Exhibition celebrating Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on display in Central Library

Manchester City Council, Archives+ and Manchester Metropolitan University have collaborated to curate an exhibition to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 70 years on the throne. The exhibition is a celebration of the triumphs of Queen Elizabeth II and a way that visitors of all ages can learn about the queen’s life and, her lasting connection […]

GMP Chief Superintendent Recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Chief Superintendent Wasim Chaudhry, Branch Commander of GMP’s Specialist Operations Branch, has been awarded a Queen’s Police Medal (QPM). Chief Superintendent Chaudhry joined GMP in 1995 and during his career has played an instrumental role in improving community relations, ensuring the voice of all communities is heard, and supporting residents through difficult times. As a […]

Peoples’ park bench project marks wellbeing organisation’s 15th birthday

A health and wellbeing social enterprise is donating park benches across several boroughs in the Liverpool City Region and it wants members of the public to choose where these benches should be located. The project is called ‘Peoples Park Benches’ and forms part of the organisations 15th birthday celebrations this month. A bench will be donated […]

Town Hall lights up blue to celebrate NHS birthday

Warrington Town Hall will be lit up as part of the #LightItBlue campaign to mark the 72nd birthday of the NHS on Sunday 5 July 2020. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, there has been an overwhelming show of support for the NHS and key workers across the country, as the health and social care system remains […]


This week Halton Borough Council is encouraging all residents  to join in, ‘/together’ the country’s biggest ever thank you. The poignant events – which will fall on the NHS’ 72nd birthday weekend on July 4 and 5 – will honour all key workers, ‘good neighbours’ and those who have been helping throughout the coronavirus pandemic. […]