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04/22/2018 06:07 PM
Demolition planned of former infant school building
PLANNING permission has been submitted to Warrington Borough Council for the proposed demolition of a building at the former Barrow Hall Primary School site.

04/22/2018 04:21 PM
Firefighters tackle fires sparked by oven glove and grill pan during separate incidents
FIRE crews have tackled three blazes in the town over the weekend.

04/22/2018 04:16 PM
How Scandinavian export plogging has come to Warrington
A GROUP of Lymm Runners, equipped with litter pickers and plastic bags, have been engaging in the new craze of Plogging.

04/22/2018 03:22 PM
Warrington athlete among the winners of London Marathon 2018
WARRINGTON firefighter Graham Green was among the winners of the London Marathon today and says it is his "best athletic performance ever."

04/22/2018 01:00 PM
Blueprints for £6.5m youth zone set to be approved
BLUEPRINTS for the proposed £6.5 million Warrington Youth Zone look set to be approved next week.

04/22/2018 11:00 AM
When dance halls topped the bill for entertainment
THIS week in Yester Years we are looking at when dance halls were among the most popular venues for entertainment in Warrington.

04/22/2018 07:00 AM
Focused on photographer’s success in annual competition
A CULCHETH man has been named the winner of the Bents Garden & Home annual photography competition.

04/22/2018 06:00 AM
Former St Elphin's dinner lady honoured nearly 20 years after retirement
THE work of a former dinner lady from Fairfield has been honoured nearly 20 years after her retirement.

04/22/2018 05:00 AM
Police officer in line for award after walking hundreds of miles while battling MS
A POLICE officer is in line to win a top award after raising thousands of pounds for charity by walking hundreds of miles despite suffering from multiple sclerosis.

04/21/2018 06:00 PM
Warrington Guardian School Awards 2018: Send in your nominations
OUR annual school awards which celebrate the best teachers, pupils and schools in town have launched and we want you to send in your nominations for 2018.

04/21/2018 04:00 PM
Art exhibition sparked by Grenfell disaster opens at Bank Quay House
AN art exhibition which was born by the horror of the Grenfell Tower disaster has gone on display at Bank Quay House.

04/21/2018 03:32 PM
Football youngsters take Spanish lessons ahead of Barcelona trip
YOUNGSTERS from Rylands FC under 13s group took part in a Spanish language and culture event in preparation for their trip to Barcelona.

04/21/2018 02:24 PM
Classical guitarist to perform charity gig in Stockton Heath
RENOWNED classical guitarist Morgan Szymanski will be performing at Stockton Heath Methodist Church next month with all proceeds going to charity.

04/21/2018 01:51 PM
Udder chaos: Family welcome unexpected guest after cow escapes in Appleton
WE could talk about this story until the cows come home.

04/21/2018 12:10 PM
AS IT HAPPENED: Warrington Wolves 54 Bradford Bulls 6
Warrington Wolves host Bradford Bulls in the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup

04/21/2018 11:06 AM
Remembering Warrington's lost cinemas
EARLIER this month in Yester Years, we brought you some memories of the old picture houses in Warrington.

04/21/2018 10:15 AM
Festival goers share their memories of Avicii at Creamfields following his death
MANY festival goers have been sharing their memories of Avicii at Creamfields following his sudden death.

04/21/2018 09:04 AM
Two play areas set for vital refurbishment work
PARKS in Grappenhall and Thelwall will be refurbished this May after the parish council successfully bid for large cash grants.

04/21/2018 07:00 AM
Meet the Dracula scholar who uncovered telling signs of the future in Stoker’s book
A DRACULA scholar who grew up in Latchford has lifted the lid on his latest findings on Bram Stoker’s work.

04/21/2018 06:00 AM
Meet the Birchwood grandma training as a spy in BBC series
A BIRCHWOOD grandmother is currently starring in a BBC living history series which retells the training programme of Second World War spies.

04/21/2018 05:00 AM
More than a third of town's cars still powered by diesel
MORE than a third of cars on the town’s roads are still diesel-powered, according to new figures.

04/20/2018 06:02 PM
Appleton Thorn girl guides beat 99 teams at Cheshire competition
EIGHT guides from Appleton Thorn have completed a two-day Scouting competition beating 99 other teams from across Cheshire.

04/20/2018 04:01 PM
Council's £205m Birchwood Park deal part of record year for property investment
THIRTY-THREE deals – including Warrington Borough Council's £205 million acquisition of Birchwood Park – formed part of a record year for property investment in the town.

04/20/2018 04:00 PM
Shop to feature on BBC Antiques Road Trip show
A PENKETH antiques shop is set to feature on the upcoming series of Antiques Road Trip.

04/20/2018 03:55 PM
PICTURES AND REVIEW: San Lorenzo restaurant opens in town centre
THE anticipation for Las Ramblas and Grill on the Square's Italian sister has been building for months, but San Lorenzo is finally open for business.

04/20/2018 01:54 PM
Karaoke Joe revels in playing cupid at Betfred bookies
HE has delighted crowds as ‘Karaoke Joe’ and now he has played cupid at his favourite bookies.

04/20/2018 11:00 AM
Stockton Heath bar becomes latest to ban plastic straws
CORKS Out in Stockton Heath has become the latest bar to ban the use of plastic straws in a bid to go plastic free.

04/20/2018 10:13 AM
Ariana Grande's new video features bee tribute to Manchester bomb victims
ARIANA Grande has released her first new track since the Manchester Arena attack which claimed the lives of 22 concertgoers.

04/20/2018 08:40 AM
Firefighters tackle house fire in Orford
FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a house fire in Orford this morning, Friday.

04/20/2018 08:06 AM
As it happened: Day four of gross misconduct hearing: Decision expected Tuesday
Reporting live from the fourth day of a police misconduct hearing into the chief constable of Cheshire Police Simon Byrne

04/20/2018 08:00 AM
7 Warrington runners we'll be cheering on at this year's London Marathon
AFTER months of training, thousands of runners will be gearing themselves up for the London Marathon.

04/20/2018 07:31 AM
Lib Dems win Lymm South by-election
THE Liberal Democrats picked up another seat in the south of the town in a by-election win on Thursday.

04/20/2018 07:17 AM
All lanes re-opened after broken down car on Mersey Street
A BROKEN down car towing a caravan caused disruption towards the Brian Bevan Island this morning, Friday.

04/20/2018 07:00 AM
Charity team to climb every step of every Super League stadium
A CHARITY team are set to climb each step of every Super League stadium in the UK.

04/20/2018 06:00 AM
Hospital praised in national report for 'championing proactive approach to raising standards'
A PRIVATE hospital has been praised in a report into independent health facilities in the UK.

04/20/2018 05:00 AM
Two jailed in heroin and cocaine drugs ring bust
TWO men have been jailed for their involvement in a cocaine and heroin drugs ring operating between Liverpool and Warrington.

04/19/2018 06:00 PM
£2 million deal will see Birchwood company expand its offices
BIRCHWOOD-BASED Claremont Group Interior Solutions LLP is expanding its offices after completing a £2 million deal for Manchester's Bartle House.

04/19/2018 04:41 PM
Out and about this weekend: Supping craft ale in Knutsford and exploring space with Tim Peake
Unfortunately the sun is set to go away this weekend - but there's still plenty to do in the area

04/19/2018 04:39 PM
Former Ring O'Bells landlord fails to clear his name for child sex offences
A FORMER pub landlord who was jailed for grooming and exploited a young’s boy’s vulnerability for his own sexual gratification has failed to convince a judge of his innocence in the Court of Appeal.

04/19/2018 04:20 PM
Plans to build 500 town centre apartments and multi-storey car park set for approval
PLANNING chiefs have been recommended to approve proposals that would see more than 500 apartments and a multi-storey car park built in the town centre.

04/19/2018 04:16 PM
Extra services to London and Blackpool announced for Bank Quay
TRAIN passengers in Warrington are set to benefit from more rail services.

04/19/2018 04:00 PM
Ex-army veteran to tick London Marathon off bucket list
AN ex-Army veteran from Latchford is ticking off another item on his bucket list by taking part in this weekend's London Marathon.

04/19/2018 02:50 PM
VIDEO + PHOTO GALLERY: Wire stars lend a hand with community coaching
SOME of The Wire's star players spent Wednesday evening helping out at several community coaching sessions put on by the club.

04/19/2018 02:22 PM
MP signs up to 'Dying to Work' charter
WARRINGTON South MP Faisal Rashid has signed up to a charter in place to protect employees who become terminally ill – and will be encouraging businesses to do the same.

04/19/2018 01:22 PM
STILL no decision on extending £3k-a-month homeless shelter grant
NO decision has been made over whether to extend a vital £3,000-a-month grant for a town centre homeless shelter facing 'daily challenges' to stay open.

04/19/2018 12:29 PM
Council to present 'technical case' against HS2 Golborne link due to 'limited benefits'
WARRINGTON Borough Council will present a 'technical case' against the HS2 Golborne link to the Department for Transport (DfT) due to its 'limited benefits'.

04/19/2018 11:48 AM
Warrington resident lands postcode lottery win
A HOUSEHOLD in Warrington will be celebrating after their postcode was drawn as the winner of People’s Postcode Lottery’s daily prize today, Thursday.

04/19/2018 11:00 AM
IN PICTURES: Cinema and restaurant development towers over town
CONSTRUCTION work on the new cinema in the town centre is continuing apace.

04/19/2018 08:42 AM
AS IT HAPPENED: Third day of gross misconduct hearing into Cheshire Police chief constable
The third day of Cheshire Police chief constable Simon Byrne's gross misconduct hearing has been taking place at Warrington Town Hall today.

04/19/2018 05:00 AM
Road traffic collision is cause of death of 'Latchford legend'
AN inquest into the death of a ‘Latchford legend’ has found he died as a result of a road traffic collision.