Children’s Immunisation Catch-Up Clinics

Has your son or daughter missed any of their routine immunisations at their GP? Over the coming month, Mersey Care’s School Immunisation Team will be hosting a series of weekly ‘catch-up clinics’ offering children in Liverpool any childhood immunisations that they may be overdue. These catch-up clinics will be held at County Children’s Centre, Arnot […]

Blog: What’s your story? Liverpool’s Vaccine Equity Project Exhibition

Rahima Farrah and Kerry Nugent from LSTM Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet has today approved the second phase of Liverpool’s Vaccine Equity Project. Amina Ismail, a Community Mobiliser at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) was actively involved in the first phase. She reflects on her experiences of the last 12 months and the importance […]


Halton Borough Council has been informed that a case of Avian Flu has been identified amongst a small flock of captive birds at a property in Hale village. Due to the high incidence of Avian Flu in the UK, the Government has currently put an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) across the whole of the […]

City’s new e-bike scheme launched

Liverpool’s new rental e-bike scheme hits the city’s streets today (Wednesday, 2 November).  Branded the Explorer 2, Liverpool is the first UK city to receive Voi’s next-generation e-bike as part of a new multi-modal service that complements the existing and hugely successful e-scooter service. Voi will initially introduce a fleet of 50 e-bikes before eventually rising […]

Safe Drive Stay Alive Returns For Eighth Year

Safe Drive Stay Alive is back for another year as emergency services and families that have lost their loved ones join together to save lives and reduce the number of young people involved in road traffic collisions. The Safe Drive Stay Alive project is funded by Safer Roads GM Partnership and supported by TFGM. The […]

Pioneering programme helps young people navigate away from violence

Around fifty children and young people, some as young as ten, have received a new kind of treatment in three Merseyside hospitals in 2022 – personal mentoring against violence. Thanks to a bold project funded by the Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership (MVRP), young people who arrive at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Aintree Hospital or the […]

Carer jailed for eight months for wilful neglect

We have today, Thursday 27th October, welcomed the sentencing of a 25 year-old woman for wilful neglect. Care worker Miya James, of Fell Grove, St Helens, was jailed for eight months at Liverpool Crown Court yesterday, Wednesday 26th October. James was supposed to attend the home of a woman in her 70s to check on her welfare […]


Residents in St Helens are being encouraged to take extra steps to keep well and reduce the chances of falling ill during the Winter months. Vitamin D is needed for healthy bones and muscles and it may help support our immune system; everyone should consider taking a supplement of the vitamin during the winter months […]

Greater Manchester Police supports Emergency Services Day

Emergency services day flag outside force headquarters On Wednesday 19 October, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) will join people across the country in marking Emergency Services Day – a national event paying tribute to the thousands of people who work and volunteer across the emergency services and NHS. The Government-backed annual event is usually celebrated on […]