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2005-09-18 00:00:00  COMPETITION:- REPLACE YOUR NIGGLES WITH GIGGLES INTRODUCING THE DOVE BODYWASH NAKED TRUTH COMEDY TOUR
IT'S time to join forces and laugh away those everyday body blues. From tree trunk thighs to bingo wings we

2005-09-18 00:00:00  ATKINSON ART GALLERY:- PAINTING OF THE MONTH
ON Friday 30 September at 12.30, Jo Jones will give a talk about

2005-09-18 00:00:00 DAY TRIP FOR GARSTON CHURCH GOERS
OVER 50 senior citizens are looking forward to spending a day out in Southport, thanks to Co-operative Funeralcare. The funeral director, based in St Mary

2005-09-18 00:00:00 Cream Birthday... Saturday 8 October 2005
FOLLOWING the awesome sell out success of Creamfields, it appears our feet are just about ready for some full on dancing action again, and where better for it than at Cream

2005-09-18 00:00:00  THIERRY HENRY IS VOTED BEST GENUINE IMPORT
NEARLY a third of football fans have voted Thierry Henry the best genuine import for a British club in last season

2005-09-18 00:00:00 Film Review:- BEWITCHED
THIS film is centred on Nicole Kidman who plays Isobel Bigelow, who as a real witch wants to start a new life. Isobel Bigelow wants to be normal and settle down in suburbia, by using no magic and settling down with a normal man only to end up playing

2005-09-18 00:00:00 Europe united in crime crackdown
EUROPE'S top crime fighters were in Liverpool to reveal how they tackle crime in their cities. More than 20 crime and disorder experts took part in a 2-day conference called Cultures of Prevention which started on Thursday 15 September. They talked about

2005-09-18 00:00:00 UK UNEMPLOYMENT RISES; UK EMPLOYER JOBS CONFIDENCE BEGINS TO EASE
S UK unemployment figures released today show an increase in the number of people out of work, UK employers are showing signs of caution in their hiring intentions leading up to the end of the year, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook

2005-09-18 00:00:00 RECIPE ENTERED BY CROSBY GENTLEMAN MAKES IT THROUGH TO THE REGIONAL FINALS OF NATIONAL DESIGN A DISH COMPETITION
THE recipe designed by a local gentleman from Crosby has been selected from hundreds of entrants to make it through to the regional finals of a nationwide competition by Brewers Fayre to find a new regional dish to appear on a future Brewers Fayre menu.

2005-09-18 00:00:00 Sneak Preview:- Clipper Yachts set sail
YES, Sunday 18 September 2005 mark the start of the Clipper 05-06 Round The World Yacht race. These are a few shots of the day. More will follow in the next issue with a full report. To mark the start of the event the Mersey River Festival favorites, the

2005-09-18 00:00:00  Bullying amongst managers rockets as organisations in the North West fail to take action
BULLYING is rife across organisations in the North West according to research published today by the Chartered Management Institute. The survey, which questioned executives in public and private sector organisations, revealed that many senior managers are

2005-09-18 00:00:00 It's not too late to get pedalling for Breast Cancer Campaign!
BREAST Cancer Campaign's (BCC) annual Life Cycle challenge is taking place all over the country this October. If you haven't signed up yet, you still have time to join Chris Boardman, Olympic cycling champion and Footballers Wives star Chucky Venice to

2005-09-18 00:00:00  PEOPLE IN THE NORTH WEST NEEDED TO MAKE A LASTING DIFFERENCE TO POVERTY
TERRORISM, the environment and poverty are at the top of the North West's concerns for the world, according to a new MORI poll commissioned by international development charity VSO. 30% of people questioned in the North West said terrorism is among the

2005-09-18 00:00:00 Lawnmower
MERSEYSIDE could be celebrating this autumn after hundreds of consumers have been voting for their favourite 2005 Garden Machinery Dealer of the Year. Lawnmower Warehouse Stanley's, Southport, Merseyside has the chance of winning a cheque for

2005-09-18 00:00:00 TOP DIRECTOR WORKS WITH KIDS
TOP English actor Ian Hart is directing a film about binge drinking culture with Liverpool youngsters. The star, known for his role as Professor Quirrel in the Harry Potter film, The Philosopher's Stone, and as John Lennon in the film Backbeat, is now

2005-09-18 00:00:00 A unique outdoor theatrical event brings a derelict street in Anfield back to life
THE Harmony Suite is a large-scale documentary theatre production by Collective Encounters, exploring challenging themes of urban renewal and regeneration. With an ensemble cast of 17 actors, The Harmony Suite brings performance, music and multimedia

2005-09-18 00:00:00 Adopting the Southport Community
BLACKBURN Diocesan Adoption Agency is getting out into the community to hold an adoption

2005-09-18 00:00:00  HOME FRONT PRESERVES MEMOIRS OF WWII HISTORY IN NORTH WEST
AN innovative project recording the memoirs of deaf people who lived during WWII and an extensive educational program including a stage production and exhibition will prove enduring reminders of the efforts of those who served on the home front in the

2005-09-18 00:00:00 Search For A Star:- NORTH WEST FINAL 2005
THE British Resort

2005-09-18 00:00:00 Southport Air Show 05
THIS years Pleasureland Southport Air Show started on a wet note on Saturday 10 September. Lots of the aircraft could not fly due to the weather conditions through out the country and also over Southport. The long gaps where filled with by acrobatic

2005-09-18 00:00:00 Play in Hospital Week:- Bring your Teddy for a health check!
AS part of Play in Hospital Week, there is to be an open afternoon at the Children's Outpatient Department at Ormskirk & District General Hospital, when children of all ages are invited to bring their teddy for a health check! The 'Teddy Clinic' will be

2005-09-12 00:00:00  Crosby Street Music Festival
ON a sunny Sunday, 4 September 2005, in the hart of Crosby, locals came in to see the local bands, dancers and solo performers who had set up shop in the towns bars, clubs and also on the streets. They where also joined by a fun fair and face painters.

2005-09-12 00:00:00  Clippers get a friendly Liverpool welcome
ON Saturday 3 September 2005, some of the Clipper fleet came into the Mersey after setting of from Holyhead the day before. The teams where greeted from the Canning river entrance by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Alan Dean after spending 40 minutes on the

2005-09-12 00:00:00 THE NORTH WEST AIR AMBULANCE ATTENDS A SERIOUS ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISION IN SCARISBRICK
ON Thursday 8 September, the North West Air Ambulance (NWAA) received a call at 3.59pm to attend a serious road incident on Gorsuch Lane in Scarisbrick, Lancashire.

2005-09-12 00:00:00 PCG SIDECAR RACING TEAM LATEST
DO NOT miss the PCG Sidecar team who are racing this week at Aintree on the 17 September 2005. Te day will be full of Motorbike racing and sidecar racing... Lots of action and you might even get to meet the teams! If you can not make that one, well on

2005-09-12 00:00:00  LARKS IN THE PARK
THE event that launched the career of Echo and the Bunnymen two decades ago is back. Larks in the Park Revisited is a re-run of the popular 80s event and will take place on Sunday 25 September in Sefton Park Palm House. The free art and music showcase

2005-09-12 00:00:00  COMPETITION:- Week 2... ALL
THE Chapel Brook Brewsters restaurant on Wilson Road in Tarbock, Liverpool has become the Chapel Brook Brewers Fayre as part of a

2005-09-12 00:00:00  KIDS SET FOR VIRTUAL WORLD TOUR
THOUSANDS of school children will be living a virtual life on the ocean waves for the next 11 months. Every school in Liverpool is being invited to use a special internet classroom to follow the Clipper 05-06 Round the World Yacht Race, which starts from

2005-09-12 00:00:00  Students to score in front of 40,000
PERFORMING arts students from across Merseyside are set to score a hit in front of 40,000 football fans this weekend. The 100 youngsters will provide the pre-match and half time entertainment on the pitch at Goodison Park this Saturday, 10 September,

2005-09-12 00:00:00  CO-OP BUILDING BRIDGES IN LIVERPOOL
COMMUNITY Project Seeks To Bring Young and Old Together. Employees at Co-op Travel in Liverpool are calling on young and old to help build bridges within the community. Co-op Travel plans to launch its

2005-09-12 00:00:00 DONOR REGISTER:- STILL TIME TO JOIN THE 1 MILLION CHALLENGE
JUST over 50,000 more "lifesavers" are needed to help the NHS Organ Donor Register reach its goal of adding 1 million new registrations during its 10th anniversary year. With less than 1 month of the national challenge to go, UK Transplant is urging every

2005-09-12 00:00:00 GIANT BANANA ENCOURAGES PUBLIC TO HAVE THEIR SAY IN HEALTH
A GIANT banana will be touring the North West in an eye-catching bid to encourage local people to play their part in shaping the National Health Service.

2005-09-12 00:00:00  Charity Premieres GOAL!
KICK It Out, the organisation aimed at tackling racism in football, has joined forces with the great new football movie GOAL! to raise awareness of the issue of racism through sport. Premiership clubs across the country will be screening charity premieres

2005-09-12 00:00:00  FREE MAPS FOR 11 YEAR OLDS
SURVIVAL expert Ray Mears is supporting an initiative by Britain's national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, to provide free maps for every 11 year old in the country. The television presenter shot to fame through programmes such as World of Survival,

2005-09-12 00:00:00 Creator of Liverpool's Klondyke Estate arts event nominated for national award
LIVERPOOL

2005-09-12 00:00:00  BACK TO CYBERSPACE SAFETY SCHOOL
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2005-09-12 00:00:00  Find a wiser way to travel during TravelWise Week
MERSEYSIDERS are being urged to get active, go green and make a pledge in a bid to boost the environment. TravelWise Week, being held between 18 and 25 September, takes place in all corners of the Merseyside region and is being launched by Merseyside

2005-09-12 00:00:00 LIKE FATHER, LIKE SONS, SAYS RACING LEGEND MANSELL
19 YEARS after scoring his first Formula 1 victory at Brands Hatch, racing legend Nigel Mansell has passed his Advanced Driving Test with the IAM and for good measure, so have his 2 sons, Leo Mansell, 20 and brother Greg, 17.

2005-09-12 00:00:00  FIRM GIVES LIVERPOOL TOP MARKS FOR BUSINESS SUPPORT
TAECANET Ltd has made significant strides into the provision of e-base learning for schools across the UK through effective use of the business support network that Liverpool has to offer. Taecanet Ltd was attracted to Liverpool because of the strong

2005-09-12 00:00:00  Incapacity benefit numbers boosted by job shortages in Merseyside
AREAS in Merseyside have some of the highest percentages of working age people claiming incapacity benefit in the UK, according to a new report. Liverpool, St. Helen

2005-09-12 00:00:00  Ethnic Minority Businesses contribute up to
ETHNIC minority businesses in the Northwest contribute up to

2005-09-12 00:00:00  Calling all poets
BUDDING poets should put pen to paper for Warrington Central Library and Museum's poetry event as they could be in with a chance of reciting their work in public. Poets can take their inspiration from the theme for the event, 'What are your dreams for

2005-09-12 00:00:00  WHAT DO PEOPLE DO OVER A COFFEE IN THE NORTH WEST
THE official scoop is that people in the North West like to get together to discuss the local scandal and gossip over a cup of coffee. This was revealed in a new survey commissioned by the Macmillan Cancer Relief for their World

2005-09-12 00:00:00  Atkins supports launch of North West traffic officer service
6 September 2005 marked the launch of the Highways Agency

2005-09-12 00:00:00  SOUTHPORT WEEKENDER 37
YES it is back again, the Southport Weekender is Europe

2005-09-12 00:00:00 Air Show Report Next Week
DO NOT miss next weeks edition. Stunning shots of Southport's Air Show taken on Saturday and on Sunday as well as full report.

2005-09-04 00:00:00  Taking learning to another dimension
SPACEPORT, Merseyside

2005-09-04 00:00:00  Southport Fc v Burton Albion Fc
ON Monday 29 August 2005, Southport returned to Haig Avenue after securing a draw at Kidderminster last Saturday. They again left out Terry Fearns and retained Neil Robinson and Steve Daly up front. The home side, in front of a disappointing attendance

2005-09-04 00:00:00  YOUNG SEFTON ARTISTS INVITED TO EXHIBIT ON THE IRISH SEA
IRISH Sea Express.com, the new fast-ferry link from Liverpool to Dublin, has teamed up with the Tate Gallery to invite talented young artists from the Sefton area to have their work displayed on board

2005-09-04 00:00:00  Learn to use Sign Language.
SIGNING starts in September... classes in Practice Makes Perfect "Marian Centre". Bath St North from Monday 12 September at 6pm-8pm

2005-09-04 00:00:00  CREAMFIELDS 05 (Report and photographs by Dionne Ankrah)
WHAT a night! The annual Creamfields Festival rocked at the old airfield so it

2005-09-04 00:00:00  Making Merseyside
MERSEYSIDE Road Safety Camera Partnership, which aims to reduce the number of deaths and injuries on our roads

2005-09-04 00:00:00  European football for both Merseyside clubs brings extra Airport business
THIS WEEK Management at Liverpool John Lennon Airport are looking forward to the prospect of both Liverpool and Everton Football Clubs having good runs in Europe this season, with the teams and many supporters from both clubs flying via the Airport.

2005-09-04 00:00:00  Search For A Star, Heat 3
THE Southport Arts Centre witnessed one of the most amazing evenings as the final heat for this years North West Search For A Star came to a close. The judges had a very hard dissension to make and the points where extremely close, for the third week

2005-09-04 00:00:00  LOCAL COMPANIES OFFER A HELPING HAND TO SAMARITANS
A number of local companies have worked together to provide and install a new heating and hot water system in the Samaritans office in Warrington.

2005-09-04 00:00:00  INVITATION TO THE DANCE
THERE'S a chance to dance in Dovecot next Tuesday, at an event organised by Co-operative Funeralcare.

2005-09-04 00:00:00 
A Domestic Violence Conference is being held on 14 September, at Pacific Road Birkenhead. The conference will launch the first family safety unit in the Wirral; which will be the first in the Northwest; as well as launch the Wirral

2005-09-04 00:00:00  Flower Show Pictures Part 2
THIS is part 2 of the Southport Flower Show pictures. More images will be added on Liverpool Reporter very soon as well as video and free screen saver. Photographs by our editor Patrick Trollope. To see last weeks click here.

2005-09-04 00:00:00 A Skill in Design for Life
A group of seven students from Myerscough College

2005-09-04 00:00:00  Community allotment opened
KEEN gardeners are set to benefit from a community allotment, which was officially opened in Battery Lane, Woolston last week.

2005-09-04 00:00:00  Night time revellers to get on-street treatment
A pioneering mobile medical unit to treat the walking wounded is to be located in Liverpool city centre late at night to ease pressure on paramedics and hospital staff.

2005-09-04 00:00:00  GEARING UP FOR GOSPEL
WARM up your voices for a night out with a difference - guaranteed to fill your heart with soul and put a spring in your step.

2005-09-04 00:00:00  LOCAL LIFESAVING HERO REACHES SEMI-FINALS OF NATIONAL BRAVERY AWARDS
A Paramedic from Halewood, Liverpool, who saved a young boy who had been hit by a car, could be on her way to 10 Downing Street to be congratulated by the Prime Minister after being named a Semi-finalist in the Vodafone Life Savers Awards 2005.

2005-09-04 00:00:00 SWITCHED ON THIS WEEK - THE BEST BITS ON UK TV
1. The Road to 9/11 Channel 4 Saturday 8pm; Inside 9/11 National Geographic Sunday & Monday 9pm; The Man Who Predicted 9/11 Channel 4 Monday 9pm; Marking the fourth anniversary of 9/11, Channel 4 examines the history of the troubles in the Middle East and

2005-09-04 00:00:00 RAF Millom Museum Heritage Open Days
ON the 8 September to the 11 September 05 the RAF Millom Museum are taking part in the the Heritage Open Days and we welcome you to visit the museum during this period, admission to the museum is free during the Heritage Open Days. The Museum is open from

2005-09-04 00:00:00  Mathew St Music Festival, Photos Part 1


2005-09-04 00:00:00 ECO-ARTS FESTIVAL LOOKS TO INSPIRE, UPLIFT AND EDUCATE
PLANS for a major Eco-Arts festival at one of the country

2005-09-04 00:00:00  LIVERPOOL HERITAGE OPEN DAYS
FREE events from 8 September to 11 September 2005 with National Museums Liverpool. The group is running free events for Heritage Open Days from Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 September 2005. The busy programme includes talks by architectural historian Joseph

2005-09-04 00:00:00  COMPETITION:- ALL
THE Chapel Brook Brewsters restaurant on Wilson Road in Tarbock, Liverpool has become the Chapel Brook Brewers Fayre as part of a

2005-09-04 00:00:00 THE SOUND OF TRIUMPH
ONCE again, Liverpool's Mathew St Music Festival, the 13th, proved a roaring success, drawing huge crowds of all ages from the very young to pensioners and from near and far. This festival is seen in such high regard that there were bands' representatives

 
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