HIGHLANDS ROAD, RUNCORN – EMERGENCY TEMPORARY CLOSURE

A section of a large masonry wall has partially collapsed on Highlands Road, Runcorn. Due to the risk that the remaining parts of the wall present to road users, the road is being closed to traffic this afternoon (Friday). A diversion route is in place via Moughland Lane, Campbell Avenue and Park Road. A safe […]

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 […]

WE’RE OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD…

Halton’s own Ella Performance Group invite you to share their magical journey down the Yellow Brick Road when they present The Wizard of Oz at The Brindley Theatre on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 February 2022. Share the delight of Dorothy meeting the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion and sing along to the wonderful songs […]

Levelling Up minister Gove sees Mayfield progress

Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Michael Gove inspected progress on Manchester’s exciting Mayfield development during a visit to the city. He was joined on a walkaround of the 24-acre site, which is transforming a brownfield site on the eastern edge of the city centre into a distinctive new city centre neighbourhood, […]

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. […]

THE SIGNS ARE GOOD FOR HALTON & ST HELENS DEAF COMMUNITY WITH PRIZEWINNING ANIMATION

On the back of Eastender Rose Lucinda Ayling-Ellis’ success on Strictly Come Dancing, the Deafness Resource Centre (DRC) in St Helens & Halton celebrates another win for the deaf community.DRC is celebrating after employing local freelance graphic designer Lyn Lowe of WhisperCreative to create a VideoScribe animation that told the story of a young D/deaf* […]

CHRISTMAS FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS AND MEMORABILIA IN CEMETERIES

Residents with Christmas floral tributes and memorabilia on graves in any of Halton’s cemeteries are advised that they will be removed in early February. In preparation for the forthcoming grass cutting, the Council’s cemetery staff will begin to remove wreaths and other Christmas items from graves in the week beginning 8 February 2022. Therefore if there […]

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 […]

FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD TO THE BRINDLEY

Can’t wait until December to see some of our fab #Brindleypanto stars again. You don’t have to! Andrew Curphey and Rebecca Lake star in The Wizard of Oz in April. Rebecca plays Glinda and Andrew Curphey as the famous Tin Man, the show also features North West singing sensation Kassie Malam as Dorothy. Join Dorothy […]