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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:-
2018-09-29


British Musical Firework Championships - Part 1
Photographs by Patrick Trollope.

THE British Musical Fireworks 2018 have blasted off in style on Friday Night.  The event is going from strength to strength, capturing the attention of national and international press for all the good reasons!  This event runs until the final night on 20 September, so please be aware that road closures are in place as a result.  But If you have never been,  you will not appreciate just how amazing these...

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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...



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Award Winners Crafty Expansion

ROLL up, roll up and prepare for an award winning craft and vintage fair to take over HAPPA, at Shores Hey Farm. Crafty Vintage has been running events across Lancashire since 2011...

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Campaign highlights worryingly low awareness of fire door safety in Merseyside despite Grenfell tragedy

DESPITE the shocking tragedy of the Grenfell fire in London last summer, research has revealed that 53% of people in Merseyside have seen fire doors illegally...



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Be part of the most fashionable night of the year for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity

A GROUP of models are preparing to strut their stuff on the catwalk for a very special fashion...

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It's official; Liverpool is crowned the comedy capital of the UK

FAMED for its cheeky sense of humour, Liverpool has been crowned the comedy capital of UK, chosen by 23% of the nation as the place which contains the funniest people in Britain.  Newcastle and London follow in 2nd and 3rd spots, with...

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Society in Southport launches Socktober appeal to support the homeless

YORKSHIRE Building Society colleagues in Southport are asking the community to donate new pairs of socks and other items to help support homeless people. The Society is relaunching its...

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Local NHS trust produces Stoptober animation to help people quit for good

STOPTOBER has driven over one million quit attempts to date and is the biggest mass quit attempt in the country. It's based on research that shows if you can stop smoking for 28 days, you are 5 times more likely to stay...

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Merseyside Roofer to take on Southern Ocean in Biggest Round the World Yacht Race

LES Perry, a 59 year old Roofer, from Barnston, Merseyside, is gearing up to take part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race after watching the world's toughest endurance challenge departed from Liverpool, in...

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The Provincial Grand Orange Lodge of Liverpool Community display at the Museum of Liverpool
Photos by Patrick Trollope - VAMPHire.com

A new community display at the Museum of Liverpool explores the history of the Orange Lodge in Liverpool from 28 September 2018.

Featuring objects, photographs and interviews, the display offers personal perspectives alongside an interesting look at the Orange Lodge’s roots and ongoing presence in the City
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Global book chart success for Wirral author

AN award winning Wirral author is celebrating her latest novel hitting the number one spot on the world's largest online bookstore. Estelle Maher, 46, from Prenton, released her new book:- 'Angel's Rebellion' on Amazon earlier...

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Older People's Day at Southport Hospital

JOIN us here at Southport and Formby District General Hospital, on Wednesday, 3 October 2018, between 10.30 to 3.30pm for our annual Older People's Day. The event will be held in the gym in the North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre with free tea, coffee and biscuits provided...

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Hospice hosts Race Night at Crosby Comrades

ST. Joseph's Hospice is holding a Race Night, on Friday 5 October 2018, at Crosby Comrades Club. Tickets are now on sale at just ₤10, which includes a hot buffet and a disco. A cash bar will also be available on the night. During the evening, 8 horse races will be shown and everyone will...

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"The Boys Are Back In Town" - Celebrating 20 Diamante Studded Years "Wonder Woman"

THE biggest party in town with the UK's number 1 Cabaret Show seen by over 3,000,000 people is heading to Liverpool. Live for 1 night only, Thursday, 1 November 2018, Cheekier Funnier is...

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Charity leaders celebrate Barnardo's work with young people in Liverpool

YOUNG adult carers and children in care supported by Barnardo's in Liverpool and Wirral met with the charity's leaders on Monday 24 September to tell them about the difference Barnardo's has...

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Southport School Girl to Sing with Alexander O'Neal in Liverpool

ASTRID (as featured on The Voice Kids 2018) is special guest invited by Alexander O'Neal when he plays Liverpool, at the Eventim Olympia, on Saturday...

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Bienvenue et Bonsoir

NEVER wake a sleeping Giant… especially a 20ft tall Little Boy Giant who needs his rest before exploring the streets of Liverpool. In his UK premiere, the Little Boy Giant is heading to the City early and will be taking a nap in a hammock in the beautiful surroundings of St George's Hall. From 3pm until 11pm...

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Brown Turner Ross announce partnership to raise vital funds for young people with cancer

CLIC Sargent, the UK's leading children and young people's cancer charity, has been chosen by Brown Turner Ross as their charity of the year in hope to raise vital funds and awareness. The...

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Southport Community Champion rewarded in national competition

ZOE Stanmore, Community Champion at Dobbies Southport, has been announced as runner up for 'Ambassador of the Year' in a

ZOE ZOE Stanmore, Community Champion at Dobbies Southport, has been announced as runner up for:- 'Ambassador of the Year' in a national competition for her work within the community. Cultivation Street, a national community gardening campaign championed by TV gardener...

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Merseyrail Bus and Train services for the Giants event

MERSEYRAIL have announced 2 changes to the original rail service timetable issued for the Giants event. Managing Director at Merseyrail, Andy Heath said:- "After giving further consideration to feedback from our customers and..."

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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. More than 60 people from local and national businesses took part in the...

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Acclaimed author to work with North West Schools to create an inspiring Christmas tale

SchoolS are invited to inspire an exciting new Christmas book, to be unveiled at opening of Santa's only Grotto on real snow. What makes Christmas magical to you? It's a question local School children will be asked to inspire a special new North West Christmas Tale, a story...

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Liverpool City Council looking for ₤280M Highways Tender

LIVERPOOL City Council is looking for contractors to work on a 4 year highways framework worth up to ₤280 million.  The framework; 1 of 4 bespoke platforms the Council is creating to invest in roads and new homes; is divided into 3 lots with projects...

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Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company needs to do more to protect public safety

MERSEYSIDE Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) needs to do more to keep people safe, according to an independent report. Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation inspects probation and youth offending services across England and...

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Liverpool named as 1 of the world's 1st Global Active Cities

LIVERPOOL is becoming 1 of the world's 1st Global Active Cities, and the 1st in the UK, in an announcement that has been made on Saturday, 29 September 2018, to mark 'World Heart Day.' Liverpool and 5 other Cities:- Buenos Aires, Argentina; Hamburg, Germany...

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Young recycling champions rewarded

PUPILS at a Liverpool Primary School have been 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...

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Automation revolution to hit most socially deprived Towns hardest

THE CSJ identifies 10 former manufacturing Towns where jobs are at risk from automation and social deprivation is already high; The 10 post industrial Towns include:- Southport, Doncaster, Wigan, Blackpool, Mansfield, Barnsley, Bradford, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent, Wakefield and Dudley; Low tax... 

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Air Tattoo Set To Be Out Of This World

ORGANISERS of the Royal International Air Tattoo are promising visitors to 2019 summer's Airshow that it will be out of this world.  Special Super Earlybird tickets for the event, which takes place at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire over 19 and 21 July, 2019, have just gone on sale and, featuring the world's most exciting aircraft, the...

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1 in 4 women still have a 'Weinstein' in their workplace

MORE than a third of women have been sexually harassed at work in the last 12 months despite the MeToo movement shining a spotlight on the problem, a new study has found. A year after the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, 37% say they have experienced harassment and 39% have witnessed colleagues...

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