Crosby & Litherland Latest News

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Paramedics ask residents to make sure their house numbers are visible by Tom Martin (October 2020)

NOW that the darker nights are here, North West Ambulance Service have asked residents in Sefton to make sure their house numbers are visible to save   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 ...

Fundraising campaign to help local businesses forced to close in Tier 3 by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A FUNDRAISER has been launched to support independent businesses in Crosby which have been forced to close under Tier 3 restrictions.The campaign   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 ...

'Clinically vulnerable' Sefton residents are offered advice after borough enters Tier 3 restrictions by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

SEFTON Council chiefs are contacting ‘clinically vulnerable’ residents to remind them where they can find advice after the borough entered Tier 3   Read more ...

Historic church to receive £55k for vital work by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A WATERLOO church will receive £55,200 for vital repair work from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund.Old Christ Church, on Waterloo Road, no   Read more ...

Gunman threatens terrified staff at Subway by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A MAN armed with a gun threatened staff at a Subway branch in Litherland and stole cash from a till.The man, holding what appeared to be a firearm,   Read more ...

Hospice launches annual Light up a Life campaign by Tom Martin (October 2020)

ST Joseph’s Hospice has launched its annual Light up a Life appeal, which will conclude in December with an online Christmas service and light   Read more ...

National cup success for youngsters from school football team by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A CROSBY school which has never seen one of its football teams reach the final of a national tournament had  two this year!Both the under 12 and   Read more ...

Remembrance Day services to be held online in pandemic by Tom Martin (October 2020)

REMEMBRANCE Day services will still take place in Sefton next month, but in a different format with locals invited to pay their tributes online.While   Read more ...

New walk-through testing sites set up across the area by Tom Martin (October 2020)

FOUR new walk-through coronavirus testing sites have  been set-up across the area in Crosby, Walton, Netherton and Anfield in an effort to improve   Read more ...

Campaign to shed light on gangs which exploit vulnerable people by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A NEW campaign has been launched to shed light on how drug gangs are exploiting vulnerable people in south Sefton and how local residents can help   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 ...

Former Army captain jailed for sex assault on 14 year old girl by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A former army captain has been jailed for sexually assaulting a sleeping 14 year old girl on a train, following a British Transport Police   Read more ...

Kitten has to have its leg amputated after being shot with an air rifle by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A KITTEN had to have its leg amputated after it was shot by yobs with an air rifle in Litherland.The family pet, called Gaston, was injured on   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 ...

Popular Beatles mural is repainted by local artist by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A POPULAR  Beatles mural  in Litherland has been repainted by a local artist.The street art had to be given a fresh lick of paint after it was   Read more ...

Thief who pretended to be police officer to steal from 92-year-old pensioner is jailed by Tom Martin (October 2020)

A CALLOUS thief who pretended to be an under-cover police officer to trick his way into the home of trusting 92-year-old Crosby woman to stole her   Read more ...

Remembrance garden opens in memory of music teacher by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A REMEMBRANCE garden has opened in honour of a former music teacher from Crosby.The garden, in memory of Isabel Morison, has opened at Sacred Heart   Read more ...

Police chiefs recruit domestic abuse ‘Champions’ after joining PCC scheme by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

Merseyside Police have established a team of volunteer ‘Champions’ to support colleagues who may be experiencing domestic abuse, after the force   Read more ...

Housing development aims to bring investment into area by Henry James (October 2020)

A PLANNING application from Barratt Homes aims to deliver much-needed homes in Thornton, alongside “significant investment” into the area.The new   Read more ...

Family pay tribute to their daughter who had 'bright career path in NHS' who was killed while on her bike by Henry James (October 2020)

THE family of a 31-year-old woman who was killed after being knocked off her bike have paid tribute to their daughter who had a “bright career path   Read more ...

Veterans urge residents to back Poppy Appeal by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

VETERANS are appealing for members of the public to support the Poppy Appeal – despite the pandemic.Former councillor, veteran and Legion committee   Read more ...

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