St Helens Borough’s black communities to tell their stories as part of arts project

St Helens Library Service, through the award-winning Cultural Hubs: Arts in Libraries programme, is working with a local artist to develop a project which captures the voices of the borough’s black community. The project – announced during Black History Month – forms part of the National Lottery Heritage Fund-backed ‘St Helens Oral History Project’ which […]

Grant for cab drivers approved – Liverpool City Council

Liverpool City Council is to give a grant to thousands of hard-pressed cab drivers struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The city’s 3,886 licensed drivers rely on the previously booming hospitality, events and tourism sector for a lot of their income, and were hit hard earlier this year when it dried up overnight due […]

Things to do this Autumn Half Term in Liverpool

Take advantage of in the city for all ages… Head out for a crisp autumn walk or cycle in one of our many city parks, the Allerton Country walk for example… Join in a Spooky Museum Search with National Museums Liverpool and Where’s Wally?FREE but booking required to visit Enjoy some Covid-Safe shopping and a meal in Liverpool ONEMonday – […]

Boost for Baltic in bid for new train station and park

Anew masterplan for one of the UK’s creative hot-spots has been endorsed – which could soon lead to Liverpool’s first new train station and public park of the 21st century. Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet today (Friday, 23 October) approved the Baltic Triangle’s draft Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) – which has been developed over the past 12 […]

Go Active leisure centres accross St Helens Borough will reopen from Saturday 24 October

Go Active leisure centres across St Helens Borough will reopen from Saturday 24 October. The announcement comes following a change in government legislation which now allows gyms and leisure centres across the Liverpool City Region – which is in Tier 3 (Covid Alert Level: Very High) – to continue operating.    Queens Park Health & Fitness, Newton-le-Willows […]

Gyms and indoor sports facilities can reopen from Saturday 24 October in Liverpool

The Government is to allow gyms, indoor sports facilities, fitness and dance studios in Liverpool and the wider city region to reopen from Saturday 24 October. They were included in Tier 3 restrictions which came into force on Wednesday 14 October in a bid to drive down COVID-19 infection rates. However, local leaders successfully argued […]


It has been confirmed that gyms will be allowed to reopen, following calls from local leaders. The following statement was issued this morning (Wednesday) by the Metro Mayor and Leaders of the Liverpool City Region: Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region said: “On behalf of the Leaders and MPs across our City […]