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Liverpool University Foundation Trust will receive more than £1.9million to upgrade their A&E facilities ahead of winter by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

LIVERPOOL University Foundation Trust will receive more than £1.9million to upgrade their A&E facilities ahead of winter.The Trust will receive   Read more ...

I find piped footy cheering weird! by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

EVERY so often when I’m flicking through channels I’ll end up watching a few minutes of lockdown football – and, sorry, footy fans, but I’m still   Read more ...

We are asked to lose weight - while we Eat Out to Help Out? by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

ANYONE doing an undergraduate course in irony will no doubt remember this month well. At the same time that we’re all being told to lost 5lb to help   Read more ...

Anfield matchday steward pens book about 40 years with the Reds by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A MATCHDAY steward from Anfield who spent 40 years working behind the scenes at Liverpool has penned a book about his experiences.Derek Anderton, who   Read more ...

I suspect that Mitsubishi will sit tight until the very last moment by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

IT’S NOT so much goodbye as the last orders bell being rung, at ten-and-a-bit minutes to eleven. I suspect Mitsubishi will be getting a double round   Read more ...

Mitsubishi will sit tight until the last moment by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

IT’S NOT so much goodbye as the last orders bell being rung, at ten-and-a-bit minutes to eleven. I suspect Mitsubishi will be getting a double round   Read more ...

I’ve been going ‘cold turkey’ on car shows by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

I’VE been going cold turkey since February, and have been doing my best to hide the withdrawal symptoms. I’m David Simister, and I’m an addict. To   Read more ...

I’ve been going ‘cold turkey’ on car shows by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

I’VE been going cold turkey since February, and have been doing my best to hide the withdrawal symptoms. I’m David Simister, and I’m an addict. To   Read more ...

Cycling duo take on a 1,000 mile challenge by Tom Martin (July 2020)

TWO mates are cycling the length of the country in the hope of raising £3,000 for charity.Craig Callaghan, 24, and Chris Downing, 60, are taking on   Read more ...

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

This week I’d like to start by drawing your attention to the return of “Rip-off Britain” on BBC1, Monday mornings, just in time for tea-break viewing   Read more ...

Ford is missing out on two tricks this week! by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

FORD is missing a trick this week – in fact, I think it’s missing two.Yesterday – in a build-up leaked all over the internet to excitable motoring   Read more ...

Ford missed out on two different tricks in this week alone! by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

FORD is missing a trick this week – in fact, I think it’s missing two.Yesterday – in a build-up that was leaked all over the internet to excitable   Read more ...

Key workers thank school for opening classrooms to their children by Tom Martin (July 2020)

KEY workers have thanked a Bootle school for keeping their classrooms open during the pandemic for their children.As more pupils are now being   Read more ...

Convicted burglar jailed after stealing £12k of jewellery by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A CONVICTED burglar from Bootle who went on a six week crime spree just weeks after being freed from jail has been put back behind bars.A court heard   Read more ...

Cycling couple get on a tandem for 170 mile challenge around park by Tom Martin (July 2020)

A CYCLING couple completed a 170 mile challenge by looping Sefton Park 68 times on a tandem bike!Rebecca and Chris Hunter wanted to take on the ‘Way   Read more ...

It’s the designers who are stars in this show by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

IT’S a good thing Vauxhall was introduced to electric power before the two-metre rule was brought in. Right now it isn’t so much embracing it as   Read more ...

After lockdown, I promptly re-discovered that all of the UK’s cars are white, black or silver by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

HURRAH! After what feels like an eternity of being stuck at home, I’ve finally been allowed to get behind the wheel for a longer drive – and promptly   Read more ...

‘Green grants’ to brighten town by Tom Martin (June 2020)

BOOTLE residents have longer to apply for the latest batch of ‘green grants’ to fund projects that tackle grotspots and improve the appearance of the   Read more ...

Mum publishes her ‘brutally honest’ book on parenting! by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A NETHERTON mum who was ‘sick of parenting books’ has published her own - which is a brutally honest take on motherhood!Rebecca Oxtoby, 29, penned   Read more ...

Man in critical condition after suffering mysterious head injury by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A MAN is in a critical condition in hospital after he was found collapsed next to a petrol station in Netherton with a mysterious head injury.Police   Read more ...

A little bit of Bellagio coming here? by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

A LITTLE bit of Bellagio could be coming to Birkdale in the not-too-distant future. Maghull might look a teeny bit more like Milan. Trendy young   Read more ...

Project nominated for award by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A MENTAL health project that Linacre Primary pupils in Bootle create portraits of Everton first team players has been shortlisted for a national   Read more ...

4-Series uses hybrid technology to expand the grin on your face! by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

TOP MARKS to BMW this week for tackling the coronavirus outbreak head on – it’s just launched a car that dons a face mask as standard!As a result,   Read more ...

4-Series uses hybrid technology to expand the grin on your face! by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

TOP MARKS to BMW this week for tackling the coronavirus outbreak head on – it’s just launched a car that dons a face mask as standard!As a result,   Read more ...

Man stabbed in the neck during 'brutal attack' by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A MAN needed hospital treatment after a “brutal act of violence” when he was was stabbed in neck on a Bootle street.Police were called to Summers   Read more ...

£33m masterplan to create neighbourhood hub edges closer by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A HUGE £33million 'neighbourhood development’ in Bootle has edged closer after a planning application was submitted to Sefton Council.The Champion   Read more ...

Police hunt canal gangs after two separate assaults by Tom Martin (June 2020)

POLICE want to find a group of young thugs who are hanging around the Leeds and Liverpool canal after two shocking assaults in Bootle and   Read more ...

Sefton’s support for George Floyd protests by Tom Martin (June 2020)

CROSBY Library and Bootle Town Hall were illuminated to show support for peaceful protests following the death of George Floyd in America.Protests   Read more ...

Police appeal to find wanted man by Tom Martin (June 2020)

A MAN with links to Liverpool is wanted by police.Gary Stanley, 31, who is originally from the Walton area, is wanted for breach of supervision   Read more ...

Police try to put the brakes on speeding motorists by Tom Martin (June 2020)

POLICE are trying to put the brakes on speeding motorists following an increase of reports in recent weeks.Figures published on Tuesday, June 2,   Read more ...

Two people arrested after drugs raid by Tom Martin (June 2020)

TWO people were arrested from Netherton after police raided a property and found suspected cocaine, cannabis and around £5,000 in cash.Officers   Read more ...

Appeal after inflatable play equipment is stolen in Bootle by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

AN appeal has been launched after a large quantity of play equipment was stolen from a business in Bootle.Merseyside Police were contacted on   Read more ...

Ward councillors will go door-to-door to discuss shielding by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

SEFTON Council’s Area Coordinators and ward councillors are out knocking on doors across the Borough to identify people who are shielding due to   Read more ...

National Choir of the Royal Air Force Air Cadets perform on Britain’s Got Talent: Unseen by Danielle Thompson (June 2020)

VIEWERS of Britain’s Got Talent: Unseen saw an amazing performance from the National Choir of the Royal Air Force Air Cadets at the weekend of their   Read more ...

A dad who set fire to a storage shed belonging to Nandos after failing to break into it has walked free from court by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

A DAD who set fire to a storage shed belonging to Nandos after failing to break into it has walked free from court.The blaze deliberately started by   Read more ...

Is it time for you to start a love affair with insects? by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

MANY North West residents will be appreciating gardens and parks and the wonderful, colourful wildlife that lives there, for the first time during   Read more ...

Sefton motorists are given 'warning notes' that they must pay for parking - or risk a fine by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

TRAFFIC wardens have been issuing warning notices to motorists across Sefton, reminding them that they must not risk parking in pay and display areas   Read more ...

Mum and son team create Sea of Smiles in a bid to net funds for not one but three local charities by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

A MUM and son team have created a ‘Sea of Smiles’ in a bid to net funds for not one but three local charities.Ann Myers, 48 and her son Tom, 27, who   Read more ...

Bootle and Southport Town Hall were lit up with animations of clapping by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

BOOTLE and Southport Town Hall were lit up with animations of clapping last night during Clap for Carers.The an animation of clapping hands has been   Read more ...

How can you help your loved one with dementia during the lockdown? by Danielle Thompson (May 2020)

HOW can you help someone who is suffering from dementia?The Alzheimer’s Society has sadly announced that Dementia Action Week has been postponed   Read more ...

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