Bulldozers move in to Harrison Square

Warrington Guardian: The diggers get to work

1:47pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WORK has started on the demolition of part of Harrison Square.

Blaze destroys wooden garage

Warrington Guardian: Pictures supplied by Cheshire Fire

1:38pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A WOODEN garage was completely destroyed after a blaze ripped through the building near Lymm.

Supermarket celebrates summer of fundraising

Warrington Guardian: ASDA

12:13pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

STAFF at the Asda Cockhedge store have been celebrating a successful summer of fundraising for a variety of causes.

Greens get on their bike for climate change

Warrington Guardian: Green Party candidate Lyndsay McAteer joins climate campaigners at the People’s Climate March in Manchester.

12:09pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WARRINGTON Green Party took to the streets in a show of solidarity with the People's Climate March which took place across the world.

YOUR PICS: Warrington Festival of Running

Warrington Guardian:

2:54pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THOUSANDS enjoyed the sunshine on Sunday to take part in the English Half Marathon Festival of running in Warrington.

Cenotaph will not move from Bridge Foot

Warrington Guardian:

10:32am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE cenotaph at Bridge Foot will be improved after potential plans to move it to a new location were shelved.

M&S staff take the gunge plunge for charity

Warrington Guardian: Staff make a splash for charity

8:02am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

GOING green took on a whole new meaning for staff at Marks and Spencer in Gemini.

Nurse struck off after swiping dementia patient's booze

Warrington Guardian: The NMC

8:01am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MENTAL health nurse working in Birchwood has been struck off the nursing register after being caught drinking alcohol on duty, which had been swiped from a dementia resident's room.

VIDEO: Charity runners make an impression at half marathon

Warrington Guardian: Runners stream out of Victoria Park onto the route through south Warrington DGB2109014

7:45am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

VICTORIA Park was awash with runners on Sunday morning as thousands of competitors took part in the English Half Marathon.

Alcoholic dies after care home fall

Warrington Guardian: Warrington Coroner's Court

7:05am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN alcoholic died following a fall in his bathroom at Callands Care Home, an inquest heard.

The wrap: Five of the top headlines in Warrington from September 22

Warrington Guardian: Matty Russell scoring his first Super League try in Wolves colour against Huddersfield. Picture by Mike Boden

6:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

IT'S been a day of fat lips and festivals of running. Keep scrolling to find out what you have missed.

Disability charity champ praised by PM

Warrington Guardian: Adrian Derbyshire surrounded by children as he sets off on his travels

5:11pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A DISABILITY champion who has been hand-cycling across the country has picked up an award from the Prime Minister.

Quit during Stoptober

Warrington Guardian: Residents are being urged to stub out their cigarettes during October

5:06pm Monday 22nd September 2014

WHETHER it is finally being able to afford a new car or the ability to go on a bike ride with their child, there are many reasons why residents have quit smoking in the past 12 months thanks to the help of Livewire.

Still no date for Smiths demolition

Warrington Guardian: Mr Smiths is set to be demolished

4:06pm Monday 22nd September 2014

DEVELOPERS say there is still no date for when Mr Smith's will be demolished.

Teenagers arrested following Manchester Road burglary

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

12:56pm Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are investigating after a homeowner found two teenagers in their garage in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Doctor who conducted chest examination on diarrhoea patient struck off

Warrington Guardian:

12:21pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A GP, who trained in the town and worked in the NHS for 26 years, has been struck off after a General Medical Council (GMC) hearing highlighted a catalogue of failures that put the 'health and safety of patients and other medical staff at risk'.

Appeal for mourners for RAF veteran's funeral

Warrington Guardian:

11:15am Monday 22nd September 2014

A CHARITY is appealing for mourners to attend the funeral of an RAF veteran who sadly died this month with no family or friends to grieve for him.

Just the job for youngsters at careers event

Warrington Guardian: Clr Jean Carter

11:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

HUNDREDS of youngsters got the chance to find out more about further education and job opportunities at a careers event.

Donators travel nearly 300 miles for Cheshire Dogs Home

Warrington Guardian: Alex Myrie and Shelley Coles from Stroud Council in Gloucestershire

10:56am Monday 22nd September 2014

DONATIONS for Cheshire Dogs Home are still coming in from across the country as one group travelled more than 130 miles to do their bit for the cause.

Six jobless residents to work on Wilderspool Stadium project

Warrington Guardian:

10:15am Monday 22nd September 2014

SIX jobless people from Warrington have secured employment to help redevelop Wilderspool Stadium.

UPDATED: Matty Russell reveals facial injuries on Twitter

Warrington Guardian:

9:29am Monday 22nd September 2014

WARRINGTON Wolves full back Matty Russell has revealed his fat lip after a challenge on Saturday left him unconscious on the pitch.

Crews called to overloaded socket blaze

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

9:05am Monday 22nd September 2014

FIRE chiefs have issued a warning over plug sockets after a blaze on Barnes Avenue in Fearnhead.

Supermarket launches online delivery in Warrington

Warrington Guardian: Profits at Morrisons supermarket dived by more than half after the supermarket chain's sales were savaged in the industry's ongoing price war.

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

MORRISONS shoppers will be able to shop from the comfort of their home.

Chester is ranked in top five universities in the north west

Warrington Guardian: The University of Chester has scrapped its plans for an academy

7:01am Monday 22nd September 2014

THE University of Chester, which has a campus in Padgate, has been ranked in fourth position in the north west according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015.

CCTV appeal - O2 phone theft

Warrington Guardian:

6:02am Monday 22nd September 2014

EACH week we team up with Cheshire Police to bring you the most wanted suspects in the town.

Police call for parents to set good example by not drink driving

Warrington Guardian: Police alert over conmen ruse

6:01am Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are calling for parents to set a good example over drink driving by not getting behind the wheel after having a drink.

Hospital pioneers knee surgery trial

Warrington Guardian:

5:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

KNEE replacement surgery could become more accurate and less painful, thanks to the use of movement sensors being pioneered in the UK by a surgeon at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

VIDEO: Thousands compete in Warrington running events

Warrington Guardian:

12:48pm Sunday 21st September 2014

THOUSANDS of runners descended on Victoria Park in Warrington this morning to compete in the New Balance half marathon and 10k events.

Full steam ahead for plans for Cuerdley fire station

Warrington Guardian:

12:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a fire station - which would reduce response time in the town but would takeover green belt land - have been approved.

Task group to tackle Cultural Quarter

Warrington Guardian: The Parr Hall in the Cultural Quarter

8:23am Sunday 21st September 2014

A NEW task group has been set up to look at the growth of the Cultural Quarter.

Lymm supermarket to set up shop after council approve plans

Warrington Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A SUPERMARKET, which will create 35 full-time jobs in the area, is to set up shop in Lymm.

Sports coach plays part in Warrington's fitness boost

Warrington Guardian:

5:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

VOLUNTEERING at a boot camp, coaching football and rugby teams, daily trips to the gym, walking the dog, taking his daughter to the park and pilates may sound like an exhausting, lung-bursting amount of exercise.

Mum's two year battle for new home

Warrington Guardian: Wendy Pitts outside the house MBA170914

12:42pm Saturday 20th September 2014

WHEN her two eldest children are calling out for mum from their bedroom there is nothing Wendy Pitts can do.

The struggles of businesses surviving on Bridge Street revealed

Warrington Guardian: Owner Shahbaz Ahmed ip16914

12:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

IT was once the heart of the town and the main shopping street for residents in Warrington.

Orford mum raises awareness of heart conditions

Warrington Guardian:

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

AN Orford mum hopes to raise awareness of congenital heart defects in youngsters after both of her children had to undergo open heart surgery.

Runners line up to help out Charlotte

Warrington Guardian: Some of the running team who will be raising money for Charlotte Crowson st_monicas_pri_runners_ip12914

8:47am Saturday 20th September 2014

WAITING at the start line on Sunday there will be only one thing on this group of runners minds.

The wrap: Six of the top headlines in Warrington from September 19

Warrington Guardian: LUNCH MONEY: Record numbers of pupils are signing up for free school dinners

6:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

IT'S the end of another working week but before we give it a good send-off catch up with the headlines you may have missed today.

Pensioner charged following reports of man wielding a machete near school

Warrington Guardian:

4:55pm Friday 19th September 2014

PARENTS were left in a panic on Thursday after a Dallam Primary issued a warning message that a man had been detained and a weapon seized near to the school.

50 extra police at Wolves' play-off battle with Widnes

Warrington Guardian: Five Widnes fans arrested following crowd trouble at derby

4:03pm Friday 19th September 2014

POLICE numbers will be significantly increased at Saturday's play-off derby clash between Warrington Wolves and Widnes at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

Former champ returns for Sunday's English Half Marathon

Warrington Guardian: The last Warrington half marathon before a 21-year hiatus

5:05pm Friday 19th September 2014

HE kept his Warrington half marathon title for 21 years but now the town's final half marathon winner in the 80s will be cheering on future running stars from the lead car.

Come down to Macmillan coffee mornings

Warrington Guardian: Macmillan Coffee Morning

4:49pm Friday 19th September 2014

HAVE a cuppa and raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support at two coffee mornings next week.

Free trial at Warrington gym

Warrington Guardian:

3:39pm Friday 19th September 2014

FEELING in the need to get fit but want to try a gym before joining?

Hate crime help needed

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

2:42pm Friday 19th September 2014

COMMUNITY groups with a good way to battle hate crime have been invited to bid for funding.

Your Super League questions answered by RFL chiefs

Warrington Guardian: How the fixtures will work out

12:11pm Friday 19th September 2014

AS changes are announced to Super League for 2015, we asked Warrington Wolves fans to send in their questions ahead of the new season.

Making the leap for charity

Warrington Guardian:

10:30am Friday 19th September 2014

MEET the woman who has come on leaps and bounds after spinal surgery and is now preparing for an even bigger leap from the top of the Trafford Centre.

Brave mum of two steps up to new challenge

Warrington Guardian:

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

IN the past ten years, Yvonne Dooley has flown over an active volcano in New Zealand, climbed over the top of the O2 Arena in London and braved great heights in a hot-air balloon over Cheshire.

Stockton Heath tip saved from closure

Warrington Guardian: Stockton Heath Recycling Centre

7:12am Friday 19th September 2014

STOCKTON Heath Recycling Centre has been saved from closure following huge public outcry at plans to close its doors for good.

Free school dinners scheme hailed as success

Warrington Guardian: Catering supervisor Julie Priestman with pupils at Stretton St Matthew’s Primary School ipn16914

6:24am Friday 19th September 2014

THOUSANDS of pupils in Warrington can now tuck into a free school meal as part of a new drive to save families in the town a total of £2.6m while improving academic achievement.

The wrap: Five of the top headlines in Warrington from September 18

Warrington Guardian: Wolves boss Tony Smith

6:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ANNOYING buzzing in your ear? We may have what it could be within our round-up of the day's headlines.

'Hug a hound' campaign to mark one week on since dogs home fire

Warrington Guardian:

5:17pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TO mark a week since the horrific fire which killed more than 60 dogs at Manchester Dogs Home, staff are calling on dog lovers to ‘hug a hound’ at 7pm this evening and tweet their selfies to the @manchdogs Twitter page.

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