Commissioner reopens fund to help communities prevent crime

Organisations which help to reduce crime and protect communities in Merseyside are being invited to apply for a share of a fund aimed at helping building stronger, safer communities. This is the third year that Merseyside’s Police Commissioner Jane Kennedy has opened the Crime Prevention Fund which is used to help charities, community groups and … Read more

Can Cook share your lunch campaign

Across Merseyside, many families struggle during the long school holidays as they are used to having a cooked meal provided for their children via the free school meals service. Can Cook is a social enterprise that can help. Through donations received from residents and other organisations, such as the council, they are able to provide a … Read more

Witness appeal made following fatal road traffic collision in Rainford

An appeal for witnesses has been made today, Thursday 20th July, by Merseyside Police following a fatal road traffic collision in Rainford. Police were called to Church Road at 11.05am on Wednesday 19th July, following a fatal road traffic collision, which involved a female pedestrian and a heavy goods vehicle. Formal identification is yet to … Read more

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority approves funding for £14m Network Space scheme at Mere Grange

Developer, Network Space, has successfully secured £1.85m of funding to further develop the Mere Grange mixed employment and residential site in Lea Green, St Helens. The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority approved the £1.85m bid on Friday 16 June, as part of funding available through the Single Investment Fund (SIF). Mere Grange is a 21-acre … Read more

New road safety strategy for the Liverpool City Region given the green light

The Liverpool City Region’s Road Safety Strategy 2017-2020 was approved at today’s Liverpool City Region Combined Authority meeting. This three year strategy aims to reduce the number of those killed and seriously injured on Merseyside’s roads. The plan outlines the methods and measures that will be used by partners who make up the Merseyside Road … Read more