Winners of this year’s prestigious Youth Buzz Awards announced

One of this year’s Youth Buzz Award winners The winners have been announced of this year’s prestigious Youth Buzz Awards that see young people in Manchester recognised for their stand-out achievements that help make a positive difference to them, their communities, or their peers. The awards recognise young people up to the age of 19 […]

Northwich ‘Mini Cops’ taught first aid

School children in Northwich have been taught first aid as part of the Mini Cops scheme. The budding young recruits from Rudheath Primary Academy work with their local PCSOs throughout the school year, helping to deliver important messages about road safety, littering, and vandalism, among other topics. As part of the scheme, PCSOs wanted to […]


Financial plans investing in schools, regeneration, highways across St Helens Borough have been approved. Council approved the Medium-Term Financial Plan and Revenue Budget for 2024/25 that includes the largest capital investment ever made in the borough as well as spending on essential services that residents depend on. The capital investment includes the transformational plans for […]


Halton’s Adult Learning team is currently training the next generation of tutors as part of the Pathways to Teaching programme, funded by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. Halton Borough Council is in its second year of co-ordinating the programme on behalf of the Combined Authority. Following the success of year one of the project, […]

Home to School transport consultation begins

A consultation has begun over changes to home to school transport in Liverpool. The proposals would bring the Council into line with neighbouring local authorities. If approved, the new scheme would not come into effect until September 2025, and pupils who benefit from the existing scheme will continue to receive a travel pass or transport, […]


Halton Lea Library is one of only 20 libraries receiving funding to host an exciting all-day event to help children read for pleasure. Those attending the event last week met authors Tọlá Okogwu and Louie Stowell and could exchange a World Book Day £1 token for a £1 book – for free! A partnership project […]

Liverpool City Council facilitates workplace opportunities for young people with special educational needs and autism

Five neurodiverse young people will take their first step onto the career ladder through an HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) supported internship programme in Liverpool. Students from The City of Liverpool College will gain work experience as Administrative Officers at HMRC’s Liverpool regional centre, India Buildings, where they will perform tasks including monitoring inboxes and […]

Liverpool students help Give Back to Garston

Eleven organisations have been given thousands of pounds in funding to deliver youth engagement projects in Garston. At an event at The Academy of St Nicholas, schoolchildren from the Academy and five local primary schools (St Austin’s, Garston CE, Banks Road, Gilmour Juniors and Holy Trinity) decided who should win the share of £31,000, made […]

Liverpool’s Supported Internships get cash boost

Liverpool City Council has been awarded over £360,000 to fund a pioneering pilot that will support young people in Liverpool into employment. The Council is one of only 12 local authorities to bid successfully to be part of a national supported internship programme pilot. The pilot is for young people with special educational needs, or […]