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cleanup of the storm damage
left by Storm Arwen
ON Friday, 26 November 2021 Storm Arwen hit the UK with high winds, that
at times where close to 100mph, in what was a devastating arctic blast, that
killed 3 people. Even after the winds started to gradually easing off, rain and
snow still affected large parts of the UK, resulting in power outages and
transport issues. On Merseyside as the storm approached, the Met Office has
issued a rare Red Weather Warning...
North West MPs
missing a trick on climate, new poll of local voters shows
A new polling carried
out by Opinium for climate communications charity, Hope for the
announces potential ₤2.3m funding to bring forward proposed Marine Lake Events
Centre in Southport
THE Mayor of the Liverpool City
Region, Steve Rotheram, has announced a potential...
Director appointments at Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
LIVERPOOL City Region Combined Authority has appointed
to 2 key...
BBC1 Xtra star K
Koke to perform at a very special roof terrace party in Liverpool
ON Saturday, 11 December 2021,
BBC1 Xtra star K Koke, is coming to The Shankly Hotel...
scene for:- "game changing" Film and TV studios at iconic site
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A report, which will go to the Council's Cabinet, on
Friday, 3 December 2021, that is requesting permission to unlock a potential
Council responds to 1st Commissioners' report
THE 1st report into Liverpool
City Council's improvement journey, written by Government appointed
Commissioners, has been published. Liverpool's Mayor Joanne Anderson and the...
Gingerbread Family Trail has started and it has some great prize to be won!
HOW many members of the Gingerbread Family will you be
able to find? The new attraction has been launched by Southport BID in the...
Tours receive VisitEngland seal of approval
THE Mersey Tunnel tours have once
again been recognised by national tourism VisitEngland as a Quality Assured
Visitor Attraction. The popular...
Lights Switch On 2021
UNLIKE many other Towns and
Villages within Merseyside, Formby managed to have a festive lights Switch On
event. This years event was organised by the generous effort from Formby Parish
Council and a host of local businesses. The event on Thursday, 25 November 2021
might have been on a smaller scale than in previous years, but it still
delivered that festive boost. The event featured fairground rides, live
entertainment and carols sung by local School choirs, along with members of
community groups, along with the Formby School of Dance. The stage and the
switch on took place at 6pm...
that brought wildflowers, bees, food planting and climate awareness to
communities across Liverpool City Region to return
A ₤500,000 fund that brought
wildflowers, bees, upcycling...
encouraged not to ignore parking tickets
THIS week we are told that the British Parking
continue to hear confusing and inaccurate advice given to motorists. We have to
also say that if...
Region leaders announce deadline extension for ₤8.1m scheme to support Covid hit
LIVERPOOL City Region's leaders have agreed to extend
the deadline for their...
City Council, Police and bus companies join forces to keep City moving this
A joint traffic management scheme will be operating
until Friday, 24 December 2021...
and local leaders call for:- "discharge free" Mersey by 2030
STEVE Rotheram, Metro Mayor of
the Liverpool City Region, has announced plans to ensure a discharge free River
Mersey by the end of the decade...
that School not Covid is a major cause of children's mental health issues in
PARENTKIND have released its:-
'Parent Voice Report 2021' that provides new detailed evidence of
parents' views on their child's mental health, Schooling and...
Liverpool's Sophie Clarke releases new single:- "A Million
Dreams" in aid of:- 'Little Princess Trust'
THE release of:- 'A Million
Dreams' follows Sophie's 1st 3 singles:- 'The Rose,' 'A Dream Is A
Wish Your Heart..."
Fair at the Windmill Southport
THE Windmill, on
Seabank Road, Southport will be holding a Christmas Craft Fair, from
1pm to 5pm, on Sunday 5 December 2021. The event will see the
popular local pub...
tractors will once again take over the streets of Liverpool this Christmas!
Photographs by Paul Foster.
A parade of festively decorated
tractors, covered in lights and tinsel, will...
Christmas Parade 2021
AFTER the 2020 being
cancelled due to the Covid Pandemic Restrictions, the Southport
Christmas Parade is back again for 2021. Taking to the roads will be
a convoy of trucks, tractors, cars...
CLA urges public
support for rural economy this Christmas
AHEAD of Small Business Saturday, 4 December 2021, the
Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is urging people to support rural
businesses in the run up to Christmas by buying locally and celebrating the
quality of produce and products available across the North. CLA North represents
farmers, landowners and rural...
International Jazz Festival is coming back with a bang after a Covid forced
THE Liverpool International Jazz
Festival (LIJF), organised and hosted by Liverpool Hope University, runs until
Sunday, 27 February 2022. The global Pandemic meant the Festival wasn't able to
run in 2021. But having 1st launched in 2013, the Jazz Festival has played host
to some of the genre's leading lights, including...
singer and Rock Choir founder to visit Southport
CAROLINE Redman Lusher, award wining singer and creator of
the world's largest contemporary choir will be
visiting Southport, on Monday, 6 December 2021, from 8pm to 9:30pm,
at the Cedar
Room. Rock Choir Members are so
excited to be back to physical rehearsals so this will be a very
special visit for them...
Care cap plans
are a:- "care con," says Bill Esterson MP
SEDTON Central MP Bill Esterson
MP has called the social care cap a:- "care con not a care plan" after
it was revealed that many people will still be forced to sell their homes to pay
for care despite Government promises to the contrary. Mr Esterson said the
Conservatives had promised in their last manifesto that no 1 would have to sell
their home to pay for care. But it...
LGA responds to
ADCS figures on home education
RESPONDING to annual
figures from the Association of Directors of Children Services, that
showed a rise in the number of children receiving home education,
Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Chair of the Local Government
Association's Children and Young People Board, said on Wednesday, 24
November 2021:- "Disruption to School education due to the..."
devastating' - PCC responds to 2 murder investigations in Liverpool
FOLLOWING the tragic deaths of 2
women in Liverpool, Merseyside's Police Commissioner Emily Spurrell has said:-
"It is absolutely devastating to hear the news this morning of 2 lives
lost in our City, a 47 year old woman and 12 year old Ava White. My deepest
sympathies go out to all the families affected..."
Hospice Flat fire
results in fatality in Aintree
ON Sunday, 28 November 2021, Merseyside
Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) attended a fire at Woodlands Care
Home, within the Brook View facility situated on the Aintree
University Hospital campus, on Longmoor Lane, Aintree. We are told
that fire crews were alerted at:- 10.23am and on scene at:- 10.28am,
after a fire was reported in a flat, within...