City-wide pledge launches to put women’s safety at the heart of Manchester’s night-time economy

Steps are being put in place to improve the safety of women in Manchester’s night-time economy. From September 2022 businesses who operate at night-time in Manchester will be encouraged to sign and pledge support to the Women’s Night-time Safety Charter. This charter, implemented by Manchester City Council, will set out how organisations can prioritise the safety of women – both employees and customers – […]

New Senior Coroner for Cheshire

Jacqueline Devonish has formally taken up her role as the new Senior Coroner for Cheshire. Jacqueline’s previous role was Her Majesty’s Area Coroner for Suffolk and she has had a long and varied career in the judiciary. After studying a business studies degree, she converted to law and studied at the College of Law, Chester. […]

Interview with Kieran

Kieran – Call Handler We’ve been speaking to call handlers to find out what the job is like from the people who’ve been there. Our final interviewee is Kieran Bancroft, 27, who joined Greater Manchester Police in 2020 as a call handler. What was the training process like?“It’s different to any other job. If you […]

Interview with DS Natasha Feerick

DS Natasha Feerick Detective Sergeant Natasha Feerick works for Manchester North Criminal Investigations Department (CID).  Having always wanted to work in policing, DS Feerick joined the force shortly after leaving university. She’s been with Greater Manchester Police for 7 years, but no day is ever the same. She could be working on up to 4 […]

Manchester to remember the stories behind the Caribbean Carnival

A free event that will celebrate the history of Manchester’s Caribbean Carnival is coming to Central Library this week (27 August). Following the 50th anniversary of the famous Caribbean Carnival that took place earlier this month. Manchester City Council, in collaboration with members of the Caribbean community, will be hosting a special event to remember […]

Interim Chief Executive appointed

Liverpool City Council has appointed a new interim Chief Executive, Theresa Grant OBE. Theresa has enjoyed a long, successful career in local government, spanning over four decades, in both Ireland and the United Kingdom. Twelve of these years were in Chief Executive roles. She was Chief Executive at Trafford Borough Council and Chief Accountable Officer […]

Could a career in care be for you?

If you want to make a difference to the lives of people in Warrington, then a career in care could be for you. Warrington Borough Council is looking for caring and compassionate people to take on the role of care assistants and reablement support workers in their intermediate care at home team. Applicants don’t need […]