Taxi drivers standards checked as late-night revellers return

Licensing officers from St Helens Borough Council and Merseyside Police carried out late night checks to make sure that they were keeping passengers safe. Licensing officers from St Helens Borough Council and Merseyside Police carried out late night checks to make sure that they were keeping passengers safe.   The checks took place over the weekend […]

Liverpool at the helm as cruises return

Disney: Families will get an exciting ‘sea-cation’ with a trip on Disney Magic. Liverpool is set to make waves this summer, as cruise ships return to the city for the first time in 14 months. Cruise ships will once again be preparing to raise their anchors and welcome back UK passengers for short trips to […]

Manchester walking and cycling consultations enter their final week

The clock is ticking for residents to have their say on two important walking and cycling schemes in Manchester.  Consultations are still ongoing on the future of the City Centre and Wythenshawe Active Travel Schemes.  These two projects intend to make walking and cycling more attractive for people living in these areas and to create […]

Liverpool’s historic City Halls launch pioneering new booking system

Spurred on by the challenges of the past year, Liverpool’s commitment to becoming the most exciting city in the UK – both on-street and online – has never been stronger. In a clear reflection of that intent, three of the city’s most iconic buildings have now joined forces to embrace a pioneering new booking system […]

St Helens Southern Gateway scheme gets the green light

St Helens Borough Council, working with partners in the transport sector, have secured £14.8m to deliver the St Helens Southern Gateway scheme which will see significant improvements to the borough’s transport network, with an emphasis on sustainable forms of transport. The council will deliver £4.8m of improvements to encourage safer cycling routes and to make […]


As you may be aware, the Cycle Halton consultation launched on Monday 8 March 2021. This proposed new cycle route forms part of a network of more than 600km of new and upgraded walking and cycle routes in Liverpool City Region. Cycle Halton will be one of the first new routes that will connect Runcorn to […]

Residents encouraged to respect relaxed rules and their neighbours at Easter

As we all look forward to a well-deserved rest over the long Easter Bank Holiday weekend and enjoying the relaxed Covid-19 restrictions in force from Monday 29 March, residents are being encouraged to respect each other and the rules by community safety partners. While restrictions are easing, the ease comes at a time when the […]


Halton residents are being asked for their views on a new cycle route planned between Runcorn and Sci-Tech Daresbury.The new route will be safe and segregated from cars/other road traffic and part of a long-term plan to encourage more people to take journeys by bike.  It will connect  Runcorn and its rail station to the […]

Disney staycation cruise to sail from Liverpool

Disney Magic has announced it is to offer a staycation sailing from Liverpool this summer. The cruise ship plans to sail mostly two and three night voyages, as well as limited four night sailings round-trip from Liverpool, London Tilbury and Newcastle. “Our teams are bringing tremendous ingenuity and fun to these new cruises, tailoring them […]