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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 recognising that it is 25 years since the introduction of the Disability Discrimination Act (1995) ...
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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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Sefton Borough of Culture 2020 logo

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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Crosby Library lit up red

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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Comedian Bren Riley, host of the Sefton Comedy Hub

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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Light display for The Nightingale's Song show for Borough of Culture

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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Hornby’s in the driving seat for the Sefton Stories project

Frank Hornby has steamed ahead, reinvented himself and engineered top spot in the Sefton Stories Project launched as part of ...
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Vote now for your favourite famous Sefton story

Ahead of Sefton’s Borough of Culture year, we want residents and visitors to tell us what stories they want us ...
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Funding bids now live for Borough of Culture projects

Community groups and local organisations can now apply for support to help run projects as part of Sefton’s Borough of ...
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Fantastic fireworks, tasty treats and astounding aerial displays revealed for 2020

Fantastic fireworks, tasty treats and astounding aerial displays will once again delight thousands of people in 2020. Ahead of schedule, ...
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Bulb Planting will be blooming lovely for Borough of Culture!

More than 44,000 spring flowering bulbs have been planted by primary school children in locations across the borough as part ...
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Vote Now! Celebrate Sefton’s most famous figures in 2020

Ahead of Sefton’s Borough of Culture year, we want residents and visitors to tell us what stories they want us ...
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Spotlight On: Dame Beryl Bainbridge

Dame Beryl Bainbridge 1932-2010 Beryl Bainbridge was brought up in Formby and became one of the most respected and successful ...
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Spotlight On: Sefton’s Maritime History

Sefton is synonymous with its maritime history with two important stories of the 20th Century not to be forgotten. Edward ...
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Spotlight On: Frederick J Hooper

Frederick J Hooper 1891-1955 From Southport to the South Pole, Frederick J Hooper makes Southport’s local history global. A 19-year-old ...
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Spotlight On: Thomas Fresh

Thomas Fresh 1803-1861 Resident of Freshfield, Thomas Fresh is considered by many to be the pioneer of British environmental health ...
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Spotlight On: Sir Henry Segrave

Sir Henry Segrave 1896-1930 Henry Segrave was an American-born British automobile and motorboat racer who set four world speed records ...
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Spotlight On: Kenny Everett

Kenny Everett 1944-1995 Comedian, radio DJ and television entertainer. Everett was a controversial and complicated figure. Born Maurice James Christopher ...
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Spotlight On: Frank Hornby

Frank Hornby 1863-1936 Inventor, businessman, politician. Frank Hornby was a man of many talents but best known for an invention ...
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Spotlight On: Albert Pierrepoint

Albert Pierrepoint 1905 - 1992 Albert Pierrepoint’s story is one that cannot be forgotten in the country’s history on capital ...
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Spotlight On: James Dunwoody Bulloch

James Dunwoody Bulloch 1823-1901 In 1861 Waterloo was at the centre of a spy ring created by an American secret ...
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Spotlight On: Christiana Hartley

Christiana Hartley CBE 1872-1948 Resident of Lord Street, Southport, Christiana Hartley was a social rights activist, welfare rights campaigner, philanthropist, ...
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Borough of Culture Shines on Sefton!

Crosby Coastal Park is set to be lit up with an amazing light constellation and high-octane entertainment to signal the ...
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Sefton performers wanted to support Borough Of Culture

Sefton Council is looking for bands, musicians and performers to take part in a special event later this year to ...
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Join our planning workshop for Sefton’s Borough of Culture 2020 programme

Sefton is excited to be Borough of Culture in 2020 and wants to hear from people to help shape the ...
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