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Seasonal jobs at stake as Southport starts to shut down

THIS is just 1 of the many notices that have been popping up, in and around the small Seaside Resort.  This year, Southport has had high hopes for a boost in trade, due to Sefton becoming the Borough of Culture for the Liverpool City Region. Currently we are told have  temporary vacancies nation wide, to:- "help feed the nation." For more information please visit:- IcelandCareers.Co.UK, plus lots of other large shops, like Tesco, we have been informed are currently looking for temporary staff.  This certainly will not bring massive economic benefits, but it will help some of the seasonal workers who are not struggling.

Southport Astronomical Society Cancellations

DUE to concerns over the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, the advertised meeting on 19 March 2020, of the Southport Astronomical Society has now been cancelled. Also they have had to cancel the 'Open Day, that was due to take place at the Hesketh Park Observatory, Southport, on Sunday, 29 March 2020. A spokesman said:- "We are sorry for any inconvenience and the short notice, and hope to be able to resume normal activities as soon as possible. For more information visit our website or follow us on Twitter and Facebook."

Calling all Registered Nurses - We Want You

LANCASHIRE and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust today issued a rallying call for Registered Nurses who wish to work again to sign up to their Bank. The invitation was issued by the Director of Nursing and Quality Maria Nelligan to everyone who has previously worked for the Trust as a Registered Nurse or in a clinical ole, but has retired or given up work recently. The Nursing Bank, which supports people to sign up for flexible temporary hours across a number of wards, community settings and Trust sites, is easy to access online. Maria Nelligan, Executive Director of Nursing and Quality at the Trust, explained:- "We are keen to encourage valuable retired or former members of staff to come back and work in a clinical role. We are also interested in hearing from any registered nurses looking for work. This can be easily facilitated through our staff bank system and we would like to see as many people as possible sign up. We recognise the expertise and knowledge this group of people could bring to the Trust and will actively support their work life balance. Our message is clear: if you want to work we will have something for you, just get in touch."  Anyone interested in taking up this opportunity should send an email and register on the bank. Alternatively the Trust can be contacted by phone on:- 01772 773 598. Maria added:- "We will provide refresher training and we will pay National Medical Council registration for the first year, as well as the cost of any DBS checks required."

Knowsley is the spiciest place in Merseyside

ANALYSIS of millions of takeaway orders across the country shows where has the hottest palates when it comes to spicy food, crowning Knowsley as one of the hottest places in Merseyside. From korma to vindaloo and all things spicy, Just Eat has created an interactive heat map that lets you compare towns all over the UK and drill down to see the hottest location near you. In Merseyside, the spiciest town is Knowsley with 16.26% of orders containing at least one chilli symbol, the rating guide used by restaurants to indicate heat levels of a dish. The top 10 bravest, and perhaps wildest, places across the rest of the UK for ordering chilli infused dishes are:-

Mid Ulster.
Newry Mourne and Down.
Weymouth and Portland.
Aberdeen City.

The data was gathered by analysing over 30 million orders that contained at least one chilli symbol, the heat rating used by restaurants on Just Eat. To adjust for population size, the data was then processed per capita to understand the true density of spicy dishes per location. Is your town one of the spiciest in the UK? Play with the Just Eat interactive heat map to find out more. Also let us know if you agree!  Please email us to with your thoughts on this!

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