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Link road is open - so now clear up the mess!

WHILE the new link road may have opened for motorists last month, residents in Thornton claim the area nearby has been left like a bomb site' and have called for it to be cleaned up.\[Peter McGrath, 67, lives close-by to the multi-million pound
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Granddaughter braves shave in memory of nan

A CROSBY granddaughter has braved the shave in memory of her nan who died last year of pancreatic cancer. Leah Howarth, 27, chopped off her hair in order to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support and the Thornton-based Jospice.The event was
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Supermarket names new charity of year

JOSPICE in Thornton has won a public vote to be named the new charity of the year for Sainsbury's Crosby store.The centre went up against two other charities who were vying for the honour but came out on top and will now team up with the
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THE opening of the new link road between Switch Island and Thornton has been delayed again – but Sefton Council has promised it will take place on Wednesday, August 19.It was reported recently that the eagerly-awaited date would be the first
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Pub regulars swap pint glasses for golf clubs to help hospice

LOCALS who drink at a Thornton pub swapped their pint glassed for golf clubs and managed to raise £1,245 for Woodlands Hospice. \[Regulars from The Grapes, on Green Lane, took part in the golf day organised by pub manageress Maria Webb, who
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Long awaited link road to open 'within weeks'

THE eagerly-awaited link road between Switch Island and Thornton will officially open on August 6. The Champion reported that the relief road, which will be named A5758 Broom's Cross Road, would open in August but an exact date has now been
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