Formby Today : 10 February

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It's Ash Wednesday

Today is a major annual spiritual milestone for millions of people across the world.

Full story here: http://www.formbyfirst.org.uk/2016/02/its-ash-wednesday-today-.html

Are you using one yet?

Why not?

Very little of Formby beach will be available during high tide

Formby families at the Phil

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Formby Today : 9 February

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A selection of topical short stories
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Tree felling plans stopped.

It's Pancake Day

PancakeDay3It's Pancake Day or more accurately it's Shrove Tuesday the day that proceeds Ash Wednesday.

In this country it has become traditional to celebrate the day by eating pancakes in order to use up rich ingredients from the pantry such as eggs, milk and sugar before the austere 40 days of Lent.

High tides and winds have an impact.

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Formby Today : 8 February

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Hospital issues advice ahead of the Doctors' strike

High Tide engulfs beach marker

Bike Marking Event

Formby Community Flood Watch Group Formed

Formby FloodwatchThere will be a public meeting for the residents of Formby to attend on the 24th February at 7.00 pm at the Gild Hall Formby to find out all about this new group and to raise concerns they have regrading surface water flooding and drainage problems affecting Formby.

For more details see: http://www.formbyfirst.org.uk/2016/02/formby-flood-watch.html

Earlier in the day

I've an interesting start to the day with a meeting in the Pool Cafe to discuss volunteering across our community.

By the way if you think you'd like to be a volunteer but prefer to 'pick and choose' short term projects I might be able to help you. Let me know.

More later.

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Formby Today : 7 February

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Altcar Camp: Cadets in suspected drug use scare.

The Guitar Fair

It's the year of the Monkey

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Formby Today : 6 February

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Good morning all, welcome.

I've a busy day ahead. I'm attending a day conference in Wigan organised by the Transition Wigan Group.

The meeting is explore the following questions

THE POLITICAL IDEA OF A NORTHERN POWERHOUSE IS GROWING BUT WHAT IS ITS PURPOSE? WHAT'S OUR RESPONSE? HOW DO WE BENEFIT?

How can we shape our local Northern economics using grassroots projects, networks and ideas to inspire collective action & economic resilience?

Join some of the UK's most enterprising individuals and organisations for a day of discussion and planning on how we shape the future economy of the northern powerhouse.

Formby Vintage Craft Fair Saturday 6 February

Formby Vintage and Craft Fair
Sat. 6th Feb. Formby Village Market, (vintage & craft fair) is back! Holy Trinity Church Hall, Rosemary Lane, Formby L37 3HA (just behind Morrisons) open 10-4 Cafe free admission

Looks interesting

Do come back later, I'll see what I can find to feature on this page today