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Gary Skentelbery

Warrington Worldwide

Who are you?

Owner and MD of Warrington Worldwide

How did the business come about? was launched in April 1999 as the first independent daily online newspaper in the country.
It was developed by father and son team David and Gary Skentelbery in response to the changing news scene with the development of the Internet.
It developed into a stable of four free local community magazines providing local businesses with the best of both worlds advertising online and full-colour quality print, while also providing an independent news service for local communities.

How long has your business been in existence?

Orbit News Ltd has been trading for more than 50 years

How many people do you employ?

We employ six people full time and three part-time along with various sub-contractors providing print, news, photographic and distribution services.

Why Warrington?

Because it is in my blood and DNA

Tell us one interesting thing about you that people might not know?

As well as being passionate about Warrington I also love Classic Rock and have my own two hour show on Radio Warrington as a rock DJ

What job or achievement makes you most proud?

Simply doing our job promoting the town where we live and work and working alongside so many other people who are passionate and care for our great community!

Who are the people most important in life to you?

My family – blessed to still have both parents alive, my hard working and devoted wife, two beautiful daughters and our amazing granddaughter #PickleFriend

What is your ‘get through lockdown tip’?

Stay strong, be positive and value your time together as a family ❤️

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