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What is the SME Brexit Support Fund or Brexit Grant?

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have currently offering a grant to help small and medium sized businesses adapt to new importing or exporting rules, following Brexit. The SME Brexit Support Fund could give your business up to ₤2,000 to help with training or obtain professional advice, if your business has up to 500 employees and no more than ₤100 million annual turnover. This grant only able to be used for training on the following...

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Have you spotted the avian vandals at work?

OVER the last 2 years we have been getting reports of crows attacking window frames and car wiper blades in and around the Formby area. As a result...

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Consultation closes on new bold plans for the future of Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

EXCITING plans to increase the number of fire engines and the development of a new state of the art training School for...

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Small businesses will "fuel our national recovery," says Prime Minister at FSB's Celebrating Small Business Awards

THE UK's largest business group is calling on consumers to get behind the country's...

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'Night Time Ambassadors' support Sefton's Hospitality Sector

NIGHT Time Ambassadors took Sefton's streets for the 1st time, on Friday, 21 May 2021, to support businesses in the...

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Romesh Ranganathan:- 'The Cynic's Mixtape' UK Tour 2019 / 2022

DUE to the crisis, Romesh Ranganathan's tour:- 'THE CYNIC'S MIXTAPE' was postponed. Now, we are delighted to announce that...

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Football's coming… to these pubs in Liverpool

FOOTBALL fever is about to take over the nation once again as the postponed Euros 2020 finally kicks off on 11 June 2021 with the tournament giving us a reason to make...

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'Cher Show' is heading to Manchester in 2022

A brand new production of:- 'The Cher Show' will open next year (2022), with book by Tony and Olivier Award winning Rick Elice (Jersey Boys, The Addams Family, Peter and the Starcatcher), direction by...

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Tennis Centre is backdrop for Lord Mayor's1st 'service'

LIVERPOOL'S new Lord Mayor's 1st 'service' will be at Liverpool Tennis Centre. Councillor Mary Rasmussen is being sworn in at the City's...

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Exclusive interview with Jeff Wayne about his Musical Version of 'The War of The Worlds'

1 of the most trailblazing arena tours of all time, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of:- 'The War of The Worlds Alive on Stage!' returns to arenas throughout the UK in 2022. If you have not already seen it, well this is a must see for all ages! If you have, you will want to see this latest version when it comes to Liverpool... Trust us... You must not miss!

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Liverpool Lord Mayor Anna Rothery Appointed Visiting Fellow of Hope University

THE Lord Mayor of Liverpool Anna Rothery has been appointed as a Visiting Fellow of Liverpool Hope University...

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Co-op Funeral Homes and Food Stores in Merseyside fundraise for MIND Mental Health Charity

CO-OP Funeralcare in Formby, along with Formby and Ainsdale Co-op food stores and 7 funeral homes across the...

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Talented local girl has released debut single and 2 other releases gaining international acclaim

THE stunning and highly talented 22 year old Mezzo Soprano, Actor and Dancer, from Liverpool, Sophie Clarke has just released her...

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St Helens Theatre Royal's Streamed Pantomime Jack And The Beanstalk Is Returning Live On Stage

LEADING Panto Producers, Regal Entertainments have announced they are bringing back their recent successful...

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Judy and Liza Musical To Entertain North West Audiences As Part Of New UK Tour
Photograph by Andrew AB...

THE acclaimed Judy and Liza Musical will bring the real life story of mother and daughter stars:- Judy Garland and Liza...

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Family escapes to Alton Towers on 1st family outing since lockdown restrictions eased

THIS week Britain's biggest family, The Radfords, were invited to Alton Towers...

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Allotment revealed as the latest local trader to join new look Southport Market

VISITORS to the new look Southport Market will be able to devour big American style burgers and loaded fries...

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Metro Mayor launches The Good Business Festival Youth Programme at Knowsley Safari

LIVERPOOL City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, Knowsley Council Leader, Cllr Graham Morgan and BBC...

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Be aware and act FAST to help save lives

DURING Stroke Awareness Month (1 May to 31 May 2021), health professionals in Sefton are reminding people that acting F.A.S.T can help save lives. Stroke is a serious, life...

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Southport BID identifies ₤25,000 in savings for local businesses through its Savings Procurement Programme

SOUTHPORT Business Improvement District has identified nearly ₤25,000 of savings on running costs for local businesses over the...

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Strawberry Field celebrates 50th Anniversary of 'Imagine'

JOHN Lennon's 'Imagine' piano is played by a student from Paul McCartney's LIPA alongside the Liverpool...

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Sefton Council commissioned:- 'Winter Hub' for Sefton snaps up National Awards

SEFTON'S new Winter Hub has won the Winter Services category of the National Highways Awards. Located in...

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Firm foundations of new Bootle driving range

OVER 90 cubic metres of concrete has been used to create the foundations of the new driving range at Sefton Council's Bootle Golf Course. Weighing 200 tons; the...

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Liverpool 1 supports NSPCC's Childhood Day

LIVERPOOL 1 is continuing its support for the NSPCC's vital work, by highlighting details of the charity's newest fundraising campaign to...

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For Volunteers Week, Merseyside's Revitalise announce long awaited return of volunteers to their centre

IN celebration of National Volunteers Week, that runs from 1 June to 7 June 2021, respite care charity...

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Merseyrail named Best Performing Regional Rail Operator by major industry awards for 3rd year running

L-R Mike Heywood, Driver; Dave Hurst, Guards Manager; Dionne Gray, Guard; Paul Greenway, Station Retailer; Dave Stamper, Head of Performance and Zoe Hands, Chief Operating Officer

MERSEYRAIL has again been recognised as the best performing Regional rail...

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Merseyrail named Best Performing Regional Rail Operator by major industry awards for 3rd year running

L-R Mike Heywood, Driver; Dave Hurst, Guards Manager; Dionne Gray, Guard; Paul Greenway, Station Retailer; Dave Stamper, Head of Performance and Zoe Hands, Chief Operating Officer

MERSEYRAIL has again been recognised as the best performing Regional rail...

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Family run Southport butchers offers click and collect to make life easier for shoppers

A quality Southport Butcher is inviting people to take advantage of its growingly popular Click and Collect service to save themselves time and money. Family run Blackhurst Butchers has...

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2 short journeys a week by bike or on foot could slash carbon emissions in Liverpool City Region by 130,000 tons a year

PEOPLE across the Liverpool City Region are being urged to take 2 short journeys a week by walking and cycling; to help slash carbon emissions by 130,000 tons a year. By everyone ditching the car for just 8 short journeys a month, carbon emissions would fall by the same amount as that...

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Long Covid places 'huge burden' on survivors' families, new research suggests

A new study by Cardiff University in collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire has revealed the huge:- "secondary burden" placed on those closest to people living with Long Covid. The researchers surveyed more than 700 Covid19 survivors along with their partners and close relatives to understand...

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This is your last chance to nominate Southport heroes

STRICTLY Come Dancing's head judge Shirley Ballas is offering people and projects from Southport the chance to waltz off with a National Lottery Award by getting their nominations in before the Monday, 7 June 2021, deadline. The National Lottery Awards are the annual search for the UK's favourite National Lottery funded people and organisations and they...

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Over ₤16k for projects in North West England to 'Celebrate Windrush Day 2021'

COMMUNITY led groups in the North West will receive a share of ₤500,000 to host events marking the 3rd national Windrush Day, Minister for Communities Lord Greenhalgh was confirmed, on Tuesday, 25 May 2021.  Building on the success of the past 2 years, in which 10 projects celebrating the British Caribbean community's...

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Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

MERSEY Care NHS Foundation Trust (MCFT) is delighted to have completed the acquisition of North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NWBH) and will now provide an enlarged range of mental health and community health services across Merseyside, Cheshire and the North West Region. As of 1 June 2021, staff and services will become part of Mersey Care after approval for the ...

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Tappers Gin collaborate with Simon Rimmer to launch Tickled Pink Gin in Booths Supermarkets

THE Merseyside based Gin Brand, Tappers are partnering with celebrity chef and Sunday Brunch presenter, Simon Rimmer to launch Tickled Pink, a traditional compounded gin prepared with all natural ingredients including:- Tappers signature botanicals with rose and hibiscus providing a delicate flavour in a subtle...

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