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  • A new service in Bootle will help to support Sefton veterans

    A new service in Bootle will help to support Sefton veterans

    A new community service has opened in Safe Regeneration in Bootle aiming to support Sefton veterans with mental health issues through targeted counselling / therapy and physical activity programmes. The service has been set up in memory of John Paul Finnigan who sadly lost his life through suicide in 2018. John a brave Liverpool soldier from Huyton had completed a number

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  • Another chance to visit a fascinating exhibition with artefacts from Bootle’s History

    Another chance to visit a fascinating exhibition with artefacts from Bootle’s History

    A special exhibition displaying artefacts from Bootle's illustrious history is being brought back this February, due to popular demand. The exhibition was first unveiled as part of a week long celebration of the town’s 150th Birthday, in October 2018. Due to its success, Sefton Council is delighted to be bringing it back to Bootle Town Hall for another week. It

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  • Investigation underway following reports of firearms discharge in Bootle

    Investigation underway following reports of firearms discharge in Bootle

    We are investigating following reports of a firearms discharge in Bootle in the early hours of this morning, Friday 25th January. We were contacted at 12.45am to reports of witnesses hearing loud bangs in Litherland Road. Patrols attended and found damage to a house and van consistent with a firearms discharge. Nobody was injured during the incident. An investigation is

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  • Sefton's Public Engagement Panel has reached it’s 10-year milestone.

    Sefton's Public Engagement Panel has reached it’s 10-year milestone.

    Sefton Council is delighted to be celebrating Sefton’s Public Engagement and Consultation Panel's 10th Anniversary. The Council and several partners developed the panel to ensure they collectively listen to residents and give them the opportunity to have a say in the services that are delivered. One of the ways this is done is by going out into our communities to

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  • Friends of Sefton Coast celebrate bumper Year Of The Volunteer campaign

    Friends of Sefton Coast celebrate bumper Year Of The Volunteer campaign

    Everybody knows Sefton has few and far between rivals for the title of most beautiful British coastline! The 22 miles spanning between Southport and Seaforth are some of the most iconic, idyllic and important stretches of coastline in the UK and are home to a menagerie of fauna and flora. But it takes a lot of work to make our

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  • Can you make a difference to a vulnerable teenager’s life?

    Can you make a difference to a vulnerable teenager’s life?

    Sefton Council has launched a recruitment campaign to attract foster carers interested in looking after teenagers. The Council has created new specialist teen foster carer roles and is looking for people who can provide intensive one-to-one care to some of Sefton’s most vulnerable young people who would otherwise be placed in residential care. A package of support has been developed

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  • Sefton Council Proposes Changes to Council Tax on Long Term Empty Homes

    Sefton Council Proposes Changes to Council Tax on Long Term Empty Homes

    Sefton Council is running a consultation on a proposed change in Council Tax charges for empty homes across the borough. New legislation will give Sefton Council additional powers to increase the Council Tax premium charged to properties that have been empty and largely unfurnished for more than two years from 50% to 100% with effect from April 1, 2019. There

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  • Bootle schoolchildren set to raise their aspirations

    Bootle schoolchildren set to raise their aspirations

    Two schools in Sefton are set to benefit from a new programme aimed at getting their pupils to think about their futures. The Raising Aspirations programme, designed by Positive Footprints, aims to improve the life chances of young people by building resilience, developing employability skills and opening up the world of work. Students at Springwell Park Primary School and Netherton

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