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2019-03-30
 

Last chance to see the Southport Photographic Society’s 72nd National Open Exhibition

THE Southport Photographic Society’s 72nd National Open Exhibition is now taking place at Wayfarers Shopping Arcade, in Southport. This is a free exhibition of Local and National photographers images, that have been selected by judges from the...

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Will you be the next Miss Liverpool City Region?

APPLY now to become the next Miss Liverpool City Region. If you live in any of the following local authority districts, you can enter... Liverpool, Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens...

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North West Attraction Ups Investment and Expands for 2019

THOUSANDS of man hours, a 20% uplift in investment and an expanded footprint to accommodate new rides and attractions

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Put it to the people march

ON Saturday, 23 March 2019, over 1 million people descended on London to demand to have their voices heard over Brexit. The people marching wanted...

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Designers recreate Baby on Board badges for Mother's Day

HOOP has created 6 brand new 'Baby on Board!' badges, reimagined to celebrate pregnancy and encourage people up and down the UK...

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Southport student to share stage with the Kids from Fame

A group of talented students from LMA are set to perform alongside the cast of iconic 80's TV series, 'Fame.' Beth Rushby, from Southport, will join her LMA classmates and 8 of the hit...

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Freemasons give ₤45,000 to victims of Southern African cyclone

THOUSANDS of people across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe whose lives have been devastated by Cyclone Idai will be given access to clean water...

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Event Is Out Of This World

Over the moon to be in Liverpool: Britain’s first astronaut Helen Sharman heads to the city as part of River Festival Liverpool.

BRITAIN'S 1st Astronaut is heading to the City in June as part of River Festival Liverpool and will take part in 2 unique events under the huge 23ft replica Earth in Liverpool Cathedral. Just last week it was announced that Luke Jerram's installation...

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Hugh Baird University Centre undergraduates consider their next steps

UNDERGRADUATES at the Hugh Baird University Centre are benefitting from a series of events involving industry experts aimed at enhancing their career readiness and preparing them to embark on their future career...

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Roll out of new 24/7 ₤1 Mersey Tunnel toll begins

THIS is not joke! From Monday, 1 April 2019, Liverpool City Region residents will benefit from the new 24/7 ₤1 Fast Tag toll for the Mersey Tunnels. This reduced rate will be open to any residents living within the Liverpool City Region:- Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral...

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EU document scanning service to launch

LIVERPOOL City Council is providing a document verifying and scanning service from Tuesday, 2 April 2019, that will support EU citizens who wish to continue living and working in the City...

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Liverpool City Council's Fostering Conference

A City Council conference aimed at encouraging more people in Liverpool to become foster carers has been hailed an instant success. More than 400...

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Ready to hit the road and improve Liverpool City Region's highways infrastructure

A key stretch of a major A road, which passes close to Everton FC's Stadium, at Goodison...

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Family and residents praise care home in Southport in national survey

STAFF at a care home in Southport are celebrating after it performed strongly in a nationwide care standards survey answered by residents and their relatives. Anchor's Thomas Henshaw Court, in Norwood Road, scored...

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Spring Clean on Lord Street's Memorial Gardens

VOLUNTEERS have been out and about, working hard to get the Town Centre looking good for Easter, collecting lots of waste.  This year, the group told us that it has been unbelievable, what they had found in the water features along the historic main road...

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Help wildlife by recording sightings of Britain's 'Big 5' (and others) this spring

AS spring approaches, wildlife charity People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling for volunteers to...

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Fundraisers challenged to month long triathlon to raise money for Barnardo's

FUNDRAISERS in Merseyside are being challenged to swim 2.4 miles, cycle 112 miles and run 26.2 miles over the course of a month as part of a brand new virtual triathlon to raise money for vulnerable children and...

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Liverpool Film Office launches Film Fund in UK 1st

A brand new film and TV fund is being launched to attract more productions to Liverpool City...

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Fake emails - Warning to small businesses

FAKE warnings are being sent out to small businesses all over the North West of England informing them that their websites are about to expire and that they have to send a payment, via PayPal to them, or their service will be stopped.  This scam in the past has been less direct, often taking you to a website...

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Liverpool is now a 3 time winner

LIVERPOOL is the best event destination in the world.  And the City's 'Giant Spectacular; Liverpool's Dream' was the best event of its kind on the...

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Over 1/2 of Southport residents prepared to make 'significant' lifestyle changes to save the environment

CLIMATE change, or global warming is a hot topic. We are all aware there are certain...

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Both Jess Glynne and Rick Astley to preform at Haydock Park Racecourse

THE Jockey Club Live and Haydock Park Racecourse are pleased to gift North West music fans an early Christmas present with the announcement that both Jess Glynne and Rick Astley are to become the 1st acts of the Jockey Club Live Summer 2019 Season's open air concerts, on Friday, 7 June 2019 and Saturday, 20 July 2019...

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NHS trust donates food for more than 1,000 meals to local food banks for Nutrition and Hydration Week

A LOCAL NHS provider has partnered with the Trussell Trust charity to organise a...

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Letter to the Editor:- "Application to Sefton MBC for a Premises, Entertainment and Alcohol Licence at Orrell Hill Lane. Hightown."

IN our 9 March 2019 Edition we ran 2 'Letters to Editor' about an application to Sefton Council about an application for a premises licence, for both an entertainment and an alcohol licence, at Orrell Hill Lane. Hightown. We have since had another update letter on this subject...

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Scrapyard Britain - abandoned cars in the North West increase 227% in 5 years

THE number of motorists ditching their vehicles across the North West has increased by more than 200% in 5 years, new research reveals, as the Region has become a scrapyard for abandoned cars. New data, obtained by Confused.com, through Freedom of Information requests to Local Authorities in the North West, reveals 118 abandoned vehicles were removed by Councils...

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Nurseries in Liverpool sought to take part in research trial with parenting programme 'Triple P'

THE Education Endowment Foundation has recently announced a new trial with 'Triple P' (Positive Parenting Program) to improve the sectors understanding of child behaviour and development, as part of a series of trials on the home learning environment. 'Triple P' are looking for state maintained nurseries across Liverpool to take..

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Anger at job loss plans at Knowsley and St Helens Colleges

THE University and College Union (UCU) has reacted angrily to news of plans to axe 65 staff at SK College Group. The proposed job losses come just a year after 85 posts went at the College's sites in Knowsley and St Helens. SK College Group was created in December 2017 following a merger between:- St Helens College and Knowsley Community College, that was supposed to bring stability. The latest round of cuts also includes plans to close...

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Both Jess Glynne and Rick Astley to preform at Haydock Park Racecourse

THE Jockey Club Live and Aintree Racecourse are pleased to announce that the 1 of the music industry's best loved British bands Madness is heading to Aintree Racecourse this year. Combining the genres of:- Ska, Reggae, Motown, Rock'n'Roll and Classic Pop, this amazing act will be headlining an open air concert on Friday, 17 May 2019 at the historic venue. Fronted by the charismatic Suggs, Madness' ability...

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Call to arms at Brick Craft Southport

ON our 24 March 2019 the Brick Craft, who are located within Wayfarers Shopping Arcade, Southport, held a a call to arms for role play fantasy table top gamers, by holding a Warhammer workshop. Ever since Games Workshop...

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