Police highlight cybercrime trends and urge internet users to stay safe online

This Safer Internet Day 2024, we are raising awareness of online safety and urging internet users to avoid becoming victims of growing cybercrime trends in sextortion, sexting and cryptocurrency fraud. Safer Internet Day is coordinated by the UK Safer Internet Centre. This international event has taken place each February since 2004 and aims to raise […]

Constabulary supporting Safer Internet Day 2024

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Today (Tuesday 6 February) marks Safer Internet Day, which aims to promote the safe, positive, and responsible use of the internet for children and young people. Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, Safer Internet Day event sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of […]

ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING NETWORK PLAN GREENLIT BY CABINET

The road map for electric vehicle use in St Helens Borough has been set, as Cabinet approves a new charging network strategy following public consultation. The St Helens Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (EVCI) Strategy has been created to develop an inclusive, effective and innovative plan that will help residents, businesses and other organisations transition to […]

A NEW LEISURE EXPERIENCE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Halton’s leisure centres have launched a new app designed to make your experience at the centres even more convenient, accessible and enjoyable! And to celebrate the launch, the Council is offering an exclusive deal for all new app users. When you download the app, you will receive a full membership FREE for the rest of […]

Merseyside Police gets behind Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Merseyside Police is getting behind Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which is aimed at raising awareness of the importance of cybersecurity.   Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which is celebrated every October, was created in 2004 in America as a collaborative effort between organisations to ensure everyone has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Since then, it […]

Campaign launched to help people rethink what they drink

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Just in time for this year’s ‘Sober October’, a new health initiative shaped by public feedback is taking place in Warrington, to help people cut down on the amount of alcohol they drink. The Lower My Drinking campaign – which is also running across wider Cheshire and Merseyside – includes the launch of a new app. The […]

Greater Manchester Police statement on data breach

ACC Colin McFarlane of Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said: “We are aware of a ransomware attack affecting a third-party supplier of various UK organisations, including GMP, which holds some information on those employed by GMP.At this stage, it’s not believed this data includes financial information.We understand how concerning this is for our employees so, as we […]

SOLAR TOGETHER INITIATIVE OPEN TO RESIDENTS IN ST HELENS BOROUGH

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St Helens Borough Council is supporting Solar Together, a group-buying scheme designed to make it easier for residents to install solar panels on their homes to cut carbon emissions and save on energy bills. Group-buying aims to make purchasing solar panels and batteries much more accessible and affordable than if residents were to individually buy […]