Guild Wheel cyclists asked to dismount at roadworks

Cyclists using the Guild Wheel are being asked to stay safe by walking through two short sections of the route on D’Urton Lane where work is underway to construct the Broughton Bypass. Part of the Guild Wheel route near the Broughton Roundabout passes through what is currently a construction site, as work takes place to … Read more

ALMA finds Ingredient of Life around Infant Sun-like Stars

ALMA has observed stars like the Sun at a very early stage in their formation and found traces of methyl isocyanate — a chemical building block of life. This is the first ever detection of this prebiotic molecule towards solar-type protostars, the sort from which our Solar System evolved. The discovery could help astronomers understand … Read more

BCC reaction to General Election result 2017

BCC comments on the result of the General Election. Commenting on the General Election result, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “After two long years of elections, referenda and wider uncertainty, many businesses were doing their best to ignore the noise of politics – up until today. “The … Read more

Lancelots help children’s diabetes team score top marks for care

The paediatric team looking after children with diabetes at Ormskirk hospital has been recognised as one of the best in the country. A national audit found they were among the top performers for supporting children with type 1 diabetes in terms of quality improvements. Jamie Cranham, age seven, from Scarisbrick, near Ormskirk, has been a … Read more

Animal Agents volunteers needed for St Helens Libraries this summer!

Are you aged 13 to 19, love books and have spare time to inspire younger children? Then St Helens Libraries Service wants to hear from you. Every year Reading Hack volunteers aged 13-24 help libraries make the Summer Reading Challenge a success across the country. Reading Hack is a programme led by young people who … Read more