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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 [...]

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 [...]

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’ [...]

North West Is Best

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   Joe Anderson bids for World Mayor crown. Liverpool Confidential. Red squirrels on Merseyside inspiring hope species can beat deadly virus. Echo. Couple launch pocket wellies. MEN. ‘City can be digital king of the world’. MEN. Bike-tastic month [...]

North West Is Best

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   New Lord Mayor wants dementia friendly streets. Liverpool Confidential. Jack Ashley sculpture unveiled. Liverpool Confidential. How the North West benefits from the World Cup. MEN Westfield Street Music Festival ‘a roaring success’. St Helens Star. Full [...]

Full list of Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients on Merseyside

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

The Queen’s Birthday Honours lists 2014, published yedterday, recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.   OBE Mark Featherstone – Witty, Founding Principal and Chief Executive, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. For services to Higher Education. (Liverpool) MBE Dr Denise Barrett Baxendale, Chief Executive Officer, Everton in the Community. [...]

North West Is Best

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   Liverpool focused on becoming movie capital with ‘Pinewood of the North’ plans. Echo. 50 years of car making at Ellesmere Port. ITV. We could get FIVE super hospitals in biggest shake-up of NHS for 70 years. [...]

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