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Issue:- Saturday, 28 November 2015

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Make a dash with the team from Mersey Fire

A team of 50 firefighters and staff from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service are swapping their fire kit for Santa suits for the world's biggest festive fun run.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service is supporting The Medicash Santa Dash Liverpool 2015 as a way to promote well being in the workplace and encourage its staff to lead an active and healthy lifestyle.

The 12th annual Medicash Santa Dash Liverpool takes place on Sunday, 6 December, starting at 9.30am from Pier Head Liverpool.

The 5K fun run route takes Santas through the City centre, before they enjoy a festive grandstand finish outside Liverpool Town Hall.

The 1K Mini Dash for youngsters aged 12 and under starts in Castle Street at approximately 11am, once the main Santa Dash has finished.

Liverpool earned the World Santa Challenge title last year when 8,846 Santas took part; making it the world's biggest festive fun run. Las Vegas had held the title since 2011. Now organisers BTR Liverpool are hoping to attract 10,000 Santas to keep the title in Liverpool.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service is taking part in the Santa Dash for the eight consecutive year.

The team is made up of operational and support staff, and also includes 6 Community Support Apprentices who are raising funds for The Fire Fighters Charity, the leading provider of services to enhance quality of life for serving and retired fire service personnel and their families.

The fundraising apprentices are John Bilbao, Isaac Santos-Munn, Lewis Reid, Emily Thomson, Ellie Williams and Alexander Williams, who are stationed at Wallasey, Belle Vale, Sefton and St Helens community fire stations.

Group Manager Gary Oakford said:- "We use the Santa Dash as a fantastic way to encourage healthy and active lifestyles at Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service. We started taking part in 2008 following our hosting of the World Firefighters Games in Liverpool the same year, and now the Santa Dash has become a real highlight of our year. It's a fun way for us to take part in an activity together as a team. My personal favourite part of the Santa Dash is at the top of the Dale Street flyover, looking back towards Liverpool Town Hall; it's an extremely uplifting sight and gives you a real sense of being part of something special. The Santa Dash is a key event in the city's calendar, it has real spirit. The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service Santas are looking forward to joining you all on the start line on 6 December."

The Santa Dash is open to all, attracting individuals; families; charity runners; and corporate organisations. Wheelchair participants and prams are welcome.

BTR Liverpool is the leading independent organisation for creating, managing and delivering headline race events in Liverpool City Region. Its growing portfolio includes the Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon, Tour Of Merseyside, Tunnel 10K and award winning Wirral Half Marathon/10K.

The official charity partners are Radio City's Cash For Kids; Claire House Children's Hospice; Everton in the Community; Jospice; and Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation; who are the five BTR Footsteps Fundraisers charities. The BTR Footsteps Fundraisers initiative brings the charities together through BTR's key race events by encouraging participants to fundraise and support them. Funds raised will be split equally between the5 charities. Sponsor forms are available from BTR Liverpool or fundraisers can set up an online fundraising page here.  

Register for the Santa Dash at BTR Liverpool, 23 Hatton Garden, Liverpool, L3 2FE, BTR is now open 7 days a week, for Santa suit collection. For more details visit BTR's website.

Memory Lane Fairs Event

OVER the last 4 years British Wrestling Audiences have been entertained like never before. This free entry event, at the Prince of Wales Hotel, on Lord Street, Stouthport, will have over 30 stalls, with lots of fantastic hand crafted items and a multitude of lovely gifts...  The Reason? 6'4 17½ stone American Heartbreaker "Sweetness" Sam Adonis. All  Star Wrestling of Merseyside is very familiar with the SuperStars of professional Wrestling, dating back to Giant Haystacks and Kendo Nagasaki as well as popular current Television Stars Sheamus and Daniel Bryan. It will be to nobody's surprise to see Sam Adonis on the Main Stage Television Wrestling circuit in the near future. The 26 year old Adonis has already made history by becoming the first American born to capture the Historic British Heavyweight Championship coronating an extensive 8 year international career seeing action in countries worldwide as well as WWE Rings. Adonis says "It's in my blood to be the best" referencing to his older brother and trainer "Corey Graves" of WWE fame.  All Star Wrestling is excited to have this talent on their events. Although the rule breaker sometimes gets carried away with his flamboyance and attitude, the fans of British Wrestling are glued to the action when Adonis takes stage. Only time will tell where this youngster will end up, but for now Adonis insists:- "The American Revolution of British Wrestling has just begun!"  For more information or to book a stall, please call Marissa on:- 07460 304327.

Public welcome at Trust board meeting

SOUTHPORT and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will hold its next board meeting on Wednesday 2 December at 9.30am.  The meeting will be held in the Seminar Room of the Clinical Education Centre at Southport and Formby District General Hospital. Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe the meeting. Anyone with a special requirement should contact the Trust in advance on:- 01704 704783.  The agenda will be available on the Trust website in advance of the meeting. Supporting papers will be made available on the day.

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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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