Next stop for Warrington’s vaccination bus

Warrington’s vaccination bus is on the road again and will be making its next stop at Warrington Town Hall this Thursday, 20 May. The session will take place on the forecourt in front of the Town Hall on Sankey Street, on Thursday 20 May, from 9.30am to 1pm. Jabs will be given to eligible people on […]

Earlestown Town Centre to benefit from High Streets Task Force

Regeneration plans for Earlestown have received a boost after the iconic market town was selected as the borough’s chosen location to benefit from a government initiative to help transform high streets. Last month, St Helens Borough was selected as one of 70 local authority areas to receive support from a High Streets Task Force which is […]

Step 3 on the roadmap out of lockdown

Increase ventilation indoors and maintain social distancing There are numerous changes to the COVID restrictions taking place from today, Monday 17 May. This is the penultimate step on the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown and shows that infection rates and deaths are in decline. Since the previous step, which saw the reopening of pubs (outdoors), […]

Warrington town centre’s symptom-free testing site to relocate to Golden Square

Warrington town centre’s symptom-free testing site is moving from the Halliwell Jones Stadium to Golden Square, in preparation for welcoming fans back to the Rugby League stadium. The first testing site in Warrington was established at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, which is home to Warrington Wolves, and since January 2021 the site has tested over […]

Racegoers urged to get tested before and after race day

Racegoers gearing up for a return to watching a day’s live racing at Haydock Park Racecourse are being urged to add a symptom free test to their pre and post race day routines. Symptom free testing helps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as some people with the virus don’t get symptoms but can still […]

May we meet up?

As part of the government’s roadmap out of lockdown, from Monday 17 May we will see a further easing of Coronavirus restrictions in England. Up to six people – or two households can now meet indoors, with overnight stays allowed Care home residents will be allowed up to five named visitors Groups of up to […]

DIRECTORS OF PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISE RESIDENTS ON NEWLY IDENTIFIED VARIANT OF CONCERN

Cheshire and Merseyside’s Directors of Public Health are pleased to see restrictions easing following a drop in cases of COVID-19, however, in light of the new Variant of Concern (b.1.617, first identified in India) being found in some areas of Greater Manchester, Lancashire and now Sefton in Merseyside, they urge people to continue to keep […]

Get fit while you sit

Local community centres to host free chair-based exercise classes for residents. Warrington’s 17 community centres will re-open their doors to the public next week, welcoming back residents and community groups after many months of closure. The centres will be offering support to help residents to return to their pre-COVID levels of fitness and will be […]