Crosby & Litherland Latest News

'Coastbusters' raise £1,465 for wildlife charity with 80-mile trek by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

FOUR pals have raised £1,465 by taking on a gruelling 80-mile coast-to-coast walk across northern England to raise money for a charity that has been   Read more ...

Army veteran aims to help others with their mental health issues by Tom Martin (September 2020)

AN army veteran from Litherland wants to reach out and help others in the local area who may be suffering from mental health problems.Rob McNeill has   Read more ...

Biggest flu programme in history to be rolled out in Sefton by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

GP surgeries and pharmacies across Sefton are starting to vaccinate thousands of people against flu, whilst ensuring that coronavirus social   Read more ...

Beatles mural to be repainted after building work by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A POPULAR Beatles mural in Litherland will be repainted after it was removed by the council due to essential building work.As part of maintenance   Read more ...

Nurses raise £500 for charity with Snowdon walk by Tom Martin (September 2020)

TWO nursing students from Crosby and Aintree have walked up Mount Snowdon to raise £500 for blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan.Kellie Riley and Amy   Read more ...

Plans for glass recycling bins challenged by councillors by Tom Martin (September 2020)

 PLANS to introduce another wheelie bin for residents to recycle glass in Sefton could be blocked by opposition councillors.Sefton Council wants to   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

So, now we are into another semi-lockdown situation and daily we look and wonder at what’s next. Of course, this is the ideal situation for all these   Read more ...

Amelia's image is one of just 100 chosen for national photography collection marking lockdown by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

A BEAUTIFUL photograph of a youngster from Netherton is one of just 100 images chosen by the Duchess of Cambridge for a national lockdown   Read more ...

Charity team complete Three Peaks Challenge for girl with autism by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A GROUP of friends conquered the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to help raise £2,830 to support a local youngster.The charity effort was organised   Read more ...

The sky's the limit for the RAF Association's latest fundraising appeal! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

THE sky's the limit for the RAF Association's latest fundraising appeal!Members and friends of the Formby Branch of the Royal Air Forces Association   Read more ...

Police issue CCTV appeal after assault outside bar by Tom Martin (September 2020)

POLICE have issued a CCTV image of two men wanted in connection to an assault outside a Waterloo bar earlier this month.It was reported at about   Read more ...

Nobody wondered how Wordsworth kept himself warm after wandering around lonely as a cloud, did they? by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

WILLIAM Wordsworth, were he scrawling socially distanced sonnets in 2020, would almost certainly have wifi and gas central heating wired in at Dove   Read more ...

‘Spot checks’ for businesses to ensure they are abiding by Covid-19 rules by Tom Martin (September 2020)

BUSINESSES  in Sefton will be given ‘spot checks’ by the council to make sure they are abiding by coronavirus rules.As of Monday, September 21, phone   Read more ...

CCTV appeal over attack outside pub by Tom Martin (September 2020)

POLICE are appealing for information after a man  was punched outside a pub in Waterloo.At around 1am on Sunday, July 12, officers were called to   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

This week, REAL news about the extension of driving licence automatic renewal when licences expire between 1st February and 31st December 2020. The   Read more ...

Care home installs ‘Covid-secure pods’ to allow visitors to finally see residents! by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A CARE home in Crosby has become one of the first in the country to install a ‘Covid-secure visitor pod’ so residents can finally chat with their   Read more ...

Rimrose road work set to be delayed over Covid concerns by Tom Martin (September 2020)

PREPARATION work on building a road through Rimrose Valley Country Park will be delayed due to Covid-19 while a public consultation on the project   Read more ...

Only get a coronavirus test if you have symptoms, council chiefs urge by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

RESIDENTS and businesses across Sefton are being urged to only get a coronavirus test if they have symptoms of the virus.There has been a huge   Read more ...

Motorbike racer dedicates trophy to his mum by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A MOTORBIKE racer from Crosby who last year made a return to the sport after suffering two strokes has won a trophy – and he has dedicated it to his   Read more ...

Sorry, Elon - but the most ‘on trend’ motors of the year are not electric! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

SORRY, Elon. The most on-trend motors of the year are both flyweight two-seaters – and neither of them are electric.  Electric car evangelists might   Read more ...

Cheers! Micropub award for its popular real ales by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A MICROPUB in Waterloo has been recognised in the Liverpool 2020 Pub of the Year awards.The Four Ashes, on Crosby Road North, was given a ‘Pubs of   Read more ...

Merseyside identified as one of two news 'areas of concern' with rising coronavirus cases by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

MERSEYSIDE has been identified by the Government as one of two new areas of concern owing to rising number of coronavirus cases.Sefton Council Leader   Read more ...

'Rule of six' comes into force by Tom Martin (September 2020)

SEFTON residents have been urged to follow the new ‘rule of six’ government rules that came into force on Monday.As of September 14, social   Read more ...

Former Mayor of Sefton passes away by Tom Martin (September 2020)

TRIBUTES have been paid to former Mayor of Sefton Wendy Jones, who has passed away at the age of 92.Wendy was born in Wallasey in May 1928, and she   Read more ...

Hospice launches appeal to ease financial impact of pandemic by Tom Martin (September 2020)

ST Joseph’s Hospice has launched an appeal in response to the fundraising challenges it continues to face due to the Covid crisis.The ‘2gether   Read more ...

Armed robber targets hair salon with a knife by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A MAN armed with a knife took money from a hair salon in Litherland after threatening staff.The armed robber, who was wearing a mask, targeted Denise   Read more ...

Historic Park House saved from demolition by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to demolish an historic convalescence hospital in Waterloo built in 1878 and replace it with apartments has been rejected by the   Read more ...

MP believes that the Education Secretary has 'zero credibility' - and should step down from his role by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

THE credibility of Education Secretary Gavin Williamson is being questioned following the exams and schools reopening fiascos.Sefton Central MP Bill   Read more ...

Mental health support for children back in school by Tom Martin (September 2020)

PARENTS have been urged to “be alert” to signs that their children could be experiencing anxiety, distress, or low mood after pupils headed back to   Read more ...

Spyder is the world’s fastest car! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

PORSCHE now makes the fastest car in the world – and all it took was a 16-year-old schoolgirl who likes hanging out with her mates and eating pizzas   Read more ...

KNIFE ATTACK VICTIM WAS THE ‘LIGHT OF OUR LIFE’ by Tom Martin (September 2020)

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Crosby man who was stabbed to death during a series of knife attacks in Birmingham.Jacob Billington, 23, was killed at   Read more ...

Council wants to reintroduce tough rules for dog owners across Sefton by Tom Martin (September 2020)

SEFTON Council wants to continue its tough approach on dog owners by reintroducing a Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) across the entire   Read more ...

Plaza targeted by ‘mindless lowlifes’ by Tom Martin (September 2020)

PLAZA cinema staff say the popular venue is being targeted by “blatant vandalism” after the building was damaged for a third time since   Read more ...

Have you seen missing man? by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

OFFICERS are becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of Anthony Hall.The 42 year old was last seen on Wednesday, September 2 at his home   Read more ...

Pet dog shot dead in raid at family home by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A PET dog was shot dead by armed burglars during a shocking raid at a family home in Litherland.Two men wearing face coverings and carrying shotguns   Read more ...

Council reject club’s housing plan by Tom Martin (September 2020)

RESIDENTS who signed a petition against plans to build six houses on a busy road in Crosby are celebrating after the council unexpectedly rejected   Read more ...

Santa Dash through city streets cancelled - but popular event will be held virtually! by Tom Martin (September 2020)

IT may only be September but already this year’s Santa Dash in Liverpool has become another victim of the coronavirus crisisThe hugely popular event   Read more ...

V70 was the quick police car of my childhood years... by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

ANYONE else remember an era when almost every other police car seemed to be a Volvo V70 in full ‘Battenburg’ livery? Sweden’s go-faster estate –   Read more ...

Hoarder had so much clutter he couldn’t get into his own kitchen by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A HOARDER from Crosby whose house was so full of items that he was unable to access his own kitchen and toilet for four years has appeared on   Read more ...

V70 was the quick police car of my childhood years by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

ANYONE else remember an era when almost every other police car seemed to be a Volvo V70 in full ‘Battenburg’ livery? Sweden’s go-faster estate –   Read more ...

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