Crosby & Litherland Latest News

Royal British Legion opens new base in Crosby Village

Royal British Legion opens new base in Crosby Village by Tom Martin (May 2022)

CROSBY Royal British Legion has opened a new centre in Crosby Village.Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside, Mark Blundell, did the honours on Saturday, May   Read more ...

Residents start petition against new store selling alcohol late at night

Residents start petition against new store selling alcohol late at night by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A PETITION has been started by Waterloo residents against a new convenience store selling alcohol until late at night.The former Londis shop, on the   Read more ...

Bar has licence conditions changed after gun incident

Bar has licence conditions changed after gun incident by Tom Martin (May 2022)

PARNELLS bar in Waterloo has had its licence conditions changed following a review by Sefton Council.The Licensing and Sub-Committee meeting on   Read more ...

Woman drives car at people outside sports bar

Woman drives car at people outside sports bar by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A WOMAN who was reportedly involved in an “altercation” with a group of people outside a sports bar drove her car onto the pavement and towards   Read more ...

Hospice teams up with bike ride event

Hospice teams up with bike ride event by Tom Martin (May 2022)

ST Joseph’s Hospice has been named the official charity partner for this year’s Liverpool to Chester Bike Ride.The Thornton-based hospice charity,   Read more ...

Bin teams suffer verbal abuse over collection delays

Bin teams suffer verbal abuse over collection delays by Tom Martin (May 2022)

BIN lorry drivers have been verbally abused by some residents in Sefton over the delays to bin collections.Sefton Council say the incidents are   Read more ...

Volunteers spruce up green spaces at charity

Volunteers spruce up green spaces at charity by Tom Martin (May 2022)

GREEN space located at homeless charity Emmaus Merseyside in Seaforth have been given a spring spruce-up by a team of volunteers.On Earth Day 2022 –   Read more ...

Julie enjoys afternoon tea at Buckingham Palace!

Julie enjoys afternoon tea at Buckingham Palace! by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A CROSBY mum has finally been able to enjoy a Buckingham Palace garden party after she was awarded a British Empire Medal last year.Julie Lawson   Read more ...

Man jailed after breaking into parents' home to steal jewellery

Man jailed after breaking into parents' home to steal jewellery by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A PERSISTENT offender breached a restraining order for the ninth time by breaking into his parent’s home.Stuart Cornmell, 31, was banned from going   Read more ...

'The Brunny' celebrates 75th anniversary

'The Brunny' celebrates 75th anniversary by Tom Martin (May 2022)

THE Brunswick Youth and Community Centre has marked its 75th anniversary of serving the community.The Brunny, as it is locally known as, held a   Read more ...

Street garden project set to expand this summer

Street garden project set to expand this summer by Tom Martin (May 2022)

AN  innovative environmental project which has created 80 new street gardens in Bootle is set to expand this summer.40 new households in the   Read more ...

Floor layer grows cannabis during lockdown to ease 'financial troubles'

Floor layer grows cannabis during lockdown to ease 'financial troubles' by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A FLOOR layer turned to growing cannabis and selling it during lockdown because of financial problems.Joseph Patterson’s lawyer told a court on   Read more ...

Experts offering help to tackle loneliness

Experts offering help to tackle loneliness by Tom Martin (May 2022)

HEALTH leaders in Sefton are aiming to break the stigma of loneliness by encouraging residents to open up and talk about their experiences of   Read more ...

Council offers support to help residents get energy rebate payment

Council offers support to help residents get energy rebate payment by Tom Martin (May 2022)

AROUND 40,000 residents in Sefton who are eligible for the government’s £150 ‘energy rebate’ payment will be getting letters from the council to help   Read more ...

Macca and Beth was ‘another good night at the Royal’

Macca and Beth was ‘another good night at the Royal’ by Pete Rimmer (May 2022)

Macca and BethRoyal Court, Liverpool WITH the odd reference to Macbeth (the play no one should mention) Macca and Beth gets off to spooky start.Macca   Read more ...

Council looks at extending housing licensing schemes

Council looks at extending housing licensing schemes by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A CONSULTATION is underway to see whether local people want Sefton Council’s housing licensing schemes for privately rented properties extended for a   Read more ...

Run For The 97 set to take place this month

Run For The 97 set to take place this month by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A FUN run to celebrate and honour the lives of the 97 Liverpool fans who died in the Hillsborough tragedy will be held later this month.The eighth   Read more ...

Marine to install £500k artificial pitch this summer

Marine to install £500k artificial pitch this summer by Tom Martin (May 2022)

MARINE will install its £500,000 artificial pitch at the Marine Travel Arena this summer and a Spurs Legends team will the first to play on it.The   Read more ...

Venue’s licence set to be reviewed after gun incident

Venue’s licence set to be reviewed after gun incident by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A BAR in Waterloo will have its licence of reviewed by Sefton Council after a shocking incident last month when a fight broke out between a man   Read more ...

Royal British Legion to open new base in village

Royal British Legion to open new base in village by Tom Martin (May 2022)

CROSBY Royal British Legion is set to open a new centre in Crosby Village.The building on Moor Lane will be officially opened this Saturday (May 14)   Read more ...

Mum with tragic past wants to help others with their mental health

Mum with tragic past wants to help others with their mental health by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A CROSBY mum whose brother, sister and cousin all took their own lives wants to make it her mission to help other people with their mental   Read more ...

Future of village post office at risk after McColl's collapse

Future of village post office at risk after McColl's collapse by Tom Martin (May 2022)

UNCERTAINTY surrounds the future of Crosby Village’s post office, after the building it occupies was placed on the market.The post office is based   Read more ...

Choir needs more members to survive

Choir needs more members to survive by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A WATERLOO choir (right) desperately needs new members in order to survive.Major Tonic Choir Waterloo, who meet every Tuesday at Waterloo Methodist   Read more ...

Man kept 37 animals including cats, dogs and snakes in ‘filthy, unhygienic conditions’

Man kept 37 animals including cats, dogs and snakes in ‘filthy, unhygienic conditions’ by Tom Martin (May 2022)

RSPCA officials found 37 animals being kept in “filthy, unhygienic conditions” in a house in Thornton, including 20 cats, as well as dogs, ferrets   Read more ...

Police chief constable forced to deny the force is 'institutionally racist'

Police chief constable forced to deny the force is 'institutionally racist' by Tom Martin (May 2022)

MERSEYSIDE Police's chief constable has been forced to "categorically" deny that the force is “institutionally racist” following recent claims   Read more ...

Couple’s ‘open garden’ raises £2,000 for Ukraine Appeal

Couple’s ‘open garden’ raises £2,000 for Ukraine Appeal by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A BLUNDELLSANDS couple raised more than £2,000 for the Ukraine Appeal after inviting locals into their garden!Using social media, Karen and Steve   Read more ...

Pantry Shops to offer low price food

Pantry Shops to offer low price food by Tom Martin (May 2022)

THREE new Pantry Shops will be opened in south Sefton over the next few months.These stores offer locals a chance to pay only £3.50 for food   Read more ...

Trade Unions back Rimrose Valley campaign

Trade Unions back Rimrose Valley campaign by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A NEW road through the heart of Rimrose Valley Country Park would be a “devastating blow to the borough of Sefton”, according to a motion recently   Read more ...

China’s UK Ambassador visits Port of Liverpool

China’s UK Ambassador visits Port of Liverpool by Tom Martin (May 2022)

BOSSES at the Port of Liverpool have welcomed China’s Ambassador to the UK to the city.Ambassador Zheng Zeguang of the People’s Republic of China   Read more ...

Scouts selected to attend 2023 World Scout Jamboree in South Korea

Scouts selected to attend 2023 World Scout Jamboree in South Korea by Tom Martin (May 2022)

THREE teenagers have been selected to represent Crosby Scouts at the 2023 World Scout Jamboree in South Korea.Isobelle, 16, Sam, 16, and Roisin, 15,   Read more ...

Woman got back from dad’s funeral to find home had been raided

Woman got back from dad’s funeral to find home had been raided by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A MOURNING daughter returned to her home in Seaforth to find a selfish burglar had smashed his way in and stolen her belongings.Stephen Sands - who   Read more ...

Author to give talk at history group

Author to give talk at history group by Tom Martin (May 2022)

CROSBY and District Local History Society will hold a talk on Monday, May 23 by local author Hugh Hollinghurst.He will give a presentation  on   Read more ...

Trampolinist ranked one of best in world

Trampolinist ranked one of best in world by Tom Martin (May 2022)

A YOUNG trampolinist from Litherland has been ranked as one of the best in the world in her age group after competing in the FIG World Age Group   Read more ...

No change for former bank as council rejects flats plan

No change for former bank as council rejects flats plan by Tom Martin (May 2022)

PLANS to turn a former bank in Waterloo into six flats have been refused by Sefton Council.A planning application was submitted to the local   Read more ...

Public transport experiences 'remarkable bounce back' as people return to work

Public transport experiences 'remarkable bounce back' as people return to work by Tom Martin (April 2022)

LOCAL public transport has experienced a “remarkable bounce back” as people return to work following the pandemic, according to Liverpool City Region   Read more ...

All welcome to church’s new community garden

All welcome to church’s new community garden by Tom Martin (April 2022)

A CHURCH in Crosby has opened a new community garden  and organisers are  inviting locals to come along to join in their weekly gardening   Read more ...

MP wants better rail links due to expanding dock

MP wants better rail links due to expanding dock by Tom Martin (April 2022)

MP Bill Esterson believes the expansion of the Port of Liverpool is even more reason to scrap plans to build a new road through Rimrose Valley   Read more ...

Comedy returns to the Plaza after success of Laugh Hard club nights

Comedy returns to the Plaza after success of Laugh Hard club nights by Tom Martin (April 2022)

A COMEDY club  has proven to be so popular in Crosby that is has moved to a bigger venue at the Plaza Cinema.Laugh Hard, which has held several   Read more ...

Lakeside work causing ‘misery’ for residents

Lakeside work causing ‘misery’ for residents by Tom Martin (April 2022)

BUILDING work at Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre is making life “a misery” for those who live nearby, a resident claims.The Champion reported last   Read more ...

Parents bid to raise funds so son with cerebral palsy can live a ‘normal life’

Parents bid to raise funds so son with cerebral palsy can live a ‘normal life’ by Tom Martin (April 2022)

PARENTS of a young boy from Seaforth who has cerebral palsy and was diagnosed with a brain tumour last year, are raising money to buy a mobility car   Read more ...

Search for news