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at allotment leaves foodbank gardeners shocked
THIS week, reader Baiba Leimane has contacted us
about vandalism on the 226 plot allotments, located on Moss Road, Southport. If
you have any information that can help identify those responsible for this,
please contact the Lancashire Constabulary, on:- 01282472107, using reference :-
'04/167430/20.' Baiba told us that:- "I'm very upset. Our gardens
were demolished, vandalised. It happens every year when it starts to become dark
outside, but it has never been as devastating as this year. Last year was the
same, but different area of the allotments. I have chosen this time to talk
about it, because I wanted it to stop. Maybe they'll listen to me...
near Southport launches Christmas Drive Thru to support local firms
THE contactless, Covid safe event
will take place, on Saturday, 12 December 2020, at Happy Plants, on Southport
Old Road, in Formby; strictly by appointment only. The firm provides wholesale
plants to garden centres. Customers will be able to buy goods from...
Sefton libraries publish
WWII booklet in aid of Poppy Appeal
Library Service is marking this year's 75th Anniversary of the end of the 2nd
World War with the publication of a special booklet that unearths incredible
stories from across the Borough during the war years. The new publication
Sefton, at War...
The most enchanted musical
of all time has been re-imagined in a brand new production
DISNEY'S beloved Olivier Award winning
stage musical Beauty and the Beast is to be re-imagined and
re-designed in a completely new production staged by the original
award winning creative team at:- The Bristol Hippodrome, in 2019, as
part of a UK tour. This...
World famous writer supports
THE next instalment of local
Author Graham Parry's award winning book series:- 'Alder' is due
for release on 17 November 2020, and its launch is being heralded by a world
famous, best selling Author. The new book:- 'Return to Alder'
follows the exploits of Pippa and her trip to the magical kingdom of Alder...
New drive through testing
site opened on Liverpool
A new drive through Coronavirus testing facility has opened for those with
symptoms to book appointments at the:- Heath Road, South Car Park, part of The
Heath Business and Technical Park, Runcorn, WA7 4QQ, in Liverpool as part of...
Morrisons to introduce
service to deed self isolating School kids!
THE UK supermarket chain,
Morrisons, has launched a new meal delivery service for Schools that are feeding
primary School children who...
Minister and Gambling
Commission and Minister for Sports, Tourism and Heritage voice support for
'Safer Gambling Week
BOTH Nigel Huddleston, Minister
for Sport, Tourism and Heritage, and Gambling...
proposals to regenerate Southport have been welcomed by Town MP Damien Moore
THE Southport Conservative MP
says he is excited by the Southport Town Deal submission which will kickstart a
wider ₤400m investment...
National Lockdown Forces
Date Change For BTR Virtual Liverpool Santa Dash
THE latest Coronavirus national Lockdown has forced
a date change for the BTR Virtual Liverpool Santa Dash this December 2020.
Organisers BTR Liverpool announced in September that the annual festive
spectacular would this year change format to become a virtual event due to the
ongoing global pandemic and strict social distancing guidelines. However, as the
country in now in it's 2nd Lockdown, the BTR team find themselves having to
adapt the event once again. The BTR Virtual Liverpool...
The ₤200 million David
Attenborough has left the Mersey
WE took a last look at Sir David Attenborough, as it
headed out of the river Mersey and into the Irish Sea. This video is of
the ship pasting the historic ship testing marker, at Lifeboat Road, Formby
Point, on 3 November 2020...
Merseyside Fire and Rescue
Service employee wins prestigious Spirit of Fire Award
MERSEYSIDE Fire and Rescue
Service Project Officer, Collaboration and Interoperability, Emma Satchell, has
today won a prestigious Spirit of Fire award at a virtual ceremony...
Everyone who lives and works in Liverpool is encouraged to go and get tested
EVERYONE in Liverpool is being asked to get tested,
but there is specific emphasis in...
The names of the 12 giant
Nutcrackers to appear in Southport this Christmas have been revealed!
THE Southport BID ran a fun
competition to name the fun festive figures, which will...
Royal College of
Occupational Therapists launches careers diversity campaign
AS part of Occupational Therapy
Week 2020, the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) has launched a
campaign to inspire people from all backgrounds to become occupational
therapists. Although there are over 41,000 occupational therapists, across the
People with diabetes from
Southport invited to 'vital' online educational event
PEOPLE from Southport can get a
"front row seat" and exclusive access to hear from some of the
leading voices in the world of diabetes as part of World Diabetes Day. On
Saturday, 14 November 2020, which is also World Diabetes Day, Diabetes
Professional Care (DPC2020), the UK's leading event for diabetes...
"Restoring rail services
between Southport, Preston and Ormskirk is vital for the local economy" says
MP Damien Moore
RESTORING rail services between
Southport, Preston and Ormskirk is vital for the local economy in the Region,
says MP Damien Moore. The Southport Conservative MP praised the cross
party determination to restore the vital transport links which...
Wilko Stores to remain open
over 2nd Lockdown
ALL Wilko Stores will remain open throughout the
Liverpool City Region and Merseyside during the 2nd Lockdown in England, which
is currently scheduled to run until 4 November 2020 until 2 December 2020, so
families can easily and safely shop for the non-food essentials they need.
Having been named an...
'Festival Of Lights'
from the comfort of your home
SPANNING over several days Diwali, the:- 'Festival of Lights,'
is among the most celebrated dates In the Hindu calendar. But, like many
other religious events, the Hindu festival has been disrupted by the Coronavirus
Pandemic. Fortunately, our Lockdown saviour the live stream Is...
SP Energy Networks Seeks Participants for Major Electric
Vehicle Charging Trial
SP Energy Networks is seeking participants to take part in a
major trial of an innovative electric vehicle (EV) charging solution across
Cheshire, Merseyside, North Shropshire, and North and Mid-Wales. The trial will
evaluate the performance of 'smart charging connections...'