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Hair salon nominated for two awards

Hair salon nominated for two awards by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A HAIR salon in south Sefton will be hoping to be a cut above the rest after it was shortlisted in the UK Hair and Beauty awards.ABBIHAIR, on Harris   Read more ...

£3.4m fund to help retrofit poorly insulated homes

£3.4m fund to help retrofit poorly insulated homes by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A £3.4million fund has been released by Sefton Council to retrofit poorly insulated homes in Sefton.The funding, which has been secured from the   Read more ...

Anger at plans to roll-out wheelie bins to residents in terraced houses

Anger at plans to roll-out wheelie bins to residents in terraced houses by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A SCHEME to use wheelie bins for waste collection for streets in Waterloo is being proposed by Sefton Council just two years after a similar plan   Read more ...

Man banned from retail shops after thefts

Man banned from retail shops after thefts by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A MAN from south Sefton has been banned from entering a number of retail shops after he was convicted of theft.Sean Clamp, 32, from Bootle, has been   Read more ...

‘Historic artefacts find should delay homes development’

‘Historic artefacts find should delay homes development’ by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A PARISH councillor who has found historic ‘artefacts’ on land designated for a housing development in Thornton wants the area to be fully   Read more ...

Age Concern Crosby branch becomes part of national charity

Age Concern Crosby branch becomes part of national charity by Tom Martin (January 2022)

AGE Concern Crosby, which  celebrates  its 70th  anniversary this year, has become part of a national charity that works to combat loneliness and   Read more ...

Firefighters warn of dangers posed by sunlight reflecting off mirrors

Firefighters warn of dangers posed by sunlight reflecting off mirrors by Tom Martin (January 2022)

FIREFIGHTERS are warning people not to put glass or other reflective items on windowsills after sunlight reflecting off mirrors caused two serious   Read more ...

BBC police drama shot in Liverpool set to air next week

BBC police drama shot in Liverpool set to air next week by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A POLICE drama series which had scenes shot in Waterloo is to air on the BBC next week.The Responder, which stars Martin Freeman, was mainly filmed   Read more ...

Students make most of new T-level courses

Students make most of new T-level courses by Tom Martin (January 2022)

HUGH Baird College students from south Sefton have completed their first term studying a new technical qualification called T-levels.T-levels are a   Read more ...

Health leaders want more people to get protection from cervical cancer

Health leaders want more people to get protection from cervical cancer by Tom Martin (January 2022)

HEALTH leaders in Sefton want to help even more people to protect themselves against cervical cancer.During this year’s Cervical Cancer Prevention   Read more ...

Drug dealer caught three times is jailed

Drug dealer caught three times is jailed by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A CANNABIS dealer from Bootle was caught out by police - on three separate occasions.Police had been looking for Ryan Boyd after they found his first   Read more ...

School teams up with cricket coaches to give boost to youngsters

School teams up with cricket coaches to give boost to youngsters by Tom Martin (January 2022)

ST Mary’s College in Crosby has teamed with cricket coaches to offer  a major boost for its pupils.The school has unveiled a long-term partnership   Read more ...

RNLI recruiting new lifeguards

RNLI recruiting new lifeguards by Tom Martin (January 2022)

THE Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has launched its search for budding new lifeguards to start their lifesaving career on Sefton beaches,   Read more ...

Queen’s award for Beaver leader

Queen’s award for Beaver leader by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A BEAVER leader from Crosby has been given the highest youth award achievable in the Scouting movement.Lucy Fol, who is based at 4th Crosby &   Read more ...

Check out the latest Life on Cars

Check out the latest Life on Cars by Danielle Thompson (January 2022)

SAY hello to the new Ford Mondeo. Or to be more accurate, say ni hao. Apologies if I’ve offended any Mandarin-speaking Champion readers with that   Read more ...

Hospitality and leisure firms urged to apply for grants

Hospitality and leisure firms urged to apply for grants by Tom Martin (January 2022)

SEFTON Council is urging local business rates payers in the hospitality and leisure sectors to apply for the next round of the government’s Omicron   Read more ...

Restaurant cuts the mustard with diners!

Restaurant cuts the mustard with diners! by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A RESTAURANT in Crosby had two reasons to celebrate in the same week after they were voted the joint best eatery in Liverpool and also came fourth   Read more ...

Bar to stay open but ex-licensee is banned from entering venue

Bar to stay open but ex-licensee is banned from entering venue by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A BAR in Crosby which had its licence reviewed will be allowed to stay open  despite “serious concerns” raised by police about the   Read more ...

PLANS PUT FORWARD AGAIN TO REDEVELOP TELEGRAPH HOUSE SITE

PLANS PUT FORWARD AGAIN TO REDEVELOP TELEGRAPH HOUSE SITE by Tom Martin (January 2022)

PLANS to knock down an ‘eyesore’ building in Crosby Village and replace it with apartments and shops have been put forward again after a similar   Read more ...

Grants offer to make homes more energy efficient and cut bills

Grants offer to make homes more energy efficient and cut bills by Tom Martin (January 2022)

FREE energy efficiency measures such as loft and cavity wall insulation will be available to people living in poorly insulated homes in Sefton, with   Read more ...

Parents to benefit from year-long early childhood support programme

Parents to benefit from year-long early childhood support programme by Danielle Thompson (January 2022)

VULNERABLE families across Sefton are set to given extra help during a new year-long trial for enhancing ‘early years’ support.Mersey Care has   Read more ...

Save Rimrose Valley group ‘snubbed’ by transport minister

Save Rimrose Valley group ‘snubbed’ by transport minister by Danielle Thompson (January 2022)

CAMPAIGNERS opposed to a road being built through Rimrose Valley to the port claim they have been snubbed by the government Transport Minister, after   Read more ...

Have you seen Lucifer?

Have you seen Lucifer? by Danielle Thompson (January 2022)

LUCIFER, who is black with a white chest, has been missing from Litherland since December 13.Get in touch with his worried family if you have seen   Read more ...

Military drafted in to help struggling ambulance service

Military drafted in to help struggling ambulance service by Tom Martin (January 2022)

AROUND 150 members of the armed forces will be drafted in to help North West Ambulance Service cope with the “extreme pressure” brought on by the   Read more ...

Popular librarian and ‘community champion’ given New Year honour

Popular librarian and ‘community champion’ given New Year honour by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A LIBRARIAN in Crosby has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Years Honours for her work with children, the elderly and   Read more ...

BAR’S LICENCE UNDER REVIEW AFTER CRITICAL REPORT BY THE POLICE

BAR’S LICENCE UNDER REVIEW AFTER CRITICAL REPORT BY THE POLICE by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A BAR in Crosby could lose its licence after police raised “serious concerns surrounding the management of the venue” following reports of a violent   Read more ...

Mersey Tunnel toll prices set to rise

Mersey Tunnel toll prices set to rise by Tom Martin (January 2022)

SEFTON motorists who use the Mersey Tunnel will have to pay an extra 20p under new plans by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.In an effort   Read more ...

Support available for those who are struggling to pay their energy bills

Support available for those who are struggling to pay their energy bills by Tom Martin (January 2022)

RESIDENTS on low incomes who in are struggling to pay their energy bills have been urged to contact Sefton Council for support.With the   Read more ...

History group to hold talk on famous blacksmith

History group to hold talk on famous blacksmith by Tom Martin (January 2022)

CROSBY and District Historical Society will host a presentation by Martin Jones on the ‘The Newburgh Blacksmith: The Man who Shod Warhorses.’ The   Read more ...

School holds ceremony at cathedral to mark successes of its pupils

School holds ceremony at cathedral to mark successes of its pupils by Tom Martin (January 2022)

ST Mary’s College in Crosby looked back at the many achievements of its pupils over the last 12 months at its annual prize-giving ceremony.After last   Read more ...

Labour Party suspends ward in south Sefton over ‘intimidation and harassment’ claims

Labour Party suspends ward in south Sefton over ‘intimidation and harassment’ claims by Tom Martin (January 2022)

THE Labour Party has suspended a ward in south Sefton following allegations that members have been subjected to “intimidation and harassment.”An   Read more ...

Tributes paid to former headteacher who helped create Crosby high school

Tributes paid to former headteacher who helped create Crosby high school by Tom Martin (January 2022)

TRIBUTES have been paid to the first ever headteacher of Chesterfield High School who passed away over the Christmas weekend at the age of 93.Sybil   Read more ...

Two arrests after crack cocaine and heroin seized

Two arrests after crack cocaine and heroin seized by Tom Martin (January 2022)

TWO men were arrested after police seized a large quantity of suspected crack cocaine and heroin in Waterloo.Officers watched an alleged drugs deal   Read more ...

Consultation to 'transform Bootle' extended by Sefton Council

Consultation to 'transform Bootle' extended by Sefton Council by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A WIDE-scale consultation by Sefton Council to get feedback on an ambitious ‘20 year plan’ to transform Bootle has been extended to allow people more   Read more ...

Baby music group celebrates five years of song, dance and play

Baby music group celebrates five years of song, dance and play by Tom Martin (January 2022)

A MUSIC group for babies and young children has marked its five year anniversary.MOO Music Sefton South and Central holds themed classes for those   Read more ...

Pub where man was shot in car park set to reopen after being closed for five days

Pub where man was shot in car park set to reopen after being closed for five days by Tom Martin (January 2022)

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was shot in the car park of the popular Netherton pub in Litherland on New Year’s Day.The   Read more ...

Stolen nativity scene statues could cost £2,500 to replace

Stolen nativity scene statues could cost £2,500 to replace by Tom Martin (December 2021)

POLICE are appealing for information over the theft of figurines from the nativity scene in Crosby Village in December – with the owners saying it   Read more ...

Police information appeal over attack on man outside pub

Police information appeal over attack on man outside pub by Tom Martin (December 2021)

POLICE are continuing to appeal for information after a man was slashed across the face outside a pub in Litherland.The attack happened at around   Read more ...

Baby Jesus stolen from Crosby Village nativity scene

Baby Jesus stolen from Crosby Village nativity scene by Tom Martin (December 2021)

BABY Jesus has been stolen from a nativity scene in Crosby Village – with a half-drunk pint glass left in his place.The small statue was taken from   Read more ...

Sefton Support Hub launched as online guide for residents

Sefton Support Hub launched as online guide for residents by Tom Martin (December 2021)

A NEW online resource has been launched by Sefton Council to give residents  advice and support on a range of topics.Sefton Support Hub was launched   Read more ...

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