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2019-06-01
 

Liverpool Rock 'n' Roll Marathon 2019 - Part 1

THE Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series returned to Liverpool over 25 May and 26 May 2019 for yet another amazing sporting event for the City. The event ran not 1 but 3 races, seeing runners run around a course that included some of the areas major landmarks and roads. Plus along the way, bands played live and helped the runners keep pace. These are just some of the many photos we took at the event. We have taken so many, we will be putting more on next week as well, so if you are not on the photo, but think we got you, please do check next week as well....

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Book signing.  "How Tennis Save My Life"

WRITE Blend, Books and Coffee Shop, in Waterloo have announced that Southport based Sam P. Jalloh, who is a well known international Tennis Player will be signing copies of his 1st book at the venue and giving a...

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7th Birthday of Mind Games Southport

LOCAL independent puzzles shop Mind Games Southport, on Hill Street, in Southport Town...

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Letter to the Editor:- "I'm walking 215 miles across the country"

"THIS year I am taking on a very personal challenge, walking 215 miles across the country..."

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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is looking for you!

ITV'S Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, is heading back for another series very soon, hosted by Jeremy Clarkson. Filming...

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Ultimate Brick Safari Built With 1,000,000 LEGO® Bricks Arrives At Knowsley This Summer

THE Ultimate Brick Safari arrives at Knowsley Safari, for the 1st time, and will see 80 brick...

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Masterplan for Liverpool's Commercial District due for public consultation

THE public are to be asked their views on the development of Liverpool's historic commercial district into a world class business location.  A vision document...

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Menopause Lounge Bootle's Drop In Session

MENOPAUSE experts are offering locals the chance to drop in for another free advice session, on 11 June 2019, at the May...

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Southport Yorkshire Building Society's 100,000 hours of volunteering

YORKSHIRE Building Society is celebrating donating more than 100,000 hours of...

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Formby LFC Fans set off to see Liverpool Win...

ON Thursday, 30, May 2019,  Liverpool Football Club and regulars at the Riva Lounge, in Formby Village, met up and took a convoy of Taxi Cabs, provided by Worldclass Travelling Ltd, aka L37Bus, to see the game, in Tottenham match, in the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid, Spain. You can see...

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We are sad to report that the Author Tommy Donbavand has died

IF you have not already heard, the author at Scream Street, Tommy Donbavand, who came from Liverpool has died. He has sadly lost his battle with caner, despite putting up a considerable...

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Liverpool's Baltic Triangle to become the brand new and exclusive home of Bongo's Bing

THIS summer, an innovative purpose built venue is opening in the Cains Brewery Village. Content is a brand new project which will revolutionise the bustling area of Liverpool, continuing...

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Council offers couple chance to win a dream wedding at St George's Hall

DUST off your morning suit and get ready to buy a fancy hat, because Liverpool St George's Hall is about to make matrimonial history...

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The former Deputy PCC, Emily Spurrell, to run for Merseyside PCC

THE former Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, Emily Spurrell has recently announced her intention to run for the Labour nomination for the...

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Merseyrail stops printing receipts for customers in pledge to reduce paper waste

MERSEYRAIL have announced that it will stop automatically printing receipts for...

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Hugh Baird College Engineering students take a trip behind the scenes at energy giant, EDF Energy!

HUGH Baird College Level 3 Engineering students have taken a trip behind the scenes...

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Breakthrough controls stop phone fraudsters spoofing HMRC

NEW defensive controls deployed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have put an end to fraudster's spoofing the...

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North West Residents Need Digital Boost

MORE than ½ (56%) of North West residents lack the full essential digital skills set required for the modern workplace, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Consumer Digital...

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The TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show is Coming Back to Liverpool

THE TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show will return to the M&S Bank Arena from 28 December to 31...

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Abi Mannion from Prescot named a regional finalist in national writing competition

AN 11 year old from 'The Prescot School' in Prescot, has been named a regional finalist, for Merseyside, in the:- 'Explore Learning Writers' Awards...'

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Lec Medical manufacturing moves to Prescot

LEC Medical have told us that they are is delighted to announce that it will transfer its UK manufacturing site, from Buckley, in North Wales, to a purpose built facility, located within the main Glen Dimplex Headquarters, Prescot, Merseyside. Glen Dimplex is already a leading employer in the area and is the home to many well known consumer brands including:- Belling, Stoves...

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Are you running the Port Sunlight Road Race 2019
Photos by Paul Francis Cooper.

ALMOST 2,000 runners are gearing up to pull on their trainers and race their way round the picturesque setting of Port Sunlight Village in Wirral. Port...

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Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament 2019

HAVE you got your ticket for the Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament 2019 yet? The International Tournament has grown to become the longest running and largest tennis exhibition within Europe and has introduced many up and coming and established WTA and ATP players as they prepare for Wimbledon.  This year you have even more incentive to get your ticket, as the Number...

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3 Northern Mayor joins calls for rail public ownership of Northern Rail

THE Rail Union RMT have welcomed the call from Manchester, Andy Burnham...

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Penalty for disregarding D-Day Secrecy:- "Death for your Comrades!"
Poster with thanks to National Army Museum.

DESCRIPTION automatically generated:- 'Abram Games' was the official war poster artist during the 2nd World War. Installed in the War Office Public Relations Directorate in 1941, he was employed...

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Hugh Baird College gets students thinking about their future

HUGH Baird College recently held their annual Careers and Wellbeing Fair with big names such Siemens, Everton in the Community, HMRC, The...

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Cocoa House venue in Southport is planning to get lease of Life

WE have had a few local businesses and residents get in contact with us about a planning application on Lord...

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The UK announces 41 new Marine Conservation Zones

THE UK's leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), says it welcomes...

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Michael Bublé is heading to Liverpool this December!

THE Grammy award winning global megastar Michael Bublé has confirmed he is bringing his sell out tour to M&S Bank Arena Liverpool, on 3...

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Huntington's Disease Association to recognise local fundraisers incredible efforts

LOCAL fundraisers, Eli and Isaac Greer from Liverpool have been nominated for an award at the annual Volunteer...

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Annual Open Day for Merseyside Heritage Charity

THE Merseyside Transport Trust (MTT) will be holding its Annual Open Day event, on Sunday, 14 July 2019, to raise funds for the upkeep of its fleet of over 50 historic vehicles. This is a rare and unique opportunity to see the vast collection of buses (and a train) in various stages of restoration. The event is also aimed to...

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Can you help locate the next of kin of Cuthbert Miller?

MERSEYSIDE Police have issued an appeal for help to locate the next of kin of Cuthbert Miller, who sadly died aged 75, on Thursday, 23 May 2019. We are told that Mr Miller passed away of natural causes, at St George's Nursing Home in Wallasey. There are no suspicious circumstances. Anyone with information is asked to contact Coroner's Investigation Officer, James Martindale, on:- 0151 233 0129 or via...

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When is a van not a van - the definition could cost you dearly!

A recent ruling that not all vans are vans for tax purposes and are actually cars could give thousands of van drivers and their employers higher tax bills, say leading accounting and tax advisory form Blick Rothenberg. In a recent tax case involving Coca Cola, the Upper Tribunal (UT) has held that not all "vans" (in the common sense use of the word) are vans for tax purposes, but were held to be:- "multi purpose vehicles..."

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Liverpool kicks adults smoking out of kids' football

LIVERPOOL will be stubbing out smoking at children's football matches at the start of the next season thanks to a new campaign. Smokefree Sidelines Liverpool will see adults who attend Liverpool Youth Football League matches from 2019/20 being asked not to smoke or vape whilst they are watching matches or at training sessions. The campaign will be launched at the Anfield Sports Community Centre...

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Staff will be offered full wage rise and back pay in 'fantastic result' for GMB members

HOSPITAL staff have suspended strike action after a ₤400 million private outsourcing company agreed to give them a pay rise. The low paid workers who provide cleaning, porter and catering services at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals; were due to walk out, on Thursday, 30 May 2019. Outsourcing giant ISS Mediclean has now...

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Liverpool City Council and LCVS to host Liverpool Volunteer Show

IN a massive celebration of Volunteers Week 2019, over 70 of Liverpool's charity and voluntary organisations are coming together, at St George's Hall, Liverpool, on Wednesday, 5 June 2019. Liverpool Volunteer Show is being hosted in collaboration between LCVS (Liverpool Charity and Voluntary Services) and the Mayor of Liverpool. The intention of the event is to showcase the vibrant, important work happening...

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Mr Stinks is heading to Southport this August!

THIS summer Sam Bradshaw Productions has teamed up with 'Chickenshed' to present a brand new musical adaptation of David Walliams' acclaimed best selling book 'Mr Stinks.' The very kind, but lonely, 12 year, old Chloe, invites the homeless Mr Stink and his dog, the Duchess, to leave behind the wooden bench where they have taken up residence and secretly move into her family's shed. Matters become more complicated when...

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In Next Weeks Issue...


Southport Food Festival

Formby's former HM Coastguard Homes are being demolished

Ship and Anchor Pirate Charity Day for Southport Lifeboat...
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