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Royal Tree presentation and planting in Maghull

ON 30 November 2022, a very cold Bobby's Wood, or otherwise known as Woodend, on the junction of Liverpool Road South and of the Northway, both the Deputy Lieutenant, His Honour John Roberts and The Lord Lieutenant, Mark FW Blundell Esquire, joined the Friends of Maghull and District (FOMD CIC) Dr Frank Sharp to take...


Thousands of lights installed outside Queenscourt Hospice in Southport by local lighting firm

TREES at Queenscourt Hospice in Southport are sparkling away thanks to the generosity of a local lighting firm. Thousands of new lights have been installed in trees in front of the facility, on Town Lane in Kew. 3 new colour changing uplighters have also been provided. The work was...

Liverpool City Region leads £56.8m energy saving project to improve 5,000 homes across the North West

THE Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) has led a North West-wide project to add energy efficient measures to more than 5,000 households at risk of fuel poverty. Strong early performance saw the Combined Authority retrofit 1,336 homes across the City Region; boosting the...

Liverpool City Region welcomes 1st official visit from German Ambassador Miguel Berger

LIVERPOOL City Region Mayor, Steve Rotheram, has welcomed German Ambassador Miguel Berger for his 1st official visit to the Liverpool City Region. The visit was intended to strengthen existing trading and cultural links with Germany, which is 1 of the...

Neptune Brewery are expanding

WE have been informed that local Sefton based Neptune Brewery are expanding and will be moving to a bigger space in Maghull, in 2023. As part of this we have learned that Neptune Brewery have now closed it's taproom and will be opening a bar locally, also in 2023. Don't worry, if you still want to get your Neptune fix over Christmas...


Thousands to receive vital support this Christmas thanks to a large donation of food, care, and toy packages

FAMILIES, individuals, and older people across the Liverpool City Region will be receiving vital support thanks to a food, care, and toy package initiative this Christmas. The initiative, led by 1 Vision Housing, is set...

MP visits Dale Park Care Home for UK Parliament Week

DALE Park, in Southport, Merseyside, was visited on Friday, 18 November 2022, by Southport's MP Damien Moore, as the home participated in UK Parliament Week activities that ran from:- 14 November to 20 November 2022. The 46 bed dementia care home, which is owned by HC One, was...

Freshfields Animal Rescue has launched their 'Triple Threat' Christmas Appeal

FRESHFIELDS Animal Rescue has launched their:- 'Triple Threat' Christmas Appeal, to raise much needed funds to care for the hundreds of abandoned, abused and neglected animals who they...

Northern bans ALL e-scooters, hoverboards and e-skateboards from its 345 trains and 500+ stations

NORTHERN is introducing a ban on all e-scooters, hoverboards and e-skateboards across its trains and stations in the North of England. The ruling, which comes into effect on Thursday, 1 December 2022, is due toe...


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Over 1,000 Southport residents sign Children's A&E Petition launched by local MP within 1st week

THE The Conservative MP for Southport, Damien Moore, has announced that his Children's A&E petition, launched in September, was signed by "well over a thousand" of his Southport constituents within the 1st week. The petition...

New Orthodontics opens for both NHS and Private

THE newly opened Diamond Apex status Orthodontics, Turret, on Altway, Aintree, (L106LE), are getting ready to give a warm welcome to the local community with an open day, on 8 December 2022, to demonstrate how their service works. Turret Orthodontics welcomes any new patients requiring orthodontic treatment, including...

CWU members within Royal Mail step up action against proposed modernization, pay and conditions

IN a long running dispute with management at Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) over the company's modernisation plans, a new series of 48 hour strikes started over..

Rate of mental disorders among 17 to 19 year olds increased in 2022, new report shows

THE Mental Health of Children and Young People in England 2022 report, published by NHS Digital, showed that among:- 17 to 19 year olds, the proportion with a probable mental disorder1 increased from:- 17.4% in 2021 to 25.7% in 2022. This report explores the mental health of children...


Maghull Town Council Christmas Tree Switch On and Christmas Craft Fair

ON 30 November 2022, Maghull Town Council's Christmas Tree, that is located on the KGB Playing field, next to the Town Hall and Swimming Baths, was switch on by the Mayor of Maghull, Councillor Kenneth Hughes. Building up to this was a Christmas Market in the...

A very fishy RNLI event has been held in Hightown

SORRY due to a camera card error, most of our photos from this event are currently unavailable. We currently only have these 3 photos from the extremely successful able to be used. If you do not already know, the RNLI in Liverpool held a Fish N Chip supper at Blundellsands Sailing Club, on 26 November 2022. This event was so well supported that they could not accommodate...

Formby Christmas Lights Switch On 2022 - Part 2

THIS is part 2 of our coverage of the Formby Christmas Lights Switch On that took place on 24 November 2022. These are a few more highlights from this very successful festive event. Also, yes Frosty is back at the Formby Pool, so please go and get a selfie with him and if you are on Twitter upload it with the hash tag...........

Will industrial unrest and cost of living crisis lead to a 'Christmas of Discontent?'

ON Facebook and Twitter we are asking if this will this be the 'Christmas of Discontent?' following the announcement of strike action by so many groups, including:- Royal Mail staff, UCU College and University members and the rail workers, along with the announcement that nurses and the Ambulance Service are now also due to take strike action. Often it is not just the pay that is in question, but the very way staff are treated, for example the 1,400 Royal Mail staff who are holding a strikes in long-running series of disputes...


Southport MP Warns of Energy Scammers Targeting Town's Residents

LOCAL MP Damien Moore has asked Southport residents to remain vigilant, following several reports of scam messages being sent to the Town's residents purporting to be from the Government. The...

Are you dyslexic? The BDA wants your story...

BACK in November (2022) The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) celebrated it's 50 years, at the House of Lords. The BDA have been the voice of dyslexic people since 1972 and are a membership organisation working to achieve a dyslexia...

LGA responds to Government dental care plan

RESPONDING to a Government plan to improve access to NHS Dental Care, Cllr David Fothergill, Chairman of the Local Government Association's Community Wellbeing Board said:- "As previous LGA analysis has..."

Sexual violence cases up 27% in Lancashire, warns charity

THE number of sexual violence cases has increased by 27% in Lancashire over the past year, according to data from Victim Support released during this year's 16 Days of Activism against Gender based Violence. The latest data...


Health experts alarmed at fall in HPV vaccine uptake

PLUMMETING uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine at UK Schools has left tens of thousands of children at risk of deadly cancers and dangerous diseases, says the Oral Health Foundation...

Art and Craft Exhibition at the United Reform Church - Formby

SORRY due to a camera card error, the photos are currently unavailable from this fantastic exhibition that was held on 26 November 2022 at the Church, in United Reform in Formby. We are really sorry and...

The Our Ladies and St Jerome's Formby Christmas Fayre 2022

SORRY due to a camera card error, the photos are currently unavailable from this fantastic exhibition that was held on 26 November 2022 at the St Jerome's Parish Hall, in United Reform in Formby. We are...

Art and Craft Exhibition at the Holly Trinity Church in Formby

SORRY due to a camera card error, the photos are currently unavailable from this fantastic exhibition that was held on 26 November 2022 at the Church, in United Reform in Formby. We are really sorry and....





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