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From jungle to fiction for former Warrington reality TV contestant and MP Nadine Dorries

Warrington Guardian: Nadine Dorries

9:02am Thursday 18th December 2014

SHE caused a political storm when she appeared on ITV's hit reality show, I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here.

Lowton Elvis fanatics help save the King's $4million ranch

Warrington Guardian: Elvis and Priscilla at The Circle G Ranch

4:10pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

ELVIS fans near Warrington have helped save the Mississippi ranch where the 'King became a cowboy'.

19-year-old addresses senior nuclear engineers after telling conference they are missing trick

Warrington Guardian: Martin Hall

12:02pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A 19-YEAR-OLD apprentice got to speak at a nuclear industry conference after he suggested to his bosses that the event organisers might be missing a trick.

Santa plans visit to Birchwood Shopping Centre

3:07pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

FIND out if you have been naughty or nice with a visit from Santa.

Croft amateur photographer snaps up top award

Warrington Guardian: Rob's winning image, 'The Welder Returns'

12:38pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

AN amateur photographer has had his work displayed at the House of Commons after snapping up his third award in five years.

Cinema review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Warrington Guardian: Dragon nemesis Smaug barely features in the film

10:38am Tuesday 16th December 2014

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (12A)

Warrington charity to take on the might of X Factor in bid for Christmas number one

Warrington Guardian: Dominic Halpin

5:54pm Monday 15th December 2014

FIRST it was Rage Against the Machine and now it is a Warrington charity which is taking on the might of Simon Cowell and The X Factor.

Review: Winter Wonderland, Event City

4:49pm Monday 15th December 2014

THE name Winter Wonderland implies a bit of Christmas magic.

Full steam ahead at Lymm Dickensian Day

Warrington Guardian: Ravenbank Primary School girls in their bonnets DGB131214

4:07pm Monday 15th December 2014

IT was as if the ghost of Christmas past visited Lymm as villagers stepped back in time for Dickensian Day.

BBC's Our Zoo at Walton Hall cancelled to 'make room for new shows'

Warrington Guardian: Undated Film Still Handout from Our Zoo. Pictured:George Mottershead (LEE INGLEBY), Lizzie Mottershead (LIZ WHITE) and June Mottershead (HONOR KNEAFSEY). See PA Feature TV Zoo. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Big Talk/Hal Shinnie. WARNING: This pictu

1:23pm Monday 15th December 2014

A TV drama about the early days of Chester Zoo, which was filmed in Warrington, has been cancelled after just six episodes.

Christmas services

12:06pm Friday 12th December 2014

FAMILIES can celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with services at Thomas Risley Church in Locking Stumps.

Gorse Covert Mounds benefits from £13,000 restoration project

5:07pm Thursday 11th December 2014

A POPULAR woodland spot has been given a £13,000 makeover.

Could you help protect Rixton's wildflower meadow?

3:05pm Thursday 11th December 2014

FANCY burning off some calories and helping a community cause ahead of Christmas indulgence?

Houghton Weavers to play Warrington show on eve of band's 40th anniversary

Warrington Guardian: Houghton Weavers

12:08pm Thursday 11th December 2014

STEVE Millington suffered a near-fatal brain haemorrhage in September last year.

Brass band concert

11:04am Thursday 11th December 2014

'TIS the season for brass band music and it is no exception in Culcheth.

Christmas Tree festival this weekend

10:04am Thursday 11th December 2014

GET into the festive spirit with Culcheth's Christmas Tree and Crib Festival from Friday to Sunday.

The Orford landlord pulls pints for Max Beesley as pub becomes Ordinary Lies filming spot

Warrington Guardian: Chris Barral behind the bar at The Orford

9:35am Thursday 11th December 2014

LANDLORD Chris Barral is used to pulling pints at The Orford Hotel.

Girl Guide leaders celebrate 85 years of volunteering between them

Warrington Guardian: Naomi Warburton, Rachel King, Rachel Watts, Jennifer Lyons, Janet King and Judith Parker

9:05am Thursday 11th December 2014

SIX Girl Guide leaders who work across Birchwood, Locking Stumps and Croft have received long service awards for their dedication to Girl Guiding UK.

Celebrity seal of approval for Lymm candle-makers

Warrington Guardian: Paul Smith of Lymm Candle Company  at the Golden Square Christmas market

11:11am Wednesday 10th December 2014

A CANDLE-maker from Lymm is looking forward to a thriving festive season thanks to a host of celebrity endorsements.

Culcheth footballers commemorate iconic moment from First World War

12:25pm Sunday 7th December 2014

CULCHETH High School footballers took part in a commemorative match to mark one of the most iconic moments of the First World War.

Fit for a king

Warrington Guardian: Turkey farmer Paul McAvoy

11:56am Saturday 6th December 2014

IF you want to eat like a king this Christmas you might want a KellyBronze turkey on the table.

DVD review: The Inbetweeners 2

Warrington Guardian: The Inbetweeners 2

11:42am Friday 5th December 2014

It may be set down under but nerdy Will, deluded Jay, goofy Simon and gormless Neil, and their banter, still shine.

Review: The War of the Worlds, Manchester Arena

Warrington Guardian: The War of the Worlds live on stage

11:06am Friday 5th December 2014

The War of the Worlds, Manchester Arena

On song with Russell Watson - 'life is a precious gift'

Warrington Guardian: Russell Watson

9:04am Friday 5th December 2014

WE have all been guilty of taking a friend or family member for granted.

WATCH: Birchwood teacher creates video in bid to win Jamie Cullum's grand piano

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5:16pm Thursday 4th December 2014

IT has survived the muddy fields of Glastonbury Festival and it has been played in front of thousands of people at the iconic Royal Albert Hall.

High steaks - Sky at 27 chef shares his secrets

Warrington Guardian: One of Sky At 27's steaks

4:39pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Sky At 27 was recently opened by Mike Wilkinson in Church Street.

Johnny Lucas to play free coffee shop gig in Warrington after Glastonbury debut

Warrington Guardian: Johnny Lucas

3:40pm Thursday 4th December 2014

HE may have made his Glastonbury Festival debut this year.

Relive the hits as Motown celebrates 50 years in the UK

1:09pm Thursday 4th December 2014

RELIVE the classic hits of the Temptations, Four Tops, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie and The Supremes with a night dedicated to Motown.

Plans for Locking Stumps Primary extension revealed

12:05pm Thursday 4th December 2014

PLANS for four new classrooms and an extension to the assembly hall at Locking Stumps Primary School have been revealed.

Christmas fun day to raise money for Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

12:05pm Thursday 4th December 2014

A FESTIVE fun weekend is being held at Bents this Saturday and Sunday.

Glazebrook Choral Society to take on Handel's Messiah

11:03am Thursday 4th December 2014

GLAZEBROOK Choral Society will be performing Handel's 18th century classic, Messiah, on Sunday, December 14.

Games review: Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

11:01am Thursday 4th December 2014

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Down the rabbit hole - Sunset Overdrive artist finds inspiration from Alice in Wonderland for his new project

Warrington Guardian: Images from Dreamside

10:25am Thursday 4th December 2014

HE helped create the look and feel of the acclaimed Ratchet and Clank games for PlayStation as well as the new Sunset Overdrive for Xbox One.

Craft your own Christmas presents

10:04am Thursday 4th December 2014

TAKE a break from Christmas shopping to craft your own gifts and decorations instead.

Hunt for elves at Risley Moss fundraiser

Warrington Guardian: Jack O'Gorman, Ava York, Erin Pritchard, Alexander Wood, Quinny Duncan, and Jack Quigley

9:05am Thursday 4th December 2014

ELVES will be running amok at Risley Moss on Saturday.

Get behind Moore Rugby Club's annual panto

Warrington Guardian: Dragged along: scenes from last year's Moore Rugby Club panto

8:47am Thursday 4th December 2014

MOORE Rugby Club is preparing for its biggest performance of the year – the annual Christmas pantomime.

Prince William gives great-grandmother a cheeky wink after receiving her MBE

Warrington Guardian: Margaret receiving her MBE from Prince William. (Picture copyright of British Ceremonial Arts)

9:54am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

GREAT-GRANDMOTHER Margaret Isherwood said she was very proud to be recognised at Buckingham Palace – but even better was her wink from Prince William.

Jesus and Mary Chain bassist to bring his band to Newton for Christmas lights fundraiser

11:07am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

MARK Crozer is jetting in from Brooklyn on Saturday to play a fundraising gig in Newton.

Culcheth lights up for festive Victorian Day celebration

Warrington Guardian: Evelyn Meyrick, Carol Brown and Maria McCawley with Culcheth Art Group's First World War exhibition

10:01am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

CHRISTMAS was given a Victorian twist as hundreds of people came to Culcheth to celebrate an annual tradition.

Comedy corner with Bobby Murdock

1:25pm Monday 1st December 2014

STAND-UP comic Bobby Murdock continues his comedy column for Weekend.

Star Wars and Life's Too Short actor Warwick Davis to direct Manchester Opera House panto

Warrington Guardian: Warwick Davis with the Snow White cast Tam Ryan, Natalie Andreou and Philip Olivier

4:09pm Thursday 27th November 2014

WARWICK Davis’s parents never would have guessed that by the age of 11, their 3ft 6in son would be famous.

Birchwood High student named north west's 'Young Ambassador' for work with South African school

4:04pm Thursday 27th November 2014

BIRCHWOOD High School's head girl has been named 'Young Ambassador' of the north west for setting up links with fellow students in South Africa.

Orford one-man band vows to write a song every day for a year

Warrington Guardian: David Carey in his Orford studio

2:08pm Thursday 27th November 2014

A ONE-MAN band from Orford is setting the world to rights one song at a time.

Locking Stumps pensioner enlists into Dad's Army

Warrington Guardian: Harry Knight, inset, and in his special platoon, second from right

1:44pm Thursday 27th November 2014

MOST people like to wind down when they retire but Harry Knight is getting his marching orders.

Have a crafty Christmas with Black Sheep Wools

12:06pm Thursday 27th November 2014

HAVE a crafty Christmas with festive evening at Black Sheep Wools in Culcheth.

Croft man's award for walking on the wild side

11:35am Thursday 27th November 2014

A CROFT man has received the highest accolade for volunteering with the region’s largest nature conservation charity.

Orford student radio DJ wins award at ceremony hosted by Nick Grimshaw

Warrington Guardian: Daniel Miller, right, with fellow student Matthew Hubble

9:04am Thursday 27th November 2014

A WARRINGTON Collegiate pupil could be the next Nick Grimshaw or Chris Evans after winning a Student Radio Award.

Games review: Far Cry 4 (Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows)

Warrington Guardian: Do not upset the rhinos

1:52pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Review: Far Cry 4 (Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows)

Review: Yes, Prime Minster, The Garrick, Altrincham

10:03am Tuesday 25th November 2014

Review: Yes, Prime Minster, The Garrick, Altrincham

Courteeners to play to their biggest crowd at iconic Heaton Park - tickets on sale Friday

9:57am Tuesday 25th November 2014

COURTEENERS are following in the footsteps of Stone Roses after announcing their biggest UK headline show on home turf.

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