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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:- 2018-21-04


Williams BMW Liverpool announced as title sponsor of Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament

MARION Bartoli sensationally won Wimbledon in 2013, then just as sensationally retired from the game altogether a few weeks later.

Bartoli was busy in her post tennis career with design and fashion when a strange illness hit her in 2016 and she lost a
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Construction due to begin on £1.4million station for Southport's Independent Lifeboats

THE Trustee Directors of the Southport Lifeboat are delighted to announce that a lease for the site of the new £1.4 million...



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New Inshore Lifeboat for Southport

A ceremony and parade has taken place on Saturday, 21 April 2018. at the Waterside Lodge, on Southport's Marine Lake, to officially name and bless the "Christopher Taylor" Lifeboat, The...

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Stormtroopers set to storm Spaceport

RENOWNED Stormtroopers and costume team, The 99th Garrison, is set to storm into Spaceport to celebrate the anniversary of the hugely popular "Sci-Fi Icons" exhibition. Fan favourites including:- Luke Skywalker...



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Good causes in Merseyside could win a share of ₤250k prize fund

COMMUNITY groups in Merseyside can now apply for a share of ₤250,000, available through Jewson...

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Vandalism by youths in Waterloo appears to be on the rise

A reported incident occurred around 18:45, on 17 April 2018, when a group of youths on Hougoumont Ave, Waterloo, smashed a car window. We are told that this is not the 1st time this has happened in the area and residents are...

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Local film group want local community groups and local families to be on a film set within a local park

A local film crew are looking for people to help them fill a section of park in Southport, on 3 June 2018...

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Victoria Cross Parade for Private Richard George Masters VC

AT Southport's War Memorial, known locally as the Monument, a took special service and parade took place, on Saturday, 21 April 2018. The event was held to commemorate Private Richard George Masters, who received the Victoria Cross, in World War 1. Private Richard George Masters VC was bourn in Birkdale in 1877 and died...

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Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service Chief has blood pressure taken to raise awareness



HIGH blood pressure is a silent and potentially deadly condition that significantly increases a person's chance of a heart attack or stroke. It is estimated that there are 163,000 people in Merseyside with...

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Interview with local published Poet Paul Robert Mullen at Write Blend

ON 19 April 2018 we had the pleasure of interviewing Paul Robert Mullen about his new poetry books that are now available online and also in book shops on Merseyside, UK. If your local you might know Paul from playing in a group called:- Little Wing from Southport. Since leaving in the group, he...

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Southport girl reunited with 'lost bike' at Cash Converters

LILY Williams from Southport is delighted to be reunited with her stolen bike courtesy...

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Mersey Ferries to honour centenary anniversary of daring Zeebrugge Raid

A ceremony and parade to mark the 100 year anniversary of the Zeebrugge Raid; a daring attempt to blockade German forces at the Belgian port during World War 1, will take place along...

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Southport girl reunited with 'lost bike' at Cash Converters

LILY Williams from Southport is delighted to be reunited with her stolen bike courtesy...

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Boy's night out to rival Ladies Day

THE annual St. Joseph's Hospice's Ladies Days are always a sell out and raise thousands of pounds for the hospice every year. But with hundreds of dads, sons and granddads' passionate about supporting it, the hospice has decided to create...

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The not so secret garden party

EVERYTHING in the garden will be rosy this Sunday when a Liverpool community group showcases its new star attraction. The Friends of Walton Hall Park will be rolling out the 'green' carpet, on Sunday, 22 April 2018, by inviting everyone to an extra...

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From fare to fine

A trop from Liverpool City Centre to Speke ended up costing a Halewood man more than ₤1,200 in fines and Court costs. Private Hire driver Khalid Nagi illegally picked up 2 people on Berry Sreet, in April 2017, and agreed to take them to their destination.

The journey actually ended with a hearing at Liverpool Magistrates Court for Nagi, because his 2 passengers were Undercover Officers...

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82% of the North West haven't encountered female electrician, plumber or builder

NEW research has found that careers in construction trades are not being considered by women despite a strong public desire to see more females in the sector. Shockingly (82%) of the North West have never encountered a female in any of the main construction trades roles of plumber, electrician, carpenter or builder even though (90%) of the North West would like to see more women in such roles. Yet, more than...

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Charity training for struggling small charities in Liverpool

THE Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI), a provider of free and heavily subsidised support and training for small charities, is coming to the Gateway Conference Centre on London Road to help support Liverpool's small charities who need support to remain a float.

Research by The FSI has shown small charities in Liverpool are feeling the crunch of Government spending cuts whilst a staggering 68% have experienced a rise in demand for their services in the same period...

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Liverpool Commuters Enjoy a Taste of Spring

THE City's bus passengers had an extra spring in their step this on 19 April 2019, as Arriva teamed up with Liverpool Spring Festival to celebrate the return of the event, which is set to roll into Sefton Park, over 28 April to 29 April 2018.

As part of the celebrations, an Arriva bus was given a spring makeover and passengers were...

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