Liverpool Armed Forces Forum’s latest event

The Army has been in Liverpool since November supporting the city during its time at the UK’s first community-testing pilot. LIVERPOOL’s Armed Forces Forum will be holding its third meeting next week. The forum had its inaugural meeting in January and is a platform for organisations offering services to people who have left the Armed […]

St Helens Borough new Covid street teams help keep people safe

To help everyone stay safe this winter during the ongoing pandemic, there will be some new faces on the streets of St Helens Borough offering support, guidance, and advice. From 3 December, a small team of Covid-19 marshals will be on hand around key retail areas in the St Helens Borough to answer any questions […]

International Day of Disabled People on 3 December 2020: We’ve Got Each Other

International Day of Disabled People on 3 December 2020: We’ve Got Each Other Manchester City Council is proud to deliver this digital accessible event for International Day of Disabled People and UK Disability History Month which we’ve designed and produced with Manchester Archive+, Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People and with support from Manchester Histories. […]

£22m revamp of The Strand enters new phase

Festive shoppers arriving from north of city asked to plan journey in advance Work on a radical redesign of one of Liverpool’s most famous roads is to enter a new phase this week – with festive shoppers being asked to make allowances in their journey. The Strand – which runs past the historic Royal Albert […]

Liverpool City region landmarks to light up in call to end violence against women

Iconic buildings and landmarks across the Liverpool City Region will be illuminated bright orange tonight (Wednesday 25 November), as part of an international campaign aimed at tackling violence against women. Liverpool Town Hall, St George’s Hall, World Museum Liverpool, Merseyside Police Headquarters, the Greystone Footbridge in Knowsley and the Mersey Gateway Bridge in Halton will be lit to mark the UN […]


Residents and organisations are being asked to have their say on how social housing in Halton is allocated in the future. The consultation invites tenants or future tenants of social housing, residents, landlords, voluntary organisations, and housing associations to comment on proposed changes to how social housing is provided to people, through ‘Property Pool Plus’. […]

Tens of thousands vaccinated against flu as campaign passes important milestone ​

The campaign to protect Mancunians from seasonal flu this winter is making significant progress with more than 80,000 people vaccinated so far.  At the start of the 10th week of vaccinations 82,248 people have been given a flu jab in Manchester. This is an increase of almost 15,000 compared to the previous year. During the […]

Mike Wilton Appointed Chair of Manchester Climate Change Partnership

Issued by Manchester Climate Change Agency Mike Wilton has been appointed to lead the Manchester Climate Change Partnership (MCCP) on this critical next stage of the city’s zero carbon transformation.  Manchester is committed to becoming zero carbon by 2038 at the latest – at least 12 years ahead of national targets – and this requires […]

COVID-19: Myth vs Fact

Director of Public Health, Matt Ashton, clears up some of the false claims about COVID-19 test… Since COVID-19 affected all of our lives earlier this year, we have all seen a lot of rumours on social media, TV programmes and WhatsApp groups. These range from factual questions which everyone is right to ask about to […]