Halton Warm Spaces update – January 2024

29 January 2024

Thanks to colleagues at Halton Borough Council for sharing the updated list of Warm Spaces in Halton which include the Faith Sector:

  • St Andrew’s C of E Church, Grangeway, Runcorn

Wednesday drop-in
Every Wednesday 12-2pm
Hot drink, chat, soup and roll lunch (free - donation optional)

Note: The drop-in will operate differently through January.
10.30am - 12noon.
The drop-in will be a Coffee Morning with hot drinks and biscuits.

  • Hope Corner Community Church, 70 Clifton Road, Runcorn. WA7 4TD

We have warm space open 11am -3pm Monday - Wednesday and Friday most weeks.
The times coincide with the opening times of our small cafe. For those coming to warm space we will give discounts on food or in some cases we can give this free on first few visits, depending on individual circumstances. 

  • St Edward’s Catholic Church, Runcorn

 On Monday 15th January 2024 1.30 - 3.30pm Knit and Natter meet in the hall at St Edward's Ivy St, WA7 5NZ, people are most welcome to join them. The group meet alternate Mondays, those attending are invited to donate to the cost of tea and biscuits, if they are not able the parish will pick up that cost.

  • All Saints C of E Parish Church, Daresbury

In the Lewis Carroll Centre – Every 3rd Wednesday of the month – 10-12 Crafters group

Every Thursday 1.30-4.00 Community Drop in. All welcome.

  • Heath Methodist Church, Vista Road, Runcorn WA7 4PB

There is a warm space drop in for coffee/tea/toast at The Heath Methodist Church, on Thursday mornings 9.30-11.30.  Donations – open to all.

There is also a Knitting for Others group which meets in the afternoon from 1.30-3.30pm – small number of women who meet up to knit things that are requested for the local hospitals such as baby blankets.  Refreshments provided.  Small donations.

  • Transform Widnes

Cross Roads Café - St Paul's C of E Church, Victoria Square, Widnes 11am-1pm Tuesdays

Long Loaf (community meal) St Paul's Church Hall, Wednesday 12pm-1pm (small donation if you have it) 

Oasis (refreshments, company and mid-week communion) St John's C of E Church, Fairfield Road, Widnes - Wednesday 10.30am-12pm

Connect Cafe, St Paul's C of E Church, Victoria Square, Widnes.  Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. 

We also provide a parent and toddler group, St Paul's C of E Church, Victoria Square, Widnes.  Monday 10am-11.30am. 

For more information. Please visit-   https://www.transformwidnes.church/community-outreach/ 

  • St Ambrose C of E Church in Halton View Road, Widnes

There is a Sanctuary every Wednesday morning. It starts at 10 30am for about an hour.

Hot drinks, cakes, craft stuff and games are available.

  • Halton libraries

Halton Libraries will be offering warm, welcome spaces every day during all opening hours which includes comfortable seating, charging access, friendly staff to chat if preferred or support and signpost, board games, jigsaws and colouring in, free pc access.

Each weekday different library sites will be hosting a free coffee morning providing free tea, coffee or water. Running from 10.30am-12pm

  • Monday - Ditton Library, Queens Avenue, Widnes WA8 8HR. 
  • Tuesday - Halton Lea Library, Runcorn Shopping City, Runcorn. WA7 2PF.
  • Wednesday - Halton Lea Library, Runcorn Shopping City, Runcorn. WA7 2PF.
  • Thursday - Widnes Library, Victoria Square, Widnes. WA8 7QY. 
  • Friday - Runcorn Library, Granville Street, Runcorn. WA7 1NE.
  • Halton Community Centres

Free hot drinks available every Wednesday afternoon, 2-4pm.

(Running until Thursday 29th February 2024.)

  • Ditton Community Centre, Dundalk rd, Widnes. WA8 8DF.
  • Grangeway Community Centre, Grangeway, Runcorn, WA7 5HA.
  • Murdishaw Community Centre, Barnfield Avenue, Runcorn. WA7 6EP.
  • Upton Community Centre, Hough Green Road, Widnes, WA8 4PF. 
  • Castlefields Community Centre, Village Square, Runcorn. WA7 2ST