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20 November

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Local Solutions welcomes new Lord Mayor of Liverpool

Local Solutions welcomes new Lord Mayor of Liverpool 

On Thursday 7th AugusLorrd Mayor of Liverpool with CEO Steve Hawkins and team from Scotland Road brancht, Local Solutions welcomed The Rt. Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Councillor Erica Kemp, on a tour of services. The new Lord Mayor was sworn in at a ceremony at Liverpool Town Hall in June.

Staff, volunteers and service users were delighted to meet the Lord Mayor; the visit was an ideal opportunity to highlight our work and provide Cllr Kemp with a further insight into our diverse work programmes.

First port of call was Liverpool Carers Centre to meet with the teLord Mayor with Stuart Williams at Carers Centre gymam who provide carers assessments and put support plans in place to help them in their role as a carer.  The Lord Mayor then visited the Centre’s gym where she met some of the carers who access the Centre - at one point testing the gym equipment!! 

Next on the agenda was the advice team to learn more about the part they are playing in alleviating problems faced by individuals with debt problems.   
The team offer fuel debt advice, guidance in relation to money matters and support on welfare rights issues.

The visit concluded at our Scotland Road base where the Lord Mayor spoke with staff from our vulnerable Persons Projects to learn more about our work with young homeless, people affected by domestic violence and bullying. This included a tour of our Homeground hostel.





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