Liverpool Councils unite for Dementia Action Week

NEXT WEEK all six councils in the Liverpool City Region are joining together for the first time to mark Dementia Action Week. From 17-23 May, the local authorities from Liverpool, Wirral, Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens and Halton will be offering an impressive range of mainly online activities as part of the annual national awareness week […]


Halton Libraries’ Let’s Make! Festival launches on Monday (17 May) and continues throughout May as part of the Celebrate Halton – Borough of Culture 2021 celebrations. The innovative events include pixel art, digital workshop and an Amazon no.1 author. There are lots of Halton Borough Council events and activities and at Halton Lea Library and […]

Sefton Park Pilot road closures

The first live music festival to take place in the country for over a year will take centre stage in Liverpool’s Sefton Park on Sunday 2 May. Running from 4pm to 10pm, 5,000 festival-goers will descend on the park as part of the national Events Research Programme. To enable the event to take place safely, […]

St Helens Borough commemorates International Workers’ Memorial Day

Today on International Workers’ Memorial Day, St Helens Borough remembers those that have lost their lives at the workplace. Held annually on 28 April, International Workers’ Memorial Day is a time to remember workers killed, disabled, injured, or made unwell by their work and promote campaigns in the fight for health and safety improvements to […]

Mayor of Warrington commemorates Anzac Day

The Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Maureen Creaghan, lays a wreath at Soldiers’ Corner to commemorate the anniversary of Anzac Day. Anzac Day takes place on Sunday 25 April to commemorate the anniversary of Australian and New Zealand forces landing at Gallipoli during World War One, in 1915, and the thousands who gave their lives. As […]

Next of Kin: Peter Hope

Please share and help Wirral Coroner’s Office find the next of kin for a Bidston man who recently passed away. Peter Hope sadly died at his home in Boundary Road on Tuesday 6 April. He was 71. There are no suspicious circumstances.  Contact Paula White on (0151) 233 0126 or email with any information […]

Liverpool marks 32nd Hillsborough anniversary

LIVERPOOL will mark the 32nd anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy tomorrow [Thursday, 15 April]. Acts of remembrance will be held from the afternoon but people have been asked not to gather due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. Flags will be flown at half-mast from civic buildings (St George’s Hall, Cunard Building and the Town Hall) and the […]

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

A statement from Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Maureen Creaghan I speak on behalf of Warrington Borough Council and the people of our borough in expressing my sadness at the news of the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. We will join with our communities in Warrington, and indeed around the world, in mourning […]

Statement on the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh

Leader of the Council Sir Richard Leese responds to the announcement that Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has died this morning. Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, said: “Prince Philip has been a major national figure for more than seven decades and, as the longest-serving consort to a British monarch, a source of companionship and support for the Queen […]

Tributes to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Liverpool is sending its condolences to Her Majesty The Queen, following the sad death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. The Duke of Edinburgh visited Liverpool many times as consort to the Sovereign, most recently in 2016, when the Royal couple attended the International Festival of Business and opened both the new Exhibition Centre and […]