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  • Handball stars take first step towards professionalism

    FOUR of Warrington’s handball stars will take the first step on to the ladder of professional sport when they start the Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence programme this month. AASE will allow Alex Bradley, Aston Lang, Beth Wilbraham and

  • Wolves Basketball team still unbeaten

    WARRINGTON Wolves Foundation Basketball team boast the only unbeaten record in EBL Division Four after they ended Burnley’s undefeated run in convincing style. Meeting at Burnley College on Saturday, Wolves were forced to start without three of their

  • DRUGS INVESTIGATION: 'Bear with us' - say police

    Drugs expert DC Nigel Forrest has been involved in drugs investigation for the majority of his 27 years in the police. He said drug use has changed dramatically. DC Forrest said: “It used to be quite easy to catch dealers or users because we

  • Health bills to be made public

    ALL primary care health trusts must publish the totals of every invoice of more than £25,000 as a way of bolstering openness in public spending. But while the total billing amount appears on NHS Warrington’s website, a detailed breakdown and a description

  • Spartak lose unbeaten record

    SPARTAK’S unbeaten record came crashing down in the Warrington and District League this week. They were defeated 4-1 at Winwick in a Division Two match that featured two own goals. First-half strikes from Josh Whitfield and Grant Hughes, a penalty from

  • Bridge Boys seal fightback win

    BRIDGE Boys recovered from falling behind after 13 seconds to defeat Howley 3-2 in Warrington Sunday League Division One. Phil Mannion gave Howley their fantastic start, with Alan Dickinson then making it 2-0. But Bridge closed the gap with goals from

  • Moore and Eagle bag three each

    MOORE United climbed to fifth place in Cheshire League Division Two after a 3-0 win at home to new boys Rudheath Social. Goals from Ashley Chester, Taylor and Mullaney sealed the win. United entertain Barnton at Long Lane on Saturday, kick off 2pm.

  • Are cycle ways necessary?

    WARRINGTON Borough Council has erected signage at Green Lane, Padgate indicating that 12 weeks work and no doubt thousands of pounds are to be spent installing cycle ways in Woolston Linear Park. Under the present climate is this really necessary or

  • Not in the hunt

    Moore...14 Dukenfield...42 MOORE welcomed South Lancashire and Cheshire Division Two high flyers Dukenfield to Moss Lane on a high after their solid win against Holmes Chapel the previous week. But the visitors soon showed that they were a different

  • Volunteers needed at new shelter

    A MULTI agency group that helps Warrington’s homeless is looking for volunteers. Room at the Inn, made up of councillors, residents and faith sector members, was set up in May after the emergency accommodation night shelter, on Winmarleigh Street, had

  • I do care about town's schools

    I WISH to respond to the letter from the Rev Steve Parish, chairman of Orford Labour Party, in last week’s Guardian ‘Tour of shame’. He implies that I do not care about the future of William Beamont High School. That allegation is neither fair

  • Police did not show restraint

    I REFER to the address to the Association of Chief Police Officers by Chief Superintendent Derek Barnett of the Cheshire Constabulary about the cuts to the budgets of police forces in the UK and his remarks that this will cause racial and social tensions

  • No blame game

    I WONDER if the political carnage at the next local elections will bring back Steven Broomhead as chief executive of the council. The current inert lot have miserably failed on consulations, slashing care for the elderly and disabled. Children will also

  • Warrington's eighth win on the bounce

    Douglas...5 Warrington...38 WARRINGTON stretched their winning streak to eight and picked up a vaulable bonus point in their excellent away victory on the Isle of Man. Hard running and quick handling from the Warrington backs created five tries for

  • Litter louts

    DRIVING home from work at 4.50pm on Crosfields Island, I was stopped at the traffic lights. In the left hand lane, two cars in front of me, was a blue Fiat Punto. I was gobsmacked to see the passenger open the door and throw out a bag of rubbish. Don

  • Tanners Lane is a disgrace

    HAVING just driven along Tanners Lane, I wonder how much longer we must wait for it to be resurfaced as it must be the worst maintained road in the borough. It is obviously more important to spend £70,000 on messing about with the junctions of Manchester

  • Park danger

    WHEN is the council going to do something about dogs in Orford Park? My neighbour took her dog for a walk and was set upon by a Staffordshire bull terrier. It gripped her dog by the face and would not let go. She also was knocked to the ground and suffered

  • Sun sets over Fiddler's Ferry

    THE sun sets over the cooling towers of Fiddler's Ferry Power Station. This dramatic sunset was captured by Michael Thomas, of Dale Close, Sankey Bridges. If you have a picture that you wish to be considered for publication on the letters page e-mail

  • Appalled at lollipop decision

    I HAVE just returned from Locking Stumps Primary School’s harvest assembly at Thomas Risley Church. At the end of the assembly we had to say goodbye to Theresa, our lollipop lady of 11 years. On behalf of all residents in Locking Stumps we are appalled

  • Nobody gave us a thought

    WE swam every week at Woolston swimming pool until the change of times. We enjoyed the health benefits and the company of others in the class. We came on the bus from Penketh. Many came from different areas of Warrington to meet up. The new time is

  • Tactics pay off for Eagle

    Eagle 2nd...24 Southport 3rd...17 EAGLE came out on top after an evenly matched contest with Southport’s third string. With the game in a stalemate for 25 minutes, it took a quick recycling move to break through the disorganised Southport defence,

  • School is not a mirage Sheila

    AT the last meeting of Warrington Borough Council, the Conservative member for children’s services, Sheila Woodyatt, told assembled colleagues that Labour’s Building Schools for the Future programme was ‘a con’ and that the money was ‘never there’.

  • Lymm must learn lessons after loss

    Stockport...34 Lymm...19 LYMM travelled to National League Division Three North leaders Stockport looking to test their recent boost in form. But they were handed a wake-up call by a team that look a sure thing for promotion at the end of the season

  • MP joins Risley tip fight

    RESIDENTS have been joined by Warrington North MP Helen Jones in their outrage over a proposed extension to the life of Risley tip. Biffa Waste Services Limited submitted an application to Warrington Borough Council last month asking for an

  • Giblin lands a prize winner

    THERE were a record number of entries for Warrington Anglers Association’s October ‘Fish of the Month’ competition, but the clear winner in the junior section with his first Rixton Claypits carp, a cracking common of 18lbs, was Chris Giblin. In the senior

  • Big Barbel in River Severn

    TWO double figure barbel from Lymm Angling Club stretches of the River Severn provide the main news item this week. First up, member Ian Murray fished an evening session on the club’s stretch at Rossall where his only bite resulted in a superb specimen

  • Junior RL round-up

    St Judes u18 16 Crosfields u18 20 A HAT-TRICK of tries from man-of-the-match Hamilton ensured that Soap came away from Wigan for the second week running with a victory - this time ensuring a spot in the North West Counties Cup Final. The other try

  • Sharks in last eight

    Rylands Sharks 28 Golborne Parks 14 RYLANDS Sharks will travel to Blackbrook in the BARLA Lancashire Cup quarter final thanks to Saturday’s victory. A brace of tries from both centre Paul Reynolds and winger Adam Coley helped them on their way and

  • Bulls march on in Lancs Cup

    Widnes St Maries 16 Bank Quay Bulls 36 BANK Quay Bulls progressed to the last eight of the BARLA Lancashire Cup on the back of a solid defensive effort at Widnes St Maries. Anthony Braide, Kiel Hillman and Phil Braddish were the outstanding performers

  • Confidence boost for Crosfields

    Crosfields 42 East Leeds 22 SOAP showed they have fire power across the park with a confidence-boosting win over third-placed East Leeds. Six different players got over the whitewash in Saturday’s victory as improving Crosfields maintained seventh

  • National award proves children at Glazebury are in good voice

    A SCHOOL has hit all the right notes by becoming the first in Warrington to secure a national award. Glazebury CE Primary School was given a gold Sing Up award for its commitment to singing. The award involves the children taking part in a range of

  • Claire fights climate rise

    A STUDENT from Culcheth is helping to fight climate change after securing a place at the University of Cambridge to study a doctorate in chemistry. Claire Wombwell, aged 22, has started work on using hydrogen as a clean alternative to coal and oil.

  • Wolves have five players in England Academy squad

    WARRINGTON Wolves have the second highest number of representatives in the England Academy squad to face the Australian Schoolboys next month. England have announced their 20 man Academy squad, including five from Wolves, for the series which will see

  • Hanagan's final battle

    PAUL Hanagan’s battle with Champion Jockey title rival Richard Hughes is in the home straight. The pair are all-out to claim the coveted prize in the final week, which culminates in the last meeting of the season at Doncaster on Saturday. Having

  • Book bargains

    THE next book sale takes place at Birchwood Library later this month. It runs from Wednesday, November 17, until Saturday, November 20. The library will be open normal hours, so pop in for a bargain.

  • Phoenix celebrating victories

    THREE Phoenix Fire boxers collected awards in their own show at The Halliwell Jones Stadium. Courtney Chadwick put on the best display, with a win against Three Nations silver medallist Jake Horoszczak earning him the award for best senior on the night

  • Crematorium standards

    WHAT has happened to Walton Crematorium? I took flowers after the grass was cut and was very disappointed to say the least. Wet clumps were strewn everywhere, I could not tell where the lawns ended and paths began. I have never seen such poor workmanship

  • Park activities

    TRY out two days of activities at Birchwood Forest Park this weekend. Both events start at the ranger centre. On Saturday you can join rangers in bulb planting, supported by Birchwood Town Council and The Birchwood Partnership, between 10.30am and noon

  • Cancer support

    A GREAT Sankey woman wants to thank everybody who helped her host the ninth Breakthrough breast cancer ladies night. Held last month at The Halliwell Jones stadium, the event raised more than £4,500 with stand-up bingo and a raffle. Helen Isherwood

  • Park volunteers

    VOLUNTEERS are needed at Sankey Valley Park to help the rangers during regular workdays each month. Tasks include fence repairs, path- laying, wildlife surveying and pond and woodland management. Anyone over 16 is welcome whether for a few hours or

  • Tip discussion

    REPRESENTATIVES from Waste Recycling Group have been invited to attend November’s Penketh Parish Council meeting. The company behind the plans to extend the life of Arpley landfill for a further 12 years will present itsproposal to residents on Monday

  • Pamper day

    A PAMPER day held at Seventh Heaven, Warrington Road, Penketh, raised £1,255 for a charity helping injured soldier Tom Coleridge. Volunteers and everyone who helped raise the sum have been thanked by the salon.

  • Charity appeal

    A HOUSE-TO-HOUSE appeal in Penketh and Great Sankey has raised thousands for a childrens charity. John Pennington, of Conifer Grove, Great Sankey has thanked the 260 volunteers who helped collect £7,859.98 for Action for Children.

  • Top award for school designer

    THE man responsible for the multi-million pound rebuild of Culcheth High School has scooped a national award. Matthew Pendergast, from Turner and Townsend, in Liverpool, was named project manager of the year at the Association for Project Management

  • Hot shot Stott

    Warrington 4 Brooklands 2 WARRINGTON grabbed their first victory of the season with an excellent home performance against Brooklands’ sixth team. Despite conceding the first goal, the hosts were always threatening and they grabbed an equaliser when

  • Friends of park improve access

    THE Friends of Culcheth Linear Park are raising money to restore the top path and create a wheelchair trail. This will mean there is circular route suitable for wheelchairs, buggies and bikes. Jack Delve, secretary of The Friends, said: “The park is

  • Choir takes to stage for concert

    HEAR from the world famous Brymbo Male Voice Choir in Culcheth this month. A concert takes place at Culcheth Sports Club, next Friday, November 12, featuring the choir which has performed across the world. Proceeds from the night will be split between

  • Lib Dem councillor Jo Crotty resigns

    LIBERAL Democrat councillor Jo Crotty has resigned. The councillor, who represents Bewsey and Whitecross, lost the Warrington South seat in the General Election in May. But she told residents of Bewsey earlier this year she was 'too

  • Gulliver's fails to break record

    GULLIVER’S has missed out on beating the record for the world’s largest Halloween gathering. The Old Hall theme park called on families to don their spookiest outfits to beat the current Guinness World Record of 508 people gathered in full fancy dress

  • Bonfire night to help school

    CELEBRATING its 31st year, the Parents and Friends’ Association at Penketh Community Primary School holds its annual bonfire night festivities on Saturday. Hot food and fireworks from a professional team have attracted more than 1,800 people from Penketh

  • Sign funding is considered

    PENKETH Parish Council hasbeen told speed signs can be installed if funding for them can be found. Residents and councillors have raised concerns about speeding drivers on Warrington Road, Penketh, but have been told equipment to prevent it would cost

  • Worship for all

    SAINT Paul's church in Penketh will be holding an All Age Worship service on Sunday. All ages are welcome to attend the Warrington Road church service from 10am led by Ron Williams and Marise Seville.

  • Top snapper scoops prize

    GREAT Sankey Primary School’s latest photograph competition winner is nine-year-old Jessica Hughes. The talented snapper won the September holiday-themed competition with a picture of a sunset dropping down over a volleyball net on the beach

  • Warriors haul

    WARRIORS demonstrated their raft of future talent by cleaning up at the City of Salford Potential Olympians Meet at the weekend. A total haul of 39 medals returned to Warrington as Aaron Hill won a staggering eight golds and one silver in the 11 to 12

  • Stuart battles rain for charity

    A GREAT Sankey man has been raising money for a Newcastle cancer charity after it cared for his uncle before he died in June. Stuart Eckford, of Vine Crescent, started his challenge of cycling from his home to the Newcastle hospice the same way it finished

  • Wolves stars get to know their bed fellows

    SOLDIERS from the Mercian Regiment and two Wolves stars helped to launch a new charity bid. Warrington Wolves’ new shirt sponsors Bensons for Beds launched their deal with a bed-push from the store on Winwick Road to The Halliwell Jones

  • Public lose right to use footpath

    A FOOTPATH in Old Hall will not be recognised as a public right of way following a town hall inquiry. An order made in September 2008 to officially record the Old Camp Road path was thrown out as a result of last month’s investigation. Residents were

  • Pensioners' boost from parish cash

    BURTONWOOD and Collins Green Senior Citizens’ Group has been given a £500 grant by Burtonwood and Westbrook Parish Council. The money will go towards a Christmas party with a band, food, raffle and comedian at Burtonwood Catholic Club, on Phipps Lane

  • Alexandria returns

    AN Ikea Westbrook employee has visited projects in Vietnam funded through the furniture chain’s soft toy campaign. Alexandria Bickerstaff-Kane, aged 23, was chosen by the store to become a sustainability ambassador. Following her return Alexandria,

  • Wheelie bin fire in play area

    A WHEELIE bin was set alight under a shelter in a children’s play area on Saturday night at 10pm. Fire crews were called to the blaze, thought to be arson, on Hallfields Road, Orford.

  • Christmas fun at Peace Centre

    PEOPLE are invited to the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace Christmas party, which takes place on December 4. This event, at the Peace Centre, in Old Hall, promises to be a fun packed night with plenty of food, live entertainment and a DJ

  • Polling station venue considered

    A NEW polling station for Westbrook is being considered after residents complained about having to go to Asda to vote in May’s election. Burtonwood and Westbrook Parish Council heard how people were unhappy about privacy at the store and the volume of

  • Tributes paid to 'gentleman' of politics

    FORMER Orford councillor Terry Whelan was honoured with a one minute’s silence by his colleagues at the Town Hall. Councillors from all three political parties lined up to pay tribute to Terry and the service he had given the town over his 37 year tenure

  • Trip in jeopardy after club theft

    A BREAK-IN at Monks Sports and Social Club has jeopardised the aid trip of a group of girls hoping to do charity work in Gambia. The club was broken into a fortnight ago when thugs stole speakers and other equipment needed for a fundraiser for the girls

  • Organised firework events

    TWO firework events are taking place in Fearnhead and Padgate this weekend. An evening of folk and fireworks takes place tomorrow, Friday, when Turnpike will perform at Padgate Methodist Church from 7.30pm. The evening includes refreshments and fireworks

  • Have your say on community

    CINNAMON Brow Residents’ Association takes place on Saturday. The group, which tackles issues surrounding community policing, housing, debt problems, roads and footpaths, anti-social behaviour and safe play areas for children, is looking for more residents

  • Party on thanks to Forshaw grant

    YOUNGSTERS will receive an early Christmas present this year thanks to Burtonwood and Westbrook Parish Council’s Forshaw Trust. Children from five schools, Burtonwood, St Paul of the Cross, Callands, Old Hall and St Philip’s primary schools, will scoop

  • Surgery date

    Lib Dem borough councillors who represent Appleton will hold a surgery at 11am on Saturday at St Mary Magdalene’s Church, on Dingleway.

  • Sell homemade crafts at sale

    ARE you a dab hand with arts and crafts? The Mid-Orford Residents’ Association is looking for anybody wishing to sell homemade creations during a craft sale at the Orford Day Centre, on November 14. A cafe serving refreshments will be available and

  • Parish meeting

    STOCKTON Heath Parish Council will meet at 7.30pm on Tuesday at the Sandy Lane Centre, on Sandy Lane.

  • School opens doors to potential parents

    AN open day for parents and prospective reception pupils will take place at Bruche Primary School. Two events will take place at the school on Seymour Drive at 1pm and 2pm on Thursday, November 11. Call the school on 815772 for more information.

  • Air your views at councillors' surgery

    WOOLSTON councillors Bill Brinksman, Paul Bretherton and Tony McCarthy will be holding a surgery on Saturday between 10 and 11am at the library on Holes Lane. Residents are asked to drop by with any issues or concerns.

  • Wolves devotee John enjoys rare birthday treat

    A LIFELONG Wolves fan celebrated his 91st birthday with Wolfie and the Carnegie Challenge Cup at a surprise party. Organised by his friends at Radley Common Community Centre, off Grasmere Avenue in Orford, John Clarke said the party was ‘very nice indeed

  • Cafe plan for disused shop

    A FORMER jewellery shop which closed after burglars targeted it in an early morning heist could be turned into a cafe. A planning application has been submitted to transform the A Baker & Sons shop on Walton Road, Stockton Heath, into a Chinese bakery

  • Estate talks

    THE Walton Estate will be discussed at 6.30pm tonight, Thursday, before Walton Parish Council’s monthly meeting at 7.30pm at St John’s Church Parish Hall, on Old Chester Road.

  • Bonfire fun this weekend

    BONFIRE Night celebrations in south Warrington on Saturday include the following events: * Fireworks, hot food, a fun fair and snacks at Appleton Thorn Primary School, on Arley Road. Gates open at 6pm and tickets can be bought at the entrance. * Broomfields

  • Hotel extension will go ahead

    A HOTEL in Lymm will get a new leisure centre and conference facility despite residents protesting against the plans. Lymm Hotel, on Whitbarrow Road, had a planning application to add a further 29 bedrooms as well as the two new centres and the associated

  • Remembrance day plans

    LYMM’S Remembrance Sunday service takes place at St Mary’s Church on Sunday, November 14 followed by the laying of wreaths at the war memorial.

  • Bonfire and firework display

    SATURDAY sees this year’s popular Lymm and District Round Table bonfire. The event will again be held at the Rugby Club, on Saturday, with doors opening at 6pm, bonfire lit at 6.30pm and firework display from 7pm. Tickets will be on sale by The Cross

  • US study trip 'a great experience'

    A TEENAGER who had the chance to study at a top United States university is hoping her time abroad will help her studies at home. Fiona Muir, aged 17, of Cliffe Road, Appleton, saved money from babysitting for three years to fund a dream trip to take

  • Craft and dress-making evening

    Embroidery, dress and jewellery making will be demonstrated tonight, Thursday, at craft evening organised by Make and Do. Anyone interested in getting creative can chat to tutors and students about the sessions, which usually take place during the day

  • Police hail football fun a great success

    SCHOOL children were on the ball as they took part in a football competition during the half term break. More than 65 youngsters, aged seven to 15, battled it out on the pitch during an event arranged by CSO David Mahon, from Warrington South NPU, at

  • Seventies style for school party

    platform shoes, big wigs and flared trousers made a comeback when Broomfields Junior School returned to the 70s. Children and staff at the school on Bridge Lane, Appleton, held fun celebrations to mark the school’s 40th anniversary.

  • Fundraiser in loving memory

    A WOMAN from Grappenhall has raised £3,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of her husband. Pauline Lawrence and her friends at Abersach Sands, a caravan park in North Wales where the couple spent many holidays, held a barbecue fundraising event

  • Doors open at nursery

    PARENTS in Lymm got to check out St Mary’s Pre-school as it held an open day. Children got the chance to play and look around while parents chatted to staff. The younger children enjoyed exploring the toys and activities set up in the hall, from

  • Keep up to date with parish

    THE next meeting of Lymm Parish Council takes place on Tuesday in the village hall on Pepper Street. Meeting at 7.30pm, members of the public are welcome.

  • Back on dry land after swim event

    A PAIR of swimmers took the plunge to raise money for one of their favourite charities. Thelwall residents Janice Brown aged 63, and Laura Mottram aged 41, were due to take part in the Great North Swim at Windermere, in September, to raise money for

  • Pamper evening for school

    THE Friends of St Wilfrid’s host a ladies indulgence evening on Thursday, November 18, at the Fir Grove Hotel in Grappenhall. There will be fashion shows from Ibizaar and Pretty Flamingo of Stockton Heath, and Toni and Guy will be giving a hair demonstration

  • Check out pre-school event

    AN open day takes place at Thelwall Pre-School today, Thursday. The pre-school meets at the parish hall on Bell Lane. Prospective parents are welcome to attend between 9.30am and 11.30am to ask questions and check out the new outdoor play area. Call

  • Youngsters are angling for fishing success

    YOUNGSTERS at a Grappenhall school have been honing their skills at the most popular sport in the country. The pupils at Grappenhall Hall School have taken up angling. Officers from Cheshire Police have helped the boys at the school learn how to

  • Sloboda and Kosta lead the way

    WARRINGTON Rowing Club achieved four wins in the Dee Autumn Head races at Chester. Maros Sloboda and Matus Kosta gained success in the intermediate level two double scull event, while Lucy Shard Kate Furnell, Hannah Furnell, Caitlin Anderson and cox

  • Office pirate day raises pounds for charity

    STAFF at an office in Wilderspool collected a treasure chest of money for Macmillan Cancer Support with a pirate themed day. Workers at Ombudsman Services, on Greenalls Avenue, donned pirate outfits, transformed their desks into ships and took part in

  • Police issue firework warning

    TROUBLE makers are being warned to be on their best behaviour in the run up to Bonfire Night. Incidents of anti-social behaviour, youth nuisance, criminal damage and numbers of illegal fires traditionally increase at this time of year so police have

  • Pupils draw on inspiration for artistic project

    YOUNGSTERS at Alderman Bolton Primary School have been drawing on their artistic skills for a day dedicated to design. Pupils at the Reynolds Street school, in Latchford, took part in the Big Draw, a national event aimed at encouraging young

  • Bingo bonanza

    EYES down for some bingo fun at the Fairfield and Howley Neighbourhood Project. The numbers game is one of the ways that the community can get involved at the centre, which has moved into St Elphin’s CE Primary School’s old building on Fairfield Street

  • Enjoy a brew

    REST your weary shoppers’ feet this Saturday and enjoy a relaxing cuppa at a Latchford church, from 10.30am until noon. Latchford Methodist Church, in Thelwall Lane, hosts the shoppers’ coffee morning on Saturday where you can stop off to chat to friends

  • Have your say

    RESIDENTS living in Howley and Fairfield can raise any police matters with officers at a surgery next Tuesday. The Warrington Central Neighbourhood Policing Unit will be holding the drop-in session at Warrington Collegiate, on Winwick Road, which will

  • Fuding protest goes online

    A LATCHFORD high school which lost out on Government funding for its redevelopment has launched an online petition against the cut. Sir Thomas Boteler CE High School is asking politicians to consider new ways of funding capital building projects so that

  • On course for world medals

    BEIJING Olympians Richard Egington and Olivia Whitlam have reached their finals at the World Rowing Championships in New Zealand. Egington and the GB men’s four crew went straight through to the final tomorrow, Friday, with a win in their heat on Lake

  • Wheel clamping crack down at gym

    Wheel clamping is being ruthlessly enforced at the Dave Whelan gym in the town centre with motorists being charged £150 to release their cars. The move, aimed at warding off shoppers from using the car park, is already causing controversy with

  • Frank strikes a blow for Poppy Appeal

    BOXING star Frank Bruno met serving and former members of the Armed Forces to launch this year’s Poppy Appeal in Warrington. The former world heavyweight champion went to the town’s headquarters of the Royal British Legion to meet members of

  • Thug in Facebook 'boast'

    A SHAMELESS thug involved in an attack which saw a man die has bragged about his crimes on social networking site Facebook. John Palmer, known as JJ Palmer, aged 26, wrote on his Facebook page that he pleaded guilty to something he did not

  • Riley bags another two years

    CHRIS Riley has signed a new contract with Warrington Wolves that will keep the livewire winger at the club until November 2013. As the latest of 15 players to sign an extended contract, Riley’s new deal is further indication that Wolves’ head of coaching

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    GLADYS MAY DONLAN 5th November 2009 Beloved Mum, Mum In Law, Nanna, Sister & Aunty. Dearly loved and missed every day, Forever in our hearts you will always stay. Michael, Julie, Jessica & Jake & Sisters Betty, Dot and all the Family.

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    IRENE COLLINS 4th November 2007 If we could have a lifetime wish a dream that would come true We’d pray to God with all our hearts for yesterday and you. Love Joan & Dean xxx

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    MARGARET BRADBURY Sadly passed away on the 15th October 2010 aged 82 years. The funeral service was previously held at St. Mary’s church, Lymm followed by a committal service at Walton Lea crematorium. “MARGARET will be sadly missed and lovingly

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    PAUL STEVEN BOSTOCK 9th November 2002 Those we love don't go away They walk beside us everyday. Sadly missed by all the family.

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    ADAM SHAW 4th November Happy 18th birthday Love from Mum & Rob xx

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    BUCKLEY MICHAEL Treasured memories Michael November 8th 1974 Aged 17 years To hear your voice and see your smile would be our greatest wish today Goodnight, God bless Son Mum & Dad Sister Susan, Brother Steven and families

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    HETTIE MIDDLETON One year on 3rd November 2009 Beloved Mum Deep in our hearts you will always stay, Loved and remembered every day. Linda, Roy, Ian & families xxx

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    JESSIE MILLER 3rd November 2004 Also birthday memories 8th November In loving memory of a dear Mum Always in our hearts So loved, so sadly missed Brian, Keith, Lynda and Grandchildren

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    In memory of Beatrice Jean POVEY 23rd August 2010 As we turn the pages in the book of life, Some will have sorrow, Some will have strife. Others will be happy and some are sad, But most of all we are so glad that you passed this way and you chose

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    JAMES A. SMITH 81st Birthday on 3rd November No hugs, no kisses, no birthday wishes, Just wonderful everlasting memories of the way we were Loving wife Dorothy, children, grandchildren and in-laws xxx

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    RITA LINGARD Peacefully at home surrounded by her family on 29th October 2010, Rita aged 83 years. A beloved mum and nana. Funeral service yet to be confirmed. All details from Griffiths & Booth Funeral Services of Holmes Chapel. Tel: 01477 532427

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    GAZ RIDINGS 3rd November 195654th Birthday Memories “One of Life’s Best” A man I could count on to know & understand, A man I could call on When I needed a helping hand, Someone I could laugh with And tell my troubles to, That’s what I wanted in my

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    George CORBETT Birthday memories 7th November & Anniversary 17th November Softly the leaves of memory fall Gently we gather and treasure them all Love Nell & family xx

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    KELSIE ELISE BALL To our gorgeous Grandaughter Happy 18th birthday We are so proud of you Love you very much Nan, Grandad & Tilly Happy 18th birthday Darlin, Mama and your extended family in Lexington, North Carolina USA When are you coming to see

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    ALBERT HADDOCK Passed away Thursday 28th October 2010 R.I.P There are other Fathers, this I know, But he was mine and I'll miss him so. Pauline & Bill (Son-in-Law) Dominus Vobiscum

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    STAN BRINKSMAN Elaine and family would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for their cards, flowers, donations and support during this very sad time. Thank you to everyone who attended Stan's funeral. A special thank you to Rev. Houghton

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    JEAN TUIT (Nee STOUT) Passed away on 23rd October 2010 aged 75 at home in Spain where she lived for several years. Funeral and cremation held in Spain. Sadly missed by her three sisters and brother.

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    EDNA TASKER On 27th October 2010, peacefully aged 85 years. The beloved wife of Tony. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service at All Saints Church, Daresbury on Monday 8th November at 12.15 pm, followed by cremation at Walton

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    WINIFRED FLUDDER 10th November 2008 Never more will the wind cherish you again, Never more will the rain. The winter comes, the summer is gone, And you are flown: Never more shall we find you bright In the snow and the wind. Like a bird out of

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    HANNAH BOLTON 21st birthday November 6th "Congratulations" Love you! Nan, Grandad, Mum, Dad & Richard xxxxx

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    CATH VERNON Passed away peacefully on Saturday 30th October 2010 aged 67 years. Dearly beloved wife of Derek, loving mother to Derek, Glenn and Carole and doting nan to eight beautiful Grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends

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    HARRY HEMSLEY 5th November Happy st Birthday to our gorgeous little man. All our love Nanny, Grandad Leo, Auntie Laura and Auntie Annabel xxxx

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    DANIEL JAMES MANNION Our handsome lad is on 8th November Happy birthday Dan All our love Mum, Dad, Sam & Nana

  • frank carding

    FRANK THOMAS CARDING C Eng, FIMech E Tom beloved husband of Betty of Appleton, Warrington died from Cancer on 31st October 2010, aged 87 years. He leaves 3 sons - Richard, Michael and David - by his first wife Mary, seven grandchildren, one great granddaughter

  • jenna farrell

    Happy Birthday 18th JENNA FARRELL Happy 18th Birthday Lots of love from Mum and Dad xxx

  • jenna farrell

    Happy Birthday 18th JENNA FARRELL Happy 18th Fazz! Love Helen and Morgan xxx

  • KATIE SULLIVAN

    Happy Birthday 21st KATIE SULLIVAN Happy 21st Birthday Angel Love hugs and Kisses from Mum, Dad, Kalum and Family xxx

  • DAWN HIGHAM

    30th DAWN HIGHAM 3rd November 2010 Happy 30th birthday Enjoy your party Lots of love From all the girls XXXXXXXXXXXXX

  • patricia elliott

    PATRICIA ELLIOTT MBE Guy, Sue, Joy, Justine and Abbie would like to thank relatives, neighbours and many friends for their sympathy, support and donations. We would sincerely like to thank St Rocco’s Hospice, Macmillan, Summerville Nursing Centre and

  • geoff bowers

    GEOFF BOWERS 70th birthday wishes 10 November Thinking of you always In our hearts forever. Love wife Pat and all the family xx

  • may & harold glover

    MAY & HAROLD GLOVER 70th Wedding anniversary November 9 2010 Many congratulations to you both on this special day With love from sister Dot and brother Arthur

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    JAMES PETER ALCANTRA FARRELLY On 24 October 2010 in St. Rocco's Hospice, James aged 66 years. Funeral service has taken place on 2 November 2010 at Walton Lea Crematorium. Enquiries to A. Maddock & Son Funeral Service Stockton Heath Tel: 01925 261803

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    MARIA CHRISTINA KNIGHT Suddenly at home on 24 October 2010 aged 72 years. The funeral service will take place on Friday 5 November 2010 at Walton Lea Crematorium at 1pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Cancer Research. All enquiries

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    JOYCE HOLT Christine, Leslie & Denise would like to thank friends and relatives for cards, flowers,donations and support through our difficult time. Also Sue, Co-op Funeralcare and Reverend Fieney of Warrington Parish Church

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    ISABELLE GRACE BREHENY Happy birthday to our gorgeous little Princess who will be 1 on 3rd November Lots of love, hugs & kisses Mummy & Daddy xxx

  • ryan mercer

    RYAN MERCER 5 November Happy birthday to a special grandson. All our love Nan, Grandad, Auntie Tracey, Uncle Ian. Happy birthday Ry Ry. Love Myiah xxxxx

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    MATTHEW JONES 6 November 2010 Happyth birthday to our Matthew. Love Nan & Grandad

  • ryan mercer

    RYAN MERCER Happy 16th birthday . Lots of love mum, dad, and Daniel xxx

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    LAFFERTY LUCY Loving memories November 6th, of a special Wife Always loved Never forgotten Husband Brian

  • edith morrow

    EDITH MORROW Peacefully on 28th October 2010, Edith aged 89 years. The beloved wife of Tom, much loved mum of Thomas and Brian, dear mother-in-law of Lynda and Grace, beloved grandmother to Bret, Joanne and Victoria, and great-grandmother to Mathew

  • les chorlton

    LESLIE (LES) CHORLTON Sylvia and family would like to thank, most sincerely, all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and support over their recent sad loss. Many thanks for all cards, flowers and donations and all who attended the

  • hilary ravencroft

    HILARY RAVENSCROFT On 29th October 2010, after a long illness bravely borne. Hilary aged 68 years of Lymm. Dearly loved wife of Dave and a much loved mum, grandma and sister. Funeral Service at Altrincham Crematorium today, Thursday 4th November

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    SUSAN L FISHER This Wembley winner is '50' 10th November 2010 Happy Birthday Love from Mum, Dad, Keith & your family xx

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    KELSIE ELISE BALL7th November Happy birthday to my beautiful Darling Daughter Love you lots & lots Mum & Albert Stanley

  • peter collins

    PETER COLLINS 1932 - 2010Peter passed away peacefully on Sunday 31st October 2010; after a prolonged battle with Alzheimers. Peter was a loving Father, Husband, Brother and Friend. Peter had a long career at Greenalls and lived in the Warrington area

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    JOSH SUDLOW 5th November Happy 18th to a special Son & Brother Lots of love Mum & Kirs

  • Eva Bradley

    BRADLEY Ann Eva (known as Eva) Passed away on 27th October 2010. Aged 70 years. Eva will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at St Albans R/C Church, followed by Cremation at Walton Lea Crematorium. Times and

  • Mary Saunders

    SAUNDERS Mary (Nee Leigh) Passed away peacefully on the 29th October 2010. Aged 82 years. Mary will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends. The funeral service will be held at St Barnabas Church, Warrington on Monday 8th November at 10.30am

  • cath vernon

    CATH VERNON Nee JONES Passed away peacefully on Saturday 30th October 2010, aged 67 years. Dearly beloved wife of Derek, loving mother to Derek, Glenn and Carole, and doting nan to 8 beautiful grandchildren. Cath will be sadly missed by all her family

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    Loving birthday memories for my very special Husband PETE HUBBERSTY 10th November I cannot send you a birthday card Flowers are all I can give, You'll be in my heart as long as I live. Behind my smiles are many a tear For my special Husband I love

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    DAVID ARCHER 50th Birthday memories of Our Dave 8th November 1960 We think about you always, Talk about you too, We have such precious memories But we wish we still had you. Love Mum, Kath & Mark, Phil & Deb, Jess, Lucy & Jack

  • elizabeth gratrix

    ELIZABETH GRATRIXPassed away on Sunday 31st October 2010, at Brookfield Retirement Home, Lymm, aged 99 years. Loving sister of Mary (Heyes), and will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place on Monday 8th November

  • adam thorley

    Happy Birthday 18th ADAM THORLEY This little chap is 18 today Love Mum and Dad. XX