After a two-year absence due to the coronavirus pandemic, St Helens’ fireworks display will make a return this Bonfire Night with a new look. St Helens Borough Council has teamed up with Saints to present ‘From the Ground Comes Light – Fire and Light Spectacular’ at the Totally Wicked Stadium, moving from Sherdley Park for […]

Mayor joins care home residents to remember the Queen

The Mayor of Warrington has been visiting care homes across the town this week, to share memories and reflect with residents on the life and service of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The visits, which have seen the Mayor, Cllr Jean Flaherty, stopping off at 13 care homes, have given people the chance to remember […]

Queen Elizabeth II and Manchester Exhibition launched in Manchester Central Library

Today Manchester City Council launched a library photo and video Exhibition to commemorate the life of the late Queen Elizabeth II and her visits to Manchester. Starting from her birth in 1926, the carefully curated exhibition follows the key milestones of Queen Elizabeth’s life. It also, celebrates her reign, her links to Manchester, and her life-long commitment to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Visitors will […]

Manchester pays tribute the life of Queen Elizabeth II – events this week

Manchester will host range of events this week in tribute to the Queen – culminating in the state funeral next Monday (19 September). Central Library – Queen Elizabeth II and Manchester Exhibition – from Friday 16 September Photo and video Exhibition to commemorate the life of the late Queen Elizabeth II and her tips to Greater Manchester   Manchester Cathedral Service – Sunday 2.30pm  A Service […]

Family pay tribute to 75-year-old man who died following collision in Christleton

Roger Dutton, 75, from Holywell, tragically lost his life in a collision on Brown Heath Road, Christleton, Cheshire at around 3.45pm on Thursday 25 August. His family are being supported by specialist officers. Roger leaves behind Dale, his wife of 46 years, son Joel, daughter Olivia and sister Judy.​ He is also survived by his […]

Travel information for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral

On Monday 19 September 2022, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral will be held at Westminster Abbey. This is a national bank holiday and as such, many public transport services across Greater Manchester will be operating on an amended timetable, with both bus and Metrolink services operating to a Sunday timetable. A National Moment […]

Bank holiday – Warrington Council services

The day of Her Majesty The Queen’s funeral, Monday 19 September, is also a bank holiday, many of our services will close for the day. The day of Her Majesty The Queen’s funeral, Monday 19 September, is also a bank holiday. In line with normal bank holidays, many of our services will close for the day. […]

Hindu community remembers Queen Elizabeth II

Members of Liverpool’s Hindu community will mark the passing on Queen Elizabeth II this weekend. A prayer and condolence meeting will be held on Sunday, 18 September, from 1-2pm, at the Hindu Centre, Radha Krishna Temple, 253 Edge Lane, L7 9LB. The meeting will be attended by the Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside Mark Blundell and Lord […]

Civic Service of Remembrance for Queen Elizabeth II at Liverpool Cathedral

Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool The official Merseyside Civic Service of Remembrance for her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will take place at Liverpool Cathedral on Sunday 18th September at 3pm. Members of the public will be able to attend, with doors opening at 2pm. The service will not be ticketed, but capacity will be limited. […]