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Warrington students celebrate GCSE success

GCSEs Published: Thursday, 25th August 2016

The hard work of Warrington’s young people and their teachers has been rewarded by another year of excellent GCSE exam results.

  • Shopkeeper pleads guilty to underage cigarette sales

    Cigarettes Published: Friday, 26th August 2016

    A Warrington shopkeeper has been fined for selling cigarettes to children.

  • Mayor hails ‘historic’ prayer event

    Interfaith Prayers for Peace Published: Friday, 26th August 2016

    The Mayor of Warrington has praised people of all faiths for uniting at the Town Hall and sharing a common message of peace.

  • Benefit cheats ordered to pay back over £60k

    Magistrates Court Published: Thursday, 25th August 2016

    Warrington Borough Council and the Department for Work and Pensions have reclaimed over £60,000 after the successful prosecution of four benefit cheats.

  • Are you registered to vote?

    Your vote matters... don't lose it Published: Wednesday, 24th August 2016

    Warrington residents will soon be receiving their annual household enquiry form asking them to check whether the information that appears on the electoral register is correct.

  • Full line-up for Warrington Festival revealed

    Viola Beach Published: Tuesday, 23rd August 2016

    Warrington Festival is pleased to reveal the full line-up of local artists who will support Starsailor on Saturday 17 September as part of a tribute to Viola Beach and their manager.

  • Mayor calls on charitable food lovers

    Mayor's charity dinner Published: Tuesday, 23rd August 2016

    The Mayor of Warrington is inviting local people to enjoy a taste of the Orient – and help him raise as much money as possible for his charities.

  • A-Levels success for Warrington students

    A-Level exams Published: Thursday, 18th August 2016

    The publication of the 2016 A-level results today brings excellent news for many young people in Warrington.

  • Warrington conman sentenced

    Magistrates Court Published: Thursday, 18th August 2016

    A Warrington man, who conned two older residents out of hundreds of pounds for home repairs, has been sentenced.

  • Mayor to host prayers for peace

    Town Hall Published: Thursday, 18th August 2016

    People of all faiths are being invited to unite in prayer at Warrington Town Hall.

  • Scam warning for Warrington residents

    Residents warned of phone scam operating in Warrington Published: Wednesday, 17th August 2016

    Warrington residents are being warned about bogus phone calls offering compensation for accidents.

  • Mayor’s magnificent 12

    Mayor of Warrington Published: Wednesday, 17th August 2016

    The Mayor of Warrington has welcomed seven new members to his business initiative the ‘Circle’, bringing the total number to 12.

  • Still time to get tickets for Warrington Festival

    Starsailor Published: Monday, 15th August 2016

    Tickets for the eagerly-anticipated Warrington Festival are selling fast, as audiences snap up the chance to see Starsailor and some of the biggest acts of the 80s.

  • Knutsford Road improvements to begin

    Knutsford Road improvements Published: Friday, 12th August 2016

    A key Warrington road is to undergo major improvements next month, bringing a big boost to local residents and businesses.

  • Careers event to plan your next step

    The careers website Published: Wednesday, 10th August 2016

    Warrington Borough Council’s careers for young people service is holding its annual careers fair at Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub on Thursday 15 September.

  • Creamfields revellers urged to protect themselves from measles

    MMR vaccine Published: Wednesday, 10th August 2016

    People heading to Creamfields later this month are being urged to make measles – and not just music – a priority.

  • Council scoops £400k bike-training cash

    Learn to cycle safely Published: Tuesday, 9th August 2016

    Warrington Borough Council has secured just over £400,000 grant funding from the Department for cycle training to pupils aged between five and 14 in Warrington schools for the next three years.

  • Grants take centre stage

    Published: Thursday, 4th August 2016

    Could your town centre organisation benefit from £1,000 grant?

  • Dying for a swim: five chilling reasons not to swim in a reservoir this summer

    Published: Thursday, 4th August 2016

    Cooling off in a reservoir may seem tempting this summer, but the consequences could be fatal.

  • Get computer-savvy

    Published: Thursday, 4th August 2016

    Brush up on your IT skills with a three-day training course at St Werburgh’s Community Hub.

  • Last chance to have a say on Centre Park Link

    Published: Tuesday, 2nd August 2016

    Time is running out to have your say on proposals for a major infrastructure scheme before the consultation period closes next week.

  • Ombudsman report

    Published: Friday, 29th July 2016

    The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) has announced that fewer than one in four complaints against Warrington Borough Council is upheld.

  • Civic reception for Peace Cup visitors

    Civic reception Published: Thursday, 28th July 2016

    Warrington Town Hall will host a civic reception for Warrington Town FC and their Northern Irish opponents Crewe United on Friday.

  • Gardens going for a song

    Croft’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang garden Published: Thursday, 28th July 2016

    Warrington Borough Council would like to congratulate the Warrington schools who enjoyed success with their musical-themed gardens at the RHS Tatton Show.

  • Flying the flag for Warrington

    Walton hall flowers Published: Wednesday, 27th July 2016

    Warrington Borough Council is celebrating after it scooped more prestigious Green Flag Awards than Manchester and Liverpool put together.

  • Don’t be caught out by change in opening hours

    Published: Wednesday, 27th July 2016

    With the recycling centres getting busier over the summer months Warrington Borough Council is reminding residents of changes to the sites’ opening times.

  • Still time to hand in Blue Badges

    Published: Tuesday, 26th July 2016

    Time is running out to hand in Blue Badges that are being used illegally to park in disabled bays and avoid parking charges.

  • Nominate a worthy winner

    Mayor of Warrington Faisal Rashid Published: Friday, 22nd July 2016

    The Mayor of Warrington has launched the first Mayoral Achievement Awards and is asking for you to nominate a worthy winner.

  • Benefit cheat will have to pay back £10,000

    Published: Friday, 22nd July 2016

    A Warrington woman has been sentenced for illegally pocketing more than £10,000 in housing benefit and council tax support.

  • Children invited to shake up their summer with Dory

    Published: Thursday, 21st July 2016

    Warrington Borough Council (and Dory) are encouraging families to keep their children moving this summer.