Winners of this year’s prestigious Youth Buzz Awards announced

One of this year’s Youth Buzz Award winners The winners have been announced of this year’s prestigious Youth Buzz Awards that see young people in Manchester recognised for their stand-out achievements that help make a positive difference to them, their communities, or their peers. The awards recognise young people up to the age of 19 […]

Liverpool City Council Planning a Merry Mersey Christmas

It may only be March, but Christmas planning is already under way for Liverpool City Council’s Culture Liverpool team. Following the huge success of 2023’s Christmas Market outside St George’s Hall – which welcomed more than 750,000 visitors across 36 days – there are initial plans in place to explore the potential expansion of the […]

Be Proud Awards honours Manchester’s unsung heroes in glittering return to the city

Climate activists, creative innovators and equality and diversity champions make up just a few of Manchester’s unsung community heroes celebrated at the annual Be Proud Awards. Manchester City Council invites residents across the city to submit nominations to recognise the extraordinary everyday Mancunians who are making a life-changing difference to thousands through their volunteering efforts […]

Sisterhood Soirée at St George’s Hall

Head to Liverpool’s St George’s Hall for a celebration of sisterhood at the Sisterhood Soirée Pop up Market, taking place on Saturday 9th March, from 10 AM to 3 PM, at the historic St George’s Hall. In honor of International Women’s Day, we invite you to come together to commemorate, connect, and champion women in […]

Mark Mothering Sunday next weekend

PEOPLE in Liverpool are invited to come together next week to mark Mother’s Day at Anfield Crematorium. On 10 March, a commemorative service will be held at 11am, delivered in partnership with the Good Funeral Company, with the crematorium chapel open from 10am-noon for people who would like to take a quiet moment of reflection […]

International Women’s Day: Manchester welcomes back Walk for Women 2024

The annual Walk for Women will return to the streets of Manchester in celebration of strong and inspirational women for International Women’s Day. The much-loved event builds on an already rich history of advancing women’s rights for Mancunians as hundreds of women along with family, friends and community members will descend on the busy city […]


Halton Borough Council waved goodbye to one of its longest-serving employees after an incredible 46 years’ service. Shelagh Thornhill will be much-missed by the many friends, colleagues and social care clients she has worked with over the years.  Her bosses describe her as a model and loyal employee who deserves recognition for her time served […]

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 […]

St George’s Grand Breakfast

St George’s Hall is hosting the ultimate Grand National breakfast on Saturday, April 13 2024. Avoid the morning rush to Aintree and enjoy a relaxed breakfast in the grandeur of the Great Hall. Doors open at 9:00am and upon arrival guests will be welcomed with a glass of fizz or beer before being seated for […]