Merseyrail offers free travel to kids to celebrate Car Free Day

Merseyrail are celebrating Car Free Day by offering free travel to kids anywhere on their network this Sunday (22 September) ...
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Pocket-sized suicide prevention resource could help save lives in Sefton

Sefton residents are encouraged to download innovative app helping to save people from suicide for World Suicide Prevention Day. To ...
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Sefton Council to fly flag for the emergency services

Flags to support the emergency services will be raised at Bootle Town Hall and Southport Town Hall on Monday, 9 ...
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Children and young people

Sefton celebrating children and young people this September for the ‘Year of Friendship’

This month as part of the Year of Friendship campaign, Sefton Council will be focusing on children and young people ...
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Musical Bingo set to raise money to support socially isolated

A series of musical bingo nights are set to take place in Maghull to help raise money that will support ...
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Successful night of community reassurance and disruption activity in south Sefton

Officers were joined by members of the public, MP Peter Dowd, Councillor Trish Hardy and members of Sefton Council for ...
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Macmillan to hold event for people affected by cancer

Southport Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre will be holding its second ‘Health and Wellbeing Event’ of the year on ...
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A community festival in Sefton to show residents are standing together against crime

Sefton Council and residents from Thornton and Netherton are bringing communities together at a special music festival to show how ...
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Share your stories to promote positive mental health

Sefton Council is preparing to launch this year's 30 Days of Sefton in Mind campaign and is calling upon community ...
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South Park set for action packed family fun day

Preparations are well underway for the annual South Park Family Fun Day in Bootle. Each year Sefton Council and its ...
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Celebrate World Friendship Day at South Park

South Park is hosting a community picnic to celebrate World Friendship day, Tuesday July 30. As many people, as possible ...
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Pride, friendship and new beginnings for LGBTQ+young people

In Sefton’s Year of Friendship, LGBTQ+ young people from Sefton will show solidarity with their peers and represent the borough ...
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Supporting refugees in Sefton throughout Year of Friendship

This month, as part of our Year Of Friendship campaign, Sefton is celebrating diversity across our borough. In the same ...
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Bespoke job club for transgender and transitioning community launched in Southport

A bespoke monthly job club called 'Butterflies' is being launched in Southport to support transgender people and those undergoing transition ...
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Bootle to play host to major Anne Frank Exhibition

Bootle is to play host to a major exhibition about Anne Frank in the year that the Jewish victim of ...
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Help Sefton’s foodbanks tackle holiday hunger

Residents in Sefton are being asked to support the borough’s foodbanks this summer to help meet increased demands to tackle ...
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How you can volunteer to help visually impaired people in Sefton during Year of Friendship

For Formby resident Derek Thomas, being visually impaired is no barrier to living a full life thanks to the help ...
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BeActive this summer thanks to Sefton Council

Sefton’s most anticipated activity days are returning for the 2019 summer break thanks to Sefton Council's leisure service. Running throughout ...
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Sefton’s Year of Friendship celebrates diversity this July

This July, Sefton Council's Year Of Friendship campaign is celebrating diversity across our borough. In the same month that will ...
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Join us in Sefton's beautiful greenspaces for World Friendship Day

Enjoy a picnic with friends in Sefton this World Friendship Day

Sefton Council wants its residents to celebrate World Friendship Day (Tuesday, July 30) in style this year by bringing a ...
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Southport Half Marathon 2019: Travel and General Advice

This Sunday (June 30) Southport town centre will host to the 2019 Southport Half Marathon with hundreds of runners taking ...
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Walk a mile for MacMillan Cancer Support

‘Macmillan Mile’ walking events for people living with cancer return to Merseyside

Anyone affected by cancer is being invited to take part in a ‘Macmillan Mile’ walk which return to Merseyside next ...
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Transgender Employability Course to be piloted in Sefton

A bespoke initiative to help unemployed transgender and transitioning people back in to work is being piloted in Sefton. The ...
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Girlguiding in Birkdale needs you!

Girl Guides Birkdale District is looking for adults over the age of 18 to run Rainbows (age 5-7), Brownies (age ...
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Get back in the saddle and rediscover your love of cycling in confidence

People who want to rediscover their love for cycling in Sefton after years of staying out of the saddle can ...
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Make friends with Bootle buddy scheme

Sefton looks out for best of friends as special year reaches a big milestone

National Best Friends Day (June 8), marks the halfway point in Sefton’s Year of Friendship, a perfect time for Sefton ...
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Sefton backs 3tc’s annual Festival Of Learning campaign

Sefton Council's Year Of Friendship campaign is lending its full support and backing to the 3TC Festival of Learning during ...
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New Friendship Cafe launching in Southport

A Friendship Cafe sponsored by Southport Salvation Army is set to launch on Sunday, 7 July at The Salvation Army ...
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Bootle Bucks back Sefton’s Year Of Friendship campaign

A football club in Sefton, created solely to encourage youngsters with disabilities to get into the sport, is backing a ...
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Be body kind with Sefton’s Community Mental Health Team

Sefton’s Community Mental Health Team offers a range of services to help Sefton residents feel better about their bodies in ...
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100 Year Old lauds benefits of making friends and keeping fit

A 100 year old woman from Sefton is backing a council led campaign to celebrate the importance of mental and ...
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The Reader is inviting people to ‘bring a friend’ or ‘make a friend’ in its Shared Reading Community drive in Sefton

After more than a decade reading aloud in Sefton, The Reader collaborates with Sefton Public Health on Mental Health Awareness ...
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Sefton organisations needed to help with loneliness study

The project about loneliness and social isolation (PALS) is looking for groups or organisations in Sefton to help them conduct ...
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Pip is the pawfect friend at Tudor Bank

In recent years Sefton has seen an increase in people experiencing loneliness within certain groups. The negative effects of loneliness ...
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Sefton’s Year Of Friendship celebrates the fittest friendships in May!

The month of May marks Sefton Council's Year Of Friendship celebration of all things Active. Throughout May we'll be taking ...
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April Bank Holiday: All You Need To Know this weekend

Thousands of people are expected to visit beautiful Sefton this Bank Holiday weekend (April 19-22) and we've put together a ...
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Pay It Forward in Sefton with acts of kindness

Sefton's Year of Friendship has shone a light on the selfless way the borough's residents support each other. Sefton's Council ...
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How a shared love of animals is helping people connect during Year of Friendship

Anyone who has cared for an animal knows the difference they can make to our lives, whether it’s by bringing ...
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Don’t miss this op-paw-tunity to make new friends

A dog owner has established a new dog-walking group to help meet like-minded fur baby parents in Southport. The Southport ...
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Come along to charity quizzes to raise money for Freshfields Animal Rescue

Much-loved Sefton charity Freshfields Animal Rescue is hosting a series of pub quizzes to raise money for the many abandoned, ...
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Are you living with cancer? Southport Macmillan Centre can help

Without the right support, living with cancer can be lonely and isolating. The Southport Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre ...
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Dads the word for new community group in Southport

An innovative new network for men has launched in Southport. Identity Dads brings together dads, grandads and male carers through ...
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Make friends with Bootle buddy scheme

Would you benefit from a ‘Bootle Buddy’?

Throughout the Year of Friendship, Sefton Council are celebrating specialist groups who are tackling loneliness by promoting friendship throughout the ...
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Dates revealed for Pride in Liverpool 2019

What: Pride in Liverpool 2019 When: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July 2019 Where: Tithebarn Street and City Centre LCR ...
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Life After Stroke – Help for residents recovering from a stroke who feel isolated

Throughout Sefton’s Year of Friendship, Sefton Council is dedicated to reducing loneliness by making residents aware of the many groups ...
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Freshfields Rescue host pub quiz double-header to celebrate 40th birthday

Freshfields Animal Rescue is continuing its mammoth 40th birthday celebrations with two charity pub quizzes in April. As part of ...
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Active Alma astounds instructors as she turns 100!

A Maghull woman is proving that age is just a number as she continues to impress instructors at Sefton's Active ...
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Find new friends in Sefton

Throughout Sefton’s Year of Friendship, Sefton Council is dedicated to tackling loneliness by ensuring residents are aware of the many ...
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Sefton Partners unite against poverty

Sefton’s Welfare Reform and Anti-Poverty Partnership (WRAP) held it’s annual conference last week (February 28) at Linacre Mission in Bootle ...
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Services in Sefton to support mental health

Everyone goes through difficult times, but sometimes our problems affect our day-to-day lives and we may feel that we can’t ...
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