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Publication Date:-
2018-10-13
 


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Giant Spectacular - Part 3

'LIVERPOOL'S Dream' was the 3rd and final Giant Spectacular to be performed on the streets of Liverpool and this time also on the Wirral, by the world's leading street theatre company:- 'Royal de Luxe.' This was an unforgettable show that ran from...

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Strictly Nugent 2018 launched

LIVERPOOL based Charity Nugent, launches its ⅓ annual dance competition and gala fundraiser, Strictly Nugent 2018, which takes place in St George's Hall, on 27 October 2018...



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Roll the dice and dance the night away on the world famous Mersey Ferry

MERSEY Ferries announces a new 'Vegas Casino Night Cruise' with onboard cashless casino and live music from Rat Pack tribute act. Mersey Ferries' is...

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Southport Nurse Treated To VIP Day Out At Liverpool ONE

A nurse from Southport has been given the ultimate VIP day out at Liverpool ONE. Margaret Rimington, 61, entered a Smooth Radio competition to...



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Merseyside Police volunteer cadets trained for World Mental Health day

MORE than 50 Merseyside Police volunteer cadets have received awareness training on...

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A new chapter for Giants

4 days, 4 Giants; 1 unforgettable event which will result in 1 very special book. Due to popular demand, Liverpool City Council is set to produce a limited edition book which will contain more than 100 beautiful images of Liverpool's Dream to thought to be the City's biggest ever event, attracting around 1.3million people to Liverpool and Wirral. The team wants anyone who thinks...

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More funding for Police, PCC set to urge at Public Accounts Committee

MERSEYSIDE'S Police Commissioner will argue for more funding for the Police in Parliament today as she gives evidence on the devastating impact of budget cuts over the last 8 years. Jane Kennedy is appearing at an oral evidence session of the Public Accounts Committee examining the financial sustainability of Police forces in England and...

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Liverpool charity on target to boost local community's circular economy

SPEKE based charity, CREATE UK is celebrating a successful 1st 8 months of its white goods reuse scheme, which aims to rescue old fridges and freezers from the scrap yard, while generating new job opportunities within the local community. Since January 2018, the charity has already....

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Free screening of WW1 film kicks off week long commemoration

WITH just a month to go to the WW1 multi media commemoration at Holy Trinity Church, Southport, the latest activity to be included is a free screening of the feature film Journey's End....

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Southport's BMFC 2018 - Extra Photos

MORE photographs taken of the 2018 British Musical Firework Championship (BMFC) was held on Victoria Park, Southport, over 28 September to 30 September 2018. To see our report, please click on...

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The unfair stereotypes Brits make based on 1st names

NEW insights reveal the judgements people make about you based on your 1st name and whether they are true. Commissioned by My Nametags, a manufacturer of...

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Help and Hope in Liverpool on World Homeless Day

THOUSANDS of people in Liverpool are prevented from becoming homeless each year. And the vast majority of people helped out of crisis never spend 1 night sleeping rough on the streets. These are the big messages from Liverpool City Council as it shows support for World Homeless Day (10/10/18). Each year the Council...

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Black Flowers blossom

COUNCIL'S equality champion Anna Rothery backs creative exploration of City's slave trade past. This weekend a trio of Liverpool based artists will premiere a new film that explores 1 of the City's landmark building's connection with the slave trade. Multi disciplinary artist and...

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Local CAMHS service sings 'This is Me' for World Mental Health Day

YOUNG people and staff from a local child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) have come together to record a version of "This is Me" from recent blockbuster The Greatest...

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This Is Me…This is Liverpool

City Council spearheads launch of City’s mental health awareness campaign.

THIS was the call to action to businesses, employers, workers and residents across Liverpool at the start of the City's very own mental health awareness campaign. Liverpool City Council has joined forces...

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Well known Liverpool band headlining to Cavern Club concert for leukaemia charity

A fantastic charity concert is to take place at The Cavern Club. Championed by BBC Introducing in Merseyside, The Ambition...

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Scalp Coolers save the hair of cancer patients in the North West

WOMEN and men in the North West are keeping their hair during chemotherapy treatment, thanks to Scalp Coolers provided by...

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Wirral Woman Takes Fitness Retreats onto Liverpool's Streets

Faye Pritchard of Faye's Fitness PT working out on the streets of Liverpool

A Wirral woman has launched new retreats that combine fitness with tours of Liverpool's historic crime scenes. Personal trainer Faye Pritchard, 24, came up with the idea for the retreats alongside...

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Survey shows worrying delay in diagnosing primary bone cancer

A survey undertaken by the Bone Cancer Research Trust (BCRT) has revealed a worrying delay in bone cancer patients receiving their diagnosis. The survey of...

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E.ON offers replacement boilers for ₤240 to Merseyside residents on the Affordable Warmth scheme

E.ON is offering homeowners in Merseyside who qualify under the Government led Affordable Warmth scheme the opportunity...

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Nearly a ⅓ of adults in the North West of England would not attempt CPR, putting lives at risk

30% of adults living in the North West of England wouldn't perform CPR if they saw someone suffer a cardiac arrest, according to worrying new figures...

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Jedi School returns to Spaceport this October ½ Term with new part of the Star Wars universe unveiled

Children from across the North West can journey to the Deep Galactic Core in Spaceport this half term.

YOUNG Padawan will head to Planet Tython, in the Deep Core System, to guide Jedis through a range of perilous adventures, as the popular Jedi...

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Frack Free Southport call for Government to stop fracking

LOCAL residents joined Frack Free Southport campaigners in Lord Street as part of a national week of action challenging recent Government fracking proposals. On a very wet Saturday, 13 October 2018, Frack Free Southport, members erected a...

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Adopters needed across Merseyside

THE Regional adoption agency for Merseyside is highlighting the need for more people to provide homes for children. As 'National Adoption Week' gets underway, on Monday, 15 October...

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Only ½ of UK employers have a mental health policy in place

ONLY ½ of UK employers have a mental health policy in place, despite the fact that 97% of professionals believe their employer has a responsibility to support the mental health and wellbeing of staff.  The results come from a Robert Walters whitepaper ahead of:- 'World Mental Health Day,' on Wednesday, 10 October 2018. Neil Morgan, Associate Director...

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University to lead the 1st UK wide survey into mental health in sport and physical activity

EDGE Hill University in partnership with DOCIAsport is launching the UK's 1st ever national survey into the mental health of people involved in sport. Questioning people (aged 16+) who work in sport from grassroots to professional level, and in the education and physical activity/lifestyle sectors, the results will reveal...

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Drivers in North West failing to wear glasses behind the wheel

ALMOST 80% of drivers surveyed, who are legally required to wear glasses or contact lenses, are not wearing them while driving, a survey has found. The survey, commissioned by international charity Sightsavers, aims to raise awareness of the lack of access to eye care faced by an estimated 1 billion people in developing countries. It reveals that 35% of drivers in the UK required...

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Steady growth in North West rental prices amid Brexit concerns from landlords

AVERAGE UK rental values have grown steadily over September 2018, but the potential impact of Brexit is causing concern among landlords, according to the latest data from HomeLet.  The HomeLet Rental Index; the UK's most comprehensive and up to date data on rental values in the UK; shows a steady rate of inflation in rental prices. In a market which...

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New report finds over 500,000 home owners in the North West are living in poor quality housing

THE Northern Housing Consortium (NHC), a membership body, calls for more focus on improving the North West's existing housing stock in light of a new report. A new study highlights there are over 500,000 non-decent owner occupied homes in the North West; and a further 160,000 private rented sector properties that are unfit and fail to meet the decent...

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Community Health and Wellbeing Festival

SOUTHPORT and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group and Macmillan Cancer Support are working together on a Health and Wellbeing Festival. The event, which is on Thursday, 25 October 2018, from 2pm to 4:30pm, is open to anyone, not just those affected by cancer. The Festival will provide information, signposting and contacts within the many organisations...

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Schools say NO to knives

SCHOOLS in Liverpool are beginning the School year with a series of special assemblies focusing on knife crime, the dangers of carrying a knife and how we can all keep safe. Working in partnership with Merseyside Police and LASH Liverpool Association of Secondary Heads, the City Council has developed a specialised assembly as part of the #NoMoreKnives project. This is part of a holistic approach to tackling knife crime...

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Want to be the owner of a lonely home?

LIVERPOOL City Council is asking home owners wanting to sell their vacant properties to join its free property matchmaking service. To mark the start of Empty Homes Week and as part of its drive to bring more empty homes back into use, the Council has revealed it has over 100 investors ready and willing to buy empty homes, including some which need refurbishing. Liverpool has reduced the number of empty properties from 13,500 to 9,500 over the...

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