Consultation on Local Plan Main Modifications begins

The council has launched an online consultation about modifications the independent Planning Inspectors consider are required to ensure Warrington’s Local Plan is ‘sound’. Following the examination in public of Warrington’s Proposed Submissions Version local Plan (“draft Local Plan”) in late 2022, Planning Inspectors made their initial view that with some modifications, Warrington’s Local Plan can be found […]


Join us at the DCBL Stadium Halton  on Friday 17 March in our St. Patrick’s themed function suite and celebrate all things Irish! There will be with live entertainment from the fantastic Clare Campbell, DJ Roy Basnett and a delicious two-course meal. In aid of the Mayors Charity Fund supporting local charities. @WRCSC @HaltonCarers. Tickets:

Liverpool’s Eurovision journey so far

The countdown is on to Liverpool hosting the Eurovision Song Contest. The 31 January saw a milestone moment when 2022 hosts Turin officially handed over the Eurovision keys to Liverpool, so now all eyes are on the city. Director of Culture Claire McColgan CBE writes about how the city has got to where it is right […]

Man charged following serious Neston assault

A 34-year-old Willaston man has been charged following a serious assault in Neston. At 11.35pm on 27 January police were called to Park Street in Neston following reports of a disturbance. During the disturbance a 17-year-old boy received a slash injury to the side of his head. He was taken to hospital for treatment. A […]

Detectives investigating serious sexual assault in Wistaston issue e-fit appeal

Detectives investigating reports of a serious sexual assault in Wistaston have issued an e-fit as they continue to appeal for information. At sometime between 2.40pm to 3pm on Monday 16 January, a serious sexual assault is reported to have taken place on Oak Tree Walk. The victim, a 15-year-old girl, is continuing to be supported […]

Appeal for information following serious collision in Brereton.

Officers are appealing witnesses and video footage following a serious collision in Brereton, near Sandbach. Shortly before 1.30pm on Wednesday 6 July police were called to reports of a collision on the A534 Spark Lane at the junction of Moorhead Lane. Officers attended the scene and found the incident involved three vehicles – a white […]

Warrington man jailed for assaulting pensioner

A 21-year-old man from Warrington has been jailed for 12 months for assaulting a pensioner. Benjamin Jones from Trafford Avenue, Bewsey and Whitecross appeared at Chester Magistrates on Monday 13 June to admit the charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm following an investigation into an incident in Warrington. He was then sentenced to a […]

Teens re-arrested in Kennie Carter murder investigation

Nine teenagers have been re-arrested on suspicion of the murder of a teenager in January as the investigation continues. Kennie Carter, 16, died in hospital on Saturday 22 January after suffering a fatal wound to the chest following a reported stabbing in Stretford. Nine teenagers – aged between 13 and 17 – had already been […]

National Response Policing Week 2022

This week, we are joining police forces across the country to highlight the work of response police officers and the vital part they play in UK policing. It is officers in our Emergency Incident Response Team that attend the wide variety of 999 calls that are received every day in Merseyside. For most members of […]

Wanted: Michael Johnston

We are appealing for help in finding a Merseyside man who is wanted on recall to prison. Michael Johnston, 40, who served part of a prison sentence for robbery and assault, is wanted for reportedly breaching the conditions of his licence. He was recalled to prison on 12th April. Johnston is described as a white […]