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Publication Date:-
2024-04-05

 
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What has been the reaction to the Lego Dinosaurs in Southport?

THIS Easter and throughout the Easter week, Southport Town Centre was taken over by Lego Dinosaurs. with all the train disruption, weather, and also the cost of living issues, it was good to see something taking place that appeared to bring more people in to the Town Center again. Interestingly, we have been told that trade in most shots has remained lower than normal for an Easter Week, by some traders. We decided to see what people...

 

The Thatch & Thistle, Southport reopens under new management

THE Thatch and Thistle, in Southport, reopened on:- 4 April 2024, under new management and with a new...

Letter To Editor:- "National Petition against overhead cabling in Southport"

"I am a resident in the Southport area and worried about the reported plans by OpenReach to install telegraph poles and attach boxes, along with overhead..."

Sovini Trade Supplies Celebrates a Decade of Success and Customer Excellence

THE North West Builder's Merchant, Sovini Trade Supplies, is proudly celebrating its 10th Anniversary servicing the construction industry...

Family firm announced as headline sponsor for Botanic Gardens Family Fun Day in Southport

1 of the longest established local businesses in Southport has been announced as the...

 

Sutton Grange Care Home celebrated Easter in style

STAFF and Residents at Barchester's Sutton Grange Care Home, in Southport, celebrated Easter with a...

1 year since launch of HRT PPC - patients reminded to renew their certificate

1 April 2024 marks 1 year since the launch of the Hormone Replacement Therapy Prescription Prepayment...

Garden Centre hosts free advice session on spring lawncare

DOBBIES, the UK's largest garden centre, is inviting...

Merseyrail's Southport line is celebrating 120 years of electric train services

THE 18 mile route was the world’s 1st inter urban electric railway when it opened to...

 
 
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Long life attributed to not having a mobile phone

FORMBY resident Marjorie Hodnett, known as Aunty Marj, has celebrated her 110th birthday, on:- Monday, 1 April 2024. Aunty Marj is a resident at New Care's Formby Manor...

Leading networking group Real5's Official to launch in Southport

A leading networking group Real5 has announced it is launching a new group in Sefton this Spring Real5 Networking Southport and...

"Cash and lending problems hitting small business growth prospects" new FSB research

LATEST Small Business Index research shows confidence undermined by rising late payments, record finance costs and more; comment from FSB Merseyside and Cheshire...

Merseyside Police Officers are now investigating a stabbing at address in Southport

MERSEYSIDE Police have confirmed that emergency services had attended an address in:- Meols Cop, Southport, after a stabbing incident, on:- Friday, 29...

 

186 new customer information screens to be installed at Stations across the Northern network as part of £13.3 million upgrade

THE 2nd largest train operator in the UK,  Northern is installing more than 180...

Liverpool Legends John Barnes And Peter Beardsley Come To St George's Hall

THE Liverpool legends John Barnes and Peter Beardsley are set to appear together in the ultimate:- 'an audience with' at the City's stunning...

Merseyside see the largest reduction in accidental dwelling fires and only 1 fire death recorded over last year!

MERSEYSIDE Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) are praising their staff and the...

The team raised over £10,000 for the Railway Children by cycling through India's famous Golden Triangle

A team from Avanti West Coast have swapped trains for bikes to raise over £10,000...

 

STEAM Expo 2024 Ignites, Innovates and Inspires

AN event organised and hosted by Hugh Baird College recently inspired hundreds of learners from across the Liverpool City Region to follow careers in STEAM (Science...)

Merseyside couple sentenced after letting dog starve to death

A couple from Merseyside have been banned from keeping animals for 20 years after they left their Mastiff...

What are your thoughts about Universal Credit?

DID you know that Universal Credit is not just for those who are out of work? The system now being used is for all forms of Government support schemes, but is the system fit for purpose, or is it a costly mistake that is driving...

CLA calls for flooding fund to open after 1 of the wettest years on record

A scheme to support flood hit farmers must open as soon as possible, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has urged, after 1 of the wettest and stormiest winters in decades.  As spring blooms...

 

Our Eurovision Coverage - Part 3

THE line up has been announced for the huge Seaside Weekender in Southport this June when this epic 3 day festival comes to Victoria Park, Southport, on...

What are your thoughts on LGBT+ inclusion within the Church Of England?

JUST before Easter we reported on our social media accounts that the Reverend Canon Dr Crispin Pauling...

Housing company find £30,000 for 4 breaches of the HMO Regulations 2026

A housing management company has been fined £30,000 after an inspection...

"NHS Workers sacked on Easter Sunday without redundancy" say trade unions.

"MORE than 50 Lancashire based NHS workers have been forced into financial peril after being made redundant without any compensation," says UNISON. On Sunday, 31 March 2024, the Liverpool based Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust closed its Whalley site, formerly known as:- Calderstones Hospital, in East Lancashire UNISON...

 

What the Child Benefit rate rise means for you

MILLIONS of families who claim Child Benefit will automatically receive increased payments from:- 6 April 2024, HM Revenue...

"Wirral Hospitals strikes end after support workers secure back pay and grading," says UNISON

CLINICAL support workers (CSWs) at Wirral University...

North West to receive £66 million Household Support Fund extension

A further £66 million to help those most in need with the cost of essentials has been...

 


 

 

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