Liverpool City, England Newswire

Liverpool City, England Newswire

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  1. Other parts of UK look to replicate success of Bradford's Dragonboat FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    BRADFORD'S Dragonboat Festival is being used as a benchmark for other towns and cities across the UK to replicate, according to its organisers. The event, held on a 200-metre-long course on the River Aire at Roberts Park, Saltaire , will take place over three days for the first time this year.

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  2. Mothballed football stadiums: The designs that were never built...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | The Daily Record

    As Everton move a step closer to a new stadium we look at some stadium plans that never materialised from waterfront arenas to weird volcanic exteriors Everton have moved a step closer to a new stadium after agreeing a deal to buy the Bramley-Moore Dock site which will house a 300million new ground. With Tottenham set to say goodbye to White Hart Lane at the end of the season, Chelsea pressing on with their new ground and West Ham about to complete their first year in their new digs, it's a boom time for new stadia in the Premier League.

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  3. Theatre Royal manager Chantelle NolanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    A LEADING figure in the town's tourism network says now is the time to shine a light on St Helens attractions after two were nominated for regional prizes. St Helens Theatre Royal is up for the entertainment venue of the year and Darkstar Laser Tag has been shortlisted for the independent tourism business of the year at Liverpool City Region tourism awards.

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  4. Everton secure land for stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Sky Sports

    Everton have taken a significant step towards their goal of building a new stadium on the banks of the River Mersey after securing a deal to acquire land in the city. An agreement has been reached for a site at Bramley Moore Dock, which has long been the preferred option of the club, and will form part of a 5bn Liverpool Waters scheme subject to planning consent.

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  5. Everton move step closer to leaving Goodison ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Daily Mail

    Lads looking good in their lids: The stunning helmet designs that Hamilton and Co will wear as they prepare to do battle in F1 'I suddenly realised I was being ripped off... they decided I was done as a fighter': Khan on family feuds and his missing millions MARTIN SAMUEL: Guardiola must buy well after a bad call on his keeper, it's baffling why Mourinho makes excuses for failure when his job is to remove them, plus England... and a right Charlie The 50 best young players in Europe: Penultimate day of our countdown includes a Celtic star, two Dortmund players and FIVE prospects from the French league A World Cup without Argentina? Messi's men face uphill battle to qualify for next summer's finals as they take on Chile The fans that shame England: Footage shows moment minority taunted German rivals over bombing planes while the home team's national anthem is being played 'He is a player ... (more)

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  6. Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2017 seeks nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Southport Visiter

    Sefton Council's tourism team at the Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards with their People's Choice Award, which they won for organising Southport Air Show Members of the public who have received exceptional service from a local tourism business in the past 12 months are being encouraged to put them forward for a top accolade at this year's Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards. The People's Choice Award, sponsored by British Music Experience, is open to any tourism business in the Liverpool City Region, including areas such as Southport and Formby .

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  7. Wirral youth zone the Hive impresses children's minister Edward TimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Wirral Globe

    Jeff Green , Edward Timpson, Stuart Barnes , Peter Bibby , Tony Caldeira and Bill Holroyd CBE WIRRAL'S state-of-the-art youth zone the Hive was praised during a recent visit by children's minister Edward Timpson. The A 6m purpose-built facility in Exmouth Street, Birkenhead, aims to give young people a chance to learn important life skills as well as being a catalyst for reducing anti-social behaviour.

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  8. What is the Liverpool City Region mayor election - and why should I vote?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Southport Visiter

    This landmark election will have a major impact on everyone who lives in Sefton, as well as the other Merseyside boroughs, with big changes coming in regarding what decisions can be made for the future of the area and of who will be in charge of making them. In 2015, leaders of the city region's six councils - Liverpool, Sefton, Wirral, Knowsley, St Helens and Halton signed a historic devolution deal with the government, which will mean a raft of new powers arriving here from Whitehall.

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  9. UPDATED: Two suspected loan sharks arrested in dawn swoop in RuncornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

    TWO men from Runcorn were arrested in a dawn swoop today on suspicion of illegal money lending and money laundering. The suspected loan sharks, aged 39 and 58, were taken into custody this morning following an operation in Runcorn and Speke.

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  10. Wirral Council to set up as an energy company providing power to heat and light our homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Wirral Globe

    Well, unlikely as it may sound, the local authority is about to set itself up as an energy company to battle "fuel poverty" in the borough. An announcement today from the town hall said the proposed council company will "aim to sell power to residents at a lower cost than other suppliers by passing on savings achieved from operating on a not-for-profit basis and maintaining low overheads."

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  11. Care firms cancel contracts with 95 councils over 'lack of money'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | The First Post

    Care firms have cancelled contracts with as many as 95 councils across the UK and are closing residential care homes due to a "lack of money", a BBC investigation says. Research carried out on behalf of the BBC's Panorama programme, based on responses to a Freedom of Information request from 197 out of 212 councils, found "69 home care companies have closed in the last three months", says the broadcaster.

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  12. Private care contracts for councils 'being cancelled'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | BBC News

    Ninety-five UK councils have had their private care contracts cancelled, as companies say they lack enough funding, a Panorama investigation has found. Research for the programme suggests one in four of the UK's 2,500 home care companies are at risk of insolvency.

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  13. New UK medical transfer provider announced.Read the original story

    Friday Mar 17 | Manxnet Online

    Isle of Man residents travelling to the North West of England for medical appointments can be assured of a "first class service" during their transfer between ports and hospitals, according to the service's new provider, ComCab Liverpool. The taxi operator has been awarded the contract following an open and competitive tendering exercise and will commence service on Monday 27 March 2017.

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  14. Peel unveil plans for Wirral Waters' industrial park and 'university of the sea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Wirral Globe

    THE developers of Wirral Waters' dockside regeneration scheme have unveiled plans for an industrial park as part of the multi-billion pound project. Peel say the marine, energy and automative park would be situated on West Float in Birkenhead, aiming to target major manufacturing and create thousands of jobs.

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  15. Two suspected loan sharks arrested in dawn swoop in RuncornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

    TWO men from Runcorn were arrested in a dawn swoop today on suspicion of illegal money lending and money laundering. The suspected loan sharks, aged 39 and 58, were taken into custody this morning following an operation in Runcorn and Speke.

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  16. Plan for 1billion Birkenhead development plan revealedRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Wirral Globe

    The scheme - initially focussed on Woodside Waterfront, Hamilton Square and Birkenhead town Centre, but also including development in Hoylake, Bromborough and New Brighton - was unveiled by council leader Phil Davies during the MIPIM international property conference MIPIM in Cannes, France. Around A 700,000 worth of the development would be in Birkenhead, with the rest in Hoylake, Bromborough and New Brighton Cllr Davies also announced the creation Wirral Growth Company which, it is hoped, will help deliver the plans.

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  17. Orange leaving no stones unturned in State Championship title hunt | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | Central Western Daily

    HARD YARDS: Rhiannon Dennis puts some defensive pressure on Grace White at a training session earlier this year. Photo: JUDE KEOGH METICULOUS: The Orange girls' under 15s have been training as hard as ever before leading into this year's Samsung State Championship.

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  18. New Liverpool mayoral post must deliver inclusive growth says JRFRead the original story

    Monday Mar 13 | PressReleasePoint

    Driving up employment, wages and skills for people in all six boroughs in the Liverpool City Region must be the number one priority for the new metro mayor elected in May, according to the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation . In its briefing for the candidates standing in May's elections, JRF says the new post gives Liverpool an opportunity to deliver inclusive growth that benefits everyone living in the city region.

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  19. Metro mayor hopeful visits 'pioneering' Parr housing siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    MP Conor McGinn with metro mayor candidate Steve Rotheram, John Healey MP, and site managers at the housing site in Parr Shadow Secretary of State for Housing, John Healey MP and MP for St Helens North Conor McGinn also attended the site visit in Parr earlier this week. The housing scheme is in the early stages of being built and Mr Rotheram is says it is a 'model of community involvement' that he would like to see rolled out across the Liverpool City Region.

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  20. Is this the first film of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Mirror.co.uk

    A Beatles fan and historian believes he's uncovered the very first piece of film showing the future band together. The figures only appear on screen for a couple of seconds in the 1958 video but Peter Hodgson reckons this is the first time Paul McCartney , John Lennon and George Harrison , along with Paul's brother Mike, were ever filmed together.

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