Education sector invited to special Liverpool-Shanghai twinning celebration

Liverpool City Council is inviting Liverpool-based education partners to be part of a special business mission to China to mark the city’s 25th anniversary of its twinning with Shanghai. The Council is planning to lead a high-level education business delegation to the city of Shanghai in June and has put a delegation pack together to provide […]

A Lunar New Year message from the Leader of Liverpool City Council

As the year begins, I would like to wish everyone prosperity and happiness in the Year of the Dragon. We have so many exciting events in Liverpool this year to celebrate the Lunar New Year, I hope everyone is able to enjoy them. As a city we are fortunate to boast the first Chinatown in […]

School patrols recognised as part of national anniversary celebrations

This year marks the Platinum Jubilee of the School Crossing Patrol Service in the UK, and each patrol in Warrington will be commemorated with a special Platinum Jubilee badge and certificate. There are currently 11 patrol sites in Warrington, operated by 12 patrols across the borough. School crossing patrols were first created in the late […]

Liverpool gets ready to raise the curtain on Battle of Atlantic 80th Commemorations

Liverpool is preparing to stage commemorations to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic. A packed programme of events will take place across the city. Merchant and Naval ships and will sail into Liverpool next week (26 – 28 May) to begin three days of commemorations and celebrations marking the Battle of […]

Manchester looks towards the sixth anniversary of 22 May 2017 terror attack


Manchester is preparing to mark the 6th anniversary of the 22 May 2017 terror attack which claimed 22 lives and left many others injured. The focal point for personal remembrance and reflection will be the city centre Glade of Light memorial, which was officially opened last May by the now Prince and Princess of Wales […]


Come and celebrate International Women’s Day at Frank Myler Pavilion, Widnes, on Wednesday 8th March 2023. Free classes Free refreshments – pop in for a chat and a cuppa. Free information (freebies) Hygiene Bank donations welcome. Any queries contact Paula Parle 0151 511 8550.

Warrington Bombing – 30th anniversary event

On Monday 20 March, we will collectively remember the victims of the Warrington bombing which happened 30 years ago. As part of the town’s remembrance in this 30th anniversary year, guests will be seated for an event in the town centre. This event will take place from Market Gate, looking down towards Bridge Street. The event […]

“My Sweet Lord” – Celebrating George Harrison’s 80th Birthday

On the eve of what would have been “The Spiritual” Beatle’s 80th Birthday – Mayor of Liverpool, Joanne Anderson has been presented with copies of India’s spiritual classics. George Harrison’s, Hare Krishna friend, Gurudas, who met the Beatle in 1968 has gifted copies of the Srimad Bhagavatam and Bhagavad-Gita to the city’s Central Library, where they will go on […]

Liverpool City to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

LIVERPOOL will mark international Holocaust Memorial Day this year with a Service of Remembrance at Liverpool Town Hall. The service, for invited guests, will be held on Friday, 27 January, and will include prayers led by Rabbi Natan Fagleman, Allerton Hebrew Congregation, and an Act of Commitment by representatives of other faiths. There will also be a […]