Warrington Guardian | News
08/20/2018 05:25 PM
BIG READ: Momentum and campaign group clash over Labour’s anti-Semitism ‘crisis’
MOMENTUM Warrington is embroiled in a war of words with a campaign group over Labour's anti-Semitism 'crisis' – while the party insists Jeremy Corbyn is 'determined' to eradicate it.
08/20/2018 04:00 PM
Half marathon agrees deal with hotel to mark 10th anniversary
ORGANISERS of The English Half Marathon have teamed up with the Village Hotel to offer exclusive deals in its anniversary year.
08/20/2018 03:17 PM
Murder suspect appears in court following fatal stabbing of Declan Bunting
THE family of Declan Bunting face a further wait for answers after the criminal case was adjourned for the defence to discuss a new report.
08/20/2018 02:52 PM
Woman, 34, arrested on suspicion of murder after man found dead in Orford
A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in Orford this morning.
08/20/2018 02:19 PM
Lane closed after two BMWs crash on Cockhedge island
A LANE is closed on Cockhedge island after a crash this afternoon, Monday.
08/20/2018 02:10 PM
Protest walk against ‘heartbreaking’ south Warrington development plans arranged
CAMPAIGNERS are gearing up for a protest walk against the 'possible destruction of lovely countryside' in the south of the town.
08/20/2018 01:53 PM
Campaigners hit back after claims toll booth staff ‘verbally abused’
CAMPAIGNERS have hit back after Peel Ports said staff at Warburton Toll Bridge have been 'verbally abused' – and insist they do not condone such behaviour.
08/20/2018 01:03 PM
Akauola set to miss Challenge Cup Final
SITALEKI Akauola looks set to miss Saturday’s Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium after being handed a ban by the RFL.
08/20/2018 01:00 PM
PICTURES: Homes (and pets) are ready for Wembley
WE asked you to paint the town primrose and blue and plenty of fans have answered the call.
08/20/2018 11:04 AM
Comedian heading for Warrington wins Fringe's funniest joke
A JOKE about the irony of being fired from a Jobcentre has been named the funniest of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
08/20/2018 11:00 AM
Celebration event to mark 100 years of the RAF
MEMBERS of the 1330 Warrington squadron RAF cadets will be hosting an evening of celebration and commemoration for the anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
08/20/2018 10:03 AM
Do not fall for this latest fake HMRC scam
PEOPLE are being warned not to fall for the latest scam involving fake messages from HM Revenue and Customs.
08/20/2018 09:33 AM
FACE IN THE CROWD 18: Castleford v Wolves
JUST before our attention completely turns towards Wembley, here's one last look back at Friday night's game.
08/20/2018 07:00 AM
New project launched to keep young children safe from abuse
A PROJECT to help keep very young children safe from domestic abuse is being rolled out across Cheshire.
08/20/2018 06:34 AM
Broken down lorry causes closures on M56
LANE closures were in place on the M56 this morning due to a broken down lorry.
08/20/2018 06:00 AM
Clampdown on drivers parking in town centre to come in this week
DRIVERS who illegally park on the pedestrian zones of the town centre are set to face new punishment from this week.
08/20/2018 05:00 AM
Car dealership extension given green light despite objections from residents
AN extension to a car dealership in Orford has been approved despite concerns from residents.
08/19/2018 06:00 PM
Film and TV make-up artist creates new role with training academy
A MAKE-UP artist whose film and TV credits include Downton Abbey has launched MelVicMakeup Academy – a new training facility in Latchford.
08/19/2018 04:01 PM
Driving forces behind heritage centre given community award
A HUSBAND and wife duo have been named winners of a community award.
08/19/2018 11:15 AM
Youngsters launch recycled rockets made from plastic bottles
YOUNGSTERS enjoyed an afternoon at Birchwood Forest Park learning how to make powerful rockets from plastic bottles.
08/19/2018 09:16 AM
Knife seized after man forces his way into home
A MAN found with a knife at a house in Warrington has been charged with aggravated burglary.
08/19/2018 07:00 AM
Husband vows to improve road safety in Burtonwood following wife's death
A DAD-OF-TWO is called for better traffic calming measures in Burtonwood as a lasting legacy to the love of his life.
08/19/2018 06:04 AM
More than 40% of homes and businesses in Warrington are without full 4G coverage, figures show
MORE than 40% of homes and businesses in Warrington do not have full 4G coverage, according to Ofcom.
08/19/2018 05:00 AM
Plans to turn vandalised former church into shop refused by council
PLANS to change the use of the former St Luke's Church into a shop have been refused by Warrington Borough Council.
08/18/2018 06:03 PM
Warrington's new Youth Zone boosted by £500k grant
PLANS for Warrington's first youth zone have been boosted by a £500,000 grant.
08/18/2018 04:25 PM
Wire fan decorates her garden in primrose and blue ahead of Wembley weekender
AN AVID Wolves fan has taken her support to the next level by decorating her garden with Wolves memorabilia ahead of the Challenge Cup Final.
08/18/2018 04:16 PM
WIN a family day out at Liverpool Food and Drink Festival
WE are offering five lucky readers the chance to win a family pass for Liverpool Food and Drink Festival.
08/18/2018 02:00 PM
Put in no phone lanes in Golden Square for those of us not attached to them
IN his latest column for the Warrington Guardian, Steven Broomhead talks about mobile technology
08/18/2018 11:02 AM
Sepsis survivor vows to help others conquer killer infection
A ROCK climber who lost part of her leg following a deadly infection has made a remarkable recovery.
08/18/2018 08:53 AM
Crews tackle fire at disused Latchford timber yard
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze at a disused timber yard in Latchford on Friday night.
08/18/2018 08:45 AM
Town centre business evacuated over reports of 'unknown substance'
A SOLICITORS firm was evacuated on Friday afternoon after reports of an unknown substance being released.
08/18/2018 07:00 AM
Mum releases honest song about son's battle with diabetes
A MUM-OF-TWO boys who both suffer from types of diabetes has released a single in the hope that it will inform people of the symptoms and daily struggle her family face.
08/18/2018 06:00 AM
'Loving' dad remembered after sudden death aged 45
A ‘LOVING’ husband, dad and granddad has been remembered 20 years on from his sudden death at the age of 45.
08/18/2018 05:00 AM
Popular pub set for major renovation
A PUB in Padgate is set for a major renovation.
08/17/2018 06:00 PM
Search to find volunteers to help blind golfer hone his skills
AFTER losing his sight in 2000 due to diabetes, Danny Atkin was determined not give up on his love of golf.
08/17/2018 05:09 PM
Staff at bridge toll booth subjected to ‘verbal abuse’
TOLLS at Warburton Toll Bridge will be suspended while a new payment booth and extra security measures are introduced – but concerns have been raised over 'abuse' to staff.
08/17/2018 05:04 PM
Castleford 28 Wire 18 as it happened
Join us for build-up, live action and post-match reaction as The Wire take on Castleford Tigers in the Super 8s
08/17/2018 04:50 PM
Firefighters tackle kitchen fire in Chapelford
FIRE crews were called to Chapelford this afternoon, Friday, to deal with a kitchen fire.
08/17/2018 04:30 PM
Council remains committed to building waste transfer station
WARRINGTON Borough Council remains committed to building a waste transfer station in the town.
08/17/2018 04:00 PM
Amazon climbs to the top for Birchwood children’s charity
BIRCHWOOD-based children’s charity Brainwave has received a donation of more than £3,000 from the Amazon fulfilment centre at Omega.
08/17/2018 03:30 PM
Councillors still can't identify location for £2m transit site
COUNCILLORS are still 'unable' to recommend a 'suitable' location for Warrington's future £2 million transit site.
08/17/2018 02:41 PM
Plans refused due to ‘unacceptable’ amount of affordable housing
BLUEPRINTS including an 'unacceptable' amount of affordable housing units have been refused.
08/17/2018 02:39 PM
Hospice changes day of St Rocco's colour run so it won't clash with Wembley final
ORGANISERS have changed the date of the annual St Rocco's Colour Bubble Fun Run so it doesn't clash with the Challenge Cup Final.
08/17/2018 01:31 PM
Save money at 16 nearby tourist attractions this summer
THIS Summer, Cheshire’s Favourite Days Out network is making it easier for families to save money and enjoy days out at top attractions across the county.
08/17/2018 11:57 AM
Long delays on M6 AND M62 due to broken down vehicles
EXPECT long delays on the roads this afternoon with problems on the M6 and M62.
08/17/2018 11:00 AM
Businesses get green to plant up town centre
STAFF at a town centre business got green-fingered to help regenerate Palmyra Square.
08/17/2018 08:53 AM
Motorist fined after crashing into tanning salon wall
A MOTORIST has been fined after crashing into the front wall of a tanning salon in Orford.
08/17/2018 06:00 AM
Care home shut down amid criminal investigation into serious incidents
A CARE home has been shut down after it was placed into special measures, with a criminal investigation ongoing into a number of serious incidents.
08/17/2018 05:00 AM
United in grief to remember much-loved son and friend Danny Parr
THE lasting legacy of Danny Parr lives on in his loved ones who put their best foot forward in memory of the popular 27-year-old.
08/16/2018 05:00 AM
REVEALED: The best and worst GP surgeries in Warrington
WARRINGTON’s best and worst-performing GP surgeries, as voted for by their patients, have been revealed.