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Trailblazing role of passengers in
designing the Liverpool City Region's new fleet of trains sets a new
TRANSPORT Focus asked local
people in the Liverpool City Region just that as part of a research exercise,
commissioned by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, that placed
passengers at the heart of the decision making process.
Rail users were invited to take part in the research to inform the design
process for the new, state of the art trains, in a move that's been hailed as
trailblazing for the UK rail industry.
The full report on passenger consultation, published on Thursday, 25...
Green light for improvement
works to enhance Ainsdale Beach facilities
FOLLOWING approval at January's
full Council meeting, plans are now progressing for improved access and
facilities at Sefton's Ainsdale Beach. In 2020, the Council saw huge numbers of
visitors flocking to the coast. This highlighted the need for further investment
to maintain the best possible...
Hospice invites supporters to
take on abseil challenge
ST Joseph's Hospice is on the
lookout for anyone who would like to take on an adrenaline fuelled challenge in
the heart of Liverpool this summer. On...
Southport BID CEO Rachel Fitzgerald is calling on people to support local
businesses as they reopen over the next few months
THE Prime Minister yesterday revealed his
RMT demand Government
action to stop ship owners exploitation of seafarers
SEAFARERS UNION RMT have
responded to the latest Government statistics on the number of UK seafarers
working in the shipping industry in 2020. RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash
said:- "The shipping industry says it is seeking a level..."
Appeal launched to
help Southport Dad in US Hospital waiting for kidney transplant
AN appeal has been launched to
help a Southport dad who is in a US Hospital desperately in need of a kidney
Do you want to send
your name to Mars?
Photo with thanks to:-
WITH all the interest in Space and Mars, would you
like to have your name on the Red Planet? Well 11 million names have made it to
Mars on NASA's Perseverance Mars rover. As the rover's dramatic touchdown
stirred the emotions and imagination of...
New Boost for Liverpool City
Region's ₤2.9 billion Community and Social Sector
Photos by Southport Snapper.
ON 26 February 2021, SUP North
assisted the emergency services, at around 5.40pm...
Southport men run up sand
hills 500 times to raise money for children's Hospice
2 Southport men are taking on a gruelling challenge
for charity; climbing a steep sand hills 500 times between...
Could lockdown ending bring a
return of the traffic issues we witnessed last year?
AS the UK Government launched a
fresh:- "stay at home" message despite declining infection rates,
the success of the vaccine rollout and the announcement of a roadmap out of
lockdown, it has not stopped many for heading to the coast.
As a new advertising blitz was launched, England's chief medical Officer
Professor Chris Whitty said...
Liverpool Special School Opens
A new state of the art, Special
School has opened in Liverpool, to support children across Merseyside, who have
a range of complex educational needs.
Cavendish View School is the latest addition to Education Services run by Ambito
Care and Education (part of the Salutem Group), which also has a Nursery, in
Liverpool, Walton Early Years Centre, located next to the...
Research Reveals the Impact of
Covid19 on Parental Guilt in the UK
RESEARCH has revealed that
parents are feeling more guilt than ever before due to the additional pressures
caused by the Covid19 Pandemic. Lockdown has placed families under new and
unique pressures since restrictions were 1st implemented in March 2020. As a
result, almost ¾ of UK parents are feeling additional guilt, despite having no
control over the...
264,800 Help to Save accounts opened
MORE than 264,000 individuals have opened a Help to
Save account, statistics from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have revealed.
'Help to Save' is the Government backed savings scheme that allows
individuals to earn a 50p bonus for every ₤1 saved over 4 years. The 50% bonus
is payable at the end of the 2nd and 4th year and is based on how much account
holders have saved. Account holders...
Metro Mayor Steve
Rotheram launches game changing new digital partnership
METRO Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced the launch of
a new ₤30m partnership that will help make the Liverpool City Region the most
digitally connected area in the UK and ultimately lead to a ₤1 billion boost to
the local economy. Work has already begun on a 212km full fibre, gigabit capable
network infrastructure that will help position the...
calls for pensioners in the North West to check if they are eligible for extra
financial help via Pension Credit
PENSIONERS across the North West are being urged to
check if they are eligible for Pension Credit as figures show many could be
missing out on a vital financial boost. More than 196,000 pensioners in the
North West currently receive...
17 year old
arrested and referred for safeguarding as part of focused fortnight tackling
County Lines activity on the rail network
A 17 year old boy has been arrested and referred to
the National Referral Mechanism for Safeguarding after being found in possession
of ₤2,000, heroin and crack cocaine at Crewe Railway Station. The arrest was
part of a 2 week...