WHILE we wait for the thunderstorms the Met Office has warned about this weekend, we've rounded up some of the stories you might have missed in Warrington this week. 

1. PICTURES > Inside the massive drugs factory uncovered in a former nightclub

You have probably already noticed that funny smell down Bridge Street has gone. 

While you might have seen police raided a former nightclub in the town centre and arrested three men, you might have missed the pictures from inside of more than 1,000 cannabis plants. 

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2. READ > Mobility scooter user admits driving vehicle drunk for second time in months 

After being spotted by officers asleep at the wheel while carrying a can of lager earlier this year, this defendant was back in court again this week. 

He was fined and ordered to pay court costs. 

3. READ > Warrington Hospital stops 'NHS price list' service 

After a backlash with MPs accusing the hospital of 'creeeping privitisation', Warrington Hospital bosses have paused their 'My Choice' service.

Last year, new treatments were offered to patients who have been denied NHS procedures at a price including hip and knee replacements, cataract and tonsil removals and breast enlargements and reductions.

4. READ > What stood in place of YOUR house in the 19th century?

Ever wondered what the town looked like in the past?

A fascinating map allows you to see how the land looked in the 19th century. 

Unfortunately it doesn't cover the whole of Warrington but the majority of the south of the town and a chunk of the north is available to view.

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5. PICTURES > Stunning look inside High Legh water tower on sale for £1.75 million

If you've got a couple of spare million, you might fancy this property made famous on Channel 4 TV programme Restoration Man. 

After their children have 'flown the nest', the owners are now looking to sell. 

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And finally...

We are giving away the perfect summer package in our latest competition. 

Click here for the chance to win two tickets to Jools Holland, a family ticket to a screening of their choice at Walton Film Festival, an alpaca walk experience and a pass for a family of four to the park’s Adventure Golf.

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