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10/21/2017 07:00 AM
Harvest from the heart as pupils collect food donations at Winwick Primary
IT was a case of food for thought when youngsters from Winwick CE Primary School showed their charitable side to help struggling families who need help.

10/21/2017 06:00 AM
Before and after: Labour politician gets makeover on E4’s Body Fixers
A LABOUR politician was given a makeover on E4's Body Fixers to help him 'all the way to Number 10'.

10/21/2017 05:00 AM
How transgender hate crime victim refused to let strangers ruin her life
LIVING in fear of abuse at the hands of complete strangers was an everyday occurrence for Kimberly Hodson.

10/20/2017 08:16 PM
Road closed by fire at chip shop
A FIRE in a chip shop caused road closures in Padgate this evening.

10/20/2017 04:00 PM
Residents urged to submit views on proposed boundary changes that ‘will rewrite political map’
RESIDENTS are being urged to submit their views on proposed boundary changes that 'will rewrite the political map' and reduce the number of MPs.

10/20/2017 03:59 PM
Discount on offer for new members ahead of 2018 Sankey hub opening
PRE-OPENING membership has gone on sale for the new Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub which LiveWire says will be open early next year.

10/20/2017 03:50 PM
Help nine-year-old schoolgirl reach final of talent show
A SCHOOLGIRL from Winwick needs your help to secure a place in the final of Wigan Youth Zone's Got Talent competition.

10/20/2017 03:11 PM
Your guide to the Rugby League World Cup 2017
All you need to know about RLWC2017 - the fixtures, TV schedules, squads, the host cities, likely stars, highlights of past tournaments, past winners and event history

10/20/2017 02:53 PM
Your guide to Halloween in Warrington
Whether you want an intense scare for grown-ups only or some gentle tricks and treats suitable for all the family there is plenty going on in Warrington in the run-up to Halloween

10/20/2017 02:12 PM
Search to find next-of-kin of man who may have been born in Penketh
A SEARCH has been launched to find the next-of-kin of a man who was pronounced dead after being pulled from the Mersey.

10/20/2017 01:10 PM
Brace yourselves...now Storm Brian is heading to Warrington
WE managed to make it through the aftermath of Hurricane Ophelia earlier this week but now there's another storm heading for Warrington. 

10/20/2017 12:02 PM
Wolves bring in Leuluai
WARRINGTON Wolves have recruited Kylie Leuluai as the club’s head of rugby operations.

10/20/2017 11:32 AM
MP criticises council over lack of consultation following installation of CCTV cameras
CCTV cameras which had recently been installed in the town have been removed after Warrington North MP Helen Jones criticised the council for failing to carry out a consultation.

10/20/2017 11:00 AM
Brothers set to light up the route along St Rocco’s Lantern Walk
THREE brothers are set to light up Orford Park when St Rocco’s Hospice’s Lantern Walk returns on Sunday.

10/20/2017 10:23 AM
Shoppers evacuated from Ikea Warrington after fire alarm triggered
IKEA Warrington was evacuated last night following a false alarm.

10/20/2017 09:50 AM
JUST ANNOUNCED: Tim Vine's Sunset Milk Idiot show to come to Warrington
NOT Going Out funny man Tim Vine is bringing his stand-up tour to Parr Hall next year.

10/20/2017 07:00 AM
IN PICTURES: Young photographer captures drama as England amputee team beaten in European championships final in front of 40,000
A YOUNG photographer has travelled to Turkey with the England amputee football team to capture the action during the side's heroic battle to the final of the European Amputee Football Championships.

10/20/2017 06:00 AM
Doctor's surgery ordered to improve by healthcare regulator following inspection
A DOCTOR's surgery in Orford has been ordered to improve following an inspection by the healthcare regulator.

10/20/2017 05:00 AM
Future of Risley Police Station uncertain as force bosses plan review of policing structure
THE future of Risley Police Station remains uncertain as the force launches a review of the local policing units (LPU) across the county.

10/19/2017 04:29 PM
Transport minister agrees to hold meeting over tolls controversy after being pressed by MP
A TRANSPORT minister has agreed to meet representatives from the town over the Mersey Gateway Bridge tolls controversy after being pressed by Warrington South MP Faisal Rashid.

10/19/2017 04:00 PM
Cheshire Fire cadets prepare for trip of a lifetime to Nepal
FIRE cadets including two youngsters who volunteer at Warrington Fire Station will fly to Nepal this weekend to help build a school.

10/19/2017 03:51 PM
5 restaurants in Warrington where kids can eat free this half term
FANCY a meal out with the family this October half term but don't want to break the bank?

10/19/2017 03:21 PM
Wildlife trust bidding to save Moore Nature Reserve from development
CHESHIRE Wildlife Trust is bidding to save part of Moore Nature Reserve from development after raising fears over its future becoming 'vulnerable'.

10/19/2017 01:14 PM
WhatsApp's new Live Tracking lets you keep an eye on your friends
EVERYONE has that one friend who always arrives late. 

10/19/2017 11:00 AM
Old market basement recreated in virtual reality for 360 degree music video featuring dancing council chief executive
THE basement of the old Warrington Market has been recreated in virtual reality for a 360 degree music video created to highlight mental health problems.

10/19/2017 10:41 AM
Updated: Police released CCTV following spate of thefts
POLICE investigating a spate of thefts in Warrington have released CCTV images as part of their enquiries.

10/19/2017 09:30 AM
From a sham fortune teller to drink-drive backlash: Read the stories hitting the headlines 100 years ago
TAKE a trip down memory lane to read about some of the stories that were hitting the headlines 100, 50 and 25 years ago in the newspaper

10/19/2017 09:09 AM
WATCH: Cows filmed enjoying a midnight stroll along the M56
POLICE earned themselves a pat on the back this morning after clearing a herd of cows from the motorway. 

10/19/2017 09:08 AM
Children take the lead for charity fundraising at Great Sankey Primary School
YOUNGSTERS at Great Sankey Primary will be fundraising for Harry and Co, which they have named their charity of the year.

10/19/2017 07:30 AM
Plans to honour town’s transporter bridge with world heritage status edge closer
AMBITIOUS plans to honour the town's transporter bridge with world heritage status have moved a step closer.

10/19/2017 07:11 AM
Time to sign up for High Legh 10k
ENTRIES are open for the 11th anniversary edition of the High Legh Robert Moffat Memorial 10k Race.

10/19/2017 07:00 AM
Couple whose firstborn child was stillborn donate equipment to help others affected by baby loss
A COUPLE whose first-born child was stillborn have raised funds for equipment to help other families affected by baby loss.

10/19/2017 06:31 AM
Queues on M6 AND M62 after morning crashes
DRIVERS are facing delays on the M62 and the M6 this morning after two separate crashes.

10/19/2017 06:00 AM
'Truly disgraceful' paedophile jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing girl aged 12
A PAEDOPHILE who sexually abused a girl for two years when she was as young as 12 has been jailed.

10/19/2017 05:00 AM
Town’s traffic levels following opening of tolled bridge to form part of Western Link business case
TRAFFIC levels across the borough's highway network following the opening of the Mersey Gateway Bridge will be presented to Government as part of the Western Link business case.

10/18/2017 04:00 PM
Painting workshops and creative activities for kids at artists' open event
A POP-up art event with workshops, exhibitions and live demonstrations is set to take place at Walton Hall.

10/18/2017 03:31 PM
Travelodge releases 250,000 rooms for £29 or less for the festive season
IN the mood to grab a bargain?

10/18/2017 03:26 PM
UPDATED: Four suspects charged after investigation into cocaine and heroin drugs ring
FOUR people have been charged after detectives launched an investigation into a cocaine and heroin drugs ring.

10/18/2017 02:29 PM
New Post Office opening in Lymm next month – MP welcomes decision
WARRINGTON South MP Faisal Rashid has welcomed news that a new Post Office will be opening in Lymm next month.

10/18/2017 01:05 PM
UPDATED: Man identified following investigation into charity box theft from station
DETECTIVES hunting a thief who stole a charity box from Warrington Bank Quay station have identified a man in connection with the incident.

10/18/2017 12:28 PM
Council agrees to explore ‘pros and cons’ of 15-year local plan against 20-year proposal
WARRINGTON Borough Council will explore the 'pros and cons' of a 15-year local plan against the proposed 20-year vision.

10/18/2017 11:00 AM
Grieving sister hopes changes to death by dangerous law will act as deterrent
THE sister of a cyclist killed in a car crash hopes a life sentence will act as a deterrent to drivers to take more care on the roads.

10/18/2017 10:33 AM
Appeal to find WRNS and WAAFs to reopen former secret Second World War bunker
A NATIONAL appeal has been launched to track down the brave 'Wrens'  or WAAFs who were a crucial part of the Battle of the Atlantic during the Second World War.

10/18/2017 10:00 AM
Wife held dying husband's hand after being knocked down by car thieves, court hears
A SOBBING widow told a court she clutched her husband's hand telling him she loved him as he lay dying after being run over by car thieves.

10/18/2017 09:35 AM
FIRST LOOK INSIDE: Bents Winter Food Market
THEY are already known for being fans of all things festive.

10/18/2017 08:35 AM
Congestion on Thelwall Viaduct named in UK's worst traffic jams
THE worst traffic jams in the UK have been revealed with disruption on the M6 in Warrington triggering one of the most serious delays this year.

10/18/2017 07:05 AM
Jams on M62 after slip road lane closure
THERE are queues on the M62 this morning, Wednesday, after a vehicle broke down on the slip road.

10/18/2017 07:00 AM
Charity founder's warning after holiday from hell leaves family thousands of pounds out of pocket
A CHARITY founder has issued a warning after a holiday from hell left him thousands of pounds out of pocket.

10/18/2017 06:00 AM
Mum’s mission to help support trauma victims after years of abuse
A MUM-OF-THREE who was physically abused as a child has vowed to help other people suffering in silence.

10/18/2017 05:00 AM
Pensioner’s home repeatedly vandalised by gang of youths in Woolston
A GREAT-GRANDDAD who has served the community for more than three decades has been victimised in his own home by a gang of youths.