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RTC Wagon overturns Seaforth Docks

July 23rd, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

RTC Wagon overturns Seaforth Docks The emergency services were called to the approach road to Seaforth Docks late on Tuesday night after a wagon overturned on to its side. The wagon was on its way to the docks carrying scrap metal. Its cargo shifted on a bend causing the wagon to overturn. Luckily there were… Read more »


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More flexibility for NHS doctors under European Working Time Directive

July 23rd, 2014 in News

More flexibility for NHS doctors under European Working Time Directive The Government’s response to the review of the impact and implementation of the European Working Time Directive on the NHS. Significant changes will be considered so doctors can train and work more flexibly, the Government announced today. These changes will be explored in response to… Read more »


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Study offers insight into genetics of schizophrenia

July 23rd, 2014 in News

Study offers insight into genetics of schizophrenia “More than 100 schizophrenia genes have been pinpointed,” reports the Daily Mail. In one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers have gained further insights into the genetics of the condition, which it is hoped could lead to new treatments. Researchers have identified genetic differences at 108… Read more »


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Rotary Club of Southport links Service Above Self Awards

July 22nd, 2014 in News

Each year, the Rotary Club of Southport Links run the  Service Above Self Awards,  involving the primary schools of Southport. The idea of SAS is to encourage schoolchildren to get involved with extra curricular activities that help people less fortunate, senior citizens and help the environment. Throughout the year the pupils and staff record what… Read more »


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How I Became a Qualified Accountant without University

July 22nd, 2014 in News

How I Became a Qualified Accountant without University Leigh Cocker I joined Champion in November 2007 after leaving Blackpool Sixth Form, where I studied Economics, Business Studies and Maths. Champion had recently acquired local accountants Haworth Moore and were looking for young, enthusiastic employees to help drive the business forward. They offered me the chance… Read more »


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Shelter Charity sees 99% rise in calls taken from people in the NW struggling to pay for their homes

July 22nd, 2014 in News

Housing and homelessness charity Shelter has launched an appeal calling for urgent support of its advice helpline, as the number of calls taken from people struggling to pay for their homes in the North West soars by over 99% in the last two years. Last year the helpline spoke to more than 980 people in… Read more »


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UNISON moves to ballot angry NHS workers over pay

July 22nd, 2014 in News

UNISON moves to ballot angry NHS workers over pay  s decision to deny 60% of NHS staff and 70% of nurses a pay rise for the next two years.   It will begin on 28th August and run until 18 September. The ballot will cover health workers including nurses, therapists, porters, paramedics, medical secretaries, cooks, cleaners… Read more »


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Be Sun Sensible In Southport

July 22nd, 2014 in News, Notices

Sefton Council is asking all residents to be ‘sun sensible’ during the hot weather this summer. With temperatures set to rise in the coming days, ‘look after yourself and others’ is the message from health officials across the borough. Dr Janet Atherton, Sefton Council’s Director of Public Health, said: “Although temperatures are not at heat… Read more »


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LANCASHIRE CONSTABULARY: OUTSTANDING, says HMIC

July 22nd, 2014 in News

LANCASHIRE CONSTABULARY: OUTSTANDING, says HMIC LANCASHIREConstabulary has beenjudged as outstanding by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabularies (HMIC), in a report released today. HMIC Valuing the Police programme assesses how well the Constabulary provides a value for money service to the residents of Lancashire, set against the backdrop of difficult financial challenges due to government cuts… Read more »


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Could kisspeptin stop IVF ovarian hyperstimulation?

July 21st, 2014 in News

Could kisspeptin stop IVF ovarian hyperstimulation? “Dozen babies born using ‘safer’ IVF treatment,” reads headline in The Independent. This headline was based on a new study providing proof of concept that the natural hormone kisspeptin-54 could be used to stimulate egg maturation in women requiring in vitro fertilisation (IVF). The modified IVF treatment on trial,… Read more »


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National demonstration: Stop the Massacre in Gaza – Free Palestine!

July 21st, 2014 in News

National demonstration: Stop the Massacre in Gaza – Free Palestine! As if the people of Gaza have not suffered enough, Israel has escalated its brutal assault on Gaza in the last 24 hours. Last Saturday a fantastic 100,000 marched to the Israeli embassy – this Saturday’s demonstration is even more important. Over the weekend more… Read more »


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Steven Gerrard quits international football

July 21st, 2014 in News, Sports

Steven Gerrard quits international football England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football after winning 114 caps. Gerrard, aged 34, won his first cap in a 2-0 win over Ukraine in 2000 and made his last England appearance in a 0-0 draw with Costa Rica at the 2014 World Cup. The Liverpool… Read more »


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Razors edge barber shop is a new barbers in Ainsdale Southport

July 21st, 2014 in News

Razors edge barber shop is a new barbers in Heathfield Road, Ainsdale, Southport. Run and owned by Steve Wood, Steve has over 17 years experience in the barbering industry having trained and worked  in Southport, Crosby and London. The shop has been open since December 2013 and is slowly gaining valued customers . To all… Read more »


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FLETCHERS SOLICITORS STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH SENIOR APPOINTMENT

July 21st, 2014 in News

FLETCHERS SOLICITORS STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH SENIOR APPOINTMENT ONE of the UK’s leading medical negligence and personal injury firms, Fletchers Solicitors, has bolstered its leadership team and road traffic accident offering with a senior appointment. Mark Parr has been promoted to head of the firm’s Motorcycle Claimant and Defendant departments from his existing position as… Read more »


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Driver calls ‘fire’ on the hard shoulder

July 21st, 2014 in News

Driver calls ‘fire’ on the hard shoulder Wheeler-dealers trading cars, people picking flowers, and a driver who thought the ‘fire’ notification on their dashboard display meant their car was ablaze – instead of the name of the Adele track they were listening to. These are just some of the reasons Highways Agency Traffic Officers were… Read more »


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Southport Access For Everyone forum meeting Monday 28 July 2014 at 7 pm

July 21st, 2014 in News, Whats On

The next meeting of Southport Access For Everyone forum will be held at the Victoria Methodist Church, Sussex Road, Southport PR8 6DG On Monday 28 July 2014 at 7 pm.  This is a free public meeting. The premises are fully accessible for wheelchair users with adequate car parking facilities, and light refreshments will be served before the… Read more »


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