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Bawming Day 2017

Bawming Day is this Saturday – 17th June. Ceremony at the Thorn Tree will be followed by a fete on the Village Hall field. All welcome!  Don’t forget to buy a programme!


HMS Blackcap Commemoration Service – all welcome

The modern industrial and distribution estates to the east and south of the village are built on what was originally the Royal Naval Air Station known as HMS Blackcap.  The station’s name is commemorated in the new road between Stretton Road and Dipping Brook Road to the West of the […]


“Too many people!” attend the Planning Committee Meeting

There was a good turnout of Appleton and Grappenhall residents at the Warrington Borough Council (WBC) Development Management Committee meeting on Wednesday evening. Despite ‘warnings’ and requests from local Councillors prior to the meeting, the meeting had not been moved to a venue that could safely accommodate the large number of citizens […]


Posters to encourage attendance on 26th April

Here is the poster / leaflet which you will start seeing in the local area to encourage people to attend the planning committee meeting on Wednesday 26 April at 6.30pm. If you can help to distribute leaflets, please get in touch with our local Councillors – either via the HCA […]


Local Councillors Call for Action on 26th April

Posting on the renamed HCA Rethink for South Warrington Facebook page overnight, WBC and local parish councillors have issued a call to action for next Wednesday’s Development Management (commonly referred to as Planning!) Committee meeting. It’s time to make a stand and show the council’s Development Management Committee how strongly […]