MOVING WITH DIGNITY – HALTON’S NEW APPROACH TO CARE.

Improved personal outcomes for adult residents with physical disabilities have led to new ways of working being adopted into everyday practice. Halton Council’s Adult Social Care services have completed a pilot of an innovative approach to meeting the needs of those adults in the borough who are unable to physically move themselves. People with physical […]

MAKEFEST MEANS FREE FAMILY FUN!

Halton MakeFest is back for 2021! This free festival is jam-packed with fun things to do for all the family. This year the festival will be online and runs between 16 and 19 February. It is part of the ‘Celebrate Halton’, Borough of Culture 2021 celebrations and includes crafts, music, writing and more. Each day of […]

Freeport impact will boost St Helens regeneration

St Helens Borough Council has given its backing to a bid that will put the borough at the forefront of a Liverpool City Region Freeport. The Government is creating Freeports across the country to establish a national hub for global trade and investment, promote regeneration and job creation and sustain innovation. The Liverpool City Region bid […]

MOVING WITH DIGNITY – NEW APPROACH TO CARE PUT INTO PRACTICE

Improved personal outcomes for adult residents with physical disabilities have led to new ways of working being adopted into everyday practice. Halton Council’s Adult Social Care services have completed a pilot of an innovative approach to meeting the needs of those adults in the borough who are unable to physically move themselves. People with physical […]

Warrington Council publishes peer-reviewed recovery report

We have published a recent Local Government Association (LGA) review into the council’s recovery and renewal plans in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The report, informed by an impartial review undertaken late last year by a panel consisting of LGA experts, senior officers and political leaders, discusses the work of the council since the initial […]

Meal voucher support to continue through half-term

OVER 20,000 children across Liverpool will continue to receive support next week as Liverpool City Council extends its meal voucher scheme during half-term. Liverpool City Council is using money from the government’s Covid Winter Grant Scheme to fund supermarket vouchers for families entitled to receive free school meals next week. Families will receive £15 of […]

National Apprenticeship Week

This week it’s National Apprenticeship Week. The celebratory week takes place in February each year and aims to recognise the invaluable contribution of apprentices across the country. This year’s theme, ‘Build Your Future’, seeks to showcase the opportunity and value that apprenticeships bring, and how they can help individuals and employers grow and develop. Katie […]

New £10m Local Business Support Grants Launched for Liverpool City Region

Afurther £10m round of financial support has been announced for Liverpool City Region businesses. The new Local Business Support Grants, of between £3,750 and £13,500 per business, are aimed at businesses who have not yet accessed funding from the Liverpool City Region. The £10m fund is the latest round of the Liverpool City Region Combined […]

#DECORATEHALTON – WHERE JAPAN MEETS JANUARY IN HALTON

What has an ancient Japanese legend, origami cranes and Halton – the Liverpool City Region’s Borough of Culture 2021 –  got in common this winter in Widnes and Runcorn? #DecorateHalton Throughout the winter, we are decorating Halton with brightly coloured origami cranes. As this bird is a symbol of hope and good fortune, what better way […]

New opening hours for symptom-free testing sites

The testing sites at Grappenhall Cricket Club and the Halliwell Jones Stadium for people with no coronavirus symptoms will now be open from 12pm – 6pm Monday to Friday and 8.30am – 3.30pm on Saturdays. Since the testing sites opened in January, thousands of Warrington residents who cannot work from home have got a test […]