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Publication Date:-
2022-01-22

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Chinese New Year at the Empire Restaurant in Southport

THE 1st Chinese New Year Celebrations, at the Empire Restaurant, in Southport, since the Covid19 Lockdowns took place on 19 January 2023. This was a fantastic and very colourful event, with not only the traditional Lion Dancing, but also a Dragon Dance. The event also included a Kung Fu display, all preformed by the Liverpool Hung Gar Jung Fu Lion Dance and Martial Arts Display...

 

Woodland resilience in the shadow of Storm Arwen

MORE than 80 farmers, landowners and forestry sector experts gathered at Gilling West Village Hall for a:- 'Where to with woodlands?' event on 17 January 2023, which was chaired by Forestry Commission Chair Sir William Worsley.Even though the event was aimed at farmers and landowners in Yorkshire and...

New action plan to save England's red squirrels

OVER the last 150 years, England's red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, populations have significantly declined. This iconic species is now classed as nationally endangered. Evidence shows that the expansion of grey squirrel populations and range are the main cause of local red...

Can you help the NSPCC provide vital safeguarding information in North West Schools?

THE NSPCC is looking for new volunteers to support its School Service and visit Primary Schools across the...

New bathroom showroom in Southport recognised as 1 of best in the UK

RIPPLES Southport has been shortlisted for the biggest awards event in the UK kitchen and bathroom industry; the Kbbreview Retail and Design Awards 2023. As 1 of 4...

 

Anfield Square, lying in the shadow of Liverpool FCs football stadium, is set to be marketed for sale this year.

Talented team appointed to kick-start next phase in Anfield's regenerations

LIVERPOOL City Council has appointed a team of experts to help market and sell a unique plot of land next to Liverpool Football Club's world famous Anfield Stadium. Anfield Square, which lies less than a goal kick away from the Kop...

Mayor's roadmap to zero waste

A blueprint to slash carbon emissions from waste; spearheaded by Mayor Joanne Anderson; is set to be adopted by Councils across Liverpool City Region. Re-imagining the way the City reduces waste and manages recycling has been a major priority for the...

"Signs your dog is feeling anxious," The Dog's Trust

Staying safe around dogs

LIVERPOOL'S Public Health Team is working with animal behaviour experts to develop public awareness on how to interact with dogs safely and reduce harm. People and dogs are usually a great combination, but situations can easily become overwhelming for dogs, leaving them scared and anxious...

SEND School places consultations launch

SINCE Thursday, 19 January 2023, residents are being asked for feedback on Council plans to increase the number of School places for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities. In 2022, stakeholders, including:- parents and carers, took part in an informal consultation on an initial set of proposals. In response to the feedback, a new set of proposals was...

 

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Businesses across Merseyside have shown their support for our local heroes by sponsoring every category in the 2023 Pride Of Sefton Awards

THE inaugural event will be a glittering celebration of the very best in our local communities. People and groups who go above and beyond to make Sefton a...

New exhibition explores British Chinese communities

A free display at Liverpool Central Library explores the history, culture, and heritage of British Chinese communities. Running until Friday, 31 March 2023, the exhibition draws on personal stories and moments of national significance and asks what it means to be Chinese and British. From the 1st recorded individuals arriving from China in the late 1600...

Introducing our new Newsbites pages on Mersey Reporter

AS many of our readers spotted, over the Covid19 Lockdowns we ran a test run of daily news updates. This new free to view news service is similar to our free Email News Service we have been running on our Formby Reporter website. As we role out this new service we are currently...

Green light for a Liverpool City Centre mobility strategy

LIVERPOOL City Council's Cabinet has agreed to accept more than half a million pounds to develop a mobility strategy that will build on the recent enhancement of key routes such as:- Lime Street and The Strand. Approval of the funding, from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, paves the way for...

 

Workforce crisis adding to local service woes - LGA survey

A Local Government workforce crisis is threatening vital local services; particularly relied on by those who urgently need support; with more than 9 in 10 Councils experiencing staff recruitment and retention difficulties, a new survey reveals. The Local Government Association, which represents Councils across England...

Communities across North West receive £350 million levelling up boost

A new University Campus for Blackpool, major regeneration of Preston's parks and the creation of a world class tourist attraction Eden Project North, in Morecambe, are among projects across the North West awarded a share of £2.1 billion from the Government's landmark Levelling Up Fund. Major UK...

Report by Edge Hill University students highlights lack of trust in Police

STUDENTS from Edge Hill University have provided evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee on policing priorities at a time when public confidence in the Police is low. The report, created by students from Edge Hill's Politics Lab, surveyed over 100 young people, aged:- 18 to 30, about their perceptions of the Police force and what they think the Police should prioritise. They...

Hugh Baird College and Howdens Bootle Join Forces to Provide World-Class Opportunities for Students

HUGH Baird College is pleased to announce a new partnership with leading kitchen supplier Howdens. The collaboration will offer students at the College the opportunity to receive hands-on training and work experience with a reputable and successful company. As part of the partnership, Howdens Bootle will provide expert training to students studying the...

 

 

Cancer Patient, Jason Woods, walks for Maggie's, and raises over £4,000

JASON Woods of Thingwall Wirral, took on an incredible challenge in December for Maggie's Wirral and completed 100,000 steps in 31 days to raise vital funds and help Maggie's be there for people living with cancer. Businessman Jason has been keen to support Maggie's after receiving support from the team at Maggie's Wirral...

Northern set to recruit as many as 280 drivers and conductors across the North of England in 2023

TRAIN operator, Northern, is looking to recruit as many as 280 drivers and conductors across the North of England in 2023. New recruits will join the team responsible for running Northern's more than 2,500 services a day to more than 500 stations and are being...

National Breast Imaging Academy training programmes will save lives and deliver millions in health savings

BY addressing significant breast imaging workforce shortages, the National Breast Imaging Academy (NBIA) is helping to deliver improved outcomes for patients and to save the health economy £50m over 10 years, according...

Steven Simpson (right), from Mersey Care's Talking Therapies service, with Jeanine Williams from St Helens college.

Think Wellbeing Talking Therapy Service to help students at St Helens College

STUDENTS are set to benefit from new funding received by Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and St Helens College to improve mental health...

 

Combined Authority seeks volunteers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities for its Reciprocal Mentoring scheme

THE Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is looking for 20 volunteers from across the Region's Black and Asian and Minority Ethnic...

Panels launched to tackle discrimination, injustice and inequality across Liverpool City Region

MEMBERS of 4 brand new Equality Panels; covering:- disability, race, gender and sexuality; have met for the 1st time to discuss how they plan to help tackle:- discrimination, injustice and inequality in the Liverpool City Region. The panel members met with Liverpool City Region Mayor...

Liverpool City Region's new trains could be running from next week

THE Liverpool City Region's new fleet of publicly owned trains could be in service as soon as:- Monday, 23 January 2023, Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced. This means that passengers travelling on the Kirkby line will be the 1st to enjoy the high tech new trains, which are part of a £500m investment, complete...

Award winning Group delivers carbon reduction project

CONSTRUCTION property, and facilities company, The Sovini Group, are investing in their net zero carbon reduction commitment as they seek to facilitate a better future. The award winning Group provide quality construction, property and facilities services to the public, not for profit and...

 

Watch the Eurovision Final in Style at Liverpool Philharmonic!

EUROVISION is coming to Liverpool and that deserves a proper celebration. The living room just won't do for this 1, so Liverpool Philharmonic invites you to the ultimate Eurovision Final Party. On Saturday, 13 May 2023, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall will screen the Final live. Hear this year's finest cheesy pop and cutting commentary...

Regulator reports large increase in delays on North West roads

THE Office of Rail and Road's 2021 to 2022 Benchmarking National Highways report, published recently, outlines the Regional differences in performance across National Highways' motorways and major A roads in England. The latest edition reviews the second year of Road Period 2 (RP2) which spans from...

Edge Hill University announced as finalist for Best Moving In Experience

EDGE Hill University's award-winning student accommodation has been announced as a finalist in the Global Student Living Awards in the Best Moving In Experience category. The Global Student Living Awards for the UK and Ireland, and Europe are based exclusively on direct feedback from tens of thousands of students about their student accommodation experience. This year Global Student Living received over 30,000 responses across the UK and...

Managing Children's Mental Health Around the Cost of Living Crisis

WITH an estimated 23.4 million people unable to afford the cost of living, this is a time of deepening challenge and crisis not just for adults, but also for children and young people. Many families are facing rising costs and youngsters are experiencing increased anxiety and worry las a result, leading to an upsurge in children's' mental health worries. Children will be affected by stresses and strains on their parents and other family members as much by stressors directly on...

 

Social prescribing service 'massive help' to young Southport man experiencing anxiety and depression

SOUTHPORT resident Danny, aged 26, was experiencing anxiety and depression when he found the NHS social prescribing service in Sefton. He shares his story and encourages others to reach out and use the service if they need help. Social prescribing...

Kim Johnson MP visits The City of Liverpool College

KIM Johnson, MP for Liverpool Riverside, visited The City of Liverpool College to view 1st hand its state of the artfacilities and discuss the critical role that the College plays in the Liverpool City Region. Attending the Vauxhall Road campus on Thursday, 5 January 2023, Kim met with the College's Student Union President El-Dana Ahmed, Vice President Zahraa Khalid and ...

Health and Social Care Secretary visits Healthcare Services in Blackpool

THE Health and Social Care secretary visited Blackpool and the North West on Thursday, 19 January 2023, to see 1st hand how health and care services across Blackpool are improving patient care and working to reduce pressure on A&E services. He visited the same day emergency care centre at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, a mobile bowel...

Brits are on a walking revolution in 2023

EVERY January, most people sit down and set themselves a host of ambitious New Year's resolutions. According to new data, nearly 3 quarters of people (73%) set the goal of being more active in 2023, with half of people pledging to walk more because it's free. Research by outdoor retailer GO Outdoors in partnership with mental health charity, Mind, has revealed that it was the Pandemic that got the...

 


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