Swing into action at the St Helens Sports Development Golf Day

St Helens Council’s Sports Development team is inviting golf enthusiasts to swing into action at a charity golf day on Friday 26 May at Houghwood Golf Club. Now in its third year, the St Helens Sports Development Youth Sports Programme Golf Day – in partnership with the Steve Prescott Foundation – is an 18 hole, … Read more

Get swing bridge alerts at the palm of your hand

Social media-savvy residents and commuters are being urged to sign up for Warrington Borough Council’s swing bridge e-alerts. Warrington has three swing bridges which cross the Manchester Ship Canal on the A5060 Chester Road, the A49 London Road and the A50 Knutsford Road. Delays of up to 16 minutes can occur when canal traffic passes … Read more

Agreement reduces swing bridge openings at peak times by two-thirds

Road users in the Warrington have benefited from a drop of almost two thirds in the number of swing bridge openings at peak times following an agreement the Council forged with the canal operators. Frequent ship canal swings bridge openings at peak times have been shown to have a detrimental impact on Warrington’s highway network. … Read more