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Publication Date:-
2024-05-26

 
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The Fantastical World of Roald Dah

SOUTHPORT'S theatre company Gambolling Arena has been performing in Wayfarers Arcade over the Bank Holiday Weekend. The show has been put together by the group's Creative Director, Suzy Walker is based on Roald Dahl's book:- 'The Twits.'  40 Minute performances are free and are fantastic entertainment for for all ages, with lots of singing, dancing, slapstick and audience participation. These are a few photographs we took of the group performing on:- Saturday, 25 May 2024. For more information...

 

The Lost Street of Southport

THIS Bank Holiday weekend Southport BID and Southport Townscape Heritage Project have worked with acclaimed artists 3D Jo and Max to bring Victorian-era Nevill Street...

Formby Royal British Legion Cheese and Wine

THE Formby Branch of the Royal British Legion has held a Cheese and Wine Evening for the Poppy Appeal Volunteers, at the Luncheon Club, on...

Appeal to use NHS 111 online for non-urgent health concerns

NORTH West Ambulance Service is highlighting the benefits of an online service that could provide quicker health advice for people who need it this bank holiday weekend. This is because callers to the NHS 111 phone line often find there are...

Merseyrail employee celebrates 53 years of dedicated service

MERSEYRAIL'S longest serving member of staff has been recognised at a special awards ceremony after clocking up an astonishing 53 years at the...

 

Mersey Care launch ‘Living with Dementia' campaign to inform those scared of diagnosis

A new campaign aims to inform Merseyside residents about what life is really like:- ‘Living with Dementia' and try and persuade those affected...

Empty properties review to start to encourage owners to bring vacant homes back into use

LIVERPOOL City Council is to carry out a review of empty homes in the City to support a drive to tackle a shortfall in housing. It is part of the Council's commitment to maximising the use of all...

Welcome to Taylor Town!

ONE of the biggest stars on the planet is coming to the birthplace of pop; and to mark this musical moment for the ages, there are plans in place to give Swifties a proper scouse welcome. In June, Taylor Swift will play 3 sold out shows, at Anfield Stadium, and the team that helped deliver the best Eurovision in history, is planning to create a...

Our Eurovision Coverage - Part 3

HILLSIDE Golf Club had a very special visit from puppy Mulligan, a yellow Labrador x Golden Retriever, who they named after donating £10,000 to Guide Dogs. For the 2024...

 
 
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Stunning new images of planned £100m Liverpool Baltic station revealed

STUNNING new images of the £100m Liverpool Baltic station scheme have been revealed; showing how the new rail link will look in the heart of 1 of the City Region's fastest...

Final warning over Council Tax single person discount

LIVERPOOL City Council is issuing a final reminder to households who receive a 25% single person discount to come forward if their circumstances have changed. There are around 90,000 households that receive the discount. Usually it is given to households where there is only 1 adult over the age of 18, but in some circumstances there can be...

Students make video guides to encourage patients with learning disabilities to attend health checks

STUDENTS at Edge Hill University have created new video guides to encourage more patients with learning disabilities to take up health screening. Sara Preston and Megan Fisher Loughlin, student learning disabilities...

Go Charge launches to simplify public EV charging

MOTABILITY Operations has launched Motability Go Charge, an innovative solution to simplify public EV charging for its customers. Customers can use the Go Charge app...

 

Public Health report sings Eurovision's praises

AS the City marks the Anniversary of hosting Eurovision and prepares to welcome pop mega star Taylor Swift, the report pinpoints the importance of Liverpool's thriving cultural sector in helping the Council's Public Health team to reach a wider audience; promoting healthier lifestyles and the health...

United Reformed Church wants poverty to end and for everyone to vote as General Election is announced

THE United Reformed Church (URC) is encouraging all voters to engage in the upcoming General Election, to take place on:- 4 July 2024, and to use it as an opportunity to urge political leaders to end poverty in the UK. At its 2023...

Groundbreaking citizens' panel on policing launches recommendations in Liverpool

THE outcome of an unprecedented exercise in participatory democracy, as the UK's 1st ever citizens' panel on policing and...

Understanding the demand on domestic abuse services across Merseyside; PCC commissions new study

A new research study focused on better understanding the true demand on domestic abuse services across Merseyside has been announced by the Region's Police and Crime...

 

Trish Bennett appointed as Mersey Care's new Chief Executive Officer Designate

MERSEY Care has appointed Trish Bennett, currently Deputy CEO, Chief Nurse and Chief Operating Officer, as their new Chief Executive Officer Designate following a national recruitment process. Trish has enjoyed a variety of roles since joining Mersey Care in 2016...

Lavish Home Interiors and Lights by Lavish welcome customers with 2 new shops in Southport

LAVISH Home Interiors in Southport Town Centre has opened in a new location, creating more choice for shoppers as well as a comprehensive offer online. Lavish Home Interiors has become an established family run local business in...

Southport Flower Show announce the event's restaurateur, cookbook author and TV chef joins this year's lineup

THE Southport Flower Show are delighted to announce that Nisha Katona MBE will be showcasing her skills at this year's Southport Flower Show, on:- Saturday, 17 August 2024. Nisha Katona MBE is a true trailblazer. Since leaving...

Government awards Edge Hill University additional medical places to train doctors of the future

EDGE Hill University has been granted new Government funding to create 13 extra medical places to train much needed Doctors. The University; 1 of the largest providers of healthcare education in the North West; has been preparing for an increase in places in the...

 

Don't buy rhododendron as it's destroying our native wildlife, warns Woodland Trust

THE Woodland Trust is urging gardeners not to buy rhododendron ponticum this spring, as it looks to stem the threat of deadly tree disease and protect our native wildlife. The popular plant may look nice but not only can it carry...

Don't lose out; extend Child Benefit for your 16 to 19 year old

MORE than a million parents will receive reminders from this week to extend Child Benefit for their teenagers if they are continuing their education or training after their GCSEs. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is sending more than 1.4 million Child Benefit reconfirmation letters to parents between:- 24...

Pine Court Housing Association joins the race at Lord Mayor's Dragon Boat Festival

PINE Court Housing Association proudly participated in the 50th Anniversary Lord Mayor's Dragon Boat Race, held at Queens Dock's Liverpool Watersports Centre. The Dragon Boat Festival commemorate the life and death of poet Qu Yuan, who drowned after being...

New Nepalese restaurant opening in Southport as number of jobs climbs to 26

THE opening of the brand new Royal Himalayas restaurant in Southport was on:- Friday, 24 May 2024, on Eastbank Street. It's the sister venue of the iconic Great Himalayas restaurant, which has won numerous national and Regional awards since it opened on Lord Street, baxkj in March 2020. This new...

 

New research reveals preventing serious violence could save Merseyside more than £200m a year

A new report looking into the complex causes and impact of violence in Merseyside has revealed that preventing violent incidents could...

 
 

 


 

 

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