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Have your say on draft Local Plan and draft LTP4

Local Plan Published: Thursday, 18th April 2019

Consultation is officially under way on the plans to ensure Warrington has the homes, jobs, transport infrastructure and community facilities it needs over the next 20 years.

  • Don’t forget to register

    Don’t forget to register Published: Thursday, 18th April 2019

    Households are being reminded to register for the European Elections by Tuesday 7 May

  • Western Link funding welcomed

    Western Link funding welcomed Published: Wednesday, 10th April 2019

    ​​​​​​​A £212 million major bypass to cut congestion and ease traffic flow has been welcomed by the Council after the Government confirmed funding for the scheme.

  • Highways schemes keep west Warrington moving

    Highways schemes keep west Warrington moving Published: Wednesday, 10th April 2019

    Motorists in west Warrington can look forward to smoother journeys, thanks to the completion of one major highways scheme, and the start of another.

  • Top gong for Council director

    Warrington Borough Council’s director for growth has scooped a prestigious regional award Published: Monday, 8th April 2019

    Warrington Borough Council’s director for growth has scooped a prestigious regional award.

  • Play time at Enfield Park

    Enfield Park Published: Monday, 8th April 2019

    There are plenty of fun play days ahead for young people and families in Cinnamon Brow, thanks to the completion of a major park refurbishment.

  • Romeo and Juliet comes to Walton Hall

    Ballet Published: Wednesday, 3rd April 2019

    You can enjoy a cultural treat on your doorstep this June.

  • Are you autism aware?

    World Autism Awareness Day Published: Monday, 1st April 2019

    Warrington Borough Council is shining a light on the challenges of autism – and the importance of inclusion - as part of World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April.

  • Leader’s Forum heading to Great Sankey

    Cllr Russ Bowden Published: Friday, 29th March 2019

    Council Leader Cllr Russ Bowden is heading to the west of the borough to meet with residents at Great Sankey.

  • Draft Local Plan approved for consultation

    Local Plan Published: Tuesday, 26th March 2019

    The 20-year plan to deliver the homes, jobs, transport infrastructure and community facilities Warrington needs has been approved for consultation.

  • Transport vision set out

    Transport vision set out Published: Friday, 22nd March 2019

    Warrington residents are being invited to get involved in new plans to make the borough a well-connected place with high quality walking, cycling, and public transport networks

  • Centre Park Link scheme progresses

    Develop Warrington Published: Tuesday, 19th March 2019

    The Government has given the green light for Warrington Borough Council to acquire all remaining land needed to deliver the Centre Park Link scheme.

  • Warrington commemorates bombing anniversary

    River of Life Published: Tuesday, 19th March 2019

    The town will fall silent tomorrow, Wednesday 20 March, to mark the 26th anniversary of the Warrington bombing.

  • Let's unite against Child Sexual Exploitation

    Let's unite against Child Sexual Exploitation Published: Friday, 15th March 2019

    Warrington Borough Council is encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse as part of National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day.

  • Artisan Market returns to Walton Hall and Gardens

    Market Published: Thursday, 14th March 2019

    After a brief winter break, Warrington’s Artisan Market is set to return to Walton Hall & Gardens for 2019 this weekend.

  • Great Sankey Pool ready to make a splash

    Great Sankey Pool Published: Tuesday, 12th March 2019

    The final countdown has begun to the opening of the new Great Sankey Pool.

  • Health pledges to help people help themselves and each other

    cycling Published: Tuesday, 12th March 2019

    From exercising more and having blood pressure checks, to drinking less alcohol and eating healthily – Warrington residents are being asked to take action on their health and wellbeing.

  • Fly-tipper fined

    WBC Published: Friday, 8th March 2019

    A fly-tipper who illegally dumped rubbish on a Warrington housing estate has been successfully prosecuted, following an investigation by the Council’s environmental crime team.

  • Changing furniture? Change lives

    Changing Lives Published: Tuesday, 5th March 2019

    Warrington Council has a new partner to help local people dispose of old furniture and household goods responsibly.

  • New dates added for Leader’s Forums

    New dates added for Leader’s Forums Published: Tuesday, 5th March 2019

    Residents will be given more opportunities to ask the Council Leader questions about local issues as part of his string of Leader’s Forums.

  • Executive board recommends Local Plan

    Local Plan Published: Monday, 4th March 2019

    The 20-year plan to deliver the homes, jobs, transport infrastructure and community facilities Warrington needs has been recommended for approval by the Council’s executive board.

  • A 50-year friendship celebrated

    twin town Published: Monday, 4th March 2019

    Warrington and Hilden came together to celebrate their long-lasting partnership.

  • Risley Moss tower funding secured

    Parks and openspaces Published: Friday, 1st March 2019

    Warrington Borough Council has secured the funding for a new observation tower at Risley Moss and is thanking local people and partners for their support.

  • Get involved in exciting Central Warrington plans

    central six Published: Thursday, 28th February 2019

    More than 1,000 people have shared their ideas on building a thriving future for central Warrington – why not get involved and have your say?

  • Early spring surprise at Walton

    Walton zoo, baby goat Published: Monday, 25th February 2019

    A new addition to the African pygmy goat family has surprised rangers at Walton Hall and Garden children’s zoo.

  • Wise Up’ awards

    WBC logo Published: Thursday, 21st February 2019

    Warrington school children were recognised at a ‘Wise Up’ awards ceremony on Wednesday 13 February for their impressive efforts towards tackling bullying and hate crime.

  • Community centre made safer for all

    Cllr Higgins, Westy park Published: Wednesday, 20th February 2019

    Westy Community Centre benefits from new CCTV and lighting thanks to community fund.

  • Council tax fraudster convicted

    WBC Published: Tuesday, 19th February 2019

    A Warrington resident has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 after fraudulent council tax claims.

  • Right services at right time for Warrington children

    SEND, child Published: Monday, 18th February 2019

    Warrington is making good progress in supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

  • Council leader to connect with local people

    Russ Bowden Published: Wednesday, 13th February 2019

    Council Leader, Cllr Russ Bowden is hitting the road and heading out across Warrington with a string of new ‘Leader’s Forums’.