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Finding out more about the Climbing Hanger re-opening

SEFTON Council is inviting the community to help shape ambitious plans that will ensure Bootle is a great place to work, live, shop and socialise. To achieve this, the Council is planning to produce an:- 'Area Action Plan' which will set out a clear vision for the Town. It will identify the locations in the Town where investment is needed. It will also help to secure the...

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RSPCA campaigns for a change in the law to help the charity re-home neglected and abused animals

THE RSPCA is calling for a new animal welfare law which will give animals involved in...

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This International Women's Day, The Girls Network is saving the future of young women across Liverpool with its pioneering mentoring programme

A national mentoring charity, which supports young women from the least advantaged...

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1st Organ Concert of 2021 thanks to the Freemasons' Hall

FREEMASONS' Hall has announced its 1st Organ Concert of 2021, which will take place on 30 March 2021, at 7pm. The event, being...

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River of Light Trail to illuminate Liverpool's waterfront

AN outdoor illuminated art gallery is set to take over Liverpool's world famous waterfront. For 14 nights, from:- Tuesday, 23 March 2021 to Monday, 5 April 2021, the...

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Metro Mayor Sets Out Declaration of Intent on Race Equality

METRO Mayor Steve Rotheram today set out a Declaration of Intent on Race Equality, detailing how the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority will tackle institutional and systemic...

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Schoolboy diagnosed with leukaemia 4 days before 12th birthday given cancer all clear

A courageous Southport schoolboy and his family are celebrating after he was told...

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Hospice receives generous donation from Barclays

ST. Joseph's Hospice in Thornton has secured a ₤100,000 grant from Barclays as part of its Covid19...

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Major funding boost for Headbolt Lane Station scheme in Kirkby

METRO Mayor Steve Rotheram's plans for a new Station, at Headbolt Lane, Kirkby, received a welcome boost thanks to an additional ₤66m from the Transforming...

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Sell out Creamfields 2021's North Stage Headliner has been announced

FOLLOWING the festivals recent sell out announcement, Creamfields is set to be the party of the Summer, when it returns this August Bank Holiday 2021, bringing together...

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St Helens Theatre Royal's Easter Pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk to be streamed online

ST Helens Theatre Royal has announced that its Easter Pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk will be streamed...

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Paving the way to welcome back customers

LIVERPOOL'S cafés, restaurants, pubs and bars are being urged to make sure they have a pavement licence if they are planning to reopen...

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₤25 million survival equipment contract to protect UK Armed Forces

PILOTS and sailors will be equipped with vital survival equipment under a new ₤25 million contract that will also...

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Tickets Now On Sale For The Return Of Racing At Chester

AFTER a year of racing behind closed doors, Chester Race Company Ltd., is today looking forward to becoming one of the 1st major events in the...

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Cheshire and Merseyside health leaders launch drive to help Ethnic Communities feel safe about Covid19 Vaccine following findings from insight research

CHESHIRE and Merseyside NHS is teaming up with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic...

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NSPCC campaign sees Government agree to close legal loophole allowing sports coaches and faith leaders to have sex with 16 and 17 year olds in their care

THE Government is to make it illegal for sports coaches and faith leaders to have sex with 16 and 17 year olds in their care, after a prolonged campaign from the NSPCC. The Ministry of Justice has...

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NSPCC campaign sees Government agree to close legal loophole allowing sports coaches and faith leaders to have sex with 16 and 17 year olds in their care

THE Government is to make it illegal for sports coaches and faith leaders to have sex with 16 and 17 year olds in their care, after a prolonged campaign from the NSPCC. The Ministry of Justice has...

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College celebrates International Women's Day 2021

HUGH Baird College celebrated International Women's Day (IWD) 2021, by hosting a weeklong series of events. As part of this students took part in a virtual seminar with three inspirational women from the Maritime sector. Amanda Willis, HR Director at Peel Ports; Sue Henney, Marketing Director at KVH Industries; and Eleanor Mante, Training Manager, at Maersk...

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Opportunity to join CCG governing body

NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join its governing body. A lay representative who will lead on public and patient involvement is needed to join the governing body, which makes decisions about the work of the CCG on behalf of its 30 member practices. As well as attending bi monthly governing body meetings, lay members are involved in the...

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Innovative projects put Liverpool City Region in the running for 2 national planning awards

THE Liverpool City Region's innovative approach to spatial development has seen 2 projects shortlisted for prestigious national planning awards. Judges at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Excellence shortlisted the Combined Authority's Natural Capital work for the Excellence in...

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Menstrual Guide Book Launched For Young Women To Help Break Taboos Around Female Health

EDUCATION around periods is still woefully lacking worldwide, especially for young adults at the very brink of puberty, confused and in terror of all the new changes happening to their bodies and minds. To help educate and empower women of all ages and remove the stigma...

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New Government campaign to empower social housing residents to raise complaints and make things right

SOCIAL housing residents will be helped with improving their living conditions through a new Government campaign launched this week. 'Make Things Right' will help residents raise complaints if they are unhappy with their landlord and struggling to...

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The Construction department goes viral

HUGH Baird College's Course Leader in Construction Multi Skills, David Manley, has recently taken his virtual learning 1 step further by creating his own YouTube channel. The channel features 'how to' videos specifically for his students to ensure they don't miss out on the practical elements of their course. Brickwork and The Built Environment students have...

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Large majority of adults in the North West support tough new laws and sanctions on tech firms to combat child abuse

PEOPLE in the North West overwhelmingly back robust new laws to protect children from abuse on social media and want bosses to be held responsible for safety, new polling suggests. An NSPCC / YouGov survey found 89%...

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