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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:- 2018-06-09


UK Hot Cars and Tennis in Southport

ON Sunday, 3 June 2018, it was a very busy day in Southport, as the last day of the Southport Food Festival was held on Victoria Park, the Race For Life event was being held, plus UK Hot Cars putting on yet another fantastic event, that included this time a Tennis...

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Walkers stride out in the sun for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity

MORE than 500 generous fundraisers enjoyed a seaside walk in the sunshine to help transform cancer care. The annual Beside the Seaside Walk for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity took place Sunday at Crosby Coastal Park in perfect conditions...



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Get ready to see a Sopwith Camel on Lord Street

ON 1 July 2018, Southport will be holding a Armed Forces day at the Town Hall Gardens, on...

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Spotlight on men's health

Andrew (right) and fellow men’s group member Mike Rimmer enjoy a sunny spot in the garden at Southport Community Centre

LIVING Well Sefton partners are offering a host of activities to appeal to men during next week's Men's Health Week (11 June to 15 June 2018.)

This year's event has a focus on men and diabetes and all the activities aim to encourage men to look at what they eat and how they keep active....



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DW Fitness First St Helens event with special guest Jenny Meadows

ON Thursday, 7 June 2018, DW Fitness First, in St Helens hosted an fantastic event with Great Britain Athlete and World and European Medallist Jenny...

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Talk about diabetes and get support

WITH Diabetes Week, that runs from 11 June to 17 June 2018, coinciding with Men's Health Week, Lancashire Care NHS...

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Lord street to close for roads works again!

IN August and September 2016, residents in Southport complained about Lord Street turning from it's historic Red colour to black, when resurfacing work was undertaken. At the time Sefton Council said that the decision to use a black surface would result in significant...

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Southport's Pop Up Chilli Fest returns this month for a 2nd year

THE festival returns after a successful 1st year, on 16 June 2018, from 10am to 5pm, in Southport's Town Hall Gardens, on Lord Street. Discover some of the best chilli producers from around the UK exhibiting...

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Liverpool means business!

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson

LIVERPOOL Vision, the Mayor of Liverpool's economic development company, has smashed targets by bringing in more than ₤79M of private sector investment to the City over the last financial year; more than double...

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Letters to the Editor:- "Former Miss Liverpool City Region in Sri Lanka along with the other Miss England award winners"
Photographs by Graham Stone.

"I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to travel to Sri Lanka, at the start of June 2018, along with the other..."

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Cyclists needed for Hospice Nightrider Team

NEXT month, hundreds of cyclists will spend a Saturday night riding around Liverpool's famous landmarks to raise money for loads of great causes. St. Joseph's Hospice has several charity places up for grabs in this year's Liverpool Nightrider, which takes place on 14 July to 15 July 2018, and they are looking for supporters to join their team...

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The 'Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Festival' Adds Liverpool To UK Tour

3 of the most satisfying things known to man; wine, cheese and chocolate, are coming together in a 1 day, 'Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Festival'. It announces 3 extra dates to the recently announced tour, on...

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Have your say on the highway

TRANSPORT chiefs with Liverpool City Council are urging people to have their say about a major new road scheme that will reduce congestion, open up the City's waterfront and create jobs.

Work on Phase 2 of the Liverpool City Centre Connectivity Scheme is set to begin this summer (2018)The ₤20m plan will see 2 new.
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The 'Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Festival' Adds Liverpool To UK Tour

3 of the most satisfying things known to man; wine, cheese and chocolate, are coming together in a 1 day, 'Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Festival'. It announces 3 extra dates to the recently announced tour, on...

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Funding boost for much loved Liverpool events

12 of Liverpool's much loved grassroots organisations are being given a financial boost as part of the City's 2018 culture anniversary celebrations. The City Council has awarded more than ₤180,000 to cultural businesses, which will enable them to stage events with the most eye catching and ambitious line ups to date.

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Letter to the Editor:- "Green War on High Streets"

"DEAR Sir/Madam, What was most obvious to..."...

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Guinness World Record broken at the Halliwell Jones Stadium

A Gunness World Record was broken at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington. North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, State of Mind Sport, Offload Rugby League and Warrington Wolves...

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Bike & Go offers free bike hire to new subscribers during Bike Week

BIKE hire scheme Bike & Go is encouraging people to try out cycling during this month's Bike Week by offering free rentals to new subscribers. The scheme, which has bike hire facilities on offer at 21 Train Stations across the Merseyrail network, including:- Formby, Ainsdale...

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The Lord Street garden volunteers clean up popular Promenade display

THE junction of of the Promenade and Seabank Road has had a clean up thanks to Pauline Morris and he band of Lord Street garden volunteers. The group headed to the section to put...

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Twickenham Studios is moving into Liverpool!

THE iconic 1930's art deco, former, Littlewoods Pools HQ, on Liverpool's Edge Lane, is under going a transformation into a massive film studios. Developers Capital and Centric has been announced officially that part of the new...

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DC Comics and Marvel fans take note!

WOODVALE Rally this year has Tim Quinn, is attending. If you do not already know...

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Southport's DKG Model Shop is marking 100 years of the RAF

DKG Hobbies / Hobby Scene, on Princes Street, Southport (PR8 1EZ) is helping to make 100 years of the Royal air Force with a window display that includes the original RAF Woodvale's flag, along with models and other items connected to the RAF...

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50 day countdown to Clipper Race 2017/2018 climax on the river Mersey

THERE are just under 50 days until 11 impressive Clipper vessels race back into Liverpool. 1 of the biggest round the world yacht races will return to the City, on Saturday, 28 July 2018, with a sprint finish which will determine the sought after podium places for 1 of the toughest endurance challenges on the planet...

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Civic service focuses on unity and peace

LIVERPOOL'S Annual Civic Service will be based around the theme unity and peace. Led by Lord Mayor, Councillor Christine Banks, it will take place, at Liverpool Parish Church off Chapel Street, in the City Centre, on Sunday, 10 June 2018, at 12 noon...

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Liverpool City Council - "It's what we do"

EMPTYING the bins, sweeping the streets, repairing our roads and looking after our parks and gardens… Some of the most instantly recognisable services provided by Liverpool City Council. But that's just the start, because the Council is responsible for many more services that have a real impact on the lives...

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Southport School wins national Big Pedal competition

A primary School in Southport has come 1st place in Sustrans' Big Pedal, that takes place over 23 April to 4 May 2018, the UK's largest cycling and scooting competition for...

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New film could revolutionise the way millions of people see animals

ANIMA is a short, groundbreaking documentary produced by The Guibord Center for Animal Defenders International (ADI) in which leaders from 12 diverse faith traditions are interviewed and call for greater protection for animals...

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Ambulance service trials new role to give patients the right care closer to home

A new role focused on providing patients with the right care closer to home is being piloted at North...

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Off The Streets

MORE than 150 vulnerable people were spared from sleeping rough in Liverpool during March. A further 35 people, already sleeping rough on the City's streets, were encouraged to come indoors during the month....

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Liverpool sites of suffragette protest and sabotage among those officially recognised in nation's heritage list

THE grave of Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the suffragettes, has been upgraded to II, on 8 June 2018, by the...

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Over 1.5 million people were destitute in the UK in 2017

THE Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is calling for the redesign of the social security system to ensure that nobody in the UK is left without the bare essentials that we all need to eat, stay warm and dry, and keep clean....

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Glass littering Southport's roads and pavements

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OVER the last few weeks we have been seeing an increasing amount of broken glass bottles and

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Liverpool Theatre School to Perform The Wind in The Willows Musical at The Epstein Theatre

THE Wind in the Willows musical is set to be performed by Liverpool Theatre School students, at the Epstein Theatre, on 21 June 2018. Ratty, Badger, Mole and Toad will be brought to life as...

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Ambulance service given thumbs up from OFSTED

TEACHING and learning standards for apprentices at North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) have been given positive feedback from regulator, OFSTED. The Ambulance service changed the way it provides...

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