Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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Toxteth community project provides healing through gardening

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  Granby Toxteth Development Trust (GTDT) has worked in collaboration with the Whitechapel Centre to develop a therapy garden for members of the local community to learn gardening skills and grow their own vegetables. The newly renamed New Beginnings Garden of...
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Merseyside blindness charity welcomes Rotheram’s promise to make Mersey Rail accessible

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A Merseyside blindness charity welcomed Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram's pledge to make all Mersey Rail stations and platforms accessible for those with disabilities. However, Margaret Guppy, a volunteer from Bradbury Fields, told Mersey News Live that not enough is being...
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Miss Liverpool to complete charity abseil for cancer

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A woman from Liverpool will abseil down Anfield stadium to raise money for a cancer charity. Charlotte Grant was crowned Miss Liverpool last month, and will compete for the title in the Miss England National final next month, a national...

Liverpool Philharmonic announces new partnership to support young people

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Liverpool Philharmonic has announced a new partnership to support its In Harmony scheme. In Harmony uses orchestral music to provide children from lower economic backgrounds with professional mentoring and music lessons to help them to gain valuable skills and self-confidence. The...

St Helens runner sets European record

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A man from St Helens has become the first European, and only the second person in the world with sight loss, to complete the Major Six Marathons. Mark Rogerson completed the feat last week after he ran the Boston Marathon....

New disability history trail launched at Museum of Liverpool

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A new disability history trail is to be launched at the Museum of Liverpool, exploring the fascinating stories of Liverpool’s history. The trail has been developed in partnership with Curating for Change, a development programme that challenges under-representation of disabled...

Romesh Ranganathan surprises young people on Teenage Cancer Trust unit

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The comedian surprised young people being supported on the Teenage Cancer Trust unit at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital as part of his headline UK comedy tour Hustle. Romesh, who has been a vocal supporter of the Teenage Cancer Trust for...

Money seized from criminals used to treat Garston schoolchildren to activities

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Schoolchildren from Garston were able to enjoy a two week programme of sporting activities, days out and tournaments over the Easter half term thanks to funds seized from criminals under the Proceeds of Crime Act. Everton in the Community (EitC)...

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...
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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...

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