Barkla Fields – Contractor Update

On 29th April 2015 we were informed that the contractor appointed to build our extra care scheme at Barkla Fields in Widnes, had gone into administration. We are in the process of reviewing the options available to us and we are in discussions with other potential contractors to complete the build, which is currently approximately… Read more »

Vikings classed as Outstanding

Widnes Vikings Academy Awarded Outstanding Status following independent Academy Audit. The Club is delighted to announce that this week the RFL has awarded the Widnes Vikings Academy ‘Outstanding’ status, following an independent Academy Audit. In just the fourth season back in Super League the Widnes Vikings Academy has secured the highest possible grade. This is… Read more »

Apprentice Scoops Top Award

An apprentice plasterer from Halton Housing Trust is celebrating after picking up a prestigious Halton Business and Tourism Award. Jordan Hill, who lives in St Helens, received his award last week at the event organised by Halton Chamber of Commerce which attracted the best business talent from across Runcorn and Widnes. Having won ‘Apprentice of… Read more »

Join our Board

We are looking for two new Board Members to join us at this exciting time. We have recently refreshed our strategy and identified a range of key transformational and business priorities that will drive strong plans for the Trust. The role is complex and diverse and can involve monitoring and improving performance and service delivery… Read more »

Halton Housing Trust transform Vikings Academy classroom

Widnes Vikings are committed to working in partnership with local organisations. Earlier this month, partnership work led to the phenomenal success of the World Record Attempt. Halton Housing Trust was one of the local organisations that supported the event. Last week Halton Housing Trust staff and apprentices were back at the Select Security Stadium. In… Read more »

It’s up, up and away for launch of furniture shop

A furniture shop showcasing local young talent opened in the North West last week. The Project UP shop in Widnes offers contemporary, quality and upcycled furniture, giving new life to items destined for landfill. Launched last year, the project, which is led by Groundwork Cheshire and supported by Halton Housing Trust, aims to teach young… Read more »