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Publication Date:-
2024-06-09

 
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Liverpool Marks the 80th Anniversary of D-Day
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ON 5 June 2024, the City of Liverpool held its 1st 80th Anniversary D-Day Service, with a service and laying wreath outside St Georges Hall, within St John's Gardens, with  a Royal Navy Veteran, who was at the D-Day Landings. You can see the video of that and a few photos by Paul Frost of this event along with the footage of the Lighting of the Beacons, at St Nicholas, Liverpool Parish Church. The Beacon event also took place across...

 

Thousands watch as Cunard's Queen Anne was officially named
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ON 3 June 2024, Liverpool played host to an amazing and historic event, with thousands watching Cunard's brand new ship being officially named Queen Anne as she visited...

ArtHouse Summer Open 2024

A sure sign that summer has arrived is when Southport Contemporary Art's flagship gallery, the ArtHouse, opens its doors to welcome visitors to its much anticipated Summer...

New career? Have you considered Early Years?

LOOKING for a new work challenge? Want to give our youngest residents the best start in life? Then a career in...

Botanic Gardens Family Fun Day will be the best yet with over 50 attractions for families to enjoy

THIS year's Botanic Gardens Family Fun Day will be held at the Botanic Gardens in Churchtown, Southport. This year will be the biggest and...

 

Beale's closure another hammer blow to Town Centre

THE closure of Beales announced this week is another hammer blow to Lord Street and the Town Centre...

Aldi shoppers in Merseyside help raise £2,500 for Teenage Cancer Trust

ALDI shoppers in Merseyside have helped the supermarket raise around £2,300 for its...

Sound! Liverpool Music City has new digital home

LIVERPOOL'S rich musical heritage and thriving contemporary music scene now has a new digital home. This marks the launch of LiverpoolMusicCity.Com, a...

All aboard for St George's Summer Market!

OVER 80 of the best local independent businesses are set to be showcased at the very 1st St George's Hall...

 
 
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Joint call for urgent regulation of human embryo research

CLEAR rules governing human embryo research must be established to enable regulators, researchers, and funders to assess whether stem cell generated models should be considered as...

"A museum exhibit within 5 years? Iconic 'magstripe' train tickets nearing the end of the line" says Northern

THE train operator Northern says the iconic, orange:- 'magstripe' train ticket could...

Jonathan Harvey is back with riotous summer blockbuster at Liverpool's Royal Court...

All rise for the Sisters of Mersey

THIS July, writer Jonathan Harvey is back at Liverpool's Royal Court with a hilarious new show and summer blockbuster. Sisters of Mercy opens on:- Friday, 5 July 2024...

Erin Harvey launches campaign to be next Lib Dem MP for Southport

ERIN Harvey has launched her campaign to be the next Lib Dem MP for Southport. Her priorities for our Town are...

 

Merseyrail teams up with Knifesavers to install bleed control kits throughout City Region's rail network

A woman whose brother was stabbed to death more than 20 years ago is using the campaign she founded in his...

The Hidden Health Risks of Drinking Warm Bottled Water

SARAH Lawson, a food safety expert from Storage Box Shop, warns us:- "Do not drink bottled water that has been left in the sun or a hot environment, like a car..."

Councils face more than £6bn funding gap over next 2 years

A new Local Government White Paper has been published setting out how a new relationship between central and local Government; which provides long term financial certainty and empowers Councils; is the only way for the next Government to solve the issues facing...

A General Election poll shows:- 'Planning reform' would sway 70% of rural vote

BRITAIN'S planning system is squandering thousands of pounds for rural businesses and will sway how the countryside votes in this general election, according...

 

Liverpool European Festival Celebrates European Unity and Community

MERSEYSIDE Polonia, in collaboration with European organisations and communities across the Liverpool City Region, have proudly launched the Liverpool European...

Brits, Beware: New Crackdown on Customs for Cigarettes and Alcohol

"FINES can reach over £20,000 if you are not mindful of customs rules," shares Keira Rigby, Travel Expert at My Hotel Break. This is a wake up call for many Brits travelling back from Europe. Stowing away that extra bottle of wine or an extra pack of smokes isn't just casual fun; it could cost you dearly... The Restrictions You Need to Know... The rules regarding cigarettes and alcohol when...

Rise in STIs shows need for a 10 year sexual health strategy

NEW figures reveal a rise in sexually transmitted infections, underlining the need for whoever forms the next Government to launch a new 10 year sexual health strategy. The Local Government Association, which represents Councils with responsibility for commissioning sexual health services, says a long term strategy is needed to help prevent and treat infections. There hasn't been a new...

 

 


 

 

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