Breaking news UPDATED 20.00 WITH PICS: Crash closes both carriageways of the M62 at Birchwood

Warrington Guardian:

7:13pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE M62 has been closed in both ways at Birchwood following a serious accident.

The UPDATED wrap: Eight of the top headlines in Warrington from July 22

Warrington Guardian:

6:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE clock has struck six which can only mean one thing...time for another round-up of Warrington news.

Breaking news 'Thief' collared after town centre foot chase

Warrington Guardian: Police appeal after pensioner conned in 'distraction burglary'

4:58pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MAN accused of stealing goods from TK Maxx in the Golden Square has been grabbed following a foot chase by police through Warrington town centre.

Breaking news Road rage murder trial, day two: Witnesses tell of row on the road

Warrington Guardian:

1:48pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MOTORIST has told a court how he thought a van had come to the aid of a broken down lorry before he saw the driver being run over and killed.

Breaking news Helen Jones steps down from Labour front bench

Warrington Guardian: Helen Jones MP

6:01pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WARRINGTON North MP has decided to step down from her role on the shadow front bench.

Breaking news Man who got stuck in Dallam Brook during police chase charged

Warrington Guardian:

2:43pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE have charged a suspected thief who had to be rescued with an inflatable raft after getting stuck in Dallam Brook.

VIDEO: Funeral held for Winwick fire victim Samuel James

Warrington Guardian:

1:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE life of a 94-year-old Second World War veteran, who was hailed as an unsung hero, was celebrated on Thursday.

Tip bosses appeal Arpley five-year extension decision

Warrington Guardian: Arpley tip bosses say 'only one substantiated complaints' over rubbish smells

4:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

COUNCILLORS will be watching the appeal process ‘like hawks’ after it was announced tip bosses FCC have appealed against the council’s refusal of a five-year extension at Arpley.

PICS: Garden inspired by Golden Gates among Warrington displays at Tatton

Warrington Guardian:

4:19pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A GARDEN inspired by the properties of Golden Gates Housing is among the Warrington displays at this week’s RHS Tatton Flower Show.

Same again for Labour in 2015 local elections

Warrington Guardian: Labour storms to parish council win

1:55pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ALL sitting Labour councillors have been chosen to stand again at the local elections next year.

Government cuts mean loss of 255 police officers in Cheshire - watchdog says

Warrington Guardian: Police appeal after pensioner conned in 'distraction burglary'

12:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BUDGET cuts at Cheshire Polkice will result in the loss of 255 police officers by March next year, according to a plice watchdog.

MP hails school cash boost for Warrington

Warrington Guardian: David Mowat MP

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WARRINGTON South MP David Mowat has welcomed the news that Warrington schools are set to receive an additional £400,000 for the 2015 to 2016 school year to tackle the funding deficit in the town.

VIDEO: Hitting all the right notes at Warrington Music Festival

Warrington Guardian:

10:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THOUSANDS of festival goers and music fans descended on the town over the weekend to enjoy three days of live music.

No arrests in Poplars death crash probe

Warrington Guardian: Mike Coray

8:05am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THERE has yet to be any arrests made in the police investigation into a fatal road accident that saw an Orford father-to-be killed 12 hours before his baby was born.

QUIZ: How well do you know your town? Take this quiz about Warrington

Warrington Guardian: Cuts in the pipeline at Warrington Town Hall

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

How many people in Warrington have a degree? What proportion of people in the town are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your borough.

Work on new Dallam Lane business centre to start next month

Warrington Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A CONTRATOR has been appointed to start building Warrington’s new £8.5 million business incubator.

Former Warrington head cleared of wrongdoing after suspension

Warrington Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A FORMER Warrington head teacher will no longer face bullying allegations after the investigation into her conduct was dropped.

Breaking news Road rage murder trial hears how witness saw man's head 'explode' on Manchester Road

Warrington Guardian:

4:21pm Monday 21st July 2014

A WITNESS in a crown court murder trial described how he saw a man's head 'explode' as he was run over in an altercation with another driver on Manchester Road.

Man flashes teenager at Chapelford play area

Warrington Guardian: Police appeal after pensioner conned in 'distraction burglary'

4:08pm Monday 21st July 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man exposed himself near a children′s play area in Chapelford.

Victoria Buildings on London Road sold for £8.18m

Warrington Guardian:

12:34pm Monday 21st July 2014

VICTORIA Buildings in Stockton Heath, which is home to businesses including Pizza Express and Toni & Guy, has been sold for £8.18m.

The wrap: Four of the top headlines in Warrington from July 21

Warrington Guardian:

6:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

IT'S that time of the evening where we round-up Monday's Warrington headlines.

Dancing for Rocco's

Warrington Guardian:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

DANCERS took a twirl on the dance floor to help raise money for St Rocco’s Hospice.

£8k boost for Disability Awareness Day

Warrington Guardian: Disability Awareness Day marks 21st event with Olympic glow

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

DISABILITY Awareness Day saw the coffers boosted by £8,000 thanks to a barbecue, quiz and charity auction and help from Barclays bank.

Council launches fitness campaign

Warrington Guardian: D-day for proposal to turn Bewsey shops into new bar

2:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE council has launched a new campaign with Change4Life to get children active over the summer.

Is the boyband Rixton named after Warrington village?

Warrington Guardian: Rixton featuring, from left, Charley Bagnall, Danny Wilkin, Jake Roche and Lewi Morgan

11:18am Monday 21st July 2014

A boyband who share a name with the Warrington village of Rixton are celebrating after reaching the top of the UK charts with their debut single, ‘Me and My Broken Heart’.

Do you recognise these Ritz Cinema staff members?

Warrington Guardian:

10:50am Monday 21st July 2014

BEFORE the building was ever a nightclub, it was the Ritz Cinema which first shot the Mr Smith’s unit to fame.

Review: Scouting For Girls, Golden Square

Warrington Guardian:

10:46am Monday 21st July 2014

At the end of three days of live music across the town centre, it was left for Scouting For Girls to bring this year's Warrington Music Festival to a close.

From Serbia to Super League - training with the Wolves

Warrington Guardian:

9:29am Monday 21st July 2014

A PAIR of Serbian rugby league players enjoyed the chances to realise their dreams and train alongside the Super League stars they had only seen on television.

Minister hears of good work from Warrington churches in Burma

Warrington Guardian:

7:58am Monday 21st July 2014

A CUP of tea in the cool hall of a Stockton Heath church could not be much more further from the topic of conversation for international development secretary Justine Greening.

'Abhorrent' attack on child at skatepark in Warrington

Warrington Guardian:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN who attacked a child in a skate park was slammed for his ‘abhorrent’ behaviour at Halton Magistrates Court on Monday.

Send us your summer selfies!

Warrington Guardian:

3:09pm Monday 21st July 2014

SUMMER holidays are here and whether you’re in staying at home in Warrington or venturing further afield , we’d like you to send us your summer ‘selfies’ to be in with a chance of winning some fabulous prizes.

Children on song in Orford

Warrington Guardian:

5:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

CHILDREN were on song at Beamont Collegiate Academy in Orford this week.

Warrington dance team win Euro crown

Warrington Guardian:

12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A TEAM of talented dancers will now go by the name of European champions after picking up first place in a prestigious dance competition.

Volunteers needed for half marathon

Warrington Guardian: Record field of runners at Half Marathon

7:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

RACE organisers are on the hunt for willing volunteers and charities to take part in the EHM Festival of Run in Warrington on September 21.

UPDATED: WATCH: Massive thunderstorm hits Warrington

Warrington Guardian:

10:36am Saturday 19th July 2014

AN early morning thunderstorm hit Warrington on Saturday with dramatic effect.

£7,700 raised for Sankey tot Parker

Warrington Guardian: Parker

5:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A CHARITY effort for Parker Royle raised £7,700 towards his treatment.

Wolves fan takes on gruelling Perpignan challenge

Warrington Guardian:

1:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A LIFELONG Warrington fan has set off already for his side’s trip to Perpignan as he takes on the 1,000 mile journey from the Halliwell Jones to the home of Catalan Dragons on his bike.

Man arrested after crash in Orford

Warrington Guardian: Police appeal after pensioner conned in 'distraction burglary'

11:44am Saturday 19th July 2014

A MAN has been arrested for drink driving after colliding with a lamppost in Orford.

Closing the generation gap in Penketh

Warrington Guardian:

11:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A NEW initiative has been launched at Penketh High School to close the generation gap.

Eight to cycle Snowdon for Breathe for Life charity

Warrington Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

FOR most the thought of riding 82 miles on a bike ride is a daunting enough challenge.

Man's jaw broken in 'upper cut style attack' in Padgate

Warrington Guardian: Police appeal after pensioner conned in 'distraction burglary'

4:19pm Friday 18th July 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 25-year-old man suffered a broken jaw in an unprovoked attack on Padgate Lane.

21 suspected Warrington paedophiles arrested in 'unprecedented' national operation

Warrington Guardian: Police appeal after pensioner conned in 'distraction burglary'

11:05am Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE arrested 21 suspected internet paedophiles in Warrington, as part of a national operation with 45 forces, the Warrington Guardian can reveal.

Delays for Manchester bound drivers on M62

Warrington Guardian:

4:57pm Friday 18th July 2014

MOTORISTS face delays during the evening rush hour as a lane closure has caused tailbacks to Birchwood on the M62.

The wrap: Eight of the best in Warrington in our round-up of news from July 18

Warrington Guardian: Police warning after thefts in car parks

5:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

Evening wrap fans, here’s our round-up of the stories that have got the town talking today on our website, Facebook and Twitter pages.

Public join Warrington fracking meeting

Warrington Guardian:

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

MEMBERS of the public joined experts to discuss fracking on Thursday.

Bus lane fines to be introduced in Warrington

Warrington Guardian: A bus lane camera on the Lewes Road

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

PAYING to park on the town centre streets, fines for cars using bus lanes and cashless parking are among the measures being brought in across the borough.

Meet JUMP's vital volunteers

Warrington Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Jump is our charity of the month for July, and each week we are taking a look at how it helps families with terminally ill children, by creating professional photo albums, called memory books, for them to treasure.

End of an era at Latchford school as head retires

Warrington Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

FROM the school corridors to sailing on the Welsh coast there is quite a difference for retiring head teacher Jon Sharples.

Top readers' memories of the iconic Mr Smith's

Warrington Guardian:

3:26pm Friday 18th July 2014

We list your favourite memories of the legendary nightclub.

Lucky seven for Great Sankey youngster

Warrington Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

MANY people believe that seven is their lucky number but for one Great Sankey youngster it has proven to be extra special.




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