PAST, present and future are coming together with Covid-safe cultural and heritage events launching in Warrington town centre this Saturday 15 August, the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.
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A Virtual leaving party was held for Margaret Tye as she stepped down as Chair of the Warrington Arts Council, a role that she has enjoyed for fifty years, since the Arts Council was first created.
WARRINGTON’S historic Walton Hall has served as the backdrop for a new cultural project which is bringing wartime stories to life.
A Burtonwood GI Bride was able to make a virtual trip down memory lane to celebrate her Golden Wedding thanks to Warrington Borough Council.
ONE of Warrington’s oldest manufacturing companies, which dates back almost 250 years, is under threat of closure after losing a key client and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
A Family tree researcher is seeking to trace relatives of “Jack” Jones and Lily Morton…
AN incredible story of a man who escaped the clutches of a Nazi firing squad has been brought back to life as a Warrington woman paid tribute to a trio of family war heroes.
THE Roy Humphreys Centre based in Longford will be supporting local residents to celebrate VE Day, safely and following social distancing rules on Friday.
CULTURE Warrington and LiveWire are joining forces to uncover Warrington’s unsung heroes of World War Two as the nation prepares to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
WITH Fiddler’s Ferry Power Station now closed we take a look back to when it was first being built, going on to dominate the Warrington skyline for half a century.