three Peaks Challenge in 24 hours to raise funds for a much-needed playground makeover.

06/23/2018 11:00 AM
Plans to convert town centre church into apartments approved
WARRINGTON Borough Council has granted planning permission for a town centre church to be converted into housing.

06/23/2018 08:31 AM
Former Great Sankey student lands dream job at FC Barcelona
A FORMER Great Sankey High School student will be rubbing shoulders with the likes of Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez after landing a dream job at FC Barcelona.

06/23/2018 07:57 AM
Semi-final sales show faith in Wolves progress - Karl Fitzpatrick
AFTER the win over Wigan, we have made it into the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup and we have already seen huge appetite for the game.

06/23/2018 07:00 AM
Lymm dad on the right track after youth club transformed his daughter's life
A LYMM dad was inspired to get on his bike to raise money for Onside Warrington Youth Club (WYC) after the Buddy Up scheme transformed his daughter’s life.

06/23/2018 06:30 AM
Join our new Facebook group celebrating the town #WonderfulWarrington
ARE you proud to live in Warrington?

06/23/2018 06:00 AM
Can you help to find the grave of Wire cup final star?
CAN you help to find the grave of a Warrington Wolves scrum half who starred in the club's fifth Challenge Cup final?

06/23/2018 05:00 AM
Lymm pensioner's heartfelt thanks after community branches out to help replace stolen tree
A LYMM pensioner has been ‘touched’ by the response from the community after a thief stole his holly tree last December.

06/22/2018 06:00 PM
New swimming pool teaches a landmark 1,000 children to swim
A PURPOSE-built swimming facility for children aged three to 11 has reached its 1,000th swimmer after having only opened in October.

06/22/2018 05:30 PM
Cheshire fire chief says county's service can meet tougher rules
CHESHIRE’S new chief fire officer believes the county’s service is in good shape to meet tough new guidelines from the Government.

06/22/2018 04:47 PM
Consultation on future of Stockton Heath tip launched
A SIX-WEEK consultation on the future of Stockton Heath Recycling Centre has been launched.

06/22/2018 04:08 PM
Concerns raised over removal of extra question for public at council meetings
LABOUR has been accused of 'reducing people's democratic opportunities' after the public's chance to ask a supplementary question at full council meetings was removed.

06/22/2018 04:00 PM
Sellafield staff dig deep to renovate school
A TEAM of volunteers from Sellafield Ltd’s Birchwood offices took on the challenge to transform a school.

06/22/2018 03:47 PM
Creamfields unveils chill out zone in the woods for this year's festival
LISTENING to electronic dance music at Creamfields' arenas and superstructures is all well and good.

06/22/2018 02:58 PM
Meet the ice cream man who delivered FREE ice cream to St Rocco's Hospice
MEET the ice cream man who went the extra mile to deliver free ice cream to patients, staff and visitors at St Rocco's Hospice.

06/22/2018 02:15 PM
Apartments plan without affordable housing set for approval
A PROPOSAL to build 144 town centre apartments is set to be approved – despite failing to comply with planning policy as it features no affordable housing.

06/22/2018 01:32 PM
22-year-old seriously injured after being attacked in Orford
POLICE are appealing for information after a 22-year-old man was left with serious injuries following an attack in Orford.

06/22/2018 01:30 PM
Hospital trust dismisses Labour’s incorrect child dental care figures
A HOSPITAL trust has dismissed incorrect Labour figures claiming it had the most children on a dental care waiting list in the country last year.

06/22/2018 11:38 AM
Multi-vehicle accident causing delays towards Lymm Interchange
MOTORISTS are being warned of delays on the M6 towards the Lymm Interchange due to a multi-vehicle accident.

06/22/2018 11:31 AM
Appleton Thorn housing plan reduced to allow for more green space
A DEVELOPER has reduced the number of homes on a proposed Appleton Thorn development to allow for extra green space on the site.

06/22/2018 11:00 AM
House prices in Warrington have nearly trebled since the year 2000
HOUSE prices in Warrington have nearly trebled since the turn of the decade, according to new figures.

06/22/2018 10:15 AM
An evening of music with North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
THE NORTH Cheshire Wind Orchestra will be hosting their summer concert in Warrington next weekend.

06/22/2018 09:35 AM
Four quick-thinking lifeguards save man's life who suffered cardiac arrest
FOUR quick-thinking lifeguards saved a man's life when they used a defibrillator, after he suffered a cardiac arrest during a swim session at the pool.

06/22/2018 09:27 AM
Vandals set fire to children's play area
VANDALS set fire to a children’s play area in Lymm late last night.

06/22/2018 09:16 AM
UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Town centre car wash targeted in arson attack
FIREFIGHTERS tackled an arson attack at a car wash in the town centre late last night.

06/22/2018 07:56 AM
Popular butchers Sweeney's said 'the time was right to go' after leaving Warrington Market
POPULAR family butchers Sweeney's has thanked customers for their support after leaving Warrington Market after more than 22 years.

06/22/2018 07:00 AM
Meet the new branch of Warrington Wolves fans from Kenya
A NEW Warrington Wolves supporters branch has been established in Kenya after a group of young volunteers from the town made a once in a lifetime visit to the African country.

06/22/2018 06:00 AM
Drug dealer jailed for attacking moving vehicle with screwdriver
A DRUG dealer has been jailed for attacking a moving vehicle with a screwdriver.

06/22/2018 05:00 AM
Doctor who sent patient unwanted barrage of calls, text, flowers and cards suspended again
A DOCTOR who sent a barrage of unwanted flowers, cards and texts to one of his patients has been suspended from practising for a further year.

06/21/2018 08:00 PM
UPDATED WITH PICS: Warrington Guardian Schools Awards winners 2018
THERE have been tears and plenty of cheers at another heartwarming Warrington Guardian School Awards.

06/21/2018 06:00 PM
Call to help at charity helping disabled adults to thrive
A CHARITY which teaches valuable skills to adults with learning disabilities in a bid to enhance their lives and employment prospects is recruiting more volunteers.

06/21/2018 05:44 PM
M6 set to close when giant 40m structure is lifted into place over motorway
A GIANT 40m structure is set to be lifted into place over the M6 next week.

06/21/2018 05:22 PM
Volvo specialist recognised for his work at Winwick Road dealership
A VOLVO specialist has been recognised for his work at the dealership on Winwick Road.

06/21/2018 04:00 PM
Golden Square to host fun-filled fundraiser for Peace Foundation
GOLDEN Square Shopping Centre will host a fun-filled day of activities to raise funds for Tim Parry Jonathan Ball Peace Foundation and Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.

06/21/2018 03:59 PM
Pensioner fined for using blue badge that did not belong to him to park on yellow lines
A MAN has been fined for using a blue badge that did not belong to him in order to park on double yellow lines.

06/21/2018 03:31 PM
MP slams minister’s Mersey Gateway Bridge tolls meeting U-turn
WARRINGTON South MP Faisal Rashid has accused a minister of 'hiding behind diary pressures' after failing to meet again to discuss the Mersey Gateway Bridge tolls.

06/21/2018 02:00 PM
Pair of Wolves semi final tickets up for grabs
YOU and a friend could be off to the Challenge Cup semi-finals, courtesy of Batchelors Peas.

06/21/2018 01:03 PM
Figures show Cheshire has some of north west's lowest suicide rates
CHESHIRE has some of the lowest suicide rates in the north west.

06/21/2018 12:39 PM
Traffic 'chaos' as tolls return at Warburton bridge
MOTORISTS are facing traffic 'chaos' following the return of tolls at Warburton Toll Bridge.

06/21/2018 11:21 AM
Daughter who cared for mum with breast cancer organises fundraiser for other young carers
A PRIMARY school pupil who took on the responsibility of caring for her mum when she was diagnosed with breast cancer is raising awareness to help other young carers in Warrington.

06/21/2018 10:29 AM
Panel scrutinising police chief approves its budget – including £12k for allowances and expenses
A PANEL scrutinising the work of the county's police and crime commissioner (PCC) has approved its budget – which includes almost £12,000 for allowances and expenses.

06/21/2018 09:47 AM
Ice cream van goes the extra mile to deliver FREE ice cream to St Rocco's Hospice
THIS thoughtful gesture will certainly melt your heart this morning.

06/21/2018 09:10 AM
UK's Bring Your Dog to Work Day this Friday
THE UK'S fifth official Bring Your Dog to Work Day takes place this Friday.

06/21/2018 05:00 AM
Construction worker walks free from court after exploiting teenage prostitute in Orford brothel
A CONSTRUCTION worker has walked free from court after admitting exploiting a teenage prostitute who worked from a flat in Orford.

06/18/2018 03:36 PM
'I am lost without him' - parents' emotional tribute to Declan Bunting
THE parents of Declan Bunting who was fatally stabbed on Wilderspool Causeway have paid tribute to their son who they ‘miss so much’.