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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:-
2018-07-21
 


Brazil-iant Carnival Atmosphere Took Over Liverpool As Brazilica 2018 Hailed A Success

THES whole of Liverpool was alive with the sound of Samba, over 12 July to 15 July 2018, as Liverpool Carnival Company's annual Brazilica Festival returned to the City with an epic Carnival extravaganza!

We popped down to the highlight event, the annual Brazilica Carnival Parade on the Saturday evening, which made its way from Abercrombie Square, along Hope Street, Hardman Street, Bold Street, and Church Street, before it's spectacular finale in Williamson Square
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Be A Liverpool 2018 Supercar Spotter!

A supercar has been given a neon makeover to celebrate the anniversary of Liverpool's European Capital of Culture title. An award winning BAC Mono motorcar has been emblazoned with the:- 'Liverpool 2018' branding...



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Discharge Lounge at Southport Hospital Open

WORK is now complete on the new discharge and transfer lounge, which opened, on Monday, 16 July 2018, at Southport and District General Hospital. The new Unit will improve patient...

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Letters to the Editor:- "Southport's Orangemen's Day Parade"

IN response to our report within our previous edition about the "Southport's Orangemen's Day Parade" a reader has commented:- "The 12th..."



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Local children to benefit from year of fundraising

SOUTHPORT based home insurance provider Paymentshield has selected its new charity of the year for 2018, following a successful year of fundraising over ₤12,000 for the Vital Signs...

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Miss Liverpool City Region 2018, Abigail Foster, is getting ready for Zoë's Baby Hospice's 'Its A knock out'

ON 15 September 2018, 'Its A knock out' is heading back to ZoŽ's Baby Hospice, in Liverpool and will many Corporate...

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Launch of the Lancashire Person Record Exchange Service (LPRES)

LANCASHIRE Care NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the launch of the Lancashire Person Record Exchange Service (LPRES), a new initiative allowing...

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The Mind Map launches campaign to subsidise mental health 1st Aid Training for Schools

UK Schools could receive subsidised Mental Health First Aid training thanks to a Crowdfunder by Liverpool based mental health social enterprise...

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Ambulance Service supports call for CPR lessons in Schools

Andrew Redgrave (far left) with fellow NWAS colleagues and Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham outside the House of Commons in 2015 at a lobbying event to push for basic life support education.

THE North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) have pledge their support for CPR training to be added to the...

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The Clipper Race Returns - Round the World Yacht Race Gears Up for Liverpool Homecoming

EXCITEMENT
is building with just over one week remaining until the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race returns to Liverpool on Saturday, 28 July 2018, 11 months after this unique voyage set sail. The Clipper Race is 1 of the biggest challenges of the natural world and an endurance test like no other. With no previous sailing experience necessary, it's the only event on the planet
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Lancashire Care supports new NHS Smokefree Pledge

LANCASHIRE Care NHS Foundation Trust has reiterated its commitment to remain a smokefree organisation by...

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Jake's cool idea for children's quiet room

CHILDREN helped design a new Hospital quiet room for young patients who need a calming environment. The:- "Chillaxation Room" was named by Jake Jones, from Skelmersdale...

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Winners revealed after successful 2018 season at Crosby Camera Club

AFTER a long season, Crosby Camera Club's 2018 competitions closed with 3 different winners topping the 3 individual leagues. Fighting it...

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Book star 'Buttercup' rolls into School to meet pupils

PUPILS at a Liverpool Primary School have met the starring characters of a new children's book. Author Jude Lennon took both:- 'Lamby' and 'Buttercup' her iconic yellow VW storytelling bus; along to St Nicholas' Primary School earlier this...

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Top chef Simon Rimmer waltzes into Southport Flower Show

CELEBRITY chef Simon Rimmer is to be star turn at the Southport Flower Show after cooking up a storm in Strictly Come...

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Over 800 people ran a mile for good causes in Warrington!

LAST weekend families and friends raised thousands of pounds for charity by taking part in a family fun run at Gulliver's World, Warrington. People of all ages came together...

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Edge Hill University wins Global Teaching Excellence Spotlight award

EDGE Hill University has been acknowledged as one of the world's finest teaching institutions, winning a:- 'Global Teaching Excellence Spotlight...'

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Football hubs investment will support next generation of Gerrards and Rooneys

COMPLETION of 4 new state of the art football hubs is just months away, as part of a major ₤20 million investment in grassroots football across the City. The 'Parklife' project is a...

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Liverpool Council speaks out against immigration detention

LAST night Liverpool City Council passed a cross party motion against immigration detention and in support of the local:- 'These Walls Must Fall' campaign. In a sign of a growing, community based resistance...

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Be part of the biggest ever UK wide beach litter pick!

THE UK's leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), is looking for thousands of volunteers to clean up the nation's beaches as part of its 25th anniversary Great British...

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Liverpool Pride is getting ready to awash the City with the colours of the rainbow
Photograph by David Munn Photography

THE free 2 day festival, Liverpool Pride, takes place over Saturday, 28 July and Sunday, 29 July 2018 and the City is set to be awash with the colours of the rainbow as this year's theme...

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Asda Southport hosts a Picnic for Pudsey!

ASDA Southport Community Champion, Sharon Gregory, hosted a:- 'Teddy Bear's Picnic' in aid of BBC Children in Need. The picnic took place at St Phillip's Primary School, and...

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The Ainsdale Show 2018

THE Ainsdale Show was held on 14 July 2018, on the Village Green and was opened with the event's traditional Parade and Rose Queen and Bud Ceremony. The weather was amazing and this meant the area was buzzing throughout the day. On offer was a wide range of activities, from music and dog displays to martial arts demonstrations. Food stalls plied their wares; funfairs added their jollity and...

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Southport students get insight into logistics industry during workshops

PUPILS from Meols Cop High School, in Southport, were given an insight into the logistics industry during a visit by transportation experts...

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RRS Sir David Attenborough is launched at Birkenhead

THE construction of the polar research ship is still underway, but the RRS Sir David Attenborough 10,000 tonne hull was officially launched, with quiet efficiency and minimal razz-ma-tazz into the River Mersey from the Cammell Laird slipway, on...

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Liverpool maps out ₤500m road investment plan

AN interactive map has been launched to allow people in Liverpool to discover when their road is being upgraded as part of a ₤500 million investment drive in the City's Highways Network. The new map; which outlines works on a 12 month rolling programme...

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Global media leader offers advice to graduands about the changing world

DAWN Airey, an internationally acclaimed executive in the broadcast and media industries, has been made an Honorary Doctor of Arts at Edge Hill University...

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Police must grasp '1 chance' to take action for victims of hate crime

AGAINST a background of rising hate crime reported in recent years, Police Forces are urged by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services to prioritise the service to victims, in its 1st ever report into hate crime. The report emphasises the importance of the Police getting their response right 1st time and at the beginning of their contact with victims. Unless victims feel confident in coming forward and Police Forces ensure hate crime is recorded properly, there is limited...

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₤7,500 to help local children SHINE

BENJAMIN Barker from The Great Schools Trust, based in Liverpool and Warrington has won ₤7,500 to realise his fantastic idea to help ignite their students' passion for science as part of the annual Let Teachers SHINE competition.

Let Teachers SHINE, run by the education charity SHINE and supported by Tes (The Times Educational Supplement), offers funding to teachers who have brilliant ideas to help disadvantaged children succeed in English, maths or science. As well as funding, SHINE...

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Morrisons Southport announces 'Quieter Hour'

MORRISONS Southport is to introduce a quieter hour for customers who would benefit from a calmer shopping trip. Designed to help customers who currently struggle with music and the other noise associated with supermarket shopping, it will take place every Saturday, within the Winter Gardens store, from 9am to 10am.

The Quieter Hour initiative has been created with the support of the National Autistic Society. Many people who are autistic or those with autistic children can find shopping in a...

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