Coronavirus tests scheduled for Southport this week

Sefton Borough’s next military-run Mobile Test Centre are scheduled to take place at Southport Eco Centre from Monday 25th to Wednesday 27th May. Test are available to everyone aged over 5 although essential workers, as well as other eligible groups and members of their households, may be prioritised, nationally. The tests provide a clinical diagnosis […]

The Peter Moore Foundation pledge to help spread positivity

The Peter Moore Foundation, created by Liverpool Football Club CEO Peter Moore in 2018, has launched an initiative to spread kindness and positivity with words of hope via social media during these difficult times of social isolation. Beginning Friday, May 22nd 2020, we are spanning a weekend long initiative to make the last days of […]

‘Wish you weren’t here!’ plea from Sefton Council

Due to the number of people who headed to its coastline this week, Sefton Council has adopted a new campaign ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend. ‘Wish you weren’t here!’ is the Council’s spoof take on the picture postcard message it is sending to people thinking of travelling to its beaches from across the north […]

Call for smokers in Liverpool to quit to reduce risks from COVID-19

Liverpool’s public health officials are advising smokers to quit to reduce the risks of severe symptoms if they get COVID-19. They are joining calls from the Chief Medical Officer and Public Health England with the message: there has never been a more important time for local smokers to quit, to protect themselves and others. Smoking […]

VideOdyssey bring some much-needed nostalgia during crisis

VideOdyssey are offering to deliver SOS Nostalgia Packs including classic movies and retro snacks to cheer people up in isolation. The Liverpool arts venue was dubbed ‘the UK’s last video shop’ by BBC Radio 4 and has amassed a VHS archive of more than 10,000 tapes.  Owner Andy Johnson is offering a delivery service providing […]

LFC Foundation launches Virtual Employability Programme

LFC Foundation has launched a new employability support service for people across the Liverpool City Region who have been made redundant or are at risk due to the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak. The Virtual Employability Programme will provide participants with constructive CV and cover letter support, mock interview practice and exclusive job role insight […]

Liverpool celebrities to run #LapsForLives to raise funds for lifesaving PPE

Merseyside celebrities including Jamie Carragher, Johnny Vegas and David Price will next week join forces with local teachers, businesses and volunteers to raise vital funds for Merseyside PPE Hub, the voluntary group producing life-saving PPE visors for the region’s key workers during the coronavirus crisis. On Thursday 21 May participants will collectively run the distance […]

Specials in Merseyside work above and beyond during coronavirus outbreak

Special Constables in Merseyside have been literally working above and beyond the call of duty to play their part in the national effort to protect the public from coronavirus. With Specials requested to work 16 hours each month, many have stepped up their hours to work far more and the 115 operational Specials in Merseyside […]

ACC Liverpool operates as distribution hub during coronavirus pandemic

ACC Liverpool is currently supporting Liverpool City Council‘s efforts in ensuring the city’s most vulnerable are supported during COVID-19. The event campus is being used as a logistical distribution hub and is expected to continue for the duration of the government restrictions relating to coronavirus.  Using space across both the M&S Bank Arena and the […]

Titanic tribute to Liverpool’s key-workers

Liverpool’s most famous ship has been given a stunning multi-coloured makeover as a special salute to all those heroic key-workers who are helping the city through the coronavirus outbreak. For the past eight years, the sculpture of the Titanic has sat at the junction of Mill Street and the A561 – one of the major […]