Community Directory

Community Directory

Organisation Name Description
British Red Cross

At the Red Cross we help anyone, anywhere in the UK and around the world, get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we’re there when you need us.

Care in the Home Service for Warrington
We provide short-term practical and emotional support at home to help people to regain their independence. For further information contact Anna Beaver by email abeaver@redcross.org.uk or Dawn Tarpey dtarpey@redcross.org.uk, or call 01925 662688

Crisis Education for Warrington
We work with Drug and Alcohol Users, Homelessness and Over 65s and the organisations that support them by providing free first aid awareness. For further information about this service visit https://www.redcross.org.uk/first-aid/learn-first-aid-to-help-those-most... or call Rachel on 07725202952 or email rsimm@redcross.org.uk

Mobility Aids Service for Warrington
Borrow or hire a wheelchair from the British Red Cross for a single trip or for short-term use. For further information about this service visit www.redcross.org.uk/get-help/borrow-a-wheelchair or call 01942 617030 or email mascarlisle@redcross.org.uk

Broomfields Youth Project

Being part of the local community, and working in partnership with multiple agencies, we look to support ANY 13-17 year olds through our intervention work as well as sign posting young people through our information, advice and guidance service.

Broomfields Youth Project (BYP)'s aim is to welcome, value and reflect the love we have been shown to the young people who come to us. We want all young people to feel like they belong and have a purpose.

Burtonwood Amateur Music and Drama Society

A successful and long-established community drama and musical group, Burtonwood AMADS has been established since 1984, with many long standing members who have been with the society from the start, but we are always looking for new talent and enthusiasm. We aim to make our productions of the highest standard and our actors and backstage crew are talented and eager.
If you’re interested in joining us you’re guaranteed a warm and friendly welcome, whether you want to sing, dance, act, help back stage or set design. If you have a talent or just an eagerness to learn we can help you put them to use, develop your natural abilities and maybe teach you something new.

Burtonwood And Winwick Community Bus

We are a not-for-profit Community Interest Company operating in the Warrington villages of Burtonwood and Winwick. For the benefit of all residents. Our drivers and passenger assistants receive full training and are all volunteers.

Burtonwood Bridge Amateur Rugby League

Burtonwood Bridge A.R.L.F.C. was founded by Roy Mathias, the former Rugby League and Rugby Union international for both Great Britain and Wales, in 1987. Roy is the former landlord of the Bridge Inn, one of the club's sponsors. Since being established, the club has risen from Division Six to Division Two of the North West Counties League, winning the Warrington Cup along the way in 2001. The club are currently welcoming players of all abilities to play for the club ahead of our 2014 season in Division 3.

Burtonwood Community Centre

Burtonwood Community Centre is a registered charity & also a social club. Various activities take place to cater for all age groups throughout the week.

Burtonwood Community Primary School PTFA

All parents and carers of children in school are automatically members of the school’s P.T.F.A. The association gives fantastic help and support to the children in school and funds additional items for the benefit of all. Everyone is welcome to attend the regular meetings.

Burtonwood Sewing Group

Our sewers meet every Tuesday and Wednesday. We're not a sewing class, but a sewing group! There's nothing formal with us, no coursework or qualification just a LOT of sewing! Each month our sewers complete a one-off project to learn or hone techniques, and the rest of the time members are free to work on whatever tickles their fancy! Tuesday group times are 10:30-12:30, 13:30-15:30 and 18:30-20:30. Wednesday group meets 18:30-20:30.

Campaign to Protect Rural England, Cheshire Branch (CPRE)

Working locally and nationally for a beautiful and living countryside

Care UK Charity

We are a small charity with donation stations and retail units in Northwich and Warrington. The began in 2015 in response to the Refugee crisis in Syria and Greece. Teaming up with Syria Relief in Manchester, we began to send containers of aid to Greece culled from the enormous number of donations that we received. To date we have sent 47 containers of aid to Syria, mainland Greece or the Greek Islands.
As the Charity has evolved local needs have become more apparent and we have established, or are in the process of establishing, links with statutory agencies to support local people who have been allocated a home, Refugees granted settlement status or those in need of basic items for babies and children We have a constant requirement for volunteer time and skills.

Catalyst Choices

Catalyst Choices social services support older adults, adults with dementia and adults with learning disabilities and autism to live well in our Warrington Community. Catalyst Choices provides a broad range of varied and quality services ranging from community support including shared lives, day care opportunities and respite support to supported tenancies and residential care, with excellent facilities across our CQC registered services.

Chapeltots Mother and Toddler Group

Chapeltots is our parent and toddler group. Meeting during school term time only. There are lots of toys for the children to play with, time to chat with other parents whilst enjoying tea/coffee and some toast. This is a church affiliated group run by volunteers attending Stockton Heath Fellowship.

Chapeltots meet at the Church Hall, Chapel Lane on Wednesday morning at 10am.

Chat n Chill

If you are aged 11-16 then Chat and Chill is for you. Its a weekly event for young people – you can play games, join us activities or simply chat and chill! There’s games, a tuck shop and computers for games or even homework.

Chat and Chill meets every Wednesday evening from 7:30 - 9:00.

Chatterbox

Chatterbox is a fun filled play session to develop your child's speech and language skills.

For parents/carers with children aged from 18 months to 2 and a half years old.

Through fun activities, your child will learn early communication skills including:

- Listening and Attention
- Imitation/Copying
- Play
- Eye Contact
- Taking Turns

Activities include - rolling balls/cars down tubes, building towers with bricks, blowing bubbles, pretend play with a doll/teddy and tea set, puppets, singing songs...and much MUCH MORE!!

Places are limited and sessions are bookable for a 6 week block, so please contact the centre to book your place.

Cheeky Cherubs Support and Play Group

Support group for parents, grandparents and carers in Burtonwood and surrounding areas. Meeting Friday's at the Community Centre, Burtonwood 9.30-11.20am.

Cheerstorm

We are a Cheerleading club based in Warrington. We have teams for ages 5 to adult (boys and girls). We offer the possibility of joining a competition team which competes regionally and nationally or a performance team which displays at local community events.

Our goals are to help to develop skills, however, we also feel it is vital to promote and nurture friendships, leaderships skills and teamwork. All of which serve our athletes both in and out of the gym!!

Cheerstorm

We are a Cheerleading club based in Warrington. We have teams for ages 5 to adult (boys and girls). We offer the possibility of joining a competition team which competes regionally and nationally or a performance team which displays at local community events.

Our goals are to help to develop skills, however, we also feel it is vital to promote and nurture friendships, leaderships skills and teamwork. All of which serve our athletes both in and out of the gym!!

Cherry Tree School Association

The PTA (The School Association) has two aims:

To organise social and educational events which cement relationships;
to organise activities which raise funds for the school which are used directly for the benefit of the children.

A committee of staff and parents is elected at the Annual General Meeting in the autumn term. All parents are eligible to be elected onto the committee. Regular information about the Association activities and events is sent via the half termly newsletter.

Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust

Carers Trust supports carers locally through a unique UK-wide network of 160 Network Partners. These are independent local services for carers of all ages, supporting people with any condition.

The services offered by each Network Partner varies but can include:

- Emotional and practical support for carers including providing care in the home to enable carers to take a break.
- Carers emergency services, offering help in a crisis.
- Outreach work in GP surgeries, hospital wards and schools to reach carers who haven’t come forward for support.
- Information and advice on issues such as benefits, grants and other help available.
- Giving carers a voice so that they are listened to by local decision makers.
- Helping carers to share experiences though group support and social activities.
- Access to education, training and employment.
- Supporting young carers through preventative, whole family work and clubs, activities and mentoring in schools.

Cheshire and Warrington Social Enterprise Partnership

Sub regional partnership aiming to represent social enterprises and support their development.

Cheshire Cheese Angling Club

We are a small pub-based fishing club from Latchford, founded at the Cheshire Cheese pub in 1962. We run a series of matches throughout the year on both stillwater and river venues around the North West including our own Mersey stretch.

The CCAC is open for membership and information is available using the contacts page. Alternatively we have monthly meetings at the Cheshire Cheese Pub in Latchford on the first Thursday of the month starting at 8pm.

Cheshire Community Foundation

Cheshire Community Foundation has at its heart, "Making Cheshire Better". We do 3 unique things that set us apart: inspire local philanthropy, build local endowment and invest money in local grass roots organisations. Cheshire Community Foundation helps people who want to give back to the places in which they live and do business by connecting them to the local community and helping them invest in that community in an intelligent and impactful way. We serve Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester and Warrington as a partner in philanthropy and a resource in community development.

Cheshire Connect

Cheshire Connect is a charity which helps local charities and voluntary
groups work with the business sector. It matches identified business skills
needs of 3rd sector organisations with Cheshire based businesses who provide
their skills for free. We work in Warrington through a Business Connector who
makes and oversees the business skills matches.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

Cheshire Fire Authority comprises councillors from our local communities of Cheshire, Halton and Warrington who manage Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service. They make decisions on things like policy, finance and resources.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is led by the Chief Fire Officer and the Service Management Team.

We have 25 fire stations, four community safety centres, three community fire protection offices and a headquarters in Winsford. And three new fire stations are currently being built in Penketh, Lymm and Mollington.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust

Cheshire wildlife trust is working towards its vision of "a Cheshire region richer in wildlife by 2020" and aims are to be Cheshire region's most active and influential wildlife champion. The charity's objectives are to:
- Stand up for wildlife and the environment;
- create and enhance wildlife havens;
- inspire people about the natural world;
- foster sustainable living.

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