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School to represent Merseyside Police at Crimebeat awards PUPILS from a Walton school will represent Merseyside Police in a national award ceremony aimed at celebrating the most innovative and successful crime prevention projects created by young people. A project by children at Alsop High School has been selected by Merseyside Police to represent them at the National Crimebeat Awards, held in London next

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month. Community Engagement lead, Inspector John Sacker said: “Every year we have a strong field of nominations on Merseyside. This is reflective of the creativity, commitment and compassion of our young people. We are always proud to support them and it’s quite right that they have been recognised. Continued inside

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Road safety event by council aims to help senior drivers A ROAD safety event for motorists over the age of 60 will be held in Crosby. Sefton Council’s Highway Safety team will hold the event at St Helen’s Church, Alexandra Road, on Tuesday, March 27 at 10am. Cllr John Fairclough, Sefton Council’s cabinet member for locality services, said: “Over the last few years there have been an increasing number of casualties involving the over

60s age group in collisions across Merseyside. “That’s why our Highway Safety team at Sefton Council want to use these types of events to proactively promote safer use of the roads for both pedestrians and motorists. “The aim is to highlight road safety issues that may affect road users over the age of 60 such as diminishing eyesight, medications and how their driving is affected.”

Guest speakers at the event will include representatives from Merseyside Police, Mersey Fire & Rescue Service, Specsavers and local health clinicians. Lunch, as well as refreshments, will be provided free of charge for those attending, however places are limited and booking is essential. To book your place contact the Highway Safety Team on 0151 934 4259.

Residents in Sefton helped to uncover £37m copycat website scam Report by Tom Martin

SEFTON residents who were victims of one of the UK's largest ever online crime cases have helped jail six people for more than 35 years. On Tuesday, March 6, six people from the Hampshire, Surrey and Wrexham areas were put behind bars after being convicted of defrauding UK consumers out of more than £37million in a copycat website scam. Sefton residents played a part in uncovering the nationwide scandal, with Sefton Council's Trading Standards team documenting a number of complaints about suspicious websites offering to sell driving licences and visas. The council is now encouraging residents to be “web wise” to avoid falling victim to scams. The criminal gang operated a number of fake web pages, impersonating official government

The fake websites offered to sell driving licences and visas.

services in order to sell passports, driving licences and other key documents for vastly inflated prices. Cllr Paulette Lappin, Sefton Council's cabinet member for regulation said: “Online fraud can happen to anybody, especially if you're not 'web wise' and our Trading Standards often receive complaints about bogus websites. “Genuine websites that ask for personal information show an image of a padlock, usually in the address bar alongside the website address at the top of the page. “However, some fake websites display a padlock on the webpage itself to try and convince the user that it is a secure site. “If you're not sure whether a site is genuine, click on the padlock and check the security certificate, which tells you if the site is authentic. “Only valid certificates issued by approved authorities are trustworthy. If you see or find anything suspicious, please report any concerns using the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline on 03454 04 05 06.”

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Health hub for Anfield gets the go-ahead From page 1 It is part of a £30million plan to open three of the facilities across the city, with the two others being in Speke and the third location is yet to be announced. They will be flexible step-up, step-down facilities, meaning they can be used to support people with “lower level needs” who would otherwise end up in hospital, as well as providing intermediate care to help get people out of hospital quicker. They will have en-suite bedrooms, areas for therapy and socialising, dining facilities and gardens. The investment in the hubs is part of a commitment by the council to meet the rising demand for dementia care services, as well as increased need for quality respite facilities for carers by 2020. The council is borrowing the money to build the centres with the repayments covered by income from the leases on each site. Cabinet member for adult social care and health, Cllr Paul Brant, said: “We have invested heavily in creating new social care hubs across the city in recent years, but more people are living longer and we need to make sure we have sufficient capacity in the social care system to meet the needs of people with dementia and other long-

term care needs. This is against a backdrop of rising demand, massive cuts to our budget from central government – £444 million between 2010 and 2020 – and increasing pressure on the NHS. “The facilities we are creating will help ease pressure on other, areas of the NHS which are under constant strain such as hospitals where beds are far more costly. Importantly, they will save the public purse money by ensuring that people aren’t tying up more expensive hospital beds. “We have been careful to make sure that they are flexible facilities that can meet surges in demand and help to avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and delays in ward discharges.” Commitment Shaw healthcare was selected as the preferred provider for the dementia hubs project last year following a competitive tender process that also involved the employee-owned company signing up to the Liverpool Social Value Charter. Over the duration of the contract, Shaw healthcare will develop skills and training programmes in conjunction with local colleges, work with Job Centre Plus to offer local employment opportunities,

Health condition fails to stop Walton girl from following her dreams Report by Tom Martin

Siobhan and dance teacher Rebecca Loughran

Alsop High pupils head to National Crimebeat Awards From page 1 “This award ceremony is particularly significant as one of our very own projects has made it to the final stages of the competition and will eagerly be attending the ceremony in April. “This year we received 11 nominations and following a judging panel in December 2017, four projects were selected and sent to National Crimebeat in London for recognition. “Following careful deliberation, 'FAITH 2017' by Alsop High School, was shortlisted to attend the finals which will be a prestigious event attended by HRH The Duchess of Gloucester GCVO. “I’m proud of all those that put themselves forward for this

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Purple flag award for city LIVERPOOL’S night-time economy has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag status once again – for an eighth successive year. Purple Flag is a town and city centre award, similar to the Blue Flag for beaches, which aims to raise the standard and broaden the appeal of a night out. Places awarded the status are recognised for providing a vibrant mix of entertainment while promoting the safety and wellbeing of visitors and local residents. City Council officials say Liverpool, which first gained the Purple Flag in 2010, demonstrated again that it has a safe and well-managed nighttime economy. A team of assessors spent a night in the city centre in December checking out aspects of the city ’s night time offer including bars, restaurants, shops, car parks, theatres, signage and public transport. Councillor Liz Parsons, Mayoral Lead for Community Safety, said: “This is great news and sends out a strong message that we have a safe and vibrant city centre, catering for hundreds of thousands of people every week. “There is a huge amount of hard work going in every single day from public agencies and private businesses to make sure people who choose to spend their hard earned money coming to Liverpool have the best possible time while they are here. “The transformation of the city centre over the last few years is absolutely stunning - lots of organisations as well as businesses are working together to achieve this and our night-time economy is going from strength to strength.”

create work placements and apprenticeships across all facilities and deliver on a commitment to the procurement of goods and services through local companies. Suzanne Hughes, deputy CEO of Shaw healthcare, said: “The visualisations are fantastic and really bring the project to life. The ergonomic considerations factored into the architecture means that those who use the service are in the ideal environment to receive the best person-centred care possible. “We are looking forward to delivering high quality care to the people of Liverpool that supports our values of wellness, happiness and kindness.” Planning consent is being secured for the three facilities, each designed by Kier Architects to a future-proofed, dementia-friendly specification. Construction will be undertaken by Willmott Dixon Construction as part of the Scape National Framework. Post construction, the council will enter into a 25-year lease agreement with Shaw healthcare to manage the care services provided at each location.

‘We’re delighted to be recognised for our contribution to the life of the community ’ award and I hope the young people that have been shortlisted recognise their achievements and I wish them all the best at the finals in April.” Joe Mangan, headteacher of Alsop High School, also said: “We’re delighted to be recognised for our contribution to the life of the community. “Alsop has worked hard to

build stronger links with parents and residents in both the immediate and wider North Liverpool community. “As the school approaches it’s centenary in 2019, our core aim is to impact upon the wider community and contribute to the regeneration of North Liverpool.” High Sherriff Stephen Burrows, added: “It was a great event that recognised all those that had put forward their ideas. “I’m pleased that Alsop have been selected as finalists. They represent so many young people contributing positively to their communities and thoroughly deserve to be shortlisted for the Crimebeat Award 2018.”

A YOUNG Irish dancer from Walton is hoping to put recent health scares behind her as she competes in an international competition. Siobhan Doolin, 18, will travel to Glasgow at the end of this month to take part in the World Irish Dancing Championships 2018. More than 14,500 dancers and supporters are expected to travel to the Scottish city for the championships, which has been held annually for the last 40 years. But Siobhan, who is a member of Loughran School of Irish Dance, is lucky to be taking part, after she was diagnosed with a heart condition

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which means taking part in physical activity can be difficult. However, she is fighting fit and is one of only seven Irish dancers from the North West who will take on others from around the world. Her proud mum, Leeann, said: “Siobhan has been in and out of hospital fighting an infection which uncovered a problem with her heart. She was recently diagnosed with a heart condition in which she has been fitted with a pacemaker device to explore why she has a dilated right ventricle and enlarged heart. “She experiences chest pain becomes pale and experiences extreme tiredness but other than that is fighting and not letting this take over her life. “She continues to fight and follow her dreams. She is an inspiration to other young people that despite what obstacles are put our way you can achieve your dreams.”

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MP BILL Esterson has renewed his call for plans to build a new road through Rimrose Valley Park to be scrapped after Sefton Council was told by the goverment to take measures to reduced air pollution in the borough. The Champion reported last week how officials from Highways England were set to carry out initial drilling work for the project despite the council taking the decision to build a road to judicial review. The local authority believes a consultation carried out by Highways England was “inadequate” because it didn’t list a tunnel as an option for improving links between Switch Island and the Port of Liverpool. MP Esterson recently asked the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling in the Commons what the government was doing to invest in rail services to take freight off the roads. He said: “The government say they want to reduce roadside emissions yet announce that a road is being built through the Rimrose Valley. “This area already has some of the highest levels of emissions, levels that are accepted to be dangerous and which a court ruled recently that the government had not done enough to address. “The government should improve rail infrastructure as an answer to this problem. “I don’t want a road built through Rimrose Valley when alternatives have not been properly considered.” The Champion reported earlier this month how levels of nitrogen and sulphur dioxide, which are both harmful pollutants, are up to four times higher than initially believed by experts in the area around Port of Liverpool.

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Carragher apologises Alfie’s gesture rewarded by two after spitting at driver Reds players Report by Tom Martin

Report by Tom Martin A YOUNG Liverpool fan who donated his pocket money to North Liverpool Foodbank has been rewarded by two Reds stars. Alfie Radford, aged seven, was at Anfield stadium for his beloved side's Champions League match against Porto on Tuesday, March 6 when he saw volunteers asking for donations. He went up to them and offered to give his pocket money for the cause, and a picture of him and dad Tom was posted on social media by the volunteers which went viral. It caught the attention of Liverpool player Andy Robertson, who penned a personal letter to Alfie to thank him for his generosity. Not only that, but the Scottish defender also sent Alfie a signed shirt of striker Roberto Firmino – saying that no one really wants a left-back's shirt! In the letter, Robertson wrote: “Dear Alfie, it's Andy Robertson here from Liverpool. “I saw on Twitter that you did something very special for the foodbanks at Anfield last night. I remember from being your age just how important pocket money is and how there's hundreds of things you could have bought for yourself with it. “For you to give that up for people who are having a tough time and need some help to get by is absolutely amazing. “Let me tell you now that is brilliant from you and sets an example to the rest of us that showing a little care and thought for others is really important - it's also very Liverpool! “Foodbanks is a cause close to my own heart and what you've done will stay with me for a long time.

Alfie with his Firmino shirt

“Anyway - the point of this letter. You've done something amazing for other people and expected nothing in return for it. Because of that I want to make sure it is rewarded. “I've got one of Roberto Firmino's match shirts from this season and asked him to sign it for you by way of a thank you for what you did for the foodbanks. Let's be honest Alfie - no one wants the leftback's shirt - which is why I got Bobby's instead. Hope that's okay. “I'll make sure all the lads hear about what you've done. You've done LFC proud - your family will be made up with you I'm sure. All the best wee man.”

Parents appeal for information 15 years after son’s murder Report by Tom Martin IT’S been 15 years since a Walton man was murdered on a night out in Liverpool, but his parents and police are refusing to give up on catching his killer. 18-year-old Andrew Jones was killed in the city centre on Sunday, March 9 2003 when he was confronted by a gang on Hanover Street at around 3.30am and then punched, fatally cracking his head on the pavement. His parents, Christine and Andrew, have been campaigning for justice ever since and together with Merseyside Police, are using the 15th anniversary of his death to appeal for information. Police are offering a £10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person, or persons, responsible for Andrew’s death. Detective Superintendent Dave Brunskill, the senior investigating officer in the case, said: “Since Andrew's death his devoted parents, Christine and Andrew, have been heavily involved in cam-

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paigning to get justice for their son. “They have been through an awful ordeal and understandably are still suffering from this tragic loss. They have many questions that remain unanswered and for them, until those responsible have been put behind bars, they cannot rest. “Someone knows what happened that night and knows who is responsible for this terrible crime. We are appealing to anyone with information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, to come forward and allow Andrew’s family to find peace.” Parents Andy and Christine believe the gang know who killed Andrew and have been

covering each other’s backs for the last 15 years. One suspect who was charged with manslaughter walked free due to a lack of evidence – but a Liverpool coroner publicly criticised the group by saying “one of them is a killer.” Andy and Christine have campaigned in previous years to introduce ‘Andrew's Law’ which would allow the police to charge in cases where a group of people were standing together watching a serious assault. Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on @MerPolCC, detectives from the Matrix Serious Organised Crime team on 0800 230 0600, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

JAMIE Carragher has been suspended from his punditry role with Sky Sports after a video emerged of him spitting at a Manchester United fan. Mobile phone footage shows the former Liverpool player lean out the window of his Range Rover and spit towards a 14-year-old girl and her dad, who were in their own vehicle driving alongside him on a motorway. A few seconds earlier, the dad could be heard in the clip shouting out the window “2-1 Jamie” and laughing in reference to Manchester United’s victory over Liverpool at Old Trafford that same day. It is believed that Bootle-born Carragher, was travelling back from Manchester where he had been a pundit for Sky Sports’ coverage of the match on Saturday, March 10. In an interview on Sky News on Monday, Carragher said: “You can’t condone that behaviour no matter what, in any way shape or form no matter who you are. “I've let Sky Sports down and my family and the most important people are the family involved. “It was a moment of madness that’s difficult for me to explain. “It feels like an out of body thing, just four or five seconds of madness. “No matter what the circumstances you can't behave like that. “It’s the only time I've ever reacted like that again I have no excuses, it's devastating for the family involved and my own family. “I called the family, they were upset and disappointed. I spoke to the 14-year-old girl, that’s my biggest regret, that she’s been caught in the middle of my altercation with the father/. “This devastates me more than anything else, that this girl has become embroiled in this and that’s what I regret. “I have a daughter the same age and if someone did that it’s difficult for me to find the words to describe how I’d feel if I bumped into them. I can’t go back (in time), hopefully they accept my apology.” On Monday, March 12, Carragher was summoned to London for talks with Sky Sports and he was suspended from his role as a pundit and co-commentator. He was due to appear on

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Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football but was replaced on the show. The 40-year-old was also removed as a pundit on a Danish TV show TV3 Sport, after he was scheduled to appear to offer analysis of Manchester United’s Champions League clash with Sevilla on Tuesday, March 13. Since the spitting clip emerged, many Liverpool fans and social media users condemned Carragher’s actions, with others also criticising the dad for driving dangerously by recording the incident on his phone. Fellow Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville came out in support of Carragher, describing it as a “big mistake”, but adding that it was an isolated incident and he hoped to carry on working with him. Carragher has previously been scathing about footballers who spit at each other on the pitch, labelling it “disgusting and vile” in a newspaper column two years ago.

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Thanks for the laughter - how Champion readers shared their fond memories of Sir Ken Dodd TRIBUTES have been paid across the nation to legendary comedian Sir Ken Dodd who has died at the age of 90 - and people in south Sefton have particularly fond memories of ‘Doddy.’ He died on Sunday only a matter of days after returning to his Knotty Ash home in Liverpool from hospital, where he had been treated during the last six weeks for a chest infection. He had made his professional debut in Nottingham in 1954. In the following decades he became a regular on the stage, TV and radio. His shows were famous for lasting more than five hours, although he always maintained that “he was giving value for money.” He had also survived setbacks and in 1989 the comedian was charged with tax evasion, but was acquitted. In recent years he had turned on Southport’s Christmas lights and gave his last performance at Southport theatre at the end of last year. After the legendary entertainer was presented with his knighthood last year, Maghull lolliop man and radio presenter Dave Hughes shared his memories of seeing ‘Doddy ’ and the Beatles appear on stage together at the Albany Cinema in Maghull in 1961 at a charity event. He appealed for readers to get in touch and share any magical moments they remember of meeting Doddy and many readers responded to share their fond memories of him. Netherton reader Ilsa Ellis shared her memories

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Man tried to rape a young mum in his car A CHILDREN’S care worker from Bootle tried to rape a drunken young mum after she got into his car believing it was a taxi - and then callously dumped her “like rubbish” dazed and disorientated in a deserted car park. CCTV footage showed Andrew Campbell, 48, getting into the back of his car with the victim and after he drove off six minutes later she was left lying in a car park where she lay for an hour before passers-by heard her cries. Campbell, a married man, was accused of raping the 22year-old and a jury cleared him of that offence but convicted him of attempting to rape her and he was jailed for six and a half years on Thursday, March 8. The attack happened after Campbell, a grandad, had set off for his job at a children’s respite home on September 24 last year and the woman, a mum-of-three, was on her way home after a long night out drinking heavily and taking cocaine. The last thing she remembered was leaving a flat, where she had been drinking with two men, after rebuffing one who had tried to kiss her explaining that she

was married. Her next recollection was being found at 9 am in the car park. Sarah Holt, prosecuting, told Liverpool Crown Court that as the woman, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was walking in Bootle when she flagged down his car thinking it was a taxi and instead of following her directions to take her home he drove her to the car park in Field Lane, Litherland and launched the sex attack. She had spoken to her husband at 7am and asked him to call a taxi for her to the post office in Hawthorne Road but there were two post offices in that road. He called her back but she sounded confused and her phone kept cutting out. He heard her say, ‘he’s just raped me’ and was crying and sounded scared. He called the police and a search began but it was just before 9am before officers, alerted by members of the public, found her. She did not then make a complaint but later that day she told them that she thought something had happened to her. An hour later a man, whose home overlooked the car park, hearing about the incid-

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ent, checked his CCTV and it showed a man reverse his car into a space in the far corner. He got out and got into the back seat and after a few minutes got out, adjusted his clothing and then went back to the back of the car before driving off at 7.53 am. The woman could then be seen curled up on the floor of the car park and she was there until 8.47 am, said Miss Holt. Campbell, a former soldier of Gardener Avenue, Bootle, was traced by police and was arrested. He said the victim repeatedly asked if he wanted to have sex, but sentencing the defendant, who has no previous convictions, Judge Clement Goldstone, QC, the

Recorder of Liverpool, said he rejected any suggestion the woman had encouraged him to have sex with her. He said: “She was heavily intoxicated and affected by cocaine and her ability to communicate was minimal. The court heard Campbell had been happily married for 24 years but for the last five years there had been no physical side to the relationship because of his wife’s ill health. “You realised within minutes a golden opportunity to satisfy your sexual urges, and you decided this helpless and hapless young woman was a temporary answer to your difficulties,” said Judge Goldstone. He said he had treated her in “an inhumane way after you had had your way with her ”. The judge accepted that he had had an exemplary discharge from the Army and had an excellent work record which made “your fall so dramatically from grace” all the more remarkable. He ordered Campbell to sign the Sex Offenders Register for life and also imposed a life-time restraining order to keep away from the woman.

Resident fined nearly £300 for dropping litter A WALTON man has been fined nearly £300 after being caught dropping litter in Sefton. Sefton Council revealed last week how four people were convicted at South Sefton Magistrates Court on Tuesday, March 6 after they were caught littering by enforcement officers. All four people, who are all from outside the borough of Sefton, were fined more than £1,100 combined. Lee Caroll, of Sefton Road, Walton was found guilty in absence and fined £297. A spokesperson for Sefton Council said: “It’s a very simple message. If you drop litter you will be fined £75. However there

are people who continue to ignore these warnings and are issued with fixed penalty notices. “But if you fail to pay and your case goes to court, the fine can be considerably higher. It’s a criminal offence to litter and we will not hesitate to prosecute those who deliberately make our beautiful borough untidy. “People need to think twice before just throwing their waste away and court cases like these highlight what can happen if you are caught. Either take it home or use a bin.” For more information about litter, visit www.sefton.gov.uk/bins-recycling/litter-and-fly-tipping.

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Dangerous driver laughed and smirked at his behaviour A COURT has heard how a young Bootle man smirked and laughed during a police interview when shown video evidence of his dangerous driving around the streets of Litherland. Brandan Griffiths, 19, of Oxford Road, appeared at Sefton Magistrates Court on March 7 where he pleaded guilty to dangerous driving and driving without a licence or insurance. Prosecutor Andrew Page said he caught the attention of police when he overtook them as they drove along Hawthorne Road, near Litherland, in an unmarked police car at 3.30pm on February 13. Subsequent checks showed that the silver Vauxhall Meriva he was driving was only registered to be driven by a female driver. Mr Page said that as he then started to drive erratically police tried to pull him over but he refused to stop, and a pursuit with lights and the emergency siren ensued. Griffiths led police around the Litherland area, including Gorsey Lane, Field Lane, where he drove ay 60mph, Hatton Hill Road, and Sefton Street. After abandoning the car he was chased and seen jumping over fences on New Market Road. He was detained shortly after, however, when trying to get over a high metal fence. During a subsequent interview, Mr Page said he initially claimed to have been given permission to drive the car by his friend’s sister though he said he

knew he probably shouldn’t have taken it. He also said that he would have been able to get away from the pursuing officers if he had had a full tank of petrol. Mr Page said he was shown the video evidence of the police pursuit, which included him driving at 37 mph in a 20 mph zone and at 55 mph in a 30 mph zone. “He kept laughing and pointing at the footage,” Mr Page said. When it was then pointed out to him that he had gone through a number of give way junctions he said he thought it was okay because he had not hit any other vehicles. “At one point he caused another vehicle to slam on the brakes and again he seemed to find it funny,” Mr Page said. The prosecutor concluded by saying: “Police described him as arrogant and smirking during the interview and he appeared to show no remorse for his actions.” After the legal advisor informed the magistrates about the aggravating features of the offence, i.e. that it involved prolonged bad driving, a disregard for others, and involving a police chase, he said it should be sent to the crown court, despite Griffiths having no previous convictions. The magistrates declined jurisdiction and bailed him to appear at Liverpool Crown Court on April 4.

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Council wants your views on its economic strategy

Members of the Docklands Trail Charity, above, showing off their proposals at an exhibition held at Collingwood Dock, left, last year.

‘Container Village’ plan to showcase history of docks Report by Tom Martin

EIGHT former shipping containers will be transformed into a new ‘heritage trail visitor centre’ to showcase the history of north Liverpool and Bootle docks. The new tourist attraction, which will be opened at Collingwood Dock, will share stories and information about the long and illustrious history of the docks. The plans, submitted by the Peel Group and The Docklands Trail Charity were approved by Liverpool City Council and are part of the wider Liverpool Waters project. The Champion reported last year how the proposal is to create six ‘mini-museums’

along the dock to educate youngsters and attract tourists to south Sefton. The Docklands Trail Charity say creating the heritage centres will take several years but will become a “world-class tourist attraction.” When complete, the Docklands Trail will feature six exhibition centres, telling the story of Waterloo, Stanley, Huskisson, Canada, Gladstone and Seaforth docks. The publicly accessible containers will be managed by the charity after they worked with Peel Ports to ensure the container village is best placed at to serve visitors. Les Ellis, chair of The Docklands Trail Charity, said: “I’m delighted at the progress this project has seen, and with the approval of this planning application we can now bring the container village to life.

“Our aim is to create a first-class tourist attraction with several sites across the north Liverpool and Bootle docks which will educate children, communities and visitors on the wonderful heritage of Liverpool’s renowned port. “We would like to thank Peel for gifting the land and funding the application – without this support the project would not have been able to go ahead.” Ian Pollitt, assistant project director at Liverpool Waters, said: “It is fantastic to see the plans we’ve been working on for many years become a reality. “Much of the land at Liverpool Waters is currently disused dockland, we are keen to share its history with the public and encourage them to come on site and share its story.”

RESIDENTS can have a say on the council's draft framework for a new ‘Sefton Economic Strategy.’ A seven week consultation has just opened and Sefton Council is urging as many people as possible to get involved. Comments made from a consultation will be considered for the council’s Growth Programme, one of the four key pillars of Framework for Change, agreed by the council in January 2017. Strategic economic growth is a key part of the Sefton 2030 Vision that the council is currently developing. In 2016 when the council asked locals what mattered to them most, and thousands responded. Some of the common messages included investing in the infrastructure of the borough and regenerate town centres and high streets. It was also said that job opportunities is an important area that can support resilient people and places. A popular theme was also that Sefton has many natural assets including the coast, local heritage and open spaces and these should be used in promoting the borough to attract businesses, investors and visitors. Cllr Marion Atkinson, Sefton Council's Labour Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Skills, said: “This is the first draft of the framework for a new economic strategy for Sefton and we really

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Running club donate to dad battling cancer A RUNNING club has helped raise £250 for Litherland dad Matt Henderson who needs expensive cancer treatment. Members of Stormers were delighted to make the donation after holding their annual awards evening. Matt Henderson, 41, was diagnosed with advanced oesophageal cancer and told by doctors that his only hope is to raise around £200,000 to

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LIVERPOOL CHARITY URGENTLY NEEDS VOLUNTEER READERS Do you enjoy discovering and sharing great stories and poems? Do you love meeting new people or want to make a difference in your community? If so, The Reader, a national charity based in Liverpool, needs your help. The Reader is building a movement of volunteers to start Shared Reading groups across the UK so that everyone, whoever they are, wherever they are, can find a group near them. The charity is keen to speak to people in Liverpool who are looking for an exciting new challenge. If you can help, they’ll give you all the training and support you need to run your own weekly Shared Reading group. Free to attend, Shared Reading groups are open to anyone whatever their age or background they have been shown to improve health and well-being, reduce social isolation and build stronger, more supportive communities.

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Sex offender found hiding in loft is jailed Report by Henry James A SEX offender who was found by police hiding in a loft at a house in Crosby, has been jailed. Paul Jevons, 40, of Elm Court, Skelmersdale, was wanted by officers after failing to tell police he had moved out of his address in September, in breach of his sex offender notification requirements. Jevons was traced to Crosby on January 31 and officers attempted to arrest him but he made off in a car. After colliding with another car he ran off from the scene. Following enquiries, Jevons was found hiding in the loft of a property in the Carrfield Avenue area of Crosby a day later. He was arrested and charged with dangerous driving, document offences and breaching his sex offender notification requirements. Jevons appeared before Wirral Magistrates’ Court on February 2, pleading guilty. He appeared at Liverpool Crown Court on Friday (March 2) and was handed a 14 month jail sentence. Det Con David Perkins, of Lancashire Police’s Sex Offender Management Unit (SOMU), said: “Jevons breached his sex offender notification requirements by failing to tell officers he had left his address. “He went on the run and following a number of appeals, Jevons was traced to the Merseyside area,

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arrested and charged, before being handed a custodial sentence for his actions in evading police. “We welcome the court result and hope it serves as a reminder to offenders we will not tolerate such behaviour. “We will catch up with you and you will return to prison.”

Moorside Park to host Easter fun run AN Easter fun run will take place in Moorside Park. The race, which will be 5k, will help raise money for the running club organised

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House hit by blaze

Stunning image captures ferry arriving at sunset

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to tackle a house blaze in Litherland. Emergency services were sent to Four Acre Drive on Friday, March 2 at around 9.30pm to reports that a fire has started at the back door of a property. Two fire engines attended the incident and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a high pressure hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. No-one was injured in the incident.

THIS stunning image taken at Crosby beach captures the moment a ferry makes a sunset arrival in Liverpool. Local Litherland photographer, Stephen Carrigan, took the image on Sunday, February 25 as the vessel made its way past the wind turbines and towards the dock after returning from Ireland. Stephen described it as “a very cold but beautiful day on Crosby beach.”

Council calls for more funds to cope with ‘crisis in children’s care’ “This is an unsustainable financial demand for each of our councils. “In the North West there are now more than 13,000 ‘looked after chilSEFTON Council is calling on the dren.’ This is a 20 year high.” government to release more funds Analysis from the Placements Northto help them cope with a “growing west Census identifies sharp crisis in children’s social care.” escalation in costs, for example a In a joint letter signed by 20 local £45m increase in expenditure on resauthorities in the North West, it urges idential care placements this year Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip alone. Hammond to release “We have recorded more money for local 90,930 referrals in Children's Services. 2016/17, which is an The letter was increase of 2% on the presigned by Cllr Barry vious year. Kushner of Liverpool “Our data suggests that City Council, and this is being driven by the backed by 20 others increase in domestic abuse from the different and mental ill health. councils, including “We know that the susCllr John Joseph Kelly tainable solution to of Sefton Council. reducing children’s social The letter states: Cllr John Joseph Kelly care, is early intervention. “We are writing to “But the increasing costs request that you allocate additional of children’s social care, is driving our funds that we need to address the limited resources away from funding growing crisis in children’s social early help. care. “As the Finance Bill makes its way “The demand and the complexity of through Parliament, we are asking the cases is increasing, creating over- government to respond to the crisis of spends in our children’s services children’s social care, and provide budgets, at the same time that our adequate funding to meet these council budgets are being reduced. needs.”

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I would like to comment on a recent incident which leaves my wife and myself very frustrated. We consider ourselves responsible dog owners who do pick up after our dog. We were confronted recently by a very angry resident while walking our dog in Litherland I pointed out that we do pick up or pet’s mess and I showed him the bag of dog waste. He was still very frustrated and I completely sympathise with him. It is very annoying when dog owners don't pick up their bags as it tarnishes all dog walkers. But the problem these days is that some

RE: Blocking off Edgemoor Drive to reduce congestion on Moor Lane. I’ve read a few suggestions regarding reopening up Cranfield Road and Rosemoor Drive to try to alleviate traffic congestion in the Moor Lane area. By opening these roads up again you will get a massive increase in traffic going past up to four schools (St William of York, Chesterfield, Forefield and Great Crosby). These areas are busy enough in the mornings so adding commuting traffic into the mix is not an ideal solution! As a resident of Cranfield Road, one of the reasons we chose to live here is that it is not a rat run for commuting traffic. I’m sure this is a view shared by many other homeowners down our road and also those in

people don’t use doggy bags. And what is more frustrating is that there is a new trend which is even worse. People actually pick up the mess and put it in bags but then leave but then leave them on the pavement! Are these people stupid or trying to make a point i.e because there are not many bins around anymore? Either way doing this sort of thing is no way to make a point. What is their problem?

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Rosemoor Drive. I have a lot of sympathy for the residents of Edgemoor Drive who have had to put up with theses issues for many years. Shifting the problem onto other people’s doorsteps however is not the solution. So what is the solution? The reality is that the road network in the area is ill equipped to deal with the volume of traffic. It may be that we need to sacrifice some of the rural parts around the area to build additional relief roads to link to Crosby and Waterloo from the motorways and Southport traffic. A very controversial idea which will not please some but may be a necessary evil. Steve, A concerned Crosby resident.

There should be more events in Maghull and Lydiate There is an appetite for events in Maghull and Lydiate for events. I look every week for things going on but all I see is flea markets, car boot sales and attic sales in the Champion entertainments section. I have an eight-year-old son and have taken him as far and wide as Crosby, Ormskirk, Penwortham etc. Other councils seem to be good at organising fairs, beer festivals etc. Shame we don’t seem to be as good! Some of the most successful events over recent years have been organised by Lydiate scouts or the Scotch Piper pub. We have a lot of excellent spaces right here (KGV fields, Lydiate village hall, Winney Brook etc) and I am frustrated they are not used to their full potential. I look forward to the day when I read the Champion and see the entertainment section brimming with events all over Maghull and Lydiate. The council needs to realise that organising events can generate income. Having one source of event information is also key. I would love it if rather than consulting multiple web sites, newspapers, notice boards I have to find out ‘what’s going on’ it would be great if I could go to one place, newpaper or website for all events information. Utilising the beautiful and woefully under used facilities in Maghull and Lydiate surely is a recipe for success and bringing together the community and generating income for the area!

Children sprinted over the snowy slopes of Beacon Country Park in a rush to get the best use out of last week’s surprise wintry downfall. Picture by Martyn Snape.

Pets’ play area was not the sort of recreation I envisaged Similar to previous letter writers, I too am disappointed to hear that what appears to be the largest unit in Crosby Village is to become a veterinary surgery with a recreation area for pets. St Mowden’s billboard says ‘Shops and Recreation coming soon’ - this is not the sort of recreation I envisaged! I have waited in anticipation to hear what badly needed shops we would be getting.

Time to get rid of Pies on the bridge At last the much needed work to rectify the accident blackspot on the M57 is now starting. May I request that while this work is taking place could they please consider the removal of the ‘Pies Music’ graffiti that has been an eyesore for many years and which is an unwelcome sight for our visitors that come to see our great city. I am certain I am not the only local that cannot bear the sight of this every time I drive into Liverpool.

Maybe a grocery shop, a DIY store, haberdashery, a shoe shop? It seems St Mowden will allocate these units to only those who can afford the extortionate rents. What will be next? Yet another tanning/beauty parlour? Margaret Parsons, Crosby

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Arriva reveals time it takes to clean rubbish from buses Company shows how much ‘TLC ’ it gives its vehicles Report by Tom Martin ARRIVA has revealed the extreme lengths they have to go to in order to clean their buses – which includes the removal of hundreds of chewing gum. The company say that in 2017, they removed 530 tonnes of waste from their buses, including litter from passengers and gum left underneath seats. Chocolate wrappers, bus tickets, drinks containers, and fast food wrappers are the top five most commonly littered items left behind on a daily basis, with 21 newspapers left on each vehicle each day. Arriva say that each bus is cleaned for at least 20 minutes each day, which equates to around 774 hours to clean the 86 vehicles at the Bootle depot. They also revealed how buses are re-painted by hand every five years, which takes seven days to complete. The findings were revealed as part of the Great British Spring Clean, which took place between March 2-4. Lisa Pearson, head of marketing at Arriva said: “We take pride in

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Council welcomes measures to improve mental health for children Authority believes ‘quality ’ support is vital for young people Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and UK Music CEO Michael Dugher

Plans to boost music scene A NEW ‘Music Board’ has been set-up to carry out a “radical plan to grow Liverpool’s worldfamous music scene.” It comes after Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram met with representatives from UK Music, which is the umbrella body for the UK music industry. UK Music chief Michael Dugher joined local politicians on Wednesday, March 7 to outline the plans of UK Music’s Wish You Were Here – Liverpool City Region Edition, that reveals the huge contribution that music makes to the economy and cultural scene of the Liverpool City Region. Unveiling the report, the leaders pledged their support for a new Music Board to spearhead a drive to cement Liverpool’s place as one of the world’s music capitals and to nurture the region’s talent. Taking its inspiration from similar initiatives in San Francisco and London, the new Music Board would co-ordinate efforts to safeguard and grow the Liverpool City Region’s music eco-system. The Liverpool City Region Music Board’s powers could include helping improve transport links for music fans, protecting music venues, as well as increasing access to music education and rehearsal spaces. The Music Board, which would be community and industry led with the aim of developing a strategy to boost music across the City Region, will work closely with all the Liverpool City Region local authorities, including Sefton Council and Liverpool City Council, to build on the success of Liverpool’s music scene. UK Music CEO Michael Dugher said: “Liverpool has a fantastic musical heritage. Its continuing success is clear to see in our new report which shows almost one million people enjoyed live music events in 2016, helping generate £135 million for the Liverpool City Region’s economy. “The Liverpool City Region’s devolution deal recognises the need to place culture and creativity at the heart of a strategy to accelerate economic growth, attract investment and improve skills. “I strongly believe that with the momentum of the devolution agenda, led by Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and following the work carried out by Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson, we now have a golden opportunity to set up a Music Board to seize the moment and grow the music industry across every corner of the Liverpool City Region. “We can use this new Music Board to create an environment where people can create music that changes the world and attract visitors from across the globe to enjoy and work with the talent on offer here. “We know from London and from cities around the world that a Music Board gets the right people around the same table to deliver real change to protect venues, promote talent, widen access to music and boost jobs and growth.” Metro Mayor, Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram said: “One of my biggest ambitions as Metro Mayor is to harness the talent and creative energy of our people to ensure that it can thrive and prosper here. “In truth artists from every part of our City Region have contributed to the lustre of Liverpool’s musical reputation. “I will be writing to the leaders of all City Region local authorities to ask them to nominate members for the Board, as well as to members of the advisory panel for Liverpool’s recent music strategy.”

SEFTON Council has responded to the government’s Green Paper which has been asking people for their views on measures to improve mental health support for children and young people. The green paper, ‘Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision’, focuses on earlier intervention and prevention, especially in and linked to schools and colleges. Cllr John Joseph Kelly, cabinet member for children, schools and safeguarding, said: “Providing quality emotional and mental health support is vital for children and young people so that they can look forward to a bright future. “Therefore, we welcome the core proposals in

the government’s green paper which focus on earlier interventions, such as all schools and colleges being supported to train a designated lead to oversee the approach to mental health, and that teams will be set up locally to address the needs of children and young people with mild to moderate mental health issues. “Whilst we agree that the green paper is certainly heading in the right direction, the context of where we are starting from in terms of funding, skills and whether this is aspirational enough are just not evident. “First and foremost, it’s important that these proposals are fully funded and sustained to

include an integrated pathway from school to community services to specialist services. “We think that training provision is crucial for all school staff on emotional wellbeing and mental health and to support them to be able to work with our most vulnerable pupils – not just designated leads and teams. “Also, we believe that there must be huge efforts to ensure that the views of children and young people are heard in any future development of services and support. “We truly want to get the best for children and young people and hope the government addresses these issues.”

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Council wants you to report dirty vehicles to cut air pollution Report by Danielle Thompson COUNCIL chiefs are urging Sefton residents to help them to reduce the amount of air pollution caused by vehicles. A High Court ruling recently declared that the Government must come up with more effective plans to tackle air pollution in local authority areas including Sefton. A raft of recent studies have linked air pollution to heart disease and lung problems, including asthma and outdoor air pollution is contributing to some 40,000 early deaths a year in the UK. To combat the problem Sefton Council is asking for your help in cutting the pollution caused by taxis, HGVs and buses. They want residents to report vehicles which are producing excessive smoke to the appropriate authorities so the fault can be rectified. Overly-polluting taxis can be reported to Sefton Council’s licensing team by making a note of the taxi driver number which usually appears on a small plate above the license plate and should have the Sefton The council wants to reduce the amount of pollution. Council logo on it. The information required is: Type of smoke and may not meet legal emission standards. Vehicle (HGV heavy goods vehicle or PSV public These vehicles will create higher levels of pollutservice vehicle); Vehicle registration mark; Com- ants which in turn can have an adverse effect on pany name (if apparent); Road name/number people’s health and the surrounding environment. where vehicle seen; Date and time of sighting. Smoky HGVs and buses can be reported to the Well-maintained vehicles should produce very driver and vehicles standards agency (DVSA) online little smoke from exhausts except when they are via https://www.gov.uk/report-smoky-vehicle or by starting up, accelerating hard or climbing steep calling the DVSA on 0300 123 9000 (option 7). hills. Taxis can be reported online at However, some vehicles emit dense plumes of www.sefton.gov.uk/taxi

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Repeat prescription campaign which saved South Sefton NHS £500,000 up for award

Susanne Lynch, head of medicines management at South Sefton CCG.

NHS South Sefton CCG has been shortlisted for an award in recognition of a prescription campaign which saved more than £500,000. The CCG has been shortlisted for the HSJ Value Awards 2018 and nominated in the communications category for work associated with communicating their Repeat Prescription Ordering Scheme (RPOS). RPOS was designed to improve patient safety, by reducing the amount of adverse drug events

caused by people having stockpiles of unused drugs stored without supervision in their homes, and also reduce the cost of unused prescriptions, estimated at around £2 million a year in Sefton alone. The scheme was part of an overall medicines optimisation strategy adopted by the CCGs which also included the ‘only order what you need’ public awareness campaign and a number of other initiatives aimed at improving people’s aware-

ness of the medicines they use. It is estimated that RPOS has resulted in estimated savings of at least £500,000 for the NHS in Sefton, although it is believed that the actual savings are significantly higher. RPOS also identified a significant number of patients who were not ordering their prescriptions and were subsequently at increased risk of deterioration in their health. Susanne Lynch, head of medicines

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Popeye was right - you are what you are and that’s all that you are I AM a great supporter of Popeye the Sailor Man and his famous line - “I am what I am and that’s all that I am.� He knew alright - he was Popeye the Sailor Man. These days of course he would be forgiven if he wasn’t quite so sure - though the prospect of Popeye wearing a skirt is not one I’d like to contemplate. So I reckon my old cartoon hero would have been as an irritated as I was when I heard a discussion on a TV political programme about whether or not youngsters at school should, as part of their school uniform, be allowed to choose whether to wear trousers or skirts, irrespective of which sex they nominally belonged to. Of course, a very earnest young woman started spouting about ‘tolerance’ and ‘diversity.’ Now please do not misunderstand me. I am not in any way trying to denigrate those who need to change their gender. But I don’t think this argument does their cause any good at all. The opposite in fact. To be clear, I think this was a rather trivial discussion being blown up by those who perpetrated it about a ‘proble’' that does not exist. Apparently the Liberal Democrats, tired of such things as Brexit or the economy, are now calling on all schools to adopt a ‘gender neutral’ policy for school uniforms so as not to upset those of a transgender disposition. Now I know the Lib Dems have, rightly, adopted very strong policies designed to stop bullying at school. This is a truly laudable ambition, though one I fear could never totally be achieved. And to suggest that if Tommy, who up 'till now wore trousers just like all of his contemporaries, should one day turn up at school wearing a skirt for a change without being a bullying target, then I am afraid they have rather over-estimated the tolerance of certain members of our society. Of course, I don’t suppose this would be what they mean at all. I think they mean that all pupils, boys and girls, should wear trousers. I have nothing against that in itself. Girls and women have worn trousers regularly for many years. My mum did for just about everything apart from formal occasions when the dress or skirt seemed to her more appropriate. But about ‘diversity.’ Suppose a girl chooses to wear a skirt with a blouse and uniform school blazer? Is she to be told that trousers are compulsory? And if so, isn't that in itself intolerant? Why on earth should anybody, and perhaps political parties in particular, feel it necessary to poke their noses into something which can surely be best handled by the school itself? And where would it stop? At the bottom perhaps. Should all pupils of either gender or none, wear the same sort of shoes? Or perhaps a nice pair of trainers which are, I think, more or less unisex? One of the reasons for wearing a school uniform in the first place is to place each pupil on a level footing - it certainly isn’t to provide instant amusement for the local yobos. When I was at secondary school, we boys all wore grey shirts and short trousers until, I think, we were in the fifth form when we changed like butterflies into long trousers and white shirts (with at first detachable collars!) And until then we were told, on pain of a visit to the headmaster, that school caps should be worn at all times outside school - including on the school buses each morning and evening. Naturally this was roundly ignored - though one’s cap was always kept crushed into a pocket somewhere in case anybody noticed. Well, I mean, how could one keep one’s dignity if you had just sneaked out for a crafty cigarette in the park - but wearing a cap? Not that the school had much tolerance to our diversity - which was of course precisely just what their attitude should have been. It was called ‘School Rules’ and frankly I think we would have felt a loss if a more ‘tolerant’ attitude had prevailed. Perhaps Popeye was indeed right. You are what you are and that’s all that you are but sometimes you need to be mature enough simply to fit in to a given situation - whatever you are.


Energy price cap must be brought in immediately says MP By Danielle Thompson FAMILIES are being forced to ‘choose between heating and eating due to fuel poverty' claims South Sefton MP Bill Esterson. More than 3,000 households in the constituency struggle to pay energy bills and the MP said new legislation aimed at protecting people from overpriced energy tariffs, does not go far enough. The Domestic Gas and Electricity Bill, which will allow energy regulator Ofgem to limit how much companies can charge customers for their standard variable tariffs. It is due to be in place by next winter but Mr Esterson wants it brought in immediately. Bill Esterson with other Labour MPs promoting fuel poverty awareness. He said: “A total of 3,141 households in Sefton Central live in fuel poverty – finally we are seeing some movement. “But the cap that is being proposed doesn’t go far households where higher than typical energy costs that leave them with an income below the official enough, and the Government has been dragging its feet. poverty line. “Increases in energy bills since 2010 have left “Energy costs make up a huge portion of many families’ outgoings and hundreds of families are household hundreds of pounds worse off and the majority of vulnerable consumers remain on the making the choice between heating and eating. “The government has talked big on tackling this most expensive tariffs.” l Sefton Council runs an Affordable Warmth issue but their inaction in addressing it has been Scheme helping residents who cannot afford to pay shameful. “Parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial their energy bills by ensuring that they are on the Strategy Committee last week called on the govern- lowest tariff and receiving all the benefits they are ment to bring in the cap immediately and this week entitled to.

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THE Royal Air Force will celebrate its centenary on April 1. The World’s First Independent Air Force was formed one hundred years ago when King George V authorised the creation of a new branch of the British military. It was formed in response to the growing role of airpower in warfare, and created by merging the aviation branches of the Royal Navy and British Army together into a single service, the Royal Air Force. There are many events and celebrations planned to mark the ‘RAF100’ milestone and here at the Champion we would like to add our own special tribute. We are appealing for any local stories and photographs, focusing on local people who have served in the RAF, both present day and during the past 100 years.

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Have you served in the Royal Air Force? Do you have any stories from your time there? Do you have any family members who served and have stories? Locally, RAF Woodvale, between Southport and Formby, has its own history to tell. RAF Woodvale was opened in 1941 as a night fighter station for the defence of Liverpool and the docks after the city blitz in May. The station was used as a rest area for fighter squadrons after being in combat in the south of the UK throughout the war. The station closed in 1945 after a brief period of use by the Royal Navy.

In 1946 Spitfires of 611 Squadron reopened the airfield and the squadron stayed there until it was stood down in 1957. Since 1971, the Station's role has been largely training, with 611 reforming there in 2013. Royal Air Force Woodvale is currently home to flying units providing flying training to future University Air Squadron students and giving air experience flights to Air Cadet Organisations within the North West. Articles can be submitted to the Champion’s editorial department either by calling us direct on 01704 392 404 or by emailing d.thompson@champnews.com

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The focus for World Glaucoma Week 2018, from The International Glaucoma Association (IGA), is on the prevalence of glaucoma in the UK and Globally with an emphasis on the importance of regular eye health checks to detect glaucoma in the early stages. The IGA recommends that everyone over the age of 40 should see an optician (optometrist) or medical specialist for an eye test every two years. This is particularly important for those who have a close relatives with glaucoma (brother, sister, parent or child), of African Caribbean and Asian origins, diabetic, have low blood pressure, or are short sighted. Glaucoma is usually painless and does not cause symptoms until it is quite advanced. It is therefore important to have regular eye health checks which test for glaucoma at an early stage. These tests are quick and painless and involve:

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Specsavers’ teams up-skill awareness in glaucoma - the silent thief of sight In the build up to World Glaucoma Week this week, Specsavers teams have been up-skilling to better support patients with the condition.

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Alan, now an Often symptomless in its early stages, advocate of regular eye tests and good glaucoma is the leading cause of eye health, believes early diagnosis and careful management has saved his irreversible sight loss. It is thought to affect 700,000 people in the UK today, sight. He says: ‘I would strongly urge but as many as 50% of cases are people to go for regular eye tests, and to make the most of the advice undiagnosed*. and support provided by their local In conjunction with the International optician.’ Glaucoma Association, Specsavers has Karen Osborn, chief executive of IGA, developed training for its retail teams to assist sufferers with their treatment. says: ‘The majority of people who are diagnosed early with glaucoma will Specifically, they will be advising on retain useful sight for life. Most will how to effectively administer eye be treated with medical eye drops. drops, which are crucial for managing Unfortunately we know from calls to our the condition. helpline that many people aren’t told This new training complements the about how to put the drop in the eye skills held by Specsavers’ optometrists, correctly, or aren’t advised about the who have collectively completed aids that are available to help them. We almost 5,000 postgraduate glaucoma are delighted to work with Specsavers accreditations since 2017, through a on this often over-looked aspect of variety of accrediting bodies including glaucoma management.’ Cardiff University and the College of *RNIB State of the Nation Eye Health Report 2017 Optometrists. Alan Murphy was just 37 when a trip to Specsavers found the early stages of glaucoma. Thanks to early detection,


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Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve, the nerve that captures light and sends that light to the brain where an image is generated, giving you ‘sight’. A diseased optic nerve does not see well and in some cases, patients can lose their sight from this condition. Those who are most at risk of Glaucoma are generally, the elderly, patients with Indian, Asian or African origins, and those who have a family member who is already affected by the disease.

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RSPCA urges Blues and Reds legends to unite extra care for outside pets FOOTBALL legends from both sides of the city will come together for a special fundraiser for St Joseph's Hospice. Former Blues player Kevin Ratcliffe and ex-Reds manager Roy Evans will bring fans together on Friday, May 11 for a special Sportsman’s Dinner in aid of the Thornton hospice. Comedian Mark Langley will compere the night at The Bentley in Liverpool - a

brand new event space in the heart of the city. The event, sponsored by B&M Supplies in Southport, will begin with a welcome drink on arrival followed by a three-course meal before Kevin and Roy reveal stories from their times at the clubs. Laura Smith, community fundraiser at the hospice, said: “It promises to be an excellent night of sporting enter-

tainment and fundraising for the hospice. Our nurses and carers look after over 200 patients from across Merseyside every year and events like this make a huge difference to the care and support we can provide.” Tickets cost £40 and are available to book by calling the hospice’s fundraising team on 0151 932 6044 or by emailing events@jospice.org.uk.

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Bill Bailey stopping off in resort with his latest tour Interview by Henry James COMEDIAN Bill Bailey is taking his Larks In Transit tour the length and breadth of the UK throughout Spring and he is coming to the Southport Theatre for two gigs on April 27 and 28. He knows Southport well as his wife, Kristin, grew up in the town, and the last time he performed here he remembers having a “family reunion.” Bill, 53, said: “I performed in Southport a few years ago and it was a fantastic night with much banter and nonsense. The gig was really good fun. My wife’s family came to watch and it was a family reunion.” The performer can be described as a comedian, musician, singer and radio and TV presenter and he will be touring until June. “During the show I tell tales from my travels around the world,” Bill commented. “There is music, which is a common element of my show and I play a number of different instruments that I have picked up. There is some politics as well. The night can be described as a pot pourri. “The tour has gone well so far and we have managed to hit the ground running. It has been great fun already. “While touring sometimes there may be a different atmosphere in the audience and it can be for many different reasons. It may be because of the venue and what people are used

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couches Chesterfield Nearly new John Lewis Brown leather chesterfield couches. Buyer collects. £1600.00 ono 07860772784 Clare Wright Original Art on Canvas. ‘Dandelion’. Gold & Brown on Cream Canvas with Swarovski Crystals. 36” x 36”. £300 ono. 01704 506378 Jewellery Cabinet Yew Colour.32”h x 18”w x 11.5”d. Hinged Top with Mirror. Lined Drawers & Cupboards.£150 ono. 01704 506378 Hostess Trolley Modern type hostess trolley. Fully heated cabinet (wood effect) on castors. 2 Dishes with lids & lid VGC and fully working. £50 01704560150 Pub Mirror Southern Comfort mirror frame size19 inches wide x 24 inches high. Screen printed on glass, very good condition. Rich colours. £38 01704560150 Conservatory furniture Modern conservatory furniture, two seater settee and two chairs. Excellent condition £50 01704509913 Lladro figure Very large piece of Lladro, make great present, perfect condition, stamped underneath, £150 01704 573121 chest drawers Cream 4 drawer chest and matching bedside cabinet, both on castors for easy movement £20 the pair 01704 506539 curtains lovely brocade fabric in gold with some red/green, lined, size 48w 84d £20. Same curtain in size 100w 84d £20 01704 506539 JOHN LEWIS beech finish, computer workstation, 120cm high by 65cm wide by 55cm deep, opens to 117cm wide by 55cm deep. £70 01704 574540 KENWOOD Combination microwave oven brand new still in box. Microwave grill conventional oven 25litre capacity £85 01695 576657 ottoman Black faux leather ottoman/storage box in good condition, L 98cm H 40cm D 48cm, sale due to house move £25 07765 202879 PLANTATION RUG 5X3 camel shade. New cost £325 from Stokers. Sell £89. Brown coat, beauty without cruelty v.g.c £38 07594604523 SOFA Plumb coloured 3 seater & matching armchair with zip on cushions in beautiful condition, looks new. Ideal for conservatory £145 01704 213019 SUITE 3 piece, dark brown, 3 seater + 2 seater + chair leather, ex condition £250. Pine tables & 6 chairs, brown leather. Table 67”L 35”W £200 07749 099116 Fireplace White wooden mantlepiece with cream marble surround and gas fire. In excellent condition. Phone after 6pm. Only £250. O7858046342 Fireplace Modern white mantelpiece with cream marble surround and gas fire. Excellent Condition. Was £1000 new now only £250. 07858046342 THERMOSTATIC SHOWER marlow st. james built in power shower, valve and kit cost over £300.00 perfect working order, £50.00 0151 9246393 Shower unit Quadrant shower and all fittings plus shower tray all brand new, buyer to remove and collect. Must be seen. £500 01695 572830 Large bookcase. Solid wood. Very heavy and good quality. 6foot wide. 4foot tall. Spanish style. Ideal home, office, hall. £295 ono. 01704 553972 Coffee table 23 x 53 inches, medium wood, two smoked glass panels, soft shelf below, height 16 inches, £10, afternoons 01704893882 television unit wooden corner television unit 2 shelves and 1 drawer good condition bar two chips on corner cost £150 sell £10 07504806531 Ice Cream and Sorbet maker by DURONIC 1.2litres capacity clear viewable lid brand new boxed with accessories and instructions Bargain £15 01704220356

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FIRE SURROUND Wooden surround light colour plain modern lines good quality W54in H47in opening for back panel and fire H34in W32in £75 01695 576078 Dresser 6’4”h x 5’0”w ‘Old Charm’ Tudor Brown. Top with Lead Light Doors & Shelving. Base with Drawers, Cupboards & Drinks Cabinet. £250 ono. Buyer collects 01704 506378 CHURCH PRINT Limited edition framed hand coloured print Ormskirk Church [161 of 350]. From original lithograph by Paul Breen. Exc. condition. £20 01704 893484 Bedside File Cabinet 3 drawer cabinet with key on castors. Wood effect. Good overall condition. Approx width 17 inches x 17.5 inches deep x 24 inches high. £15 01704560150 CHAISE LOUNGE Black velour in new condition with roll cushion. L:157cm H:72cm W:56cm. Unused in spare bedroom, excellent condition. Sale £150 07765 202879 RADIATOR white, excellent condition with wall brackets, 600mm high, 1120mm long £30. Curtains , new, green satin with tie backs 90”drop x 66” £30 07977 344241 russell hobbs microwave, cream, digital 800w, users manual £10. 3 wheeled walker, brakes/basket/bag £15. 4 wheeled walker, red, brakes/seat £25 01772 812767 STOVES Gas hob, genuine reason for selling. 68cm + 50cm. Selling cost over £200. Sale for £75 like new, red velvet double headboard vgc £25 07594604523 Hostess Trolley. Good condition. With 4 Pyrex serving dishes. Drop down oven with shelf. On castor’s. Nice brown colour. £50 ono. Southport 01704 553972 Home Sauna Cabin,2 person,Infrared heating,4ft X 4ft,with toughened glass door,ozone purification,radio/c.d.player,l.e.d. lighting inside and out,almost new,moving house. £900. 01704 530137 Round ceiling light 18 inch circular fluorescent ceiling light with two attractive interchangeable glass shades. Fits flush to ceiling. Working and very good condition. £20.00 01704 546978. BATHROOM ACCESSORIES Gold plated. Ceramic soap dish/tumbler plus holders, shower caddies, towel rail, glass shelf&fittings. Used good quality. Exc. condition. £45.00 07759374064 Light Shades Pair of 2 tier hanging lamp shades in duck egg blue / turquoise, suede effect. VGC, never fitted. Approx size diameter 11.5 inches, height 12 inches. £5 for pair. 01704560150 Toy/storage chest White wooden pretty bedding/toy chest with side metal handles. Flower pattern painted on curved top and front. Size H 18 x W 21 x D 15 inches in good condition. £28 01704560150

Misc PHILIPS set of 18 heated hair rollers £5 01704 570374 prada (fake) never been used, black £20 01704 534905 Hot water Bottles 2 vintage stone, nice condition £10 07544 286168 Dartboard in black wooden cabinet bargain £15 01515319425/07773242918 Odyssey Golf Putter dual force rossie II brass lovely bargain £25 01515319425/07773242918 Vinyl LP’s In very good condition. Prices ranging from £1.50 upwards. 07897228418 GAMES BARREL Remy Martin wooden, brass plate, asstd games. £50 01704 875561 2 PEAVEY X R Stereo power mixers, 2 x 200 watt, 1 needs attention £150 01695 724314 lightweight suitcase four wheels, used twice, excellent condition £25 0151 5318915

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Misc VARIOUS COLLECTABLES Royal Albert, Aynsley, Arthur Wood, etc. suitable for Antiques Fair. Plus other items suitable for Car Boot. £50 07759374064 MOSAICING KIT Includes tile-cutter, nippers, and LOTS (8 tubs) of mosaicing tiles. Bargain. £35 Ono. (Birkdale) 07742176433 caravan accessories Metal step £10. Waste water container on wheels £25 ono. New propane gas bottle, full £20 ono, all VGC 01704 576917 computer station five shelf, slide out shelf for keyboard (inc) mouse, screen, 57” high 39” wide 24” deep, no reasonable offer refused 01695 578814 COOKER/OVEN Table top 18ltr capacity 46cm L 26cm H 33cm D 1380 watts, glass front, good clean working order £20, silver/ black 01704 878805 PANDORA BRACELET & 3 charms bag & boxed £65 ono. Safety chain Pandora £20. Genuine Pandora two charms boxed & bag £30 ono 0151 5260731 FILING CABINET BISLEY 10 drawer (each 5cm deep) used metal filing cabinet. Ideal for home office Measures 41x28x67cm.Good condition £20 01257 254246 MOSAIC TILES Two boxes of tiles, on mesh. Each sheet 32 cm.sq.& contains 225 tiles.10 different colour sheets in each box £15 per box ono. (Birkdale) 07742176433

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Working 20 hours per week in one of our supported houses based in Southport, you will provide support to adults with learning disabilities and additional complex needs. You will attend to the care needs of the service users, as necessary and undertake certain domestic duties that can be performed during the night hours. Experience of working in a similar care setting is essential. If you have worked with people with learning disabilities who have complex needs, it would be advantageous. For more information regarding this role and the rota please contact Beth Humphries, Assistant Service Manager on 01704 829514

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(6 month fixed term contract)SOUTHPORT Working 15 hours per week within the night care staff team at Chase Heys, you will be required to attend to the care needs of the service users and undertake certain domestic duties during the night hours. Experience of working within a care role is essential. Experience of working with vulnerable people within a care environment and Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care would be advantageous. For more information regarding this role and the rota please contact Lesley Henderson, Service Manager on 01704 214279

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NOTICE OF CONSIDERING DISPOSAL OF FORMER SCHOOL PLAYING FIELD

Notice is hereby given that the Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council (“the Council”) is considering the disposal of all its interest in land that includes areas of former school playing fields at the following location:

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Any objections or representations to the proposed disposal must be made in writing only and addressed to Mr Nick Yates, Investment and Strategic Housing, Sefton Council, Magdalen House, 30 Trinity Road, Bootle, L20 3NJ, no later than 21st March 2018 Any objections and representations received will then be considered by the Council.

COUNCIL TAX 2018/19 Notice is hereby given that on 1 March 2018, the Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, in accordance with Sections 30 and 36 of the Local Government Finance Act, 1992, set for the chargeable financial year beginning with 1 April 2018, the following amounts of Council Tax for each of the categories of dwellings shown below:Property Valuation Band Proportion of Band D

Parish Aintree Village 1,223.14 Formby 1,192.01 Hightown 1,190.38 Ince Blundell 1,194.40 Little Altcar 1,192.36 Lydiate 1,235.18 Maghull 1,251.69 Melling 1,199.50 Sefton 1,196.03 Thornton 1,190.53 All Other Parts of 1,186.16 the Council’s Area

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Planning The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas) Act 1990 The following applications have been made to Sefton Council: Applicant/Ref Address Proposal

Montfort Missionaries DC/2018/00304 16 Burbo Bank Road, Blundellsands Liverpool L23 6TH Demolition of existing brick built boundary wall facing onto Burbo Bank Road and reconstruction using original materials

This application requires wider publicity Applicant/Ref Address Proposal

Redrow Homes Limited DC/2018/00177 Parkhaven Trust Liverpool Road South, Maghull L31 8BR Variation of condition 2 pursuant to planning permission DC/2016/01043 approved 26.05.2017 to be amended to reference an updated drawing. Plots 22 and 27 have changed from the previously approved Worcester house type to the Oxford Lifestyle housetype.

This application requires wider publicity You can look at the applications on our website at http://pa.sefton. gov.uk/online-applications/ Alternatively you can contact us to arrange to view the plans at Magdalen House, 30 Trinity Road, Bootle, L20 3NJ (telephone 0345 140 0845) between the hours of 8.30am and 5pm (Monday to Thursday) and 8.30am to 4pm (Friday). If you have any comments about the applications please complete our online form at http://pa.sefton.gov.uk/onlineapplications/, or write to me at Magdalen House within 21 days of the date of the publication of this Notice.

METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF SEFTON ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT, 1984, SECTION 14(1) AS AMENDED BY THE ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 Temporary Closure of Moss Lane, Hightown

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WINCANTON GROUP LTD trading as Wincanton of Methuen Park Chippenham Wiltshire SN14 0WT is applying to change an existing licence as follows: To keep an extra 5 goods vehicles and 5 trailers at the operating centre at Oakfield Rubber Co, 480 Hawthorne Road Bootle Merseyside L20 9PP. Owners or occupiers of land (including buildings) near the operating centre(s) who believe that their use or enjoyment of that land would be affected, should make written representations to the Traffic Commissioner at South Eastern & Metropolitan Traffic Area c/o Hillcrest House 386 Harehills Lane Harehills Leeds LS9 6NF stating their reasons, within 21 days of this notice. Representors must at the same time to place atofamily send a copyWant of their representations the applicant at the address given at announcement? the top of this notice. A Guide to Making Representations is available from the Visit champnews.com Traffic Commissioner’s Office. T524744

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Work will take place on the 22nd March 2018. Access will be maintained for the Emergency Services and where possible for residents. Alternative Route The diversion route for all traffic will be via: Turnbridge Road, Stonebarn Drive and vice versa. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF SEFTON ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT, 1984, SECTION 14(1) AS AMENDED BY THE ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 Temporary Closure of Lunt Road, Sefton Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, not less than seven days from the publication of this Notice, intend to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, to close the slip road servicing properties 1 - 23 off Lunt Road, Sefton for the following reason: Carriageway repair works. The proposed Order will continue in force for a maximum period of 21 days or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier. Work will take place on the 28th March 2018. Access will be maintained for the Emergency Services and where possible for residents. Alternative Route The diversion route for all traffic will be signed locally. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF SEFTON ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT, 1984, SECTION 14(1) AS AMENDED BY THE ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 Temporary Closure of Moor Lane, Crosby

Carriageway reinstatement works.

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The proposed Order will continue in force for a maximum period of 21 days or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier.

The proposed Order will continue in force for a maximum period of 21 days or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier.

Work will commence on 29th March, 2018 and be completed by 30th March 2018.

Work will commence on 26th March 2018 and be completed by 28th March 2018

Access will be maintained for the Emergency Services and where possible for residents.

Access will be maintained for the Emergency Services and where possible for residents.

Alternative Route The diversion route for all traffic will be via: Orrell Hill Lane, Scaffold Lane, Formby Bypass, North End Lane and vice versa. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF SEFTON ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT, 1984, SECTION 14(1) AS AMENDED BY THE ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 Temporary Closure of Bridges Lane, Sefton

Alternative Route The diversion route for all pedestrians will be signed locally. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF SEFTON ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT, 1984, SECTION 14(1) AS AMENDED BY THE ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 Temporary Closure of Ormonde Drive, Maghull

Carriageway repair works. The proposed Order will continue in force for a maximum period of 21 days or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier. Access will be maintained for the Emergency Services and where possible for residents. Alternative Route The diversion route for all traffic will be via: Brickwall Lane, Lunt Road and vice versa. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF SEFTON ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT, 1984, SECTION 14(1) AS AMENDED BY THE ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 Temporary Closure of Greenbank Avenue, Maghull Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, not less than seven days from the publication of this Notice, intend to make an Order under

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Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, not less than seven days from the publication of this Notice, intend to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, to close Moss Lane, Hightown for the following reason:

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Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, not less than seven days from the publication of this Notice, intend to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, to close the footway between No. 8 and No 10. Moor Lane, Crosby for the following reason:

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, not less than seven days from the publication of this Notice, intend to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, to close Bridges Lane, Sefton for the following reason:

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Licensing Act 2003 Notice of application to Sefton MBC for the Grant of a Premises Licence by Linacre Local Ltd in respect of The Old Post Office Sports Bar, 113 Deyes Lane, Maghull, Liverpool L31 6DG for the Sale by Retail of Alcohol & Regulated Entertainment (Films) 1030-0030hrs & Late Night Refreshment (2300-0030hrs) daily.The application may be inspected (9am-3pm, weekdays by appointment) at: Licensing Unit, Sefton MBC, Magdalen Hse, 30 Trinity Rd, Bootle L20 3NJ or via www.sefton.gov.uk. Written representations must be received at the above address on or before 4 April 2018. It is an offence knowingly or recklessly to make a false statement in connection with an application punishable with an unlimited fine on summary conviction.

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, not less than seven days from the publication of this Notice, intend to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, to close Ormonde Drive, Maghull for the following reason: Carriageway repair works. The proposed Order will continue in force for a maximum period of 21 days or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier.

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Alternative Route The diversion route for all traffic will be via: Liverpool Road South, Ormonde Avenue and vice versa. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF SEFTON ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT, 1984, SECTION 14(1) AS AMENDED BY THE ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 Temporary Closure of Dunningsbridge Road, Maghull

Alternative Route The eastbound diversion route for all traffic will be via: Pygons Hill Lane, Moss Lane, Liverpool Road, Northway, Back Lane and vice versa.

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The westbound diversion route for all traffic will be via: Back Lane, Swan Lane, Northway, Moss Lane and Pygons Hill Lane. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------D. Marrin, Highway Management Manager, Magdalen House, 30 Trinity Road, Bootle L20 3NJ


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SPORT Remyca share points after eight goal thriller Chadderton 4 Litherland Remyca 4 REMYCA’S hopes for automatic promotion were dealt a blow after they conceded two late goals to draw an eight goal thriller. The 120 spectators, including Manchester United legend Paul Scholes who was supporting his son Arron for the home side, were treated to an end-toend game. Remyca got off to a flying start when Paul Foy headed in after seven minutes but Chadderton equalised to make it 1-1 going into half time. On 53 minutes Colin Quirk cut in side and scored to make it 2-1

before Oscar Billlington made it 3-1 to the visitors. Not to be denied Chadderton kept coming and from a hopeful cross they pulled a goal back. Remyca scored on 69 minutes when substitute Connor Murphy netted from close range to make it 4-2. At 4-2 in front Remyca should have managed the game out but looked vulnerable as the young Chadderton guns piled forward. On 75 minutes Chaddderton again exposed defensive frailties to score a third and as Remyca defended deep, conceded a penalty which Chadderton scored to make it 4-4.

Purples put five struggling Reds AFC Liverpool 0 CIty of Liverpool 5 AFTER earning a point with a determined, battling performance away at a good Charnock Richard side last Tuesday, The Reds handed City of Liverpool one of their easiest wins of their campaign. City looked confident and moved the ball with purpose towards their forward line. They went ahead after 16 minutes through Francis Smith after John Connolly cut in from the left flank and provided the Action from Saturday’s match. assist. 90th minute after The Reds lost posCity were gifted a second goal session in their own half. shortly before half time after Jack A well weighted through ball and Hazelhurst pounced on a loose pass, a calm one-on-one finish from took a touch on the edge of the area Shacklock capped off an abject disand struck it hard and low into the play and miserable afternoon for corner beyond Dom Garner. The AFC Liverpool. second half was much the same as The Reds play a Macron Cup third the Purples pinged passes over and round tie at home to Ashton Athletic around The Reds with ease. today (Wednesday). Just after the hour mark, the They host Congleton Town on SatPurples extended their lead further urday. through John Connolly and then David Forbes made it four with 20 minutes to go. Substitute Dean Shacklock made it 5-0 in the

Michael Brewster sidefoots home to put Marine two goals up. Picture by Susan Nugent.

Goals from Hughes and Brewster secure vital home win for Mariners Marine 2 Hednesford Town 0 MARINE picked up a vital three points in their fight for survival in the EvoStik Premier Divison table thanks to goals from Adam Hughes and Michael Brewster. Both side soon adapted to the heavy underfoot conditions and the first half proved evenly-contested. Liam Tongue’s early speculative effort for the Mariners was well-held by Town custodian Wren, while at the other end Butlin's flicked header from a free-kick dropped onto the roof of Martin Fearon's net. The Mariners continued to press and Amis teed up Short whose well-struck half-volley flew just a yard wide of the diving Wren's right-hand post. The Whites took the lead four minutes before the break after a foul on Amis close to the touchline 15 yards from the corner flag on the Marine right. Short's inswinging delivery to the far post caught the goalkeeper and his teammates flat-footed, and Adam Hughes headed in from close range. The Pitmen spurned two decent scoring opportunities early in the second half as Mendez-Jones volleyed over from 12 yards following another set-piece, before striker

Graham struck nothing but fresh air when well-placed ten yards from goal. Mitchley and Amis' fledgling partnership proved effective once more to allow the latter a low shot on goal which Wren held securely. A quick counter in the Whites' next attack saw Tongue's shot well-held by Wren as Mitchley scented a rebound. Just before the hour mark leading scorer Mitchley turned provider, holding off the attentions of Gatter to cross from the lefthand byline and Wren could only palm the ball at full-stretch into Brewster's path, and the ex-Southport midfielder calmly sidefooting home from eight yards to give the Mariners a two-goal cushion.

The Pitmen sought an immediate response and winger Lawrie dragged a left-footed shot nearer to the corner flag than goal from 15 yards, before Graham was played into the Marine box but Short produced a well-timed challenge as the Hednesford striker was about to pull the trigger. Graham’s incisive run with four minutes remaining ended with his daisy-cutter through defenders' legs forcing Fearon into a smart save low to his right, but the Mariners saw out time in relative comfort to record an important and deserved victory which further eases their relegation fears. Marine were due to host Lancaster City on Tuesday night and are away to last weekend’s opponenents Hednesford Town on Saturday.

Waterloo are battered at Burnage but play-off spot is still in reach Burnage 41 Firwood Waterloo 7 NOT the best of days for Firwood Waterloo who now slip back a place to fourth place in the table. But they are still in with a chance of making the playoff as they still have to play second place Blackburn and now third Northwich, both at home. Director of rugby Steve

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Wood said the artificial surface partly explained their performance. He said: “We had not played for three weeks and that told as we were very slow out of the blocks. “Also we did not adapt to the pace of the artificial surface and they really put us under the cosh with the speed of their attack. “We did have captain Jack Weir missing but in all hon-

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esty they had us beaten all over the field. “We need to regroup after because there is still a lot of rugby to be played and we must come again.” The home side took the lead with three converted tries and a penalty to go in at the interval 21-7 ahead, Firwood Waterloo’s try coming from good pressure from a restart to get lock Connor Scrivens over, Nick Dwyer

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