Grants available to kickstart junior grassroots rugby league in St Helens Borough

Grant awards of up to £500 have been made available to local rugby league clubs by St Helens Borough Council to kickstart participation at junior level. The Kickstart grants, made up from Rugby League World Cup 2021 Legacy Funding, can be used by clubs to purchase the necessary equipment to enable youngsters in Under 7s […]

Liverpool Without Walls to fund new outdoor festivals

Good Morning Good Morning events across the City of Liverpool as part of sgt pepper at 50. Images by Gareth Jones Liverpool Without Walls is back – with a mission to create brand new outdoor festivals and events in the city. The hugely successful project, which proved to be a lifeline for the hospitality industry […]


This weekend sees the start of Drowning Prevention Week (19 to 26 June) and Active Halton will focus swimming lessons on water safety to provide children and young people with the skills and knowledge to keep themselves and others safe while enjoying the water. From the very youngest ‘ducklings’ who are just learning to swim, […]

World Gymnastics Championships get creative

With 500 days to go until the FIG World Gymnastics Championships 2022 begin in Liverpool, Championship organisers are embracing the city region’s creativity with a new competition and ambassador. New ambassador Paul Curtis is the Liverpool City Region Artist of the Year, whose works have quickly become Liverpool icons. ‘For All Liverpool’s Liver Birds’ on Jamaica Street is one […]

A message from Merseyside Police ahead of the Euros

Merseyside Police are encouraging football fans to enjoy the Euros safely as the tournament kicks off today (Friday 11 June). It is expected venues around Merseyside will be busier when key matches are being played during the tournament, which runs until the final on 11 July. We’re reminding fans to plan ahead, stay safe and […]

Residents invited to have their say on new chapter for St Helens Libraries Service

St Helens Borough residents will have the opportunity to help shape plans for a modern, inclusive library service when a public consultation launches next week. In May, cabinet members approved the draft St Helens Borough Library Strategy 2021-2026 which looks to bring forward a vision for the future delivery of a 21st century service, responding to […]

Runcorn Police Station organises fun football tournament for 1,200 children

KOPS ‘n’ Kids returns with a bang this summer – with what is believed to be the first community football tournament organised by Runcorn Police Station for 40 years. The free event at Runcorn Linnets’ pitches in Stockham Lane, Murdishaw, will see around 1,200 children having football fun and getting to know local police officers […]

Warrington Council and partners are giving domestic abuse the red card

As the European Football Championships approach, Agencies in Warrington are reinforcing a vital message of zero tolerance to Domestic Abuse. The rise in incidents of domestic abuse during and after football matches is well documented and people affected by domestic abuse are being reminded that they are not alone.  Warrington Borough Council and partners, are […]

Everyday cycling for everyone

Warrington people are being encouraged to get on their bikes, stay active and get healthy, for National Bike Week 2021. Delivered by Cycling UK, National Bike Week is an annual celebration to promote cycling and show how it can easily be part of everyday life, by encouraging everyday cycling for everyone. The 2021 week takes […]