Saturday, May 28, 2022
Home Featured


Featured posts

Disability pay gap accelerating in the North-West according to new statistics

The disability pay gap is accelerating quicker in the North-West than the national average, according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics. According to the report, the disability pay gap has grown nationally from 11.7% in 2014...

Unions call for more support for teachers’ mental health

Local unions are calling on the government to improve mental health support for teachers. Last month the Welsh Government announced a trebling in funding to support teachers' wellbeing and mental health to £1.25m. Karen Evans, Joint District Secretary for the Liverpool...
Clean Air Zone Liverpool

Liverpool’s Clean Air Zone plans get a mixed response

The Government has instructed Liverpool City Council to curb its carbon emissions in the city – but residents and environmentalists have conflicting views over how a Clean Air Zone should be implemented.  Various forms of Clean Air Zones (CAZ) have been...

Campaign to find woman’s life-saving stem cell match comes to Liverpool

A swab drive campaign to find a Liverpool alumni's stem cell match to save her life came to the city yesterday. Yvette Chin, 41 has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, a rare and aggressive form of blood cancer. After many...
Liverpool School Coding Club

Liverpool school pupils form all-female coding club

The visit of a award-winning technology expert has inspired Liverpool School students to form an all-female computer coding club. Pupils from The Academy of St Francis of Assisi were visited by Lady Mariéme Jamme. She encouraged the pupils to follow careers...
Liverpool Central Library inside

Jack Reacher reigns supreme as Liverpool’s most borrowed books since 2016

The Jack Reacher novels are among the most borrowed books from Liverpool libraries from 2016 to 2021 in a list dominated by the crime and thriller genres. Books from the set of thriller novels, by English author Lee Child, comprise...

Bus services in the North-West have declined by over a third in the last...

The number of available bus services in the North-West has declined by 38% over the last 10 years. A 10% larger decline than elsewhere in England. The largest drop occurred during the pandemic when more than half of the decline...

Liverpool Airport praised amid COVID chaos in Manchester and London

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is being praised by holiday-goers whilst airports in London and Manchester remain in chaos following multiple flight cancellations and delays due to staff shortages. Both EasyJet and British Airways have been forced to cancel flights this...

Sefton Park group says Britain needs to do more to tackle litter

The deputy chair of the ‘Friends of Sefton Park’ group has expressed her disappointment with littering in the park and believes more education on the impact of littering is needed. 'Friends of Sefton Park' is a volunteer group that was...

Adoption in Merseyside (AiM) celebrate their 4th birthday

Adoption in Merseyside (AiM) celebrated its 4th birthday on Sunday 3rd April. AiM finds families for children in care as well as providing professional support throughout the process and after the adoption takes place. Since four local authorities, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton...