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Thelwall’s Penny Ferry

Published on April 8th, 2021 | by All Things Warrington

A ferry across the ship canal. Since 1894 a small rowing boat has been taking passengers from one side of the Manchester Ship Canal to the other in order to maintain a long-established public right of ... Read More


Holy Trinity Church

Published on April 6th, 2021 | by All Things Warrington

Established 1709 – the Georgian gem in Warrington’s town centre. The Market Gate area of Warrington has undergone many changes over the years but throughout them all there has been one constant: Holy Trinity Church. In ... Read More


Burtonwood Airbase

Published on April 6th, 2021 | by Andy Green

All about the base – RAF Burtonwood, US Air Force & Army Base, Warrington (1940-1993). 7.15pm. Burtonwood Village, Warrington, England. September 1978. The sound of gunfire fills the air. But it’s not a farmer shooting rabbits; it’s ... Read More


Chapel Lane Park, Burtonwood

Published on August 25th, 2013 | by Andy Green

Parklife 1972 – Burtonwood style! Long before computers, the internet and games consoles, kids growing up in 1970s Warrington had to make do with public parks, bicycles, footballs and conkers for fun. And with less than ... Read More

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