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Publication Date:-
2023-08-25

 
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The 99th Southport Flower Show 2023 - Part 2

THE 1st day of the 99th Southport Flower Show took place over 4 days (Thursday, 17 August 2023 to Sunday, 20 August 2023) on Victoria Park, in Southport, Merseyside. This historic event was hampered slightly by the weather that ran up to the event, with some of the planned activities being unable to take place, but it did offer some new opportunities. The unexpected layout, as a result of part of the grass being damaged where the show's outdoor arena is normally held, meant it had been moved...

 

Local families invited to adopt a tree in Hospice woodland

ON Thursday, 24 August 2023, Merseyside Police have conformed that emergency services are currently attending an incident on the Formby Bypass (A565) at the roundabout into Formby, known locally as the...

5 things you need to know about home EV charging!

AS the UK's electric and hybrid market continues to boom, the safe installation of EV chargers is a crucial factor for homeowners. Recent data reveals that there are 477,000 electric cars on the road and approximately 790,000...

Programme designed to create a better future delivers over 800 hours of educational fun in Birkenhead

EQUILIBRIUM North West, a Birkenhead based community interest company, set up the:- 'Little Helpers' programme...

A record 9.7 million Brits are planning a holiday at home this August Bank Holiday, bringing a £2.7 billion economic boost

VISITENGLAND'S August Bank Holiday Trip Tracker survey shows that 9.7 million Brits are definitely planning an....

 

Just under 1 week left to extend Child Benefit claim for teenagers

PARENTS have just under 1 week after the UK's GCSE results day (24 August 2023) to tell HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) that their 16 year old is continuing their education...

From College to Career - Hugh Baird College T-level Students Triumph

DUE to their exceptional performance in employer-designed T-level qualifications, students from Hugh Baird College are now poised to...

Coming soon to Formby... Award Winning Baby and Toddler Class for healthy bodies and minds!

TAPPY Toes is on a mission to build healthy habits for life in our little ones. Award...

New Crave Pizza in Southport grabs slice of the pizza market with plans to grow

THE new Crave Pizza eatery in Southport is growing in popularity after opening earlier this summer, as it looks to expand its offering to...

 
 
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Technical and Vocational students celebrate outstanding results at Hugh Baird College

STUDENTS studying technical and vocational qualifications within Hugh Baird College's industry based subject areas are celebrating their outstanding results. The students, based at the...

Home Affairs Select Committee 'naive' to the risks of terror threats

ONE of the UK's leading crowd security and safety specialists and a former counter terrorism Police Officer and expert advisor to the National Police Chief's Council has publicly...

Dogs Trust issues urgent appeal for foster carers in North West to help dog owners fleeing domestic abuse

A specialist dog fostering scheme which supports people fleeing domestic abuse is issuing an urgent plea for...

Root Mortgages celebrates 3 years with big charity walk

A Hoylake mortgage brokerage are celebrating their 3rd birthday with a big Wirral coastal walk for the homeless. Root Mortgages' charity...

 

RSPCA reports more than 1,100 dogs have been cruelly ear cropped in UK since 2020

MORE than 1,100 dogs are reported to have undergone a cruel and unnecessary procedure of having their ears cropped in the last 3 years, new figures from the RSPCA...

Abandoned Liverpool dogs Daisy and Petal rescued and saved by lifesaving blood donations

DAISY and Petal are 2 lovely Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross dogs who experienced a...

Bird flu 'ticking time bomb' cannot be stopped without major farming reforms, warns new report

WITHOUT major reforms to industrial farming it will not be possible to end the spread of bird flu or reduce the risk of a global human Pandemic, warns a compelling new report by Compassion in World Farming. The report; called Bird flu...

Gardening expert Daisy Payne warns of electrical dangers as new research shows ¾ of UK gardeners have suffered an injury

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Cocktails and careers: Recruitment festival to showcase hundreds of jobs in City Region's booming visitor economy

A jobs festival with a party atmosphere is to showcase hundreds of vacancies in Liverpool City Region's booming visitor economy...

£3K pay rise needed to keep pace with inflation

NEW research by peer to peer real estate investment platform, easyMoney, reveals that the average annual UK salary would need to increase by £3,000 in order to keep pace with inflation in 2023. But, many experts also point out that many small...

Students Urged to Consider NHS Career on Results Day

THE NHS begins a new drive to help school leavers explore the vast range of health careers on offer. As A-Level, T-Level and BTEC results are announced, students are being encouraged to consider one of the more than 350 roles in the NHS. School leavers are being urged to search NHS Health Careers so they can browse the routes and roles available to them. Using a range of social media campaigns, support and advice from existing staff and students, the NHS will...

"I'm a vet and these 5 things could save you thousands in vets bills"

WITH the cost of living at a high, the price of owning a pet is on the rise; average pet insurance claims exceed an eye-watering £800, and inflation on pet products such as:- food, health items and treats is up a massive 85% since 2015.  While a standard vet consultation costs around £60, emergency, out of hours visits can cost £200; and additional costs, such as MRI scans or treatments, can quickly reach the thousands. To help keep pets in better...

 

1 in 5 homeowners never had a gas safety check, leaving them open to dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning

RESEARCH from Fair Fix, the boiler engineer experts, has revealed that despite a reduction in the number of deaths caused by carbon monoxide poisoning, a worrying 1 in 5 UK homeowners have never had a gas safety check carried...

Get the professionals in - or risk a £5,000 fine or invalidating your home insurance

HOMEOWNERS who choose to complete certain household jobs themselves could face fines of up to £5,000; or receive no insurance payout in the event of an issue. According to parts of Building Regulations laws relating to:- "Part P," those who carry out electrical works in particular rooms, such as the bathroom...

Health Minister visits New Hospital Programme schemes across the North West to mark progress

THIS week Health Minister Lord Markham visited 3 Hospitals across the North West as part of a summer tour to discuss the Government's plans to build 40 new Hospitals by 2030 with staff, patients and local leaders. He saw 1st hand how the new Leighton Hospital will...

Get a Parent guide following navigating Exam Results Day

THIS year's exam cohorts will receive results based on pre-Covid marking standards. This won't feel like business as usual for Year 13s who didn't sit formal GCSEs at the height of the Pandemic and received teacher assessed grades. As education experts predict that it could be a busy few months for appeals, headlines have come thick and fast about...

 

47% of Brits feel unable to savour the moment in 2023

IN new research commissioned by the UK's favourite New Zealand-based wine brand, Villa Maria, it has been uncovered that as many as 47% of Brits feel unable to savour the moment, with...

Thousands of tenants fear eviction

THE latest market analysis from property purchasing specialist, House Buyer Bureau, shows that thousands of landlords across Britain are selling up before their tenancy agreements have even ended, causing great uncertainty...



Editors Note...

Due to the number of photos and video uploads, this edition is being published later than planned. Please accept our apologies, as we hove to get back to normal with our edition.


 


 

 

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