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Storm Ellen whips up sand on Ainsdale Beach
THE UK does not normally see such ferocious storms in summer, this was
the 1st of 2 storms within the a "weather bomb"
that is affecting large parts of the UK and Ireland. Storm Ellen bright
heavy rain and high winds and this is footage of a dry spell, as the storm
whipped up sand on...
The M58 Junction 1 slip roads opened
SEFTON Council and Highways
England are pleased to confirm that the new slip roads opened to traffic, on
Friday, 21 August 2020, at 11.00am. The...
Mechanics pumped up to support cyclists in need of a little push
CYCLISTS in Liverpool with a
damaged or forgotten bike will be able to get riding again thanks to a new
Young girl, 7, climbs mount Moel Famau to fundraise for care home
STAFF and their families at Thornton Hall and Lodge Care Home in
Hugh Baird College Student Set to Experience a Once in a Lifetime
HUGH Baird College's Barbering
student, Charlie Holt, is set to receive a once in a lifetime opportunity to...
challenger bank reaches ₤250m lending milestone despite COVID-19
A Challenger Bank is celebrating reaching a
"momentous milestone" having now lent over ₤250m to
its customers in just less...
Formby marks 75
Anniversary of VJ Day
Photographs by Roy Bevin.
ON Saturday, 15 August 2020, Formby held
a special service at the Village War Memorial to mark the 75th Anniversary of VJ
Liverpool streets considered for slavery
THE 1st 20 street names in Liverpool to be considered
for plaques explaining their links to slavery where revealed, to...
₤500k Combined Authority grant enables
restoration plans for North Liverpool Community Organisation
WORK is set to start to renovate
the historical buildings from where a North Liverpool charity has served...
How driving in a storm can damage your car and cost you a fortune
THE UK has seen some pretty dramatic weather over the last few weeks,
from scorching heat waves to heavy rain and thunderstorms, but how can
this damage your car when driving on the roads? And could it potentially
invalidate your insurance?
To find out, car insurance expert at Uswitch, Florence Codjoe...
Digital tablets provided as a lifeline for residents to stay in touch
with family and friends
₤50,000 worth of digital tablets is being handed out to residents as a
lifeline so they can get online and keep in...
Evaluation highlights landlord licensing successes
AN evaluation of Liverpool City Council's 5 year landlord licensing
scheme shows it dealt with almost 24,000...
Student travel firm goes bust
THE largest student travel firm in the UK has gone
under. STA Travel is the latest in the travel sector to go under. The firm
specialised in running trips for young people, offering a wide range of
options, like volunteer gap year project and travel opportunities.
Customers who have bookings will be contacted about their bookings and
refunds if required in the next few days. The firm has now closed over
50 shops in...
Is a UK Care Home Crisis looming?
2 Care Homes are facing closure could be a sign of a
major care crisis looming in the UK. Both homes in Liverpool only opened
lass than a year ago, but the operator Shaw Healthcare have said that
both Brushwood, in Speke and Mellvin House, in Everton, that they don't
have enough remaining funds to remain financially viable. They told media that
the pandemic has meant a drop in families...
Deaf pupils in the North West achieve an entire grade less at
DEAF children in the North West achieve an entire grade less than their
hearing classmates at GCSE because they are not getting enough support, the
National Deaf Children Society has warned.
According to its new analysis of the Government's 2019 exam figures, the average
Attainment 8 score for deaf children in the North West is 37.4, compared to 48.6
More than 150,000 Wearable School Uniforms Binned in
the North West Every Year
NEW research has revealed that parents in the North West unnecessarily
threw away over 150,000 School uniforms in 20191 despite the fact they
were still in good condition, making up 11% of the 1.4 million binned
nationally. The study found that more than 1 in 10 simply throw uniform items away
once their children have outgrown them, even...
Consultus Care and Nursing launches nationwide recruitment campaign
LIVE in care provider announces availability of hundreds of new career
transition jobs with training due to the surge in demand for 24/7 live in care
as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Long established and leading national live in care and
nursing provider, Consultus Care and Nursing, has seen huge growth in its live
'₤500 a month better off working from home'
EMPLOYEES who have been lucky enough to keep their jobs and working from home,
during the pandemic, have found themselves hundreds of pounds better off per
month, simply because they're not leaving the house. With working from home the
new normal for 49% of working adults in the UK, one UK company has found that
there's an unexpected...
Road crash victims remembered in a special online ceremony
FAMILIES whose lives have been affected by road crashes across
Merseyside are being urged to share photos and memories of their loved
ones as part of a special online remembrance service.
RoadPeace NW is inviting those who have been bereaved or injured through
road crashes, together with those who support them, to an...
The search is
on for Unsung heroes in a new competition to honour the nations' best
UNSUNG Heroes of the pandemic; such as NHS workers, delivery drivers
and supermarket workers; are at the top of Britain's new pecking order
and the most respected in society, a study shows.
Research into attitudes during the Coronavirus crisis shows a remarkable
change in the social pecking order of