Strike action is taking place until Monday 4 December.
Strike action is taking place between Tuesday 21 November and Monday 4 December
We are sorry about the inconvenience caused for our residents and businesses.
Seasonal Vaccinations and health checks are avaliable on the Living Well bus in Warrington this December.
Warrington Town Hall will be lit up red this Friday, 1 December, for World AIDS Day.
Fiddlers Ferry has been an iconic part of Warrington’s skyline since 1971 and we will say our final goodbye to it on Sunday 3 December.
The Care Leavers Christmas Market is back by popular demand, this year expanding their Christmas-themed products to include new artisan gifts!
Warrington’s public health leaders are urging local people to ‘get winter strong’ by getting the COVID-19 vaccine before the National Booking Service (NBS) comes to an end.
Carers Rights Day is taking place on Thursday 23 November.
Warrington residents are being invited to share their views on plans to introduce new bus priority measures on Winwick Road and Long Lane.
Work has been completed on the Lovely Lane CYCLOPS scheme – the first of its kind in Warrington.
Ring in the New Year with a bang at the Ultimate Take That Tribute Party.
Healthcare providers in Warrington are finalising plans for a range of accessible health and wellbeing services that are set to be provided in the new multi-million-pound Living Well Hub in the town centre.
As the UN's climate change summit approaches, Warrington Climate Emergency Commission are leading the charge locally with a range of events for people and businesses to engage with climate action this November.
Following seven months of works, the re-developed Birchwood Community Hub has been officially opened.
The Cookhouse Comedy Club is back for a final night of belly laughs, featuring an ever-impressive line-up of top comedians.
As the winter weather sets in, the council is urging eligible and vulnerable groups to take up the flu and COVID-19 vaccine.
The annual event honouring those who have fallen in war is taking place at the cenotaph, Bridge Foot, on Sunday 12 November.
Warrington's ‘Red Route’ signs are to be removed from the borough’s roads.
As part of the upgrade to the new CYCLOPS junction at Bewsey Road and Lovely Lane, we will be resurfacing the roads from next week.
We've joined the national campaign to ‘CARE’ this National Care Leavers Week, with a range of events and activities taking place across the borough.
Do you know your Candy Staton from your Lewis Capaldi? Deck your best festive gear and get ready to party at Warrington Market this winter, with the return of the ‘Non-Stop Music Quiz’, this time with a Christmas twist.
Local residents celebrated the re-opening of a newly-improved section of the Trans Pennine Trail in Lymm, with free events for all ages on the popular path.
There is one week left to register your interest for the Solar Together Cheshire & Warrington scheme, which has already generated considerable local interest from residents and businesses.
Residents and community groups are being asked for their views on possible changes to local polling districts and stations.
The council is making sure people know where and how to access mental health support locally this World Mental Health Day.
The council has expressed its dismay that plans to increase charges on the Warburton Toll Bridge have been upheld.
Warrington Borough Council is urging residents to be vigilant, following reports of unlicensed mobile collectors operating illegally in the borough.
Just in time for this year’s ‘Sober October’, a new health initiative shaped by public feedback is taking place in Warrington, to help people cut down on the amount of alcohol they drink.
Warrington is supporting new calls for the government to provide clarity on HS2.
That is the message of a powerful new fostering film – any of us can foster a child or young person, if you have the capacity to care.
A key part of the walking and cycle network in Warrington is now complete and open for use.
Warrington bus passengers are getting another big boost, thanks to the latest ‘Better By Bus’ improvements.
The Solar Together Cheshire & Warrington scheme launched on Tuesday 29 August, and has already generated considerable local interest from residents and businesses across Warrington.
Parents are being offered a helping hand with breastfeeding thanks to a special event being held at Warrington Market.
A new report has been published, setting out the vision for a successful future for Warrington’s workforce and economy.
The fourth Warrington Business Conference saw more than 200 attendees gather at Time Square to network with and hear from a range of community and business leaders.
After a short hiatus, the Cookhouse Comedy Club returns for a new season of belly laughs, featuring an ever-impressive line-up of top comedians.
Warrington residents who keep poultry or other captive birds are being urged to take immediate action, following the confirmation of a positive case of avian influenza (bird flu).
As part of this year’s Gynaecological Cancer Awareness month Sept 2023, Warrington Borough Council is urging people to take up the offer of cervical screening when they receive their invitation.
The council has pledged its support for the Peace In Mind campaign – a scheme established by Brianna Ghey’s mother, Esther, in partnership with the Warrington Guardian.
The annual celebration of Warrington’s rich history and heritage gets under way this September – with a range of organisations getting ready to deliver the largest programme yet in the borough.
We can confirm that no Warrington schools have an issue with RAAC.
Residents are being encouraged to get their blood pressure checked this ‘Know Your Numbers’ week, 4 – 10 September 2023.
Children and families in Great Sankey have plenty of exciting play days ahead, thanks to a new project to revamp Alconbury Close playground.
A brand-new food trader will be joining the Cookhouse at Warrington Market next month, serving an authentic selection of meat, vegetarian and vegan Bangladeshi dishes.
Residents, community organisations, schools, colleges and businesses are all being asked to play their part in helping to improve health and wellbeing across Warrington.
The council is supporting a group-buying scheme designed to make it easier for residents to install solar panels on their homes.
The publication of the 2023 GCSE results has brought positive news for Warrington students.
Parents and carers are encouraged to use the remainder of the Summer holidays to ensure you and your child are ‘back-to-school ready’.
Primary school children in Warrington are being given a great start in cycling proficiency, according to the latest figures.
The publication of the 2023 A-Level results has brought positive news for Warrington students.
Warrington Borough Council is urging people to have their say on the proposed closure of more than 1,000 railway station ticket offices, following the extension of the consultation on the plans.
Five end-of-life legacy gas boilers serving the Town Hall and Walton Hall will be replaced with greener, ground source heat pump technology.
Join the Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Steve Wright, for a heritage open day at the Town Hall.
Join the Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Steve Wright, for an afternoon tea event at the Town Hall.
A resident has been fined after the council investigated a flytipping incident in Padgate.
Warrington Borough Council is remembering the victims of the Summerland disaster 50 years on, which took the lives of 50 people, including two Warrington residents.
Warrington’s Traffic Committee has approved plans to make existing parking restrictions on Norris Street and Orford Avenue enforceable.
Time Square will once again play host to businesses from across the borough on Friday 15 September for the Warrington Business Conference 2023.
Warrington town centre came alive with activity this weekend with the summer extravaganza proving a hit with visitors.
Warrington Market continues to go from strength to strength, and has just achieved its highest ever footfall, paving the way to the town centre summer extravaganza this weekend.
Young people can explore Warrington for less this Summer with £1 single fares for children and young people aged 5-18.
Following its public opposition to the proposed closure of more than 1,000 railway station ticket offices across the country, Warrington Borough Council has formally submitted its consultation response.
The council is working with its partners to promote support services and summer holiday activities to help young carers take a break from their caring responsibilities.
Following plans set out by Great British Nuclear (GBN) which aim to drive the expansion of nuclear power at an unprecedented scale, the council has celebrated Warrington’s nuclear credentials and hailed the impact the town continues to have in the sector.
Warrington has played host to leaders across the North West of England for the Northern Power Towns conference 2023.
Warrington is putting plans in place to banish chewing gum from the pavements after receiving a grant to tackle the issue.
Warrington Borough Council has started work on upgrading another section of the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) and National Cycle Network Route 62 in Lymm.
Warrington Borough Council has stated its strong opposition to the proposed closure of more than 1,000 railway station ticket offices across the country, which is combined with huge reductions in the hours of coverage of staff.
An evaluation report of the Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) has demonstrated the significant positive impact it brought to Warrington throughout the tournament.
The process of bringing Warrington’s leisure, library and lifestyles services back in-house is to begin, after the council’s Cabinet approved ‘insourcing’ proposals at its meeting of Monday 10 July.
Time Square and Warrington town centre will come alive with fun and activity this summer with a packed calendar of live performances, art, music, activity and colour.
Disability Awareness Day takes place at Walton Hall and Gardens this weekend (Sunday 16 July), with activities in the run up to the big day taking place this week, including the return of the Carers Wellbeing Festival.
The vision, design and ambition behind the Time Square development – which has revitalised Warrington town centre - has been recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
The future of zero emissions bus travel in Warrington is a step closer – with the contract awarded for the town’s all-electric fleet.
Great Sankey residents are being reminded that there’s still time to share your views on plans for a new cycling facility in the area.
Voters have until Tuesday 11 July to register to vote for the Poulton North election, which is taking place on Thursday 27 July.
Warrington Borough Council’s Cabinet will be asked to consider proposals at its meeting on Monday 10 July to bring the borough’s leisure, library and lifestyles services back in-house.
Warrington’s latest bus improvements are under way from Saturday 1 July, with continued low fares capped at £2 for a single adult journey and the introduction of capped £1 single fares for young people aged 5-18.
The council has confirmed its new climate emergency action plan, which aims to accelerate emissions reductions and ensure the council is better prepared for the impacts of climate change.
Born and raised in the borough, Cllr Steve Wright is the 139th Mayor and first citizen of Warrington.
The council’s cabinet recently approved plans for increasing the number of school places in Warrington in order to meet increased demand.
Local people are being invited to share their views on plans to implement new traffic calming measures on Gainsborough Road.
Directors of Public Health in nine local council areas have issued a statement expressing their concern about the increase of the use of vapes in the subregion.
Time Square continues to go from strength to strength as Hotpod Yoga is set to open in Warrington town centre.
This year marks the Platinum Jubilee of the School Crossing Patrol Service in the UK, and each patrol in Warrington will be commemorated with a special Platinum Jubilee badge and certificate.
Warrington Borough Council has confirmed that, following the conclusion of the trial period, the Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) in Westy, Latchford will be removed.
Mouth-watering Chinese restaurant Yum Cha will be heading to Warrington town centre, bringing their authentic and affordable brand of dim sum and Hong Kong style street food for all the family.
Great Sankey High School's Year 7 football team has made history and won the prestigious PlayStation National Cup Final this month.
The next instalment of the Cookhouse Comedy Club returns this month as part of Warrington’s Pride celebrations.
The next phase of the ambitious plans to transform bus services in Warrington - with cheaper fares, increased reliability and high quality, accessible vehicles - is under way.
A new intermediate care facility is to be developed on the previous Bewsey Old School site in Warrington, following approval at a meeting of the council’s cabinet.
A new vision has been launched to make Warrington’s libraries inclusive, creative, modern and attractive places for the whole community, now and in the future.
There is still time to take part in the borough-wide health and wellbeing survey as invitations have been received by a sample of Warrington residents.
Motorists are being warned that from Monday 12 June, they will be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice for unauthorised use of the Academy Way bus lane in the town centre.
Plans are being developed for an exciting new cycling facility in Great Sankey – and local people are being invited to have their say.
East Warrington will be alive with music, colour and excitement on Sunday 11 June for Birchwood Carnival 2023.
Warrington businesses have voted in favour of having a second term Business Improvement District (BID) for the town centre between 2023 and 2028.
Next week, the council and its partners are providing a week of activities to support carers and to raise awareness of hidden carers and the challenges faced by unpaid carers.
Clean Air Day, the UK’s largest campaign which aims to reduce air pollution, is happening on Thursday 15 June 2023.
A new Talking Point is launching at The Oaks Centre in Penketh on Tuesday 6 June to provide advice and support to local residents.
Warrington Borough Council is urging parents to check their children's MMR vaccine records following a rise in measles cases across the North West.
Work is under way on pioneering plans for a health and wellbeing ‘one-stop shop’ in Warrington town centre aimed at helping people live as happily, healthily and independently as possible.
To kick off Foster Care Fortnight, Foster4 hosted a special afternoon tea event last week celebrating the fostering community across Halton, Warrington and Cheshire West and Chester.
The council has re-opened its consultation about modifications the independent Planning Inspectors consider are required to ensure Warrington’s Local Plan is ‘sound’.
Following the Annual Meeting of the Council on Monday 23 May, Mayoral arrangements have been confirmed for the forthcoming year.
Warrington Borough Council has been successful in obtaining over £1 million funding from the government’s ring fenced Active Travel Fund.
A pop-up event featuring the next generation of entrepreneurs is coming to Warrington this Saturday (20 May), 9am to 5pm.
The council is making sure people know where and how to access mental health support locally this Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW), which takes place from Monday 15 to Sunday 21 May.
The public inquiry in to the planning application for a proposed major logistics development known as Six56, has been adjourned.
Join us to mark the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III with special events and activities taking place across Warrington this bank holiday weekend.
The voices of young people with special education needs and/or disabilities (SEND) matter in Warrington, according to a new report.
The 25th Warrington Annual Property Review has seen business leaders coming together to find out more about the continued success of the town’s commercial property market.
Warrington Borough Council continues to take strong action against fraud, bribery and corruption, a new report shows.
Motorists are being advised that a new bus lane camera will be activated on Academy Way in May.
This month, the council is shining a spotlight on social care and recognising the people who work in the sector and the positive impact they have on Warrington residents.
Local people are being invited to enjoy a fun-filled day for the whole family at Whittle Hall this bank holiday weekend.
The Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Jean Flaherty, laid a wreath at Soldiers’ Corner to commemorate the anniversary of Anzac Day.
The final consultation phase on the Westy low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) scheme will launch on Monday 24 April until Monday 22 May, with the council using this feedback to determine the future of the existing trial scheme.
Company Shop Group’s award-winning social enterprise, Community Shop, has opened the doors of its 11th social supermarket on in Bewsey, Warrington.
Progress is being made to construct a new link road in Newton-le-Willows, as part of the Parkside development which will deliver much-needed investment and jobs for local residents.
Get face-to-face advice and support to help you to live and stay well by visiting your local Talking Point.
Warrington’s Own Buses has now officially moved into its new home, following the completion of the town’s new, state-of-the-art bus depot on Dallam Lane.
In celebration of Lewis Carroll’s famous book, Time Square is being turned into a whimsical wonderland as Alice comes to Warrington.
Spring booster vaccines and health checks are available as the Living Well bus makes a stop in Winwick.
Invitations are being sent out to a sample of Warrington residents asking them to complete a borough-wide health and wellbeing survey.
The council has thanked residents for helping to shape plans for the refurbishment of the stone setts on Pepper Street in Lymm, and has laid out next steps.
The council’s 2017/18 accounts have been signed off.
The council has confirmed the next steps linked to the low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) consultation in Westy, with a view to a final phase of consultation commencing in April.
The Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Jean Flaherty, is inviting local people to join her for two fascinating trips into the past.
Applications are now open for the 4th annual Young Traders Market event, organised and hosted by the multi-award winning Warrington Market.
Birchwood Library is to be relocated into Birchwood Leisure and Tennis Complex to create a new community hub.
To mark World Social Work Day, Warrington Borough Council is recognising the important role of its social workers.
A new website to support healthcare and community professionals in starting conversations about screening for breast, bowel and cervical cancers with people living in Cheshire and Merseyside has been launched.
Work has been completed on a new 3G pitch at Cardinal Newman High School, helping create a new football hub for students, local sports clubs and the wider community.
The council has launched an online consultation about modifications the independent Planning Inspectors consider are required to ensure Warrington’s Local Plan is ‘sound’.
The council and its partners are marking Young Carers Action Day by celebrating young carers across Warrington.
The funeral of Brianna Ghey will take place at 2.45pm at St Elphin's Church tomorrow, Wednesday 15 March, where we will collectively remember and celebrate her life.
Warrington’s Skills Commission has launched a public survey to assess employability and skills across the borough.
Warrington Market is joining over 100 high streets across the UK in the national Totally Locally Fiver Fest campaign.
On Monday 20 March, we will collectively remember the victims of the Warrington bombing which happened 30 years ago.
Public health leaders are warning workers to improve their hand hygiene, after scientists unveiled large numbers of potentially dangerous bacteria and fungi living in communal workplace kitchens.
On Thursday 9 February, Helen Whately MP, was welcomed to the Warrington and Vale Royal College campus to tour the brand-new Health and Social Care Academy.
Warrington Borough Council’s Cabinet has given the green light to amended plans for the town’s Zero Emission Bus Regional Area (ZEBRA) scheme.
The Town Hall flag is flying at half-mast from this afternoon in memory of Brianna Ghey.
Higher Council Tax bills and poorer public services are on the cards if the Government doesn’t address the ‘long overdue’ issue of local government funding reform, says a leading campaign group.
Join the Mayor, Cllr Jean Flaherty, to learn about Warrington’s past in the third Heritage Breakfast event at the Town Hall.
Back by popular demand, the ninth Apprenticeships and Jobs Fair returns to Warrington Youth Zone next week.
Update 7 February: Unfortunately, this meeting has been cancelled
The council is hosting a special event to tell local businesses, voluntary and community organisations and residents about its budget plans for the financial year ahead.
The council has today confirmed that it will be beginning talks with the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Jean Flaherty, is urging everyone to stand together against hatred on Holocaust Memorial Day.
Work is under way on a new strategic review of employment skills in Warrington, to help secure the economic success of the borough for decades to come.
On Wednesday 18 January, a fly-tipper was fined and ordered to pay costs by Warrington Magistrates' Court.
Cllr Les Morgan, Latchford West councillor since 2014 and former Mayor of Warrington in 2017/18, has sadly passed away.
Former England and Wigan Warriors rugby great Martin Offiah was in Warrington on 18 January to launch a new network of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in the town.
The council has praised its hard-working and selfless communities and litter networks in response to findings from Keep Britain Tidy - an independent charity that works to eliminate litter and waste - which shows Warrington is leading the way in eliminating litter.
A pop up repair shop will be open from Saturday 21 January, followed by alternate Fridays from Friday 3 February at the entrance to Warrington Market.
Would you like to help shape the future of culture, arts and heritage in Warrington? A new survey has been launched to give everyone the chance to share their views.
The council has issued a rallying call to residents to make clear that support is still available to them in response to the cost of living crisis.
Penketh residents are being urged to share their views following the launch of a community governance review of Penketh Parish Council.
This New Year, make sure booking your cervical screening test is top of your to do list!
Parents and carers are being reminded to submit their applications for their child’s place in September 2023 Reception class by the deadline.
Join the Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Jean Flaherty, at a Burns Night supper from 7pm on Friday 20 January at the Town Hall.
When visiting community recycling centres (CRCs) over Christmas, you must bring proof that you live in Warrington such as a driving licence, council tax bill, or utility bill.
The major improvements to Warrington’s buses are continuing, with enhanced timetables, cheaper fares, and no limits for concessionary card holders.
Following the Examination in Public of Warrington’s Proposed Submission Version Local Plan (“draft Local Plan”), the Planning Inspectorate have set out their initial views in a post-hearing letter.
Warrington residents who are out and about for the festive season are being encouraged to keep themselves safe by following the ‘taxi travel checklist’.
Warrington Borough Council, working in close partnership with Culture Warrington, will be joining the Without Walls’ Creative Development Network in 2023, a consortium of festivals and organisations committed to excellence in outdoor arts.
£600,000 in Household Support Fund payments provided to 14,000 Warrington households since October 2022Friday, 9 December 2022
The council is reminding residents who receive Household Support Fund payments that their next award will be in bank accounts before Christmas.
Former borough councillor Mike Biggin has been awarded the title of Honorary Alderman.
Warrington’s public health team is urging people to be aware of the signs and symptoms of Group A Strep to help prevent the spread of the infection.
A tree from the national ‘Tree of Trees’ from the queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations has been planted at Longbarn Park by The Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire.
As a result of the Royal Mail Communication Workers Union strike action, there are delays in the delivery of postal vote packs for the Winwick Parish Council (Peel Hall ward) upcoming election.
Warrington Borough Council is advising people who wish to donate clothes to charities to check closely that the textiles bank they're using is genuine.
A run-down children’s play area at Greenwood Community Centre has been transformed into a community garden.
With the final whistle now blown on RLWC 2021, Warrington is looking back on a tournament which has been a real game-changer, particularly for disability sport.
Warrington Borough Council is seeking people’s views on plans to upgrade the junction at Bewsey Road and Lovely Lane, making it more user-friendly for all, including those who walk and cycle.
Warrington Borough Council is supporting this year’s White Ribbon Campaign by sharing a commitment to end domestic abuse in Warrington.
The council has brought a successful prosecution against Mr Younas, who had not complied with a legal health and safety notice on a property he owned in Warrington.
Royal Mail has advised that the Communication Workers Union is planning to carry out strike action on Thursday 24 November 2022.
Warrington Borough Council is to introduce traffic calming measures on Hallfields Road, along with new proposals for a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) in Orford.
Warrington Borough Council’s neighbourhoods team is running its Christmas Toy Appeal again this year, making it the tenth year of supporting families in need at Christmas.
The council has confirmed a series of initiatives to support residents during the cost of living crisis, connecting them with the support and guidance they need.
The annual event honouring those who have fallen in war, takes place at the cenotaph, Bridge Foot, on Sunday 13 November.
The next phase of improvements to the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) in Lymm is about to get under way – and the council is seeking the views of local people on the plans.
The former Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Maureen Creaghan, invited representatives from her chosen charities to the Town Hall on Wednesday 26 October to announce the distribution of funds from her mayoral year.
The government is introducing stringent measures in response to the country’s largest ever outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu).
Andy Ward, Manager at Warrington Market, has been recognised with another prestigious national award.
Bonfire night can be an exciting time of the year, but please remember to celebrate safely.
Peter Cookson-Dean has worked at Walton Hall and Gardens Children’s Zoo since 1982.
The new Warrington edition of Monopoly has officially launched with the first look of the long-awaited board game revealed at a special event at Walton Hall and Gardens.
Warrington Borough Council is making changes to the experimental Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme in the Westy area of Latchford, following public feedback.
Work is under way on a new 3G pitch at Cardinal Newman High School, to replace the existing artificial grass pitch which has been out of operation for a number of years.
Warrington residents who live in council tax bands E-H are being encouraged to apply for the discretionary tax energy rebate.
Younger people are most concerned about new outbreaks of illnesses such as COVID-19 and flu this winter, new research has found.
A special community event at Whittle Hall has been hailed a big success, with more than 250 people coming together find out more about improving the local environment.
A man who advertised himself as a ‘man with van’ on Facebook has been for fined for fly-tipping outside an electricity substation close to the Noggin Inn pub on Warrington Road, Risley.
Torus has celebrated the completion of its largest housing development in Warrington, to date, Roebuck Plaza on Academy Way.
The brand-new addition to Warrington & Vale Royal College officially opened its doors on Monday 3 October.
Time Square will play host to businesses from across the borough on Friday 14 October for the Warrington Business Conference 2022.
Whether you are deciding on which subjects to take, or which careers to pursue, Warrington’s ‘one-stop-shop’ careers fair is a great place to explore your options.
Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the surface of Whittle Hall duck pond? Here’s your chance to find out!
Debating and disagreeing with one another is a healthy part of democracy, but abuse and intimidation crosses the line into dangerous territory, particularly when it is frequent and constant.
Local people are being asked to share their views on refurbishment plans for the stone setts on Pepper Street in Lymm.
Unfortunately, Walton Hall and Gardens has announced it has had to postpone this evening’s planned screening of Grease.
Warrington’s Climate Emergency Commission has launched a bold new Climate Emergency Strategy for Warrington and is holding its first pop up event at Golden Square during the nationwide ‘Great Big Green Week’, on Thursday 29 September.
Warrington town centre will come alive with activity and celebration as part of the Rugby League World Cup (RLWC), which the town is a host venue for.
Warrington Borough Council’s work to support people to make the switch from petrol and diesel vehicles to electric has been given a boost, thanks to new government funding.
...and Warrington Transporter Bridge will become ‘The Old Kent Road of Warrington’.
An external peer review team has praised the council’s children’s services, following an independent four-day review in June.
The Mayor of Warrington has been visiting care homes across the town this week, to share memories and reflect with residents on the life and service of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The day of Her Majesty The Queen’s funeral, Monday 19 September, is also a bank holiday, many of our services will close for the day.
You are invited to join a National Moment of Reflection to mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II outside Warrington Town Hall on Sunday 18 September at 8pm.
Urgent notice concerning the by-elections for the borough ward of Grappenhall and the Grappenhall and Thelwall Parish Council, from returning officer Professor Steven Broomhead MBE
Warrington Borough Council will hold its official proclamation announcing the succession of King Charles III on Sunday 11 September.
Following the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, a book of condolence has opened at the Town Hall.
Following the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, a period of national mourning and reflection has begun.
Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace has announced.
The council has pledged its support for the Let’s Go Zero campaign which works with schools to help them progress towards zero carbon emissions by 2030.
The public hearings into Warrington’s Local Plan get under way on Tuesday 6 September.
The NHS in Cheshire and Merseyside continues to see much higher levels of activity than normal for this time of year.
The publication of the 2022 GCSE and A-level results has brought excellent news for Warrington students.
Rugby League World Cup 2021 is celebrating 50 days to go until the biggest, best and most inclusive tournament kicks off in Newcastle on 15 October.
Jacqueline Devonish has formally taken up her role as the new Senior Coroner for Cheshire.
If you want to make a difference to the lives of people in Warrington, then a career in care could be for you.
Walton Hall and Gardens will be celebrating and honouring the passing of Dame Olivia Newton-John by showing a special outdoor cinema screening of Grease, with all profits from ticket sales going to St Rocco’s Hospice.
Here’s your ‘Chance’ to be a Warrington ‘VIP for the Day’, later this year.
Local people celebrated access improvements and an innovative new surface on the Trans Pennine Trail at Lymm as part of a free event on Saturday 6 August.
Warrington has set out ambitious plans to deliver a number of transformational projects, aimed at improving health and wellbeing and boosting sustainable transport, across the borough.
Warrington has set out its vision for supporting communities, growing business and improving the skills of local people, as part of a key government investment programme.
Warrington Borough Council is continuing to process thousands of applications for the Government’s council tax energy rebate – and there’s still time to apply.
Warrington Borough Council is paying tribute to England’s Lionesses, following their historic victory at Euro 2022.
Junior safety officers from two Warrington schools have received an award for their success in ensuring their school friends are ‘safety smart’.
Award-winning Redwood Bank, which has continued to lend to British businesses throughout the pandemic, has reported its first profit.
The Rugby League World Cup 2021 themed cycling and orienteering trails will launch on Monday 25 July and will give residents and visitors a chance to win tickets to RLWC2021 games.
Warrington’s young traders came out on top at the North West regional final which took place in Bolton on Saturday 16 July.
Thousands of people enjoyed the tasty treats on offer at Time Square’s first ever Food and Drink Festival.
Local people, businesses and regulators with an interest in the night-time economy are being asked for their views on whether the council’s current licensing policy is still the right fit for the town.
Warrington Borough Council is working in a number of locations across the town to ensure that bins are taken in by residents after collection.
Residents in Warrington are being urged to check their voter registration details as part of the annual canvass.
Warrington’s buses will be pulling out all the stops this summer, with major improvements to evening timetables, cheaper fares and no limits for concessionary card holders.
Warrington Community Safety Partnership - a group of organisations who tackle crime and disorder across the borough - has commissioned a ‘stay safe’ project to safeguard vulnerable children and teenagers.
Areas around England may experience heatwave conditions over the next few days up to Tuesday 19 July, according to Met Office forecasts, and the council is reminding residents to be prepared.
Following the implementation of trial low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) measures in Westy, the council has published a survey for residents to share their feedback and views about the scheme so far.
Fans of rugby league are being urged to ensure they get the best seats in the house for Rugby League World Cup 2021.
Following applications from 42 councils across Britain in the competition to find a location for the headquarters of Great British Railways (GBR), six locations have been shortlisted.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Warrington is continuing to increase week on week. The number of people in Warrington Hospital with COVID-19 is also on the rise.
Warrington residents are being reminded to make sure they don’t miss out on the Government’s council tax energy rebate, by applying to the council now.
Warrington Borough Council will be holding two events in July to showcase opportunities for people to join its social work apprenticeship programme.
Plans for a new 3G pitch at Cardinal Newman High School have been approved by Warrington Borough Council.
The award-winning Warrington Market is set to once again offer support and a platform for budding entrepreneurs aged 16 to 30, with the return of Warrington’s Young Traders Market.
People who have recently moved to Warrington from Hong Kong are being invited to an event providing information about employment, health, leisure and more.
The public hearings into Warrington’s Local Plan will begin in September.
Local people are being invited to share their views on a key Warrington Town Deal project - the upgrade of the Trans Pennine Trail Greenall’s Avenue path.
Warrington’s Director of Public Health reminds residents to not let their guard down as the number of cases rises locally.
The Neighbourhood Weekender took place on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May, with an additional performance on Friday 27 May at Victoria Park.
Warrington Borough Council’s new on-line planning system, which aims to bring significant improvements for applicants, residents and staff, has officially launched.
Local advocacy organisation Warrington Speak Up has received praise for their work on a recent national project with the British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR).
The council has pledged to support children to learn, discover and explore in even more ways, as part of a borough-wide initiative.
A dedicated space at the Peace Centre will be created for young people aged 16 and over with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
On Thursday 16 June Clean Air Day will see schools, workplaces and communities across the UK running activities and taking action to inspire people to act and cut down the air pollution we cause.
An open letter to our residents, from Leader of the Council, Cllr Russ Bowden
East Warrington is set to spring to life with music, colour and excitement on Sunday 12 June for Birchwood Carnival 2022.
World-renowned horticulturalist and Bromeliad expert, Don Billington, has won another Gold Medal this week for his collection of plants from the glasshouses at Walton Hall and Gardens.
Warrington Borough Council’s Cabinet has approved a £2.4m grant contribution for a major rebuilding programme at Penketh High School.
The council has welcomed plans to remove the controversial Golborne Link from the High Speed Rail (Crewe to Manchester) programme.
Warrington’s new Mayor, Cllr Jean Flaherty, will be joined by chronicler, Janice Hayes, to celebrate 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.
New experimental measures are being put in place in two inner town wards, aimed at reducing traffic and improving conditions for pedestrians and cyclists.
Warrington’s communities are being invited to join a right royal celebration for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Warrington Borough Council is to provide financial support to LiveWire to help safeguard the future of the organisation and the valuable services it provides to residents.
Warrington Borough Council’s move into its offices in Time Square is bringing significant savings for the local authority, new figures show.
Cllr Jean Flaherty is the 138th Mayor and First Citizen of Warrington. She was sworn in during a Mayor Making ceremony at the Annual Meeting of the Council on Monday 23 May.
The incredibly popular Heartbreak Productions are back at Walton with three fabulous outdoor plays this summer.
Warrington Borough Council is gearing up for the introduction of a new on-line planning system, which will bring significant improvements for applicants, residents and staff.
Join the nation in celebrating at Walton Hall and Gardens’ Big Jubilee Lunch on Sunday 5 June.
Warrington residents are being invited to share their views on a number of schemes aimed at reducing town centre traffic and encouraging more people to walk and cycle.
To mark the start of Foster Care Fortnight 2022, Foster4 has launched three sector-leading support packages for families who foster with Warrington.
The deadline for businesses impacted by the pandemic, to claim their share of over £5million of financial help with business rates is approaching and hundreds of businesses across Warrington have yet to apply.
The charming Woodland Hideaway is the newest addition to Walton’s range of wedding locations, providing the perfect outdoor setting for your wedding day.
The council has opened a survey for residents to have their say on ways to control dog related issues.
Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) 2022 runs from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 May.
Warrington Borough Council has signed a pledge to ensure that children in care have their belongings treated with respect.
More than 1,000 people attended Victoria Park on Monday 2 May to celebrate the festival of Eid al-Fitr.
The first stones laid in Warrington’s Heroes Pathway at Marshall Gardens have provided a cash boost to Warrington Wolves Foundation and St Rocco’s Hospice.
Warrington’s Director of Public Health, Thara Raj, has published her first Public Health Annual Report (PHAR) for Warrington.
Young artists are being urged to get creative and design a new mascot for RLWC2021 or design a rugby ball that will be used to decorate the town centre during the tournament!
Warrington people are being asked to share their views on experiencing a safe, vibrant night time economy with a broad cultural appeal.
Business leaders have been learning more about Warrington’s growth, resilience, community spirit, partnerships and confidence for the future.
There’s still time to get your tickets to watch a movie under the stars at Walton’s open-air cinema this May!
A £35,000 funding boost has been granted to Warrington help tackle fly-tipping in the borough.
The man charged with helping lead the drive to tackle the Climate Emergency in Warrington is calling on local people to play their part in creating a greener future for the borough.
Businesses will have the opportunity to explore the practicalities of changing from petrol and diesel to electric vehicles as part of a partnership event on Tuesday 19 April.
The Government has announced that Warrington is to receive more than £16m in funding to reduce bus fares and drive up the quality of bus services in the borough.
The plan to drive forward Warrington’s future growth and development has been given the go-ahead for submission to the government.
A man who has dedicated more than 20 years to bringing Warrington communities together, after arriving in the town from India, has received a special accolade.
Former Mayor and councillor, Mike Hannon, has received the prestigious award of Honorary Freeman of Warrington, for almost 40 years of eminent services to the borough.
Residents are being asked for their views on Warrington’s Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (2022-25).
A reopening date has been set following essential roof repairs which will protect the cultural and educational hub for generations to come
Changes to service provider for the council textiles banks are in the process of being made.
Warrington Borough Council is to write off around £68k in unpaid council tax and miscellaneous income debts.
Warrington Borough Council’s children’s services leaders have hailed the outstanding Warrington Youth Zone, following a tour of the new facility which is due to open in summer.
RLWC2021 to mark 200 days to go milestone by taking the three trophies on tour to every one of its host towns and cities in 48 hours
The site will close on Saturday 26 March, following the government’s ‘Living with COVID’ announcement that free Lateral Flow Testing for the public will come to an end from 1 April 2022.
The Children’s Zoo at Walton Hall and Gardens has welcomed a new baby African pygmy goat.
Warrington residents will soon be able to take advantage of pay-as-you-go electric vehicles for their trips in and around the town.
Warrington’s health leaders are reminding people that the coronavirus pandemic is definitely not over as case numbers increase across the borough.
Join the Mayor of Warrington on the green at Walton Hall Golf Course and help raise vital funds to support her charity appeal.
Walton’s open-air cinema returns this May with two show stopping films – Rocket Man and Pulp Fiction – which will be shown against the stunning backdrop of Walton Hall and Gardens.
Statement from Cllr Sarah Hall, Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Warrington Borough Council:
The event, organised and sponsored by Warrington Borough Council, Warrington & Co and The Cheshire & Warrington Pledge, will host numerous exhibits from various sectors and businesses.
Following recent funding bid successes which led to the Safer Streets campaigns currently being rolled out in Warrington, a new survey asking people across Cheshire for their views on the safety of women in public places across the county has been launched.
Plans continue to develop for the full refurbishment of Stockton Heath swing bridge, with works targeted to take place next year.
Following the sell-out Cookhouse Comedy Club events, Warrington Market has announced their latest addition to their Cookhouse Live events programme, the non-stop music quiz!
The community project to breathe new life into Marshall Gardens in the town centre, transforming it into a beautiful memorial garden, is officially complete.
The council has been awarded a Bronze Carbon Literate Organisation by The Carbon Literacy Trust.
The Mayor of Warrington will lead reflections as local residents, political and community leaders, businesses and faith groups are set to gather for a ‘Warrington for peace’ event on Monday 7 March, 5pm, outside the Town Hall.
Warrington town centre’s first outdoor defibrillator has been installed at Time Square thanks to the phenomenal fund-raising efforts of Aidan Jackson.
A brand new website, providing information about the various adult social care roles available with care providers across Warrington, has been launched.
Warrington Borough Council members have visited Centre Park Link in the town centre to mark its first successful year of transforming journeys around one of the busiest sections of the borough’s road network.
Palm Springs, Dubai, Sydney – they are amongst the most glamorous places on earth and each has been honoured with its very own official MONOPOLY game. Now the company with the license to produce these unique editions is bestowing the same honour on Warrington.
Following the government’s ‘Living with COVID-19’ announcement and plans, Warrington’s public health leaders have offered advice to keep residents and families safe, stressing that the pandemic is not over and we are still living with the virus.
Warrington Borough Council is advising the public that the blue recycling bins at The Forge car park, Stockton Heath have been removed.
Creative practitioners in Warrington are being given a new way to connect with local arts professionals and access a range of opportunities.
Warrington’s ambitious Town Deal programme has taken a huge step forward, with confirmation that funding for all seven projects have now been given the go-ahead by the Government.
Motorists are being reminded that bus gate cameras remain in force on Scotland Road in the town centre.
A new group, aimed at providing invaluable support for people in Warrington affected by Long COVID, has been launched.
Grants have been paid out to local businesses as part of the latest initiative to help them recover from the impact of the Omicron COVID-19 variant.
Warrington’s Central 6 Masterplan – the town’s blueprint to ensure a cleaner, greener and healthier central ward area – can look forward to a significant period of activity over the next 12 months, as projects in inner Warrington continue to be delivered.
Work is officially under way on Warrington’s brand new bus depot, paving the way to the introduction of one of the largest fleets of all-electric buses in the UK.
A Warrington-wide campaign has launched to tackle behaviours linked to violence and harassment against women and girls.
Warrington Market has added another accolade to the collection, after winning the Best Large Indoor Market category at the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) Great British Market Awards 2022.
After a record breaking sell out following the release of tickets for the debut date for 2022, Warrington Market has announced that they have added an extra date for their popular new comedy night.
Warrington’s plans to transform bus services have received a huge boost, with the Government announcing that the town is in-line to receive significant Bus Back Better funding.
Local people are being encouraged to play their part in creating a ‘Heroes Pathway’ at Marshall Gardens – and help support Warrington Wolves Foundation and St Rocco’s Hospice too.
Following a focused visit in December 2021 of children’s services at Warrington Borough Council, Ofsted has recently published its findings.
A new report has found that the resilience of high street spending in Warrington during the Covid-19 pandemic has seen the town outperform most other big cities and towns.
The Mockingbird Programme supports 32 looked after children and their foster carers in Warrington.
The Household Support Fund was introduced in October 2021 to support those most in need this winter.
The £28m scheme to deliver 161 new, low carbon homes in Great Sankey and Birchwood is moving forward, with all available houses already let.
An Extraordinary Council Meeting which took place yesterday, Monday 17 January, passed a motion to oppose the proposals by Peel Ports to increase tolls on Warburton & Rixton Toll Bridge.
The next Cookhouse Comedy Club will take place on Thursday 10 February.
New York neighbourhood-inspired restaurant and bar concept, Parlour, has become the first operator in 2022 to sign up and take space at Time Square.
Warrington Borough Council, like many local authorities, is advising of possible delays and disruption to care services over the coming weeks.
Residents are being asked for their views on pharmacy services in Warrington.
Get vaccinated, get your booster and look after each other through this difficult winter period – joint statement from the Directors of Public Health in Cheshire and Merseyside.
Building work is progressing well on a £28million scheme to create 161 new low carbon homes for rent at two former school sites in Birchwood and Great Sankey.
Warrington’s green waste subscriptions for 2022 will be launched on Monday 13 December, allowing people to buy their licences to have their garden waste collected by the council.
Residents urged to keep themselves and others safe as COVID-19 rates continue to increase and first Omicron cases linked to WarringtonFriday, 10 December 2021
The total number of new COVID-19 cases in Warrington over the last 7 days has increased to 1,133 (to 2 December), and a small number of suspected Omicron cases linked to Warrington have been identified.
Motorists are being reminded that bus gate cameras are now in force on Scotland Road in the town centre.
Adopt one of the incredible animals from the Walton Hall and Gardens children’s zoo.
Cheshire Youth Justice Service – which provides support for young people at risk of committing crime, those who have been convicted and victims – has been praised by government inspectors.
In the wake of the UN’s climate conference in Glasgow, Warrington’s Climate Emergency Commission has launched a consultation to help shape a borough-wide strategy to encourage and guide action by people and organisations locally.
A cross-party group of the lowest funded councils across the country is joining forces to call for a £300 million temporary fix to level up local government finance.
The pool at Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub has been renamed ‘The Kathleen Dawson Swimming Pool’ in recognition of Kathleen’s gold medal win at the Tokyo Olympics.
Warrington Borough Council has expressed its strong opposition to proposed changes to train timetables, which would have significant implications for services that call at stations in the borough.
Two bespoke commemorative benches have been installed at Airlift Hill, Great Sankey.
Warrington is marking World AIDS Day by lighting the Town Hall red and encouraging partners across the borough to #rocktheribbon – wearing the iconic World AIDS Day red ribbon – on Wednesday 1 December.
Joint statement from the Directors of Public Health in Cheshire and Merseyside on the emergence of the new Omicron variantWednesday, 1 December 2021
The ‘difficult winter’ has arrived, here’s what you need to do – joint statement from the Directors of Public Health in Cheshire and Merseyside on the emergence of the new Omicron variant
The partnership has won a prestigious High Sheriff of Cheshire Award which will be presented by the High Sheriff, Robert Mee DL, on Tuesday 7 December.
Residents have lots to look forward to in Warrington town centre and beyond this festive season, but are being reminded to stay safe and be vigilant due to a rise in COVID cases and the Omicron variant.
Warrington Borough Council is to begin work on a new strategy, identifying the type of housing needed in the borough in the coming years.
The Chief Veterinary Officers for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have agreed to bring in new measures to help protect poultry and captive birds.
Experts and toy associations have raised concerns about the safety of toys purchased through third-party sellers on online marketplaces.
The Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Maureen Creaghan, hosted an enchanting evening for children and families supported by one of the Mayor’s charities, JUMP.
The council’s neighbourhoods in Warrington team is running its Christmas Toy Appeal for the ninth year.
The council has asked residents to double-check what they are putting in each bin after a rise in recycling contamination rates.
The council has welcomed parts of the national Integrated Rail Plan published today, Thursday 18 November, but is disappointed with the cuts made to High Speed 2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail proposals across the north of England. The council is also cautious about the phasing and delivery timescales of the IRP.
Warrington Borough Council is seeking the views of local people and path users on plans to upgrade part of the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) and National Cycle Network Route 62 in Lymm.
Business leaders from across the borough converged on Time Square on Friday 12 November for the Warrington Business Conference 2021.
Warrington’s Wire Works exhibition has attracted over 1,000 visitors since opening in October – and the exhibition will come to an end this weekend with some very special guests from Warrington Wolves (‘The Wire’) past and present.
Warrington Borough Council is currently taking Queen’s Counsel legal advice on the Secretary of State’s decision to allow Satnam Limited’s proposed development of Peel Hall.
An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) has been declared across the country.
The chair of the Warrington Town Deal has expressed pride and delight at the ‘momentous’ progress the Warrington Town Deal has made in recent weeks.
Warrington Borough Council is seeking local people’s views on the future of electric vehicles.
Cabinet has approved the business case to support the development of a Health and Wellbeing Hub in the town centre, as part of the Warrington Town Deal.
A ‘remastered cultural hub’ at Pyramid Arts Centre, as part of the Warrington Town Deal, is another step closer following Cabinet approval.
Cabinet has approved the business case to support the delivery of an Advanced Construction & Civil Engineering (ACCE) Centre as part of the Warrington Town Deal.
Residents in Reddish Lane, Lymm who have suffered a long history of flooding incidents are receiving a major boost, thanks to a new project.
Cabinet has approved the business case to support the development of a Digital Enterprise Hub in the town centre, as part of the Warrington Town Deal.
Warrington will formally bid for city status as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, following Cabinet approval.
Bonfire night can be an exciting time of the year, but it is important to remember to celebrate safely and protect yourself and others around you.
Residents are being asked for their views on pharmacy services in Warrington.
People and organisations in Warrington are being asked to show their commitment to combat the climate emergency in the run up to the UN’s latest climate conference to be held later this year.
Always wanted to foster? Life more flexible now?
Local businesses are being invited to join a free online workshop about the law change to labelling pre-packed food items that took effect in early October.
A part-time 20mph speed limit will be applied during school traffic hours from Monday 1 November.
The Food Pantry is now open after being closed due to coronavirus restrictions.
Everyone who is eligible is being encouraged to get two essential vaccines to protect themselves this winter – flu and the COVID-19 booster.
Warrington Borough Council has secured more than £20m in Government funding to transform bus travel in the borough.
A full refurbishment of the ranger centre, changing room facilities and café at Birchwood Forest Park has been completed.
Warrington’s Town Deal ambitions have been given a huge boost, after confirmation of £22.1 million funding as part of the scheme.
Warrington’s Town Deal ambitions have been given an early boost, thanks to an accelerated £1million funding grant.
Warrington has submitted a pioneering and ambitious bid for up to £25 million funding as part of the Towns Fund initiative.
The UK’s largest and most technically advanced solar + battery storage project is delivering power day and night and providing multiple services to help keep the grid reliable.