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Issue:- Saturday, 12 September 2015

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24 Hour Race 2015
Photographs by Patrick Trollope.

OVER the 12 September and 13 September 2015, teams will again be on the Southport's Marine Lake, UK competing in the 24 Hour Race. The event is organised by the West Lancashire Yacht Club and sees teams from all over the UK and the world, racing continuous for 24 hours, even in extreme weather. The race is regarded as the leading endurance dinghy race in Europe and the best social events in the dinghy racing calendar in the world. The small craft taking part are Enterprise, GP14 and Lark dinghies, and not designed to be sailed like this, so mistakes and equipment failure can cost teams dearly.

You don’t have to be an ace sailor or crew to take part, but the race tests all the teams skills to the limit, and in some years Olympic and Paralympics sailing team members take part as part of their training!  Full coverage of this years events and also lots of photos will be in the next issue. If you have taken part in the event, please let us know what it was like for you, by emailing our newsroom at:- News24@SouthportReporter.Com. More information about the race as well as how to enter the next 24 hour Race can be found online.

 
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September 2015 Southport Community Cosplay Event

ON Friday, 4 September 2015, 2 amazing bands took at Southport's Fox and Goose... Click on here to find out more.

It's a Knockout! £10,000 raised
Record number of runners attend Decathlon City of Salford 10K
A Piece Nelson's Naval History on Display at The Atkinson
Husband rises to Three Peaks Challenge for breast cancer services
Record number of runners attend Decathlon City of Salford 10K
CCTV images released after bag stolen from pub at Liverpool Lime Street Station
Formby Station's new lifts to open in next few days
Builder's legs are worth £1.1 million, but an engineer's eye is worth £3.4 million
Flybe connects Liverpool John Lennon Airport with Amsterdam and the world
Unexplained death of woman in her 40's
Operation Abbeyville - a day of action against serious and organised crime
Webhelp Proposes 10 Year Plan to Deliver Customer Centric, Digitally Focussed Contact Centres for Shop Direct
People with sight loss invited to attend open day and free training workshop to help them get online
English orchards 1st to use robotic technology to pack apples in efficiency push
Flybe connects Liverpool John Lennon Airport with Amsterdam and the world
Transplant patient back in the saddle for coast to coast bike ride
Film Studio plans for Liverpool
Southport Hospital radio back in a Heartbeat
833,000 people in the North West are failing to get gas safety checks
British Music Experience to Rock Liverpool
LIMF 2015 - Part 3
Roadworks at Smithdown Road junction
Police appeal following shooting in Bootle
Calling all up and coming male actors in Merseyside! You could star in the most enchanting panto in the land!
Vevo Halloween is back!
Karen Potter Craven Minor JFL
Blues pay visit to transplant ward
Liverpool's Empire's pantomime, Dick Whittington, has been launched!

Southport Flower Show 2015 Photos - Part 4

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B.O.A. 70th Anniversary DVD

Click on to buy now...THE video footage we have taken at the 70th BOA events this year in Liverpool has now been fully edited is available to buy, on a DVD, from our Online Shop, on Mersey Reporter very soon.  For each DVD sold, £3.00 will go to the Liverpool's Lord Mayor's Charity Appeal. (Registered Charity No. 229539)  At this stage we can only do UK postage options, but if you are outside the UK, you can still order copies, but only via emailing our newsroom at:- news24@merseyreporter.com with your FULL address and we will get back to you with a postage cost and a payment link, should you wish to continue.

 

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