Objects and memories from Liverpool’s black community

National Museums Liverpool launches Sankofa project An exploration of activism in Liverpool’s Black communities launches National Museums Liverpool’s Sankofa project on Saturday 28 January in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr building at Liverpool’s Albert Dock. The Sankofa project aims to investigate Black social history within National Museums Liverpool’s collections and the wider community. It … Read more

Public welcome at Trust board meeting

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will hold its next board meeting on Wednesday 1stFebruary at 9am. The meeting will be held in the Clinical Education Centre at Southport and Formby District General Hospital. Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe the meeting. Anyone with a special requirement should contact the Trust … Read more

Volunteer of the Year recognition is music to the ears of DJ duo

Two young adults from St. Helens have been commended for their volunteering efforts. The Mayor of St Helens, Councillor Dave Banks, was on hand to present Carl Smith and Adam Garvey with a trophy each after being named St Helens Council’s Youth Service’s Volunteers of the Year 2016 for giving up their time once a … Read more

Delays expected on the A580 East Lancashire Road and A570 Rainford Bypass junction tomorrow evening

Motorists are advised to avoid the A580 East Lancashire Road and A570 Rainford Bypass junction on Thursday evening, as engineers carry out a full survey of the carriageway. Traffic Management will be in place overnight during the hours of 10pm on Thursday 26 January until 6am on Friday 27 January 2017. Delays should be expected … Read more

OUTing the Past event

Lancashire Archives will host a day of free events next month, as part of the third national Festival of LGBT History. From 10am to 3pm on Saturday 25 February, visitors can enjoy activities including presentations, a creative writing workshop and a musical comedy choir. There’s no need to book the activities, apart from the creative … Read more

New campaign highlights trade and investment opportunities in Global Britain

The Department for International Trade has today kicked off its largest ever international trade and investment campaign. The UK’s Department for International Trade has today (Wednesday 25 January) kicked off its largest ever international trade and investment campaign as part of the UK government’s continued drive to be the business destination of choice. Aimed at … Read more