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This page last updated on 24 January 2021


Letter to the Editor:- "Please support the WNE Movement"

"THE Impact of the Covid Pandemic has been far reaching and devastating for the festival and events industry. It's been amazing to hear, see and support the noise coming from within the industry. We want to add the ticket holders voices loud and proud because, we all miss events. We'd love to see an explosion of noise from the 30 January 2021, to unite all voices from both sides of the fence. We are running an easy and fun hashtag challenge, which both ticket holders and industry workers can do to show we miss and need events. We will initiate ways to pressure Government on key issues that the industry requires to get back to business safely. We will be creating (with your help) a call to arms to show that this powerful industry needs support. We don't want it to limp through the next year, losing some much loved events and people on the way. We want our Government to give the right support to help it to come back BIGGER, stronger and more vibrant than ever. Everyone can get involved!

HOW?  Do the:- 'Hashtag Challenge #WeNeedEvents!"

Doing your food shop. Walking the dog. Stuck at home. Going about your ordinary day, but in your favourite 'out out' outfit, your festival threads, your show costume! It's fun and easy to do. Take a picture and/or video and post it across social media, using the Hashtag:- '#WeNeedEvents' within your post.

Got that picture of you having a blast or working at your favourite festival or event? Lets see it! Post it using the Hashtag:- '#WeNeedEvents'

Feel free to add in other hashtags and lets unite our voices!

We'll be sparking the flame on 30 January 2021. Our hub will be sharing tons of online events showcasing different parts
of our colourful and wonderful world leading industry.

It's time to unite and to come together. From the largest UK festivals to your local village fete.

We MISS events, we NEED events.

Want to host a live event for the launch?


This is just the start of our call to arms and we are so excited by the response so far and how many have signed up to host live events. We will be adding more fuel for the fire as we go, so if you have an idea or want to join the main team please email:-

Please note, this is NOT anti-lockdown! It is about getting help for all the events industry that is still being overlooked!"

Total UK cases Covid19 cases in and around Liverpool City Region

THE total number of UK Coronavirus (Covid19) infections that have been laboratory confirmed, within the UK, has risen by:- 30,004 cases and the total number now stand at:- 3,647,463 that includes tests carried out by commercial partners which are not included in the 4 National totals.

The total number of Covid19 associated UK fatalities added to the total, was sadly reported to be:-
610, within 28 days of positive test, according to the Department of Health. The total number of deaths of people who have had a positive test result confirmed by a Public Health or NHS laboratory is:- 97,939, within 28 days of positive test. Deaths with Covid19 on the death certificate:- 95,829.

The number of Covid19 patients currently in UK Hospitals:-
37,899. The current number of Covid19 patients currently in mechanical ventilation beds in UK Hospitals:- 4,076 Daily number of Covid19 patients admitted to UK Hospitals:- 4,013.

In England, there are a total of:- 3,187,232 confirmed cases. North West - total of:- 502,006 confirmed cases.

The number of laboratory confirmed cases within the Liverpool City Region are as follows


Area and number of confirmed cases:- Risen by:-

Liverpool City Region
Nation Lockdown

National UK Restrictions

Liverpool, 41,670 confirmed cases.


Halton, 10,043 confirmed cases.


Knowsley, 14,755 confirmed cases. 169
Sefton, 20,113 confirmed cases.


St. Helens, 13,657 confirmed cases.


Wirral, 20,888 confirmed cases.


Colour Key:- 0  1 to 10 11 to 20 21 to 30  31 to 40 41 to 50 51 to 100 100 to 199 200 & over  

The number of laboratory confirmed cases within Local Authorities around the Liverpool City Region, since start of the Pandemic, are as follows:-


 Backburn with Darwen, 15,163 confirmed cases.

 Blackpool, 7,728 confirmed cases.

 Bolton, 20,793 confirmed cases.

 Bury, 14,310 confirmed cases.

 Cheshire East, 17,053 confirmed cases.

 Cheshire West and Chester, 17,713 confirmed cases.

 Lancashire, 80,753 confirmed cases.

 Manchester, 43,981 confirmed cases.

 Oldham, 19,393 confirmed cases.

 Preston, 10,931 confirmed cases.

 Rochdale, 17,599 confirmed cases.

 Salford, 18,947 confirmed cases.

16,617 confirmed cases.

 Tameside, 14,639 confirmed cases.

13,791 confirmed cases.

14,869 confirmed cases

24,052 confirmed cases..

Total UK people who have received vaccination

1st Dose 2nd Dose
6,353,321 469,660
Jab Stats correct as of 23 January 2021
The vaccination programme began on 8 December 2020 with people receiving the vaccine developed by Pfizer / BioNTech, and people began receiving the Oxford University / AstraZeneca vaccine from 4 January 2021. Both vaccines are given as 2 doses, at least 21 days apart, for a full vaccination course.

Daily reported Covid19 deaths are now measured across the UK as deaths that occurred within 28 days of the 1st laboratory confirmed positive Covid19 test.   Daily and cumulative numbers of Covid19 patients admitted to Hospital. Data are not updated every day by all 4 nations and the figures are not comparable as Wales include suspected Covid19 patients while the other nations include only confirmed cases.


The latest R number is estimated at:- 0.8 to 1 with a daily infection growth rate range of:- -4% to -1%, as of 22 January 2021.

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