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UK Hot Cars 1st meet of since Covid19 restrictions ended

AFTER 18 months the long awaited return of the UKHC monthly event took place in Southport, on 1 August 2021. Ever since March 2020, the club had to postpone all meets in order to comply with Covid19 restrictions and keep their members safe, so this event was highly anticipated, and it quickly filled up. The event ran from 12pm to 4pm, with a huge range of cars on...


Ending rough sleeping:- Metro Mayors join forces to call for extension of Housing 1st

METRO Mayors for Liverpool City Region, Greater Manchester and West Midlands have joined forces to call for an extension of the Government's successful Housing 1st pilot scheme for...


Give a hog a home!

AS part of its pledge to create more wildlife friendly spaces, Merseyside developer Barratt Homes has teamed up with a local Primary School to create hedgehog awareness posters at its Pinewood Park...


₤3.2 million funding for Liverpool City Region Race Equality Hub

METRO Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced the biggest ever investment in tackling racial inequality in the Liverpool City Region. A ₤3.2...


Mersey Care staff recognised by National Nursing Awards

6 members of staff at Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust have been recognised for their outstanding efforts during...


Liverpool School looks climate change in the eye by going green

A Liverpool School has taken a stance against climate change by organising a week of communal action to raise..


⅓ of Brits support addition of gender neutral bathrooms alongside separate toilets

RESEARCH shows that ⅓ of Brits are in support of adding gender neutral bathrooms alongside separate bathrooms for men and women to public...


Wirral woman says her lockdown business can help rising anxiety as Covid rules end

WIRRAL woman, Ellen Cullen quit her job during lockdown to set up Life Shift, combining the art of yoga with mindfulness and counselling. After years...


Charity shops launch call for volunteers to fill gaps left by lockdown

THE Charity Retail Association (CRA) estimates that charity shop volunteer numbers are at least 20% down on 2019...


Altcar Training Camp Beach Clean 2021

AFTER special permission was granted to allow the volunteers to access to clean the shoreline, between Hightown and Formby Point. This is a dangerous area, with quicksand, rapidly incoming tides, with strong currents and the deep hidden gully, cut by the River Alt. The danger is also increased, as visitors to this area need to take note of the signs and danger warnings in place...


Liverpool School looks climate change in the eye by going green

A Liverpool School has taken a stance against climate change by organising a week of communal action to raise..


Gypsy Soul EP Launch - Mark Sebastian D'Lacey and Guests
Photos and report by Tony Higginson.

THE Philharmonic Dining Rooms, Hope Street, Liverpool played host to the Gypsy Soul EP Launch, on Tuesday, 27...


Success for North West Cancer Research's Cycle of Hope

Dan Whalen, Megan Whalen, Hannah Branwood and Mike Whalen Birkdale residents

MORE than 138 people took part in North West Cancer Research's Cycle of Hope, on 11 July 2021, raising a total...


The Sea Cadets' on the water programme expands horizons for disadvantaged children in London, Birmingham and on Merseyside

SEA Cadets is providing some 1,200 children with the...


Fastest charge! Morrisons to expand largest network of ultra fast electric car charging points

MORRISONS is expanding the UK's largest supermarket network of:- 'next generation..'


Steve Rotheram announces ₤1.5 million boost for tourism

A new ₤1.5m fund has been launched to lure UK tourists back to the Liverpool City Region. At its meeting on 23 July 2021, the Combined...


Celebrating 137 Years Of Comic Books!

ON Saturday, 11 September 2021, VAMPHire.com will present an amazing opportunity for both adults and kids, with 2 Comic Book events at the Southport Bijou Cinema..


Sefton Council has sent tastebuds tingling with the news that Southport Food and Drink Festival will return this coming September

THE popular 3 day smorgasbord of food vendors, pop up drinks stalls and live...


A new hair salon in Southport is offering to help give people a great new look, and to lose their lockdown hair!

THE MiSalon has opened at 31 Everton Road, on the corner...


Sefton's Summer School Meals 2021

SEFTON Council and its partners are once again leading the way in providing food to Schoolchildren in need throughout the 2021 summer holidays. Now in its 6th year, the much needed provision will see Sefton Council and Sefton Council For Voluntary Services (Sefton CVS) plate up thousands of hot meals for those children who need them. As in 2020, families who have had their income...


Acas urges workers in Britain to speak to their bosses about taking holiday as 4 in 10 report taking less time off during Pandemic

NEW research by Acas has found that around 4 in 10 British employees (39%) have taken less paid time off work during the Pandemic compared to before it started. Acas commissioned YouGov to ask British employees workers about how much annual leave or paid time off they had...


₤338m package to further fuel active travel boom

THE active travel boom seen throughout the Pandemic will continue to thrive thanks to a ₤338m package to boost cycling and walking across the country, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced on Friday, 30 July 2021. Infrastructure upgrades, changes to The Highway Code and new requirements to ensure that active travel schemes' effects are...



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