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Watch: Warrington remembers Viola Beach one year on from tragedy

Twelve-months-ago today what many were predicting would be the path to stardom for the band Viola Beach ended in tragedy in Sweden.

The car carrying the group and their manager from a gig crashed into a canal, killing them all.

A year on, friends and famiilies have been holding a tribute concert in the band's home town of Warrington.

It was at their old college, from where our correspondent Rob Smith reports:

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Kevin Brown unveiled as Warrington Wolves player

Kevin Brown poses for a group photo with his new teammates. Credit: ITV Granada

Warrington Wolves fans have had the chance to get their first glimpse of Kevin Brown in the team's colours, after one of the most high profile signings in Rugby League.

The former Widnes half back replaces the controversial Chris Sandow, who broke his contract to return to Australia at the end of last season.

By contrast, Brown says he previously put club loyalty ahead of moves to St Helens and Australia.

Watch: Family of Anthony Grainger - who was shot dead by police - want answers at public inquiry

The family of a father of two, who was shot dead by police near Warrington, say they're hoping a public inquiry will come up with answers they've spent years looking for.

Anthony Grainger was unarmed when he died during an operation involving officers from Greater Manchester Police.

The inquiry opens tomorrow as Matt O'Donoghue reports:

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Grand Final place awaits Wolves or Saints

It's a huge evening in rugby league as Warrington and St Helens face each other for a place in next month's Grand Final.

The Wolves have never won the Super League crown before.

That's a stat they're desperate to change this season.

In contrast Saints have won it six times, the last one coming two years ago.

For both clubs it's a must win match as neither want their season to end.

Watch: Cat on a hot tin swing bridge

The moggie didn't have a care in the world as it strolled on the swing bridge Credit: Chris Digita

This unbelievable footage shows a cat teetering on a swing bridge in Stockton Heath, Warrington.

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The drone footage, uploaded to YouTube by someone called Chris Digita, shows the moggie casually strolling on the swing bridge as it was in action.

Clearly using one of its nine lives, the cat can be seen teetering on the edge of the bridge - which crosses 30-meters above the Manchester Ship Canal - as it swings open.

Witnesses said the cat 'wasn't fazed' at all and patiently waited for the bridge to close before 'strolling off'.

Sarah Dornford-May, spokesman for Cheshire Fire Brigade, told the Warrington Guardian the cat had been very fortunate.

she said:

We’ve had to rescue animals from all kinds of situations and thankfully we didn’t need to help in this case.

This cat has been extremely lucky and we would urge pet owners to be extremely careful with their animals as the situation could have been different.

If an animal is in danger, we would ask members of the public to contact the emergency services or RSPCA to help.

– Sarah Dornford-May
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