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Warrington 'second best place to live in UK'

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Warrington has been named as the second best borough to live in the country in a Channel 4 documentary, thanks to a range of factors including high employment, income, house prices, culture, health and education.


Warrington moves forward with devolution plans

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The Executive Board has approved plans for a devolution deal. The proposals would see Warrington forming a sub-regional partnership with Cheshire West and Chester Council, and Cheshire East Council..


Four year budget approved

The Warrington pound
It includes a council tax increase of 1.98%, plus a 3% increase for the government’s adult social care precept. This will bring in an additional £4m, helping us to protect as many services as possible.


Car clockers convicted



Individuals responsible for more than 7 million miles of car clocking have been successfully prosecuted, following more than three years of work by Warrington and Halton trading standards.


Working Group to deliver vision for libraries


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The new group will define a libraries and community learning strategy for Warrington. It includes council officers, LiveWire officers and independent advisers. They have now set out their priorities, purpose and aims.


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£300k grant for smart transport scheme

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

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

Warrington ‘second best place to live in UK’

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

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.

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