FREE gym, classes or swimming on Wednesday 22 September On National fitness day Active Halton leisure centres (Kingsway and Brookvale) will be launching a new class timetable with additional classes and offering FREE passes for gym and swimming. Members can book onlineNon – members can book by phone KLC – 0151 495 2200BRC – 01928 […]


People living in Halton are set to benefit from fresh investment into local football facilities.Halton Borough Council has been awarded a grant from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation to refurbish the sand-based astro-turf pitch at Brookvale Recreation Centre in Runcorn into a new 100m x 64m LED floodlit 3G Football Turf […]

Warrington Running Festival– Sunday 26th September 2021

One of UK’s Biggest Race Organisers To Make Warrington Debut One of the UK’s biggest race organisers is set to make its debut in Warrington attracting hundreds of runners to the town this summer. The race, on Sunday 26th September, is being staged by RunThrough, one of the UK’s leading mass-participation running events organisers, who […]

Appeal for information following criminal damage at Wirral cricket club

We are appealing for information following criminal damage at a cricket club in Wallasey on Saturday 11 September. At around 8.35pm, officers were informed of the sightscreen at Parkfield Liscard Cricket Club in Central Park being set alight by a group of youths, who made off from members at the club. Merseyside Fire and Rescue […]

Thank you Warrington!

Residents, schools, businesses and visitors have been thanked for helping to make the stage 5 finish of the Tour of Britain a huge success. Thousands of people lined the route for the UK’s most prestigious cycling event, as the cyclists passed through south and central Warrington on their way to raucous crowds at the stage […]

Step out with new community health walks

The new weekly walks are designed the build confidence and increase mobility for residents. The walks, which are a joint enterprise by the council and Warrington Voluntary Action, will take place weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 14 September. People who were advised to shield during the pandemic were particularly vulnerable to becoming more sedentary […]

Road closures for Liverpool Half Marathon

The 28th annual BTR Liverpool Skyline Half Marathon returns on Sunday 12 September with more than 1,500 runners pulling on their running shoes to take part. The 13.1-mile race starts at 9am from the Pier Head, with a shorter 10-mile race option. There is a grandstand start and finish line area under the Liver Birds […]

Are you ready to ‘tek’ on a new sport?

Liverpool is expanding is sporting portfolio with a new football-based sport. The FITEQ (Federation Internationale de Teqball) has donated two teqball tables to Liverpool which will be located at the Simpson Football Hub in Hunts Cross and the Jeffrey Humble Football and Fitness Hub at Long Lane. Teqball is a football-based sport – played on […]

One week to go until Tour of Britain

With only a week to go until Warrington hosts the Stage 5 finish of the Tour of Britain on 9 September, a packed schedule of events and activities for the Tour Village at Bank Park has been announced. The council has teamed up with both the Tour of Britain organisers and local events company Runthrough […]

Get your free bike check at cycle safety event

The Warrington and Halton Road Safety Partnership will be educating cyclists and drivers on cycle safety on Tuesday 31 August. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the number of cyclists in Warrington has increased dramatically. Because of the growing interest in cycling, more bike checks and cycle safety events are being held in and […]