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Operation targeting knife crime rolls out across Merseyside

People in Merseyside can hand in their bladed weapons as part of a knife surrender being carried out this week (13-19 November). Drop-off points will be available at 10 Merseyside police stations, giving members of the public the chance to dispose of a knife or weapon safely. This knife surrender coincides with the national knife […]

A four year delay in the Renters Reform Bill

An article by Robert Booth and Kiran Stacey in the Guardian this week highlighted that a ban on no-fault evictions in England is unlikely this year. Charities and non-profit organisations have urged the Prime Minister to pass a bill to ban “no-fault” evictions – we were promised this four years ago. 29,000 young people asked […]

Local Solutions is celebrating Professional Care Workers’ Week

This week is Professional Care Workers’ Week and we’d like to say a massive thank you to all care workers everywhere. Care is a highly skilled profession, but on the whole care workers do not get the advantages of being seen as professionals. The fragmented system of adult social care means that care work is […]

Mytime launches in Milton Keynes, giving carers the break they deserve

Mytime has launched in Milton Keynes connecting unpaid carers who could benefit from a break from their demanding roles with businesses and organisations who kindly donate complimentary leisure, cultural and educational activities. Mytime ensures unpaid carers are recognised and supported in our communities. One of the most important ways we can do this is by […]

Tom Harrison, Chief Executive has been shortlisted for the Leadership Innovation Award at the Innovation in Business Awards 2023

Tom Harrison, Chief Executive at Local Solutions has been shortlisted for the Leadership Innovation Award at Liverpool Chamber Innovation in Business Awards. This year’s awards have generated an incredible response from businesses, with nearly 150 nominations being made across the 13 categories. The unprecedented volume of entries has required a shortlist to be produced ahead […]

Meet Liam from Supported Lodgings

Supported Lodgings provides family-style accommodation to homeless young people. Registered Householders offer a room in their own home, with a shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. Each young person receives support from their Householder and a Support Worker to prepare for independent living. When Liam’s relationship broke down with his partner, his family made it clear […]

Liverpool Watersports Centre is ready to make a splash this summer

Liverpool Watersports Centre

Liverpool Watersports Centre is gearing up for a summer full of waves of excitement for all to enjoy. Based on the famous Queens Dock, Liverpool Watersports Centre is looking forward to welcoming visitors and colleagues over the next few months. Liverpool Watersports Centre offers a wide range of activities, including paddleboarding, open-water swimming, power boating, […]

Carers Week 2023

Unpaid carers provide care and support to family members, friends and neighbours. Carers say that providing care can be extremely rewarding, but it can also bring with it many challenges including loneliness and isolation. Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution […]

Christmas at the Carers Centre

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