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Restoration of 2 historic rail routes gives renewed hope to reviving rail links
between:- Southport, Preston and Ormskirk
MP Damien Moore believes the restoration of 2 historic rail routes in a
₤794million Government scheme gives renewed hopes to his ambition to renew rail
links between:- Southport, Preston and Ormskirk. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced this week that
₤760 million will go towards reinstating
services between:- Bicester, Oxfordshire, and Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, for
the next phase of East West...
a 'Virtual Pet Show'
ST Joseph's Hospice has launched
a:- 'Virtual Pet Show' and is inviting people from across
Merseyside and Sefton to enter their pets and help...
production set to return in 2021
Photos by Anthony Robling...
IF all goes to plan, the
acclaimed stage production of Helen Forrester's, By The...
Exciting plans for the future of Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre are now
THE Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has agreed to fund a significant
investment of ₤3.1m to transform the facility, which on completion will provide
a new and improved hospitality...
Tug' Gives Space Sustainability Dream A Lift
SKYRORA has revealed it has conducted successful trials of a:-
'Space Tug' which
can play a key part in ensuring the UK becomes a world leader in tackling the
issue of space junk. The Scottish based...
Mobile UK reveals results of research into UK consumer attitudes on 5G and
THE representative body of the UK mobile phone industry, Mobile UK, is launching
a public information campaign...
Over 80% of nightclub businesses will not survive past February
WITHOUT urgent action 2021 will see the
'extinction' of nightclubs, warn the
Night Time Industries Association. The failure so far of the UK Government to
recognise the devastating impact of their...
"It's ok not to be ok" NHS staff speak out to raise mental health awareness
AHEAD of this year's national
"Time To Talk" day, Cheshire and Wirral
Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) staff...
Liverpool Arts Bar
SITUATED on Hope Street, The
Liverpool Arts Bar is a creative hub and gig venue located in the Grade 2 listed
Masonic Hall which launched in 2019. The team and venue have successfully
adapted during the Pandemic, already having...
Digital job surgeries launched to help 160,000 Brits get back into work
MORE than a 150 000 jobseekers across Great Britain will benefit from new
employment support, helping them build their interview skills, find local
vacancies and quickly get back into work. A new team of 325 Job Search Advisers
are now available online or over the phone to support those recently unemployed
who already have the skills and experience needed to move into a new career, but
might not be sure where to start. Over the next 12 months, an expected 160,000
jobseekers will receive digital support and advice as part of a new Job Finding
Dobbies stores in Liverpool and Southport partner with Too Good To Go in a bid
to tackle food waste
Photo by Stewart
THE UK's leading garden centre retailer, Dobbies, has
partnered with surplus food...
World's most efficient engine selected for the new 'Manxman'
THE Isle of Man Steam Packet Company's new flagship, Manxman, will be powered by
what the Guinness World Records describes as the:- "world's most efficient 4..."
Galloway's launches focus group to help reduce sight loss amongst the BAME
THE sight loss charity Galloway's is working with
other organisations to tackle the large number of people within the black, Asian
Brushwood and Millvina Care Homes to remain open
2 Liverpool Care Homes which were set to close are to remain open and will be
transferred to another operator. An agreement has now been reached with provider Bloomcare which means that Brushwood Care Home, in..
Pride for Mobile Mini team after
₤20,000 of donations distributed
STAFF at a leading storage container provider are bursting with pride following
the success of its nationwide charity pledge, which support...
economy faces ₤243 million hit from key worker pay cuts this year - TUC analysis
NEW analysis published on Friday,
5 February 2021, by the TUC reveals the economic hit to the North West from
Government plans to cut pay rises for key workers in the public sector. A total
of ₤1.3 billion will be cut from key worker pay settlements in England this
year, following announcements made by the...
Steve Rotheram Welcomes Liverpool
City Region Town Centres Commission Report
STEVE Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool
City Region, has welcomed the
report of the City Region's Town Centres Commission, which he established in
January 2020. The Commission, the 1st of its kind in the country, was set up to
investigate how to ensure a prosperous and sustainable long term future for the
people in the North West have felt the need to take time off because of their
mental health during the Pandemic
NEW figures released on Time to
Talk Day, on 4 February 2021, showed that mental health is still taboo when it
comes to taking time out. A survey of over 4,700 UK adults revealed that nearly
half of people in the North West (45%) have felt the need to take time off work,
Merseyside leaders unite to form new Region wide group to tackle sexual violence
LEADERS from across the Region are marking Sexual
Abuse and Violence Awareness Week by uniting to create a new pan-Merseyside
group which will work to combat sexual violence, encourage more victims to come
forward and further improve the support they receive. The new Merseyside Sexual
Violence Strategic Group will bring...
Suicide Prevention Charity Applauds Courageous Kids
CHILDREN are showing remarkable courage and resilience
under lockdown, according to a national suicide prevention charity. New figures
for 2020 show many under 18's who were struggling with thoughts of suicide found
the strength to contact the confidential helpline run by PAPYRUS Prevention of
Young Suicide. The charity is also praising parents and loved...
Advanced cancer treatment in North West takes a key step forward
THE provision of advanced cancer services in the North West of England took a
significant step forward this Wednesday, 3 February 2021, when it was announced
that Liverpool will host a pioneering treatment system.
The Magnetic Resonance Linear Accelerator (MR Linac) system is a highly advanced
single technology which delivers...
58 Projects to Benefit from the
₤500,000 Liverpool City Region Community
METRO Mayor Steve Rotheram has named the successful projects that will be funded
through the ₤500k Community Environment Fund, launched in 2020. The 58
successful projects are set to contribute to the City Region's target of being
net carbon zero by 2040, improve people's surroundings across the Liverpool City...
End of 6 month MOT extension
THE 1 February marked the end of the 6 month MOT extension that was announced by
the Prime Minister during the 1st National UK Lockdown. This, along with several
new driving laws that come into force throughout 2021 could see drivers facing a
hefty fine or points on their license if not careful. Car Insurance Expert at Confused.com Alex Kindred says:-
"The 6 month MOT exemption was a weight off..."
Boots UK opens Covid19 vaccination
site in Southport Pharmacy to help vaccinate the nation
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