Three men arrested at Liverpool V Chelsea game

We can confirm three men were arrested following reports of alleged homophobic chanting at the Liverpool V Chelsea game on Saturday 21 January. In three separate incidents, two arrests took place outside the stadium on Anfield Road and one inside the sports ground. The men, aged 23, 37 and 49 years, were arrested on suspicion […]

Team appointed to kick-start next phase of regeneration of Anfield

Liverpool City Council has appointed a team of experts to help market and sell a unique plot of land next to Liverpool Football Club’s world famous Anfield Stadium. Anfield Square, which lies less than a goal-kick away from the Kop, is seen as the next key element in the £260m regeneration of the Anfield/Everton community. […]

A project that’s making a “wheel” difference

Ibe Hayter, right, and Cycle of Life participant Yasser Tune into BBC iPlayer to see one of Liverpool’s incredible community projects on the small screen. Toxteth’s Cycle of Life project was the subject of this week’s We Are England, broadcast on Monday 9 January, on BBC One, which also features a council-funded initiative. Cycle of […]

Greater Manchester Police statement following Manchester City v Liverpool EFL Cup tie

Greater Manchester Police is investigating a number of incidents that occurred during and after the Manchester City v Liverpool EFL Cup tie last night (22 December) A 15-year-old girl was treated for head injuries at the match at Etihad Stadium. GMP’s match commander, Superintendent Gareth Parkin, said: “We are aware of a number of objects, […]

GMP & FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

This is the first major international football tournament to be held at this time of the year, which is traditionally a busy time for our night-time economies in Manchester with Christmas markets, shoppers and people coming together for festive celebrations. At the start of the Qatar Football World Cup Greater Manchester Police launched Operation Globemaster […]

Views sought on a parking zone for Everton FC’s new stadium

Liverpool City Council has launched a public consultation on extending the city’s ‘Football Match Parking Zone’ around Everton Football Club’s new stadium, at Bramley-Moore Dock. The parking zone already exists for both of the city’s current major football stadiums at Goodison Park and Anfield. Given the scale of the events to be hosted at Everton’s brand […]


Work will soon get underway on site for Halton’s exciting new leisure centre. The striking, modern building on Moor Lane in Widnes will house swimming pools, a gym, sports hall, plus much more, and will replace Kingsway Leisure Centre which is now ageing and outdated. The project had been delayed due to the pandemic and […]