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2019-06-29
 

Sam author, international tennis player and coach gives talk at Sphynx Tennis Club

SAMUEL Jelloh is originally from Sierra Leone and is now living and working in Southport, a world a way from the slums of 1 of the poorest countries in the world. Recently Sam, as he is known mostly as, has released a book about his life, that details of how as a teenager, he was caught up in the horrors of the civil war, after he became the flag bearer for his country at the...

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18th Edition of the Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament 2019 - Part 2

THE 18th Edition of the Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament 2019 ran over 19 June to 23 June 2019, at Liverpool Cricket Club. The Tournament...

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Liverpool stands on ceremony for Vitality Netball World Cup

THE Vitality Netball World Cup's opening ceremony is set to be a celebration of the world in 1 City; with its distinct Liverpool twist beamed to a global audience. Due to its reputation for staging...

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Bin It! Schools tour encourages Liverpool students to keep their environment litter free

THE award winning drama based education programme, Bin it!, which educates students about responsibility and litter, visited Liverpool this week as part of its annual nationwide tour of...

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Celebrating Liverpool's Windrush generation

Home Truths: Liverpool actors Kel Nkondock and Dorcas Sebuyange in a scene from Marjorie Morgan's Windrush play Home from Home.

LIVERPOOL will premiere a major new play this week as part of a series of celebrations and reflections about the City's Windrush Generation. Home from Home has been penned...

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Make way for MakeFest

Shaker Maker: A scene from last year's MakeFest.

LOOKING for a creative way to spend your weekend? Then look no further than Liverpool Central Library, because this Saturday, 29 June 2019, it will be bursting with bright sparks and brilliant ideas. The hugely popular MakeFest gathering is returning to...

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Liverpool looks for views on blueprint for City Centre growth

Vision: Public consultation on future development of Liverpool's Upper Central area is to begin in mid-July

A newly branded area of Liverpool, with potential to create 2.5million sq ft of new development space creating an estimated 7,000 jobs over the coming decade, is to be launched next month. Upper Central; covering 56 acres in the heart of Liverpool City Centre...

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'Voice of Liverpool' to Star in Prescot Festival Closing Weekend

A Merseyside arts festival draws to a close with the singing sensation known as the:- 'Voice of Liverpool' on Sunday, 30 June 2019. Mezzo-soprano Danielle Louis Thomas joins the...

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'MACMILLAN MILE' walking events for people living with cancer return to Merseyside

ANYONE affected by cancer is being invited to take part in a:- 'Macmillan Mile' walk which return to Merseyside next month to raise awareness of the charity's local services. Macmillan Cancer Support is staging 2, 1 mile walks in Crosby and Birkenhead, which are completely free and open to all ages and abilities. The 2 evening events also aim to highlight the benefits...

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Miss Liverpool City Region attended It's A Knockout for ZoŽ's Place

SINCE being crowned Miss Liverpool City Region 2019, Finley Unsworth has been having quite a busy time. After attending several events including the Liverpool International Tennis the day before, Finley took part in the 4 It's A Knockout Challenge, for ZoŽ's Place, on 22 June 2019, to battle it out to become the It's a Knockout 2019 Champion and raise money for the Children's Hospice, so that they can continue to...

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PAT dogs on the STROKE ward

MUFFIN and Scout have visited both Ormskirk and Southport Hospitals during:- 'Take your dog to work day.' Both fully trained:- 'pets as therapy' (PAT) dogs, they visited patients on the...

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Arts and Culture is Revolutionising Care Homes in the UK

CREATIVITY is being used to support residents' mental and physical health, with research showing how art can even help treat dementia. Care Homes across the country are...

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MPs nominate local NHS heroes to win North West awards

2 local health professionals and a mental health initiative have been named as North West Regional winners in the NHS Parliamentary Awards, after local MPs nominated them for their outstanding...

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87% of drivers can't stick to 20mph speed limit

FIGURES that have been released by the Department for Transport have revealed that sticking to a 20mph limit is too much for 87% of drivers.  But some might ask:- "why do 'buffer zone' exist" and the answer is quite simple, its to help improve driver safety, as...

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Almost ½ of Southport residents consider shopping a form of exercise!

FOR many of us, it's our wallets that get the workout when we go shopping, but it seems Brits consider a visit to the shops a form of exercise in itself...  Recent...

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Marine Conservation Society launches month long Plastic Challenge Detox

THE Marine Conservation Society's (MCS) annual:- 'Plastic Challenge' starts on Monday, 1 July 2019 and some big names are taking part.  It's a national campaign to get the public to sign up to avoid single use plastic as much...

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Brazilica Announce 2019's Film Festival Programme

BRAZILICA organizers Liverpool Carnival Company is delighted to announce the return of its popular Film Festival for 2019, bringing the very best of Brazilian cinema to venues across Liverpool.  Film buffs can enjoy 5 films celebrating Brazilian life and culture, which will be screened at various venues across the City from 18 July to 30 July 2019. Brazilica Film Festival will begin at Metal, on Thursday, 18 July with the 2018 drama Rust. 2 high school students Tati and Renet share an instant connection over social media that deepens during a class trip. Rust...

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Make summer childcare costs easier with Tax Free Childcare

WORKING parents could be entitled to Tax Free Childcare worth up to ₤2,000 per child per year to pay towards regulated Holiday Clubs during the School Holidays. Parents can choose from more than 68,000 childcare providers that have signed up, including school and summer camps across the country. If parents pay into their Tax Free Childcare account regularly, they can 'save up' their money and use it for childcare during School holidays. For every ₤8 that families pay in, the UK Government will make a top up payment of an...

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Elegant Hospice Ball hailed massive success

THE 1st St Joseph's Hospice Midsummer Night Ball was a real triumph, according to the Hospice, raising thousands of pounds for the Thornton based charity. Some of its newest business supporters helped to launch what it regards as the most stylish and elegant event in its fundraising calendar.  The Hospice's fundraising team were so delighted with the event that they have snapped up the same venue, the Crowne Plaza in Liverpool, for next year's Midsummer Ball, which will be held, on Friday, 19 June 2020. The Hospice was overwhelmed by the support shown from so many...

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North West firms' confidence on the rise

COMPANIES in the North West report higher confidence in their business prospects, up 6 points to 25%, and higher economic optimism, which rose 1 point to 14%. Together, this gives an overall confidence of 20%. Businesses' hiring intentions show a net balance of 4% of businesses in the Region expect to hire more staff during the next year, down 12 on last month.  Across the UK, overall confidence grew 3 points to 13% as firms' confidence in their own prospects grew 5 points to 22%, while their economic optimism also grew by 3 points to 5%. The Business Barometer...

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This edition is dedicated to Martin Snape

WE are all saddened to hear about the passing of Martyn Snape. Martin was a well known and well liked local press photographer, who had worked for the Champion Newspaper Series, within Sefton and West Lancashire  for many years. Martyn passed away peacefully on Monday, 24 June 2019, in Queenscourt Hospice, in Southport, following a short illness, aged 65. Our thoughts go out to his family and also to his friends and colleagues...

 

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