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Have you seen the Comet?
FROM early history Comets have seen as
omens and bearers of bad news, letís hope as many of us in the Northern
Hemisphere we observe Comet Neowise passing by, this is not the case. We all now
know what a comet really is, but with Covid19 and other issues, like Brexit
in the UK, you could be forgiven thinking otherwise. Donald Trump might well
tell us the answer... if you donít get...
Pioneer George becomes Liverpool
City Region's 1st Inclusive Apprentice
IN September 2019m 3 Supported Interns from Abbots Lea School, which is a
School for children aged 3 to 19 with Autism, started their internship with the Regenda Group.
The Internship was part of a national programme to enable...
Virtual Gallery Opens Its Doors to Celebrate Art in
dot-art Schools successfully launched this year's annual inter-School art
exhibition in a brand new online virtual gallery on 7 July 2020. Carolyn Murray,
dot-art Schools Project Manager reveals:- "After the disappointment of
postponing our 8th Annual..."
The National Lottery is
searching for your 'Home Town Hero' or 'Lockdown Legend' as part of
the 2020 National Lottery Awards
THIS ear the annual search for the UK's most popular
National Lottery funded projects will, for the 1st time, honour individuals who...
Massive public response to NSPCC appeal to help teenagers living in care
AN online appeal by the NSPCC for toiletries to help teenagers in care across
the North smashed its target.
The charity has been overwhelmed with support and...
Liverpool's Roads Programme
tops ₤100m for the 1st time!
THE roadworks are the latest phase of Liverpool City
Council's Better Roads programme and takes the value of on-site highways
construction past ₤100m for...
Exclusive phone interview:-
"More must be done to help save the UK's Circus Industry"
THIS interview was made the day before the fantastic
news was made that the Circus can re-open in England, form the 11 July 2020. But
we are still running this as lots of the other issues raised within...
New Theatre Membership
scheme has been launched by
St Helens Theatre Royal
HEADS up! St Helens Theatre Royal has
launched a brand new Theatre membership scheme during the Coronavirus Pandemic,
to appeal to its loyal patrons to...
Consultation on fresh landlord licensing scheme
LIVERPOOL is set to start consulting on a
comprehensive landlord licensing scheme which would cover around 80% of
privately rented properties in the City. In January, Communities...
Coronavirus NHS free travel scheme
to end from Monday, 13 July 2020
MERSEYTRAVEL has confirmed that free travel for NHS
workers will come to an end from Monday, 13 July 2020. The scheme was 1 of
the 1st Regional free NHS travel schemes to be introduced during the
Coronavirus lockdown and is the last to be brought to an end. Put in place
when only essential travel was taking place, the scheme provided additional
support to NHS staff during the height of the peak of COVID-19...
Culture Secretary's announcement
that gyms reopening
IN light of the announcement from UK Culture Secretary, Oliver
Dowden, on 9 July 2020, regarding the reopening of indoor gyms, swimming pools and sports
facilities from 25 July, Ross Kirton, Head of UK Leisure Agency at Colliers
International provided a...
Now open once more in the bustling heart of Liverpool, with brand new Garden Bar
LIKE many organisations, St Luke's Bombed Out Church
has had to close during the Covid-19 lockdown period from March 2020. Set in the
heart of the City, it has remained one of the Liverpool's most stunning venues,
host to a wide range of music, arts and...
Bispham Road Post Office finalist in 'We're Stronger Together'
awards for service during Covid-19 pandemic
THE Southport Bispham Road Post Office
is a finalist in Community Engagement category at the Post Office's 'We're..."
Hospitality hot spot gears
up for great outdoors
1 of Liverpool's most celebrated hospitality hot-spots is the next area to be
transformed as part of the groundbreaking:- "Liverpool Without Walls"
programme. Lark Lane in Aigburth, which sits at...
Deliveroo is celebrating 4
years of trading with a look at local have been eating habits during lockdown
DELIVEROO, the on demand food delivery service, is celebrating its 4th birthday
in Southport with a lookback at what locals have been eating during lockdown.
New data from Deliveroo reveals that Saturday, at 7:22pm, is the most popular
time for Southport locals to order Deliveroo. Further data has shown locals love
British food the most, followed by American and Chinese.
Since its launch in the Town 4 years ago, more than 30...
Person looking for sea mussels leads to HM Coastguard call out
ON 7 July 2020, the HM Coastguard Crosby Team were tasked to a report of a
concern of safety to a member of public in the area of Crosby Leisure centre.
The report stated that a person was seen far out on the tide line near to the
outfall pipe. With daylight fading and a flooding tide, not to mention a build
up of mist in the area at the time, the 1st informant was quite right to call
and ask for Coastguard to check the welfare of the person. Once the team arrived
on location they liaised with...
Liverpool City Council telephone
Contact Centre to close at weekends
LIVERPOOL City Council's telephone
Contact Centre will no longer be open at
weekends starting from later this month.
It follows a reduction in hours during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has seen
calls answered only between 8am and 6pm, 7 days a week.
The change to weekday only opening brings Liverpool into line with other big
'core' Cities and follows increased preference by residents in a modern world to
use online form, emails and...
Reminder Coastal Road works
due to start again
ESSENTIAL works on the Coastal Road in
Southport are continuing to help improve
access for both cyclists and pedestrians.
The works are part of the Southport East West Cycle Link improvement scheme
thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region and primarily compromises of
the widening of cycle track between Weld Road roundabout and the bridge at
Contractors are carrying the work out in stages to ensure minimal disruption to
traffic and the road...
Listen to Frankie Goes to
Hollywood performed by BBC orchestra!
THE 'anthem of Merseyside',
Frankie Goes to Hollywood's debut single Relax, as nominated by listeners,
has been remained into its own unique rendition by an 80 piece orchestra.
In just 2 weeks, the BBC Philharmonic has written, adapted and performed Relax,
with each musician having recorded their part in their own home to make up the
Relax was written and recorded by Liverpool based band Frankie Goes to
Hollywood. Topping the charts...
Warrington small business
owners urged to "recoup what they are owed"
THE boss of a Warrington Challenger
Bank is urging business owners to:- "recoup what they are owed"
with the help of a free Government appointed support service. Gary Wilkinson,
CEO and Co-Founder of Redwood Bank, is recommending small business owners tackle
late payment issues with help from the Small Business Commissioner (SBC). The
SBC is an independent public body which was launched by the Government in