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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:-
2018-07-14
 


Southport Air Show 2018

OVER 6 July to 8 July 2018, the Southport Air Show took place in the skies above the Merseyside seaside resort. The event was opened by the world famous Red Arrows, then followed an incredible aerial display as aircraft with LED lights and pyrotechnics light up the the night, culminating with Fireworks....

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3 mile swim for the Miss England charity "Beauty With A Purpose"

ELLI Wilson who is the new Miss Wirral; previously Miss Liverpool and Miss England award winner Billion Dollar Smile 2018, is..



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Southport Young Musician of the Year winner

VICTORIA Woodier, aged 13, has won the prestigious:- 'Southport Young Musician of the Year Award,' beating 10 other finalists in front of the audience...

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Flying the flag for suffragettes

ON Saturday, 14 July 2018, to celebrate Pankhurst Day and a 100 years of partial women's votes, Liverpool City Council have...



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A famous landmark in Liverpool's docklands can now be seen in a new light

THE historic Bascule Bridge on Regent Road, which crosses the historic Stanley Dock system, has had a new lighting system fitted to show off its unique engineering and architectural features in a multitude of different colours...

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"Super team" to shape Gateway master plan for ₤2bn scheme

LIVERPOOL City Council has appointed a:- "super team" of planning experts to develop a master plan for the Knowledge Quarter Gateway site to a ₤2bn flagship regeneration scheme. After a major...

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Lancashire Care awarded 'Best Place to Work'

LANCASHIRE Care NHS Foundation Trust bagged an award at a recent:- 'Healthcare Financial Management Association...'

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UCLan Publishing to bring acclaimed New York writer back to UK

A New York Times best selling author is returning to the UK as he begins a 3 week book tour with the University of Central Lancashire's (UCLan) publishing house. Preston born AJ Hartley will be...

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England's jade Clarke joins local School children in Liverpool to mark 1 year until Netball World Cup 2019

ENGLAND'S Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jade Clarke joined local Schoolchildren in Liverpool to mark 1...

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The Loyal Orange Lodge hold annual Parade in Southport

IT'S also known as:- "Orangemen's Day," "Orange Day," "The Glorious 12th," and on the 12 July, in Southport the Region's members of the Orange Order hold a parade through the seaside resort to:- "enjoy the day of celebration." The event sees...

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Tour Of Merseyside Hots Up For 2018

SCORCHING temperatures proved to be an extra challenge for the 378 runners who completed the week long 52 mile BTR Tour Of Merseyside. The event was 1st staged in 2013, when it was created by BTR Race...

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Barton Park Nursing Home owner and General Manager jailed

THE Barton Park Nursing Home, in Southport might have its website down today, but it was not the only thing that has gone down in connection to the Nursing Home...

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Liverpool Schools building programme continues to bring benefits to City's children

THOUSANDS of children in Liverpool have benefited from a School building scheme that...

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Local NHS trust ignites people's lives at Walton Gardens

LOCAL mental health service users were given the chance to try their hand at something new with an action packed day of music, arts and creativity in Warrington, last week. North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust's, annual Ignite Your Life event, which took place on 11 July 2018, at Walton Hall and Gardens. In the morning, the Trust hosted its annual involvement event, which celebrated the achievements and contributions of...

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Local NHS trust ignites people's lives at Walton Gardens

LOCAL mental health service users were given the chance to try their hand at something new with an action packed day of music, arts and creativity in Warrington, last week. North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust's, annual Ignite Your Life event, which took place on 11 July 2018, at Walton Hall and Gardens. In the morning, the Trust hosted its annual involvement event, which celebrated the achievements and contributions of

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Have your voice heard at NHS 'Annual Members' Meeting'

LOCAL healthcare provider North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will be holding its:- 'Annual Members' Meeting,' on 17 July 2018.  The event, which is taking place on Tuesday, 17 July 2018, from 9.45am until 12.30pm, at:- Education Centre, Hollins Park House, Hollins Lane, Winwick, Warrington, WA2 8WA. The morning will be an opportunity to find out more about the organisation and hear about some of the highlights from...

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Diabetes Awareness this Summer

HEALTH professionals in Southport and Formby are encouraging people with diabetes to make sure they travel safely this summer by managing their medication carefully. The summer months are the most popular time for families and friends to get away, whether it is a holiday abroad or somewhere closer to home. The Diabetes Education Team at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is encouraging members of the public living with Type 1 and Type 2...

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New Regional Adoption Agency launches

A Regional Adoption Agency covering Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton and Wirral is being officially launched. AIM (Adoption in Merseyside) brings together a team of around 50 staff from across the 4 Councils who have been seconded into the new organisation. Responsibilities include recruitment, approval and ongoing support for adopters, tracking, linking and matching of children and the training and development of staff...

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North West rents rising slower than UK average

THE HomeLet Rental Index; the UK's most comprehensive and up to date data on rental values in the UK; has shown that while the average rental prices across the UK have risen during the second quarter of 2018, the demand for rental properties remains high; and experts predict this trend to continue as more people, dubbed:- 'Generation Rent,' are choosing to rent for life due to risingl...

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London Bridge hero Wayne calls for Southport brave to be honoured

THE hero of London Bridge, who was stabbed 9 times as he fought off 3 terrorists armed with just a Police Baton, has called on Southport people to nominate an unsung hero of their own in the the Amplifon Brave Britons Awards 2018.  And British Transport Police Officer Wayne Marques said bravery and courage should be recognised because it is inspiring and encouraging to...

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Phil Redmond set to be awarded Freedom of Liverpool

The proposal to bestow the City's highest civic honour will be considered at an extraordinary meeting of Liverpool City Council, on Wednesday, 18 July 2018, and, if approved, a ceremony will be held at a future date. Born in Huyton, Phil Redmond set up Mersey Television in the early 1980's and created 3 of Britain's longest running drama programmes:- Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks..

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Drivers raise motorway safety fears as lorry traffic hits record high

THE amount of freight being transported on our Motorways is making drivers fear for their safety, a new survey of over 1,000 drivers for Brake has found. The findings come as the Government publishes figures which show that lorry traffic on Motorways has increased more than 15% in 5 years, reaching a record high of 7.9 billion vehicle miles in 2017 More than ¾ of drivers stated..

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