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08/19/2017 08:00 AM
Grappenhall residents criticise council over consultation on plans to build homes in village
RESIDENTS in Grappenhall say they should be better consulted on the massive plans to build more houses on land in the village.

08/19/2017 07:00 AM
Fond farewell to teacher after 30 years of service at St Philip Westbrook
A TEACHER has bid a fond farewell to the school that has been her second home for the past three decades.

08/19/2017 06:00 AM
MP and hospital boss discuss potential challenges posed by local plan
POTENTIAL challenges posed by the borough's local plan have been discussed by MP Faisal Rashid and hospital boss Mel Pickup during a 'very productive meeting'.

08/19/2017 05:00 AM
‘We always need more’ – mayor meets Warrington Foodbank volunteers
MAYOR Cllr Les Morgan visited Warrington Foodbank to see the scale of the problem facing the organisation.

08/18/2017 04:44 PM
Everything you need to know about Creamfields 2017
IT'S nearly that time of the year again where dance music fans descend on Daresbury for Creamfields.

08/18/2017 04:00 PM
Bright but bittersweet run in memory of mum
THIS year's colour run in aid of St Rocco's Hospice will be a bright but bittersweet event for Ellyse Shepherd.

08/18/2017 03:33 PM
Woman taken to hospital after crash closes Alder Lane
ALDER Lane is closed in both directions after a crash involving a car and a van.

08/18/2017 02:27 PM
Tea party to celebrate opening of care home that will be 'like a five star hotel'
A NEW care home for people with dementia and other needs will be 'like a five star hotel' according to owners.

08/18/2017 02:17 PM
Hundreds of pounds collected during fundraiser hosted by Trans Warrington
HUNDREDS of pounds were raised during a summer festival hosted by Trans Warrington.

08/18/2017 01:06 PM
DASHCAM FOOTAGE: Why the M6 was shut for NINE hours yesterday
IT was a hellish day for traffic yesterday after a fault on the M6 Thelwall Viaduct closed the motorway for around nine hours.

08/18/2017 12:24 PM
Mo and Max from The Voice: 'RivFest is an opportunity to mark Viola Beach's legacy'
THEY were suddenly thrust into the limelight when they were watched by millions on ITV’s The Voice.

08/18/2017 11:00 AM
Firefighters use horsepower to save animals in trouble
RESCUING people from fires and helping drivers from car crashes is all in a day’s work for Cheshire firefighters.

08/18/2017 09:04 AM
‘Horrified’ councillors concerned over possibility of 9,000 new homes in Appleton, Stretton, Higher Walton and Grappenhall
'HORRIFIED' councillors have raised serious concerns over more than 9,000 homes potentially being built in Appleton, Stretton, Higher Walton and Grappenhall by 2037.

08/18/2017 08:40 AM
Police helicopter deployed to Warrington to help officers dealing with three separate incidents
THE police helicopter was deployed to Warrington last night to help assist officers on the ground who were dealing with severe traffic delays across the town.

08/18/2017 07:00 AM
Granddad runs around Orford Park for 24 hours in memory of father
A GRANDDAD has completed a 24-hour run around Orford Park in memory of his father.

08/18/2017 06:47 AM
M62 reopened after crash at Winwick
THE M62 was temporarily closed after an accident this morning, Friday.

08/18/2017 06:00 AM
Plans to transform charity shop into salon in Padgate approved
BLUEPRINTS to transform a former charity shop into a hairdressers in Padgate have been given the green light by planning chiefs.

08/18/2017 05:00 AM
Loved ones of Adam Lewis open up about how they channelled their grief to campaign for change
THE sudden death of 24-year-old Adam Lewis left his heartbroken family and friends with many unanswered questions as they struggled to come to terms with the tragedy.

08/17/2017 05:55 PM
Fundraising page launched to help mum take children on first holiday after passport mishap
A FRIEND of a mum who lost her family's passports 48 hours before her children's first holiday has called on the public to help make their dreams come true.

08/17/2017 04:00 PM
Crafty cafe opens as legacy to much-loved auntie
A MUM-of-two is set to fulfill her lifelong dream of opening a crafty cafe and hopes the centre will be a fitting tribute to her much-loved auntie.

08/17/2017 01:39 PM
Chapelford and Old Hall by-election to cost £17,000
AROUND £17,000 will be spent on the Chapelford and Old Hall by-election in October.

08/17/2017 12:48 PM
AS IT HAPPENED: Warrington A-level results day 2017
Join us as we bring you all the latest from across Warrington on A-level results day

08/17/2017 12:17 PM
UPDATED, 10pm: Closures ease on the M6 after Thelwall Viaduct woe
THERE is relief for drivers as closures on the M6 were lifted after hours of tailbacks on the motorway and Warrington on Thursday.

08/17/2017 12:06 PM
7 things we're looking forward to at RivFest
1. Mo and Max performing together

08/17/2017 11:25 AM
Partition of India: Great Sankey man just had the clothes on his back as he left home 70 years ago
A GREAT Sankey man has reflected on his fascinating journey to Pakistan after being forced to leave his home during the Partition of India 70 years ago.

08/17/2017 11:22 AM
PICTURE GALLERY: Students celebrate their A-level results
THERE were lots of smiling faces as teenagers across the town picked up their A-level results this morning.

08/17/2017 11:00 AM
Amazing career behind the scenes at museum
HISTORIAN Janice Hayes’ enthusiasm and curiosity for the town is infectious.

08/17/2017 10:16 AM
Man charged after biker crashes into pedestrians and hits pram on Kingsway South
A MAN has been charged with a string of offences after a biker mounted the kerb and collided with a group of people and hit a pram.

08/17/2017 10:01 AM
Music festival raising funds for Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign ahead of ‘inevitable general election’ returns
A MUSIC festival raising funds for Jeremy Corbyn's campaign ahead of the 'inevitable general election' is returning to Warrington.

08/17/2017 09:39 AM
Police investigate arson attack in early hours
POLICE are investigating an arson attack in Orford in the early hours of this morning.

08/17/2017 09:18 AM
Dog rescued from Mersey after becoming stranded in river
FIRE crews rescued a dog from the Mersey yesterday afternoon.

08/17/2017 08:24 AM
Nando's is giving away FREE chicken to A-level students
TORN open your A-level results this morning?

08/17/2017 08:21 AM
Birchwood Park deal to come before executive board again after scrutiny committee advice
WARRINGTON Borough Council's controversial decision to buy Birchwood Park will have to come before the executive board once again after it was offered advice by the scrutiny committee.

08/17/2017 07:00 AM
Footballers hoping to raise £20,000 for coach's treatment following cancer diagnosis
A TEAM of footballers have rallied round their former coach after the grandad was diagnosed with cancer.

08/17/2017 06:00 AM
ENTRIES SO FAR: Mr and Miss Warrington Guardian 2017
CALLING all selfie kings and queens - could you be our next Mr and Miss Warrington Guardian?

08/17/2017 05:00 AM
Cyclists complete 120-mile challenge to raise money for youngsters ‘traumatised’ by Gaza bombing
CYCLISTS refuelled in Stockton Heath during a 120-mile fundraising journey from Liverpool to Sheffield.

08/16/2017 04:22 PM
Man set to appear in court following robbery in Padgate
A MAN was arrested on suspicion of robbery after police were called to Padgate yesterday, Tuesday.

08/16/2017 04:00 PM
No rainbows without rain for happiness project
OUR charity of the month for August is St Mark Universal Coptic Care. This week reporter Chloe Laversuch learns more about the organisation’s scheme to boost residents’ happiness

08/16/2017 03:15 PM
Pupils travel back in time to celebrate 50th anniversary of primary school in Burtonwood
AROUND £1,000 was raised as part of the golden jubilee celebrations at St Paul of the Cross Catholic Primary School in Burtonwood.

08/16/2017 03:00 PM
Slimmers lose more than 55 stone on fitness programme
SUPER slimmers on Livewire's latest fitness programme have shed more than 55 stone between them.

08/16/2017 02:59 PM
Contractor signs £69m deal to complete final phase of town centre regeneration – work starts next month
A CONTRACTOR will begin the final phase of the Time Square regeneration project next month after signing a £69.2 million deal with the council.

08/16/2017 02:35 PM
Hundreds of motorists in Cheshire penalised for bad driving habits including tailgating
MORE than 500 motorists were penalised by Cheshire Constabulary last year for bad driving habits including tailgating according to figures released by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

08/16/2017 02:14 PM
Teen recovers from coma in hospital after surviving town centre car crash
A DAD feared the worst when he discovered his teenage daughter was fighting for her life in a medically-induced coma following a town centre crash.

08/16/2017 01:55 PM
Warrington Hospital staff will strike this weekend over four-year dispute - number of operations set to be cancelled
WARRINGTON Hospital staff will go on strike this weekend following a four-year industrial dispute, with a number of operations set to be cancelled.

08/16/2017 11:15 AM
Free meals for children at Morrisons cafe this summer
PARENTS can get free meals for their children at Morrisons cafe this summer.

08/16/2017 11:00 AM
Minister believes Warrington is ‘blazing a trail’ for the Northern Powerhouse
MINISTER Jake Berry believes Warrington is 'blazing a trail' for the Northern Powerhouse – and he expects the town to continue attracting huge investment.

08/16/2017 09:49 AM
Get in early to book junior tickets for London clash
JUNIORS wishing to watch Warrington Wolves trip to the capital to take on London Broncos next month have to order tickets by next Friday, August 25.

08/16/2017 08:26 AM
Warrington woman WINS house worth £800,000 in a raffle
A WOMAN from Warrington is now the proud owner of a house worth more than £800,000 after paying £2 for a raffle ticket.

08/16/2017 07:00 AM
Meet the A&E nurse who combines his role in the department with serving in the Navy
WORKING in A&E would be stressful enough for most people, but one nurse at Warrington Hospital is combining his role in the department with being in the Navy.

08/16/2017 06:00 AM
REVEALED: Full list of traders moving into temporary Warrington Market and layout of stalls
THE FULL list of traders moving into the temporary Warrington Market has been revealed.