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installed near Southport's Christmas tree as Southport BID urges people to be
CCTV cameras are being installed near Southport's
Christmas tree after it was targeted by vandals on Wednesday, 2 December 2020.
The damage has already been repaired and the sparkling festive lights are back
on after swift work by contractors Illumidex UK Ltd. The illuminated tree, in
the Town Hall Gardens, on Lord Street, and other festive decorations around
Southport Town Centre are provided each year by Southport BID. They provide much
needed cheer to local families and a feel...
Sefton Artists are holding
an exhibition both at The Atkinson and online
THE Sefton Artists are a group that before COVID19
meet every Thursday, at the Lydiate Village Centre, to share our love for
painting. The group regularly hold exhibits across Merseyside, at various...
Captain Sir Tom Moore is
being installed on a building in Southport!
THIS mural on Charlotte House, on
Hoghton Street, in Southport's Town Centre, has already hit the North West local
TV news programs...
Southport's newest estate
agent has seen its 1st boards go up today, after a hectic 1st 4 days of business
SOUTHPORT based Sterling Estate Agency launched on 1
December 2020 with an...
New micro pub
opening in Formby Villages
THE Government's Covid19 restrictions have delayed the work and opening
of a new micro pub in Formby Village. The Tin Pot will be a small micro
pub, located by the Formby Post Office, in the...
A Spray of Hope
OVER the summer of 2020, a PhD student and her tutor,
in Liverpool, have been working with the NHS and key workers, along with people
shielding, all across the UK to write poetry, fiction and experimental prose, as
a way of processing what they had experienced on the...
Rescue's:- 'No Animal Left Behind this Christmas'
FRESHFIELDS is a local charity
that helps animals in their hour of need for over 40 years and have just
launched their:- 'Christmas Appeal 2020.' Together, they can make...
Video service for deaf
claimants extended to all DWP helplines
FOR those with hearing issues,
communication is often a problem, but deaf claimants and those with hearing loss
can now access British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters...
BTR Virtual Liverpool Santa
Dash To Support Charities And Food Banks
THE BTR Virtual Liverpool Santa Dash takes place in
less than 3 weeks, and organisers are urging participants to support the 8
official event charities and community food banks while enjoying their...
Christmas Lights 2020 in Formby,
Ainsdale and Chruchtown
THE local Christmas lights in the
Formby, Ainsdale, Birkdale and Chruchtown area are just what we need, but questions are being
asked about Southport Town Centre's lights, as 1 of our reader said:- "Lord
Street is a bit lacking its glow this year. But if you are out and
about shopping, the displays, especially good in both Formby and Churchtown.
They make the area's atmosphere really festive." Another reader
commented this week to us that:- "All they need now is now is a sprinkling
PCC awards ₤40,000 under
spend to boost Victim Care Merseyside services during Pandemic
MERSEYSIDE'S Police Commissioner
has awarded ₤40,000 to her Victim Care Merseyside services to help...
Investment in facilities at
Ainsdale Beach given Cabinet backing
AT its meeting this week, Sefton Council's Cabinet
approved funding to support over ₤350,000 of improvement works at Ainsdale
Freedom bus to
drive awareness of Modern Slavery
TO mark the UN's International Day for the Abolition
of Slavery, Liverpool is set to host the:- 'freedom bus' - a
mobile exhibition driving awareness of Modern Slavery. The double decker bus is
branded with anti slavery messages and...
The North West Air Ambulance
Charity (NWAA) is bringing the joy of Christmas markets to its supporters...
WITH Covid19 restrictions
preventing the festive tradition this year, NWAA is inviting local businesses to
Liverpool Armed Forces Forum
LIVERPOOL'S Armed Forces Forum will be holding its 3rd
meeting next week. The forum had its inaugural meeting in January and is a
platform for organisations offering...
is doing the rounds in Formby
THE Rotary Club in Formby have got Santa doing the rounds, sat in the
specially converted milk float for yet another year. It was very close to
having to be cancelled...
Stena Embla is
due to start sailing between Britain and Ireland in the New Year
THE Swedish ferry company Stena Line has officially
taken ownership of its newest ferry:- 'Stena Embla,' following a...
"Hollywood of the North"
gets studio planning boost
LIVERPOOL City Council has received planning approval
to create the City's 1st purpose built film and high end TV stages. The green
Prioritising People with a
Learning Disability in the Public Health Response to Covid19
CARE England, the largest representative body of
independent adult social care providers, has called for people with a learning
disability to be prioritised in the public health response to Covid19. Professor
Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care England, says:- "The Covid19
Pandemic has accentuated the need for..."
Christmas travel measures to help passengers plan their journey and travel safely
THE Government has outlined a series of measures
focused on minimising disruption and helping people travel safely over the
Christmas period, while urging passengers to plan their journeys carefully,
consider quieter routes and where possible book ahead. Transport Secretary Grant
Shapps has announced a comprehensive plan for the...
1 in 3 North West Households
Will Embrace Zoom for a Covid Safe Christmas
WITH only 3 households able to form a festive bubble
over Christmas, turning to Zoom is going to be the only option for many people
wanting to connect and chat safely with loved ones. It's a challenge faced by
millions of families this year, even the Royals. According to recent news
reports, the Duke and...
Councils get ready to support families in need
THE Government has announced more details of its ₤170m Covid Winter Grant Scheme,
as Local Authorities begin to receive funding to support those most in need this
winter. Local allocations and
guidance on how the money could be spent have now been published, as Councils
get ready to support the lowest paid families over Christmas and beyond...
50% of UK cars must be
electric by 2030 to reach new emissions goals
BORIS Johnson, the UK's PM
announced recently a target to cut UK emissions by 68%, by the end of 2030, and
that 50% of UK cars will need to be electric or powered by a hydrogen fuel cell
in order to meet it. Sustainable Transport Editor, at Centrica, Amanda Stretton says:- "We
welcome the Government's commitment to this new..."
Nearly 5,000 Jobs could be
saved at Peacocks if a management buy out gets the go ahead
A management buy out (MBO) proposal has been submitted
to the administrators of fashion retailer Peacocks and if successful has the
potential to prevent UK wide store closures and save 4,908 people from
redundancy. The bid from a Senior eCommerce Manager, at Peacocks Stores Ltd, in
conjunction with a...
22m revamp of
key Liverpool road enters new phase
WORK on a radical redesign of 1 of Liverpool's most
famous roads is to enter a new phase this week; with festive shoppers being
asked to make allowances in their journey. The Strand; which runs past the
historic Royal Albert Docks, Liverpool 1 and Three Graces and hosted the finale
to Liverpool FC's Champions League homecoming last June; is undergoing a ₤22m...
caterers for the Southport Flower Show 2021
A thriving Southport catering firm has been chosen to
be the appointed caterers for Southport Flower Show 2021. The news is a huge
boost for D'Vine, a firm which was among those in the events and Hospitality
industry which have battled through this year's Covid19 Pandemic.
This week's announcement of a Coronavirus vaccine and...
₤11m to support people with
disabilities living independently within the North West
AN extra ₤11million will help
many more disabled people in the North West to access grants to improve their
homes so they can live independently, Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing
Kelly Tolhurst has announced on Thursda, the International Day of People with
Disabilities. The additional funding for...
partnership provides route out of digital exclusion and into work
A new scheme is supporting more than 100 long term
unemployed people in the Liverpool City Region into the workplace, by providing
them with computer equipment, access to the internet, and digital skills
training. This innovative scheme is delivered by Pathways to Work and has been
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