• Provisional date set for Grappenhall by-election

    A PROVISIONAL date of September 29 has been set for the Grappenhall borough council by-election. A seat will be vacant due to Liberal Democrat Cllr Ryan Bate stepping down to take up a job in the USA. Warrington Conservatives have announced

  • First look at new Chester Zoo giraffe Stanley

    CAMERAS at Chester Zoo have captured the moment a rare giraffe arrives into the world. The adorable newcomer, who was born falling more than two metres (6ft) onto a bed of soft straw, arrived to 14-year-old mum, Orla, on Saturday, August 6, at

  • FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Rivals are ready for the big kick-off

    ARE we stood on the cusp of the most significant footballing season this town has ever seen? There will be those that argue to the contrary but with our two semi-professional sides lining up at the same level for the first time in half a century

  • LETTER: What has happened to Warrington North Labour Party?

    I SUPPOSE I should start by declaring my interest – as a Labour member, I have had a ringside seat for the last three years, allowing me to watch in despair as our CLP has steadily crumbled. We have gone from being a serious political force working

  • Carer celebrates 30 years of dedication to helping others

    A Warrington charity boss is celebrating 30 years of dedicated caring giving Phil Orton, a 48-year-old charity executive has reached a milestone of three decades working in care having begun volunteering at his local care home at the age of 12.

  • New arrival to boost 'evolution' of Golden Square

    A NEW name is moving into Golden Square Shopping Centre. Turret Orthodontics opens at the Warrington centre this autumn. Turret’s specialist orthodontist, Dr Khurana is supported by a team of more than 20 professionally trained staff members

  • Red Arrows to perform flypast over Cheshire today

    THE Red Arrows are expected to fly over Cheshire today as part of their flypast to from RAF Valley to RAF Scampton. The North Wales to Lincoln flypast is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, August 11. The Red Arrows are expected to be seen

  • Wire wary of Toulouse trickster and will be on red alert

    WHILE Warrington Wolves will be looking to gain a lift from Matt Dufty making his home debut, Toulouse Olympique could have key playmaker Tony Gigot back in their side for tonight’s crunch clash at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, kick-off 8pm. Gigot

  • Warrington’s top eight cafes as chosen by you

    IF you need a strong cup of coffee and a good breakfast, where do you go? How about if you feel like a nice cup of tea and a slice of cake? Which café or coffee shop would be your number one destination for a spot of lunch or to catch up with

  • Margaret Rutter

    RUTTER Margaret Margaret Rutter sadly passed away at Warrington Hospital 31st July 2022 aged 79 years. Wife to the late Allan Rutter, mother to Stephen Rutter and John Rutter. Margaret had worked as a bartender at Tetley Walkers Club. Margaret will be


    ALLSON Marie Colette (née Barr) Marie sadly passed away suddenly on 28th July 2022, aged 57. A beloved mum to Tom and Beth, and a devoted daughter to May and William (deceased). A much-loved sister to Denise, John and Eileen and sister-in-law to Jim,

  • Harper Harvey-Watson

    HARVEY-WATSON Harper 13.08.2022 Wishing our gorgeous granddaughter a very Happy 3rd Birthday. Love you very much sweetheart. Love Always, Grandma and Grandad. xxx

  • Edward Charles Powell

    POWELL Edward Charles "Eddie" Sadly passed away on Saturday, 30th July 2022, aged 69. Eddie will be deeply missed by all his loving children, family and friends. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, 17th August, at Walton Lea Crematorium,

  • Penelope Carroll

    CARROLL Penelope Passed away peacefully on 22nd July 2022 aged 79 years at St Rocco's Hospice. A funeral ceremony will take place on Monday 15th August, St John Henry Newman Catholic Church, Latchford at 1:30pm followed by a burial within St Wilfrid's


    JOYCE KELLY 10 AUGUST Happy Birthday to a wonderful Mum & Nanna Loved always Kathy, Tom & Bethany XXX

  • George Matthews

    MATTHEWS George Douglas George Douglas Matthews passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday 22nd July 2022, aged 78. Beloved husband to Pat, loving dad to Joanne, Richard, Rob and Susannah, much loved grandad to Joseph, Harry and Elizabeth and loving brother

  • Bob Bamforth

    BAMFORTH Bob Peacefully on 11st August 2022, BOB, aged 78 years. Beloved husband of Gwenda and a loving step-dad of Susan and Robert. The funeral service will take place on Monday 22nd August 2022 at Howe Bridge Crematorium, Atherton at 1.00pm. Family

  • Dorothy & David Morrison

    MORRISON Dorothy and David Happy 60th Wedding Anniversary for 11th August 2022, with lots of love from Carolyn, Steve, Melissa, John, Anna, Jess, Lara, Daisy, Cerrie, Chloe & Jude. x x

  • Joan Green

    GREEN Joan Sadly passed away on Thursday 21st July, aged 96. Joan will be deeply missed by all her loving family and friends. Funeral service to take lace on Monday 15th August 2022 at Walton Lea Crematorium at 10:00 hrs. Family flowers only please. All

  • Audrey Intin

    INTIN Audrey (Aud) Sadly passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Warrington General Hospital on Tuesday 2nd August 2022 aged 79 years. Audrey was a loving Wife, Mum, Sister, Nan, and Great Nan. She will be deeply missed by all of her

  • Carolyn Van't Sant-stephenson

    VAN'T SANT-STEPHENSON Carolyn It is with great sadness we announce that Carolyn van't Sant-Stephenson unexpectedly passed away at Warrington General Hospital on Sunday 31st July. She was 52 years old. Carolyn, known to everyone as Cal, beloved wife of

  • James Ellam

    ELLAM James (Jim) Remembering Jim on his first anniversary 14th Aug 2022. Much loved and forever in our hearts. Love Dorothy and family.


    WILSON Beryl Sadly passed away peacefully on Tuesday 26th July aged 91years at Three Bridges nursing home. A beloved wife of Bill and much loved mum to Susan, Paul and Scott. A Cherished Gran and Great Grandmother, she will be dearly missed by all her

  • Gaynor Marrs

    MARRS Gaynor Peacefully passed away at Aintree Liverpool Hospital on 16th July 2022 aged 76 years. Gaynor will be missed by her loving family, friends and all who knew her. Funeral will take place on Monday 15th August, 10.40am at Walton Lea Crematorium