Headlines - Southport, Formby, Liverpool - Week ending 2021-06-13

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2021-06-13
 

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Exclusive Ormskirk charity helping disadvantaged individuals to improve their 'power of speech' interview...

ENGLISH Speaking Board (International), an Ormskirk charitable awarding organisation offering Speech and Language qualifications, is celebrating its 70th Anniversary in 2023. Since 1953, ESB has been an innovator in the field of oracy. Its founder, Christabel Burniston MBE, was a true pioneer in oral communication, championing the importance of spoken English...

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Funding for 3 Liverpool health projects

3 Liverpool project bids backed by the Innovation Agency have won funding to help integrate innovative health products into everyday practice. They have been selected to receive Pathway Transformation...

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Southport Skatepark back open after ramp refurbishments

WORK to install 4 refurbished ramps, at Southport's Skatepark, is now complete and the much loved community asset back open. Specialist skate ramp builders used..

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Mersey Tunnels electronic payment system set for upgrade to video technology

NEW technology is set to be introduced at the Mersey Tunnels improving the service for customers. A video tolling...

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Mersey ferry terminal revamp reveals weight of history

ANCHORS at Seacombe stand the test of time. When the bridges, at Seacombe Ferry Terminal, were 1st installed...

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LCR Music Board Black Lives Matter Manifesto

LIVERPOOL City Region Music Board is proud to share its Black Lives Matter Manifesto, now published on the Music Board's website. Created in response to the Black Lives...

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Round Table Chairman in Hospital with blood cancer inspires friends to cycle to all 3 Clatterbridge centres

THE former Chairman of Southport Hesketh Round Table has spent the past 5 months battling blood cancer...

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Get ready to Lead The Way this Summer!

AFTER an incredible 7 years of Beside The Seaside Walk, The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity is delighted to bring you Lead The Way; a fantastic way to celebrate a life, remember loved ones and is an event...

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Southport restaurant says families are flocking back to enjoy celebrations delayed by lockdown

THE Lansdowne Bistro in Southport is delighted to be welcoming back customers...

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Did you see the partial solar eclipse?

ON Thursday, 10 June 2021, Northern Hemisphere had the chance to experience an annular or partial solar eclipse of the Sun. As normal, the UK's weather tried to spoil the show, but our Editor, Patrick Trollope, did manage to capture some photos of the partial eclipse. If you do not already know, during a Partial Solar Eclipse, the Moon, the Sun, and Earth don't align in a perfectly straight line, so the Moon only hides the outer part of the Sun, unlike what happens during a Total...

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Liverpool City Region Leaders Call on Government for Vaccine Surge

METRO Mayor Steve Rotheram, the Mayor of Liverpool and the Leaders of:- Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral Councils...

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Confidence through Creativity - keep building your digital skills
...Image artwork by Diane Bennett...

CONFIDENCE through Creativity is an Open Awards accredited course for women over 19 in Liverpool City...

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Hospice summer garden party is back

THE St. Joseph's Hospice Summer Garden Party will be back this August 2021 after 18 months without being able to hold any public fundraising events. It will be a fun day for the whole family and will...

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Jobs created from new supported housing service opening in Liverpool

A new ₤3m supported housing facility for people with eligible care and support needs is...

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Warning over hidden flood risk as buyers dash to beat stamp duty deadline

HOMEBUYERS are being left in the dark over their true exposure to flooding as official maps understate the flood...

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New visitor experience at City gem to use latest technology

WORK has been taking place behind the scenes on a brand new visitor experience, which will open later this year at an iconic Liverpool landmark. The History Whisperer will be the...

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1 Stop Shop service books a place in 9 City libraries

9 of Liverpool's Libraries are to be used to deliver a new look 1 Stop Shop service. As part of the Council's budget proposals for 2021/22, it had been planned that ₤1.1 million be...

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Bid to double the number of hydrogen buses coming to Liverpool City Region

LIVERPOOL City Region's planned hydrogen bus fleet could double in size; before the 1st vehicle even hits the road. Funding is already in place to...

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As Emergency Departments become overwhelmed, patient safety is put at risk

ENGLAND'S Emergency Department performance figures recently published by NHS England for May 2021...

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Andrew Sharrock's 'Impressionistic Landscapes' exhibition

A local Fine Art photographer, Andrew Sharrock, will be showcasing his latest:- 'Impressionistic Landscapes' at The ArtHouse in Southport...

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Warning over hidden flood risk as buyers dash to beat stamp duty deadline

HOMEBUYERS are being left in the dark over their true exposure to flooding as official maps understate the flood...

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Get the party started this Father's Day

ON Sunday 20 June 2021, Dads across the UK will be showered in:- socks, golf tees, sweets and other traditional gifts as children thank them for all the hard work and love they have given. To celebrate the amazing work these role models do, Gabriella Egleton, Brand Marketing Manager, Bebeto sweets has looked across the world and compiled some customs that other countries do to observe...

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ATT calls on HMRC to tackle 'rogue' R&D claims

THE Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) is urging HMRC to better combat:- 'rogue' advisers who inappropriately seek to maximise research and development (R&D) claims. The ATT was responding to a recent Treasury consultation on R&D tax relief. 1 This consultation sought views on the nature of private sector R&D investment in the UK...

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₤66,000 NHS money recovered from fraudster by NHS CFS Wales

HOSPITAL Doctor Aled Meirion Jones, 39, has met a court deadline to pay back money he defrauded from his employer, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and other Hospitals in South Wales. The money arrived in 8 June 2021, the last possible day he could have paid up. The NHS Counter Fraud Service (Wales) led on this successful recovery...

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₤66,000 NHS money recovered from fraudster by NHS CFS Wales

HOSPITAL Doctor Aled Meirion Jones, 39, has met a court deadline to pay back money he defrauded from his employer, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and other Hospitals in South Wales. The money arrived in 8 June 2021, the last possible day he could have paid up. The NHS Counter Fraud Service (Wales) led on this successful recovery...

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