Warrington set to benefit from £1.7m boost for new pathways

TOWN hall chiefs are expected to receive a £1.7 million boost to help Warrington residents leave the car at home and get more active.

The Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has set aside funding to develop the Burtonwood to Omega path, Chester Road cycleway, and to upgrade the Trans Pennine Trail.

In a report issued by the LEP’s local transport body Roy Newton, transport director, said the funding would go towards ‘essential transport infrastructure designed to overcome walking and cycling barriers to key economic destinations’.

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