Cruise celebrate one-in-a-million passenger

Cruise Liverpool has pushed the boat out to celebrate their one millionth passenger. Seeing a cruise ship berthed at Liverpool’s waterfront has been a regular sight in the city for over 15 years. With hundreds of ships choosing to beak their journey or embark passengers in Liverpool in that time, the number of visitors to […]

Uniting against hate on National Holocaust Memorial Day

Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Jean Flaherty, is urging everyone to stand together against hatred on Holocaust Memorial Day. The national commemorations take place each year on 27 January, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. It is a day for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the […]

Remembering “true community champion” Cllr Les Morgan

Cllr Les Morgan, Latchford West councillor since 2014 and former Mayor of Warrington in 2017/18, has sadly passed away. Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Jean Flaherty, hailed the enduring impact of Cllr Morgan’s work in the community, serving his residents with devoted commitment. Cllr Flaherty said: “Cllr Morgan was a true community champion who was highly […]

Liverpool City to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

LIVERPOOL will mark international Holocaust Memorial Day this year with a Service of Remembrance at Liverpool Town Hall. The service, for invited guests, will be held on Friday, 27 January, and will include prayers led by Rabbi Natan Fagleman, Allerton Hebrew Congregation, and an Act of Commitment by representatives of other faiths. There will also be a […]

Manchester City Council to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

The city of Manchester will mark Holocaust Memorial Day by lighting up the Tower of Light and by hosting an event in Central Library.   National Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January and is an opportunity to learn about the past and take action for a better future. This year, the guiding theme for Holocaust Memorial […]


A compelling public art exhibition created by local primary school pupils will be among the poignant gestures as St Helens Borough marks Holocaust Memorial Day next week. 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 […]

GMP officer receives a BEM in the King’s New Year Honours List

Greater Manchester Police officer, Inspector Jim Jones, has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the King’s New Year Honours List, for his services to policing and the armed forces. Inspector Jones, who has given 27-years of service to GMP, currently works as part of the Specialist Operations Branch at Manchester Airport and acts […]

New Year message from Mayor Joanne

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND. Mayor of Liverpool, Joanne Anderson at the Cunard Building on 21 May 2021. Picture: Jennifer Bruce/Liverpool City Council. Mayor Joanne Anderson writes about the past year and the coming 12 months.. I love this time of year. As a winter person, I don’t love Christmas, but the new year always fills me with […]