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Love, joy and cohesion at Toxteth’s Granby Four Streets Market

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The Granby Four Streets Market has become an iconic event in the Toxteth community over the years. Beaconsfield Street, Cairns Street, Jermyn Street and Ducie Street connect to make up the area in which the market takes place on the...

NHS service for people experiencing language barriers is branded “inadequate”

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A report has found that local NHS services are poorly serving those who don’t speak English as a first language. The study by Healthwatch Liverpool found: “People who experience language barriers struggle at all points of their healthcare journey. “They find...
Runcorn police station

Cheshire police helpdesks closures ‘would play with lives’, says domestic abuse charity

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Plans to close Cheshire police helpdesks in stations is dangerous for domestic abuse victims, according to a domestic abuse charity. Katie Makin from WHAG, a Cheshire-based domestic abuse charity, thinks victims' opportunities to report will be limited. She said: "If a...
Graffiti on Bold Street

Liverpool’s Bold Street: A foodie haven

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5 of our favourite restaurants on Bold Street Lonely Planet labelled it as one of the best shopping streets in the country, and there are lots of quirky shops and dinky creative outlets, but Bold Street is also known to...
adoption

Adoption in Merseyside (AiM) celebrate their 4th birthday

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Adoption in Merseyside (AiM) celebrated its 4th birthday on Sunday 3rd April. AiM finds families for children in care as well as providing professional support throughout the process and after the adoption takes place. Since four local authorities, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton...

Charity barber’s mission to support Liverpool’s homeless

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"Human touch instantly breaks down barriers, particularly in these disconnected times." These are the words of Stewart Roberts MBE, a man on a mission who's offering his services while also being a friend to the homeless. Haircuts4Homeless was set up by...
croxteth cafe

Mother and daughter find success after job loss launching new café

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A mother and daughter who were both made redundant from their jobs supporting businesses during the pandemic have launched their own new venture. Gemma Quine and her mother, Gillian Quine, both grew up in Croxteth, Liverpool. The pair spent most...
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Liverpool Cathedral marks second anniversary of Covid lockdown

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Liverpool Cathedral marked two years since the first Covid lockdown with a candlelit service. Visitors were encouraged to take a moment yesterday to reflect and remember those who lost their lives during the pandemic. The National Day of Reflection saw the...
Liverpool in Arms at Night

Liverpool in Arms at Night: Meet the team feeding city’s rough sleepers

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Local community angels, Liverpool in Arms at Night, gather twice a week on the streets of Liverpool to offer a listening ear, a hug, a cup of tea and some homemade cakes for people sleeping rough and struggling. Usually armed...
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Praise for Liverpool City Council’s £6 million alleyway repair scheme

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Liverpool City Council is being praised for tackling waste disposal issues in residential alleyways. The 4ft alleyways between homes in residential areas of Merseyside have been an ongoing problem for residents, with several bins in use at any one time...

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