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2024-02-07

 
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UK Faces Escalating Epidemic Amidst Vape Ban
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NICHOLAS Conn, who is a Leading industry addiction expert who runs the UK's largest addiction advisory service Rehubs, has said he is warning Brits of a:- "vape epidemic emerging and coming in fast." As the UK takes a bold step by imposing a ban on disposable vapes, a significant portion of the younger population finds itself grappling with the repercussions of this decision. While the ban aims to curb the rising tide of vape addiction...

 

Disposable vapes banned to protect children's health

DISPOSABLE vapes will be banned in the UK as part of ambitious Government plans to tackle the rise in youth vaping and protect children's health, the Prime Minister has announced on:- Monday, 29 January 2024 on a visit to...

CLA launches General Election missions for the rural economy

THE Country Land and Business Association (CLA) launches General Election 'missions' for the rural economy. The 6 missions or political 'asks' are focussed on specific policy areas including:- farming, housing...

Over 5,500 nursing associates working in the NHS with more to come under NHS Long Term Workforce Plan

SINCE joining to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register in 2019, 5,500 nursing associates are working in the NHS as it marks the 5 year Anniversary. Nursing...

HART Ambulance Service to return to Elm House, Anfield site

NORTH West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) is returning to its old area headquarters on Belmont Grove, Anfield, Liverpool, after planning approval from Liverpool City Council was...

 

Have your say on the sale of Merseyside Police's historic former headquarters

MERSEYSIDE'S Police's historic former headquarters on Canning Place is set to go on the market and you're invited to have your say on what should replace it. Merseyside's Police Commissioner Emily...

Elite candidates sought for the Sport Liverpool Board

A search is under way to appoint experts who can play a pivotal role in securing major sporting events for the Liverpool City Region. Following success in securing host City status for the UK and Ireland UEFA EURO 2028 men's football champion...

Profit warnings issued by listed companies in the North West fell by more than 20% in 2023

A total of 27 profit warnings were issued by UK listed companies in the North West in 2023, down by more than 20% from 34 in 2022, according to EY-Parthenon's latest Profit Warnings report. Despite the overall decrease...

'For You Blue' - Liverpool Philharmonic and the Bootleg Beatles Celebrating The Beatles Greatest Hits 1967 to 1970

ON Friday, 5 July 2024, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the nation's premier Beatles group The Bootleg Beatles join forces again in a special concert...

 
 
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Comedy legend Ben Elton announced for 2024 Southport Comedy Festival

ORGANISERS of the annual Southport Comedy Festival are thrilled to announce the addition of comedy legend Ben Elton to this year's line up.  Ben Elton will be bringing his...

A community approach can chart the path to cleaner air

BETTER community engagement can encourage more people to use modes...

New signage highlighting new enforcement cameras in Liverpool

THE 2nd phase of enforcement cameras designed to curb moving traffic contraventions went live in Liverpool on:- Monday, 29 January. Liverpool City Council has been installing Automatic Number...

Formby Royal British Legion needs you!

FORMBY RBL branch and Women's Section are looking to attract new members to build on what they are currently doing. The Sefton Branch says:-"Membership is open to everyone. If you have an interest in the Legion and want to help and support those who have served and..."

 

Big Comedy UK announced to operate Salt and Tar Comedy Weekender in Bootle for next 3 years

BIG Comedy UK run by husband and wife team Bren and Val Riley, the people behind the annual Southport Comedy Festival, have been awarded the contract to run the Salt and Tar Comedy Weekender for the next 3 years. Salt and Tar is a new multi use, outdoor events...

Bonus Cuts - 68% of Employees Threaten to Quit

68% of professionals have stated that they will:- 'seriously contemplate' leaving their current job if they missed out on a year end bonus in January. The findings come from international specialist recruitment firm Robert Walters annual Salary Survey, which also found that in spite of employee anticipation for bonuses being high, 52% of companies have allocated budgets for year...

53% of Brits don't realise being on maternity leave can lower insurance!

PREGNANCY is a journey filled with anticipation and adjustments, and for many, it includes continuing to navigate the roads. If you're expecting and wondering how pregnancy might affect your driving and car insurance in the UK, you're in the right place. James Granton, insurance specialists from Zego Insurance aims to guide you through the essential information about driving while pregnant...

Merseyrail to support 4 more local charities

MERSEYRAIL has announced the 4 charities it will be supporting for the next 2 years through events, promotions, and network wide collections. Every 2 years, employees from the train operating company help pick 4 charities based in the Liverpool City Region to support. Over the last 2 years, more than £100,000 has...

 

Nature vital to improving visitor attractions for people with dementia

USING nature to make visitor attractions more dementia inclusive will be the focus of an event at the Tower of London. Kew Gardens...

Damien Moore MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

LOCAL Member of Parliament Damien Moore has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his support...

Nearly 20,000 more young people given access to new and refurbished youth clubst

YOUNG people in villages, Towns and Cities across England are set to benefit from 140 new or refurbished...

New breast screening figures prompt fresh uptake appeal

THOUSANDS of women are being urged to attend NHS breast screening appointments as new figures show that, despite a slight increase in uptake in the last year, over...

 

Councils ramp up the pace as Daily Mile reaches significant milestone

A new landmark in the Daily Mile scheme in England has been reached as Local Government Association (LGA) analysis published shows that every Council in the country has a School participating...

 
 

 

 

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