Halton Heritage Partnership now incorporates Runcorn Locks Restoration Society and the campaign to Unlock Runcorn.
A new website will be launched on 7th September at Runcorn Town Hall, where HHP will introduce the participating Societies within the Partnership and their inclusion on the HHP website.
For more information see our Links page.
On 9 August 2016 another milestone in the campaign to Unlock Runcorn was reached as these pictures show. At the Dukesfield compound - the HQ and volunteer base - a vandal proof container was delivered, sited and opened by eager RLRS Trustees. The interior consists of office space, mini kitchen, full electrics with hook up facility etc.
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The rearranged Runcorn Locks Restoration Society Annual General Meeting will now take place on Wednesday,13th May.
Amongst other things we will be appointing a new Secretary and Treasurer.
Sadly, this is a members only event but we will emailing out to all our supporters in the near future with details about where the campaign is up to and how they can get involved in the AGM and the campaign in general over the coming months which will see some exciting developments!
Having today driven over the Jubilee Bridge it is easy to see how the obstructions to the restoration of the locks could be removed and what looks like an impossible task could actually be achieved if the will existed at the opportune time.
Halton MP Derek Twigg has given his support to the Unlock Runcorn campaign, as he visited the site of the unused locks last Friday. Derek was joined by Halton Borough Council leader Rob Polhill, who has also backed the proposals to restore the canal locks in the old town.