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2019-03-16
 

Are you going to the Warhammer demo day in Southport?

SOUTHPORT'S Brick Craft Toys are getting ready for War... This is your chance to learn how to to paint and finally play a game of Warhammer.  If you don't know what it is, Warhammer is a tabletop miniature war game made by Games Workshop, who released the military strategy game back in 1983. The event will have n experienced hobbyist available for guidance and advice for those new to it, but all are welcome. The game is for all ages and often played by adults, who like to experience the immersive lore and strategic gameplay, with real objects, not just on a computer screen...

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Looking for Miss Liverpool City Region 2019 and it could be you!

Abigail Foster - Miss Liverpool City Region 2018

LAST year over 20k women aged 16 to 26, across the country, entered Miss England in a series of heats around the country and online, but the next Miss England or even Miss World could be you! The organisers of the Miss Liverpool City Region Heats are looking for the next girl to hold the title and it could be you! Unlike most, this is a competition...

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Reminder to all young Lego Fans - don't forget to enter this competition!

WE are pleased to announce that we now have family tickets given to us for each of the winners and also those awarded 2nd place in each of the 3 categories, to see their model designs at the 'The BIG Model and Hobby Show' that takes place on Sunday 10 August 2019, from 10am to 4pm, at the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre. If you...

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Marie Curie announced as Curtins Care Charity of the Year

Curtins pledges to raise ₤15,000 to support Marie Curie’s care of terminally ill people

BUILT environment consultancy, Curtins has announced that it will be supporting Marie Curie as their nominated Curtins Care Charity of the Year. Over the course of 2019, staff at Curtins will aim to...

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New research has shown that North West eat 3 ready meals a week

STUDENTS of North West are eating 5 takeaways and ready meals a week, spending ₤24.53 on processed food. Time constraints discourage students from cooking from scratch with 82% from North West admitting that:- 'it takes too long' and that they...

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Champion boxer backs School's anti knife drive

Boxing family: Callum Smith (left) with his brothers Paul, Liam and Stephen.

CHAMPION boxer Callum Smith will be the guest of honour at a special School activity day in Liverpool to warn about the dangers of knife crime and raise money for Sport Relief. On Friday 15 March, Faith Primary School in Everton will be educating year 6 children about the dangers...

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Investigation after unexplained death of man in Southport

MERSEYSIDE Police are investigating following the unexplained death of a man in Southport, on Monday, 11 March 2019. We are told that the Emergency Services were...

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Nightrider Liverpool - Don't miss out on your charity place

ARE you a keen cyclist who wants to make a difference? Child Bereavement UK, which has a service based in Widnes, is looking for people to get on their bikes and fundraise. The charity supports families and...

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New Brexit Council for City Region

THIS week, both private and public sector leaders from across the Liverpool City Region have met for the 1st time as part of a new group that aims to safeguard the Region's business interests as the UK leaves the EU. The Liverpool City Region (LCR) Brexit Council has been driven by the...

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A of the North West Have Eliminated Plastic

39% of the North West have stopped using plastic cups and straws to be more eco-friendly, a study shows. 92% of people in North West have made lifestyle changes for the planet. 72% are concerned about their carbon footprint 78% consider the environment when they make any purchases or lifestyle choices.  57% of those surveyed in North West said they were motivated equally to make lifestyle changes that saved them money or the planet. In a green map of Britain the independent research commissioned by Lightfoot showed that the South West, London and East Anglia have made the most lifestyle changes to benefit the environment. The North West Region ranked 8th in the green map of Britain...

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Culture Liverpool scoops double at event 'Oscars'

LIVERPOOL'S celebrated Giant Spectacular has scooped the top prize at a ceremony widely regarded as the:- 'Event Oscars.' On  Thursday, 14 March 2019, Liverpool's Dream was...

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Lining up for another great year

Fairies across the Mersey - The Disney Cruise Ship sails into Liverpool

MOIST the colours and roll out the gangway because Liverpool City Council's Cruise Terminal is on course for another fantastic record breaking year. It's exactly 1 month until Liverpool's Cruise Season...

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Runners Battle The Elements In BTR Liverpool Landmarks ½ Marathon 2019

Photos by Paul Francis Cooper.

MORE than 3,500 competitions pulled on their running shoes to take part in the 13.1 mile BTR...

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Edge Hill's new training resource provides criminal justice and policing experience for students

A new Training and Simulation Facility for students studying Policing and Law degrees is now open at Edge Hill University...

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₤9 million financial boost for care sector

LIVERPOOL City Council is set to increase the rates paid to the care sector, to help with the recruitment and retention of staff. It follows a consultation with providers whose staff help and support around 11,000 people at home and another 3,500...

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Hugh Baird University Centre Undergraduates create history!

FIRST year, Digital Imaging and Photography Foundation Degree Undergraduates from the Hugh Baird University Centre, recently took a trip to meet Turner...

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'North South Divide' revealed as 25% of MOT's fail following stricter tests

NEW Protyre data reveals a 'North South Divide' in the MOT fail rate following stricter Government regulations. MOT fail rates have reached up to 25% in several key areas of the Midlands and the North of England in the 7...

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Stub it out on No Smoking Day

Butt Out: Smokefree Liverpool workers in action...

SMOKERS on Merseyside are being urged to take a deep breath and make the decision to give up for good. Wednesday, 13 March 2019 was national:- 'No...'

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Key phase to begin in upgrade of City's historic "Dock Road"

4 week closure of road from City centre to Bramley Moore Dock to come into effect on Monday, 18 March 2019.

WARNING to motorists heading into Liverpool.  Essential engineering works begin on Monday, 18 March 2019...

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A million pound effort to tackle Lewy body dementia

THE Lewy Body Society, a charity dedicated to tackling the second most common form of dementia, has announced the latest recipients of its grants programme. The charity is awarding 3 grants totalling ₤314,000 for projects at the University of Cambridge, Newcastle University and Imperial College London. These grants take the total research funding issued by the charity...

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Local NHS Trusts welcome 1st nursing associates trained through UCLan pilot course

NHS Trusts across Lancashire are welcoming their first ever nursing associates following a successful pilot programme at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). UCLan was 1 of the first universities in the country to run the2 year nursing associates foundation degree and now the first cohort has already been offered jobs across 3 NHS Trusts; Blackpool Teaching Hospitals, East...

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Deceased estates notice for 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

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...PAID.

Kellogg's is boosting grants for School Breakfast Clubs

KELLOGG'S is doubling the number of grants it offers to School Breakfast Clubs across the UK. The scheme will help to provide breakfast to more than 600 Schools in the communities that need them the most. Local Schools can apply for ₤1000 grants to help give their School children the best start to the day so they can go into the classroom ready to learn. Schools in can apply by visiting the firm's...

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17 year old sentenced to 11 years in prison for the manslaughter of Daniel Gee Jamieson

MERSEYSIDE Police have said that they:- "welcome the sentencing of a Gateacre teenager to 11 years in prison for the manslaughter of 16 year old Daniel Gee-Jamieson, in Belle Vale, in July 2018..."

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NSPCC comment after sentencing of vicar Charles "Gordon" Dickenson

NSPCC comment after sentencing of a retired Vicar, Charles "Gordon" Dickenson, 89,at Liverpool Crown Court, who has admitted to 8 counts of sexual assault against his victim in the 1970's. An NSPCC...

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World Head Of The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Condemns New Zealand Attacks

THE World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Fifth Khalifa (Caliph), His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that took place on 15 March 2019...

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Liverpool's reaction to the Christ Church New Zealand terrorist attacks

THE Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson said that:- "Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of New Zealand, our flag is at half mast at our Town Hall. The cowardice of this attack on innocents at prayer, is in stark contrast to the bravery..."

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NHS trust produces animation marking Swallowing Awareness Day 2019

AN NHS trust has produced a short animation around dysphagia; the medical name for swallowing problems; to mark:- 'Swallowing Awareness Day 2019.'  Swallowing Awareness Day took place on Wednesday, 13 March...

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Liverpool Showcases Home Grown Creative Ageing Projects

COLLECTIVE Encounters, a Liverpool based theatre company widely regarded as being a leader in the field of social change through the arts, is hosting the:- 'The Ageing Better Culture Showcase,' at the Liverpool Royal Court...

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