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Publication Date:-
2024-01-01

 
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Merseyside brings in 2024

WELCOMING in 2024 we went out and about to do our usual tour of the North Sefton area, to see how everyone was welcoming in the New Year. You can see even more photos, taken on the night, on our next 2 pages, within this edition Annoyingly weather was shocking. Many of you, who might not have been in the area, might have spotted the heavy rain on our webcams, and we have a few pictures, taken off our Weather Webcam, that captured some fireworks being set off as the New Year came around in...

 

Free Winder Holiday Club for kids at Prenton Rugby Club!

PRENTON Rugby Club is hosting a free activity club for children during the winter holidays. The activity days are taking place from:- Tuesday, 2 January until Friday, 5 January 2024, and will provide children with a wide range of sport...

Can you help find Carl?

WE do not often post about missing people as they are often found by the time we have confirmed all the information. This missing person is someone who is known to a client of ours, so...

Muslims spread joy to hundreds of people across the UK
Photos with thanks to AMYA.

THE festive period is a time for joy, family and giving. Sadly, due to the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, not everyone has been able to enjoy this festive break as they have been able to in the past. To bring joy...

Strictly Come Dancing event raises over £45,000 for Liverpool Women's Hospital Charity

A huge Strictly Come Dancing style event has raised over £45,000 for Liverpool Women's Hospital Charity. The event was hosted by Hazel Langdon's Dance Unlimited at:- The Adelphi Hotel, on:- Saturday, 2 December 2023, with the aim...

 

Petition started to posthumously parden those convicted of Whitchcraft in the UK

A petition has been launched that aims to legally pardon those convicted of witchcraft in the UK. Through their petition, British Author Charlotte Meredith, Liverpool activist Kate Elder Fuller...

6% Increase in Councillor's Allowances but 100% Decrease in Brown Bin Collections Over Christmas

MANY residents across Sefton will have noticed that the usual brown bin collection service has not been provided over the Christmas holidays. Conservative Group Leader on Sefton Council, Mike Prendergast, in a press...

  

To The Editor:- "I would like to tell you about 2 Southport Businesses"

"I would like to tell you about 2 companies that have been so generous to me it's unreal.  At the end of October 2023 I went to the Doctors to ask for some pain killers for back pain. I'd had an operation in the area where the..."

Northen asks:- "Will 2024 be the year of the recremuter?"

THE rail operator Northern has coined the term:- 'recremuter' for its customers who now only commute to the office when there's a recreational:- 'add on' to their day. The average commuter now only travels into the office 3 days a week; and those days are increasingly being chosen...

 
 
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Many happy returns from 4,757 festive filers on Christmas Day!

A day traditionally dominated by:- eating, drinking, and exchanging gifts saw a perhaps surprising number of customers also find time to go online and complete the essential job of filing their tax return for the:- 2022 to...

HMRC have issued a reminder about the next Cost of Living Payment

HMRC has issued a reminder about the next Cost of Living Payment on social media, aimed at eligible recipients, who receive tax credits...

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic's Chief Executive Michael Eakin awarded OBE for services to music and to the community in Liverpool: DSCF3541 1 (c) Mark McNulty

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic's Chief Executive Michael Eakin awarded OBE for services to music and to the community in Liverpool
Photograph by Mark McNulty...

THE Royal Liverpool Philharmonic's Chief Executive, Michael Eakin, is being...

A magical Disney experience for the whole family, featuring Moana, Frozen and other timeless favourites, heading to Liverpool!

DISNEY On Ice presents:- 'Dream Big' that will be bring to life the magic of Disney's tales through world class figure skating, transporting audiences to exciting worlds where heroes seek to fulfill their dreams. Disney On Ice...

 

Smoker materials result in Flat fire in Southport

ON Friday, 29 December 2023, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service was in attendance at a flat fire on Kingsway, Southport. We art told that crews were alerted at around:- 1.09pm, and on scene at:- 1.13pm. At the height of...

Formby Luncheon Club Celebrates Christmas 2023 - Part 2

THESE are some more photos taken Christmas Day, 25 December 2023 the Formby Luncheon Club brought some Christmas cheer to residents of Sefton, by holding a Christmas Party. With a full Christmas Dinner, Quiz, free raffle...

Letter to Editor:- "Be Aware of Meningitis and Sepsis in the winter months."

"I would like to remind families to be on the lookout for the symptoms of meningitis, sepsis and other associated diseases especially at this time of the year, should a family member, work colleague or friend become unwell. Traditionally throughout the winter months we see a sharp increase in infections that can cause meningitis and sepsis. These diseases often strike with incredible speed and it is..."

Local Champions across the North West awarded for "Services to Others" in the King's New Year Honours

PEOPLE from across the North West have been recognised for their selfless service to others this New Year. The King's New Year Honours List includes:- recipients who have made exceptional contributions to their local communities and the country as a whole.  This year, 105 people in the North West have been awarded honours. This makes up nearly 9% of the total number of people who have received...

 

Chief Fire Officer awarded King's Fire Service Medal in New Year's Honours List

MERSEYSIDE Fire and Rescue Service's (MFRS) Chief Fire Officer (CFO), Phil Garrigan OBE has been recognised in this year's New Year Honours List for 2024, receiving the prestigious award of the...

 
 

 


 

 

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