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American dream for newly-crowned Ayrshire beauty queen Sian Hughes

Sian's secret weapon to winning next year's contest is sass. Newly-crowned pageant queen Sian Hughes will compete stateside after her first-ever triumph. Irvine girl Sian has been competing for the last seven years but always fell short of a win – until now. The 27-year-old, who ran on a body-positive and disability-inclusive platform snatched the crown, at the PURE UK three-day pageant in Warrington, Cheshire.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  28min 1
American dream for newly-crowned Ayrshire beauty queen Sian Hughes

COVID-19 hospital inpatient numbers rise again as 76 new cases confirmed in Warrington

COVID-19 related inpatient numbers at Warrington & Halton Hospitals have risen again, while 76 new cases have been reported in the town, with infection rates still more than double the national average. Hospital COVID-19 positive inpatients numbers have increased from 12-15 in the past 24 hours, including two in intensive care.

warrington-worldwide.co.uk ,  3h 0
COVID-19 hospital inpatient numbers rise again as 76 new cases confirmed in Warrington

Man dressed as Batman spoken to by police after 'acting suspiciously' in wooded area

Police said "Batman has been spoken to and given words of advice." However some haven't seen the funny side A man has been spoken to by police after reportedly hiding in bushes and then jumping out on people dressed as Batman. Police in Cheshire say they have 'had a word' with a man after receiving several complaints from members of the public.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  7h 0
Man dressed as Batman spoken to by police after 'acting suspiciously' in wooded area

Man dressed as Batman seen 'acting suspiciously' in wooded area

Police are said to have 'had a word' with the man who had been spotted jumping out on people A man dressed as Batman has been reported for hiding in bushes and jumping out on passers by. Police said the have 'had a word' with a man after receiving complaints from members of the public who said they were victims of a man pretending to be the caped crusader.

liverpoolecho.co.uk ,  8h 2
Man dressed as Batman seen 'acting suspiciously' in wooded area

He walked down a darkened street in December... and has never been seen since: The missing Bolton Wanderers fan

"We all love James and want him to know that we just want to know he is safe and well" In a black and white CCTV clip a man can be seen walking down a street after nightfall. It was 11pm on December 22, 2020. The location is Slater Street in Latchford, Warrington, and it was the last ever sighting of James Miller.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  8h 0
He walked down a darkened street in December... and has never been seen since: The missing Bolton Wanderers fan

Sister's heartfelt plea on six-month anniversary of James Miller's disappearance

James Miller was last seen in Latchford three days before Christmas The sister of missing Warrington man James Miller has spoken about the continued support and efforts to find her brother, on the six-month anniversary of his disappearance. James Miller, 38, was last seen on Slater Street in Latchford at 11pm on Tuesday, December 22, 2020.

cheshire-live.co.uk ,  8h 0
Sister's heartfelt plea on six-month anniversary of James Miller's disappearance

Appeal for dad who 'stormed out' of house days before Christmas

James Miller, 38, was last seen walking down street on December 22 but has not been seen since The family of a "much loved" dad are still desperately searching for him following his disappearance just days before Christmas. James Miller was last seen walking down a street in Warrington on Tuesday, December 22 last year.

liverpoolecho.co.uk ,  9h 77
Appeal for dad who 'stormed out' of house days before Christmas

Lungworm hotspots revealed in Halton after vets warn of deadly parasite

182 cases of Lungworm identified in areas around Halton LUNGWORM hotspots in Runcorn and Widnes have been identified after vets have issued an urgent warning over the deadly parasite. The parasite is spread by slugs and snails and it is thought that thousands of dog owners could be walking unprotected pets.

runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk ,  9h 3
Lungworm hotspots revealed in Halton after vets warn of deadly parasite

Orford Pharmacy urges residents to get vaccinated as COVID-19 rates rise across Warrington

ORFORD Pharmacy is urging Warrington residents to get vaccinated as soon as possible due to rising rates in the town which are double the national average. The pharmacy, which runs a vaccination centre at Warrington Islamic Associations’ premises in Bewsey, is encouraging all eligible people to book their vaccinations to help decrease rates of Covid-19 across Warrington.

warrington-worldwide.co.uk ,  9h 2
Orford Pharmacy urges residents to get vaccinated as COVID-19 rates rise across Warrington

Police renew appeal on six month anniversary of mystery disappearance of James Miller

POLICE have renewed their appeal for information on missing Warrington man James Miller on the six-month anniversary of his disappearance. He was last seen on CCTV footage on Slater Street, Latchford, just before Christmas and despite an extensive search and, including numerous reported sightings, he remains a missing person.

warrington-worldwide.co.uk ,  10h 0
Police renew appeal on six month anniversary of mystery disappearance of James Miller

'Do not approach' warning as knifepoint robber on the run from jail

Ben Adderson was jailed after he and another man ran knife down a woman's face and neck in a park ambush A violent crook who took part in a "terrifying" park robbery when a knife was run down a woman's face and neck is on the run from jail.

liverpoolecho.co.uk ,  10h 29
'Do not approach' warning as knifepoint robber on the run from jail

Why ultra fit Harrogate marathon runner was shocked by high cholesterol result and what he did about it

As an ultra-fit marathon runner and Chief Operating Officer of Parkrun, Harrogate's Tom Williams was not expecting any issues when he went for an NHS well-man health check-up when he hit his 40s. But Tom, 46, was told by his GP that his cholesterol level was far too high at 8.5 (above 6 is considered to be high risk) and that he should consider starting on statins to reduce his risk of a heart attack.

ripongazette.co.uk ,  11h 0
Why ultra fit Harrogate marathon runner was shocked by high cholesterol result and what he did about it

Renewed appeal on six-month anniversary of missing Warrington man

Police are today marking the six-month anniversary of a 38-year-old man who went missing in Warrington. James Miller was last seen on Slater Street in Latchford at 11pm on Tuesday 22 December 2020 but has never been seen since. At the time he went missing James was wearing a white t-shirt and grey jogging bottoms.

cheshire.police.uk ,  11h 0
Renewed appeal on six-month anniversary of missing Warrington man

Recovery plan launched for Cheshire to regain ground lost to Covid-19

A RECOVERY plan to regain ground lost during the pandemic has been launched. Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) says Covid-19 has wiped £3 billion off the value of the regional economy and doubled the number of residents on Universal Credit. Over the last 20 years Cheshire and Warrington has become one of the fastest growing UK regional economies, with a Gross Value Added of £32.5 billion.

chesterstandard.co.uk ,  11h 1
Recovery plan launched for Cheshire to regain ground lost to Covid-19

Car care start-up begins £1 million investment drive

New UK locations this year include Liverpool, Warrington, Bolton, Wigan, Stockport, Swansea and Kent Fresh Mobile Car Valeting has embarked on a £1m investment round and launched a new app as it expands across the UK. The Edinburgh-based business now has 28 operators and 21,000 customers across the UK, adding new locations in Liverpool, Warrington, Bolton, Wigan, Stockport, Swansea and Kent during 2021.

insider.co.uk ,  13h 0
Car care start-up begins £1 million investment drive

Murder story inspired by memorial sculpture in a Warrington church

WARRINGTON author Jackson Beck has just released his second book “Cabin in the Clouds” – a modern-day murder novel based in New Zealand. He was inspired by St Oswald’s Church at Winwick and by a 19th-century scandal. In the Legh chapel within the church, is an impressive alabaster memorial sculpture to Ellen Legh who died giving birth to her second child in 1831 when she was not yet 20 years old.

warrington-worldwide.co.uk ,  13h 2
Murder story inspired by memorial sculpture in a Warrington church

Rainford Rangers Under 9s win Warrington JFL Europa Cup

RAINFORD Rangers Inter won their first piece of silverware after beating Culcheth Athletic Reds in Saturday's Warrington Junior Football League Under 9's Europa Final at the Hive home of Earlestown Athletic. It was the first time the side has reached a cup final since being formed at U7 age group.

sthelensstar.co.uk ,  14h 0
Rainford Rangers Under 9s win Warrington JFL Europa Cup

Why Warrington has a statue of Oliver Cromwell

The historical figure visited Warrington in the 17th century Since 1899, a statue of Oliver Cromwell has stood on Bridge Street in Warrington town centre. The grade II listed sculpture stands not too far away from Cromwell’s cottage on Church Street, one of the oldest buildings in Warrington.

cheshire-live.co.uk ,  15h 1
Why Warrington has a statue of Oliver Cromwell

Police search for missing convict with links to Cumbria

A convict with links to Carlisle has absconded from HMP Sudbury open prison.Ben Adderson absconded from the prison overnight between Sunday 20 June and Monday 21 June.The 23-year-old was jailed at Carlisle Crown Court in 2017 for robbery. He has links to Carlisle, Warrington and Middlesbrough.Adderson is 6ft 4ins tall, of slight build and with brown hair and blue eyes.

itv.com ,  1d 0
Police search for missing convict with links to Cumbria

Prisoner could be on loose in Derbyshire after fleeing from HMP Sudbury

A convict who fled from HMP Sudbury open prison, could be on the loose in Derbyshire according to police. Ben Adderson absconded from the prison close to Ashbourne overnight between Sunday, June 20 and Monday, June 21. The 23-year-old was jailed at Carlisle Crown Court in 2017 for robbery.

derbyshiretimes.co.uk ,  1d 0
Prisoner could be on loose in Derbyshire after fleeing from HMP Sudbury