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Edition No. 118

Date:- 27 September 2003

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BONFIRE WOOD

STILL WANTED, Meols hall are accepting wood for the bonfire from Monday October 27th until Thursday October 30th, between 9:00am and 4:00pm. Wood only, no builders rubbish. Deliveries please use the Mill Lane entrance.

Halloween Night Extravaganza - Friday October 31st at Meols Hall. The gates open at 5pm. Half price admission and half price rides on the fairground (Friday only). Best Halloween costume competition (under 11's)

Admission prices At gate Adults £2-50...
Child 5-11 £1-50.... Under 5's free.... Save £££'s and buy a combined 2 night ticket Adults £6... Child 5 - 11 £3... Under 5's free

Fairground, Sideshows, Food, BBQ, Disco, Bar
and New for 2003 Ice Skating at Meols Hall, Open both Friday 31st October and Saturday 1st November between 5pm & 10pm.

Meols Hall Bonfire & Firework Display - Saturday November 1st at Meols Hall, the gates open at 5-00pm. The bonfire is lit at 6-30 pm and the firework display starts at 8-00 pm.

Admission prices:- Adults £5 At gate £4 In Advance; Child 5 - 11 £3 At gate £2 In Advance & Under 5's free At gate free In Advance

ST FAITHS CHURCH FLOWER FESTIVAL

ST FAITH'S Church, Crosby will be holding a Church Flower Festival from Friday, 3 October through to Sunday, 5 October.

The last Flower Festival at St. Faith's was held 12 years ago, this year, St. Faith's aim to revive the tradition.

Times for the Flower Festival are as follows:-

Friday, 3rd October - 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Saturday, 4th October - 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Sunday, 5th October - 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Admission costs £2.00 (concessions £1.00) in aid of Church Funds and an overseas charity. 

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Liverpool European Capital of Culture 2008 Landmarks

YOUR favourite Liverpool landmark or beauty spot has the chance to be set in lights - thanks to a £40,000 grant from Enterprise Liverpool and just a few words from you.

Nominate that special building or plot of land in your community, which you believe is worthy of recognition, by emailing your reasons to
catherinejones@liverpoolecho.co.uk 

A shortlist of six sites will be chosen from the nominations by judges from Liverpool city council and the ECHO.

Leader of Liverpool City Council Councillor Mike Storey said:- ''We have a massive lighting programme in the city centre, which involves illuminating many historic buildings and landmarks. But examples of Liverpool's beauty can be seen throughout the city. Knowing the pride people feel in their own community I'm sure there will be a big debate about what deserves to be highlighted.''

SCREEN LIVERPOOL 

THE FINISHING touches are being put to a giant water screen which will be used for a visual and musical spectacular depicting Liverpool's history.

The giant 60 x 30 metre structure is being built on Sefton Park lake for the hi-tech laser and lighting show, which uses music and large scale image projection to depict the history of Liverpool, from the signing of King John's charter right through to the present day. 

The show - organised by the city council's events team - includes images and music from the Merseybeat era when Liverpool was the epicentre of the world's music scene. More than 200,000 watts of energy will be used to power the lasers, projectors and lights used during the 30-minute show. 

The concept, first shown at Canning Dock during the Millennium celebrations in 1999, and has been overhauled to incorporate the Capital of Culture win and the city's bid for World Heritage status.

The show will be screened at 8:00pm, 8:45pm and 9:30pm on September 26 till Sunday 28th September with no cost for admission.

Councillor Warren Bradley, Executive member for Leisure and Culture, said:- "This is a dramatic and entertaining way of depicting Liverpool's past and how it has got to be the city that it is today."

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