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New health group created in Sefton to help replace CCGs

New health group created in Sefton to help replace CCGs by Tom Martin (July 2022)

MEMBERS of a newly-established health organisation in Sefton say it is the “beginning of a new and exciting chapter for health and care” in the   Read more ...

Hospice to host garden party for first time in two years

Hospice to host garden party for first time in two years by Tom Martin (July 2022)

ST Joseph’s Hospice Summer Garden Party will be back this weekend after two years.It will be a fun day for the whole family and will take place in   Read more ...

COASTAL PATH PLAN REFUSAL BOOSTS BID TO ‘SAVE THE PROM’

COASTAL PATH PLAN REFUSAL BOOSTS BID TO ‘SAVE THE PROM’ by Tom Martin (July 2022)

PLANS by Sefton Council to build a nine-mile path through the heart of Crosby Coastal Park have been rejected by the local authority’s own planning   Read more ...

Youngsters join forces with police officers for baton relay

Youngsters join forces with police officers for baton relay by Tom Martin (July 2022)

POLICE officers and children teamed up to take part in the South Sefton Commonwealth Games Baton Relay.The event is part of the build-up towards the   Read more ...

CCGs are replaced by ‘integrated care system’ in big health shake-up

CCGs are replaced by ‘integrated care system’ in big health shake-up by Tom Martin (July 2022)

TWO health organisations in charge of NHS services in Sefton have been abolished as part of a huge shake-up and replaced by a new ‘integrated care   Read more ...

Volunteers given awards for community efforts

Volunteers given awards for community efforts by Tom Martin (July 2022)

DEDICATED volunteers from across Sefton have been honoured for their outstanding contribution to life in the borough.Representatives of more than 25   Read more ...

Two inspirational women win awards for community efforts

Two inspirational women win awards for community efforts by Tom Martin (July 2022)

TWO inspirational women from south Sefton have been named winners at the 2022 Merseyside Women of the Year awards.Barbara Rouse, better known locally   Read more ...

memory of former classmate

memory of former classmate by Tom Martin (July 2022)

CHILDREN and staff at Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School in Crosby took part in a  sponsored  walk to raise money in memory of a former pupil.The event   Read more ...

Children having tooth extractions in hospital due to lack of dentists

Children having tooth extractions in hospital due to lack of dentists by Tom Martin (June 2022)

MORE than 70 children in Sefton  had to have tooth extractions in hospitals last year, leading to concerns over a lack of available dentists in the   Read more ...

Coastguard looks to recruit volunteers

Coastguard looks to recruit volunteers by Tom Martin (June 2022)

HM Coastguard needs to recruit new volunteers for the Crosby Coastguard Rescue Team.Coastguard Rescue Teams are made up entirely of specially trained   Read more ...

Mum with cancer wants to brain scan campaign to Parliament

Mum with cancer wants to brain scan campaign to Parliament by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A YOUNG mum from Crosby who wants to get brain scans included as part of regular check-ups for cancer patients is hoping to take her campaign to the   Read more ...

Charity celebration for volunteer’s MBE award

Charity celebration for volunteer’s MBE award by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A LONG serving volunteer at a Seaforth-based homeless charity was celebrated at a special event after he was awarded an MBE.Nigel Mellor received the   Read more ...

‘We’re too scared of going into our gardens for fear of being attacked by seagulls!’

‘We’re too scared of going into our gardens for fear of being attacked by seagulls!’ by Tom Martin (June 2022)

RESIDENTS in a street in Crosby say they are scared to go on their back lawns for fear of being attacked by seagulls after a chick settled in one of   Read more ...

Emma’s faith as inspires her music

Emma’s faith as inspires her music by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A SINGER from Netherton has released the first single off her upcoming EP.Emma Grant has released Eyes on Me on all the major music streaming   Read more ...

Double cup joy for footballers!

Double cup joy for footballers! by Tom Martin (June 2022)

THERE were two reasons to celebrate at St Nicholas Primary School in Blundellsands after double footballing success!The girls’ football team won the   Read more ...

Drug dealer caught after joking about his own name on dark web is jailed

Drug dealer caught after joking about his own name on dark web is jailed by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A DRUG dealer from Crosby who was identified after he incriminated himself in messages that he sent on the dark web has been jailed for 25   Read more ...

Tree carvings at play area destroyed by mindless yobs

Tree carvings at play area destroyed by mindless yobs by Tom Martin (June 2022)

VANDALS have destroyed a collection of colourful tree sculptures next to a children’s play area in Waterloo.The artwork was created by a local   Read more ...

Adult Learning Centre reopens after major refurbishment project

Adult Learning Centre reopens after major refurbishment project by Tom Martin (June 2022)

THE Adult Learning Centre in Waterloo has been reopened following ‘substantial renovations.’The facility, on Cambridge Road, offers courses for   Read more ...

YOUNG MUM WITH CANCER LAUNCHES BRAIN SCAN CAMPAIGN

YOUNG MUM WITH CANCER LAUNCHES BRAIN SCAN CAMPAIGN by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A YOUNG mum from Crosby who was diagnosed with incurable cancer has launched a national campaign to get brain scans included as part of regular   Read more ...

Former soap star to take on charity cycle

Former soap star to take on charity cycle by Tom Martin (June 2022)

WATERLOO resident and former Brookside star  Paula Muldoon is inviting people to join her on a fundraising cycle ride to support pioneering research   Read more ...

Man arrested over attack outside pub

Man arrested over attack outside pub by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A MAN from Wigan has been arrested over the incident when a man was slashed across the face outside a pub in Litherland in December last year.The   Read more ...

Orphans in Sierra Leone given coats for ‘heavy’ rainy season

Orphans in Sierra Leone given coats for ‘heavy’ rainy season by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A CHARITY based in Waterloo has sent raincoats over to Sierra Leone so local orphans don’t get soaked when walking to school during the rain   Read more ...

Film on pollution caused by dock expansion

Film on pollution caused by dock expansion by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A FREE film will be shown in Seaforth on the expansion of the docks and how this leads to more pollution in the area.The short documentary called   Read more ...

Council still hopeful of agreeing new lease with horse sanctuary

Council still hopeful of agreeing new lease with horse sanctuary by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A LEASE agreement which would secure the long-term future of an animal charity in Thornton can still be reached, say the council. The Champion   Read more ...

Shop will open despite petition

Shop will open despite petition by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A CONVENIENCE store in Waterloo will be allowed to open after the applicant agreed to reduce the opening hours.The shop, on the corner of St John’s   Read more ...

Medicine management team up for national award

Medicine management team up for national award by Tom Martin (June 2022)

STAFF from the medicines management team at Sefton’s CCG groups have been shortlisted for an award for “outstanding contribution to healthcare.”The   Read more ...

Comedy play provided “another good night” at Royal Court

Comedy play provided “another good night” at Royal Court by Peter Rimmer (June 2022)

Mam! I’m Ere!Royal Court Liverpool.IT’S disco time at the Royal Court with a return of Mam I’m Ere! after its first run in at the Central Hall in   Read more ...

Marine FC football festival hailed a huge success

Marine FC football festival hailed a huge success by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A FESTIVAL of football organised by the Marine FC in the Community charity has been hailed a huge success after 130 girls from 12 teams took   Read more ...

Volunteers needed for abseil to support hospice

Volunteers needed for abseil to support hospice by Tom Martin (June 2022)

ST Joseph’s Hospice is asking for support from anyone who would like to take on an adrenaline-fuelled challenge to raise much-needed money for the   Read more ...

Libraries awarded for work with community

Libraries awarded for work with community by Tom Martin (June 2022)

SEFTON’S libraries have been awarded ‘Library of Sanctuary’ status for going the extra mile to welcome refugees, people seeking asylum, or anyone in   Read more ...

Shotguns hidden at abandoned allotment

Shotguns hidden at abandoned allotment by Tom Martin (June 2022)

TWO shotguns were found hidden at  an abandoned allotment site in Crosby.At around 2.50pm on Monday, June 20, police were told that a shotgun had   Read more ...

Staff awarded for work during pandemic

Staff awarded for work during pandemic by Tom Martin (June 2022)

THE entire workforce at a Crosby care home have been awarded a British Citizen Award Certificate of Recognition for their work during the   Read more ...

Weapons and drugs found in raid

Weapons and drugs found in raid by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A CANNABIS farm, a large amount of cash, a machete, two crossbows and an air weapon have been seized by police after they managed to stop a drugs   Read more ...

Children’s centre marks ‘20 amazing years’

Children’s centre marks ‘20 amazing years’ by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A CHILDREN’S centre in Waterloo has marked its 20th anniversary.JETs Centre, on Oxford Road, provides a place for youngsters to enjoy nursery,   Read more ...

Developer re-submits controversial Park House flats scheme

Developer re-submits controversial Park House flats scheme by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A DEVELOPER has resubmitted plans to demolish the historic Park House in Waterloo and build apartments on the site.Previous plans by developer,   Read more ...

Basic tips on how to stay safe during hot weather

Basic tips on how to stay safe during hot weather by Tom Martin (June 2022)

SEFTON health experts have issued some basic tips so locals can stay safe and “beat the heat” during the hot weather.During the summer months,   Read more ...

‘Monster’ who raped man in ‘horrendous’ beach attack jailed

‘Monster’ who raped man in ‘horrendous’ beach attack jailed by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A MAN has been jailed for 16 years after raping a ‘young man’ on Crosby beach.Stephen Elms, 51, of Sandheys Terrace, Waterloo, was put behind bars   Read more ...

Lakeside Centre pushes the boat out for foster children!

Lakeside Centre pushes the boat out for foster children! by Tom Martin (June 2022)

YOUNGSTERS have been enjoying free sailing fun at Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre.The sailing was organised for Sefton’s foster children and their   Read more ...

Text message system aims to boost safety for women on buses

Text message system aims to boost safety for women on buses by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A TEXT message service enabling women and girls to report sexual violence on the bus network has been launched.The £270,000 campaign, called Safer   Read more ...

£50k available for ‘community-led ideas’

£50k available for ‘community-led ideas’ by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A £50,000 fund has been launched to support community-led ideas in Sefton that will help the borough to become more “vibrant, resilient, and   Read more ...

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