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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:- 2018-06-30


Liverpool International Tennis Tournament 2018

OVER 21 June to 24 June 2018, the 17th Edition of the Liverpool International Tennis Tournament, the largest and longest running exhibition tennis tournament in Europe, took place at the Aigburth Cricket Ground, in Liverpool. This year was the 1st time Williams BMW Liverpool was the title sponsor of this tournament and they took a very active role in the event providing luxury transport for players and VIP's. On the court it was a fast pace, despite the heat, but all taking part told us they fully enjoyed the showcase event, that is used by players as a warm up before Wimbledon. Over the 4 main days of exhibition Tennis, players included:- ...

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Pot Holes and Road Markings

THE Liverpool City Region's road network is increasing coming under fire for road surfaces. Now pressure is mounting to take action before the crumbling road network, seen by many as an 'embarrassing,' leads to a major accident. In April...



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Birkdale Primary School helps Lord Street volunteers

A local group of volunteer gardeners were joined by Birkdale Primary School...

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Bowl for Health in Sefton

RESIDENTS across Southport are being encouraged to feel the benefits of being more active by trying a free beginners course in bowls. Taking part can give yourself a boost, feel more refreshed and is a great way to meet new people. 'Bowl for Health' is an 8 week programme designed for complete...



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Ainsdale cyclists' 200 mile round trips raises more than ₤6,435 for cancer care

AN intrepid team of cyclists have completed a tough round trip from Liverpool to North Wales and back, raising over ₤6,435 for cancer charities. Supported by Evergreen Tyres and Elite...

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Bradbury Fields awarded Freedom of Liverpool

AN organisation which has supported blind and partially sighted people since the 1850's has been awarded the Freedom of Liverpool. Bradbury Fields; formerly known as the 'Liverpool Voluntary Society...

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Liverpool has welcomed a decision that the City retains its World Heritage Status

THE World Heritage Committee formally approved the status at their annual summit in Bahrain, accepting a recommendation by UNESCO and heritage body ICOMOS that Liverpool is not deleted from the World Heritage list.  The decision recognises the collaborative work of Liverpool City Council, Government, Historic England and Peel...

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Iconic storybus features in new book by Liverpool author

LIVERPOOL author Jude Lennon is renowned for pitching up to festivals and Schools across Merseyside in her iconic yellow storytelling bus. Now, the Liverpool based writer has...

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Liverpool City Region comes together in Armed Forces Week to support the Armed Forces community

REPRESENTATIVES from across the 3 military services have attended a meeting of the Combined Authority, as the Liverpool City Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding in support of the Armed Forces community...

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Woodvale Rally 2018 Photographic Coverage - Part 2

PART 2 of our photographic coverage of the Woodvale Rally, that was run over 16 June to 17 June 2018. If you did not get a chance to go this year, keep an eye on the...

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The Wonderful World of Words

LIVERPOOL Libraries are celebrating 25 years of partnership working with children's reading charity BookTrust through their Bookstart Early Years programme. 'The Wonderful World of Words' event will take place at Liverpool Central Library, Thursday, 5 July 2018, from, 10am to 1pm...

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Family fun day for diabetes patients and families

MORE than 120 families and children with diabetes took part in a fun day organised by the children's diabetes team at Ormskirk Hospital. There were musical performances from patients, a bake sale, a reptile show, games and a raffle at St Anne's Hall in Ormskirk. Patient Erin Simpson, 15, wrote on the team's Facebook...

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I want a Hospital we can be proud of, says new chief executive

SOUTHPORT and Ormskirk Hospitals' new chief executive says he wants to make sure:- "the Hospital where I live is one we can be proud of..."

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Young interns graduate

9 young people with learning disabilities who have been through a programme to help them into work have graduated. The Council teamed up with the Marriott Hotel, Hilton Hotels and grounds maintenance partner Glendale Liverpool to offer the Supported Internship placements...

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Ormskirk Hospital helps care for children of Chernobyl

Picture shows children with Dr Gardner, centre, Zena Haslam, left, and Gill Goudie, Maghull and Ormskirk branch of the Friends of Chernobyl’s Children.

CHILDREN from near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are getting help from doctors and nurses at Ormskirk Hospital this summer. The 17 youngsters aged 7 to 12 have been hosted by local families belonging to...

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SonFest Southport Music Festival Returns for its 5th Year

FREE live music festival takes centre stage, at SonFest (Southport Music Festival) for its 5th year, at King's Gardens, on the Promenade, Saturday...

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Liverpool gears up to host charity bike ride Nightrider next month

NIGHTRIDER is gearing up to showcase Liverpool's famous landmarks and legendary musical heritage during a special year for the City. #Liverpool2018 is putting the City on the world stage by hosting a year long series of events to celebrate a decade since it was chosen as the...

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Readers Photos and Letter:- "Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament 2018"

"I would like start by saying thank everyone who supported this years Liverpool International Tennis Tournament..."

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Funding boost to reduce rough sleeping in Liverpool

LIVERPOOL City Council has been awarded more than ₤280,000 to help reduce the number of rough sleepers on the City's streets. The money, awarded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), will fund new accommodation...

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22 year old get 24 years and 5 on extended licence for attempted murder of a man in Southport

MERSEYSIDE Police have said that they welcome the sentence of Jamie Bridge (22) from Aintree, to 24 years in prison, plus 5 years on extended licence for attempted murder, at Liverpool Crown...

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The City of Liverpool College launches world's 1st course in Esports

IN a global 1st, The City of Liverpool College has partnered with alternative education provider, VSI (Visionary Sports Investment), to deliver a ground breaking course designed to harness the emerging talent within..

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Kingsway Tunnel investment for future savings

A major ₤7.5m investment to rewire and replace the lighting in the Kingsway Tunnel has been completed, providing more efficient infrastructure and substantially reducing running and maintenance costs...

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Miss Billion Dollar Smile on New Brighton Beach

THE former Miss Liverpool City Region, Elli Wilson who is a swimming instructor on the Wirral and ahead of the Miss England Semi Finals, as Miss Billion Dollar Smile was on New Brighton Beach this week....

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