Updated Local Plan approved for consultation in Warrington

The updated plan to deliver the homes, jobs, transport infrastructure and community facilities Warrington needs has been approved for consultation. Warrington’s updated Proposed Submission Version Local Plan was given the go-ahead at the meeting of the Full Council on Monday 20 September, paving the way to a six-week period of public consultation, which will begin on Monday 4 […]

Mercury Hampton proves a hot success since moving to Newton-le-Willows

A Newton-le-Willows based recruitment and business consultancy has been praised by business chiefs after starting out in a box room with no clients and just a kettle for company, to boasting a multi-million-pound turnover in three years. Based in Centrix House on Crow Lane East, Mercury Hampton – which specialises in psychometric assessment, recruitment and performance strategies throughout technology, construction […]

HALTON IS ONE OF THE BEST IN THE REGION – OFFICIAL!

Halton Borough Council’s Registration Service is a finalist in the Best Ceremony Provider category at the 2021 North West Wedding Awards. The competition is organised by the County Brides Magazine and the winner will be announced on Thursday 21 October. Despite the pandemic, Halton Registrars have performed nearly 400 Wedding and Civil Partnership ceremonies. The […]

HALTON FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Halton Borough Council is disappointed to announce that the annual fireworks display will not take place this November. As Halton’s Covid-19 rates remain high, the Council has had to re-prioritise resources as part of its continuing response to the pandemic. However, it is hoped that this popular event will return next year. On a positive […]

St Helens Borough marks World Suicide Prevention Day

St Helens Borough took the time to remember those we have lost to suicide recently, marking World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. Among these was a memorial event at St Helens Crematorium and Cemetery for families and friends who have lost someone to suicide with support and advice as well as a tree planting […]

Larger than life Christmas fun at the award winning Otterspool Adventure

After the success of last year, the team at Otterspool Adventure will once again be creating the ultimate winter wonderland this year, full of enchanting events, crafts & activities. Managing Director Cheryl Cosgrove said “We were overwhelmed with the response to last year’s event and have lots of festive fun planned for our valued customers. […]

TALK: DR PATRICK GREENE OBE AT NORTON PRIORY

Dr Patrick Greene OBE will be sharing his stories and memories of community excavations undertaken between 1971 and 1987 at Norton Priory. The event, part of Celebrate Halton, Halton’s Borough of Culture programme, starts at 6:30pm on Saturday 25th September in the museum building. It will provide a rare opportunity to hear first-hand from the original director of excavations at […]

NORTON PRIORY UNEARTHS MORE OF ITS ARCHAEOLOGICAL SECRETS

Norton Priory in Runcorn is once again working with Liverpool University students on a series of excavations to uncover hidden treasures. Between now and October 1, students from the university’s Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology department, directed by Professor Harold Mytum and Dr Rob Philpott, are hoping to shed more light on the extensive medieval moat […]