200 hundred trees to be planted thanks to Air Show patrons

More than 200 trees will be planted across Sefton thanks to the generosity of visitors to the recent Southport Air ...

Give what you can this December in Sefton

Sefton’s successful Year of Friendship is drawing to a close and we’re excited to announce that the final theme for ...

Lighting Sefton RED this World AIDS Day

Bootle Town Hall is set to be bathed in red light this weekend (30 November- 1 December) to mark World ...

Special awards night celebrates Sefton’s green volunteers

Sefton’s green fingered volunteers have been recognised for their hard work and dedication at a special awards evening in the ...

Help support Sefton’s Foodbanks this Christmas

Local people in Sefton are encouraged to support Sefton’s Food banks this festive period and help to back the final ...

Meet new friends at a special Tea Dance, and get hot tips on keeping warm this winter

Residents across Sefton are invited to come along to an event where they can get advice on keeping warm and ...

Pop-up Memory Cafe is heading to Bootle

The Alzheimer’s Society Sefton is bringing a pop-up Memory Café to Bootle at the end of this month to help ...

Have a chatter and a natter in Formby this month

Chatter and Natter events are taking place every week day in cafés around Formby, offering people the chance to pull ...

Alchemy Youth Club is a great place to meet new friends

Alchemy Youth Club is for 11 to 17 year old young people. It runs 4 evenings a week across 2 ...

One Vision Housing, Retirement Housing Scheme customers, raise £2,663.65 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

October 1 marked International Older Person’s Day which works to bring our older community together and highlight their contribution to ...

Have your voice heard by joining an NHS patient group

Sefton residents interested in getting involved in how local health services are delivered are invited to two public events next ...

Community Café kicks off in Crosby

Marine in the Community has opened a new Community Café based at Marine FC’s small function room on College Road ...
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Catch the train to your happy place for free this Sunday!

Sefton Council is delighted to be working with Merseyrail to offer a free travel day this Sunday, 6 October to ...

Sefton youth worker Sue Logie tells us how she’s helping to give a safe space to young people

This month as part of our Year of Friendship campaign, we’ve been focusing on children and young people and the ...

Merseyrail offers free travel to kids to celebrate Car Free Day

Merseyrail are celebrating Car Free Day by offering free travel to kids anywhere on their network this Sunday (22 September) ...
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Pocket-sized suicide prevention resource could help save lives in Sefton

Sefton residents are encouraged to download innovative app helping to save people from suicide for World Suicide Prevention Day. To ...

Sefton Council to fly flag for the emergency services

Flags to support the emergency services will be raised at Bootle Town Hall and Southport Town Hall on Monday, 9 ...
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Sefton celebrating children and young people this September for the ‘Year of Friendship’

This month as part of the Year of Friendship campaign, Sefton Council will be focusing on children and young people ...

Musical Bingo set to raise money to support socially isolated

A series of musical bingo nights are set to take place in Maghull to help raise money that will support ...

Successful night of community reassurance and disruption activity in south Sefton

Officers were joined by members of the public, MP Peter Dowd, Councillor Trish Hardy and members of Sefton Council for ...

Macmillan to hold event for people affected by cancer

Southport Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre will be holding its second ‘Health and Wellbeing Event’ of the year on ...

A community festival in Sefton to show residents are standing together against crime

Sefton Council and residents from Thornton and Netherton are bringing communities together at a special music festival to show how ...
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Share your stories to promote positive mental health

Sefton Council is preparing to launch this year's 30 Days of Sefton in Mind campaign and is calling upon community ...

South Park set for action packed family fun day

Preparations are well underway for the annual South Park Family Fun Day in Bootle. Each year Sefton Council and its ...

Celebrate World Friendship Day at South Park

South Park is hosting a community picnic to celebrate World Friendship day, Tuesday July 30. As many people, as possible ...

Pride, friendship and new beginnings for LGBTQ+young people

In Sefton’s Year of Friendship, LGBTQ+ young people from Sefton will show solidarity with their peers and represent the borough ...

Supporting refugees in Sefton throughout Year of Friendship

This month, as part of our Year Of Friendship campaign, Sefton is celebrating diversity across our borough. In the same ...

Bespoke job club for transgender and transitioning community launched in Southport

A bespoke monthly job club called 'Butterflies' is being launched in Southport to support transgender people and those undergoing transition ...

Bootle to play host to major Anne Frank Exhibition

Bootle is to play host to a major exhibition about Anne Frank in the year that the Jewish victim of ...

Help Sefton’s foodbanks tackle holiday hunger

Residents in Sefton are being asked to support the borough’s foodbanks this summer to help meet increased demands to tackle ...

How you can volunteer to help visually impaired people in Sefton during Year of Friendship

For Formby resident Derek Thomas, being visually impaired is no barrier to living a full life thanks to the help ...

BeActive this summer thanks to Sefton Council

Sefton’s most anticipated activity days are returning for the 2019 summer break thanks to Sefton Council's leisure service. Running throughout ...

Sefton’s Year of Friendship celebrates diversity this July

This July, Sefton Council's Year Of Friendship campaign is celebrating diversity across our borough. In the same month that will ...
Join us in Sefton's beautiful greenspaces for World Friendship Day

Enjoy a picnic with friends in Sefton this World Friendship Day

Sefton Council wants its residents to celebrate World Friendship Day (Tuesday, July 30) in style this year by bringing a ...

Southport Half Marathon 2019: Travel and General Advice

This Sunday (June 30) Southport town centre will host to the 2019 Southport Half Marathon with hundreds of runners taking ...
Walk a mile for MacMillan Cancer Support

‘Macmillan Mile’ walking events for people living with cancer return to Merseyside

Anyone affected by cancer is being invited to take part in a ‘Macmillan Mile’ walk which return to Merseyside next ...

Transgender Employability Course to be piloted in Sefton

A bespoke initiative to help unemployed transgender and transitioning people back in to work is being piloted in Sefton. The ...

Girlguiding in Birkdale needs you!

Girl Guides Birkdale District is looking for adults over the age of 18 to run Rainbows (age 5-7), Brownies (age ...
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Get back in the saddle and rediscover your love of cycling in confidence

People who want to rediscover their love for cycling in Sefton after years of staying out of the saddle can ...
Make friends with Bootle buddy scheme

Sefton looks out for best of friends as special year reaches a big milestone

National Best Friends Day (June 8), marks the halfway point in Sefton’s Year of Friendship, a perfect time for Sefton ...

Sefton backs 3tc’s annual Festival Of Learning campaign

Sefton Council's Year Of Friendship campaign is lending its full support and backing to the 3TC Festival of Learning during ...

New Friendship Cafe launching in Southport

A Friendship Cafe sponsored by Southport Salvation Army is set to launch on Sunday, 7 July at The Salvation Army ...

Bootle Bucks back Sefton’s Year Of Friendship campaign

A football club in Sefton, created solely to encourage youngsters with disabilities to get into the sport, is backing a ...

Be body kind with Sefton’s Community Mental Health Team

Sefton’s Community Mental Health Team offers a range of services to help Sefton residents feel better about their bodies in ...

100 Year Old lauds benefits of making friends and keeping fit

A 100 year old woman from Sefton is backing a council led campaign to celebrate the importance of mental and ...

The Reader is inviting people to ‘bring a friend’ or ‘make a friend’ in its Shared Reading Community drive in Sefton

After more than a decade reading aloud in Sefton, The Reader collaborates with Sefton Public Health on Mental Health Awareness ...

Sefton organisations needed to help with loneliness study

The project about loneliness and social isolation (PALS) is looking for groups or organisations in Sefton to help them conduct ...

Pip is the pawfect friend at Tudor Bank

In recent years Sefton has seen an increase in people experiencing loneliness within certain groups. The negative effects of loneliness ...

Sefton’s Year Of Friendship celebrates the fittest friendships in May!

The month of May marks Sefton Council's Year Of Friendship celebration of all things Active. Throughout May we'll be taking ...

April Bank Holiday: All You Need To Know this weekend

Thousands of people are expected to visit beautiful Sefton this Bank Holiday weekend (April 19-22) and we've put together a ...