The wrap: Seven of the top headlines in Warrington from August 1

Warrington Guardian: GUEST PERFORMANCE: Kerry Katona

6:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

Our top stories of the day in one bite-sized chunk.

Motorists warned of hour long delays on M6

Warrington Guardian:

5:32pm Friday 1st August 2014

MOTORISTS have been warned of hour long delays for those travelling south on the M6.

Sports groups in with chance to win £500

Warrington Guardian: GAME ON: Carmarthenshire county council has voted to freeze a proposed price rise on the use of local authority-own sports pitches.

5:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

SPORTS clubs and organisations can sign up to be in with a chance to win £500 from Miller Homes.

Families need support after Alzheimer's diagnosis say charity

Warrington Guardian: Volunteers aim to connect with Hillingdon Alzheimer's sufferers

3:50pm Friday 1st August 2014

A CHARITY has warned many residents in the town are not receiving the information or support they need after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

Pensioner behind bars after stealing thousands from dementia patient

Warrington Guardian: Warrington Crown Court

2:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PENSIONER who stole more than £12,000 from a dementia patient she had befriended is now behind bars.

Campaigners continue the fight to save Mr Smiths

Warrington Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS say they will continue to fight to save Mr Smiths despite imminent plans to knock the building down.

Children's coach smuggled drugs

Warrington Guardian: Warrington Crown Court

11:40am Friday 1st August 2014

A VOLUNTEER children’s football coach has been jailed for 30 months after he was caught attempting to smuggle cocaine into Creamfields.

Police on hunt for Dr Death drug at festival

Warrington Guardian: Pink Ecstasy:   Also known on the street "Dr Death" or "Pink McDonalds"

10:20am Friday 1st August 2014

POLICE will again be hunting for the potentially fatal drug PMA, known as Dr Death, at this year’s Creamfields festival.

Colin Parry speaks of his positive relationship with Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness

Warrington Guardian: Colin Parry

9:42am Friday 1st August 2014

COLIN Parry, whose son was killed by an IRA bomb in Warrington, has spoken of the positive relationship he has developed with Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness - a former commander of the republican organisation.

Kerry Katona's fiance detained under Mental Health Act

Warrington Guardian: Kerry Katona

9:43am Friday 1st August 2014

THE future husband of Kerry Katona has been detained by police under the Mental Health Act.

Student signs up to cadet programme

Warrington Guardian: Warrington Collegiate

9:35am Friday 1st August 2014

A WARRINGTON Collegiate student has already started building a promising future after being selected for the prestigious cadet programme with Laing O’Rourke.

Jail for attack on Samaritan

Warrington Guardian: Drug accused in court

7:50am Friday 1st August 2014

A MAN who kicked a 'good Samaritan' in the head while he lay on the floor after he attempted to intervene in an argument in Warrington town centre has been jailed for four years.

Two men jailed for cannabis debt blackmail

Warrington Guardian: Warrington Crown Court

6:40am Friday 1st August 2014

TWO best friends have been jailed after threatening a man on Facebook over a cannabis debt.

UPDATED WITH PICS: M6 van fire causes delays

Warrington Guardian:

3:58pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MOTORISTS travelling on the M6 will face delays after a van fire.

The wrap: Five of the top headlines in Warrington from July 31

Warrington Guardian:

6:30pm Thursday 31st July 2014

IT'S that time of the evening where we round-up the biggest stories of the day.

Lisa gets to bottom of her future

Warrington Guardian:

4:30pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FORMER Big Brother contestant Lisa Appleton was keen to hear what her future had in store after a torrid two years.

Readers' memories flood in after photo triggers trip down memory lane

Warrington Guardian:

3:30pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MANY readers took an unintended trip down memory lane after this photograph of staff at the Ritz Cinema in the 1950s triggered recollections of days gone by following its publication in last week’s newspaper.

Mum warns others after sexual assault incident in Sankey Valley Park

Warrington Guardian: Police warning after thefts in car parks

3:22pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A MUM has spoken out to warn others after a sexual assault incident in Sankey Valley Park yesterday, Wednesday.

VIDEO: Teacher of the month prize awarded to 'inspirational' woman

Warrington Guardian:

2:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ONE teacher enjoyed an extra special send off on her final day of term when she bid farewell to pupils and staff at Sir Thomas Boteler High School.

Pregnancy yoga classes launched in Warrington

Warrington Guardian:

12:30pm Thursday 31st July 2014

NEW mums often barely have time to think about a work out never mind get to the gym.

Happy couple from Longford celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss

Warrington Guardian:

11:35am Thursday 31st July 2014

LOVED-UP Ken and Sheila Barton from Great Sankey were the first couple to walk down the aisle at Hebron Church in Longford and, sixty years later, they have never left each others’ side.

Peace at last after neighbour from hell

Warrington Guardian:

10:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

RESIDENTS close to a crack house shut down in Padgate have spoken of living next to ‘neighbours from hell’.

David Cameron praises north west economy on visit to United Utilities

Warrington Guardian:

8:54am Thursday 31st July 2014

A ‘POWER house of the north west’, was how Prime Minister David Cameron described Warrington during a visit to the town on Wednesday.

Career thief let off time in prison again

Warrington Guardian: Warrington Crown Court

7:40am Thursday 31st July 2014

A CAREER thief has again escaped a prison sentence despite starting to steal three weeks after her last court appearance.

David Cameron answers questions on Warrington's big issues

Warrington Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

PRIME minister David Cameron called in to the Warrington Guardian yesterday, Wednesday to discuss some of the town’s biggest topics.

VIDEO: David Cameron talks tolls during visit to the Warrington Guardian office

Warrington Guardian:

2:22pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PRIME Minister David Cameron visited the Warrington Guardian office today to talk about issues in the town with our news team.

Rixton road rage murderer jailed for 15 years

Warrington Guardian:

12:44pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A LORRY driver who murdered a granddad driving over his head has been jailed for a minimum of 15 years.

The wrap: Four of the top headlines in Warrington from July 30

Warrington Guardian:

6:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PHEW well that was a busy deadline day in our office but fear not wrap fans as we have still had time to round-up the most talked about headlines in Warrington especially for you.

Pick up your piece of Warrington Wolves history

Warrington Guardian:

4:19pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PIECE of the town’s sporting heritage is up for grabs this Saturday.

MP says GP figures are making it harder for people to get an appointment

Warrington Guardian: Helen Jones

3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WARRINGTON North MP Helen Jones has challenged Prime Minister David Cameron’s assertion there are more GPs now and claims numbers in Warrington have fallen.

MP takes council chief executive on tour of area in need of revamp

Warrington Guardian:

2:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

HELEN Jones MP invited Warrington Borough Council’s chief executive Professor Steven Broomhead to how an estate in Poplars and Hulme needed a tidy up.

Housing company to build 160 homes in town

Warrington Guardian:

12:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

HELENA Housing is set to build 160 new homes in the town as part of a £6.9m affordable housing deal for the region.

VIDEO: CCTV video appeal - Lymm bike theft

Warrington Guardian:

11:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a bike was stolen from outside of Lymm brewery.

Mayor calls on 'Lights Out' for war commemoration

Warrington Guardian: The new Mayor of Warrington Clr Ted Finnegan

9:20am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WARRINGTON’S Mayor is backing a ‘Lights Out’ event on Monday to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.

Jail break helps raise money for good causes in town

Warrington Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THIS was the scene when some hapless criminals escaped during a mass jail break in Warrington but there’s no need to panic.

Animal charity gets £50,000 to build new dog kennels

Warrington Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS at Warrington Animal Welfare have been celebrating after being awarded £50,000 to build new dog kennels.

Family of Rixton road rage murder victim speak out

Warrington Guardian:

5:34pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SPEAKING outside of court, Trevor Allen's eldest sister Muriel Farrell paid tribute to a 'lovely dad'.

VIDEO and AUDIO: Man found guilty of Rixton road rage murder

Warrington Guardian:

5:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A LORRY driver, who mowed down a granddad after being incensed with road rage, has been found guilty of murder.

Job window opens at Cheshire Police

Warrington Guardian: Police alert over conmen ruse

4:46pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE latest chance to apply to become an officer with Cheshire Police has arrived.

Travellers refuse to leave Peel Hall Park

Warrington Guardian:

2:53pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WARRINGTON Borough Council has started court action against travellers on Peel Hall Park after they refused to leave.

One in 10 in Warrington wait seven days or longer to see their GP, survey reveals

Warrington Guardian: Free NHS health checks at Bucks libraries

8:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than one in 10 patients in Warrington waited seven days or longer to see a GP the last time they tried, an official NHS survey has found.

The wrap: Six of the top headlines in Warrington from July 29

Warrington Guardian: Mersey Gateway

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

It's that time of the day when we round up our most-talked-about stories of the day from our website and social networking sites.

Tour de France gets north west makeover

Warrington Guardian: ON THE WAY: The Tour de France is coming to Yorkshire next month

4:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

FORGET the Tour De France, it is all about ‘Le North West’.

Council makes changes to enforcement policy

Warrington Guardian: Clr David Keane

3:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WARRINGTON Borough Council is advising its stakeholders on a revised enforcement policy.

Volunteers for HS2 liaison group needed

Warrington Guardian: I'm tired of HS2 criticism

2:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS are required to help establish a new high speed rail liaison group in Warrington.

Warrington faces 'double-whammy' when bridge tolls come into force

Warrington Guardian: Work starts on new £600m bridge linking Runcorn and Widnes

12:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

LABOUR parliamentary candidate for Warrington South Nick Bent has condemned Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to scrap Mersey bridge tolls for Halton residents but not Warrington people.

M&S Gemini host fashion show for St Rocco's Hospice

Warrington Guardian: Hannah Peters

11:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FIND fabulous threads and help raise funds for a good cause at the same time at an event at Marks and Spencers’ Gemini store.

Road rage murder trial, day seven: Jury retire to consider verdict

Warrington Guardian:

12:45pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE jury has been sent out to reach a verdict in the Rixton road rage murder trial.

Rugby team help launch adventure playground

Warrington Guardian:

9:50am Tuesday 29th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Crosfields under 12s rugby team helped launch the summer of fun at Golden Square Shopping Centre.

Firefighters tackle late night blaze in Appleton

Warrington Guardian: Firechiefs in Cheshire say they are confident they can continue to protect Knutsford and the wider area, despite major cuts in their Government funding

8:56am Tuesday 29th July 2014

TWO fire crews were called to The Dingle in Appleton following reports of a blaze yesterday, Monday.




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