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Latest exhibition to open at gallery in village

Latest exhibition to open at gallery in village by Henry James (September 2021)

THE Northern Art Gallery, situated in the Mews area at the centre of Birkdale village, will showcase its latest exhibition called Safari from   Read more ...

Round table cycle ride raises more than £6,000 for blood cancer charities

Round table cycle ride raises more than £6,000 for blood cancer charities by Henry James (September 2021)

MEMBERS of Southport Hesketh Round Table have taken part in a massive cycle ride to recognise the “world class” care their president has had while   Read more ...

Charity set-up in memory of former student needs new business partner

Charity set-up in memory of former student needs new business partner by Henry James (September 2021)

A CHARITY based in Parbold, which funds ground-breaking research into the treatment and prevention of brain haemorrhages and stroke, is on the   Read more ...

People encouraged to give their opinion on bus travel

People encouraged to give their opinion on bus travel by Henry James (September 2021)

LANCASHIRE County Council is asking people to say what would make them more likely to choose to catch the bus by completing an online survey.An   Read more ...

Southport festive switch-on event cancelled

Southport festive switch-on event cancelled by Tom Martin (September 2021)

SOUTHPORT’S Christmas light switch-on event has been cancelled this year.The festive event, which usually attracts hundreds of people to the town   Read more ...

Residents given free help on improving their CV

Residents given free help on improving their CV by Henry James (September 2021)

SKELMERSDALE residents are to be given free advice on improving their CV to help them benefit from an expanding north west jobs market.As latest   Read more ...

MP slams Government’s cut to Universal Credit

MP slams Government’s cut to Universal Credit by Henry James (September 2021)

MP Rosie Cooper has criticised the government’s planned cut to Universal Credit.In the wake of the success of Labour’s motion to cancel a “savage”   Read more ...

NHS staff enjoy free archery sessions at Burscough club

NHS staff enjoy free archery sessions at Burscough club by Henry James (September 2021)

BURSCOUGH Archers organised a team building session for some local NHS staff who wanted to enjoy something different for a team building day.Karen   Read more ...

County Councillors welcome visit from Cabinet Member to look at flooded underpasses

County Councillors welcome visit from Cabinet Member to look at flooded underpasses by Henry James (September 2021)

SKELMERSDALE County Councillors, Julie Gibson and John Fillis recently welcomed Cabinet Member for Highways County Cllr Charlie Edwards, to   Read more ...

Dial M for Murder is full of ‘twists and turns and is a very entertaining night out’

Dial M for Murder is full of ‘twists and turns and is a very entertaining night out’ by Pete Rimmer (September 2021)

Dial M for MurderReview by Pete RimmerLiverpool PlayhouseIT was good to get back to the Playhouse and see some live theatre again, and a good sized   Read more ...

Star of stage and TV screen appearing at town’s Little Theatre

Star of stage and TV screen appearing at town’s Little Theatre by Henry James (September 2021)

STAR of the stage and TV screen Sally Bankes is to compère a special show at The Little Theatre in Southport in memory of one of their past   Read more ...

Skelmersdale man with 400 blood and platelet donations encourages others to come forward

Skelmersdale man with 400 blood and platelet donations encourages others to come forward by Henry James (September 2021)

A MAN from Skelmersdale, who has recently completed 400 blood and platelet donations, has acted to reassure people that despite the Covid pandemic   Read more ...

Southport Kidney Fund launches appeal to support more patients

Southport Kidney Fund launches appeal to support more patients by Tom Martin (September 2021)

SOUTHPORT Kidney Fund wants to hear from more local patients and families who have been affected by chronic kidney disease.The group was set up in   Read more ...

College calls out to future apprentices

College calls out to future apprentices by Henry James (September 2021)

WEST Lancashire College work with employers from across the North West to deliver a range of Apprenticeship training, and there has recently been a   Read more ...

Artist to hold her own exhibition at gallery

Artist to hold her own exhibition at gallery by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A BURSCOUGH artist who specialises in abstract art will have her work displayed in her own exhibition.Amanda Clark-Price’s distinctive artwork will   Read more ...

Daffodils replanted by volunteers at Field of Hope

Daffodils replanted by volunteers at Field of Hope by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A HARD working group of volunteers have replanted around 1,000 daffodils at the Marie Curie  Field of Hope in Formby.The daffodils previously existed   Read more ...

Edge Hill is named Modern University of the Year by the Times

Edge Hill is named Modern University of the Year by the Times by Henry James (September 2021)

EDGE Hill University has been named Modern University of the  Year, and  was shortlisted  for the University of the Year by  The Times and Sunday   Read more ...

Off to University for top grade School of Medicine students

Off to University for top grade School of Medicine students by Henry James (September 2021)

THIS past August, West Lancashire College’s School of Medicine students received “outstanding” A-Level grades, with 100% of students on the programme   Read more ...

High-tech cameras set to be installed at hazard junctions

High-tech cameras set to be installed at hazard junctions by Henry James (September 2021)

DUAL-purpose traffic cameras are set to be installed at two junctions in Ormskirk next year to detect drivers speeding and jumping red lights.The   Read more ...

Business case for town railway station sent to Government by county council

Business case for town railway station sent to Government by county council by Henry James (September 2021)

PLANS for a new railway line and station in Skelmersdale have taken a step forward with the county council set to submit the Strategic Outline   Read more ...

Dad who used to write stories for his children now has book published

Dad who used to write stories for his children now has book published by Henry James (September 2021)

A MAN from Burscough, who used to write stories for his children is going to have one of them published after 25 years of trying.Nick   Read more ...

Running hockey man falls short in attempt at new world record

Running hockey man falls short in attempt at new world record by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A RUNNER from Southport , who completed the BTR Liverpool Skyline Half Marathon in full hockey gear, missed out on breaking a world record – but he   Read more ...

TV drama starring Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham filmed at Parkhaven Trust

TV drama starring Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham filmed at Parkhaven Trust by Henry James (September 2021)

CARE provider Parkhaven Trust in Maghull was the location of an acclaimed TV drama screened last week.The Channel 4 drama ‘Help’ stars Jodie Comer   Read more ...

Council leaders say Universal Credit cut will be 'disaster' for many families

Council leaders say Universal Credit cut will be 'disaster' for many families by Tom Martin (September 2021)

SEFTON Council leaders claim the upcoming cut to Universal Credit will be a “disaster” for many local families.In response to the pandemic, a   Read more ...

Actress plays headteacher in war drama

Actress plays headteacher in war drama by Tom Martin (September 2021)

AN actress from Litherland is preparing for her latest venture in a film set on the Liverpool homefront during the Second World War.Lisa McMahon   Read more ...

School gets funding from Premier League for pitch

School gets funding from Premier League for pitch by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A SCHOOL in Crosby has been awarded funding to build a new 3G football pitch on its playing field.Chesterfield High School has been successful in   Read more ...

Concourse cash machines welcomed, but ‘they are no replacement for banks’

Concourse cash machines welcomed, but ‘they are no replacement for banks’ by Henry James (September 2021)

CONCOURSE shopping centre bosses are hoping two new cash machines can be installed within the Skelmersdale complex.West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper   Read more ...

Gangs of youths terrorising residents and shop workers

Gangs of youths terrorising residents and shop workers by Tom Martin (September 2021)

GANGS of youths have been intimidating residents, verbally abusing shop workers and drinking in the streets in Crosby.Merseyside Police say they have   Read more ...

Colleagues tackle Tough Mudder for charity

Colleagues tackle Tough Mudder for charity by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

A TEAM of 16 store colleagues took on the Tough Mudder 5k to rises £684 for charity.The friends, who all work at Marks and Spencer on Chapel Street   Read more ...

Plea to lower speed limit on busy road after serious collision

Plea to lower speed limit on busy road after serious collision by Tom Martin (September 2021)

CALLS have been made to lower the speed limit on a busy road in Burscough after a serious crash last weekend involving multiple vehicles.Emergency   Read more ...

Family of murdered man to take on London Marathon in his memory

Family of murdered man to take on London Marathon in his memory by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

THE family of a Crosby man murdered in a knife attack will run the Virgin London Marathon to raise funds for emergency packs in youth footfall areas   Read more ...

New nursery to open for children with additional needs

New nursery to open for children with additional needs by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A NURSERY dedicated to children with additional needs and their siblings will open next month in Mawdesley.Rainbow Hub is behind the new nursery,   Read more ...

Charity animation shares hope on World Suicide Day

Charity animation shares hope on World Suicide Day by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

A SUICIDE prevention charity has released a short animation about a young person’s desperate struggle with life to help spread a powerful message of   Read more ...

Caring vet nurse is bats about wildlife!

Caring vet nurse is bats about wildlife! by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

A VET nurse who is ‘bats about wildlife’ is raising awareness of the need to care for animals across Sefton.Ashley Pounder, 27,  from Southport, who   Read more ...

Check out the latest Life on Cars column!

Check out the latest Life on Cars column! by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

MILKSHAKES have shaken up driving tests. Specifically, McDonald’s milkshakes, Ikea furniture, Nando’s chicken and a whole host of other things you’d   Read more ...

Huge mural on Toad Hall is starting to take shape

Huge mural on Toad Hall is starting to take shape by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

AFTER months of work, part of the Toad Hall mural in Ainsdale is now complete.Artist Paul Curtis finished the smaller side at the weekend of what   Read more ...

Yobs causing havoc and shouting abuse at McDonald’s ‘left customers in tears’

Yobs causing havoc and shouting abuse at McDonald’s ‘left customers in tears’ by Tom Martin (September 2021)

GANGS of teenage yobs intimidated  families and threatened  staff at a McDonald’s restaurant in Ormskirk last weekend.There have been multiple   Read more ...

Charity animation shares hope on World Suicide Day

Charity animation shares hope on World Suicide Day by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

A SUICIDE prevention charity has released a short animation about a young person’s desperate struggle with life to help spread a powerful message of   Read more ...

1,000 daffodils to be re-planted on charity’s ‘Field of Hope’

1,000 daffodils to be re-planted on charity’s ‘Field of Hope’ by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

RESIDENTS are being invited to help replant 1,000 daffodils at the Marie Curie Field of Hope on Liverpool Road in Formby today (Wednesday, September   Read more ...

Parking and nuisance behaviour at National Trust under spotlight

Parking and nuisance behaviour at National Trust under spotlight by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

ISSUES including visitor numbers, traffic, parking, anti social behaviour and crime were discussed when Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, Sefton Central MP   Read more ...

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