THE story of the Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948 – 1949 and its links with RAF Burtonwood airbase, will be told at an online lecture next Monday, April 19.
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ORIGINALLY founded in Warrington by Albert Frank Peacock in 1884 as a true Victorian Penny Bazaar, collapsed fashion chain Peacocks has been bought out of administration, a move that includes transferring 2,000 jobs and 200 shops.
PLANNING chiefs have given the go-ahead for a number of alterations to The Shippon at historic Lymm Hall.
LOCAL residents with memories of the Padgate area of Warrington during the development of the new town in the 1970s and 80s are being invited to share their memories for a special exhibition this summer.
THE unique partnership between the RAF Burtonwood Association and Gulliver’s World, would never have happened if it hadn’t been for dedicated volunteers who worked tirelessly to keep memories of the base alive.
BOLD plans to restore a dilapidated building to its historic World War 2 roots have been submitted to Warrington Borough Council.
MEMORIES of RAF Burtonwood in the 1950s will be brought back to life online by Burtonwood Association President Aldon Ferguson next Monday, March 15.
A SPECIAL project celebrating Warrington’s proud wire heritage, which was put on hold because of the Covid-19 outbreak last year is getting back under way – and local people are being invited to get involved.
WHY was the US Army at Burtonwood between 1967 and 1993?
A unique partnership between the RAF Burtonwood Association and Gulliver’s World has ensured memories, which could have ended up in landfill, have been kept alive.