Electromantics, the UK’s premier 1980’s Electronica/New Wave tribute band are coming to the DCBL Stadium Halton on Saturday 1 April. The Eighties were a time of radical changes in music and fashion. In the aftermath of the punk revolution, daring new romantics embraced new sounds and technologies to change the face of music forever. Electromantics […]

Skills Commission to help boost employment skills and economy

Work is under way on a new strategic review of employment skills in Warrington, to help secure the economic success of the borough for decades to come. The Warrington Skills Commission has held its inaugural meeting, at Warrington & Vale Royal College, commencing a new public facing partnership debate on skills needs and opportunities required for Warrington’s […]

Rugby legend launches electric vehicle revolution in Warrington

Former England and Wigan Warriors rugby great Martin Offiah was in Warrington on 18 January to launch a new network of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in the town. Offiah, who has a statue outside Wembley Stadium after scoring what is widely recognised as the ‘greatest Wembley try of all time’, is the brand ambassador […]

Solar System Sculpture Trail touches down in Liverpool

A recreation of the solar system is coming to Liverpool! Our Place in Space is an 8.1km trail which will launch on Friday 14 October and run until Sunday 6 November. Beginning on Church Street in the heart of the city centre and running along the riverside all the way to Otterspool, Our Place in Space […]


As part of Get Online Week (17-23 October), St Helens Borough Council’s Adult and Community Learning team will be holding a drop-in event for residents wanting to get online for the first time, or to improve their digital skills. Held annually, the digital inclusion campaign run by charity, Good Things Foundation, sees thousands of local […]

More Liverpool children #GetConnected

Gill Murphy, head teacher of St Anne’s Catholic Primary School, Toxteth, left, and Megan Hanford, business manager, Rice Lane Primary School, collect their schools’ Chromebooks. ALMOST 600 children and young people in Liverpool are being supported to #GetConnected thanks to a partnership with Liverpool City Council and London Grid for Learning. The council has partnered […]

Upgrades to Liverpool City Council payment systems on Wednesday 28 September

Planned ICT upgrades mean that some Liverpool City Council telephone and online payments, booking systems, and e-forms will be unavailable on Wednesday 28 September between 10am and 2pm. These include: Automated telephone payment line Parking Services payment kiosk (Mount Pleasant – 7th Floor) Liverpool Film Office Registrar booking system Parking Service permits and penalty charge […]


Do you want to save on your energy bill and generate your own clean electricity? Having your own solar panels could be the way forward. Halton Borough Council is working in partnership with Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and independent experts iChoosr to launch Solar Together, a group-buying scheme for solar panels to help residents cut […]