The Lauries Rucksack Challenge


A campaign to support the homeless has been launched by The Lauries in Birkenhead.

Wirral Chamber guides Mum to Independence


After several years out of the workplace due to growing family commitments, a new job as an administrative assistant led Emma Hughes into her own business as an independent Mortgage Advisor.

Liverpool is the place to be this festive season


The festive season is now well underway in Liverpool and it is looking more magical and enchanting than ever. Liverpool ONE’s iconic Christmas tree once again takes centre stage in Paradise Street and is already proving to be a favourite selfie spot with all of the visitors.

Check your piggy bank for £1 coins


Your old pound coins will soon be useless, as the current £1 coin will be gradually phased out later this year – making way for a new, more secure coin.

Woooo-hoo! It’s the charity Spooky Welly Walk – at the double!


Keeping the kids happy in the run-up to Hallowe’en this year is just a walk in the park. The leaves are falling, the spooky season is almost upon us, and one of Merseyside’s most successful family charity events is set to return. Thousands of kids – and mums and dads, aunties and uncles – are set to join the fang-tastic fun of the annual Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation ‘Spooky Welly Walk’.

Wirral Grammar School for Girls has outstanding GCSE Results and best A Level results in Wirral


The pupils of Wirral Grammar School for Girls are again celebrating the most wonderful GCSE results. 100% of the girls attained at least 5 A* – C grades and 59% of all grades were awarded at the very highest grades of A*/A.

Internet security as important as road safety


The NSPCC have launched a campaign to highlight the potential dangers associated with the internet and social media. Only 20% of parents said they regularly speak to their children about the dangers associated with the internet and the importance of enhanced security settings.

How to raise a sociable child


If you refer to your child as quiet or shy, they’re more likely to take on that persona. Instead, say encouraging things about your child when they’re in earshot.

Free Childcare is being doubled


From September this year, the amount of free childcare is being doubled from 15 to 30 hours a week for working parents of three and four year olds.

Barmy Britain Horrible Histories is a smash hit with family

Horrible Histories, The Garrick Theatre, London, UK.

The Horrible Histories stage show at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton is a wonderful mix of historical facts presented in a series of engaging sketches mixed with lots of humour and audience participation. The result is a show which is as genuinely interesting and informative as it is entertaining. The “Barmy Britain” show at the Floral is a 70-minute long extravaganza with just two actors and is a brilliant family show.