At last night’s Planning Awards in London, Knowsley Council’s Prescot Town Centre Masterplan scooped the National Award for Masterplaning 2017. Five nominations were shortlisted for this category, which recognises outstanding masterplanning work. The Planning Awards are run by Planning magazine in conjunction with PlanningResource and PlacemakingResource. The Awards invited submissions […]

Prescot masterplan scoops national award

Lancaster Jazz Festival: 15 – 17 September 2017 Dinosaur led by award-winning trumpet player Laura Jurd to headline September festival. Lancaster Jazz Festival has announced the headline act for the seventh annual festival this September. British quartet Dinosaur, led by award-winning trumpet player Laura Jurd, will perform in The Round at The Dukes, Lancaster on Saturday […]


St Helens is once again among the front runners when it comes to first preference school admissions after achieving its best ever results for secondary school applications. New data from the Department for Education shows that 96.5 percent of applicants secured offers at their first preference secondary schools – up […]

St Helens is once again a top performer for school ...