Evensong to reflect the life of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

The Dean of Liverpool will lead Evensong at Liverpool Cathedral on Sunday 18 April to remember the life of the Duke of Edinburgh. The service, at 3pm, which will be live-streamed, will be before an invited congregation including the Lord Lieutenant. The service will be attended by community representatives and political and civic leaders from […]

Government confirms national events pilot to take place in Liverpool

The Government has announced details of the pilot events to be held in Liverpool, as the city follows in the footsteps of Amsterdam and Barcelona by participating in a science-led research programme to reopen the cultural and business sectors. The Events Research Programme (ERP) will be used to provide key scientific data into how events […]

Staying safe over the Easter weekend

Easter weekend will be a chance for increased celebrations thanks to the bank holiday, the better weather and the easing of lockdown restrictions. However, we would like to remind you that COVID-19 is still out there and there is still a chance of the virus spreading. Please remember the importance of staying at home and […]


Three of Halton Borough award winning parks are now displaying their new “Green Flags”. as well as new Union Flags and the Halton Coat of Arms. The Green Flag Award is administered by Keep Britain Tidy; it recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces across the United Kingdom and around the world. The […]


Less fortunate children in Halton are in line for an Easter treat after the organisations behind the Mersey Gateway Bridge stepped in to save a local charity appeal which looked certain to be scuppered by Covid-19. Construction consortium Merseylink and tolling operator Merseyflow have donated £750 worth of Easter eggs between them to the Halton […]

Residents encouraged to respect relaxed rules and their neighbours at Easter

As we all look forward to a well-deserved rest over the long Easter Bank Holiday weekend and enjoying the relaxed Covid-19 restrictions in force from Monday 29 March, residents are being encouraged to respect each other and the rules by community safety partners. While restrictions are easing, the ease comes at a time when the […]

Hampers for veterans delivered by council and community groups in time for Easter

St Helens Borough veterans will soon receive complimentary food hampers in a partnership project between the council and local veterans’ community groups. The hampers containing various food items, face masks, meal plans, shopping lists and recipe ideas, as well as signposting for physical health and mental wellbeing support have been funded by the council and […]

Next steps outlined following Best Value inspection by Liverpool Council

Liverpool City Council has outlined the next steps following the publication of a report by Government inspector, Max Caller CBE, into its Highways, Regeneration and Property Management functions. He found failings in relation to land disposal, governance and the relationship between elected members and officers, and makes a series of recommendations to tackle them. This […]


Halton Borough Council has been awarded £100,000 from Arts Council England to support its Borough of Culture 2021 project. The award, part of the National Lottery Project Grants programme, will enable delivery of a number of exciting, high-profile events later this year including a music weekender, festival of light and community takeover of the Silver […]