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Champion delivery girl raises more than £800 for charity by taking on a ‘virtual climb of Mount Everest!’
Champion delivery girl raises more than £800 for charity by taking on a ‘virtual climb of Mount Everest!’

Champion delivery girl raises more than £800 for charity by taking on a ‘virtual climb of Mount Everest!’

A TEENAGER has raised more than £800 for charity by taking on a ‘virtual climb of Mount Everest!’Sophie Blakemore, 13, who is a Champion Newspapers distributor from Lydiate, has created a Just Giving page to raise funds for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool and CAMHs, the child adolescent
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Calls for Sefton Council to suspend pay and display parking charges in Southport for the rest of the year in bid to boost the local economy

Calls for Sefton Council to suspend pay and display parking charges in Southport for the rest of the year in bid to boost the local economy

by Danielle Thompson

A SOUTHPORT resident is calling on Sefton Council to suspend pay and display parking charges in the town centre for the rest of the year in bid to

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The family of a much-loved father and grandfather have paid tribute to him

The family of a much-loved father and grandfather have paid tribute to him

by Danielle Thompson

THE family of a much-loved father and grandfather have paid tribute to him after he passed away.Michael Johnson, from Skelmersdale, who worked and

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Leader of Sefton Conservative Group calls for increased parking for coastline visitors - but Council chiefs reiterate that safety must be prioritised

Leader of Sefton Conservative Group calls for increased parking for coastline visitors - but Council chiefs reiterate that safety must be prioritised

by Danielle Thompson

THE leader of the Sefton Conservative Group is calling for Sefton Council to increase parking for coastline visitors.Councillor Tony Brough believes

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Community first responders have given almost 10,000 hours of support to North West Ambulance Service during the pandemic

Community first responders have given almost 10,000 hours of support to North West Ambulance Service during the pandemic

by Danielle Thompson

COMMUNITY first responders have given almost 10,000 hours of support to North West Ambulance Service during the pandemic.CFRs are volunteers, trained

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Fire rips through Formby Pinewoods - damaging an area larger than a football pitch

Fire rips through Formby Pinewoods - damaging an area larger than a football pitch

by Danielle Thompson

A BLAZE has ripped through Formby Pinewoods, damaging an area larger than a football pitch as temperatures soared.Chiefs at Merseyside Fire & Rescue

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Galloway's chiefs thank volunteers who have 'rallied around the community' during the pandemic

Galloway's chiefs thank volunteers who have 'rallied around the community' during the pandemic

by Danielle Thompson

CHIEFS at a sight loss charity have thanked their volunteers who have ‘continued to provide support to blind and visually impaired people across

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Shadow Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration flags up concerns after announcement of a rise in UK unemployment

Shadow Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration flags up concerns after announcement of a rise in UK unemployment

by Danielle Thompson

THE Shadow Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration has reacted with concern to the announcement of a rise in UK unemployment and called on the

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The team at St. Joseph’s Hospice have thanked their ‘incredible team’ ahead of Volunteers Week

The team at St. Joseph’s Hospice have thanked their ‘incredible team’ ahead of Volunteers Week

by Danielle Thompson

THE team at St. Joseph’s Hospice have thanked their ‘incredible team’ ahead of Volunteers Week.Chiefs at the Thornton hospice have sent a special

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Determined schoolgirl set to cycle an incredible 400 miles during June for Queenscourt Hospice

Determined schoolgirl set to cycle an incredible 400 miles during June for Queenscourt Hospice

by Danielle Thompson

A DETERMINED schoolgirl is preparing to cycle an incredible 400 miles during June to raise desperately-needed funds for Queenscourt Hospice.Danielle

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Lancashire's schools are being advised to delay opening to more pupils.

Lancashire's schools are being advised to delay opening to more pupils.

by Danielle Thompson

LANCASHIRE’S schools are being advised to delay opening to more pupils.The government says it wants to see primary schools reopen to all children in

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Chiefs at Queenscourt Hospice say that a ‘swell of community support is helping to sustain them'

Chiefs at Queenscourt Hospice say that a ‘swell of community support is helping to sustain them'

by Danielle Thompson

CHIEFS at Queenscourt Hospice in Kew say that a ‘swell of community support is helping to sustain them as the charity faces a steep downturn in

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Shocked father appeals for help after finding drug-takers using the entryway to his flats due to 'unsuitable, flimsy doors'

Shocked father appeals for help after finding drug-takers using the entryway to his flats due to 'unsuitable, flimsy doors'

by Danielle Thompson

A FATHER of two is calling for urgent action after drug-takers began using his block to take illegal substances in front of children – and says it is

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