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Publication Date:-
2024-01-08

 
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An investigation underway after shots fired at Showcase Cinema in Liverpool

IN the late evening of Wednesday, 3 January 2024, an investigation into a firearms incident was launched and a man hunt was started. We got told that shots had been fired at 3 locations in Liverpool. At the time a Merseyside Police statement to the media following the incident said:- "At around 8.30 pm we were called to the News and Booze store (known locally as:- Sangha newsagents) which is located on Lower House Lane, Norris Green, to reports that a man had entered the shop at about:- 8pm and threatened the store assistant..."

 

Appeal for information following serious road collision involving a cyclist and a car in Southport

MERSEYSIDE Police are appealing for information following a serious road collision involving a car and a cyclist in Southport, Merseyside. The incident is reported to have...

Edge Hill University pays tribute to charity founder and Honorary Doctor Camila Batmanghelidjh

TRIBUTES have been paid to Edge Hill University Honorary Doctor and charity founder...

300,000 Free Trees Still Up For Grabs For Schools and Communities

SCHOOLS and communities are urged to make their New Year a positive 1, by planting trees. Just days away from the application deadline closing, the Woodland Trust still has 300,000 trees up for grabs as part of its free trees scheme...

CLA responds to latest ELM scheme announcement:- 'Time is running out'

THE CLA (Country Land and Business Association) has expressed its concern that delays to the opening of the Government's 2024 Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) scheme will be disastrous for farm businesses. Speaking at the Oxford Farming Conference, Defra secretary Steve Barclay announced...

 

Steven Brinberg to perform a live homage to Barbra Streisand

ON Sunday, 17 March 2024, Steven Brinberg is set pay homage homage to the greatest Dva of all... Barbra Streisand, live at St George's Hall, Liverpool. Performed worldwide for over 25 years, wherever Steven Brinberg performs his breathtaking...

Pontins Holiday Park Southport site shut after 'viability' assessment

SOUTHPORT Pontins Holiday Park has been closed by Britannia Hotels, with immediate effect. This permanent closure comes following Storm Henk, which had reportedly flooded the site making it:- "unviable."  Britannia isn't known for...

6 million tests, checks and scans carried out at community diagnostic centres

MORE than 6 million tests, scans and health checks have taken place at community diagnostic centres (CDCs) across the country, helping speed up diagnoses and treatments for NHS patients...

All grown up - Child Benefit goes digital

NEW parents can now claim Child Benefit online for the first time since it was launched 47 years ago, helping millions of families with the cost of raising their children, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced. Since 1977, families claiming Child Benefit had to fill out a paper form, post it, and wait as long as...

 
 
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CLA invite landowners and farmers to their Natural Capital Roadshows

THE CLA (Country Land and Business Association) North regional team invite farmers and landowners across..

Storm Henk highlights drainage issues

THE 1st named storm of 2024, Storm Henk brought high winds with large amounts of rain across, leaving flooded homes and roads across England...

YouGov survey shows rise in popularity of low and no alcohol alternatives, with young adults now the biggest consumers

THE Portman Group's 6th annual survey in partnership...

Letter to Editor:- "Liverpool University Medical school 1971 graduates attempting to locate a former colleague."

"THE LUMS71 [Liverpool University Medical School] graduates of 1971 are holding their somewhat belated 50th Anniversary in October 2024. This event has been prosponed until now due to the Pandemic. Unfortunately..."

 


 

 

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