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The Sefton North Scouts (Southport & Formby Area) Annual Saint George's Day Parade

ON 21 April 2024, the 2nd Sefton North Scouts (Southport and Formby areas) Annual Saint George's Day Parade was held around the Southport Marine Lake. This event was based on the traditional Parade that has been run in the Seaside Town by the Scouting organisation, but since 2023, now includes Packs from the Formby area as well. This event is held on the nearest Sunday to Saint George's Day, which in 2024 fell on 23 April. If you are...


CLA welcomes Labour pledge to establish Rural Crime Strategy

THE CLA (Country Land and Business Association) has welcomed a pledge from Labour to establish a Rural Crime Strategy, and called....

Aldi donates 33,200 meals to good causes in Merseyside during the School Holidays

BRITAIN'S 4th largest supermarket pairs its UK...

Letter to our next Government:- "The Battle of Housing 2024"

"DEAR next Government, Housing is at the centre of the election battleground. This..."

Artistic Alley under way - Imagine Formby and Heritage Centre

THE alleyways leading off Chapel Lane in Formby, are dull, dark, and according to...


Aldi shoppers in Merseyside have saved 16,100 meals from going to waste over the past year

IT'S all thanks to the supermarket's initiative with the world's largest surplus food platform:- 'Too Good To Go,' which launched in stores...

Merseyside Schoolteacher completes London Marathon to raise funds for The Salvation Army

A senior Schoolteacher recently faced her biggest challenge yet by taking on the London Marathon to raise...

Get Ready to Jam with Just Radiohead at the WigWam Stage at CarFest presented by bp pulse 2024!

LIVERPOOL and The Wirral based band Just Radiohead are bringing the rock tunes to the WigWam stage at CarFest presented by bp pulse across...

Liverpool Leads the Way in Allergy Management

AS National Allergy Awareness Week (22 April to 27 April 2024) St. Hilda's Secondary School in Liverpool has become 1 of the 1st Schools in the City to adopt an anaphylaxis kit provided by Kitt Medical. The School in South Liverpool has taken proactive  by Kitt...

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Liverpool City Council makes largest seizure of illegal vapes

LIVERPOOL City Council's Public Protection team has made its largest seizure of illicit vapes in a single premises to date. The shop, located in the London Road...

Aldi colleague in Merseyside celebrates 30 year milestone at the supermarket

AN Aldi colleague in Thornton is celebrating his work Anniversary after 30 years with the business. Graham Milner...

The Warder is set to capture Liverpool's imagination

VISITORS to St George's Hall will be able to walk in the footsteps of a Victorian prison guard from next week. The iconic hall's popular visitor experience:- 'The History Whisperer' has been reimagined and will now also feature a new character:- 'The Warder' as part of an immersive exhibition....

"97% of passengers are with us on this issue" says Northern as train operator releases annual fare dodging statistics

NORTHERN says 97% of its passengers are:- 'with us' when it comes to tackling the issue of fare dodgers on its network as it released the annual figures from its Debt Recovery and Prosecutions...


Liverpool Philharmonic Announces new partnership with The Karlsson Játiva Charitable Foundation and their Signatur Programme in support of In Harmony Liverpool

ROYAL Liverpool Philharmonic is thrilled to announce a new 3 year partnership with The...

"Behind the Curtain" - solo show by Neil Prior

SELF taught professional artist, Neil Prior, who is from Ainsdale, who needs no introduction to the Region, is making a welcome return to the ArtHouse in Southport with a 3 week solo-showcase:- "Behind the Curtain..."

Calls for respect in local elections amid rising levels of abuse

THE Local Government Association (LGA) has joined forces with the Electoral Commission and the Jo Cox Foundation to call for no abuse towards candidates at this set of local elections. The organisations have urged voters to treat candidates in the upcoming local elections...

World leading placemakers to redefine Liverpool's waterfront story

A team of international placemaking experts has been appointed to help set out the future vision for developing Liverpool's world famous waterfront. Highly acclaimed urban design and landscape architecture firm, West 8, together with BDP, have been chosen by Liverpool City...


Campaign lights up City Centre in opposition to Port Access Road

SAVE Rimrose Valley, which campaigns against National Highways' controversial Port of Liverpool Access Road, took its fight to the City Centre on the evening of:- Saturday, 20 April 2024, as huge images and...

Former Hugh Baird College Business Student Excels in Logistics

WHILST studying Business at Hugh Baird College, Zoe Melling took part in a Scholarship Programme alongside her studies. Having impressed during the scholarship process, she is now enjoying a successful career in the Logistics sector...

Year 11 Pupils Invited to Discover the World of Healthcare in New After School Academy

TARGETED support for marginalised communities, strong public messaging, and a properly coordinated Government approach led by Ministers are among the recommendations contained in a new evidence based...

Community mental health and wellbeing hub wins top education award

A mental health and wellbeing hub co-developed by Edge Hill University researchers has won an Educate North Award; 1 of the most prestigious awards in education.  World leading Edge Hill research underpins the vital services being offered at The People's Place in Liverpool, run in partnership...


Your chance to help protect the future of the Mersey Estuary

KNOWSLEY Safari and Mersey Gateway Environmental Trust are inviting wildlife lovers, of all ages and abilities, to a free family friendly BioBlitz, taking place at Spike Island in Widnes, on:- Saturday, 27 April 2024, from:- 11am to 2pm. The BioBlitz event forms part of...

Smithdown Weekender returns this May Bank Holiday Weekend for another unforgettable 4 days of live music, arts and DJ's

FROM Friday, 3 May to Monday, 6 May 2024, the weekend remains completely free, giving local & upcoming...

Residents raise questions after road fails again

RESIDENTS if Formby are asking why a stretch of road keeps failing. The section of road in question is between:- Kirklake Road again, between:- Ward Avenue and Woodlands Road, Formby. This section has only recently been fixed. Let us know your thoughts on this road malignance problem...

Merseyrail's Southport Station team win prestigious award

MERSEYRAIL'S station team at Southport has won the:- 'Public Service of the Year' award at the Your Southport Stars Awards 2024. The team was recognised for the exceptional commitment and dedication they showed in keeping the people of Southport moving, with the prize being decided by a public vote. More than...


FSB outlines small business priorities ahead of Liverpool City Region Mayoral election

THE UK's leading small business membership organisation, the Federation of Small Businesses, has outlined 5 key priorities to support small firms ahead of the local elections on:- Thursday, 2 May 2024, which will see the...

Help Save red squirrels and trees in Lancashire and Merseyside

A call has gone out to landowners, volunteers and organisations across Lancashire and Merseyside to help save endangered red squirrels and safeguard trees from grey squirrel damage. The UK Squirrel Accord (UKSA) is seeking help from interested...





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