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Sefton Labour councillors quit claiming “I don’t recognise the party I joined”

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The Labour party no longer represents the interest of working people, claims one Sefton councillor following protest resignations from the party.  Cllr Natasha Carlin of Blundellsands and Cllr Sean Halsall of Kew Ward have both left the Labour party expressing...

Dog lovers urged to adopt fun-loving dog who has spent 740 days in Warrington...

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Merseyside dog lovers are being urged to adopt a fun-loving dog called Alvin, who has spent 740 days in a rescue centre in Warrington. Alvin has unfortunately earned the title of longest-staying RSPCA dog in England, and now hopes to...

Guide dog puppy raisers needed in the Liverpool area

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Guidedogs is asking for puppy raiser volunteers in the Liverpool area. Breeding, raising, and training dogs can take up to two years, and the impact of the pandemic is still being felt. The breeding and training had to be suspended for...

Award-winning Toxteth teen unveils new community scheme

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A schoolboy from Toxteth has revealed plans for a new project after winning a national award for his community garden on Mulgrave Street. Khan Odita, 16, ran a campaign to transform a fly-tipping hotspot on the street into a beautiful...
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Northern Leaders vote to Terminate Avanti West Coast rail contract.

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Mayors and council leaders told the manager of the rail operator that they have 'lost confidence' in their services. The decision comes just six months after the Government awarded Avanti a new contract to continue running their services, despite a...
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Quarter of UK adults plan to cut down on alcohol – the Brink is...

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More than one in four people in the UK are planning to reduce the amount of alcohol they drink this year, according to the charity Alcohol Change. The north west has the most alarming figures of alcohol dependency in the...

Chancellor announces massive AstraZeneca investment to South Liverpool site

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Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced in his Budget that AstroZeneca have pledged to invest a massive £450 million at their manufacturing site in Speke for a major expansion. The investment, which has been long speculated, will be used to research, develop...

Slow down for Bobby: Schools remember Knowsley boy on 16th birthday

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Schools and parents are remembering Bobby Colleran on what would have been his 16th birthday. Bobby died in a traffic collision while on his way home from school in Knowsley in 2014 aged six years old. The Bobby Colleran Trust was...
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Mersey funding scheme aims to reduce youth violence

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A funding scheme aimed at young people is working to reduce violence on Merseyside. The Violence Reduction Partnership aims to equip young people with the skills and qualifications that will help them for the future. A team of experts are working...
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Grocery scheme offers lifeline to families facing food scarcity

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Liverpool's Community Grocery is a non-profit organisation which aims to bridge the gap between food banks and supermarkets. It is run by national award-winning charity The Message Trust in partnership with local churches including the Hillsong Church on Merseyside. In recent...

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