Group of Young People Recognised For Their Work With New Project

A group of young people from Liverpool are celebrating after winning a prestigious award to recognise their work in helping to put together a project to help a group of 14-25 year-olds improve their chances in life and not turn to crime. The award was issued in London on the 11th...
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50th Anniversary tea party of Contact the Elderly visited by the High Sheriff

Contact the Elderly launched its momentous 50th anniversary year with a grand afternoon tea hosted by the Crowne Plaza Hotel, John Lennon Airport. The High Sheriff of Merseyside, Mrs Abila Pointing MBE DL, the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Cllr Erica Kemp CBE and the Vice-Chancellor...
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The High Sheriff formally opens Merchant Taylors Primary School new building

Mrs Abila Pointing MBE DL, the High Sheriff of Merseyside, has officially opened the multi-million pound redevelopment at Merchant Taylors’ Primary School, Stanfield. The two year, two-phase project undertaken by Eric Wright Construction, a division of the Eric Wright Group, was...
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HRH The Princess Royal opens the Joint Police and Fire Control Centre

Her Royal Highness officially opened the new Joint Control Centre of the Police and of the Fire and Rescue Service at Bridle Road in Bootle. The centre is based at the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service headquarters and is a mixture of a...
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The High Sheriff Presented Organ Donor Awards

The High Sheriff presented awards to the families of those who have donated organs.  The Order of St John has joined with the National Health Service Blood and Transplant Service and instituted a special award to show the community’s thanks and respect for those who act so...
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Merseyside Police Cadets raised £1685

Merseyside Police Cadets raised £1685.11 for the fund during a sponsored walk of the Wirral Way. The cadets were keen to support local young people facing difficult circumstances and help them to achieve. Inspector Colin Lewis said, “We are proud of our young cadets and...
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Wallasey Sea Cadets – Awarded £1500

Wallasey Sea Cadets offers youngsters ages 12-18 a way of experiencing activities whilst gaining qualifications which many young people from other areas take for granted. Of the young people who attend, some have either learning or behavioural problems, come from deprived...
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Croxteth Gems – Awarded £4436

Croxteth Gems is a charity that supports children in the local community, helping them to excel and develop their lives in ways that they may otherwise have difficulties with. The group received funding to run a 16-week project which allowed young people to use the internet in a...
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Rampworx – Awarded £1250

Rampworx Youth Village 2000, based in Liverpool, is the largest indoor extreme sports facility in the UK. They offer a range of developmental activities and sports, BMX, in-line skating and skateboarding. The group received funding to set up an extreme summer sports coaching...
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Quiz Night at Chung Ku

Annual Quiz Night hosted by the High Sheriff in effort of raising funds for charitable and community causes. The total raised was £5661, thank you to everyone who helped to raise this amount! Take a look at more images from the evening here.
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