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Troops' freedom parade

Freedom parade at Warrington Town Hall Published: Thursday, 20th September 2018

Warrington will be alive with colour, flying flags and beating drums this weekend as the borough’s heroic military freemen parade through the town centre.

  • Domestic abuse campaign launched across Cheshire, opening the door on unhealthy relationships

    Open the Door Published: Tuesday, 18th September 2018

    A campaign to help the public spot the signs of domestic abuse and know where to get help was launched this week at Capesthorne Community Centre.

  • Peace sculptures to be unveiled

    Published: Thursday, 13th September 2018

    Two bronze ‘peace’ sculptures will be unveiled in Warrington next Friday – 25 years after two IRA bombs killed 12-year-old Tim Parry and three-year-old Johnathan Ball, and injured more than 50 people.

  • Children find their forever families

    Together for adoption Published: Thursday, 13th September 2018

    Together for Adoption brings together the adoption services of five local authorities – Cheshire West and Chester, Halton, St Helens, Warrington and Wigan.

  • Fraudster warning

    Published: Thursday, 13th September 2018

    A potential fraudster posing as a Warrington Borough Council Officer tried to gain the bank details of a Latchford resident.

  • Wheel get you bike safe

    Cycling Published: Wednesday, 12th September 2018

    Cyclists are being invited to pedal down to Warrington’s temporary market this weekend, for free bike safety checks, security marking and much more.

  • Get your blood pressure checked and keep your heart happy

    Know Your Numbers Published: Monday, 10th September 2018

    Free and easy blood pressure checks are on offer to Warrington residents this week (10-16 September) as part of national ‘Know Your Numbers! Week’.

  • Working together to prevent suicide this World Suicide Prevention Day

    Happy? Ok? Sad? Published: Friday, 7th September 2018

    World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) takes place Monday 10 September 2018.

  • Warrington builds bridges with European partners

    Transporter Bridge Published: Friday, 7th September 2018

    Warrington is forging new European links to help protect the future of the borough’s famous transporter bridge.

  • Warrington residents’ views needed as adult social care costs reach breaking point

    Published: Wednesday, 5th September 2018

    The Council is urging local residents and community groups to have their say on how support for older people, younger adults with mental or physical disabilities, and their carers, should be funded.

  • Discover Warrington’s secrets

    Museum Published: Tuesday, 4th September 2018

    Warrington is joining England’s largest festival of history and culture, with over 30 free events.

  • Key libraries role for council chief

    Prof Steven Broomhead Published: Tuesday, 4th September 2018

    Warrington Borough Council’s chief executive has been appointed as chair of the group responsible for providing leadership and support to libraries across the country.

  • Don’t forget to register

    Canvass Published: Wednesday, 29th August 2018

    Warrington Borough Council is issuing reminder letters to households who haven’t yet responded to the annual canvass, and any households who don’t respond by 26 October will receive a personal visit.

  • Maths and English success for Warrington

    GCSE Published: Friday, 24th August 2018

    The number of Warrington students achieving a ‘strong pass’ in GCSE Maths and English has increased.

  • Fine for dropping cigarette butt

    cigarette butt Published: Thursday, 23rd August 2018

    A Warrington resident has been ordered to pay £676 after she dropped a cigarette butt from a vehicle on Mersey Street, Warrington

  • Green reigns supreme in Warrington

    Green flags Published: Wednesday, 8th August 2018

    Warrington’s cemeteries are once again flying the flag for the borough.

  • Play for all at Oakwood Avenue

    Oakwood Avenue Park Published: Wednesday, 8th August 2018

    Work has been completed on a brand new, disability-friendly play area on Oakwood Avenue in Padgate.

  • Film Up North

    Film up north cropped Published: Friday, 3rd August 2018

    Community cinema comes to Warrington Town Hall showcasing three British classics.

  • Red squirrels at Walton

    red squirrels Published: Friday, 3rd August 2018

    Four red squirrel kittens have been born at Walton Hall and Gardens Children’s Zoo.

  • Work continues on Local Plan

    Local Plan Published: Thursday, 2nd August 2018

    Warrington Borough Council is continuing to make progress on its Local Plan.

  • Woolston Recycling Centre revamp begins

    Woolston Published: Tuesday, 31st July 2018

    Warrington Borough Council is reminding residents that Woolston Community Recycling Centre is about to close for major improvement works.

  • Train like a Jedi this summer

    Train Like a Jedi Published: Tuesday, 31st July 2018

    Children are being encouraged to keep active this summer with the help of Change4Life and Disney’s new Star Wars inspired programme.

  • Bank Park Pavilion launch

    Bank Park Pavilion tea party Published: Monday, 30th July 2018

    There’s another welcome addition to Neighbourhoods in Warrington’s portfolio of community facilities.

  • Blue badge crackdown

    court building Published: Thursday, 26th July 2018

    As part of its zero tolerance approach to disabled badge fraud Warrington Borough Council has successfully prosecuted another driver.

  • Take care of yourself, and others, during the hot weather

    Met Published: Wednesday, 25th July 2018

    The Met Office has issued a Level 2 heatwave alert across the region and Warrington Borough Council’s public health team is urging residents to take extra care.

  • Voter registration information

    Published: Wednesday, 25th July 2018

    Householders in Warrington are being urged to look out for important voter registration information in the post and to make sure that details currently held on the electoral register are correct.

  • New boardwalk brings community closer to nature

    Mini Moss Published: Friday, 20th July 2018

    Warrington people will be able to enjoy nature’s healing in progress, thanks to the completion of a major conservation project at Risley Moss.

  • Road improvements to keep Warrington moving

    M62 j8 Published: Friday, 20th July 2018

    Warrington motorists have two reasons to celebrate, with the completion of one major highways improvement scheme, and the start of another.

  • Neighbourhoods summer clubs

    neighbourhoods summer scheme Published: Wednesday, 18th July 2018

    Families across Warrington are invited to join in a range of exciting activities over the summer holidays

  • Rogue trader took money to fix non-existent beam

    Rogue trader court Published: Tuesday, 17th July 2018

    A rogue trader has been ordered to pay out nearly £3,000 after pleading guilty to charges of failing to carry out work that he received payment for and for using a fake business address.