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Cheshire Community Foundation Launches Warrington Fund

The Cheshire Community Foundation has launched a new grant fund specifically available for Charities and Groups in WarringtonWe were delighted to welcome Amy Platt, Marketing Manager of CCF to our studio to find out more.The Cheshire Community Foundation raises funds to support hundreds of amazing small charities and voluntary groups across the whole of Cheshire and Warrington.The foundation connects people and companies who would like to make a difference with […]

todayMonday 18 March 5

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Mr Warrington: Professor Steven Broomhead MBE

An hour in the company of Professor Steven Broomhead MBE, Chief Executive of Warrington Borough Council Professor Broomhead, Chief Executive of Warrington Borough Council has been a name synonymous with Warrington for over 12 years. But prior to that, he was also head of the NW Development agency - and was a key player in realising projects such as Liverpool One and Media City. He also has a distinguished career […]

todayWednesday 13 March 10

Herbs With Barbara

Spring: New Life!

Spring 2024 is hereAs the winter eases into spring, the days get brighter and longer - and there's signs of a new awakening and new life!In this edition of Herbs with Barbara we talk about Spring - and how it can benefit the mind, body and soul!Nature has so much to offer and it's an exciting time right now.We all feel better with a bit of sunshine - and there's […]

todayTuesday 12 March 3

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In Demand: Artist Karl Chester

Local Artist Karl Chester designs trainers for Ed Sheeran and Sir Elton John!Karl, a talented artist from Latchford popped in to join Smithy on Monday's breakfast show.He caught our eye recently with a story in the Warrington Guardian about designing a pair of bespoke trainers for Ed Sheeran. The story started when Karl was tasked with creating some Ed Sheeran style trainers as a wedding present for a customer's wife who […]

todayMonday 26 February 5

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Keeping The Blues Alive!

Ahead of a sell-out blues night in Grappenhall this Friday Rob Bradshaw from Warrington Blues Club paid us a visitWarrington Blues Club was formed by husband and wife team, Ray & Barbara O'Hare in 1993 and became a staple of the local music scene for 17 years until it sadly came to a close in 2010.Thirteen years later, Warrington Blues Club is back and is now in the hands of […]

todayWednesday 14 February 4

Herbs With Barbara

Imbolc Has Arrived!

As we say goodbye to January it's now the month of love and Imbolc is celebrated!Imbolc is an ancient Celtic tradition which marks the halfway point between the winter solstice and the spring equinox.Also known as St Brigid's Day, for many it marks the first day of spring.As snowdrops start to appear, its a sign that winter's power is waning - but don't be fooled, as cold weather will continue […]

todayThursday 1 February 8

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Dr Rosie: Cervical Cancer Awareness Week

This week is Cervical Cancer Awareness Week - a campaign dedicated to making people aware about cervical cancer and the steps to take to reduce the risk of cancerEvery year around 2700 women in the UK are diagnosed with Cervical Cancer - but the good news is in most cases, it can be treated and cured.As always, success all depends on catching it early - and starting treatment as soon […]

todayThursday 25 January 4

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A funeral with a twist!

You can now have a celebration of your life before you die - a funeral with a twist!Not many people like to think or talk about death.  We know it's an inevitable part of life - but if being honest, it's a topic we'd rather file away and worry about later.But as we get older, we do think of practicalities - like getting finances in order and having a will […]

todayWednesday 24 January 3

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Laurel House Interiors Raise £500 for Brianna Ghey Memorial

Brianna Ghey was tragically killed in February this year.  She was only 16. The Warrington Guardian and Brianna's mum, Esther have joined forces to raise funds for the Mindfulness in Schools Project. MiSP is a charity which aims to improve the lives of a generation of children and young people by making a genuine, positive difference to their mental health and wellbeing. One of Lymm's most-loved shops, Lauel House Interiors […]

todayTuesday 26 December 4