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Government's support headlines are the Excluded UK
A shocking fact is that millions of people have been shut out of any
meaningful financial help by the UK Government, who bang on about how important
small businesses are to the UK’s economic future, but then pull the rug from
under them. The media has been highlighting the "clear unfairness"
of the exclusions of many of our nation’s small businesses and of the self
employed. Often over the last year, the spotlight has been focused on the
hospitality and retail industry, but yet again, very little thought has been
given to the Arts and Media, apart from high profile groups, such as the
Applications for the Royal
Veterinary College Summer Schools are now open
APPLICATIONS for the Royal
Veterinary College (RVC) 2021 Summer Schools, including the RVC Sutton Trust
Summer School, are now open for...
Give your street a health
Photograph by Denis Oates...
WILL your street pass the health test? Are there safe
crossing areas? Is the pavement wide enough for people and buggies to pass with
ease? Are there trees or...
Sefton Council has installed
new emergency equipment close to the lake at Southport's Hesketh Park
HOUSED securely next to the lake
and accessible using a code that can be obtained by calling:- 999, the throw
line can be used to help someone...
doesn't stop for Hospitality and Catering students at Hugh Baird 14 to 16
STUDENTS studying the Hospitality and Catering
vocational pathway at Hugh Baird 14 to 16 College have...
Liverpool City Region
Actress Eithne Browne to host 2020 Culture and Creativity Awards
CRITICALLY acclaimed Actress Eithne
Browne is set to present the 2020 Liverpool City...
New jobs board showcases
opportunities to work on HS2
HS2 Ltd, the company leading the
delivery of Britain's new high speed low carbon railway, has launched
Patients raise concerns over
A national Health Watch report
(which includes local insight from Sefton), highlights how patients are grateful
to hard working Doctors, Nurses and...
Christine Walkden along with
Mr Plant Geek to appear at this year's Southport Flower Show 2021
RENOWNED horticulturist Christine
Walkden is to return to the Southport Flower Show...
Meeting with Minister to
explore alternatives to controversial road
THE Bootle MP, Peter Dowd, has
secured a meeting with a Transport Minister over Highways England's
controversial Port of Liverpool Access road proposal. The topic was raised in
Parliament, on Thursday, 28 January 2021, during a session in which both Peter
Dowd and Sefton Central MP, Bill Esterson, asked the Government to explore
alternatives to Highways...
businesses rally around charity, Nugent, to refurbish its shop to mark 140th
NUGENT, the Liverpool based
charity which cares for, educates and protects vulnerable people, has been
inundated with local businesses offering their...
Liverpool Soldier Banastre Tarleton to be re-examined in a new biography and
MOST people only know Banastre
Tarleton as the villainous anti hero played by fellow Liverpudlian Actor...
New proposals could lead to
mass sell off of privately rented rural homes
THE CLA is warning that new
proposals aimed at improving the energy efficiency of homes could inadvertently
lead to a mass sell off of over 50,000 privately rented homes in the
countryside; pushing up rent prices and intensifying the rural housing crisis.
In September 2020, the Government proposed to increase the minimum energy
efficiency rating from Band E...
student wins 'People of Peace' award
HUGH Baird College Public
Services student, Alex Smith, recently won the Strawberry Field's young persons
'People of Peace' award for his...
Video expert inspired by
Dad's tragic death to launch tributes for people's loved ones
A videographer from Southport has been inspired by his
Dad's tragic recent death to record top quality send offs for people's loved
North West Forces bolstered
with 938 extra Officers and funding to fight neighbourhood crime
THE Government is bolstering Police forces with extra
Officers and resources to cut crime and keep communities safe, as new statistics
show that an additional 6,620 Officers have joined forces across England and
Wales. The figures published on Thursday, 28 January 2021, which show progress
from the launch of...
Region Hits ½ Million Rapid Tests
½ million rapid tests for Covid19
have now been taken across the Liverpool City Region. The milestone was reached,
on Sunday, 24 January 2021, with over 10,000 positive Covid19 cases having now
been identified as part of the pilot; even though they were showing no symptoms
at all. The news comes as leaders once again encouraged anyone who must continue
Over 30 people
fined for Covid breaches after Officers called to parties and gatherings in
MERSEYSIDE Police have issued
over 30 people with fixed penalty notices for breaching Covid regulations after
Officers visited 2 business in premises in Liverpool. We are told that at around
10.30pm, on Saturday, 30 January 2021, Officers were dealing with an unrelated
incident outside a business...
Community Champions to give
Covid19 Vaccine advice and boost take up
OVER ₤23 million funding has been
allocated to 60 Councils and voluntary groups across England to expand work to
support those most at risk from Covid19 and boost vaccine take up, Communities
Secretary Robert Jenrick announced on 25 January 2021. Through the Community
Champions scheme Councils and voluntary organisations will deliver a wide range
Welcome relief as late
filing penalties waived until March 2021
THE Chartered Institute of
Taxation (CIOT) and Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) have welcomed the
announcement from HMRC that self assessment late filing penalties will be waived
for returns filed before 1 March 2021. The deadline for 2019 to 2020 self
assessment returns is 31 January 2021. Normally, a return filed after this date...