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Liverpool Sound City 2023 - Part 1

THE fantastic annual Liverpool Sound City was held again, over 28 April to 30 April 2023. If you do not already know, the event is the most important UK independent music conference. This event has been running now for over 15 years and has become the place to go for leading industry figures, emerging artists and aspiring music business professionals from across the world. Not only that, but the event also delivers live music shows by an extremely wide range of acts. this diversity helps to keep it at the forefront of...


Geek Bazaar Liverpool

ON 30 April 2023, Fact Liverpool played host to the Geek Bazaar, hosted by Empire Sector. This event was open to everyone and anyone who wants to experience a geeky event that was created by people who wear the geek...

Grab your picnic blanket and head to Derby Park for a royal celebration this May

ONE Vision Housing is bringing Bootle Together for the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. Residents are cordially invited to attend a royal celebration to mark King Charles III's Coronation on the:- 7 May 2023, at Derby Park, Liverpool. The afternoon will see live music from...

Run For The 97 Returns To Stanley Park In 5 Weeks
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THE poignant legacy community event Run For The 97 returns to Stanley Park in Liverpool on:- Saturday, 27 May 2023. This is the ninth annual fun run event features 5K and 1 Mile distances. Entries are open now at:- BTRLiverpool.Com. The deadline for personalised...

North West profit warnings nearly double ¼ on ¼

PROFIT warnings issued by UK listed companies in the North West of England in Q1 2023 almost doubled:- '¼ on ¼,' according to EY-Parthenon's latest Profit Warnings report. 9 warnings were issued throughout the Region in the 1st ¼ of the year; the Region's 2nd highest total since Q2 2020; up from 5 in Q4 2022. However, despite the ¼ on...


Solicitor's warning to anyone contesting a will as High Court settles family dispute

A solicitor has helped feuding family members win an approved judgment case in an unfortunate scenario. Jackson Lees' Contentious Probate team, in Liverpool, helped settle an ongoing family feud over issues with a will. A 99...

English charities share in almost £1.2 million funding boost from ScottishPower Foundation

A host of charities in England have been awarded a funding boost from the ScottishPower Foundation, with the vital support set to aid vulnerable people, communities and natural ecosystems across...

Douze points as biggest Eurovision education programme ever hits Merseyside

A giant chessboard, a lip sync battle and an art trail inspired by local and European art are among the 27 School projects across Liverpool City Region which have received EuroGrant funding to celebrate Eurovision. Supported by Spirit of 2012, Liverpool City Council's Culture Liverpool team invited Schools across...

WaterSafe reveals top 5 plumbing tips when moving home

WATERSAFE, the UK national accreditation body for approved plumbers, has put together its 5 top tips to help people moving home in Merseyside. The plumbing register asked its members for their top advice for customers moving into a new home. These included:- Find and test your internal stop tap; where...


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A kind hearted student with a passion for volunteering has been named as a Coronation Champion

EMILIA McRobie, a 3rd year Education and English student, at Edge Hill University, has been recognised for her role as President of the University's:- 'Uni Boob Team,' a society representing breast cancer awareness charity CoppaFeel!She has also previously...

School children to stage unique Mini Eurovision concert in languages of Europe

SCHOOL children from across Liverpool City Region will perform a special Mini Eurovision Song Contest, on:- Friday, 28 April 2023, with a special concert of European songs, including a Ukrainian lullaby. Students of foreign languages at the University of Liverpool have been working...

Burial ground creates a place for growing through grief

COLLEAGUES at a burial ground in The Wirral have set up a new way for people in the community to grieve; by creating life in their new vegetables...

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ON Sunday, 11 June 2023, farmers across the country will once again open their gates for a national celebration of farming and all it delivers, inviting the public to join them and discover where their food comes from. LEAF Open Farm Sunday is farming's 'Annual Open Day' and has been the go to event in the calendar,,,


Damien Moore MP supports Merseyside Police cracking down on crime, as hundreds more Officers recruited onto force

LOCAL Member of Parliament, Damien Moore, welcomes the news that communities across Merseyside, including Southport, will benefit from...

Liverpool's nightlife during Eurovision - some of the amazing events taking place during the 2 weeks of magic in May

DATING nights, quiz shows, bingo, raves… there's plenty happening which all form the City's kaleidoscopic and vibrant nightlife. With Eurovision getting ever closer, the City is in the final stages of preparation before 2 incredible weeks begin in Liverpool...

Northern picks up award for collaboration with rail users to co-create practical solutions to improve customer experience

NORTHERN has been recognised by a leading customer experience award scheme for using the lived experience of its passengers to co-create practical solutions to make travel more accessible...

A ¼ of people in Merseyside aren't aware of changes to voting laws

ANTI extremism charity HOPE not hate say the changes to the way we vote could disenfranchise millions. A new poll from HOPE not hate has revealed that 24.9% of people in Merseyside aren't aware of new photo identification rules when voting in a Polling Station. 24.9% said they did not know about changes to...



Blue Peter Gardener to attuned the Southport Flower Show 2023

LOVE Your Garden Presenter and Blue Peter Gardener to join the line up of special guests at this year's Southport Flower Show. The Southport Flower Show Press Office...

Liverpool ONE to be filled with music for Eurovision!

WITH Eurovision now just weeks away, Liverpool ONE has announced an additional jam-packed schedule full of events, music, art and community led activities...

Charity training for struggling small charities in Liverpool

ON  video was taken following a small presentation of a special memorial planter that has been installed in memory of Frank Garner, outside...

Is It Puppy Love? RVC Needs Families in the North West For An Investigation Into Impact Of Pet Dogs On Children's Mental Health During Pandemic

THE Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has launched a new study:- 'Pandemic Pals,' to explore how the ownership of dogs during the Covid19 Pandemic impacted the mental health and wellbeing of...


Stress Awareness month: Experts share tips on reducing stress levels

APRIL marked Stress Awareness Month in the UK, which since 1992 has sought to raise awareness of the causes and dangers of stress. Stress is the body's reaction to pressure or feeling threatened. It is very common and can help people to work hard and...

New advice on managing stress at work as 1 in 3 workers feel that their organisation is not effective at handling it

ACAS has launched new advice for employers on managing stress after 33% of British workers believe that their organisation is not effective at managing work-related stress. Acas commissioned YouGov...

Government failures have created cost of living:- "Rural Premium" MPs find

GOVERNMENT neglect of the rural economy has created a cost of living:- 'Rural Premium' according to a new report by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Rural Business and the Rural Powerhouse. Evidence from more than 25 industry bodies...

Fatal Attraction - Cheaters less likely to forgive partner's infidelity

WITH the release of the new:- 'Fatal Attraction' TV series on Paramount+ on the 1 May 2023, the reboot has led to the topic of infidelity being on everyone's lips. The modern re-imagining of the cult film tells the story of Dan Gallagher, a man who has...


The hunt is on for Southport' favourite community heroes

THE National Lottery Awards are back for 2023, in search of the inspirational individuals and organisations who do amazing things with the help of National Lottery funding. More than £126,000 of...

Taxi licensing toughened up to protect passengers across England

NEW measures will safeguard passengers and crack down on unfit taxi and private hire vehicle drivers, with tighter checks introduced across Local Authorities. Building on...

New FSB report on rural businesses presents pathway to creating:- 'economic growth belt'

CALL for policymakers to address inequalities faced by rural firms; Phil McCabe, FSB Merseyside and Cheshire, comments small firms in...

Rave UKraine adds Jodie Harsh, Sarah Story and Human Margareeta to lineup

RAVE UKraine will be an historic event taking place in both:- Liverpool and Kyiv simultaneously, on:- Sunday, 7 May 2023, has announced further acts confirmed to...


Google is Playing an Increasing Role in Raising British Children

NEW analysis reveals that British parents are relying on Google to help raise their children more than ever before. In fact, parents across the country use the search engine to answer questions about their children over 10,000 times per day, on average. This has increased...

Merseyside Schools shortlisted in Tes Schools Awards 2023

6 Schools across Merseyside have been included in the nationwide shortlist for the 2023 Tes Schools Awards. Schools from the Region have dominated in the Inclusive School of the Year category, where 4 of the 8 finalists are from Merseyside. The shortlist for the 15th Tes Schools Awards, 1 of the biggest...

Every 19 days a class of young children is killed or seriously injured on roads in Britain

FIGURES show that in 2021, 512 children aged 7 or younger were killed or seriously injured on British roads. That's 1 young child every 17 hours. That is the equivalent of a whole class of young children (27) being killed or serious injured every 19 days. This...

More than a ¼ of over 50s forced to dip into savings

28% of over 50s are now turning to their savings pot to tide them over due to the cost of living crisis, new research conducted amongst the age group on behalf of Handelsbanken Wealth and Asset Management shows. The research revealed that 10% of over 50s are investing less than before the cost of living...


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