World War Two veteran’s name to be added to war memorial

The name of world war two soldier Private Sidney Turner, who was killed in action in North Africa, will be added to a local War Memorial. The work will be carried out after Lathom and Burscough Branch of the Royal British Legion asked West Lancashire Borough Council to add Private Turner’s name to the area’s … Read more

Dog owner convicted under new microchipping legislation

A St Helens dog owner has been convicted under the new dog microchipping legislation. Kaine Aaron Ford, 21, of 40 Grasmere Court, St. Helens, was ordered to pay a total of £741.80 after being found guilty in his absence at Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates’ Court of failing to update his dog’s microchip details, … Read more

Improve your wellbeing with Learn to Grow courses

St Helens Council’s Adult and Community Learning team has joined other national adult education providers in taking part in a government funded mental health research project to test the effects of community learning on mental health. As part of the Learn to Grow wellbeing programme, St Helens Adult and Community Learning has been able to … Read more

County Council Celebrates Foster Care Fortnight

Lancashire County Council is holding a number of events throughout the county to celebrate Foster Care Fortnight and recruit new carers. Foster Care Fortnight is the UK’s biggest foster care awareness raising campaign, delivered by fostering charity, The Fostering Network. Amanda Hatton, Director of Children’s Services at Lancashire County Council, said: “We are pleased to … Read more