With only a few weeks to go until the voter registration deadline for local elections on 4 May, anyone wanting to vote must make sure they are on the electoral register. The deadline to register to vote is midnight on 17 April. Voters can apply online at  It takes just five minutes. This May, for the first […]

Work to start on Birchwood Community Hub

Birchwood Leisure and Tennis Complex Birchwood Library is to be relocated into Birchwood Leisure and Tennis Complex to create a new community hub. The refurbishment works are due to start from Monday 3 April, with contractors on site from Wednesday 29 March, and work expected to be completed by late summer. The work has been programmed […]

Young Traders Market set to return to Time Square

Applications are now open for the 4th annual Young Traders Market event, organised and hosted by the multi-award winning Warrington Market. The event takes place at Time Square on Saturday 20 May, 9am to 5pm, providing a platform for budding entrepreneurs aged 16 to 30 to showcase their business and sell their products and services to […]

Manchester to host international convention for performing arts professionals this summer

Manchester is to play host to a prestigious international convention for the performing arts this summer, which will see hundreds of professionals working globally in the sector descend on the city for the three-day conference in June. The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) conference takes place from 27 to 30 June, with Manchester […]


A new Resources and Waste Strategy for St Helens Borough that aims to ‘make waste a thing of the past’ was approved by Cabinet yesterday (Wednesday 22nd March), with changes coming to recycling and waste collections later this year. The strategy focuses on helping residents to understand the impact of their waste and how we […]

Half marathon taking place through city on Sunday 26 March

More than 5,000 runners will be taking part in a half-marathon through the streets of Liverpool on Sunday 26 March. The 13.1-mile BTR Liverpool Skyline Half Marathon event also includes the 8th annual BTR Liverpool 10 Mile Road Race. Both races start at 9am from Pier Head Liverpool on the city’s world-famous waterfront alongside the […]

Innovative platform tackling homelessness launches in Manchester

Homeless families are set to benefit from a groundbreaking service that gives them access to employment support and homes so they can move out of temporary accommodation and into their own homes. Manchester City Council has partnered with Beam, a social enterprise that fundraises on behalf of homeless people and connects them with a supportive […]