Tess Daly Launches Toy Exchange

The Christmas tradition of giving starts today as TV presenter and mum of two Tess Daly launches the third annual Argos Toy Exchange for Barnardo’s. Customers are invited to drop off once-loved toys at Argos or Barnardo’s stores in return for a £5 voucher towards the cost of new toys (minimum £35 spend). All donated […]

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Wonga walloped

Payday lender Wonga says it is writing off £220m of debts for 330,000 customers after putting in place new affordability checks. This has come about by increasing pressure from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), other payday lenders beware, the heat is on. Pressure had to bear in the end, as someone who helps people with […]

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Information appeal made following two suspicious incidents in Wallasey

An appeal for information has been made by Merseyside Police after two suspicious incidents in the Wallasey area this week. In the first incident, which occurred on Tuesday 30th September, a 12 year old girl was walking along Breck Road at about 4:30pm when she noticed a white van pull up alongside her. A man […]

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College Win Bid from Catering Trust

West Lancashire College has recently been awarded a grant from the Savoy Educational Trust, the hospitality industry’s independent, charitable trust. The College grant, worth nearly £7000 has been spent on installing a state of the art video and broadcasting system in the Skelmersdale campus’s specialist training kitchens. The training kitchens, used by students studying Hospitality […]

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Fairer services for older people – your views

Older people across Lancashire are being asked if they have everything they need to live healthy and active lives. By visiting www.lancashire.gov.uk/fairness, people can let Lancashire Fairness Commission know whether they feel they have the services and support to help them to carry on working, enjoy retirement or play a full part in their local community. […]

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