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Welcome to Formby First Weekend 30 April - 1 May

Sunday

Space for peaceful contemplation

Saturday

Are you a fan of all things equestrian?

I love the contrast in size

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Formby Today : 29 April

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Enjoy a chat, a cup of coffee and meet friends

A chance to meet some of our famous residents

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Formby : 28 April

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A Moody evening image

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Anti-Social use of Motorbikes

This is the latest comment by Merseyside Police on the issue

Merseyside Police logo 2Over the last couple of weeks we have experienced an increase in calls from members of the public about people using scrambler bikes and off-road vehicles in the area. These vehicles are often driven without insurance and are ridden anti-socially & dangerously on public roads.

Anti-Social use of motorbikes in North Sefton.

If you or any member of your family owns one of these bikes please ensure that you are aware of the legislation, as Merseyside Police will seize vehicles that are used inappropriately.

Off road bikes can only be driven on private land with the permission of the landowner. They cannot and should not be driven in parks and open spaces; including the coastline and the sand dunes.

More recently we have received reports from residents in Hightown, Formby & Ainsdale. Yesterday we received 3x reports from Ainsdale residents, all reporting a junior / small scrambler bike with two males on board, no helmets in the area of Sandbrook Way, Meadow Lane & Woodvale Road. The motorbike was described as; small scrambler, grey & black in colour, no registration number was provided.

Do you know the owner of the vehicle?

We would love to seize it and prevent any further reports.

If you or your community is suffering because of the dangerous, anti-social use of off-road motorbikes, always report the incident and provide the following details;

  • Description of who is riding the bike.
  • Where the bike is being used.
  • When it is being used (time of day e.g. evening, daytime, weekends).
  • Details about the vehicle (e.g. make, model, colour & registration number).


To report the nuisance of off-road vehicles, please contact Merseyside Police on 101.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.

Crime-stoppers is a national charity independent of the police.

You won’t be asked your name, just what you know!

 


Formby : 27 April

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Sefton Council bin collections notice

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May They Rest in Peace

Our thoughts and prayers are with them, their families and friends.

Stuart Thompson

Christopher Devonside

Kevin Williams

Liverpool 96

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Formby : 26 April

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Local NHS CCG Information about Junior Doctors Strike

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Latest statement by the Hospital Trust on the Junior Doctors strike

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Formby : 25 April

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Our Lady of Compassion

Sometimes buildings and places become commonplace until seen in a different light.

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NHS diabetes prevention programme to be piloted in Sefton

NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG have been successful in their application to become a pilot for Healthier You: the NHS diabetes prevention programme (NHS DPP).

Nhs_self-medicating-95-11409In Sefton, a total of 1,000 patients at high risk of type 2 diabetes (500 in south Sefton and 500 in Southport and Formby) will be chosen to pilot the scheme and will receive tailored, personalised help to reduce their risk of developing the condition.

Once referred, patients will receive advice on healthy eating and improving their lifestyle over a minimum of nine months. Patients will be encouraged and guided on how to lose weight and can also take part in bespoke physical exercise programmes, both of which have been proven to reduce the risk of developing the disease.

Dr Nigel Taylor, clinical lead for diabetes at NHS South Sefton CCG, said:

“There are around 7,800 adults with diabetes in south Sefton so it’s important we work on prevention. For the past 10 years we have run a community based diabetes service for patients and the pilot will certainly compliment the work we are doing already across Sefton.”

Dr Douglas Callow, NHS Southport and Formby CCG’s clinical lead for diabetes, said:

"With approximately 6,500 people in Southport and Formby living with diabetes we already have a real focus on prevention. While type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented and is not linked to lifestyle, type 2 diabetes is largely avoidable through lifestyle changes. Educating people on how to successfully manage the condition in order to reduce the risk of future complications is key and we are delighted to be able to pilot the scheme in Sefton alongside the preventative work we are doing already.”

The programme will start this year with the first wave of 27 areas making up to 20,000 places available. This will roll out to the whole country by 2020 with an expected 100,000 referrals available each year after.

Four providers (Reed Momenta, Pulse Healthcare Limited trading as ICS Health and Wellbeing, Health Exchange CIC and Ingeus UK Limited) have been chosen to join the NHS Provider Framework and local health services will work with their chosen provider/s to deliver a service for their area.

Healthier You: the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is run collaboratively by NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK.

The NHS DPP was launched in March 2015, initially in seven ‘demonstrator’ sites which have been trialling different models of finding people known to be at high risk and helping them change their lifestyles.

For further information visit: www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/qual-clin-lead/diabetes-prevention