Catastrophic' tyre failure causes coach crash, inquest hears
THE operators of a coach returning from a music festival, which crashed killing Warrington driver Colin Daulby and two passengers, have had their licence revoked.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
A list of pet safe ice melts
Pet expert Wendy Diamond tells us a few ways to make sure your pets are safe this winter.
VIDEO: Pupils support brave Parker with Christmas number one bid
Taking on the winner of the X Factor for the festive number one slot, all proceeds from the Heath Road school's single Hope will be going to Alder Hey after hearing of Great Sankey youngster Parker Mckenzie's battle with cancer.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Police alert over conmen ruse
POLICE are warning women to be careful walking alone after a 15 year old was sexually assaulted in a Warrington parl.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Tom Jennings will stand in Grappenhall and Thelwall
THE youngest parish councillor in the borough is among the names announced by Labour for next year's local election.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
FLOOD defences in Warrington were put to the test when a tidal surge struck Warrington on Thursday.
Severe weather conditions caused flooding in a number of locations along the River Mersey but experts at the Environment Agency have claimed that the flood defences at Victoria Park were effective.
Council needs to cut 17million next year
This week, Warrington Borough Council has launched a consultation for its plans for the next 12 months - starting in April.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Council ignores church pleas over former Greggs plan in Warrington
MEMBERS of a town centre church lost their battle to stop an empty shop next door to their church potentially being turned into a betting shop or pay day loan business.
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Fri Nov 29, 2013
Red Rose rules as readers respond to Lancashire Day
THIS week marked Lancashire Day and, judging by the response to our story on the Star website, there were quite a number of Sintelliners joining in The Friends of Real Lancashire celebration.
THE outspoken art critic Brian Sewell has launched a broadside at the borough's interest in art.
Speaking on BBC Radio 4's You and Yours programme he took a swipe at the town when discussing the sale of a collection of Chinese porcelain by Croydon Council.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Collegiate students help spruce up Samaritans centre
ARMED with paint brushes and rollers, painting and decorating students from the Warrington Collegiate have given The Samaritans' Warrington branch on Arpley Street a full makeover.
High Speed Two should happen - but do we need spur? MP says
WARRINGTON South MP David Mowat believes there is no case for the HS2 spur which will cut through swathes of the town.
Hundreds turn out to debate High Speed Two in Culcheth
WITH banners and even an inflatable white elephant the no to HS2 campaigners gave the public consultation from HS2 Limited an usual welcome to Culcheth.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Pensioner injured in Orford road rage attack
A PENSIONER was attacked with a pick axe and suffered a fractured cheekbone during a road rage incident in Orford.
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Maori remains are slowly returning to New Zealand
Even the roar of gale-force winds couldn't drown out the weeping and wailing of dozens of New Zealand Maoris as they welcomed home ancestors.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Lancastrian or Merseysider? How do you see yourself
NEARLY 40 years have passed since St Helens was plucked out of Lancashire and dropped into newly-created Merseyside - purely for administrative purposes we were told.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Diane Brookhouse trial - cross-examination finishes
The 42-year-old finished today, Friday, in an agitated state, refusing to answer questions from Neil Flewitt QC, prosecuting.
Open night for army reserves at O'Leary Street barracks
WARRINGTON's Army reserve units will be taking over Liverpool 'Paradise Place' tomorrow to display the variety of career opportunities available with them.
TWO new affordable homes will be built to help rehouse those affected by welfare reforms.
Councillors approved plans to build a pair of two bedroom homes in Bewsey by Warrington Borough Council as part of its plans to bring more diverse property into the borough.