AS a sign of respect at the
passing of our Queen, we are holding back
until after the Funeral, on Monday, 19
September 2022, some of our photographic and
video coverage until our next edition.
We will also hold the publication
of our weekly edition until after the Queen's
All of us at Southport and Mersey
Reporter would like to send our warmest wishes
to King Charles III on his accession to the
We also wish to both respectfully
remember the life of Her Majesty Queen
Elizabeth II, and feel sorrow at her
We also wish to send our deepest
sympathies and condolences to the Royal Family
for your loss. God Save The King!
Please select our weekly news reports below... Some
selected pages might contain multiple reports on
"Reading of the Proclamation" and in "The
Laying Of Flowers"
took place in St James's Palace, at 10am, and at
midday at the Royal Exchange in the City of London,
England, on Saturday, 10 September 2022, that a new
King is now the Head of the United Kingdom and that
Queen Elizabeth II had died, in a ceremony which
dates back centuries. Similar ceremonies were...
Classic and Speed 2022
Southport Classic and Speed Rally was held at
Victoria Park, over 10 September and 11 September
2022. This event is the 2nd time that Aintree
Circuit Club has held it on Victoria Park Southport.
The event is a calibration of Southport has a rich
Motoring and Motor Sport Heritage, which pre
999 Merseyside Centre answers over 5 million calls
in record breaking year
revealed its latest 999 call handling figures, with
its Merseyside base handling a record breaking 5.09
million calls in 12 months, as it joins the
emergency services to celebrate this year's 999 Day.
BT call advisors are the calm and collected voices
answering every emergency call. Seven BT call
centres, including 1 in..
Liverpool John Moores University Students Set Off to
Study Abroad this Month
students will head off to 18 countries this year as
part of LJMU's Study Abroad Programme. The study
abroad universities span across 3 continents
including institutions within the:- USA...
PCC releases annual report recognising challenges
and achievements from 1st year in office
Police Commissioner has reflected on the
achievements and challenges of her 1st year in
office as she releases her...
Ainsdale based FPC shortlisted for
Regional business award
based Chartered Financial Planning firm, FPC, has
been shortlisted for a Merseyside Independent
Business Award in the Professional Services Business
of the Year category. Founded by Morecrofts
Solicitors in 2013, the Merseyside Independent
Business awards were designed to platform...
reflect on "life changing" SEND summer club
as the new School year begins
Street Play and Community Centre, located in Wirral,
were praised this week for their "life
changing" summer club that provided
free sessions for families with Special Educational
Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Due to cuts in
Commissioner launches £50,000 Youth Diversion Fund
for projects over Autumn Half Term
groups which offer safe and engaging activities for
young people are being invited to bid for grants for
projects running during the Autumn Half Term, thanks
to Merseyside's Police Commissioner. Emily Spurrell
has announced that she is...
the allotment owner helping Knowsley residents to
grow their employment skills
owner in Knowsley is helping to sow the seeds of
success for a group of local residents being
supported into employment through Mayor Steve
Rotheram's Households into Work programme. Amy Hill,
from Knowsley, has opened the gates to her allotment
heavy rain and thunderstorms highlight problems
start of September 2022 has been marked by both
heavy rain and thunderstorms passing over the UK. In
just 12 hours, between Sunday, 4 September to
Monday, 5 September, weather forecasters at the UK
Met Office reported over 36,000 lightning strikes
had been recorded across the UK. This...
film icon Lee Kelly to star in 2022 Christmas
and The Atkinson have announced Patsy Kensit as the
star of their 2022 Christmas Pantomime, Aladdin. The
British icon, who started her film career at the age
of 4, will be granting wishes as:- The Genie of the
Lamp at the Southport Theatre in an action packed
a family affair for latest Film Office investment
just wrapped on the latest production to receive
vital investment from Liverpool Film Office's Film
and TV Production Fund. Head of Liverpool's Film
Office, Lynn Saunders, said:- "With its
unique brand of humour, Liverpool has been the
cradle of some legendary TV sitcoms over the
Liverpool entertainment venue celebrates new line up
new season awaits, the City’s thriving leisure and
entertainment sector is preparing itself for autumn,
winter and festive events, as the team behind The
Bentley are thrilled to announce that their unique
brand is as busy, and popular, as ever. The Bentley
premium venue and...
to reward 1,000 commuters with 'free' train
journeys to work
the heels of their £1 'Flash Sale' last
week, Northern has now announced plans to reward
1,000 of its season ticket customers with the cost
of their commute. The train operator, which serves
major Cities across the North of England including:-
Hull, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and
St Peter's Formby - Family Fun Day
Saturday, 3 September, St Peter's Church, Formby,
staged the latest of the series of events to mark
the 275th Anniversary of the current Church
building. A Family Fun Day was held in the grounds
of Trinity St Peter's School, on Paradise Lane, in
Formby. The weather was kind, and people flocked in
from morning to late afternoon. They were...
shoppers can round up their shop to the nearest £1
to support life saving fundraising campaign
September to 2 October 2022, Tesco shoppers can
choose to round up their shop to the nearest £1 at
self service tills to help support an in-store
fundraising campaign for three of the UK's leading
health charities. Last year Tesco's 'Helping
you to live...'
Roald Dahl day at Wayfarers Arcade
invited to meet your favourite Roald Dahl characters
in Southport's Wayfarers Arcade, on Saturday, 17
September 2022. Gambolling Arena Theatre Company are
going to be in the arcade with Roald Dahl’s amazing
characters bringing to life the highly acclaimed...
appointed to deliver City's roads programme
Council has appointed 3 contractors to deliver a
£35m Highways Improvement Programme (HIP). The
Council's Highways and Transportation team and their
delivery partners are now progressing with the
upgrade of more than 100 roads through the HIP.
redefined for the 2023 Culture and Creativity
Awards as nominations open
Rotheram is once again calling for the best of the
Liverpool City Region's creative talent to come
forward as he opens the nominations for the annual
Culture and Creativity Awards. This year, the
definition of creativity used in the awards has been
extended to include...
living in North Wales and Merseyside are paying more
for their energy compared to the rest of the UK
UK continues living through the ongoing cost of
living crisis, research undertaken by UltraLEDs has
revealed the Regions that are paying the most for
their energy in the UK. By analysing ONS and UK
Trust Merseyside is calling on local dog lovers to
consider opening their hearts and their homes to
give a dog a temporary home as part of the charity's
fostering scheme. Dogs Trust's Home from Home scheme
finds foster homes for dogs that need a little extra
TLC and time out from the...
Master Stroke: Lecturer Rachel Duffy set to
release 'Creative Makeup' book
are about to get exciting for Hugh Baird University
Centre lecturer, Rachel Duffy, whose debut book,
Creative Makeup, is set for release on the 13
September 2022. Rachel, who teaches on the Creative
Make Up Design and Practice degree level course at
Liverpool hosted project in
the running for major award
art project hosted in Liverpool is appealing for
votes to be crowned National Lottery Project of the
Year. The World Reimagined beat off stiff
competition from more than 1300 organisations to
reach the public voting stage in this year's
National Lottery Awards, which celebrate the
inspirational people and projects which do
extraordinary things with the help of National
Lottery funding. There are 17 shortlisted finalists
from across the UK, all of which will compete in a 4
MP welcomes Government's £2 bus fare cap across
MP has welcomed an announcement by the Government
that single journey bus fares across England will be
capped at £2, a move which will benefit millions of
bus users. The Government has made available up to
£60 million from January to March next year to help
bus operators implement the cap, which has been
welcomed by a number of national campaign groups.
The announcement will save people 30% on the average
fare, helping millions of...
time to fulfil the promise to:- 'fix social care'
the largest and most diverse representative body for
independent providers of adult social care, is
calling on the new Prime Minister and her Cabinet to
ensure that the Conservative manifesto promise to:-
'fix social care' is actualised under
her leadership and that immediate Government support
is made available for the care sector considering
the current cost of living crisis. Professor Martin
Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care England, says:-
"The adult social care sector is under extreme
pressure. Long standing workforce and..."
Your Mental Health Around the Cost of Living Crisis
Cost of Living (COL) Crisis is yet another in a
series of existential crises we have experienced as
a nation, including:- Brexit, Covid19, and the war
in Ukraine, and each 1 of these events can have a...
guide to everyday creativity for people living
with dementia launched in Halton as part of World
World Alzheimer's Month, which raises awareness of
and encourages support for....
to sponsor Liverpool Business Houses Football
agreed a sponsorship package of the Business Houses
Football League (BHFL). Starting from September, and
lasting for 3 years, Merseyrail have....
deliver powerful message to National Highways' door
26 August 2022, campaigners travelled from Liverpool
to deliver letters, pictures and materials prepared
by School children from Sefton to the door of...
of over 55's have been overlooked for promotion
2 in 3
white collar workers over the age of 55 have been
overlooked for a promotion in the last year;
compared to 37% of professionals under the age of
30, who have received a...
warning from SLC as new academic year approaches
Student Loans Company (SLC) is urging students to be
aware of fraud and phishing scams as the new
academic year starts. SLC will pay more than
£2billion to 2 million...
now to the NHS Innovation Accelerator
innovators in the North West Coast are being offered
support to apply for a national programme aimed at
accelerating solutions to key challenges. The NHS
Innovation Accelerator (NIA)...
prepares to:- 'Go back to basics' with fresh
West Ambulance Service NHS Trust has published its
new strategy, setting out how it wants to improve
responses to patients, the work lives of its...
levelling up ambitions undermined by decades long
resourcing fall in planning system
and levelling up ambitions outlined by Liz Truss
before becoming Leader of the Conservative Party
would be undermined by a lack of resources to the
planning system, says report from the Royal Town
electricity prices cry a scandal
England, the largest and most diverse representative
body for independent providers of adult social care
in England, is dismayed by the UK Government and
OFGEMs failings to oversee the actions of the
National Grid and its approach to electricity
generation. Professor Martin Green OBE said:- "This..."
your business noticed
Our aim is to provide you
not only the current news, but also to help
promote our local areas diverse and rich history,
our innovative businesses, along with our amazing
culture. But we can only do this with your help
and support though advertising. fine out how
you can get your business advertised on here and
help keep our news services free to access.
An Image from our
Southport Webcam above. To see it live, please click on
from our Southport Webcam above. To see it live,
please click on image.
Please support local businesses like:-
aim is to provide you not only the current news, but also to
help promote our local areas diverse and rich history, our
innovative businesses, along with our amazing culture. We can
only do this with your help and support though advertising. Fine out how you can get your business advertised on here and
help you business get seen.