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Irresponsible parking and obstructing roads in Formby spark fears for Bank Holiday

FORMBY Parish Council and Merseyside Police say dangerous parking is an increasing problem, as people head to the beach. Residents are also having issues, with cars yet again blocking driveways and also, in some cases, parking on gardens and on people’s drives! Irresponsible parking and obstructing roads are not only upsetting for residents, it also makes access difficult for emergency services to respond to incidents. A local resident, who did not want to be named said:- "I don't think that many drivers realise that they can get fined for foolishly parking like they are doing. Sadly, the Council is not taking advantage of this, as it could be a fantastic..."


Alleyways project "a huge boost" for Formby village, says Bill Esterson MP

Click on here to open a .pdf all about the project.  Bill Esterson MP with Imagine Formby member and Formby parish Councillor Carol Richards, who is involved in the 8 Alleyways project

SEFTON Central MP Bill Esterson says a project designed to rejuvenate the alleyways off Chapel Lane...


A Southport hair salon has:- "ample free parking outside!"

Owner Angie Ingham (left), stylist Alex Graves (right) and Sparky the dog at MiSalon in Birkdale in Southport

A modern zen feel hair salon has opened its doors in Birkdale in Southport, with ample free parking outside...


Fire and Rescue Service praised by Ofsted inspectors for producing some of the best and most highly skilled firefighters in the country

MERSEYSIDE Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) is celebrating...


easyJet launches its 1st flight on new domestic route from Liverpool to Bournemouth

EASYJET has launched the 1st flight on its new domestic summer route from John Lennon Liverpool Airport to...


Community Environment project is blooming great!

STUNNING wildflower meadows sown by local children and residents have transformed derelict land in Liverpool City Region; thus bringing colour and nature to...


Beales owner reveals exciting changes for shoppers as new department store opens in Southport

BEALES department store will reveal a very new look when it opens its doors to shoppers in Southport. Feverish building...


New Summer Jobseekers Portal Launches

JOBSEEKERS are set to benefit from further Government efforts, from 16 July 2021, thanks to a new summer jobs portal as vacancies ramp up...


The stabilisers are coming off on Monday, but we have to keep pedalling to ensure a smooth ride

MONDAY will mark the most significant milestone in almost 16 months with the lifting of...


New hospitality business opens on Lord Street, Southport

ON Tuesday, 13 July 2021, an event hosted by Southport Business Improvement District took place that allowed Southport's retailers the chance to discuss issues affecting their industry with local MP Damien Moore. These events are regularly attended by representatives from shops including:- M&S, Primark, Boots, River Island, Flannels, Nationwide Bank, TK Maxx, William Hill, plus businesses from Ocean Plaza and Central 12 retail parks and many others.  Southport MP Damien Moore said...


New look Southport Market opens this coming Thursday!

THE brand new Southport Market will officially open its doors, on Thursday, 22 July 2021, in time for a scorching...


Liverpool City Council are looking for 2 financial experts to strengthen the scrutiny of its auditing and governance procedures

AS part of the response to the recent Best Value Inspection, the Local Authority is looking for independent people with practical experience in professional services such as financial management, or accountancy, to sit on the...


Liverpool blood donors needed to fill extra appointments to help NHS through summer as demand for blood increases

BLOOD donors in Liverpool are being urged by the NHS to make and keep an appointment to donate over the critical summer months, as demand for blood creeps back to normal capacity. Extra appointments have been added at Liverpool Donor..



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