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Check out the latest Scam Alert advice by Danielle Thompson (November 2021)

Apologies for no column in the last couple of weeks. Life is just so busy at this time of the year!This week, I want to tell you that Citizens Advice   Read more ...

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Check out the latest Life on Cars column... by Danielle Thompson (November 2021)

IMAGINE the scene. It’s 2042 and you’re at a track day, about to put your third-generation Tesla Model S into the latest version of the company’s   Read more ...

Churchtown set to bring the sparkle of Christmas to life with lights switch-on event

Churchtown set to bring the sparkle of Christmas to life with lights switch-on event by Danielle Thompson (November 2021)

THE magic of Christmas will be in the air when Churchtown Village holds its annual festive Switch On event from 5pm this Thursday (November   Read more ...

Virtual Santa Dash to return this December

Virtual Santa Dash to return this December by Danielle Thompson (November 2021)

ARE you ready to put on your red festive suit and take part in the Galloway’s Santa Dash?Families across Sefton are invited to sign up to the   Read more ...

Farm fatality rate soars to almost double from last year

Farm fatality rate soars to almost double from last year by Danielle Thompson (November 2021)

RISK specialists are urging North West farmers to ‘stop and think twice’ following a surge in agricultural deaths – and issued a stark warning for   Read more ...

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Check out the latest Life on Cars by Danielle Thompson (November 2021)

FORESTS. They make excellent backdrops for Ford Escorts and Audi quattros sliding about sideways and making lots of noise – but it turns out they   Read more ...

Horror as man is caught viciously beating his dog on video

Horror as man is caught viciously beating his dog on video by Danielle Thompson (November 2021)

A MAN has been sentenced after CCTV footage caught him beating his dog with the handle of a children’s push toy in a garden in Liverpool.Calum   Read more ...

Some 2,000 children are still waiting for treatment for eating disorders - with 10% classed as urgent

Some 2,000 children are still waiting for treatment for eating disorders - with 10% classed as urgent by Danielle Thompson (November 2021)

SHOCKING statistics have been released by the NHS which show that 2,039 children across the UK are waiting for treatment for their eating disorder to   Read more ...

Atkinson to be lit up red for Remembrance Sunday

Atkinson to be lit up red for Remembrance Sunday by Danielle Thompson (November 2021)

THE Atkinson in Southport will be bathed in red as part of a City Region-wide tribute ahead of Remembrance Sunday (November 14).Sefton will once   Read more ...

Louise Redknapp makes a triumphant return to Liverpool in 9 to 5 The Musical

Louise Redknapp makes a triumphant return to Liverpool in 9 to 5 The Musical by Henry James (November 2021)

LOUISE Redknapp has made a triumphant return to the Liverpool Empire with the touring production of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical.It has only   Read more ...

Leeds 2021 Gold Medal winner to perform in Parbold

Leeds 2021 Gold Medal winner to perform in Parbold by Henry James (November 2021)

RIDING high on his recent success winning Gold Medal at the Leeds International Piano Competition, Alim Beisembayev is to perform on Saturday,   Read more ...

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

FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE. Twin-turbo V8s assembled by hand. A clever cocktail of magnesium and aluminium to create a lighter, stiffer body. This sounds like   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (November 2021)

THIS week, I have news for teachers and youth group leaders. Friends Against Scams has redesigned its training for 8-14 year olds, and you can   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (October 2021)

In my last column, I mentioned Rip-off Britain and online shopping scams. This week, my interests are concentrated on the scammers who use social   Read more ...

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

RUSSIAN oligarchs, gangster rappers and Kerry Katona will be delighted. The new Range Rover – soon to be appearing in the pages of Heat magazine as   Read more ...

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

SPARE a thought for the poor old clutch. In just a generation’s time it could be sitting in a dusty corner, alongside such relics as the manually   Read more ...

Pianist making long-awaited return to Parbold

Pianist making long-awaited return to Parbold by Henry James (October 2021)

PIANIST Paul Lewis makes a welcome return to Parbold to perform in the Auditorium of the Village Hall on Saturday, October 16, 7.45pm.Paul Lewis, who   Read more ...

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

NORMALLY if a car was running at boiling point and completely out of puff at 23mph, I’d pour it a cup of Lemsip and tell it to take the day off. Not   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (October 2021)

I was very pleased to see that Rip-off Britain is back on BBC1 in the mornings. There’s always something of interest for anti-scammers to watch and   Read more ...

Homebaked The Musical has a 'superb cast'

Homebaked The Musical has a 'superb cast' by Pete Rimmer (October 2021)

Homebaked The MusicalRoyal Court Liverpool.On regional TV news around the end of the programme there is often a feature on some local charity or good   Read more ...

Driver jailed after killing MP’s daughter in hit-and-run accident

Driver jailed after killing MP’s daughter in hit-and-run accident by Tom Martin (October 2021)

BOOTLE MP Peter Dowd  told a court of the devastating loss of his only daughter in a hit-and-run accident.Jennifer Dowd, a 31-year-old NHS project   Read more ...

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

NORMALLY it takes three or four years to develop a new car, but Rolls-Royce’s latest model is a mere 122 years in the making. And it still hasn’t   Read more ...

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Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (October 2021)

LAST week, we ordered a new teapot via our Amazon Prime account, and next day, I received a text from MyHermes to say delivery issues and to click on   Read more ...

Be prepared to be 'enchanted once again' with Beauty and the Beast

Be prepared to be 'enchanted once again' with Beauty and the Beast by Henry James (September 2021)

Beauty and the BeastLiverpool EmpireDISNEY musicals always deliver, Beauty and the Beast is no exception.It has everything audiences will expect,   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

I want to start this week with a warning that fake PayPal emails claiming that your account has been ‘restricted’ continue to arrive for many of us.   Read more ...

Show is a ‘deep and often disturbing piece of theatre’ but full of great one-liners

Show is a ‘deep and often disturbing piece of theatre’ but full of great one-liners by Peter Rimmer (September 2021)

Our Lady of Blundellsands.Everyman Theatre Liverpool.AFTER a false start due to the closure of the Everyman for nearly 18 months, Our Lady of   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 ...

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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 ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

LAST week we had a story in Champion of a vulnerable Southport resident being conned by scammers who sent him a letter, purporting to be from his   Read more ...

Hairspray is a fast-moving musical which leaves you entertained

Hairspray is a fast-moving musical which leaves you entertained by Henry James (August 2021)

FROM the moment the Broadway musical, Hairspray, starts the action is fast-moving, and the sets and costumes are bright.The musical features Tracy   Read more ...

Hit musical Hairspray coming to Empire

Hit musical Hairspray coming to Empire by Henry James (August 2021)

THE musical Hairspray comes to the Liverpool Empire Theatre from August 30 – September 4.Musical theatre star and television presenter Brenda Edwards   Read more ...

Bouncers has been brought 'right up to date and is well worth a visit'

Bouncers has been brought 'right up to date and is well worth a visit' by Peter Rimmer (August 2021)

BouncersRoyal Court, Liverpool.TO bring this play up to date I guess it should be called ‘Door Supervisors’ as that is what they are called these   Read more ...

Show is a 'fresh, new musical with plenty of attitude'

Show is a 'fresh, new musical with plenty of attitude' by Henry James (August 2021)

THE Liverpool Empire reopened again this month after having to close during the pandemic.Heathers The Musical can be seen at the venue this week   Read more ...

Car felt streets ahead of, and more grown-up than, the Corsa  it replaced

Car felt streets ahead of, and more grown-up than, the Corsa  it replaced by David Simister (August 2021)

SOMEONE in Ford’s sales department is looking a little worried right now. July’s sales figures have come in and the Fiesta’s been squeezed off the   Read more ...

Thanks Morgan, for unexpectedly making my day!

Thanks Morgan, for unexpectedly making my day! by Danielle Thompson (August 2021)

THE thought filled me with dread as the press release pinged into my inbox. Morgan is launching an off-roader.  Finally, the chaps in Malvern have   Read more ...

Thanks Morgan, for unexpectedly making my day with an off-roader!

Thanks Morgan, for unexpectedly making my day with an off-roader! by Danielle Thompson (August 2021)

THE thought filled me with dread as the press release pinged into my inbox. Morgan is launching an off-roader.  Finally, the chaps in Malvern have   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (August 2021)

FIRST, there is a scam circulating in Scotland with fraudsters contacting people whose pets are missing. This scam could easily spread southwards, so   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (August 2021)

WELCOME to August and, hopefully, more sunshine! A couple of weeks ago, I talked about phishing emails and texts about Covid-10 vaccination   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (July 2021)

Wasn’t it a great weekend to be alive in Sefton?I would like to begin by giving you all some SMS scam tips as we are all making full use these days   Read more ...

Remember when Ford claimed Capri Injection would be fast as lightning?

Remember when Ford claimed Capri Injection would be fast as lightning? by Danielle Thompson (July 2021)

REMEMBER when Ford proudly boasted that its Capri Injection would go like lightning? You wouldn’t get away with it today – but then even the sound of   Read more ...

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