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Developers to be given 'automatic' permission for houses by Tom Martin (August 2020)

DEVELOPERS will be given new ‘permission in principle’ powers as part of sweeping changes to planning laws.It means housing firms that want to build   Read more ...

Marine team up with a local entrepreneur by Tom Martin (August 2020)

A CROSBY entrepreneur has become the first to sign up for a new membership club set-up by Marine FC.Chris Speed created SimBin Studios UK in 2014,   Read more ...

Burglar pretends to be council worker to steal cash by Tom Martin (August 2020)

SEFTON residents have been warned about a bogus workmen who pretended to be from the council to gain access into a local home to steal money.Police   Read more ...

Care workers need pay rise as well, claims MP by Tom Martin (August 2020)

CARE workers deserve a pay rise along with doctors, teachers and police officers, according to Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson. The Champion reported   Read more ...

Apprentices given support by metro mayor by Tom Martin (August 2020)

A NEW scheme has been launched to help local apprentices find new employment or training options if they have been made redundant during the   Read more ...

We are asked to lose weight - while we Eat Out to Help Out? by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

ANYONE doing an undergraduate course in irony will no doubt remember this month well. At the same time that we’re all being told to lost 5lb to help   Read more ...

Visitors urged to ‘protect’ beauty spots across Sefton by Tom Martin (August 2020)

SEFTON residents are being urged to “remain respectful and protect our public spaces” during trips to beauty spots. The warm weather has seen an   Read more ...

Micro breweries ‘risk going out of business’ due to government tax change, warns MP by Malcolm Hindle (July 2020)

A CHANGE to beer duty for microbreweries “risks putting some out of business,” claims Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson.The politician said he has   Read more ...

Police Commissioners roles to be reviewed by government by Tom Martin (July 2020)

THE role of Police and Crime Commissioners (PCC) in England will be reviewed in a bid to help improve 'accountability, scrutiny and transparency'.PCS   Read more ...

Halle inspires family to fundraise by making face masks by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A LITHERLAND mum and her family have helped raise more than £4,500 for charity by selling face masks.Heather Evans, who works at Gordon Short   Read more ...

Micro breweries ‘risk going out of business’ due to government tax change, warns MP by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A CHANGE to beer duty for microbreweries “risks putting some out of business,” claims Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson.The politician said he has   Read more ...

Nursery helps raise cash for Chester Zoo by Tom Martin (July 2020)

STAFF and children from a Litherland nursery want to help raise £20,000 to support Chester Zoo.Youngsters from Kids Planet Litherland want to help   Read more ...

Marine FC women's team appoint new manager by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A MANAGER has been appointed to take charge of Marine FC’s first ever women’s team – and the search is now on for players.Iain Scott was last week   Read more ...

Less than one in 10 adults are now smokers across Sefton, according to the latest data by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

LESS than one in 10 adults are now smokers across Sefton, according to the latest data.According to the Tobacco Control Profiles for ABL Health’s   Read more ...

Marine FC to reopen its club lounge by Tom Martin (July 2020)

MARINE FC will reopen its clubrooms for the first time since March as they implement new safety measures for customers.The Crosby club are preparing   Read more ...

Mitsubishi will sit tight until the last moment by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

IT’S NOT so much goodbye as the last orders bell being rung, at ten-and-a-bit minutes to eleven. I suspect Mitsubishi will be getting a double round   Read more ...

Quick-thinking teenager who saved a stranger’s life is given ‘unusual present’ as a reward by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

A QUICK-THINKING teenager who saved a stranger’s life in a ‘million-to-one’ chance meeting at a church in Crosby has been given an unusual present as   Read more ...

Man wanted by police by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A MAN with links across Sefton is wanted on recall to prison.John Wells, 36, from the Liverpool area, was released from prison after being jailed for   Read more ...

Businesses warned about ‘COVID-19 inspection scam’ by Tom Martin (July 2020)

SEFTON businesses have been warned about a ‘coronavirus inspection scam’ following reports that callers are impersonating the Food Standards   Read more ...

Jessica, 5, steps up her stoma awareness campaign with school and hospital donations by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A BRAVE young girl from Seaforth who is campaigning to raise awareness of colostomy bags for children, is reaching out to even more people!Jessica   Read more ...

£3m plan to revamp Lakeside Centre given green light by Tom Martin (July 2020)

CROSBy Lakeside Adventure Centre will be given a £3million facelift after plans were given a green light by Sefton Council.The local authority, which   Read more ...

It’s not quite Love Island, Laura! by Tom Martin (July 2020)

WITH popular reality dating show Love Island cancelled this summer due to coronavirus, presenter Laura Whitmore chose to spend some of her spare time   Read more ...

Car bursts into flames on street by Tom Martin (July 2020)

THIS dramatic image shows the moment a car burst into flames in Brighton-le-Sands.The BMW X5, parked on Holden Road, was captured ablaze by a local   Read more ...

Care company workers donate 620 items to foodbank by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A CROSBY care company has donated 620 items to a local foodbank in Bootle.Radfield Homecare collected the items between the staff members and this   Read more ...

‘Big Walk’ trekkers raise money for Plaza by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A GROUP of walkers put their best feet forward to raise £1,445 for the Plaza Cinema during a trek from Liverpool city centre to Southport!The event   Read more ...

Tributes paid to Mike Slemen by Tom Martin (July 2020)

TRIBUTES have been paid to the President of the Crosby Royal British Legion and former international rugby union player Mike Slemen who passed away   Read more ...

£1.3m cost of PPE for officers to be reimbursed by Tom Martin (July 2020)

MERSEYSIDE Police will be reimbursed more than £1.3million they were forced to spend on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for officers during the   Read more ...

Will you create the winning Beached Art sand sculpture? by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

NORTH West Wildlife Trusts are inviting people to discover and celebrate the shore during National Marine Week - which runs until August 9 - by   Read more ...

100million doses of new ‘promising’ vaccine for coronavirus are ordered by the UK’s health chiefs by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

A NEW coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford is ‘extremely promising’ and the UK has ordered 100million doses.Trials involving   Read more ...

Extremely rare moth is found in Seaforth by Tom Martin (July 2020)

AN extremely rare moth has been discovered near Rimrose Valley Country Park by two insect experts.The small ranunculus, also known as hecatera   Read more ...

I’ve been going ‘cold turkey’ on car shows by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

I’VE been going cold turkey since February, and have been doing my best to hide the withdrawal symptoms. I’m David Simister, and I’m an addict. To   Read more ...

Pedal biker rescued from sinking sand by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A MAN with a pedal bike who was on the beach in Hightown had to be rescued by the coastguard after getting stuck in sinking mud.HM Coastguard Crosby   Read more ...

Running track to be extended wider and lanes marked out by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A COMMUNITY project to reinstate a running track on Rimrose Valley Country Park will continue with plans to now make it wider and mark out the   Read more ...

Non-league clubs could be back soon by Tom Martin (July 2020)

NON-LEAGUE football clubs in Sefton could return to competitive action as early as September under new plans to start the 2020/21 season.The Football   Read more ...

Bogus police officers steal cash from elderly woman in her home by Tom Martin (July 2020)

TWO thieves pretended to be police officers to get into the home of a woman in her 90s so they could steal money from the pensioner.Merseyside   Read more ...

I’ve been going ‘cold turkey’ on car shows by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

I’VE been going cold turkey since February, and have been doing my best to hide the withdrawal symptoms. I’m David Simister, and I’m an addict. To   Read more ...

Band left ‘overwhelmed’ with support following release of debut album by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A CROSBY band who dream of having a sell-out tour and performing around the world have released their debut album.Decay, who describe themselves as a   Read more ...

More than £2.5million will be given to Sefton Council to help pay for its response to the coronavirus by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

MORE than £2.5million will be given to Sefton Council to help the local authority to pay for its response to the coronavirus.It will receive a   Read more ...

Grot-spot fly-tipping is cleared by council by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A FED-UP resident who has been forced to put up with a regular fly-tipping grot-spot in Seaforth has thanked the council after it was cleaned up   Read more ...

Football team are awarded Grassroots Club of the Year by Tom Martin (July 2020)

LITHERLAND Remyca FC has been named Grassroots Club of the Year by the Liverpool County Football Association.The local side, who compete in the   Read more ...

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