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News Report Page 14 of 16
Publication Date:-
2019-03-09
News reports located on this page = 2.

Charity training for struggling small charities in Liverpool

MERSEYSIDE Police Detectives investigating the murder of James Taylor, in Liverpool, on Thursday, 7 February 2019, have issued CCTV images of a Private Hire Taxi that they are looking to trace. The dark coloured vehicle, possibly a Hyundai I40, was seen in the area of Addison Street and Midghall Street, at around 8pm, on the night 34 year old, Mr Taylor was fatally shot, in Holy Cross Close, Liverpool City Centre.

Detective Chief Inspector Ian Warlow said:- “Enquiries into Mr Taylor’s death remain ongoing. I would appeal for the driver of that taxi to come forward and speak to us as we believe they may have information which is vital to our investigation. I would also continue to appeal for anyone who was in the area of Holy Cross Close and Addison Street, on the evening of Thursday, 7 February 2019, and who hasn’t already come forward to contact us as a matter of urgency. That includes anyone who may have dash cam or CCTV footage or anyone who saw the car described above in the area on that evening.”

To date 5 people have been arrested in connection with Mr Turner’s murder. All have been released under investigation or on bail as enquiries continue. Anyone who has information should call:- 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on:- 0800 555 111 quoting reference:- '19100038615.'


Liverpool's Fusion Festival announce a new, 1 day event, 'Fusion Presents,' headlining:- 'Kings of Leon'

THE team behind Liverpool's Fusion Festival announce a new, 1 day event, Fusion Presents; which will be headlined by Kings of Leon. Fusion Presents which will launch, on Friday, 30 August 2019, will be headlined by rock superstars:- 'Kings of Leon' who will be performing a UK festival exclusive set in the heart of Liverpool. They will be supported by a stellar line up of talent including:- Franz Ferdinand, Echo and The Bunnymen and BRIT award winning artist Sam Fender; with more to be announced.

Event Director Damien Sanders says:- "Liverpool has always been a City with a strong music heritage and we've wanted to launch a new event for the last couple of years. The biggest challenge has been finding the right artist for the job. We're over the moon that we were able to secure 1 of the world's most successful rock bands to launch Fusion Presents and we cannot wait to see them perform in our new home, Sefton Park."

Tickets can be purchased from The Official Ticket Store via:- Fusion-Presents.Com.  Local residents in post codes:- L8, L15, L17 and L18, all will have access to a limited number of General Admission tickets at ½ price:- ₤27.25 + BF (₤2.95). These resident tickets will be available on a 1st come, 1st served basis. To purchase the ½ price tickets, please use promo code:- 'RESIDENT2019' on the following link:- Fusion-Presents.Com/Residents.

This event is a standalone show and ran completely separate to Fusion Festival, that also takes place this year on Sefton Park, Liverpool.


Marking International Women's Day, Liverpool City Council have inviting community organisations to join efforts to eliminate 'period poverty'

LIVERPOOL City Council have been asking the local community and not for profit organisations to join the:- 'End Period Poverty, Period Campaign' by making free feminine hygiene products available.  The aim is to give:- 'period dignity' to women, and the initiative is being led by Councillor Anna Rothery, mayoral lead for equality and race, who is looking to work with groups to provide them with feminine hygiene items which they can then hand out for free to those women in need.

Councillor Rothery said:- "It's a modern day scandal that we are even talking about the issue of period poverty. We are committed to treating women with dignity and respect, and we recognise that some women are struggling to buy feminine hygiene products. These items are not a luxury, they are a basic necessity and should be made available to all women. By looking at introducing this scheme we can work towards breaking down barriers, and give access to women who cannot afford to purchase these essential items."

Successful programs to provide period products in Schools and children's centres already exist and this initiative will not duplicate the existing provision. However, during a 3 month pilot in the Princes Park area, using products donated by Anfield and Breckfield Community Centres, more than 800 products were handed out to mothers and daughters; a clear sign a new scheme needs to be implemented to meet demand.

The initiative will be funded through the Mayor's Hardship Fund and any local group or not for profit organisation who would like to be involved can call:- 0151 233 0420, for more information.


Man dies after falling from 2nd floor of the Museum of Liverpool

MERSEYSIDE Police have confirmed that the emergency services attended to an incident on Sunday, 3 March 2019, at the Museum of Liverpool. We are told that Police and Paramedics were called to the Museum of Liverpool, at Mann Island, just after 11am, to reports that a man had fallen from the 2nd floor of the Museum's Atrium. Merseyside Police Officers who were 1st at the scene attempted CPR on the 38 year old male, until the paramedics arrived, but sadly he was pronounced dead a short while later. The death is being treated as unexplained at this stage, but it is not believed to be suspicious. The next of kin have been informed. Chief Inspector, Jason Crellin, said:- "Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased and an investigation into the death is ongoing, although it is not believed to be suspicious. There were a number of people, staff and visitors, in the museum at the time and they are assisting with the investigation. We understand that this is a distressing situation for both staff and visitors, who may have been traumatised by the incident and they are advised to contact 111, or their GP for support. Emergency services personnel affected by the incident will be supported by their relevant organisations."

 
      
 
   
 
 
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Deceased estates notice - Lilian May Jackam

Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925, any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of Lilian May Jackam (also known as Lillian May) Jackam (Deceased), late of Birch Abbey Rest Home, 55 Alexandra Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 9HD, UK, who died on 04/10/2018, are required to send particulars thereof in writing, to the undersigned Solicitors, on or before 24/05/2019, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to claims and interests of which they have had notice. Churches Solicitors, 12 High Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 7BL, UK. Ref:- 'T553015.'

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