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Society saddened by the loss of Liverpool's World Heritage status
THE Victorian Society is disappointed to learn of
UNESCO's decision to remove the World Heritage Status of Liverpool's docks in
their latest session on the 20 July 2021. The decision erodes the UK's
reputation for being world leaders on heritage protection.
Joe O'Donnell, Victorian Society Director, says:- "The Victorian Society
is saddened, but not surprised, that UNESCO has stripped Liverpool of its world
heritage status. Comments from the Mayor of Liverpool and the Liverpool Metro
Mayor show that they still fail to grasp that there isn't a binary choice
between regeneration or protecting heritage which can..."
Heads up - Jazz
and Classics fans in Southport take note!!!
ON 7 August 2021, 22 year old
Liverpool, Mezzo-Soprano, Sophie Clarke, is heading to Southport's Skies Lounge,
on Lord Street. Sophie is a highly...
Doors open on
North West's newest food and drink gem
PIZZA ovens have fired, pies have risen
and ice cream scooped as the 1st customers of the brand new
Southport Market enjoyed its launch...
Formby will be
lit up this Christmas with some sparkling festive surprises on the way!
LOCAL lighting firm IllumiDex UK
Ltd has just been awarded the contract to sprinkle its magic on the Town with
planning already underway...
'vital 30 day window' for Hospital inpatients to get Covid19 jab
A new study that has just been
published has highlighted a:- "30 day window" for
Hospital inpatients to be vaccinated against Covid19 to help...
New state of
the art nightclub Alibi opens in Liverpool City Centre
ON 23 July 2021, a brand new
nightclub opened promising to bring international DJs to a unique setting. Alibi
is opening in Harrington Street, in...
Liverpool's New Works Theatre Festival Little LTF Hailed A Success
13 new works have been premiered at the inaugural
Little LTF outdoor live theatre festival in Liverpool during a week long event,
which has been hailed a huge success...
Major high rise training exercise in Kirkby
A Knowsley tower block played
host to a major training exercise this week when Merseyside Fire and Rescue
Service (MFRS) led an exercise to test their response to a...
More set to benefit from the Liverpool City Region's digital skills programme
LIVERPOOL City Region Combined
Authority is now offering further free digital skills training for people...
New date revealed for the Big Model Hobby Show
THE BIG Model and Hobby Show 2021 which was to have
taken place, at Aintree Racecourse, on 7 August 2021, has again been postponed,
due to the uncertainty of the pandemic. The event is heading to Aintree
Racecourse and is set to be bigger and better! The 2022 Big Model and Hobby Show
will be even greater value, still family friendly. The event will offer to all
those attending a wide range of activities for all ages, along with
Youngsters back clean beaches as Green Sefton prepares for busy coastline during School Holidays
AS the School Holidays begin,
Primary School children, from Ainsdale, are leading by example and encouraging...
Steve Rotheram reaction to UNESCO's deletion of world heritage status from Liverpool
SHOCK as UNESCO says that the redevelopment of the
wastelands around docks destroys the view...!
Grandfather makes Grand Master after lifelong membership
A Grandfather who has been a member of national
friendly society, the Oddfellows, for...
Best Friends Forever find a home together!
EVERYONE at Freshfields is delighted to tell you that
Jack and Missy, our loveable duo, have found a home where they can live happily
Merseyside PCC joins calls for statutory requirement requiring agencies to prevent Violence against Women and Girls
MERSEYSIDE'S Police Commissioner
has joined the calls for a new statutory duty...
Sherdley Primary School in St Helens Win National Canopy Contest
AFTER collecting an impressive
1,730 votes from supporters, Sherdley Primary School were announced as the
winners of a shade sail in a competition run by canopy suppliers A&S Landscape.
Merseyside's Police Commissioner joins Independent Custody Visiting Association board
MERSEYSIDE'S Police Commissioner has joined the board
of a national association which works to support the...
RTC on Marine Drive Southport leaves motorcyclist with life changing injuries
ON Tuesday, 20 July
2021, Emergency Services where called out to an RTC on Marine Drive,
Southport, near to Southport Sailing Club. It was reported that the
collision involved a car and motorbike....
Region Combined Authority set to welcome landmark commission's vision for the
revitalisation of Town Centres
AT the its meeting on Friday, 23
July 2021, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority will be asked to welcome
the publication of a raft of initiatives proposed by the Town Centres
Commission, as part of wider plans to breathe fresh life into Town Centres...
and sewage to be used in jet fuel production as UK Government makes world
leading sustainable aviation fuel commitments
NET zero aviation becomes 1 step closer as 8 companies
have been shortlisted to receive a share of ₤15 million to develop 1st of a kind
production plants across the UK that will turn waste into jet fuel. Announced as
part of the Prime Minister's 10 Point...
LGA responds to the return of Parkrun events
RESPONDING to the return of Parkrun events, Chair of
the Local Government Association's Culture Tourism and Sport Board, Cllr Gerald
Vernon Jackson said:- "The LGA is delighted to see the return of Parkrun.
These popular events are incredibly valuable for many people in supporting both
their physical and mental health and wellbeing. We're thankful..."
The Osmonds brand
new musical is heading to Manchester for 2022
THE Osmonds to bring a brand new musical to
Manchester, in August 2022, with story by Jay Osmond tells the true story of the
5 brothers from Utah who were pushed into the spotlight as children and went on
to create smash hits, decade after decade. From their star residency on:-
'The Andy Williams Show,' that ran from 1962 to 1969, to pop stars...
"Don't want longer School Days" for compulsorily catch up
parents (56%) do not want the School day compulsorily extended to give children
an extra ½ hour of academic catch up, a survey of 888 parents by Parentkind and
Child Poverty Action Group has found, but there is strong support for more extra
curricular activities out of School hours. Opposition to an extra ½ hour of
RMT responds to seafarer fatality at Seatruck ferry
THE RMT has responded
to the news of the death of a seafarer following an incident on the
Seatruck ferry Clipper Pennant, moored at Brocklebank Dock, Port of
Liverpool on 20 July 2021. RMT General Secretary, Mick Lynch said:-
"Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of the seafarer who
lost his life at work, on the Clipper Pennant. 3 seafarers have..."
Disgraced Police Officer Jailed
A Merseyside Police
Officer, Constable Darren McIntyre, has been jailed, after
repeatedly punched a man during a welfare check and then trying to
cover up his actions. Liverpool Crown Court heard that during the
course of the visit, Constable Darren McIntyre repeatedly punched
the victim, 52 year old Mr Bamber, in the head and ribs, leaving the
victim with cuts to his face. After the assault...