Dr Shiv Pande awarded Citizen of Honour

A DOCTOR, faith leader and charity fundraiser who has touched the lives of many is to be made a ‘Citizen of Honour’ in a special ceremony at Liverpool Town Hall on Wednesday, 10 August. Dr Shiv Pande MBE, who has lived in the city for five decades, started his career as a surgeon at Broadgreen […]

New support package offers lifeline for people out of work

A new package of practical support, advice and access to finance is being offered to people currently out of work in the Liverpool city region. The Better Off Fund will offer a fully-financed programme of support for anybody looking to enter or re-enter employment in the region. It will provide travel passes, free childcare, lunch […]

Fraudulent charity race nights organiser jailed

Nicholas Hughes, 38 of Cedar Grove, of Minerva Close and of Old Liverpool Road in Warrington has been jailed for five years for fraud, following a lengthy investigation conducted by Warrington Borough Council’s Trading Standards Service. Hughes, who ran Hughes Race Nights and Hughes Casinos and Race Night, used a variety of trading names. He […]

Free fun for kids at Play Day festival in Whitworth Park next week

As part of Our Year 2022, Manchester City Council have organised a day jam-packed full of free activities and opportunities for children to enjoy next Wednesday 3 August at Whitworth Park. Timed to celebrate the start of the school summer holidays children of all ages from the tiniest tots to teenagers, will be able to […]

Old Swan Clubs and Groups Awarded Funding in Community Event

On Saturday, 9 July, local clubs, and groups who support the community of Old Swan, came together to bid for funding as part of a participatory budget event. The event, run by the Old Swan local policing team, with support from Project Medusa and Everton in the Community, was aimed at strengthening community resilience and […]

Dizzying heights: Lord Mayor and Council Leader to abseil 270 feet for charity

On 17 July Lord Mayor Donna Ludford and, leader of Manchester City Council, Bev Craig will abseil off a 26-storey building in Castlefield – a 270ft drop- to raise money for We LoveMCR Charity. Over 100 daredevils will be taking part in the biggest abseil Manchester has ever seen, descending an eye-watering 270ft top to […]

Warrington Borough Council to host social work apprenticeship events

Warrington Borough Council will be holding two events in July to showcase opportunities for people to join its social work apprenticeship programme. The events – one of which will be in person, the other one online – will provide information about the apprenticeships on offer in both children’s and adult social care services at the […]

Councillors brave new heights in support of the We Love MCR charity

Councillors will be trading in political battles for a physical one as they embark on challenge to conquer the Three Peaks of Yorkshire. Setting off in aid of the We Love MCR charity, the intrepid group plan on tackling the peaks – Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough – within just 12 hours. The aim will be […]