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Southport Classic and Speed 2023

OVER Saturday, 16 September 2023 and Sunday,. 17 September 2023, both the:- 'Southport Classic and Speed' was held on  Victoria Park and the:- 'Ocean Sprint Revival' was held on the Coast Road. This fantastic 2 day event was put on, on the back of the previous 2 years events, of 2022 and 2021, that were a great success. Once again the objective of this event was to celebrate our motoring and motor sport heritage of the area. Sadly, as with other events recently in Southport, the...


Southport British Musical Firework Championship 2023 - Part 1

ON Saturday, 23 September 2023, the Southport British Musical Firework Championship was held on Victoria Park, in Southport. Frustratingly, weather struck again, leading to the cancellation of Friday Night's displays. If you had a ticket for Friday night, you can get a...

What is The Botanic Gardens Community Association?

ON Thursday, 21 September 2023, we had the pleasure of meeting some of the Friends of the Botanic Gardens, otherwise known as the Botanic Gardens Community Association. If you have never visited this local attraction, it is just a few minutes out of Southport's Town Center, within the historic and picture..

Churchtown Primary School celebrates glowing new Ofsted report

PUPILS and staff from Churchtown Primary School, part of the Endeavour Learning Trust, are excited to be starting the new academic year celebrating their latest Ofsted report. The Southport primary School has maintained its:- 'Good' Ofsted rating...

Supporting local water monitoring and research in the North West

COMMUNITIES in the North West are being encouraged to take part in scientific monitoring and research of their local waterways this autumn; helping the Environment Agency and local groups work together to improve the environment...


Cast a spell with Dobbies' Southport store this Halloween

DOBBIES, the UK's leading garden centre, is embracing the spirit of Halloween with its:- 'Little Seedlings Holiday Club' workshop in its Southport store, with a look at mystical plants and their extraordinary powers. Tailored for...

Southport Contemporary Arts: Artist of the Month

2 stalwarts of Southport Contemporary Arts will be sharing the spotlight as:- 'Artist of the Month' during October 2023, at the ArtHouse in Eastbank Street. Linked by their appreciation of all...

Grassroots teams in Cheshire, East Yorkshire, Merseyside and West Yorkshire score new kit from Northern

NORTHERN has supplied grassroots rugby teams in:- Cheshire, East Yorkshire, Merseyside and West Yorkshire with new kit and...

Can you help Brown Turner Ross support Southport Soup Kitchen?

LEADING North West law firm Brown Turner Ross has pledged to support the Southport Soup Kitchen, as the number of people needing the service has risen sharply. In Southport in 1884 the team at BTR are keen to help those...

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Dot Art Schools highlights the key role creativity will play in future jobs

LIVERPOOL based Dot Art Schools are working in partnership with Edge Hill University to launch their 12th Annual Art Competition...

National cancer charity Cancer Support UK partners with 'The Wellbeing Project'

CANCER Support UK is delighted to announce its new partnership with global wellbeing consultancy:- 'The Wellbeing Project,' which...

Free suicide prevention training for Liverpool hairdressers and beauticians

HAIRDRESSERS, barbers and beauticians within Liverpool...

A new fully charged electric vehicle will provide Brits with nearly 2 full weeks of typical driving

AUTO Trader, the UK's largest automotive marketplace, has revealed that on average...


4 year plan to transform Council services

LIVERPOOL City Council has published an ambitious plan to improve services over the next 4 years. The Council Plan 2023-2027 sets clear aims and ambitions to shape the improvement of the delivery...

Mums' Charity Walk To Prevent Young Suicide

3 mothers who lost young sons to suicide hope a national walking challenge will help to spare other families from the agony of losing a child. Their 265 mile trek will raise...

Edge Hill announces bumper Black History Month programme

STUDENTS have welcomed a bumper programme of events to celebrate Black History Month at Edge Hill University...

Finance Director at Southport headquartered Alcedo Care shortlisted for 2 awards

JO Boardman, Finance Director at fast growing Southport headquartered Alcedo Care...


Mayor Steve Rotheram announces members of the City Region's new Business and Enterprise Board

MAYOR Steve Rotheram has announced appointments to a new Business and Enterprise Board for the Liverpool City Region. The new board has...

Mayor Rotheram announces GameChangers pledge to tackle video games talent shortage

A new initiative from the Combined Authority's Careers Hub brings together studios, educators and industry organisations to pave the way for the next generation of video game creators...

Ale aboard! Northern celebrates the best places to hop off the train and have a pint

TO mark National Cask Ale Week, runs until Sunday, 1 October 2023, and Northern is raising a glass to the best pubs on its network. The train operator has released a list of the best places to enjoy...

Do you know how to deal with Head Lice?

DAME Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer for England, said:- "Head lice and nits are a common issue, especially among young children and families in close contact with 1 another.Once detected, there is no need to consult a GP, but treatment should begin immediately and all household members should be checked and treated to stop further spread. The NHS.UK..."


Vape Away - Expert advice on disposing of single use vapes

SINCE launching, single use vapes have taken the UK by storm, becoming a popular choice for many. However, their rapid rise in popularity is causing concern for the environment, as most people...

125 Dock Workers could loose jobs due to drop in trade

125 Dock Workers could be looking jobs after q drop in containers volumes going through the Port of Liverpool. Peal Ports has said that the decision is:- "regrettable, but unavailable." Liverpool is 1 of the UK's biggest ports and...

Campaign questions National Highways' role in key Port Access Group

THE campaign group Save Rimrose Valley has written to Katherine Fairclough, the Chief Executive of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA), and Chair of its ...

WaterSafe shares University water checklist

WATERSAFE, the national register of approved plumbers and water contractors, is sharing 5 top tips students need to know before they move into student accommodation. These tips will help make sure students' water supplies are high quality and help them stay on top of their bills and give them the know how on dealing with leaks and bursts...


Revealed the Top 10 UK Google Searches for Christmas Markets

THIS week Julianna Marshall from the International Drivers Association has contacted us saying:- "In the heart of Winter, Christmas Markets bring warmth and light to the darkest corners of the..."

Care For Our Future - The roadmap to a sustainable future for adult social care

CARE England, the largest and most diverse representative body for independent providers of adult social care, is pleased to announce the launch of Care For Our Future, a roadmap...

BBC Radio 1 choose University of Central Lancashire as their home for Welcome Week

PRESENTERS Dean McCullough, Vicky Hawkesworth and Nat O'Leary will broadcast live from UCLan, in Preston, between:- 1pm...

The Animals (Low Welfare Activities Abroad) Bill - Now Law

ROYAL Assent has been granted by the King for the Animals (Low Welfare Activities Abroad) Bill, and will now it will make this Law. The Bill has passed through all Commons and Lords stages...


New research shows avoidable falls in the home can be reduced by 69%

AVOIDABLE falls in the home can be reduced up to 69% with the right information and support in place, that's according to the launch of a new report released by Trent and Dove Housing Association and The Royal Society for...


Extra Coverage of Southport Air Show 2023

IF you have not already seen it, this LINK will take you to our extended coverage in last weeks edition.   to see them...




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