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The highs, lows, laughter, tears and downright frustration of Football

Totally Frank

I have been a football supporter for as long as I can remember – and an Evertonian even longer than that. As a kid, my Dad always told me that whoever was top of the table at Easter would win the league. If that still holds today, then in a few weeks time Liverpool will […]

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Grab a seat Euan, Nigel and Marie

Just Jim

In a year’s time the General Election campaign will be in full swing across the North. So it’s crunch time for people hoping to be candidates. Each selection has its own little dramas particularly in those constituencies that carry a job for life because of their large majorities. So as you enjoy your Easter eggs […]

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Did Esther pay the price for “Getting It”

Just Jim

Miller Affair The Wirral West MP Esther McVey should be in the Cabinet this weekend as the new Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport. She had a career in television, she is from the North, is female and doesn’t have a posh accent. All boxes ticked Mr Cameron, so why didn’t you pick […]

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Writing on the wall presents Shell Shock


Writing on the Wall brings the biggest names to Liverpool for Shell-Shock, Liverpool’s annual writing festival. In 2014 the WoW festival commemorates the war, celebrates writers and confronts the real issues affecting people today. The WoW Festival is like no other, with controversial debate and diverse subject matter to shake up your expectations of a […]

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Blues get early taste of Europe


Everton’s players may be closing in on making their Champions League dream a reality – but the Club’s Chief Executive is already mixing it up with Europe’s elite. Robert Elstone represented Great Britain at the European Duathlon Championships in Holland last weekend, picking up bronze in the over 50’s category. Up against 500 competitors from […]

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The North West Fund for Digital & Creative achieves first exit – sale of Adaptis Solutions Limited

North West Fund

The North West Fund for Digital & Creative is pleased to announce the successful disposal of Adaptis Solutions Limited, a business which provides a range of parking services, including electronic parking permits, automatic number plate recognition systems for car parks and penalty charge notices. The North West Fund for Digital & Creative invested £250,000 in […]

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Workbiz Academy launch Gateway2enterprise


Workbiz Academy are launching the first ever UK COMPARISON SITE for SME’s. Gateway2enterprise will support Businesses to grow through alternative finance solutions. www.gateway2enterprise.co.uk

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Copeland Services (UK) Ltd approved contractor accreditation

Copeland Group services

During the course of 2013, the Operations Team at Copeland, led by Quality and Business Development Manager Debbie Foy, set about preparing for and working towards acquiring the Security Industry Authority accreditation of Approved Contractor status, that being the highest recognition of Standards, Operational Performance and Service Delivery as measured against other Security Companies. During […]

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North West house prices show strong growth, say Century 21 Liverpool

Century 21

Property prices in the North West continue to show strong growth with the anticipation of further increases throughout the rest of 2014, according to Century 21 Liverpool South, the estate and letting agency experts. According to the latest set of Halifax house price index data for March 2014 UK house prices increased annually by 8.7% […]

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