A charity festival will be held in Warrington this weekend in memory of Viola Beach guitarist River Reeves.Read the full story ›
A 95-year-old man who bludgeoned his wife of 65 years with a lump hammer in an attempted mercy killing has been spared jail.Read the full story ›
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Marks & Spencer is planning to close its store in Warrington's Golden Square shopping centre.
But the out-of-town outlet at nearby Gemini Retail park, next to the M62, will remain open.
The retail giant said the proposal, part of a five-year programme which will see six stores closed nationwide, is aimed at better meeting the "changing needs of customers".
M&S said it is consulting with affected staff and those impacted by the closures will be guaranteed redeployment nearby.
The retailer said it would open 36 new stores over the next six months as part of previously announced plans, a move that will create over 1,400 jobs.
The new outlets include 34 food-only chains.
"Our customers' shopping habits are changing.
"We will open new stores, some will reduce in size, some will move, some will close and others will convert to food-only.
"Each proposal we make will be very carefully considered with our colleagues and customers firmly front of mind.
"It is our intention that nobody leaves M&S and we will work as hard as possible to ensure that we can deliver against this promise."
Warrington singer Mo Adeniran has been crowned the winner of The Voice UK 2017.Read the full story ›
Peace campaigner Colin Parry, whose son was killed by IRA bomb, says he can't forgive Republican leader Martin McGuinness, who's died at 66.Read the full story ›
Mick, who is from Runcorn, proposed to his girlfriend, Terri, 28, at Warrington Bank Quay station, where they fell in love seven years ago.Read the full story ›
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:
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.
The family of a man reported missing have paid tribute to him after his body was discovered in a field near Beech Tree Lane in Lymm.Read the full story ›