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One Below now open in Southport

ON Friday, 9 July 2021, One Below, the number of stores increased again as it the chain opened its latest shop, in Southport's Town Centre, within the former Poundworldstore, on Chapel Street, next to Southport Station. The fantastic, British discount store chain, One Below was founded on 29 September 2018, by Yorkshire father and son retail entrepreneurs, Christopher Edwards (37) and Christopher Edwards Senior. The successful businessmen were the original founders of former high street retailer, Poundworld Retail Limited, before it was sold to American private equity conglomerate, TPG Capital in 2014. Since One Below's launch 2 years ago, the independent retailer has opened over 80 stores ...


UK public view Covid19 as a threat because of lockdowns could fall after 'Freedom Day'

CARDIFF University led research finds people judge Pandemic risk by magnitude of policy response. It has found that the UK public is likely....


Formby Primary School left buzzing after honey dipper donation from local developer

LEADING developer Barratt Homes has donated a number of wooden honey dippers to...


Liverpool Builds Bridges

A spectacular bridge is set to mesmerise north Liverpool; bringing together culture, communities and civic pride. The 72ft long and 19ft high structure will be located in...


Liverpool Santa Dash have announced new headline Partner for 2021

ORGANISERS of the world famous Liverpool Santa Dash have announced a local based gifting company as the...


Liverpool Covid19 testing pilot cut virus cases and spread

AN evaluation of Liverpool's pioneering SMART community testing pilot by academics has found it led to a reduction of more than a 5th in Covid19 cases. Last November, the City became the 1st in the world to have a voluntary mass testing programme for people without Coronavirus symptoms...


Partnership launched between Peel Ports and Hugh Baird College

STUDENTS at Hugh Baird College will be offered career kick starting opportunities thanks to a new scholarship partnership between the...


Fundraiser visits Southport branch during 238 mile bike ride

Jill; operations assistant, Dan's father in law; Ste Taylor, Dan Horton, Caitlan; operations assistant, and Kate; assistant care manager for Home Instead.

DAN Horton recently took on a mammoth 238 mile bike ride across the North West to raise funds for Home Instead...


Hospice unveils Strictly dancers

ST Joseph's Hospice has unveiled the 1st 6 dancers who have signed up to take part in its Strictly St. Joseph's fundraising event in September 2021. All 6 participants will...


Letters to Editor:- "Beach holidays and camping adventures donation will help us to make a difference"

"FOR lots of people, some of the happiest and fondest childhood memories are from summer days. From beach holidays and camping adventures, to ice creams in the park with loved ones, summer is often associated with feelings of happiness, freedom and adventure. However, for many children and young..."


Final public consultation launches on Liverpool's Local Plan

Last call – Residents and business are invited to have their final say on Liverpool's Local Plan until 23 August 2021.

LIVERPOOL is launching a 6 week public consultation, on Friday, 9 July 2021, to invite people and businesses to...


Merseyside Charities Shortlisted for ₤3000 Cadent Foundation Grant

3 Merseyside charities have each been awarded a ₤1000 grant from the Cadent Foundation and are now in...


Chief Officer honoured by national award nomination!

THE Chief Officer of NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS South Sefton CCG has been recognised in the NHS Parliamentary Awards. Fiona Taylor was put forward by...


Prescot Celebrates Successful 'Hybrid' Arts Festival

THE Prescot Festival went ahead with a hybrid of online and in person arts and music this year and an 18th festival...


Life Rooms wins national NHS Parliamentary Award

LIFE Rooms have beaten opposition from across the country to win the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Award for...


Metro Mayor launches Generations for Change to help tackle racial inequality

LIVERPOOL City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, has launched a new project to tackle racial inequality faced...


'Pottery and Pastel' - a retrospective by Chris Hughes


WITH so much uncertainty at present, it is hardly surprising that people are being drawn to seek out activities that will...


Riding Home for Mum:- "Covid restrictions meant I have not been able to be there to support our Mum through her cancer treatment in person, but Maggie's have been!"

ON 20 June 2021, Michael Stanley took on a huge challenge, cycling 258 miles...


2 huge Southport festivals given the green light...

2 huge festivals have been given the go ahead following the Government's announcement that restrictions will be fully lifted on 19 July 2021. The biggest events of...


Deva Fest to return in 2022 with hundreds Of FREE tickets for NHS staff

THE hugely popular Deva Fest will return to Chester Lakes next summer with all the headliners who were due to appear this year now secured to perform in 2022. The 3...


Cross party coalition launched to secure Government backing for HyNet North West

HYNET North West today launches its cross party coalition to secure backing from the UK Government for...


Liverpool's Neal Skupski wins Wimbledon's Mixed Doubles

WE might have lost the Euro's, but Liverpool's right handed, Neal Skupski, 31, dominated the Center Court, at this year's finals, at Wimbledon, with his left handed US partner, 27 year old, Desirae Krawczyk, from Palm Desert, in the Mixed Doubles. In what was a very tough final, it was always going to have a British win, as on the other side of the net...


Liverpool Legacy gets ₤300K investment

LIVERPOOL'S iconic waterfront build to rent (BTR) development, The Keel, is undergoing a refurbishment enhancing its rental experience for residents of central Liverpool. Located on a private quay, at Queen's Dock, the former HMRC offices, which were converted into waterside apartments in 2015, is now in the midst of an upgrade to transform its communal areas and...


Letter to Editor:- "Don't forget dads whose babies are in neonatal care across the North West."

PETER Bradley is the Information and Support Manager at Bliss, the UK's leading charity for babies born premature or sick, has has said in a letter to us:- "Becoming a parent and welcoming a baby into the world should be one of the happiest moments in life. But for parents whose babies start life in neonatal..."




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