Enjoy the sun and stay protected

Areas around England are expected to experience hot weather over the next few days according to Met Office forecasts, and the council is reminding residents to be prepared. An amber warning for ‘extreme heat’ is in place from today, Thursday 11 August, to Sunday 14 August. Temperatures will increase across much of the UK over the next few […]

RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO BE PART OF THE ST HELENS ACTIVE LIVES EVENT

Residents across the borough are invited to get involved and find out about more about getting active when the St Helens Active Lives Strategy celebrates its launch in the town centre on Tuesday 30th August. The event will have a packed programme of activities and will give residents the chance to discover the wide range […]

Liverpool celebrates one year of the ADDER accelerator programme

An addiction recovery programme is reducing harm of drug use to people and communities across the city. Launched in July 2021, the Government’s ADDER (Addiction, Diversion, Disruption, Enforcement and Recovery) programme has seen partners across Liverpool’s health and social care infrastructure working together to ensure that people are offered a health-based approach to tackling their […]

Warrington submits £47m Levelling Up bid

Warrington has set out ambitious plans to deliver a number of transformational projects, aimed at improving health and wellbeing and boosting sustainable transport, across the borough. The council has submitted three bids, totalling almost £47million, for Round 2 of the Levelling Up Fund, introduced by the government to support town centre and high street regeneration, local […]

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 […]

Women’s Health Ambassador to visit Liverpool

One of the country’s leading figures in women’s health is coming to Liverpool to find out more about how the city is tackling the gender health gap. Dame Lesley Regan – the country’s first National Ambassador for Women’s Health – will visit the city on Thursday (4 August) and meet with Liverpool’s Cabinet Member for […]

NEW 3G PITCH OPENS AT BROOKVALE

Brookvale Recreation Centre in Runcorn unveiled its new floodlit, 3G pitch as the whistle blew to start the Premier League Everton in the Community Kicks tournament. The 100m x 64, LED floodlit, 3G pitch replaces the previous sand-based artificial turf and was made possible by a £303,284 grant from the Premier League, The FA and […]

SANKEY CANAL MEETING

A meeting of interested parties in the Sankey Canal water supply issue has taken place. Attending were Halton MP Derek Twigg,  Andy Carter, MP for Warrington South, Cllr Mike Wharton, Leader of Halton Borough Council, Stephen Young, Chief Executive of Halton Borough Council, Professor Steven  Broomhead MBE, Warrington Borough Council Chief Executive, and Liverpool City […]