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Publication date:- 2016-12-23

Happy Christmas to all our readers.  Please don't drink and drive!

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So Talented keep shoppers entertained for Christmas!
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THE local music and performing arts business, called:- 'The So Talented Academy of Theatre Arts' have put on a fantastic series of shows for Christmas shoppers in Wayfarers Arcade, Southport. Some of the many girls took to the indoor shopping centre's main floor to show off their singing and dancing skills and to spread a bit of Christmas cheer.  "We are always happy to discuss any kind of music and performing arts tuition you are looking for. We have so much to look forward to in 2017, including Hairspray and Peter Pan. They will also be performing at Disneyland Paris. Happy Christmas to all of you in Southport, and please keep buying local in 2017!" said the group...  For more information about the group, call:- 07407 295117, or pop in and see them in their studio within Wayfarers Arcade, Southport.


Merseyside Santa Watch Santa Cam Live again this year!


THIS year we have again teamed up with the Canadian website:- and also a host of others Santa and Father Christmas Websites. Did you know that Email Santa began in 1997, after a Canada Post strike prevented the Head Elf's young niece and nephews from sending their letters to Santa? It is now one of the biggest in the world... So click on to this year's Merseyside Santa Watch Webcam and keep an eye out for him.   Also, please check out the other websites that we are linked to, in order to track the big man's movements on this important night. We wish all our readers a very happy Christmas and a fantastic festive season. Please remember to stay safe. We have also been asked by Santa, please don't put out alcoholic drinks for him, as he can't 'Drink and Ride!' He wants to set a good example to all the adults. Please join Santa and don't drink and drive this Christmas...  The cam will be live at around 10:30am on Christmas Eve and online throughout Christmas Day. Keep an eye out for his red coat... We spotted him a few times last year, throughout the night!  Click on here to go to the 2016 Santa Watch Webcam Page...

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Radio City Christmas Live 2016

ON Saturday, 17 December 2016, the local radio station... Click on here to find out more...

LJLA expects 10% passenger increase as Christmas and New Year 'getaway' begins
Appeal after video posted on social media
How building a dalek helped my chronic pain
1 in 10 homes in Liverpool could be setting themselves up for a Christmas disaster
New "Notice Of Prosecution" scam targets small businesses in UK
Christmas fly tipping crackdown needs to become a New Year's resolution says CLA
Christmas drone sales boom sparks privacy concerns
NHS staff go on manoeuvres with Army Reserves
Letter to Editor:- "Queen demonstrated her concern."
£30k being invested into developing local peer led services
Confirm your Hospital appointment with a text!
Sefton Council Christmas 2016 and New Year
Children's University comes to National Trust Formby
Autistic and Cerebral Palsy players benefit from inspirational local hero
"Team up with Mark Wright on Christmas Day"
Landlords fined for breaching Selective Licensing rules
'Tis the season to be flooded' as Flood charity's helpline gets braced for calls
Lost medication warning
Travis has played live in the O2 Liverpool
Government's broken promises putting public safety at risk
A tribute to Spanish Civil War has been unveiled
Most improved award for A&E waiting time performance
New Merseyrail Trains by 2020 after City Region leaders give green light
Support for Wirral charity leads to a mountain of gift donations
Coping with the Festive Season
Rogue trader jailed
Professional Drivers on course to be aware of cyclists
Know that 'No' means 'No!'
Man sought in connection with Train surfing incident
Landlords fined for breaching Selective Licensing rules
Auld Lang SING - Peter Hooton of British band The Farm to mark the start of 2017 in style on BBC Radio Merseyside
Gritting teams remain on standby over Christmas
Santa surprises young patient at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre
House builder provides Merseyside animal charity with vets supplies
288 children from Southport area have made new pet pals
The Marriage of Figaro - Unwrapped - A free, hour- ong taster!
Domestic fly tippers face fixed penalties
Mass arrests and vehicles seized following off road bike incidents
Is this yours? Photos of jewellery believed to have been stolen in Sefton
More information request as investigation of murder of Paul Groom leads to arrest
Britain's Got Talent Star performs for patients and staff at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre
Adelphi workers to strike over poverty pay
"My Tax Return was on my yacht…which caught fire"

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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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