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more about the Climbing Hanger re-opening
WE have had a large number of
readers contacting us about litter in and around the Village, with many
highlighting the side ally, next to Subway as a good example of problems
associated with takeaways. An example of this was an email from a reader
who did not want to be named, that said:- "The side ally next
to Subway stinks! It is often full of discarded takeout rappers and cups from
the venue. It is not the only area to be affected by..."
Country Trust's Farm in a Box
is providing the educational ingredients for children to thrive in challenging
THE County Trust's Farm in a Box
delivers unique and essential learning...
RNIB makes accessible books
free for children in the North West for World Book Day
TO celebrate World Book Day, that was on Thursday, 4
March 2021, the Royal National...
a local community group in your local Town for a chance of getting a stage in ₤20,000
BOOST drinks, leading functional
drinks brand, as created a ₤20k fund, which is being made available to community
groups who are...
nationals urged to #ProtectYourRights
EU nationals across Liverpool are being reminded that
they need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) to...
'We Can Work It Out' -
LIVERPOOL has set out its very
own roadmap to recovery which will build a better, brighter and fairer future
for all. At the heart of the plans are 10 pledges which aim to make the City,
Police Dog Squad sniff out offenders in the North
NEW canine recruits to the
British Transport Police Northern Unit are proving the nose always knows. PD Ben...
A cross party group
of MPs hope to save direct train lines
A cross party group of MPs and community leaders have
come together to safeguard essential rail services that serve ½ a million people
in the North West. The MPs for...
Train Guard assaulted at Up-Holland
Station - Merseyside
DO you recognise this man? The British
Transport Police are investigating an alleged assault at Up-Holland
railway Station and have released an image in connection with the
incident. We are told that the incident was reported to have
taken place just after 3pm...
Have you seen any 'Little
Free Library' locations in the Liverpool City Region?
AS it was World Book Day on
Thursday, 4 March 2021, we thought we would highlight an interesting community
idea that aims to promote reading for pleasure. In recent years is becoming
quite a new feature, types of wall hung library boxes have been appearing all
over the UK. These small boxes aim to provide not only a helpful service, but
also an extraordinarily interesting way to connect neighbourhoods. These free
'Library' book sharing boxes have blossomed all over the world and have
captured the imagination of many book lovers, often within many rural
communities who have lost their tradionally Library...
launches consultation on next phase of pop up cycling
LIVERPOOL City Council has launched a month long
consultation on the 2nd phase of its ambitious pop up cycling network. The City
is aiming to create a 65 mile cycling...
new lights along Lord Street in Southport would stretch across the Channel
SO many new lights are being installed along the
historic Lord Street boulevard in Southport that if they were laid out end to
end, they would...
Pleasureland owner Norman Wallis comments on the ₤37.5 Town Deal that will
ensure Town's future success
THE owner of Southport Pleasureland, Norman Wallis,
who us part of the Town Deal...
₤37.5m Town Deal
investment shows Southport is a great place to invest and do business!
SOUTHPORT BID's CEO Rachel Fitzgerald has welcomed the
announcement of ₤37.5million Town Deal funding for Southport. The BID had a
place on the Town Deal Board...
Historic street set
for 2 week closure
ONE of Liverpool's original 7
medieval streets is to temporarily close tomorrow as part of a ₤47m highways
scheme in the City Centre. Water Street, which used to lead down to the Mersey...
Lovell breaking ground for
women in construction
THE construction industry is widely reported to have
the worst gender balance of any UK industry, with just 13%, 1 of all workers
being female. As the 8 March 2021 celebrates...
collections to resume in Liverpool
LIVERPOOL'S garden waste
collection service is to resume from Monday, 22 March 2021. The date is later
than usual because of the Covid...
The Florrie charity runner
runs ½ Marathon in alley due to self isolating + fund raising
ON Saturday, 27 February 2021,
Sefton Park Rangers' 40 squad members ran the distance of Liverpool to Amsterdam
in aid of The...
Children and families need
your help more than ever; please donate your daily commute or coffee
AS the Coronavirus crisis
worsens, more and more vulnerable children and young people are feeling the
effects of repeated lockdowns, uncertainty and isolation. The impact of the 2nd
wave is pushing a generation of the most vulnerable children in our country into
a downward spiral of deprivation. Barnardo's are asking people to donate...
On International Women's
Day, The Girls Network is saving the future of young women across Merseyside
A national mentoring charity, which supports young
women from the least advantaged communities across England, will be celebrating
its success in saving the class of 2021, across Merseyside, on International
Women's Day, Monday, 8 March 2021. With both School closures and cancelled
exams, many young people in Merseyside will....
Southport MP Damien Moore
appalled by 4.99% Council Tax rise in Sefton
THE Southport MP,
Damien Moore, has gone on record saying that he is appalled by the:-
"abominable" decision to demand an extra
4.99% in Council Tax from local families as they struggle to cope
with the impact of the Covid19 Pandemic. The Labour led Sefton
Council last night voted to pile more tax onto hard working local
people, on top...
Have your say on dog theft
MERSEYSIDE'S Police Commissioner
Jane Kennedy is supporting a national survey designed to understand public
perception of dog theft, enforcement, and the prosecution of offenders. Demand
for dogs as pets has increased during the Coronavirus Pandemic. The cost of some
puppies, on Pets4Homes, is currently as high as ₤3,000, making them a valuable
More than ½ of adults
living in the North West are unaware regular exercise can help reduce bowel
A new poll
commissioned by Bowel Cancer UK reveals that more than ½ of adults
living in the North West (60%) are not aware regular exercise could
help to reduce the risk of bowel cancer; the UK's second biggest
Every year more than 42,000...
Views welcomed on
improvements to transport links through Sefton's Maritime Corridor
CYCLISTS, pedestrians and motorists, as
well as local businesses, are being encouraged to share their views
on Sefton Council's scheme to improve transport links for all who
use the Maritime Corridor. Stretching from Switch Island to the
Netherton Way (A5038), the Maritime Corridor links...