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Cost of living crisis increases its grip on country, MP Bill Esterson warns

Cost of living crisis increases its grip on country, MP Bill Esterson warns by Henry James (August 2022)

THE cost of living just got more costly for the people of Sefton, warns Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson.On Thursday the Bank of England’s Monetary   Read more ...

Forget-me-not campaign is in full bloom at Woodlands

Forget-me-not campaign is in full bloom at Woodlands by Danielle Thompson (July 2022)

AS  part of Woodlands Hospice’s annual Forget-me-not campaign,  flowers are now being placed on display in the hospice’s  gardens to coincide with   Read more ...

The Big Model and Hobby Show

The Big Model and Hobby Show by Danielle Thompson (July 2022)

AFTER two years, The BIG Model and Hobby Show is set to return!The popular event will be held from 10am-4.30pm on Saturday, August 6 at the Princes   Read more ...

Ponies summer school starts at racecourse

Ponies summer school starts at racecourse by Danielle Thompson (July 2022)

PARK Palace Ponies summer school has started at Aintree Racecourse, offering children from across the City Region the chance to learn about horses   Read more ...

Defib donation to church ‘shows how special our village is’

Defib donation to church ‘shows how special our village is’ by Henry James (July 2022)

A DEFIBRILLATOR has recently been installed at Hope Community Church in Aintree Village.The Rev Lee Jennings of Hope Community Church has expressed   Read more ...

The Book of Mormon is an ‘unconventional and fast-moving musical’

The Book of Mormon is an ‘unconventional and fast-moving musical’ by Henry James (July 2022)

THE musical comedy The Book of Mormon has opened at The Liverpool Empire and can be seen until Saturday, August 13.It is a satirical look at the   Read more ...

MP lobbying UK to reduce production of single-use plastic by half by 2025

MP lobbying UK to reduce production of single-use plastic by half by 2025 by Henry James (July 2022)

BILL Esterson MP has joined calls for the UK to cut the production of single-use plastic by half by 2025 and eliminate it entirely in the next 15   Read more ...

Thousands donated to charity after Lydiate Classic Car and Bike Show

Thousands donated to charity after Lydiate Classic Car and Bike Show by Henry James (July 2022)

AFTER a two year break due to the pandemic, the Lydiate Classic Car and Bike Show returned in style.More than 2,000 people attended the event at   Read more ...

‘Serious concerns’ raised by MP over plans for Melling

‘Serious concerns’ raised by MP over plans for Melling by Henry James (July 2022)

SEFTON Council has been asked by Bill Esterson MP to consider the “serious concerns” that residents have regarding plans to build almost 150 new   Read more ...

Sefton’s Health chief warns ‘Covid is still here’

Sefton’s Health chief warns ‘Covid is still here’ by Henry James (July 2022)

SEFTON Council’s director of Public Health Margaret Jones said she hasn’t gone away and neither has Covid.With levels of Covid infections in the   Read more ...

Maghull day service able to stage celebration thanks to grant from CVS

Maghull day service able to stage celebration thanks to grant from CVS by Henry James (July 2022)

HOME from Home Sefton (CIC) has issued a thank you to Sefton CVS for awarding them a grant of £500 which allowed them to provide a Jubilee   Read more ...

Tributes paid to ‘always smiling’ Cllr Gordon Friel

Tributes paid to ‘always smiling’ Cllr Gordon Friel by Henry James (July 2022)

TRIBUTES have been paid following the death of sitting Sefton council member Cllr Gordon Friel.Cllr Friel, who was from Maghull, served on Sefton   Read more ...

Crumbling primary school’s campaign for rebuild ends in success

Crumbling primary school’s campaign for rebuild ends in success by Henry James (July 2022)

CAMPAIGNERS, staff and council leaders have been praised after a long campaign for the rebuild of a “crumbling” primary school in Lydiate was   Read more ...

Man dies in road traffic collision

Man dies in road traffic collision by Henry James (July 2022)

A MALE pedestrian was killed in a road traffic incident in Maghull on Sunday evening (July 10).The pedestrian was in collision with an HGV truck   Read more ...

Wide variety of music being played at summer concert

Wide variety of music being played at summer concert by Henry James (July 2022)

MAGHULL Wind Orchestra are excited to be performing a summer concert at St Andrew’s Church, Damfield Lane, Maghull at 7.30pm on Saturday, July 16.The   Read more ...

Sign up for Memory Walk at racecourse

Sign up for Memory Walk at racecourse by Henry James (July 2022)

PEOPLE in Merseyside are being urged to unite against dementia at Alzheimer’s Society’s Liverpool Memory Walk.Memory Walk will bring together people   Read more ...

Knife amnesty starts up across Merseyside

Knife amnesty starts up across Merseyside by Henry James (July 2022)

A NEW knife amnesty is underway across the county, to coincide with the arrival of the Knife Angel in Birkenhead Park.Amnesty bins have been   Read more ...

Volunteer group led by pub hailed for helping vulnerable in pandemic

Volunteer group led by pub hailed for helping vulnerable in pandemic by Henry James (July 2022)

A VOLUNTARY group in Melling led by a couple who run a pub has been celebrated at a community awards event in the village. A Special Recognition   Read more ...

£6,000 for new school books

£6,000 for new school books by Henry James (July 2022)

MORE than £6,000 has been raised to buy new school books for all years at Summerhill Primary School in Maghull.A range of fundraising activities have   Read more ...

School of Rock is a ‘musical for all ages to enjoy’

School of Rock is a ‘musical for all ages to enjoy’ by Henry James (July 2022)

THE young cast are the stars of School of Rock The Musical.Throughout the show they play their own music and are encouraged by an enthusiastic Dewey   Read more ...

MP calls on government to speed up school rebuilding plans

MP calls on government to speed up school rebuilding plans by Henry James (July 2022)

BILL Esterson MP has urged the government to “get a move on” with the school rebuilding programme, saying school leaders needed certainty regarding   Read more ...

Medals given to youngsters who learnt life-saving skills

Medals given to youngsters who learnt life-saving skills by Henry James (July 2022)

LORD Storey, patron of the Royal Life Saving Society UK, visited one of its life saving clubs in the Liverpool and District Branch areas, which uses   Read more ...

Skip to it! Three tonnes of rubbish sorted in clean-up

Skip to it! Three tonnes of rubbish sorted in clean-up by Henry James (July 2022)

A community clean-up day on the estate behind the Alt pub in Maghull was hailed a ‘huge success’ with around three tonnes of rubbish   Read more ...

Group is praised for tree planting project

Group is praised for tree planting project by Henry James (July 2022)

THE Friends of Maghull & District (FOMD) have planted nearly 15,000 trees in Maghull during the last year, half of which have been recorded on the   Read more ...

Foundation running Community Cooking Smart Sessions in Maghull

Foundation running Community Cooking Smart Sessions in Maghull by Henry James (June 2022)

THE Roy Evans Foundation has started running Community Cooking Smart sessions every Monday from 11am-12pm at Maghull Town Hall.Ex Liverpool manager   Read more ...

‘Friendship bench’ donated to school in memory of Cathy

‘Friendship bench’ donated to school in memory of Cathy by Henry James (June 2022)

A FOUNDATION which was set up following the death of a hairdresser from Melling has donated a ‘friendship bench’ to the Sefton primary school where   Read more ...

Happy 101st birthday to Betty

Happy 101st birthday to Betty by Henry James (June 2022)

A RESIDENT of the residential and nursing service The Beeches at Parkhaven Trust in Maghull has celebrated her 101st Birthday.Betty Holmes marked the   Read more ...

Sefton ranked in country’s top 20 heaviest places to live

Sefton ranked in country’s top 20 heaviest places to live by Henry James (June 2022)

SEFTON adults have been ranked in the country’s top 20 heaviest places to live, according to the latest figures.The statistics provided by Public   Read more ...

Path to medical centre now safer for patients

Path to medical centre now safer for patients by Henry James (June 2022)

A PAVED path has been installed between the Morrisons store and the medical centre car parks in Maghull by a maintenance company as part of its   Read more ...

Sefton Central MP asks Transport Secretary to meet unions and find solution to stop rail strikes

Sefton Central MP asks Transport Secretary to meet unions and find solution to stop rail strikes by Henry James (June 2022)

SEFTON Central MP and Shadow Minster for Business and Industry Bill Esterson MP on Monday, June 20 asked the Secretary of State for Transport Grant   Read more ...

Council to roll-out free school meal vouchers in time for summer holidays

Council to roll-out free school meal vouchers in time for summer holidays by Henry James (June 2022)

SEFTON Council is to help eligible families with free school meal vouchers during the long summer holiday period.In addition to the roll-out of   Read more ...

Comedy play provided “another good night” at Royal Court

Comedy play provided “another good night” at Royal Court by Peter Rimmer (June 2022)

Mam! I’m Ere!Royal Court Liverpool.IT’S disco time at the Royal Court with a return of Mam I’m Ere! after its first run in at the Central Hall in   Read more ...

CCTV appeal after bank card stolen from resident of care home

CCTV appeal after bank card stolen from resident of care home by Henry James (June 2022)

DETECTIVES have issued a CCTV image of a man following the theft of a bank card from an elderly woman in a Sefton care home.An investigation is   Read more ...

Able’s life transformed after ‘miracle’ fundraising effort

Able’s life transformed after ‘miracle’ fundraising effort by Henry James (June 2022)

A MAN with disabilities from Maghull has ‘miraculously’ achieved his goal of raising £20,000 to buy a motorised standing device - and his family   Read more ...

Parkhaven Trust chef Paul Dunne wins prestigious award

Parkhaven Trust chef Paul Dunne wins prestigious award by Henry James (June 2022)

A CHEF at the Parkhaven Trust in Maghull has been cooking up a storm!Paul Dunne has won the prestigious Chef of the Year Award in the 2022 Care Home   Read more ...

SEFTON ASK OTHER COUNCILS FOR HELP OVER BIN DELAYS

SEFTON ASK OTHER COUNCILS FOR HELP OVER BIN DELAYS by Danielle Thompson (June 2022)

SEFTON Council chiefs have asked neighbouring local authorities for help with bin collections - as residents in parts of the borough have now been   Read more ...

MP asks Macron for independent inquiry into stadium chaos

MP asks Macron for independent inquiry into stadium chaos by Henry James (June 2022)

BILL Esterson MP has written to both the French President Emmanuel Macron and UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin, and has called for an independent   Read more ...

It’s a blooming tenth gold medal for Don at the Chelsea Flower Show!

It’s a blooming tenth gold medal for Don at the Chelsea Flower Show! by Henry James (June 2022)

MAGHULL man Don Billington has won an unprecedented tenth gold medal at the Chelsea RHS Flower Show.Don has been congratulated by Maghull Town   Read more ...

Tony reveals parents’ dementia struggles to mark Carers Week

Tony reveals parents’ dementia struggles to mark Carers Week by Henry James (June 2022)

A DEVOTED son from Melling whose parents were diagnosed with dementia eight years apart has spoken about the struggles of caring for them in support   Read more ...

Sefton Council thanks volunteers for ‘immense contribution’ during Volunteer’s Week 2022

Sefton Council thanks volunteers for ‘immense contribution’ during Volunteer’s Week 2022 by Henry James (June 2022)

SEFTON Council is saying “thank you” to the hundreds of volunteers who give up their spare time to give back to the Borough, after Volunteer’s Week   Read more ...

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