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2019-07-20
 

Woman's body found within the back of an Ainsdale Property

ON Monday, 29 July 2019, Merseyside Police attended a property on Kenilworth Road, Ainsdale, near Southport, following reports of concern for the safety of an 88 year old woman, at around 7:20pm. Police Officers conducted a during which a woman's body was found...

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Mayor of Liverpool submits ₤230 million green deal bid to new Government

MAYOR of Liverpool Joe Anderson has submitted a bid to new Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a ₤230 million 'Green City Deal' to tackle climate change and boost the economy post-Brexit. The proposal would provide new skills and housing which would...

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Eldonians and Lord Mayor help raise funds for Dementia Centre in Kirkby

 

ME2U Centre in Kirby managed to raise a staggering ₤3,500 at a recent fundraising evening hosted by Tony McGann and the Eldonian Community. 1 of the owners, Rosie Whittington said:- "It was a..."

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Financial boost for environmental projects across Liverpool

Benefiting: Princes Park will receive some of the Section 106 funding

A  total of 9 projects which will improve green and open spaces across Liverpool are set to receive cash from planning agreements made with developers. The schemes, which have a total...

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Liverpool's Hospitals 'no place for alcohol' says new campaign

TAKING alcohol into Hospitals could be dangerous and is placing an unnecessary burden on...

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Advice for families getting a dog as puppy trade reports in Merseyside soar by 488%

THINKING of getting a puppy during the summer holidays? Be cautious if you're hoping to buy a dog instead of rescuing. The...

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Hugh Baird University Centre Graduate is a finalist for the 2019 Positive Awards

HUGH Baird University Centre Creative Make Up Design and Practice graduate, Andrew Manion, has won through to the final of...

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₤45,000 released to keep young people safe over autumn ½ Term

COMMUNITY groups which work to divert young people away from crime and anti-social behaviour during the busy Autumn ½ Term are being invited to bid for a small cash boost, thanks to...

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Record roadkill to help mammal conservation

WILDLIFE charity People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling on volunteers across Britain to record sightings of mammals, dead or alive, as part in its annual Mammals on Roads survey. PTES is asking families going on summer holidays or day trips, car sharing commuters and anyone else using Britain's roads, to record sightings of mammals...

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LIMF 2019 - Part 2

THESE are more photographs taken at the Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) that took place over 20 July to 21 July 2019, within...

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Don't miss The BIG Model and Hobby Show

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ON Saturday, 10 August 2019, the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre will be host to a brand new event. The BIG Model and Hobby Show will be taking place from 10am to 4pm, with a massive range of displays, including:- model railways, model boats...

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Liverpool's getting ready for a spectacular Bricklive Show!

BRICKLIVE is the UK’s largest interactive brick filled exhibition and it's coming to Exhibition Centre Liverpool, this October! Families will be able to access more than 2 million bricks, exclusive digital content and life sized professionally built...

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Facing a funding crisis for local Animal Rescue charity Freshfields Animal Rescue... Can you help?

 

FRESHFIELDS Animal Rescue is facing a funding crisis, which is threatening it's mission to rescue and re-home abused neglected and unwanted animals. Due to the never ending stream of distressed animals who need help, the local charity are always full to...

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Guards' set to strike again on Merseyrail

THE Rail Union RMT have confirmed a new batch of strike dates in a long running guards' and safety dispute on Merseyrail as the company has failed to deliver on the crucial issue of a safe method of train dispatch. As a result, the union's executive believes that at this stage we have no alternative, but to instruct our Merseyrail...

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Local artists work on sale at Wayfarers Arcade

THE Wayfarers Arcade on Lord Street, in Southport, is holding a pop up art display and sale of local artists work.  The sale is being run by the Southport group, Sefton Artists and it runs until....

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Charity to Spread its Message of Kindness Further with Help of Car Donation

A Merseyside charity is finding it a little easier to spread its message of kindness after being gifted a brand new Vauxhall Grandland X. Liverpool charity:- 'An Hour For Others' received the car from Lookers Vauxhall Liverpool...

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Is the Green paper a missed opportunity?

THE  UK Government has recently published a green paper on improving public health and preventing disease. A green...

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Miss Liverpool City Region 2019 at Miss England

THE Grand final of Miss England was held Newcastle, home of the reigning Miss England 2018, Alisha Cowie, at the Newbridge Hotel, from 31 July to 1 August 2019. This year the contest had more than 50 contestants taking part in the final selection, including our Miss Liverpool City Region 2019, Finley Unsworth. Sadly Finley did not make it through, but that will not be the end of of the journey for Finley, as she still has lots of events to cover as she continues her role as an ambassador doe our Region, as Miss Liverpool City Region at...

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Gulf between UK fracking industry and public opinion laid bare as less than 1 in 10 people say regulation of shale gas extraction is too strict

A major new public attitudes survey on fracking highlights the gulf between public opinion and those in the UK energy industry and Government hoping to persuade communities to support shale gas as a viable alternative energy source. People have low trust in the energy companies...

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North West children will rarely swim this summer

TO celebrate the re-launch of:- 'Fruity Water,' Capri Sun have partnered with Better to commission a deep dive survey into kids' swimming abilities across the UK. The survey reveals almost ½ of UK children under 10 are either unable to swim or afraid in the water (43%), with the perceived expense of swimming lessons voted the main obstacle preventing children from learning...

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Parent child parking bays causing confusion in the North West

DRIVERS in the North West are wrongly taking advantage of parent and child parking spaces, leaving mums and dads battling to find spaces with young children in tow. A new investigation by Confused.com reveals that more than 1 in 10 parent and child parking spaces, in the North West, are being misused. Researchers monitored dedicated spaces in supermarkets to find a shameful number of people misusing them; in fact, 11% of bays were being used by people without a child. And Confused.com isn't the...

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Full Programme Announced For Colours Festival Coming To Princes Park This Saturday

ORGANISERS of Colours, a new free family friendly festival coming to Princes Park this Saturday, have today announced the full programme. Live music, community organisations, street food, entertainment and attractions are on the line up, with a host of local talent and good causes promising to:- "celebrate what it is to be L8." Debuting for the 1st time at the ever regenerating Princes Park, this initiative is supported by:- The National...

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1940's Day at Southport's Botanic Gardens

SOUTHPORT'S Botanic Gardens played host to a 1940's themed day with vintage vehicles and living history displays.  The event was held on Saturday. 27 July 2019 and proved to be successful, despite the very heavy rain.  The event moved the dancing and singing under cover, but...

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Complaints data for every local authority in the North West area now available at click of a button

FOR the 1st time, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman's annual complaints details about every Council in the North West are now available in an easy to use interactive map. Every year the Ombudsman writes to each authority with details of the complaints and enquiries it has received, and the decisions it has made about those...

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