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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:- 2018-06-16


Apprentice Boys march in Southport

ON Saturday, 9 June 2018, the Loyalist Apprentice Boys of Derry march through Southport. The ABOD SAMS Liverpool Murray Branch Club who organised the event that took a parade from London Street, past the Cenotaph then down Neville Street and ending at...

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Foodservice provider, Bidfood unveils plans for new Liverpool Distribution Centre  to meet increasing customer demand

ONE of the UK's leading foodservice providers, Bidfood, has unveiled exciting plans for a new state of the art, temperature controlled Distribution Centre  in Liverpool. As part of another multi million pound investment plan to further expand...



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Welcome to 'Our Liverpool'

LIVERPOOL City Council has been awarded ₤2.4 Million funding from the Controlling Migration Fund to help migrants and refugees settle into their new City and get to know their neighbours.

The funding will enable City Council to improve and increase capacity of services for asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants to access the support they are entitled to and to live independent healthy lives and contribute to their communities, such as housing, education and health services.

A programme of activity across the 5 Liverpool City.
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Ainsdale riders to tackle 174 mile road trip for cancer charities

AINSDALE Cycling Club have embarked on an epic challenge to raise money for 2 incredible charities this summer. A team of 15 from the North Liverpool based cycling club have ridden from Liverpool to Betws-Y-Coed, in Snowdonia,  to fundraise for Woodlands Hospice Charitable Trust in North Liverpool and CLIC Sargent, the national teenage cancer charity. Their efforts will be supported by sponsors including Evergreen Tyres and business communications...



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Local NHS Trust wins national award for stress management programme

THE Occupational Health Department at North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has won the Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA), Vivup award for wellbeing.

The award was for delivering a successful workplace cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and exercise based stress management programme...

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Dragon Boat Festival; World Museum's free events to celebrate Chinese Holiday
Photograph by Gareth Jones

LIVERPOOL'S World Museum is preparing for the 2018 Dragon Boat Festival, with a number of free events planned to celebrate the Chinese holiday which...

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Liverpool Leads Global Cultural Conversation

CULTURAL heavyweights from across the world are heading to Liverpool for a conference which explores the big questions Cities face today around culture AND also reveals the real legacy of the European Capital of Culture 2008 title...

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The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre hailed as 1 of the best Hospitals in the country by patients

PATIENTS at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust have once again rated the Hospital among the best in England. Results...

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Revellers encouraged to Drink Less Enjoy More during World Cup

 Inspector Andy Greer from Merseyside Police with Jenny Davies from Liverpool City Council’s Alcohol and Tobacco Unit and one of the branded taxis promoting Drink Less Enjoy More during the World Cup

REVELLERS planning nights out to watch the 2018 World Cup football tournament are being warned their night could be cut short if they get too drunk. 'Drink Less Enjoy More' highlights that bar staff may refuse...

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Sacrebleu Hawaiian Party Night

SOUTHPORT'S Sacrebleu held a Hawaiian Party Night, on Saturday, 9 June 2018. The event within the Seabank Road venue, offered those attending a few fun items, including sunglasses and music was in the air, thanks to DJ Jack......

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Horsing around at Liverpool Central Library

AS part of the Arts Council England funded project:- "Hack to Hack: Cargo to Coding,' a series of events and workshops for all the family will be taking place in the lead up to this year's Liverpool Makefest.

Liverpool Central Library will have an extraordinary, never before seen 'digital horse parade' that celebrates how libraries connect people to learning and...

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Chair appointed to lead new housing company

LIVERPOOL City Council has appointed a Chairman to lead its new ethical housing company; Foundations. Following the Foundations Board meeting, the Board agreed to Frank...

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Andy Panayi and Flute Flight to play at the Royal Clifton Hotel

JAZZ lovers in Southport are in for a rare treat, on Thursday, 21 June 2018, when Southport Jazz presents major UK artist Andy Panayi in concert at:- The Royal Clifton Hotel, The Promenade, Southport, PR8 1RB...

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Slavery historian awarded Citizen of Honour

A Liverpool tour guide who has spent decades educating people about the City's role in the slave trade is being made a Citizen of Honour. The award formally recognises individuals who have made a significant, exceptional or unique contribution to enriching the image of the City and/or its citizens...

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Travellers at 3rd illegal site within a week

A travelling community took up camp on Kirkby Golf Course before being moved on. The group then headed to Formby Beach, camping on the land next to the car park, on Lifeboat Road, that is now managed by the National Trust. That land was part of the Nature Reserve that is home to many endangered species of flowers and animals, including the...

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Local NHS Trust promotes the importance of talking about infant mental health

Harry is 1 of the babies that attended a parent and infant event during Infant Mental Health Awareness Week, 11 June to 15 June 2018.

THE Building Attachment and Bonds Service (BABS), in Knowsley, invited past and present service users to come together and share experiences of improving their parent infant mental health.

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Liverpool City Council to consider plans for year round shelter for rough sleepers

Inside Labre House

THE number of people sleeping rough in Liverpool could reduce if plans for a Council backed shelter get the go ahead.

Liverpool City Council wants its temporary shelter, Labre House, to remain open throughout the year to continue supporting...

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Liverpool Gears Up For:- 'The Future of Work'

ORGANISATIONS across Liverpool are announcing a new positive commitment to exploring:- 'The Future World of Work.' A range of projects, events and trials will start to tackle the big question around what work will look like for the people of the City in coming years; reacting to estimates which show 50% of current jobs in Liverpool will no longer exist within the next 20 years...

The Future World of Work is split into 4 separate elements:-


Artistic Exploration - Led...

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Letter to Editor:- "British Heart Foundation Face a Fear"

"DID you know that 28% of people, within the North West of England, are scared of spiders? This July, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is challenging the nation to face their fears and raise money for life saving research into heart and circulatory disease..."

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Freshfield Animal Rescue Centre needs your help!

FRESHFIELD Animal Rescue has been shortlisted for Sainsbury's Local Charity of the Year, at 2 of it's local stores, in Southport and Upton.

Debbie Hughes, from Freshfield Animal Rescue Centre, said:- "This would be a great opportunity for...

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Letter to Editor:- "Reply Letter about Green War on High Streets"

"AGREED that Pedestrianisation has had an effect on the high street, but it is minimal, the biggest impact on the high street is currently Online shopping, that you stated in your letter that was published on Southport Reporter. With this change we need to consider that our high streets will..."

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Pioneering new medical treatments should be made available from the NHS

NEW and potentially life saving medical treatments, such as proton beam therapy, bone marrow transplant and stem cell therapy should be made available from the National Health Service, according to a new survey. It found that 92% of those surveyed form the North West of England believed such treatments, which currently...

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Cheetham Jackson's Cupcake Day

THE mortgage and financial adviser's Cheetham Jackson took part in the Alzheimer's Society's CupCake Day on 14 June 2018. As they are based within the same office building as ourselves, within Southport's Town Centre, on Post Office Avenue, we had to pop in and take a look....

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Football fans in the North West would want ₤130,000 to risk their safety at the World Cup

FOLLOWING the revelation that England players have warned their friends and family against attending the World Cup this summer, new research has revealed thousands of England fans have chosen not to travel to Russia due to concerns around safety and discrimination...

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800 people take part in Prostate Cancer UK's Liverpool March for Men

ON Sunday, 10 June 2018, over 800 people flocked to take part in the 1st ever March for Men fundraising event in Liverpool. Taking place, at Croxteth Hall and Country Park, the event raised vital funds to help beat prostate cancer; a disease which kills 1 man every 45 minutes...

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₤7 million financial boost for care sector in Liverpool

LIVERPOOL City Council is set to increase the rates paid to the care sector in Liverpool to enable it to boost the pay of staff. It follows a consultation with residential, nursing and home care providers whose staff provide help and support for around 11,000 people at home and another 3,500 living in care homes...

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10,000 North West kids march for safer roads as 5 children from the region are killed or injured every day

MORE than 10,000 kids from across the North West will take to their streets to raise awareness of the 5 children who are killed or injured on the region's roads every day. The children, aged between 4 and 11, are among more than 100,000 from across the...

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