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Our Eurovision Coverage - Part 2

THE 67th Eurovision Song Contest was held on behalf of Ukraine in Liverpool, UK over the from 9 May to 13 May 2023 at the Liverpool ACC. The event was a huge success, with multiple events taking place in the build up to it and throughout the Competition. We had the privilege of attending many of the activities on offer... Throughout the week, the atmosphere in Liverpool was electric, with Liverpool gaining high praise from everyone we spoke to, saying:- "What an amazing City" and that:- "We are so friendly and helpful."  This was amazing to...


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The number and types of drugs seized by Police in North West in 2022 has been revealed

A new report by the Home Office has revealed the number of drug seizures that happened in the year to March 2022 across the North West, and which drug types were most commonly seized by local Police authorities. The report...

Bowring Park Announce Free Activities For Mental Health Awareness Week

TAKING place from:- 15 May to 22 May 2023, the park and golf course will be offering a range of free activities to support mental health and wellbeing in the local community. All activities are designed to promote specific aspects of mental wellness, and will be...

Liverpool ONE and ThoughtWorks Create a Virtual Gaming Experience Celebrating Ukraine and Liverpool

LIVERPOOL ONE has teamed up with global technology experts ThoughtWorks (NASDAQ: TWKS) to create a virtual gaming experience for children to mark the Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Liverpool. The new concept...

Dad of 2 takes on huge challenge following his bowel cancer diagnosis

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The Top Chef Bringing 5 Star Sunday Roasts to Penny Lane

DARRYN Jones shot to fame for his 'unbelievable' culinary creations at 21st Amendment in Hoylake, featuring in local and international press, and has now taken over the kitchen at 21st Amendment on Penny Lane, (L159EA) The South African chef created a storm at the Wirral venue, leading to countless 5 star reviews and...

Transformation of Merseyside Station now complete

WORK to transform a Merseyside Station to improve facilities for Northern customers is now complete.    The scheme at Huyton Station includes a new and improved waiting area, a new Ticket Office desk and window. New automatic doors have also been installed as well as new seating on the platforms. The scheme, which was part...

Southport Contemporary Arts 'Solo Show' by Amanda Birchall

THE stage is all set for the unveiling of Southport professional artist and mentor, Angela Birchall's new solo exhibition at the:- ArtHouse, on:- Eastbank Street, Southport. A self confessed life long devotee of Renaissance painter, Leonardo da Vinci, for her latest presentation...

Help clean up Victoria Road Beach, Formby and turn the tide on marine litter

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Transpennine Express to be brought into Operator of Last Resort

THE Transport Secretary has announced he will not renew or extend Transpennine Express's (TPE) contract at the end of the month, bringing the company into Operator of Last Resort (OLR) from:- 28 May 2023. The decision follows months of significant disruption and regular...

Formby Branch - Royal British Legion Dedication of New Standard and Laying Up of Old Standard

ON Sunday, 14 May 2023, the Formby Branch of the Royal British Legion held a service at Holy Trinity Church, Formby, for the Dedication of the branches new Standard and also to retire the old Standard.  The service was followed by a quick ceremony in the Church...

Emily Spurrell invites you to share views and feedback at monthly PCC advice surgery

MERSEYSIDE'S Police Commissioner is inviting residents to share their views and feedback with her at her next monthly surgery in Sefton. Emily Spurrell launched the monthly advice surgeries last year as part of her...

Ukrainian artist who fled to Liverpool to escape war creates giant Eurovision billboard on landmark Liverpool building

AN artist who came to Liverpool after escaping the war in Ukraine has told how a Combined Authority funded course led to her Eurovision design being featured on a...


Eurovision at Hightown - Part 1 of 2

ON Saturday, 13 May 2023, the Hightown Pub, in Hightown, just North of Liverpool, held a Eurovision Family Fun Day, followed by a Eurovision Party. These are a few quick photos we snapped at the afternoon activities. More photos will be added in our next issue of the big night time event itself.  Did you attend this our any other...

Editors note...

Sorry for the delay in publishing this edition, we will also have a slight delay with the next issue as we catch up uploading the photos we took at Eurovision.


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