St. Francis de Sales Catholic Junior School – a great place for children with ADHD « Mersey Community News

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Junior School in Walton has been awarded the prestigious ADHD Friendly School award. This award was created by Liverpool based charity ADHD Foundation, based in Liverpool. The award recognises the work undertaken by the school to accommodate children with ADHD. St Francis de Sales Catholic Junior School has considered all of the main barriers to learning for children with ADHD. Seeking to address educational barriers, the school have installed zoned playground

Prince of Wales thanks volunteers in special programme – Radio Clatterbridge

HRH The Prince of Wales has recorded a special programme thanking NHS staff and volunteers, which will be broadcast on Radio Clatterbridge on Sunday 11 July. In a broadcast pre-recorded for the Hospital Broadcasting Association, ‘Music & Memories with HRH The Prince of Wales’, The Prince of Wales discusses how he has been “profoundly impressed by the dedication shown by our wonderful NHS staff and volunteers right across the country” and thanks them for their “sheer resilience and indomitable s

Southport Flower Festival Blooms Back in 2022 with BBC Gardening World's Adam Frost

After last year’s cancellation and a tough 18 months of restrictions, the famous and fabulous Southport Flower Show is set to return in 2022, and organisers vow to ensure it is bigger and better than ever. The Southport Flower Show will take place from Thursday, 18th August, until Sunday, 21st August 2022. Visitors can now purchase tickets for the four-day festival from 10 am this morning. Most importantly, previous 2020 and 2021 ticket holders are all are warmly invited to join in the celebra

A Bright Idea: Liverpool to 'Light Up the Night' for Cancer Research UK

The spotlight is on Merseyside residents this year, who are being urged to join an illuminating night-time walking event in aid of Cancer Research UK. Entries for Cancer Research UK’s 10K Shine Night Walk are now officially open, meaning Liverpool’s streets will once again light up on Friday, 10th September. This is a particularly exciting event for the city, as Liverpool is one of only 18 UK locations chosen to take part in the Shine Night Walk series, in partnership with online fundraising p

Until Our Basic Human Rights Are Met, Autism Awareness Month Remains An Empty Gesture.

I don’t quite remember when I started getting that dreaded knot in my stomach before April. Part of me ponders if it’s because, being called April, I am already bracing for that truckload for name related jokes everyone’s been gasping to sling my way throughout the year. Still, I suppose if I were to think about it critically, as a woman with Asperger’s Syndrome, I guess terms like “Autism Awareness Month"

Dovecot man in 'serious condition' after gunshot wounds to both legs

Police are appealing for witnesses after a Dovecot man is in a serious condition after being shot in both his legs last Sunday. Armed police discovered the victim, believed to be in his 30s, after they were called to an incident on Ashover Avenue, Dovecot, at approximately 8:20pm. The man was taken to hospital immediately, where his injuries were assessed as ‘serious’. The victim’s family have been informed of the incident.

Inspirational girl gets on her bike to support hair loss condition charity

Sydney Caraher, an 11-year-old talented freestyle dancer from Upton, was just two years old when her hair started to fall out. Following an emergency operation to remove a piece of pen stuck up her nose, the little girl started losing strands of her beautiful locks - and it wasn't down to thinning out. By the time she was three, Sydney had lost almost all of her eyelashes. Finally, after a routine operation to insert grommets into her ears aged four, Sydney lost most of her knee-length hair.

Meet the two Merseyside Police officers nominated for The National Bravery Awards «

Two Merseyside police officers who risked their lives to save a suicidal woman have been nominated for The National Police Bravery Awards. PCs Liz Cargill and Mark Wilson, from Speke Division, were responding to reports of youths causing a disturbance at The Convent, a dilapidated old building in Liverpool, on 4th May, 2019. On arrival, the officers could see two young women and a man on the roof of the four-storey high building. One of the women was sat right on the edge of the roof, her feet

Zip wire plan reaches end of the line as Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson speaks out

Plans for the installation of a controversial zip wire in the heart of Liverpool City Centre have reached the end of the line after Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson announced his opposition to the installation. Zip Work secured planning permission from Liverpool City Council for a 400 metre-long ride, where thrill-seekers would glide over some of Liverpool’s best-loved attractions.
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