Step into Warrington’s Time Machine

Visitors to Time Square will be taken on a fascinating trip back in time this weekend, as the ‘Time Machine’ event returns to Warrington. Launched last year with a pop-up people’s history space on Bridge Street, this year’s event is offering even more for the whole family to enjoy. From 10am – 4pm on Saturday 31 […]

Turner Prize returns to Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool today announced that it will host the Turner Prize in 2022, marking a return to the city for one of the world’s best-known art prizes for the first time in 15 years. Over the summer of 2022 the gallery will also stage a major exhibition, Radical Landscapes, which will explore our individual and collective […]

Statement on West Derby Road pop-up cycle lane

Cllr Daniel Barrington, Cabinet Member for Climate Emergency, Transport and Environment, explains the future of the pop-up cycle lane on West Derby Road. “I’ve had a number of concerns since the pop-up cycle lane on West Derby Road was first introduced. It was brought in without consultation with local residents, businesses and councillors. It has caused […]

Official statement about planned electronic warfare event in Liverpool

Mayor of Liverpool Joanne Anderson and other Liverpool councillors have signed a statement objecting to the electronic warfare exhibition AOC Europe 2021. It is proposed to come to Liverpool in October. The official statement by Mayor Anderson is as follows: I have made it clear that I am opposed to the Electronic Warfare Conference that […]

Art draws on anti-hate message

Liverpool is set to use its cultural credentials to send out the message that homophobia, transphobia and biphobia have no place in the city. The city’s largest LGBT+ organisations are working in partnership with Liverpool City Council’s Culture Liverpool team to curate visible projects that not only celebrate the community, but emphasise the importance of […]

Ahead of the weekend, let’s stay safe and look after each other

With lockdown restrictions eased this weekend, we are reminding people to stay safe and look out for each other while enjoying our City Centre nightlife.  Monday 19 July saw the government move to the final stages of easing Covid lockdown restrictions, meaning this is the first weekend nightclubs and other venues are allowed to re-open since […]

Trauma Clinicians deliver lifesaving training in Runcorn

Amongst those who took part in the training was Peter Bradley, whose friend died in August 2019 following a stabbing in Widnes. Following the training Peter said: “The hands on, practical training today has ensured that there are people placed within our community that now have the right knowledge and confidence, along with the right equipment, […]


More than 20,000 counterfeit and illicit cigarettes and tobacco have been seized from a Runcorn retailer by Halton Trading Standards officers. The operation, on Friday 16 July, saw Halton Borough Council Trading Standards officers join forces with officers from Widnes Local Policing Unit to target a prolific seller of counterfeit and illicit tobacco. The cigarettes, […]


Halton Borough Council is pleased to announce the winners of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded Reopening High Street Safely Poster Competition, a competition which invited children and young people (5-16years), to support the safe reopening of its high streets. The competition received over 300 entries from schools, groups and individuals across the borough, all of whom expressed […]