Celebrating World Social Work Day in Warrington

Today marks World Social Work Day, and the council is recognising the important role of those working in social care.  World Social Work Day allows those working in social work to take a moment and reflect on the work they do, and allows others to celebrate the difference that social work can make to families […]

Man jailed following Warrington drugs raid

A man who was arrested following a drugs warrant in Warrington has now been jailed. Ben Whitelock-Wainwright appeared at Liverpool Crown Court on Thursday 14 March where he was sentenced to four years in prison. The court heard how officers from Warrington Beat Management Team executed a warrant at an address on Alder Lane at […]

Crime hotspot house closed down by police in Warrington

Police in Warrington have secured a closure order following reports of drug abuse, disorder and crime at a property in Bewsey and Whitecross. The property on Troutbeck Avenue has been shut down by officers following the securing of a closure order under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 from Warrington Magistrates’ Court on […]

Measles is spreading – make sure you are protected.

Warrington Borough Council’s public health team is urging local people to check that they and their children have had the MMR vaccine that protects against measles.  With measles continuing to increase across the country – and cases now in Warrington – it is particularly important for people to make sure they are vaccinated. Nationally, the […]

Liverpool fashion favourite Glamify Fashion launch exciting new brand

Liverpool based Glamify Fashion was founded by husband-and-wife team Ashley Ali and Hollie Cassidy in 2019 after selling their previous business, nationally renowned fashion brand ‘MissPap’, to Boohoo. Since then, Glamify Fashion has rapidly grown into a company dominating all areas of women’s fashion and their garments are regularly seen on high profile celebrities. Considering […]

Police Anti-Corruption and Abuse Reporting Service


The Police Anti-Corruption and Abuse Reporting Service gives the public an anonymous route to report information about a police officer, member of staff or volunteer, who they believe are corrupt or committing serious abuse.   The reporting service is run by the independent charity Crimestoppers. When people contact the service, they can choose to remain 100% […]

Two men jailed after trying to smuggle drugs into festival

Two men have been jailed for a combined total of six years after trying to smuggle drugs into a music festival in Daresbury. James Jones and Andrew Rankin, both 25, appeared at Chester Crown Court on Tuesday 12 March where they were each sentenced to three years for possession with intent to supply MDMA and […]

Smoking – it’s never too late to quit!

Warrington Borough Council’s Public Health team is encouraging smokers in the borough to give up this No Smoking Day (13 March). Smoking is still the single largest preventable cause of death in England – estimated to account for 64,000 deaths annually. A recent survey with 5,000 local residents showed that 1 in 14 adults currently […]

Residents advised to remain vigilant following series of shed burglaries in Wilmslow


Officers in Wilmslow are advising residents to remain vigilant and ensure their outbuildings are properly secured following several incidents across the town. Between Monday 11 March and the early hours of Tuesday 12 March, officers in Wilmslow responded to four burglaries involving sheds and outbuildings.  The first incident was reported at 1.47pm on Monday 11 […]

Pub in Stockton Heath closed for 48-hours


A pub in Stockton Heath that was serving alcohol to under 18s has been closed down for 48-hours by police. Over the last six months officers from the Licensing department in Warrington, along with the assistance from Warrington Beat Management team, have carried out a number of test purchase operations at licensed premises across Warrington. […]