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2019-08-10
 

The Big Model and Hobby Show 2019

THE 1st BIG Model and Hobby show took place on Saturday, 10 August, at the Southport Theatre, Convention Centre. The horrid weather that has been cancelling events all over the UK, did not affect the show, which catered for all ages. The event had virtual model aircraft flying...

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Cannabis farm and weapons discovered in property in Southport

A cannabis farm with an estimated street value of over ₤380,000 together with a deactivated rifle and 2 gas powered air weapons have been recovered from a property in Southport. Merseyside Officers attended at the property on Cemetery Road, at 11pm, on Thursday, 1 August 2019, to execute a warrant under...

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North West social enterprise Fusion21 develops innovative modular housing design

AN ambitious North West based national social enterprise is investing in an innovative modular house type that could have a major impact on the new homes Market and the environment. CoreHaus...

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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...

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Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals showing support for the LBGT+ community

NHS Rainbow Badges are now being worn by over 500 staff at Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust, to send a positive message of inclusion. Rainbow...

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All hands on deck at Central 12 Southport

ON Saturday, 3 August 2019, families of Southport jumped on board a 12ft pirate ship to listen to tales of the high seas told by a swashbuckling pirate. Captain Greybeard set his anchor in...

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Liverpool City Council's Licensing Enforcement Team in action

"DON'T get taken for a ride on match day!" That's the big message from Liverpool City Council's Licensing Enforcement Officers as the new football season kicks off. Each season the...

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Exclusive package holidays from Liverpool launched by LJLA

LIVERPOOL John Lennon Airport (LJLA) have launched Liverpool Airport Holidays, a new service offering tailor made packages to over 70 destinations flying direct...

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Andi Oliver to host chef demos at Albert Dock's new Food and Drink Festival

THE Royal Albert Dock Liverpool have expressed their excited at announcing that the award winning celebrity chef and broadcaster, Andi Oliver, will be hosting a...

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Southport Fire and Ambulance Station Blue Light Open Day 2019

THE joint Southport fire and Ambulance Station on the top end of Lord Street, on Manchester Road, Southport, held a free Open Day, on 10 August 2019. At the event were a range of local emergency service vehicles and support groups as well as the Southport branch of the...

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Warrington based DV8 Designs appointed to put Southport Market back on the map

THE skilled team DV8 Designs, based at Birchwood Park, have announced that they will partner again with Dawnvale Group...

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Meet the champions of the summer!

 

FANS will have the opportunity to meet their heroes during the School holidays, as Liverpool 1 promises to entertain the whole family with a programme of free events. Some of the England's most decorated champions; from the worlds of boxing, athletics and more; will be dropping in to meet fans, host skill sessions and share their stories of success. From...

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Ambulance service celebrates clinical excellence across Cheshire and Mersey

CELEBRATING those who have demonstrated the highest levels of patient care and innovation across Cheshire and Merseyside, North West Ambulance Service...

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Celebrating success with Liverpool's Adult Learning Service

The Graduates: Liverpool’s residents are a certified success

THEY have all been on a journey of self discovery, with Liverpool City Council's Employment and Skills team. They've stayed the course and are now ready for the next steps in their journeys following a special graduation ceremony. More than 40 adults converged on Toxteth's Granby Adult Learning Centre to receive...

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Next of kin appeal for John Feely

LIVERPOOL'S Coroner's Office is trying to trace the next of kin of John Feely, 70, who sadly died at his home address, in Nedens Grove, Lydiate, on Tuesday, 6 August 2019.  His death is not being treated at suspicious. If you knew John, his family or friends and could help locate them, please contact Coroner's Office on:- 0151 777 1921 or HM Coroner's Office on:- 0151 934 2746...

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Letters to the Editor:- "Lost contact with an old friend."

"I'M looking to find an old friend who I lost contact with and wondered if your readers could help me? She is called Julie, but goes by the name of Juelz. She has an older daughter called jasmine and 2 sons, Levi and Rico. She is from Southport and was living there 6 years ago when we lost touch. We met on holiday in Turkey about 8..."

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Launch of the Wellbeing and Mental Health Texting Service

PEOPLE in Lancashire who may be experiencing issues affecting their wellbeing will soon be able to access support through a confidential texting service that is launching in September 2019.  Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust's Wellbeing and Mental Health Helpline is excited to announce that its service is expanding and will soon be...

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₤10,000 grant available for Healthy Heart projects for communities in Granada Region

COMMUNITY groups across the Granada Region that help local people look after their hearts can now apply for a Regional grant up to ₤10,000, thanks to national charity Heart Research UK and the Subway® brand. The Heart Research UK and Subway® Healthy Heart Grant is available for new and innovative projects that...

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Letters to the Editor:- "Dancing Carers in Southport"

"HI, my husband and I visited Southport yesterday. The renovations are amazing and we and lots of other people had a very enjoyable day out. We were looking over from the Pier to where there was a coffee / drinks and food place, with lots of people sitting outside and live music a guitarist playing a lot of 60's etc. Then I spotted an amazing wonderful thing some Carers, in brown uniforms, had brought some ladies down from a Care Home and they were..."

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Racist chants on board train from Blackpool to Liverpool

BRITISH Transport  Police Officers are releasing CCTV images after a report of racist chants being shouted on a train from Blackpool to Liverpool. The incident happened after 10pm, on Wednesday, 24 July 2019. A man is reported to have begun chanting racist slurs and using offensive language after boarding the train at Wigan North Western Station. Officers believe the person in the image may have information that could help their investigation. Anyone who knows him is asked to contact...

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Appeal after 88 year old woman dies following incident in Maghull

MERSEYSIDE  Police have launched an investigation after an elderly woman fell and died following an arson attack on a car at an adjoining property, in Maghull, at 1am, on Monday, 5 August 2019. Emergency services had received to say a black Land Rover Discovery car had been set on fire, on Highgate Road, by 2 men, who used fireworks to ignite the vehicle. It is believed the offenders then returned to a car parked in nearby Oakhill Road and made off from the area...

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Mental health of more than 68,000 children in Cheshire and Merseyside in danger of being sidelined under NHS changes

68,632 children in Cheshire and Merseyside who have been abused or neglected could be sidelined by Mental Health Services as a result of changes being introduced by the NHS, NSPCC research suggests. The charity is now calling on NHS England to set out how it will prioritise the needs of vulnerable children and for more transparency over how Mental Health Services...

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Miss Liverpool City Region 2019 comments about the Miss England Competition's Finals

SADLY, our 2019 Miss Liverpool City Region did not gain the title of Miss England or nor come 2nd or 3rd, but we are all extremely proud of her and her achievements. To put this in to perspective, this year had the highest number of entries nationally that the contest has ever had...

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Next of kin appeal for John Chidwick

MERSEYSIDE  Police have issued an appeal on behalf of Liverpool's Coroner, following the death of John Chidwick, who was aged 66 when he passed away at his home address, in Claremont Road, Wavertree, Liverpool.  There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death that...

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Man's body found in the River Alt

MERSEYSIDE  Police have confirmed that enquiries are underway following the discovery of a man's body in the River Alt in the Melling area, on Friday, 9 August 2019. we are told that emergency services were called at around 7am and have been working to identify the male..

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Appeal to find the next of kin of Robert Marsh

THE Coroner's Investigation Officer, Paula White, has issued an appeal for help in tracing the next of kin Robert Marsh, 45, who has sadly died. Mr Marsh, we are told, passed away at his home, on New Ferry Road, Wirral, on Friday, 2 August 2019. He was originally from the Basingstoke area...

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Thousands of disabled people benefitting from workplace funding

THOUSANDS of disabled people in the North West are being supported by the Access to Work scheme, as new figures reveal 4,630 people received the life changing grant in 2018. Government spending on the...

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Access to work support gives Liverpool woman a permanent job

1 person to benefit from Access to Work support is 21 year old, Melissa Durney, from Walton, who managed to gain much needed workplace experience through the scheme. Melissa, who is Autistic, was able to take up the opportunity of a supported internship with the Marriott Hotel while she...

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5 people interviewed as part of investigation into LFC ticket fraud conspiracy

3 men and 2 women have been interviewed after 8 warrants were executed by officers investigating a conspiracy to fraudulently purchase and sell tickets to hundreds of fans for Liverpool FC home games.  Officers from Merseyside  Police executed...

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Fab Four's 'Holy Grail' performance takes centre stage

THE Liverpool's British Music Experience (BME) is set to screen astonishing missing believed wiped tapes from television performances from The Beatles and other legendary acts. On Saturday, 24 August 2019, the Cunard Building venue will showcase what has been hailed as the...

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Former Prison Officer from Birkdale has been jailed for drugs offences

A former Prison Officer has been jailed for a total of 5 years, 4 months, on Tuesday, 6 August 2019, for drugs offences. The jailing of 31 year old, Phillip Meadows, followed a joint investigation between North West Regional Organised Crime Unit...

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