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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO OUR
THE Year of the Rabbit has
started and on the Chinese calendar, the Lunar Year is now 4709.
If you do not know already, the Lunar New Year dates from 2600BC,
when the Emperor Huang Ti introduced the first cycle of the Chinese
Zodiac. Since then the the first day of the Chinese New Year
can fall anywhere between late January and the middle of February.
This year it fell on Thursday, 3 February 2011 if you use the
Western calendar. Celebrations happened in Liverpool on
Sunday, 6 February 2011 and also in Southport on 5 February 2011.
headed in to get some pictures and video of the action in Liverpool
and in Southport. So please enjoy the pictures... For now... Gung Hay Fat Choy!
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LIVERPOOL and also
will be added very soon to our video archive website
Southport.TV as well.
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STRONG gales cause chaos across
Merseyside and the rest of the region with many buildings being
damaged. In Southport the large ASDA and shopping centre hoarding
out side on Derby Road Closed, Southport after following reports of
dangerous metal advertising boards. It was also reported to us of
many other problems. In Liverpool City Centre Merseyside Fire and
Rescue Service and Liverpool City Council to us about the traffic
management measures they had to put in place, after a piece of metal
on the Plaza building had became loose. This lead to Old Hall
Street, Liverpool city centre, being closed to the public.
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service also had been unable to raise a
platform to deal with the loose metal that day due to the high
winds. In other areas wind fell trees and damaged other buildings.
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