Recruitment Evening to Boost Children’s Services in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council is running a recruitment evening as part of its £4.6m drive to recruit social workers and other specialist staff across its social care, safeguarding, inspection, audit and adoption services. The recruitment evening, to be held on Wednesday 15 June from 5pm to 7pm at Woodlands Conference Centre on Southport Road in Chorley, … Read more

Fish tank donation to spinal room

A hospital’s spinal unit has welcomed new visitors – exotic fish. North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, took delivery of two fish tanks. One has been donated by design business Ryu Creative, which is run by a patient at the spinal centre, Ryan Forshaw. The other has been … Read more

European Commission announces over €6 million to support stabilisation efforts in Libya

Today the European Commission is announcing over €6 million to support stabilisation efforts in Libya. Through the Instrument contributing to Stability & Peace (IcSP), €5 million will go to the Stabilisation Facility for Libya – an initiative of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the international community. The aim … Read more

Parliament calls for EU action to help farmers fight unfair trading practices

MEPs urge the EU Commission to put forward proposals against unfair trading practices in the food supply chain, so as to ensure fair earnings for farmers and a wide choice for consumers, in a resolution voted on Tuesday. The aim should be to ensure fair and transparent trade relations among food producers, suppliers and distributors. … Read more

Wirral’s day centres open their doors for community open day

Wirral’s day services will be throwing open their doors to the public on Friday, June 17, as part of a Wirral-wide Open Day. Wirral Evolutions have nine locations across Wirral, designed specifically for the needs of the people they support. This month, they will be welcoming the public to events and activities designed to create … Read more

International street market brings flavours of the world to Leigh

An award-winning international street market which has swept Scandinavia with a feast of foodie fun is on its way to Leigh. The market, which is free to enter, will be offering delicious hot and cold food from across Europe at Bradshawgate, from Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th June, from 10am to 6pm. Around 20 traders … Read more