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more about the Climbing Hanger re-opening
THE 2nd UK Hot Cars display was
held yet another well organised Car meet, on the banks of Southport's Marine
Lake, on 12 September 2021. This monthly static car show offers fantastic
access for all ages and disability's to come over and enjoy all things
automotive. If you missed this event, don't panic, they are holding another from
12pm to 4pm on 2 October 2021. Please remember to book your car in with
the group, as this is a controlled event, that has been approved by the
authorities. The event organiser, Daniel Brookfield said after the...
Dragons 24 Hour Charity Live Stream
Photos and report by Sean
ON Friday, 20 of
August, the cosy private gaming room, at Crit Hit Game Hub, in
Liverpool's Fabric District, hosted a 24 Hour Dungeons...
The Dead of Night
Film Festival heading to Southport
THE Dead of Night Film Festival is brought to you by 2
Headed Snake Entertainment...
group celebrates its 3rd birthday
Photos by Niland
MEMBERS of the Southport
Strollers gathered on Tuesday, 7 September 2021, to celebrate the very special
occasion, with the club now having grown...
have helped Fleetwood Hesketh Sports Club
SEFTON Council have helped a Southport Sports Club
ensure they're swinging for success after contributing towards brand new safety
around the UK travelled to Southport for Strongman contest
ATHLETES from around the UK
travelled to Southport at the weekend; as they fought to prove who was the
strongest in a Strongman By The Sea...
A big thank you
for helping Mary's Meals to feed 2 million children every School day
Photo by Collette Rawlinson..
TODAY, more than 2 million children will eat Mary's
Meals in some of the world's poorest countries every...
gives FREE gardening equipment to Schools to reconnect kids with nature
MORRISONS has launched:-
'It's Good To Grow,' a campaign in all of its stores...
Ambulance handover delays threatening patient safety, RCEM and College of
A new snapshot survey by the Royal College of
Emergency Medicine has found that in...
The 1st official handover of
brand new Merseyrail Train to the Network
ON Tuesday, 7 September 2021
we headed over to Birkenhead North Rail Station to watch the
official handover of the 1st new train to the Liverpool City Region
from manufacturer Stadler. This was a significant milestone in the
project that will see the whole existing fleet, which is more than 40 years old,
replaced by state of the art, safe, reliable and comfortable trains! These new
trains will not only be publicly owned, but they’ve been designed in
consultation with local rail users. After the handover...
Joseph's dancers prepare for the LIVE show
8 supporters of St. Joseph's Hospice in Thornton have spent
the summer learning their steps and perfecting...
Region's bus services is set for shake up!
BOLD plans to deliver radical improvements in bus
services across the Liverpool City Region are being finalised by the Region's
letter:- "a PR disaster" and an "insult" claims campaign group
THE Save Rimrose Valley campaign has branded an open
letter from Peel Ports' an insult to the intelligence of those living in
communities next to...
Partners with Hugh Baird College
HUGH Baird College has once again
been chosen by technology titan Microsoft, as the only College in Merseyside,
and 1 of only 17 Colleges in the UK, to become a 'Showcase College...'
bike riders visit all 3 Merseyside Clatterbridge Centres as friend
battles blood cancer
A group of 25 friends from Southport Hesketh Round
Table set off on Saturday, 11...
woman to do 11,000ft skydive after 'amazing' care from NHS staff
A woman who praised the
"amazing" staff who cared for her when she was ill in
Southport Hospital has committed to doing a skydive...
out with Walk for Parkinson's at Crosby Beach
PEOPLE in Southport and across
Merseyside took part in Parkinson's UK's Walk for Parkinson's at Crosby Beach,
that took place on Saturday, 4 September 2021, to help fund...
Metro Mayor Steve
Rotheram, Police Commissioner Emily Spurrell and Bill Esterson MP meet NT staff
and volunteers on walkabout
SEFTON Central MP Bill Esterson enjoyed a
walkabout at Formby's National Trust...
Stove signs up to join Southport Comedy Festival this October
HUNGRY visitors to this year's
Southport Comedy Festival will be able to get some Satisfaction; thanks to a...
music creators - Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) Academy is back
APPLICATIONS to be part of the award
winning programme are now open and the team...
Rugby Club launch sticker book to celebrate 150th Anniversary
THE album is due to be published this autumn and will
aim to feature every current player and coach at the club...
kidney disease invited to seek support through Southport Kidney Fund
DO you suffer from chronic kidney disease?
If yes, there is a compassionate organisation based in Southport
that can help. Southport Kidney Fund...
reveals tribute for Merseybeat legend Gerry Marsden
THE Liverpool City
Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, has unveiled proposals to rename
the Pier Head Ferry Terminal, in Liverpool, to...
Food and Drink Festival was a:- "huge success"
IT'S official, this years food
and drink Festival was a:- "huge success" as thousands
of lovers descended on Southport to sample the very...
'The War of The Worlds - The Immersive Experience' has been recognised as a
2021 Travellers' Choice award winner and hailed as 1 of the best nights out in
THE achievement celebrates businesses that
Pleasureland is inviting people to apply for a range of jobs as it looks ahead
to a busy autumn
Pleasureland's Owner, Norman Wallis, says...
Astronomical Society says:- "We Are Back!"
THE 1st in person
meeting of the new season and the 1st for over 15 months takes place
on Thursday, 16 September 2021. The Society's own Bob Mount will
give a talk about the...
Dead trees are
being transformed into glittering works of art by Southport lighting experts
THE Southport firm IllumiDex UK
Ltd is encouraging local residents and business owners to invite them to come
Workshop with Tim Quinn
ON the 11 September 2021,
VAMPHire.com was going to hold 2 fantastic events, at the Southport Bijou
Cinema. Sadly, the evening event was un able to take place, but for a lucky...
Home rated as 1 of the best
A Care Home in Formby has been recognised as 1 of the Top 20 Care Homes
in the North West by leading Care Home reviews website. New Care's Formby Manor...
Liverpool Care Home as 1 of the top in North West England
GARDEN Lodge Care
Centre, in Netherley, Liverpool, has been chosen by residents and
their families as 1 of the Top 20 Care Homes, in North West,
England. There are 1,859...
fantastic night at Skies, Southport
THE venue is quickly getting a
good reputation for good food, drinks and live music... Skies on Lord Street,
Southport, is definitely a welcome edition...
interview with Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner Emily Spurrell
PLEASE do play and watch our exclusive
interview with Merseyside's Police...
Funding - It's Been a Long Time Coming
CARE England, the
largest representative body for independent providers of adult
social care, has welcomed the Prime Minister's commitment to sorting
out social care. Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care
England, says:- "We have been waiting for a very long time for
any concrete plans on the long term sustainability of adult social
Cabinet Member slammed free School meal news
SEFTON'S Council's Cabinet Member for Education, Cllr
Diane Roscoe, has slammed the news that School spending per pupil in England is
lower than it was in 2010. And, she has criticised a change in the way the
Government allocates Pupil Premium Funding, which is based on the number of
children eligible for free School meals. Cllr Roscoe wrote to the Secretary of
labour market insights alongside urgent recommendations
LABOUR market supply problems could last for up to 2
years, or longer and will not be solved by the end of the Job Retention Scheme,
Tony Danker, the CBI's Director General, has warned. In remarks following weeks
of disruption to business operations and growing evidence of staffing shortages,
the CBI's Director General...
With month to go
until Government plans to reduce Universal Credit by ₤20 Sefton's families will
be some of the hardest hits
WITH just a month to go until Government plans to
reduce Universal Credit by ₤20 a week are scheduled to come effect Cllr Trish
Hardy, Sefton Council's Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing, has added
her voice to the widespread concern about the cut and the effect it will...
Bill Esterson MP
Comments on New Report on Regional Inequality
BILL Esterson, MP for Sefton Central, has commented on
a new report on Regional inequality published by the Northern Health Science
Alliance. The report, which used statistics to show how the North East, North
West, and Yorkshire and the Humber compared to the rest of England, revealed
that people in the North of England were...
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester to
launch:- 'Little Play Squad!'
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester are proud to
announce the launch of:- 'Little Play Squad,' designed to teach
pre-School children new skills through exciting and meaningful fun filled
programmes. LEGOLAND Discovery Centre has worked in conjunction with education
and wellbeing experts, to produce fun activities...
Over a ⅓ of
adults say they're unable to afford adult education
THE biggest barrier to British
adults continuing their education is cost, with more than a 35% saying they're
unable to afford to study, while 19% say they don't have time. A YouGov survey
of 2,109 GB adults commissioned by distance learning provider The Oxford Open
Learning Trust found that, although 69% of respondents said they could be
motivated to learn for any...
Charity Partnership fundraiser in Southport to help lower the risk of cancer,
heart disease and type 2 diabetes
have linked up with Tesco to launch a campaign that aims to raise
much needed funds to help people in Southport lead healthier lives.
Tesco stores across Southport are coming together to support the
Tesco Health Charity Partnership and raise money for Cancer...