James Bond - over 18 screenings @ Vue
Entertainment are delighted to announce they will be offering cinema
goers the chance to see selected PG, 12A and 15 rated films in
screenings that will be for guests aged 18 years or over across 58
cinemas nationwide, including Southport. The first film to be shown
in this way will be James Bond - The Quantum of Solace (12A) from 7
November 2008. Other major films scheduled for over 18 screenings in
December include; The Day the Earth Stood Still, Australia and Yes
Mark de Quervain, Sales and Marketing Director of Vue Entertainment
said:- "These screenings have been launched in direct response
to overwhelming positive customer feedback obtained from extensive
research studies and trials carried out over the past year. This
confirmed a significant number of cinema goers wanted to see PG, 12A
and 15 rated films in screenings that could avoid unwanted
disruptions that can sometimes be caused by audiences under the age
To assist with creating the relaxing adult environment that our
customers have asked for, we will have a member of staff present
throughout the film in these special screenings.
We are keen to know what films people want to see next in this way,
so we are also giving them the opportunity to go online at:-
www.myvue.com/voteover18s and vote
for future films. We will take this information and respond with the
most popular choices being scheduled."
This new offering from Vue, underpins the company’s ongoing
commitment to provide cinema goers with choice and value in the way
they experience and enjoy movies at their cinemas. For more
information on the screenings visit:-
Customers wishing to see movies as normal will still enjoy the wide
the availability of choice of films, and times as they have come to
expect from Vue.
Also to see film times why not use our weekly listings on Mersey
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Media Question Time - Update...
THE event is
your chance to quiz the local and regional media about what is going
on in your area. Find out why some reports are covered and others
are not covered... Find out about the Press Code Of Conduct and lots
So far those who have
indicated their intention to attend are representatives from Dune
107.9, Southport Community Radio, the Champion Newspaper, Southport
Reporter, Big Pictures, The National Union of Journalists and we
hope to have on board, very soon, the BBC.The event is free and will
be held on 12 November 2008, from 7:00pm at the Latin Lounge on Post
Office Ave. Southport. If this is successful, we are looking at
running more in the new year, across Merseyside. For more
information about the night, please go to our information page via:-
If you want to put a
question in to the panel in advance, please email us at
drop a letter into The Latin Lounge. Please put your full name on
Singles Night at the Latin Lounge
Lounge on Post Office Ave. held a dating night on 31 October 2008.
The night was very successful yet again. So if you want
to find out when the next one is visit the
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knows who you might meet...
in 10 shop workers physically assaulted
ONE in every
10 shop workers has at some point been physically assaulted,
according to shop workers union, Usdaw.
The union revealed its shock survey results as they started
'Respect for Shopworkers Week' at the beginning of November
Besides store robberies, many staff are being assaulted whilst
trying to get on with their daily job. Many of these incidents are
motiveless and random attacks, whilst many more are customers
getting angry at being asked for ID or refused alcohol.
John Hannett, Usdaw General Secretary, said:- "It is an
outrage that so many of our members can't get on with their daily
job without the fear of abuse from customers.
That's why Usdaw is
running its 'Freedom From Fear' campaign again this year - to show
that no abuse, either verbal or physical, of shop workers is
Our survey shows that incidents of verbal abuse are going down.
is due in large part to our campaign, which has encouraged many
employers to take the issue of staff safety much more seriously.
However, the British Retail Consortium forecasts a possible rise in
incidents of violence due to the economic downturn, coupled with
increased stress over the Christmas period.
Therefore we urge employers to make the security of their staff a
top priority and for customers to keep their cool at Christmas and
show due respect to shop workers."