Library exhibition traces the story of Wythenshawe

An exhibition tracing the story of Wythenshawe during the twentieth century will be held at Manchester Central Library this August. “Who Built Wythenshawe” tells the story of the tens of thousands of families previously forced to live in Manchester’s inner-city slums as they moved into well-built and spacious neighbourhoods amidst green surroundings. The exhibition also […]

The World Reimagined comes to Liverpool

Liverpool will be a temporary home to five stunning globes promoting racial justice. The large globes make up The World Reimagined, a ground-breaking, UK-wide art education project aimed at understanding the transatlantic slave trade and the city’s role in it. Ten large globe structures will make up a free public art trail across the Liverpool […]

BROOKVALE PUPILS WIN JUNIOR SAFETY OFFICERS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Four star pupils from Brookvale Primary School, Danny Kirk, Phoebe Bake, Imogen Bate and Jack Gannon, have won the Halton Junior Safety Officers of the Year award.  This is a fantastic achievement as many primary schools in the borough took part in the scheme. The award recognises their enthusiasm and hard work in promoting road, […]

STUTTGART STUDENTS VISIT ST HELENS AS PART OF EUROPE’S OLDEST TOWN TWINNING PARTNERSHIP

A group of students from Stuttgart, Germany, visited St Helens recently as part of a town twinning partnership believed to be the oldest in Europe. Thirty-two students and four teachers from Ferdinand-Porsche-Gymnasium made the trip by coach for the five-day stay.   During their time in the borough, the group were invited to Cowley International […]

GRUFFALO TO VISIT CENTRAL LINK CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Children’s favourite, the Gruffalo, will visit St Helens next week when a pop-up library comes to Central Link Children’s Centre. A collaboration between St Helens Early Help and St Helens Library Service, the free event forms part of the Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF), a Department for Education-funded initiative to support families eligible for free […]

ADULT LEARNERS PRAISED AT AWARDS EVENING ORGANISED

A special presentation event was held at the World of Glass in St Helens recently to celebrate the achievements of adult learners who have used learning to transform and improve their lives. Organised by St Helens Council’s Adult and Community Learning (ACL) service, the event acknowledged the dedication of learners who have taken positive steps […]

Brand new high school in Wythenshawe to open next September

A brand new high school to be run by Dixons Academies Trust and serving the local community in and around Newall Green and Wythenshawe is set to open next September 2023. The new co-educational free school – to be known as Dixons Newall Green – will open to pupils in Year 7 from next September, […]

Gadget-tastic: Summer Reading Challenge returns for young readers

Children from St Anne’s RC Primary school with illustrator Ian Morris. The summer’s annual reading challenge was launched today at Central Library with a group of young children from St Anne’s R C Primary School and local illustrator, Ian Morris. The Summer Reading Challenge returns this year and the team of Gadgeteers are ready to […]