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Stockton Heath

Stockton Heath has a long and interesting history, spanning from the original settlement in Anglo Saxon times, through to the formation of the Parish in 1896.

The Romans made Wilderspool Causeway, London Road and Chester Road as routes for their armies to march along, and these became Warrington’s main trade routes.

Today, Stockton Heath stands a a thriving village, with over 70 shops and thousands of residents.

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Switch On Event…

A switch on event was held on Friday 17 July 2015 to mark the arrival of superfast broadband to the area.  Connecting Cheshire has funded four new fibre broadband cabinets so far in the Congleton telephone exchange area.  To date over 250 premises can now upgrade to fibre broadband. Anyone can check their availability at via the website: www.connectingcheshire.org.uk.

Parish Council Newsletter

The June 2015 Newsletter has been delivered to all residents.  A copy can be downloaded here -

June 2015 Newsletter.  If anyone would like a hardcopy please contact the Clerk.

New…Walks around Stockton Heath

On the suggestion of Louise Parker, our previous Clerk, the Mid-Cheshire Footpath Society has produced a booklet of circular walks that residents can enjoy by walking from the Village Car Park.  A ‘history’ walk is included.  The booklet can be viewed by clicking here.

Ackers Pit

Latest news…

We are delighted to report that our new nesting pair hatched five cygnets on the 8 June.

The female swan was collected by the RSPCA on Thursday 2 July following reports that she appeared unwell.  The swan is currently being treated at the RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre and it is hoped she will be returned to Ackers Pit when she is fully recovered.  This may take up to four weeks.

Roadworks - London Road

Phase 4 of the Warrington Borough Council’s structural maintenance works in the area commences on 13 July 2015.  Road Closures are to be in place between 7.00pm and midnight for 7 to 8 weeks.  The works to London Road will be split into three phases:

Phase 1 will be the junction of the A49 and A46

Phase 2 will be the section from the A56 to Sandy Lane

Phase 3 will be the section from the A56 to the swing bridge

For further information, including maps of the planned diversions see the Warrington Borough Council website.

United Utilities works for 2015

Ellesmere Road has reopened.

Latest Census Results

Over 70 shops and over 6,000 residents…

for demographic details from the latest census (2011) click here

Purple Flag Village

Stockton Heath has received the Purple Flag award three years in a row, congratulating Stockton Heath on a safe yet vibrant evening trade.  The Assessors and Accreditation Panel commended Stockton Heath on numerous points - one for example:

The strength of resident support and their considerable involvement in the Purple Flag entry was commendable.

Stockton Heath Walking Day 2015

- 11 July 2015.

A short service will be held in Alexandra Park at 2pm.

Stockton Heath Community Recycling Centre

The summer opening hours are 8am to 8pm. The Centre will be open 8am to 6pm from 1 September 2015.

Retailers / Traders

See list of  retailers / traders / cafes / restaurants etc here.

Promote Stockton Heath is a new voluntary group of Stockton Heath businesses to help promote the village shopping area. Ideas and Action group - Contact Karen@pets-pantry.com

Keep up to date on Twitter

Find out the latest information  on Stockton Heath with the village’s dedicated twitter feeds.

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Youth Services

Link to the online directory of youth services can be accessed by young people and providers of activities in the area are included in the directory.


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