- Williams' Golf Day Raises Cash for Alder Hey Childrens' Hospital
WILLIAMS BMW has held its
tenth annual golf day at West Lancashire Golf Club and in the
process has raised over £2,000 for Alder Hey Childrens' Hospital.
Held last week at the Blundellsands course, over 70 of Williams'
customers and staff competed against each other for a place in the
BMW National Golf Cup that is to be held at the Royal Birkdale
course in July.
Dealer Principal at Williams Liverpool, Philip Hough, says:- "It
was a great day, immensely enjoyed by everybody that took part. Even
though it was a very competitive day, the real reason behind the day
was to raise money for Alder Hey. We beat last year's total raising
over £2,000 and this event is certainly something that we will
Two separate handicap groups tackled the tricky course with the top
three in each going through to the national final.
The highest placed Williams' employee was Kevin Russell from
Williams' Great Howard Street dealership.
Chris Done, Fundraising Manager from Alder Hey Childrens' Hospital
Said:- "We are thrilled that Williams has supported us in
this way. We have worked with them in the past and will hopefully do
so again in the future. All the money raised goes towards those
extra things that help make life more bearable for our young
patients and their families whilst they are with us."
Plans are already being made to repeat the event next year when the
pressure will be on to beat this year's scores and to raise more
Man Brendan Murray Arrested & Charged
MERSEYSIDE Police, together
with Humberside Police, arrested Brendon Murray and his girlfriend
Hayley Fletcher on Thursday night in Hull city centre.
Murray, who escaped from prison service custody on June 3, and his
girlfriend were arrested by officers and were brought back to
Merseyside. 23 year old Murray was arrested on suspicion of Section
18 wounding and being unlawfully at large and was later charged by
Merseyside Police of escaping from custody, section 18 wounding,
burglary and robbery. Mr Murray was remanded in custody, and
appeared before South Sefton Magistrates on Friday morning.
BY SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMES TO LIVERPOOL
THE results of a unique creative collaboration between the Home Office and women's refuges and support centres in
London, Birmingham, Newcastle, Liverpool and Leeds is touring the UK
as part of a campaign to raise .
'Visions of Freedom' is a collection of photography by survivors of
domestic violence, inspired by their experiences and emotions.
The outcome, from overcast skies, derelict buildings and closed
doors to blooming flowers, open roads and birds in flight charts the
'before' and 'after' of the women's emotional journeys as they
escaped an abusive situation to make a new start in life
For some of the women the project marked a significant step forward
in restoring their self-esteem and feelings of empowerment as they
turn their lives around.
Baroness Scotland, Home Office Minister of State said:- "The
women who took part in the project showed immense bravery in sharing
their personal experiences, and the collection forms a harrowing and
thought-provoking insight in the physical and emotional pain they
For the one in four women that will experience domestic violence at
some point during their lifetime, we hope these images will provide
an inspiring message of hope, and show that it is possible to turn
an abusive situation into a positive, happy and safe one."
The exhibition is free to the public and will be on display in the
London, Collins & Hastie Gallery, 5 Park Walk, London, SW10 OAJ
2 to 6 June (inc) Wednesday to Friday:- 10am-6pm and Satuday:- 11am
Birmingham, Birmingham Central Library, Chamberlain Square,
Birmingham, B3 3HQ, 8 to 13 June (inc), Tuesday to Friday:- 9am to
8pm and Sat:- 9am to 5pm.
Newcastle, Newcastle City Library, Princess Square, Newcastle Upon
Tyne, NE99 1DX, 15 to 20 June (inc), Tuesday to Thursday:- 9am to
8pm, Friday to Saturday:- 9am to 5pm and Sun:- 12pm to 4pm.
Liverpool, EggSpace, 3rd Floor Newington Building, 16 to 18
Newington, Liverpool, L1 4ED, 22 to 27 June (inc), Tuesday to
Saturday:- 10am to 10pm and Sun:- 10am to 4pm.
Leeds, Leeds Central Library, Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3AB, 29
June to 4 July (inc), Tuesday to Wednesday:- 9am to 8pm, Thursday:-
9:30am to 5:30pm, Friday:- 9am to 5pm, Sat:- 10am to 5pm and Sun:-
12pm to 4pm.
If you are a victim of domestic advice call 0808 2000 247, the
Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline run in
partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge.