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SANKEY CANAL

SANKEY CANAL

SANKEY CANAL – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS An almost two mile section of canal is located within Widnes and is owned and managed by the Council. It was opened in July 1833 as an extension to the historic Sankey Canal. The last operational section of the canal went...

Rediscover Halton’s historic trades, skills and stories 🗓

Rediscover Halton’s historic trades, skills and stories 🗓

An exhibition celebrating Halton’s heritage opens this Sunday 12th to Sunday 26th June at St Marie’s Lugsdale Road, Widnes. The Ropewalk is an exhibition in the Celebrating Halton’s Heritage Programme, which runs until September as part of Halton’s Borough of Culture...

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Road closure

Road closure

Investigation and emergency repairs are underway following a road collapse outside 138 Albert Road (by the junction of Peel House Lane). This means going south on Peel House Lane you cannot turn left to access Halton View and from Marzahn Way you cannot turn right to...

Silver Jubilee Bridge 10K Run road closures (Sunday 5 June) 🗓

Silver Jubilee Bridge 10K Run road closures (Sunday 5 June) 🗓

​Road closures will be in place Sunday 5 June to facilitate the Jubilee 10K run. Traffic including bicycle and pedestrian movement will be restricted during the hours of closure.   Roads to be Closed  Hours of Closure A557 Silver Julie Bridge (for its entire...

Parking charges at Green Oaks shopping centre.

Parking charges at Green Oaks shopping centre.

The Council has been advised that from 24 May onwards, the owners of Green Oaks shopping centre in Widnes are issuing PCN tickets for non-payment of the £1 parking charge. This means that if you park without paying the £1 charge you will receive a PCN ticket....

Energy rebate scam warning

Energy rebate scam warning

Halton Trading Standards is warning consumers about energy rebate scams that are currently circulating. Householders are currently receiving scam emails, text messages and telephone calls asking for their bank details so they can receive the government’s £150 energy...

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