Residents with Christmas floral tributes and memorabilia on graves in any of Halton’s cemeteries are advised that they will be removed in February. In preparation for the forthcoming grass cutting, the Council’s cemetery staff will begin to remove wreaths and other Christmas items from graves in February. Therefore if there are any Christmas tributes on graves […]

Remembrance Sunday 2022

The annual event honouring those who have fallen in war, takes place at the cenotaph, Bridge Foot, on Sunday 13 November. The Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Jean Flaherty, will join war veterans, religious leaders and members of the armed forces for Remembrance Sunday. The schedule for the ceremony is as follows: 10.20am: The parade will step […]

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 […]

The death of Her Majesty The Queen

Liverpool is greatly saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Mayor of Liverpool, Joanne Anderson, said: “For many people this will be a very sad day in our nation’s history. “There can’t be many people who do not have a memory of Her Majesty The Queen visiting the city, whether […]

The life of Queen Elizabeth II – a timeline in Liverpool

From her first official visit in 1949 as a young Princess, to her last visit – 67 years later – in 2016; Her Majesty The Queen was always given the warmest of welcomes by the people of Liverpool. She officially opened Liverpool Cathedral, the Kingsway Tunnel and Alder Hey Hospital; she cheered on the horses […]

Tribute issued following fatal collision in Rode Heath

The family of a man who died following a fatal collision in Rode Heath have paid tribute to him. Ryan Watson, from Rode Heath, died on Friday 6 May following a collision on the A533, Sandbach Road, at around 11.40pm. The 24-year-old, who was originally from Cheadle, Staffordshire, leaves behind his family, friends and his […]