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26 Oct, 2017
BOMBED OUT CHURCH LIGHTS UP LIVERPOOL

BOMBED OUT CHURCH LIGHTS UP LIVERPOOL

One of Liverpool’s most famous landmarks can now be seen in a different light – millions of them in fact! Read More

16 Oct, 2017
CAB SCAM ALERT

CAB SCAM ALERT

IMPORTANT notice... Read More

16 Oct, 2017
HALLS ALL DECKED OUT FOR CHRISTMAS

HALLS ALL DECKED OUT FOR CHRISTMAS

Get those Christmas jumpers at the ready as two of Liverpool’s most beautiful buildings unveil a host of special festive frivolities! Read More

16 Oct, 2017
WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY?

WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY?

There’s no reason to be bored in Knowsley! We have plenty of ideas, events and activities to inspire you – and all on your doorstep! Read More

16 Oct, 2017
THRILLS AND QUILLS AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

THRILLS AND QUILLS AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

“This is a great example of what libraries can achieve if they work together..." Read More

16 Oct, 2017
TV DANCE GROUP SIGN UP AS AMBASSADORS FOR WIRRAL’S THIS GIRL CAN CAMPAIGN

TV DANCE GROUP SIGN UP AS AMBASSADORS FOR WIRRAL’S THIS GIRL CAN CAMPAIGN

"They’ll be great ambassadors for our campaign here in Wirral..." Read More

16 Oct, 2017
HUNDREDS GET UP AND RUNNING FOR AWARD-WINNING COUCH TO 5K PROGRAMME

HUNDREDS GET UP AND RUNNING FOR AWARD-WINNING COUCH TO 5K PROGRAMME

"I am pleased to say most people recording a weight loss..." Read More

16 Oct, 2017
MACMILLAN CENTRE NOW HOSTING DROP IN SESSIONS IN FORMBY

MACMILLAN CENTRE NOW HOSTING DROP IN SESSIONS IN FORMBY

"...these drop ins at the village’s library provide an alternative for anyone wanting information or support about living with cancer.” Read More

4 Oct, 2017
‘DOUGH’ MISS OUR WIDNES MARKET BAKE OFF!

‘DOUGH’ MISS OUR WIDNES MARKET BAKE OFF!

"These traders don’t go at things half-baked..." Read More

4 Oct, 2017
WIN £100 TO SPEND AT KIRKBY MARKET!

WIN £100 TO SPEND AT KIRKBY MARKET!

How do you fancy a shopping spree at Kirkby Market, all for free? Read More

4 Oct, 2017
ROADSHOWS REVEAL NEW HOSPITAL

ROADSHOWS REVEAL NEW HOSPITAL

“The roadshows will help illustrate how we are going to enhance the care environment..." Read More

4 Oct, 2017
UNDERUSED CITYBIKE STATIONS REMOVED 

UNDERUSED CITYBIKE STATIONS REMOVED 

"We are committed to its future..." Read More

4 Oct, 2017
HOW WILL YOU QUIT THIS STOPTOBER?

HOW WILL YOU QUIT THIS STOPTOBER?

How will you quit this Stoptober? Read More

28 Sep, 2017
RAIL PASSENGERS ASKED TO PLAN AHEAD FOR STRIKES

RAIL PASSENGERS ASKED TO PLAN AHEAD FOR STRIKES

IMPORTANT travel announcement... Read More

28 Sep, 2017
DO YOU NEED HELP TO GIVE UP SMOKING?

DO YOU NEED HELP TO GIVE UP SMOKING?

Smokers in Knowsley are being encouraged to give up smoking as part of a 28 day campaign, starting on 1 October... Read More

28 Sep, 2017
RIVER OF LIGHT RETURNS

RIVER OF LIGHT RETURNS

“With less than two months to go, the team are working hard to pull together a fantastic, free, family friendly evening out..." Read More

28 Sep, 2017
STREET LIGHTING YEARS! ILLUMINATING CONTRACT APPROVED

STREET LIGHTING YEARS! ILLUMINATING CONTRACT APPROVED

Halton Borough Council has extended Tarmac’s street £1m lighting contract for another year... Read More

13 Sep, 2017
MOTIVATIONAL CLASSES OFFERED FOR NATIONAL FITNESS DAY 

MOTIVATIONAL CLASSES OFFERED FOR NATIONAL FITNESS DAY 

Halton Borough Council is celebrating National Fitness Day on Wednesday 27 September with classes and events... Read More

13 Sep, 2017
LIVERPOOL FC AND COMMUNITY PLANS FOR KIRKBY APPROVED

LIVERPOOL FC AND COMMUNITY PLANS FOR KIRKBY APPROVED

Plans to redevelop Liverpool Football Club’s Academy site and improve community facilities in Kirkby have been approved... Read More

13 Sep, 2017
POSITIVE WEATHER FORECAST FOR THREE DAY SOUTHPORT AIR SHOW

POSITIVE WEATHER FORECAST FOR THREE DAY SOUTHPORT AIR SHOW

A spokesman for Sefton Council has confirmed that the weather looks good for the three day Southport Air Show spectacular this weekend... Read More

13 Sep, 2017
100 JOBS UP FOR GRABS AT LIVERPOOL SHOPPING PARK

100 JOBS UP FOR GRABS AT LIVERPOOL SHOPPING PARK

More than 100 jobs are up for grabs at the new £100m Liverpool Shopping Park this week... Read More

13 Sep, 2017
GET CRAFTY WITH THE RANGERS IN VICTORIA PARK

GET CRAFTY WITH THE RANGERS IN VICTORIA PARK

DATE for the diary... Read More

13 Sep, 2017
ACTRESS SUE JOHNSTON TO JOIN US FOR FREEDOM OF BOROUGH FOR 96

ACTRESS SUE JOHNSTON TO JOIN US FOR FREEDOM OF BOROUGH FOR 96

“We are delighted that Sue has agreed to join us on the day..." Read More

30 Aug, 2017
THE COUNTDOWN THE OPENING OF THE NEW MERSEY GATEWAY BRIDGE HAS BEGUN

THE COUNTDOWN THE OPENING OF THE NEW MERSEY GATEWAY BRIDGE HAS BEGUN

Get ready for a fantastic evening of spectacular fireworks launched from Halton’s brand new bridge... Read More

30 Aug, 2017
KNOWSLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE LAUNCHES FREE BUS

KNOWSLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE LAUNCHES FREE BUS

"We care about our students and their travel times..." Read More

30 Aug, 2017
CULTURAL ARMADA TO LAUNCH 2022 GAMES

CULTURAL ARMADA TO LAUNCH 2022 GAMES

A cultural armada of 71 boats could sail down the River Mersey if Liverpool is successful in its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games... Read More

30 Aug, 2017
NEW FERRY: DEMOLITION WORKS SET TO BEGIN

NEW FERRY: DEMOLITION WORKS SET TO BEGIN

The demolition of buildings most severely damaged by the New Ferry explosion in March will get underway next week... Read More

30 Aug, 2017
CHILLI FESTIVAL TO BRING PLENTY OF FLAVOUR TO ST HELENS THIS SEPTEMBER

CHILLI FESTIVAL TO BRING PLENTY OF FLAVOUR TO ST HELENS THIS SEPTEMBER

Things will be hotting up in St Helens next month when a taste of Latin America comes to the town centre... Read More

30 Aug, 2017
FORMBY LIBRARY TO HOLD ONLINE BANKING MASTERCLASS

FORMBY LIBRARY TO HOLD ONLINE BANKING MASTERCLASS

Residents across Sefton are being invited to a special online banking masterclass and information session next month at Formby library... Read More

16 Aug, 2017
WHAT'S ON IN WIRRAL THIS SUMMER!

WHAT'S ON IN WIRRAL THIS SUMMER!

With the long summer holidays just around the corner, you might be wondering how you’ll fill the time... Read More

16 Aug, 2017
WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY?

WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY?

There’s no reason to be bored in Knowsley! We have plenty of ideas, events and activities to inspire you – and all on your doorstep! Read More

16 Aug, 2017
LIVERPOOL 2018 VESSEL ALL DECKED OUT

LIVERPOOL 2018 VESSEL ALL DECKED OUT

Liverpool’s very own Clipper Race yacht will be officially named on Thursday (17 August) in a special ceremony... Read More

16 Aug, 2017
FREE SUMMER OF FUN ACTIVITIES FOR SEFTON

FREE SUMMER OF FUN ACTIVITIES FOR SEFTON

PLENTY to do to fill those summer break days... Read More

18 Jul, 2017
LIVERPOOL TO HOST BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2017

LIVERPOOL TO HOST BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2017

The BBC has announced that Liverpool will host the biggest awards night in the sporting calendar, BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017. Read More

18 Jul, 2017
JOIN ONE OF OUR FREE PICNICS IN THE PARK

JOIN ONE OF OUR FREE PICNICS IN THE PARK

There is a host of outdoor entertainment  lined-up both sides of the river this summer. Read More

18 Jul, 2017
FREE GOLF LESSONS FOR CHILDREN

FREE GOLF LESSONS FOR CHILDREN

Free golf lessons are available for children at the Summer of Golf interactive village in Southport town centre... Read More

18 Jul, 2017
SPECTACULAR SUMMER EVENTS IN KIRKBY!

SPECTACULAR SUMMER EVENTS IN KIRKBY!

Get ready for a series of fantastic summer events for all the family in Kirkby town centre! Read More

18 Jul, 2017
LOVE PARKS WEEK IS HERE

LOVE PARKS WEEK IS HERE

Join in with the 100 million visits to UK parks this #LoveParks Week (14 -23 July) and tell the world why you love your park.  Read More

29 Jun, 2017
SERVICE LEAVERS’ WEBSITE LAUNCHED

SERVICE LEAVERS’ WEBSITE LAUNCHED

A website with a wealth of advice and support for personnel leaving the Armed Forces has been launched by Liverpool City Council. Read More

29 Jun, 2017
WIRRAL BACKS NEW CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE CHILD ABUSE

WIRRAL BACKS NEW CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE CHILD ABUSE

If you think it, report it... Read More

29 Jun, 2017
NURSE RECRUITMENT OPEN EVENING AT SOUTHPORT HOSPITAL

NURSE RECRUITMENT OPEN EVENING AT SOUTHPORT HOSPITAL

Southport hospital is hosting a recruitment event for nurses interested in working at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. Read More

29 Jun, 2017
TELL US ABOUT OUR MARKET OPENING HOURS – AND YOU COULD WIN £50

TELL US ABOUT OUR MARKET OPENING HOURS – AND YOU COULD WIN £50

In the ever changing world of retail and shopping, Widnes Market is looking at its opening hours reflect the needs of the current and future shoppers. Read More

29 Jun, 2017
PLANNING DOCUMENT FOR HUYTON DEVELOPMENT IS APPROVED

PLANNING DOCUMENT FOR HUYTON DEVELOPMENT IS APPROVED

“Our ambition is to create a prestigious employment and housing location in Knowsley..." Read More

29 Jun, 2017
ST HELENS LIBRARY SERVICE SECURES ARTS COUNCIL FUNDING AFTER BECOMING NATIONAL PORTFOLIO ORGANISATION

ST HELENS LIBRARY SERVICE SECURES ARTS COUNCIL FUNDING AFTER BECOMING NATIONAL PORTFOLIO ORGANISATION

“This funding will allow our library service to reach out to even more people..." Read More

21 Jun, 2017
LIVERPOOL UNVEILS TRANSFORMATIONAL PLAN TO HOST 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

LIVERPOOL UNVEILS TRANSFORMATIONAL PLAN TO HOST 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

"I can think of no more suitable city to host this prestigious event.” Read More

21 Jun, 2017
MERSEYSIDE FIRE & RESCUE ADVICE

MERSEYSIDE FIRE & RESCUE ADVICE

ADVICE for residents living in high rise residence... Read More

21 Jun, 2017
LIFE-SAVING DEFIBRILLATORS INSTALLED IN TOWN CENTRES

LIFE-SAVING DEFIBRILLATORS INSTALLED IN TOWN CENTRES

A number of life-saving defibrillators are being installed in public places across Knowsley from this week... Read More

21 Jun, 2017
STAYING SAFE IN THE SUN THIS SUMMER

STAYING SAFE IN THE SUN THIS SUMMER

Public Health's top tips on how to keep cool this summer... Read More

21 Jun, 2017
LIVERPOOL SETS OUT £700M FESTIVAL PARK PLAN

LIVERPOOL SETS OUT £700M FESTIVAL PARK PLAN

“Festival Park Liverpool has the potential to be one of the UK’s great new city suburbs of the 21st century." Read More

13 Jun, 2017
FUN, FREE AND FABULOUS: MERSEY RIVER FESTIVAL 2017 INVITES WIRRAL TO THE PARTY!

FUN, FREE AND FABULOUS: MERSEY RIVER FESTIVAL 2017 INVITES WIRRAL TO THE PARTY!

"...it is brilliant to see Wirral playing a leading role in Armed Forces Day" Read More

13 Jun, 2017
WIN £100 TO SPEND AT KIRKBY MARKET!

WIN £100 TO SPEND AT KIRKBY MARKET!

How do you fancy a shopping spree at Kirkby Market, all for free? Read More

13 Jun, 2017
SUMMER OF GOLF

SUMMER OF GOLF

“There is a lot more to be announced over the coming weeks – including a major first for Southport, so watch this space!” Read More

13 Jun, 2017
JOSEPH, A HUNDRED YEARS ON….

JOSEPH, A HUNDRED YEARS ON….

Halton Lea Library is hosting a talk by local North West author, David Hewitt, to mark the centenary of events in WWI. Read More

13 Jun, 2017
BOMBED OUT CHURCH GARDENS SET FOR GRAND REOPENING

BOMBED OUT CHURCH GARDENS SET FOR GRAND REOPENING

“We’re delighted to reopen the church to the public once again..." Read More

6 Jun, 2017
WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY?

WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY?

There’s no reason to be bored in Knowsley! We have plenty of ideas, events and activities to inspire you – and all on your doorstep! Read More

6 Jun, 2017
YOUR VOTE MATTERS!

YOUR VOTE MATTERS!

On Thursday 8 June voters in St Helens will go to the polls to elect the Member of Parliament for their constituency in the general election. Read More

6 Jun, 2017
MERMAIDS TO COME ASHORE IN NEW BRIGHTON

MERMAIDS TO COME ASHORE IN NEW BRIGHTON

An exciting new tourist trail celebrating a New Brighton legend is set to become the resort’s latest visitor attraction - just in time for summer. Read More

6 Jun, 2017
HAVE YOUR SAY ON PHARMACY SERVICES IN HALTON

HAVE YOUR SAY ON PHARMACY SERVICES IN HALTON

Halton Borough Council is seeking residents’ views on their local pharmacy... Read More

6 Jun, 2017
YOUNG PEOPLE IN SEFTON LEARN HOW TO CODE WITH GEEK GIRLS

YOUNG PEOPLE IN SEFTON LEARN HOW TO CODE WITH GEEK GIRLS

Coding is predicted to be one of the key skills young people will need as they embark on their future career... Read More

6 Jun, 2017
BOOKSTART EVENTS AT STANLEY PARK AND SEFTON PARK

BOOKSTART EVENTS AT STANLEY PARK AND SEFTON PARK

“I’m really pleased that the City Council is able to support these events in Stanley Park and Sefton Park..." Read More

2 Jun, 2017
NEW SUPERMARKET OPENS FOR REGENERATION SCHEME

NEW SUPERMARKET OPENS FOR REGENERATION SCHEME

The new Sainsbury’s at Great Homer Street is NOW open! Read More

2 Jun, 2017
LIBRARIES’ NATIONAL BOOKSTART WEEK CELEBRATIONS UNVEILED

LIBRARIES’ NATIONAL BOOKSTART WEEK CELEBRATIONS UNVEILED

Children under-five are invited to celebrate National Bookstart week at several fun and free events across Wirral from Monday, June 5. Read More

2 Jun, 2017
HAVE YOU GOT TALENT?

HAVE YOU GOT TALENT?

Halton’s annual search for a star, Halton’s Got Talent, is now underway and it’s a special year as the contest is ten years old! Read More

2 Jun, 2017
ARE YOU UNEMPLOYED?

ARE YOU UNEMPLOYED?

Looking for work? Aged 16 or over? Read More

2 Jun, 2017
KNOWSLEY APPRENTICE – RECRUITING NOW!

KNOWSLEY APPRENTICE – RECRUITING NOW!

If you’re leaving school or college this summer and thinking about your next step – think about becoming a Knowsley Apprentice... Read More

2 Jun, 2017
SOUTHPORT TO BECOME THE WORLD IN ONE PLACE AT FAMILY FESTIVAL

SOUTHPORT TO BECOME THE WORLD IN ONE PLACE AT FAMILY FESTIVAL

Southport will become the World in one place as King’s Gardens host a festival with an international flavour... Read More

31 May, 2017
LET’S PLAY PEPPER!

LET’S PLAY PEPPER!

“This is an invitation from Liverpool to the world to play this seminal album..." Read More

31 May, 2017
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION

St Helens Council is urging residents to make sure they are registered to vote in time... Read More

31 May, 2017
WIRRAL LOOP LINE TRACK RENEWAL PHASE 3

WIRRAL LOOP LINE TRACK RENEWAL PHASE 3

Follow the travel advice, plan journeys, stick to public transport and help keep everyone on the move... Read More

31 May, 2017
BLUE FLAG AWARD IS A FIRST FOR WIRRAL

BLUE FLAG AWARD IS A FIRST FOR WIRRAL

A Wirral beach has been named one of the best in the country after being awarded an international Blue Flag quality mark by charity Keep Britain Tidy. Read More

24 May, 2017
LOCAL ARTIST HAS TOURIST TRAIL ALL MAPPED OUT

LOCAL ARTIST HAS TOURIST TRAIL ALL MAPPED OUT

A local illustrator has expressed her pride at being invited to help promote New Brighton’s newest tourist attraction. Read More

24 May, 2017
WIN £100 TO SPEND AT KIRKBY MARKET!

WIN £100 TO SPEND AT KIRKBY MARKET!

How do you fancy a shopping spree at Kirkby Market, all for free? Read More

24 May, 2017
ST HELENS, GET SET TO BE ‘BOWLED’ OVER BY NEW SUPERBOWL UK ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX

ST HELENS, GET SET TO BE ‘BOWLED’ OVER BY NEW SUPERBOWL UK ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX

“We are one of very few companies in the UK offering all of these facilities..." Read More

24 May, 2017
BOOK OF CONDOLENCE OPENS AT LIVERPOOL TOWN HALL

BOOK OF CONDOLENCE OPENS AT LIVERPOOL TOWN HALL

“The bonds that tie Liverpool and Manchester together are strong..." Read More

24 May, 2017
HALF TERM FUN FOR SEFTON’S CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

HALF TERM FUN FOR SEFTON’S CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

During the Whitsun half-term holiday, Sefton will be a hive of fun, affordable things to do for children, young people and families. Read More

19 May, 2017
WIRRAL RESIDENTS 'TAKE A STAND AGAINST SCAMS' AT FREE SESSIONS

WIRRAL RESIDENTS 'TAKE A STAND AGAINST SCAMS' AT FREE SESSIONS

Wirral residents took a stand against scams at free sessions designed to protect them and their family and friends from becoming the victim of scams. Read More

19 May, 2017
LOVE MY BEACH- GET YOUR FEET WET

LOVE MY BEACH- GET YOUR FEET WET

When was the last time you visited the British seaside? Read More

19 May, 2017
FREE ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN IN THE LIBRARIES THIS HALF TERM!

FREE ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN IN THE LIBRARIES THIS HALF TERM!

There’s a range of free craft activities for children in Knowsley’s libraries over the school half term holidays. Read More

19 May, 2017
NO SLEEP FOR LIMF

NO SLEEP FOR LIMF

The legendary DJ Stretch Armstrong will be bringing his ‘No Sleep’ show to the Liverpool International Music Festival for LIMF Presents. Read More

19 May, 2017
ALL SMILES FOR ST HELENS

ALL SMILES FOR ST HELENS

"We hope everyone in St Helens can get involved and make it a month to smile.” Read More

15 May, 2017
THE ORIGINAL VANWALL BRITISH GRAND PRIX WINNING CAR RETURNS TO SEFTON

THE ORIGINAL VANWALL BRITISH GRAND PRIX WINNING CAR RETURNS TO SEFTON

"...we wanted to continue the celebration of Sefton’s sporting heritage, and what a year to do it! " Read More

15 May, 2017
WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY?

WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY?

There’s no reason to be bored in Knowsley! Read More

15 May, 2017
NEW BRIGHTON TO HOST NEW SEASIDE FESTIVAL

NEW BRIGHTON TO HOST NEW SEASIDE FESTIVAL

New Brighton will be hosting its first ever seaside festival over Spring Bank Holiday... Read More

15 May, 2017
NEW ALBERT DOCK HERITAGE TRAIL

NEW ALBERT DOCK HERITAGE TRAIL

“You think you know all there is to know about Albert Dock?" Read More

15 May, 2017
NEW ERA FOR BLITZ CHURCH AS HERITAGE ATTRACTION

NEW ERA FOR BLITZ CHURCH AS HERITAGE ATTRACTION

A new chapter is about to begin for one of Liverpool’s most famous landmarks... Read More

15 May, 2017
LESS THAN TWO WEEKS LEFT TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION

LESS THAN TWO WEEKS LEFT TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION

St Helens Council is urging residents to make sure they are registered in time to vote for the General Election. Read More

9 May, 2017
WIN £100 TO SPEND AT KIRKBY MARKET!

WIN £100 TO SPEND AT KIRKBY MARKET!

How do you fancy a shopping spree at Kirkby Market, all for free? Read More

9 May, 2017
CENTRAL LIBRARY CLOSURE UPDATE

CENTRAL LIBRARY CLOSURE UPDATE

Central Library closed for 29 weeks for remedial work... Read More

9 May, 2017
WIRRAL OPEN STUDIO TOUR 2017: 60 ARTISTS, 30 VENUES, ONE WEEKEND

WIRRAL OPEN STUDIO TOUR 2017: 60 ARTISTS, 30 VENUES, ONE WEEKEND

This June, Wirral will once again open its studio doors for its 8th annual Wirral Open Studios Tour... Read More

9 May, 2017
ELECTION OF A MAYOR FOR THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION COMBINED AUTHORITY

ELECTION OF A MAYOR FOR THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION COMBINED AUTHORITY

Voting for the election of the first Mayor for the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority took place on 4 May 2017. Read More

9 May, 2017
A SALUTE TO OUR ARMED FORCES

A SALUTE TO OUR ARMED FORCES

"we are proud to support all armed services and the lionhearted men and women both past and present..." Read More

9 May, 2017
ARE YOU READY TO DITCH THOSE STABILISERS?

ARE YOU READY TO DITCH THOSE STABILISERS?

Sefton Council is proud to offer a number of ‘Ditch Those Stabilisers’ cycling events... Read More

2 May, 2017
NOT LONG TO WAIT NOW UNTIL KIRKBY LEISURE CENTRE’S NEW GYM REFURBISHMENT IS UNVEILED.

NOT LONG TO WAIT NOW UNTIL KIRKBY LEISURE CENTRE’S NEW GYM REFURBISHMENT IS UNVEILED.

In order for the refurbishment to be carried out, the gym will be closed on Friday, 5 May 2017 until 9.30am on Monday, 8 May 2017... Read More

2 May, 2017
NEW ‘INCLUDE-IT MERSEY’ PROJECT AIMS TO GET PEOPLE ONLINE

NEW ‘INCLUDE-IT MERSEY’ PROJECT AIMS TO GET PEOPLE ONLINE

"...it is an honour to be leading such an innovative partnership" Read More

2 May, 2017
CENTRAL LIBRARY TO REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FOR BUILDING WORK

CENTRAL LIBRARY TO REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FOR BUILDING WORK

IMPORTANT information relating to St Helens Library service... Read More

2 May, 2017
LAND DEAL FOR MAJOR TV & FILM HUB

LAND DEAL FOR MAJOR TV & FILM HUB

“The digital and creative industries are a multi-billion pound growth opportunity for the Liverpool City Region over the next decade..." Read More

2 May, 2017
LIVERPOOL TO HOST HSBC UK CITY RIDE

LIVERPOOL TO HOST HSBC UK CITY RIDE

British Cycling and HSBC UK have confirmed that Liverpool will host one of 13 city centre, family-friendly City Rides this summer. Read More

21 Apr, 2017
NEW BRIGHTON SEASIDE FESTIVAL

NEW BRIGHTON SEASIDE FESTIVAL

FUN packed event for ALL the family... Read More

21 Apr, 2017
CREAM FOUNDER HONOURED BY CITY

CREAM FOUNDER HONOURED BY CITY

The super club turned global events company Cream and its founder are being honoured by the City of Liverpool... Read More

21 Apr, 2017
HAVE YOUR SAY ON EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENT IN HUYTON

HAVE YOUR SAY ON EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENT IN HUYTON

Knowsley Council is working with the Knowsley Estate and developers to create a new prestigious employment and housing location. Read More

21 Apr, 2017
NEW AIRCRAFT ANNOUNCED

NEW AIRCRAFT ANNOUNCED

Sefton Council is excited to announce new aircraft displays as part of this year’s Southport Air Show... Read More

18 Apr, 2017
UFO MUSEUM – THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE, IN RUNCORN

UFO MUSEUM – THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE, IN RUNCORN

"Halton appears to be the prime UK window for UFO activity.” Read More

18 Apr, 2017
BRIAN BARWICK TO LEAD TEAM LIVERPOOL’S COMMONWEALTH GAMES BID

BRIAN BARWICK TO LEAD TEAM LIVERPOOL’S COMMONWEALTH GAMES BID

Sports executive Brian Barwick is to Chair Liverpool’s bid to host the Commonwealth Games... Read More

18 Apr, 2017
FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE BENEFITS OF DIVERSITY

FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE BENEFITS OF DIVERSITY

A new festival in Wirral will celebrate diversity and the contribution that people with disabilities bring to our communities... Read More

18 Apr, 2017
TAKE A PEEK AT FILMING OPPORTUNITIES IN SEFTON

TAKE A PEEK AT FILMING OPPORTUNITIES IN SEFTON

The new series of the hit TV drama Peaky Blinders will be returning to television screens later this year... Read More

18 Apr, 2017
PRIMARY SCHOOL PLACES OUT TODAY

PRIMARY SCHOOL PLACES OUT TODAY

IMPORTANT information... Read More

10 Apr, 2017
GOACTIVE’S EASTER EGG HUNT EGGTRAVAGANZA

GOACTIVE’S EASTER EGG HUNT EGGTRAVAGANZA

Hop along to the Dream on Good Friday and take part in goactive’s free Easter egg hunt... Read More

10 Apr, 2017
APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR LIMF ACADEMY 2017

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR LIMF ACADEMY 2017

Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) returns in 2017 with its award winning talent development programme, the LIMF Academy... Read More

10 Apr, 2017
WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY DURING THE EASTER HOLIDAYS?

WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY DURING THE EASTER HOLIDAYS?

There’s plenty for children to do in Knowsley over the Easter holidays so there’s no reason for them to be bored... Read More

10 Apr, 2017
GET A JOB VOLUNTEERING AT THE OPEN

GET A JOB VOLUNTEERING AT THE OPEN

This is your chance to volunteer and work for marshalls, sell merchandise, be a litter picker or even a security guard... Read More

3 Apr, 2017
A RACING START FOR NEW WIRRAL YOUTH ZONE

A RACING START FOR NEW WIRRAL YOUTH ZONE

The official ceremony to open the Hive will take place at 2.30pm. There will also be a 6ft high cake to celebrate the big day. Read More

3 Apr, 2017
GREEN LIGHT FOR BIGGEST EVER INVESTMENT IN GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL

GREEN LIGHT FOR BIGGEST EVER INVESTMENT IN GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL

“Liverpool is a real hotbed for the game at youth level..." Read More

3 Apr, 2017
TAKE A LOOK AT SPRING HALF-TERM FUN IN SEFTON

TAKE A LOOK AT SPRING HALF-TERM FUN IN SEFTON

Sefton will be a hive of fun activity for children, young people and families during the spring half term break. Read More

3 Apr, 2017
FREE EASTER HALF-TERM FUN WITH THE YOUTH SERVICE

FREE EASTER HALF-TERM FUN WITH THE YOUTH SERVICE

WHAT'S happening where and when... Read More

3 Apr, 2017
WIN A CHANCE TO VISIT NEW BRIDGE

WIN A CHANCE TO VISIT NEW BRIDGE

A rare opportunity is up for grabs to see the new Mersey Gateway bridge up close by entering the Mayor of Halton’s charity draw. Read More

3 Apr, 2017
WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY THIS HALF TERM?

WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY THIS HALF TERM?

There’s plenty for children to do in Knowsley over this Easter half term so there’s no reason for them to be bored. Read More

29 Mar, 2017
DON’T MISS PRESCOT PRODUCERS’ MARKET ON SATURDAY 1 APRIL

DON’T MISS PRESCOT PRODUCERS’ MARKET ON SATURDAY 1 APRIL

The popular Prescot Producers’ Market and Arts and Crafts Fair returns on Saturday 1 April 2017... Read More

29 Mar, 2017
SOUTHPORT WINS NATIONAL TOURISM AWARD

SOUTHPORT WINS NATIONAL TOURISM AWARD

“We’re absolutely delighted with winning this award..." Read More

29 Mar, 2017
COUNCIL TO SUPPORT NEW EVERTON STADIUM PLANS

COUNCIL TO SUPPORT NEW EVERTON STADIUM PLANS

“We can now move forward into the next phase of work with much greater confidence..." Read More

29 Mar, 2017
HOP ALONG TO YOUR LIBRARY FOR EASTER FUN

HOP ALONG TO YOUR LIBRARY FOR EASTER FUN

Halton Libraries have a whole lot of fun happening this Easter holiday time... Read More

29 Mar, 2017
NEW FERRY ADVICE HUB TO OPEN TODAY

NEW FERRY ADVICE HUB TO OPEN TODAY

‘This is part of our ongoing commitment to helping out those worst affected...' Read More

29 Mar, 2017
STEVE PRESCOTT BRIDGE TO BE LIT IN MEMORY OF VIOLET GRACE YOUENS

STEVE PRESCOTT BRIDGE TO BE LIT IN MEMORY OF VIOLET GRACE YOUENS

The Steve Prescott Bridge will be lit violet this evening (Monday 27 March) in memory of 4-year-old Violet Grace Youens. Read More

23 Mar, 2017
FUNDING SECURED TO SUPPORT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

FUNDING SECURED TO SUPPORT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

“Any funding to help tackle domestic abuse is welcomed...." Read More

23 Mar, 2017
NEW CAFÉ OPENING AT HENLEY PARK

NEW CAFÉ OPENING AT HENLEY PARK

From Wednesday 22 March 2017, Henley Park will have a new place for visitors to eat and relax... Read More

23 Mar, 2017
IT’S A #CRIMENOTTOCARE WHEN IT COMES TO GETTING RID OF YOUR RUBBISH

IT’S A #CRIMENOTTOCARE WHEN IT COMES TO GETTING RID OF YOUR RUBBISH

“There are almost a million fly-tipping incidents in England every year..." Read More

23 Mar, 2017
BT SCAM WARNING FROM TRADING STANDARDS

BT SCAM WARNING FROM TRADING STANDARDS

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT Read More

23 Mar, 2017
CELEBRATING SGT PEPPER AT 50

CELEBRATING SGT PEPPER AT 50

“Sgt Pepper pushed creative boundaries and we want to do exactly the same..." Read More

23 Mar, 2017
THE NEW DIGITAL KIDS ON THE BLOCK

THE NEW DIGITAL KIDS ON THE BLOCK

“This is a fantastic project which will help equip our children and young people with many technological skills..." Read More

23 Mar, 2017
STEP UP TO SOCIAL WORK AND BE THE DIFFERENCE

STEP UP TO SOCIAL WORK AND BE THE DIFFERENCE

Social Work. Do you have what it takes? Read More

13 Mar, 2017
REGISTER TO VOTE FOR MAYORAL ELECTIONS

REGISTER TO VOTE FOR MAYORAL ELECTIONS

Ensure you’re registered to vote in the Liverpool City Region Mayoral Elections... Read More

13 Mar, 2017
LIVERPOOL’S LIBRARIES SAVED

LIVERPOOL’S LIBRARIES SAVED

The Mayor of Liverpool has today announced he is to reverse the planned £1.6m cuts to the city’s library service... Read More

10 Mar, 2017
WAVES OF SUPPORT FOR RIVER FESTIVAL

WAVES OF SUPPORT FOR RIVER FESTIVAL

Three leading businesses have been given the lucrative naming rights to one of Liverpool’s most popular annual events. Read More

10 Mar, 2017
PLAYWRIGHT WILLY RUSSELL TO EXHIBIT HIS PAINTINGS AT KIRKBY GALLERY

PLAYWRIGHT WILLY RUSSELL TO EXHIBIT HIS PAINTINGS AT KIRKBY GALLERY

Paintings by Willy Russell will go on display at Kirkby Gallery this May in the playwright’s first ever solo art exhibition. Read More

7 Mar, 2017
CELEBRATING APPRENTICESHIPS

CELEBRATING APPRENTICESHIPS

Many apprentices have been offered permanent positions at the end of their placements or secured employment with other organisations. Read More

7 Mar, 2017
STUB IT OUT ON NATIONAL NO SMOKING DAY

STUB IT OUT ON NATIONAL NO SMOKING DAY

“I’d like to encourage everyone who’s a smoker to make the Wednesday 8 March the day they start to stop." Read More

7 Mar, 2017
FIREFIGHTER RECRUITMENT

FIREFIGHTER RECRUITMENT

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service are recruiting for Trainee Wholetime Firefighters to join their Recruit Course in September 2017... Read More

7 Mar, 2017
ST HELENS 10K ROAD CLOSURES

ST HELENS 10K ROAD CLOSURES

A number of roads in and around the town centre will be closed temporarily between 8:30am -12:00pm this Sunday for the St Helens 10k event. Read More

2 Mar, 2017
MISSING FROM HOME - CRAIG STEWART

MISSING FROM HOME - CRAIG STEWART

Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of 14 year-old Craig Stewart from Bootle... Read More

2 Mar, 2017
BOOK NOW: CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

BOOK NOW: CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

Free daytime workshops for adults on creative writing will take place in Wallasey Central, West Kirby, and Woodchurch libraries. Read More

2 Mar, 2017
SPRING CLEAN IN THE CITY

SPRING CLEAN IN THE CITY

Councillors are being urged to lead their communities in the national Keep Britain Tidy Springclean next weekend. Read More

2 Mar, 2017
BY GEORGE! COME AND SEE SOOTY ON APRIL 23

BY GEORGE! COME AND SEE SOOTY ON APRIL 23

"...bring your raincoats!” Read More

2 Mar, 2017
NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2017

NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2017

“It is fantastic to see how well valued apprenticeships are by local businesses..." Read More

2 Mar, 2017
WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY THIS MARCH?

WHAT’S ON IN KNOWSLEY THIS MARCH?

There’s no reason to be bored in Knowsley this month. We have plenty of ideas, events and activities to inspire you – and all on your doorstep! Read More

23 Feb, 2017
NEXT OF KIN APPEAL - LUCY MCCLEAR

NEXT OF KIN APPEAL - LUCY MCCLEAR

Liverpool Coroner’s office is appealing for the family of a woman who died at home in Bootle to contact them. Read More

23 Feb, 2017
GREEN LIGHT GIVEN FOR 142 NEW HOUSES IN NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS

GREEN LIGHT GIVEN FOR 142 NEW HOUSES IN NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS

St Helens Council planning committee members have given the green light for the development of 142 houses in Newton-le-Willows. Read More

23 Feb, 2017
STUB IT OUT ON NATIONAL NO SMOKING DAY

STUB IT OUT ON NATIONAL NO SMOKING DAY

In life we’re told never to give up, to keep going – but when it comes to smoking, being a ‘quitter’ is a good thing! Read More

23 Feb, 2017
NEW APPRENTICE OPPORTUNITY A CUT ABOVE THE REST

NEW APPRENTICE OPPORTUNITY A CUT ABOVE THE REST

“The project is a great example of how we can increase the opportunities for local residents..." Read More

23 Feb, 2017
FILM DIRECTOR BECOMES CITIZEN OF HONOUR

FILM DIRECTOR BECOMES CITIZEN OF HONOUR

“Citizen of Honour is designed to give recognition to those who have made a positive difference to the city..." Read More

23 Feb, 2017
COUNCIL AND LFC ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR KIRKBY REDEVELOPMENT

COUNCIL AND LFC ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR KIRKBY REDEVELOPMENT

“Our proposed plans to bring the First Team and young players together in one location is a really exciting proposition..." Read More

14 Feb, 2017
Unilever Apprenticeship Opportunities

Unilever Apprenticeship Opportunities

Do you want to kick-start your career in one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies? Read More

8 Feb, 2017
UPDATE ON MERSEYRAIL WORK

UPDATE ON MERSEYRAIL WORK

Weekday services will resume on February 13... Read More

8 Feb, 2017
BUS USERS CAN BENEFIT FROM AN IMPROVED TICKET OFFER

BUS USERS CAN BENEFIT FROM AN IMPROVED TICKET OFFER

From 30 January, bus passengers travelling within the Liverpool City Region are able to benefit from an improved ticket offer. Read More

8 Feb, 2017
UK THEATRE FIRST FOR NEW CREATIVE DISTRICT

UK THEATRE FIRST FOR NEW CREATIVE DISTRICT

A major performance venue, with a revolving auditorium, will be at the heart of regeneration plans for Liverpool’s new creative district. Read More

8 Feb, 2017
ANFIELD DEMOLITION PAVES WAY FOR NEW HIGH STREET

ANFIELD DEMOLITION PAVES WAY FOR NEW HIGH STREET

“At the heart of the project has been community involvement..." Read More

8 Feb, 2017
GO NUTS FOR SQUIRRELS THIS HALF TERM

GO NUTS FOR SQUIRRELS THIS HALF TERM

Children across the borough will have the chance to meet their local neighbourhood Red Squirrels thanks to a special series of activities... Read More

3 Feb, 2017
IMPROVING THE CUSTOMER OFFER FOR BUS USERS

IMPROVING THE CUSTOMER OFFER FOR BUS USERS

Bus passengers travelling around the Liverpool City Region can benefit from an improved ticket offer... Read More

3 Feb, 2017
YET ANOTHER TOP AUTHOR COMING TO HALTON

YET ANOTHER TOP AUTHOR COMING TO HALTON

Author Joseph Delaney of ‘The Spook’s Apprentice’ books fame is coming to Halton... Read More

3 Feb, 2017
WIRRAL TO SUPPORT SAFER INTERNET DAY 2017

WIRRAL TO SUPPORT SAFER INTERNET DAY 2017

Wirral council has signed up to support the national campaign Safer Internet Day (SID) which takes place on Tuesday 7 February. Read More

3 Feb, 2017
CHECK OUT THE FREE ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN IN THE LIBRARIES THIS HALF TERM!

CHECK OUT THE FREE ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN IN THE LIBRARIES THIS HALF TERM!

There’s lots going on for children in Knowsley’s libraries over the school half term holidays. What’s more all the activities are free! Read More

3 Feb, 2017
MUNICIPAL BUILDING SET TO BE 4* HOTEL

MUNICIPAL BUILDING SET TO BE 4* HOTEL

Liverpool City Council’s former administrative headquarters is to be turned into a four star hotel by an international property developer. Read More

3 Feb, 2017
LAST CHANCE TO SEE WORLD’S SMALLEST ART GALLERY FEATURING LOCAL ARTISTS

LAST CHANCE TO SEE WORLD’S SMALLEST ART GALLERY FEATURING LOCAL ARTISTS

The world’s smallest pop-up art gallery has arrived at its last local stop as part of a UK tour. Read More

23 Jan, 2017
CCTV APPEAL FOLLOWING THEFT FROM SOUTHPORT JEWELLERS

CCTV APPEAL FOLLOWING THEFT FROM SOUTHPORT JEWELLERS

"I would appeal to him, or anyone who recognises him, to get in touch with us as soon as possible." Read More

23 Jan, 2017
MERSEYSIDERS ARE PAYING THE HIGHEST PRICES FOR ENERGY

MERSEYSIDERS ARE PAYING THE HIGHEST PRICES FOR ENERGY

"I can’t believe how much I’m going to save. I’ve been recommending it to all my friends!” Read More

23 Jan, 2017
CAR TAX RENEWAL SCAM ALERT

CAR TAX RENEWAL SCAM ALERT

If you receive the email , delete it without opening and do not click on any links. Read More

23 Jan, 2017
KNOWSLEY PARKRUN NEEDS YOU….

KNOWSLEY PARKRUN NEEDS YOU….

If you’re looking for an opportunity to improve your fitness in the great outdoors, then Knowsley parkrun is for you! Read More

23 Jan, 2017
BURSARIES AVAILABLE FOR TEENS IN WIRRAL SOUTH

BURSARIES AVAILABLE FOR TEENS IN WIRRAL SOUTH

Young people living in Wirral South can apply for bursaries to complete the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme for free this summer. Read More

23 Jan, 2017
CALLING ALL LADIES AND GIRLS, COME AND HAVE A CHAT ABOUT YOUR HEALTH

CALLING ALL LADIES AND GIRLS, COME AND HAVE A CHAT ABOUT YOUR HEALTH

Officers are hosting the ‘Girls and Women’s Health’ event on Tuesday 24 January Read More

23 Jan, 2017
TRAIN FOR 10K FREE WITH GOACTIVE

TRAIN FOR 10K FREE WITH GOACTIVE

The St Helens 10k is coming soon (5 March)... Read More

23 Jan, 2017
MORE NURSERY PLACES FOR KNOWSLEY

MORE NURSERY PLACES FOR KNOWSLEY

More childcare places are to be created in nurseries in Knowsley as the number of hours some children are entitled to increases. Read More

23 Jan, 2017
YEAR OF SEFTON'S COAST

YEAR OF SEFTON'S COAST

Sefton Council and partners are declaring 2017 as the Year of Sefton's Coast! Read More

23 Jan, 2017
AN ILLUMINATING START TO THE YEAR OF THE ROOSTER

AN ILLUMINATING START TO THE YEAR OF THE ROOSTER

An Ancient Chinese myth will be brought to life as part of Liverpool’s very special Chinese New Year lumiere event. Read More

13 Jan, 2017
FREEDOM OF THE CITY FOR STEVEN GERRARD

FREEDOM OF THE CITY FOR STEVEN GERRARD

“I was stunned and overwhelmed when I heard my name was being put forward by the Mayor to receive this honour..." Read More

13 Jan, 2017
CCTV APPEAL FOLLOWING THEFT FROM SOUTHPORT JEWELLERS

CCTV APPEAL FOLLOWING THEFT FROM SOUTHPORT JEWELLERS

"I would appeal to him, or anyone who recognises him, to get in touch with us as soon as possible." Read More

13 Jan, 2017
MERSEYSIDERS ARE PAYING THE HIGHEST PRICES FOR ENERGY

MERSEYSIDERS ARE PAYING THE HIGHEST PRICES FOR ENERGY

"I can’t believe how much I’m going to save. I’ve been recommending it to all my friends!” Read More

13 Jan, 2017
CAR TAX RENEWAL SCAM ALERT

CAR TAX RENEWAL SCAM ALERT

If you receive this email delete it without opening and without clicking on any links... Read More

13 Jan, 2017
KNOWSLEY PARKRUN NEEDS YOU….

KNOWSLEY PARKRUN NEEDS YOU….

If you’re looking for an opportunity to improve your fitness in the great outdoors, then Knowsley parkrun is for you! Read More

4 Jan, 2017
COLD WEATHER WARNING ISSUED

COLD WEATHER WARNING ISSUED

“During this cold spell we’d like to encourage residents to look out for those who may be living alone..." Read More

4 Jan, 2017
NEW MEMORIAL TO LOCAL WAR HERO

NEW MEMORIAL TO LOCAL WAR HERO

IMPORTANT date for the diary... Read More

4 Jan, 2017
ARE YOU UP FOR A ‘DRY JANUARY’?

ARE YOU UP FOR A ‘DRY JANUARY’?

Taking a month off drinking could be a great way to start the New Year, especially if you have over-indulged during the festive period. Read More

4 Jan, 2017
COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FREE PARKING INITIATIVE IN BIRKENHEAD

COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FREE PARKING INITIATIVE IN BIRKENHEAD

Wirral Council has announced free parking at council car parks in Birkenhead every Saturday in January... Read More

4 Jan, 2017
JANUARY - DO SOMETHING GOOD FOR U

JANUARY - DO SOMETHING GOOD FOR U

Make your resolution count! Read More

4 Jan, 2017
FAMOUS FACES OFFER SUPPORT TO QUIT SMOKING

FAMOUS FACES OFFER SUPPORT TO QUIT SMOKING

“If you pull on the shirt, you play to the final whistle. That’s the Liverpool way. You never give up – even in extra time..." Read More

29 Dec, 2016
CHANGES TO WIRRAL LINE TRAINS FROM 3 JANUARY

CHANGES TO WIRRAL LINE TRAINS FROM 3 JANUARY

IMPORTANT information... Read More

29 Dec, 2016
LIVERPOOL’S CHRISTMAS MARKET GETS FESTIVE ROLLOVER!

LIVERPOOL’S CHRISTMAS MARKET GETS FESTIVE ROLLOVER!

Liverpool’s Christmas Market is celebrating a festive rollover – by running into the New Year for the very first time! Read More

29 Dec, 2016
COMPETITION: MAKE A VIDEO FOR SIR ELTON JOHN

COMPETITION: MAKE A VIDEO FOR SIR ELTON JOHN

WIN WIN WIN. An amazing ticket opportunity... Read More

29 Dec, 2016
GETTING ACTIVE THIS JANUARY

GETTING ACTIVE THIS JANUARY

Getting more active could be the best resolution you ever make this January... Read More

29 Dec, 2016
WINTER BIRD WATCH WALK WITH RANGERS

WINTER BIRD WATCH WALK WITH RANGERS

St Helens Council’s Ranger Service is inviting residents on a bird watching walk in the beautiful Rainford countryside. Read More

29 Dec, 2016
NEW LOGISTICS ACADEMY UNVEILED

NEW LOGISTICS ACADEMY UNVEILED

“This new development is a very important step forward in training local people..." Read More

29 Dec, 2016
USE YOUR LOCAL RECYCLING CENTRE THIS CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

USE YOUR LOCAL RECYCLING CENTRE THIS CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

"Our Recycling Centres will happily accept the clutter of people’s packaging, bottles and cans - and we’d love your real Christmas trees.” Read More

14 Dec, 2016
SUPER WRITERS ASSEMBLE!

SUPER WRITERS ASSEMBLE!

Children and young people who live or go to school in St Helens are invited to take part in St Helens Libraries Creative Writing Competition 2017. Read More

14 Dec, 2016
INITIATIVE LAUNCHED TO PROTECT SCHOOLCHILDREN FROM SEXUAL EXPLOITATION

INITIATIVE LAUNCHED TO PROTECT SCHOOLCHILDREN FROM SEXUAL EXPLOITATION

A ground-breaking project between police, councils and child protection experts to help protect young people from being sexually exploited... Read More

14 Dec, 2016
GIVE THE GIFT OF READING WITH HUYTON LIBRARY’S BOOK FAIR

GIVE THE GIFT OF READING WITH HUYTON LIBRARY’S BOOK FAIR

Giving a child the gift of a beautiful new book this Christmas could help them discover the joy of reading ... Read More

14 Dec, 2016
BIG HEARTED BROOKVALE’S GIFTS FOR CHILDREN IN CARE

BIG HEARTED BROOKVALE’S GIFTS FOR CHILDREN IN CARE

A Halton Borough Council recreation centre collected more than 200 presents from staff and customers to give to children in care... Read More

14 Dec, 2016
LIVERPOOL’S CHRISTMAS MARKET GETS FESTIVE ROLLOVER!

LIVERPOOL’S CHRISTMAS MARKET GETS FESTIVE ROLLOVER!

Liverpool’s Christmas Market is celebrating a festive rollover – by running into the New Year for the very first time! Read More

8 Dec, 2016
TRANSPORT COMPANY INVESTS £2M IN KNOWSLEY BASE

TRANSPORT COMPANY INVESTS £2M IN KNOWSLEY BASE

Sovereign Transport has invested £2m to create a new, bespoke-built depot in Knowsley... Read More

8 Dec, 2016
LIBARIES HOST FREE ‘CHRISTMAS’ CRACKER EVENT

LIBARIES HOST FREE ‘CHRISTMAS’ CRACKER EVENT

“Why not come along if you are a regular library user or not and see what we have to offer?” Read More

8 Dec, 2016
FESTIVE FILM SHOWING AT NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS LIBRARY

FESTIVE FILM SHOWING AT NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS LIBRARY

'Arthur Christmas' to be screened in Newton-le-Willows Library on Saturday 10 December... Read More

8 Dec, 2016
COUNCIL TARGETS ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

COUNCIL TARGETS ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

Sefton Council is set to issue a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviour and build safer communities. Read More

8 Dec, 2016
LIVERPOOL’S CHRISTMAS MARKET GETS FESTIVE ROLLOVER!

LIVERPOOL’S CHRISTMAS MARKET GETS FESTIVE ROLLOVER!

Liverpool’s Christmas Market is celebrating a festive rollover – by running into the New Year for the very first time! Read More

8 Dec, 2016
LICENSEES SET TO SERVE UP A SAFE CHRISTMAS

LICENSEES SET TO SERVE UP A SAFE CHRISTMAS

"Everyone has a right to be able to celebrate safely at this time of year..." Read More

29 Nov, 2016
CHRISTMAS GIFT APPEAL IN SEFTON

CHRISTMAS GIFT APPEAL IN SEFTON

The Mayor of Sefton, Cllr Iain Brodie Brown, is asking as many people as possible across the borough to get behind this year's Christmas gift appeal. Read More

29 Nov, 2016
OLD TOWN OF NEW BRIGHTON TO HOST FESTIVE MARKET

OLD TOWN OF NEW BRIGHTON TO HOST FESTIVE MARKET

Businesses in New Brighton’s ‘Old Town’ are getting ready to welcome hundreds of new visitors when it is the venue for a special festive event Read More

29 Nov, 2016
CHRISTMAS AT STANLEY PARK

CHRISTMAS AT STANLEY PARK

Stanley Park will be hosting a series of Christmas events in December to celebrate the festive season.. Read More

29 Nov, 2016
HELP US GIVE HARDWORKING YOUNG CARERS A BETTER CHRISTMAS

HELP US GIVE HARDWORKING YOUNG CARERS A BETTER CHRISTMAS

YOU can help make a difference... Read More

29 Nov, 2016
FESTIVE FILM SHOWING AT NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS LIBRARY

FESTIVE FILM SHOWING AT NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS LIBRARY

'Arthur Christmas' to be screened in Newton-le-Willows Library on Saturday 10 December... Read More

29 Nov, 2016
CHRISTMAS IN KNOWSLEY

CHRISTMAS IN KNOWSLEY

Christmas is upon us and there’s plenty of Christmas festivities going on nearby for you to enjoy the season to the fullest. Read More

21 Nov, 2016
THE FUTURE OF BOOTLE TOWN HALL - STATEMENT

THE FUTURE OF BOOTLE TOWN HALL - STATEMENT

"I would like to clarify that there are no plans to turn Bootle Town Hall into apartments..." Read More

21 Nov, 2016
BIRKENHEAD LOVES CHRISTMAS

BIRKENHEAD LOVES CHRISTMAS

“We are delighted to deliver this amazing, free event for families..." Read More

21 Nov, 2016
KNOWSLEY SCHOOLS ARE WINNERS AT EDUCATE AWARDS 2016

KNOWSLEY SCHOOLS ARE WINNERS AT EDUCATE AWARDS 2016

Pupils, teachers and staff at Knowsley schools have done the borough proud by winning in three categories at the Educate Awards 2016. Read More

21 Nov, 2016
CITY’S CHRISTMAS MARKET TO OPEN

CITY’S CHRISTMAS MARKET TO OPEN

Liverpool’s Christmas market is set to open in a brand new location... Read More

21 Nov, 2016
FREE PARKING ON COUNCIL CAR PARKS FOR BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPERS

FREE PARKING ON COUNCIL CAR PARKS FOR BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPERS

To help celebrate Black Friday on Friday 25 November, St Helens Council is offering FREE car parking on all St Helens Council town centre car parks. Read More

17 Nov, 2016
KNOWSLEY’S SHAKESPEARE PLAYHOUSE IS ANOTHER STEP CLOSER

KNOWSLEY’S SHAKESPEARE PLAYHOUSE IS ANOTHER STEP CLOSER

The Shakespeare North Playhouse in Knowsley is another step closer, with key appointments to help turn the playhouse into a reality, now confirmed. Read More

17 Nov, 2016
COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS BEGINS WITH LOCAL LIGHTS SWITCH ONS

COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS BEGINS WITH LOCAL LIGHTS SWITCH ONS

IMPORTANT dates for the diary... Read More

17 Nov, 2016
STOPTOBER QUITTERS ENCOURAGED TO KEEP GOING

STOPTOBER QUITTERS ENCOURAGED TO KEEP GOING

"Quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do for your health today..." Read More

17 Nov, 2016
RADICAL CITY CENTRE REVAMP COMPLETED

RADICAL CITY CENTRE REVAMP COMPLETED

A radical £6m revamp to the retail heart of Liverpool city centre has been completed... Read More

17 Nov, 2016
PRE-CHRISTMAS PARKING BOOST FOR LOCAL RETAILERS

PRE-CHRISTMAS PARKING BOOST FOR LOCAL RETAILERS

“We are only too aware of the difficulties being experienced by retailers in the borough..." Read More

8 Nov, 2016
COLD WEATHER ON ITS WAY TO KNOWSLEY

COLD WEATHER ON ITS WAY TO KNOWSLEY

With wintery cold weather expected this week, we have some simple tips to help you stay healthy and warm... Read More

8 Nov, 2016
DOMINO TO EXPAND IN THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION - GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY AT NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART FACTORY

DOMINO TO EXPAND IN THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION - GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY AT NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART FACTORY

Representatives from Domino, Sefton Council and InvestSefton were joined by Peter Dowd, MP for Bootle at the groundbreaking ceremony. Read More

8 Nov, 2016
SCAM TELEPHONE CALL WARNING

SCAM TELEPHONE CALL WARNING

"Never assume a caller is genuine just because they seem to have some information about you." Read More

8 Nov, 2016
UNION J AMONG SPECTACULAR LINE-UP FOR CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON

UNION J AMONG SPECTACULAR LINE-UP FOR CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON

Thousands of visitors are expected to once again gather on Victoria Square in St Helens town centre on Saturday 19 November Read More

8 Nov, 2016
PUBLIC TO HAVE SAY ON £1BN URBAN VILLAGE MASTERPLAN

PUBLIC TO HAVE SAY ON £1BN URBAN VILLAGE MASTERPLAN

"Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter is an absolute game changer for the city in terms of job creation and investment..." Read More

8 Nov, 2016
NEW SHIPPING LANDMARK WILL HANDLE BIGGEST CARGO VESSELS IN THE WORLD

NEW SHIPPING LANDMARK WILL HANDLE BIGGEST CARGO VESSELS IN THE WORLD

The new facility brings a potential jobs boost to residents on both sides of the river... Read More

27 Oct, 2016
SEFTON’S PARKS TO BE LIT UP FOR FUN

SEFTON’S PARKS TO BE LIT UP FOR FUN

Young people will have the chance to take part in free activities later this month as Sefton Council expands its yearly ‘Sporting Lights’ event. Read More

27 Oct, 2016
CENTRAL LIBRARY TO CELEBRATE GAMBLE BUILDING’S 120TH ANNIVERSARY

CENTRAL LIBRARY TO CELEBRATE GAMBLE BUILDING’S 120TH ANNIVERSARY

Erected in 1896, the Gamble Institute as it was then known began life as a library and technical school. Read More

27 Oct, 2016
NEW BRIGHTON PREPARING AFTERNOON OF FUN IN RUN-UP TO MAJOR RIVER OF LIGHT FIREWORKS EVENT

NEW BRIGHTON PREPARING AFTERNOON OF FUN IN RUN-UP TO MAJOR RIVER OF LIGHT FIREWORKS EVENT

New Brighton is gearing up to welcome an influx of visitors to the resort on Bonfire Night Read More

27 Oct, 2016
STARS UNITE FOR WORLD AIDS DAY FUNDRAISER

STARS UNITE FOR WORLD AIDS DAY FUNDRAISER

“This is more than just a concert. As the name indicates, this is a celebration of life..." Read More

24 Oct, 2016
CALLING ALL BUSK LOVE FOLK ARTISTS FOR LOVE FOLK 2017

CALLING ALL BUSK LOVE FOLK ARTISTS FOR LOVE FOLK 2017

The Atkinson’s annual Love Folk Festival returns in February and once again they are looking to showcase new talent Read More

24 Oct, 2016
INNOVATIVE TOLLING TECHNOLOGY BEING INSTALLED FOR TESTS IN RUNCORN

INNOVATIVE TOLLING TECHNOLOGY BEING INSTALLED FOR TESTS IN RUNCORN

"...the testing stage will not affect users in any way" Read More

24 Oct, 2016
WHAT’S ON: HALF TERM (21-30 OCTOBER)

WHAT’S ON: HALF TERM (21-30 OCTOBER)

Make sure your October half term is a week well spent with our guide to what’s on in Knowsley. Read More

24 Oct, 2016
HALF-TERM ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

HALF-TERM ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

With the half-term holiday ahead, residents can rest assured knowing there’s more than enough going on in St Helens to keep the whole family happy. Read More

24 Oct, 2016
YOU ARE WARMLY INVITED TO THE WIRRAL BAZAAR

YOU ARE WARMLY INVITED TO THE WIRRAL BAZAAR

If you fancy a little early Christmas shopping and helping out a cancer charity at the same time why not visit this year’s Wirral Bazaar? Read More

24 Oct, 2016
SHREK AND FRIENDS TO LIGHT UP ST GEORGE’S HALL

SHREK AND FRIENDS TO LIGHT UP ST GEORGE’S HALL

The animated stars of DreamWorks movies will be lighting up Liverpool this Christmas with a spectacular large scale lantern experience. Read More

24 Oct, 2016
IT’S TIME TO TRY SOMETHING NEW – FOR FREE

IT’S TIME TO TRY SOMETHING NEW – FOR FREE

Always wanted to be more active but not sure what activity to do and where to start? Well, Fit For Me is here to help this Autumn. Read More

24 Oct, 2016
HISTORIC MARKET SET FOR NEW START

HISTORIC MARKET SET FOR NEW START

One of Britain’s oldest indoor markets is to re-open next month after a £2.5m revamp. Read More

20 Oct, 2016
KNOWSLEY COLLEGE OPENS NEW £32M CAMPUS

KNOWSLEY COLLEGE OPENS NEW £32M CAMPUS

This week a celebration will be held to mark the opening of Knowsley Community College’s new campus in Huyton... Read More

20 Oct, 2016
ACTIVITIES ON OFFER THIS HALF TERM ACROSS SEFTON

ACTIVITIES ON OFFER THIS HALF TERM ACROSS SEFTON

IMPORTANT half-term dates for the diary... Read More

20 Oct, 2016
MAYOR OPENS NEW TRAMPOLINE PARK IN ST HELENS

MAYOR OPENS NEW TRAMPOLINE PARK IN ST HELENS

New trampoline park officially opens its doors to budding bouncers... Read More

20 Oct, 2016
NEXT STOP, STARDOM!

NEXT STOP, STARDOM!

If you’re a budding musician looking for a big break, the annual Merseyrail Sound Station competition could be just the thing for you. Read More

20 Oct, 2016
PLANS UNVEILED FOR WATERFRONT SKYSCRAPER

PLANS UNVEILED FOR WATERFRONT SKYSCRAPER

“High quality housing is essential for economic growth..." Read More

20 Oct, 2016
THE SUMMER OF LOVE RETURNS TO LIVERPOOL

THE SUMMER OF LOVE RETURNS TO LIVERPOOL

Liverpool is to play host to a season of events and performances marking the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love... Read More

13 Oct, 2016
KNOWSLEY ROAD CLOSURES YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

KNOWSLEY ROAD CLOSURES YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

There are a number of temporary road closures scheduled across Knowsley over the coming weeks... Read More

13 Oct, 2016
WORK STARTS ON £20M RAIL TECHNOLOGY CENTRE

WORK STARTS ON £20M RAIL TECHNOLOGY CENTRE

​FRENCH train company Alstom has begun work on a new £20m technology centre and training academy in Widnes... Read More

13 Oct, 2016
PRE-PAID CARDS

PRE-PAID CARDS

"The Prepaid card service is an uncomplicated process, which helps a very complicated life.” Read More

13 Oct, 2016
WIRRAL COUNCIL APPEALS FOR PICS TO HELP REPLACE STOLEN THURSTASTON PLAQUE

WIRRAL COUNCIL APPEALS FOR PICS TO HELP REPLACE STOLEN THURSTASTON PLAQUE

Wirral Council is taking action to replace the brass map which was recently stolen from the viewing point at the top of Thurstaston Hill... Read More

13 Oct, 2016
EMAGAZINES AND ECOMICS NOW AVAILABLE IN LIBRARIES

EMAGAZINES AND ECOMICS NOW AVAILABLE IN LIBRARIES

Zinio and Comics Plus allows library members to access thousands of Ecomics and graphic novels, and a great selection of magazines, for free. Read More

13 Oct, 2016
ROYAL CHRISTENING OF SHIP ON MERSEY

ROYAL CHRISTENING OF SHIP ON MERSEY

“This is an opportunity to champion Liverpool as a port city of the future..." Read More

10 Oct, 2016
DO YOU NEED HELP TO GIVE UP SMOKING?

DO YOU NEED HELP TO GIVE UP SMOKING?

Smokers in Knowsley are being encouraged to take the first step towards quitting for good as part of a 28 day campaign Read More

10 Oct, 2016
DITCH THOSE STABILISERS DURING THE HOLIDAYS

DITCH THOSE STABILISERS DURING THE HOLIDAYS

October half term sees the return of the popular 'Ditch Those Stabilisers' cycling events. Read More

10 Oct, 2016
CHARGE UP YOUR CAR FOR FREE, IN HALTON

CHARGE UP YOUR CAR FOR FREE, IN HALTON

"It will help to promote a cleaner, low emission transport system..." Read More

10 Oct, 2016
CONSTRUCTION WORK GETS UNDERWAY ON PROJECT JENNIFER

CONSTRUCTION WORK GETS UNDERWAY ON PROJECT JENNIFER

"...it will provide over 220 new local jobs" Read More

10 Oct, 2016
POLICE INVESTIGATING TWO SUSPICIOUS APPROACHES TO FEMALE SCHOOL PUPILS

POLICE INVESTIGATING TWO SUSPICIOUS APPROACHES TO FEMALE SCHOOL PUPILS

Merseyside Police are investigating two suspicious incidents involving suspected approaches to secondary schoolgirls in Wirral in recent days. Read More

10 Oct, 2016
RECYCLING REWARDS CHARITY NOMINATION

RECYCLING REWARDS CHARITY NOMINATION

Activated members of St Helens Council’s Recycling Rewards scheme are being asked to submit a vote which will see... Read More

6 Oct, 2016
SHAKESPEARE SCHOOLS FESTIVAL TO SHOWCASE TALENT OF KNOWSLEY

SHAKESPEARE SCHOOLS FESTIVAL TO SHOWCASE TALENT OF KNOWSLEY

"...he is still the world’s greatest playwright" Read More

6 Oct, 2016
LEAF FALL CLEARANCE IS DUE TO COMMENCE ON MONDAY 10 OCTOBER

LEAF FALL CLEARANCE IS DUE TO COMMENCE ON MONDAY 10 OCTOBER

Please be patient if there has been a rapid fall of leaves during windy weather... Read More

6 Oct, 2016
LIBRARY TO HOST GRITTY MONOLOGUE FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH

LIBRARY TO HOST GRITTY MONOLOGUE FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Head over to Central Library next week, where a series of contemporary urban stories will be told... Read More

6 Oct, 2016
STATEMENT FROM MAYOR JOE ANDERSON ABOUT CHILDREN’S CENTRES

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR JOE ANDERSON ABOUT CHILDREN’S CENTRES

“Children’s Centres are a much loved service in Liverpool..." Read More

6 Oct, 2016
RESTORATIVE JUSTICE – JOIN THE CONVERSATION

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE – JOIN THE CONVERSATION

A scheme which brings victims and offenders together to agree appropriate punishment and reparation is set to be re-launched in Wirral this month. Read More

6 Oct, 2016
ECO-THEMED REVAMP FOR CHLDREN'S CENTRE GARDEN

ECO-THEMED REVAMP FOR CHLDREN'S CENTRE GARDEN

"This has really helped improve the area..." Read More

3 Oct, 2016
DROP IN AND FIND OUT ABOUT PLANS FOR PRESCOT

DROP IN AND FIND OUT ABOUT PLANS FOR PRESCOT

Come along and find out about future plans for Prescot at a market place event in the town centre next Tuesday 4 October. Read More

3 Oct, 2016
MISSING PERSON - WILLIAM PERRY

MISSING PERSON - WILLIAM PERRY

Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing a 15-year-old boy who has not been seen since Wednesday 21 September. Read More

3 Oct, 2016
LIBRARIES SET FOR MORE CULTURAL EVENTS

LIBRARIES SET FOR MORE CULTURAL EVENTS

“We are honoured to have won the National Lottery Award..." Read More

3 Oct, 2016
JOHN LENNON AIRPORT TO BECOME BLUE AIR’S LATEST EUROPEAN BASE

JOHN LENNON AIRPORT TO BECOME BLUE AIR’S LATEST EUROPEAN BASE

"Blue Air are creating something special here...." Read More

3 Oct, 2016
HELP US GET A MENTALLY HEALTHIER HALTON

HELP US GET A MENTALLY HEALTHIER HALTON

"We need to be conscious of the need to provide the right support..." Read More

30 Sep, 2016
WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND: SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 2

WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND: SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 2

It’s time to make plans for your weekend…. Read More

30 Sep, 2016
GET SET FOR A THRILLING AND CREEPY HALF TERM OF SPORT AND FUN

GET SET FOR A THRILLING AND CREEPY HALF TERM OF SPORT AND FUN

Sefton is set for a spooktacular half term of events and sessions as the popular school holiday programme, Be Active, returns... Read More

30 Sep, 2016
SPECIAL GUESTS TAKE TO THE STAGE FOR CELEBRATION OF THE JAM

SPECIAL GUESTS TAKE TO THE STAGE FOR CELEBRATION OF THE JAM

"we’ve had a great reaction from artists who want to be part of this special concert." Read More

30 Sep, 2016
A MILLION MILES MILESTONE FOR CITYBIKES

A MILLION MILES MILESTONE FOR CITYBIKES

Liverpool is all about pedal power as latest figures show that Citybikes have travelled a million miles around the city. Read More

30 Sep, 2016
CRIME AUTHOR TO VISIT CHESTER LANE LIBRARY THIS OCTOBER

CRIME AUTHOR TO VISIT CHESTER LANE LIBRARY THIS OCTOBER

Crime fiction fans are in for a real treat this October when an acclaimed writer visits St Helens... Read More

30 Sep, 2016
DISPERSAL ZONE - CENTRAL PARK, WALLASEY

DISPERSAL ZONE - CENTRAL PARK, WALLASEY

Officers in Wirral are cracking down on anti-social behaviour in the Central Park area, by introducing a new temporary dispersal zone. Read More

30 Sep, 2016
STOPTOBER RETURNS TO CHALLENGE HALTON'S SMOKERS

STOPTOBER RETURNS TO CHALLENGE HALTON'S SMOKERS

“Quitting is the single best thing you can do for your health..." Read More

28 Sep, 2016
COUNTDOWN TO THE FABULOUS FIREWORKS

COUNTDOWN TO THE FABULOUS FIREWORKS

The clock is ticking until the Southport skies burst into fabulous fireworks colour! Read More

28 Sep, 2016
LIVERPOOL CITY REGION TO BENEFIT FROM IMPROVED BUS SERVICES AND INVESTMENT IN THE LOCAL ECONOMY

LIVERPOOL CITY REGION TO BENEFIT FROM IMPROVED BUS SERVICES AND INVESTMENT IN THE LOCAL ECONOMY

Agreement signed that will deliver more than £25m worth of investment in bus services in year 1 of the 5 year partnership... Read More

28 Sep, 2016
COUNCIL TAKES CONTROL OF MARKETS FOR £1

COUNCIL TAKES CONTROL OF MARKETS FOR £1

Liverpool city council has taken over all market activities after it formally ended a joint venture arrangement with Geraud Markets UK. Read More

22 Sep, 2016
EXHIBITION IS THE GATEWAY TO SHOW OFF MERSEY YOUNG TALENT

EXHIBITION IS THE GATEWAY TO SHOW OFF MERSEY YOUNG TALENT

​Halton young people are showcasing their artistic talents in a new exhibition dedicated to the Mersey Gateway Project... Read More

22 Sep, 2016
TIMELY COMPLETION OF HERITAGE INITIATIVE

TIMELY COMPLETION OF HERITAGE INITIATIVE

"a remarkable turnaround..." Read More

22 Sep, 2016
DRUMMING UP EXCITEMENT FOR RIVER OF LIGHT

DRUMMING UP EXCITEMENT FOR RIVER OF LIGHT

Plans are in place to make this year’s November 5 Fireworks display a spectacular fusion of percussion and pyrotechnics! Read More

22 Sep, 2016
‘SUPER BOB’ HELPING CHILDREN WITH ROAD SAFETY

‘SUPER BOB’ HELPING CHILDREN WITH ROAD SAFETY

A new book has been launched to help teach children how to be safe on the roads... Read More

22 Sep, 2016
CHILLI FESTIVAL AND ANTIQUES FAIR WILL BRING FLAVOUR TO ST HELENS THIS WEEKEND

CHILLI FESTIVAL AND ANTIQUES FAIR WILL BRING FLAVOUR TO ST HELENS THIS WEEKEND

Things will be hotting up in St Helens this weekend when a chilli festival makes its debut appearance in the town centre. Read More

22 Sep, 2016
VIEWS SOUGHT AS SEFTON BUS NETWORK REVIEW GETS UNDERWAY

VIEWS SOUGHT AS SEFTON BUS NETWORK REVIEW GETS UNDERWAY

Residents have the chance to give their views on bus services in Sefton... Read More

20 Sep, 2016
TAKE A LOOK AROUND KNOWSLEY’S SECONDARY SCHOOLS

TAKE A LOOK AROUND KNOWSLEY’S SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Take a look inside Knowsley's Secondary schools... Read More

20 Sep, 2016
JOIN COUNCIL RANGERS FOR A BAT WATCH EVENING

JOIN COUNCIL RANGERS FOR A BAT WATCH EVENING

Grab a torch, round up the children and join St Helens Council Rangers for a series of bat watch evenings across St Helens this autumn. Read More

20 Sep, 2016
POP ICON ELTON JOHN ANNOUNCES WIDNES SHOW AT THE SELECT SECURITY STADIUM, HALTON ON 18 JUNE 2017.

POP ICON ELTON JOHN ANNOUNCES WIDNES SHOW AT THE SELECT SECURITY STADIUM, HALTON ON 18 JUNE 2017.

The legendary singer/songwriter will come to The Select Security Stadium, on Sunday 18 June, 2017. Read More

20 Sep, 2016
WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT RUNCORN? THERE'S £10K UP FOR GRABS

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT RUNCORN? THERE'S £10K UP FOR GRABS

"Tell us what you love about Runcorn. If enough people do it we are in with a chance." Read More

20 Sep, 2016
FREEDOM HONOUR FOR HILLSBOROUGH 96 AND CAMPAIGNERS

FREEDOM HONOUR FOR HILLSBOROUGH 96 AND CAMPAIGNERS

“I’m sure it will be an emotional evening and I’m proud to represent the city as we pay this special tribute.” Read More

20 Sep, 2016
BBC RADIO 1XTRA JOINS FORCES WITH LIMF ACADEMY

BBC RADIO 1XTRA JOINS FORCES WITH LIMF ACADEMY

"...I can’t wait to see what talent we come across.” Read More

20 Sep, 2016
TRANSPORT OPTIONS ON THE TIMETABLE AT WIRRAL MET

TRANSPORT OPTIONS ON THE TIMETABLE AT WIRRAL MET

Students and staff at Wirral Met College’s Wirral Waters campus are getting tailored help and advice on their travel options tomorrow. Read More

14 Sep, 2016
RECOVERY WALK TO HIT HALTON - WITH 5,000 EXPECTED IN THE BOROUGH

RECOVERY WALK TO HIT HALTON - WITH 5,000 EXPECTED IN THE BOROUGH

“It is a great honour for Halton to be selected as the host for the Recovery Walk..." Read More

14 Sep, 2016
DOG OWNER CONVICTED UNDER ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR LEGISLATION

DOG OWNER CONVICTED UNDER ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR LEGISLATION

Dog owner convicted under anti-social behaviour legislation... Read More

14 Sep, 2016
CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED FOR CHILDREN WAITING FOR FOSTER PLACES

CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED FOR CHILDREN WAITING FOR FOSTER PLACES

“Letting teenagers into your home helps them to understand what it’s like to be in a loving family..." Read More

14 Sep, 2016
RETAIL STARS TO BE HONOURED

RETAIL STARS TO BE HONOURED

Stars of Liverpool’s retail scene will have the opportunity to shine at the city’s first ever retail awards, which are being staged next year... Read More

14 Sep, 2016
GRAND FINALE CONCERT FOR THE JAM EXHIBITION

GRAND FINALE CONCERT FOR THE JAM EXHIBITION

“It will be a special night and a must-see for music fans all over the UK.” Read More

14 Sep, 2016
SHOW COMING TO KNOWSLEY PROVES SCIENCE CAN BE FUN

SHOW COMING TO KNOWSLEY PROVES SCIENCE CAN BE FUN

An entertaining yet educational show is about to explode onto stage in Knowsley! Read More

12 Sep, 2016
FREE IT SESSION FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

FREE IT SESSION FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

FREE IT session, BOOK NOW! Read More

12 Sep, 2016
KNOWSLEY’S PRIORITIES FOR THE NEXT FOUR YEARS

KNOWSLEY’S PRIORITIES FOR THE NEXT FOUR YEARS

Six key priorities are being set out today to make sure Knowsley becomes the ‘Borough of Choice’ by 2023... Read More

12 Sep, 2016
JAMIE REID’S ‘CASTING SEEDS’ EXHIBITION SET TO THRILL LIVERPOOL

JAMIE REID’S ‘CASTING SEEDS’ EXHIBITION SET TO THRILL LIVERPOOL

One of the major artists of the Twentieth Century is to hold a unique exhibition at Liverpool’s Florence Institute... Read More

9 Sep, 2016
SOUTHPORT AIR SHOW 2016

SOUTHPORT AIR SHOW 2016

"This year’s Air Show is shaping up to be one of the best in its 25 year history..." Read More

9 Sep, 2016
THE MAYOR’S TWIN TOWN CHALLENGE, RAISING MONEY FOR CHILD BEREAVEMENT AND LETS GO CLUB CHARITIES

THE MAYOR’S TWIN TOWN CHALLENGE, RAISING MONEY FOR CHILD BEREAVEMENT AND LETS GO CLUB CHARITIES

"This is something you can use to hit your individual goals as well as feeling part of a team effort..." Read More

9 Sep, 2016
STRIKE A POSE WITH THE LIVERPOOL SELFIE CHALLENGE

STRIKE A POSE WITH THE LIVERPOOL SELFIE CHALLENGE

“It’s a great way to explore the city and keep fit at the same time..." Read More

9 Sep, 2016
A NEW VOICE FOR NEW FERRY

A NEW VOICE FOR NEW FERRY

Residents, businesses, and community groups in New Ferry are coming together to create a new local voice for the town... Read More

9 Sep, 2016
KNOW YOUR NUMBERS WITH FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS

KNOW YOUR NUMBERS WITH FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS

St Helens Council’s Public Health team is urging people to get their blood pressure tested as part of Know Your Numbers Week... Read More

6 Sep, 2016
WANT TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR ENERGY BILLS?

WANT TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR ENERGY BILLS?

If you’re looking to save money on your energy bills, sign up to get exclusive offers through the Merseyside Collective Switch... Read More

6 Sep, 2016
NATIONAL PRACTITIONER SUPPORT SERVICE

NATIONAL PRACTITIONER SUPPORT SERVICE

Sefton Council has received special recognition over how it delivers its housing options and homelessness service... Read More

6 Sep, 2016
SEPTEMBER DATE ANNOUNCED FOR OPENING OF NEW ST HELENS TRAMPOLINE PARK

SEPTEMBER DATE ANNOUNCED FOR OPENING OF NEW ST HELENS TRAMPOLINE PARK

New trampoline park Air Factory is opening in St Helens later this month... Read More

6 Sep, 2016
CHINESE BANK SCAM ALERT

CHINESE BANK SCAM ALERT

​A Runcorn woman received a letter claiming to be from an employee of a Chinese Bank... Read More

6 Sep, 2016
CREAMFIELDS STEEL YARD COMES TO CENTRAL DOCKS

CREAMFIELDS STEEL YARD COMES TO CENTRAL DOCKS

“Cream is one of Liverpool’s biggest and most iconic brands and is world famous and has a reputation for pushing the boundaries" Read More

6 Sep, 2016
NEW BUS TIMETABLES AND SERVICES FOR SEPTEMBER

NEW BUS TIMETABLES AND SERVICES FOR SEPTEMBER

“The new additions to the bus offer are very welcome..." Read More

6 Sep, 2016
GOGGLEBOX STAR SUPPORTS WIRRAL COUNCIL’S BLOOD PRESSURE TESTING DAY

GOGGLEBOX STAR SUPPORTS WIRRAL COUNCIL’S BLOOD PRESSURE TESTING DAY

“Know Your Numbers! week is a fantastic initiative..." Read More

1 Sep, 2016
BOOTLE WAR MEMORIAL REDEDICATION EVENT

BOOTLE WAR MEMORIAL REDEDICATION EVENT

A local monument is set to be re-dedicated following the completion of a conservation project... Read More

1 Sep, 2016
A NEW JUNCTION 11A FOR THE M56

A NEW JUNCTION 11A FOR THE M56

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT... Read More

1 Sep, 2016
LIVERPOOL ROLLS OUT RED CARPET FOR WORLD PREMIERE BEATLES FILM

LIVERPOOL ROLLS OUT RED CARPET FOR WORLD PREMIERE BEATLES FILM

Liverpool is to host the World Premiere of one of the most highly anticipated documentary feature films of the year... Read More

1 Sep, 2016
ST HELENS BUS NETWORK CHANGES INTRODUCED THIS WEEK

ST HELENS BUS NETWORK CHANGES INTRODUCED THIS WEEK

Changes to bus services in St Helens aimed at creating a simpler, clearer network, are set to be introduced on Sunday (4th September). Read More

1 Sep, 2016
WILL YOU ENTER THE SPACES 2 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION?

WILL YOU ENTER THE SPACES 2 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION?

"I’m really looking forward to seeing what people do with this year’s competition." Read More

30 Aug, 2016
WANT TO LEARN A NEW SKILL THIS SEPTEMBER?

WANT TO LEARN A NEW SKILL THIS SEPTEMBER?

FACE Adult Education Courses start on 5 September – now is the time to sign up! Read More

30 Aug, 2016
VOLUNTEERS GIVE CAFE A NEW LOOK

VOLUNTEERS GIVE CAFE A NEW LOOK

Volunteers from local businesses have got to work to give a building which had become an eyesore a fresh look... Read More

30 Aug, 2016
MISSING FROM HOME - SAM HIGGINS, AGED 18, FROM BOOTLE

MISSING FROM HOME - SAM HIGGINS, AGED 18, FROM BOOTLE

Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing a Bootle man who has not been seen since July... Read More

26 Aug, 2016
KNOWSLEY PUPILS COLLECT GCSE RESULTS

KNOWSLEY PUPILS COLLECT GCSE RESULTS

Knowsley students are celebrating as they receive their GCSE results... Read More

26 Aug, 2016
REDS ANNOUNCE NEW MATCHDAY TRAVEL ROUTES FOR FANS

REDS ANNOUNCE NEW MATCHDAY TRAVEL ROUTES FOR FANS

Fans are being encouraged to plan how they will travel to and from games, as Anfield gets ready to welcome thousands more fans Read More

26 Aug, 2016
CULTURAL HUBS CROWNED UK’S FAVOURITE ARTS PROGRAMME

CULTURAL HUBS CROWNED UK’S FAVOURITE ARTS PROGRAMME

Royle Family star Ralf Little celebrated with St Helens Libraries’ Cultural Hubs team... Read More

26 Aug, 2016
HAVE A SIZZLING AND SAFE BARBECUE

HAVE A SIZZLING AND SAFE BARBECUE

Important information... Read More

26 Aug, 2016
CHILLAX WITH US, FOR FREE!

CHILLAX WITH US, FOR FREE!

DATES for the diary... Read More

26 Aug, 2016
COUNCIL ANNOUNCES PLANS TO SPEND MORE THAN £20 MILLION ON HEALTH SERVICES

COUNCIL ANNOUNCES PLANS TO SPEND MORE THAN £20 MILLION ON HEALTH SERVICES

Wirral Council has announced plans to spend more than £20 million on health services for the public of Wirral over the next five years. Read More

22 Aug, 2016
WIRRAL READY TO SAY 'I AM TEAM GB'

WIRRAL READY TO SAY 'I AM TEAM GB'

Wirral Council’s leisure centres will host free events to welcome home Team GB from the Rio 2016 Olympics... Read More

22 Aug, 2016
INSPIRED BY TEAM GB - JOIN IN OUR FREE 'WORKOUT WEDNESDAYS'

INSPIRED BY TEAM GB - JOIN IN OUR FREE 'WORKOUT WEDNESDAYS'

Inspired by Team GB's successes in Rio? Halton Borough Council has launched 'Workout Wednesdays' and you can get four weeks for free! Read More

22 Aug, 2016
FREE EQUESTRIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

FREE EQUESTRIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

"...we are looking forward to a fabulous four days of competition" Read More

22 Aug, 2016
HANDY GUIDE TO THE SUMMER’S BEST LOCAL ACTIVITIES

HANDY GUIDE TO THE SUMMER’S BEST LOCAL ACTIVITIES

Here’s just a few of the family-friendly events happening across St Helens this week... Read More

22 Aug, 2016
A-LEVEL SUCCESS FOR CITY

A-LEVEL SUCCESS FOR CITY

A level results in Liverpool have bettered the national average, according to provisional figures... Read More

18 Aug, 2016
PUBLIC HEALTH URGES STUDENTS TO GET VACCINATED AGAINST MENINGITIS AND SEPTICAEMIA

PUBLIC HEALTH URGES STUDENTS TO GET VACCINATED AGAINST MENINGITIS AND SEPTICAEMIA

“I would urge you to have the vaccine if you are 17 or 18 years old or if you are under 25 years and are going to college or university." Read More

18 Aug, 2016
LIVERPOOL SEES FLURRY OF FILMING IN AUGUST

LIVERPOOL SEES FLURRY OF FILMING IN AUGUST

Two major dramas are being filmed on location in Liverpool from this week... Read More

18 Aug, 2016
SKY RIDE RETURNS ON SUNDAY

SKY RIDE RETURNS ON SUNDAY

"It’s great fun and a great way to get on your bike and we want to make the final year of Sky Ride Liverpool the biggest and best ever.” Read More

15 Aug, 2016
STRONG START TO HALTON'S TALENT SEARCH

STRONG START TO HALTON'S TALENT SEARCH

The first auditions for Halton's Got Talent 2016 took place on Saturday at Runcorn Shopping Centre... Read More

15 Aug, 2016
1/2 PRICE BIKE & GO OFFER AS ACTIVE WIRRAL PARTNERS WITH CYCLING SCHEME

1/2 PRICE BIKE & GO OFFER AS ACTIVE WIRRAL PARTNERS WITH CYCLING SCHEME

Wirral Council is joining forces with Merseyrail to get more people out and about on their bikes... Read More

15 Aug, 2016
RAINBOW PICNIC IN THE PARK

RAINBOW PICNIC IN THE PARK

Pack-a-picnic and head down to Victoria Park on Saturday 3 September for a free ‘Rainbow Picnic in the Park’ event... Read More

15 Aug, 2016
VIEWS SOUGHT ON 15 YEAR PLAN FOR CITY

VIEWS SOUGHT ON 15 YEAR PLAN FOR CITY

’Everyone living in Liverpool will be affected by this plan and what it sets out to achieve..." Read More

15 Aug, 2016
£45M TRANSPORT SCHEME FOR CITY CENTRE

£45M TRANSPORT SCHEME FOR CITY CENTRE

"...how we navigate around the city centre needs a radical rethink in key locations and some major improvements." Read More

15 Aug, 2016
FORMBY LIBRARY JOB CLUB

FORMBY LIBRARY JOB CLUB

A new weekly job club has launched at Formby Library... Read More

4 Aug, 2016
APPRENTICE CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

APPRENTICE CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

An exciting opportunity for a driven individual to develop their career working as an Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician... Read More

3 Aug, 2016
COME AND BE CHILLED BY JACK THE RIPPER

COME AND BE CHILLED BY JACK THE RIPPER

DATE for the diary!!!! Read More

3 Aug, 2016
GET READY TO SKATE TILL LATE

GET READY TO SKATE TILL LATE

Local youngsters will have the chance to flip and trick till eight with thanks to a new evening skate programme. Read More

3 Aug, 2016
HISTORIC PRIORY TO BE TRANSFORMED INTO MEXICO FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

HISTORIC PRIORY TO BE TRANSFORMED INTO MEXICO FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

Merseyside's oldest building, Birkenhead Priory, will be transformed this week as it plays host to a touring production... Read More

3 Aug, 2016
NEW MANUFACTURING & TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE FOR KNOWSLEY

NEW MANUFACTURING & TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE FOR KNOWSLEY

A new Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Technology (IAMT) will open in the borough in September... Read More

3 Aug, 2016
GET SET FOR SUMMER STREETS

GET SET FOR SUMMER STREETS

“The town centre will be buzzing with performances from all over the world..." Read More

3 Aug, 2016
SPORTS STARS BACK CITY’S COMMONWEALTH GAMES BID

SPORTS STARS BACK CITY’S COMMONWEALTH GAMES BID

An array of sporting stars are backing Liverpool’s proposed bid to stage the 2026 Commonwealth Games... Read More

1 Aug, 2016
COUNCIL TO SUPPORT 167 NEW WORK PLACEMENTS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

COUNCIL TO SUPPORT 167 NEW WORK PLACEMENTS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

‘We are incredibly proud to support young people on Wirral...' Read More

1 Aug, 2016
CAPTAIN TUCK’S PIRATE PARADE

CAPTAIN TUCK’S PIRATE PARADE

Join the Healthy Living team as they march around parks this summer for Captain Tuck’s Pirate Parade... Read More

1 Aug, 2016
FANTASTIC WEEKEND OF FESTIVAL FUN AHEAD IN KNOWSLEY

FANTASTIC WEEKEND OF FESTIVAL FUN AHEAD IN KNOWSLEY

This weekend sees two of the biggest events in Knowsley’s calendar taking place at Court Hey Park and the National Wildflower Centre. Read More

1 Aug, 2016
DYING FOR A SWIM?

DYING FOR A SWIM?

Cooling off in a reservoir may seem tempting this summer, but the consequences could be fatal... Read More

29 Jul, 2016
ST HELENS SUPPORTS LGBT PRIDE

ST HELENS SUPPORTS LGBT PRIDE

St Helens Council is pledging its support to Liverpool Pride, with the Steve Prescott Bridge illuminated in rainbow colours... Read More

29 Jul, 2016
OUTDOOR MOVIES RETURN TO SOUTHPORT PARK

OUTDOOR MOVIES RETURN TO SOUTHPORT PARK

Super Troupers and Kings of the Jungle are all set to light up the borough's big screen for this year’s Outdoor Cinema screenings. Read More

29 Jul, 2016
£100 CASH UP FOR GRABS!!!

£100 CASH UP FOR GRABS!!!

COMPLETE our online questionnaire to be in with a chance of winning some cash! Read More

29 Jul, 2016
SHOWCASING THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION’S EMPLOYMENT AND APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT THE TOUCH OF A BUTTON

SHOWCASING THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION’S EMPLOYMENT AND APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT THE TOUCH OF A BUTTON

Whether you’re just starting out on your career, or between jobs at the moment and in need a little bit of help... Read More

29 Jul, 2016
RECORD BREAKING YEAR FOR FILMING IN LIVERPOOL

RECORD BREAKING YEAR FOR FILMING IN LIVERPOOL

A record number of film and TV productions were made on location in Liverpool last year... Read More

29 Jul, 2016
“HIDDEN JEWEL” TO BE CONVERTED INTO A PARK

“HIDDEN JEWEL” TO BE CONVERTED INTO A PARK

A new park is to be created in North Liverpool at a site described as the city’s hidden jewel... Read More

26 Jul, 2016
ARMED FORCES DAY TO BE STAGED IN LIVERPOOL

ARMED FORCES DAY TO BE STAGED IN LIVERPOOL

Following a bidding process, the Ministry of Defence has selected Liverpool to stage the national celebrations... Read More

26 Jul, 2016
EBAY TRADER SOLD TOOTH WHITENER THAT COULD CAUSE PERMANENT DAMAGE TO TEETH AND GUMS

EBAY TRADER SOLD TOOTH WHITENER THAT COULD CAUSE PERMANENT DAMAGE TO TEETH AND GUMS

"...some of the DIY whitening products this trader was selling exceeded this level by 146 times" Read More

26 Jul, 2016
POKÉMON GO PLAYERS URGED TO STAY SAFE BY COUNCIL’S ROAD SAFETY TEAM

POKÉMON GO PLAYERS URGED TO STAY SAFE BY COUNCIL’S ROAD SAFETY TEAM

"...we’re concerned that players walking, cycling or getting on and off buses will be distracted and have a reduced awareness of road safety" Read More

26 Jul, 2016
AMBITIOUS PLANS FOR PRESCOT TOWN CENTRE

AMBITIOUS PLANS FOR PRESCOT TOWN CENTRE

Knowsley Council has agreed a Masterplan for Prescot Town Centre supporting ambitious plans to regenerate the area... Read More

26 Jul, 2016
SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Important dates for the diary... Read More

22 Jul, 2016
DITCH THE STABILIZERS

DITCH THE STABILIZERS

Our hugely-popular Ditch the Stabilizers programme is a FREE summer session... Read More

22 Jul, 2016
PUBS PLEDGE TO KEEP CUSTOMERS SAFE

PUBS PLEDGE TO KEEP CUSTOMERS SAFE

Pubs and clubs in Halton are pledging to help their customers stay safe and healthy... Read More

22 Jul, 2016
TOP TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE IN THE SUN THIS SUMMER

TOP TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE IN THE SUN THIS SUMMER

Public Health's top tips on how to keep cool this summer... Read More

22 Jul, 2016
FIRST GREEN FLAG FOR PARK RUN BY LOCAL PARTNERSHIP AS WIRRAL STAYS TOP OF THE TABLE FOR NORTH WEST

FIRST GREEN FLAG FOR PARK RUN BY LOCAL PARTNERSHIP AS WIRRAL STAYS TOP OF THE TABLE FOR NORTH WEST

A park in Wirral has been awarded a Green Flag for the very first time, following close partnership work between the council and local residents. Read More

22 Jul, 2016
RE-DESIGNING PRESCOT’S MARKET PLACE – GET INVOLVED

RE-DESIGNING PRESCOT’S MARKET PLACE – GET INVOLVED

Get involved and share your views... Read More

22 Jul, 2016
DON’T MISS LIMF’S FAMILY ZONE

DON’T MISS LIMF’S FAMILY ZONE

Fancy going clubbing with your kids? How about playing a game of human size table football? What about relaxing on a sandy beach? Read More

21 Jul, 2016
NEW OPPORTUNITIES JUST LANDED!!!

NEW OPPORTUNITIES JUST LANDED!!!

Another raft of new apprenticeship opportunities have just been added to our new Opportunities section... Read More

20 Jul, 2016
CALDERSTONES BEACH RETURNS

CALDERSTONES BEACH RETURNS

The seaside is returning to Calderstones Park this summer... Read More

20 Jul, 2016
CHECK OUT WHAT’S ON FOR KIDS IN THE LIBRARIES THIS SUMMER!

CHECK OUT WHAT’S ON FOR KIDS IN THE LIBRARIES THIS SUMMER!

There’s lots going on for children in Knowsley’s libraries over the school summer holidays. What’s more all the activities are free! Read More

20 Jul, 2016
HUNDREDS IMAGINE SEFTON 2030

HUNDREDS IMAGINE SEFTON 2030

"The vision will guide Sefton into 2030 and beyond so we want to hear from people..." Read More

20 Jul, 2016
WIRRAL PLAY COUNCIL: SUMMER HOLIDAY PLAYSCHEMES

WIRRAL PLAY COUNCIL: SUMMER HOLIDAY PLAYSCHEMES

Important dates and times for the diary... Read More

20 Jul, 2016
COUNCIL GRANT HELPS WIDNES MAN BECOME DOUBLE EUROPEAN CHAMPION

COUNCIL GRANT HELPS WIDNES MAN BECOME DOUBLE EUROPEAN CHAMPION

"you don’t have to let your health problems get in the way of living life to the full..." Read More

20 Jul, 2016
HANDY GUIDE TO THE SUMMER’S BEST LOCAL ACTIVITIES

HANDY GUIDE TO THE SUMMER’S BEST LOCAL ACTIVITIES

Here’s just a few of the family-friendly events happening across St Helens this week and next week... Read More

20 Jul, 2016
ASDA TRAINEESHIP - APPLY NOW!!!

ASDA TRAINEESHIP - APPLY NOW!!!

If you’re 18-24 and would like an amazing opportunity to gain work experience with ASDA leading to a possible job then look no further! Read More

18 Jul, 2016
EXCITING SUMMER SEASON PLANNED AT WIRRAL SAILING CENTRE

EXCITING SUMMER SEASON PLANNED AT WIRRAL SAILING CENTRE

With the school holidays just around the corner, Wirral Sailing Centre is gearing up for a busy summer of watersports... Read More

18 Jul, 2016
£2M LOTTERY BOOST FOR BOWRING PARK

£2M LOTTERY BOOST FOR BOWRING PARK

A project to restore Bowring Park in Huyton has received a major funding boost, announced today... Read More

18 Jul, 2016
PEPPA PIG SAYS ‘STAY SAFE IN THE SUN’ AS SUMMER BEACH RETURNS TO ST HELENS

PEPPA PIG SAYS ‘STAY SAFE IN THE SUN’ AS SUMMER BEACH RETURNS TO ST HELENS

Peppa Pig to visit the town centre next week at the launch of the hugely popular Summer Beach and Funfair in Church Square... Read More

18 Jul, 2016
THE BIG FRIENDLY READ

THE BIG FRIENDLY READ

The Summer Reading Challenge is back, this year with a Roald Dahl theme... Read More

13 Jul, 2016
HALTON AGAINST HATE - WE NEED YOUR HELP!

HALTON AGAINST HATE - WE NEED YOUR HELP!

“With the recent in rise in reported hate crimes, its never been more important to come together as a community..." Read More

13 Jul, 2016
MERSEYSIDE POLICE WORK WITH PARTNERS TO TACKLE DRUG DEALING AND ANTISOCIAL USE OF SCRAMBLER BIKES IN LITHERLAND

MERSEYSIDE POLICE WORK WITH PARTNERS TO TACKLE DRUG DEALING AND ANTISOCIAL USE OF SCRAMBLER BIKES IN LITHERLAND

"We are committed to removing these problems from our communities but we cannot do it alone..." Read More

13 Jul, 2016
JOIN COUNCIL RANGERS FOR A BAT WATCH EVENING

JOIN COUNCIL RANGERS FOR A BAT WATCH EVENING

Grab a torch, round up the children.... Read More

13 Jul, 2016
WILL YOU ENTER THE SPACES 2 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION?

WILL YOU ENTER THE SPACES 2 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION?

"I’m really looking forward to seeing what people do with this year’s competition..." Read More

13 Jul, 2016
FREE RAIL TRAVEL TO BIRKENHEAD FAMILY FESTIVAL

FREE RAIL TRAVEL TO BIRKENHEAD FAMILY FESTIVAL

Don’t miss a great day of FREE family fun on Tuesday 26th July as Birkenhead’s Hamilton Square hosts the Be in Birkenhead Summer Festival. Read More

13 Jul, 2016
JOIN IN AND FEEL GOOD WITH FIT FOR ME

JOIN IN AND FEEL GOOD WITH FIT FOR ME

NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group and Liverpool City Council have joined together to launch the brand new Fit for Me campaign in the city. Read More

8 Jul, 2016
WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND: 9-10 JULY

WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND: 9-10 JULY

We look ahead to what’s on during another packed weekend of family friendly events and activities in Knowsley and nearby. Read More

8 Jul, 2016
GOLFING CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO SEFTON

GOLFING CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO SEFTON

The Merseyside Municipal Golf Clubs Championship returned to Bootle Golf Club for the first time in 14 years... Read More

8 Jul, 2016
FANCY GETTTING FIT FOR FREE THIS SUMMER?

FANCY GETTTING FIT FOR FREE THIS SUMMER?

Fancy getting fit this summer? Fancy yoga, zumba, pop-mobility or trying a variety of classes for free? We can help. Read More

8 Jul, 2016
FIREWORKS AS WIRRAL AND LIVERPOOL JOIN FORCES ON VERY SPECIAL EVENT!

FIREWORKS AS WIRRAL AND LIVERPOOL JOIN FORCES ON VERY SPECIAL EVENT!

"What we are planning for the 5 November is going to take it to the next level..." Read More

8 Jul, 2016
JOHNNY VEGAS SUPPORTS ARTS AWARD BID BY ST HELENS LIBRARIES

JOHNNY VEGAS SUPPORTS ARTS AWARD BID BY ST HELENS LIBRARIES

"All communities need heart. Each enquiring mind needs a home..." Read More

5 Jul, 2016
TOP HYGIENE RATINGS FOR ALL FOOD TRADERS AT KIRKBY MARKET

TOP HYGIENE RATINGS FOR ALL FOOD TRADERS AT KIRKBY MARKET

All of your favourite food stalls at Kirkby Market have been awarded the best possible five star rating for food hygiene... Read More

5 Jul, 2016
MERSEYTRAVEL APPROVES ITS CONTRIBUTION TO AINSDALE STATION RE-BUILD

MERSEYTRAVEL APPROVES ITS CONTRIBUTION TO AINSDALE STATION RE-BUILD

Merseytravel’s contribution to the re-build of Ainsdale Station has been confirmed this week, with work on the project due to start later in the year. Read More

5 Jul, 2016
JOIN THE BIG FRIENDLY READ

JOIN THE BIG FRIENDLY READ

13 July will see the launch of the Summer Reading Challenge’s Big Friendly Read across St Helens libraries... Read More

5 Jul, 2016
GRANTS AVAILABLE TO WIRRAL BUSINESSES WHO RECRUIT APPRENTICES

GRANTS AVAILABLE TO WIRRAL BUSINESSES WHO RECRUIT APPRENTICES

Liverpool City Region businesses could get up to £4,000 as an incentive for recruiting new Apprentices... Read More

5 Jul, 2016
SWAP SHOP AT HALTON LODGE

SWAP SHOP AT HALTON LODGE

Got stuff in a good condition you no longer want? Fancy swapping it for clothes and goods you can make use of? Read More

5 Jul, 2016
RAF FALCONS TO DROP IN TO WALTON FESTIVAL

RAF FALCONS TO DROP IN TO WALTON FESTIVAL

The RAF Falcons parachute display team will drop in to the new-look Walton Festival this July. Read More

5 Jul, 2016
YO! SUSHI WANTS YOU!

YO! SUSHI WANTS YOU!

Learn the ropes, show your moves, steal the show! Read More

1 Jul, 2016
COUNCIL RESPONDS TO CLOSURE OF HALEWOOD ACADEMY 6TH FORM

COUNCIL RESPONDS TO CLOSURE OF HALEWOOD ACADEMY 6TH FORM

A proposal to close the sixth form at Halewood Academy from August 2017 has been approved by the Government... Read More

1 Jul, 2016
SANDSCAPE ON SALE

SANDSCAPE ON SALE

A stunning new book about the Sefton coast is now on sale... Read More

1 Jul, 2016
FANCY EARNING SOME EXTRA CASH?

FANCY EARNING SOME EXTRA CASH?

Would you like to earn extra money working evenings or weekends? Read More

1 Jul, 2016
ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY BACKS LIVERPOOL AND WIRRAL SOCIAL STOCK EXCHANGE

ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY BACKS LIVERPOOL AND WIRRAL SOCIAL STOCK EXCHANGE

The Archbishop of Canterbury has given his backing to a new initiative to encourage investors to back local, socially responsible businesses. Read More

1 Jul, 2016
DAZZLING DISPLAY PLANNED FOR CANINE CAPERS SHOW

DAZZLING DISPLAY PLANNED FOR CANINE CAPERS SHOW

St Helens Council’s dog welfare officers will again be bringing the annual Canine Capers event to Sherdley park this summer – on Saturday 2 July. Read More

1 Jul, 2016
CUNARD 100 – A CENTENARY CELEBRATION

CUNARD 100 – A CENTENARY CELEBRATION

One of Liverpool’s Three Graces is celebrating a very special birthday this weekend... Read More

1 Jul, 2016
ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA TO OPEN THIS YEAR’S LIMF SUMMER JAM

ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA TO OPEN THIS YEAR’S LIMF SUMMER JAM

The world renowned Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will be opening LIMF Summer Jam on Friday from 6.30PM on 22nd July Read More

30 Jun, 2016
SEFTON RESIDENT AGED 18-24? INTERESTED IN WORKING IN A MUSEUM?

SEFTON RESIDENT AGED 18-24? INTERESTED IN WORKING IN A MUSEUM?

FANTASTIC opportunity available NOW!!! Read More

27 Jun, 2016
DO YOU KNOW A SPORTING OR CULTURAL HERO?

DO YOU KNOW A SPORTING OR CULTURAL HERO?

MAKE your nominations now! Read More

27 Jun, 2016
DON'T GET BORED - GET ON A BOARD! NEW SKATEPARK LAUNCHED

DON'T GET BORED  - GET ON A BOARD! NEW SKATEPARK LAUNCHED

​Do you know what a McTwist, Mongo-foot, an Ollie or a Nollie is? Read More

27 Jun, 2016
WIRRAL TO HONOUR THOSE WHO FELL AT THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME

WIRRAL TO HONOUR THOSE WHO FELL AT THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME

Wirral is to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme with a poignant early morning vigil at the War Memorial, Grange Hill, West Kirby. Read More

27 Jun, 2016
ST HELENS TO BID TO HOST THE GREAT EXHIBITION OF THE NORTH IN 2018

ST HELENS TO BID TO HOST THE GREAT EXHIBITION OF THE NORTH IN 2018

With 2018 marking the borough’s 150th anniversary, St Helens is setting out its vision to host the Great Exhibition of the North in 2018. Read More

21 Jun, 2016
TRY AN 'EBOOK' AT YOUR LIBRARY

TRY AN 'EBOOK' AT YOUR LIBRARY

'Ebooks' are here! The exciting new electronic book service from Halton Borough Council, which means you can explore and download a good read Read More

21 Jun, 2016
NEW COMPANY TO HELP MEET HOUSING NEEDS

NEW COMPANY TO HELP MEET HOUSING NEEDS

A new housing company which could help thousands of people on to the property ladder is set to be established by Liverpool City Council. Read More

21 Jun, 2016
BECOME A SUCCESS WITH KNOWSLEY APPRENTICE

BECOME A SUCCESS WITH KNOWSLEY APPRENTICE

Knowsley Apprentice Attila Olah tells us about his apprenticeship with Glacial Art and shares his tops tips for any future Knowsley Apprentices. Read More

21 Jun, 2016
WIRRAL SET TO INTRODUCE FOOD RECYCLING

WIRRAL SET TO INTRODUCE FOOD RECYCLING

Council announces proposals to invest in a new, weekly, household food recycling service for every resident. Read More

21 Jun, 2016
ST HELENS IS A TOP PERFORMER FOR SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

ST HELENS IS A TOP PERFORMER FOR SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

St Helens is once again among the front runners when it comes to first preference admissions to primary and secondary schools... Read More

20 Jun, 2016
ENERGY EFFICIENCY ADVICE

ENERGY EFFICIENCY ADVICE

A good opportunity to make some savings... Read More

16 Jun, 2016
IT'S A WRAP

IT'S A WRAP

FANTASTIC apprenticeship opportunity available from the Knowsley Apprentice team... Read More

15 Jun, 2016
WOOD YOU LIKE TO LEARN A TRADE…

WOOD YOU LIKE TO LEARN A TRADE…

ANOTHER exciting apprenticeship opportunity from the Knowsley Apprentice Team… Read More

8 Jun, 2016
WORK OUT AND GET FIT FOR FREE

WORK OUT AND GET FIT FOR FREE

It’s the perfect time to get outdoors and get fit by trying out the new ‘Work Out’ green gyms in parks across Knowsley. Read More

8 Jun, 2016
SEFTON SPORTS AWARDS GUEST SPEAK ANNOUNCED AS DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES EXTENDED

SEFTON SPORTS AWARDS GUEST SPEAK ANNOUNCED AS DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES EXTENDED

Liverpool’s Lioness, Alex Greenwood, has been announced as the guest of honour at this year’s Sefton Sports Awards ceremony Read More

8 Jun, 2016
FAKE LLOYD'S BANK EMAIL SCAM

FAKE LLOYD'S BANK EMAIL SCAM

​A Widnes resident has received an email (below) pretending to be from Lloyd's Bank. Read More

8 Jun, 2016
REVELLERS URGED TO DRINK LESS AND ENJOY MORE DURING EURO 2016

REVELLERS URGED TO DRINK LESS AND ENJOY MORE DURING EURO 2016

Revellers planning nights out to watch the Euro 2016 football tournament are being warned their night could be cut short if they get too drunk. Read More

8 Jun, 2016
CELEBRATIONS PLANNED TO MARK THE QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY

CELEBRATIONS PLANNED TO MARK THE QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY

A number of street parties and events held in parks and libraries will take place across St Helens over the weekend to mark the Queen's 90th birthday. Read More

8 Jun, 2016
BIRKENHEAD’S ‘POCKET PARK’ OPENS THIS FRIDAY

BIRKENHEAD’S ‘POCKET PARK’ OPENS THIS FRIDAY

A strip of land behind Birkenhead Library has been transformed into a community ‘pocket park’ which opens this week. Read More

7 Jun, 2016
WANT TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BIG BANG THEORY...

WANT TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BIG BANG THEORY...

The Knowsley Apprentice Team has another great opportunity available NOW!!! Read More

6 Jun, 2016
LET THESE FREE ARTIST-LED WORKSHOPS INSPIRE YOU

LET THESE FREE ARTIST-LED WORKSHOPS INSPIRE YOU

A series of free workshops run by some of the artists currently being exhibited in Crafted... Read More

6 Jun, 2016
SPECTACULAR FUN RUN TO TAKE PLACE AT AINTREE RACECOURSE

SPECTACULAR FUN RUN TO TAKE PLACE AT AINTREE RACECOURSE

The Canal Turn is coming up, you’re bearing down on your sibling who is a furlong in front of you and the finish line is in sight Read More

6 Jun, 2016
LIMF CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF PUNK AND COUNTER CULTURE

LIMF CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF PUNK AND COUNTER CULTURE

“Liverpool has always had a small but very important underground music scene..." Read More

6 Jun, 2016
NATIONAL BOOKSTART WEEK

NATIONAL BOOKSTART WEEK

Dive into a range of activities taking place at your local library for National Bookstart Week (6-12 June) Read More

6 Jun, 2016
FOOTGOLF LAUNCHED AT THE WARREN

FOOTGOLF LAUNCHED AT THE WARREN

Local football clubs have opened a new footgolf facility at a historic Wirral golf course... Read More

3 Jun, 2016
WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND: JUNE 4-5

WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND: JUNE 4-5

There’s a packed weekend ahead in Knowsley – so much so you’ll be spoilt for choice! Read More

3 Jun, 2016
PADDLERS AND SWIMMERS URGED TO STAY SAFE DURING WARM WEATHER

PADDLERS AND SWIMMERS URGED TO STAY SAFE DURING WARM WEATHER

Merseyside Police is reminding people of the importance of staying safe around open water during the fine weather. Read More

3 Jun, 2016
GOOD MORNING BRITAIN TO COME TO RUNCORN HILL PARK

GOOD MORNING BRITAIN TO COME TO RUNCORN HILL PARK

Want to be on TV? Good Morning Britain is filming live from Runcorn Hill Park on Friday 10 June, but... Read More

3 Jun, 2016
PHIL REDMOND TO CHAIR CULTURAL PARTNERSHIP

PHIL REDMOND TO CHAIR CULTURAL PARTNERSHIP

“In the 1980’s, only 30 years ago, the Maritime Museum was the first symbol of hope in the Albert Dock..." Read More

3 Jun, 2016
THIS GIRL CAN - TELL US ABOUT IT

THIS GIRL CAN - TELL US ABOUT IT

Wirral Council is offering the prize of a free 3-month leisure pass as it builds a picture of sport and fitness in the borough... Read More

3 Jun, 2016
FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR VOLUNTEERS THIS SUMMER

FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR VOLUNTEERS THIS SUMMER

Places are on a first come first served basis so be sure to book YOUR place... Read More

1 Jun, 2016
A CAREER TO REALLY GET YOUR TEETH INTO

A CAREER TO REALLY GET YOUR TEETH INTO

An apprenticeship vacancy to become a Dental Technician has become available… Read More

27 May, 2016
WHAT’S ON THIS BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND: MAY 27-30

WHAT’S ON THIS BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND: MAY 27-30

Wondering what to do with your long bank holiday weekend? Read More

27 May, 2016
LIBRARY HOTSPOTS

LIBRARY HOTSPOTS

Crosby and Bootle libraries are in the top 5 most used Wi-Fi hotspots in a community-based national scheme... Read More

27 May, 2016
SEE DINOSAUR FOOTPRINT AND LEARN ABOUT RUNCORN'S QUARRYING HISTORY

SEE DINOSAUR FOOTPRINT AND LEARN ABOUT RUNCORN'S QUARRYING HISTORY

Where can you see a dinosaur footprint in Runcorn? At the café at Runcorn Hill Park... Read More

27 May, 2016
NEW DRIVE TO TACKLE ALARMING NUMBER OF INCORRECTLY FITTED CHILD CAR SEATS IN ST HELENS

NEW DRIVE TO TACKLE ALARMING NUMBER OF INCORRECTLY FITTED CHILD CAR SEATS IN ST HELENS

"It's a startling fact that an unrestrained child passenger can suffer fatal injuries in a collision at less than 5mph..." Read More

27 May, 2016
EIGHTEEN FOR 18

EIGHTEEN FOR 18

“We are a city which knows where it has come from and where it is going" Read More

27 May, 2016
ON THE TRAIL OF THE WATERFRONT

ON THE TRAIL OF THE WATERFRONT

“We have an incredibly interesting – and sometimes surprising- maritime history..." Read More

24 May, 2016
‘CRAFTED’ EXHIBITION TO SHOWCASE BEST OF BRITISH IN KNOWSLEY

‘CRAFTED’ EXHIBITION TO SHOWCASE BEST OF BRITISH IN KNOWSLEY

Stunning contemporary craft, design, sculpture and fine art by some of the hottest talents in British art will go on show next week... Read More

24 May, 2016
NEW STANDARDISED TOBACCO PACKAGING LAWS WELCOMED IN THE NORTH WEST

NEW STANDARDISED TOBACCO PACKAGING LAWS WELCOMED IN THE NORTH WEST

Sefton Council and Healthier Futures (Formerly Tobacco Free Futures) have welcomed a change in tobacco packaging laws... Read More

24 May, 2016
ARE YOU READY FOR A BATHING TRIP TO SEFTON'S BEACHES?

ARE YOU READY FOR A BATHING TRIP TO SEFTON'S BEACHES?

Sefton Council can officially announce that all the designated bathing waters in the borough have met the higher water quality standards. Read More

24 May, 2016
BANK HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW AT WILLOW PARK

BANK HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW AT WILLOW PARK

Date for the diary for this forthcoming Bank Holiday weekend... Read More

24 May, 2016
HUB LAUNCHED TO KEEP ST HELENS SMOKE FREE

HUB LAUNCHED TO KEEP ST HELENS SMOKE FREE

Smokefree St Helens is making it easier than ever for the people of St Helens to get support and advice about quitting smoking... Read More

24 May, 2016
YOUR INVITATION TO A FREE COMMUNITY SUMMERTIME GARDEN PARTY

YOUR INVITATION TO A FREE COMMUNITY SUMMERTIME GARDEN PARTY

"This is a great example of partner organisations working together to make a difference in a community..." Read More

24 May, 2016
BRUSH UP YOUR SKILLS FOR SUMMER

BRUSH UP YOUR SKILLS FOR SUMMER

There are some great courses from Halton Council’s Adult Learning team starting after half-term... Read More

24 May, 2016
THE JAM’S NEW INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION PREMIERES IN LIVERPOOL

THE JAM’S NEW INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION PREMIERES IN LIVERPOOL

A new interactive exhibition charting the rise and influence of The Jam – opens in Liverpool this summer... Read More

24 May, 2016
ARDUINO MUSIC MAKING AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

ARDUINO MUSIC MAKING AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

Liverpool Central Library will be brought to life with ceramic instruments, soundscapes, moving image installations and more on Saturday 28 May... Read More

24 May, 2016
LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL CITY SWIM

LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL CITY SWIM

"We are delighted to confirm that Beijing 2008 Olympic Medallist Cassie Patten will be..." Read More

19 May, 2016
WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU LOOKED AFTER YOURSELF?

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU LOOKED AFTER YOURSELF?

One in four people suffer from a mental health condition at any one time, so looking after your mental health is really important... Read More

19 May, 2016
WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK (16-20 MAY)

WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK (16-20 MAY)

This week is Walk to School Week – so it’s the perfect time to join families across Knowsley and swap the car journey and try walking to school. Read More

19 May, 2016
NEW MAYOR OF SEFTON 2016/17

NEW MAYOR OF SEFTON 2016/17

Cllr Iain Brodie-Browne has been installed as the new Mayor of Sefton for 2016/17. Read More

19 May, 2016
JETSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS RACES BACK INTO CROSBY

JETSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS RACES BACK INTO CROSBY

Sefton is set to welcome back the British Jetski Championships for a weekend of racing and fun later this year... Read More

19 May, 2016
RHYME AND GET CRAFTY FOR ELMER DAY 2016

RHYME AND GET CRAFTY FOR ELMER DAY 2016

Important dates for the diary... Read More

19 May, 2016
REVIEW OF ST HELENS BUS NETWORK

REVIEW OF ST HELENS BUS NETWORK

Arriva, Merseytravel and Stagecoach are working together through a formal ‘Bus Alliance’. Read More

19 May, 2016
REMINDER TO REGISTER AHEAD OF EU REFERENDUM

REMINDER TO REGISTER AHEAD OF EU REFERENDUM

The referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union will take place on Thursday 23 June 2016. Read More

19 May, 2016
HUGE RESPONSE SEES FOOTGOLF ROLLED OUT AT TWO MORE COURSES

HUGE RESPONSE SEES FOOTGOLF ROLLED OUT AT TWO MORE COURSES

Two more Wirral golf venues will welcome footgolfers after a strong public response to the opening of the borough’s first course... Read More

19 May, 2016
EXCITING EXHIBITION COMES TO LIVERPOOL THIS AUTUMN

EXCITING EXHIBITION COMES TO LIVERPOOL THIS AUTUMN

“Musical Threads will be a once in a lifetime historic celebration of Manuel’s work, and its place in music history..." Read More

19 May, 2016
BEAT THE STREET COMES TO LIVERPOOL

BEAT THE STREET COMES TO LIVERPOOL

“We’re very excited about launching this fun initiative which will help local people..." Read More

19 May, 2016
OFSTED CHIEF INSPECTOR VISITS LIVERPOOL SCHOOLS

OFSTED CHIEF INSPECTOR VISITS LIVERPOOL SCHOOLS

Ofsted Chief Inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has been in Liverpool to see the work that is going on to raise educational standards in the city... Read More

19 May, 2016
HOLLYOAKS STARS TAKE ON TRANSPLANTEES, IN A 'GAME OF LIFE' IN HALTON

HOLLYOAKS STARS TAKE ON TRANSPLANTEES, IN A 'GAME OF LIFE' IN HALTON

A team of Hollyoaks actors will take on a team of tranplantees, in an event raising awareness of the positive effect of organ donation. Read More

16 May, 2016
THE WEEK AHEAD IN KNOWSLEY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

THE WEEK AHEAD IN KNOWSLEY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The week ahead looks set to be a busy one in Knowsley – here’s our quick guide to what you need to know... Read More

16 May, 2016
FREE IT SESSION FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

FREE IT SESSION FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Could you, or anyone you know with a visual impairment, benefit from some free IT lessons especially tailored for the visually impaired? Read More

16 May, 2016
ALTERNATIVE PLANS FOR NEW EVERTON FC STADIUM

ALTERNATIVE PLANS FOR NEW EVERTON FC STADIUM

“On the subject of the park itself, I can now say that the park will remain a park..." Read More

16 May, 2016
CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCE POTENTIAL VICTORY PARADE PLAN

CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCE POTENTIAL VICTORY PARADE PLAN

Plans are in place for a potential victory parade should Liverpool Football Club win the UEFA Europa League... Read More

16 May, 2016
GET YOUR HEALTH CHECKED AT CHURCH SQUARE INFORMATION EVENT

GET YOUR HEALTH CHECKED AT CHURCH SQUARE INFORMATION EVENT

St Helens Council is inviting residents to attend a free health check and information event in the town centre on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 May. Read More

13 May, 2016
SCHOOL MEALS ARE AWARD WINNERS IN KNOWSLEY

SCHOOL MEALS ARE AWARD WINNERS IN KNOWSLEY

Knowsley school children have another good reason to enjoy their school lunches, after the council’s school meals service picked up a national award. Read More

13 May, 2016
DAD'S THE WORD FOR SATURDAY BOOK CLUB

DAD'S THE WORD FOR SATURDAY BOOK CLUB

A new Saturday Stories event has proven itself a hit with fathers across Halton, as well as mothers... Read More

13 May, 2016
FAMOUS WALLASEY LANDMARK SAVED FROM BULLDOZERS

FAMOUS WALLASEY LANDMARK SAVED FROM BULLDOZERS

"we’ve found a solution that works for every party including, importantly, the local residents..." Read More

13 May, 2016
THE DALEKS ARE COMING!

THE DALEKS ARE COMING!

Science fiction fans won’t want to miss a special chance to see some of the galaxy’s most terrifying life-forms at a special Wirral Libraries event Read More

13 May, 2016
GEAR UP FOR THE EARLESTOWN CLASSIC CAR SHOW

GEAR UP FOR THE EARLESTOWN CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Get in gear for a turbo weekend as the Earlestown Market Street Classic Car show returns to St Helens... Read More

13 May, 2016
WAVES OF HOPE TO SHOWCASE HOW IT’S CHANGING THE LIVES OF THOSE WITH MULTIPLE NEEDS

WAVES OF HOPE TO SHOWCASE HOW IT’S CHANGING THE LIVES OF THOSE WITH MULTIPLE NEEDS

"...come along to the conference and find out how we’re working together to make a difference to people’s lives. ” Read More

13 May, 2016
OCEAN ROLLS IN FOR RIVER FESTIVAL

OCEAN ROLLS IN FOR RIVER FESTIVAL

Suddenly, Liverpool’s biggest maritime festival organisers have realised that When the Going Gets Tough, the only answer is a Caribbean Queen… Read More

9 May, 2016
MERYL, HUGH AND LIVERPOOL

MERYL, HUGH AND LIVERPOOL

It’s lights, camera, action once again for Liverpool as the city takes a starring role on the silver screen. Read More

9 May, 2016
LATEST CITIZENS OF HONOUR REWARDED

LATEST CITIZENS OF HONOUR REWARDED

Five people from Liverpool are being recognised with a top civic honour... Read More

9 May, 2016
LIBRARIES SUPPORT DEMENTIA AWARENESS WEEK

LIBRARIES SUPPORT DEMENTIA AWARENESS WEEK

Dates for the diary... Read More

9 May, 2016
NEW FEATURE NOW LIVE!!!!!!!!

NEW FEATURE NOW LIVE!!!!!!!!

LOOKING for an apprenticeship, full-time employment opportunities? Read More

6 May, 2016
A RIGHT ROYAL (FREE) FETE FOR RUNCORN

A RIGHT ROYAL (FREE) FETE FOR RUNCORN

Halton Borough Council has organised a FREE summer fete at Runcorn Hill Park on the weekend June 11-12 to... Read More

5 May, 2016
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE IN PRESCOT

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE IN PRESCOT

One of Shakespeare’s most glorious comedies is set to be performed outdoors in Prescot as part of the 400th anniversary celebrations... Read More

5 May, 2016
VIKING VOICES AT FORMBY LIBRARY

VIKING VOICES AT FORMBY LIBRARY

Come and listen to Viking Voices calling form our distant past. The theme for the next talk, held at Formby Library, is Norse Mythology... Read More

5 May, 2016
GET 'IN THE GYM' OUTDOORS

GET 'IN THE GYM' OUTDOORS

As part of St Helens Council’s Healthy Weight Strategy 2014 – 2017, six outdoor gyms have been installed in parks around the borough. Read More

5 May, 2016
FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR CITY’S BLITZ ANNIVERSARY EVENT

FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR CITY’S BLITZ ANNIVERSARY EVENT

LIVERPOOL is making the final preparations for its special free Blitz event which opens to the public on Friday (6 May)... Read More

5 May, 2016
CATHEDRAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME EXCELS AT GETTING PEOPLE BACK TO WORK

CATHEDRAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME EXCELS AT GETTING PEOPLE BACK TO WORK

"I’ve been given a second chance. I’m involved with the biggest family I’ve ever had!” Read More

3 May, 2016
SHOPS WARNED OVER NICOTINE INHALERS

SHOPS WARNED OVER NICOTINE INHALERS

Four Liverpool shops have been caught selling nicotine inhaling products to underage teenagers during recent test-purchases. Read More

3 May, 2016
AN EXPLOSION OF ART AND CULTURE ACROSS SOUTHPORT

AN EXPLOSION OF ART AND CULTURE ACROSS SOUTHPORT

The Southport Festival is bringing an explosion of art & culture to Southport across the weekend 6-8 May... Read More

3 May, 2016
DISPENSING & PHARMACY APPRENTICESHIP: AVAILABLE NOW!!!

DISPENSING & PHARMACY APPRENTICESHIP: AVAILABLE NOW!!!

APPLY NOW! Fantastic local apprenticeship opportunity has just become available! Read More

3 May, 2016
4 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THE WEEK AHEAD: MAY 2

4 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THE WEEK AHEAD: MAY 2

Get ahead with our guide to what you need to know in Knowsley this week… Read More

3 May, 2016
CONFERENCE PROMOTES A LOVE OF READING

CONFERENCE PROMOTES A LOVE OF READING

An education service provider is bringing a conference to Liverpool to help support teachers in developing a lifelong love of reading in children. Read More

29 Apr, 2016
QVC PLEDGE TO GROW THEIR OWN FOR CHARITY

QVC PLEDGE TO GROW THEIR OWN FOR CHARITY

Staff at QVC in Kirkby are setting up their own allotment at work to grow their own fruit, vegetables and flowers... Read More

29 Apr, 2016
WHAT’S ON THIS BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND IN KNOWSLEY?

WHAT’S ON THIS BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND IN KNOWSLEY?

Some great activities and events to fill your Bank Holiday... Read More

29 Apr, 2016
25 YEARS AND FLYING

25 YEARS AND FLYING

This year's Southport Air Show will literally light up the skies of the resort to mark the event's 25th anniversary... Read More

29 Apr, 2016
NHS DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAMME TO BE PILOTED IN SEFTON

NHS DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAMME TO BE PILOTED IN SEFTON

There are around 7,800 adults with diabetes in south Sefton so it’s important we work on prevention..." Read More

29 Apr, 2016
HILLSBOROUGH COMMEMORATIVE BOOKS OPEN

HILLSBOROUGH COMMEMORATIVE BOOKS OPEN

Wirral Council has opened commemorative books at its Town Halls in Wallasey and Birkenhead for local residents... Read More

29 Apr, 2016
30,000 ATTEND COMMEMORATION TO MARK HILLSBOROUGH VERDICTS

30,000 ATTEND COMMEMORATION TO MARK HILLSBOROUGH VERDICTS

“The commemorative event at St George’s Hall was an opportunity for the city to come together..." Read More

29 Apr, 2016
HALTON V HATE - GET INVOLVED

HALTON V HATE - GET INVOLVED

​Halton's young people, in partnership with The Council, are planning a festival to celebrate 'Halton Against Hate' Read More

29 Apr, 2016
APPLY NOW!!! APPLY NOW!!! APPLY NOW!!!

APPLY NOW!!! APPLY NOW!!! APPLY NOW!!!

FANTASTIC apprenticeship opportunities available to apply for NOW! Read More

28 Apr, 2016
AND THE WINNER IS?

AND THE WINNER IS?

Youth Employment Gateway online personalised budget has been shortlisted for an award for innovation... Read More

26 Apr, 2016
NEW ERA BEGINS FOR TARBOCK VILLAGE HALL

NEW ERA BEGINS FOR TARBOCK VILLAGE HALL

The future is looking bright for Tarbock Village Hall after volunteers running the centre pledged to secure its future for the local community... Read More

26 Apr, 2016
WIN TICKETS FOR THE ATKINSON

WIN TICKETS FOR THE ATKINSON

WIN WIN WIN! Read More

26 Apr, 2016
ARE YOU LOOKING TO GET HEALTHY, GET ACTIVE?

ARE YOU LOOKING TO GET HEALTHY, GET ACTIVE?

Limited spaces available...! Read More

26 Apr, 2016
CENTRAL LIBRARY TO HOST CELEBRATION IN HONOUR OF SAINTS 1966 TEAM

CENTRAL LIBRARY TO HOST CELEBRATION IN HONOUR OF SAINTS 1966 TEAM

It has been 50 years since the glorious season of 1965/1966 when Saints were triumphant in winning a total of four trophies... Read More

26 Apr, 2016
SERVICE LAUNCHED TO IMPROVE SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND LITERACY DEVELOPMENT IN SCHOOLS

SERVICE LAUNCHED TO IMPROVE SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND LITERACY DEVELOPMENT IN SCHOOLS

"we hope to make a real difference to all local children..." Read More

26 Apr, 2016
BE PART OF THE BUZZ IN NEW BRIGHTON: EVENTS COMING UP

BE PART OF THE BUZZ IN NEW BRIGHTON: EVENTS COMING UP

Diaries at the ready - New Brighton has a number of summer family events coming up, starting this weekend: Read More

26 Apr, 2016
WE ARE LOOKING FOR PIED PIPER PERFORMERS

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PIED PIPER PERFORMERS

The search is on for talented performers to star in the musical The Pied Piper at The Brindley this summer.. Read More

26 Apr, 2016
GET ON COURSE FOR LEARNING A NEW SKILL

GET ON COURSE FOR LEARNING A NEW SKILL

There’s still time to enrol on a course for the summer term with Halton Borough Council’s Adult Learning Team. Read More

26 Apr, 2016
“WIZARD OF OZ” MAKEOVER FOR LGBT QUARTER

“WIZARD OF OZ” MAKEOVER FOR LGBT QUARTER

The heart of Liverpool’s LGBT quarter is to undergo a radical makeover influenced by the Wizard of Oz. Read More

26 Apr, 2016
LEAVING LIVERPOOL TIDY

LEAVING LIVERPOOL TIDY

"please donate and make a difference!” Read More

26 Apr, 2016
SUPPORT FOR EX-FORCES

SUPPORT FOR EX-FORCES

Fully funded support for ex-forces – Kick start YOUR NEW career. Liverpool course 23-27 May! Read More

21 Apr, 2016
COULD YOUR COMPANY GET A GRANT TO ENCOURAGE HEALTHIER TRAVEL?

COULD YOUR COMPANY GET A GRANT TO ENCOURAGE HEALTHIER TRAVEL?

Businesses and organisations across Knowsley can now apply for grants to help their workforce to travel to work in a greener and healthier way. Read More

21 Apr, 2016
WHAT ARE THE ROADWORKS ON THE KNOWSLEY EXPRESSWAY FOR?

WHAT ARE THE ROADWORKS ON THE KNOWSLEY EXPRESSWAY FOR?

If you have driven along the Knowsley Expressway recently, you may be wondering what is happening with the road works. Read More

21 Apr, 2016
5K RETURNS TO CROSBY LAKESIDE WITH ADDED EURO 2016 TWIST

5K RETURNS TO CROSBY LAKESIDE WITH ADDED EURO 2016 TWIST

Sefton Council has announced the plans for this year’s 5K run at Crosby Lakeside, including England v Slovakia on a BIG SCREEN. Read More

21 Apr, 2016
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS TO COMBAT STROKE

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS TO COMBAT STROKE

"Sometimes known as the silent killer, it is now the fourth most common cause of death and disability in England..." Read More

21 Apr, 2016
GO ACTIVE THE WAY YOU WANT TO

GO ACTIVE THE WAY YOU WANT TO

Go Active provides many opportunities to enjoy indoor and outdoor sport and fitness activities in quality facilities... Read More

21 Apr, 2016
PLAQUE MOUNTED TO CELEBRATE RUNCORN'S 'MR FIXIT' FOR THE BEATLES

PLAQUE MOUNTED TO CELEBRATE RUNCORN'S 'MR FIXIT' FOR THE BEATLES

"Alistair was instrumental in the rise and rise of The Beatles..." Read More

21 Apr, 2016
LAST CHIPPING EVENT ANNOUNCED

LAST CHIPPING EVENT ANNOUNCED

Important announcement... Read More

21 Apr, 2016
BY GEORGE - CELEBRATE READING WIITH OUR FREE BOOKS

BY GEORGE - CELEBRATE READING WIITH OUR FREE BOOKS

More than 50 books are to be gifted to people at Halton's foodbanks to celebrate World Book Day Night on St George's Day - Saturday 23 April. Read More

21 Apr, 2016
MORE LIMF ARTISTS UNVEILED

MORE LIMF ARTISTS UNVEILED

Liverpool International Music Festival has announced its second wave of acts... Read More

21 Apr, 2016
PLANS FOR MORE DIGITAL SCREENS TO BE INSTALLED

PLANS FOR MORE DIGITAL SCREENS TO BE INSTALLED

More digital advertising screens are set to be installed on roads across Liverpool to generate significant income to support vital council services. Read More

18 Apr, 2016
COULD YOU MAKE THE CHANGE TO REAL NAPPIES?

COULD YOU MAKE THE CHANGE TO REAL NAPPIES?

Did you know that by ditching the disposables and changing to real nappies you could save hundreds of pounds a year? Read More

18 Apr, 2016
CALL TO PROTECT CHILDREN AGAINST MEASLES

CALL TO PROTECT CHILDREN AGAINST MEASLES

Doctors are calling for children to be protected against measles as recent figures from Public Health England show a rise in the number of cases. Read More

18 Apr, 2016
FREE MOTORBIKE SKILLS AND SAFETY ASSESSMENT

FREE MOTORBIKE SKILLS AND SAFETY ASSESSMENT

The Institution of Advanced Motorists is offering every motorcyclist in the UK the unique opportunity of a free skills and safety riding assessment. Read More

15 Apr, 2016
THE ROUTE TO SUCCESS FOR WIDNES CAFE...

THE ROUTE TO SUCCESS FOR WIDNES CAFE...

​A shop and café with a difference has opened in the heart of Widnes - aiming to make a real difference... Read More

15 Apr, 2016
COUNCIL WARNS OF BOGUS CALLERS

COUNCIL WARNS OF BOGUS CALLERS

Important announcement... Read More

15 Apr, 2016
PRAM TALKS IN THE PARKS

PRAM TALKS IN THE PARKS

All Things Considered Theatre is presenting ‘Pram Talks’ a unique audio performance experience aimed at parents and parents to be... Read More

15 Apr, 2016
BEACON TO BE LIT TO MARK THE QUEEN’S 90TH BIRTHDAY

BEACON TO BE LIT TO MARK THE QUEEN’S 90TH BIRTHDAY

Liverpool is to light a beacon to pay tribute to Her Majesty The Queen on her 90th birthday... Read More

15 Apr, 2016
POUNDWORLD ACADEMY

POUNDWORLD ACADEMY

Gain experience, lean new skills and become involved in retail... Read More

13 Apr, 2016
HAVE AN OUTDOOR ADVENTURE IN KNOWSLEY

HAVE AN OUTDOOR ADVENTURE IN KNOWSLEY

You can now unleash your inner Bear Grylls by joining a Bushcraft Trials team building day in one of our local parks... Read More

13 Apr, 2016
HAVE YOU TRIED AN EBOOK FROM YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY?

HAVE YOU TRIED AN EBOOK FROM YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY?

eBooks are flying off the virtual shelves in Knowsley’s libraries with hundreds being borrowed since the new service was introduced in October. Read More

13 Apr, 2016
WILL YOU TAKE UP THE 2016 ACTIVE CHALLENGE?

WILL YOU TAKE UP THE 2016 ACTIVE CHALLENGE?

Get your running shoes on and limber up for this year’s Working Well Active Knowsley Challenge – a race around the grounds of Knowsley Hall. Read More

13 Apr, 2016
SOUTHPORT TO HOST MR WORLD GRAND FINAL

SOUTHPORT TO HOST MR WORLD GRAND FINAL

Southport has been confirmed as the destination for the 2016 Mr World Final, beating off stiff competition from the UK and abroad. Read More

13 Apr, 2016
HIGH FIVE FOR CITY AS DRAMA HITS SMALL SCREEN

HIGH FIVE FOR CITY AS DRAMA HITS SMALL SCREEN

A gripping original drama filmed in Liverpool will be hitting Sky 1 on Friday 15 April. Read More

13 Apr, 2016
NEW CLASSES FOR MUMS AND MUMS-TO-BE

NEW CLASSES FOR MUMS AND MUMS-TO-BE

Are you a new mum or expecting, and want to keep healthy? Read More

13 Apr, 2016
COME AND SEE THE UK'S 'HARDEST WORKING COMEDIAN'

COME AND SEE THE UK'S 'HARDEST WORKING COMEDIAN'

"Monahan’s enthusiasm throughout the show is contagious…" Read More

11 Apr, 2016
‘NEW WORLDS’ BRINGS BIG NAME ART TO KIRKBY

‘NEW WORLDS’ BRINGS BIG NAME ART TO KIRKBY

An exhibition featuring the work of some of Britain’s best known artists is now on at Kirkby Gallery... Read More

11 Apr, 2016
FAULTY TOWERS DINING EXPERIENCE COMES TO HUYTON

FAULTY TOWERS DINING EXPERIENCE COMES TO HUYTON

The globetrotting Faulty Towers The Dining Experience comes to The Venue, Huyton on Saturday, 14 May... Read More

11 Apr, 2016
NEXT OF KIN APPEAL - JAMES WILSON, AGED 52, FROM LITHERLAND

NEXT OF KIN APPEAL - JAMES WILSON, AGED 52, FROM LITHERLAND

Sefton Coroner's Office is appealing for the public's help in tracing the family of a man who died at home on Tuesday, 29 March... Read More

11 Apr, 2016
GET A BUZZ OUT OF A FREE SAFARI TOUR

GET A BUZZ OUT OF A FREE SAFARI TOUR

Get a real buzz out of a free bee safari event in Billinge this month... Read More

11 Apr, 2016
LIVERPOOL HEART AND CHEST HOSPITAL - YOUR VIEWS NEEDED

LIVERPOOL HEART AND CHEST HOSPITAL - YOUR VIEWS NEEDED

Chief Inspector calls for people's views on Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust... Read More

11 Apr, 2016
DISCOVER THE TUDORS WITH DAVID STARKEY

DISCOVER THE TUDORS WITH DAVID STARKEY

A lecture at The Brindley uncovers the astonishingly dramatic story... Read More

11 Apr, 2016
LOCAL MUSICIAN WITH BIG DREAMS

LOCAL MUSICIAN WITH BIG DREAMS

A forthcoming concert at The Brindley features a local musician with big dreams... Read More

8 Apr, 2016
MANUFACTURING BOOMING IN KNOWSLEY AS RECORD JLR SALES SHOW

MANUFACTURING BOOMING IN KNOWSLEY AS RECORD JLR SALES SHOW

"we are very proud to be home to such a successful company and international brand..." Read More

8 Apr, 2016
APPRENTICES START WORK WITH TARMAC

APPRENTICES START WORK WITH TARMAC

4 young people from Knowsley are settling into new careers in construction & civil engineering after securing apprenticeships with Tarmac. Read More

8 Apr, 2016
ARSON = SCOTT STREET, BOOTLE

ARSON = SCOTT STREET, BOOTLE

Merseyside Police is appealing for information after a suspected arson at an empty house in Bootle on 6th April... Read More

8 Apr, 2016
COME AND SEE LIVERPOOL BAND THE CHRISTIANS

COME AND SEE LIVERPOOL BAND THE CHRISTIANS

​Classic Liverpool band The Christians return to The Brindley by popular demand in May... Read More

8 Apr, 2016
IT'S NOT SOUL-ED OUT YET! COME AND SEE THESE 'STARR' PERFORMERS

IT'S NOT SOUL-ED OUT YET! COME AND SEE THESE 'STARR' PERFORMERS

​Are you a fan of Northern Soul? The Brindley invites you to a celebration of the art on Saturday 7 May... Read More

8 Apr, 2016
FREE CHILDCARE PLACES

FREE CHILDCARE PLACES

Your child could be eligible for a free childcare place... Read More

8 Apr, 2016
MORE OFF-ROAD BIKES SEIZED, AS SPRINGWATCH CAMPAIGN HEATS UP

MORE OFF-ROAD BIKES SEIZED, AS SPRINGWATCH CAMPAIGN HEATS UP

"Not only is riding an off-road bike illegal, it is also extremely dangerous..." Read More

8 Apr, 2016
BOGUS TRADER WARNING

BOGUS TRADER WARNING

St Helens Council is advising residents to be aware of bogus traders operating within borough... Read More

6 Apr, 2016
NEW COLLEGE CAMPUS TAKES SHAPE

NEW COLLEGE CAMPUS TAKES SHAPE

Knowsley Community College’s new campus in the former Christ the King school building in Huyton is shaping up to open in September... Read More

6 Apr, 2016
SHAKESPEARE PLANS FOR PRESCOT CONSIDERED

SHAKESPEARE PLANS FOR PRESCOT CONSIDERED

A proposal to create a new Shakespearean theatre and education centre in Prescot will be considered for planning approval later this month. Read More

6 Apr, 2016
SEFTON - HOME OF THE GRAND NATIONAL

SEFTON - HOME OF THE GRAND NATIONAL

We would like to welcome all those visiting Sefton this week for the Grand National Festival 2016... Read More

6 Apr, 2016
SANDSCAPE - BOOK

SANDSCAPE - BOOK

A stunning new book celebrating the natural and cultural treasures of the Sefton coast has just been published... Read More

6 Apr, 2016
APPEAL LAUNCHED TO IDENTIFY STRAY DOG AS NEW MICROCHIPPING LAWS TAKE EFFECT

APPEAL LAUNCHED TO IDENTIFY STRAY DOG AS NEW MICROCHIPPING LAWS TAKE EFFECT

An appeal to identify a poorly stray dog has been launched by St Helens Council’s Dog Welfare Officers... Read More

6 Apr, 2016
LIGHTNIGHT 2016 PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED

LIGHTNIGHT 2016 PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED

"LightNight is a wonderful opportunity to showcase Liverpool’s year-round arts offer and 2016 is no different..." Read More

6 Apr, 2016
FUSION LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

FUSION LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

Fusion Festival and 107.6 Capital FM Liverpool have announced a stellar line-up of pop royalty to perform at Fusion Festival... Read More

6 Apr, 2016
CRUISE TERMINAL DESIGN CONCEPT CONTRACT AWARDED

CRUISE TERMINAL DESIGN CONCEPT CONTRACT AWARDED

Liverpool City Council has commissioned early design work on a permanent cruise liner building... Read More

6 Apr, 2016
LOCAL HISTORY MONTH 2016 - FULL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

LOCAL HISTORY MONTH 2016 - FULL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Dates for the calendar... Read More

31 Mar, 2016
PRESCOT FESTIVAL CELEBRATES SHAKESPEARE

PRESCOT FESTIVAL CELEBRATES SHAKESPEARE

Shakespeare has a special connection to Prescot... Read More

31 Mar, 2016
THE WORKING WELL KNOWSLEY ACTIVE CHALLENGE

THE WORKING WELL KNOWSLEY ACTIVE CHALLENGE

There will be a number of activities available which are suitable for all ages and abilities... Read More

31 Mar, 2016
CONTACTING KNOWSLEY HOUSING TRUST

CONTACTING KNOWSLEY HOUSING TRUST

Important announcement... Read More

31 Mar, 2016
LONGER HOURS FOR MERSEY RECYCLING CENTRES

LONGER HOURS FOR MERSEY RECYCLING CENTRES

Important information... Read More

31 Mar, 2016
LOOKING FOR THE NEXT YOUNG ECO CHAMPION

LOOKING FOR THE NEXT YOUNG ECO CHAMPION

We are now accepting nominations for the 2016 awards event from schools and community groups... Read More

31 Mar, 2016
ENROL NOW AND IMPROVE YOUR ITC SKILLS

ENROL NOW AND IMPROVE YOUR ITC SKILLS

Courses are available at all levels and beginners are very welcome... Read More

31 Mar, 2016
COME AND TRY SOME TECH

COME AND TRY SOME TECH

Come along to the DigiTech Lab event at Halton Libraries next week and have a go at electronic and computer programming... Read More

31 Mar, 2016
DIGITISING TOWNS COULD BOOST ECONOMY BY £1.5BN BY 2020

DIGITISING TOWNS COULD BOOST ECONOMY BY £1.5BN BY 2020

"This report is a stark reminder that digital plays a crucial role in delivering future economic growth..." Read More

31 Mar, 2016
DON’T DEAL ON THE DOORSTEP

DON’T DEAL ON THE DOORSTEP

St Helens Council’s Trading Standards team will be working with Merseyside Police to take action against unscrupulous con men who rip off victims. Read More

31 Mar, 2016
WWI STORIES TO TRANSFORM ICONIC BUILDING

WWI STORIES TO TRANSFORM ICONIC BUILDING

Letters and photographs from WWI are to be used in a moving art installation that will transform an iconic Liverpool venue into a giant canvas. Read More

29 Mar, 2016
ST MODWEN SIGNS KIRKBY REGENERATION AGREEMENT

ST MODWEN SIGNS KIRKBY REGENERATION AGREEMENT

“The people of Kirkby need and deserve to see improvements made to the town centre as quickly as possible..." Read More

29 Mar, 2016
DITCH THOSE STABILISERS THIS EASTER HOLIDAYS

DITCH THOSE STABILISERS THIS EASTER HOLIDAYS

April’s Easter School Holidays sees the return of the popular 'Ditch Those Stabilisers' cycling events... Read More

29 Mar, 2016
COoL GETS FIT FOR THE FUTURE

COoL GETS FIT FOR THE FUTURE

COoL is at the heart of Liverpool’s cultural ecology... Read More

29 Mar, 2016
MOSAICS SHOW PATHS FOR PEOPLE

MOSAICS SHOW PATHS FOR PEOPLE

Mosaics created by local community groups will be exhibited in Croxteth Hall between 30 March and 10 April... Read More

24 Mar, 2016
CHIP YOUR DOG BEFORE THE LAW CHANGES

CHIP YOUR DOG BEFORE THE LAW CHANGES

From Wednesday 6 April it will be compulsory for all dogs over the age of eight weeks in England to be fitted with a microchip... Read More

24 Mar, 2016
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS DURING ‘KNOW YOUR NUMBERS’ WEEK

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS DURING ‘KNOW YOUR NUMBERS’ WEEK

Do you know your numbers? If not, then pop into the iVan health bus to find out your blood pressure numbers... Read More

24 Mar, 2016
TOP 5 THINGS TO DO FOR FREE IN SEFTON AT EASTER

TOP 5 THINGS TO DO FOR FREE IN SEFTON AT EASTER

If you're not sure what to do during the Bank Holiday weekend... Read More

24 Mar, 2016
STRONG SUPPORT FOR SMOKEFREE FAMILY EVENTS IN SEFTON

STRONG SUPPORT FOR SMOKEFREE FAMILY EVENTS IN SEFTON

Demand for smokefree events and spaces with children present is high in Sefton, according to a new survey... Read More

24 Mar, 2016
WORLD HEALTH DAY EVENTS: WALLASEY CENTRAL LIBRARY

WORLD HEALTH DAY EVENTS: WALLASEY CENTRAL LIBRARY

Wallasey Central Library has events organised to celebrate World Health Day on Thursday April 7... Read More

22 Mar, 2016
LOCAL PEOPLE NEEDED TO SUPPORT MERSEYSIDE POLICE AND CRIME PANEL

LOCAL PEOPLE NEEDED TO SUPPORT MERSEYSIDE POLICE AND CRIME PANEL

“The two successful candidates will play a key role in supporting our commitment to making Merseyside a safer place..." Read More

22 Mar, 2016
SAFEGUARDING ADULTS IN KNOWSLEY

SAFEGUARDING ADULTS IN KNOWSLEY

“It’s simple and easy to report concerns about the welfare of any adult with care or support needs..." Read More

22 Mar, 2016
GET LOVED UP, NOT STITCHED UP!

GET LOVED UP, NOT STITCHED UP!

Halton Trading Standards officers are working with a resident who has lost £30,000 over a year, when he was targeted by three online romance scammers. Read More

22 Mar, 2016
HALTON’S CONTRACEPTION AWARENESS MONTH

HALTON’S CONTRACEPTION AWARENESS MONTH

​March has been Halton’s Contraception and Sexual Health (CaSH) Services’ Contraception Awareness Month... Read More

22 Mar, 2016
FOOTGOLF LAUNCHED AT ARROWE PARK

FOOTGOLF LAUNCHED AT ARROWE PARK

A popular new twist on two of the UK’s most popular sports has arrived on Wirral... Read More

22 Mar, 2016
WOMEN URGED TO GET ON THEIR CITYBIKES

WOMEN URGED TO GET ON THEIR CITYBIKES

British Cycling’s Breeze network is inviting Liverpool women to use a citybike to join them for a group bike ride around the City. Read More

22 Mar, 2016
GIT AWARD SHORTLIST REVEALED

GIT AWARD SHORTLIST REVEALED

Merseyside music prize, The GIT Award, has revealed the 12 shortlisted artists for the 2016 edition... Read More

21 Mar, 2016
COUNCIL EXTENDS EMERGENCY SUPPORT SCHEME

COUNCIL EXTENDS EMERGENCY SUPPORT SCHEME

Important announcement... Read More

21 Mar, 2016
LOCAL MUM ACHIEVES HER ASPIRATIONS THANKS TO COUNCIL SCHEME

LOCAL MUM ACHIEVES HER ASPIRATIONS THANKS TO COUNCIL SCHEME

A local mum is celebrating two years of full time employment thanks to a council training programme that is set to relaunch. Read More

21 Mar, 2016
NATIONAL LOTTERY SUPPORT TO PRESERVE HISTORIC IMAGES

NATIONAL LOTTERY SUPPORT TO PRESERVE HISTORIC IMAGES

St. Helens Council Library Service has been awarded a £69,700 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project... Read More

21 Mar, 2016
RORY MCGRATH REMEMBERS/FORGETS AT THE BRINDLEY

RORY MCGRATH  REMEMBERS/FORGETS AT THE BRINDLEY

TV presenter, comedian and author Rory McGrath comes to The Brindley with his new show Rory McGrath Remembers (…or is it forgets?) Read More

21 Mar, 2016
SHOPS FOR A POUND APPLICATIONS OPEN

SHOPS FOR A POUND APPLICATIONS OPEN

“We want to give as many local entrepreneurs the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the area.” Read More

17 Mar, 2016
GET A FREE FINANCIAL HEALTH CHECK FROM MABS

GET A FREE FINANCIAL HEALTH CHECK FROM MABS

Important announcement... Read More

17 Mar, 2016
NATIONAL CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION DAY

NATIONAL CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION DAY

The council is supporting National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Day, which takes place on Friday, 18 March 2016. Read More

17 Mar, 2016
DISPERSAL ZONE SOUTHPORT

DISPERSAL ZONE SOUTHPORT

"I will be issuing the dispersal order to tackle ongoing anti-social behaviour issues around the Town Centre..." Read More

17 Mar, 2016
SEFTON AND KNOWSLEY TO SHARE KEY PUBLIC HEALTH ROLE

SEFTON AND KNOWSLEY TO SHARE KEY PUBLIC HEALTH ROLE

“Through this means of working, we know that we are getting an excellent candidate who can share his experience across both councils..." Read More

17 Mar, 2016
EGG-CITING CYCLING ACTIVITIES THIS EASTER

EGG-CITING CYCLING ACTIVITIES THIS EASTER

Saddle up and get down to Taylor Park over the Easter holidays for an egg-citing range of cycling activities brought to you by St Helens Council. Read More

17 Mar, 2016
FOOTGOLF – IT’S EXACTLY WHAT YOU THINK IT IS, AND IT’S COMING TO WIRRAL

FOOTGOLF – IT’S EXACTLY WHAT YOU THINK IT IS, AND IT’S COMING TO WIRRAL

A popular new twist on two of the UK’s most popular sports is coming to Wirral. Read More

17 Mar, 2016
£6.4M TO GET LOCAL UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE INTO JOBS, EDUCATION OR TRAINING

£6.4M TO GET LOCAL UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE INTO JOBS, EDUCATION OR TRAINING

Wirral Council is set to invest millions of pounds in a host of schemes to help get local people who are out of work into new jobs or training. Read More

17 Mar, 2016
LEARN CODING FROM SCRATCH AT YOUR LIBRARY

LEARN CODING FROM SCRATCH AT YOUR LIBRARY

Important announcement... Read More

17 Mar, 2016
BLITZ TO FIX POTHOLE BACKLOG

BLITZ TO FIX POTHOLE BACKLOG

A £3 million blitz to tackle a backlog of 14,000 potholes across Liverpool is set to take place between now and the summer. Read More

15 Mar, 2016
THE FAULTY TOWERS DINING EXPERIENCE COMES TO HUYTON

THE FAULTY TOWERS DINING EXPERIENCE COMES TO HUYTON

The globetrotting Faulty Towers The Dining Experience comes to The Venue, Huyton on Saturday, 14 May. Read More

15 Mar, 2016
EXCITING EVENTS FOR NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

EXCITING EVENTS FOR NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

Liverpool ONE will be transformed into a showcase for apprentice opportunities during National Apprenticeship Week (14-18 March). Read More

15 Mar, 2016
SEFTON RESIDENT CELEBRATES APPRENTICE SUCCESS

SEFTON RESIDENT CELEBRATES APPRENTICE SUCCESS

A young woman from Maghull has found employment and a career thanks to an apprenticeship scheme with the council. Read More

15 Mar, 2016
ONE YOU

ONE YOU

Sefton Council is backing the launch of ‘One You’... Read More

15 Mar, 2016
NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2016

NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2016

"This is a great opportunity for young, enthusiastic people, looking to get their foot on the employment ladder" Read More

15 Mar, 2016
JOB PROSPECTS BOOSTED BY NEW FUNDING

JOB PROSPECTS BOOSTED BY NEW FUNDING

More than 2,000 St Helens residents are to benefit from European-funded schemes designed to help them into work, education and training. Read More

15 Mar, 2016
FUNDING BOOST FOR INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR READING

FUNDING BOOST FOR INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR READING

Liverpool City Council is set to inject up to £2.1 million to deliver an International Centre for Reading at the historic Calderstones Mansion House. Read More

15 Mar, 2016
SPORT RELIEF 2016: DO YOURSELF PROUD

SPORT RELIEF 2016: DO YOURSELF PROUD

There is just over a week to go until the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Newsham Park, Liverpool on Sunday 20 March. Read More

15 Mar, 2016
EXCITING EVENTS FOR NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

EXCITING EVENTS FOR NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

Liverpool ONE will be transformed into a showcase for apprentice opportunities during National Apprenticeship Week (14-18 March). Read More

15 Mar, 2016
FUNDING SECURED TO HELP PEOPLE INTO WORK AND TRAINING

FUNDING SECURED TO HELP PEOPLE INTO WORK AND TRAINING

“This funding will enable us to identify people who need support and tailor support to meet their needs.” Read More

14 Mar, 2016
Civil Service Jobs

Civil Service Jobs

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is recruiting to vacancies at a number of Jobcentre Plus offices located in Liverpool. Read More

10 Mar, 2016
APPLY NOW!!! APPRENTICESHIPS AVAILABLE APPLY NOW!!!

APPLY NOW!!! APPRENTICESHIPS AVAILABLE APPLY NOW!!!

The Knowsley Apprenticeship team have a list of apprenticeship opportunities available to be applied for NOW! Read More

9 Mar, 2016
KNOWSLEY SMOKERS URGED TO BE QUITTERS ON NO SMOKING DAY 2016

KNOWSLEY SMOKERS URGED TO BE QUITTERS ON NO SMOKING DAY 2016

Smokers in Knowsley are being urged to take the first step in giving up cigarettes for good on No Smoking Day TODAY. Read More

9 Mar, 2016
THE ATKINSON IS SHORTLISTED FOR THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION AWARDS

THE ATKINSON IS SHORTLISTED FOR THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION AWARDS

The Atkinson, Sefton’s home for music, history, art, literature, comedy and more has been nominated for a Liverpool City Region Award. Read More

9 Mar, 2016
LOCAL COUNCIL GOES SMART IN A BID TO CATCH VANDALS

LOCAL COUNCIL GOES SMART IN A BID TO CATCH VANDALS

Sefton Council has installed crime-fighting and prevention technology, SmartWater, to CCTV posts in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviour. Read More

9 Mar, 2016
DARKSTAR TO BATTLE IT OUT ONCE AGAIN FOR TOP TOURISM AWARD

DARKSTAR TO BATTLE IT OUT ONCE AGAIN FOR TOP TOURISM AWARD

St Helens Council Leader, Barrie Grunewald has paid tribute to a St Helens business that has been nominated for a prestigious award. Read More

9 Mar, 2016
HEALTHIER CHOICES AT CITY’S FITNESS CENTRES

HEALTHIER CHOICES AT CITY’S FITNESS CENTRES

Fizzy drinks and sweets are to be swapped for fruit juice and raisins as Liverpool’s Lifestyles centres introduce healthy vending machines. Read More

9 Mar, 2016
THE OVAL, BEBINGTON, TO RECEIVE MAJOR £1 MILLION INVESTMENT

THE OVAL, BEBINGTON, TO RECEIVE MAJOR £1 MILLION INVESTMENT

The Oval Leisure Centre, Bebington, is the latest local leisure centre to benefit from major investment by Wirral Council. Read More

9 Mar, 2016
ONE STOP SHOP FOR MONEY, HEALTH AND WELLBEING

ONE STOP SHOP FOR MONEY, HEALTH AND WELLBEING

​Residents of Hough Green are invited to attend a 'one stop shop' for information and advice on money and health at Upton Community Centre. Read More

7 Mar, 2016
CELEBRATING NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK IN LIVERPOOL ONE

CELEBRATING NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK IN LIVERPOOL ONE

During National Apprentice Week, The Liverpool City Region Apprenticeship Hub will transform Paradise Place in Liverpool One... Read More

7 Mar, 2016
APPRENTICES START WORK WITH TARMAC

APPRENTICES START WORK WITH TARMAC

Earlier this week, four young people from Knowsley started their apprenticeships with Tarmac. Read More

7 Mar, 2016
DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE CHILD ABUSE

DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE CHILD ABUSE

The campaign aims to tackle the barriers that stop people taking action against all forms of abuse and neglect. Read More

7 Mar, 2016
COUNCIL WARNS AGAINST NUISANCE CALLS

COUNCIL WARNS AGAINST NUISANCE CALLS

Sefton Council is warning residents to be vigilant following a number of nuisance calls that have targeted households across the borough. Read More

7 Mar, 2016
MERSEYSIDE ROAD SAFETY PARTNERSHIP SUPPORTS SAFER DRIVING SCHEME

MERSEYSIDE ROAD SAFETY PARTNERSHIP SUPPORTS SAFER DRIVING SCHEME

“We understand the importance of driving to people as they get older and the independence it gives them" Read More

7 Mar, 2016
LIVERPOOL FC KICKS OFF MAIN STAND RECRUITMENT

LIVERPOOL FC KICKS OFF MAIN STAND RECRUITMENT

“This is a really important moment on the Anfield regeneration journey which has never only been about place..." Read More

7 Mar, 2016
COMMUNITY RECYCLING EVENT

COMMUNITY RECYCLING EVENT

Advice and information on many aspects of recycling was given to people who attended a community event at a church café... Read More

7 Mar, 2016
COUNCIL AGREES BUDGET TO DELIVER ON 2020 PLEDGES

COUNCIL AGREES BUDGET TO DELIVER ON 2020 PLEDGES

Wirral Council has agreed its budget that will keep the borough on track in achieving its 20 pledges by 2020... Read More

7 Mar, 2016
CALLING RESIDENTS OF WIRRAL WEST: HAVE YOUR SAY ON LOCAL PROJECTS

CALLING RESIDENTS OF WIRRAL WEST: HAVE YOUR SAY ON LOCAL PROJECTS

"I am delighted that we are providing a further opportunity for local people to contribute to the Constituency Committee’s decision-making" Read More

2 Mar, 2016
NEW CAMPAIGN URGES PEOPLE TO TELL THEIR DOCTOR IF THEY NOTICE BLOOD IN THEIR PEE

NEW CAMPAIGN URGES PEOPLE TO TELL THEIR DOCTOR IF THEY NOTICE BLOOD IN THEIR PEE

Knowsley Public Health is backing the latest Be Clear on Cancer ‘blood in pee’ campaign which raises awareness of bladder and kidney cancer symptoms. Read More

2 Mar, 2016
LOCAL COUNCIL HOPES TO HELP KEEP OLDER RESIDENTS SAFE ON THE ROAD

LOCAL COUNCIL HOPES TO HELP KEEP OLDER RESIDENTS SAFE ON THE ROAD

Sefton Council is holding a road users event offering support and advice for those over the age of 60... Read More

2 Mar, 2016
NOMINATIONS FOR THE SEFTON SPORTS AWARDS 2016 NOW OPEN

NOMINATIONS FOR THE SEFTON SPORTS AWARDS 2016 NOW OPEN

" whilst we can’t announce this year’s Guest of Honour just yet, I can promise it will be another night to remember.” Read More

2 Mar, 2016
BIRKENHEAD MARKET TO HOST DOMESTIC ABUSE AWARENESS EVENT

BIRKENHEAD MARKET TO HOST DOMESTIC ABUSE AWARENESS EVENT

You can pledge your support to a campaign to stop domestic abuse this Thursday, 3 March, at Birkenhead Market... Read More

2 Mar, 2016
MERSEYSIDE POLICE AND CRIME PANEL APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT CO-OPTED MEMBERS

MERSEYSIDE POLICE AND CRIME PANEL APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT CO-OPTED MEMBERS

This role is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the arrangements for police governance and accountability... Read More

2 Mar, 2016
MARKET BEATING OFFERS FROM MERSEYSIDE COLLECTIVE SWITCH

MARKET BEATING OFFERS FROM MERSEYSIDE COLLECTIVE SWITCH

"I would encourage everyone to take advantage of the offer, and save cash." Read More

2 Mar, 2016
WIDOW CONTACTED BY FAKE COUNCIL OFFICIAL

WIDOW CONTACTED BY FAKE COUNCIL OFFICIAL

​A couple of weeks after losing her husband a Halton resident was contacted by a man claiming to be from Halton Borough Council. Read More

2 Mar, 2016
ST HELENS 10K ROAD CLOSURES

ST HELENS 10K ROAD CLOSURES

Important announcement... Read More

2 Mar, 2016
POP UP POETRY RETURNS TO CENTRAL LIBRARY

POP UP POETRY RETURNS TO CENTRAL LIBRARY

The Knives, Forks and Spoons (KFS) Press are due to bring back their unique blend of internationally renowned poets... Read More

2 Mar, 2016
RIVER FESTIVAL LOOKING SHIPSHAPE FOR 2016

RIVER FESTIVAL LOOKING SHIPSHAPE FOR 2016

Liverpool’s popular maritime festival is returning with brand new additions to the line-up... Read More

2 Mar, 2016
A MODEL WAY TO RECYCLE

A MODEL WAY TO RECYCLE

Pupils at Liverpool schools will be using their modelling and art skills to boost the city’s recycling rate... Read More

26 Feb, 2016
WORK EXPERIENCE WITH RADIO CITY

WORK EXPERIENCE WITH RADIO CITY

Radio City and Cobalt Housing are launching a 5 week ACADEMY Programme that will teach you amazing new skills!! Read More

26 Feb, 2016
NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

If you are currently looking for an apprenticeship, not yet decided or want to know more about apprenticeships..... Read More

26 Feb, 2016
THE NO1 TRIBUTE TO 1D - AT THE BRINDLEY

THE NO1 TRIBUTE TO 1D - AT THE BRINDLEY

'One Way Or Another'; See the group live at Halton Borough Council's Brindley Theatre on Sunday 3 April for a 'Perfect' night Read More

26 Feb, 2016
STEP BACK IN TIME WITH SEFTON LOOKING BACK

STEP BACK IN TIME WITH SEFTON LOOKING BACK

Do you remember when there were elephants on Southport Beach? Or when the electric tram passed through Crosby? Read More

26 Feb, 2016
TRADING STANDARDS MOVES TO STAMP OUT ILLEGAL TRADE

TRADING STANDARDS MOVES TO STAMP OUT ILLEGAL TRADE

“It is disappointing that more than half of the premises visited were found not to be complying with consumer protection laws" Read More

26 Feb, 2016
KNOWSLEY COUNCIL’S CABINET CONSIDERS TOUGH DECISIONS

KNOWSLEY COUNCIL’S CABINET CONSIDERS TOUGH DECISIONS

“We know that over the next four years, we need to find £46 million of savings" Read More

26 Feb, 2016
FROM LOOSE CHANGE TO REAL CHANGE

FROM LOOSE CHANGE TO REAL CHANGE

“For the price of a sandwich on the high street – 3 pounds or so – we can provide six hot, nutritious cooked breakfasts..." Read More

26 Feb, 2016
LOCAL CLUB AND COUNCIL HOPE TO INSPIRE A NEW GENERATION OF OLYMPIANS

LOCAL CLUB AND COUNCIL HOPE TO INSPIRE A NEW GENERATION OF OLYMPIANS

Sefton Council has teamed up with Northern Hockey Club in a bid to try and encourage more young people to... Read More

26 Feb, 2016
KEY MILESTONE FOR PARKSIDE

KEY MILESTONE FOR PARKSIDE

"Our professional advisors have been working incredibly hard behind the scenes to scope out what’s needed..." Read More

26 Feb, 2016
£17 MILLION BOOST FOR GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL IN CITY

£17 MILLION BOOST FOR GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL IN CITY

Liverpool is to benefit from the biggest ever investment in grassroots football in the city – designed to secure the long term future of the game. Read More

26 Feb, 2016
£300K BOOST FOR INDUSTRIAL ESTATE BUSINESSES

£300K BOOST FOR INDUSTRIAL ESTATE BUSINESSES

Wirral Council is to invest £300,000 in improving the eight industrial estates it owns and manages... Read More

24 Feb, 2016
MET OFFICE SEVERE COLD WEATHER ALERT

MET OFFICE SEVERE COLD WEATHER ALERT

The current cold snap can be dangerous for a number of people, including older people, babies and young children... Read More

24 Feb, 2016
£110,000 FUND ANNOUNCED FOR MERSEYSIDE AND HALTON COMMUNITY GROUPS

£110,000 FUND ANNOUNCED FOR MERSEYSIDE AND HALTON COMMUNITY GROUPS

A share of £110,000 is up for grabs to help make the region a cleaner and greener place... Read More

24 Feb, 2016
'RECOVERY ROOM' SCAM WARNING

'RECOVERY ROOM' SCAM WARNING

Recovery room fraud is where fraudsters contact the victims of previous frauds, often by cold calling them, and claiming to recover lost money... Read More

24 Feb, 2016
NOROVIRUS: URGENT INFORMATION

NOROVIRUS: URGENT INFORMATION

Arrowe Park Hospital is continuing to see a number of patients who are presenting at the Emergency Department with diarrhoea and/or vomiting. Read More

24 Feb, 2016
AUDITIONS WILL PUT TALENTED YOUNGSTERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

AUDITIONS WILL PUT TALENTED YOUNGSTERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Auditions for talented local young people to take part in this year’s ‘Spotlight On Youth’ night take place next week... Read More

24 Feb, 2016
COUNCIL REMINDS RESIDENTS TO CHECK ID OF CANVASSERS

COUNCIL REMINDS RESIDENTS TO CHECK ID OF CANVASSERS

“If a canvasser calls at your property, ensure that you check their ID badge..." Read More

24 Feb, 2016
BEATLES LEGACY GROUP ESTABLISHED

BEATLES LEGACY GROUP ESTABLISHED

Liverpool musician Peter Hooton is to take the helm of a brand new group aimed at helping the Fab Four’s tourist offer reach its full potential. Read More

24 Feb, 2016
NEW FIGURES REVEAL VISITORS FLOCK TO ALBERT DOCK LIVERPOOL

NEW FIGURES REVEAL VISITORS FLOCK TO ALBERT DOCK LIVERPOOL

“These are exciting times for Albert Dock Liverpool as we commit to a five-year plan to deliver growth in audience through a robust event plan" Read More

23 Feb, 2016
WANT TO WORK IN RETAIL?..

WANT TO WORK IN RETAIL?..

This Traineeship could be perfect for you! Read More

22 Feb, 2016
EVENT TO RAISE AWARENESS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE AND ITS IMPACT ON FAMILIES

EVENT TO RAISE AWARENESS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE AND ITS IMPACT ON FAMILIES

Important information regarding a new anti-domestic abuse campaign... Read More

22 Feb, 2016
A ROYAL RESPONSE TO A NURSERY’S MONARCHY PROJECT

A ROYAL RESPONSE TO A NURSERY’S MONARCHY PROJECT

Children at Oak Tree Nursery have been learning about Her Majesty the Queen, who has also helped them with their project! Read More

22 Feb, 2016
CALLING ALL 'BEAUTY SCHOOL DROP OUTS' - GREASE IS THE WORD!

CALLING ALL 'BEAUTY SCHOOL DROP OUTS' - GREASE IS THE WORD!

The producers of the smash-hit phenomena Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music are bringing Sing-a-long-a Grease to The Brindley. Read More

22 Feb, 2016
YOU WOULD BE 'QUACKERS' TO MISS THIS!

YOU WOULD BE 'QUACKERS' TO MISS THIS!

See the children's TV classic Count Duckula live on stage for the very first time when The Jewels of Duckula comes to The Brindley. Read More

22 Feb, 2016
E-BILLING

E-BILLING

More residents in Sefton are being encouraged to sign up to a system which allows them to receive their Council Tax bills online... Read More

22 Feb, 2016
BOOTLE WAR MEMORIAL SET TO BE REPAIRED

BOOTLE WAR MEMORIAL SET TO BE REPAIRED

A local war memorial is set to return to its former glory following a successful funding bid by Sefton Council... Read More

22 Feb, 2016
HUGELY POPULAR HILBRE EXPLORER BOAT TRIPS SET TO RETURN IN APRIL

HUGELY POPULAR HILBRE EXPLORER BOAT TRIPS SET TO RETURN IN APRIL

Wildlife watchers are already rushing to sign up for one of Wirral’s most unique attractions... Read More

22 Feb, 2016
CAMPAIGNING BEGINS FOR WIRRAL’S UK YOUTH PARLIAMENT HOPEFULS

CAMPAIGNING BEGINS FOR WIRRAL’S UK YOUTH PARLIAMENT HOPEFULS

Wirral’s candidates for the UK Youth Parliament have been announced... Read More

22 Feb, 2016
POPULAR LOCAL POET LYNN GERRARD TO LAUNCH NEW BOOK AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

POPULAR LOCAL POET LYNN GERRARD TO LAUNCH NEW BOOK AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

“Lynn Gerrard is a poet at the top of her game, go see her before her career goes stratospheric.” Read More

22 Feb, 2016
TIPS FOR PEOPLE ATTENDING LUMINOUS LANDSCAPES

TIPS FOR PEOPLE ATTENDING LUMINOUS LANDSCAPES

"The gardens are already looking really magical..." Read More

22 Feb, 2016
HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FUTURE OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FUTURE OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

"Healthy Liverpool is about helping all of us to feel the benefit of living healthier lives..." Read More

11 Feb, 2016
REVEALED: THE BEATLES’ LIVERPOOL LEGACY

REVEALED: THE BEATLES’ LIVERPOOL LEGACY

The Beatles legacy adds £81.9m to the Liverpool economy each year and supports 2,335 jobs. Read More

11 Feb, 2016
FREE CHILDCARE PLACES

FREE CHILDCARE PLACES

Will your child be three on or before 31 March 2016? Read More

11 Feb, 2016
HISTORY-MAKING FED CUP STAR HITS THE COURTS IN THE WIRRAL

HISTORY-MAKING FED CUP STAR HITS THE COURTS IN THE WIRRAL

"The LTA is really excited to be hosting another Aegon GB Pro-Series event at the Wirral" Read More

11 Feb, 2016
2016 SUMMER CITIZEN SERVICE PROGRAMME TO BE BIGGEST EVER

2016 SUMMER CITIZEN SERVICE PROGRAMME TO BE BIGGEST EVER

"It’s a wonderful scheme which encourages a community-spirited outlook" Read More

11 Feb, 2016
HALF TERM ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

HALF TERM ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Sefton Council is aiming to take the stress out of the upcoming half term with a roundup of all the exciting activities and programmes taking place Read More

11 Feb, 2016
READING WELL IN SEFTON LIBRARIES

READING WELL IN SEFTON LIBRARIES

Sefton Council libraries are currently taking part in a brand new campaign to promote the benefits of reading for health and wellbeing. Read More

11 Feb, 2016
DISCOVER THE INTERNET

DISCOVER THE INTERNET

Free internet taster sessions are once again taking place across Sefton to help more people get online... Read More

11 Feb, 2016
SMILEY FACE

SMILEY FACE

Adult learners in Knowsley are receiving training and learning from a ‘good’ provider – and that’s official! Read More

11 Feb, 2016
WIN GREAT PRIZES WITH THE KNOWSLEY WRITING COMPETITION – DEADLINE 19 FEBRUARY

WIN GREAT PRIZES WITH THE KNOWSLEY WRITING COMPETITION – DEADLINE 19 FEBRUARY

There is still time to submit your entry for the Knowsley Writing Competition and be in with the chance of winning one of this year’s great prizes! Read More

11 Feb, 2016
CHILDREN ARE ‘BOOKED’ INTO COUNCIL DEPOT

CHILDREN ARE ‘BOOKED’ INTO COUNCIL DEPOT

A Huyton primary school has come up with a novel idea to encourage reading in the community... Read More

11 Feb, 2016
LEARN A NEW SKILL THIS SPRING

LEARN A NEW SKILL THIS SPRING

Put a spring in your step by signing up for a course starting in Halton after half-term. Read More

11 Feb, 2016
HALTON SPEEDS AHEAD WITH 96% HIGH-SPEED FIBRE BROADBAND COVERAGE

HALTON SPEEDS AHEAD WITH 96% HIGH-SPEED FIBRE BROADBAND COVERAGE

"The additional broadband coverage we have brought to Halton is already making a big impact" Read More

8 Feb, 2016
'WHICH?' IS THE BEST COUNCIL FOR INFO ON CARERS? HALTON!

'WHICH?' IS THE BEST COUNCIL FOR INFO ON CARERS? HALTON!

Consumer champion Which? ranked Halton Borough Council's area as the best in England for carers to find out the information they need... Read More

8 Feb, 2016
LOCAL COUNCIL TAX REDUCTION SCHEME APRIL 2016

LOCAL COUNCIL TAX REDUCTION SCHEME APRIL 2016

Sefton Council is changing its Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS) from April 1, 2016... Read More

8 Feb, 2016
HOLLYWOOD STAR RETURNS TO KNOWSLEY TO BOOST SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

HOLLYWOOD STAR RETURNS TO KNOWSLEY TO BOOST SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Hollywood star, Stephen Graham, returned to his Kirkby roots and toured a number of Knowsley schools Read More

8 Feb, 2016
KNOWSLEY FAMILY INFORMATION SERVICE

KNOWSLEY FAMILY INFORMATION SERVICE

One stop solution for advice, information and guidance... Read More

8 Feb, 2016
KNOWSLEY WELCOMES VOLAIR

KNOWSLEY WELCOMES VOLAIR

Leisure services in Knowsley are being protected in the future, thanks to the creation of a new ‘not for profit’ organisation to manage them. Read More

8 Feb, 2016
FURTHER INVESTMENT ANNOUNCED TO IMPROVE LEARNING AND TRAINING ACROSS THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION

FURTHER INVESTMENT ANNOUNCED TO IMPROVE LEARNING AND TRAINING ACROSS THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION

"Investment in facilities will ensure local people can access high quality provision and gain the skills our local employers are looking for..." Read More

5 Feb, 2016
COUNTERFEIT VODKA WARNING

COUNTERFEIT VODKA WARNING

Residents are being warned to be on their guard after the seizure of a large quantity of counterfeit Chekov vodka... Read More

5 Feb, 2016
‘EXCELLENT’ VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME AT THE HEART OF CHILDREN’S CENTRES SUCCESS

‘EXCELLENT’ VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME AT THE HEART OF CHILDREN’S CENTRES SUCCESS

Making volunteers an essential part of the team at Huyton Children’s Centres has been recognised as a model for other organisations to follow. Read More

5 Feb, 2016
NATIONAL LIBRARIES DAY CELEBRATIONS

NATIONAL LIBRARIES DAY CELEBRATIONS

Staff from Sefton libraries will be busy celebrating National Libraries Day and are asking residents to get involved as well. Read More

5 Feb, 2016
TIME TO CHOOSE OUR WIRRAL TOURISM HEROES

TIME TO CHOOSE OUR WIRRAL TOURISM HEROES

Nominations are now open for the annual Wirral Tourism Awards, which celebrate all that is great about the borough’s visitor attractions. Read More

5 Feb, 2016
TAKEAWAY FOR A CHANGE PROJECT DELIVERED TO LOCAL SCHOOL

TAKEAWAY FOR A CHANGE PROJECT DELIVERED TO LOCAL SCHOOL

Wirral school children have been learning about the benefits of healthy eating and exercise as part of a project to tackle childhood obesity. Read More

5 Feb, 2016
GIVE A MONKEYS ABOUT CHINESE NEW YEAR

GIVE A MONKEYS ABOUT CHINESE NEW YEAR

Chinatown will be decorated with 1,000 Chinese lanterns as Liverpool celebrates the Year of the Monkey. Read More

5 Feb, 2016
THE GOONIES SHOWING AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

THE GOONIES SHOWING AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

Hey you guys! Get down to Central Library... Read More

5 Feb, 2016
CENTRAL LIBRARY HOSTS ‘I LOVE BOOKS WEEK’ TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARIES DAY

CENTRAL LIBRARY HOSTS ‘I LOVE BOOKS WEEK’ TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARIES DAY

The events will highlight the many vital services our libraries provide locally... Read More

5 Feb, 2016
COUNCIL SERVES UP AWARD-WINNING FOOD FOR SCHOOLS

COUNCIL SERVES UP AWARD-WINNING FOOD FOR SCHOOLS

St Helens parents can rest assured that their children will get some of the freshest – and most nutritional – school dinners available! Read More

3 Feb, 2016
FANTASTIC APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE NOW!!!

FANTASTIC APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE NOW!!!

The Knowsley Apprenticeship Team have another selection of apprenticeship vacancies available to be applied for... Read More

3 Feb, 2016
LIBRARY INSPIRES PUPILS’ LOVE OF BOOKS

LIBRARY INSPIRES PUPILS’ LOVE OF BOOKS

Nurturing a lifelong love of reading was the inspiration behind the revamp of the school library at Whiston Willis Primary School. Read More

3 Feb, 2016
TIME TO TALK AND BREAK THE SILENCE AROUND MENTAL HEALTH

TIME TO TALK AND BREAK THE SILENCE AROUND MENTAL HEALTH

Time to Talk Day 2016 will take place on Thursday, 4 February... Read More

3 Feb, 2016
NEW STRATEGY LAUNCHED TO TACKLE CHILD POVERTY AND IMPROVE LIFE CHANCES IN THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION

NEW STRATEGY LAUNCHED TO TACKLE CHILD POVERTY AND IMPROVE LIFE CHANCES IN THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION

"We are committed to addressing child poverty and ensuring our children receive the very best start in life..." Read More

3 Feb, 2016
SEFTON COUNCIL CALLS ON PUBLIC TO HELP TACKLE HERITAGE AT RISK

SEFTON COUNCIL CALLS ON PUBLIC TO HELP TACKLE HERITAGE AT RISK

“As a Council we are very keen to tackle any heritage at risk..." Read More

3 Feb, 2016
DISCOVER THE FOSTER CARER YOU COULD BECOME

DISCOVER THE FOSTER CARER YOU COULD BECOME

​You could be a Foster Carer for children in Halton, attend an Information Session in March to find out more... Read More

3 Feb, 2016
APPEAL FOR RELATIVES

APPEAL FOR RELATIVES

St Helens Council is looking to trace relatives and friends of three residents who passed away recently... Read More

3 Feb, 2016
NEW BRIGHTON COASTAL COMMUNITY TEAM BUILDS UPON CURRENT SUCCESS STORY

NEW BRIGHTON COASTAL COMMUNITY TEAM BUILDS UPON CURRENT SUCCESS STORY

Exciting new plans to establish New Brighton as a year round destination and boost the local economy have been submitted to the government. Read More

1 Feb, 2016
CHIPS ARE THE LAW

CHIPS ARE THE LAW

Pet owners in Sefton are being reminded to make sure their dogs are microchipped as the law changes later in the year... Read More

1 Feb, 2016
HELP WITH ACCESSING A BASIC BROADBAND SERVICE

HELP WITH ACCESSING A BASIC BROADBAND SERVICE

Can you access a broadband service that offers a download speed of more than 2Mbps in your home or at your business premises? Read More

1 Feb, 2016
WHY NOT 'ROLL WITH IT' AND BOOK TICKETS TO NOASIS

WHY NOT 'ROLL WITH IT' AND BOOK TICKETS TO NOASIS

Book soon so you 'Don't Look Back in Anger' when it is sold out! Read More

1 Feb, 2016
CANNIBALISTIC FAIRY TALE - COMING TO THE BRINDLEY

CANNIBALISTIC FAIRY TALE - COMING TO THE BRINDLEY

​One of The Brothers Grimm's most famous fairy tales is coming to Halton Borough Council's Brindley Theatre... Read More

29 Jan, 2016
PRESCOT ‘ARTS IN PUBLIC SPACES’

PRESCOT ‘ARTS IN PUBLIC SPACES’

Knowsley Council is developing exciting plans for public art in Prescot Town Centre... Read More

29 Jan, 2016
NEW ELECTORAL WARD ARRANGEMENTS IN KNOWSLEY

NEW ELECTORAL WARD ARRANGEMENTS IN KNOWSLEY

Residents in Knowsley will receive a letter over the next week explaining how they may be affected by changes to the borough’s electoral wards. Read More

29 Jan, 2016
TUNNEL TOLL REVIEW GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS TO HELP LOCAL USERS SAVE

TUNNEL TOLL REVIEW GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS TO HELP LOCAL USERS SAVE

Mersey Tunnels users could save £5 a week under new proposals that are set to benefit people living and working locally. Read More

29 Jan, 2016
LOCAL PUPIL WINS SEFTON COUNCIL LOAN SHARK COMPETITION

LOCAL PUPIL WINS SEFTON COUNCIL LOAN SHARK COMPETITION

A year 6 pupil from The Grange Primary School, Bootle has won a colouring competition organised by Sefton Council. Read More

29 Jan, 2016
HALTON SUPPORTS YOUNG CARERS' AWARENESS DAY

HALTON SUPPORTS YOUNG CARERS' AWARENESS DAY

A range of events have been organised for Young Carers' Awareness Day today (28 January) by Halton Borough Council and Halton Carers' Centre. Read More

29 Jan, 2016
FROM HIGH-RISE TO HIGH QUALITY HOMES

FROM HIGH-RISE TO HIGH QUALITY HOMES

Old high-rise flats have made way for new bungalows as part of an ambitious vision of regeneration for Wirral... Read More

29 Jan, 2016
JOIN OTHERS TO SAVE ON YOUR FUEL BILLS

JOIN OTHERS TO SAVE ON YOUR FUEL BILLS

The next round of the Merseyside Collective Switch is now open... Read More

29 Jan, 2016
RECYCLING REWARDS MORE RESIDENTS

RECYCLING REWARDS MORE RESIDENTS

“If you haven’t signed up yet, get involved..." Read More

29 Jan, 2016
NEW PLAN FOR WELSH STREETS UNVEILED

NEW PLAN FOR WELSH STREETS UNVEILED

A new plan which could lead to the regeneration of the Welsh Streets has been unveiled by Liverpool City Council... Read More

27 Jan, 2016
LIMF UNVEILS FIRST WAVE OF ACTS FOR 2016

LIMF UNVEILS FIRST WAVE OF ACTS FOR 2016

"Key players in the music industry are eager to be part of it..." Read More

27 Jan, 2016
BE ACTIVE RETURNS FOR FEBRUARY HALF TERM

BE ACTIVE RETURNS FOR FEBRUARY HALF TERM

Young residents of Sefton are set for a super half term of events, sessions and fun as the popular school holiday programme, Be Active, returns... Read More

27 Jan, 2016
HOLOCAUST EXHIBITION UNVEILED IN CENTRAL LIBRARY

HOLOCAUST EXHIBITION UNVEILED IN CENTRAL LIBRARY

An exhibition highlighting the life of a Holocaust hero has been unveiled at St Helens Central Library... Read More

27 Jan, 2016
A 'NEET' OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN HALTON

A 'NEET' OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN HALTON

"We are pleased to be able to support such a worthwhile initiative that will really make a difference to the young people of the community..." Read More

27 Jan, 2016
WHAT'S THE S(TORY) BEHIND MICHAEL PORTILLO?

WHAT'S THE S(TORY) BEHIND MICHAEL PORTILLO?

Want to be on 'the right tracks' for an interesting evening? Know any politics or train lovers? Read More

27 Jan, 2016
WOMEN FIRST FOR WIRRAL’S 2016 AEGON TENNIS TOURNAMENT

WOMEN FIRST FOR WIRRAL’S 2016 AEGON TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Wirral youngsters will play a key role as a prestigious pro tournament that showcases tennis stars of the future returns to the borough... Read More

27 Jan, 2016
DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR BUDGET CONSULTATION

DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR BUDGET CONSULTATION

Deadline approaches for your views on Wirral’s budget consultation Read More

25 Jan, 2016
MINER MONUMENT AWARDED LISTED BUILDING STATUS

MINER MONUMENT AWARDED LISTED BUILDING STATUS

A prominent St Helens sculpture has been awarded Grade II Listed status by Historic England... Read More

25 Jan, 2016
QUEEN SQUARE BUS STATION RESURFACING – CHANGES TO SERVICES

QUEEN SQUARE BUS STATION RESURFACING – CHANGES TO SERVICES

Resurfacing works on the carriageway of Queen Square bus station will commence on Sunday 24 January 2016... Read More

25 Jan, 2016
DOWNTOWN BIRKENHEAD SCHEMES TO KICK START WIRRAL ECONOMIC REGENERATION

DOWNTOWN BIRKENHEAD SCHEMES TO KICK START WIRRAL ECONOMIC REGENERATION

"It is of great importance that all organisations work together to create an environment which will offer employment, growth and economic prosperity" Read More

25 Jan, 2016
YOUNG PEOPLE GET CREATIVE FOR NEW MERSEY GATEWAY EXHIBITION

YOUNG PEOPLE GET CREATIVE FOR NEW MERSEY GATEWAY EXHIBITION

​A special creative arts exhibition dedicated to the Mersey Gateway Project has opened at The Brindley Theatre in Runcorn... Read More

25 Jan, 2016
WORLD WETLANDS DAY

WORLD WETLANDS DAY

Wetlands are vital to the dune system on the Sefton coast in the form of slacks... Read More

25 Jan, 2016
LOCAL MUM ACHIEVES HER ASPIRATIONS THANKS TO COUNCIL SCHEME

LOCAL MUM ACHIEVES HER ASPIRATIONS THANKS TO COUNCIL SCHEME

A local mum is celebrating two years of full time employment thanks to a council training programme that is set to relaunch... Read More

25 Jan, 2016
APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE NOW!

APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE NOW!

Some exciting apprenticeship opportunities are still available for those looking to kick-start their careers... Read More

25 Jan, 2016
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22 Jan, 2016
COUNCIL SUPPORT ENABLES LOCAL TUG COMPANY TO EXPAND

COUNCIL SUPPORT ENABLES LOCAL TUG COMPANY TO EXPAND

"We are committed to growing the local economy and intervening to support local businesses..." Read More

22 Jan, 2016
WARM HOMES IN KNOWSLEY

WARM HOMES IN KNOWSLEY

COULD YOU BENEFIT FROM A NEW BOILER OR CENTRAL HEATING SYSTEM? Read More

22 Jan, 2016
FAREWELL TO POIGNANT POPPIES

FAREWELL TO POIGNANT POPPIES

A staggering 360,000 visitors came to see Liverpool’s poignant tribute to those who lost their lives during conflict... Read More

22 Jan, 2016
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY

Victims of the Holocaust will be remembered in Sefton during a special memorial ceremony open to the public... Read More

22 Jan, 2016
EYES DOWN! CAN YOU SUPPORT THE MAYOR'S BINGO EVENT?

EYES DOWN! CAN YOU SUPPORT THE MAYOR'S BINGO EVENT?

Eyes down! Have you got any unwanted Christmas presents? Read More

22 Jan, 2016
HALTON PARENTS ENCOURAGED TO BE 'SUGAR SMART'

HALTON PARENTS ENCOURAGED TO BE 'SUGAR SMART'

"One of the trickiest challenges as a mum is trying to avoid sugar sneaking into my children’s diets..." Read More

22 Jan, 2016
COUNCIL PROMOTES CYCLING WITH CYCLE HUB PROJECT

COUNCIL PROMOTES CYCLING WITH CYCLE HUB PROJECT

St Helens Council is promoting cycling in 2016 with its Community Cycle Hub project, helping residents achieve their fitness... Read More

21 Jan, 2016
COMING TO A SCREEN NEAR YOU!!!

COMING TO A SCREEN NEAR YOU!!!

NEW features to include video footage of those that have been on the YEG Programme… Read More

21 Jan, 2016
CASH PRIZE UP FOR GRABS…

CASH PRIZE UP FOR GRABS…

Important message for Youth Employment Gateway members that enrolled before 1st October 2015... Read More

19 Jan, 2016
RETAIL TRAINEESHIP AVAILABLE NOW!

RETAIL TRAINEESHIP AVAILABLE NOW!

Want to work in retail?.. This Traineeship could be perfect for you! Read More

19 Jan, 2016
FAN OF 'THE VOICE'? COME AND 'VOCALISE' WITH US...

FAN OF 'THE VOICE'? COME AND 'VOCALISE' WITH US...

"The classes are for any young person who wants to learn, sing and perform..." Read More

19 Jan, 2016
PARKING FINE SCAM ALERT

PARKING FINE SCAM ALERT

Important information regarding counterfeit parking fine notices... Read More

19 Jan, 2016
LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL DRAFT EQUALITY OBJECTIVES 2016-2020 CONSULTATION

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL DRAFT EQUALITY OBJECTIVES 2016-2020 CONSULTATION

We are reviewing our equality objectives for the next four years - from 2016 until 2020 - and want your views on them... Read More

19 Jan, 2016
JOIN THE LIBRARY STRESSBUSTERS!

JOIN THE LIBRARY STRESSBUSTERS!

Need to unwind or learn new techniques to get the better of stress... Read More

15 Jan, 2016
KEEP YOUR HOME HEALTHY THIS WINTER

KEEP YOUR HOME HEALTHY THIS WINTER

North West water company United Utilities has produced a free advice pack to help people keep their homes ‘healthy’ this winter. Read More

15 Jan, 2016
HUYTON CHILDREN BECOME LITTER BUSTERS

HUYTON CHILDREN BECOME LITTER BUSTERS

Children from a Huyton primary school have taken up the challenge of becoming local litter busters... Read More

15 Jan, 2016
HALTON'S OFSTED JOY

HALTON'S OFSTED JOY

There are 17 Halton schools currently rated as outstanding according to OFSTED, it has been revealed... Read More

14 Jan, 2016
ADULT ROAD SAFETY ROADSHOW TO ROLL INTO TOWN

ADULT ROAD SAFETY ROADSHOW TO ROLL INTO TOWN

A road safety roadshow aimed at reducing the number of adult pedestrian casualties will roll into St Helens on Friday 15 January. Read More

14 Jan, 2016
IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLU

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLU

Those most at risk of flu are urged to get their free vaccination, after a reported increase in the number of flu cases... Read More

14 Jan, 2016
‘FACES AND PLACES’ EXHIBITION SHOWCASES KIRKBY ARTIST

‘FACES AND PLACES’ EXHIBITION SHOWCASES KIRKBY ARTIST

Leslie Briggs: ‘Faces and Places’ exhibition: Monday 25 January – Saturday 14 May 2016, Huyton Gallery... Read More

14 Jan, 2016
JOIN OTHERS IN MERSEYSIDE TO SAVE ON YOUR FUEL BILLS

JOIN OTHERS IN MERSEYSIDE TO SAVE ON YOUR FUEL BILLS

"I am thrilled to be saving such a significant amount on my fuel bills”. Read More

14 Jan, 2016
COMMUNITY JUSTICE PANELS TO LAUNCH IN SEFTON

COMMUNITY JUSTICE PANELS TO LAUNCH IN SEFTON

Needs of victims of crime are set to be put at the centre of the justice system in Sefton with the launch of Community Justice Panels. Read More

14 Jan, 2016
SWISS BRIDGE SET TO SHINE AGAIN

SWISS BRIDGE SET TO SHINE AGAIN

Sensitive, specialist work to restore Birkenhead Park’s historic Swiss Bridge to its former glory is set to be completed this month. Read More

11 Jan, 2016
GIVE YOURSELF A CREATIVE BOOST

GIVE YOURSELF A CREATIVE BOOST

"Creativity can give a person something meaningful to do with their time..." Read More

11 Jan, 2016
REDUCING THE STRENGTH IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

REDUCING THE STRENGTH IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

"Being signed up to the campaign is working great..." Read More

11 Jan, 2016
DO YOU SHARE OUR 'TUNNEL VISION'?

DO YOU SHARE OUR 'TUNNEL VISION'?

It is hoped tunnels, which were used for air raid shelters under Runcorn Hill Park, could eventually be re-opened to visitors... Read More

11 Jan, 2016
FAMILY SHOW BY ‘FRIENDS’ CREATORS IS BOUND TO BE A COMIC HIT!

FAMILY SHOW BY ‘FRIENDS’ CREATORS IS BOUND TO BE A COMIC HIT!

Fans of TV series Friends shouldn’t miss the latest family show to come to Knowsley... Read More

11 Jan, 2016
MET OFFICE SEVERE COLD WEATHER ALERT

MET OFFICE SEVERE COLD WEATHER ALERT

Some helpful advice ahead of the expected cold weather front... Read More

11 Jan, 2016
LAST CHANCE TO SEE ICONIC POPPIES IN LIVERPOOL

LAST CHANCE TO SEE ICONIC POPPIES IN LIVERPOOL

There is just over one week to go for people to see the beautiful ceramic Poppies in Liverpool... Read More

11 Jan, 2016
TIME RUNNING OUT TO APPLY FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL OF YOUR CHOICE

TIME RUNNING OUT TO APPLY FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL OF YOUR CHOICE

Parents are being urged by Sefton Council to apply for a place at the primary school of their choice before time runs out. Read More

11 Jan, 2016
STOP SMOKING THIS NEW YEAR

STOP SMOKING THIS NEW YEAR

"two thirds of smokers want to stop smoking and New Year is a great opportunity to make a change and quit for good..." Read More

7 Jan, 2016
STILL TIME TO ENROL FOR SPRING TERM COURSES

STILL TIME TO ENROL FOR SPRING TERM COURSES

It's not too late to start the New Year by adding a new skill... Read More

7 Jan, 2016
MAKE 2016 THE YEAR YOU FOSTER

MAKE 2016 THE YEAR YOU FOSTER

If you like the idea of working with children this could be the perfect career for you... Read More

7 Jan, 2016
FANCY GIVING THE DRINK A MISS AND GOING DRY THIS JANUARY?

FANCY GIVING THE DRINK A MISS AND GOING DRY THIS JANUARY?

"Dry January is an incredible opportunity to give the body a break and gain some great health benefits..." Read More

7 Jan, 2016
HOMELESS YOUNGSTERS GET THE RESPONSE THEY WANT

HOMELESS YOUNGSTERS GET THE RESPONSE THEY WANT

"...to help young people who may be facing hard times is fantastic and something our staff really wanted to get behind." Read More

7 Jan, 2016
FUTSAL TEAMS WANTED FOR NEW OVAL LEAGUE

FUTSAL TEAMS WANTED FOR NEW OVAL LEAGUE

"The game is taking the world by storm at the moment..." Read More

5 Jan, 2016
THE SKILLS TO SUCCEED ACADEMY

THE SKILLS TO SUCCEED ACADEMY

What is the Skills to Succeed Academy? Read More

5 Jan, 2016
STARGAZING EVENT IN HUYTON

STARGAZING EVENT IN HUYTON

Local stargazers will converge on a Huyton park to witness the wonders of the night sky... Read More

5 Jan, 2016
HAROLD'S SPECIAL HONOUR

HAROLD'S SPECIAL HONOUR

"It is very humbling to receive the Ushakov Medal, many years after the end of the war..." Read More

5 Jan, 2016
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN IN WIRRAL’S ‘BIGGEST EVER CONVERSATION ABOUT HEALTH?’

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN IN WIRRAL’S ‘BIGGEST EVER CONVERSATION ABOUT HEALTH?’

People across Wirral are invited to take part in Wirral’s biggest ever conversation about health, starting on Monday, January 11. Read More

5 Jan, 2016
COUNCIL SECURES £725K MORE FUNDING FOR WIRRAL SCHOOLS

COUNCIL SECURES £725K MORE FUNDING FOR WIRRAL SCHOOLS

Wirral schools are to receive an extra £725k of funding thanks to a partnership between local teachers, governors and local authority leaders. Read More

5 Jan, 2016
GET "PLUGGED IN" WITH NEW MUSIC WORKSHOPS IN WIDNES

GET "PLUGGED IN" WITH NEW MUSIC WORKSHOPS IN WIDNES

CRMZ in Widnes is working with Professional musicians to provide tuition, mentoring, and professional development to aspiring artists... Read More

5 Jan, 2016
QUITPAL COMES TO ST HELENS

QUITPAL COMES TO ST HELENS

An innovative free new smartphone app to help people quit smoking has been launched by Smokefree St Helens... Read More

5 Jan, 2016
DON’T STAND BY ON HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2016

DON’T STAND BY ON HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2016

St Helens Council will host a special Holocaust Memorial Day service on Wednesday 27 January, 2016, in St Helens Town Hall at 10am. Read More

5 Jan, 2016
COUNCIL SUPPORTS SUGAR SMART APP

COUNCIL SUPPORTS SUGAR SMART APP

A new mobile app which helps parents detect how much sugar there is in everyday food drink has been welcomed by St Helens Council. Read More

30 Dec, 2015
LATEST STOPTOBER SUCCESS IN SEFTON CAN INSPIRE OTHERS TO QUIT SMOKING THIS NEW YEAR

LATEST STOPTOBER SUCCESS IN SEFTON CAN INSPIRE OTHERS TO QUIT SMOKING THIS NEW YEAR

Stoptober sign up figures have increased by 93, nearly a 10% increase, compared to the 2014 campaign... Read More

30 Dec, 2015
DASHING SANTAS TAKE TO THE PARK

DASHING SANTAS TAKE TO THE PARK

This event wouldn't have been so spectacular without everyone's support... Read More

30 Dec, 2015
DRY JANUARY SAVED ME

DRY JANUARY SAVED ME

“I feel much better in myself and more able to cope with my personal circumstances..." Read More

23 Dec, 2015
BECOME A DRY JANUARY CHAMPION

BECOME A DRY JANUARY CHAMPION

Last January, over two million adults participated in Dry January... Read More

23 Dec, 2015
WHY NOT HAVE A DRY JANUARY?

WHY NOT HAVE A DRY JANUARY?

Halton Borough Council is urging people to sign up to Dry January and join the thousands of others taking a break from booze this January... Read More

23 Dec, 2015
KEEP RECYCLING AT CHRISTMAS

KEEP RECYCLING AT CHRISTMAS

Remember you can recycle your real Christmas trees... Read More

23 Dec, 2015
WARNING OVER “COUNCIL TAX” TEXTS

WARNING OVER “COUNCIL TAX” TEXTS

Council taxpayers have been warned not to reply to text messages asking for personal banking information... Read More

23 Dec, 2015
USE YOUR LOCAL RECYCLING CENTRE THIS CHRISTMAS AND HELP THE COMMUNITY

USE YOUR LOCAL RECYCLING CENTRE THIS CHRISTMAS AND HELP THE COMMUNITY

Local waste officers are asking people to use their Recycling Centre as much as possible this Christmas and New Year... Read More

23 Dec, 2015
CHARITY SCHEME HELPS UNEMPLOYED MAKE NEW CONNECTIONS

CHARITY SCHEME HELPS UNEMPLOYED MAKE NEW CONNECTIONS

Helping unemployed Sefton residents get back to work by training them as electrical testers, furniture upholsterers and shop sales staff. Read More

23 Dec, 2015
ST HELENS TOWN CENTRE MANAGER APPOINTED

ST HELENS TOWN CENTRE MANAGER APPOINTED

St Helens for several years, I’ve developed a real passion for the area... Read More

18 Dec, 2015
DOMESTIC ABUSE

DOMESTIC ABUSE

A new campaign has been launched in Sefton to raise awareness of domestic abuse and to highlight the support services in place for victims... Read More

18 Dec, 2015
EAT YOUR HEART OUT RICKY HATTON - HERE'S A COUNCILLOR WHO PULLS NO PUNCHES!

EAT YOUR HEART OUT RICKY HATTON - HERE'S A COUNCILLOR WHO PULLS NO PUNCHES!

I have been training for several weeks and couldn't wait to get in the ring!... Read More

18 Dec, 2015
COUNCIL WELCOMES 400 NEW JOBS CREATED AT TOWER WHARF WATERFRONT OFFICES

COUNCIL WELCOMES 400 NEW JOBS CREATED AT TOWER WHARF WATERFRONT OFFICES

The Contact Company is expecting to create 300-400 jobs in the next 12 months at the new site... Read More

18 Dec, 2015
FULL STEAM AHEAD!

FULL STEAM AHEAD!

Since its launch in October 2015, the YEG website has had over 5,500 hits! Read More

17 Dec, 2015
PRESCOT PRIMARY SCHOOL SELECTED AS AN APPLE DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL

PRESCOT PRIMARY SCHOOL SELECTED AS AN APPLE DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL

Prescot Primary School has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2015-2017... Read More

17 Dec, 2015
COUNCIL SERVICES OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

COUNCIL SERVICES OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

Sefton Council will provide restricted services only throughout Christmas and New Year... Read More

17 Dec, 2015
STAY HEALTHY AND WELL THIS WINTER

STAY HEALTHY AND WELL THIS WINTER

By keeping fit and healthy, individuals can take control of their own health, manage minor illnesses and effectively manage long-term conditions... Read More

17 Dec, 2015
MERSEYTRAVEL SERVICES SCHEDULE OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

MERSEYTRAVEL SERVICES SCHEDULE OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

Here’s a roundup of bus, train and ferry services across the Christmas and New Year period... Read More

17 Dec, 2015
CHANGES TO THE WAY YOU CONTACT COUNCIL

CHANGES TO THE WAY YOU CONTACT COUNCIL

St Helens Council would like to inform residents of changes to the way residents can get in touch via the Contact Centre... Read More

17 Dec, 2015
'BOOKS FOR BABIES' INITIATIVE

'BOOKS FOR BABIES' INITIATIVE

Did you know that you can get a free book bag for your baby? Read More

17 Dec, 2015
TELL US ABOUT WIRRAL WEST’S SPECIAL PLACES

TELL US ABOUT WIRRAL WEST’S SPECIAL PLACES

Residents of Wirral West are being encouraged to share their treasured local views... Read More

14 Dec, 2015
GET ON COURSE TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW

GET ON COURSE TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW

Spring into the new year by enrolling on one of Halton Council’s courses for adults – it could change your life... Read More

14 Dec, 2015
NEW BRIGHTON LIGHTHOUSE TO SHINE AGAIN

NEW BRIGHTON LIGHTHOUSE TO SHINE AGAIN

Perch Rock lighthouse has been unlit since it was decommissioned back in 1973... Read More

14 Dec, 2015
LIVERPOOL A HIT WITH UNESCO

LIVERPOOL A HIT WITH UNESCO

Liverpool has been declared a City of Music by UNESCO, joining a select number of cities across the globe... Read More

14 Dec, 2015
STILL TIME FOR THE FLU JAB

STILL TIME FOR THE FLU JAB

Residents across Sefton are still being urged to get the flu jab this winter... Read More

14 Dec, 2015
ST HELENS PRIMARIES CELEBRATE SATS SUCCESS

ST HELENS PRIMARIES CELEBRATE SATS SUCCESS

We’ve got many talented, enthusiastic and extremely professional teachers... Read More

14 Dec, 2015
KIND-HEARTED ANDREW HELPS OUT HOMELESS

KIND-HEARTED ANDREW HELPS OUT HOMELESS

To me, Tuition is not just a school, but a metaphor for a family... Read More

14 Dec, 2015
ST HELENS PUBLIC HEALTH ACHIEVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION

ST HELENS PUBLIC HEALTH ACHIEVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION

This is a fantastic achievement and it’s great to see some of our successful health initiatives being celebrated at a national level... Read More

14 Dec, 2015
City Mayor Welcomes Heritage Great Britain Investment for New Mattel Play! Liverpool

City Mayor Welcomes Heritage Great Britain Investment for New Mattel Play! Liverpool

The Mayor of Liverpool is welcoming the £1.5m investment to bring Europe’s first Mattel branded family entertainment centre to the city. Read More

11 Dec, 2015
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

The Youth Employment Gateway team would like to pass on their Season’s Greetings… Read More

10 Dec, 2015
FESTIVE ENTERTAINMENT AT WIDNES MARKET CONTINUES…

FESTIVE ENTERTAINMENT AT WIDNES MARKET CONTINUES…

A magical Winter Wonderland Grotto, regular visits from Father Christmas and friends, and a special guest… Read More

10 Dec, 2015
SHAKESPEARE THEATRE DEVELOPMENT FOR PRESCOT DEBATED BY MP'S

SHAKESPEARE THEATRE DEVELOPMENT FOR PRESCOT DEBATED BY MP'S

Plans to create a Shakespearean Theatre in Prescot were debated in Parliament earlier today (Tuesday, December 8)... Read More

10 Dec, 2015
FOUR STREETS PROJECT WINS TURNER PRIZE

FOUR STREETS PROJECT WINS TURNER PRIZE

A project to regenerate some of the homes in Granby Four Streets in Liverpool has scooped the UK’s leading contemporary arts prize... Read More

10 Dec, 2015
SOUTHPORT DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

SOUTHPORT DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

The Southport Development Strategy will be available for the public to view and comment on from Monday, December 7 to Monday, February 8 2016. Read More

10 Dec, 2015
STAYING SAFE IN TAXIS OVER THE CHRISTMAS PERIOD

STAYING SAFE IN TAXIS OVER THE CHRISTMAS PERIOD

St Helens Council is urging residents to stay safe when using taxis over the festive period... Read More

10 Dec, 2015
FRANCHISE AWARDS TO BRING BETTER QUALITY RAIL SERVICES TO THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION

FRANCHISE AWARDS TO BRING BETTER QUALITY RAIL SERVICES TO THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION

Longer trains and more frequent services will mean commuters benefit from increased capacity... Read More

10 Dec, 2015
CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS FOR COUNCIL SERVICES

CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS FOR COUNCIL SERVICES

Wirral Council has released details of Christmas opening hours for key buildings and services... Read More

10 Dec, 2015
10 FREE THINGS TO DO THIS DECEMBER

10 FREE THINGS TO DO THIS DECEMBER

A YouGov survey has shown that just 1% of those who make New Year’s resolutions manage to make it all the way to a full year... Read More

8 Dec, 2015
PORT SUNLIGHT MAKES HISTORY WITH LOCAL LISTED BUILDING CONSENT ORDER

PORT SUNLIGHT MAKES HISTORY WITH LOCAL LISTED BUILDING CONSENT ORDER

Owning one of the listed houses in Port Sunlight can be daunting... Read More

8 Dec, 2015
DON’T FORGET - IT’S FREE TO PARK ALL DAY ON SATURDAY IN COUNCIL CAR PARKS

DON’T FORGET - IT’S FREE TO PARK ALL DAY ON SATURDAY IN COUNCIL CAR PARKS

More reasons to support our local businesses! Read More

8 Dec, 2015
ESPOSITO'S DELI AND THE PARTY SQUAD HOST BREAKFAST OR SUPPER WITH SANTA

ESPOSITO'S DELI AND THE PARTY SQUAD HOST BREAKFAST OR SUPPER WITH SANTA

Nominate a deserving family for FREE tickets to one of their events... Read More

8 Dec, 2015
KIRKBY MARKET

KIRKBY MARKET

With Christmas just around the corner, there’s never been a better time to bag a bargain at Kirkby Market... Read More

8 Dec, 2015
WAYNE ROONEY SURPRISES KIRKBY PRIMARY SCHOOL WITH SCHOOLS 4 HEALTH AWARD

WAYNE ROONEY SURPRISES KIRKBY PRIMARY SCHOOL WITH SCHOOLS 4 HEALTH AWARD

“It’s great to see a school close to where I grew up taking the health and wellbeing of its pupils seriously" Read More

8 Dec, 2015
NEW E-BOOKS SERVICE LAUNCHED BY KNOWSLEY’S LIBRARIES

NEW E-BOOKS SERVICE LAUNCHED BY KNOWSLEY’S LIBRARIES

Knowsley Library Service has launched a new, free e-Book Service which offers a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles... Read More

8 Dec, 2015
I SAW THEM STANDING THERE

I SAW THEM STANDING THERE

One magnificent waterfront, two Liver Birds, Three Graces and now four icons join them to take pride of place on Liverpool’s Pier Head. Read More

8 Dec, 2015
UNSAFE HOVERBOARDS

UNSAFE HOVERBOARDS

Trading Standards officers in Sefton have seized a consignment of 50 hoverboards at the Port of Liverpool over safety concerns... Read More

8 Dec, 2015
THE DARK SIDE STORMS ST HELENS

THE DARK SIDE STORMS ST HELENS

The town awakens... Darth Vader’s Stormtroopers assembled in St Helens town centre as part of a special Star Wars Day event... Read More

3 Dec, 2015
FOLLOW THE POPPY TRAIL

FOLLOW THE POPPY TRAIL

A special trail has been created to highlight Liverpool’s links with World War One Read More

3 Dec, 2015
FOOTBALL OFF THIS WEEKEND

FOOTBALL OFF THIS WEEKEND

Wirral Council has called off all matches scheduled to take place on municipal playing fields this Saturday... Read More

3 Dec, 2015
COMMON SENSE THE KEY TO CHRISTMAS SAFETY

COMMON SENSE THE KEY TO CHRISTMAS SAFETY

Wirral Community Safety Partnership is helping local people keep themselves and their property safe this Christmas... Read More

3 Dec, 2015
SMART BINS TESTED IN TOWN CENTRE

SMART BINS TESTED IN TOWN CENTRE

New solar powered ‘Bigbelly’ bins... Read More

3 Dec, 2015
HAVE YOU DISCOVERED WHAT YOU CAN DO ONLINE?

HAVE YOU DISCOVERED WHAT YOU CAN DO ONLINE?

Knowsley Council is encouraging residents to contact the council online for a wide range of services... Read More

3 Dec, 2015
REHEARSALS ARE UNDER WAY. OH YES THEY ARE!

REHEARSALS ARE UNDER WAY. OH YES THEY ARE!

Rehearsals started this week for Halton Borough Council's glittering 'rugs to riches' panto, Aladdin! Read More

2 Dec, 2015
FESTIVE OPEN DAY AT TOWN HALL

FESTIVE OPEN DAY AT TOWN HALL

Admission is free, there will be free festive refreshments and an opportunity to tour the Mayor’s Parlour Read More

2 Dec, 2015
DO YOU CARE? WE ARE HERE TO HELP...

DO YOU CARE? WE ARE HERE TO HELP...

Advice on welfare rights entitlement and how to access a referral to social services alongside carer breaks Read More

1 Dec, 2015
STOP LOAN SHARKS CAMPAIGN

STOP LOAN SHARKS CAMPAIGN

The council is supporting the ‘Stop Loan Sharks’ campaign this week... Read More

1 Dec, 2015
HONOURING ST HELENS’ WWI VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS

HONOURING ST HELENS’ WWI VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS

St Helens Council is looking to contact family members of local soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross... Read More

1 Dec, 2015
THINK BEFORE YOU DRINK THIS CHRISTMAS TIME.

THINK BEFORE YOU DRINK THIS CHRISTMAS TIME.

The One Punch Can Kill campaign underlines the link between too much alcohol – and its potentially lethal consequences... Read More

1 Dec, 2015
WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU

WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU

Let us know what you think of the new site… Read More

30 Nov, 2015
OPENING OF H&M PROVIDES SHOT IN THE ARM FOR TOWN CENTRE

OPENING OF H&M PROVIDES SHOT IN THE ARM FOR TOWN CENTRE

The launch of the 14,000 square feet store saw hundreds of shoppers queue patiently... Read More

30 Nov, 2015
CHRISTMAS GIFT APPEAL

CHRISTMAS GIFT APPEAL

The Mayor of Sefton, Cllr Stephen Kermode, is asking as many people as possible across the borough to get behind this year's Christmas gift appeal... Read More

27 Nov, 2015
LIVERPOOL CITY REGION DEVOLUTION - LETTER FROM THE COUNCIL LEADER

LIVERPOOL CITY REGION DEVOLUTION - LETTER FROM THE COUNCIL LEADER

So what does this all means for Halton? Read More

27 Nov, 2015
DEVOLUTION DEAL BOOSTS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

DEVOLUTION DEAL BOOSTS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

Council leaders in the Liverpool City Region have signed up in principle to George's Osborne's devolution revolution... Read More

27 Nov, 2015
THE SEFTON OPEN RETURNS TO THE ATKINSON

THE SEFTON OPEN RETURNS TO THE ATKINSON

The Sefton Open exhibition returns to The Atkinson this weekend... Read More

27 Nov, 2015
LOCAL COUNCIL HOPE TO DRIVE VOTER REGISTRATION WITH NEW CAMPAIGN

LOCAL COUNCIL HOPE TO DRIVE VOTER REGISTRATION WITH NEW CAMPAIGN

Sefton Council has teamed up with digital advertiser, Open Messenger, in a bid to get local residents registered to vote... Read More

27 Nov, 2015
PARENTS AND PUPILS TAKE AWAY HEALTHY EATING ADVICE

PARENTS AND PUPILS TAKE AWAY HEALTHY EATING ADVICE

Schools and food takeaway businesses are working alongside council officers to promote healthier eating in Wirral... Read More

27 Nov, 2015
THE DARK SIDE TO TAKE OVER ST HELENS ON DECEMBER 6

THE DARK SIDE TO TAKE OVER ST HELENS ON DECEMBER 6

Stormtroopers will storm their way into St Helens town centre - as part of a special Star Wars Day event... Read More

27 Nov, 2015
MORE TRAVEL CHOICE THIS CHRISTMAS

MORE TRAVEL CHOICE THIS CHRISTMAS

Details of Christmas public transport services... Read More

27 Nov, 2015
ENJOY THE COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS WITH ST HELENS LIBRARIES’ ADVENT CALENDAR WITH A DIFFERENCE

ENJOY THE COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS WITH ST HELENS LIBRARIES’ ADVENT CALENDAR WITH A DIFFERENCE

St Helens Library Service is offering you an advent calendar with a difference... Read More

27 Nov, 2015
KNOWSLEY CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OPENING

KNOWSLEY CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OPENING

Important information regarding the opening hours throughout the festive season... Read More

27 Nov, 2015
IGNITE YOUR LIFE EVENT IN HUYTON

IGNITE YOUR LIFE EVENT IN HUYTON

Wellbeing Enterprises will be running their next ‘feel good’ event in Huyton on 11 December 2015... Read More

25 Nov, 2015
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SHINE BRIGHT ON SEABANK ROAD THANKS TO COMMUNITY FUNDING INITIATIVE

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SHINE BRIGHT ON SEABANK ROAD THANKS TO COMMUNITY FUNDING INITIATIVE

Festive cheer has come to Seabank Road’s busy parade of shops in New Brighton... Read More

25 Nov, 2015
DON'T BE LATE... FOR THIS VERY IMPORTANT DATE

DON'T BE LATE... FOR THIS VERY IMPORTANT DATE

Teenage volunteers will be giving two of Halton Borough Council's children's libraries an Alice In Wonderland theme next month Read More

25 Nov, 2015
LOTTERY CASH TO REBUILD VILLAGE HALL

LOTTERY CASH TO REBUILD VILLAGE HALL

Hale Village Hall is to be rebuilt thanks to a grant of almost half a million pounds from Big Lottery Fund. Read More

25 Nov, 2015
COUNCIL TAX REDUCTION SCHEME CONSULTATION

COUNCIL TAX REDUCTION SCHEME CONSULTATION

Sefton Council is running a month long consultation to gauge views on a revised Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2016/17... Read More

25 Nov, 2015
BLACK FRIDAY BARGAIN BONANZA IN ST HELENS

BLACK FRIDAY BARGAIN BONANZA IN ST HELENS

With just three days to go, the countdown to Black Friday 2015 is well and truly on Read More

25 Nov, 2015
CHRISTMAS CHOIRS WILL BE ON SONG IN CENTRAL LIBRARY

CHRISTMAS CHOIRS WILL BE ON SONG IN CENTRAL LIBRARY

Christmas is coming; the goose is getting fat... Get down to Central Library, wearing your Christmas hat! Read More

25 Nov, 2015
FREE FOOTBALL SKILLS EVENT TO OPEN NEW 3G PITCHES

FREE FOOTBALL SKILLS EVENT TO OPEN NEW 3G PITCHES

Wirral’s latest 3G playing pitches will be officially opened this weekend with a free football skills workshop. Read More

25 Nov, 2015
HOYLAKE NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN OFFERS POWER TO COMMUNITY

HOYLAKE NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN OFFERS POWER TO COMMUNITY

A plan to give more local control of planning decisions to people in Hoylake is one step closer... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
COMMUNITY CAFE WITH A DIFFERENCE - TAKE THE 'ROUTE' TO A NICE CUPPA!

COMMUNITY CAFE WITH A DIFFERENCE - TAKE THE 'ROUTE' TO A NICE CUPPA!

A new shop and cafe with a difference... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS MARKET ANNOUNCED IN WIDNES

TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS MARKET ANNOUNCED IN WIDNES

A traditional Christmas Market coming to Widnes... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
MAKE AN EARLY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION FOR A ‘DRY JANUARY’

MAKE AN EARLY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION FOR A ‘DRY JANUARY’

Start the New Year with a new YOU... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
LIVERPOOL DEVOLUTION DEAL BOOSTS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

LIVERPOOL DEVOLUTION DEAL BOOSTS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

Liverpool has become the latest City Region to sign up in principle to George’s Osborne’s devolution revolution... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
NOMINATE YOUR LOCAL HERO FOR A WIRRAL AWARD

NOMINATE YOUR LOCAL HERO FOR A WIRRAL AWARD

There's not much time left to nominate your local hero... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
FREE LANTERN MAKING EVENT AT CORONATION PARK

FREE LANTERN MAKING EVENT AT CORONATION PARK

Ever wanted to make your own Christmas Lantern, pop along and learn how... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
HELP YOURSELF TO STAY HEALTHY THIS WINTER

HELP YOURSELF TO STAY HEALTHY THIS WINTER

By keeping fit and healthy, individuals can take control of their own health... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
NEW GREYSTONE FOOTBRIDGE IS OPEN

NEW GREYSTONE FOOTBRIDGE IS OPEN

The new Greystone footbridge across the M62 in Huyton is now open to the public... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
COUNCIL CHIEFS URGE WIRRAL RESIDENTS TO REGISTER THEIR VOICE

COUNCIL CHIEFS URGE WIRRAL RESIDENTS TO REGISTER THEIR VOICE

Registration forms to vote are required to be returned asap! Read More

19 Nov, 2015
OUT OF TOWN RETAIL BOOST A CHRISTMAS UPLIFT FOR COMMUNITY

OUT OF TOWN RETAIL BOOST A CHRISTMAS UPLIFT FOR COMMUNITY

It is estimated that nearly 300 jobs have either been created or safeguarded as a result of the changes at Croft Retail Park... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
COUNCIL INVITES CYCLISTS TO LIGHT UP THE PARK IN THE DARK

COUNCIL INVITES CYCLISTS TO LIGHT UP THE PARK IN THE DARK

St Helens Council is inviting cyclists of all ages to light up the dark at a unique event in Taylor Park... Read More

19 Nov, 2015
THE FORCE IS STRONG AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

THE FORCE IS STRONG AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

St Helens Central Library is hosting a special Star Wars evening on Wednesday 25 November from 4:30pm... Read More

18 Nov, 2015
LIVERPOOL DEVOLUTION DEAL BOOSTS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

LIVERPOOL DEVOLUTION DEAL BOOSTS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

Liverpool City Region agrees revolutionary devolution deal including £900m of Govt investment Read More

18 Nov, 2015
REMEMBRANCE FOR PARIS TERROR ATTACKS

REMEMBRANCE FOR PARIS TERROR ATTACKS

Sefton Council remembers those who lost their lives in Paris Read More

18 Nov, 2015
CELEBRATING SEFTON COUNCIL #OURDAY

CELEBRATING SEFTON COUNCIL #OURDAY

Tweetathon Wednesday - find out what we're doing in Sefton Read More

16 Nov, 2015
OFFSHORE WIND SECTOR SET TO BOOST LOCAL JOBS WITH NEW LIGHTBOX DEVELOPMENT

OFFSHORE WIND SECTOR SET TO BOOST LOCAL JOBS WITH NEW LIGHTBOX DEVELOPMENT

Upwards of 50 jobs are set to be created with the opening of a £2.5 million complex of new super-energy efficient offices and warehouses Read More

16 Nov, 2015
IT COULD BE YOU.... WHO GETS A FAKE NATIONAL LOTTERY SCAM EMAIL

IT COULD BE YOU.... WHO GETS A FAKE NATIONAL LOTTERY SCAM EMAIL

A resident has received a scam email pretending to be from the National Lottery... Read More

16 Nov, 2015
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ..... IN RUNCORN

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ..... IN RUNCORN

What better way to get into the Christmas Spirit and to spend your Christmas Eve... Read More

16 Nov, 2015
FREE TRAINING TO LEAD GROUP BIKE RIDES

FREE TRAINING TO LEAD GROUP BIKE RIDES

Enjoy bike riding? Why not lead a group of cyclists with this FREE training... Read More

16 Nov, 2015
BOOK OF CONDOLENCE TO OPEN FOLLOWING PARIS TERROR ATTACKS

BOOK OF CONDOLENCE TO OPEN FOLLOWING PARIS TERROR ATTACKS

A Book of Condolence is to be opened at Liverpool Town Hall... Read More

16 Nov, 2015
FIVE MEGAMAX QUAYSIDE CRANES ARRIVE

FIVE MEGAMAX QUAYSIDE CRANES ARRIVE

The south Sefton skyline has changed following the arrival of five ‘megamax’ quayside cranes as part of the new Liverpool2 container terminal. Read More

16 Nov, 2015
YOUTH SERVICE LAUNCH NEW SESSIONS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

YOUTH SERVICE LAUNCH NEW SESSIONS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

St Helens Council’s Youth Service has launched new sessions across the borough... Read More

16 Nov, 2015
COUNCIL ISSUES GUTTER CLEANING WARNING

COUNCIL ISSUES GUTTER CLEANING WARNING

St Helens Council’s Trading Standards team is warning residents to be wary of doorstep traders offering guttering, roofing and other building work. Read More

12 Nov, 2015
HAYDOCK LIGHTS SWITCH-ON REARRANGED

HAYDOCK LIGHTS SWITCH-ON REARRANGED

Following on from the town centre’s sensational seasonal switch-on on Saturday 14 November, 4pm... Read More

12 Nov, 2015
NADINE COYLE TO HEADLINE ST HELENS’ CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON 2015

NADINE COYLE TO HEADLINE ST HELENS’ CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON 2015

Thousands are expected to turn out for the lights switch on in Victoria Square on Saturday 14 November. Read More

12 Nov, 2015
GREEN SCHEME GETS THE GREEN LIGHT

GREEN SCHEME GETS THE GREEN LIGHT

St Helens Council’s Recycling Rewards scheme is officially up and running...... Read More

11 Nov, 2015
OLIVER'S ARMY! WE SUPPORT JAMIE...

OLIVER'S ARMY! WE SUPPORT JAMIE...

Did you know a can of coke can contain twice the recommended daily sugar intake for a child Read More

11 Nov, 2015
THE MARKET FOR BARGAINS - FOR 140 YEARS!

THE MARKET FOR BARGAINS - FOR 140 YEARS!

Not many things can claim to have been around when Benjamin Disraeli was Prime Minister, Queen Victoria was on the throne Read More

11 Nov, 2015
KNOWSLEY RANKED FIRST IN NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORT SURVEY

KNOWSLEY RANKED FIRST IN NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORT SURVEY

Knowsley Council has been ranked as the Best Overall Performer in the... Read More

11 Nov, 2015
CALLING ALL BUDDING WRITERS

CALLING ALL BUDDING WRITERS

Sefton Council has launched a special writing competition in celebration of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. Read More

11 Nov, 2015
IN BLOOM 2015

IN BLOOM 2015

Sefton has scooped a number of top accolades at this year's North West In Bloom and It’s Your Neighbourhood awards. Read More

11 Nov, 2015
FREE AFTER 3 PARKING INITIATIVE RETURNS FOR CHRISTMAS

FREE AFTER 3 PARKING INITIATIVE RETURNS FOR CHRISTMAS

Wirral Council is once again supporting shoppers and local businesses by cutting the cost of parking in council car parks throughout December. Read More

11 Nov, 2015
LISCARD SHINES BRIGHT WITH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS’ SWITCH-ON

LISCARD SHINES BRIGHT WITH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS’ SWITCH-ON

Residents and visitors to Liscard are set to mark the start of the festive season Read More

11 Nov, 2015
HAS AUTUMN INSPIRED YOU? ENTRIES INVITED TO CHRIS SALMON POETRY COMPETITION

HAS AUTUMN INSPIRED YOU? ENTRIES INVITED TO CHRIS SALMON POETRY COMPETITION

Music' is the theme of this year's Chris Salmon Poetry Extravaganza, and entries are still open for what is one of the poetry events of the year. Read More

9 Nov, 2015
DATES FOR THE DIARY

DATES FOR THE DIARY

Details for upcoming events... Read More

6 Nov, 2015
BEWARE OF ATM DISTRACTION THEFTS

BEWARE OF ATM DISTRACTION THEFTS

Merseyside Police are urging to people using ATM machines in St Helens Town Centre Read More

6 Nov, 2015
TALK TALK/HSBC SCAM

TALK TALK/HSBC SCAM

Scammers are taking advantage of the security breach at Talk Talk Read More

6 Nov, 2015
TAKE A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME IN KNOWSLEY

TAKE A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME IN KNOWSLEY

Residents are invited on a journey through time during Explore Your Archive Week, with events taking place in Knowsley from 10 to 20 November. Read More

6 Nov, 2015
KING'S GARDENS VANDALISM

KING'S GARDENS VANDALISM

Vandals have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to balustrades at King's Gardens, Southport Read More

4 Nov, 2015
PUBLIC BIKE PUMP PLACED IN PRIME LOCATION

PUBLIC BIKE PUMP PLACED IN PRIME LOCATION

Merseyside’s First Public Bike Pump has been installed along the promenade near to the Seacombe Ferry Terminal Building. Read More

4 Nov, 2015
CITY TO REMEMBER FALLEN ON REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

CITY TO REMEMBER FALLEN ON REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

Liverpool’s Lord Mayor will lead the annual service of Remembrance on Sunday 8 November Read More

4 Nov, 2015
REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICES

REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICES

Remembrance Day services are taking place across the borough which will be attended by the Mayor of Sefton, councillors and council officers. Read More

4 Nov, 2015
DASH AND RAISE CASH ON SATURDAY 5 DECEMBER

DASH AND RAISE CASH ON SATURDAY 5 DECEMBER

This year’s St Helens Santa Dash has been launched, with organisers hoping to encourage as many local people as possible to pull on their Santa suit Read More

4 Nov, 2015
COULD YOU BE ELIGIBLE FOR FREE HEATING OR INSULATION?

COULD YOU BE ELIGIBLE FOR FREE HEATING OR INSULATION?

Halton Borough Council, working in partnership with Warm Zones and Energy Projects Plus, has secured funding to help residents Read More

2 Nov, 2015
CAMPAIGN AIMS TO BOOST BREASTFEEDING RATES

CAMPAIGN AIMS TO BOOST BREASTFEEDING RATES

St Helens Council’s Healthy Living team is supporting a new national campaign aimed at improving breastfeeding rates. Read More

2 Nov, 2015
OUTDOOR GYMS KEEP ON GROWING!

OUTDOOR GYMS KEEP ON GROWING!

Lonsdale Park, Litherland is the latest open space in Sefton to receive an outdoor gym for local residents to use. Read More

2 Nov, 2015
FOLLOW THE POPPY TRAIL

FOLLOW THE POPPY TRAIL

A special trail has been created to highlight Liverpool’s links with World War One. Read More

2 Nov, 2015
ENJOY THE TRADITIONAL SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS WITH THE ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC IN HALEWOOD

ENJOY THE TRADITIONAL SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS WITH THE ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC IN HALEWOOD

Get in the spirit of Christmas with a rousing brass band concert of festive favourites Read More

2 Nov, 2015
JOIN THE BRINDLEY'S BONFIRE NIGHT PARTY

JOIN THE BRINDLEY'S BONFIRE NIGHT PARTY

Have a great view of Halton's official Fireworks Display from the Brindley Terrace Read More

2 Nov, 2015
CELEBRATE WIRRAL’S WONDERFUL WADERS

CELEBRATE WIRRAL’S WONDERFUL WADERS

Wirral Council is encouraging people to take part in the first ever Wirral Wader Festival Read More

30 Oct, 2015
GOVERNMENT PRAISE FOR INVESTMENT PLAN THAT COULD GENERATE UP TO 10,000 NEW JOBS

GOVERNMENT PRAISE FOR INVESTMENT PLAN THAT COULD GENERATE UP TO 10,000 NEW JOBS

A new fund to boost the regeneration of Wirral’s docklands has been praised by the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse. Read More

30 Oct, 2015
CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE THREE STEPS TO PROTECT FROM FLOODING

CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE THREE STEPS TO PROTECT FROM FLOODING

Wirral Council is encouraging residents to take three simple steps to be prepared should flooding ever happen Read More

30 Oct, 2015
CELEBRATE THE STORY OF 140 YEARS OF WIDNES MARKET

CELEBRATE THE STORY OF 140 YEARS OF WIDNES MARKET

The year 1875 was a sad year for storytelling, with the death of legendary writer Hans Christian Andersen Read More

30 Oct, 2015
WARNING AFTER YOUNG PEOPLE THROW MISSILES AT BUSES

WARNING AFTER YOUNG PEOPLE THROW MISSILES AT BUSES

Cheshire Police and Halton Borough Council have issued a warning after reports of an unusually high level of anti-social behaviour Read More

30 Oct, 2015
LOCAL CHILDREN DESIGN ARTWORK FOR NEW GREYSTONE FOOTBRIDGE

LOCAL CHILDREN DESIGN ARTWORK FOR NEW GREYSTONE FOOTBRIDGE

Pupils from Malvern Primary School in Huyton have designed artwork that will feature at the entrance of the new Greystone Road footbridge. Read More

30 Oct, 2015
ALARMING RESULTS FROM CHILD CAR SEAT CLINIC

ALARMING RESULTS FROM CHILD CAR SEAT CLINIC

In a recent car seat safety event held in Knowsley, 69% of all children’s car seats that were checked were found to be... Read More

30 Oct, 2015
FORMBY TALKS

FORMBY TALKS

Formby Library is set to host two of its popular author talks over the coming weeks. Read More

30 Oct, 2015
COUNCIL SUPPORTS CALL FOR ACTION ON SUGAR

COUNCIL SUPPORTS CALL FOR ACTION ON SUGAR

St Helens Council’s Public Health team has welcomed a report from Public Health England Read More

30 Oct, 2015
NEW SPECIALIST FACILITY OPENS

NEW SPECIALIST FACILITY OPENS

A new purpose-built education facility to help young people with complex and/or medical needs has been officially opened in St Helens Read More

27 Oct, 2015
EXPERIENCE DANCING ON ICE IN WIDNES

EXPERIENCE DANCING ON ICE IN WIDNES

Halton Borough Council Mayor Cllr Ellen Cargill will be mixing with the stars Read More

26 Oct, 2015
CABINET TO SET HERITAGE BUILDING PRIORITIES

CABINET TO SET HERITAGE BUILDING PRIORITIES

More than £50 million could be invested in Liverpool’s most at-risk historic buildings. Read More

26 Oct, 2015
STEP BACK IN TIME AT THE OLD TYME FUNFAIR THIS HALF TERM

STEP BACK IN TIME AT THE OLD TYME FUNFAIR THIS HALF TERM

The Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens, Councillors Steve and Lynn Glover took a trip down memory lane Read More

23 Oct, 2015
YOUTH VOICE HEARD LOUD AND CLEAR AT CONFERENCE

YOUTH VOICE HEARD LOUD AND CLEAR AT CONFERENCE

Young people have had their say about the key issues affecting them as part of the 13th annual Youth Voice Conference, held at Wallasey Town Hall. Read More

23 Oct, 2015
HALTON COUNTS DOWN TO FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR

HALTON COUNTS DOWN TO FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR

The leaves are turning brown and there's a hint of winter in the air - it must nearly be time for Halton's 2015 Fireworks display. Read More

23 Oct, 2015
HALEWOOD HALLOWEEN FUN WEEK

HALEWOOD HALLOWEEN FUN WEEK

There will be something for everyone during Halewood Halloween fun week between 24 – 30 October. Read More

23 Oct, 2015
LIVERPOOL CITY REGION DEVOLUTION DEAL

LIVERPOOL CITY REGION DEVOLUTION DEAL

The Liverpool City Region has big ambitions for the future and great opportunities lie ahead. Read More

23 Oct, 2015
SOUTHPORT BID LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO CHANGE BEHAVIOUR TOWARDS CHEWING GUM DISPOSAL

SOUTHPORT BID LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO CHANGE BEHAVIOUR TOWARDS CHEWING GUM DISPOSAL

One of the busiest streets in Southport has been transformed like never before. Read More

23 Oct, 2015
TABLE TOP SALE WILL RAISE THE ROOF

TABLE TOP SALE WILL RAISE THE ROOF

Planning a clear out before Christmas? Then get down to Park Farm Centre at Moss Bank Read More

22 Oct, 2015
THE KNOWSLEY APPRENTICE 2015

THE KNOWSLEY APPRENTICE 2015

Have you left school and are considering what to do next? Or are you looking for full time work? Read More

21 Oct, 2015
START YOUR CAREER WITH ASDA

START YOUR CAREER WITH ASDA

Asda Traineeships give you the experience and skills you need to kick-start a successful career. Read More

21 Oct, 2015
HELP FINDING WORK AND TRAINING

HELP FINDING WORK AND TRAINING

If you're a Knowsley resident looking for work or training, Knowsley Works can help. Read More

19 Oct, 2015
LAUNCH OF 'STAY WELL THIS WINTER' CAMPAIGN

LAUNCH OF 'STAY WELL THIS WINTER' CAMPAIGN

A major drive to help people stay well this winter is being launched today by Public Health England and NHS England. Read More

19 Oct, 2015
CAN YOU HELP DELIVER NEIGHBOURHOOD JUSTICE?

CAN YOU HELP DELIVER NEIGHBOURHOOD JUSTICE?

Volunteers will shortly be recruited to help build on the success of the Wirral Neighbourhood Justice Scheme. Read More

19 Oct, 2015
LIFE-SAVING COURSES AVAILABLE THIS NOVEMBER

LIFE-SAVING COURSES AVAILABLE THIS NOVEMBER

Friday 16th October marked a Restart a Heart Day, a European-wide day aimed at teaching members of the public how to perform life-saving CPR skills. Read More

19 Oct, 2015
INDIE ROCK STAR WILL GET IT LOUD AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

INDIE ROCK STAR WILL GET IT LOUD AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

Bill Ryder Jones will be performing at Central Library this month as part of the Get it Loud in Libraries programme - funded by Arts Council England. Read More

19 Oct, 2015
STEPHEN'S WHEELS

STEPHEN'S WHEELS

Sefton Council's commitment to energy savings is continuing after leasing a new electric car for civic and mayoral engagements. Read More

19 Oct, 2015
FLU VACCINATION

FLU VACCINATION

Sefton’s annual flu vaccination campaign is now underway... Read More

19 Oct, 2015
CALL FOR POPPIES AMBASSADORS

CALL FOR POPPIES AMBASSADORS

Liverpool City Council is giving people the opportunity to be part of the Poppies team. Read More

19 Oct, 2015
HYPNOTIST SHOW IS FULL OF LAUGHS

HYPNOTIST SHOW IS FULL OF LAUGHS

Renowned hypnotist and comedian Andrew Newton returns to Knowsley next month with a stage show that’s guaranteed to entertain. Read More

19 Oct, 2015
FREE SAFETY CHECKS FOR CHILDREN’S CAR SEATS

FREE SAFETY CHECKS FOR CHILDREN’S CAR SEATS

Parents, grandparents and carers are invited to have children’s car seats checked at a free ‘Car Seat Clinic’ on Tuesday 20 October. Read More

19 Oct, 2015
LEARN A SKILL AND CHANGE YOUR LIFE

LEARN A SKILL AND CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Some great new courses and workshops for adults are on offer from Halton Borough Council’s after half-term. Read More

19 Oct, 2015
JASON MANFORD ANNOUNCES INTIMATE BRINDLEY GIG - BUT YOU NEED TO BE A 'CLUBBER'

JASON MANFORD ANNOUNCES INTIMATE BRINDLEY GIG - BUT YOU NEED TO BE A 'CLUBBER'

There's a chance to see top TV comedian Jason Manford, who now plays huge venues and arenas, in a special intimate one-off performance Read More

19 Oct, 2015
ST HELENS COUNCIL TRAVEL TRAINING SERVICE

ST HELENS COUNCIL TRAVEL TRAINING SERVICE

A programme run by St Helens Council to help would-be public transport users, over the age of 16, to boost independence, freedom and confidence. Read More

16 Oct, 2015
SEE THE LETHAL EFFECT OF RISING OFF-ROAD VEHICLES ON ROADS

SEE THE LETHAL EFFECT OF RISING OFF-ROAD VEHICLES ON ROADS

There will be a mock-up of a road traffic collision from 7pm on Saturday at Trident Retail Park in Runcorn Read More

16 Oct, 2015
NEW INVESTOR FOR KIRKBY TOWN CENTRE

NEW INVESTOR FOR KIRKBY TOWN CENTRE

Regeneration specialists St.Modwen, have exchanged contracts to purchase Tesco’s land in Kirkby. Read More

16 Oct, 2015
HOLLYWOOD HEADS TO LIVERPOOL

HOLLYWOOD HEADS TO LIVERPOOL

Liverpool is rolling out the red carpet with the announcement that once again another major feature film is to be shot in the city. Read More

16 Oct, 2015
WIRRAL REACHES OUT TO GLOBAL TOURISM

WIRRAL REACHES OUT TO GLOBAL TOURISM

Tourism specialists from around the world visited Wirral this week to further confirm the borough’s position as a leading UK destination. Read More

16 Oct, 2015
BE A GOOD GUY - BIN IT, DON’T BURN IT!

BE A GOOD GUY - BIN IT, DON’T BURN IT!

St Helens Council and other Community Safety Partner agencies have relaunched the Be the Good Guy Campaign. Read More

16 Oct, 2015
BE ACTIVE OCTOBER

BE ACTIVE OCTOBER

Sefton is set for a spooktacular half term of events and sessions as the popular school holiday programme, Be Active, returns. Read More

12 Oct, 2015
ALCOHOL - WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT IT?

ALCOHOL - WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT IT?

We really want to know what you think about alcohol in Liverpool... Read More

12 Oct, 2015
COUNCIL BACKS HATE CRIME AWARENESS WEEK

COUNCIL BACKS HATE CRIME AWARENESS WEEK

Students from Haydock High and De la Salle Schools will be helping to fight prejudice Read More

12 Oct, 2015
FURTHER BOOST FOR PRESCOT TOWNSCAPE HERITAGE INITIATIVE

FURTHER BOOST FOR PRESCOT TOWNSCAPE HERITAGE INITIATIVE

Over £250,000 of funding has been approved for specialist heritage projects in Prescot town centre Read More

12 Oct, 2015
SPIN CYCLE WITH A DIFFERENCE!

SPIN CYCLE WITH A DIFFERENCE!

Go for a spin at Brookvale Recreation Centre in Runcorn next week and help raise funds for Heart UK. Read More

12 Oct, 2015
U-EXPLORE AVAILABLE TO ALL YEG MEMBERS

U-EXPLORE AVAILABLE TO ALL YEG MEMBERS

To help Youth Employment Gateway members progress into work, they will be able to register for a free online account with U-Explore Read More

8 Oct, 2015
ONE MONTH COUNTDOWN TO POPPIES

ONE MONTH COUNTDOWN TO POPPIES

There’s just one month to go until Liverpool plays host to the iconic Poppies. Read More

8 Oct, 2015
KNOWSLEY’S CHRISTMAS PANTO IS PERFECT FAMILY FUN

KNOWSLEY’S CHRISTMAS PANTO IS PERFECT FAMILY FUN

The timeless magic of Dorothy and her journey along the yellow brick road will be brought to life in pantomime at Knowsley this Christmas. Read More

8 Oct, 2015
CHESHIRE ACTRESS FOLLOWS IN FAMILY FOOTSTEPS

CHESHIRE ACTRESS FOLLOWS IN FAMILY FOOTSTEPS

The latest panto star to be revealed for the #Brindleypanto is local girl with a big future Read More

8 Oct, 2015
YOUNG PEOPLE WISER ON ALCOHOL AND SMOKING

YOUNG PEOPLE WISER ON ALCOHOL AND SMOKING

Young people across the North West are becoming more sensible about alcohol and smoking. Read More

8 Oct, 2015
BRUSH UP YOUR ART SKILLS AT THE PARK FARM CENTRE

BRUSH UP YOUR ART SKILLS AT THE PARK FARM CENTRE

The Park Farm Centre would like to invite art enthusiasts with experience of watercolour painting Read More

6 Oct, 2015
NEW INITIATIVES LAUNCHED AS PART OF THE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT GATEWAY PROGRAMME

NEW INITIATIVES LAUNCHED AS PART OF THE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT GATEWAY PROGRAMME

A number of new initiatives which help unemployed 18-24 year olds into work will be launching today... Read More

6 Oct, 2015
GAME OF THRONES ACTOR TO APPEAR IN PANTO

GAME OF THRONES ACTOR TO APPEAR IN PANTO

Spencer K Gibbins who is playing the Emperor Of China in Aladdin at The Brindley Read More

6 Oct, 2015
SEFTON SUPPORTS YOUNG PEOPLE AGAINST EXTREMISM

SEFTON SUPPORTS YOUNG PEOPLE AGAINST EXTREMISM

More than 100 professionals came together for a series of workshops Read More

6 Oct, 2015
COUNCIL LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE DESIGNED FOR USERS’ NEEDS

COUNCIL LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE DESIGNED FOR USERS’ NEEDS

Residents are set to benefit from Wirral Council’s new and improved website Read More

6 Oct, 2015
DISCOVER THE INTERNET AT FREE ‘TASTER’ EVENTS

DISCOVER THE INTERNET AT FREE ‘TASTER’ EVENTS

Free internet taster sessions are once again taking place across Sefton to help more people get online. Read More

2 Oct, 2015
WELCOME…!

WELCOME…!

Welcome to the launch of the new YEG (Youth Employment Gateway) website. Read More

1 Oct, 2015
FROM LA TO RUNCORN! WE HAVE A 'MINT' OF A GENIE

FROM LA TO RUNCORN! WE HAVE A 'MINT' OF A GENIE

Panto veteran Nick Newbould is the latest cast member to be added to Halton Borough Council's panto, Aladdin. Read More

1 Oct, 2015
​“IF YOU’RE UNSURE JUST CLOSE THE DOOR."

​“IF YOU’RE UNSURE JUST CLOSE THE DOOR."

"If you’re unsure just close the door,” should be the stance when cold callers knock on your door, residents are warned. Read More

1 Oct, 2015
LITTLE READER AUSTIN POWERS HIS WAY TO A NEW RECORD

LITTLE READER AUSTIN POWERS HIS WAY TO A NEW RECORD

A Runcorn baby has made history by becoming a library member, at the tender age of 50 minutes old! Read More

1 Oct, 2015
PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY FROM FLU

PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY FROM FLU

People in Knowsley at risk from the complications of flu are being urged to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination. Read More

1 Oct, 2015
SEARCH FOR RELATIVES OF LOCAL SERVICEMEN

SEARCH FOR RELATIVES OF LOCAL SERVICEMEN

Liverpool’s Lord Mayor is looking for relatives of local servicemen to come forward and attend a ceremony Read More

1 Oct, 2015
ST HELENS COUNCIL ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO RECYCLE UNWANTED TEXTILES

ST HELENS COUNCIL ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO RECYCLE UNWANTED TEXTILES

If you want to get rid of unwanted items that are filling up valuable wardrobe space,we are making it easy for you Read More

29 Sep, 2015
SMOKING BAN IN CARS COMES INTO EFFECT ON THURSDAY

SMOKING BAN IN CARS COMES INTO EFFECT ON THURSDAY

Halton Borough Council has welcomed a ban on smoking in vehicles carrying people aged under 18... Read More

29 Sep, 2015
SPEND HALOWE'EN WITH EVERYONE'S FAVOURITE HORROR FAN SCOUSE MUSICIANS

SPEND HALOWE'EN WITH EVERYONE'S FAVOURITE HORROR FAN SCOUSE MUSICIANS

Why not celebrate Hallowe'en with a band inspired by horror films? Read More

29 Sep, 2015
WHAT DOES HEAVY METAL TASTE LIKE? FIND OUT IN RUNCORN

WHAT DOES HEAVY METAL TASTE LIKE? FIND OUT IN RUNCORN

What is heavy metal? What does it taste like? Does it hurt? Read More

29 Sep, 2015
STOPTOBER SUPPORT FOR PARENTS AS NEW SMOKE-FREE CAR LAW COMES IN

STOPTOBER SUPPORT FOR PARENTS AS NEW SMOKE-FREE CAR LAW COMES IN

New rules come into force on Thursday 1 October banning drivers from smoking in their cars if they are carrying children as passengers Read More

29 Sep, 2015
NEW SMOKE ALARM RULES FOR LANDLORDS

NEW SMOKE ALARM RULES FOR LANDLORDS

New rules are being introduced in Sefton that will help to improve the safety of tenants in privately rented accommodation Read More

29 Sep, 2015
SEFTON SMOKERS URGED TO SIGN UP TO STOPTOBER

SEFTON SMOKERS URGED TO SIGN UP TO STOPTOBER

Sefton Council is urging local residents and smokers across the borough to sign up to Stoptober Read More

29 Sep, 2015
AWESOME AUTUMN EVENTS AT CHILDREN’S CENTRES

AWESOME AUTUMN EVENTS AT CHILDREN’S CENTRES

St Helens Council’s children’s centres have announced a spectacular schedule of events Read More

29 Sep, 2015
DOG TEAM HAS ITS DAY!

DOG TEAM HAS ITS DAY!

St Helens Council’s Dog Welfare and Enforcement team celebrated after receiving a prestigious... Read More

29 Sep, 2015
WIRRAL OPENS UP NEW TRADE OPPORTUNITIES WITH 'START UP' CITY RENO

WIRRAL OPENS UP NEW TRADE OPPORTUNITIES WITH 'START UP' CITY RENO

Wirral’s growing links with international markets has taken another step forward following the signing of a Twin City Partnership agreement Read More

24 Sep, 2015
TOYAH COMES TO TOWN! ​

TOYAH COMES TO TOWN! ​

Household name, pop icon, TV presenter, and stage and screen actress Toyah Wilcox comes to The Brindley next month. Read More

24 Sep, 2015
FRANK MYLER SPORTS GROUND OPENING

FRANK MYLER SPORTS GROUND OPENING

A formal opening of the Frank Myler Sports and Recreation Ground will take place on Saturday 3 October. Read More

24 Sep, 2015
LEADER LAUNCHES BLOG

LEADER LAUNCHES BLOG

Leader of Knowsley Council, Cllr Andy Moorhead, has launched a new blog as a way of keeping local people informed about what’s happening locally. Read More

24 Sep, 2015
SPECTACULAR THRONES COME TO KIRKBY

SPECTACULAR THRONES COME TO KIRKBY

The transformation of Kirkby town centre is set to be completed over the coming days Read More

24 Sep, 2015
BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE TO ROCK LIVERPOOL

BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE TO ROCK LIVERPOOL

Liverpool’s reputation as the home city of rock and pop heritage has been cemented as it welcomes Britain’s only museum of popular music. Read More

24 Sep, 2015
LOCAL AUTHOR AWARDED FOR DEMENTIA SUPPORT BOOK AVAILABLE IN LIBRARY SCHEME

LOCAL AUTHOR AWARDED FOR DEMENTIA SUPPORT BOOK AVAILABLE IN LIBRARY SCHEME

A local author whose dementia support book features in the library-based Reading Well Books Read More

24 Sep, 2015
CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY DAY AT CENTRAL LIBRARY WITH THE GRUMBLING GARGOYLE

CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY DAY AT CENTRAL LIBRARY WITH THE GRUMBLING GARGOYLE

Join local St Helens poet ‘The Grumbling Gargoyle' Lynn Gerrard at 7pm on 15 October Read More

24 Sep, 2015
FURTHER IMPROVEMENTS FOR GUINEA GAP

FURTHER IMPROVEMENTS FOR GUINEA GAP

The Leisure Pool at Guinea Gap Leisure Centre in Seacombe will close for four weeks from this Friday to allow for structural repairs to take place. Read More

24 Sep, 2015
FLAGS FLYING PROUDLY OVER WIRRAL PARKS

FLAGS FLYING PROUDLY OVER WIRRAL PARKS

Several Wirral parks are now proudly flying their Green Flags – some for the first time ever Read More

24 Sep, 2015
AIR SHOW SUCCESS

AIR SHOW SUCCESS

Cllr Ian Maher, Leader of Sefton Council, said: "Yet again we have managed to put on another amazing air show in Southport. Read More

24 Sep, 2015
LEISURE FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS

LEISURE FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS

Sefton Council is set to launch a significant investment into its leisure offering across the borough Read More

15 Sep, 2015
KNOW YOUR NUMBERS 2015

KNOW YOUR NUMBERS 2015

Do you know your numbers? If not, why not attend one of the events taking place across the borough and find out your blood pressure numbers. Read More

10 Sep, 2015
READING REWARDED IN KNOWSLEY

READING REWARDED IN KNOWSLEY

Adult readers in Knowsley have celebrated completing a challenge to improve their reading at a special event at Knowsley Safari. Read More

23 Aug, 2015
SCHEME TO CUT YOUR ENERGY BILLS

SCHEME TO CUT YOUR ENERGY BILLS

The latest round of a scheme to save you money on your energy bills is now open Read More

22 Aug, 2015
VIP PROGRAMME FOR LMH TENANTS

VIP PROGRAMME FOR LMH TENANTS

Practical training and a paid work experience placement for unemployed LMH tenants Read More

17 Aug, 2015
LATEST APPRENTICESHIP VACANCIES

LATEST APPRENTICESHIP VACANCIES

Find an apprenticeship vacancies perfect for you Read More

21 Apr, 2015
Are You a Construction Subcontractor/Supplier working in Liverpool?

Are You a Construction Subcontractor/Supplier working in Liverpool?

Grow and develop your business with the support of the Liverpool Regeneration Contractors Group Read More

17 Jan, 2015
Seasonal Recycling Operative

Seasonal Recycling Operative

The following vacancy is open to 16 – 29 year old, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER 019 Read More

1 Jan, 2015
Training Centre Assistant

Training Centre Assistant

The following vacancy is open to 16 – 29 year old, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER: ILM004 Read More

1 Jan, 2015
HGV Class 2 Driver

HGV Class 2 Driver

The following vacancy is open to YEI / ESF, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER: ILM005 Read More

1 Jan, 2015
Admin Officer

Admin Officer

The following vacancy is open to 16 – 29 year old, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER: ILM006 Read More

1 Jan, 2015
Machine Operator

Machine Operator

The following vacancy is open to 16 – 29 year old, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER: ILM008 Read More

1 Jan, 2015
Trainee Plumber

Trainee Plumber

The following vacancy is open to 16 – 29 year old, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER: ILM009 Read More

1 Jan, 2015
Trainee Machine Operative

Trainee Machine Operative

The following vacancy is open to 16 – 29 year old, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER: ILM011 Read More

1 Jan, 2015
Trainee Surface Preparation& Paint Engineer

Trainee Surface Preparation& Paint Engineer

The following vacancy is open to 16 – 29 year old, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER: ILM012 Read More

1 Jan, 2015
Trainee Steel Fabrication Engineer

Trainee Steel Fabrication Engineer

The following vacancy is open to 16 – 29 year old, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER: ILM013 Read More

1 Jan, 2015
Packing and Warehouse Operative

Packing and Warehouse Operative

The following vacancy is open to 16 – 29 year old, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER: ILM014 Read More

1 Jan, 2015
Trainee IT and Installation Technician

Trainee IT and Installation Technician

The following vacancy is open to 16 – 29 year old, unemployed Knowsley residents REF NUMBER: ILM015 Read More