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02/25/2018 12:00 PM
How a 17-year-old apprentice has 'changed the way' a multinational company works
A TEENAGE apprentice has ‘changed the way’ his company operates after devising innovative new software.

02/25/2018 10:24 AM
Police make three arrests in town centre
THREE arrests were made in Warrington town centre last night, Saturday.

02/25/2018 10:00 AM
Meet the student who grabbed a selfie with one of America's most powerful politicians
A TRIP to Washington for Priestley College students led to a chance meeting with one of the most senior figures in American politics.

02/25/2018 09:45 AM
Firefighters tackle tree fire
FIREFIGHTERS tackled a tree fire yesterday afternoon, Saturday.

02/25/2018 08:00 AM
Cinema and beauty lounge features of care home set for green belt land
PLANNING permission has been submitted for the construction of a 74-bed dementia care home by Manchester Road in Rixton.

02/25/2018 07:00 AM
Happy memories of the Cock and Trumpet
A FEW weeks ago in Yester Years we shared a picture and memories of the old Blackburn Arms pub in Warrington town centre.

02/25/2018 06:00 AM
'Incomprehensible' rubbish at trading estate angers village residents
AN Appleton industrial estate has been criticised by passers-by for its ongoing litter problem.

02/24/2018 05:00 PM
Next chapter for acclaimed hairdresser from Westbrook
A HAIRDRESSER from Westbrook is a cut above the rest as she prepares for the next chapter in her career.

02/24/2018 12:24 PM
Controlled explosion carried out after 'suspicious package' found
A CONTROLLED explosion was carried out by police in the early hours this morning, Saturday.

02/24/2018 12:00 PM
Take on the challenge of a lifetime in Madagascar
TAKE on the challenge of a lifetime in Madagascar in October.

02/24/2018 11:19 AM
Snow warning issued by Met Office
SNOW is expected to fall in the North West on Tuesday.

02/24/2018 10:24 AM
Firefighters put out fire opposite garden centre
FIREFIGHTERS tackled a fire opposite a garden centre yesterday evening, Friday.

02/24/2018 10:09 AM
Firefighters tackle car fire on driveway
A CAR was set on fire on a driveway last night, Friday.

02/24/2018 09:00 AM
Man whose out of control dog bit six-year-old girl given suspended jail sentence
A LONGFORD man has been handed a 12-month suspended sentence for owning an out of control dog which bit a six-year-old girl.

02/24/2018 08:30 AM
6 changes to driving laws that could affect you in 2018
A LOT of new driving legislation has come in recently or is coming down the road in 2018.

02/24/2018 08:00 AM
Thai and hog roasts on menu at new free food festival
WALTON Hall and Gardens has announced more than 70 hot food and drink traders will be joining its biggest food festival weekend.

02/24/2018 07:00 AM
Community centre reopened following £340,000 refurbishment
A COMMUNITY centre has officially reopened following a £300,000 refurbishment.

02/24/2018 06:00 AM
Plans to erect 25-metre phone mast in Burtonwood leaves residents angered
ANGRY Burtonwood residents are opposing plans to erect a 25-metre phone mast near to homes - after the previous location was rejected.

02/23/2018 05:40 PM
AS IT HAPPENED: Warrington Wolves 16 Wigan Warriors 10
All the build-up as well as match updates from The Halliwell Jones Stadium as The Wire bid for their first home win of Betfred Super League 2018

02/23/2018 05:00 PM
Victims of crime given chance to make their voices heard ahead of national review
THE fight to give victims a voice within the justice system has taken a step forward after years of campaigning by victims’ commissioner Helen Newlove.

02/23/2018 02:53 PM
Praise your mum for chance to win £100 meal
Restaurant looking to thank local mums for their top tips this Mother's Day

02/23/2018 02:38 PM
Council faced one cyber-attack between 2013 and 2017
WARRINGTON Borough Council (WBC) faced one cyber-attack between 2013 and 2017 – but no sensitive information was accessed.

02/23/2018 01:54 PM
'Greater use' of CCTV could stamp out fly-tipping – but fears raised over cost
TARGETING fly-tipping hotspots with a 'greater use' of CCTV could help stamp out the issue, according to Warrington and Halton Green Party.

02/23/2018 12:04 PM
Risley Moss among areas set for major restoration thanks to £160k cash
WORK is under way to restore vital parts of the Cheshire environment, after the Environmental Agency secured £160,000 of funding.

02/23/2018 11:51 AM
Lorry sheds load of hay bales onto M6
THE M6 was shut this morning after a lorry shed its load.

02/23/2018 11:00 AM
Police helicopter joins search in Burtonwood for driver who fled crash scene
THE police helicopter helped officers on the ground in Burtonwood following a crash today, Friday.

02/23/2018 10:56 AM
NatWest is testing a 'digital human' who can talk to bank's customers
NATWEST is testing out a 'digital human' who can talk to customers and answer banking questions.

02/23/2018 10:32 AM
REVEALED: Creamfields 2018 line-up
CREAMFIELDS 2018 have released its huge line-up - with more than 300 artists set to play.

02/23/2018 10:04 AM
Suspect set to appear in court after report of man masquerading as police officer
A MAN has been charged with impersonating a police officer in Warrington.

02/23/2018 09:44 AM
'Beast from the East' cold snap on the way to the UK from Russia - how it will affect the north west
DON'T put your thermals away just yet.

02/23/2018 09:44 AM
Rams, hovercrafts and Jedward - our favourite pre-match moments at Warrington Wolves
LIVE Wolves will be brought onto The Halliwell Jones pitch tonight, Friday, as Warrington take on Wigan Warriors in Super League.

02/23/2018 09:35 AM
Man charged after allegedly kicking and biting hospital security staff and spitting at police officers
A MAN accused of spitting at and kicking two police officers and biting and attacking two hospital security guards has been charged.

02/23/2018 08:00 AM
Charity ambassador hopes to become world's first pro boxer with cystic fibrosis
A CHARITY ambassador is hoping to become the world’s first pro boxer with cystic fibrosis.

02/23/2018 07:00 AM
Should pupils be asked to ‘lock up’ phones during school day?
FINDINGS showing the impact of a project which requires pupils to 'lock up' their mobile phones in pouches for the school day could be analysed by the council.

02/23/2018 06:30 AM
Rare giant anteater arrives at Chester Zoo
A RARE giant anteater has arrived at Chester Zoo as part of a European endangered species breeding programme.

02/23/2018 06:00 AM
Young patient urges residents not to ignore symptoms of 'silent killer' after being diagnosed aged 24
A YOUNG woman has urged residents not to ignore the symptoms of kidney cancer after she was diagnosed with the disease at the age of 24.

02/22/2018 07:00 PM
EVENTS GUIDE: Things to do this weekend in the north west
Something for everyone from cheese fanatics to Roald Dahl lovers

02/22/2018 06:00 PM
VIDEO: Support Colours for Peace Day on 25th anniversary of Warrington Bombing
THE mum of Tim Parry who was killed in the Warrington bombing hopes the town will unite in memory of her son and Johnathan Ball 25 years on.

02/22/2018 05:55 PM
‘Make your voices heard’ – campaigners gearing up for Town Hall objection rally
CAMPAIGNERS are gearing up for an objection rally ahead of Monday's full council meeting.

02/22/2018 05:15 PM
£185k Mee Brow play area renovation project receives major funding boost
YEARS of hard work has paid off after a £185,000 project which will see Mee Brow play area in Culcheth transformed received a major funding boost.

02/22/2018 05:00 PM
Penketh High becomes first state school in the country to build dedicated 'makerspace'
PENKETH High School has become the first state school in the country to build a dedicated ‘makerspace’ to help the promotion of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and maths) subjects.

02/22/2018 04:40 PM
Suspected drug dealers released under investigation after car stopped by police in Lymm
TWO suspected drug dealers have been released under investigation after police uncovered a quantity of illicit substances in a car in Lymm.

02/22/2018 04:12 PM
Police investigate report of flasher in town centre McDonald's
AN investigation is under way into a report of a flasher at McDonald's in Warrington town centre.

02/22/2018 02:43 PM
Don't Tell the Bride on the lookout for couples getting married for new 2018 series
CALLING all grooms-to-be. 

02/22/2018 02:02 PM
Suspect arrested after report of man masquerading as police officer to 'advise motorist about their driving'
A MAN was arrested overnight on suspicion of impersonating a police officer to 'advise a motorist about their driving'.

02/22/2018 12:14 PM
Flat fire leaves one in hospital
One casualty was taken to hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation last night, Wednesday, as firefighters tackled a flat fire on Bewsey Road.

02/22/2018 12:00 PM
Friends face gruelling trio of marathons in memory Viola Beach guitarist
WITH a penchant for crazy challenges and love of running, two friends are determined to hit the ground running to raise thousands of pounds for charity.

02/22/2018 08:30 AM
The Charlatans announce four Northwich homecoming gigs
THE Charlatans have sung about ‘coming home’ throughout their illustrious music career, whether it be in their 2015 single Come Home Baby, or the 1995 hit Just When You’re Thinkin’ Things Over.

02/22/2018 07:00 AM
High school head, 36, reflects on first 100 days in the job
HE may be one of the youngest head teachers at the age of 36, but for students at Penketh High there is no-one more suited to the leadership role than John Carlin.

02/22/2018 06:30 AM
Three more drug mules jailed after failed plans to hide illicit haul destined for Creamfields
THREE revellers have been jailed after failing to smuggle drugs into last year’s Creamfields festival.