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This week in the news in Warrington from years gone by + MORE

TIME for us to delve through our archives to look back at the week that was.

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Warrington Festival to return in 2016

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WARRINGTON Festival is set to return in 2016 as part of ambitious plans from Culture Warrington.

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SIXTH formers trained with Royal Commandos to see whether they would be up to the challenge of becoming a marine.

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Lymm as you have never seen it before

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REMARKABLE aerial shots of Lymm providing a unique view of the village have been released.

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STUDENTS hoping to make a name for themselves in the showbiz industry have been given added inspiration to reach their goals after X Factor finalist Kiera Weathers visited Warrington Collegiate.

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Callands gamer picks up Smite World Championship title and £100k prize + MORE

WARRINGTON residents visited the cinema around once every six weeks between May and July last year – 15 per cent more than the UK average.

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WHILE you will have passed over this bridge probably more times than you could count, you probably do not recognise this perspective.

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THREE talented students from Priestley College will have their app launched on the market after winning the national Apps for Good Awards 2015.

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DAVID Mowat hosts his fourth jobs fair in town on Friday with the main goal being apprenticeships.

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HE was told by some people he was ‘wasting his time’.

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Search launched to find volunteers to assist in police misconduct hearing + MORE

IT may only be a light dusting so far, but a flurry of snow has started to fall across Warrington this evening.

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A TOWN centre charity has thanked residents and businesses for donation toys and good over Christmas.

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AFTER months of traffic problems, West End Motors in Penketh have been forced to close the petrol side of their business.

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VICTORIA Park is set to host its third Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in March and this year participants will be able to try out the new running track in the park as part of the challenge.

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VOLUNTEERS are needed to sit on police misconduct panels.

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PICTURES: Remember when: 50 years since Pele came to town + MORE

THE charity Action for Blind People has launched a free and confidential counselling service in the town for people affected by sight loss.

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A CHARITY is on the look out for readers aged between 45 and 60 who want a challenge in 2016 ahead of National Walking Month this May.

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THERE are lots of anniversaries to celebrate in 2016.

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A YEAR six pupil who is ‘always happy to help’ has won an award given in memory of a 14-year-old girl.

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CHESHIRE Police have released a number of CCTV images of suspects officers want to speak to for a range of alleged crimes.

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Police boss welcomes introduction of new domestic violence law + MORE

LONGFORD’S Jesse Lingard was among the Manchester United first team players who provided children in south Manchester with a pre-Christmas treat.

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A NEW law targeting domestic abusers has been welcomed by Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner.

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POLICE are appealing for information after a wheelie bin was deliberately set on fire in Grasmere Avenue last night, Friday.

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THE ENVIRONMENT Agency has responded to concerns over the effects of flood defence work in Cinnamon Brow.

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GIVING gifts to loved ones and friends is common practice over Christmas.

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LOOKING BACK: The day William Gladstone came to Warrington + MORE

PARTS of Warrington are experiencing severe waterlogging after heavy rainfall overnight and this morning.

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ONE lane of the M6 was closed this morning after a car crashed near the Thelwall Viaduct.

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MINISTERIAL visits to Warrington are nothing new.

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SEVERAL roads have been shut, sandbags have been deployed and further flood warnings have been issued after heavy rainfall hit Warrington.

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THE new cheerleading squad at the Warrington Wolves are ready to perform in 2016.

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The Warrington Guardian advent calendar – door 19 + MORE

A ‘CARING’ youngster has been named the winner of a Disney beauty pageant.

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THE Wizard of Oz is coming to Culcheth when the village’s drama group performs one of their favourite stories.

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Review: Into The Woods, Royal Exchange

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Into The Woods, Royal Exchange

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JINGLE bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, oh what fun it is to give another prize away.

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A WILDFLOWER meadow will be created at Larkfields Park as part of a £25k improvement scheme.

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Lymm Panto raises £30k

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THE cast of Snow White have raised £30,000 for the Lymm Grass Roots clubhouse appeal following an eight-show panto run.

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STUDENTS at Woolston Sixth Form College have put together a charity recipe book.

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Inspirational Stockton Heath youngster switches on Christmas lights at Downing Street + MORE

AN inspirational eight-year-old from Stockton Heath was invited to Downing Street to switch on the Christmas lights yesterday, Thursday.

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PUPILS at Brook Acre Community Primary School have been planting trees and bulbs in Padgate.

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OUR prize today might have you walking on air.

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WARRINGTON Disability Partnership has reached the halfway mark of an appeal to raise £150,000 before it was officially launched.

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FIREFIGHTERS at Warrington Fire Station were honoured to receive a visit from a 94-year-old former station officer who shared tales of his time with the service.

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Council launches domestic violence campaign + MORE

OFFICERS have released a number of CCTV images of suspects they want to speak to for a range of alleged crimes.

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AN EMPLOYEE at a town centre convenience store has been fined over £2,000 for selling illegal cigarettes.

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WHEN I look back on 2015, it has been an amazing 12 months.

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WARRINGTON Borough Council has launched the Warrington White Ribbon Campaign to tackle domestic abuse in the town.

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Warrington woman jumps from plane for Young Dementia UK + MORE

AN Orford woman said she carried all the inspiration she needed with her to leap more than 15,000 ft from a plane in aid of Young Dementia UK.

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Teaming up to clean up the streets

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GREAT Sankey residents are coming together today, Thursday, to clean up the roads in their area.

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PUPILS at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary have been showcasing their work into the history of Penketh. Teachers praised the youngsters at Walton Avenue for their hard work throughout the term writing news reports, creating fact files and building models of the area.

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Family fun day at Crosfields

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A FUNDRAISING family fun day takes place at Crosfields ARLFC, Hood Lane in Great Sankey on Saturday.

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THEY say that men are no good at multi-tasking.

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IT may not have felt like the ‘short week’ promised post-bank holiday but now you have got through it, it’s that time of the evening to grab a brew and biccy and catch up on the day’s headlines.

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Wilkos staff in Warrington to raise money for Guide Dogs + MORE

STAFF at the Wilko store at Cockhedge will be doing their bit to help sponsor a guide dog.

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CELEBRITIES in the town have been setting hearts aflutter today-keep scrolling to find out what you have missed.

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Help fund tools for allotment clearing

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A GROUP of youngsters are fundraising for equipment to clear a section of land into an allotment for over 50s.

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Warrington youngsters urged to vote

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YOUNG people in Warrington can now cast their votes to decide what issues will be debated by members of the Youth Parliament.

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Parade plans are bigger and better

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ORGANISERS of this year’s Penketh Carnival have already got plans in place for next year’s parade after it proved a successful addition to this year’s event.

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The wrap: Six of the top headlines in Warrington from August 15 + MORE

HEALTH chiefs are investigating a national outbreak of sickness bug salmonella after 33 cases were confirmed in Cheshire and Merseyside.

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Penketh children left wanting more

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YOUNGSTERS at a Penketh primary school no doubt left their audience asking for more after performing their production of Oliver.

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ALL lanes are now open after a car tipped onto its side during a crash on the M6 that saw two lanes of the motorway closed at Winwick.

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A PROGRAMME launched to train the citizens of tomorrow has already helped hundreds of young people to make their mark in the town.

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GET that Friday feeling with our round-up of the day’s top headlines in Warrington.

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Ask Warrington's top doc Andy Davies during Q&A session + MORE

A WOOLSTON-BASED business has been appointed by the Ministry of Defence to provide protective covers for a range of military vehicles as they are withdrawn from Afghanistan.

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Could this summer’s movie mark the end of the road for The Inbetweeners? Probably, but it’s been one heck of a fun ride, as the lads tell Susan Griffin

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A GREAT Sankey mum has been thanking the hospital team who saved her life and her twins after beating the odds to give birth to them.

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EVENING wrap fans, it’s your favourite time of the day again where we round-up the headlines that have got you twittering and clicking.

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GOT a burning question you would like to ask Warrington’s top doc?

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A MOTORCYCLIST involved in a crash near Fiddlers Ferry power plant on Tuesday night has died.

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Sports groups in with chance to win £500 + MORE

A PENSIONER who stole more than £12,000 from a dementia patient she had befriended is now behind bars.

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MOTORISTS have been warned of hour long delays for those travelling south on the M6.

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A CHARITY has warned many residents in the town are not receiving the information or support they need after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

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Our top stories of the day in one bite-sized chunk.

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SPORTS clubs and organisations can sign up to be in with a chance to win £500 from Miller Homes.

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Photographing for Warrington charity + MORE

LOOKING for something for the children to do this summer?

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DRAMATIC footage of the moment a man accused of running someone over attacked another car months before the death has been shown in court this morning.

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EVENING wrap fans, we’re back to help you with that Friday feeling with our round-up of the day’s top headlines.

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Photographing for Warrington charity

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OUR charity of the month for July, make a real difference to the families of terminally ill children.

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MOTORISTS heading for the town centre will face a traffic headache on Monday as improvement works begin on Sankey Way, Cromwell Avenue and the Sankey Green roundabout junctions.

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Public join Warrington fracking meeting + MORE

Evening wrap fans, here’s our round-up of the stories that have got the town talking today on our website, Facebook and Twitter pages.

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We list your favourite memories of the legendary nightclub.

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MOTORISTS face delays during the evening rush hour as a lane closure has caused tailbacks to Birchwood on the M62.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a 25-year-old man suffered a broken jaw in an unprovoked attack on Padgate Lane.

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Public join Warrington fracking meeting

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MEMBERS of the public joined experts to discuss fracking on Thursday.

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UPDATED: Police presence increased in Culcheth following spike in criminal activity since Wednesday + MORE

THE rAe Team picked up £1,4000 after tackling a 12.5km obstacle race.

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A MAN, who was diagnosed with Marfan’s syndrome five years ago, fears for his health after living in a flooded flat for more than a year.

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CHESHIRE Police has increased its presence in Culcheth after a family was assaulted at their home.

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Raising money for Orford lad Alfie

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TOPLESS waiters, strippers, goodies for the bedroom.

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'Summer treat' for birdwatchers as osprey is spotted in Warrington + MORE

Warrington wrap of July 4

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EVENING wrap fans, here’s our round-up of the stories that have got the town talking today on our website, Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Urgent appeal for volunteers for DAD

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ORGANISERS of Disability Awareness Day are on the hunt for more volunteers to offer a helping hand to make sure the day goes off without a hitch.

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VOLUNTEERS for Diabetes UK raised £710 at a collection at Tesco Extra on Winwick Road.

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Fire crews were called to Lymm today following reports of a trapped horse.

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ONE of Britain’s rarest birds of prey has been spotted in the town.

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Review: Billy Liar at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester + MORE

PICS: Wolves celebrate Armed Forces Day

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WARRINGTON Wolves will celebrate the Armed Forces at Sunday’s home Super League clash with Bradford.

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FIND out about how to help Macmillan Cancer Support at an event in Tatton Park.

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ORGANISERS of this year’s English Half Marathon in Warrington say the races are on course for a sell out.

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A UNIVERSITY student is hoping to use what happened during the Second World War in Warrington for a university dissertation.

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WITH the exam season coming to an end, why not put your brain power to the test to see if you are smarter than a 16-year-old?

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Billy doesn’t want to follow in his father’s footsteps, he wants a different life full of glamour and adventure a far cry from his parents’ humble existence in Manchester.

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Man suffers broken cheekbone in Latchford attack + MORE

The family boss announced at WBC

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THE new executive director for the families and wellbeing directorate at the council has been announced.

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POLICE are appealing for information after a man suffered a broken cheekbone during an assault in Latchford.

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Latchford primary school fails Ofsted

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A PRIMARY school in Latchford has been placed in special measures after the school failed to take decisive action following its last inspection.

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TAKE in the real ale trail from Warrington to Altrincham and help raise money for a good cause this weekend.

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A FOSTER couple, who have cared for almost 100 children as if they were their own, have been honoured for their services to children and families in the Queen’s Birthday List.

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