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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:- 2018-14-04


A RAF Centenary Event has been held in Southport Botanic Gardens

ALL around Britain there are events this month marking the 100 years of the RAF as a fully autonomous service. Work has been going on at the Botanic Gardens, Southport as a team of volunteers, sponsored by the RBL, turned a bed by...

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Did you win our Liverpool Spring Festival Competition?

CONGRATULATIONS to both Hollie Byrne and also Leah Rutley, who have both got the Spring Festival Competition...

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Wheelchairs on the water - Local Solutions launch new accessible Wheelyboat

A brand new wheelchair accessible powerboat is soon to be launched by not for profit charity Local Solutions at...

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Life sized dinosaurs arrive at Gulliver's World!

STEP back in time and enjoy a Jurassic experience in The Lost World of the Living Dinosaurs, Gulliver's World...

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Food for thought with a picnic in the park

GRAB your blanket and pack the sarnies because it's time for a great big picnic. On Saturday, 14 April 2018, families and health professionals from across Liverpool will...

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Appeal for soldier stories to commemorate WWI

TRINITY Arts is appealing for anyone who had a relative in WW1; or subsequent wars; to get in touch if they have a photo or story which can be used in a major exhibition in Southport, in November 2018...

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Officer Cadet from Southport celebrating their graduation from Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

OFFICER Cadet Daniel Capps, 26 year old, from Southport; is celebrating their graduation in a pass off parade that was held...

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Operator wanted for landmark Liverpool Hotel

LIVERPOOL City Council is to launch an international search to find an operator for a landmark hotel in the heart of its ₤1bn Paddington Village...

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NHS Community Pain Service helps teenager with persistent pain

A teenager from Formby with a health condition that left him in persistent pain and having to use a wheelchair for 6 years has spoken about how an...

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Rewind Festival Summer Festival Latest 2018

REWIND Festival has announced the epic line up for their 10 year Anniversary extravaganza with more acts on the bill and vibrant entertainment than ever before across 9 days. Legendary acts confirmed to perform include:- The Jacksons, Kool and...

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Aughton St Michael's pupils navigate way to SPAR Lancashire School Games

PUPILS from Aughton St Michael's Church of England Primary School, in West Lancashire are celebrating after securing a place at the largest youth sporting event in Lancashire, following victory in a Primary Orienteering...

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Hi-tech scanners are being used to carry out the free tread and pressure checks

Hi-tech scanners are being used to carry out the free tread and pressure checks.

FIREFIGHTERS and Highways England staff from Cheshire and Lancashire have joined forces in a ground breaking partnership to help reduce deaths, injuries and incident related congestion on the North West Region's roads...

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Shrug off those winter blues at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands this spring

Burton Mere Wetlands Bluebells by Mike Malpass

NOW is the perfect time to discover 1 of the best bluebell woodlands in the region; at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands, near Neston. Each spring, the nature reserve's Gorse Covert; an area of ancient woodland, bursts into colour with a blanket of blue. Due to the slow start to spring, the flowers are...

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Working together to beat dementia!

EVERY 3.2 minutes someone develops dementia in the UK and the only way to beat the condition is through research. With this in mind, Lancashire Care...

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Andy Burnham opens 'Moving North' Conference, focusing on the business opportunities from the shift to greener transport

THE Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, together with leading speakers...

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Record Number of Applicants 'For Folk On The Dock' Festival in Liverpool

THE annual Liverpool music festival 'Folk On The Dock,' has attracted a record number of applicants through the 'Apply To Play' section on the festival's website Over 600 singer songwriters have submitted their music...

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100 Singers to Mark 100 Years since World War 1

MORE than 100 singers are expected to join the Prescot Festival Chorus to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1, in June.

The 'Come and Sing' choir gathers, on...

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Singing Workshops to 'rock' the North West!

DUE to popular demand, the UK's largest award winning contemporary choir, Rock Choir, are ready to offer another unforgettable summer by inviting everyone to 'rock' at their national singing workshops...

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Liverpool holds the key to lucrative food and drink export market

UK food and drink producers need to expand trade relations beyond Europe and focus on shipping goods to the USA and Asia via Liverpool if they are to take full advantage of the sector's potential export value...

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Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram Calls For Local Discount Scheme for Mersey Gateway Bridge

METRO Mayor Steve Rotheram has reacted to last week's judgement by the Traffic Penalty Tribunal regarding the Mersey Gateway Bridge. The Tribunal published a statement on 6 April 2018 ruling that a motorist was not liable to pay the toll for using the new Mersey Gateway Bridge, because Halton Borough Council had not specified the sum of the charge in the Mersey Gateway Road User Charging Order 2017...

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Hillsborough Anniversary remembered

PEOPLE are being encouraged to commemorate the 29th Anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy, on Sunday, with a minute's silence. The silence will be observed on Sunday, 15 April 2018, at 3.06pm, the exact time the fateful match was stopped, in remembrance of the 96 people who lost their lives 29 years ago.

As a mark of respect, flags on civic buildings (Cunard Building, Town Hall, St George's Hall and Central Library) will be flown at ½ mast and bells at the...

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Runners will take part in minute's applause before race to mark 29th Anniversary of Hillsborough tragedy

THE 13th annual BTR Mersey Tunnel 10K takes place on Sunday, 15 April 2018, when 2,400 runners will run under the River Mersey...

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Mackenzie Williams is the 3rd from left, in this photograph.  He has blue shorts and a white t-shirt that has a round logo on it.

Formby Golfer Wins Trip of a Lifetime

FORMBY golfer Makenzie Williams has just returned from the trip of a lifetime to Carlsbad, California, courtesy of nationwide golf retailer American Golf and worldwide golf equipment giant TaylorMade Golf....

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Computer says… "what¿!" National test reveals Brits clueless about the latest tech buzzwords

IF the most you use technology for is to check your emails and post a few cat videos on Facebook, the time has come to get with the programme, my friend: tech is advancing at a terrifying rate, and if you...

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Picking up a penalty

WHEN Private Hire driver Kasigwa Mushombe illegally picked up 2 people who approached him in the street, little did he know it would end up costing him dear. Because instead of driving off with an extra fare, he ended up with a hefty fine. The...

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Last chance to submit your views on local transport priorities

TRANSPORT for the North is encouraging the public to share their thoughts on its draft Strategic Transport Plan as part of a public consultation which ends, on Tuesday, 17 April 2018.  Running for a total of 13 weeks since the launch...

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City bids to boost "Beatles Quarter"

LIVERPOOL City Council is to produce a master plan to boost the City's "Beatles Quarter" and develop its global tourism appeal. A report to the Council Cabinet, on Friday...

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Charity appeals to public to survey endangered water voles

THE People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling on all wildlife enthusiasts to help monitor signs of the UK's...

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Moon landing in Liverpool for Tall Ships Regatta

A giant, 23ft replica of the moon is coming to Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral as part of an extensive programme of...

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