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Anniversary of VJ Day - Southport
WHILST VE Day marked the end of the war in Europe,
in May 1945, it was not the end of World War 2. Bitter fighting in the Far East
still raged on, with thousands of Armed Forces personnel, from Brittan and other
Allied forces still involved. Despite giving the Japanese the chance to
surrender, the Imperial Japanese Army continued to fight. As a result, as the
Allies prepared for a costly invasion of the Japanese mainland, the United
States detonated dropped of 2 nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of
Hiroshima, on 6 August 1945, then Nagasaki, on 9 August 1945. The bombs lead to
Japanese to surrendering on the 15 August 1945, ending combat action in...
residents encouraged to cast their vote
SOUTHPORT residents are being
asked to vote for their favourite local community gardening project to receive
support from Dobbies, the UK...
delighted to be part of new Beales department store in Southport
A shop gaining a growing
reputation for its natural, organic and vegan friendly...
Port of Liverpool
workers get Covid19 jabs
NHS South Sefton Clinical
Commissioning Group (CCG) and Sefton Public Health Team were invited by Peel
Ports to the Port of Liverpool to vaccinate those working there who had not yet
been able to...
Wilko EXTENDS in
store mask recycling scheme - estimate 400k masks recycled!
AN in store scheme to help Wilko customers recycle
their masks has proved so successful that the home and...
Have your say on
future improvements of Southport's Hesketh Park
SEFTON Council's Green Sefton
team has launched a public consultation to gather ideas and thoughts on ways...
Race Events Are
Back As BTR Liverpool Looks Ahead To Busy 2021 Race Calendar
Photo by Paul Hanley..
16 months since staging its last public event,
independent race organiser BTR Liverpool...
1st Monthly Event Day
THE 1st ever Imagine
Formby, monthly art and craft event took place on 15 August 2021.
The aim of these events is to bringing more people into the Village
and also raising funds to do improvements in and..
hosts fun filled themed Tickle the Ivories performances
VISITORS to Liverpool ONE will
have the chance to enjoy all the fun of the circus, dance classics and home
grown Scouse music, as part of...
reveals 1 in 4 employers are not giving staff paid time off to get Covid
NEW research by Acas has found that a
of British employers have not been giving their staff paid time off for Covid19
vaccinations and have no plans to allow it. Acas commissioned YouGov to ask
businesses in Britain about whether they would be giving staff paid time for
COVID vaccination appointments. The poll found that:- 59% have been giving
staff paid time off.
4% have not been doing it but plan to in the future.
18% did not know. Acas advice is that employers should support staff to...
Partners unite to
protect women out in Liverpool at night
ORGANISATIONS across Liverpool
are coming together to make sure women and girls are safe in the City, at night.
Studies have found that the risk of sexual violence is high in locations
76th Anniversary of VJ Day - Formby
THESE photos were taken by
Major (RTD) Roy Bevan MBE in Formby, on 14 August 2021. The 1st
location was shot at the memorial for the 13th Kings Regiment, who
were based in the village before heading out to Burma. The event
marked their supreme...
to host permanent Tourist Information centre
GROSVENOR has announced Liverpool
ONE is the new location of the City's Tourist Information Centre (TIC)..
Vocational students celebrate outstanding results
TECHNICAL Vocational students, at
Hugh Baird College, have been celebrating achieving outstanding results this
week within the College's industry based subject areas...
509 to 515 Lord
Street - Southport
QUIRKY historical features of an
iconic Southport Town Centre building will be lovingly restored over the coming
months thanks to Sefton...
Celebrations at Hugh Baird College
STUDENTS and staff at Hugh Baird
College's South Sefton Campus are celebrating yet another of impressive A-level
and BTEC results. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, they...
GCSE Results Day
GCSE students at Hugh Baird
College have been celebrating as they collect their results and begin making
preparations for their next step. After months of patiently waiting, today
VAMPHire.com presents:- "Celebrating 137 Years Of Comic Books with Tim Quinn and
ON Saturday, 11
September 2021, VAMPHire.com will...
leads national commemoration of Arctic Convoys
Photo by Frances Haycock,
MOD - Defence Imagery
A national service to mark the
80th Anniversary of the Arctic Convoys has taken place in...
sexually assaulted on train
OFFICERS investigating a sexual
assault on board a service travelling between Liverpool Lime Street and
Blackpool North Stations are releasing images in connection. At just after 8pm,
on Sunday, 8 July 2021, a group of teenage girls were travelling back from a day
of shopping in Liverpool. While waiting on the platform for the train, a group
of men were looking in their direction and winking. Both...
pound initiative to improve local roads across England
A multimillion pound scheme to improve traffic signals
and a commitment to explore how new technology; such as:- drones and 3D
printing; could be used to find and fix potholes are part of a raft of measures
announced by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps this week. The package will see
Councils across England receive a share of...
students achieve over 2/3 A / A* grades at A-Level
A Lancashire based independent School's celebrating
another year of outstanding A-Level results, with over 2/3 of results gained
being in the A / A* bracket. Rossall School, Fleetwood, is known for being a
centre of academic excellence, and this year's A-Level results have further
reinforced this. This outstanding set of A-Level...
for disabled people to have their say on shaping future of benefits system
DISABLED people across the country are being urged to
have their say in shaping the future of the benefits system by responding to the
Health and Disability Green Paper consultation. The 12 week online survey closes
in 2 months and Minister for Disabled People Justin Tomlinson has issued a...