Two in three bosses at Britain’s biggest businesses not trained to deal with a cyber attack

Britain’s top firms and charities urgently need to do more to protect themselves from online threats, according to new Government research and a ‘cyber health check’ published today. New reports highlight scale of the cyber security and data protection challenge One in ten FTSE 350 companies operate without a response plan for a cyber incident Only … Read more

Local bereavement charity benefits from mayor’s charity donation

A St Helens-based charity has received a huge financial boost after receiving a cheque for £10,853.00 from last year’s mayor and mayoress of St Helens. Kelly Wellens, founder of recently registered family bereavement charity Jenson’s Twinkle Stars, and her partner Gary Larkin were welcomed into St Helens Town Hall on Thursday (3 August) where they … Read more

Generous Brits would rather donate to charity than save for retirement

If given a £3million windfall: More people (33%) would like to donate money to charitable causes, than save for retirement (22%) More women would rather donate to charity (38%) than pay off their mortgage (36%) 39% of ‘Generation Z’ (18 – 24 years olds) said they would like to donate to charity, more than 25 … Read more

Mayor of West Lancashire officially launches his 2017 Charity Appeal

The new Mayor of West Lancashire Councillor Neil Furey will support three fabulous causes during his year in office. Councillor Furey and the Mayoress Julie Furey will raise funds for 42nd Ormskirk (Skelmersdale St Paul’s) Scouts, Evermoor Hub and The Sewing Rooms in Skelmersdale. Councillor Furey said: “These are three very worthy causes that I hope … Read more

Want to reach your 10,000 steps a day? Get down the golf course, says Macmillan Cancer Support

The average golf game racks up 13,234 steps, exceeding the daily 10,000 recommendation Golfers can burn 1,564 calories per game when they carry their golf clubs A game of golf amounts to 240 minutes of moderate intensity activity Golf could be the perfect way to reach – or even exceed – recommended activity levels, according to … Read more

Charity donates specialised changing table to local nursery

A St Helens charity has donated a specialised changing table to a local nursery to cater for two young children with additional needs. The Helen Marie Friends charity – founded in 1985 by Arthur and Marjorie Hurst in memory of their daughter Helen Marie – donated the mobi changer to General Day Nursery in Sherdley … Read more