Warrington’s history preserved

Historical documents dating back to the 19th century have been preserved for future generations, thanks to the completion of a council project. Around 2,500 books containing the original birth, death and marriage certificates for Warrington residents, going back to 1837, have been digitised. The new electronic archive will help ensure the irreplaceable books are protected […]

WHEN A VALUABLE SERVICE BECOMES INVALUABLE

Registrars at Halton Borough Council perform more than 250 wedding ceremonies a year, but some are more urgent than others. Terminally ill patients with a wish to get married can do so, using the Registration Service to ensure that their wishes are carried out and they are able to marry their loved one. Over the lockdown […]

RUNCORN TOWN HALL (RTH) WEDDING ROOMS ALL NOW OPEN FOR CEREMONIES

Something borrowed, something blue, all suites are now open at Runcorn Town Hall for you! Until now, since the lockdown, marriage ceremonies were allowed to resume on the Saturday 4 July, these have only been able to take place in the Boston Suite. Halton Borough Council’s Executive Board Member for the Registration Servics. Cllr Stef […]

Registrar attended ceremonies set to resume in St Helens Borough

St Helens Borough Council’s Registration Service is set to resume marriage and civil partnership ceremonies. From Saturday 1st August, the Registration Service will be able to conduct ceremonies in local venues, including St Helens Town Hall, which will open for weddings only, and is encouraging couples to get in touch. The announcement follows Government guidance […]

HALTON COUPLE TIE THE KNOT IN FIRST POST-LOCKDOWN NUPTIALS

Halton’s  Register Office at Runcorn Town Hall has hosted what is thought to be the first ceremony in England following the easing of the lockdown restrictions today, 4 July. The wedding ceremony of Widnes couple Louise Arnold and Jennifer Wilson took place this morning, just after midnight, on the day weddings can officially restart as specified by the […]

Weddings and civil partnerships to restart in Warrington

Following new government guidance, weddings and civil partnerships will be able to go ahead from Saturday 4 July. This means couples who have already given notice of their marriage/civil partnership can proceed if they wish to do so, assuming the venue remains available and it is safe for the Registrars to attend.  However, if the venue […]

Couple brings Warrington to the States for 50th wedding anniversary

Picture caption: Frank and Teresa Terrones on their wedding day in June 1970 and on their anniversary 50 years later. The council has worked with the couple’s family to help them commemorate their Warrington wedding on their landmark anniversary. Frank and Teresa Terrones were married on 20 June 1970 at Warrington Register Office. Frank, originally […]

REGISTER OFFICE WORKERS WORK HARD TO SAY ‘WE DO’ TO WEDDINGS

Halton Borough Council Register Office staff are working hard to make sure you can have a marriage or civil partnership in Halton. This comes after The Prime Minister announced plans to further ease lockdown restrictions.From 4 July, religious and civil marriage ceremonies and civil partnership formations will be allowed to recommence in England if certain […]