Report states Warrington has one of the highest qualities of life in country (From Warrington Guardian)
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Report states Warrington has one of the highest qualities of life in country
12:00pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 in News
A NEW report has rated Warrington people as having among the highest quality of life in the country.
Research published by The Municipal Journal (MJ) and The Local Futures Group rates all local authorities in England against each other in a number of factors such as economic performance and infrastructure.
The town was rated second in quality of life, behind York, based on crime measures, health indicators, access to education and the surrounding natural environment. The town also has the sixth highest number of ‘knowledge workers’ who are employed higher end roles demanding managerial, professional and technical skills.
Warrington Borough Council interim chief executive Steven Broomhead said: “Our strategic location and excellent transport infrastructure are the foundation of Warrington’s success but the skilled workforce that live here and the knowledge they possess is what will really drive us forward in the future.”
Clr Terry O’Neill, leader of the council, added: “This council has ambitious regeneration plans and several major schemes in the borough are due to break ground in 2013.”