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  • Sefton’s Community Learning Service celebrate learners and staff!

    Sefton’s Community Learning Service celebrate learners and staff!

    Sefton’s Community Learning Service held its annual awards ceremony on Tuesday (August 7) to celebrate the hard work and dedication of both its learners and staff. Now in its 15th year, the awards are seeing an increase in the number of participants achieving qualifications. This year 40 residents achieved a recognised qualification this year with over 400 qualifications between them.

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  • Formal Consultation on Sand Dunes Nursery School

    Sefton Council has been formally asked by the governing body at Sand Dunes Nursery School, Seaforth to start a statutory consultation on proposals to close the nursery from July, 2019.  At a Cabinet meeting held on July 26 at Bootle Town Hall, it was agreed to start with a formal consultation in August.  Sefton Council's multi-agency consultation and engagement panel will

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  • Sefton Council Help to Launch a New Regional Adoption Agency

    Sefton Council Help to Launch a New Regional Adoption Agency

    A Regional Adoption Agency covering Sefton, Liverpool, Knowsley, and Wirral has been officially launched.  AIM (Adoption in Merseyside) brings together a team of around 50 staff from across the four councils who have been seconded into the new organisation.  Responsibilities include recruitment, approval and ongoing support for adopters, tracking, linking and matching of children and the training and development of

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  • Sefton care home puts spotlight on making memories

    Sefton care home puts spotlight on making memories

    A Netherton care home has been chosen as the Sefton representative in a Merseyside-wide summer initiative to highlight the importance of memories and reminiscence among older people living with dementia. James Dixon Court on Harrops Croft has been selected as the borough’s recipient of a Sense of Summer memory basket, produced by the multi-award-winning House of Memories dementia awareness programme,

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  • Sefton's green spaces receive the prestigious Green Flag Award

    Sefton's green spaces receive the prestigious Green Flag Award

    A total of 12 parks and greenspaces in Sefton are proudly flying the prestigious Green Flag award.  The international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities.  A record-breaking 1,883 UK parks and green spaces will receive a Green

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  • Summer Reading Challenge launches in Sefton with a wonderfully, wet performance!

    Summer Reading Challenge launches in Sefton with a wonderfully, wet performance!

    Children from schools across Sefton were treated to a hilarious and energetic story telling performance  at Crosby Library to celebrate the launch of the Reading Agency's, Summer Reading Challenge.  The challenge is a national scheme which Sefton libraries actively take part in every year, with around three thousand children getting involved.  Statistically the borough is the number one performer in the North

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  • Time Capsule buried for 50 years to mark the opening of Maghull Station

    Time Capsule buried for 50 years to mark the opening of Maghull Station

    School children helping to preserve time for future generations of commuters have buried a time capsule in the foundations of the new £13 million state-of-the-art Maghull North Station, which will be re-opened in 2068.  The container, which was created by pupils at St Thomas’ Church of England Primary School, is packed with school memorabilia, and also LFC/EFC match programmes, an

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  • Help to make a difference to lives of children with disabilities in Sefton

    Help to make a difference to lives of children with disabilities in Sefton

    Do you have some spare time on your hands during the school holidays or any evenings or weekends free? Would you be interested in helping disabled youngsters have fun in inclusive settings across Sefton?  If so you could really make a difference to peoples' lives. As part of Sefton Council's Year of the Volunteer campaign, we are encouraging residents to consider

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