Work gets underway on ‘Halton Curve’ to boost Liverpool City Region, Cheshire and North Wales rail links

Alun Cairns: Improvements will help unlock economic growth opportunities for North Wales Work has started on the 1.5 miles of rail track, known as the ‘Halton Curve’, that will unlock leisure and business opportunities between the Liverpool City Region, its airport, Cheshire and North Wales. Leaders and key officials will today (Friday 14th July) be marking … Read more

Cowboy builders rip off Merseyside consumers

Two Runcorn men duped elderly residents into paying upfront for building and glazing work, which they never carried out, Liverpool Crown Court heard. But because of a brain injury to a defendant, the judge’s sentencing powers for him were limited, despite some offences committed after the brain injury took place. In a case brought by Halton Borough Council, … Read more

Tasty new theatre show coming to Lancashire

​“The Chef Show”, Ragged Edge Productions Lowther Pavilion, Lytham – Wednesday 8 February, 7.30pm The Centre @ Halton – Thursday 9 February, 7pm The Rainhall Centre, Barnoldswick – Friday 10 February, 7pm Dunsop Bridge Village Hall – Saturday 11 February, 7.30pm The Bureau – Centre For The Arts, Blackburn – Sunday 12 February, 3pm A brand new theatre show that … Read more

Join the Recovery Walk

Warrington Borough Council’s public health team is encouraging residents to join the 8th UK Recovery Walk, which takes place in Halton on 10th September. The Recovery Walk is held in September every year, as part of Recovery Month. It aims to raise awareness of substance misuse support and recovery from addiction. The walk celebrates the … Read more

Playground funding success

Warrington Borough Council has scooped £100,000 in grant funding towards two separate park developments. Funding towards projects at Poulton Crescent Play Area, Woolston Park, and at Liverpool Road Recreation ground has been awarded by WREN’s FCC Community Action Fund. The rest of the funding for the schemes is being contributed by the Council. At Poulton … Read more

Russia honours Arctic Convoy heroes

Russia is bestowing one of its highest military honours on Arctic Convoy veterans at a ceremony at Warrington Town Hall. Warrington Borough Council and Warrington Mayor Cllr Faisal Rashid will host the mayors of Halton and St Helens and representatives from the Russian Embassy at the ceremony. The Arctic Convoys of the Second World War … Read more