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Artist’s love of dogs helped her illustrate a children’s book

Artist’s love of dogs helped her illustrate a children’s book by Tom Martin (August 2022)

AN artist from Waterloo has put her love of dogs to good use after she was asked to draw them in a new children’s book!Mandy Lalley, who is a   Read more ...

Mini version of historic church unveiled by artist

Mini version of historic church unveiled by artist by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A MINIATURE version of a Waterloo landmark has been unveiled by a local artist.Mal Jenkin, 75, has created a model of Old Christ Church and fittingly   Read more ...

Frank Cottrell-Boyce to speak at Marine FC fundraising night

Frank Cottrell-Boyce to speak at Marine FC fundraising night by Tom Martin (August 2022)

AUTHOR and screenwriter Frank Cottrell-Boyce will be the main guest at a Marine FC fundraising night.The Blundellsands writer will appear at the   Read more ...

Mental health charity gets cash donation from house building firm

Mental health charity gets cash donation from house building firm by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A MEN’S mental health charity in south Sefton has been given a cash boost to help its services.Sean’s Place, in Bootle, received a donation of £300   Read more ...

New Nicky Alt show is a ‘Merseyside show for Merseyside people’

New Nicky Alt show is a ‘Merseyside show for Merseyside people’ by Peter Rimmer (August 2022)

YNWA - Let’s Talk About Six ...BabyRoyal Court LiverpoolReview by Peter Rimmer THERE is another play about Merseyside life being presented at the   Read more ...

Man punched unconscious at train station

Man punched unconscious at train station by Tom Martin (August 2022)

AN argument over a bike led to a man being punched unconscious at Waterloo train station.At 6pm on Saturday, August 6, an altercation broke out when   Read more ...

Youth group praised for helping refugees from war in Ukraine

Youth group praised for helping refugees from war in Ukraine by Tom Martin (August 2022)

YOUNGSTERS from a local youth project have been praised for their efforts raising  funds for Ukrainian refugees.The National Citizenship Service   Read more ...

Hop aboard the bus for health check!

Hop aboard the bus for health check! by Tom Martin (August 2022)

SEFTON residents will be able to get their first, second or initial booster Covid-19 vaccine and a free holistic health check as the ‘Living Well’   Read more ...

...while campaign group will head to National Highways’ HQ

...while campaign group will head to National Highways’ HQ by Tom Martin (August 2022)

CAMPAIGNERS from Save Rimrose Valley are hitting the road to hold a demonstration outside the National Highways regional headquarters in Manchester.A   Read more ...

Council warns against using loan sharks during cost of living crisis

Council warns against using loan sharks during cost of living crisis by Tom Martin (August 2022)

WITH people facing higher bills for household fuel, food, petrol and more during the cost of living crisis, Sefton Council is urging people to resist   Read more ...

Musical society on lookout for new members

Musical society on lookout for new members by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A MUSICAL group in Crosby is on the lookout for new members.Crosby Gilbert & Sullivan Society has welcomed their new musical director Robin Stopford   Read more ...

Plans for 18m high monopole outside school sparks anger

Plans for 18m high monopole outside school sparks anger by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A PETITION against plans to erect an 18 metre high monopole outside a primary school has been set up by a group of concerned Crosby residents. A   Read more ...

Slavery sculpture damaged by vandals

Slavery sculpture damaged by vandals by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A GLOBE sculpture installed in Waterloo to educate people about the history of slavery has been removed after it was damaged by vandals just two   Read more ...

Historic find at building site in Crosby Village!

Historic find at building site in Crosby Village! by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A MEDIEVAL well and 17th century pottery has been uncovered at a building site in Crosby Village.Plus Dane Housing are in the middle of a development   Read more ...

Year long traffic monitoring ahead of Rimrose plans

Year long traffic monitoring ahead of Rimrose plans by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A 12-month traffic monitoring exercise will be carried out by National Highways ahead of its plans to build a new road through Rimrose Valley Country   Read more ...

Photography group to hold exhibition

Photography group to hold exhibition by Tom Martin (August 2022)

AN exhibition of photography from Crosby Camera Club will open to the public at Mencap Cottage House on Mariners Road, Crosby at the end of this   Read more ...

Wait is nearly over for new restaurant and events venue to open at Lakeside Centre

Wait is nearly over for new restaurant and events venue to open at Lakeside Centre by Tom Martin (August 2022)

AFTER years of delays, a new multi-million-pound restaurant and events venue is finally set to open at Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre.The Champion   Read more ...

Backlog of longest-wait patients slashed

Backlog of longest-wait patients slashed by Tom Martin (August 2022)

HOSPITAL waiting lists have begun to ease in the North West following delays caused by the pandemic.Across the country, the number of people waiting   Read more ...

£15m handed out across Sefton in energy rebate payments

£15m handed out across Sefton in energy rebate payments by Tom Martin (August 2022)

ALMOST £15million has been paid out since April to Sefton households through the £150 energy rebate scheme.The government measure, which is aimed at   Read more ...

Shop burglars jailed for stealing £38k during break-ins

Shop burglars jailed for stealing £38k during break-ins by Tom Martin (August 2022)

THREE brazen thieves who carried out a spate of burglaries at convenience stores and stole £38,487 have been jailed.Anthony Hollywood, Anthony   Read more ...

Parents heartbreak over their baby’s rare skin condition

Parents heartbreak over their baby’s rare skin condition by Tom Martin (August 2022)

PARENTS want to raise awareness of their baby’s “brutal, chronic condition” after doctors said she was the youngest patient they had ever seen with   Read more ...

Stolen defib is replaced following public concern

Stolen defib is replaced following public concern by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A STOLEN defibrillator that was taken from its location in Thornton has been replaced with a new one.The life-saving device was installed in an old   Read more ...

£1.2m football hub scrapped after backlash from residents

£1.2m football hub scrapped after backlash from residents by Tom Martin (August 2022)

CAMPAIGNERS are celebrating after controversial plans to build a £1.2million football hub in Orrell Mount Park were scrapped by Sefton Council.The   Read more ...

Businesses are urged to apply for Covid relief fund

Businesses are urged to apply for Covid relief fund by Tom Martin (August 2022)

SEFTON businesses have been urged by the Council to apply to the latest round of the Covid-19 Additional Relief Fund by the end of this month.To   Read more ...

DERELICT CHURCH TO BE TURNED INTO FLATS

DERELICT CHURCH TO BE TURNED INTO FLATS by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A DERELICT former church in Waterloo, which has been blighted by vandals and fly-tipping since it closed 15 years ago, could be turned into   Read more ...

Show garden lands top prize

Show garden lands top prize by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A SHOW garden created by a group of green-fingered residents from Bootle, landed a top prize at RHS Tatton.Judges awarded the ‘Could Car Less’ show   Read more ...

Beatles tribute act become youngest band to get a residency at the Cavern

Beatles tribute act become youngest band to get a residency at the Cavern by Tom Martin (August 2022)

 A YOUNG Beatles tribute act with two members from Crosby are making waves in the music scene and are already performing regularly at the famous   Read more ...

Water firm slammed by wife of disabled man for lack of help over ‘dry weekend’

Water firm slammed by wife of disabled man for lack of help over ‘dry weekend’ by Tom Martin (August 2022)

HOUSEHOLDS who recently went a weekend without running water have received compensation from United Utilities - but the company has come under   Read more ...

Woman, 35, arrested for ‘outraging public decency’

Woman, 35, arrested for ‘outraging public decency’ by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A BOOTLE woman was charged with outraging public decency. after several videos were  widely shared on social media showing two people having sex   Read more ...

Para-athlete dreams of Commonwealth Games

Para-athlete dreams of Commonwealth Games by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A YOUNG para-athlete has been inspired by the Commonwealth Games and said that “one day I want to be in their shoes.”Amy Thompson, 15, (shown, right)   Read more ...

Maps installed to show ‘dog friendly walking routes’ at Crosby Coastal Park

Maps installed to show ‘dog friendly walking routes’ at Crosby Coastal Park by Tom Martin (August 2022)

NEW maps showing ‘dog-friendly walking routes’ have been installed at Crosby Coastal Park.The signs also show the locations of poo bins, which is   Read more ...

Play area opens as part of park revamp

Play area opens as part of park revamp by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A NEGLECTED park in Thornton has been transformed with the arrival of a new children’s play area, as well as new bins, paths, benches and trees.The   Read more ...

‘Planet Protectors’ clean up the streets!

‘Planet Protectors’ clean up the streets! by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A TEAM of dedicated ‘Planet Protectors’ have begun the first stage of a huge clean up operation in the Church Ward area of Seaforth.The clean up   Read more ...

Man jailed for two knife-point robberies at shop

Man jailed for two knife-point robberies at shop by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A MAN has been jailed for two terrifying knife-point robberies which he carried out at the same shop in Bootle earlier this year.Peter Bennett, aged   Read more ...

‘Respect our beaches’ plea as more visitors flock to coast

‘Respect our beaches’ plea as more visitors flock to coast by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A NUMBER of organisations have joined forced to spread the word on the dos and dont’s of visiting Sefton’s beaches.The joint action by Sefton Coast   Read more ...

£75 fines brought in to tackle ASB across Sefton

£75 fines brought in to tackle ASB across Sefton by Tom Martin (August 2022)

TOUGHER rules are now in place across the borough’s coastlines and town centres, meaning people can now receive £75 on-the-spot fines for anti-social   Read more ...

In the pink! Did a pair of lucky trousers win the Euros for England?

In the pink! Did a pair of lucky trousers win the Euros for England? by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A FASHION designer from Waterloo could have played a small part in helping England win Euro 2022!Amy Hewitt, who runs Design Studio94 on St John’s   Read more ...

Arriva bus strike set to continue into third week

Arriva bus strike set to continue into third week by Tom Martin (August 2022)

THE Arriva bus strike shows no sign of ending as it enters its third  week across Merseyside.In an update provided by Arriva North West on Monday,   Read more ...

CBE for professor who helped global response to pandemic

CBE for professor who helped global response to pandemic by Tom Martin (August 2022)

PROFESSOR Tom Solomon from Crosby has received his CBE from Princess Anne at a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace.The University of Liverpool   Read more ...

Euro winning Lioness Alex ‘an inspiration to all youngsters’

Euro winning Lioness Alex ‘an inspiration to all youngsters’ by Mike Dawber (August 2022)

SEFTON-born Lioness Alex  Greenwood  has been hailed an “inspiration” to young girls after she helped England win the Women's Euro 2022.Greenwood,   Read more ...

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