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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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  • Learn to spot the signs of child abuse

    Learn to spot the signs of child abuse

    Sefton Council is supporting a national campaign that aims to highlight the support available to tackle the difficult subject of child abuse.  Together, we can tackle child abuse, encourages members of the public to help protect children and young people by reporting any concerns of abuse or neglect.  We all have a role to play in protecting children and young

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  • One Vision Housing awarded £10k to host events to tackle loneliness

    One Vision Housing awarded £10k to host events to tackle loneliness

    Sefton-based social housing association, One Vision Housing have been awarded £10,000 by the Big Lottery Fund to support ‘Celebrate the Good Times’, a series of four community events which aims to bring people together and tackle social isolation. Social and retirement housing provider One Vision Housing (OVH) are addressing the issues of loneliness and lack of social interaction in older

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  • Don’t score an own goal this week! Stay cool in the hot weather

    Don’t score an own goal this week! Stay cool in the hot weather

    With weather forecasters predicting a hot, sunny week ahead, and the bonus of another England football match, health leaders in Sefton are encouraging people to stay cool.   If you’re combining the footie with a few beers and a BBQ afterwards, remember that alcohol increases your risk of dehydration. Don’t score an own goal; take care to stay hydrated and use sunscreen.  

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