Skills Commission to help boost employment skills and economy

Work is under way on a new strategic review of employment skills in Warrington, to help secure the economic success of the borough for decades to come. The Warrington Skills Commission has held its inaugural meeting, at Warrington & Vale Royal College, commencing a new public facing partnership debate on skills needs and opportunities required for Warrington’s […]

Liverpool City to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

LIVERPOOL will mark international Holocaust Memorial Day this year with a Service of Remembrance at Liverpool Town Hall. The service, for invited guests, will be held on Friday, 27 January, and will include prayers led by Rabbi Natan Fagleman, Allerton Hebrew Congregation, and an Act of Commitment by representatives of other faiths. There will also be a […]

Green light for a Liverpool city centre mobility strategy

A project to improve how people get around Liverpool city centre has been given the green light. Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet has agreed to accept more than half a million pounds to develop a mobility strategy that will build on the recent enhancement of key routes such as Lime Street and The Strand. Approval of […]

SHAPE DEVELOPMENT IN YOUR AREA WITH NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING WORKSHOPS

Residents have the power to shape the development and growth of their local area through Neighbourhood Planning, but too few know how. That’s set to change as St Helens Borough Council secures Government funding to engage with residents around the creation of this community-led planning opportunity and the benefits it brings.  Using this funding, the […]

ST HELENS BOROUGH TO COMMEMORATE HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2023

A compelling public art exhibition created by local primary school pupils will be among the poignant gestures as St Helens Borough marks Holocaust Memorial Day next week. Held every year on 27 January, Holocaust Memorial Day falls on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp where more than a million people died during […]

GROWTH PLAN WILL SUPPORT PROSPERITY FOR ALL

Have your say on an exciting new strategy that draws together planned growth activity and proposes a variety of actions across skills and business to create an inclusive, thriving and well-connected economy for St Helens Borough. The St Helens Inclusive Growth Strategy consultation will launch later this month and give people the chance to influence how the St Helens Together […]

Trader sentenced after thousands of illegal cigarettes found in car boot

A Manchester trader who stashed thousands of illegal cigarettes in a car boot has been sentenced following his day in court.  In May 2021 officers from Manchester City Council’s Trading Standards Team carried out a test purchase at Superstore 1017, in Stockport Road, Levenshulme.  This was after intelligence received indicated that illicit tobacco was being […]

LOCAL COUNCILLORS BECOME HATE CRIME AMBASSADORS WITH POLICE TRAINING

St Helens Borough councilors have taken up police-led training to become Hate Crime Ambassadors, championing awareness and increasing public confidence in reporting in their ward communities. The elected members can now provide an additional point of contact for victims and witnesses of hate crime and can help them to make contact with police and support […]

Consultations launched for two “new” schools

EF94B9 Elementary school children wearing blue school uniforms raising hands in classroom. Image shot 2014. Exact date unknown LIVERPOOL City Council has launched two consultations on whether two “new” primary schools should be opened. The proposals are that Gilmour Infant and Gilmour Junior Schools, Garston, should be amalgamated to form Gilmour Primary, and for Sudley […]