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News Report Page 3 of 10
Publication Date:- 2018-07-04
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Come together for Beatle mania on the River Mersey

New Beatles themed cruiser

NEW Beatles themed cruise is being launched by Mersey Ferries this year, to mark the 10th Anniversary of Liverpool, as European Capital of Culture and offer a chance to return to the swinging 60's. Music lovers and Beatles fans alike are invited to enjoy an evening on the Beatles Tribute Cruise, with a live performance by one of the North West's most loved cover bands; Paperback Writers... Beatle mania is set to sweep across Liverpool again this year after Mersey Ferries announced it would run a new series of Beatles themed cruises.  Launched to celebrate the 10 year Anniversary of Liverpool's European Capital of Culture status and act as a reminder that the famous four appeared on the Mersey Ferries back in the 60's, the cruises are set to offer music lovers a fun filled evening cruise, where passengers will experience a fantastic live performance by 1 of the country's best Beatles cover acts; local band Paperback Writers. The 2 and a  ½  hour cruise along the River Mersey will also include a licensed bar, along with hot and cold food available to purchase for those on board.

Music lovers are invited to enjoy an evening on the Beatles Tribute Cruise, with a live performance by Paperback Writers

Gary Evans from Mersey Ferries, said:- "It's wonderful to be bringing such iconic music back to the River Mersey with 1 of Liverpool's best loved cover bands, Paperback Writers, performing some of the Beatles' greatest hits.  Our Beatles themed cruise is set to be extremely popular and we anticipate high demand, which is why we've chosen to run three separate cruises between April and August 2018. All around the country and especially in Liverpool, people still love the classic Beatles hits and as part of these cruises they can enjoy the chance to sing and dance along, whilst taking in the beautiful backdrop of the UNESCO World Heritage waterfront. It's also a chance to remind our audience that the Fab 4 performed on board The Mersey Ferries during their rise to fame.  We can't wait to welcome on board fans of all ages for an evening of popular live music. It's set to be an experience to cherish; especially for those who enjoyed Beatle mania the 1st time around!"

Paperback Writers

Tickets are available for cruises on:- Saturday, 14 April 2018, Saturday, 14 July 2018 and Saturday, 25 August 2018. Cruises will last 2½ hours, departing from Seacombe, at 7.20pm and Liverpool, at 7.30pm.  Tickets will be priced at ₤20 per person, with advance booking required. For more information or to book tickets, call the Mersey Ferries ticket office on:- 0151 330 1003, visit any of Mersey Ferries terminals or visit the Mersey Ferries' website

The Beatles Themed Cruises are part of Mersey Ferries' biggest ever events programme, which includes:- River Explorer Cruises for families as well as special cruises for adults with everything from Summer Evening Cruises to Who Dunnit thrills and Themed Music Cruises. To see the full programme can also be found on the Mersey Ferries' website.


'Poll' Position - Liverpool City Council Gears Up For Local Elections

AS Liverpool City Council gears up for the local elections they are asking:- "Have you got your polling card?"

If you have then you're registered to vote in the 2018 May Local Elections.

If not, it means you might not be able to have your say on who represents you on the big local issues that affect us all.

Over the past few weeks the Liverpool City Council have delivered over 322,000 poll cards and postal polling cards to homes across the City. More polling cards will be sent out by them within the next couple of weeks, to anyone who has only recently registered and to anyone who registers up until the deadline.

With less than 1 month to go until the big vote, the Council is urging anyone who is eligible and has not yet registered to vote to act quickly.

Liverpool will go to the polls, on Thursday, 3 May 2018, this year Council seats are being contested in all 30 of the City's wards.

If you haven't already registered to vote at your current address, there is still time.

The deadline to register to vote is midnight, on Tuesday, 17 April 2018.

Local government elections select Councillors, who are responsible for making decisions about the services the City Council provides. These include housing, education, transport, planning, parks, public safety, social care and waste management.

Liverpool City Council Returning Officer, Jeanette McLoughlin, said:- "Time is running out to make sure you can take part in the local elections. They are an opportunity to make your voice heard and have a say on who represents you on issues that directly affect day to day life in Liverpool. But if you're not registered by 17 April 2018, you won't be able to vote."

Nationally, people aged 18 to 24, those who have recently moved home and people in rented accommodation are amongst those who are least likely to register to vote.

Registering to vote is easy and takes 5 minutes to do online at:- Gov.UK/Register-To-Vote.


Local NHS Trust launch new advice line for children and young people

CWP has launched a new advice line for young people, parents / carers and organisations across Cheshire and Wirral who may have concerns about a young person's mental health.  The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service at Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) have set up the:- 'Children and Young People's Out of Hours Advice Line' to provide access to a mental health service for children and young people, their families and concerned professionals outside of the usual hours. The advice line can be accessed by calling:- 01244 397644 and is open, from 5pm to 10pm, Monday to Friday and 12pm to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday.

Sallie Taylor, Head of Clinical Services for Wirral CAMHS, said:- "This new out of hours advice line is an exciting step toward providing the right care at the right time in the right place. We set up the advice line because we want children and young people struggling with their mental health to be able to access advice and support at any time.  All the clinician's you speak to will be trained in different backgrounds including social work, psychology and nursing and will have experience and knowledge of a range of mental health difficulties."

 
      
 
   
 
 
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