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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:- 2018-05-26


Nathan West, Chyler Leigh of East of Eli and 'Supergirl' visited St Vincent's School, Liverpool

AFTER an amazing Concert at the Cavern Club, Nathan West and Chyler Leigh of East of Eli and 'Supergirl' fame visited St Vincent's, on 25 May 2018, to see how the fruits of their visit and support back in 2017, had developed. Launched...

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Penguin Random House looking for new and under represented writers from Liverpool

THE UK's largest publisher, Penguin Random House UK, is looking for new and under represented writers from Liverpool and the North West to apply to its WriteNow programme. In partnership with New Writing North, Penguin...



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Liverpool International Horse Show pirates at Tall Ships

A crew of hearty pirates from the Liverpool International Horse Show will be on the iconic waterfront at the 'Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta' and 'Bordeaux Wine Festival' from 25 May...

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Hollywood Stars Return To Merseyside for the FAB4000

AN amazing Concert was held at the historic Liverpool music venue, the Cavern Club, on Thursday, 24 May 2018, when...



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Storyteller brings magic and adventure to Southport food festival 2018

CHILDREN attending the Southport Food and Drink Festival will be taken on a range of magical adventures with professional storyteller Jude Lennon. The Liverpool based author will be returning to the festival at Victoria Park for the 3rd year...

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Little silver book brought down ₤16m tobacco Tax fraudsters

A silver notebook helped HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) smash a North West illegal cigarette network that...

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Local website developer swaps PC for sewing machine with launch of bespoke baby quilts business

A ​Waterloo based website developer has swapped the mouse pad and monitor for the sewing machine and tape measure with the launch of her bespoke...

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Liverpool man vows to tackle the world's hardest marathon following life threatening brain injury

JAMES Thompson from Maghull, Liverpool has vowed to complete the gruelling Marathon des Sables just 4years after sustaining life threatening injuries in a freak cycling accident...

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Could a North West manufacturer be the subject of a national prize winning photo?

MANUFACTURERS are being asked to throw open their doors to photographers as part of the 10th EEF Manufacturing Photography Competition. The competition from EEF, the...

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Miss Liverpool City Region 2018 Photos

READERS would have seen in our previous edition that Abigail Foster is now Miss Liverpool City Region 2018 and that Jennifer Leigh is now Miss Southport 2018. Both girls are extremely excited to not only be representing the area at Miss England, but also having a chance of going on to represent the country at Miss World. All the while they will be supporting their local communities....

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Enjoy a cruise on the Mersey as part of the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta

THE Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta is expected to draw hundreds of thousands...

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St Julie's receives glowing Ofsted report

A Liverpool Secondary School has been praised by Ofsted for "rapid improvement" over the last 2 years which has seen it graded as...

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Liverpool City Council is to buy Liverpool Central Shopping Centre

LIVERPOOL City Council will be purchasing the lease from Aviva Life and Pensions UK Ltd, as part of a programme to stimulate the wider redevelopment of the nearby Knowledge Quarter Gateway zone, which includes...

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Council staff do 'some tin' amazing

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson shows just part of the city council food collection Simon Huthwaite and foodbank volunteer Stephen Middleton.

WHEN it comes to supporting a really worthy cause...

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Cancer support group helped John on the road to recovery

A year on from a life saving operation, at Southport Hospital, a pensioner has described...

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Work begins on Liverpool's new cruise terminal

THE 1st phase of construction of Liverpool's new Cruise Liner Terminal has begun. An overwater jack up platform has...

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Manchester Airport returns for a 2nd year to support Liverpool Pride Festival 2018

LIVERPOOL Pride Festival returns in July 2018 for its 9th...

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Local NHS trust holds annual equality and diversity event

NORTH West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust held their annual equality and diversity event, on Monday, 21 May 2018, at Leigh...

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Gateacre School is on the up!

PUPILS and staff at Gateacre School are celebrating after a rapid increase in standards led the Department for Education...

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Nurse recruitment open day at Southport Hospital

A recruitment day for nurses interested in working at Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals is being held next Tuesday. The event runs from 3.30pm to 7pm, on Tuesday, 29 May 2018, in the Clinical Education...

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Create your own comic book hero at Woodvale Rally

VISITORS to this year's Woodvale Rally will be invited to create their own super hero with the help of the former editor of Marvel...

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Nurse recruitment open day at Southport Hospital

A recruitment day for nurses interested in working at Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals is being held next Tuesday. The event runs from 3.30pm to 7pm, on Tuesday, 29 May 2018, in the Clinical Education...

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Miss Liverpool City Region 2018 helps launch the 'Blackout' sale event

ON Thursday, 24 May 2018, House of Fraser launched its new 'BlackOut' promotion, nationwide, offering discounts across all its departments. There are hundreds of fashion, home, beauty and electrical brands featured within the House of Fraser sale...

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Merchant Taylors' pupil named top cadet in the UK

A pupil from Merchant Taylors' Senior Girls' School, in Crosby, has been named the top cadet in the UK, at a prestigious national awards ceremony. Charlotte Apel, who is 19, was presented with the Sir John Thomson...

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What is GDPR and will it affect the media?

WHAT is GDPR and as Brexit will formally separate the UK from EU law makers, why are we concerned? Also what effect will this have on the media industry? GDPR comes into effect on 25 May 2018, including in the UK regardless of its decision to leave the EU. This law will impact every organisation which...

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Greater legal protection for Police Pursuit Drivers welcomed by Region's PCC

A plan to offer greater legal protection to Police Drivers when pursuing suspects has been welcomed by the Region's Police and Crime Commissioner. Jane Kennedy has previously called for changes in the law in order to give Officers more...

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Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals using artificial intelligence to provide pioneering treatment for patients

THE Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust is using ground breaking methods such as artificial intelligence (AI) to help improve care for heart attack patients. In a pioneering pilot project, the...

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Funding boost for grassroots sports

A special fund worth ₤10,000 has been created to help encourage Liverpool residents, of all ages, get fit and active. The Mayoral Active Sports Fund has been set up to allow community and volunteer groups, civic organisations, clubs and other not for...

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Disabled workers earn ₤1.50 an hour less on average than non-disabled workers

A new TUC report published on Friday, 25 May 2018, finds that the disability pay gap has increased to its highest level since 2013.  In 2017 average hourly pay for disabled workers...

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Farmers and landowners to play crucial role in improving air quality

THE UK Government has announced for the 1st time that "concerted action" will be taken to tackle ammonia from...

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Christine joins the chain gang

LIVERPOOL'S new Lord Mayor Councillor Christine Banks will weigh anchor, at the Town Hall, on Wednesday, when she will be officially sworn in as the City's 1st Citizen. The former youth worker and mother of 4 will be swapping her usual job as...

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Calling all the heroes! Southport residents asked to nominate their Brave Britons

PEOPLE in Southport are being urged to nominate the unsung heroes in their communities as part of a nationwide...

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UK Government must tackle the "burning injustice" of the deepening crisis facing children's mental health

MENTAL health is 1 of the major public health...

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Liverpool City Council identifies 1st homes for new housing company

LIVERPOOL City Council has announced the 1st wave of properties to be built for its new ethical housing company; Foundations...

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