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Finding out more about the Climbing Hanger re-opening

THE cast of the best value panto in the Liverpool City Region, this winter term, took time out to visit The Liverpool Christmas Market, on 20 November 2021.  If you have not had a chance to go, the Christmas Market is located at St George's plateau, outside St George's Hall, opposite Lime Street Railway Station. This festive market, is the perfect setting to get you into the festive spirit, located between some of the world's most unique buildings, that have recently starred in the new Bat-Man, the new War of the Worlds, and many other fils and TV shows over the years... The Market runs 7 days a week, until Thursday, 23 December 2021...


TNT Extreme's:- 'Cold Day in Hell' and 'High Voltage' heads to Liverpool


TNT Extreme Wrestling is set to run a duo of wrestling shows in Liverpool City Centre at the end of the month. The...


Southport Astronomical Society's Observatory Open Day

THE final open day at Hesketh Park Observatory takes place on:- Sunday, 28 November 2021, from:- 10am until 4pm. Come along to discover the story of the telescope...


Delightful Dunham Massey Hosts Christmas Trail For 5th Year

THE countdown to Christmas has started as the National Trust's beautiful Dunham Massey welcomed hundreds...


Michael Franks Hair Salon wins inaugural LGBTQ+ Business Awards

LIVERPOOL'S multi award winning Hair Salon, Michael Franks, has won yet another award; this time the Diversity...


Hairy Bikers to cook up a storm at next year's Southport Flower Show

THE Southport Flower Show is running from:- Thursday, 18 August to Sunday, 21 August...


LMA co-owner Robbie Williams tells LMA students:- "We're not Muggles, we're Magicians"

LMA co-owner and global superstar Robbie Williams visited Liverpool this week...


Scientists develop single blood test to measure T-cell and antibody response to SARS-CoV-2

A test to measure both the T-cell and antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 in a single blood sample has been developed...


Spectacular Seasonal Shows Spread Christmas Cheer At The Epstein Theatre

LIVERPOOL'S Epstein Theatre reopens its doors in December 2021; and the much loved venue is promising...


New hospitality business opens on Lord Street, Southport

IT is 1 of the most historic and picture postcard parts of Sefton, that many overlook, but at Christmas, the Village Centre looks extra amazing. Sadly, last year they could not hold the annual Churchtown Village Lights Switch On, due to the Covid Pandemic restrictions, but despite the issues, its businesses put on an amazing job of bringing an added sparkle to Christmas. This year, they have also done an amazing job and it is well worth taking a trip to see. Unfortunately, not all the businesses have been able to keep trading since the last Switch On, but those who have remained have really done an amazing job and as a result...


In Demand Radio excited to be onboard for the 1st time for the Liverpool Santa Dash

THOUGHT to be the UK's biggest festive 5K fun run, the Appreciate Group Liverpool Santa Dash, is on Sunday...


Liverpool to host G7 meeting of Foreign Ministers

LIVERPOOL is to host a high profile meeting of G7 Foreign and Development Ministers on behalf of the UK in December. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss...


Police and Crime Commissioners show their commitment to stamping out anti social behaviour

EMILY Spurrell, Merseyside's Police Commissioner, is joining her colleagues from up and down the country to show their commitment to stamping...


The Old Bank in Southport is now open creating 24 new jobs
Photo and report by Andrew Brown

THE Old Bank in Southport is now open again following a ₤100,000 transformation. The stylish new business, on Lord Street, in Southport Town...


Bistrot Vérité celebrates earning 2 Rosettes in 2022 AA Restaurant Guide
Photo and report by Andrew Brown

THE owners of Bistrot Vérité,  in Birkdale, say they are delighted after being...


NHS 111 boosts team of Mental Health Ambassadors

ON 17 November 2021, the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) have been shining a light on its fantastic 111 Mental Health 1st Aiders and, in particular, it's...


Merseyside's Police Commissioner responds to Budget 2021

MERSEYSIDE'S Police Commissioner has today welcomed the news that the public sector pay freeze will...


Bill Esterson MP blasts broken promises on Northern Powerhouse Rail and repeats warnings of threat to Rimrose Valley Country Park

SEFTON Central MP, Bill Esterson has again called out...


More photos from Southport's Cenotaph Remembrance Sunday Service

ON 14 November 2021, the people of Southport where again able to honour and remember those who sadly lost their lives while serving in our Armed Forces and those...


FSB responds to Northern Powerhouse Rail announcement

THE Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has described the Government's decision on Northern Powerhouse Rail as:- 'deeply disappointing' and a 'body blow' for the levelling up agenda. Paul Wareham, North West Regional Policy Chair for the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), said:- "Confirmation a significant section of HS2 and..."


NSPCC comment on Court appearance of Police Detective for child sex offences

FOLLOWING the appearance at Liverpool Crown Court of Greater Manchester Police Detective Constable Lee Cunliffe, on 23 November 2021, an NSPCC Spokesperson have issued the following:- "In his role as a Police Officer, Cunliffe, would have been all too aware of the devastation child sexual abuse causes its victims So it is..."


CLA comments on Defra's Farming Investment Fund announcement

RESPONDING to DEFRA's announcement of the Farming Investment Fund, Country Land and Business Association President Mark Tufnell said:- "We are pleased that Government is beginning to move more quickly in publishing details of new funding schemes. Funding will initially be available for water management..."


InvestSefton invites you to a Family Fortunes event

SEFTON Council's InvestSefton in partnership with The Good Business Festival would like to invite you to the:- 'Family Fortunes.' This will be an insightful and lighthearted look at what it is like to work with family, the up's and the down's. The event is open to all Sefton businesses whether you are family owned or not. It will be held on Tuesday, 7 December 2021...


Don't miss the Mayor of Prescot's Charity Christmas Concert

ARTS in Prescot is a voluntary community arts group organising a year round programme of arts, music and cultural events in and around the Prescot area. The highlight of the year is the annual Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts, that will take place again over:- Friday, 17 June to Sunday, 26 June 2022. But you will not have to wait until 18th Annual Prescot...


106 arts, heritage and cultural organisations across England to share of ₤107 million in latest recovery fund grants

OVER a hundred arts, heritage and cultural organisations across England will receive a share of ₤107 million from the additional ₤300 million announced by the Chancellor at March's budget for the Culture Recovery Fund, bringing the total cash support package made...



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