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Extreme BHP North West Motor Show 2023

ON Sunday, 21 May 2023, the Extreme BHP North West Motor Show was held on:- Victoria Park, Southport. The good weather attracted a huge display with hundreds of vehicles attending. The event was run by the North West car club:- Extreme BHP who did a fantastic job running this free event. The club also gave out awards at the end of the day to the best motors on display. Well done to all who took...


Our Eurovision Coverage - Part 3

THESE are even more photographs taken by us at 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.  These photos include pictures, taken by us, all over Liverpool City Centre and also at the Pier Head, where a week long festival was being held. To see our...

Local families invited to adopt a tree in Hospice woodland

ST. Joseph's Hospice is offering local families a small piece of its 12 acre woodland to remember their loved ones. The Hospice, on Ince Road in Thornton, has made all its trees available for adoption and every family which chooses to adopt a tree will receive a wooden heart...

Award winning Chef is the new secret ingredient for success at The Grand, Southport!

AWARD winning Chef, Colin Gannon has recently taken up position as Director of Food, at The Grand, Southport, and Mikhail Hotels and Leisure Group. Colin brings many years of expertise in food and drink, catering and fine dining to The Grand. He has always loved the culinary arts, with his...

Free UCLan event invites people to explore our nearest star

UCLan solar physics expert will lead audience in a journey of discovery. People are invited on a journey to explore The Sun at a free event organised by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Recently, the view of our closest star has been transformed due to...


MFRS carry out community reassurance campaign following fatal flat fire in Birkenhead, Wirral

MERSEYSIDE Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) have provided the public with vital fire safety advice and support as part of a community reassurance campaign, following the tragic death of a man in a flat fire on:- Pemberton Road...

National Beauty Show - Exhibition Centre Liverpool - November 2023

ONE of the newest and most exciting beauty shows to hit the UK has been inundated with requests by some of the biggest and most popular beauty brands and products across the UK wanting to exhibit at the National Beauty Show. Salons Direct, Acre Pharmacy, Elite Aesthetics, Jalupro, Lex Cosmetics, Mollie Elise, Pro Italia, DOJO...

Dogs Trust Merseyside redevelopment plans unveiled

DOGS Trust Merseyside is inviting members of the public to find out more about the proposed redevelopment of the rehoming centre site. The Huyton based centre, which finds homes for hundreds of dogs every year, opened in August 1999, but is now set to be redeveloped to provide improved indoor and outdoor facilities for the dogs it cares for. The plans include new...

Reintroduction of dog licences receives nationwide support in a bid to deter unsuitable dog owners and encourage better standards and training

IN a recent survey by leading animal healthcare brand Johnson's Veterinary Products into the purchasing habits of pet owners, a surprising 71% of pet owners surveyed said...


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Revving Up for the Future: Liverpool's under 10s amongst the 1st in the world to take the wheel of new electric cars

LIVERPOOL will be 1 of the 1st locations in the world where drivers can get behind the wheel of an exciting new British made electric vehicle. But in a twist, the car is only for:- 4 to 10 year olds. The all...

Letter to the Editor:- "I will be attending the Sort The System lobby event on 24 May to urge our MP"

"AS a concerned citizen, I am writing to express my strong support for the implementation of proportional representation in some form or another in the UK General Elections. It is no secret that our current 1st past the post system is deeply flawed and fails to represent the true diversity of our..."

Merseyside housing group host influential Housing Minister

BARONESS Scott of Bybrook OBE, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, was welcomed to Liverpool, where she visited Oxford House and the Morris Meadows development, both of which are owned and managed by 1 Vision...

Eyes down! People can enjoy 2 more Comedy Bingo Spring Socials at Southport Market this month, thanks to support from local Councillors

THE popular events have been held this year thanks to Comedy Bingo owners Brendan Riley and Val Brady, who also organise the annual Southport Comedy Festival. The 2 new...


Live Music at Coopers Bar in Southport

HIDDEN just off the at the top end of Lord Street is Coopers Bar, on Leicester Street, Southport. The venue is always friendly and welcoming, with live music on most nights of the week, like this monthly event, called:- 'Peter Rimmer and Friends Folk Night.'  We want to hear from other venues in Southport who are doing live music.  Let us...

Barbara Richardson's textile exhibition heading to Southport's ArtHouse

THE multi talented, local textile artist, Barbara Richardson, certainly has more than 1 string to her bow with her artistic output embracing mixed media, felt making, botanical dying, batik work and print making. A graduate of Roehampton Institute in...

Liverpool gets ready to raise the curtain on 80th Battle of Atlantic Commemorations

MERCHANT and Naval ships will sail into Liverpool from:- 26 May to 28 May 2023 to begin 3 days of commemorations and celebrations marking the Battle of the Atlantic. The vessels, led by Royal Navy destroyer HMS Defender, are due to arrive on Friday...

Ground breaking Life Rooms service opens within secure services

MERSEY Care NHS Foundation Trust has launched a ground breaking new Life Rooms service designed to help some of the most vulnerable members of society within its high secure mental health services. The new service has been unveiled within Ashworth High Secure Hospital, 1 of only 3 high secure Hospitals in...


New survey of public health shows strong link between poor health and loneliness

ADULTS in England who reported bad or very bad health are more than 3 times as likely to report feeling lonely than those with good or very good health.  Published by NHS England, the Health Survey for England, 2021 Part 2 reports on the nation's health and surveyed 5,880 adults about a variety of topics...

Men's mental health Kickstarter launched for new short film

kickstarter campaign has been launched to produce a short film about men's mental health. Filmmaker Sai Karan Talwar's debut short, Ghanimah, received critical acclaim; winning multiple awards at top film festivals globally; and his next profound masterpiece, What Men Do For Love, needs your help. What Men Do For Love aims to...

Merseyside finalists in NWC Research and Innovation Awards

PIONEERING individuals and teams from Merseyside have been shortlisted for awards recognising the best innovators and researchers in health and care. The North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards is the only health awards event for the Region, run by 3 NHS bodies focussed on research and innovation. Liverpool University Hospitals NHS...

Sick pets, dodgy prawns, faulty plumbing and freak gym accidents (Translation... 'I have debilitating period pain')

FROM dodgy prawns, sick pets, gym accidents and faulty plumbing to mystery viruses, new research from INTIMINA reveals the common excuses that 1 in 4 (24%) working women feel the need to use...


Only 2 in 5 young adults are financially literate

IF just under 3˝ hours each month is committed to financial education for:- 11 to 18 year olds, this could help ensure that the majority of young adults in the UK are financially literate. New research finds that the...

70% of Liverpool tradespeople experience mental health problems due to work

70% of Liverpool tradespeople experience mental health problems due to work related issues, a new study has found. The research was commissioned for Mental...

Ratflation - Councils tackled 618 rodent infestations a day in 2022

LOCAL Authorities dealt with 225,430 rodent infestations in 2022, equivalent to 618 per day, according to new research from Direct Line Home Insurance. There has been a significant rise in residential...

Liverpool Tattoo Convention returns with 3 DAYS of world class tattooing and entertainment

LIVERPOOL Tattoo Convention returns to the City from:- 2 June 2023 to 4 June 2023 for another weekend of world class tattooing, live music and entertainment! Widely...


Damien Moore MP nominates health and care heroes in Southport for NHS Awards celebration

MEMBER of Parliament for Southport, Damien Moore, has submitted nominations for the official NHS Parliamentary Awards in recognition of staff who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. The...

Energy saving schemes falling short, warn Councils

SLOW progress insulating homes leaves fuel poverty targets in jeopardy, costing billions and contributing to climate change, Councils warn. Councils are calling for a new local approach as the flagship energy efficiency scheme supported just 60,000 homes...

Business owners in the North West step in to support employees as cost of living crisis continues

BUSINESS owners in the North West have been stepping in to support their employees as the cost of living continues to put financial pressure on individuals according to new research from Rathbones...

Mental Health Awareness Week - Expert shares tips to manage anxiety at work

WITH anxiety being the central theme of this year's Mental Health Awareness, it's important to be aware of what anxiety is and how it can impact your daily life. In 2021/2 anxiety contributed...


Who benefits? New report shoots down myths used by 'big ag' to make billions at expense of animals, people and planet

A new report debunks the myths perpetuated to keep the global factory farming industry alive, and the few multi-national corporations making billions from the systems that are cruel to animals while damaging our health and killing our planet. Factory...



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