The wrap: Eight of the top headlines in Warrington from August 4

Steven Naismith

Steven Naismith

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IT'S that time of the day when we wrap up the top news stories of the day from our website and social media sites.

From suspected arson attacks to more scheduled strike action, read the most-read stories below.

We promise it will help banish those Monday blues to the far corners of your mind or least distract you from them for a good five minutes. Enjoy.

1. It was a busy day for Cheshire Fire Service at the weekend with firefighters tackling a spate of blazes across the town. More here

Warrington Guardian:

2. This story had many of our readers clicking the like button on our Facebook page. 

A dedicated doctor, who for the last 34 years has been giving his home telephone number to terminally ill patients for use at evenings and weekends, was among those honoured at this year’s Primary Care Awards. Click here for more

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3. It has been a rollecoaster of a week for tabloid favourite Kerry Katona, who has vowed to stand by her fiancé after her future husband was detained by police under the Mental Health Act on Thursday. Click here for the latest.

Warrington Guardian: Kerry Katona reckons the odd cigarette during pregnancy is OK

4. The news that firefighters are set to stage more strikes has divided opinion on our social media sites. What are your views? More here

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

5. Can you help police with their investigation into a suspected arson attack in Bewsey? Click here

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6. The Bishop of Warrington says the anniversary of the start of the First World War is a time to reflect.

What will you be doing to mark the 100th anniversary since the fighting began? Let us know by clicking here.

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7. Travellers that have moved around Warrington over the past fortnight have now left, according to Warrington Borough Council. Click here for more. 

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8. A lovely bit of news to end the wrap round up with. Everton star Steven Naismith from Lymm has been trending on Twitter since he announced that he will buy home tickets for unemployed people in Liverpool this coming season. More here

Warrington Guardian: ABLE DEPUTY: Steven Naismith may be asked to fill in for Barry Ferguson in an attacking midfield role this afternoon. Picture: Jamie Simpson

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