Chewing gum: councils highlight clear-up costs

Chewing gum manufacturers must help more with the growing multi-million pound cost to local communities of removing discarded gum, with 99 per cent of the nation’s main shopping streets now spattered, council leaders say today. The Local Government Association, which represents more than 370 councils in England and Wales, is calling for gum manufacturers to … Read more

Mayoral engagements, week commencing Monday 17 April

Wednesday 19 April 2.15pm Bull & Dog, Burscough The Mayor & Consort will attend Afternoon Tea with the Ormskirk Community Activity Friendship Hub Thursday 20 April 7pm St Michael & St John’s Parish Centre, Clitheroe The Mayor & Guest will attend a Spring Charity Fashion Show hosted by the Mayor of Ribble Valley Friday 21 April 10.45am Age UK, Wellbeing Centre, Moorgate, Ormskirk The Mayor & … Read more

Skelmersdale Air Cadets annual Easter Bingo

The Air Cadets are a self-financing organisation so fundraising is crucial for maintaining our fantastic training facilities and giving the cadets the best opportunities. We rely heavily on donations, sponsorship and support for events like this, our annual Easter Bingo. Thank you to Walkers, Cadburys and Tesco Champions for their very generous donations and to … Read more

The countdown is on for the Liverpool City Region Mayoral election

There’s just four weeks to go now until the first ever Liverpool City Region Mayoral election. On Thursday, 4 May 2017, all eligible residents over the age of 18 years across the Liverpool City Region (Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, St Helens, Sefton and Wirral) can vote for who they would like to be the Liverpool City … Read more

Mayoral engagements for the week commencing Monday 3 April

Friday 7 April 9am Aspinall Arms, Mitton, Near Clitheroe The Mayor & Consort will attend a Civic Tour hosted by the Mayor of Ribble Valley Friday 7 April 7.30pm St Anne’s Parish Centre, Prescot Road, Ormskirk The Mayor & Consort will attend and host a Charity Easter Bingo, funds from which will be raised for the Mayor’s Charities Saturday 8 April 10am Skelmersdale Fire Station … Read more