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Macmillan Centre invites people to their next health and wellbeing event and to join them for parkrun

Southport Macmillan Centre is inviting those affected by cancer to its next Health and Wellbeing event and also encouraging people to join in on the monthly 5k parkrun with the team. Health and Wellbeing event The centre, based on Mornington Road in Southport is holding its next free Health and Wellbeing event in Southport College... Read more »
by Richard 30/03/2023

Health services reminders for forthcoming Easter Bank Holiday weekend and industrial action

With the Easter Bank Holiday weekend – Friday 7 to Monday 10 April – fast approaching, people are being reminded to make sure they’ve got enough prescription medication left. It can take a couple of days for a repeat prescription to come through and you don’t want to run out.
by Richard 29/03/2023

Sefton communities invited to hold street parties in honour of King Charles III’s Coronation

Community spirited Sefton residents thinking of hosting a street party for the Coronation of King Charles III are being asked to contact the Council as soon as possible.
by Richard 24/03/2023

Become a Community Champion and Help Tackle Social Isolation in Your Local Area

Our Community Connectors are looking for community-minded volunteers to join them. 
by Richard 22/03/2023

Help shape the Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership Strategy

Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership has today launched a survey to seek the views of our partners, people, and communities on the priorities within their interim strategy.
by Richard 16/03/2023

Safer Streets Merseyside Campaign

A campaign to increase women’s safety, particularly around the transport network, is being rolled out across the whole of Merseyside. Following on from the success of the first phase of the project in Liverpool city centre last year, the Safer Streets campaign is now being expanded to increase efforts to tackle Violence against Women and... Read more »
by Richard 02/03/2023

£165,000 fund launched to help community groups reduce, reuse and recycle

A share of £165,000 is up for grabs to help community groups make the Liverpool City Region a cleaner and greener place. The funding – made available via the Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority and Veolia Community Fund 2023/24 – is for community and voluntary groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations, who can reduce household waste,... Read more »
by Richard 01/03/2023

Citizens 4 Good Awards Celebrating Community Heroes held in Maghull

The ceremony was held at Maghull Town Hall on Wednesday 15th February and was attended by 16 community heroes. Accompanied by their family members and the people who nominated them for the award, they each received a certificate and thanks from the Mayor of Sefton, Councillor Clare Carragher.
by Richard 27/02/2023

Sefton Local Offer Live Event – 1 March 2023

Sefton Council teams will be out in force next week as they head down to Local Offer Live at Aintree Racecourse on Wednesday 1 March. Council teams will be joined by colleagues from health services, third sector and voluntary organisations as well as specialist charities to learn more about each other and offer information about their services to people in Sefton.
by Richard 24/02/2023

Lung Health Check roadshow comes to Litherland

Residents across south Sefton are being invited for a free lung check as part of an NHS targeted lung health check programme and a drop-in event aimed at raising awareness of the programme and the symptoms of lung cancer will be held in the Tesco superstore on Hawthorne Road on Friday 24 February, 10am-4pm.
by Richard 22/02/2023

Third Sector Trends Report: Limiting charities’ campaigning activities may backfire on government

Third Sector Trends has been surveying the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector every three years since 2010.
by Richard 15/02/2023

Sefton Council inviting applications to Household Support Fund

Sefton Council is inviting residents in need of financial help to apply to the Household Support Fund. Open to those who are struggling to afford energy, food and essential household bills, the Fund is now open for people to apply.
by Richard 14/02/2023