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Warrington's rich industrial history has been pivotal to the town's success.

Warrington’s rich industrial history has been pivotal to the town’s success.

The history of wire making in the region, though not as prolific as it once was, is ever-present, with our town’s football and rugby league teams’ nicknames (The Wire) and local independent radio station – Wire FM.

Warrington’s boom time of the industrial revolution might have declined and given way to new industries, but heavy industry still forms part of both the town’s identity and success.

Mark Burns