Two-year Criminal Behaviour Order bans woman from Liverpool city centre

A 53-year-old woman from Everton has been issued with a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) following the assault of a security guard in Liverpool city centre. On Sunday 22 January a woman was stopped by security guards in Williamson Square and found several items from different stores in her bag. The suspect became aggressive while […]

Blog: Women’s Hubs: “This is ground-breaking work and women are benefitting.”

With the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) launching a £25 million fund to support Women’s Hubs – Sexual & Reproductive Health Commissioning lead for Liverpool, James Woolgar tells us why this new fund is so vital, and how the city is already trailblazing in this field. “Many people will know that the Women’s Health […]


Come and celebrate International Women’s Day at Frank Myler Pavilion, Widnes, on Wednesday 8th March 2023. Free classes Free refreshments – pop in for a chat and a cuppa. Free information (freebies) Hygiene Bank donations welcome. Any queries contact Paula Parle 0151 511 8550.

Pioneering Liverpool business runs nationwide event for International Women’s Day

‘Leading Ladies in Business’ (LLIB) was formed in 2018 by Clare Bowers and Carolyn Whitehead, after The Women’s Organisation introduced the two successful business owners to each other. Clare owned an online magazine called MUMBOSSUK and Carolyn a Community Interest Company called Beautiful New Beginnings. They both felt there was a need in Liverpool for […]

Woman charged in relation to burglary in Warrington

Officers investigating a burglary in Warrington have charged a woman in connection to the incident. Ornela Borisova, of Clough Lane, Huddersfield, was arrested on Friday 24 February in relation to the burglary of an address on Loushers Lane, Warrington. The 22-year-old appeared at Crewe Magistrates Court on Saturday 25 February where she pleaded guilty to […]

New ‘This Girl Can’ campaign launches in Liverpool

This Girl Can, Sport England’s award-winning campaign to help women get active, has turned its attention to tackling the exercise Enjoyment Gap, with a launch event in Liverpool kick-starting efforts to get more women exercising regularly and enjoying sport. A recent study from Sport England found 2.4 million fewer women than men strongly agree they […]

Safer Streets campaign to improve women’s safety rolls out across Merseyside

A campaign to increase women’s safety, particularly around the transport network, is being rolled out across the whole of Merseyside. Following on from the success of the first phase of the project in Liverpool city centre last year, the Safer Streets campaign is now being expanded to increase efforts to tackle Violence against Women and […]

Manchester’s Walk for Women returns for 2023

Manchester’s Walk for Women will return to the city centre on Saturday 4 March to celebrate International Women’s Day 2023. Hundreds of women and supporters of women from all over will be able to demonstrate their support for International Women’s Day as they proudly walk through the city centre.       Participants are invited […]

Rapist who targeted woman in Warrington home is jailed

A 25-year-old man who raped a woman after breaking into her home in Warrington has been jailed. Petrus-Ionut Apostoae, of Gorsey Lane, Warrington, appeared at Liverpool Crown Court today, Friday 3 February, where he was sentenced to 14 years and eight months imprisonment. He was also handed an indefinite restraining order. The sentencing follows Apostoae’s […]