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LIVERPOOL leads by example when it comes to fighting poverty in communities. The solidarity shown through successful foodbank initiatives has kept some of the city’s most vulnerable fed during 10 years of government austerity. But how are those battling food

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AS Kirkdale faces the full force of Covid-19, a number of organisations have joined forces to ensure that those local people most in need don’t get left behind during the pandemic. Kirkdale Amateur Boxing Club – with the support of

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NO MATTER what has been thrown at Scottie Road, – from the German Luftwaffe to Margaret Thatcher – the heartbeat of the community has never stopped. Solidarity among residents has always prevailed in the face of evil. And we are

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ON Friday March 20, as the death toll from COVID-19 passed 150 in the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that all pubs, cafes and restaurants in the UK must close at the earliest opportunity – basically that day. And

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IN JULY 2019 Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, announced a new £6 million fund to revitalise town centres across the city region. One of the areas that would benefit from this money is County Road in Walton. A

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SCOTTIE Press has been fighting for a better deal for local teenagers for more than 40 years. In a 1977 issue, we led a campaign to fight for youth clubs in the area ,after severe cuts left young people congregating

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FOOTBALL was once the working-class sport. A game in which kids who once kicked a ball around the street, with jumpers for goalposts, could make it all the way to the professional game. But, as football expands into the multi-billion-pound

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LIVERPOOL will elect a new — or maybe old — mayor in May. Current Mayor Joe Anderson, who first brought in the directly elected position, will be standing once again. But does the city really need THREE mayors? The Scottie

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THE battle to save historic West Waterloo Dock has won widespread support across the UK and Europe. Plans to fill in the dock — which was the major embarkation point for millions of travellers to America in the 19th century

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