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

I AM writing this on ‘Cyber Monday’ as online shopping is expected to reach its peak. Hopefully, by the time you read this, shops will be open again,   Read more ...

Virtual Christmas concert produced and performed by Waterloo choir will be held online on Sunday, December 13 by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

A VIRTUAL Christmas concert produced and performed by St. Edmund's Choir based in Waterloo is due to be streamed to Facebook and YouTube on Sunday,   Read more ...

Housing firm boosts Sefton church supporting families at Christmas with a £1,000 donation by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

CHIEFS at Barratt Homes North West have donated £1,000 to a charity providing food and essential items to families in Sefton as part of its Our Space   Read more ...

Angry residents want the council to put the brakes on £120,000 plans to tarmac an ‘historic’ public pathway by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

ANGRY residents and horseriders from Little Crosby want the council to put the brakes on £120,000 plans to tarmac an ‘historic’ public pathway as   Read more ...

Healthwatch Sefton welcomes its new leader by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

SEFTON’S local health and care consumer champion has recruited a new chairperson who will guide them through the next three years.Bill Bruce, who   Read more ...

Check out the latest Life on Cars column! by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

TOP MARKS to Morgan this week for really embracing the spirit of the lockdown – and making a socially distanced car. Normally the Threewheeler’s   Read more ...

I would walk 100 miles! Fundraiser to take on challenge to boost Sefton families by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

A FUNDRAISER from Litherland is planning to walk 100 miles in the run-up to Christmas to raise as much money as she can to support children and   Read more ...

MP calls for high food and animal welfare standards to be maintained post-Brexit by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

SEFTON Central MP Bill Esterson has pushed the government to explain how it will protect food production and animal welfare standards if the UK joins   Read more ...

Horse sanctuary launches petition to 'give them the security that they deserve' by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

A HORSE sanctuary in Thornton are hoping to stay where they are based after launching an online petition to ‘give them the security they   Read more ...

Police chiefs launch force-wide operation to tackle crime during the festive season by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

CHIEFS at Merseyside Police have launched a force-wide operation to tackle crime during the festive season.Operation Shepherd is a comprehensive   Read more ...

Sefton Central MP speaks up for 'the excluded' in Parliamentary debate by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

SEFTON Central MP Bill Esterson called on a Government Minister to take his words back to the heart of government as he spoke out in support of a   Read more ...

Park charity ‘buzzing’ after scooping national award for bee conservation by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

A park charity based in Sefton has won an award from the government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs for the work it has done to   Read more ...

Burbo Bank car park is closed due to safety warning by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

THE team at HM Coastguard Crosby have warned that the car park at Burbo Bank has been closed off by Sefton Council due to us expecting high tides of   Read more ...

Don't let burglars shatter your Christmas, warn police chiefs by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

WITH Christmas around the corner, Merseyside Police chiefs are warning residents to keep their homes secured against burglars. While there has been a   Read more ...

Sean’s Place given funds for much-needed group sessions at Sefton centre by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

THE founder of Sean’s Place has welcomed a donation to fund ‘much-needed group sessions’ at its centre in Sefton.Sean’s Place on Hertford Road in   Read more ...

New knife crime initiative is launched by Merseyside Police by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

OFFICERS from Merseyside Police will be joining police forces up and down the country to support a week-long national knife crime operation from   Read more ...

New campaign launched to encourage people to speak up about health and social care services by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

A NEW campaign has been launched to encourage people to speak up about health and social care services.Healthwatch Sefton, the local champion for   Read more ...

Extra mobile coronavirus testing units have been deployed in Sefton by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

MORE mobile coronavirus testing units are being deployed across Sefton for the rest of November.These are for people who are showing coronavirus   Read more ...

Merseyside firefighters called to nearly 55% more deliberate fires and more than 70% more bonfire-related incidents than last year by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

FIREFIGHTERS attended 55% more deliberately set fires across Merseyside on Bonfire Night, than on the same date last year.Merseyside Fire and Rescue   Read more ...

Champion reader shares stunning images of Crosby Beach by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

AN AMATEUR photographer with a passion for the Sefton coastline has sent the Champion some eye-catching images of Crosby Beach.Paula Simone Ashcroft   Read more ...

Chiefs at Sefton Climate Action reveal the winners of the Sefton Wildflower Competition! by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

CHIEFS at Sefton Climate Action have revealed the winners of the Sefton Wildflower Competition!During the summer months Sefton Climate Action held a   Read more ...

Halloween sees almost 50% rise in bad behaviour by Malcolm Hindle (November 2020)

FORCE chiefs have revealed an almost 50% increase in reports of anti-social behaviour and criminal damage during Halloween.Merseyside Police   Read more ...

Popular optometrist retires after nearly three decades of service by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

A POPULAR optometrist and practice director has retired after nearly 30 years of service to the local community.Well-wishes have been paid to Cath   Read more ...

Halloween sees almost 50% rise in bad behaviour by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

FORCE chiefs have revealed an almost 50% increase in reports of anti-social behaviour and criminal damage during Halloween.Merseyside Police   Read more ...

Anger at plans to place 170 shipping containers near houses by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A PETITION has been launched by angry residents in Seaforth against a plan to place 170 shipping containers near their houses.The containers will be   Read more ...

Jessica raises money for stoma campaign by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A BRAVE young girl from Seaforth who is suffering from a chronic condition isn’t letting it stop her from raising money for charity.Jessica Dowle,   Read more ...

Blood donors are still able to travel to nearest centre by Tom Martin (October 2020)

SEFTON residents have been told they can still donate blood because this is classed as ‘essential travel’ despite the Tier 3 restrictions.Giving   Read more ...

Campaign to reduce dangerous 'zombie batteries' by Tom Martin (October 2020)

SEFTON residents have been urged to recycle dangerous ‘zombie batteries’ to stop the risk of fires. Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA)   Read more ...

Dementia support still available despite pandemic by Tom Martin (October 2020)

DESPITE the number of Covid cases on the rise, Alzheimer’s Society Sefton say they are still here to support anyone affected by dementia.If you are   Read more ...

Calls made for more support for stranded seafarers by Tom Martin (October 2020)

CROSBY-based charity, the Liverpool Seafarers Centre, has called on the UK government and shipping lines to follow the lead of New Zealand and   Read more ...

Netball has been 'massively restricted' due to pandemic by Tom Martin (October 2020)

THE founder of a Crosby netball club claims the sport has been hit hard by coronavirus and the current restrictions are unfair for local teams.Jenny   Read more ...

Water problems for south Sefton residents by Tom Martin (October 2020)

HOMES in south Sefton had water problems last week after a burst water main in Melling.Many residents reported discoloured tap water and poor water   Read more ...

Santa Float going ahead despite Covid restrictions by Tom Martin (October 2020)

THIS year’s Santa Float around Crosby will go ahead despite coronavirus restrictions – but cash donations have been scrapped with locals asked to   Read more ...

Tiny cars given biggest burdens! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

SUZUKI has been - and apologies for the appalling pun - swift to keep its cars on the right side of tighter emissions rules. The way the latest EU   Read more ...

Tiny cars given biggest burdens! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

SUZUKI has been - and apologies for the appalling pun - swift to keep its cars on the right side of tighter emissions rules. The way the latest EU   Read more ...

Children’s nurse to fight at Wembley for boxing title! by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A PAEDIATRIC nurse from Litherland who has been working throughout the pandemic has taken some time off – so she can focus on her boxing match at   Read more ...

Homeowner warns others after catching burglar on camera by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A LITHERLAND resident wants others to be careful and make sure their front doors and windows are locked after CCTV from his home caught the   Read more ...

Last service at Waterloo church by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A WATERLOO church congregation has met for the final time, bringing an end to a 155 year history.Locals from the St John’s Church congregation held a   Read more ...

Marine reach FA Cup first round for first time since 1995! by Tom Martin (October 2020)

MARINE FC  reached the FA Cup first round for the first time in 25 years after a stunning 1-0 victory away at Chester last weekend, writes Tom   Read more ...

Paramedics ask residents to make sure their house numbers are visible by Tom Martin (October 2020)

NOW that the darker nights are here, North West Ambulance Service have asked residents in Sefton to make sure their house numbers are visible to save   Read more ...

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