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Organisation Name Description
12th Warrington East (1st Birchwood) Scout Group

Teaching young people the values and behaviour associated with scouting activities.
Scouts Friday evening.

13th Warrington Scout Group (St Elphins Own)

Our group is an inner town group which is not served by a parish council. We have a wide variety of children from all walks of life, so that all our children can participate in all our activities. As a group we fund raise to enable this to happen. We take our children camping, dragon boating, as many district scout activities we can afford and we try to include a trip out every term.

17th Warrington East (3rd Lymm) Scout Group

The 3rd Lymm Scout Group was established in 1945, and is still going strong at its current home off Pepper Street, Lymm, Cheshire
Meetings are now held at our purpose built Headquarters.
We are a group of about 80 strong, with Beaver, Cubs and Scout sections, for girls and boys, covering ages from 6 till 14.

As well as as our own Headquarters building, we are also fortunate enough to have our own Minibus, canoes and trailers
We are predominantly a Parent led group with support from members of the local community.

19th Warrington East Scout Group (Culcheth Methodist)

We meet weekly with an exciting programmes for boys and girls aged between 10 years to 14 years. We teach new skills, do visits, take part in community days and do fundraising.

Scouts meet on Tuesdays 7:30pm - 9:15pm.

1st / 14th Warrington Scout Group, the

Scouts - age 10 - 12 meet on Tuesdays 7:00- 9:00pm

1st Penketh Rainbows

Rainbows are girls aged five to seven (four to seven in Northern Ireland) and follow a programme called the Rainbow Jigsaw, through which they can take part in lots of different activities with girls their own age.

Rainbows meet every Tuesday at 6:15pm.

22nd Warrington East Scouts (1st Hollins Green Scouts)

Scouts meet Friday 7:00pm-8:45pm

25th Warrington East (St Wilfrid's) Scout Group

The group is part of the scout organisation, which aims to promote the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential. The group endeavours to fulfil this aim by providing an enjoyable programme of training and activities based on the scout promise and law and guided by adult leadership.

26th Warrington East Scout Group (2nd Padgate Scouts)

Scouts meet Thursday 7:30pm-9:00pm

36th St John Brownies

Meetings held at the Scout base on Vale Owen Road from Wednesday between 6.30pm and 7.45pm

3rd Warrington (1st Culcheth) Scout Group

The 3rd Warrington East (1st Culcheth) Scout Group is based in its own premises at Culcheth Scout Centre, a purpose built facility in Jackson Avenue where as well as excellent accommodation we have a comprehensive range of equipment covering climbing, camping, hiking and pioneering as well as crafts and indoor activities.

4th Warrington (1st Stockton Heath) Scout Group

Welcome to 4th Warrington West Scout Group. We are West Warrington’s largest Scout Group with nearly 150 young people – from 6 to 14 years old – and over 50 adult volunteers in membership. We have a great line-up of activities and events coming up.

If it’s some time since you were last involved in scouting, you may be in for a surprise at the range and quality of our activities. But our values remain the same. We help young people to enjoy new adventures; interact with others; gain confidence and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Well, what are you waiting for?

5th Warrington East Scouts (1st Oughtrington Scouts)

Scout group is on Friday 7:15pm-9:15pm

6th Warrington (1st Thelwall) Scout Group

Scout group runs Friday's 7:45pm-9:15pm

6th Warrington Brownies

Brownies meet on Tuesday's at 6.30pm

8th Warrington East Scout Group (Croft)

Scout group is Friday's 7:30pm-9:30pm

ABC Pre-School

ABC Pre-School registered in 2005. It is owned and managed by a limited company and operates from two rooms in the Methodist Church in the Culcheth area of Warrington. The setting has a fully enclosed outdoor play area and is within walking distance of local shops, parks and a library.

Achieve North West Connect

Achieve North West Connect delivers intensive case managed support to offenders in a custodial setting and continues this support through the prison gate into the community, as the offender continues on their journey towards gaining employment.

Action for Blind People Counselling Northwest Service

Counselling Northwest offers counselling and emotional support to anyone over 18 years, affected by sight loss, whether directly or as a parent, partner, carer of someone with a sight impairment.
All of our counselling services are provided free of charge and are completely confidential.

Action on Hearing Loss

Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID. We’re working for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.

Active Cheshire

We are the lead strategic body for Sport and Phyical Activity across Cheshire and Warrington. We look to offer support, guidance and opportunities for more people to get active, more often. We want to support the provision of Sport and Physical acctivitiy ensuring that whatever the level, people can participate and find something to suit their lifestyle. We want to make getting healthy easier for people by providing knowledge and expertise.

Active Hope

Active Hope is a Christian charity based in Warrington, we are committed to providing quality outdoor and adventurous activities from well qualified and enthusiastic instructors to children and young people from across the area.

Active Hope is non-profit making organisation, all the money received goes straight back into the work of the charity. We are supported by individuals and some larger Charitable trusts.

Alcoholics Anonymous

AA is concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics who turn to the Fellowship for help. Alcoholics Anonymous does not engage in the fields of alcoholism research, medical or psychiatric treatment, education, or advocacy in any form, although members may participate in such activities as individuals.
The Fellowship has adopted a policy of "cooperation but not affiliation" with other organisations concerned with the problem of alcoholism. Traditionally, Alcoholics Anonymous does not accept or seek financial support from outside sources, and members preserve personal anonymity in print and broadcast media and otherwise at the public level.

For more information and to find a meeting local to you in Warrington please visit AA's website.

Alzheimer's Society

Support, information and guidance for people with a diagnosis of dementia, their carers and families.
Provided on a 1:1 basis via home visits.
Run a range of support groups within the community.

Appleton Cricket Club

Cricket has been played at Appleton’s Lyons Lane ground since the early 1900’s. Appleton Cricket Club was formed in 1976 from an amalgamation of cricket teams from Radiation, a local works team, and Winwick, who formerly played in the grounds of the hospital. Appleton replaced Winwick in the Cheshire Cricket Association, fielding two league teams in the first and second divisions.

In 1996 the club secured the purchase of their ground with assistance from the National Lottery Grant Scheme, and in 2006 Appleton proudly opened their new Pavilion.

The club run teams for men, women, boys and girls. The club's facilities have also been used for county training/county disabled team training in recent seasons.

Additionally volunteers at the club are invited to The England and Wales Cricket Board Volunteer initiative once every year.


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