Many hundreds of Warrington people gathered at the Town Hall, lined the streets and then massed at the Cenotaph to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice and to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day after World War 1.
Author Paul Jackson
Local Primary schools Oakwood Avenue and Christ Church united for a touching service of Remembrance for their fallen old boys.
This year being the 100th since the end of WW1, local schools have been encouraged to make their Remembrance events very personal as they trace the stories of their lost soldiers.
Diwali, the traditional Hindu festival of lights, organised by the Indian British Group of Warrington was celebrated at Winwick Leisure centre yesterday.
As temperatures plummeted and Warrington had the first frosts of the year, kind hearted Paul Moran of Dreamshakes came up with a way to help the town’s homeless stay warm.
The tales of Warrington people affected by the Great War were shared through a unique performance as theatrical ensemble “Not Too Tame” left onlookers in tears with their moving production.
Warrington Borough Council and partners are commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War, in a special project made possible by a grant of £10,000 from Heritage Lottery Fund.
Livewire Fit to tackle exercise advisers and mentors organised a fun Halloween bootcamp session at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.
NORMAN Banner MBE was made an Honorary Freeman of Warrington on Monday in recognition of his long-standing service to the town.
The family of retired boxer Eric Tucker were astounded by the huge queues at his former home where, for the first time, the works of this quiet Warrington man were open to public viewing