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Xīn Nián Kuài Lè! 新年快乐 Happy Chinese New Year!

THE oldest Chinese community in Europe are getting ready to welcome in the Year of the Tiger in style. After last year's celebrations had to be cancelled due to Covid, Liverpool's Chinatown is getting ready to bring them back with a roar. The main event will take place on Sunday, 6 February 2022, from 11.00am until 5.30pm, with a grand finale courtesy of Bring The Fire and their stunning fire show. The focal point will be around the largest Chinese Imperial Arch outside of China, as the dragon and unicorn will parade the streets, to.....


Sam P Jalloh - "A Show About My Life"

ON Thursday, 24 February 2022, a unique talk will be given by civil War survivor, Sam P Jalloh, an ex-Sierra Leonean Tennis player, professional tennis coach...


Marie Curie needs volunteers in Southport as its Great Daffodil Appeal collections return for the first time in 2 years

END of life charity, Marie Curie, is urgently calling for...


Mopeds to help solve staff shortages in Southport

AN innovative and forward thinking home care provider has come up with a creative solution that could help...


Former Liverpool footballer Jamie Carragher gets his jab and says:- 'let’s get boosted.'

Jamie Carragher says 'let’s get boosted’ as he grabs a jab

FORMER Liverpool Football Club player, Jamie Carragher...


Organisations invited to work with UCLan researchers to improve health and well being in Region

RESEARCHERS from the University of Central...


Russian State Ballet of Siberia (Liverpool)

A group of birds flying in the air Description automatically generated with low confidence. Raymond Gubbay Limited is pleased to announce that The Russian State Ballet...


Reactions to UK Government's flagship:- 'Levelling Up White Paper.'

ON 2 February 2022 the Levelling Up Secretary...


Theatre Unplugged's 'Coming Home' due to hit the stage

LIVERPOOL musical theatre performer and producer, Callum O'Rourke, is coming home. Inspired by his own experience, this new Cabaret. Callum said:- "We all..."


Tickets on sale now for the Big Model and Hobby Show 2022

THE Gauge 1 Model Railway Association are pleased to announce that the next Big Model and Hobby Show will take place on 6 August 2022, at the world famous Aintree Racecourse. The event will be held within the Princess Royal Exhibition Hall, from 10am to 4pm. The event will be packed full of exhibition stands for a wide range of hobby groups, interactive displays and also lots of model displays! This new location offers extremely good free car parking, as well as food and drink facilities being available within the hall. Public transport access to the...


Ricky Tomlinson Returns To The Stage In New Musical Play Irish Annie's

IRISH Annie's will perform around the St Patricks Day celebrations, at St Helens Theatre Royal, on Monday...


Emma Jarvis aims to crowd source ₤300,000

Offer to employers for pregnant staff

A Merseyside entrepreneur has developed a support package for employers to help their pregnant staff. Emma Jarvis set up Dearbump in...


Do you know what the "The Lettuce Line" was?

THE Ainsdale Horticultural Society's are to hold an illustrated talk by Keith Hick....


Local NHS Trust says it's:- "Time to Talk" about mental health!

LOCAL NHS Trust, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP) is supporting this year's national:- 'Time to Talk' day to raise awareness of issues around mental health. This annual event is an attempt to...


Bill Esterson MP accuses Government of failing to act on ventilation in Schools

BILL Esterson MP questioned the Government's response to the issue of ventilation in Schools during Education Questions in Parliament. Mr Esterson, MP for Sefton Central, said the Government was warned about the risk to pupils of inadequate ventilation but failed to act to provide the necessary air purification systems. Mr Esterson suggested the lack of proper ventilation had contributed to missed School days for thousands of pupils...


Must see films to watch this Valentine’s Day

LOVE is in the air this February, and with an array of new romantic films and the return of some timeless classics, Vue has put together a list of must see films to watch on date night:- Cyrano is showing at Vue from 25 February 2022. The award winning Director, Joe Wright, takes movie goers on a journey filled with romance, music and beauty, as Cyrano de Bergerac, played by Peter Dinklage finds himself in a timeless love triangle. Expect lots of...


UK Menopause Taskforce set to tackle the impact of Menopause

WOMEN across the UK will benefit from improved menopause support and care as Government ministers and senior clinicians from across all 4 nations will come together today for the inaugural meeting of the UK Menopause Taskforce. Millions of women go through the menopause every year, with the majority experiencing symptoms that can be severe, such as:- low mood, anxiety, hot flushes and difficulty sleeping, and have a...



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