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Key workers thank school for opening classrooms to their children by Tom Martin (July 2020)

KEY workers have thanked a Bootle school for keeping their classrooms open during the pandemic for their children.As more pupils are now being   Read more ...

Convicted burglar jailed after stealing £12k of jewellery by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A CONVICTED burglar from Bootle who went on a six week crime spree just weeks after being freed from jail has been put back behind bars.A court heard   Read more ...

Cycling couple get on a tandem for 170 mile challenge around park by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A CYCLING couple completed a 170 mile challenge by looping Sefton Park 68 times on a tandem bike!Rebecca and Chris Hunter wanted to take on the ‘Way   Read more ...

It’s the designers who are stars in this show by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

IT’S a good thing Vauxhall was introduced to electric power before the two-metre rule was brought in. Right now it isn’t so much embracing it as   Read more ...

After lockdown, I promptly re-discovered that all of the UK’s cars are white, black or silver by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

HURRAH! After what feels like an eternity of being stuck at home, I’ve finally been allowed to get behind the wheel for a longer drive – and promptly   Read more ...

‘Green grants’ to brighten town by Tom Martin (June 2020)

BOOTLE residents have longer to apply for the latest batch of ‘green grants’ to fund projects that tackle grotspots and improve the appearance of the   Read more ...

Mum publishes her ‘brutally honest’ book on parenting! by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A NETHERTON mum who was ‘sick of parenting books’ has published her own - which is a brutally honest take on motherhood!Rebecca Oxtoby, 29, penned   Read more ...

Man in critical condition after suffering mysterious head injury by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A MAN is in a critical condition in hospital after he was found collapsed next to a petrol station in Netherton with a mysterious head injury.Police   Read more ...

A little bit of Bellagio coming here? by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

A LITTLE bit of Bellagio could be coming to Birkdale in the not-too-distant future. Maghull might look a teeny bit more like Milan. Trendy young   Read more ...

Project nominated for award by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A MENTAL health project that Linacre Primary pupils in Bootle create portraits of Everton first team players has been shortlisted for a national   Read more ...

4-Series uses hybrid technology to expand the grin on your face! by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

TOP MARKS to BMW this week for tackling the coronavirus outbreak head on – it’s just launched a car that dons a face mask as standard!As a result,   Read more ...

4-Series uses hybrid technology to expand the grin on your face! by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

TOP MARKS to BMW this week for tackling the coronavirus outbreak head on – it’s just launched a car that dons a face mask as standard!As a result,   Read more ...

Man stabbed in the neck during 'brutal attack' by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A MAN needed hospital treatment after a “brutal act of violence” when he was was stabbed in neck on a Bootle street.Police were called to Summers   Read more ...

£33m masterplan to create neighbourhood hub edges closer by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A HUGE £33million 'neighbourhood development’ in Bootle has edged closer after a planning application was submitted to Sefton Council.The Champion   Read more ...

Police hunt canal gangs after two separate assaults by Tom Martin (June 2020)

POLICE want to find a group of young thugs who are hanging around the Leeds and Liverpool canal after two shocking assaults in Bootle and   Read more ...

Sefton’s support for George Floyd protests by Tom Martin (June 2020)

CROSBY Library and Bootle Town Hall were illuminated to show support for peaceful protests following the death of George Floyd in America.Protests   Read more ...

Police appeal to find wanted man by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A MAN with links to Liverpool is wanted by police.Gary Stanley, 31, who is originally from the Walton area, is wanted for breach of supervision   Read more ...

Police try to put the brakes on speeding motorists by Tom Martin (June 2020)

POLICE are trying to put the brakes on speeding motorists following an increase of reports in recent weeks.Figures published on Tuesday, June 2,   Read more ...

Two people arrested after drugs raid by Tom Martin (June 2020)

TWO people were arrested from Netherton after police raided a property and found suspected cocaine, cannabis and around £5,000 in cash.Officers   Read more ...

Appeal after inflatable play equipment is stolen in Bootle by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

AN appeal has been launched after a large quantity of play equipment was stolen from a business in Bootle.Merseyside Police were contacted on   Read more ...

Ward councillors will go door-to-door to discuss shielding by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

SEFTON Council’s Area Coordinators and ward councillors are out knocking on doors across the Borough to identify people who are shielding due to   Read more ...

National Choir of the Royal Air Force Air Cadets perform on Britain’s Got Talent: Unseen by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

VIEWERS of Britain’s Got Talent: Unseen saw an amazing performance from the National Choir of the Royal Air Force Air Cadets at the weekend of their   Read more ...

A dad who set fire to a storage shed belonging to Nandos after failing to break into it has walked free from court by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

A DAD who set fire to a storage shed belonging to Nandos after failing to break into it has walked free from court.The blaze deliberately started by   Read more ...

Is it time for you to start a love affair with insects? by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

MANY North West residents will be appreciating gardens and parks and the wonderful, colourful wildlife that lives there, for the first time during   Read more ...

Sefton motorists are given 'warning notes' that they must pay for parking - or risk a fine by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

TRAFFIC wardens have been issuing warning notices to motorists across Sefton, reminding them that they must not risk parking in pay and display areas   Read more ...

Mum and son team create Sea of Smiles in a bid to net funds for not one but three local charities by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

A MUM and son team have created a ‘Sea of Smiles’ in a bid to net funds for not one but three local charities.Ann Myers, 48 and her son Tom, 27, who   Read more ...

Bootle and Southport Town Hall were lit up with animations of clapping by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

BOOTLE and Southport Town Hall were lit up with animations of clapping last night during Clap for Carers.The an animation of clapping hands has been   Read more ...

How can you help your loved one with dementia during the lockdown? by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

HOW can you help someone who is suffering from dementia?The Alzheimer’s Society has sadly announced that Dementia Action Week has been postponed   Read more ...

Wish you weren't here! by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

AFTER seeing the number of people who headed to its coastline this week, Sefton Council has adopted a new campaign ahead of the Bank Holiday   Read more ...

Sefton schools are being urged to go back from June 15 by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

SEFTON schools are being urged to go back from June 15 by council chiefs who aim to ‘prioritise the safety of staff and children.’A Sefton Council   Read more ...

Special Constables in Merseyside have been working ‘above and beyond the call of duty’ by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

SPECIAL Constables in Merseyside have been working ‘above and beyond the call of duty’ to play their part in the national effort to protect the   Read more ...

Slow down and save lives! by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

ROAD users are being urged to slow down and save lives.The National Police Chiefs’ Council are holding a two-week speed enforcement campaign and   Read more ...

Check out the latest Life on Cars! by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

SO I’VE only gone and done it. After years of relying on fossil fuels to haul me to the office and back, I’ve gone and invested in some zero   Read more ...

Have you seen this man? by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

HAVE you seen this man? Merseyside Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding a man who is missing from home in Bootle.Bertram Gabrielson,   Read more ...

Vets need more government support due to ‘huge loss of income’ during the coronavirus crisis by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

CONCERNS have been raised about the financial support being offered to veterinary practices during the coronavirus crisis.Sefton Central MP Bill   Read more ...

Fire crews turn their hand to community during pandemic - delivering than 2,000 medical prescriptions and hundreds of food parcels by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

MORE than 2,000 medical prescriptions and hundreds of food parcels have been delivered to the county’s most vulnerable by Merseyside Fire and Rescue   Read more ...

Don't flock to beaches this weekend, Council chiefs urge by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

DO NOT flock to beaches this weekend, is the message from council chiefs.Sefton Council’s Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing Cllr Ian Moncur   Read more ...

Local authorities across Merseyside are calling for members of the public to 'remain vigilant' and 'stay safe' by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

LOCAL authorities in Merseyside are calling for members of the public to remain vigilant and continue to stay home as much as possible, in light of   Read more ...

Tennis courts and basketball courts to reopen by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

CHIEFS at Sefton Council are planning to re-open outdoor tennis and basketball courts from now onwards.The guidance, published by the government on   Read more ...

Convicted gangster caught with two loaded firearms and ammunition is jailed for 13 and a half years by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

A convicted gangster caught with two loaded firearms and ammunition - despite his desperate efforts to hide them before police burst in - was jailed   Read more ...

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