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Entrepreneur to host collection for vulnerable families in the run-up to Christmas by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

AN ENTREPRENEUR who built her business from the ground up has joined forces with Compassion Acts to help those in crisis.Jennifer Scholes, the   Read more ...

Virtual sports tournaments are held at West Lancs schools! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

VIRTUAL sports tournaments are being carried out in schools across Lancashire!Lesley Jones, a teacher at Crow Orchard Primary School in Skelmersdale   Read more ...

Animal lover takes on 12 events in 12 months to raise vital funds for RSPCA by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

AN INSPIRATIONAL 10 year-old boy is taking on 12 events in 12 months for the RSPCA.Owen Marlowe, from Southport, has already completed a five-mile   Read more ...

MP welcomes support for town’s businesses by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

NEW figures showing the level of government support to businesses in Southport have been welcomed by the town’s MP Damien Moore.Businesses across   Read more ...

Award-nominated book on Southport’s lawnmower museum is a ‘cut above!’ by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

BOOK on Southport’s lawnmower museum is a ‘cut above!’The British Lawnmower Museum’s curator Brian Radam’s book Lawnmowers has made the shortlist for   Read more ...

Ladies are being urged to support a bra bank appeal to raise funds for a breast cancer charity by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

LADIES are being urged to support a bra bank appeal to raise funds for a breast cancer charity.The team at ladies-only Gymophobics on Bispham Road   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 ...

Community groups given Queen’s Award for volunteer work by Tom Martin (October 2020)

TWO groups based in the same village in West Lancashire have received their awards from the Queen for volunteer work.The highly prestigious Queen’s   Read more ...

American football team set for cash windfall by Tom Martin (October 2020)

AN American football club from Skelmersdale is on course to secure a cash windfall after taking part in a new initiative supported by World Cup   Read more ...

Parbold platform poster offers train commuters a history of railway station by Tom Martin (October 2020)

TRAIN commuters can now get a short history lesson about Parbold railway station after a poster was placed on the platform.Community Rail Lancashire   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 form of constipation isn’t letting her condition stop her from raising money for   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 ...

All weather playground created at pre-school by Tom Martin (October 2020)

OLD Roan Pre-School has been given a revamp after they opened a new extension and an all-weather playground.Owners Julie Curry and Vicky Finlay   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 ...

'We should follow New Zealand's lead on seafarers support' 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 ...

More arrests follow drugs raids across the borough by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

MORE people have been charged with drugs offences after a second series of warrants were executed in Sefton and Lancashire.Last week 11 people were   Read more ...

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

Hope you are all keeping well. Unfortunately the scammers and con-artists are also keeping well and busy. This week I should like to talk about   Read more ...

Remove leaves from drains to stop blocks, urges county council by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

WEST Lancashire residents have been urged to clear leaves away from drains to help prevent blockages during heavy downpours.It is estimated that up   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 ...

World-class Southport Cove water attraction is set to be built at seafront by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A WORLD class water attraction is set to be built at Princes Park in Southport.Sefton Council has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Go Surf   Read more ...

Couple's first virtual event raised £10,000 for Rainbow Hub by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A COUPLE have raised £10,000 with a special quiz night for the Rainbow Hub!Lisa and Paul Maddison, normally hold a spectacular annual ball for the   Read more ...

Formby couple's first virtual event raised £10,000 for Rainbow Hub by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A COUPLE have raised £10,000 with a special quiz night for the Rainbow Hub!Lisa and Paul Maddison, normally hold a spectacular annual ball for the   Read more ...

Anger after youths spray paint graffiti all over new litter bins by Tom Martin (October 2020)

TWO new litter bins in Skelmersdale have already been vandalised after mindless yobs spray painted graffiti on them.Following requests from local   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 ...

Teenage dad who stabbed another young man with a knife is sentenced to six years' detention by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A TEENAGE father who stabbed another young man with a knife has been sentenced to six years’ detention.A court heard on Monday, October 26 that the   Read more ...

Gladys enjoys violin performance to mark 100th birthday celebration by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A CENTENARIAN marked her special day with a ‘sherry good time’ - and a socially-distanced violin performance.On Saturday, October 24, Gladys Stanway   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 ...

Pumpkin farm staff ‘spat at’ by visitors after it had to close by Tom Martin (October 2020)

STAFF at a popular ‘pick your own’ pumpkin patch in Ormskirk were “spat at, verbally abused, and squared up to” by angry customers after it was   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 ...

Crackdown on illegal fishing and anti-social behaviour in Ince Blundell by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A CRACKDOWN has been launched to tackle illegal fishing, poaching, trespass and anti-social behaviour that has ‘blighted the lives of residents in   Read more ...

How would you like to see Southport Golf Links improved? by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

HOW would you like to see Southport Golf Links improved?Sefton Council’s Green Sefton team has launched a public consultation on ways to improve the   Read more ...

Warning about Halloween themed contact lenses by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

SOUTHPORT residents planning on dressing up this Halloween are being urged to look after their eyes in order to avoid an unexpected sight-mare.The   Read more ...

Secondary school applications are about to close by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

ONLINE applications - the quick, easy and secure way to apply for secondary school places for September 2021 - are about to close on Lancashire   Read more ...

Biker, 74, suffers serious head injuries in accident by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A WINTNESS appeal has been launched after a motorcyclist was seriously injured when his bike struck a kerb and then collided with another vehicle on   Read more ...

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