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Hightown Easter Fun Day 2023

THE Hightown Pub held its annual Easter Family Fun Day, on Easter Saturday. The event comprised lots of activities for kids as well as fantastic live music, a quiz and more. It ran thought the day and well into the evening. We popped down as Easter Bunny hopped in to entertain the kids with a Easter Egg Hunt! It is worth adding that the venue will he holding a Eurovision Song Contest event on the:- Saturday, 13 May 2023, from:- 12pm, on onwards...


Formby Walk Of Witness and Passion Play 2023

THE annual Formby Walk Of Witness, and the Passion Play 2023, which was held on the grounds of Formby Pool. The event was run by Churches Together, in Formby, Altcar, and Hightown. The sunny, blue sky brought out the crowds to see this much-loved community event take place. Thankfully, unlike those in...

Customers can feel re-'leaf' as Northern demonstrates new 'supersonic cryogenic' autumn leaf busting technology

IT might be spring, but Northern are planning ahead. This Autumn disruption could be a thing of the past following the trial of new technology that has been made small enough to be fitted onto passenger trains to clear...

Runners heading out of the Kingsway Tunnel.

The BTR Mersey Tunnel 10K returns to its Spring date next weekend for the 2023 staging of the race
Photo and report by Erica Dillon.

THE 17th staging of the race will take place on:- Sunday, 16 April 2023, starting at:- 9.30am, in Liverpool City Centre. The route will then take runners through the Kingsway Tunnel, along the Wirral coastline before...

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine celebrates 125th Anniversary with study of explorer's legacy

THE Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine will celebrate its 125th Anniversary this year by exploring the legacy of explorer and writer, Mary Kingsley. Kingsley...


Mayor Rotheram (left) pictured with Khan Odita at the Urbanscape community garden on Mulgrave Street, Liverpool 8.

Derelict to Delightful - Toxteth teen transforms fly-tipping hotspot with Mayor's grassroots environment fund

A piece of derelict land blighted by fly-tipping has been transformed into an urban community garden, thanks to funding from Mayor Steve Rotheram and the Liverpool City Region...

Don't leave it too late to check new Voter ID requirements warns the Local Government Association

UK residents should not leave it too late to make sure they have the required ID to vote in the upcoming Local Elections, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said. Over 230 Councils have elections this May, with around ⅔ of the country...

Metis and CBRE acted for Liverpool ONE. Hicks Retail acted for Space NK.

Liverpool ONE announces Space NK City Debut

GROSVENOR announces that Space NK, the worldwide retailer for luxury cosmetics, is making its City debut, at Liverpool ONE, and joining the extensive range of premium lifestyle brands on Peter's Lane. Set to open in June, Space NK Liverpool ONE will offer a curated selection of over 100 of the most in...

Did you eat Fish and chips on Good Friday?

FOR religious reasons or not, it has become many people's custom to exchange meat for fish on Good Friday, based on a tradition that has its origins in Christian teachings, with the disciples abstaining from eating meat on the day commemorating Jesus' crucifixion, so we headed...

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Wicked is coming to the Liverpool Empire in 2024

WICKED, "is 1 of the most successful musicals of all time" (BBC News), will fly back into the Liverpool Empire Theatre, from:- Thursday, 20 June to Sunday, 14 July 2024. Tickets will go on public sale from:- Friday, 21 April 2023, at 10am. Sign up to access...

Northern 'singled out' AGAIN for on going mission to improve UK rail industry diversity

THE rail operator Northern has been singled out for praise for the 2nd time this year for its on-going mission to improve the diversity of the UK rail industry. The train operator has been shortlisted for the:- 'Top Employer of the Year...'

A new direction for Tunstall Street in housing association acquisition

THE Pine Court Housing Association have acquired 23 homes on Tunstall Street, Liverpool, in £3.2 million deal with Liverpool City Council. The street in Picton will soon see a new lease of life, with 20 homes being offered to local...

UK Brewery numbers relatively stable despite industry challenges, with some regions seeing growth

THE total number of breweries in the UK has remained:- 'relatively stable' in the 1st quarter of 2023 according to figures released today from the SIBA UK Brewery Tracker; which tracks new brewery...


Flooded people asked to share their experiences for exhibition

THE National Flood Forum are joining forces with:- The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) to create an exhibition...

CLA comments on Government's 'Plan for Water'

THE Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has commented on the Government's newly published:- 'Plan for Water.'  The White Paper was...


Southport's historic 200 year old pub has now reopened
Photos and report by Andrew Brown

SOUTHPORT Town Centre's oldest pub has been reopened; with the new team in charge working hard to:- "restore it to its glory days." The Cheshire Lines Inn, on King Street, has had a busy 1st few days already including:- a lively...

Letter to the Editor:- "Is Easter Easter?"

"HAVING 2 calendars to work from when trying to calculate Easter results in it being called a:- 'moveable feast.' This is because the Church tries to keep the event close to the date of Passover, but not..."


Public Consultation in Sefton about a new physical activity strategy for the Borough

SEFTON Council are running a Public Consultation about a new physical activity strategy for the Borough. Danny Woodworth, a Partnership Manager, Health Sefton said...

InvestSefton says:- "Come join us for breakfast - all options available!"

INVESTSEFTON are launching:- 'Professional Sefton' a networking group targeted at businesses from the Financial and Professional Sector. The meeting will take place on:- Thursday, 27 April 2023, at:...

Health and Social Care Secretary statement on Vaccination of at risk children aged:- 6 months to 4 years

THE UK's Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay said:- "Children are at very low risk of harm from Covid. However, there are a very small number of children..."

Driving with your dog's head out the window could cost you your Driving Licence

IT might be a popular sight with many British road users, but UK drivers who allow their dog to hang its head out the car window while driving could face a driving ban. According to the used car buying...


Record Doctors and Nurses working in the NHS helping to cut waiting times

THERE are record number of Doctors and Nurses working in the NHS in England helping to deliver extra appointments, speed up diagnoses and cut waiting lists, according to the latest stats. Data published...



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