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Issue:- 22 / 23 May2015

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Veterans from all over the UK came to Southport for RBL Conference

SOUTHPORT Theatre and Convention Centre has hosted the Royal British Legion Annual National Conference over the 16 May to 17 May 2015, with the Standard Bearers' Competition held on Friday, 15 May 2015. The events were overseen by the RBL's President, Chairman and Director Generals, who also addressed to conference over the 2 day event. Following the conference on Sunday, there was a memorial parade from the Convention Centre on to Lord Street, ending outside the Town Hall. They then held a mark of respect at the Cenotaph on Lord Street. The event was attended by over 600 people who also had a chance to hear Des Brown, the UK's Secretary of State for Defence, who was the guest speaker.

The Royal British Legion was founded in 1921 as a voice for the ex-service community and has helped people who are serving or who have served in the Armed Forces, and their dependants and carers ever since. As a charity the Royal British Legion provides all types of support from financial, social and emotional support, to millions who have served and are currently serving in the Armed Forces, along with their families. To find out more about the very valuable work they do for our country, please visit:- BritishLegion.Org.UK  The Royal British Legion is now set to return for another National Conference return 20 May 2017 to 21 May 2017. To see our video footage and photographs of the Ex-servicemen, standard bearers and the Marching Band, please click on here now.

Did you contact us about this strange looking thing on Lord Street?

SOUTHPORT'S Lord Street had a very strange machine on it over last week and we had quite a few people ask us what was it.  Well keep an eye out in next weeks edition as we will let you know. For now email your thoughts as to what it was to:-


Happy Birthday to both Ed and Eamon from all the family!

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B.O.A. 70th Anniversary DVD

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You are one of Liverpool's greatest exports.

Happy Birthday Cunard 175 years on and we wish you all many more to come!

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Gearing up for a great show!

THE Woodvale Transport Festival returns to Victoria. Click on here to read more...!

The Country Fair Southport
Local mum praises children's community nursing team
Clear thinking gives North West a space advantage
Outcome of the FSB Public meeting over the Development Strategy for Southport Town Centre
Trust awarded Navajo charter mark
17 Year Old in custody for Formby Shooting
North West folk flare their nostrils to reveal the best and worst smells
Witness appeal following attempted armed robbery in Litherland
Budget loving residents are saving up to £200 each month by simply keeping an eye on their spending
Europe's Best Dance Company, Northern Ballet arrives in Blackpool next week for 2 nights only
UK working 2 days longer to pay tax in 2015
Tribute paid to Jacqueline Carol Lloyd who lost her in a fatal road traffic collision in Southport
Southport Care Centre Receives Excellent Quality Award
Public welcome at Trust board meeting
The College of Teaching (possible Royal)
Royal British Legion Annual National Conference Memorial Parade photos and video
North West Tourism on the up, but companies need to get online
Liverpool encourages students to make the most of their summer
Save our Soles!
MyTicket celebrates 1st anniversary with news it is a permanent travel product for young people
Sign Up To Save Lives in Southport
Charity launches free diabetes passports for schools
Southport's New Pay and display meters are now being installed!
Witness appeal after bikes stolen from Blundellsands and Crosby Station
Get involved in designs for major new cancer hospital for Merseyside and Cheshire
Ben can now travel safely

Liverpool shines bright on LightNight

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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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