Sefton Stories

  • You've used your vote, so take good care of it

    You've used your vote, so take good care of it

    A guest blog by Joanne Lee, Sefton CVS So, I wake up and send my mate Richard a Snapchat story from last night, even though we went see Derren Brown together. It's boring I know, but make sure you've had one of these! Then a quick scroll through the craziness of Twitter, as I do every day, see that the

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  • Wheelie good news for Ben and his new bike

    Wheelie good news for Ben and his new bike

    Its Wheelie good news for Ben from Formby whose parents took delivery of a specialised Hugbike. Bens family and friends have been raising money for the bike through the summer and last week the day came when he made his inaugural ride. Ben who is 13 and lives with his family in Formby has a congenital heart condition and autism,

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  • Tommy's Trip Down Memory Lane

    Tommy's Trip Down Memory Lane

    Southport golfing sensation Tommy Fleetwood is a shining example of the Sefton Sports Awards.The Awards, which take place on Wednesday (July 12) at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre, celebrate sporting success and achievement from teams and individuals across the whole of the borough. They are organised by Active Sefton, which is part of Sefton Council’s Health and Wellbeing portfolio. In

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  • Tips for dining out with a person living with dementia

    Tips for dining out with a person living with dementia

         Caring for somebody who is living with dementia can mean some planning and adjustments to things we often take for granted. One of those things is eating out, sometimes it can be difficult so Alzheimer’s Society in Southport, have some hints and tips from service users and carers from across Sefton to help you on your next outing. I

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  • The National Trust Celebrates Fifty Years In Fabulous Formby

    The National Trust Celebrates Fifty Years In Fabulous Formby

    The National Trust is celebrating 50 years caring for the coast at Formby.The conservation charity has cared for 210 hectares of this special stretch of coast since 12 April 1967, when it was safeguarded through the Neptune Fund, set up specifically to purchase and protect coast around the UK.The stretch of coast at Formby is an area of great importance

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  • Sensational summer for Coast volunteers

    Sensational summer for Coast volunteers

    Over the summer we’ve enjoyed spending time on the Sefton Coast with visitors to our dunes, woodlands, beaches and parks. Over the summer (April – September), the Friends of Sefton Coast have had over 750 volunteer visits, giving more than 1500 hours of time to help clean up beaches, woodlands and parks, and  keeping access routes clear and carrying out wildlife

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  • Sefton's Lost Voices

    Sefton's Lost Voices

    Sefton's lost voices is a project that gives people in the early stages of memory loss the chance to record their oral histories. Do you have a friend or relative who is becoming increasingly forgetful? Are you living with memory loss yourself? Many of your friends, parents, grandparents and older relatives have led exceptional lives and have amazing stories to

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  • Seafront Gardens to unveil new Toposcope

    Seafront Gardens to unveil new Toposcope

    Members of local community group Friends of Waterloo Seafront Gardens will be unveiling the latest addition to Adelaide Garden this week – a new toposcope which will take pride of place in the historic gardens.Image courtesy of Waterloo Seafront Gardens Facebook (Carl Davies)Thanks to a generous donation from a local resident, and with the support of a local stone mason, the

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