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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:-
2018-12-07
 


BTR Liverpool's 15th Santa Dash and Mini Santa Dash
Photographs and video by Patrick Trollope.

THIS was the 15th BTR Liverpool Santa Dash and Mini Santa Dash, that took place in Liverpool City Centre, UK, on 2 December 2018, with over 7,000 Santa's taking part.  The event is 1 of the most eagerly anticipated running events in the North West and...

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Christmas bonus for millions of workers

MILLIONS of employees in the service industry could collect an early Christmas present from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Workers including...

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Hospice Ladies Day kick starts Christmas

MORE than 300 ladies from across Merseyside enjoyed a fun and festive afternoon at:- 'The Titanic Hotel in Liverpool,' on...

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Knowsley Walk In Centres celebrate 15 year anniversary

KNOWSLEY Walk In Centres are celebrating 15 years of operation on 3 December 2018...

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Local Trust provides outstanding care says national inspectors

NHS provider Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) is pleased to announce they are:- 'Outstanding for Care' the...

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Morrison's Southport to give away fruit to children

MORRISON'S Southport is to hand out free fruit to children in its Winter Gardens store, to prevent unsold fruit...

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Liverpool commits to beating HIV

LIVERPOOL is to join a network of Cities around the world committed to beating HIV by promoting...

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The Earl of Derby, DL visits former Lord Derby War Hospital

THE current Earl or Derby recently paid a visit to North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS...

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Mandela family to visit Liverpool in February 2019

Artist impressions of the memorial.

THE family of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela have announced they will be heading to Liverpool in 2019, when work is set to start on a tribute to the Freeman of the City. The former President's eldest daughter Dr Makaziwe...

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Southport's Charity Christmas Car, Van and Truck Festive Parade and Toy Delivery 2018

ON 2 December 2018, the 3rd Springbrook Children's Home Christmas Car Van and Truck Festive Parade and Toy Delivery took place in the Ainsdale and Southport area. The children's unit offers short residential breaks to disabled young people usually...

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Robbery at local Southport Town Centre Jewellers

Photograph shows Police cordon tape front of Wright’s Jeweller, Southports.

MERSEYSIDE Police have issued an appeal for information following a robbery that took place at Wright's Jewellers, Southport, at...

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Liverpool Ice Festival Offers Free Skating for NHS Employees in the Run up to Christmas

LIVERPOOL Ice Festival has announced it will be offering free skating for NHS staff from...

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Lookers sponsorship to help Tranmere Rovers find their next football star

New Car Sales Manager Matt Edwards hands over the keys to Tranmere Rovers Assistant Coach Shaun Garnett, along with Super Whites fan Gabrielle Porter, sales consultant.


TRANMERE Rovers have signed a sponsorship deal with national motor retailer Lookers, which has seen the team receive a...

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MP Damien Moore takes up new seat!

Foundation stone is laid as countdown to opening of new Birkdale care village gets underway

THE Southport MP Damien Moore swapped the backbenches for the driving seat of a heavy duty forklift truck, as he laid down...

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More than 22,000 new homes needed every year to tackle homelessness

MORE than 22,000 homes need to be built in the North West every year to address the region's urgent housing shortage and tackle rising levels of homelessness. According to a new report from Crisis, the national homelessness charity, around 15,000 homes were...

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Cammell Laird Industrial Action Update...

FOLLOWING constructive discussions between the trade unions and Cammell Laird, facilitated by the Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, an agreement has been reached to suspend both current industrial action and the notice of redundancy, due to be issued...

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Liverpool City Council suspends most highway works for Christmas 2018

LIVERPOOL City Council has suspended all non-urgent highways works to support businesses...

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Strike Action on Northern Rail

THE RMT have stated on a press release that they are calling for Transport for the North to intervene to help keep guards on trains and oppose the Government...

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Student making history at Edge Hill University

A long term commitment to volunteering with the Air Cadets has helped a Birkdale student achieve scholarship...

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Tommy Fleetwood on shortlist to win inaugural:- 'Sportsperson with a Personality Award' sponsored by KWIFF
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Kwiff.

SOUTHPORT based golfer Tommy Fleetwood has been...

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Sacrebleu Bar & Coffee Lounge's 10th Birthday

OVER the 30 November to 2 December 2018, Southport's Sacrebleu Bar and Coffee Lounge's, on Seabank Road...

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Lancashire Care recruits its 100th Apprentice!

 

LANCASHIRE Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing alternative opportunities to College and University...

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Local Gardener Lights up Formby "for Dan" this Christmas

A local gardener, James Comish is again lighting up a street, in Formby, for 2018. He is not only bringing Christmas cheer to those around them, but also raising funds for a campaign called:- "Do it for Dan."  Dan suffers from quadriplegic cerebral palsy and this means he cannot talk, sit by himself or use his arms and legs independently...

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Dad nearly hacks arm off after tree felling company fails to provide adequate training

A father of 2 had his left arm almost hacked off with a chainsaw after his employer failed to provide adequate training. Karl Spafford, from Southport, suffered life changing injuries, in February 2014, when he was working as a tree surgeon. After years of suffering physical and mental pain, he has now received a 6 figure pay out. The 35 year old was positioned 30 feet up...

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Massive crane used to install new substation equipment in Formby

ON Sunday, 2 December 2018, those visiting Formby Station found that a large part of the East Side Car Park (Liverpool Bound) had...

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Labour Party visits Santa as they fact find in Southport

SOUTHPORT retailers, residents and Labour campaigners have been discussing how to save local high streets as part of Small...

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Santa Grotto at Wayfarers Shopping Arcade Southport

SANTA'S Grotto opened on 1 December 2018, at Wayfarers Shopping Arcade, and we got to see the bag man for ourselves...

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Our Santa Watch Webcam this Christmas

THIS year’s webcam will be online, on both YouTube and our own webpage from around 2pm, GMT, on Christmas Eve (Monday, 24...

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Shelter warns over 3,000 children in the North West will be homeless this Christmas

NEW analysis from Shelter has found a 175% increase; more than double; in the number of homeless children in the North West in the last 5 years. The charity warns the impact of the housing crisis will be felt across a generation as one in every 103 children in Britain is now homeless. The leading homelessness charity estimates that over 3,000 children in the North West will now...

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Bootle Graduates Celebrate at University Centre's 1st Graduation Ceremony

GRADUATES, their guests and staff from Hugh Baird College's University Centre has celebrated student success at their 1st ever Higher Education (HE) graduation ceremony. Opened in 2014 as an affordable, inspirational and logical progression for students from the College and those living within the Region, Hugh Baird University Centre now offers 17 foundation degrees and 13 full...

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'Our Liverpool' program ready to launch...

LIVERPOOL City Council launches:- 'Our Liverpool,' a programme to help migrants and refugees settle into their new City and get to know their neighbours. The ₤2.4 Million funding from the Home Office to will enable City Council to improve and increase the 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...

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ONS National Measure of Loneliness; Christmas brings welcome holiday from "holiday" for lonely maternity mothers

THE ONS has released its National Measure of Loneliness, a comprehensive guide on the loneliness measurement landscape, including the recommended national indicators of loneliness and the questions used to test and underpin these recommendations. The latest data focuses on young people...

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