Category Archives: Warrington

Board meets to bid for town centre funding boost

A board of Warrington’s business, community and political leaders have met to discuss an ambitious funding bid of up to £25 million as part of the government’s Towns Fund initiative. The Warrington Town Deal board has been set up to identify areas where a compelling case for funding can be put forward to contribute to,…
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Council supports plans for ‘high speed north’

Warrington Borough Council chiefs have welcomed the focus on Northern Powerhouse Rail in a new HS2 report – along with indications from the government that the Golborne Link could be dropped from the plans. The Oakervee Review into HS2 has been presented to government this week, with a number of implications for Warrington. The recommendations,…
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Warrington Museum celebrates town’s space heritage with new Hubble exhibit

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery has been presented with a loan that’s out of this world, as part of the Hubble telescope goes on long-term display. Last summer saw families from across the North West flocking to the town-centre venue as Culture Warrington and Golden Square presented a Summer of Space. Introducing the varied space-themed…
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River Mersey crossing moves forward

Warrington’s new River Mersey crossing is a step closer, thanks to a major milestone being reached in the Centre Park Link scheme. The £19.89m project - which aims to ease congestion and maximise Warrington’s economic potential - is progressing on schedule and should be complete and fully open to traffic by the end of the…
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