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Publication Date:-
2024-02-29

 
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Volunteer at Lancashire's beautiful wetland centre

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre in Lancashire is on the search for new people to join its friendly volunteering team. If you'd like to work in a beautiful, 600-acre wetland, which is also home to species from around the world such as flamingos, otters, and white storks; then the centre is asking you to attend their Volunteering Week....

 

Cavern Walks to host free Mathew Street Tribute Festival

WHILE music fans have been discussing so many previous enjoyable August Bank Holidays spent in Mathew...

Liverpool City Region 1 step closer to becoming the most digitally connected area in the UK as LCR Connect network goes live

MAYOR Steve Rotheram on:- 23 February 2024 heralded in...

Blackridge set to debut at Hope Street Theatre in Liverpool
Photo by Hannah Price.

THIS March City Theatre in Liverpool is proud to present Blackridge a powerful and thought provoking new play set in a girls' youth detention centre. The gritty production...

Do you know someone who deserves locking up; and all for a great cause?

THE 1st ever Jail and Bail event in Southport was a huge success in 2023, with 12 community minded...

 

Save the Date for 'The Big Lunch' in June!

THE Giuseppe Dell'Anno, Great British Bake Off winner and Lindsey Brummitt, Eden Project Programme Director are launching:- 'The Big Lunch 2024' with brand new...

Oh, I do like to be bark-side the seaside! Beach loving homeless hounds enjoy a day out in Southport

LONG summer days may be some time off yet, but a day at the seaside couldn't come...

Emergency packs distributed in Merseyside to support families who are living in fuel poverty

AS the cost of living crisis continues to impact families...

Comedy genius Jason Byrne brings:- 'NO SHOW' tour to 2024 Southport Comedy Festival

COMEDY genius Jason Byrne is revved up and ready to turn stand up on its head AGAIN...

 
 
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Bootle Stands Up! invites people to take part in comedy workshop and show at Salt and Tar Comedy Weekender

DO you think you're funny? Can you make people laugh? The brand new Bootle Stands Up! event, sponsored by Dowhigh Ltd, would love...

Liverpool City Council set to deliver budget to protect vital services

LIVERPOOL City Council has set out its budget proposals for 2024/25 which includes a £20m drive to improve and transform key frontline services. A key focus of the balanced budget for the next financial year will be to invest this new additional funding into supporting adult social services, children in care...

Mersey Care becomes 1st NHS Trust to eliminate Hepatitis C for more than 6 months

MERSEY Care's community drug and alcohol addictions team has achieved a unique landmark by becoming the only NHS Trust in the UK to eliminate Hepatitis C from their service users and maintained elimination for more than 6 months. The...

Brickosaurs exhibition set to delight visitors during DinoTown Southport

IT'S just over a month until dinosaurs are set to descend on Southport town centre! The BRICKOSAURS exhibition will be the headline event of:- 'DinoTown Southport,' which takes place over the Easter...

 

HMRC offers workplace opportunities to young people with special educational needs and autism

5 neurodiverse young people will take their 1st step onto the career ladder through an HM Revenue and Customs...

From rail to trail: Some of the best cycle routes from Northern Stations

WHETHER you're looking for a 2 wheeled challenge or a chilled out pedal through some spectacular scenery, there is plenty of cycle routes from Northern's Stations. It is...

 

Ambulance service appeal to learn how to save a life on Leap Year Day

ON this year's extra day, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) are currently asking Merseyside residents to take a few minutes out to learn Cardiopulmonary.....

BBC Gardeners' World presenter heading back to Southport

THE Southport Flower Show are delighted to announce that Adam Frost will be joining us again at this year's 100th Anniversary Show. Adam Frost is an award winning...

 

Southport Contemporary Arts:- "Five Go Adventuring"

THE '5 Art Collective' represents a group of 5 women who, decades after their School art lessons, have rediscovered the joy of art and are exhibiting together for...

Merchant Taylors' Girls' and Merchant Taylors' Boys' to become 1 co-educational Senior School

THE Governors of Merchant Taylors' are excited to announce that from....

Hugh Baird College Apprentice Lola Dawson wins National Award

HUGH Baird College Health and Social Care Apprentice Lola Dawson has won the Prince's Trust L'Oreal Rising Star Award 2024. The Rising...

New plan to tackle racial inequality in the Liverpool City Region job market

PLANS to help unemployed Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people facing barriers to accessing opportunities in the workplace have been...

 

Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership hits milestone in building a trauma informed Region

MERSEYSIDE'S Violence Reduction Partnership (MVRP) has reached a milestone in its work to increase awareness and understanding of trauma...

St Helens residents to have say on future bus services under franchising

ST Helens residents are being asked how buses could be improved ahead of the biggest shake up to the Liverpool City Region's network in almost 40 years. Back in 2023 The Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram made...

Wirral Football community raises over £10,000 for player's father

THE Wirral football community have raised over £10,000 for a player's father. Thanks to a tournament, a Just Giving campaign and an evening...

New FREE Monthly Business Networking & Social Evening

HERE at Southport and Mersey Reporter, we have teamed up with the award-winning...

 

Baby loss certificate launched to recognise and support parents' grief

PARENTS who have experienced the devastation of losing a baby before 24 weeks of pregnancy can apply for...

Damien Moore MP welcomes 71% increase in Southport's GPs since September 2023

LOCAL Member of Parliament for Southport, Damien Moore, welcomes the 71% increase...

North West prospective MPs urged to back urged to back new national care service, says UNISON

GENERAL Election candidates from all parties across the North West are being asked...

Younger generations urged to think carefully about Mother's Day gifts

RECENT data analysis has revealed that Brits aged 55 and above are more likely than any other generation to think...

 

North West's allergy attitudes revealed 77% of people concerned around allergy complacency in eateries

MORE than ¾ of people in the North West of England think that complacent attitudes pose a danger to those...

Time to bin excess packaging, say consumers and Councils

SHOPPERS are tired of too much packaging, polling by YouGov for the Local Government Association has found.  The research found that 71% of people...

Share your views on policing and community safety with Merseyside PCC

MERSEYSIDE'S Police Commissioner is inviting residents to share their views and feedback with her at her next monthly surgery in Rock Ferry. Emily Spurrell launched...



 

 

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