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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:-
2018-09-22
 


Formby Viking Medieval Market 2018

ON Saturday, 22 September 2018, the Formby Gild Hall played host to the 6th Viking Medieval Market. The event was well attended, despite the weather. Run by the Fornebei Herfolk (Formby Vikings) and the VMM organisational and...

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Liverpool's cutting edge care hubs plan breaks ground

Picture shows the ground breaking ceremony at the Speke Dementia Care Hub site. Pictured are:- (from left) Ward Councillor Mary Rasmussen, Director of Adult Services, Martin Farran, Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson, Geraint Evans, Shaw healthcare Commercial and Development Director, Ward Councillor Doreen Knight, Chair Select Committee Chair for Adult Services, Richard McLinden and Julie Umpleby from Willmott Dixon.

THE spadework has started on a multi million pound plan to transform social care for people living with dementia in Liverpool. Earthmovers are in at two sites in the City as part of a ₤30 million plan to create new living spaces and care hubs. The services will be managed by health and social care provider...

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1000 jobs, 1 jobs fair at St Johns Shopping Centre

ST JOHNS Shopping Centre have teamed up with Job Centre Plus and Holiday Inn to put on a huge Job Fair on Thursday, 27 September 2018. Over 1000 job opportunities will be on offer from stores across the City, including:- McDonald's, Matalan, New Look and JD Sports. More than 30 employers will participate in the event at taking...

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Join the giants of football

LIVERPOOL FC, Everton Football Club and Tranmere Rovers are joining forces to stage a series of free, football coaching sessions for local School children; with a giant twist. Hundreds of School children from across the Region are being invited to take part in the event, which will mark the return of the Giants to Liverpool for a spectacular...

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'Liverpool's Dream' will be last ever Giants showcase
Photos Serge Koutchinsky - Royal de Luxe

JEAN-LUC Courcoult, founder and Creative Director of the world's most influential street theatre company, Royal de Luxe, has announced that the:- 'Liverpool's Dream' will be the final curtain for the Giants. At a press conference held in Liverpool, on Tuesday, 18 September 2018, Jean-Luc revealed which Giants will be heading to the City...

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It has been 6 weeks since student Adam Seaton vanished in Southport

 

ON Thursday, 20 September 2018, Merseyside Police made a fresh appeal for people to come forward with information; 6 weeks after the disappearance of student Adam Seaton, in Southport, Merseyside...

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Kick It Out to celebrate Non League Day for 7th year running

FOR the 7th year running, on Saturday, 13 October 2018, Kick It Out will partner Non League Day, as the organisation gears up for its biggest ever involvement in the initiative. As Kick It Out marks 25 years of campaigning for equality in football, 7...

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New EEF/ComRes research underlines clear Brexit priorities for manufacturers in the North West

NEW research published today by EEF, The Manufacturers' Organisation, shows that 83% of manufacturers in the North West believe it important that...

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Liverpool says:- "Rethink Universal Credit..."

City wide call for the Government to reconsider the roll-out of welfare reforms.

THOUSANDS of people in Liverpool are being forced into poverty because of the Government's welfare reform program. And with the rollout of Universal Credit (UC) looming large over the City, many...

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Miss Liverpool City Region 2018 At ZoŽ's Place 'It's A Knockout...'

ON 15 September 2018, Miss Liverpool City  2018, Abigail Foster, took part with a team at this yearís:- 'It's A Knockout...' charity event for ZoŽ's Place. In total, 7 amazing teams took part in supporting the special centre that provides 24 hour respite and palliative...

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Should Councils use Phone boxes to house CPR information and a defibrillator?

WE have been in the Mendip Hills, and around Gloucestershire on a fact finding mission for a few days, recently. As we looked around the area we spotted that most of the remote rural villages and even some towns and cities had...

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Formby Royal British Legion's Quiz Night is all ready to welcome you

THE Formby Branch of The Royal British Legion are holding John Nelson's Fun Quiz, on Tuesday, 2 October 2018, at Formby Cricket Club, Cricket Path, L37 7DP, from 7:30pm prompt. Tickets cost ₤5 and there will be a raffle and auction, all proceeds to go to Formby Royal British Legion Branch Funds, which funds Remembrance events within...

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Hypo Awareness Week

HEALTH professionals from Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust's diabetes services in Southport and Formby are participating in a national drive to raise awareness of hypoglycaemia, a short term complication of diabetes. The week long campaign is being held in a bid...

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Get a 1st look at the full size replica new Merseyrail trains on public display

PEOPLE from across the Liverpool City Region are being invited to come and experience the new trains coming to the Merseyrail network. A realistic, full scale mock up of one of the train carriages will be on public view on the Wirral and in Liverpool City Centre. The detailed and...

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₤1.4million investment in new CT scanners improves patient experience

THE Clatterbridge Cancer Centre has invested ₤1.4 million in 2 new CT scanners to improve services and bring treatment closer to patients. The investment has seen a brand new facility opened at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre...

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Julie walks for Maggie's

THE charity Maggie's provides free practical and emotional support for people living with cancer, set to hit the streets of Liverpool , on Friday, 28 September 2018, to take in the cities cultural delights. Over 170 people have signed up to take part in the Liverpool Culture Crawl. Throughout the 10k sponsored walk supporters will experience exclusive access to some of the cities most iconic buildings...

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Weather leads to 1st G-Fest moving date and location

ON 23 September 2018, the very 1st D-Fest was meant to take place, but due to the severe weather, organisers, Southport's Learning Rooms were left with no choice, but to cancel the event, at Oaklea Barns Guest House, in Lydiate and move it to Pleasureland, in Southport, on a new date of Sunday, 30 September 2018. The event is aimed...

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Waterfront car park set for demolition

WORK could get underway next month demolishing the multi storey Waterfront Car Park in Liverpool ravaged by fire on New Year's Eve. A report to the Cabinet on Friday 28 September says detailed logistical plans have been drawn up to take down the car park, which has 1,191 vehicles inside it; of which 1,033 are completely burnt out. None of the cars are able to be removed before demolition because...

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Young people's vision for Liverpool

LIVERPOOL is bidding to join the Unicef Child Friendly City programme; putting young people at the heart of everything it does. The City Council is to submit an application to the child rights organisation to work towards the status, to cement and further Liverpool's work to ensure that children's rights are reflected in the policies, programmes and...

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Successful Liverpool Tattoo Announces Return to Echo Arena Liverpool in 2019

THE City of Liverpool Tattoo has announced it will return to the Echo Arena, in 2019, following a successful weekend of shows in 2018. Thousands attended the spectacular cultural showcase...

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Dancers turn out for New Zealand celebration

LIVERPOOL City Council is celebrating famous Scouser with a traditional Haka dance. Female Councillors will come together in memory of Liverpool born Kate Sheppard who led the suffrage movement in New Zealand which enabled women to vote for the 1st time 125 years ago, making it the 1st country to allow women to vote. The Haka will be performed by students at the highly decorated MD Productions, and will be led by Councillor Liz Parsons, alongside fellow female Councillors and female...

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Young recycling champions rewarded

PUPILS at a Liverpool primary School are being rewarded for their hard work spreading the message about the importance of recycling. Children at Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Primary School, in Everton, have been working with the City Council's recycling team to drive up the rate at their School, and also in the local community. Each class has a reusable bag for its recyclable waste which has been so successful it has meant them having to get more Eurobins to take the rubbish, ran their own recycle week in June and are looking at options to reduce non recyclable waste in the School. Now, to mark National...

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Special offer for readers at Southport's Tiger Bar

JUST around the corner at the North End of Lord Street, within what was Bar 45, you will find the newly opened Tiger Bar, on Leicester Street, Southport (PR90BL). The bar offers a relaxed atmosphere, with live music on most Friday and weekend nights, plus on Wednesday nights...

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Annual golf day raises ₤11,000 for brain injury survivors

A golf day organised by Fletchers Solicitors raised an incredible ₤11,000 for Headway Preston and Chorley. The annual event, which was held at Hesketh Golf Club, was organised by the Southport based solicitors to raise money for the brain injury charity...

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