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2020-12-13
 

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Moooove over for grazing winter visitors at Sefton's Nature Reserves

SEFTON Council is welcoming sheep and cattle on to the local Nature Reserves, at Ainsdale and Birkdale, this week, as part of the its continuing conservation works. Each winter, the Council brings grazing animals onto the reserves as part of Green Sefton's management of the Dunes. The seasonal grazing benefits nature conservation, as the animals help to control vegetation growth, encouraging diverse plant species to grow and Dune specialists such as Natterjack Toads to thrive. This...

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Alder Hey Children offer their Christmas 'if I had just 1 wish'

A group of Alder Hey Children's Charity child Ambassadors will help launch Southport Pleasureland's...

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Feeling unwell this Christmas? The NHS is here for you...

AS we all prepare for Christmas, health leaders at NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are reassuring residents that the NHS is still there for...

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Your Strong Radio Station for Southport has been awarded double power on 107.9 FM!

MIGHTY Radio, has been granted additional power to allow for bigger coverage across the Southport coast and surrounding areas from the...

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More than 90% of children are excited about Christmas despite the Pandemic

MORE than 90% of children are excited about Christmas this year despite the impact of Coronavirus, an NSPCC survey reveals. As the Pandemic...

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Gauselmann group opens up brand new Merkur Slots venue in Southport

WHILST Covid19 put the brakes on the gaming industry in the UK for the majority of 2020, many venues are now...

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Gift Appeal aims to bring Christmas joy to vulnerable young people

LIVERPOOL residents are being asked to show their legendary generosity to make sure that some of our City's most vulnerable young people have a present to open this Christmas. Last week...

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New Miss Liverpool City Region 2020/2021 reviled

ON Sunday, 13 December 2020, the new Miss Liverpool City Region for both 2020...

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At least 8 million people have experienced the sudden death of a loved 1 this year

THE UK's leading funeral provider Co-op Funeral care and the bereavement support...

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PCC's Victim Care Merseyside services featured in new national publication showcasing work to address racial disparity

2 '1st class' charities Commissioned by Merseyside's Police Commissioner to support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) victims of crime have been featured in a new national publication showcasing some of the best initiatives addressing racial disparity across England and Wales. The services delivered by the Anthony Walker Foundation and Savera UK as part of Jane Kennedy's Victim Care Merseyside service are showcased...

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No child to go hungry this Christmas

NO Child will go hungry this Christmas, Liverpool City Council has pledged, as it provides ₤925,000 of free School meal vouchers to 20,000 eligible children...

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Landowners across the Region are being asked to get involved in helping the Mersey Forest to branch out!

40 hectares of new woodland will be planted by the Mersey Forest Partnership across the...

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Feline Festivities at Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel

CHRISTMAS isn't just for humans! The 'Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel' Southport, Merseyside, Hotel owner Harvey Summers is sure to make the holidays perfect for each and every 1 of his feline...

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Southport Hoteliers create Nutcracker decorations to welcome guests this Christmas
Photos with thanks to Andrew Brown Media Media.

SOUTHPORT'S Hoteliers have created their own trail of Nutcrackers to bring some festive cheer to visitors this...

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Local Nurse Wins 'Gardens For Guardians' for Covid work

CHRISTMAS has Come early for 1 lucky family in Bootle after they were gifted a free garden upgrade in Gardens..

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Things are moving to transform Southport Market into a unique food and drink venue

EXCITING plans to transform Southport Market into a unique food and drink offer are set to be presented to Sefton Council's Formal Cabinet, on...

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RSPCA appeal to find callous person who dumped a severely neglected young dog in park

THE RSPCA has launched an investigation after a dying young dog; which is believed to have been used for...

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Road or River?

ON 8 December 2020, many parts of the low lying land and roads within the Liverpool City Region had localised flooding as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flood warning has...

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Work Coach roles now open for applications in Greater Manchester

JOBCENTRES across Greater Manchester are now recruiting for over 100 Work Coach jobs, as the DWP enters its final round of recruitment for 9,000 additional Work Coaches nationwide by the end of March 2021. Applications are open until 16 December 2020, at 23:55. This follows a successful initial phase of recruitment which saw 4,500 Work Coaches hired as part...

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MFRS urges candle caution after spate of house fires

MERSEYSIDE Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) is urging people to take extra care when using candles after 5 house fires in 1 week caused by tea lights and candles. The most recent; which occurred in Edge Hill, in the early hours of Thursday, 3 December 2020; resulted in 1 person ending up in Hospital and the property severely damaged.  4 other house fires, in Tranmere...

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MFRS urges candle caution after spate of house fires

MERSEYSIDE Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) is urging people to take extra care when using candles after 5 house fires in 1 week caused by tea lights and candles. The most recent; which occurred in Edge Hill, in the early hours of Thursday, 3 December 2020; resulted in 1 person ending up in Hospital and the property severely damaged.  4 other house fires, in Tranmere...

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Engagement campaign launched on Liverpool City Region Digital Strategy

THE Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram is encouraging businesses, organisations and individuals across the Liverpool City Region to have their say on a new draft Digital Strategy and Action Plan. The draft documents set out how the City Region will achieve its ambition to become the UK's most digitally connected and inclusive City Region, that...

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Direct to customer sales to give North West manufacturing industry a ₤4.3bn boost by 2023

A boom in manufacturers selling direct to consumer (D2C) will provide a ₤4.3bn boost to the North West industry's coffers by 2023, research from Barclays Corporate Banking has just revealed. The new report:- 'A direct approach,' Combines polling of manufacturers, logistics firms and...

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Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram Announces ₤214,000 Funding for Racial Equality Projects

AS part of its recently launched Race Equality Programme, Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has announced ₤214,000 for pre-development funding towards 3 projects that will help tackle racial inequality in the City Region. The funding will enable the 3 projects to get started..

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