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Dial M for Murder is full of ‘twists and turns and is a very entertaining night out’

Dial M for Murder is full of ‘twists and turns and is a very entertaining night out’ by Pete Rimmer (September 2021)

Dial M for MurderReview by Pete RimmerLiverpool PlayhouseIT was good to get back to the Playhouse and see some live theatre again, and a good sized   Read more ...

Council leaders say Universal Credit cut will be 'disaster' for many families

Council leaders say Universal Credit cut will be 'disaster' for many families by Tom Martin (September 2021)

SEFTON Council leaders claim the upcoming cut to Universal Credit will be a “disaster” for many local families.In response to the pandemic, a   Read more ...

Actress plays headteacher in war drama

Actress plays headteacher in war drama by Tom Martin (September 2021)

AN actress from Litherland is preparing for her latest venture in a film set on the Liverpool homefront during the Second World War.Lisa McMahon   Read more ...

School gets funding from Premier League for pitch

School gets funding from Premier League for pitch by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A SCHOOL in Crosby has been awarded funding to build a new 3G football pitch on its playing field.Chesterfield High School has been successful in   Read more ...

Gangs of youths terrorising residents and shop workers

Gangs of youths terrorising residents and shop workers by Tom Martin (September 2021)

GANGS of youths have been intimidating residents, verbally abusing shop workers and drinking in the streets in Crosby.Merseyside Police say they have   Read more ...

Family of murdered man to take on London Marathon in his memory

Family of murdered man to take on London Marathon in his memory by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

THE family of a Crosby man murdered in a knife attack will run the Virgin London Marathon to raise funds for emergency packs in youth footfall areas   Read more ...

Charity animation shares hope on World Suicide Day

Charity animation shares hope on World Suicide Day by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

A SUICIDE prevention charity has released a short animation about a young person’s desperate struggle with life to help spread a powerful message of   Read more ...

Young singers impress opera soprano

Young singers impress opera soprano by Tom Martin (September 2021)

TALENTED teenagers were given a chance to sing in front of international opera soprano star Amanda Roocroft at a special event at St Mary’s College   Read more ...

Plaza to host charity launch event

Plaza to host charity launch event by Tom Martin (September 2021)

THE team at the Plaza Cinema will hold a charity launch  event - which will feature a film screening and Q&A with its producer.The Waterloo venue   Read more ...

Life Rooms service to reopen next month

Life Rooms service to reopen next month by Tom Martin (September 2021)

THE Life Rooms is reopening its Sefton branches from next month following 12 months of online sessions throughout the pandemic.There are Life Rooms    Read more ...

Hugh Baird once again named ‘Showcase College’ by Microsoft

Hugh Baird once again named ‘Showcase College’ by Microsoft by Tom Martin (September 2021)

HUGH Baird College has once again been chosen by technology titan Microsoft as the only college in Merseyside, and one of only 17 colleges in the UK,   Read more ...

Beach walk raises £8k for people with Parkinson’s disease

Beach walk raises £8k for people with Parkinson’s disease by Tom Martin (September 2021)

MORE than 90 people walked along the promenade at Crosby beach to help raise £8,000 for people affected by Parkinson’s disease.People had the choice   Read more ...

Two Sefton men held after ‘colossal drugs find’ in city

Two Sefton men held after ‘colossal drugs find’ in city by Tom Martin (September 2021)

TWO men from Sefton  have  been arrested after police made a “colossal drugs find” in north Liverpool.At around 4pm on Tuesday, September 7, officers   Read more ...

Nurses stage silent protest on beach against ‘pay cut’

Nurses stage silent protest on beach against ‘pay cut’ by Tom Martin (September 2021)

NURSES held a silent protest on Crosby beach last week against the government’s recent decision to give them a 3% pay rise, which they say is   Read more ...

Litter-pick hailed a fantastic success!

Litter-pick hailed a fantastic success! by Tom Martin (September 2021)

STREETS in Thornton are looking a lot cleaner after the “fantastic success” of the inaugural monthly community litter-pick.Residents joined   Read more ...

Appeal over train assault

Appeal over train assault by Tom Martin (September 2021)

CCTV images have been released of a woman who police believe could have information about an assault on a train in Waterloo.The incident took place   Read more ...

Young boxers represent Waterloo ABC at two events

Young boxers represent Waterloo ABC at two events by Ollie Cowan (September 2021)

A sefton boxing gym has produced its first fighters in 26 years after four teenagers represented their club at two recent events.Waterloo ABC was   Read more ...

Petition launched against proposal to erect 5G mast

Petition launched against proposal to erect 5G mast by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A PETITION has been launched against plans to place a 20metre high 5G mast in Litherland.So far, more than 200 residents have backed the online   Read more ...

Beach hero wants to buy defibs to avoid tragedies in future

Beach hero wants to buy defibs to avoid tragedies in future by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A MAN who tried to save the life of a man on Crosby beach in July wants to get defibrillators installed along the coastal front.Steven Calder, 37,   Read more ...

Man admits causing death of mum-of-two by careless driving

Man admits causing death of mum-of-two by careless driving by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A MOTORIST  has  admitted causing the death of a mum-of-two in Thornton by careless driving in a collision in 2019.Margaret Thornton, 50, was   Read more ...

Special service held to induct new moderator

Special service held to induct new moderator by Tom Martin (September 2021)

MORE than 150 people were in attendance to see the induction of the Reverend Geoff Felton as Moderator of the United Reformed Church Mersey Synod in   Read more ...

Man spat at woman at station then threw rock at another passenger

Man spat at woman at station then threw rock at another passenger by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A MAN spat at a woman at Seaforth and Litherland railway station before walking onto the tracks to grab a rock to attack another passenger.Officers   Read more ...

Camera club to resume in-person meetings

Camera club to resume in-person meetings by Tom Martin (September 2021)

CROSBY Camera Club will begin to hold in-person meetings once again as its new season gets underway.During the past year, the group has been meeting   Read more ...

Family’s plea over speeding drivers after pet dog killed

Family’s plea over speeding drivers after pet dog killed by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A FAMILY in Crosby have been left devastated after a ‘speeding’ motorist hit and killed their dog before driving off without stopping.Coco, a   Read more ...

Man wanted by police in connection to 'EncroChat'

Man wanted by police in connection to 'EncroChat' by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A WATERLOO man is wanted by police in connection to the messaging platform ‘EncroChat’.The secretive network was hacked in an international operation   Read more ...

Parents assured of Covid measures as children return to school

Parents assured of Covid measures as children return to school by Tom Martin (September 2021)

PARENTS from Sefton have been assured by the council about Covid-19 measures in schools after their children returned to the classrooms.Margaret   Read more ...

Appeal launched to help Afghan refugees settle in the borough

Appeal launched to help Afghan refugees settle in the borough by Tom Martin (September 2021)

AN  appeal has been launched across Sefton to help families from Afghanistan who may find themselves resettling in the borough in the coming weeks   Read more ...

Dancers prepare for hospice Strictly St Joseph's event

Dancers prepare for hospice Strictly St Joseph's event by Tom Martin (September 2021)

EIGHT supporters of St Joseph’s Hospice in Thornton have spent the summer learning their steps and perfecting their performances ready to perform   Read more ...

Boxing club produces first fighters in 26 years

Boxing club produces first fighters in 26 years by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A LOCAL boxing gym has produced its first fighters in 26 years after four teenagers represented their club at two recent events.Waterloo ABC was   Read more ...

TV presenter joins locals in marathon walk

TV presenter joins locals in marathon walk by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A GROUP of walkers set off on a marathon walk and visited Marine FC, Aintree Racecourse as well as Goodison Park, Anfield and Tranmere Rovers’   Read more ...

Council's customer service team take 251,000 calls since start of pandemic

Council's customer service team take 251,000 calls since start of pandemic by Tom Martin (September 2021)

SEFTON Council has revealed that since setting up a ‘virtual contact centre’ during the pandemic, staff have received more than 251,000 calls and   Read more ...

£2m fund approved for children's social care in Sefton

£2m fund approved for children's social care in Sefton by Tom Martin (September 2021)

MORE than £2million has been approved by Sefton Council to fund new roles in its Children’s Social Care department.Plans were given a green light at   Read more ...

Hairspray is a fast-moving musical which leaves you entertained

Hairspray is a fast-moving musical which leaves you entertained by Henry James (August 2021)

FROM the moment the Broadway musical, Hairspray, starts the action is fast-moving, and the sets and costumes are bright.The musical features Tracy   Read more ...

Liverpool City Region receives first of its 53 new trains

Liverpool City Region receives first of its 53 new trains by Henry James (August 2021)

THE first of the 53 new Merseyrail trains from manufacturer Stadler has been handed over to the Liverpool City Region.This landmark achievement means   Read more ...

Hit musical Hairspray coming to Empire

Hit musical Hairspray coming to Empire by Henry James (August 2021)

THE musical Hairspray comes to the Liverpool Empire Theatre from August 30 – September 4.Musical theatre star and television presenter Brenda Edwards   Read more ...

Fostering team set sail to Albert Dock to promote scheme

Fostering team set sail to Albert Dock to promote scheme by Tom Martin (August 2021)

IT  was  “ship ahoy!”  for  Sefton’s  Fostering Team and foster carers  as they  took a  voyage  of discovery for people  thinking abou t taking up    Read more ...

Choir is delighted with return to indoor rehearsals

Choir is delighted with return to indoor rehearsals by Tom Martin (August 2021)

A WATERLOO choir who were forced to hold rehearsals in a local park are now able to return indoors!Singers from Major Tonic were left speechless in   Read more ...

Seafarers charity wants to boost income through a tariff on ships entering Liverpool port

Seafarers charity wants to boost income through a tariff on ships entering Liverpool port by Tom Martin (August 2021)

CHARITY bosses at Liverpool Seafarers Centre, based in Crosby, want to boost their income by introducing a tariff on vessels entering Liverpool's   Read more ...

Dog who had just had puppies left abandoned at layby

Dog who had just had puppies left abandoned at layby by Tom Martin (August 2021)

A DOG who had recently had puppies, was left abandoned at a layby in Netherton. A passerby alerted the RSPCA after seeing a Transit van pull into a   Read more ...

Church members want to create new community garden

Church members want to create new community garden by Tom Martin (August 2021)

MEMBERS of Moor Lane Methodist Church in Crosby want to create a new community garden within their grounds – but they need help!The group is   Read more ...

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