February parks events

From Springwatch events for children to countryside walks, West Lancashire Borough Council’s Parks and Countryside Ranger Service is organising some great activities in February 2017. The first countryside walk is a five-mile loop around Abbey Lakes and Dean Wood on Monday 6 February. People taking part should meet at Abbey Lakes 9.50am for a 10am … Read more

Visitor registrations opening for E3 Business Expo

On 1st February, visitor registrations open for the E3 Business Expo – a one-day, business-to-business trade exhibition aimed at businesses and entrepreneurs from Lancashire and the whole of the North West.  The event will be held on 5thApril 2017 in the Premier Suite of the Macron Stadium in Bolton. Around a thousand visitors are expected and attendance is free. … Read more

LGA responds to research from ASH on cost of smoking to social care

Responding to research from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) of the cost smoking is adding to the social care funding crisis, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, Cllr Izzi Seccombe, said: “Smoking still remains our number one killer and councils with their responsibility for public health remain committed to eliminating it … Read more

An evening with the stars in Mesnes Park

St Helens Council’s Ranger Service will be hosting an evening of stargazing in Mesnes Park on Friday 3 February. Members of the Liverpool Astronomical Society will be setting up a range of telescopes for viewing the Moon, Jupiter and other objects in the night sky, if weather conditions are clear. There will also be an … Read more