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Publication Date:-
2023-08-10

 
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Big Model & Hobby Show 2023 - Part 1 of 2

THE Big Model and Hobby Show took place on:- 5 August 2023, at Formby High School. The event was opened officially by Miss Merseyside, Paige Canon, who visited most parts of the show, that was spread out around the School. This years event might not have been at a high profile location, like it was in 2022, when it was at Aintree, but this years event managed to pull far bigger numbers to the show. Sadly, the outdoor activities...

 

Liverpool Pride 2023 - Part 2 of 2

THE organisers of Liverpool City Region Pride Foundation held Liverpool Pride, on:- 29 July 2023, along with guests Kyiv Pride. This is Part 2 of....

HRH The Princess Royal to visit Southport for rededication of War Memorial

SOUTHPORT will welcome HRH The Princess Royal on:- Friday, 29 September 2023, to mark the re-dedication of...

Parents would prefer their kids to work in the trades over being a Doctor, Dentist, or Lawyer

MORE than 15% of parents would choose a career in...

RSPCA fears for wildlife as fishing litter injuries rocket over summer

A summer rise in reports of animals injured by discarded fishing litter has prompted the RSPCA to issue a stark warning to new and inexperienced anglers. The warning comes as the number of calls in 2022...

 

New women's fashion boutique in Southport reveals plans for Official Opening Event

6 diverse models have been chosen from Debbie's Unapologetic Community Group and they can't wait to model on the day. A brand new women's fashion boutique at Wayfarers Shopping Arcade in Southport is getting ready...

   

 Vue celebrates Disney with the return of 10 classic films

WITH a century of classic cinematic greats under their belts, Walt Disney Studios has been making dreams come true for generations. To celebrate, over the coming months Vue venues across the UK will be screening some of Disney's most beloved films; and offering fans the chance...

Recycled landfill soil revives forgotten green lung

ONE of Liverpool's forgotten green lungs; regenerated from the recycled soil of a former landfill site; is set to re-open on:- Monday, 7 August 2023. A unique 24 acre recreational area, called Southern Grasslands, has been created as a result of a massive...

Liverpool to light up the night for Cancer Research UK

PEOPLE across Liverpool are being urged to join an illuminating night time walking event for Cancer Research UK. The charity's Shine Night Walk is set to take place on:- Friday, 8 September 2023. Entries are open now for the 10k event...

 
 
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NICEIC Bright Spark of the Month shares Electrical safety tips

AS families across the UK spend time together for the summer holidays, the time at home with children can prove popular for home improvement activity. In anticipation of this, NICEIC; the UK's leading body for certified electrical...

Our Eurovision Coverage - Part 3

NORTHERN has enlisted the support of autistic data scientists to advise on the most fuel-efficient way to operate its fleet of 276 diesel trains. In partnership with Chrome Angel Solutions they are developing a scenario....

The Krazyhouse 2023 Official Bank Holiday Reunion

THE Krazyhouse is back once again on:- Bank Holiday Sunday, 27 August 2023, from:- 8:00pm to 4:00am. Yes, that may seem like a long time...

A Liverpool theatre company are to tour the Northwest of England with the hit play 'Warnock'

THIS September City Theatre presents the gritty play Warnock. Set in a youth detention for girls this play tells the story of several inmates who have found...

 

 

Holiday fun for children at Stick 'n' Step

CHILDREN at Stick 'n' Step have enjoyed some fabulous holiday fun this summer during visits either to local countryside inclusive Outdoor Education Activity Centre, Barnstondale, in Wirral, or to:- The Children's Adventure...

Meet the woman behind Liverpool's huge breathwork community

A woman from Waterloo is leading an ever growing breathwork community in Liverpool that now has over 500 members. Samantha...

Campaign secures backing of Liverpool City Region

CAMPAIGNERS fighting National Highways' controversial Port of Liverpool Access Road have secured the backing of the Liverpool City Region as a result of their latest action....

North West commuters could save £1,221 by cycling to work

NEW Research from Blackhawk Network (BHN) shows that workers in the North West are getting on their bikes in an effort to beat the cost of living crisis.  During this cost of living crisis, employees in The North West are feeling most concerned...

 

Ambulance and fire service stage water rescue demonstration to warn of dangers of open water swimming

NORTH West Ambulance Service (NWAS) and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) took to the Queen's Dock, in Liverpool, to demonstrate how dangerous swimming in open water...

Victoria Plum and Helen Skelton launch community foundation which can donate bathroom products to Merseyside worthy causes

ONLINE bathroom retailer Victoria Plum has partnered with TV and radio presenter Helen Skelton to launch the Victoria Plum Community Foundation which can help support worthy causes...

16 Brave Fundraisers Abseiled Liverpool Cathedral for Sefton 4 Good

16 fundraisers from across Merseyside faced their fears and abseiled down Liverpool Cathedral's iconic West door. On Saturday, 15 July 2023, the day started with dark clouds, heavy rain and thunderstorms, however, the showers couldn't dampen the fundraisers' enthusiasm. Luckily, the...

Bentley welcomes Barbie this August! 'Come on, Barbie, let's go party...'

EXPECT all things PINK at the Barbie Bottomless Brunch this August Bank Holiday, at the Bentley, in Liverpool City Centre. There will be some amazing Instagrammable photo opportunities, amazing entertainment from the real life Barbie and Ken. Doors open from 1pm and the show will go out until 7pm, with...

 

Liverpool's travel and tourism sector is welcoming a post Covid resurgence

NEW figures published have calculated vital information relating to Liverpool's tourism sector, and show last year's economic boost of more than £3.5 billion has outstripped previous City records. Reflecting on 2022, the new...

3 Liverpool digital leaders graduate from Made Smarter programme

3 manufacturing leaders from Liverpool are among a new generation now armed with new digital skills and tools after graduating from a trailblazing North West programme. FRC Group (Liverpool), CNC Robotics...

£33 million joint investment to boost skills, support jobs and bolster green manufacturing in UK life sciences industry

£33 million of joint Government and industry investment with leading global firm Kindeva Drug Delivery in UK medicines manufacturing will ensure a new generation...

'Create It Together' SCA Classes Group Exhibition

AS well as always providing a stimulating calendar of exhibitions throughout the year, Southport Contemporary Arts is also valued across the Region for its delivery of wellbeing at community level for all Sefton based practitioners through its extensive portfolio of taught...

 

Air guns, crossbows and catapults - RSPCA reveals shocking animal attacks

LETHAL weapons including:- crossbows, air guns, catapults and slingshots are being used to deliberately target and kill wildlife and pets, new data from the RSPCA reveals. The animal charity has unveiled...

Government boosting use of independent sector capacity to cut NHS waiting lists

13 new Community Diagnostic Centres (CDCs) including:- 8 independently run CDCs; are being launched across the country as part of Government plans to use the independent sector to cut NHS waiting lists, Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay will announced. 5 of these independent sector led CDCs will operate in the South West of England, with permanent sites fully opening in 2024 in:- Redruth, Bristol, Torbay, Yeovil and Weston Super Mare...

Major boot for young people with plans to transform Youth Centres

NEW Youth Centres will be built and old ones refurbished as part of Government plans to give young people better access to positive out of School activities as the next phase of the Youth Investment Fund is confirmed. This follows Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer setting out her vision for the youth sector, that every young person should have:- "someone to talk to, something to do, somewhere to go." The plans will see 44 Youth Centres share a slice...

40% of dog owners admit to leaving their dog in a hot car

SHOCKING new research reveals how 40% of dog owning motorists admit to leaving their furry friends alone in their car during a hot day. That's according to new research by Confused.com. The study found that drivers who currently own a dog have left their pet alone in a hot car for 13 minutes, on average. This may only seem like a brief period of time, but research suggests that this could still pose a serious risk to dogs. On an average summer's day (around 22°C), the RSPCA...

 

Train operator Northern's most popular summer hotspots

TRAIN operator Northern has named its most popular destinations so far this summer; with Manchester coming top of the table. Customers are choosing to head to some of the north of England's most vibrant cities for leisure travel. Mark...

Liverpool 1 are back with their annual Dog Show

LIVERPOOL ONE's iconic Dog Show is back, and dog owners are being encouraged to pre-register for this Labradorable event in the City.  Taking place on:- Sunday, 10 September 2023, on Chavasse Park, the City's dogs will have the opportunity to enter an array of categories all with a chance...

77% of Brits support a ban on electric shock collars as dog welfare experts urge Government not to delay

DATA released by The Kennel Club shows the majority of the British public want to see a ban on electric shock collars. 77% of Brits said they believe the devices, which punish a dog for unwanted behaviour...


 


 

 

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