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Issue:- 9 May 2015

Delayed Edition - Published on Saturday, 9 May 2015  -  Sorry, due to Election coverage commitments we had to delay publication of this edition.

Witness appeal after violent mugging at Atherton Station


THE British Transport Police has released images of 4 men it believes could have vital information after a man was attacked and robbed at Atherton Station, on Saturday, 21 February 2015.

Investigating officer DS Stephen Kite said:- "At around 11.10am the victim was approached and stopped by a group of men at the entrance to the station. They dragged him to the ground and hit him in the head before stealing his phone, headphones and train tickets."


Officers are urging the men in the images or anyone who recognises them to come forward immediately to help assist their enquiries.

DS Kite added:- "It's vital that the men responsible for this violent attack are apprehended – violence like this will not be tolerated."

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on;- 0800 40 50 40, or text:- 61016, quoting reference:- PSUB/B4 of 08/05/2015. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on:- 0800 555 111.

BBC's Flog- It! Auctioneer Adam Partridge Presents Liverpool Charity with Cheque to Help Local Causes

ONLOOKERS at auction house Liverpool Sale Room were treated to more than just antiques recently when volunteers from Nugent Care were presented with a cheque for £1,054 by Adam Partridge.

BBC's Flog It! presenter Adam is a strong supporter of the charity which is one of the North West's oldest causes. He said:- "Over the last twelve months, the Liverpool Sale Room has been proudly associated with this well respected local charity who provide such valuable help and support in many areas across the city, as well as the whole region. Every penny raised at our auction's refreshment bar goes straight to specific projects at Nugent Care and I sincerely hope that our collaboration will continue for many years to come."

The money raised came from the amazing efforts of The Knights of the Columba, whose main aim is to help people in the local community. The Knights and other Nugent Care volunteers serve refreshments during each sale at Liverpool Sale Room. Danny Grimes, 1 of the Knights, said:- "The Knights have a long history of supporting Nugent Care through actions such as giving time and raising money and are delighted to be associated with an organisation which does so much good in the community."

Interesting in volunteering at this or one of Nugent Care's many other fundraising events? Contact the fundraising team via emailing:-

'Shrek The Musical' heading to a stage near you - in Liverpool!

THE monster hit UK and Ireland Tour of 'Shrek The Musical'® is delighted to announce full casting as it enters its second triumphant year on the road. Coming direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people, the production has attracted huge audiences and five star reviews. 'Shrek The Musical' will play at the Liverpool Empire, from 25 November to 6 December 2015, as part of its tour of the UK and Ireland.

The 2015 company will star Dean Chisnall who will continue his role as beloved swamp welling ogre 'Shrek', the role he previously played in the West End. Bronté Barbé will also star as damsel in distress 'Princess Fiona', joining continuing cast members Idriss Kargbo as Shrek's wisecracking sidekick 'Donkey' and Gerard Carey as pint sized villain 'Lord Farquaad'.

They will be joined by a full company of fairy tale characters including Laura Baldwin, Nikki Bentley, Jennifer Caldwell, Alexander Day, Candace Furbert, Will Haswell, Keith Henderson, James Lacey, Will Jennings, Iain Mattley, Christina Modestou, Sam Murphy, Amy Oxley, Ryan Reid, Jacqui Sanchez, Jake Small, Oliver Tester, Dawn Williams, Kerry Winter and Kevin Yates.

The UK and Ireland tour of 'Shrek The Musical' is directed by Nigel Harman who starred as Lord Farquaad in the west end production, winning him the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical. 'Shrek The Musical' opened at the Grand Theatre in Leeds, on Wednesday, 23 July 2014, and has since delighted audiences all around the country.

Did you know?

'Shrek The Musical', originally directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford, is based on the story and characters from William Steig's book 'Shrek!' and the 'Academy Award'
® winning DreamWorks Animations feature film.

'Shrek The Musical'  opened on Broadway in 2008 before touring to nearly 150 Cities in the USA and Canada.

Productions of 'Shrek The Musical' have also been played in:- Spain, Poland, France, Malaysia, China, Brazil, Italy, Denmark, The Netherlands, Estonia, Israel and Turkey. The UK and Ireland tour is presented by Dreamworks Theatricals, Neal Street Productions, Playful Productions, Lee Menzies, Ron Kastner, Tulchin/Bartner Productions, Saracen Films, Mark Cartwright, Gavin Kalin, Glass ½ Full Productions/Just For Laughs Theatricals.

This show will be 'Shrektacular!' and fantastic for all the family to watch!

To book tickets and to ensure you do not miss out, go to the theatres booking website today!

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Deceased estates notice - Lilian May Jackam

Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925, any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of Lilian May Jackam (also known as Lillian May) Jackam (Deceased), late of Birch Abbey Rest Home, 55 Alexandra Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 9HD, UK, who died on 04/10/2018, are required to send particulars thereof in writing, to the undersigned Solicitors, on or before 24/05/2019, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to claims and interests of which they have had notice. Churches Solicitors, 12 High Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 7BL, UK. Ref:- 'T553015.'

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