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Publication Date:-
2024-03-21

 
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Liverpool St Patrick's Day Parade 2024!

ON 17 March 2024 the Liverpool Irish Centre held it's annual St Patrick's Day Parade within Liverpool City Centre. This event was very well attuned with bands and cars decorated in St Patrick's Day adornments, and even young Irish Dancers, along with many other Irish organisations. The Parade route this year started at, the Old Irish Centre Great on Orford Street, before moving onto Hope Street, then headed on to Upper Duke Street, followed by going down:- Berry Street, Renshaw Street, Ranleagh Street...

 

100th Anniversary Southport Flower Show confirms Headline Sponsor

SOUTHPORT Flower Show are pleased to announce that the 79th Group is this year's headline sponsor. Owned and managed by the Webster family, the 79th Group is an...

Crackdown on anti-driver road schemes and blanket 20mph limits to put local consent 1st

MOTORISTS are set to benefit from smoother journeys and reduced congestion, with local people getting a stronger voice on road schemes that affect them, thanks to a crackdown...

What is the Engine Room in Southport?

ON Thursday, 21 March 2024, the official opening of The Engine Room took place within the historic Wayfarers Arcade. The venue is located within a former dance studio, provides a pilot for the idea that we can use empty spaces, especially...

Live Music on St Patrick's Day at Southport's Purple Rain

ON St Patrick's Day, 17 March 2024, Purple Rain in Southport played host to the lively and entertaining band, The Fuse, who played lots of fantastic 60's and 70's music as well...

 

Merseyside Based Charity Unveils Report stating:- 'Social Care Set to Influence Election Year'

A ground breaking new report by local charity Community Integrated Care; was launched in Parliament on:- Wednesday, 13 March 2024, has revealed a once in a generation...

Liverpool Airport expected to meet delaine in lifting 100ml liquid restrictions

DESPITE the Department of Transport's deadline set for June 2024, the anticipated lifting of the 100ml liquid rule in UK airports faces delays as late as 2025 due to installation issues with new security...

Green light for 3rd Phase of Mayor Steve Rotheram's Community Environment Fund

LIVERPOOL City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced a third year of funding for his Community Environment Fund. Green projects from across the Liverpool City Region can...

Award winning cartoon Milo back for 2nd series thanks to £350,000 loan from Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

A £350,000 loan from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority enabled local animators to make a 2nd series of award winning children's cartoon Milo, now airing on Channel 5. Created by Fourth Wall, the 1st 52 episode series won the...

 
 
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Heftier fines needed for businesses who flout disposable vape ban

LGA calls for heftier fines needed for businesses who flout disposable vape ban
Photo by PB Photography (Peter Bailey)

BUSINESSES should face tougher fines if they flout the proposed ban on disposable vapes, the Local Government Association (LGA) has urged. Under the Government's proposed plans, businesses...

Northern's Regional Director for the North West urges customers to get out and explore during English Tourism Week

NORTHERN is encouraging people to use the train to get out and explore the fantastic visitor attractions across the North of England during English Tourism Week, that...

Dobbies' Merseyside stores invite nominations for national community initiative
Photo by Stewart Attwood Photograph

DOBBIES, the UK’s leading garden center, has launched Dobbies Community Gardens to support community and charity groups across Merseyside to help transform...

Cost of living crisis - Just days now left for North West residents to access £2million Winter Support Fund

NORTH West families struggling with the cost of their energy bills this winter have just a few weeks left to apply for help from a new Winter Support Fund. The Cadent Foundation, the charitable arm of the UK's largest Gas Distribution Network, launched its 1st ever £2 million Winter Support...

 

North West shopworkers speak out after an Usdaw survey finds that violence has more than doubled in the 2024

RETAIL trade union Usdaw has launched shocking statistics from their annual survey of...

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The Sefton Open 2024

THE entries are now in for 1 of the North West's premier art exhibitions, which opens in Southport at the end of the month. Each year the call out for the Sefton Open attracts hundreds of submissions from ever hopeful local artists all vying for the coveted space...

RSPCA responds to two incidents of animals caught in fishing litter

THE Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has rescued a duck and a pigeon who were caught up in fishing litter in the North West, before...

Ahoy all actor or actress brave souls and daring spirits wanted for new plays

LIVERPOOL'S City Theatre has put out a casting call for:- "brave souls and daring spirits" to join the cast of a new play. called:- "Pirates and Whips - The Cage of Men!"

 

Theatre Review:- "Blackridge" at the Hope Street Theatre in Liverpool

THE next instalment of Warnock was performed at the Hope Street Theatre. Blackridge, like the previous play, is set in a youth detention centre and loosely follows on from the original...

Liverpool Philharmonic to Hold Music Industry Careers Fest

HERE’S everything you need to know about DinoTown Southport with families set to enjoy brand new brick built dinosaurs, giant chocolate...

Classic Car and Motorcycle Transport Fundraiser in Southport returns for:- 'biggest and best event'
Report by Andrew Brown and photos by Patrick Trollope

PEOPLE are invited to enjoy the 6th Classic Car and...

Greenpeace claims 6 people died a day in North West because of cold homes due to UK Government cuts to insulation funding

ACTIVISTS build cemetery outside Parliament to highlight Government failure to insulate homes. A new analysis of official data, published by Greenpeace UK, reveals that, on average, 6 people have died every single day in the North West during winter due to cold homes, since the Conservative.

 

People with learning disabilities call for urgent changes to resuscitation decisions about their own lives

THE British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) releases a new report produced with people with learning disabilities, their loved ones and supporters, detailing the need for...

The average Brit does 5 good deeds a week

RECENT research reveals that the average Briton will do 5.1:- 'good deeds' every week, totalling more than 265 over the course of the year. Among the most common acts of kindness are holding the door open for someone (67%), checking in with someone...

 

 


 

 

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