Get fit while you sit

Local community centres to host free chair-based exercise classes for residents. Warrington’s 17 community centres will re-open their doors to the public next week, welcoming back residents and community groups after many months of closure. The centres will be offering support to help residents to return to their pre-COVID levels of fitness and will be […]

Liverpool Councils unite for Dementia Action Week

NEXT WEEK all six councils in the Liverpool City Region are joining together for the first time to mark Dementia Action Week. From 17-23 May, the local authorities from Liverpool, Wirral, Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens and Halton will be offering an impressive range of mainly online activities as part of the annual national awareness week […]

Staying safe over Eid

As the month of Ramadan comes to an end with the Eid-al-Fitr, we would like to thank those in our Muslim communities who have observed Ramadan safely, whilst adhering to the Government regulations. Despite the announcement of the roadmap to the easing of lockdown, we are still under regulations to ensure the infection rate does […]


The new Leader of Halton Borough Council is Cllr Mike Wharton, replacing Cllr Rob Polhill who has stepped down after 10 years in the role. Cllr Wharton was elected to the Council in 2002, representing Hale Village and now the new ward of Ditton, Hale Village and Halebank.   He has been Deputy Leader for 11 […]

Closures in place at Rainhill Stoops this Friday for overnight road resurfacing work

Overnight closures will be in place at Rainhill Stoops Island this Friday to allow emergency road resurfacing repair works to be carried out. Works will take place between the hours of 9:00pm-5:00am, with Rainhill Stoops roundabout closed between Watkinson Way and the eastbound exit slip road.   Closures will also be in place on the M62 westbound entry slip […]

Saints fans urged to get tested before and after match day

Fans gearing up for their return to The Totally Wicked Stadium are being urged to add a symptom free test to their pre and post-match routines. Symptom free testing helps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as some people with the virus don’t get symptoms but can still spread it to others. St Helens R.F.C […]

Last call for views into consultation on an extension to Ardwick Green Framework

Residents, businesses, local community, and all stakeholders are being asked to look again at new proposals for Ardwick Green. The online consultation is being relaunched today (12 May 2021) with a proposal to extend the area of the Ardwick Green Neighbourhood Development Framework (NDF), which was originally consulted on last year. The NDF Extension area […]

Manchester prepares to mark Eid-al-Fitr

Manchester City Council is wishing residents a very happy and blessed Eid Mubarak as Muslims in the city prepare to mark the end of Ramadan.  For a second year, worshippers in Manchester will be celebrating Eid differently given the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.  Although the situation has improved significantly in the past year it is still […]

Liverpool Council sets out response to Best Value report

Liverpool City Council has formally set out its response to the recently published Best Value inspection. The city council was invited by the Secretary of State for Local Government, Robert Jenrick, MP, to respond to the BVI report, led by Max Caller, and his proposed package of interventions by Monday, 24 May. The council’s response contains […]