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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:-
2019-01-05
 


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Goodbye and farewell 2018. Hello to 2019!
Photographs by Patrick Trollope.

AS a spectacular end to 2018 was beamed across the national and the world on TV, we where out and about in Formby and Southport to see how we welcomed in 2019.  2019 will be a hard year for many, but this did not stop the fun and games at the following venues we popped...

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Get crowned Britain's Best Axe Thrower!

IS your new year's resolution to try something a little different in 2019? Well, you're in luck! Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing is offering the ultimate opportunity for people to take up a new hobby...

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CLA reaction to Defra Secretary's speech at Oxford Farming Conference

IN reaction to Defra Secretary Michael Gove's speech Thursday morning, 3 January 2019, at the Oxford Farming Conference, CLA President Tim Breitmeyer...

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Vote for the winner of the 'Amazing Care Award' 2019

RESIDENTS across Lancashire are being given the opportunity to recognise the hard work of health professionals who have made a difference to their healthcare...

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Letters to the Editor:- "Calling on North West firms to recognise value of veterans in 2019"

"AS the New Year gets under way, ex-Forces men and women who are out of work in the North West will be looking ahead to what 2019 might have..."

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Exciting January Happenings at the Royal Albert Dock

IN 2019 the Royal Albert Dock Liverpool is going to see some exciting things happening in January. This is a list of some of the more interesting you might...

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Lancashire Care working in Psynergy with local emergency services

THE Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces with North West Ambulance NHS Trust (NWAS) and Lancashire Constabulary to respond and support people in mental health crisis. 'Psynergy' is a four month pilot taking place in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre and will include a member...

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Plaque to the future

Jack Stamper and Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson at the new plaque outside The Coburg pub.

WHEN Jack Stamper was a lad, he used to 'skip' into Town, from Liverpool's Coburg Dock, on the back of the nearest passing coal cart or goods' wagon. Jumping on a horse drawn cart and getting a free lift along the bumpy cobbles, in the shadow...

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The Closing Ceremony for Liverpool 2018 Takes Place at the TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show

THE TheraPlate Liverpool International Horse Show took place, at the Echo Arena over 28 December to 31 December 2018...

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Southport Now Has First Bliss Hotel in UK

THE award winning 4 star Ramada Plaza Hotel in Southport has rebranded as of 1 January 2019 and is now the 1st Bliss Hotel in the UK. Floor 5 was redeveloped in 2018 into new, modern, stylish rooms and suites with especially made Millbrook King size beds...

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'The Ways to Work…' Works!

THE training and employment programme:- 'The Ways to Work…' has smashed all targets and helped more people than ever before to get the help they need in finding the job they want. This program is open to anyone in the Liverpool who is not working or studying full time. The programme offers a range of services...

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Boxes Of Delights

The photo shows Year 4 pupils Katie and Aayman doing their bit along with the rest of the volunteers.

A spectacular effort by:- community groups, schools, football fans, Liverpool City Council and residents will bring smiles to hundreds of faces this Christmas. In the run up to the festive season, Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson, announced he would be donating ₤10,000 from his Hope Fund to help needy families...

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Letters to the editor:- "I was involved in a hit and run in Southport"

"ON the 17 November 2018, at around 22:20pm, myself and my partner were driving up Stamford Road, Southport, when I was turning right, at..."

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Millennials are struggling the most with workplace stresses

WORKPLACE happiness comes least to millennials, according to new research, with many young adults who are focusing on carving out their career paths taking home the stresses of work.  The survey of 1,001 UK adults carried out by 1 of the UK's leading healthcare...

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Local health partners are helping people:- 'beat the blues' this winter

HEALTH and social care colleagues in North Mersey are helping people in the community manage their mental health better, throughout January 2019. Everyone experiences mental health issues at some point in their life. Traditionally the beginning of a New Year can be a challenging time. Some people can...

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John Leech responds to Julia Grant's passing

MANCHESTER based LibDem, Julia Grant, who became a pioneer and a leader in the LGBTQ+ community after she was 1 of the 1st people to allow TV cameras to follow her gender transition in the late 70's, has passed away at the age of 64. Julia's transition was documented in a BBC documentary called:- 'George...'

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