Parachute Regimental Association to get Freedom of Liverpool

The Liverpool branch of the Parachute Regimental Association will receive the Freedom of the City in a special ceremony on Sunday 24 October at the city’s Parish Church. The organisation – formed in the late 1950s of World War Two veterans – will be awarded the Freedom Roll of Associations and Institutions for its work […]

Winners of 2021 ACE Awards celebrated

The standout work of officers, staff members and volunteers was celebrated at Cheshire Constabulary’s annual ACE (Achieving Cheshire Excellence) Awards event on Friday 15 October 2021. The awards are the Constabulary’s highest accolades that can be awarded to an individual or team that has gone that extra mile or demonstrated exceptional commitment to policing in […]

Warrington Market Manager wins top award

Andy Ward, Manager at Warrington Market, has scooped a prestigious national award. He has been named Market Manager of the Year by the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA). The ‘Market Heroes’ awards ceremony, which took place as part of the NABMA annual conference’s gala dinner, saw Andy take the top prize for the […]

Town Hall flag lowered in memory of Sir David Amess, MP

Council Leader pays tribute to Sir David Amess, MP. Council Leader, Cllr Russ Bowden, said: “The tragic death of Sir David is not only a very sad event, but an attack on democracy and our freedoms. Public access and open communication with elected individuals is the cornerstone of our democratic values. Our thoughts are with […]


The Circus of Horrors celebrates its 21st anniversary as it takes to the road with its latest incarnation, The Never-ending Nightmare, which comes to the Brindley Theatre, Runcorn. on Wednesday 23 November. This spectacular show features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre, brave and beautiful acts all woven into an ‘Alice in Horrorland’ type story driven by […]

City’s Service of Remembrance full of hope

Liverpool will fall silent on Sunday 14 November when the annual Service of Remembrance takes place in Liverpool Cathedral. In what has become one of the largest events of its kind in the country, attracting 10,000 people in 2019, the Worshipful Lord Mayor of Liverpool Councillor Mary Rasmussen will lead the city’s tribute to the […]

River of Light artworks announced

The 12 artworks which will transform Liverpool’s waterfront this month as part of River of Light have been revealed. For 17 nights, from Friday 22 October until Sunday 7 November, the waterfront will be transformed into a FREE illuminated outdoor art gallery. Twelve large scale light artworks will create a 2km trail in the fourth […]


Norton Priory Museum & Gardens is thrilled to announce a new programme of activity thanks to an award of £43,500 from the Art Fund Reimagine grants for 2021. Once a centre for medieval contemplation and spirituality, the funding will support Norton Priory Museums & Gardens to revisit the site’s Augustinian roots, providing a 21st century […]

Bishop Tom Williams to receive Freedom of Liverpool

The Auxiliary Bishop of Liverpool is to receive the city’s highest civic honour at a special ceremony on Thursday 30 September 2021. The Right Reverend Tom Williams, who has served in the city for almost half a century, is set to receive Freedom of the City of Liverpool at the Town Hall. He was born […]