Tributes to woman who died on M60

The family of Shirley-Ann Dumbuya have paid tribute to her The family of a woman who died in a collision on the M60 yesterday have paid tribute to her. Shortly before 8.45am on Thursday 21 January 2021, officers were called to a report of a road traffic collision on the M60 close to junction 20.  […]

22 May 2017 attack Memorial gets the go-ahead

Planning approval has been granted for the memorial to those who lost their lives in the 22 May 2017 Manchester terror attack. The Glade of Light, designed to be a living memorial – a tranquil garden space for remembrance and reflection – was endorsed by the Council’s planning committee. Construction work is now due to […]

St Helens Borough commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

St Helens Borough will remember victims of mass genocide next week, with a number of poignant gestures planned to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Held every year on 27 January, Holocaust Memorial Day falls on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp where more than a million people died during the second world war.   […]

Blog: “When a woman achieves, women achieve.”

Maggie O’Carroll, CEO of The Women’s Organisation writes, on Inauguration Day 2021…on January 20, 20213 min read “We are witnessing an historic moment for women, as Kamala Harris is inaugurated as the very first female Vice-President of the United States of America. We congratulate Kamala and we are heartened that the US has chosen to elevate […]

The family of a two-week-old baby girl who died in Heywood has paid tribute to her

Felicity- may Officers were called to a report from the hospital of concern for a baby just before 6.30pm on Friday 8 January 2021. Despite the best efforts of medical staff, the baby, who has since been formally identified as Felicity-May Harvey, sadly passed away on Monday 11 January. A 24-year-old man was arrested on […]

Next of kin: Lehaci Lucian-Constantin

Can you help Sefton Coroner’s Office find the next of kin of Lehaci Lucian-Constantin, who sadly passed away recently? Mr Lucian-Constantin, 50, died at his home in Denecliff, Liverpool, on Friday 1 January 2021. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. If you have any information, please contact Andrea Walton via or 0151 777 7263.


Residents with Christmas floral tributes and memorabilia on graves in Halton’s four cemeteries are advised that they will be removed in early February. In preparation for grass cutting, the Council’s cemetery staff will begin to remove wreaths and other Christmas items from Runcorn, Widnes, Halton and Peel House Cemeteries week beginning 8 February 2021. This takes […]


Joint statement from the Directors of Public Health in Cheshire & Merseyside This weekend has seen our focus move to a new strain of coronavirus which is being transmitted at an even faster rate than the original COVID-19 disease, and we ask everyone to be extra careful over social distancing, social contacts and general hygiene […]