A POPULAR event is returning to a village in Warrington this weekend.

Croft Carnival is taking place on Saturday.

This year’s event, which will have an Olympics theme, will consist of a parade followed by a carnival with plenty of stalls, activities, rides, and much more.

To ensure Croft Carnival can proceed safely, Warrington Borough Council has announced the roads which will be closed on the day.

Between 11am and 12.15pm:

Kenyon Lane               Heath Road to Wilton Lane

Between 11.55am and 2pm:

Heath Lane                 Kenyon Lane to Lord Street

Sandy Lane                 Heath Lane to Mustard Lane

Mustard Lane             Sandy Lane to Lord Street

Lord Street                  Mustard Lane to Smithy Brow

Smithy Lane                Lord Street to New Lane

New Lane                    Smithy Lane to Spring Lane

Eaves Brow Road        New Lane to Pasture Drive

Pasture Drive              Eaves Brow Road to Gerrard Road

Gerrard Road              Pasture Drive to Arkenshaw Road

Arkenshaw Road        Gerrard Road to Oak Street

Oak Street                   Oak Street to Smithy Lane

A spokesperson for WBC said: “Bicycles and Tricycles are included in the term vehicle and must not be ridden through any part of the above named streets during the hours specified. 

“Any person wilfully acting in contravention of the above Order will be liable to a penalty not exceeding £400.

“Vehicular access to premises will only be permitted under the guidance of the organisers.

“Pedestrian and emergency routes will be maintained.”