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Over 50% of Brits walk to improve their mental health

A new survey commissioned by Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking, has found that 54% of the population who walk say they do so to improve their mental health and happiness. Other reasons included:- "to get fresh air" (57%), "it gets me moving more" (53%) and to "connect with nature" (28%). A daily walk can reduce a person's risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and cancer, as well as improving fitness in the long...


Liverpool City Region Local Elections Results 2024

THROUGHOUT the Liverpool City Region, the Green Party has seen some success, but Labour has still easily held...

Liverpool City Region Mayoral Elections 2024

THE Liverpool City Region Mayoral Elections concluded with a clear win for Steve Rotherham who has been re-elected, getting:- 183,932...

Merseyside Police And Crime Commissioner (PCC) Elections 2024 Results

ON 4 May 2024, Labour and Co-operative Party Emily Elizabeth Spurrell was...

Cyber security expert calls for end to passwords

THE 2 May 2024 was:- 'World Password Day,' a day designed to promote safe password practice. However, password...


Profit warnings issued by listed companies in the North West down 22% year on year in the 1st quarter of 2024

7 profit warnings were issued by UK listed companies in the North West in Q1 2024, down from the 9 warnings issued in the same period last year...

​Saturday Kitchen presenter heading to the 100th Southport Flower Show

THE Southport Flower Show are delighted to announce that Matt Tebbutt, Chef and TV Presenter, will be cooking...

Merseyrail launches new survey to help continually improve services for customers

MERSEYRAIL has launched a new customer survey with the aim of improving the service it offers. The operator which already enjoys 1 of the...

Southport's Alcedo Care introduces Complex Mental Health

HOME care specialist Alcedo Care Group has launched a much needed Complex Mental Health division to its ever...

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Archery GB are welcoming all to have a shot at archery
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SINCE it began, Start Archery Week, which this year will takes place over:- 4 May to 12 May, has introduced over 70,000 people to archery thanks to archery clubs and activity providers taking part in this nationwide week dedicated to welcoming...

The Sovini Group raises £19,000 for Zoe's Place at annual Golf Day

THE Sovini Group Golf Day brought together 80 golfers from the housing and commercial sector at Childwall Golf Club to compete in...

Solo Show by Tiago da Cruz to be exhibited in Southport at the ArtHouse

AN exciting new figurative exhibition is scheduled to wow visitors to the ArtHouse in Southport later this month...

Aldi asks Merseyside customers where to open next store

ALDI has launched a new nationwide initiative to pinpoint prime locations for new store openings. Recognising the invaluable input of its customers, the UK's 4th biggest supermarket is...


20th Anniversary Celebrations for the Prescot Festival

A top ranking brass band, a celebrated cathedral choir and a screening of a classic British film are among the highlights of a now 20 year old...

"Laid off Lancashire NHS staff receive pay outs after union campaign" says UNISON

"MORE than 50 Lancashire based NHS workers, made..."

Soul Train is on track to perform at the Southport Little Theatre

THE Soul Train will soon steam into Southport with a fine...

Train operators join forces on Dragons' Den style scheme for tech startups looking to shape the future of the rail industry

4 train operators have joined forces on a Dragons' Den...


Liverpool 1 to celebrate Taylor Swift and other music legends

GLOBAL superstar Taylor Swift is set to be celebrated at Liverpool ONE ahead of her arrival in the City, to kick...

Liverpool City Council applies Banning Order on rouge letting agent

LIVERPOOL City Council has successfully placed a Banning Order on a rogue letting agent operating unlicensed Houses in Multiple Occupation...

£80m investment this year to modernise the North West gas network

DETAILS of the 2024-25 programme to upgrade the North West's gas mains; some of which were installed...

Pay packets worth less than 2008 in 7 in 10 North West local authorities

PAY packets are still worth less than in 2008 in 69% of the North West's local authorities, according to new TUC analysis. The analysis of official statistics shows that 16 years on from the financial crash wages are lower; in real terms; in 22 of the region's 32 local authorities (for which data is available). Across the Region as whole average weekly...


New figures but no surprises

IN response to new figures from the Home Office about the Health and Care Worker visa, Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care England, said:- "Since the Government's announcement of their intention to ban overseas care workers from bringing dependents to the UK, the number of overseas...

Local Deaf charity releases new e-learning aimed at improving Deaf awareness nationwide

TO celebrate the start of Deaf Awareness Week 2024 on:- 6 May 2024, Liverpool based charity Merseyside Society for Deaf People (MSDP) are excited to announce the launch of their first Deaf Awareness e-learning courses...

Tax burden cited as major growth barrier by record number of North West small businesses

THE Federation of Small Businesses has published its Small Business Index (SBI) for Q1 of 2024;revealing a record number of respondents expect the tax burden will present a major barrier to growth over the coming 12 months...




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