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Urgent support needed for small firms in Liverpool City Region carrying the cost of re-opening delay

THE Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) are calling for:- "urgent support needed for small firms" to be given, after Prime Minister, Boris Johnson's announcement of a 4 week delay to the final stage of the unlocking roadmap in England. This video interview is with Phil McCabe, who is the Development Manager, Merseyside, and Cheshire for the Federation of Small Businesses. Within this video, he explains that it is fully...


North West small businesses encouraged to apply for Brexit Support Funding before 30 June deadline

WITH just days to go before the deadline, small and...


Time running out for businesses to apply for restart grants

LIVERPOOL City Council is warning businesses that time is running out to apply for funding to help cover the costs of reopening in a Covid safe way. A total of 3,281...


Bill Esterson MP calls for urgent action over:- "unsightly Crescent" in Thornton

Bill Esterson with Bob McGill (left) and James O'Keefe (centre)

SEFTON Central MP Bill Esterson has asked Sefton Council to clear up outside shops in The Crescent in...


Bill Esterson MP describes "bitter blow" as Government refuses to fund flood defences for Maghull

ON Friday, 18 June 2021, within a meeting with local MP Bill Esterson, the Flooding...


Liverpool E-scooter trial:- new measures introduced to improve safety

A set of new measures are being introduced to help improve the safety of the e-scooter trial underway within...


2 New LGBTQ Works Announced For Little LTF In Liverpool

THE inaugural new works festival Little LTF, which will be staged in just 4 weeks, will feature 2 LGBTQ themed shows being premiered in...


People urged to show their opposition against proposals for miles of new cycle lanes in Southport

Southport Councillors Cllr Sinclair d’Albuquerque (left) and Cllr Mike Morris (right) pictured, next to Hesketh Park, in Southport

PEOPLE in Southport are being urged to show their...


Southport Market announce new bar management

AN incredible feature bar will be the centrepiece of the new Southport Market crown after Sefton Council appointed a locally based leisure group to manage its day to day running. Following a tender process in...


Heads up theatre fans, all new 'ADULT COMEDY' show heading to Liverpool
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DESPITE Covid19 restrictions not being lifted by the Government, on 14 June 2021, a Liverpool rep theatre company are still staging their 1st show in over 16 months. The adult company City Theatre presents a brand new adult comedy show full of singing, dancing and acting. Despite ½ capacity audiences, the new production will be staged at the Black-E Chamber Theatre, in Liverpool City Centre, over:- Thursday, 24 June 2021 and Friday, 25 June 2021, at 7.30pm on both nights. Bow & Arrow The...


Let there be light! Southport switches on to stunning Marine Lake events space

A stunning and modern Marine Lake Events Centre and Light Show is set to bring over ½ a million visitors and nearly 300 new jobs to Southport, Sefton Council can reveal. The...


Your local Circus is heading back!!!

EUROPE'S largest touring big top show is BACK at Ellesmere Port and will be once again supporting the North West Air Ambulance! Taking you on an unforgettable fun filled...


Galloway's to take over the Beer and Banger Festival in Walmer Bridge

SIGHT loss charity Galloway's is bringing the community back together by hosting its 1st ever family friendly beer festival...


Liverpool to celebrate Armed Forces Day with a number of Covid safe activities

THIS years Armed Forces Week takes place from 21 June to 27 June 2021, with Armed Forces Day, on Saturday, 26 June...


Man jailed after being caught with ₤60,000 of heroin and crack cocaine - Greater Manchester

Aman who was caught in possession of more than half a kilogram of heroin and 100 grams of crack cocaine has been jailed for 3 years and...


England and Manchester City footballer thanks fundraisers in the North West for supporting the NSPCC's 1st national Childhood Day

ENGLAND and Manchester City footballer Lucy Bronze has thanked fundraisers across the North West and the rest of the UK for their efforts in supporting the NSPCC's 1st National Childhood Day. Childhood Day is the...


Fast and Furious 9:- The Fast Saga arrives at Vue Southport and tickets are on sale now

FASTEN your seatbelts, as the hottest blockbuster of the year so far arrives at the:- "Home of Big Screen Entertainment" and tickets are on sale now. From Thursday,, 24 June 2021, film lovers, thrill seekers and diehard fans alike can catch the 9 instalment of 1 of cinema's most iconic film franchises, in:- Fast and Furious 9:- The Fast Saga. Despite calling time on...


HMRC can help towards the cost of children's summer holiday activities

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding working families in the North West that they can use Tax Free Childcare to help pay for their childcare costs over the summer. Tax Free Childcare; a childcare top up for working parents; can be used to help pay for accredited holiday clubs, childminders or sports activities; giving parents and carers that extra peace of...


New Cliasic Motor Event will celebrate Southport's unique motor sporting heritage

SOUTHPORT'S record breaking motor sporting heritage will be celebrated on the Town's Victoria Park, on Sunday, 10 October 2021. The centrepiece of:- "Southport Classic and Speed" will be a fabulous, themed display of veteran, vintage, classic and modern cars from all periods, followed by a grand parade along Lord Street and the promenade...




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