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2019-01-12
 

Woodvale Rally cancelled after 48 years

IT has come as quite a shock when, on 9 January 2019, Woodvale Rally Ltd issued press statements that it was cancelling the 2019 show and any further shows. The event started back in 1971 and rapidly grew from a small show at RAF Woodvale into 1 of the North West's major events. Due to health and safety concerns trouble hit in 2012, when the Rally was forced to leave its traditional Merseyside home...

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Are you going to the FREE Keep Warm, Keep Well Over 50's Event in Southport?

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THE Sefton Council, alongside Sefton OPERA are organising an event at the Atkinson Arts Centre, Lord street on Monday, 28 January 2019, from 10:30am to 3:30pm...

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Residents in Merseyside are reminded to watch over the vulnerable as temperatures start to drop

WITH forecasts now predicting colder weather, an nPower warmth scheme available to vulnerable residents across England and Wales, including Merseyside, is encouraging people to keep an eye on vulnerable friends, family and neighbours who are ill and may be affected by the cold...

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Mental health support teams to be established

A team of mental health support specialists is to be established in Liverpool schools after the City secured almost ₤2.5 million from the Government. Liverpool was named as 1 of 25 'trailblazer' areas by the Department of Health just before Christmas, and now a report to the Council's Cabinet is outlining more details of the scheme. The City Council will work with Liverpool's Clinical...

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Work Begins at New Rutherford Diagnostics Headquarters in Liverpool

WORK began on 1 of the most advanced healthcare diagnostic centres to be built in the UK. Liverpool is to be the site of the flagship HQ of Rutherford Diagnostics, located in Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool) at Liverpool City Council's ₤1 billion...

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Menopause cafe… drop in for a chat

MENOPAUSE experts are offering locals the chance to drop in for a free advice session later this month. Led by Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals consultant Dr Paula Briggs, the team will provide up to date information about treatment options and alternative strategies for coping. Alongside...

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Liverpool to prepare new tall building policy

LIVERPOOL City Council has appointed a team of planning experts to prepare a new tall buildings policy for the City. After an extensive tendering exercise the City Council has appointed a world leading design consortium, led by by Urban Initiatives Studio (UIS) and supported by...

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Transport Committee visits Liverpool to hear about health of Bus Services

MEMBERS of the Houses of Commons Transport Committee are to visit Liverpool to hear about Bus services in the area. In a public evidence session, MPs will question representatives from the Liverpool City Region...

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Star studded line up at this years Hale Barns Carnival

THE organisers of the popular 2 day Hale Barns Carnival, in Greater Manchester, are excited to reveal the star studded line up to headline the across the weekend of Saturday, 20 July and Sunday, 21 July 2019, with its biggest line up yet!  The event will be packed with fun for all the family...

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Liverpool City Region Marks Beginning of Year of the Environment

2019 is set to be officially marked as:- 'The Year of the Environment' for the Liverpool City Region and this was officially announced at an event hosted by Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, on Friday, 11 January 2019.  The event marks the start of a of activities with themes such as connecting and engaging communities with nature, reducing waste...

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Warning of a rise in ever more convincing phishing and violation emails

THIS new wave of new wave of phishing emails just on keeps going.  The 1st email scam we are looking at has had lots of coverage now since we reported on it a...

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Hospital Chief's praise for staff after busiest start to the year

A Hospital chief executive has spoken of his pride in staff after their busiest start to a year ever.  Christmas 2018 and New Year saw record attendances at Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals'...

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Brits bucket list revealed ahead of starting a family

 

BUCKET list favourites including buying a house, travelling and getting married are now more of a priority to British couples than starting a family, a new study has found. In a survey of 1,003 British adults, carried out by etailer Furniture123.co.uk, 67% said that getting onto the property...

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Welsh Streets to get regeneration scheme funding



A home improvement fund is to be launched to complete the final phase of the award winning Welsh Streets regeneration scheme in the Toxteth area of Liverpool. The announcement came at Liverpool City Council Cabinet, on Friday,11 January 2018, when a ₤750,000 fund was approved to ensure that the privately owned properties...

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New and improved facilities at Newton-le-Willows Station

MERSEYRAIL users are set to benefit from new and improved facilities as the Newton-le-Willows Interchange scheme reaches completion, on Sunday, 13 January. The rail elements of the scheme, delivered by Network...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet's Beauty and the Beast heading to the Lowry

THE storybook fantasy of Birmingham Royal Ballet's Beauty and the Beast unfolds on a national tour from January to May 2019. Love conquers all in David Bintley's mysterious and magical production, which highlights the intriguing darkness of the...

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An online Cannabis Oil Retailer has opened store in St Johns Shopping Centre, Liverpool

AN online retailer of cannabis products including cannabis oil, also known as CBD Oil has been getting ready to opening its 3d UK store within St Johns Shopping Centre, Liverpool.  the store opened, on Friday, 11 January 2019 and came only weeks after opening stores in both:- Darlington and White Rose, Leeds providing...

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Faster flow of innovations in Merseyside healthcare

A faster flow of innovations into the NHS and social care in Merseyside has been promised by the NHS Long Term Plan. The Region's Innovation Agency and fellow Academic Health Science Networks have been highlighted...

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'The Dutch Barn' beating the winter blues

A Liverpool City Council backed project is opening the door to emotional health and wellbeing support for the whole community. 'The Dutch Barn' in Garston helps anyone who is struggling with issues such as anxiety and...

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Rental prices remain resilient in North West amid economic uncertainty

THE average UK rental values continued to grow towards the end of 2018, according to the latest data from HomeLet, with December 2018 showing a continuation of the steady rise seen throughout 2018. The HomeLet Rental Index; the UK's most comprehensive and up to date data on rental values in the UK; is showing a steady rate of inflation in prices in the rental sector. The headlines from this month's HomeLet Rental Index are.. The average rent in...

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85% of parents believe large companies should subsidise childcare costs

RESEARCH commissioned by Cuckooz Nest, a workspace with integrated nursery and sister company to Cuckooz, has found that 85% of parents believe companies with over 250 employees should subsidise the childcare costs they incur. The survey of working parents also found that 91% of parents think the Government should provide tax relief on childcare costs from an earlier age, in order to encourage parents to return to work earlier, if they should so wish. The availability...

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NHS dietitians urge public to steer clear of fad diets this January

EXPERT dieticians from Knowsley's weight management service are encouraging people to avoid fad diets that promise a 'quick fix' solution to weight problems this New Year.  On Christmas day alone, many people consume around 6,000 calories and people will gain an average of 1 to 5 pounds over the festive period. Following the holiday season, people are often looking to shift the extra pounds they've gained and the New Year is the perfect time for a fresh start. However, it can be easy to be tempted by weight loss...

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Social house building in North West plummets as tens of thousands wait for a home

NEW analysis carried out by Shelter shows that the delivery of social homes in the North West has plummeted since the start of the decade from 2,963 homes over 2009 to 2010 to 519, over 2017 to 2018; a dramatic fall of 82%. Despite this, the need for social housing in the area is high with more than 180,000 households on the waiting list for social housing. This comes as Shelter's social housing commission launches a landmark report calling for an ambitious 3.1 million new homes across the country, extending...

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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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