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HMS Mersey receives Honorary Freedom of the Borough of Sefton

THE crew of HMS Mersey (P283) have received the Honorary Freedom of the Borough of Sefton, and we had the privilege to cover 2 of them. The 1st event was a special ceremony, held on 13 April 2023, at Bootle Town Hall.  This event was the final point...


Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine:- "125 Years of Impact."

125 years ago, the Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) opened. It was the 1st institutions of its kind in the world. 1 of Liverpool's many pioneering achievements. On the back of the anniversary, on 13 April 2023, the 1st of 3 evenings of talks were delivered, in a very comfortable, well appointed...

Southport Contemporary Arts Artist of the Month:- "Kate Tidmarsh"

OVER 29 April to 27 May 2023 Kate Tidmarsh will be Southport Contemporary Arts' Artist of the Month. No stranger to Southport, experimental printmaker, Kate Tidmarsh, has been selected as:- Artist of the Month...

Soul II Soul announce Liverpool event at the Olympia

THE Eventim Olympia show is to he held from:- 7pm, on:- Friday, 17 November 2023. Formed in 1988 Soul II Soul and Jazzie B in their community in North London. Soul II Soul's dances had been reflecting what was occurring naturally in London; kids of all races...

Scouting For Girls to release new album ahead to huge arena tour

SCOUTING For Girls' unforgettable indie pop anthems such as:- 'She's So Lovely.' 'This Ain't A Love Song' and 'Heartbeat' set them on a path to phenomenal success which included four Top 10 singles, four Top 10...


Enjoy A Champion Night With Grand National Legend Bob Champion

THE Grand National Legend Bob Champion will be at the historic Hanover Street Theatre on:- Thursday, 20 April 2023, in an unmissable night of conversation and live music. An Evening with Bob Champion sees the former jump...

2023 Liverpool Sound City Update

THE 2023 Liverpool Sound City, the UK's leading independent music conference and AIM UKs:- 'Conference in The North.' The event has announced its final lineup of speakers and panels for the 2023 conference taking...

BBC 2's Zoe Lyons in Southport

TV host and award winning critically acclaimed comedian Zoe Lyons has announced an extensive UK tour for 2023. The 'Bald Ambition Tour' takes in 39 dates and starts on:- Thursday, 2 February 2023, at Edinburgh's The Stand and culminates on:- Sunday, 30 April 2023, at Plymouth's...

Letter to Editor:- "Take part in Rainbow Trust's Royal Rainbow Bake and raise money with your coronation creations"

"THE event of a lifetime is just around corner with the coronation date of Charles III firmly marked in our diaries. Many of us will be celebrating with street parties or..."


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Hairdresser turned Artist says swimming at Formby beach has been life changing

LEMA loved painting from an early age but the formality of studying for a fine art degree left her feeling like she needed a break from her practice...

'Printers Extraordinaire'

AN exhibition by a new group of likeminded artists will be taking to the walls of the ArtHouse in Southport this Spring. Representing a diverse range of skills and interests, their common thread is their passion for printmaking....

If it's 'Not Suitable For Work' - it's not suitable for our trains and stations either

THE train operator, Northern is appealing to customers to extend the strict:- 'not suitable for work' (NSFW) rule regarding the viewing of...

Government's plans to boost wildlife will benefit an upsurge in red squirrel numbers in England

RECENTLY announced Government plans to restore Britain's wildlife habitats and create 25 new or enlarged...


Lady Lever Art Gallery rated as 1 of the best free family activities in the UK

THE Lady Lever Art Gallery, in Merseyside, has been named 1 of the best free activities on Tripadvisor, within the UK! With prices rising, family days out can be expensive, and many people are looking for activities to take part in...

Dementia Action Call to Faith Groups

FAITH groups are being offered a chance to learn how they can support people with dementia and family carers within their communities. Jack Coutts, chair of Liverpool Dementia Action Alliance said:- "Many people living with the condition want to keep up contact with their places..."

Diabetes diagnoses hits over 93,000 across Merseyside, new Diabetes UK analysis shows

NEW analysis released today by Diabetes UK shows the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in Merseyside has increased from:- 90,700 to 93,634 since 2022.  Across Merseyside, the area with...

UK Government reacts to Royal College of Nursing rejecting pay deal recommendation

A UK Government Spokesperson said:- "It is hugely disappointing that the Royal College of Nursing membership has rejected the pay deal recommended by their leadership. Following constructive discussions..."


Letter to Editor:- "Living Streets"

"OUR future Councillors need to prioritise improving our streets in their upcoming term to help people choose cleaner and healthier ways to travel. The benefits of people walking more are plentiful, from increased physical activity and better health to reduced congestion and cleaner..."

VisitEngland announces 15 Local Visitor Economy Partnerships

THE UK tourism network VisitEngland has announced 12 destinations to gain Local Visitor Economy Partnership (LVEP) status, in addition to the 3 North East Destination Development Partnership (DDP) pilot LVEPs announced...

CLA North News Release: Events across the North to provide clarity on future farming support

THE CLA (Country Land and Business Association) will be hosting a series of events covering Defra's Agricultural Transition Plan on 19 and 20 April in venues based in Yorkshire, the North East...

Cancer survival rates improved by almost 10%

3 in every 4 people survive their cancer the 1st year after being diagnosed with rates of survival for some cancers even higher, according to figures release recently. NHS England has published a 1 year cancer survival index, which looks at survival rates in 2020...


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