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Publication Date:-
2023-11-20

 
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Historic Mersey steam tug guides students towards a decarbonised maritime future
Photos and video with thanks to Paul Frost.

AN historic steam tender which once towed Mersey barges alongside the great ocean liners of the Edwardian era is leading an innovative skills project funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund around decarbonisation in the maritime sector....

 

2023 Remembrance Sunday Coverage - Part 2 of 2

ON Sunday, 12 November 2023 was the annual Remembrance Sunday, an annual national event that sees commemoration services taking place to commemorate the contribution of British...

Botanic Gardens Christmas Fete 2023

ON 19 November 2023, the Botanic Gardens Community Association Charity held the groups Christmas Fete. Sadly, the weather was extremely wet, but lucky for Santa, the Christmas Grotto was held within the Gardens historic...

Southport's Christmas Decorations Go Up

SOUTHPORT'S Christmas Lights have been put up again by local Illumidex UK Ltd, who are based in Burscough. Both Directors, Jane and Steve Clayton are pictured on here along with the team assibilating one of the new...

Damien Moore MP condemns Sefton Council's fining of Armed Service veterans on Remembrance Sunday

LOCAL Member of Parliament, Damien Moore, condemns Sefton Council for administering Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) to Southport's...

 

Council wins landmark listed building neglect case over the dilapidated state of a Grade II listed mansion in Woolton

LIVERPOOL City Council has won a landmark case in successfully prosecuting a building company for letting a historic Grade II listed building fall into ruins. Woolton...

£1.2 billion boost to repair roads and back drivers in the North West

MILLIONS of people will enjoy smoother, safer, and faster road journeys thanks to the biggest ever road resurfacing programme to improve local roads in the North West. Transport Secretary Mark Harper has set out the...

Capital & Centric submits transformational plans for The Littlewoods Project TV and film campus in Liverpool

PLANS for the Littlewoods Project; a TV and film campus incorporating Liverpool's former Littlewoods building; have been submitted by social impact developers Capital & Centric. A building with a...

Merseyside charities encouraged to safeguard donations and resources during fraud awareness week

WITH Charity Fraud Awareness Week taking place between:- 27 November and 1 December 2023, Ansvar, a leading specialist insurer for the charity, not for profit and faith sectors, is raising awareness...

 
 
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North West small businesses more optimistic than the national average as confidence returns

FSB publishes new research showing confidence is finally positive; but significant challenges remain, warns...

Formby Christmas Festival 2023

THE 2023 Formby Christmas Festival is due to be held on:- 2 December 2023, within the surroundings of Formby Pool's gardens. There is no charge to attend this event and you will have lots to see and do. The event will consist of Live music throughout the day and...

Christmas is coming to Liverpool City Halls

LIVERPOOL'S most beautiful buildings are getting into the festive spirit with a whole ho-ho-host of Christmas events for all the family. St George's Hall, Liverpool Town Hall and Croxteth Hall have a festive offering for all of the family, ranging from live music, films, theatrical experiences, to a unique sporting:- 'In…'

Cameras to curb City's moving traffic contraventions

A series of new cameras designed to curb moving traffic contraventions will go live in Liverpool next week. Liverpool City Council has been...

 

The soundtrack to your Liverpudlian commute: Northern shares the perfect playlist

NORTHERN has come up with the perfect playlist to listen to on your commute which pay homage to 1 of the train operator's most popular destinations... Liverpool. The track listing pays tribute to...

Antibiotic resistant infections bounce back post pandemic and associated deaths rise

THE latest national surveillance data announced at the UK Health Security Agency annual conference in Leeds, shows that an estimated 58,224 people in England had an antibiotic-resistant infection in 2022; a rise of...

Head's exciting new vision for Wirral Primary School

EXCITING changes are happening at a Wirral Primary School, as it aims to lead the way in early years education. With new Headteacher Tom Wallace at the helm, St. Peter & Paul's Primary School in New Brighton has brought about...

Public services, transport and creative industries sectors set for £36m 5G connectivity boost

LOCAL areas across the UK will be helped to boost their digital connectivity and adopt advanced wireless technologies, including:- drones to monitor crops and livestock, smart systems to...

 

NHS England launches annual School careers contest

SCHOOLS across England are being invited to join an exciting curriculum linked contest which raises career aspirations and teaches pupils about the National Health...

Southport Contemporary Arts Artist of the Month - Margaret Maule

DESPITE receiving no formal art qualifications while growing up in the wilds of rural Northumberland, where mains electricity stopped at her remote hill farm, Margaret...

Government joins forces with Liverpool to transform City's rail network

PASSENGERS in Liverpool could soon benefit from a simpler, more affordable and integrated transport network thanks to an agreement signed by Transport Secretary Mark...

New £2m competition launched to help decarbonise local transport

A new £2 million competition is launching today to encourage businesses and Local Authorities to work together to develop and trial transport schemes that cut...

 

£4.5million Collaboration to Elevate Skills and Opportunities in Liverpool City Region

6 colleges in the Liverpool City Region have been awarded funding from the Government's £165million Local Skills Improvement Fund (LSIF) to help address the rapidly evolving skills needs of...

Conservatives Vote Against over 6% Rise in Councillor's Allowances

AT the meeting of Sefton Council, at Southport Town Hall, 1 of the items on the agenda was the proposed increase in Councillor's allowances. The proposed increase was over 6% and Sefton's Conservative...

Charity Reveals 1 in 7 Parents / Carers Won't Be buying Presents for their Children this Christmas

FAMILIES across the UK are facing increasing financial hardship and new research from Family Action reveals that 1 in 7 parents / carers surveyed, said they won't be able to afford to buy...

£267 million allocated across England to boost local drug and alcohol treatment

LOCAL Authorities across England will benefit from almost £267 million of Government funding next year to improve drug and alcohol treatment and recovery services.  The funding, which will be rolled out in April...

 

Profit warnings issued by listed companies in the North West fell by a ¼ year on year in Q3 2023

6 profit warnings were issued by UK listed companies in the North West, in Q3 2023, down from 8 in the same period last year, according to EY...

Department for Health and Social Care announces new NIHR Research Delivery Network

THE Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced that a new NIHR Research Delivery Network (RDN) will commence in...

How symptoms of a:- 'mental health fad' can be damaging to those living with OCD? Are we medically self diagnosing from TikTok?

ACCORDING to data collected by the NHS in Merseyside and Cheshire, there are more...

Empty homes in England rise by nearly 10% in 5 years

THE number of long term empty homes has increased nationally by nearly 10% over the past 5 years, the equivalent of just over 1% of the country's housing stock, a new report commissioned by...

 


 

 

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