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12/10/2017 07:32 PM
Man charged with going equipped for theft
POLICE have charged a man with going equipped to steal.

12/10/2017 05:20 PM
Still time to give an extra special Christmas gift in our appeal
DONATIONS are coming in thick and fast for this year’s Christmas toy appeal.

12/10/2017 01:10 PM
Snowing in Warrington 2017: Schools cross country at Walton Gardens
WARRINGTON Athletics Club Schools Cross Country League presented young runners with an additional challenge yesterday - a course topped with snow for the final round.

12/10/2017 12:00 PM
Youngsters and elderly residents enjoy interactive crafts session
CHILDREN made art books and Christmas crafts during an interactive session with elderly care home residents while increasing awareness of dementia.

12/10/2017 11:02 AM
Stolen scooter seized by police
OFFICERS have recovered a stolen scooter in Warrington.

12/10/2017 10:52 AM
Officers make two arrests after being called to Boots shop
POLICE yesterday made two arrests after being called to the town centre Boots store.

12/10/2017 08:00 AM
Youngsters learn about UK democracy during national campaign
CHILDREN at Cobbs Infant School in Appleton have been busy learning about democracy as part of UK Parliament Week.

12/10/2017 07:00 AM
Look familiar? Fifty years since houses were demolished to make way for Sankey Way
THIS week in Yester Years we are taking a look back into our archives to a story from 50 years ago which has more than a few parallels to what is going on today.

12/10/2017 06:00 AM
Time for change as new facility installed at St Joseph’s Primary
PUPILS at St Joseph's Primary are now prepared to battle the winter weather after a new changing room shed was installed at the school on Walton Avenue.

12/09/2017 07:32 PM
PICTURE GALLERY: Crowds get into Christmas spirit for Lymm Dickensian Festival
CROWDS went back in time for the annual Lymm Dickensian Festival on Saturday.

12/09/2017 04:50 PM
Vital £20k donation for child bereavement charity
A SUPERMARKET has donated more than £20,000 to a charity that supports children affected by bereavement.

12/09/2017 02:24 PM
Snow alert issued by Highways England for North West
DRIVERS are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys this weekend, after Highways England issued a severe weather alert for the North West's major roads.

12/09/2017 01:11 PM
Police use spray to help detain suspect at homeless shelter
POLICE officers used a captor incapacitant spray to help detain a man at a town centre homeless shelter. 

12/09/2017 12:40 PM
Praise for the cafe at the heart of the community
WARRINGTON North MP Helen Jones praised a Cinnamon Brow cafe for its 'vital contribution' to the community.

12/09/2017 12:00 PM
Sellafield staff donate piles of gifts to charities ahead of Christmas
SELFLESS staff from Sellafield Ltd have donated piles of toys, gifts and food to charities across the town in time for Christmas.

12/09/2017 08:10 AM
Stan the Man: Son's heartfelt thank you as he remembers the Warrington Mr Smith's legend
TRIBUTES are continuing to pour in for Warrington legend 'Stan the Man' who sadly died yesterday, Friday.

12/09/2017 08:00 AM
Youngster on mission to ‘save animals’ raises £140 for two charities
A DETERMINED seven-year-old who is on a mission to do all he can to 'save animals' has raised £140 for two charities.

12/09/2017 07:30 AM
COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS: Win a family ticket to Mattel Play! Liverpool
TIS the season to be jolly at Albert Dock attraction Mattel Play! Liverpool as it plans 12 days of Christmas for its young visitors.

12/09/2017 07:00 AM
Plans for apartments on controversial spot in Penketh submitted
PLANS to build seven new apartments on piece of spare land in Penketh have been submitted.

12/09/2017 06:00 AM
Recognise any of these classmates from the 1960s?
THIS week in Yester Years we have been sent in a picture of the students at Beamont Junior School from around 1960.

12/08/2017 05:44 PM
FIRST LOOK INSIDE: The Gin Emporium at Saracens Head, Wilderspool Causeway
A GIN emporium is launching at Saracens Head today, Friday, with more than 100 gins on offer.

12/08/2017 05:37 PM
Not enough children on free school meals making it to university, stats show
FEWER than one in seven children on free school meals in Warrington go on to higher education, shocking new research has found.

12/08/2017 05:23 PM
Homeless 'who have fallen on hard times' treated to Indian meals
WARRINGTON'S homeless and vulnerable residents who 'have fallen on hard times' were treated to a taste of India.

12/08/2017 04:40 PM
Carpenter seals place in national apprentice finals
A TALENTED carpenter from Appleton use a 'lost trade' to secure a place in the finals of a national apprentice contest.

12/08/2017 04:16 PM
CCTV: Police hunt bike thieves at Warrington Bank Quay station
POLICE are hunting bike thieves who recently struck at Warrington Bank Quay railway station.

12/08/2017 03:27 PM
Pervert caught performing sex act near young girls in children's playground walks free from court
A CONVICTED sex offender who was caught performing a sex act in a playground where two young girls were playing has escaped an immediate jail term.

12/08/2017 03:20 PM
VIDEO: Councillor told to remove Back The Beds homeless campaign video
A COUNCILLOR has told a fellow Labour councillor to remove a video in which he criticised planning chiefs for deferring a decision over eight new emergency bedrooms at James Lee House.

12/08/2017 01:37 PM
JAILED: Organised crime gang managed by drug dealer from prison cell locked up for 92 years
AN organised crime gang managed by a convicted drug dealer from his prison cell have been jailed for more than 92 years following nine-month undercover investigation.

12/08/2017 12:10 PM
The runners who believe completing 26 miles is just not enough of a challenge
LYMM took centre stage as hundreds of runners gathered to complete a 40-mile race through Warrington.

12/08/2017 11:31 AM
Santa delights hundreds of children
MORE than 100 children met Santa on an annual visit to St Elphin’s Park on Saturday.

12/08/2017 08:41 AM
Coventry wins 2021 culture race
COVENTRY has been named the UK's City of Culture for 2021.

12/08/2017 08:00 AM
Council leader fears devolution ‘not on the cards’ as Government ‘has gone cold’
WARRINGTON Borough Council's leader fears devolution is currently 'not on the cards' for Cheshire and Warrington because the Government 'has gone cold on it'.

12/08/2017 07:00 AM
How Warrington's location is driving economic growth
A GROWING tech cluster is developing in Warrington to help continue the borough's economic growth.

12/08/2017 06:00 AM
Chapelford couple eyeing ‘dream’ life in Spain to appear on A Place in the Sun
A CHAPELFORD couple who have set their sights on beginning a ‘dream’ life in sunny Spain will hit the nation’s TV screens on Monday.

12/07/2017 05:43 PM
Council could submit further funding bids for £212m Western Link – if current bid turned down
THE council will be able to submit further funding bids to for the £212 million Western Link scheme – if the current bid is turned down by Government.

12/07/2017 04:52 PM
Campaigners celebrate successful appeal after raising thousands to 'save Winwick Christmas'
AFTER launching the Christmas appeal at the start of year, the hard work of volunteers has helped to brighten up the village.

12/07/2017 04:48 PM
Paperless boost for town care provider
A CARE provider has increased its efficiency by a fifth and boosted productivity by 10 per cent after introducing paperless technology.

12/07/2017 04:31 PM
Weight loss consultants unite to help families struggling at Christmas
SLIMMING World consultants led by Nicky Sands joined forces to help families who rely on food banks this Christmas.

12/07/2017 04:19 PM
SNOW ALERT: Drivers warned to be prepared
DRIVERS are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys tomorrow, Friday, after Highways England issued a severe weather alert for the north west and West Midlands major roads.

12/07/2017 03:08 PM
Head teacher left in shock after cash to support pupils stolen during school Christmas fair
A HEAD TEACHER was left in a state of 'terrible shock' after cash raised to support pupils at St Oswald's Catholic Primary School was stolen.

12/07/2017 02:23 PM
Warrington Market's Foodie Thirstday cancelled due to Storm Caroline
WARRINGTON Market's Foodie Thirstday event has been cancelled due to Storm Caroline.

12/07/2017 01:29 PM
WIN: Family tickets to Winter Wonderland at EventCity
RAINBOW’S Zippy and George are bringing a bit of festive mischief and mayhem to the Trafford Centre as one of the main attractions at Winter Wonderland.

12/07/2017 01:04 PM
Inmate jailed for attempted murder on the run from Thorn Cross open prison
A PRISONER jailed for attempted murder almost 10 years ago is on the run.

12/07/2017 12:00 PM
Firms urged to back ambitious BID which would see £1.5m invested into town centre
BUSINESS bosses are being urged to get behind an ambitious BID that would see £1.5 million invested into the town centre to increase its appeal and boost footfall.

12/07/2017 12:00 PM
Meet Santa at Walton Hall's Winter Wonderland
WALTON Hall will be transformed into a winter wonderland in the run up to Christmas.

12/07/2017 11:26 AM
Primark takes Christmas candle off sale after one catches fire in customer's home
Primark has removed a festive candle from sale after a Facebook post showing one engulfed in flames went viral.

12/07/2017 10:09 AM
CCTV: Two men armed with hockey stick raid Latchford store
TWO men armed with a hockey stick have raided a shop in Latchford.

12/07/2017 09:32 AM
Traffic easing on M6 after crash
TWO lanes have been closed on the M6 after a crash between Croft and Lymm this morning, Thursday.

12/07/2017 09:20 AM
Restaurant and new wine bar set to open in Golden Square
THE former post office building in Warrington town centre is set to be turned into a new eaterie.

12/07/2017 06:00 AM
Mum’s ‘zest for life’ will be remembered following devastating cancer battle
A MUM with a ‘zest for life’ refused to let cancer dictate her life during the final weeks of her life.