LET THE VOTING BEGIN – BANDS
COMPETE FOR NEXT YEAR’S FESTIVAL
ONLINE voting is now well underway to find the
lucky Liverpool band who will perform at next year’s Mathew Street
Marston’s EPA, the sponsor of the iconic Superlambanana stage at
this year’s city centre festival, asked up-and-coming bands to
upload a video onto Youtube to be put up for the public vote.
Unsigned indie, rock and hip hop bands influenced by the music of
the 80s and 90s with names like Young Influential, Deadbeat Echos,
Post Romatics and Mr Ted – are pitching their finest original
material against each other in a bid to become the next Zutons or
Rachel Whillock, EPA brand manager said:- "We’re delighted
with the variety of entries, bands have put a lot of effort into
this and it would be fantastic if as many people as possible could
get involved in the voting. After all – we’ll all be watching them
up on the stage next year (2012), so we wanted everyone to have a
The competition follows on from Marston’s first taste of its 2 year
sponsorship deal at the Mathew Street Festival.
Voting has now begun. The winners will secure a place on next year’s
Superlambanana stage as well as the opportunity of gigs around the
city. The voting ends next month on 2 October 2011.
To vote go to:-
Wanted by Police
NORTHUMBRIA Police are asking the public for
help in tracing a man they want to find after he breached the terms
of his prison licence after failing to respond to bail on 25 July 25
2011. Officers would like to locate Matthew Stewart Lovell age
34, from Liverpool. He is described as a white European, 5ft 11"
tall, athletic build, tanned complexion, with brown eyes and short
fair hair. He was last seen in the Liverpool area on 25 July
2011, and his current whereabouts are unknown. He has
links with Guernsey, Liverpool and Spain. Anyone who knows of
his whereabouts is asked to call Northumbria Police on:- 03456 043
043 ext 69191 or the independent charity Crimestoppers free on:-
0800 555 111. Calls may be made anonymously and treated in the
strictest of confidence.
UNEXPLAINED DEATH - OTTERSPOOL
PROMENADE, RIVER MERSEY
MERSEYSIDE Police have confirm that a man's
body reported to be in the River Mersey has been recovered.
The police were called to Otterspool Promenade, near to the
Brittania pub on Riverside Drive, by a man and woman out walking at
2.15pm. Police officers worked with other agencies, including
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, the Ambulance Serivce and the
coast guard, to remove the body from the water at a more suitable
point near the Pier Head. Paramedics took the victim to
hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead by doctors
shortly before 4pm. Police are treating the death as
unexplained and an investigation has been launched. The Coroner has
also been informed. It is believed the man is aged in his mid
40s or early 50s and enquiries are being made to identify who he is.
He was wearing a red and black Adidas jacket, a blue Inter Milan
football shirt, dark tracksuit bottoms and white Reebok trainers.
Anyone with information is asked to call St Anne Street CID on:-
0151 777 4064 or on:- 0151 777 4065.
Home - Patricia Anne Fullwood from Newport
GWENT police have issued an appeal for
information to help locate missing Newport woman Patricia Anne
Fullwood. 62 year old Patricia was reported missing by her
family on Wednesday, 7 September 2011 and Police have concerns for
her welfare as she is considered vulnerable. Patricia is
described as being 4 feet 11' tall and of slight build. She has
short cropped copper/red colour hair which is shaved at the back.
She has thick gold framed glasses. There was a possible
sighting of Patricia getting into a small silver car outside her
home in Duffryn, Newport at around 6pm on Tuesday, 6 September 2011.
Anyone who sees Patricia or who has information about her
whereabouts is asked to contact Gwent Police on:- 01633 838 111.
CCTV STILLS OF POSSIBLE OFFENDERS
INVOLVED IN LIVERPOOL DISORDER
MERSEYSIDE Police Detectives who are
investigating incidents of disorder in south Liverpool in the early
hours of Tuesday, 9 August 2011 and the early hours of Wednesday, 10
August 2011, have released CCTV stills of possible offenders. The
images relating to Smithdown Road were taken on Tuesday, 9 August
2011, while the images from Lodge Lane were taken on Wednesday, 10
August 2011. The Force has set up a dedicated email address
for anyone wanting to share information about those involved or
submit their own images or footage of the disorder.
Anyone with information about the disorder or images of those
involved are encouraged to contact the investigation team on:- 0151
709 6010 or via
people who want to help anonymously can call Crimestoppers on:- 0800