Liverpool City Council and police team up to prevent crime

Merseyside Police and partners including Liverpool City Council are pledging their commitment to invest in prevention with new force teams and a new force approach to help make the area a safer place to live, work and visit. Merseyside Police is investing in new teams, in a new force approach, and in new ways of […]

Reality Star launches new clothing range

Melissa Reeves, 30, from Liverpool,  left school at just 16 and went straight into Djing. She soon landed a role in hit reality TV series Ex On The Beach which saw her make an established name for herself. She was then did 4 seasons of The Challenge on MTV. ‘I had this idea that getting […]

SPECIAL TREE PLANTED AT CARE HOME IN MEMORY OF THE QUEEN

St Patrick’s care home in Widnes is one of only 300 places across the country to receive a special tree as part of the legacy to honour Queen Elizabeth II. A rowan tree was planted yesterday in the garden of the home as part of The Queen’s Green Canopy ‘Tree of Trees’ in memory of […]

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT PIONEERING HIGHWAYS SCHEME AT MEET THE CONTRACTOR EVENT

Residents wanting to find out more about a pioneering scheme currently underway to construct the Liverpool City Region’s first CYCLOPS junction in St Helens are invited to attend a ‘meet the contractor’ event this week. This month (November) ground was broken on the roundabout by the Bull & Dog Pub in Lea Green which is […]

FEARS OVER DEBT AS MORE PEOPLE COULD TURN TO LOAN SHARKS TO COVER CHRISTMAS

Experts have warned that unscrupulous lenders could try to cash in on the festive period as households struggle to cope with rising food, fuel and energy bills. • Nearly one in ten people turned to loan sharks to cover the costs of Christmas last year. • More than half of victims turned to illegal money […]

COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS UNDERWAY IN ST HELENS BOROUGH AFTER ANNUAL LIGHTS-SWITCH-ON EVENTS

Thousands of residents turned out for Christmas lights switch-on shows over the weekend to celebrate the countdown to the festive period and the very best of St Helens borough. Events organised by St Helens Borough Council’s events team saw action-packed entertainment held in the boroughs two town centres, St Helens and Earlestown, featuring a host […]

BLOG: Why planning needs to hear your voice

John Lennon famously once said: “Life is what happens to us while we’re busy making other plans.”Well, in Liverpool we sure are busy with plans, writes Sam Campbell, Chief Planning Officer at the city council. The city council’s planning department deals with more than 3,000 planning applications every year. And by September this year, my team […]

BLOG: No reservations about Accommodation BID

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND. Mayor of Liverpool, Joanne Anderson at the Cunard Building on 21 May 2021. Picture: Jennifer Bruce/Liverpool City Council. Following the news that Liverpool is to be the first city in the UK to introduce an Accommodation BID, Mayor of Liverpool, Joanne Anderson reflects, on this milestone moment for the city’s cultural and hospitality […]

BLOG: Liverpool unites to mark World AIDS Day

Each year, people around the globe come together to commemorate World AIDS Day on 1 December. Advanced Public Health Practitioner (Sexual Health and HIV lead), James Woolgar explains how Liverpool is once again uniting to show support for people living with HIV, the progress being made to eradicate the virus and how we’re remembering those […]

Family pay tribute following Disley collision

The family of a 54-year-old woman who died following a collision in Disley have paid tribute to her. Sheila Pixton, from Disley, was a pedestrian involved in a collision with a tipper truck. The incident occurred at around 11.35am on Monday 17 October, at the petrol station, on Buxton Road, where Sheila worked as a […]