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Locals even more
puzzled as Definitive Map Modification Orders added to St Luke's Church Road
EVER since property developer,
Mike McComb, who owns the multimillion pound mansion Firwood Hall resurfaced the
road part of St Luke's Church Road, installed gates, drainage and landscaping at
his own expense, people have been confused as to if it was a public right of
way, or not. For a long time signs have been shown saying that it is a:-
"Private road. Unauthorised vehicles not permitted" along the road that
Mr McComb said was previously in:- 'appalling condition' until his
make over. Many locals would agree to that statement...
The last of the
Debenhams stores close
AFTER over 200 years on the high
street, Debenhams will close its doors on for good, and that included the
Debenhams retail outlet in...
sinkhole opens up again in Formby Village
A very small sinkhole has
appeared again on Chapel Lane, Formby, on the pedestrian crossing, outside the
Iceland Store. Sefton...
Dobbies hosts bee
brilliant virtual event with Neal's Yard Remedies to celebrate World Bee Day
with Merseyside customers
DOBBIES, the UK's leading garden
centre retailer, is marking World Bee Day 20...
in Aintree warehouse creates 25 new jobs
PREVENTATIVE healthcare company
PAM Group has doubled the warehouse
capacity for its specialist retail business with a ₤3m investment in new
Campaigner Praises MPs Office for 'Very Helpful' response
SOUTHPORT MP, Damien Moore, is urgently pursuing
funding to clean up and improve a lake, in Southport...
ONE Foundation celebrates ₤2.5M worth of grants on Mental Health Awareness Week
AWARD winning retail and leisure
destination Liverpool ONE has awarded local...
Children's Charity Embassy launches at Pleasureland
THE world's 1st ever charity
embassy will open in Southport, on 1 June 2021, as part of a joint initiative..
volunteers to call sad and suicidal slavery survivors
46 year old Alison Winter
volunteers as a telephone befriender for City Hearts in Liverpool. International
charity City Hearts supports survivors...
Our 1st look at
the East Float at Wirral Waters
ON 10 May 2021 we visited Wirral
Waters, a large ₤4.5bn, 500 acre site, comprising former dockland, in
Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, which Peel L&P inherited following the
acquisition of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Company back in 2005.
House by Urban Splash and Peel L&P have unveiled a new image showing the
future of East Float, a new community that will form part of the Northbank
neighbourhood at Wirral Waters, Merseyside. A 30 year strategy which will see
the dock site become 1 of the largest regeneration projects in the UK. The
project is supported by Central Government and was designated Enterprise Zone
status in 2011, and is 1 of the 1st 4 Enterprise...
Take part in
Together We Walk, in celebration, in love, in reflection, to help people with
MAGGIE'S Merseyside is encouraging people to walk 5k (3.1
miles) on either the 12...
season is here... Time to get your feet wet!
BATHING water season is here again. This is the time
to get down to the beach and make the most of the beautiful coastline we have on
our doorstep. After a tough year...
mental health and make a difference to your local area by volunteering with
AS National Mental Health Awareness Week comes to a
close this weekend, the Council's Green Sefton service is calling on people
Commissioner presents Merseyside Police with merit award for response to
MERSEYSIDE'S outgoing Police Commissioner has
presented Merseyside Police with a merit award to recognise the...
Leisure searches for 100s of new fitness team members and urges people of all
ages to apply
THE UK's leading health and fitness group David Lloyd
Leisure is looking to recruit hundreds of fitness trainers...
has taken the official oath to start term as Merseyside's next Police and Crime
EMILY Spurrell has taken her
official Oath of Office, at a ceremony to mark the start...
Formby's Commemoration 100 years since the formation of the Royal British Legion
ON 15 May 1921 at 9am 4 organisations joined together to form the British
At the Whitehall Cenotaph, on...
Delivers ₤150m Covid Recovery Fund on Day 1
THE Liverpool City Region economy
is set to benefit from a ₤150m Covid Recovery Fund Steve Rotheram announced on
day 1 of his 2nd term as Metro Mayor. Speaking as he signed his acceptance of
office as Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, the Mayor said that the next
tranche of the Combined Authority's devolved gain share funding would:-
"form the bedrock of our Covid..."
Nurses share their stories for International Nurses Day and reveal
their most rewarding roles
TO celebrate International Nurses Day, Fletchers
Solicitors have released interviews with 5 Nurses in their medical team, shining
a light on their incredible insights and experiences to paint a picture of what
it means to be a Nurse today. The Nurses revealed their motivations behind their...
British Red Cross
THE British Red Cross are calling
to businesses to sign up a team for the Rock 'n' Roll ½ Marathon, in Liverpool,
to raise money for the charity, which helps people in the UK and overseas get
the life changing support they need when crisis strikes. Organised by the Rock
'n' Roll Marathon Series, it is an iconic, sell out Marathon and ½ Marathon
across Liverpool City Centre, taking place on the 23...
across Liverpool to hold extra summer Food Collection for children and families
TESCO is to hold an extra UK wide Food Collection in
its stores to support children and families this summer. During the collection,
which will take place in large Tesco stores, from 15 to 17 July 2021 and in
Express stores, from 12 July to 28 August 2021, customers will be urged to
donate long life...
home? Customers may be eligible to claim tax relief in 2021/22
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is accepting
tax relief claims for working from home due to Coronavirus during
2021/22. More than 550,000 employed workers have already claimed and
are benefitting from the tax relief. If employed workers were told
to work at home by their employer because of...
urges local people to consider becoming a foster carer for local children this
Foster Care Fortnight
TO mark this year's Foster Care
Fortnight, Bradford Fostering, part of Bradford Metropolitan District Council,
is encouraging people in the area to make a positive lasting difference to
children and young people by becoming a foster carer. Foster Care Fortnight runs
until 23 May...
2 sentenced for
2 vandals who caused
damage to train stock have been sentenced following a British
Transport Police investigation. Kyle Mark Smith, aged 27, from
Birkenhead and Adam Metcalfe, aged 30, from Tranmere, both pleaded
guilty to criminal damage. Smith, who was in breach of a criminal
behaviour order banning him from entering non public parts of the
railway was sentenced, on Friday, 12...
Editor:- "Cancer still matters."
Steve Rotheram on being re-elected as Mayor of Liverpool City
Region. Over the last few weeks campaigners across the North West
signed an open letter encouraging our Mayoral Candidates to become
Cancer Champions. Now that you have been re-elected to office the
plea remains the same; become a Cancer Champion and commit your
support to the 53,000..."
coming to Vue Southport
THIS month, a line up
of performances from world famous musicians will be streaming live
to the home of the ultimate big screen experience, as Glastonbury
Presents Live at Worthy Farm arrives, at Vue Southport, and tickets are
on sale, from Wednesday, 12 May 2021.
The 5 hour music spectacular will see a host of performances filmed
across Worthy Farm's most famous stages...
New Smart Covid
Testing Center for Bootle Strand
SEFTON Council is moving its
RAPID Coronavirus testing centre for people with no symptoms from Bootle Leisure
Centre to Bootle's Strand Shopping Centre. From 9am on Saturday, 15 May 2021,
people without Covid19 symptoms will be able to get a test, with a result in as
little as 30 minutes, at the Town Centre location. Bootle Strand owner, Sefton
Council, has specially...
NHS 111 pilot
strengthens specialist care for children
A partnership between
North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) and Cheshire and Merseyside
Children and Young People (CYP) Network, which sees specialist
paediatric practitioners working alongside trained NHS 111 advisors,
has helped to enhance care for children and their families when
using NHS 111.
When the Pandemic hit in March last year, public...
Welcomes Local Pharmacies Now Stocking Coronavirus Tests
IN Sefton, Community Pharmacy
Teams are this month starting to offer free Coronavirus (Covid19) test kits as
they help to support the lifting of national restrictions and the Pandemic
The new 'Pharmacy Collect' service will make Coronavirus test kits
known as lateral flow devices; readily available to...
3 weeks of
strikes announced at the University of Liverpool
THE University of
Liverpool will be hit with three weeks of strikes, as nearly 1300
University and College Union (UCU) members are expected to down
tools from Monday 24 May to Friday 11 June 2021, unless the
university halts planned job cuts. Staff will be on strike every
working day during the following weeks:- Monday, 24 May to
Friday, 28 May 2021. Tuesday, 1 June...
Health leaders in
Sefton support Type 2 diabetes prevention week
DURING Type 2 diabetes
prevention week that took place over 10 May to 16 May 2021, health
professionals in Sefton have been raising awareness of how living a
healthier lifestyle can prevent the risk of developing the
condition. There are 12.3 million people in the UK at increased risk
of developing Type 2 diabetes, but there...