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The hospitality industry is now able to start opening up again within England

FOR those within the hospitality industry, the 12 April 2021 could not have come sooner as both pubs and restaurants started to open. The good weather made opening outdoors better than many expected, but it is only step 2 of the Government's 'roadmap' out of lockdown. It will not be any earlier than 17 May 2021 that pubs and restaurants will be allowed to open indoors. But, with events starting up again and pubs and restaurants serving customers outdoor service, it has sparked a new...


Charity calls on politicians to fight for children to have safe and happy lives in the Liverpool City Region

A campaign has been launched by The Children's Society calling for candidates standing for election in the Liverpool...


Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Invites Bids for UK Community Renewal Fund

THE Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) is seeking bids from...


Morrisons to sow seeds of hope by giving away 25 million sunflowers to customers

MORRISONS is giving away 25 million sunflower seeds to customers in an effort to...


Southport Great Grandmother says:- 'Shop and Drop' to beat cancer

A Stalwart volunteer is urging people to help Southport's Cancer Research UK shop get back to the business of beating cancer as restrictions on non...


Jason Byrne revealed as is the headline comedian at Southport Comedy Festival 2021

JASON Byrne has been announced as the 1st headline comedian to star at the 2021 Southport Comedy Festival...


Dobbies celebrates National Tea Day with virtual tea event for Merseyside residents

DOBBIES, will be marking National Tea Day, on 21 April 2021, with an exclusive tea themed virtual event for...


3 Merseyside Charities Receive Share of ₤25K Cadent Foundation Grant After Customer Vote

LIVERPOOL disability charity, Greenbank, has been awarded a ₤3000 grant from the Cadent Foundation after being voted...


North West Air Ambulance Charity administers 100th blood transfusion

THE North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) has reached a significant milestone in its:- 'Blood on Board' project...


Formby Foresters?

HAVE you heard about Formby Foresters? This is a new Nursery for Pre-School children, but it is fully outdoors! Formby Foresters located within the private woodlands of Shorrocks Hill, on the junction of St Luke's Church Road, Lifeboat Road, Formby and uses part of the area set up by the outdoor adventure group, Go Explore. The idea is to help children to benefit from both mental and physical benefits that outdoor learning can offer. The children attending will get opportunities to try new activities...


New 'Nightingale Court' opens in Preston

PRESTON North End Football Club has kicked open its doors as a:- 'Nightingale Court' this week, joining the national effort to tackle the impact of Coronavirus on the criminal justice system. Located just a mile from the City's Combined Court Centre, the stadium will free up space for more jury trials there, by providing 2 additional Courtrooms at the ground. The rooms have been re-configured from their...


Liverpool travel team open their doors as holiday bookings soar

LEADING Liverpool travel agency have reopened their doors and are welcoming back customers after seeing a boom in holiday bookings as Lockdown eases. Barrhead Travel's Liverpool branch; opened their doors for the 1st time since last year and the team have been welcoming back customers in person as local holidaymakers rush to book their 1st Post Pandemic...


A 3rd of UK households to move home as Covid19 set to change where Britons live

MILLIONS of us are set to move home permanently, as a consequence of the Pandemic, citing remote working as the facilitator and quality of life as the ambition, according to new research by property developer Romal Capital. The national survey of 2,000 households found that 31% are planning to change their living...


Man jailed for assaulting Police Officers and Security Worker

A 35 year old man has been jailed for 6 months after punching a security guard and assaulting 3 Police Officers, following a British Transport Police investigation. Thomas John Murphy, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to:- assault, criminal damage and 3 counts of assaulting an emergency worker. He was sentenced to 6 months...



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