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That Friday Feeling

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Just things that have piqued my interest etc during the last week or so….. Yay. St Helens Hour has now been included on the Twitter Hours Leaderboard for the first time, and we were straight in at number 23! How cool is that. I have read that as part of The Heart Of Glass Arts […]

That Friday Feeling

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Just things that have piqued my interest etc during the last week or so….. Chanced upon Northern Soul dancer girl Levanna Mclean on Youtube. Very cool. Check her out. https://www.youtube.com/user/IfThisIsLev Dont know how this passed me by last month. DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mick Summertime Mixtape vol 5 (2014). Jazzy’s site. Listen. Download Popped along […]

North West Is Best

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   Big Feature: World has come to Liverpool to do business, says UKTI’s North West director. Echo. People in Merseyside happier than the national average, claims new report. Echo. Balloon-covered taxis and their generous drivers took blind […]

That Friday Feeling

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Uncle. Has stage 4 Cancer, visited him at Burrswood care home in Bury, great place. Discovered that my grandad Clifford Scull had written lots of poems in addition to being a pretty good painter. Might have to look at putting together an ebook of his work, for no other reason than it will be cool […]

North West Is Best

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   World’s largest-ever Viking longship set sail for Merseyside today. Echo. Fashion student lands placement with the House of Holland. St Helens Star. Comedian Johnny Vegas to be honoured by Edge Hill University. Echo. Chancellor pledges £14m […]

North West Is Best

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   New Balance, the sportswear and athletics brand, is to open a new European HQ in Warrington. MEN. Haydock Park victory celebration for racehorse Steve Prescott. St Helens Star. The contemporary artist behind a planned ‘chess set’ […]

MerseyTravel – No Respect For The Elderly

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Yet again I find myself writing about the plight of an elderly citizen of St Helens, my mum, 85, and her bad experiences with public transport. Yesterday on her way to St Helens Hospital she boarded the 28 bus in St Helens Town Centre. She had no sooner began walking from bus driver position to […]

Just Who Is Holding Back St Helens Town Centre?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

In the last few days I’ve heard some rather interesting comments from people about shops in Town Centre. Apparently Primark wanted to open a store in 2013 however M&S didnt want it to happen, so it didnt. I’ve also heard that another store, which shall remain nameless, had to have it’s approval to open OK’d […]

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