New funding round launched for Sefton Crowd campaign

Sefton Council has launched a new funding round as part of its digital crowdfunding initiative Sefton Crowd, to support community-led ...
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Sefton Council launches Orrell Mount Masterplan consultation

A consultation seeking views on a huge community-inspired masterplan to transform Orrell Mount Park in Bootle, is now underway. Run ...
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Stunning images of Marine Lake Events centre revealed as consultation launches

Sefton Council is set to launch its public consultation on much anticipated plans for the Southport Marine Lake Events Centre ...
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Aintree Festival 2022: Travel Advice & Road Closures

Sefton is once again preparing to welcome thousands of visitors to the borough as part of the three day Aintree ...
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Marine Lake Events Centre plans to take major step forward this Summer

Exciting plans for a state-of-the-art Marine Lake Events Centre in Southport are set to take another big step forward this ...
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Let there be light! Iconic buildings across Sefton to be lit up in dazzling light projection

Southport and Bootle will play host to a spectacular light show capturing the history of the Sefton next week. The ...
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Sefton residents rewarded for good deeds

Sefton Citizens 4 Good Scheme returns with nominations now open

Nominations are now being accepted for a major scheme that recognises Sefton residents who make a positive difference to life ...
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New council Tech Rooms will support refugees across Sefton

Sefton Libraries team are set to install special technology rooms in Southport, Bootle and Crosby, designed to help refugees and ...
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Sefton’s Derek praised for tackling mental health issue among town planners

A Sefton Council officer has been recognised for his work to raise awareness of mental health support for town planners ...
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How to plan a street party for the 2022 Platinum Jubilee

Community spirited Sefton residents considering hosting a street party for Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee are being asked to contact ...
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Sefton set to welcome thousands of golf lovers to Southport

Hillside Golf Club has been named as the host venue of this year’s Cazoo Classic, with a limited number of ...
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Southport market staff take a well deserved break after 6 months of non-stop success

Southport Market staff and traders will take a well-earned break later this month following six months of non-stop work serving ...
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Sefton librarian Lesley named among New Years Honours

A Sefton librarian has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen's 2022 New Years Honours list for her ...
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Make sure you ‘Recycle Right’ this Christmas and New Year

Householders in Sefton and the Liverpool City Region are being asked to recycle right this Christmas and New Year – ...
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Only hours left to support Southport ‘Fiestaval’

There are just two days left for people to lend their support to create a brand new Latin American festival ...
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Live music comes to Southport Market for Christmas time

Southport Market's winter wonderland will be open throughout most of the Christmas period with festive fun for all ages. Live ...
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Enjoy a living history lesson on Lord Street

Shoppers along Southport’s famous boulevard are being given a fantastic history lesson as they pass the iconic Grade II listed ...
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Southport Market launches first ever Christmas Extravaganza

Southport Market is set to play host to a winter wonderland as the popular food and drink venue launches its ...
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Less than two weeks for Sefton nominations to this year’s City Region Culture & Creativity Awards

Artists, arts organisations and community groups across Sefton are being reminded there are less than two weeks left to submit ...
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Public Remembrance Services return to Sefton in 2021

Sefton will once again fall silent to remember those who died in conflict, with a number of Remembrance Day services ...
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Huge improvements announced for Kings Gardens

King's Gardens in Southport is set to undergo a series of improvement works designed to restore and regenerate a number ...
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Scarisbrick Avenue Regeneration project revealed by Sefton Council

Sefton Council is set to engage with business owners and residents around Scarisbrick Avenue ahead of proposed regeneration works on ...
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Cllrs told to expect ‘surprising’ results of Southport Cycle Lane consultation

The results of the recent Southport Active Travel Cycle Lane consultation will be presented to the November 9th Overview and ...
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Exciting Enterprise Hub plans revealed for historic Southport building

New life is set to be breathed into one of Southport's most historic buildings as Sefton look to launch the ...
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Bavarian bonanza takes over Southport Market

A Bavarian bonanza has taken over Southport Market for the venue's inaugural Oktoberfest celebration. Running until Sunday, September 26th, a ...
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Tens of thousands enjoy brand new Southport Market in just 48 hours

More than ten thousand excited and hungry customers passed through the doors of the brand new Southport Market in its ...
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New look Southport Market opens this coming Thursday!

The brand new Southport Market will officially open its doors on Thursday, July 22, in time for a scorching summer ...
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WATCH: Sefton honours communities during national Day of Reflection

Tuesday, March 23 marks one year since Sefton went into lockdown. In line with national events to mark this day, ...
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Enjoy an ‘Evening With’ to celebrate Sefton’s Borough of Culture year

The Reader invites you to spend an evening delving into the works of some special guest authors as we celebrate ...
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Sefton Council reaffirms its commitment to disabled residents as it celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

This month Sefton Council is reaffirming its commitment to Sefton residents as it recognises 25 years since the introduction of ...
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Extra time to submit Sefton nominations for City Region Culture & Creativity awards

Arts organisations, community groups and individuals across Sefton now have until midnight on Monday 16th November to submit their nominations ...
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Just a week to go for Sefton nominations to City Region Culture & Creativity awards

There is now just one week left for Sefton’s artists arts organisations and other community groups to get their nominations ...
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Excited sandgrounders help launch Southport Town Deal

A host of Southport residents and businesses have come together to mark the launch of the Southport Town Deal in ...
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Sefton Council lights up civic buildings to support awareness of event production industries

Sefton Council lit up Bootle Town Hall and Crosby Library in red last night, Wednesday 30 September, in support of ...
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Twenty-one acts plus five films showcasing Waterloo will be streamed for Bank Holiday Virtual festival

A unique virtual music festival will be streamed online over the August Bank Holiday weekend to replace the cancelled Waterloo ...
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Sefton Borough of Culture 2020 Covid-19 Time Capsule launched.

To mark the historic times we are all living through to ensure everyone’s safety, Sefton Council’s Borough of Culture 2020 ...
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Borough of Culture 2020 projects to go ahead digitally to help raise spirits in the face of Covid-19

Sefton Comedy HUB, detailed instructions of how to make an origami squirrel and Community by Nature play packs are among ...
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Budding young poets urged to join the Grand Poetry Competition!

Young budding poets across the Liverpool City Region with time to spare due to the unfortunate Coronavirus outbreak are being ...
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Red Rum gallops home for Borough of Culture!

A huge mural of legendary race horse Red Rum by acclaimed street artist Paul Curtis has been unveiled in Southport ...
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A Nightingale’s Song shines bright on Sefton landmarks!

Three civic buildings in Sefton were sensationally lit up as the Nightingale’s Song dazzled residents and visitors as part of ...
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Nightingale Song Update

Considering the latest government COVID-19 advice, A Nightingale’s Song will take place as originally planned. As a precautionary matter, event ...
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Words of Wisdom for Sefton Schools inspire a generation

‘Words of wisdom’ given to school children from elderly residents in the borough will be projected on to civic buildings ...
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Borough of Culture funding applications end soon!

Due to popularity and high demand, any community group or organisation planning to apply for Borough of Culture funding now ...
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Successful Bids for Borough of Culture!

A community VE Day celebration in Formby and a borough-wide programme of engaging young people with the older generation are ...
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Public transport lights the way for Borough Of Culture!

Sefton Council is making it easier for families wanting to travel and watch all three showings of an amazing light ...
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Check out the amazing Borough Of Culture events programme

All you need to know regarding the first few months of Sefton's incredible 12 months as Borough of Culture 2020 ...
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Borough Of Culture: Media & Travel Partners

Media Partners The success of our Borough of Culture 2020 is the help of local and regional media to help ...
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City Region’s young people invited to get creative for climate change

Better By Bus is teaming up with National Museums Liverpool to give young people of the Liverpool City Region the ...
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Trio of buildings to light up for a Nightingale’s Song!

Three prominent buildings in Sefton will be lit up in a unique light extravaganza as part of Sefton’s Borough of ...
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Immerse yourself in a Sefton Saga for the ages!

Sefton is launching a story writing competition for its Borough of Culture of year with different people becoming the author ...
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