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Issue:- Monday, 13 June 2016

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Woodvale Rally 2016 - the Latest Show Update

THE Woodvale Rally takes place over 18 June to 19 June 2016, when hundreds of visitors are expected to flock to the Victoria Park showground, in Southport. This year organisers have once again secured a wide range of attractions for enthusiasts, collectors and those looking for a fun filled, value for money weekend. And they are delighted that the model aircraft will be returning to the event. The Liverpool and District Model Aircraft Society (LADMAS) will have model planes flying on both days from 10am, until 4.30pm. There will also be static models on display and flight simulators so visitors can fly the models on 3 TV screens. A large model Lancaster plane and other jets will also be taxiing twice a day and jet engines will also be running, but sadly they can't fly due to CAA rules.

Peter Wood, Rally general manager, said:- "We are so pleased the model aircraft are coming back to the show after a 2 year break. They will put on a great display with lots for the public to see and try out. We have found Victoria Park to be the perfect venue for the show with its excellent layout and facilities. The event is a great value day out which truly caters for all the family. We look forward to welcoming the crowds once again this weekend."

Believed to be the oldest surviving Vulcan motorcar in the world will also be making a nostalgic trip back to its hometown when it goes on display at the show on Sunday. The Vulcan Motor and Engineering Company manufactured the 10hp, twin cylinder model with 2 seats in Southport in 1904.

A 1907 Paterson, which has won the car section before, will also be on display along with other classic and vintage cars, model trains and boats, stationary engines, classic and vintage motorcycles and clubs and more military vehicles than ever before.

The main arena will see Jema Leopold with her amazing performing horses and martial arts displays. The West Lancashire Dog Display Team will also be showing the crowds just what they can do with two shows on both day.

The always popular Crazy Bears; Sweet tooth, Candy, Honey, Popsy, Rocky and Smarty will also take to the stage to entertain the children.

Other attractions include giant slides, craft and food marquee, giant car boot, collectors fair, Morris dancing and numerous trade stands.

And the 125 Field Company, Army Reserves of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), a Merseyside unit that specialises in vehicle maintenance, will also be running workshops.

This year will also see many bands performing including Mike Byrne and the Sunrockers, Skelmersdale Prize Brass Band and in the bar marquee there will be music all weekend.

Miss Liverpool - Molly Mcentee-Morris, Miss Liverpool Region - Elle Ward and also Miss Southport - Chloe Brown, will all be attending over the weekend, so please keep an eye out for them...

Parking will just cost you £2, at Princes Park and admission will be paid seperatly, at the show gates, £5 for adults, £2 for children aged 5 to 15; with the under 5's are free...

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Woodvale Rally is run by the 1st Southport Scout Group, raising funds to help youngsters with their Scouting activities and to assist other local charities with donations.

A unique photo shoot with an amphibious craft and a stunning model is on offer to local snappers


A monster of a photo shoot for local photographers in the offering, as's Laura Kolbusz will be modelling for a very unusual shoot at New Brighton Rock, on the Wirral. This will be a group photography modelling shoot, that will take place on 26 June 2016, with the amazing LARC XV Defiant II.  This shoot is a specialized shoot, which has been gaining huge interest from petrolheads, not only due to the craft, but also thanks to the amazing Laura. She will have a good selection of things to be photographed in and holding! Laura is a very experienced model, modelling a wide range of clothing for designers including New Zealand's Lola Fang. So don't miss out such an amazing opportunity! Click on here to book your place and also to find out more about this amazing shoot! Also to see the machine in action visit this YouTube link.

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:- 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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Tom Jones preformed live at a packed out Aintree!

IT'S believed to be the oldest surviving Vulcan motorcar in the world and about to..Click on here to find out more...

From falconry to cycling to delicious eats; Wirral's Day Centres open their doors for:- 'Community Open Day'
Social care employers urged to enter Accolades awards
Fish tank donation to spinal room
Revellers urged to drink less and enjoy more during Euro 2016
Smoke Free Spring campaign helps protect children in Sefton
Nominate Liverpool and Merseyside's Endangered Buildings
St John's Market to close for massive makeover
70% of people believe more parents would ditch the car for the school run if the journey was safer on foot
Festival Gardens plan set to move forward
Anfield man arrested on suspicion of double murder
Patients rate The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre as 1 of the best Hospitals in the country
Remembering every man who fell on the 1st day of the Battle of the Somme
Jail for Merseyside man who exposed himself to teen on train
Carers' Week brings patients, families and Carers 'closer together'
10,000 jobs to be created at former school site
North West no longer has highest sickness rate in the UK
Dobbies to help welltality flourish in Southport
Thought provoking drama coming to Wirral
11th RTR Mersey Tunnel 10K on course to sell out!
Appeal for information following racially aggravated assault
Merseyside Police Officer awarded Queens Police Medal in Queen's 90th Birthday Honours
11th RTR Mersey Tunnel 10K on course to sell out!
Shock closure of local venue!
Internet issues over last few weeks
Letters to the Editor:- "Miss England Charity Walk"
Local residents celebrate 90th year of the Queen on Lord Street Gardens
Apprentice Boys Southport Parade
S.O.N.G. is looking to set up 80's reunion!
Halsall Scarecrow Festival 2016
International Mersey River Festival 2016 - Photos - Part 2
Disney Cruise Liner visits Liverpool in style

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Miss Southport 2016, Chloe Brown, heading to Woodvale Rally

WE have had the privilege of meeting Miss Southport 2016 Chloe Brown... Click on here to find out more.

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Job Vacancy - Southport

JOB NOTICE:- Trespass, Lord Street, Southport, are looking for part time shop staff.  For more information about and to apply, please take a CV to the shop.

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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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