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Hospice to resume Light up a Life event this year

Hospice to resume Light up a Life event this year by Tom Martin (October 2021)

ST Joseph’s Hospice has revealed the date for its Light up a Life 2021 service, which will take place on Sunday, December 5.The Thornton hospice is   Read more ...

Support for businesses after the pandemic 'was a lifeline' says MP

Support for businesses after the pandemic 'was a lifeline' says MP by Danielle Thompson (October 2021)

SUPPORT for businesses during the Covid crisis ‘was a lifeline’ says MP Bill Esterson.The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority distributed more   Read more ...

Plans to turn former pub into an HMO rejected by council

Plans to turn former pub into an HMO rejected by council by Tom Martin (October 2021)

PLANS to turn a closed-down pub in Seaforth, into a House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) have been rejected by Sefton Council.The Champion reported in   Read more ...

Youngster has another charity hair cut

Youngster has another charity hair cut by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A YOUNG girl from Seaforth has cut off her long hair for charity – a year after she first did it!Ella-Grace Stanley, 7, decided to chop off her long   Read more ...

Free swimming lessons offered to children in care thanks to donation

Free swimming lessons offered to children in care thanks to donation by Danielle Thompson (October 2021)

SEFTON Council is helping to provide free swimming lessons for children in care, thanks to generous funding from one of the local authority's   Read more ...

Band delighted at response to debut EP

Band delighted at response to debut EP by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A ROCK band from south Sefton say they are delighted at the response from their debut EP after it was featured in the iTunes charts.Columbia, made up   Read more ...

Man who sexually abused two girls jailed for 21 years

Man who sexually abused two girls jailed for 21 years by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A MAN from Crosby who sexually abused two young girls has been jailed for 21 years.Paul Shields, 45, was told by a judge in court on Thursday,   Read more ...

Thousands of children set to enjoy return of literary festival

Thousands of children set to enjoy return of literary festival by Tom Martin (October 2021)

SEFTON youngsters have been invited to get involved in the return of Bootle Children’s Literary Festival.The event, hosted by Ykids children’s   Read more ...

Comic book writer to have book published about his own life

Comic book writer to have book published about his own life by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A COMIC book writer from Crosby has turned the storyline on himself with a new art book about his life.Tim Quinn worked for Marvel Comics writing and   Read more ...

Officer nominated for bravery award after saving woman's life from top of burnt-out building

Officer nominated for bravery award after saving woman's life from top of burnt-out building by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A SEFTON police officer who saved a woman’s life from the top of a burnt out building was nominated for a national bravery award.Sergeant Mark   Read more ...

Man jailed after

Man jailed after "considerable amount" of cocaine found by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A MAN from Waterloo man has been jailed for five  years and three months after police found him with a "considerable amount" of cocaine.Keiran Size,   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 ...

School up for award for its focus on sport

School up for award for its focus on sport by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A PRIMARY school in Litherland has been nominated for an award in recognition of the importance they place on sports.St Elizabeth's Catholic Primary   Read more ...

Police to spread hate crime awareness message in Sefton

Police to spread hate crime awareness message in Sefton by Tom Martin (October 2021)

POLICE officers will take part in a series of events across Sefton this week as part of an anti-hate crime initiative.Through a partnership with   Read more ...

Mum who lost two babies wants to help other grieving parents

Mum who lost two babies wants to help other grieving parents by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A MUM who lost two babies to the same rare illness wants to share her heartache as a way to encourage other grieving parents to talk more openly and   Read more ...

BLUES STADIUM TO KICK-START REVIVAL OF LOCAL ECONOMY

BLUES STADIUM TO KICK-START REVIVAL OF LOCAL ECONOMY by Tom Martin (October 2021)

EVERTON FC’s new stadium at Bramley-Moore Docks could lead to “transformational regeneration of north Liverpool and south Sefton” according to a   Read more ...

Residents face council tax increases of up to 5%

Residents face council tax increases of up to 5% by Tom Martin (October 2021)

RESIDENTS in Sefton could be forced to fork out even more on council tax after forecasters predicted that it could be increased by up to 5% a year   Read more ...

Dementia Friendly screenings to start again at the Plaza

Dementia Friendly screenings to start again at the Plaza by Tom Martin (October 2021)

PLAZA Cinema will resume its Dementia Friendly screenings later this month.The re-launch will be held on Thursday, October 21 with a showing of 2016   Read more ...

Marine set to host Hollywood-owned Wrexham in FA Cup

Marine set to host Hollywood-owned Wrexham in FA Cup by Tom Martin (October 2021)

HOLLYWOOD stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney will have their eyes on Crosby next weekend as the football club they own has been drawn to play   Read more ...

Residents warned of new Covid Pass scam

Residents warned of new Covid Pass scam by Tom Martin (October 2021)

RESIDENTS in Sefton have been warned about a new scam involving the NHS Covid Pass.Available in electronic form, on paper or via the NHS App, an NHS   Read more ...

Pub where stash of cocaine was found could close for good

Pub where stash of cocaine was found could close for good by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A PUB in Waterloo which was the target of a recent drugs raid by the police could soon be forced to close.Officers carried out a search of The   Read more ...

Restaurant forced to close ‘for weeks’ due to staffing shortages

Restaurant forced to close ‘for weeks’ due to staffing shortages by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A RESTAURANT in Crosby had to temporarily close after owners took to social media to say “the hospitality industry is on its knees” due to staffing   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 ...

Rail freight service starts from docks to Birmingham

Rail freight service starts from docks to Birmingham by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A NEW rail freight service has been launched between the Port of Liverpool and Birmingham.The service will be operated by shipping firm DKT   Read more ...

Chef earns his crust winning eight prizes at British Pie Awards!

Chef earns his crust winning eight prizes at British Pie Awards! by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A CHEF in Waterloo earned his crust after bringing home eight awards from The British Pie Awards 2021!Lee Caffery, who owns Pullman Jack’s, on   Read more ...

Fresh CCTV appeal after 12-year-old stabbed in leg

Fresh CCTV appeal after 12-year-old stabbed in leg by Tom Martin (October 2021)

POLICE who are still investigating a shocking knife attack when a 12-year-old boy was stabbed in the leg have issued a fresh CCTV appeal.At around   Read more ...

Larger bins on way at litter hotspots

Larger bins on way at litter hotspots by Danielle Thompson (October 2021)

LARGER covered bins are to be placed at ‘hotspots’ across the borough’s parks and coastal locations by Sefton Council in a bid to tackle littering.   Read more ...

Teens ‘grab a jab’ at pop-up vaccine site

Teens ‘grab a jab’ at pop-up vaccine site by Tom Martin (October 2021)

MORE than 130 students and staff took the opportunity to ‘grab a jab’ at  pop-up Covid-19 vaccination clinics at Hugh Baird College.The vaccination   Read more ...

Headlining city music festival was ‘dream come true’ for band

Headlining city music festival was ‘dream come true’ for band by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A BAND from Crosby say it was a “dream come true” to headline the Liverpool Sound City 2021 festival.Red Rum Club, an alternative/indie band,   Read more ...

Hospice chiefs pleased to hold first Ladies Day after two year gap

Hospice chiefs pleased to hold first Ladies Day after two year gap by Tom Martin (October 2021)

ST Joseph’s Hospice in Thornton will hold its first Ladies Day in two years when the popular fundraising event returns next month.Like many   Read more ...

Cash machine robber broke victim's wrist

Cash machine robber broke victim's wrist by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A ROBBER who attacked a man withdrawing money from a cash machine in Bootle  went off laughing leaving him with a broken wrist.Stuart Cornmell had   Read more ...

Coastguard looking to recruit more volunteers

Coastguard looking to recruit more volunteers by Tom Martin (October 2021)

HM Coastguard are recruiting for new volunteers to join the Coastguard Rescue Service in Crosby.There are currently opportunities for volunteers to   Read more ...

Two women subjected to homophobic abuse by gang of youths

Two women subjected to homophobic abuse by gang of youths by Tom Martin (October 2021)

TWO women were the victims of alleged homophobic abuse after they were targeted by a gang of youths outside a corner shop in Crosby.Merseyside Police   Read more ...

Light and laser show at church to aid charities

Light and laser show at church to aid charities by Tom Martin (October 2021)

OLD Christ Church in Waterloo will host a stunning ‘lighting and laser show’ in aid of two charities.The event, created by Paul Alty and entitled   Read more ...

Brewery raises a glass for charity with a new beer

Brewery raises a glass for charity with a new beer by Tom Martin (October 2021)

A BREWERY in Maghull has raised £300 for Sefton Women’s and Children’s Aid after launching a new beer.Neptune Brewery, based in Maghull, unveiled   Read more ...

Dramatic Society welcomes back audiences after 18 month closure

Dramatic Society welcomes back audiences after 18 month closure by Tom Martin (October 2021)

LUCILLA Dramatic Society, Crosby’s oldest drama group, recently welcomed back audiences after an 18-month closure due to the pandemic.The Society,   Read more ...

Care home hosts garden fete for residents and families

Care home hosts garden fete for residents and families by Tom Martin (October 2021)

CARE home residents from Seaforth were able to enjoy an outdoor garden fete with their families.Riverslie Care Home hosted the event and Registered   Read more ...

Strictly Come Dancing event raises £11,000 for St Joseph’s Hospice

Strictly Come Dancing event raises £11,000 for St Joseph’s Hospice by Tom Martin (October 2021)

MORE than £11,000 was raised for St Joseph’s Hospice after a group of locals took dance lessons  to compete in their own version of Strictly Come   Read more ...

NHS North West rolls out Covid jab to young people aged 12-15

NHS North West rolls out Covid jab to young people aged 12-15 by Danielle Thompson (October 2021)

HEALTHCARE chiefs across the North West have started to roll out the Covid-19 jab to young people aged 12 to 15.The age group are now eligible for   Read more ...

Charity is looking for new recruits

Charity is looking for new recruits by Danielle Thompson (October 2021)

AGE Concern Liverpool and Sefton is looking for new recruits to expand and strengthen its board of trustees.The charity is seeking individuals with   Read more ...

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