Aintree & Maghull Latest News

All weather playground created at pre-school by Tom Martin (October 2020)

OLD Roan Pre-School has been given a revamp after they opened a new extension and an all-weather playground.Owners Julie Curry and Vicky Finlay   Read more ...

Tiny cars given biggest burdens! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

SUZUKI has been - and apologies for the appalling pun - swift to keep its cars on the right side of tighter emissions rules. The way the latest EU   Read more ...

Tiny cars given biggest burdens! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

SUZUKI has been - and apologies for the appalling pun - swift to keep its cars on the right side of tighter emissions rules. The way the latest EU   Read more ...

Robbie owes his life to defib machine... now he wants to raise money to buy more! by Tom Martin (October 2020)

AN Aintree man who  collapsed with a cardiac arrest but was saved by passers-by who used a nearby defibrillator, is raising funds to buy more of the   Read more ...

Yobs armed with lump hammer target corner shop by Tom Martin (October 2020)

POLICE are hunting three yobs armed with a lump hammer who stole alcohol from a corner shop in Melling.At around 5pm on Friday, August 21, three   Read more ...

Shop security guard spat at and racially abused by woman by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A SECURITY guard at a store in Aintree was spat at and racially abused by a suspected shoplifter.Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they   Read more ...

Is this a car - or a bad spell? by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

AZNOM PALLADIUM! It sounds like a bad spell that Harry Potter’s dreamt up after a hard all-nighter at Hogwarts, but in fact it’s the least   Read more ...

Is it a car or a bad spell? by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

AZNOM PALLADIUM! It sounds like a bad spell that Harry Potter’s dreamt up after a hard all-nighter at Hogwarts, but in fact it’s the least   Read more ...

Illegal waste recycling plant is blighting our lives, claim residents by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

MELLING residents are appealing for help after claiming a waste recycling plant built on greenbelt land without permission, has been ‘blighting   Read more ...

Catering team nominated for award by Tom Martin (October 2020)

PARKHAVEN Trust Catering Team has been nominated for a National Care Home Catering Magazine Award.The dedicated catering team at Parkhaven Trust,   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

This week I would like to introduce you all to a campaign being run through October in conjunction with Action Fraud. Its called #LoveNotLies, and    Read more ...

Tesla boss Elon Musk isn’t behind cartoonish plot to take over world by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

SEAN Connery needn’t go sneaking around any hollowed-out volcanoes. The boss of Tesla isn’t behind some cartoonish plot to take over the world – but   Read more ...

Sorting things out after screwing them up is the really important bit! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

YOU’RE welcome, if you happen to be the owner of a 1998 Rover 200 to which miraculous things have just happened. You’ve just been given a year’s   Read more ...

Chief Fire Officer awarded OBE for Covid-19 response by Tom Martin (October 2020)

MERSEYSIDE’S Chief Fire Officer, who grew up in Maghull, has been honoured in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.Phil Garrigan, who joined   Read more ...

Aintree Village Community Library has now reopened by Henry James (October 2020)

AINTREE Village Community Library which is based in Aintree Community Centre, Oriel Drive , has now reopened on Tuesdays from 10.30am till 12.30pm,   Read more ...

Speeding motorist kills goose after crashing car into farmer’s field by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A SPEEDING motorist crashed his car into a farmer’s field in Lydiate, killing a goose and causing damage to the property before fleeing on foot.The   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A wet and windy week and, as we continue to be locked away, it looks like the scammers will be hoping for a “field day”. At home we have had a number   Read more ...

Wildflower turf laid as part of Crowdfunding project by Henry James (October 2020)

THE successfully completed Friends of Maghull & District (FOMD) environmental Crowdfunding project that raised more than £6,414 in 2019/20 has now   Read more ...

Boris has got himself a bargain! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

CONSIDERING that VW has reportedly pumped 60 billion Euros into its new ID range of electric models, Boris has got himself a bit of a bargain this   Read more ...

Authority approves £650,000 to support Strand redevelop by Henry James (October 2020)

LIVERPOOL City Region Combined Authority has approved £650,000 to support Sefton Council’s plans to redevelop the Strand shopping centre and Bootle   Read more ...

Residents establish Neighbourhood Watch scheme with 100-plus homes by Henry James (October 2020)

A GROUP of Melling residents have established a Neighbourhood Watch scheme to cover more than 100 homes.Residents of Satinwood Crescent estate got   Read more ...

Staff praised for ‘incredible work’ by Henry James (October 2020)

THE Chair and Chief Executive of Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have praised staff for their “incredible work” during the   Read more ...

MP hits out at government's new jobs protection scheme by Henry James (October 2020)

MP Bill Esterson has criticised the government's new jobs protection scheme, saying it "looks like a plan designed so that no one will want to use   Read more ...

Nurse is recognised after going ‘above and beyond’ by saving Ted by Henry James (September 2020)

A MENTAL health nurse at Parkhaven Trust’s The Beeches Centre in Maghull has been hailed for raising the alarm when she noticed that a man who rang   Read more ...

Tesla boss Elon Musk isn’t behind cartoonish plot to take over world by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

SEAN Connery needn’t go sneaking around any hollowed-out volcanoes. The boss of Tesla isn’t behind some cartoonish plot to take over the world – but   Read more ...

CYCLIST IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER HIT-AND-RUN CRASH by Henry James (September 2020)

A WOMAN cyclist is in a critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in a hit-and-run crash on the morning of Sunday, September 27.Emergency   Read more ...

New head teacher is appointed at Deyes High School by Tom Martin (September 2020)

DEYES High School has a new face in charge after Victoria Beaney was appointed the head of School.Having held posts in Warrington and Wigan, Victoria   Read more ...

Volunteers tackle town’s grot spots by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A GROUP of volunteers cleaned up four grot spots in Maghull to get rid of litter and overgrown weeds.The different locations were next to Maghull   Read more ...

Lucy spent lockdown creating a solo album! by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A YOUNG musician from Maghull has released her first album after getting creative over lockdown!Lucy McKenzie, 14, used her enforced time at home to   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

So, now we are into another semi-lockdown situation and daily we look and wonder at what’s next. Of course, this is the ideal situation for all these   Read more ...

Nobody wondered how Wordsworth kept himself warm after wandering around lonely as a cloud, did they? by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

WILLIAM Wordsworth, were he scrawling socially distanced sonnets in 2020, would almost certainly have wifi and gas central heating wired in at Dove   Read more ...

School ‘needs to be prioritised’ under rebuilding scheme by Tom Martin (September 2020)

LYDIATE Primary School needs to be prioritised as part of the government’s new school rebuilding programme, according to MP Bill Esterson.The local   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

This week, REAL news about the extension of driving licence automatic renewal when licences expire between 1st February and 31st December 2020. The   Read more ...

Car park revamp at Central Square set for November finish by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

WORK to resurface Central Square car park in Maghull has begun at last – after it was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.The work, which was due   Read more ...

I’m not Banksy! by Tom Martin (September 2020)

FORMER Art Attack presenter Neil Buchanan, who is from Aintree, has been forced to deny rumours he is anonymous street artist Banksy!The 58-year-old   Read more ...

Sorry, Elon - but the most ‘on trend’ motors of the year are not electric! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

SORRY, Elon. The most on-trend motors of the year are both flyweight two-seaters – and neither of them are electric.  Electric car evangelists might   Read more ...

Melling man arrested in police raids by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A MELLING man was arrested as part of a large-scale police crackdown on drugs supply in north Liverpool and Knowsley.The 29-year-old was arrested on   Read more ...

Teen robbed at knifepoint and assaulted during ‘terrifying’ robbery at ‘Wally Steps’ by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A TEENAGER was threatened with a knife, assaulted and had his bag thrown in the canal during a terrifying robbery in Aintree.The 17 year-old victim   Read more ...

Check out our latest Scam Alert column by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

AS autumn encourages the falling leaves and conker collecting, the scammers keep working away to rob us. Last week, a friend and colleague reported a   Read more ...

Heartfelt tributes paid to ‘special mum’ who died in tragic accident by Tom Martin (September 2020)

THE family of a Maghull mum who died in a tragic street accident has thanked the local community for their support.Sue Woods, 45, passed away on   Read more ...

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