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Lymm High pupil does the Full Monty

Warrington Guardian: Ewan Phillips

8:02am Wednesday 1st April 2015

EWAN Phillips was just six when he was stage-struck.

The office gossip - Sally Lindsay on telling 'Ordinary Lies'

Warrington Guardian:

5:45pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

Sally Lindsay says her role in Ordinary Lies is one most people can relate to and argues celebrating normality is the beauty of good writing

Padgate comedian Bobby Murdock talks dreaded comedy deaths - 'falling flat on my backside down six rows of steps got a better laugh than my set'

Warrington Guardian: Bobby Murdock

5:41pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

Padgate stand-up comic Bobby Murdock continues his comedy column for Weekend.

Tickets now on sale for largest gaming convention in the UK

Warrington Guardian: Tickets now on sale for largest gaming convention in the UK

1:13pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

TICKETS are now on sale for the largest gaming convention in the UK.

Games review: Battlefield Hardline

Warrington Guardian: Games review: Battlefield Hardline

12:43pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

Battlefield Hardline

Cinema review: Fast & Furious 7 (12A)

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11:08am Tuesday 31st March 2015

Fast & Furious 7 (12A)

Licence to thrill - film composer David Arnold on why scoring five James Bond films was like his Everest

Warrington Guardian: David Arnold, pictured left, wrote the score for the massively popular James Bond reboot Casino Royale and the music for Sherlock

8:32am Tuesday 31st March 2015

WHEN David Arnold was eight he fell in love with You Only Live Twice.

'Anything Goes' for former EastEnder Shaun

Warrington Guardian: Shaun Williamson as Moonface Martin

12:09pm Monday 30th March 2015

HE played hopeless Barry Evans on EastEnders and is now back on the stage as hapless Moonface Martin but Shaun Williamson is no fool.

Introducing...In Hindsight

Warrington Guardian: In Hindsight

3:02pm Sunday 29th March 2015

In Hindsight

Warrington during wartime saluted with mural

Warrington Guardian: Emma Brown while she was working on the mural

2:17pm Saturday 28th March 2015

WARRINGTON'S role during the First World War is being explored in an unusual way with a mural on a glass window.

CD review: Laura Marling - Short Movie

Warrington Guardian: CD review: Laura Marling - Short Movie

11:32am Friday 27th March 2015

Laura Marling - Short Movie

CD review: Therapy? - Disquiet

Warrington Guardian: CD review: Therapy? - Disquiet

10:59am Friday 27th March 2015

Therapy? - Disquiet

Grappenhall author Sally Green leaves Waterstones judges bewitched with her prize-winning debut Half Bad

Warrington Guardian: Sally Green at Lumb Brook wood where she found some of the inspiration for Half Bad

9:51am Friday 27th March 2015

A FANTASY author from Grappenhall has left judges spellbound after her debut novel was named Best Book For Teenagers by Waterstones.

Geordie comedian Sarah Millican to perform in Warrington as part of 119-date tour

Warrington Guardian:

12:00pm Thursday 26th March 2015

SARAH Millican is coming to Warrington to present her fourth stand-up show, Outsider.

'Discovering Legacy Rainbow House was like someone switching on a light for our Aaron'

Warrington Guardian:

11:21am Thursday 26th March 2015

A CROFT family are taking part in a sponsored walk to support a children's charity that has been a lifeline for their son.

Jason Donovan: I want to work with Scorsese

Warrington Guardian: Jason Donovan as Lionel Logue and Raymond Coulthard as King George VI

8:03am Thursday 26th March 2015

HE is known for wearing the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, duetting with Kylie and more recently dressing in drag in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

Croft councillor steps down for health reasons after 35 years serving the community

Warrington Guardian: Jim Hilton with his wife Pauline

3:37pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

A CROFT councillor who has dedicated 35 years to his community has stepped down.

Birchwood firefighters' car wash raises £335

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1:52pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

DRIVERS turned out in force to support the charity car wash at Birchwood Fire Station.


Warrington Guardian: Purple

1:02pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

GROWING up in an east Texas oil town is hardly screams rock and roll.

The Cribs play exclusive Warrington gig just days after US tour

Warrington Guardian:

10:49am Wednesday 25th March 2015

MUSIC fans crammed into Head record store on Tuesday to meet The Cribs.

Plans for 'chicken watch' hatch at Bents

Warrington Guardian: Chicks from last year

5:02pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

IT'S 'egg-citing' times at Bents with the popular 'chicken watch' set to return for Easter.

Review: Michelle takes lead for first time since Corrie in Warrington-based drama Ordinary Lies

Warrington Guardian:

10:00pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

MICHELLE Keegan takes the lead in her first role since Coronation Street in tonight's episode of Ordinary Lies.

Cinema review: The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water

Warrington Guardian: Spongebob SquarePants

3:22pm Monday 23rd March 2015

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water (U)

Spirited away: Grappenhall author Sally Green talks Half Wild, the sequel to her teen fantasy hit Half Bad

Warrington Guardian: Sally Green at Lumb Brook wood

3:12pm Monday 23rd March 2015

AUTHORS are often tormented by their 'difficult second book' and Grappenhall writer Sally Green knows that feeling better than most.

Stockton Heath playwright teams up with Gary Barlow for new musical adaptation of Calendar Girls

Warrington Guardian: Gary Barlow and Tim Firth met in Frodsham 25 years ago

11:33am Monday 23rd March 2015

STOCKTON Heath playwright Tim Firth has teamed up with Gary Barlow to revisit his world famous play, Calendar Girls.

Warrington dancers shine on

Warrington Guardian: One of the performances from last year's Shine showcase

10:42am Sunday 22nd March 2015

DANCERS from across Warrington and the north west are limbering up and running through their routines ahead of a major showcase.

Priestley students to tread the boards at country's top acting and dance schools

Warrington Guardian: One of the performances during Priestley College’s winter showcase

8:32am Saturday 21st March 2015

THEY’VE impressed audiences in Warrington but now some of the town’s young performers are heading to even bigger stages.

Review: Dylan Moran - Off The Hook, Manchester Opera House

Warrington Guardian: Review: Dylan Moran - Off The Hook, Manchester Opera House

4:39pm Friday 20th March 2015

DYLAN Moran is terrified.

CD review: Roxette XXX - The 30 Biggest Hits

Warrington Guardian: CD review: Roxette XXX - The 30 Biggest Hits

3:49pm Thursday 19th March 2015

ROXETTE, the highly successful Scandinavian duo consisting of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle, are on the road again.

CD review: Modest Mouse - Strangers To Ourselves

Warrington Guardian: Strangers To Ourselves

3:17pm Thursday 19th March 2015

IT is remarkable really that Modest Mouse have been a band for more than 20 years and can still put out records like this.

Folk artist Bram Taylor to play in Culcheth after forming new band

Warrington Guardian: The Bram Taylor Band

12:32pm Thursday 19th March 2015

BRAM Taylor will be in concert at Culcheth Sports Club on Friday, March 27.

Woolston studio to be transformed into Disney world as Evermoor filming continues this summer

Warrington Guardian: George Sear, Jordan Loughran, Naomi Sequeira, Georgie Farmer and Georgia Lock at 'Evermoor Manor'

10:57am Thursday 19th March 2015

THE stars of Disney's first live action show to be set in the UK are returning to Warrington.

Former Sellafield apprentice shares his tales of rising through the ranks after 50-year career

Warrington Guardian: Colin Dean with Ben Smith

9:47am Thursday 19th March 2015

AS England’s football team raised the World Cup in triumph, the BBC broadcasted in colour and the nation shopped with credit cards for the first time, Colin Dean was celebrating his own landmark.

Rare railway items to go under the hammer in Glazebury

Warrington Guardian: Colin Mills examines the brass whistle. In the background are Peter Caswell and Barbara Mills

10:18am Wednesday 18th March 2015

MEMORABILIA from the bygone days of Britain's railways are being put up for auction in Glazebury.

Interview: Lymm singer Ellie Dibben on stepping on stage at the O2 and impressing Robin Gibb

Warrington Guardian: Ellie Dibben DGZD160215

2:32pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

WHEN you are starting out in the music business having a mentor can make all the difference.

Screen view: Will the next generation feel that same, almost magical, connection with the new Star Wars?

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1:25pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

IT'S funny how a little thing like a movie series can bridge the gap between different generations of a family.

Cinema review: The Divergent Series: Insurgent (12A)

Warrington Guardian: Insurgent

10:58am Tuesday 17th March 2015

The Divergent Series: Insurgent (12A)

DVD review: Nightcrawler (15)

Warrington Guardian: Nightcrawler

10:48am Tuesday 17th March 2015

Nightcrawler (15)

Review: Ordinary Lies - we give our verdict on the first episode of drama filmed in Warrington

Warrington Guardian:

10:00pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

SET in Warrington and filmed entirely in the North West, you can expect Ordinary Lies to be uttered in the same breath as phrases like “it’s grim up north” and “gritty northern drama”.

Revealed: Headliners for Summer in the City festival in Manchester

Warrington Guardian: Noel Gallagher

5:55pm Monday 16th March 2015

NOEL Gallagher, The Charlatans, Paolo Nutini and Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott are all coming to Manchester in July for the Summer in the City festival.

Children's stories inspired by author's daughter needs your help to continue

Warrington Guardian: Peter Lynas MBAS13021

1:20pm Monday 16th March 2015

A CHILDREN'S author needs your help to continue a book series which was inspired by his daughter.

Ice cream of the crop - Daresbury ice cream farm scoops award

Warrington Guardian: Claire and Emma Whitlow

8:17am Saturday 14th March 2015

A FAMILY ice cream business has scooped a national award.

Bittersweet but joyous - folk band Steeleye Span on working with the late Terry Pratchett on Wintersmith

Warrington Guardian: Steeleye Span

4:45pm Friday 13th March 2015

HE played Madonna's brother in the hit film Evita and worked with Gerry Rafferty at the time of Baker Street.

Explore Arley Hall's 'Secret Garden'

Warrington Guardian: Lucy Goodier and daughter Chloe on the fairytales trail at Arley Hall and Gardens

9:32am Friday 13th March 2015

FAMILIES are being given the chance to explore a secret garden through the magic of fairytales.

Metal bands Carcer City and Shields coming to Warrington as part of co-headline tour

Warrington Guardian: Carcer City

5:20pm Thursday 12th March 2015

TWO rising metal bands are coming to Warrington as part of a co-headline tour.

Falklands War hero Simon Weston coming to Warrington to talk about his life

Warrington Guardian: Simon Weston

4:00pm Thursday 12th March 2015

FALKLANDS War veteran Simon Weston is coming to Warrington in September to talk about the day his life changed forever.

Ain't no mountain high enough for Girlguiding leader

1:17pm Thursday 12th March 2015

A CULCHETH adventurer is to prove there ain't no mountain high enough for Girlguiding when she treks to Machu Picchu.

Great Sankey youngster to play Jason Manford's son in Ordinary Lies

Warrington Guardian:

9:42am Thursday 12th March 2015

FILMING scenes with the stars and even having his own trailer, Kameron Cowan could quickly get used to the showbiz life.

Diggle Green waste composting business applies to expand operation

12:22pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

PLANS have been submitted to expand the operation of an organic waste composting business in Culcheth while reducing its working hours.

Five reasons to watch Ordinary Lies

Warrington Guardian: Michelle Keegan as Tracy

10:55am Wednesday 11th March 2015

Excited about watching Ordinary Lies, which was filmed in Warrington, or still not sure? Click here to read our five reasons to tune in.


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