What’s new for Liverpool in 2022

Must-see exhibitions, brand new theatres, sporting firsts and unmissable festivals, Marketing Liverpool releases the city region’s biggest events and attractions for 2022 – with lots more to be announced. Marketing Liverpool, the city region’s destination marketing organisation, today announced some of the highlights of the city region’s events programme for the year ahead. The city […]

Outcome of ‘Our City, Your Say’ conversations made live

Cleaner and safer streets’ and ‘better transport’ are just some of the things that residents told us they want to see in Liverpool. Over 900 people recently took the time to complete the council’s Our City, Your Say’ survey, in which we asked what people love about the city and what they think needs improving. […]

New borough housing strategy promises quality and accessible homes for all

‘Quality and accessible homes for all’ is the clear vision of a new draft Housing Strategy for St Helens Borough, approved by the council’s Cabinet yesterday (12 January 2022). The strategy sets out the borough’s future housing needs, the council’s commitment to building quality and accessible homes for everyone, and to improving and strengthening neighbourhoods […]

New Omicron cash grant to give support to struggling hospitality and leisure industries

A new cash grant scheme of up to £6,000 has now gone to live to help the hospitality, leisure and accommodation sectors hit by the latest Covid-19 variant. The Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant is part of a £1bn Government package across three separate schemes announced before Christmas.   The grant is available to businesses who were liable […]

Improvement works planned for Exchange Square

The early weeks of 2022 have been set aside to carry out a series of repairs and upgrades to Exchange Square. As one of the most heavily used parts of Manchester City Centre, some of the existing paving stones and cobbles in the area have deteriorated over the years. From Monday, January 10, 2022, a […]

Final chance to have your say on pharmacy services in Warrington

Residents are being asked for their views on pharmacy services in Warrington. The public survey is open until Friday 31 December and responses will inform the local Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA). This is a mandatory requirement of local Health and Wellbeing Boards. The public’s contribution to this assessment will help in understanding whether pharmacy provision in the […]


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GM Police issues reminder to shoppers over busy festive period

As footfall increases, with shoppers buying their Christmas goods and the reintroduction of face masks in shops in order to tackle the Omicron variant, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is reminding the public to consider their behaviour and be kind to shop workers this Christmas, as the Force reaffirms its commitment to the national #ShopKind campaign. […]