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Publication Date:-
2024-04-12

 
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Parking at Central 12 retail park now FREE for up to 2 hours

SINCE Monday, 8 April 2024, visitors to Southport's M Park Central 12 now enjoy a welcomed boost to their cost of living, thanks to the provision of up to two hours of complimentary parking at the retail park. This marks the 1st instance of free parking since the park's construction 20 years ago. Patrons of the shopping park located on Derby Road can now avail themselves of the 600 space car park without charge for a duration of up to 2 hours...

 

Merseyside Police Federation Pay and Morale Report

87% of Merseyside Police Officers feel:- 'worse off' financially now than they were 5 years ago and 19%:- 'never' or 'almost never' have enough money to cover all their...

Unveiling the North West's Steady Climb in Defibrillator Provisions

THE Manchester based group defibshop have released their annual Cardiac Coverage Report for 2024. The 2021/22 version was placed in national press circulation and took a...

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THE M&S Bank Arena and BetMGM Premier League Darts are teaming up with award winning mental health charity Chasing the Stigma when Liverpool plays host to a night of top class darts this month. The 2024 Premier League Darts season, a 17 week...

Park Festival returns to Liverpool this Summer!

IN the Park Festival returns to Liverpool’s stunning Sefton Park this Summer, from:- Friday, 12 July to Saturday, 13 July 2024, and the line up just got bigger as chart toppers Red Rum Club have just been announced, they will be...

 

Millions of pounds of funding unlocked as Liverpool City Region Investment Zone opens for business

LIVERPOOL City Region Life Sciences Investment Zone has officially launched; paving the way for up to £800m of public and private investment and...

Research by LeaseLoco has found Research young drivers still below Pre-Pandemic levels despite record number of people with full UK driving licences

ACCORDING to data analysed..

New proposals just the ticket for getting young people into transport

YOUNG people could soon find more careers in transport, following Government proposals to lower the minimum age requirements...

Liverpool's Entertainment Mecca Blackstock Market Opens To The Publics

BLACKSTOCK Market has opened to the public with more than 2,000 people flocking to the multi million pound...

 
 
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Broadband boost for 380,000 rural premises as UK Government investment reaches £1.3bn

HUNDREDS of thousands of remote homes and businesses across the country will be able to benefit from lightning fast broadband, as new figures show a record £714 million has been invested in the...

North West receiving £1.2 billion recommitted from the Northern leg of HS2 for pothole repairs and road resurfacing projects

A programme of pothole repairs and road resurfacing projects for the North West, made possible by the 1st tranche of £1.2 billion in reallocated HS2 funding for the Region, has been revealed...

'Magic On The Mersey,' has scooped a top Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award

POPULAR Liverpool magic show:- 'Magic On The Mersey,' has scooped a top Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award on its 3rd birthday! Internationally renowned magician Steve Price has received countless 5 star reviews for his highly...

£6m project to tackle fuel poverty in Merseyside

FUNDING for a project to help some of the most vulnerable households in Merseysidehas been announced, as 30% of adults in the Region say they are in financial difficulties. Cadent Foundation is allocating £6 million to Groundworks' 'Green Doctors,' with the aim to offer more than 14,500 in home consultations...

 

Platinum Pudding winner creates a special dessert to celebrate 100 years of Southport Flower Show

TO celebrate 100 years of Southport Flower Show, Southport baker Jemma Melvin, creator of the Platinum...

Our Eurovision Coverage - Part 3

IF you're heading to National Trust Formby, on:- Monday, 15 April 2024, you will have the chance to get some top tips on taking care of your canine companion. The Dogs Trust team from the charity's Huyton based re-homing centre will be on hand at the Victoria Road Woodland Car Park to meet and greet dog lovers and their 4 legged friends and give them the chance to get top tips on dog ownership, as well as...

Care Home invites the local community to it's a 'Spring Open Day'

THE Sutton Grange Care Home in Banks, Southport will be opening their doors and hosting their:- 'Spring Open Day' on:- Saturday, 20 April 2024.  The event will run...

Our Eurovision Coverage - Part 3

COVID19 is now considered a relatively mild disease for most of the UK's population, but for some, it still poses a threat.  From Monday, 16 April 2024, the NHS will offer Free Spring Covid19 Boosters for those eligible, aged 75 or older, and those with weak immune systems. Those who want to book a booster jab will be able to do so via the...

 

BAFTA and Annie award winning TV production company based in the North West placed into Creditors' Voluntary Liquidation

A well known BAFTA and Annie award winning TV production company based in the North West has been placed into...

Ardonagh Advisory builds presence in North West England with acquisition of SIB Insurance

SOUTHPORT Insurance Brokers Limited (SIB Insurance) has been acquired by Ardonagh Advisory, an independent commercial broker, further strengthening Ardonagh's presence in the North West of England. SIB Insurance provides cover across a broad range of risks and has strong expertise in...

Smartphone Free Childhood call for WhatsApp to reverse age reduction policy

SMARTPHONE Free Childhood, the grassroots parents' movement, called on WhatsApp to reverse the change in age policy, which lowers the minimum age of use from:- 16 to 13 years old. As of 11 April 2024, anyone in Europe over the age of 12 can now legally access the messaging service, after WhatsApp made a planned...

Carer's Leave Act North West Regional Polling Data reveals immense challenges for unpaid carers

THE Carer's Leave Act came into force on:- Saturday, 6 April 2024. It will entitle the 10m unpaid carers across the UK to 1 week's unpaid leave each year to care for their loved ones. On the back of this the results of a survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of GoodOaks Homecare's:- 'You Are Not Alone' campaign...

 

A shift in workplace dynamics as new flexible working rules come into force

DID you know since:- Saturday, 6 April 2024, all UK employees have the legal right to request flexible working? This does not mean you will get it, but an employer can still refuse an application if they have a good business reason for doing so...

Shopworkers in communities to get the protection they deserve as Government announce assaulting a retail worker will be made a standalone criminal offence

FOLLOWING a record year for retail crime across the industry, Co-op welcomes...

North West SCITT announces new Teacher training partnership with national charity

A new charity partnership has opened up opportunities for aspiring Teachers in:- West Lancashire, Skelmersdale, and Southport to begin training in September 2024. Trainee Teachers across Lancashire...

Man suffered psychosis after Trust failed to inform him of steroids side effects

A man who suffered a psychotic episode which lasted for weeks was not fully informed about potential extreme side effects of taking steroids medication, England's health service Ombudsman has found. Andrew Holland...


 

 

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