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Job Advert:- "Part Time Book Shop Assistant"

THE book shop:- "Great Reads, Discount Book Store" that's located on Lord Street, Southport, are looking for a shop assistant. The job involves cash handling and till service, along with helping with stock and other general shop duties. The job is minimum wage, 1 day a week between Monday to Friday and 1 day, Saturday/Sunday alternating. To apply please call into the shop on:- 281 Lord Street, Southport, alternatively emailing them via:- Southport@BestSellersDirect.Co.UK, with a CV and 2 references, including a current or past employer. You can also get more information via calling:- 01704 540 617.

Brits say they don't feel like an adult until this point

THE survey of 1,124 UK adults conducted by household appliances e-tailer, AppliancesDirect.Co.UK, revealed that a staggering 73% of Brits felt that becoming a homeowner was a purchase that made them feel like they'd reached adulthood. The survey further revealed that Britons most feel like they've matured to adulthood aged 31. When respondents were asked which purchase they feel defined them as an adult, a further 41% said this was their 1st car, while 36% said it was a washing machine. 34% said the item that made them feel most like an adult was a dishwasher. Completing the top 5 was the purchase of a coffee machine, with 32% of those quizzed saying this. The research further revealed that 31% would consider buying a Lawnmower as defining their adulthood, closely followed by an iron (28%.) 22% of Brits said that buying a vacuum cleaner made them feel like an adult, with 18% saying a TV licence. Completing the top ten was an oven (15%.)

Mark Kelly, marketing manager at, comments:- "Becoming a homeowner is an exciting time for anyone and in most cases, is the biggest purchase anyone will ever make. As our research has revealed, many Brits feel the purchase of their 1st home is a defining marker of adulthood, though I was surprised to see that some of the more regular household items such as coffee machines and irons to have been chosen by those surveyed. It was really interesting to see from the findings that 31 is the age that Brits said they felt like they'd reached adulthood. Of course, we're legally adults on our eighteenth birthday, though it's clear that many Britons don't class themselves as having reached adulthood until they feel they've matured more. It's clear that it's not just homes and cars that are important adulthood milestones for Brits, with the purchase of household items being more important to many."

The top 10 purchases British people believe define adulthood:-

A House - 73%

A Car - 41%

Washing machine - 36%

Dishwasher - 34%

Coffee machine - 32%

Lawnmower - 31%

Iron - 28%

Vacuum Cleaner - 22%

TV Licence - 18%

Oven - 15%

Maggie's introduces Sleep Management Course for people living with Cancer

MAGGIE'S, the charity which provides free practical and emotional support for people living with cancer, have introduced a sleep management following a high demand. The course is facilitated by a psychologist and takes place Wednesday's from 10:00am to 12:30pm.

Kathy Wright, Centre Head at Maggie's Merseyside, said:- 'Everyday at Maggie's we hear how people struggle with restless sleep, resulting in them feeling exhausted and overwhelmed during the day. Many people having cancer treatment often say they're left feeling fatigued and stressed and lack of sleep can add to these feelings. Therefore we're facilitating this course to help people overcome these problems and learn to live well with cancer."

Sleep problems can affect people living with cancer, but can also impact on their loved ones who are worried. The problems can include trouble falling asleep and waking in the early hours, troubled with anxious thoughts. The 6 week sleep management course along with other aspects of Maggie's programme of support bring people together with similar problems and help them to feel less fearful and frustrated by their existing sleep pattern. The course provides simple but effective strategies to build a new and restful sleep pattern. Everything is underpinned with research evidence to improve physical and emotional wellbeing.

Built in the grounds of Clatterbridge Cancer Centre Maggie's Merseyside is a warm and welcoming place, with qualified professionals on hand to give immediate advice and support as well as delivering a full unique programme of services. To book a place on the 6 week sleep management course please call the team on:- 01513344301 or via sending an email. The course is open to people with a cancer diagnosis at and stage and also their friends and family.

Maggie's Merseyside relies on voluntary donations to keep their doors open for anyone affected by cancer. The charity's aim is to make the biggest difference possible to people living with cancer and their family and friends.

To find out more about Maggie's Merseyside and to see how the Centre supports people living with cancer across Wirral, Merseyside and Cheshire please visit the Centre at Clatterbridge or get in touch on 01513344301.

For further information about Maggie's Merseyside please go to to the charity's website  Also you can follow them on Facebook and on Twitter to keep up with all their latest update and news.

Barnardo's Big Toddle returns to raise money for vulnerable children

IN 2018, Barnardo's annual:- 'Big Toddle' fundraiser saw thousands of under 5's take part in short, sponsored:- 'toddles' to raise money for the UK's largest children's charity, which supports more than 300,000 children, young people, parents and carers across the UK. The charity is once again calling for children, families and nurseries to join in the fun this summer as:- 'Big Toddle Week' returns with an animal theme from 24 June to 30 June 2019.  Parents, carers and nurseries can hold their very own:- 'Big Toddles' to help raise money for Barnardo's; this could involve a community:- 'Big Toddle,' 1 for families and friends or 1 organised by Nurseries or Primary Schools.  "We are really grateful for everyone taking part as the money raised helps our vital services continue to support hundreds of thousands of vulnerable children, young people, parents and carers. Those who register by 20 May will receive a:- 'Big Toddle' pack containing information and fundraising ideas." said a spokesman for Barnardo's.  To register to hold your own:- 'Big Toddle' or for further information, visit:- BigToddle.Org.UK or call:- 0800 008 7005.

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