Runcorn Locks Restoration Society Press Release September 2019
Massive breakthrough to Unlock Runcorn.
“A dream come true”, “The best news ever”, “It’s changed the future of Runcorn for ever”, that’s the view of delighted campaigners who have just seen their years of devotion to Runcorn rewarded with the news that they have at last been successful.
The plan to make Runcorn a tourist destination by making it the centre of the “Runcorn Ring”, a new narrowboat tourist route is actually going to happen.
Building starts in a year and the project will be completed in 2022.
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Halton Heritage Press Release 1 June 2018
National Lottery support for‘Halton’s Gallant Heroes’ to mark the First World War Centenary.
Thanks to National Lottery players, Halton Heritage Partnership has received a Heritage Lottery Fund(HLF) grant of £9900 for a project ‘Halton’s Gallant Heroes’ in Widnes, Runcorn, Daresbury and Moore. Awarded through HLF’s First World War Then and Now programme. Click to view full press release.