A leading provider of solicitor support services is launching a new ‘matchmaking’ recruitment offering specifically designed for the legal sector. Albion Legal, which has been working with law firms in Liverpool, Manchester and the North West for over 15 years, is using its industry experience and connections to help legal […]

New service to deliver tailored recruitment for legal sector

A new initiative has been launched by St Helens Council’s Trading Standards and Merseyside Police involving the use of stencilled warning messages sprayed on pavements outside of local businesses selling alcohol. The warning message is designed to deter would be ‘proxy purchasers’ of alcohol and explains that buying alcohol for […]

Adults warned not to buy alcohol for under 18s

St Helens Council’s Trading Standards team is warning residents about businesses targeting local people and offering to claim back council tax refunds. Several residents contacted the council after receiving unsolicited telephone calls from people offering to check their property is in the correct council tax banding and then to pursue […]

Residents warned over avoidable council tax refund charges

The EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis confirmed the renewed commitment in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) that is one of the biggest health threats facing humanity today. Speaking at the conference ‘Challenges in Addressing the Issue of Antimicrobial Resistance’ in Vilnius, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, […]

Human and Animal Health: Commission continues fight against Antimicrobial Resistance ...

Urgent work to renew gas main in Islands Brow area Work follows leaks on existing pipe Road closures needed to safeguard staff and road-users National Grid is advising residents and motorists of urgent work to replace a gas main in the Islands Brow area of St Helens. Work is due […]

Urgent gas mains revamp for St Helens

The National Audit Office has found that the Department of Health and the NHS, working with other parts of government, have made progress to recover more of the cost of treating overseas visitors who are not entitled to free hospital treatment but, if current trends continue and the charging rules […]

Recovering the cost of NHS treatment for overseas patients