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Publication Date:-
2024-05-11

 
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Aurora Borealis light up the UK sky following a solar storm

OVER the next few days you might get to see this stunning light display over Merseyside and West Lancashire, if you missed it on the night of the 10 May 2024. Many of us might have missed it last might, as this time it just looked to the naked eye as a white misty cloud, but when photographed all the colours could be seen. This dazzling display happened after a series of solar flares and coronal mass ejections, (giant explosions on the surface...

 

 

Miss Liverpool City Region 2024 has been busy

24 year old Charlotte Grant, who is the current Miss Liverpool City Region has been hard at work, despite being ill, raising money for charity and...

New rail timetable coming next month

NORHERN'S Trains across the North of England will switch to a new timetable next month, from:- Sunday, 2 June 2024. Northern says the majority of its services are largely unaffected, but some have...

Research reveales a 1 million rise of passengers using Merseyrail in the last recorded quarter

A new study has discovered that in the last quarter of 2023, there was a 15% increase of...

LGA responds to simpler recycling collections announcement

RESPONDING to the UK Government's announcement on simpler recycling collections, Cllr Darren...

 

Family Fun Day held on Bank Holiday Monday

THE 1sr 'Family Fun Day' was held on:- Bank Holiday Monday, 6 May 2024, at...

His Majesty King Charles III Announced as Patron of Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

BUCKINGHAM Palace has this week announced that His Majesty The King has...

Dobbies Southport raises £57,240 for teenagers and young people living with cancer

DOBBIES Southport has announced the store has...

Junior Players wanted at Wallasey Rugby Club

JUNIOR players of all ages are wanted at Wallasey Rugby Club, in response to the decline in rugby participation in England. With rugby participation down by 67%...

 
 
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Volunteers Needed to Listen to Children Read in Southport Schools

AS School Readers celebrates its tenth year, we're on the...

Woodbank Office Solutions Continues Support for Liverpool Children's Charity with Impactful Donation

ANNALEIGH Livens, Early Years Manager at:- Greenhouse Multi Cultural Play and Arts Project was...

Was Pier Press Release in Breach of Rules?

SOUTHPORT Pier is 1 of Britain's longest standing pleasure piers and stretches more than 3,600ft out over the resort's iconic golden sands. Since last year the structure has been closed to the public and Sefton Council has been increasingly questioned by local businesses as to what...

Study has find out which golf courses are most at risk from climate change in the UK

NEW data uncovered by betting odds experts AceOdds reveals the links golf courses around the UK that are at risk...

 

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Commence Tour to Japan

LIVERPOOL'S resident Orchestra will spend twelve days in Japan performing 7 concerts across the country...

A pioneering partnership for Liverpool City Regionís tourism sector

THE announcement comes a year on from Liverpool receiving global praise for hosting the most successful...

Set out your stall at St George's Hall!

LIVERPOOL City Council is set to host a new market next month in 1 of the City's most...

Back to the future - Call for evidence launched on how to future proof classic cars and back drivers

CAR enthusiasts and industry can now have their say on how to best preserve iconic...

 

Emily Spurrell to take official oath to start 2nd term as Merseyside's Police and Crime Commissioner

EMILY Spurrell has taken her official Oath of Office, on:- Thursday, 9 May 2024, at a ceremony to mark the start of her 2nd term as Merseyside...

Our Eurovision Coverage - Part 3

FROM 20 May to 26 May 2924, will be the UK's invasive species week. The most frequently seen member of this club is the grey squirrel, introduced to this country...

Our Eurovision Coverage - Part 3

EMILY Spurrell launched the monthly advice surgeries in her 1st term in 2022 as part of her commitment to giving local people a greater voice on...

CLA critical of change to compulsory purchase orders

THE CLA (Country Land and Business Association) has strongly criticised new measures allowing Councils to buy land for development...

 

New mural on Liverpool waterfront celebrates City's culture

A new mural on Liverpool's waterfront has been unveiled, celebrating the City's sporting, artistic, comedic and dramatic talent. Created by artist Joseph Venning, the mural at ACC...

Letters to Editor:- "Deep concern about the ongoing plight of Britain's elderly"

"WE are writing to express our deep concern about the ongoing plight of Britain's elderly citizens and to urge your readership to support a critical initiative aimed at addressing this pressing..."

UK Health Security Agency says:- "Whooping cough cases continue to rise"

NEW data published by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) shows cases of whooping cough continue to increase with 1,319 cases confirmed in March in England. This follows 556 cases in January and 918 in February, bringing the total number of cases in 2024 to 2,793. Young infants are at highest risk of severe complications and death from whooping cough...

New RSPCA data shows animal lovers in Merseyside are especially keen to help baby birds

THE RSPCA is ready for a record breaking number of animal lovers seeking guidance on how they can help when they find a baby bird outside their nest - with clicks to the charity's website set to surge. As the peak 'baby bird' season of May and June approaches, new RSPCA data reveals that last year, there were 30,865 hits to its...

 

IPSO fails to protect children, victims of crime, and the public at large

IN January this year, the Press Recognition Panel published a report showing that the UK's main press complaints body, IPSO, performs no better than its predecessor, the Press..

Concern over HSE's decision to stop farm inspections

THE Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently announced it will halt agri compliance inspections, a decision which the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP) has said could have majo...

Ministers trigger review of CQC inspection regime

ON 8 May 2024 Care England said that it:- "welcomes the announcement that ministers are reviewing the CQC's new inspection regime..." the Single Assessment Framework. Professor Martin Green...

HMRC app speeds up student loan applications

WITH many A level students in the North West planning their next steps in life, those starting university in September can:- 'tap the app' to get National Insurance and tax information they need...

 


 

 

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