Extra support for vulnerable families over the summer

Coins stacked in wooden house frame on table. Home mortgage loan rate. Saving money for future retirement. Real estate investment or property ladder concept. Housing project for construction business Vulnerable families in Liverpool are set to receive extra support with food bills this summer. Liverpool has been awarded £6 million from the Household Support Fund […]


St Helens Borough Council will submit two bids to support its town centre regeneration plans for Earlestown and St Helens following cabinet approval. The bids for the Levelling Up Fund round 2 will seek funding of up to £40million to be shared across St Helens North and St Helens South and Whiston Parliamentary constituencies.     In Earlestown the £20million bid […]


The St Helens Borough Local Plan is now one step away from adoption with approval by members at a meeting of the Cabinet today (Thursday 30 June). If members of the full council agree on Tuesday 12 July, the Local Plan will be adopted. Setting out the borough’s existing needs for housing, employment, infrastructure and […]

Early bird discount extended for Landlord Licensing sign-ups

An ‘early bird’ discount offer for the owners of privately rented properties to sign up for the city’s new Landlord Licensing scheme has been extended until 31 July. Landlords signing up before then will benefit from a saving which will take the total cost of a five-year licence down to £380 per property, rather than […]

Young Traders Market returns to Time Square

The award-winning Warrington Market is set to once again offer support and a platform for budding entrepreneurs aged 16 to 30, with the return of Warrington’s Young Traders Market. Now in its 10th year, the Young Traders Market is a countrywide initiative run by the National Market Traders Federation, who aim to nurture young talent […]


More than 1,000 jobs will be made available to residents in St Helens borough after planning permission was granted for two new warehouses in Bold as part of a three-phase development at Omega West. With work underway on unit one which will be occupied by Merseyside-based firm, Home Bargains, following approval from Secretary of State […]

Have your say on Trans Pennine Trail improvements

Local people are being invited to share their views on a key Warrington Town Deal project – the upgrade of the Trans Pennine Trail Greenall’s Avenue path. Warrington Borough Council is developing plans to carry out major improvements to part of the Trans Pennine Trail in west Latchford, between Wilderspool Causeway and Greenall’s Avenue. The […]

You Said… We Did… Lifestyles

A key part of Liverpool City Council’s improvement journey is reaching out and listening to our residents; as part of that initiative we have had some great feedback which has led to some changes which will hopefully raise fitness levels, without putting an extra squeeze on finances. Residents told us they can’t afford gym membership […]

Manchester Council to acquire Wythenshawe shopping centre from St. Modwen

The Council is making a strategic acquisition in the heart of Wythenshawe town centre that consolidates its wider land ownership to explore options around investment and regeneration. The shopping parade is the commercial centre of the area and a vital resource for local people to access shops, leisure facilities and other amenities.  Due diligence will […]