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  • Fireman Sam helps celebrate 50 years of service's Training Academy
    Henry James
    IT was all hands to the pumps last week as Fireman Sam helped celebrate half a century of Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service’s Training & Development Academy.The Fire & Rescue Service held a special open day at its Academy on Storrington Avenue, Croxteth, and people from across Merseyside came along ...Read More

  • Now Simpson Cup comes to Birkdale
    Henry James
    ON the back of a successful 146th Open Championship, Royal Birkdale Golf Club will be adding to its impressive armoury of golfing events by playing host to the prestigious Simpson Cup, which will be staged at the Southport course from September 24-27.The annual competition, now in its sixth edition...Read More

  • Taxi driver caught littering on daschcam
    Tom Martin
    A TAXI driver who threw litter out his window in Bootle has been caught out after dashcam footage from a nearby motorist landed him with a £633 fine.Paul Morttram, 32, who is a Sefton licensed taxi driver, was travelling through the town on January 9 when a concerned motorist spotted him throw rubb...Read More

  • Sandwich shop staff raise £2,000
    Tom Martin
    STAFF from a sandwich shop in Waterloo have raised £2,000 for charity after taking part in a Mount Snowdon challenge.The Champion reported earlier this year how a group of eight staff members from Hampers, on St John's Road, decided to scale the mountain in a fundraiser.They were inspired to raise ...Read More

  • Boom Boom ready for third pro fight at Prenton Park
    Henry James
    SKELMERSDALE boxer Colin ‘Boom Boom’ Day has his third professional fight at Prenton Park this Saturday (August 19) on the under card of the Sean "Masher" Dodd contest.Day will fight Steven Backhouse, who is considered not an easy opponent for only his third fight.Rob Butler, Colin's coach at the R...Read More

  • Town to hold first Strummer Jam Festival
    Henry James
    A STRUMMER Jam Festival is be held at the E Rooms in Westgate, Skelmersdale this Friday (August 18) and Saturday (August 19) to raise money for the Joe Strummer Foundation.There will be 22 local acts over two stages and the money will go towards the foundation which helps musicians.There will be fr...Read More


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