Your Sefton

  • #CleanerSeas for Sefton

    #CleanerSeas for Sefton

     Whether you swim, paddle, or simply enjoy a stroll on one of the Sefton beaches, you can be assured, once again, that the quality of the water is cleaner than at any time in the last 30 years.       For the second year in a row the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published statistics that

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  • Sign Up to News Alerts from Sefton Council

    Sign Up to News Alerts from Sefton Council

    Residents and businesses can now sign up to receive the latest news, events and important information from Sefton Council via email. Following the launch of Merseynow, users can access the latest details on a range of themes straight to their inbox.  Topics will cover information on the latest news and events across the borough, as well as reminders about bin collections, activities

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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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  • Pioneering Egypt collection takes centre stage in new exhibition

    Pioneering Egypt collection takes centre stage in new exhibition

    From Nefertiti to Amelia Edwards and Mrs Goodison, Egypt has been a place of strong women. The unique Atkinson exhibition; Adventures in Egypt: Mrs Goodison & Other Travellers tells the fascinating stories of some influential women in the early days of Egyptian archaeology and re-unites ancient masterpieces not seen together for over 120 years. Celebrating 130 years since her first

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  • Bootle pupils help spruce up Derby Park

    Bootle pupils help spruce up Derby Park

    Pupils from a Bootle primary school donned their rubber gloves and helped make a local park sparkle during a recent litter-pick. Children from St Monica's Primary School joined up with Sefton Council's Parks and Greenspaces team to help spruce up Derby Park, clearing away as much litter as possible. More than 60 pupils and their teachers worked throughout the afternoon

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  • Recycling centres switch to winter hours

    Recycling centres switch to winter hours

    Throughout winter Recyling and Refuse Centres will be open from 8.00am until 5.00pm* – changing from the summer hours of 8.00am to 8.00pm. There are 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres in the region. They are operated by resource management company Veolia on behalf of Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA). In Sefton the centres are: Formby (Altcar Road) Sefton Meadows (Sefton Lane)

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  • Youngsters make waves at anti-scrambler fun day!

    Youngsters make waves at anti-scrambler fun day!

    Pupils from schools across South Sefton have been shown how to have fun without dangerous scrambler bikes, thanks to Sefton Council and Merseyside Police. Hundreds of schoolchildren from All Saints, Lander Road, The Grange, English Martyrs and Hatton Hill donned their gym kits and took part in an exhilarating inter-school sports day at Crosby Lakeside recently. This is the second

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  • Police search Sefton stretch of canal for evidence of criminal activity

    Police search Sefton stretch of canal for evidence of criminal activity

    Police are searching the Sefton stretch of the Leeds-Liverpool Canal path as they continue to target criminals using open land to store weapons and other items. Officers from the Liverpool Targeted Team completed an open land search of the canal covering  Lydiate yesterday, Monday 25 September. During the search, a 26-year-old man from Netherton was sighted on the canal path

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