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£300k grant for smart transport scheme

Published: Friday, 24th February 2017

Warrington Borough Council has secured £300,000 of government money to ease congestion using a high-tech integrated transport scheme.

  • Get ready for Universal Credit

    universal credit logo Published: Thursday, 23rd February 2017

    Warrington will move to the Government’s full service Universal Credit from Wednesday 22 February 2017.

  • Warrington ‘second best place to live in UK’

    Cultural Quarter Published: Wednesday, 22nd February 2017

    Warrington has been named as the second best borough to live in the country in a Channel 4 documentary UK’s Best Places to Live.

  • £450 goes up in smoke

    Published: Tuesday, 21st February 2017

    Smoking turned out to be a more expensive habit than usual for one Warrington motorist as she faces paying £450 for throwing a cigarette butt out of her car window.

  • Blue badge cheat prosecuted

    blue badge Published: Tuesday, 21st February 2017

    A Warrington man has been fined for fraudulently using a blue badge to park in disabled spaces.

  • Eating disorders – early treatment aids recovery

    Eating disorders Published: Tuesday, 21st February 2017

    Warrington Borough Council is supporting Eating Disorders Awareness Week which will take place from 27 February to 5 March.

  • Convictions in 7.5 million mile car clocking conspiracy case

    Crown Court Published: Monday, 20th February 2017

    Individuals responsible for car clocking offences amounting to more than seven million miles have been successfully prosecuted.

  • Health checks could save your life

    Health checks Published: Friday, 17th February 2017

    Warrington Borough Council is urging eligible residents to make sure they go and get a free NHS health check, after new research proves they are preventing serious illness.

  • Play time at Woolston’s woodland wonderland

    Lime Tree Published: Tuesday, 14th February 2017

    Work has been completed on a new, woodland-themed playground in Woolston.

  • Working Group to deliver vision for libraries

    Library books Published: Tuesday, 14th February 2017

    Warrington Borough Council has confirmed the priorities of the Working Group tasked with developing a sustainable future for the borough’s libraries.

  • Four-year budget approved

    Budget Published: Tuesday, 14th February 2017

    A new, four-year budget for the borough has been approved.

  • Warrington moves forward with devolution plans

    Town Hall Published: Tuesday, 14th February 2017

    Warrington Borough Council’s executive board has approved plans for a devolution deal with Cheshire.

  • The fight is on for fairer schools funding

    Fair funding Published: Monday, 13th February 2017

    Parents in Warrington are being asked to take a stand against government proposals which could have a harmful effect on their children’s education.

  • Have your say on new station

    Warrington West station Published: Monday, 13th February 2017

    Warrington Borough Council is inviting residents to have their say on updated plans for the new Warrington West railway station.

  • £1,000 up for grabs for local communities

    neighbourhoods banner Published: Friday, 10th February 2017

    Warrington Borough Council is offering community groups the chance to apply for grants to support neighbourhood projects.

  • Talent finalists revealed

    Warrington talent banner Published: Friday, 10th February 2017

    The finalists – and judges - have been announced for the live finals of Warrington’s Got Talent 2017.

  • ‘Innovative’ council up for national award

    Town Hall Published: Thursday, 9th February 2017

    Warrington Borough Council is up for a prestigious national award for its innovative investment programme, which is helping drive the borough’s growth.

  • Council bids to boost social care

    Cllr pat wright Published: Tuesday, 7th February 2017

    Warrington Borough Council’s executive board is to consider plans to fund extra support for elderly people and adults with additional needs in the borough

  • Working Group to be established

    WBC logo Published: Monday, 6th February 2017

    A Working Group with responsibility for defining a new libraries and community learning strategy, and for considering future options for library service provision, is to be considered by councillors.

  • Digging deep to get us moving

    Council leader terry O'neill and executive board member for transport Hans Mundry get work under way Published: Friday, 3rd February 2017

    Work has started on a Warrington Borough Council scheme that should help ease traffic problems for thousands of motorists using Junction 8 of the M62 and the surrounding highway network.

  • ‘Wise Up’ awards for schools’ anti-bullying initiatives

    Wise up Published: Wednesday, 1st February 2017

    Warrington schoolchildren are to be recognised at a ‘Wise Up’ awards ceremony on Wednesday 15 February for their impressive efforts towards tackling bullying and hate crime.

  • Keep your home freeze free

    Winterwise Published: Friday, 27th January 2017

    While predicting weather in the UK may never be a simple task, taking steps to protect your home during icy weather really is.

  • Have a conversation and help change lives

    Time To Talk Day 2017 Published: Thursday, 26th January 2017

    Warrington Borough Council is encouraging people across the town to have positive conversations about mental health on Time to Talk Day, February 2.

  • Respecting adults in need on Dignity Action Day

    Dignity Action Day 2017 Published: Thursday, 26th January 2017

    It’s Dignity Action Day on February 1 and Warrington Borough Council will be helping to make sure that dignity is a reality for all.

  • Keep the faith

    Mayor Published: Wednesday, 25th January 2017

    The Mayor of Warrington is urging people of all faiths to come together and ‘break down the barriers’ at a special event.

  • £12m boost for Warrington transport schemes

    Council logo Published: Wednesday, 25th January 2017

    Three key Warrington transport projects are receiving a major boost, thanks to the announcement of vital government funding.

  • Warrington commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day

    Holocaust memorial day Published: Wednesday, 25th January 2017

    Deputy Mayor Cllr Les Morgan will mark Friday’s national Holocaust Memorial Day by lighting a solitary candle of remembrance at the town hall on behalf of the citizens of Warrington.

  • Council talks business

    WBC logo Published: Wednesday, 25th January 2017

    Warrington Borough Council is hosting a special event to tell local businesses about the financial challenges and opportunities ahead.

  • Time for a change

    Bus stop information display Published: Tuesday, 24th January 2017

    Warrington Borough Council’s Real Time Passenger Information system for bus passengers system has gone live.

  • Help design a new way to get Warrington people more active

    Active Warrington Published: Wednesday, 18th January 2017

    How can we get more people in Warrington to be more active, more often?