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Archive - Thursday, 21 August 2014

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  • The wrap: Five of the top headlines in Warrington from August 21

    IF GCSE results day has left you feeling drained, settle down with a brew and catch up on what you have missed across Warrington today. read more

  • Sankey tots say yes to graduation

    HANDS up if you’re ready to graduate from nursery. read more

  • Warrington students smash national average in GCSEs Warrington Guardian:

    TWO thirds of year 11 pupils in Warrington picked up five or more A* to C grades in their GCSEs. read more

  • Two friends raising charity cash for St Rocco's Warrington Guardian: Lianne Cross, Boulting Group, Vanessa Simmons St Roccos, Bob Bianchi Boulting group.

    TWO friends are hoping to give cancer the boot with a charity football match in aid of St Rocco’s. read more

  • Helicopter disaster memorial to open Warrington Guardian:

    A MEMORIAL to the victims of the Wessex helicopter disaster, which included one man fom Warrington, has been unveiled at Great Yarmouth Minster. read more

  • Birchwood High School GCSE results Warrington Guardian:

    Read the full listing of GCSE results at Birchwood High School. read more

  • Lymm High School GCSE results Warrington Guardian:

    Check out the breakdown of GCSE at Lymm High School. read more

  • Thanks to my good samaritan

    COULD you please convey my thanks to a person who found me out cold after I suffered a head injury falling off my bike on August 6. read more

  • Don’t just reject recycling

    I HAVE just counted more than 35 bins with a contaminated sticker for incorrect use of the recycle bin (mine included). read more

  • No guarantee on last increase Warrington Guardian: Bus strike set to continue after union turns down offer from Network Warrington

    AS a spokesperson for Warrington Green Party and a regular bus user, I would like like to add my voice to the protests against the latest unnecessary fare increases. read more

  • Davies delighted with Sports Warrington Guardian: Darren Davies

    Grappenhall Sports 2 Maine Road 1 read more

  • Your Picture of the week

    SUE Leeming, of Colorado Close, Great Sankey, took this picture of a bee enjoying the sunshine read more

  • A secret squirrel

    WHO is this cheeky chappie hiding in the trees? Chris Wilkinson spotted this squirrel while on a walk at Sankey Valley Park. read more

  • Rivals draw in Cheshire League top flight Warrington Guardian: Football: Chipping Sodbury return to form with win over Ellwood

    Eagle Sports 2 Rylands 2 read more

  • Fan with a proud record Warrington Guardian: The Halliwell Jones Stadium

    I would like to point out that there are other supporters in addition to Craig who have watched the Wire for far more matches but have never received this sort of recognition, if any. read more

  • Greenalls still looking for win Warrington Guardian: Greenalls retain Guardian Cup

    Greenalls PSO 1 Billinge 1 read more

  • Time to lose the tower

    I HAVE to ask why one of the oldest buildings I know from my childhood has been allowed to be destroyed. read more

  • A great deal of courage

    MY father, Sergeant Tom Walsh, served with the King’s Liverpool Regiment from 1914 to 1918 as a platoon sergeant who specialised in bayonet training. read more

  • Memories of the Pavilion

    I REMEMBER when I was a little girl and I used to sneak in the Pavilion 9Pivvy, as it was then known on Lovely Lane. read more

  • Voters need to be told

    HAVING formerly complained to the council, I wish to register my concerns on how the electoral register information is to be used. read more

  • Not so stuck on Riverside

    HAVING spent one and a half hours trying to get off the Riverside industrial estate on Saturday afternoon, I feel it is time to put pen to paper. read more

  • New charges to find a job

    WHAT’S going on in our libraries? read more

  • Appalled by Network news

    I AM writing to say that me and my family are simply appalled by Network Warrington. read more

  • Migrants have little effect

    IN response to Ken Whittaker’s recent request for Helen Jones MP to explain ‘how allowing more than a million eastern Europeans into our jobs market has affected the pay of British workers’ the answer is, very little. read more

  • Wolves fans donate £700 to Home Start at Castleford game Warrington Guardian:

    GENEROUS Warrington Wolves supporters donated more than £700 to the Warrington Guardian’s charity of the month, Home-Start Warrington, at Friday’s match against Castleford Tigers during a bucket collection. read more

  • Shirley Hollington

    SHIRLEY HOLLINGTON On 15th August 2014 died peacefully at Bodelwyddan Hospital. North Wales. Shirley aged 79 years A dearly beloved wife of the late Mr Ron Hollington A lovely lady who will be sadly missed by many. Funeral service at Walton lea crematorium At 11.00 am Wednesday 27th August 2014 Donations if Desired to the Neil Cliffe Centre All enquires to co-operative Funeralcare Bewsey road 01925 445555 read more

  • E Leonard

    EMILY LEONARD On 14 August 2014 after a short illness, Emily aged 104. Beloved mother, grandmother& great grandmother. The funeral will be held on Tuesday 26 August at Walton Lea Crematorium at 10.20am read more

  • Mavis Wright

    MAVIS WRIGHT (nee HUMPHRIES) Mavis Wright sadly passed away on 26th June 2014. Mavis was born in Warrington and for many years lived in Stockton Heath. She attended the Warrington High School for Girls between 1945 and 1951 then worked at the GPO as a Supervisory Telegraph Officer. In 1973 she qualified as a teacher at Padgate College, working first at Woodside Primary School in Runcorn until 1982 then Westfield Infant School in Runcorn until she was forced to retire through ill health. Mavis and her husband Cyril moved to Middlewich and spent many happy years there before his sudden death in 1990. After retirement Mavis spent time visiting her son in London and travelling extensively around the world. Her funeral was held at St Michaels Church in Middlewich on Wednesday 9th July. Mavis leaves a son, Fraser. read more

  • Joyce Charlton

    JOYCE CHARLTON Passed away peacefully on Friday 8th August 2014, at Whiston Hospital, aged 79 years. Loving Sister, Aunt, Cousin, Friend & neighbour, she will be dearly missed. The funeral service will take place at the Salvation Army Citadel on Tuesday 26th August 2014 at 1:15pm, followed by interment at Warrington Cemetery. Donations, if desired, to the Salvation Army. All enquiries to Knox & Son Funeral Directors. 43-45 Orford Road Warrington Tel: 01925 633388 read more

  • Sheila Pollitt

    SHEILA POLLITT Sadly passed away at Warrington Hospital on Sunday 17th August aged 59 years. Sheila will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Cancer Research UK. The funeral service will take place on Thursday 28th August at Walton Lea Crematorium at 3:00pm All enquiries to; Houghtons Funeral Directors, Station Road, Great Sankey, Warrington. Tel: 01925 729998 read more

  • Margaret Ann Steel

    MARGARET ANN STEEL "ANN" Passed away peacefully on 10th August 2014 aged 62 years. Ann will be sadly missed by all family and friends.Family flowers only. Donations if desired in lieu to Arthritis Research UK. The Funeral Service will take place at Walton Lea Crematorium on Friday 22nd August 2014 at 1.40pm. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, Bewsey Road, Warrington. Tel: 01925 445555. read more

  • Frances Cain

    FRANCES CAIN Passed away peacefully at Warrington Hospital on Saturday, 16th August 2014, aged 81 years. The funeral service will take place at St. Joseph's Church, Penketh on Wednesday 27th August 2014 at 9.00am, followed by committal at Walton Lea Crematorium at 10.20am. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to St. Joseph's Church. All enquiries to Houghtons Funeral Directors, 216 Lovely Lane, Warrington. Tel 01925 245555. read more

  • Robert James Hunt

    ROBERT JAMES HUNT Robert passed away peacefully at home on 15th August 2014 aged 73 years. The funeral service is to take place at Walton Lea Crematorium on Tuesday 26th August 2014 at 12.20. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Claire House Children's Hospice. All enquiries to Maddock Funeral Service, Stockton Heath, Warrington. Tel: 01925 261803 read more

  • Ray Hancock

    RAY HANCOCK On 12th August 2014, Ray passed away peacefully at Warrington Hospital, aged 85 years. Beloved husband of June, and a wonderful dad and grandad. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends. Ray served many years on the Parish and Borough Council, and was an Honorary Alderman of Warrington. The Funeral Service will take place at Latchford Baptist Church on Thursday 28th August 2014 at 10.30am, followed by interment at Hillcliffe Baptist Church Cemetery. Ray requested family flowers only, and donations to go to Cancer Research UK and Latchford Baptist Church. Enquiries to Maddock Funeral Directors, Stockton Heath, Warrington. Tel: 01925 261803. read more

  • Brian Flanagan

    BRIAN FLANAGAN Suddenly after a long illness. Brian passed away peacefully at Home on 14th August 2014 A devoted and loving husband to Doreen, Dad to Dave, Barry Ann and Dawn, Brother to Ron and Brenda Uncle, Father in Law and Brother in Law Rest in Peace All Enquiries please to Cheshire Funeral Services 01925-571048 read more

  • Mary Davies

    MARY DAVIES Passed away peacefully at the Old Rectory Nursing Home on, Monday 11th August 2014, aged 94 years. Mary will be dearly missed by all of her family & friends.The funeral service will take place at Christ Church Padgate on Wednesday 27th August 2014 at 1:30pm, followed by committal at Walton Lea Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Christ Church Padgate & St Rocco’s Hospice. All enquiries to Knox & Son Funeral Directors. 43-45 Orford Road Warrington Tel: 01925 633388 read more

  • jake lawless

    18th Happy BirthdayJAKE LAWLESS To a special son, brother and boyfriend. Congratulations on your 18th Birthday All our love Mum, Wayne, Dan, Jamie & Meg XXXXXXX read more

  • Raymond Wallace Plumbley

    RAYMOND WALLACE PLUMBLEY Cynthia & family would like to thank all relatives, friends & neighbours who attended Ray's funeral. Special thanks for all the cards, flowers & donations to the Stroke Association. Also special thanks to Canon Stephen Attwater, staff at Birch Court Nursing Home, medical staff on Ward A7 at Warrington General Hospital and Knox & Son Funeral Directors. read more

  • Dr Lee Williams

    DR LEE WILLIAMS Well done BSC, MBA, DBA thanks Evelyn St and Penketh High schools Love Mum and Dad read more

  • adam everett

    ADAM EVERETT Congratulations on your 2.1 in Print Journalism. We are so proud of you! Love from all the family XX read more

  • Finley Joe Shaw

    FINLEY JOE SHAW On 30th July to Fiona & Andy a 2nd Son FINLEY JOE A beautiful little Brother for Abigail & Ollie read more


    30th Happy BirthdayMICHAEL MURPHY Happy 30th Birthday Son! Have a great day and a fab wedding, don't worry I'll be there in spirit. Love you always and forever, Dad xxx read more

  • S&T Jackson

    Ruby Wedding Anniversary SANDRA & TREVOR JACKSON " Simply the Best" My love always Trev and family x read more


    Jenny Scrivener ACMA, CGMA Congratulations on your success of becoming a Chartered Accountant, well done love, I am really proud of you. Lots of love Mum xxxxx read more

  • doris collier

    DORIS COLLIER 21st August 2001 13 years since you was taken away from us, there's not a day that we don't think of you. Missing you more than ever Love Dot, John, Willy, Mag and family read more

  • barry boardman

    BELATED THANK YOU'S To all my Family and Friends for a lovely company and presents, helped me celebrate my big birthday in great style. Barry B read more

  • james kidd

    JAMES KIDD Jean and family wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for all messages and condolences on the loss of Jim, devoted Husband, Dad, Granddad and Great Granddad. Also thanks to all who attended at the crematorium and for all charitable donations. Thanks also to staff on Ward B18 for their loving care. To NARPO, for their advice. To Rev Kate Gartside and Maddocks for their kindness and lovely service. read more

  • Stanley Gerrard

    STANLEY GERRARD Joan, Vivienne, Vanessa and family would like to thank the many people who have loved, prayed, sympathised and fed us. We have been overwhelmed by your kindness. Special thanks to Reverend Michael Ridley, Dr. McCarthy, Community nurses, Home Instead, Ward B18 at Warrington General Hospital, the staff at Maddock Funeral Directors, Stockton Heath and the Park Royal Hotel. read more

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