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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:- 2018-06-23


Woodvale Rally 2018 Coverage - Part 1

THIS is part 1 of our coverage of this year's Woodvale Rally, that was run over 16 June to 17 June 2018. Sadly a few problems, out of the control of the Rally did affect Saturday, their biggest being the weather. Saturday was mostly extremely heavy rain, along with a strong wind, making exhibitors dive for cover and preventing some of the attractions from operating....

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Liverpool is all set to hold it's very own a Tattoo!

THE City of Liverpool Tattoo is the 1st of its kind within the City and it promises to deliver a show like no other this over 14 September and 15 September 2018...



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Bark as bad as the bite

OVER the past 12 months our cleansing partners Kingdom have issued 78 Dog Fouling fixed penalty notices across the City...

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Letters to the Editor:- "Please help me reunite certificate with its owner."

"1 of my clients has found this bit of local history in his drawer. It was given in..."



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Lancashire Care wins award at prestigious HSJ Value Awards

LANCASHIRE Care NHS Foundation Trust bagged an award at the HSJ Value Awards ceremony, held to...

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Funding boost for Merseyside good causes

Some of the young people at Tuebrook Community Centre who will benefit from the Persimmon Homes Community Champions scheme.

2 Merseyside good causes have each scooped much needed funding from a leading house builder, demonstrating the...

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Liverpool Armed Forces Day and Week 2018

LIVERPOOL is getting ready once again to celebrate Armed Forces Day, Saturday, 30 June 2018. Festivities will begin in Exchange Flags at 11:00 with...

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Merseyside mums back Stagecoach breastfeeding campaign

STAGECOACH Merseyside, Cheshire and South Lancashire has launched a brand new campaign to raise awareness for breastfeeding on public transport. As part of...

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Former lecturer launches new career writing children's books

FORMER Liverpool based University lecturer Jennifer Jones knew she wouldn't take to retirement easily. As a...

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The need for speed! Hundreds of School children to celebrate world speed record hero

THE 2018 International Business Festival runs until 28 June 2018, at Liverpool Exhibition Centre. We visited on the 21 June 2018, where the festival hosted the UK's International Robotics Showcase. This showcase marked the 1st day of UK Robotics Week 2018, which finishes on the 29 June 2018. Usually held in Imperial College London, Liverpool may seem like an unlikely host for the event this year...

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High profile data breach is stark reminder for businesses to shore up their card payment security

LEADING company Ultracomms, which specialises in card payment solutions, is warning businesses to strengthen security in the wake of 1 of the UK's biggest data breaches.   Derwyn Jones, Chief Executive of UK based Ultracomms, says organisations which process card payment details should act now...

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Liverpool born Midwife receives national Midwifery honour

A midwife originally from Formby, Merseyside and 1 of the very 1st Consultant Midwives in the UK has received a national award from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) for her contribution to midwifery.

Professor Grace Edwards has received a prestigious RCM Fellowship. This is an honour given to just a handful of midwives each year. Grace who is a....

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Young interns to graduate

9 young people with learning disabilities who have been through a programme to help them into work are graduating, on Monday, 25 June 2018. The Council teamed up with the Marriott Hotel, Hilton Hotels and grounds maintenance partner Glendale Liverpool to offer the Supported Internship placements over an academic year.

Since last September, pupils from Sandfield Park School, Bank View High School and Myerscough College worked 4 days a week and spent the other day in lessons to build employability skills. All the pupils have been supported by a work coach who helps them get used to the routine...

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Port Sunlight Road Race Blooms Wirth Success
Picture by Paul Francis Cooper.

FEMALE 5K winner beats her own time and sets new course record for 2nd year. Flower Power was out in force, at Port Sunlight, on Sunday, 17 June 2018, as runners descended on the picturesque village for its 7th annual race festival...

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West Lancs pupils clinch spots at county finals sports extravaganza

A flurry of pupils from across West Lancashire are celebrating after securing places at the largest youth sporting event in Lancashire following victory in 5 district-wide competitions. The Schools battled it out in cricket, rounders, tri golf, super 8 athletics and...

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Europe has got to stand up and fight for its values - MEP Karim

SENIOR anti racism MEP, Sajjad Karim, has warned that Europe has to stand up and fight for its values if a major crisis is to be averted. The warning comes as the European Parliament...

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Metro Mayor hails improved rail links at Maghull North Station Official Opening

Andy Heath - Managing Director of Merseyrail, Steve Rotheram - Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Bill Esterson - MP for Sefton Central, Martin Frobisher - Network Rail’s London North Western route managing director, Frank Rogers - Interim Head of Paid Service at the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.

THE Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has officially opened the new Maghull North Station, hailing the benefits that improved rail links will bring the local community. At an official ceremony...

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The Royal British Legion is calling on you to:- "Thank you"

TO mark the final year of the World War 1 centenary, The Royal British Legion has launched a movement to say:- "Thank You" to the 1st World War generation...

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The "Bank of Mum and Dad" lifeline and the Stamp Duty Land Tax trap

FLAGSHIP measures introduced by the Government to assist 1st time buyers, could actually be pricing them out of the market, say leading accounting, tax and advisory practice Blick Rothenberg. "Due to a toxic combination of rising house prices, the squeeze on wages, high rents, stricter affordability tests for mortgages and higher deposits, the..."

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Local Schools urged to enter the Kellogg's Breakfast Club Awards

LOCAL Schools could be in with the chance of winning ₤1,000 for their Pre-School Club to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Kellogg's supporting breakfast clubs in the UK. Schools are invited to enter the annual Kellogg's Breakfast Club Awards, and 1 club from each Region of the UK, as well as Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will win a cash prize. Winners will also be invited to attend an awards ceremony in The Houses of Parliament. Breakfast Clubs provide many benefits; from improved attendance and attainment to tackling...

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Giant location is a work of art

STUNNING artwork has been unveiled which reveals one of the locations involved in the brand new Giant spectacular heading to Liverpool and Wirral, in October. New Brighton Lighthouse features on a brand new design created by Liverpool artist Alice Duke, confirming that a Giant...

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Pop icon Sophie Ellis Bextor will headline the Liverpool Pride Festival 2018

FESTIVAL organisers made the exciting announcement to guests, sponsors and partners at last night's VIP Press Launch at Avenue HQ, Mann Island, Thursday, 21 June 2018. The evening was hosted by radio presenter Clare Simmo, from Media Partner Radio City, who welcomed guests and officially launched this...

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BMW i8 Roadster made its debut in North West at the Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament

THE all new BMW i8 Roadster made its debut in the North West of England at the Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament, courtesy of Williams BMW Liverpool as title sponsor of the prestigious event for the 1st time. The i8 Roadster displayed at the tournament was the centrepiece of a 9 strong selection of...

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Sandwich generation aren't brave enough to talk to their parents about death and final wishes

NEW research from the older people's charity, Independent Age, reveals that 44% of the sandwich generation (40 to 64 year olds) do not feel comfortable talking to their parents about death. However, according to the older generation surveyed (over 65's), 58% think it's important to open up about death...

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A 1% increase in income Tax could solve NHS budget issues

A simple increase of 1% on income Tax and National Insurance could pay for the 3.4% increase to the NHS budget announced by the Government over the weekend says leading accounting, Tax and advisory practice Blick Rothenberg. Robert Pullen...

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It's What We Do – Children's Centres give thousands a flying start

EVERY child in Liverpool deserves the best possible start in life. And thanks to the fantastic work going on in the City's network of Children's Centres, thousands of children each year are getting that great start. In a typical year more than 20,000 children and their parents take advantage of all the great services offered...

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Offshore Tax evaders face imprisonment and enormous fines

UK Taxpayers who fail to disclose offshore income or gains, either by failing to notify HMRC of their chargeability to UK Tax, failing to deliver a Tax return or by submission of an incorrect Tax return will face imprisonment and swinging penalties say leading accounting, Tax and advisory practice Blick Rothenberg. Gary Gardner, a partner...

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