Tuesday May 14
Formby News: Formby pub leads the field following ale award
The Freshfield Hotel, on Massam's Lane, was selected by the Southport and West Lancs branch of CAMRA as their 2013 winner and will now go forward with three other pubs from across Merseyside for the prize of CAMRA Merseyside Pub of the Year.
Bill Esterson's Westminster Diary: 30/04/13
DAVID Cameron promised us the NHS would be safe on his watch but instead his Government has haemorrhaged thousands of nurses and A&E units in Merseyside are struggling in a way not seen since the bad old days of the 1990s Almost 4,500 nursing jobs have been lost since David Cameron entered Downing Street in May 2010 and those losses are putting ... (more)
Formby News: Sefton CEO Margaret Carney backs campaign to Keep Trade Local
SEFTON Council chief executive Margaret Carney is supporting the Federation of Small Businesses' "Keep Trade Local" campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the issues facing small, independent traders and to encourage consumers to use their local shops.
Formby News: Ainsdale's Tree Tops hotel set for major development this summer
Tree Tops Country House Hotel will re-open as a pub restaurant later this year, after a major renovation financed by Chester-based pub company Brunning and Price Limited.
Formby News: 65 fires in 12 days spark concern in Sefton
FIRE chiefs are cracking down on arsonists after crews tackled more than 65 blazes across Sefton in just 12 days.