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Publication Date:-
2023-10-15

 
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Military Vehicle Show raises vital money for the Formby British Legion at the Hightown Pub

ON 14 October 2023, the Formby Royal British Legion held a free Military Vehicle Show to raise funds, with thanks to the Hightown Pub. The event was well attended and  despite the changeable weather, the event was a success. It is hoped that this event can be repeated again in 2024, with the Military Vehicle Trust (MTV), as part of the build-up to the anniversary of the D-Day Landings. For more information about the MTV please...

 

Vandals damage the 101 year old Formby War Memorial

THE Formby Royal British Legion are extremely upset to discover, with just weeks off Remembrance Sunday, that the Formby War Memorial had been vandalised. Sadly this...

Puppy buyers in North West fooled into buying unhealthy pets by:- 'cute' pictures on social media!

NEW research, by 1 of the biggest dog welfare organisations, has revealed the disturbing influence of...

Celebrated Wallasey artist to launch a new exhibition in New Brighton

WALLASEY based abstract floral artist Leanne Hughes (BA Hons) will be showcasing a selection of her 1 off acrylic...

Dobbies' Southport store spreads Christmas cheer with real tree donations Garden Centre set to give away Christmas trees

DOBBIES, the UK's leading garden centre, is spreading...

 

Northern issues a warning to hen, stag and sten parties as it launches 75% off 'groups winter sale'

NORTHERN has issued a warning to hen, stag and sten parties about unacceptable behaviour as it launches...

Marc Davenant:- Outsiders - Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Birkenhead.

Exhibition gives a glimpse into homelessness, in the words of those affected, at Williamson Art Gallery

BIRKENHEAD'S Williamson Art Gallery & Museum are proud to host Outsiders, a...

North West sees back to back declines in business activity

LATEST NatWest Regional PMI® survey data showed a 2nd straight monthly decline in business activity across the North West, amid a sustained downturn in demand for...

Damien Moore MP welcomes £3,000,000 investment in 1st Adult Social Care Digital Transformation Projects

THE Government have invested over £3,000,000 of funding into 4 new pilot programmes...

 
 
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Ruby Wax officially opens Neuromodulation Suite near Liverpool

1 of only 2 Neuromodulation suites in the North West has been officially opened by actress, comedian and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax OBE, at the Knowsley...

Rail history made yet again as Mayor hails the launch of the UKs 1st battery powered trains in the Liverpool City Region

LIVERPOOL City Region's Mayor Steve Rotheram said:- "Once again, our Region is making railway..."

Park Access® is the new benchmark for accessible and inclusive parking and electric vehicle charging

PARK Access® is a brand new accreditation that aims to become recognised throughout the whole of the UK for accessible and inclusive...

3rd of Brits waste 40 days of their life waiting to be served

A new study reveals that:- 1 in 3 Brits waste at least 40 days in their lifetime waiting to be served. Nearly a 3rd admit that the cost of living crisis has made them less tolerant of poor customer service, equating to more than 22 million people nationally.
'Depressing,' 'disappointing,'
and 'people aren't generally...'

 

Save up to £2,000 a year on childcare costs for your little pumpkins

AUTUMN is here and with October School holidays just around the corner, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding working families to give their childcare budget a treat this Halloween by...

Liverpool excited to be part of UK and Ireland UEFA EURO 2028 Championships

THE City of Liverpool is celebrating the news it will be a host City for the UEFA EURO 2028 men's championships. The international sporting spotlight will fall on the...

Liverpool to adopt new Tall Buildings policy

LIVERPOOL City Council is set to adopt a new policy on the design and location of new tall buildings in the City. A report to the Council's Cabinet, on:- Tuesday, 17 October 2023...

Nepalese restaurant in Southport ranked in top 10%

A Nepalese restaurant in Southport has been ranked in the top 10% in the world according to a latest report from Trip Advisor. Great Himalayas has received countless 5 star reviews on:- Trip Advisor, Google...

 

Bootle street's new community garden blooms

COLLEAGUES and customers of 1 Vision Housing have teamed up with Taking Root to create a new community garden in Bootle. The community garden, located on Bianca Street in Bootle, was once a hot spot...

The man behind the surge in window art!

A window art craze is spreading across the Region; with many businesses and people's homes being decorated in themed window art to stand out. With Halloween and Christmas coming soon, the surge in...

Delegation of small businesses attends Labour Party Conference in Liverpool

THE Federation of Small Businesses led a delegation of small business owners to lobby senior politicians at:- 'SME Sunday,' part of the Labour Party Conference, in Liverpool. The group of around 20 FSB members joined other small business owners, 3rd sector representatives and other stakeholders, heard from luminaries including:- Shadow Deputy Prime Minister Angela Rayner MP and put their...

200 empty School chairs prompt conversation about suicide

THE University of Central Lancashire and the Mary O'Gara Foundation work together on:- 'World Mental Health Day' to highlight the shocking fact 200 School children take their own lives every year. Talking about suicide can prevent it, so for that reason the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) & the Mary O'Gara Foundation have set out 200 empty chairs on University Square in Preston representing 200 School...

 

Letter to Editor:- "Used Stamp appeal in aid of the Guide Dogs for the Blind charity"

"I'M appealing for used postage stamps which help me raise funds which I then donate to the Guide Dogs for the Blind. Recycling used postage stamps is such an easy way to raise money for the charity and I'm always in need of all types of postage..."

8 seasonal issues that could knock thousands of the value of your home

THE latest research from estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, has revealed which autumn related property issues can cut into a home's value and by just how much, as well as looking at the money saved when it comes to the cost of prevention...

200 entrepreneurs benefit from NPIF microfinance boost

NPIF GC & River Microfinance has injected a total of £13m into 200 ambitious businesses across the North West, as part of their remit to deliver funds on behalf of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). NPIF GC & River Microfinance which is managed by GC Business...

Government launches:- 'Made With Care' campaign for 2023 to expand adult social care workforce

PEOPLE looking to make a genuine difference to people's lives are being encouraged to join the adult social care workforce through a Government recruitment campaign. The 'Made with Care' campaign is returning...

 

B&Q Southport Joins Forces with Revitalise Sandpipers in Community Gardening Collaboration

B&Q Southport has announced its support for national charity Revitalise and their Sandpipers centre in the North West, recently taking to their outdoor space to help with the refurbishment of their...

Boiler related gas explosions more deadly than a hand grenade

NEW research from Fair Fix, the boiler engineer experts, reveals that there were 270 gas explosions in homes across England in 2021/22, 30% of which resulted in significant human injury or death. Fair Fix has analysed...

he number 2 is the most transacted house number, but the most valuable is far from conventional

THE latest research by national estate agency Yopa has found that while the most common door numbers in property transactions are:- 1 to 10, it's number:- 195 that currently ranks as the most valuable...

 

 


 

 

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