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Churchtown Christmas Light Switch On 2023

THIS Churchtown Christmas Lights Switch On was amazing this year. It was bigger and better than in previous years, so so much to see and do. Considering this was put on by just 2 main organisers,  Dot Howell, owner of the Dorothy Mae salon on Botanic Road in Churchtown, this shows what small businesses and a supportive local community can achieve. It was a real pleasure to have been to this event, as it was so friendly and everyone was relaxed and enjoying themselves. This years...


Formby Christmas Lights Switch On 2023

FORMBY Parish Council held its Christmas Light Switch On on:- Thursday, 23 November 2023,  within the Village Centre, on Elbow Lane. This year Christmas Spirit was...

A Superlambanana lands at Bobby's Wood

ON Monday, 27 November 2023, amid the increasingly Christmassy activities, we attended a less usual event. This took place at Bobby's Wood, Maghull, and was the...

Our Eurovision Coverage - Part 3

ON Saturday, 25 November 2023, Maghull Town Council held a simple festive light switch on, when it unveiled its new Christmas Tree, that has returned to Maghull Central...

Become a:- 'Secret Santa' this Christmas to help kids in Cheshire and Merseyside

MERSEY Cares, the official charity of Mersey Cares NHS Foundation Trust, is urging everyone to become:- 'Secret Santas' this Christmas by...


It's not too late to protect yourself from flu say health experts

UKHSA North West is urging those most at risk of flu to get their free vaccination after data shows the majority of those with a long term...

Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram lead delegation to forge closer ties with German City state of Hamburg3

MAYOR Steve Rotheram has lead a high level delegation backed by the British Embassy and the UK's Department for Business and Trade to forge closer political, trade and...

Mental Health Intensive Support Team scoops prestigious national award

A local NHS mental health team, that provides support for some of the most vulnerable people in our society, has won a national award for the quality of their care. Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust's (CWP)...

Former Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Company musician, Hannah Mackenzie, appointed as Principal Second Trumpet in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

THE Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra is delighted to announce the appointment of Hannah Mackenzie as Principal 2nd...

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1 year on the Police Commissioner reveals progress on Region wide Violence against Women and Girls Delivery Plan

MERSEYSIDE Police Commissioner has unveiled a progress Report detailing the achievements from the last 12 months in the work to tackle Violence against Women...

Violence Reduction Partnership invests more than £200,000 to help young people unlock their potential through Arts, Culture, Sport activities

THOUSANDS of young people will have the chance to gain valuable skills, helping to unlock their potential and build brighter futures as...

Mayor Steve Rotheram calls on people to have their say on blueprint for Liverpool City Region's development until 2040

LIVERPOOL City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram is calling on people to have their say on a draft strategy intended to ensure appropriate...

Hugh Baird College Unveils State of the Art Immersive Suite for Healthcare Students

HUGH Baird College is delighted to announce the launch of its new immersive suite, tailored specifically for Healthcare students. This facility will enhance the educational experience for...


United Utilities and Bodyform team up to stop the block... Period!

A new partnership has been formed to raise awareness of the disposing of period products responsibly. Water provider for the North West, United Utilities, and leading period product manufacturer...

Be carbon monoxide aware to save your life, says RoSPA

THIS Carbon Monoxide Week, The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has issued a stark warning to be aware of the dangers of the silent killer...

Control your speed to save lives this season

REDUCE your speed to save lives, that's the message from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) as we head into some of the darkest months of the year. The most recent Department for Transport...

Merseyside PCC statement after 4 men found guilty of murdering Ashley Dale

FOLLOWING the news that 4 men have been found guilty of the murder of Ashley Dale, in Old Swan, in 2022, Merseyside's Police...


From Dream to Reality - Liverpool charity reflect on emotional 10 year journey

A Liverpool charity has launched a film and commemorative brochure that details how its 10 year dream has become reality.  When Nelson Mandela passed away in December 2013, the public outcry at the loss of such...

Southport's Christmas Light Vehicle Parade is 'Ready To Roll'

ON Sunday, 3 December 2023, the annual:- 'Southport Christmas Light Vehicle Parade' will take place. This is the biggest Christmas Vehicle Light Parade in the North West of England and is aimed at collecting toys for charities within the Sefton area, with...

Don't miss the Formby Christmas Festival this Saturday!

ON Saturday, 2 December 2023, the grounds of Formby Pool will be taken over by the Formby Christmas Festival.  You will discover at this event a wide range of activities for young and old, from Lego building to live music, craft stalls, and more. This is a local community event, but all are invited and it is far bigger than it sounds.  It even has a fun fair and the big man himself...

Marie Curie urges people in Lancashire to get together to fundraise this Christmas!

THE UK's leading end of life charity Marie Curie is calling for people in Lancashire to help bring care, comfort and joy this Christmas by fundraising for its Christmas Appeal. Marie Curie believes everyone experiencing death, dying or bereavement should be able to have the best...


1 in 5 sellers still being gazundered

THE latest research by property purchasing specialist, House Buyer Bureau, has found that while cases of gazundering have fallen across the property market since the start of the year, 1 in 5 sellers are still being lowballed...





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