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Publication Date:-
2023-08-03

 
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Thousands of Liverpool City Region's LGBT+ community and Ukrainian LGBT+ representatives have marched thorough Liverpool as part of the City’s Pride 2023 - Part 1 of 2

THE organisers of Liverpool City Region Pride Foundation invited Kyiv Pride to take part in the 2023 Liverpool Pride, that was held on 29 July 2023.  As Liverpool hosted Eurovision on behalf of Ukraine, Liverpool said it was only natural that they would play host this very special event, not only as a legacy of the Song...

 

Birkdale Village Sumner Fair 2023

ON Sunday, 30 July 2023, Birkdale Village was closed off to traffic and taken over by a fantastic Sumner Fair, thanks to the Birkdale Civic society and the Birkdale Traders Group. The event played host...

Police issue appeal following fatal collision in Formby Village

ON Thursday, 3 August 2023, Merseyside Police issued an appeal for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Formby Village, at around:- 4.20 pm, on:- Wednesday, 2....

MFRS call on key partners across Merseyside to highlight concerns over Lithium-ion battery fires

FOLLOWING a series of Lithium-ion battery related fatal fires and after a...

Dogs Trust Merseyside and RNLI team up to keep the nation's dogs safe at the beach this summer

AS millions of families flock to the seaside to make the most of the warm weather, 2 of the UK's leading charities; Dogs Trust Merseyside and the...

 

£3.9 million investment in Rape and Sexual Abuse Support specialist services in the North West

ON 3 August 2023, victims of rape and sexual violence within the North West will now be better supported following a £3.9 million investment in specialist services from the...

Do not miss the Big Model and Hobby Show at Formby High School

THE weather forecast might be poor but this is mostly inside, so get out the house and head over to the Big Model and Hobby show this Saturday, (5 August 2023) for what will be an amazing show. The event...

Excellence Through Education: Sefton 6th Form College Launches

HUGH Baird College has launched its newly named 6th Form Centre, Sefton 6th Form College. Hugh Baird College merged with South Sefton...

Maghullfest 2023

MAGHULLFEST is a free Family Fun Day held yearly on the KGV Playing Fields, in Maghull, that is returning on Saturday, 12 August 2023. This event is run by Maghull Town Council...

 
 
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Former Welsh Guard and retired nurse heads Merseyside military charity

THE Merseyside Branch of SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity has a new chairman. Ken Orme enjoyed a distinguished career in the Regular and Reserve elements of the Army. He served with...

Best of The Fest brings 3 top comedians to Southport Comedy Festival 2023

BIG Comedy UK has put together a fantastic night of comedy for the opening night...

Young people take to the water as summer of vital engagement projects gets underway

YOUNG people in Sefton are learning vital water skills with thousands more across Merseyside set to benefit from a summer of engagement activities thanks to the...

Headline findings of 1st LGBTQ+ health needs survey revealed

FURTHER work is to be carried out to examine in more detail the findings of a Public Health Liverpool study which has revealed many in the LGBT+ community feel let down by their healthcare experiences...

 

The women's Prison system is broken

ACCORDING to Nacro is a social justice charity which delivers services across the justice sector, health and housing:- "The women's Prison system is broken." The charity has found that many women in Prison have been victims of...

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund facilitates £1bn of investment into Northern businesses

THE Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) has surpassed a significant milestone, facilitating the investment of more than £1 billion for businesses in the North of England, through...

A ¼ of Brits think artificial grass should be 'BANNED' as demand drops by 48%

CLOSE to a ¼ of people in the UK would be happy to see artificial grass lawns banned, while a further 57% state they would never install it in their...

Council maintained Schools continue to outperform academies; new LGA research

SCHOOLS that remain within their Council have continued to outshine those that converted to academies, according to new research commissioned by the Local Government Association. A new report, analysing Ofsted inspection...

 

North West's most sensitive wilderness areas flooded with raw sewage

ALMOST 1,200 sewage overflow pipes discharged in England and Wales' most sensitive wildlife habitats for over:- 300,000 hours in...

Northern aims to entice more students from road to rail with 75% off train tickets from September

THE train operator is hoping to entice more students from road to rail from September with the offer of 75% off...

Older people's memories shared with students through exhibition at Formby Care Home

FORMBY Schoolchildren were welcomed into Halcyon House, a dementia friendly residential Care Home for older people...

RoSPA:- "No child should ever die in a swimming pool, it’s time for change."

THE Head of Road and Leisure Safety at RoSPA, David Walker, following the tragic drowning of Rocco Wright, which saw David Lloyd Leisure Ltd admit...

 

Mortgage sales slump by 42% so far this year

THE latest analysis by specialist property lending experts, Octane Capital, has shown that the number of property transactions fuelled by the mortgage sector has fallen by 42% so far this...

97% of buyers would pull out of a sale due to a nightmare neighbour

THE latest research by property purchasing specialist, House Buyer Bureau, has found that when it comes to selling your home, a nightmare neighbour could end up costing you over £20,000, although 97% of buyers would pull out of the purchase completely. House Buyer Bureau surveyed over 2,000 UK homebuyers...

New figures reveal 409 cat cruelty reports made to RSPCA in Merseyside in 2022

HEARTBREAKING figures released by the RSPCA as part of its Cancel Out Cruelty campaign have revealed 409 cat cruelty complaints were made in Merseyside, in 2022. Nationally, in 2022, there were almost 18,000 cat cruelty complaints reported to the RSPCA. Of those reports...

£600 million Social Care winter workforce and capacity boost

THE Government has unveiled a £600 million package to help with recruitment and retention in Social Care. The fund will support the Social Care workforce and boost capacity in Social Care, in turn supporting the NHS ahead of winter and through into 2024. This week the Care Minister is also writing to NHS...

 

Market Sustainability and Improvement Fund - Workforce Fund

CARE England, the largest and most diverse representative body for independent providers of adult Social Care, has today welcomed the Market...

27 jail term and life ban for Merseyside man who abused his partner's kitten

A man who inflicted appalling levels of physical violence and psychological suffering on his partner's kitten has been...

71% of graduates in the North West of England say going to University got them the job they wanted

COMPELLING new data released today by Universities UK (UUK) reveals that 71%...

 


 

 

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