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Weekly News Edition
Publication Date:- 2018-05-19


Miss Southport and Miss Liverpool City Region Finals 2018

BOTH the Miss Southport and the Miss Liverpool City Region finals were held at the Olympia, on West Derby Road, Liverpool, on Friday, 18 May 2018.

As Media Partners, we attended and can confirm that all the girls taking part in this year's Miss Southport and Miss Liverpool City Region Heats did fantastically well...

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Winners of this year's Crosby Junior Photographic Competition have been announced

THE winners of this year's Crosby Junior Photographic Competition have been revealed.  Talented young local photographers attended an exhibition and ceremony in Crosby's St Luke's Church earlier this month to see who would walk away with the...



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An excellent day had by all at Care Roadshow Liverpool

CARE Roadshow Liverpool, the second pit stop in this year's event calendar, was full of entertainment in the form of slipper soccer, fancy dress and singing! The doors opened at the sunny venue of Aintree Racecourse, on on Tuesday, 15 May 2018. The 1st seminar hosted by CQC was left with standing room only as visitors flocked to hear from...

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Prescot Prepares for Festival Season
Photograph by Alan Humphreys Photography.

FESTIVAL season is about to descend on Prescot...



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Park safely and considerately this bank holiday or get a ticket!

WITH Whit Bank Holiday (Spring Bank Holiday) looming ever closer, on 28 May 2018, residents along Merseyside's coastline are bracing themselves for thousands more visitors, on top of the already huge numbers that have already been recently heading to the coast. This year, the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta event...

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Heads up - Jurassic World - Fallen Kingdom
Photographs supplied with thanks to Universal Pictures

UNIVERSAL are releasing:- 'Jurassic World - Fallen Kingdom,' on 6 June 2018, in cinemas across the UK. If you have not seen the other Jurassic films, do not worry as this works as a stand alone film, but it is set 4 years after the theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by....

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Exclusive audio interview with Jeff Wayn about 40th Anniversary of his version of The War of the World

THE War of the World Musical has won awards, spawned multiple arena tours, video games and more, and it remains deeply embedded in the nation’s consciousness. But...?

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Time Capsule buried on site of Stadler Rail Merseyrail Kirkdale Depot

ON Wednesday, 16 May 2018, Stadler Rail Service UK Ltd. held aa 'Breaking Ground' Ceremony, at Merseyrail's Kirkdale Depot. The historic event marked the official start of the building of a £20 million...

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Swimming legend Mark Foster is heading to Liverpool to mentor next generation of elite athletes

THE 6 times World Champion, with 11 European championship gold medals to his name, who also set 8 world records as a freestyle and butterfly....

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The Southport Festival 2018

DESPITE not being massively publicised, the Southport Festival, an art, music, comedy and performing arts event that ran from 11 May to 13 May 2018, appears to have been a success. The event was organised by both Sefton Council and Southport Bid. The main highlights of the event were...

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Lancashire Cricket Club is all set to join up with Trafford Live

LANCASHIRE Cricket is delighted to be joining forces with Trafford Council, on Sunday, 8 July 2018, as the Club incorporates a Vitality Blast fixture against Northants Steelbacks as part of their family friendly, Trafford Live event which celebrates the best...

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Youth Select Committee 2018 calls for evidence on barriers to work experience

THE Youth Select Committee have formally announces a new inquiry into barriers to work experience.

The Committee are calling for evidence from a wide range of witnesses, including businesses and charities, as well as young people who have been directly affected by these...

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Huge emergency service presence after Woman fell in cellar

ON Saturday, 12 May 2018, a woman was taken to Southport Hospital after suffering from a 'major trauma' following a fall at the Prince of Wales Hotel in Southport. We are told that the female patient is thought to have fallen into the hotel's cellar...

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Family Walk in Memory of Granddad for Maggie's

MAGGIE'S, the charity which provides free practical and emotional support for people living with cancer, is recruiting supporters to join their team of walkers for this year's Wirral Coastal walk.  The booth...

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'Bin' there, done that…

Litter bin roll out puts City streets ahead..

HUNDREDS of new litter bins are helping to make Liverpool's streets, parks and open spaces cleaner and brighter places. This week marks the finale of the 1st Phase of a City wide Mayoral plan to provide more places for people to dispose of their waste.  More than 200 new bins have been installed in streets and other locations. The Council has also...

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New support service for LGBTQI hate crime victims launched on IDAHOBIT

A new service offering dedicated support for members of the LGBTQI community who have been affected by hate crime will be unveiled as the region marks International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Deputy Police Commissioner Cllr Emily Spurrell will reveal the new specialist support service, which will be delivered by...

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Bid to stop dumping by student landlords in Liverpool

L-R Jennifer Brown, Helen Davison and Emma Hart from Liverpool Guild of Students.

WORK is underway to prevent dumping in alleyways by private landlords when thousands of students leave Liverpool at the end of the academic year.  The City Council has written to 550 landlords across Greenbank ward, which has an estimated 3,500 students who occupy nearly ½ of the properties in some areas of the ward, offering...

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NHS Employers holds 7th Equality Diversity and Human Rights Week 2018

Jane Hatton, Director of Evenbreak, with Michael Pantlin, Director of People at Barts Health, and Paul Deemer, Head of Diversity & Inclusion at NHS Employers.

NHS Employers this week held its 7th week on equality and diversity, which ended with a summit on disability. From 14 May to 18 May 2018, health and social care organisations across England celebrated Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week, #EQW2018, with over a hundred workshops, activities, events...

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Stressed kids drowning in exam pressure at school this week

SURVEY shows nearly a third of schoolchildren worry they will be 'embarrassed' by their results, as many seek extra tuition at breakfast club. Kellogg's has teamed up with food redistribution charity FareShare to donate 500,000 free...

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A new master plan is set to explore how Liverpool's business district can be expanded

A report to Liverpool City Council's Cabinet, on Friday, 25 May 2018, is recommending a Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) be drafted that would seek to develop the district and potentially connect it to the development of Princes Dock in the ₤5.5bn Liverpool Waters scheme.  The district, which covers 40 acres at the Northern fringe...

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Will increased HMRC powers to assess Offshore Tax will penalise the innocent

LOW Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has raised serious concerns to the Government over its plans to extend the time limits for raising a Tax assessment on offshore investments. Among those affected will be low income pensioners and migrants, not just the wealthy, LITRG says.  The proposals target those Taxpayers who have made innocent mistakes, by extending the...

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Hollywood Stars Return To Merseyside

CHYLER Leigh, star of the TV series Grey's Anatomy and Supergirl, is...

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Steam on the Dock 2018

THERE was an almost holiday feel at the 'Steam on the Dock' event, on the Albert Dock, in Liverpool, on Sunday, 13 May 2018, under bright sunshine with happy people thronging the area. They watched fascinating miniature steam locomotives chugging back and forth, some of them driven by suitably attired drivers and....

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Ticket Give Away - Woodvale Rally 2018

THIS year's Woodvale Rally takes place over 16/17 June 2018...

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Want to learn Sign British Language?

ALDI sign language... Anyone wanting to learn to fingerspell and sign should please note that Practice Makes Perfect is based in Southport, at the Salvation Army, in...

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Happy Birthday Astrid with love from all the girls at Miss Southport and Miss Liverpool City Region.
Congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan Wndsor on your wedding day.

 

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