Next of kin: Michael Lewis

Please share and help Liverpool and Wirral Coroner’s Office trace the next of kin for Croxteth man Michael Lewis, who recently died. Mr Lewis sadly passed away in hospital on Saturday 21 November, aged 70. He lived in Lower House Lane. There are no suspicious circumstances. Anyone with information should contact Elaine Jordan on 0151 […]


Halton’s bereaved parents will no longer have the burden of having to pay the cost of their child’s burial or cremation. From Monday (23 November) Halton Borough Council will offer free burial and cremation through the Government funded Children’s Funeral Fund for England, saving the families thousands of pounds and taking away some of the financial stress. […]

Liverpool remembers road crash victims

Avirtual service to remember those who have died or been injured on our roads will be held in Liverpool this weekend.  RoadPeace NorthWest has organised the event as part of the charity’s World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. There is an invitation to all those who have been bereaved or injured through road crashes, […]

Armistice Day

At the eleventh hour on the eleventhday of the eleventh month, a two minute silence is annually observed in honour of all the service men and women, both past and present, who have served their country. This year due to the coronavirus pandemic, residents are being asked to remember and pay their respects from home. […]


This year, sadly, we will not be able to mark Remembrance Sunday (November 8) in the usual way by attending commemoration events. We can, however, pay our respects in our own homes. The traditional parades and services at the war memorials in Runcorn and Widnes have been cancelled to help reduce the spread of coronavirus […]

We will remember them: Poppies marked on borough roads close to war memorials

Poppies to commemorate the borough’s fallen have been marked on roads and pavements at poignant locations ahead of Remembrance Sunday. The signs that depict a poppy with the message ‘Lest We Forget’ have been marked at various sites across the borough – including close to cenotaphs in St Helens and Earlestown town centres; St Helens […]

Display a poppy for Remembrance Sunday

Warrington residents are being asked to display a poppy in their window to mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday. The new national lockdown, which comes into force on Thursday 5 November, means that there will be no official Remembrance Sunday parades and services taking place in Warrington on Sunday, 8 November. Residents and veterans are being […]

Liverpool residents urged to remember the fallen from home

People are being urged to go online this Remembrance Sunday to pay their respects to those brave men and women who have fought for their country. Due to the ongoing health pandemic, this year’s annual Service of Remembrance will take place online on Sunday 8 November, starting at 10.30am. There will be no public gathering […]