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Tales of drunken granny wheeled in a handcart!

Tales of drunken granny wheeled in a handcart!

Old tales of a drunken lady “Granny Nut” who was often wheeled on a cart to Warrington Police Station, were recalled during a visit to the Police Museum. Mike Cooper, of Latchford, and his brother Peter, on a visit to Warrington from his home in Canberra, Australia,...

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Surprise visitor drops in at the museum

Surprise visitor drops in at the museum

A knock on the door one quiet afternoon took Brian and Maria Humphries by surprise. For the visitor was their son Dave, making a flying trip to Warrington from his home in Fort Lauderdale, USA. And during his short stay they toured Warrington Police Museum, hosted by...

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Assistant Chief Constable drops in

Assistant Chief Constable drops in

Volunteers at Warrington Police Museum enjoyed a visit by Assistant Chief Constable Una Kelly who enjoyed a coffee and chat. Joining ACC Kelly on the visit were Superintendent Adam Ross and Sergeant Callum Cuerden. The visitors enjoyed hearing stories about the museum...

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Darts Champion visits the Museum

Darts Champion visits the Museum

Darts sensation Luke “The Nuke” Littler and his parents made a surprise visit to Warrington Police Museum. The visit was hosted by Superintendent Adam Ross and Museum Manager Peter Hampson. Peter conducted the tour and said the family were interested in learning about...

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TV favourite was a Cheshire Officer

TV favourite was a Cheshire Officer

THE vaults of Cheshire Constabulary contain many gems, but we are reminded here of one of our more colourful stars. At 6ft 4in, with a vibrant personality and sense of adventure, our hero was once described by The Guardian newspaper as bearing a “striking resemblance”...

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Hundreds enjoy Graeme’s brainchild

Hundreds enjoy Graeme’s brainchild

The man who first mooted the idea of a museum for Cheshire Constabulary, was proud to see the results at the Warrington venue’s Open Day. Former Deputy Chief Constable Graeme Gerrard was among the 302 guests at the third August Open Day at the Arpley Street Museum of...

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Hong Kong visitors enjoy Police Museum

Hong Kong visitors enjoy Police Museum

A delightful party from Hong Kong were among the 303 visitors to Warrington Police Museum’s second Wednesday Open Day. Cheshire Museum of Policing, in Arpley Street, is staging two further Open Days, Wednesday August 23 and Wednesday August 30 from 10am to 3pm. On...

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John’s daring dash to bomb the enemy

John’s daring dash to bomb the enemy

A Cheshire officer was awarded the Victoria Cross for “conspicuous bravery” after he made a solo 50-yard dash to bomb the enemy, during the First World War Prior to this brave act, he had endured being wounded in the head by shrapnel…and a 100-mile march across the...

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Thrilling end to work experience for Thomas

Thrilling end to work experience for Thomas

A YOUNG Runcorn student had a fast-paced and exhilarating end to his work experience – which left him eager to join the police. Thomas Parry, 15, had a surprise on his last day at the Museum of Policing in Cheshire. Sgt Graham Robinson, Warrington Town Centre Beat...

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