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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Can you give Princess her happy ever after? by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A STAFFIE who was abandoned after nearly passing away during a ‘tragic’ labour looking for a forever loving home after her ‘dreadful ordeal.’The team   Read more ...

Is this a car - or a bad spell? by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

AZNOM PALLADIUM! It sounds like a bad spell that Harry Potter’s dreamt up after a hard all-nighter at Hogwarts, but in fact it’s the least   Read more ...

Is it a car or a bad spell? by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

AZNOM PALLADIUM! It sounds like a bad spell that Harry Potter’s dreamt up after a hard all-nighter at Hogwarts, but in fact it’s the least   Read more ...

Formby beach in UK top 10 list by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

FORMBY beach has been named as one of the most desirable across the UK.New research conducted by holidaycottages.co.uk reveals the most appealing   Read more ...

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

This week I would like to introduce you all to a campaign being run through October in conjunction with Action Fraud. Its called #LoveNotLies, and    Read more ...

Tesla boss Elon Musk isn’t behind cartoonish plot to take over world by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

SEAN Connery needn’t go sneaking around any hollowed-out volcanoes. The boss of Tesla isn’t behind some cartoonish plot to take over the world – but   Read more ...

Sorting things out after screwing them up is the really important bit! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

YOU’RE welcome, if you happen to be the owner of a 1998 Rover 200 to which miraculous things have just happened. You’ve just been given a year’s   Read more ...

Nominations are launched for this year’s Culture and Creativity Awards by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

NOMINATIONS have been launched for this year’s Culture and Creativity Awards – which celebrate activity that has brought people together within their   Read more ...

Emergency services called after pedestrian and BMW are involved in a collision in Formby by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

Emergency services have been called out to Three Tuns Lane in Formby after a collision between a BMW and female pedestrian.Merseyside Police were   Read more ...

Formby school closed due to flooding issues by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

FORMBY High School was closed to around 700 pupils on Thursday, October 8 due to blocked drains in the Freshfield Road area.Sefton Central MP Bill   Read more ...

MP's praise for 'Coastbusters' and Lancashire Wildlife Trust by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

FORMBY MP Bill Esterson has praised the work of the Lancashire Wildlife Trust on a visit to Freshfield Dune Heath Nature Reserve.The Sefton Central   Read more ...

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

A wet and windy week and, as we continue to be locked away, it looks like the scammers will be hoping for a “field day”. At home we have had a number   Read more ...

Boris has got himself a bargain! by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

CONSIDERING that VW has reportedly pumped 60 billion Euros into its new ID range of electric models, Boris has got himself a bit of a bargain this   Read more ...

Boost for two community schemes by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

A TOTAL of £217,530 is set to be spent on two community schemes in Formby by developers David Wilson Homes North West and Barratt Homes   Read more ...

Formby firm set to post record-breaking results for third year running by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

SEFTON-based online bathroom retailer, Victorian Plumbing, has posted record-breaking financial results for the third year running - bucking the   Read more ...

Tesla boss Elon Musk isn’t behind cartoonish plot to take over world by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

SEAN Connery needn’t go sneaking around any hollowed-out volcanoes. The boss of Tesla isn’t behind some cartoonish plot to take over the world – but   Read more ...

Formby Community Football Club hailed as ‘inspirational’ for lockdown acts of kindness by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

MEMBERS of Formby Community Football Club have been praised as ‘inspirational’ after they organised thousands of deliveries of food and medicine,   Read more ...

Formby's Post Office garden is revamped by volunteers by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

THE ‘blitz on Formby grot-spots’ by volunteers has continued with their biggest challenge to date - clearing the Post Office garden.Parish Councillor   Read more ...

Plea to save Formby’s iconic red squirrels from discarded rubbish by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

CHIEFS at the National Trust are urging visitors to help protect endangered red squirrels from a deadly disease by taking their litter home with   Read more ...

New vicar St Luke’s by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

A NEW vicar has been appointed at St Luke’s Church in Formby.Reverend Dr Matt Davis, was inducted in a service conducted by the Bishop of   Read more ...

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

So, now we are into another semi-lockdown situation and daily we look and wonder at what’s next. Of course, this is the ideal situation for all these   Read more ...

The sky's the limit for the RAF Association's latest fundraising appeal! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

THE sky's the limit for the RAF Association's latest fundraising appeal!Members and friends of the Formby Branch of the Royal Air Forces Association   Read more ...

Nobody wondered how Wordsworth kept himself warm after wandering around lonely as a cloud, did they? by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

WILLIAM Wordsworth, were he scrawling socially distanced sonnets in 2020, would almost certainly have wifi and gas central heating wired in at Dove   Read more ...

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

This week, REAL news about the extension of driving licence automatic renewal when licences expire between 1st February and 31st December 2020. The   Read more ...

Formby Manor Care Centre staff and residents boost funds for cancer charity by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

RESIDENTS and staff at Formby Manor Care Centre have raised more than £560 for Liverpool’s Clatterbridge Cancer Charity.Despite lockdown and the   Read more ...

Sorry, Elon - but the most ‘on trend’ motors of the year are not electric! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

SORRY, Elon. The most on-trend motors of the year are both flyweight two-seaters – and neither of them are electric.  Electric car evangelists might   Read more ...

Two men charged with drug supply offences by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

DETECTIVES  have charged two men with drug supply offences after a warrant was carried out on Church Road in Formby.A man was arrested on September   Read more ...

Spyder is the world’s fastest car! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

PORSCHE now makes the fastest car in the world – and all it took was a 16-year-old schoolgirl who likes hanging out with her mates and eating pizzas   Read more ...

'A frames' are delivered to schools and nurseries across Formby as safety initiative latest round of improvements to parking outside schools by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

A DELIVERY of 125 ‘A frames’ have been received by the Formby Schools Road Safety Initiative – as part of their latest round of improvements to   Read more ...

Formby teenager, 16, arrested after six month investigation into online shopping fraud by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

A TEENAGER from Formby has been arrested after a six month investigation into online shopping fraud.In March 2020 a number of victims began reporting   Read more ...

Couple run ‘four marathons’ to raise funds for Rainbow Hub by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

A FORMBY couple have raised more than £1,700 for Rainbow Hub, a charity supporting children and young people with physical and neurological   Read more ...

V70 was the quick police car of my childhood years... by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

ANYONE else remember an era when almost every other police car seemed to be a Volvo V70 in full ‘Battenburg’ livery? Sweden’s go-faster estate –   Read more ...

V70 was the quick police car of my childhood years by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

ANYONE else remember an era when almost every other police car seemed to be a Volvo V70 in full ‘Battenburg’ livery? Sweden’s go-faster estate –   Read more ...

Man who learned how to walk again after near-fatal accidents, raises funds for centre by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

A FORMBY man who had to build his life back up from scratch not once, but twice, after two near-fatal accidents, has raised more than £1,000 for   Read more ...

You wait ages for a new Rolls-Royce – then two of them glide up at once! by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

TYPICAL, M’Lord. You wait ages for a new Rolls-Royce – and then two gracefully glide up at once! At least that’s how I think the landed gentry   Read more ...

You wait ages for a new Rolls-Royce – then two of them glide up at once! by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

TYPICAL, M’Lord. You wait ages for a new Rolls-Royce – and then two gracefully glide up at once! At least that’s how I think the landed gentry   Read more ...

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