Liverpool City Council is paying more than £4m every year for a school that has been closed since 2014.Read the full story ›
Two fathers from Crosby have set themselves the ultimate challenge to highlight the issue of children being healthy. Steve Turner and Louie Farrell will be running the full length of the Liverpool – Leeds canal over just two days to raise funds for St Nicholas CE Primary School, Blundellsands. The school wants to build its own all-weather running track to encourage its pupils to get outdoors and be active.
Steve and Louie will start their impressive 135 mile run on Thursday 21 st June from St Nicholas CE Primary School. Infantry Regiment, The Rifles of the British Army – where Louie is currently a serving Army Sergeant Major - will join children and staff to send Louie and Steve on their way. Everyone will run the first mile of the challenge around the distance of the school’s field where the track is set to be built. Steve and Louie will head to the Liver Buildings and then the canal path to begin the full distance.
Northern Powerhouse universities should act to become the ‘Ivy League’ of North, leading the country in science, research and innovation.Read the full story ›
The Cheshire team determined to increase girls interest in Science and create the female scientists of the future.Read the full story ›
Psychedelic parkas designed by fashion graduates from the Liverpool School of Art and Design will be on display at Pretty Green.Read the full story ›
A series of outdoor creations will form Chester Zoo's first ever large-scale gardens and science festival this summer.Read the full story ›
Guy Garvey's joining Manchester Metropolitan University as visiting professor of songwriting.Read the full story ›
An original production commissioned by the IOM Arts Council for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One is to be staged.Read the full story ›
Burnley FC stars Jack Cork, Chris Wood and Adam Legzdins, alongside the Mayor of Pendle Councillor David Whalley, officially reopened Burnley FC in the Community’s Whitehough Outdoor Centre in Barley.
The players met children from local primary schools Castercliff Primary Academy and Pendle Primary Academy who were enjoying activities at the Lancashire facility.
Mike Hall reports.
A report by the Children's Commissioner for England has found that pupils in the North West are less likely to do well in secondary school.Read the full story ›