ST HELENS CLASSIC CAR SHOW TO ROLL UP IN ST HELENS THIS SEPTEMBER

Gear up for a turbo weekend, as the annual St Helens Classic Car Show returns to St Helens town centre this September. Organised by St Helens Borough Council and the St Helens Classic Car Association, the free event will see memorable motors from years gone by line-up in Church Square, with awards handed out for […]

Pioneers of Beatles tourism industry to be honoured by Liverpool

The two men credited as the pioneers of Liverpool’s multi-million pound Beatles tourism industry are to be honoured by the city. Bill Heckle, Managing Director of Cavern City Tours and Dave Jones, its President, will be made Citizens of Honour at a special ceremony at Liverpool Town Hall tomorrow (Thursday, 11 August). Bill (a former […]

Have your say on a Croxteth gem

A new consultation has launched which is asking visitors to Liverpool’s Croxteth Hall and Country Park their views on ways to generate income from the historic site. It costs more than £1 million each year to maintain the Hall and green spaces that surround it, and with increasing financial pressures on the city council, it […]

Liverpool submits Eurovision bid

Liverpool has officially submitted its bid to host the Eurovision Song Contest in 2023. This is the first phase of the bidding process, and the successful cities to make the shortlist will be announced on BBC Radio 2 on Friday by the European Broadcasting Union. Assistant Mayor and Cabinet Member for Culture and Visitor Economy, […]

ILLEGAL VAPES SEIZED IN TRADING STANDARDS SWOOP

On Wednesday 27 July officers from St Helens Borough Council Trading Standards seized a large quantity of illegal disposable e-cigarettes from a St Helens town centre vape shop. Following a successful day of action in February tackling illicit tobacco sales in the town centre, during which vapes were also seized, residents raised concerns that a specialist […]

Council submits £20m bid to power up Wythenshawe town centre regeneration

A £20m bid for Levelling Up funding to jump start the transformation of Wythenshawe town centre has been submitted to the government by Manchester City Council. It would enable the creation of a culture hub, food hall, new civic square and improved public realm and employment space – as well as helping to fund the […]

Manchester to celebrate South Asian Heritage Month

Manchester City Council, in collaboration with local communities and youth groups, are organising events to celebrate South Asian communities and the contribution they have made to Manchester. South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM) is an annual celebration that runs from 17 July- 18 August. The month is dedicated to raise the profile of British South Asian […]

FIREWORKS BACK WITH A BANG IN HALTON!

The skies above Halton will once again be lit by a dazzling display of fireworks as the Council’s November 5 spectacular is back! After two years without the event due to the pandemic, the Council will be holding a display on Saturday 5 November and everyone is invited to join in the fun. Spectator viewing […]