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TOMS BAR CLOSED!
who the proprietor, has been serving the village of Stockton Heath
and wider Cheshire area for 5 years, looked set to do very well in
Southport. His restaurant brand was meant to have re-invented the
site of the old Owen’s Restaurant & Bar on Hoghton Street, in the
heart of town, but it is now closed.
The atmosphere was always good in the
bars short life as 101 and was becoming a fabulous destination for
memorable events and even business meetings. It is not yet public as
to why the venue that opened just a few months back in
March 2010. This is a big loss
for the town and we wish all the staff the best of luck for the
future. Lets hoe this amazing venue does not go to waste.
MURDER INVESTIGATION -
TWO men have
been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 21
year old man in Wavertree on Tuesday, 13 July 2010. Emergency
services were called to a flat on Arundel Avenue just before
midnight to a report of a man with injuries to his lower body. The
man was taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment for puncture
wounds to his left leg and torso, but subsequently died.
House-to-house enquiries have begun in the area, and a forensic
examination is ongoing at the scene. The man is yet to be formally
identified and a post mortem to establish the cause of death will
take place later today. The two 19 year old men the local area who
were arrested have been taken to a police station on Merseyside
where they will be questioned by detectives. Anyone with information
is asked to contact Merseyside Police on:- 0151 777 5364, or
Crimestoppers on:- 0800 555 111.
Avoid deadly holiday
Breckfield residents will be safer, more involved and better served
thanks to an exciting new programme.
The Anfield and Breckfield Stronger Communities initiative has been
launched to deliver extra policing, improved community involvement
and more responsive services.
Local people can look forward to a range of improvements including:-
► An additional 11 police officers dedicated to the area
► A programme of community involvement
► A drive to improve services to make sure that they are readily
available to those who need them most
Teams of police, fire service, housing, health and environment staff
will be hitting the streets this week calling at more than 4,500 in
the Anfield, Breckfield, Old Barn and Grizedale Estate areas. They
aim to garner interest from residents about becoming a street
representative or find out if they want further information about
services and what is happening in the area.
The initiative is part of the Stronger Communities Programme which
will compliment the current regeneration in the area.
Councillor Steve Munby, the city’s cabinet member for
neighbourhoods, said:- “I am delighted this partnership
between all of the organisations involved in the local neighbourhood
are listening to local residents and working better together to sort
out the issues that affect local people. We are sending out a strong
message that we are determined to improve the community and that
this is not just a one-off operation – it is part of a concerted
effort to tackle the issues residents have told us they want to
improve and want help with.”
Community representatives and senior officers from Liverpool City
Council, Arena Housing, Merseyside Police and other partners meet on
a regular basis to make sure they are working together more
effectively and improving conditions in the area by acting on what
local people say.
Liverpool East Neighbourhood Manager, Kathy Allen, said:-
“This new programme will help us make sure the services provided by
the council, police, and other organisations are being targeted
correctly. It will help us reduce crime and anti-social behaviour in
the area, and it will allow us to ensure residents are aware of
opportunities available to them - from health and fitness to
services for young people and support for families. At the heart of
the programme is a commitment to encourage residents to speak out
about their concerns and to get involved in helping us deliver
For more information contact Liverpool East Neighbourhood Team on:-
0151 233 3001.
Anfield Breckside Community Council (ABCC) and Breckfield and North
Everton Neighbourhood Council (BNENC) have also teamed
-up to plan a programme of community activity and to celebrate the
“great neighbours” of the area.
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