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Gareth Dunning is the new news editor at the Warrington Guardian.He has replaced Peter Magill, who is now deputy editor of its sister paper, the Crewe Guardian. The National Union of Journalists is running a course on Getting Started as

Elwyn steps down after 48 years in journalism

Elwyn Edwards, deputy editor at the Rhyl Journal, has retired after 48 years in journalism. Edwards (right) began his career with the North Wales Pioneer back in 1955 and after a spell of National Service joined the North Wales Newspapers-owned

News in brief

A Warrington comedian and compere who wrote a column for the Warrington Guardian for more than 10 years has died aged 71.Peter Robinson, who appeared on stage all over the world, wrote entertainment news for the paper as Peter Douglas.

Where are they now?Gerry Kreibich

Gerry Kreibich, formerly lecturer in charge of journalism courses at Sheffield’s Richmond College (later Stradbroke College) for about 10 years, now describes himself as a freelance journalist, lecturer and musician who does just enough in those three roles to keep

Scoopy invites budding journalists to Guardian

The Warrington Guardian mascot, Scoopy the Cat, invited two budding writers to spend a day at the newspaper offices last week. Emily Whittle,(8), and Katie Sherlock,(9), were chosen by Scoopy as Reporters of the Month. After seeing Scoopy’s request for

Debut album is Best Kept Secret

The Warrington Guardian’s music reporter is hoping to become the next big thing after recording his debut album. Joel Sawyer, (20), has spent the last five years writing Best Kept Secret, a collection of ten laid back, piano-led tracks. Now

Super League club for Warrington

The Warrington Guardian’s Save Our Club campaign has received boosters from an open day, a stadium rally and from the local community. The campaign to save Warrington Wolves Rugby Club wants to ease the club’s financial difficulties and gather support

Name a village – offer to readers

A Warrington Guardian reader is to name a new village in the area. A £20m village has been developed on the Rylands recreation ground to provide a safe environment for old people and the Guardian has asked readers to name

Education victory – but the fight goes on

A campaigning Cheshire weekly has secured a victory in its fight for scrutiny on school selection procedures. The Warrington Guardian has backed parents on its patch who were refused entry to a meeting that would decide the fate of a

Secret meeting under attack

Parents fighting for the right to attend a meeting which will decide the fate of a Warrington school are being backed by a campaigning Cheshire newspaper. Later this month, the newly-formed School Organisation Committee will make a final ruling on

Homecoming 'queen' Kerry returns from jungle

The Warrington Guardian has scored its second campaign success in as many weeks after Queen of the Jungle Kerry McFadden was welcomed home with a civic reception at the weekend. While in the jungle, I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out

Staff rewarded at excellence awards

The ‘outstanding success’ of six senior staff has been officially marked at this year’s Newsquest Excellence Awards. The awards recognise achievement by individuals who have performed with excellence in a highly demanding and competitive environment. Held at the headquarters of

Newsroom celebrates as Guardian sweeps the board

Journalists at the Warrington Guardian are celebrating after scooping more than half of the prizes up for grabs at a regional newspaper awards ceremony. The Cheshire weekly’s reporters, sub-editors, sports team and photographers scooped top prizes in eight of the