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Checking for Natterjack Toads - Formby - Merseyside - 2021

THIS year, as the weather gets better and Covid19 Restrictions ease up, a reminder to all dog walkers and people with children visiting Formby Point, on the Merseyside Coastline, been asked to take extra care to help save the areas many protected species. Devils Hole is just 1 of the many fantastic and unique breeding spots of the Natterjack Toad. The National Trust is reminding all visitors, locals, and tourists that it is a...


Protest over Port of Liverpool's role in deforestation

THE Save Rimrose Valley campaign joined protestors from Biofuelwatch and Extinction Rebellion outside...


Junior sports teams in Southport invited to win a new strip
Photograph by Daniel Tidbury.

All junior sports clubs can enter pic credit Daniel Tidbury

UNDER 16 sports clubs within Southport are being given the chance to win a brand new team strip to celebrate the lifting of lockdown. As junior...


Les Misérables returns to the Liverpool Empire Theatre, January 2022

LES MISERABLES TOUR The Barricade Helen Maybanks
Photo by:- Helen Maybanks.

CAMMERON Mackintosh is delighted to announce full touring dates for the UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed production of the Boublil and...


Historic 1912 picture house seeks operator for silver screen romance

THE deadline is fast approaching for interested parties to submit expressions of interest to operate the...


Lovell Homes launches a campaign to save bees

NATIONAL housing developer Lovell Homes launched a campaign to celebrate World Earth Day, on 22 April 2021 and help save the bees by...


Bob Cootes, Marches for Maggie's and Raises an Incredible ₤1,138 for the centre in memory of wife Doreen

BOB Coote of Little Neston, took on an incredible challenge in the month of March 2021...


musicMagpie's Admission to AIM and gets a Green Economy Mark Accreditation

THE online 2nd hand gadget vendor and music seller, musicMagpie (AIM: MMAG), a leading re-commerce...


Top magicians line up to re-open Liverpool's M&S Arena with a spectacular and very dangerous magic show

SHONE Productions are bringing a spectacular magic show, which is set to be the...


Measures to boost safety on:- 'All Lane Running' Motorways accelerated

THE UK's Transport Secretary confirms technology to spot stopped vehicles will be in place before any new stretch of:- 'All Lane Running' Motorway is opened Pledge comes as Highways England publishes report detailing progress made to boost safety, while setting out ways in which improvements will be sped up 2015 to 2019 figures show fatal casualties are less likely on:- 'All Lane Running' Motorways than conventional ones. Every new:- 'All Lane Running' (ALR) Motorway will open with technology in place to spot stopped or broken down vehicles...


Liverpool gets ready for The 1st Dance
Photograph by:- Anthony Mooney - Circus 2018.

THE 1st nightclub event to take place in the UK in more than a year is coming to Liverpool, on Friday, 30 April 2021 and Saturday, 1 May 2021...


Strawberry Field creates exciting job training opportunities for people across the City with:- 'Steps at Strawberry Field's

THE Steps to Work programme at Strawberry Field is evolving to become 'Steps at...'


Car flips onto roof after bus crash in Southport Town Centre

Photo by:- Michelle and Richard.

MERSEYSIDE Fire and Rescue Service attended a road traffic collision involving a single decker bus and a car, next to the War Memorial, London...


Southport BID has appointed Luke Randles as its new Business Engagement Manager

Southport BID appoints Luke Randles as new Business Engagement Manager

LUKE started his role on Monday, 19 April 2021, and is looking forward to connecting with local businesses. His initial tasks will include...


Does Southport's Bold Street need to be 1 way?

SOUTHPORT Town Centre residents are asking if a 1 way system should be put in to place on Bold Street, due to many close calls on the section between Stanley Street and...


Police Generally responded well to the exceptional circumstances of the Pandemic

OVERALL the Police service responded well to the challenge of policing the Covid19 Pandemic, a report has said:- "Based on an inspection of policing between March and November 2020, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) said that although there..."


Merseyside householders losing up to ₤400 a year to leaky loos

LEAKING toilets could be hitting Merseyside householders in the pocket and putting the region's precious environment under needless strain, according to a new campaign by United Utilities. The claim follows research which reveals that whilst 59% of people in Merseyside were confident they could tell that their loo was leaking, when...




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