Fire crew rush to bonfire blaze in Orford

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

9:23am Tuesday 21st October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS tackled an out of control bonfire on Monday.

Man spits on girlfriend and pulls her around garden by hair

Warrington Guardian: Orford man denies growing cannabis to deal

8:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MAN dragged his girlfriend around by the hair and spat on her in a domestic attack.

Breaking news Strong winds slow traffic on Thelwall Viaduct

Warrington Guardian: Roadworks set for Thelwall Viaduct

7:49am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HIGH winds have slowed traffic on the Thelwall Viaduct this morning, Tuesday.

Charity walk in Westbrook raises hundreds of pounds

Warrington Guardian: On the road to raise hundreds

7:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

STAFF at Stepping Stones Childcare in Westbrook put their best foot forward to help raise hundreds of pounds for Alder Hey Hospital.

Postcode lottery winners to pocket a minimum of £400

Warrington Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

LUCKY Warrington players are set to pocket a minimum of £400 after the town was announced as the winners of the People’s Postcode Lottery.

The wrap: Five of the top headlines in Warrington from October 20

Warrington Guardian: Dangerous dog amnesty starts on Wednesday

6:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

NO sign of the remains of any hurricane just yet but if you have battened down the hatches already you'll have plenty of time this evening to cosy up with the day's biggest headlines.

Gales and heavy rain on the way

Warrington Guardian:

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

THE remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will arrive in the UK later today bringing with it gale force winds and heavy rain that will sweep across much of the country, the Met Office has warned.

Knifeman who threw a burger at his mum in fight avoids jail

Warrington Guardian: Warrington Crown Court

7:53am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN who chased his brother from his Warrington home with a bread knife after he threw a burger at their mum has avoided going to jail.

Sankey church welcomes new bishop

5:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) in Great Sankey said a fond farewell to their Bishop Chris Miller at the weekend.

Easy Ryders as Rocco's gets new car

Warrington Guardian: From left, staff nurse Lynda Shaw, sales manager at Ryders Chris Poller and Shirley Dunning DGA111014

5:19pm Monday 20th October 2014

STAFF at St Rocco’s were delighted to take delivery of a new Hyundai i10 this week courtesy of Ryders of Warrington.

Police get new powers to tackle dog owners

Warrington Guardian: David Savage got a suspended sentence after his dog, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, decapitated another dog Kingsway South. He was then jailed for four weeks after ignoring a ban to get another dog.

4:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

DOG attacks in Warrington could be prevented by new police powers to clamp down on irresponsible owners, according to Government officials.

Open invitation to unveiling of new garden at Orford Park

3:21pm Monday 20th October 2014

WARRINGTON residents are invited to attend the opening of a new garden at Orford Jubilee Park on Sunday.

Open invitation to unveiling of new garden at Orford Park

3:15pm Monday 20th October 2014

WARRINGTON residents are invited to attend the opening of a new garden at Orford Jubilee Park on Sunday.

Watching X Factor still makes me nervous!

Warrington Guardian: Max Vickers, from Stockton Heath

1:29pm Monday 20th October 2014

A STOCKTON Heath singing sensation who fell just short of the X Factor live shows in 2011 sympathises with the current prospects in the competition.

Reader pic: Swans in the sunlight

Warrington Guardian: Lovely picture of Sankey Valley Park

1:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

Reader Chris Bent captured this stunning picture of a family of swans in Sankey Valley Park.

Gym to help St Rocco's

Warrington Guardian: PUMPKINS: I grew a medium sized pumpkin, a variety called Jack O’Lantern – and that’s exactly what my pumpkins will become on Halloween.

12:02pm Monday 20th October 2014

PUREGYM is getting in the Halloween spirit by asking members to bring in sweets for people in St Rocco’s Hospice, in exchange for a guest pass.

Radiographers out on strike

Warrington Guardian:

11:05am Monday 20th October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS at Warrington Hospital have followed their fellow NHS colleagues and walked out this morning over pay.

Fire crews deal with petrol leak

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

10:55am Monday 20th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS had to cordon off a section of the market car park on Sunday after a petrol spillage.

Longbarn Park development rumours quashed

Warrington Guardian: Longbarn Park. Picture: Mike Boden

9:03am Monday 20th October 2014

WARRINGTON Borough Council has moved to allay concerns of residents who feared building work may be planned for Longbarn Park.

Priestley students tackle world issues during debate

Warrington Guardian: (11603933)

6:47am Monday 20th October 2014

WORLD issues were the main item of the agenda when 60 Priestley College held a model UN conference.

MEP Paul Nuttall denies he played 'Bungle' in children's TV show Rainbow

Warrington Guardian: MEP Paul Nuttall

12:42pm Monday 20th October 2014

NORTH West MEP Paul Nuttall has denied that he used to play the character Bungle in the 1970s classic children's TV show Rainbow.

Warrington health bosses urge people to get ready for winter

Warrington Guardian: Doctor in Birchwood reveals unnecessary appointments at GP

5:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

WITH dark nights creeping in, bosses at Warrington CCG are urging residents to start preparing for winter.

Warrington warfare specialist celebrates graduation

Warrington Guardian:

12:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A WARFARE specialist is celebrating after graduating from the Royal Navy's largest training establishment.

Network Warrington managing director announced

Warrington Guardian: Damian Graham to take on top job at Network Warrington

8:02am Sunday 19th October 2014

NETWORK Warrington has announced its new managing director who will be tasked with tackling the challenges facing the bus industry.

Habitual thief back behind bars - just weeks after prison release

Warrington Guardian: Orford man denies growing cannabis to deal

8:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A MAN slammed for having the worst record a magistrate had seen is back behind bars.

Youth motorcycle competition set to return to Warrington

Warrington Guardian:

5:40pm Saturday 18th October 2014

THE fifth Warrington Wheels Youth Motorcycle Competition is set to return to Warrington next year.

Firefighters prepare for bonfire night

Warrington Guardian: North Perrott CC Firework Display

5:27pm Saturday 18th October 2014

IT may be a couple of weeks away yet but fire chiefs already have plans in place ahead of this year's bonfire night.

Fire men join Santa Dash preparations

Warrington Guardian: (11446492)

12:45pm Saturday 18th October 2014

GET ready to get your Santa suit on.

Old Hall man in charge of dangerous dog faces five years in prison

Warrington Guardian: Orford man denies growing cannabis to deal

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A DOG owner could face a maximum of five years in prison after his American Bulldog viciously attacked a 51-year-old woman.

Badger group start vaccination programme

Warrington Guardian: Did you know their could be badger's on your doorstep

11:58am Saturday 18th October 2014

THE Wirral and Cheshire Badger Group has begun their five year badger vaccination programme.

Five things to do this weekend in Warrington and beyond

Warrington Guardian:

3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Plenty on at Parr Hall...or have a fright at EventCity

Police renew appeal over sexual assault of 16-year-old girl in Great Sankey

Warrington Guardian: (11609356)

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are renewing their appeal for information after a 16-year-old girl was subjected to a serious sexual assault.

New e-cig laws generate debate

Warrington Guardian: POSED BY MODEL.File photo dated 12/03/12 of a man smoking a cigarette as children as young as seven are physically affected by their parents smoking, a study has found. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday July 24, 2013. Those subjected to secon

5:02pm Friday 17th October 2014

NEW laws which allow electronic-cigarettes to be shown in TV adverts led to social media lighting up with opinions on the topic in the past week.

The wrap: Seven of the best in Warrington in our round-up of news from October 17

Warrington Guardian:

5:17pm Friday 17th October 2014

Read the hottest stories of the day from our website, Facebook and Twitter all wrapped together in one tidy bundle.

Police warning over phone scam

1:36pm Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are warning people of a phone scam in which someone impersonates a police officer to get personal information.

Hospital rakes in nearly £1m in parking charges

Warrington Guardian: Bus times to change at Warrington Hospital

12:02pm Friday 17th October 2014

WARRINGTON Hospital made nearly £1 million from car parking charges in the last year, according to a Freedom of Information request.

Sparks to fly at Golden Square during science week

Warrington Guardian: APPLIANCE OF SCIENCE: Primary school pupils take part in a new science club at Woodham Academy in Newton Aycliffe.  In the first class they learn about combustion and set light to a piece of magnesium using a Bunsen burner.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

10:28am Friday 17th October 2014

CRAZY scientist Wacky Jacky is set to showcase a range of experiments at Golden Square later this month.

Man rescued from trapped car on Daresbury Expressway

Warrington Guardian: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

10:02am Friday 17th October 2014

A MAN had to be rescued after he was trapped in his vehicle following a crash on the Daresbury Expressway this morning.

Five children's centres cut off by Warrington Borough Council

Warrington Guardian: (10710070)

9:04am Friday 17th October 2014

JOBS are at risk as major changes have been approved to children's centres in the town - with services set to be reduced.

Health chiefs issue breast cancer warning

Warrington Guardian: Breast cancer charities are encouraging more women to go for screening

8:16am Friday 17th October 2014

WITH around 55,000 people diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the UK, health chiefs are warning residents 'someone close to you may be at risk'.

Father of soldier Alex Green hopes new book makes a difference

Warrington Guardian: Arsenal fan Alex Green was killed in Basra

8:02am Friday 17th October 2014

IT'S a story no parent would ever want to write.

Wolves Foundation scores at top awards

Warrington Guardian:

7:03am Friday 17th October 2014

THE stars of rugby league were out in force during the Super League Man of Steel Awards last week but the spotlight landed on the Wolves Foundation after it was announced as one of the winners.

Nominate your unsung hero in rugby league

Warrington Guardian: Heart and Soul award launched

6:02am Friday 17th October 2014

THE unsung heroes of rugby league in Warrington will be honoured when the Wolves Foundation hosts the town's first Man of Steel Awards.

Homes left without a connection after Sky Broadband system failure

Warrington Guardian: What happened to our Sky broadband?

4:46pm Friday 17th October 2014

SKY Broadband and telephone customers in Padgate have been left without a connection after a massive system failure.

Police come up with imaginative new use for tax disc holder

Warrington Guardian:

12:41pm Friday 17th October 2014

Police have dreamt up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

The wrap: Five of the top headlines in Warrington from October 16

Warrington Guardian:

6:30pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SAD news today as our most read story was the death of an Appleton woman in a house fire.

Woman dies in Appleton house 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

5:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

FIRE chiefs have confirmed a woman has died following a blaze in Appleton in the early hours of this morning, Thursday.

Man caught on CCTV touching himself in Asda car park

Warrington Guardian: Orford man denies growing cannabis to deal

3:05pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A PERVERT has admitted openly touching himself while parked in a supermarket car park during daylight opening hours in front of shoppers.

Apprentice diary: Week One with Neil Clough

Warrington Guardian:

1:40pm Thursday 16th October 2014

In his weekly blog, Apprentice semi-finalist and former Woolston High School pupil Neil Clough shares his satirical take on the candidates and controversies, and reviews the week’s tasks.

AXE used in traveller christening brawl

Warrington Guardian:

7:02am Thursday 16th October 2014

THREE men were rushed to hospital with serious facial wounds after an armed brawl at Alford Sports and Social Club that erupted as traveller families celebrated a christening.

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