Green light for sustainable travel package

A sustainable travel package of works, as part of the £22m Warrington Town Deal, is another step closer following approval by Cabinet. The proposed £7m package of sustainable travel and recreation works will see the introduction of a mix of bus priority, walking and cycling infrastructure improvements, enhancement of recreational facilities including a 3G pitch, […]

Go ahead for new bus depot

A key Warrington Town Deal project is another step closer, after Cabinet approved the construction of a new bus depot. The current depot, on Wilderspool Causeway – home to Warrington’s Own Buses – is set to be relocated to a new site off Dallam Lane. The relocation of the bus depot will be an important […]

£2.3m worth of transport funding approved by cabinet

St Helens Borough Council has secured more than £2m in funding to deliver a number of key sustainable travel schemes, including expanding the borough’s walking and cycling network – and building a new state-of-the-art bus station in St Helens town centre. Totalling £2.3m, a significant amount of money has been awarded from the Liverpool City […]

Have your say on updated Warrington’s draft Local Plan

Consultation is under way on Warrington’s draft Local Plan, to ensure the borough has the homes, jobs, transport infrastructure and community facilities it needs. Local people are being invited to have their say on the updated draft Local Plan – otherwise known as the Proposed Submission Version Local Plan, by taking part in the six-week public […]

New on-street Electric Vehicle charging points to be installed in Warrington

Warrington Borough Council has announced plans to install 30 new charging points after it was awarded £95,000 worth of funding from the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) The installations aim to remove existing barriers for those without driveways and support Warrington residents in transitioning to electric vehicles (EVs). EV charging specialist, Connected Kerb, will […]

BUS SERVICE SAVED FROM AXE

Working together, Halton Borough Council and Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (CA) have ensured that the popular X1 express bus service can continue. Operator MP Travel had taken a short-notice decision to cancel the Runcorn to Liverpool service from this Saturday, but the Council and the CA entered into talks with the company to try […]

RUNCORN EAST STATION SURVEY

Transport for Wales are carrying  out upgrading works at Runcorn East, Chester and Flint railway  stations and would like to hear what customers think about the stations to help them plan for the future. Please provide your views by completing this survey https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/OHSK7H/

New Burtonwood cycleway – ‘Terry O’Neill Way’ – officially opens

The new Burtonwood to Omega cycleway – named in memory of Cllr Terry O’Neill – has officially opened. Honouring the former council leader, who passed away in 2019, ‘Terry O’Neill Way’ is a 1.5km cycleway, with a brand new tarmac path, running between Hayley Road South in Burtonwood village and J8 of the M62. Its […]