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Word of the day
Words of the day: “urban forest” -- the sum total of trees in a city or town; in gardens, parks & streets. Urban forests provide shade, reduce street-heat, welcome wildlife, store carbon, store memories, keep history, keep company, lift hearts, raise spirits. Trees *grow* cities. pic.twitter.com/kCYF6MdYW7— Robert Macfarlane (@RobGMacfarlane) May 26, 2019
Watched the whole series, I was glued to the screen, as a recent patient with a 20-day stay following major surgery, I have nothing but praise for all the hospital staff. https://t.co/lon6F4a7cS— Sean Brady (@FormbyVillage) May 24, 2019
Feeling Unwell, Need Help?
Feeling unwell? Out of regular meds? Did you know that there are some pharmacies open over the bank holiday period that can help or refer you to the best service? You can view pharmacy opening times at: https://t.co/H7EE556396 pic.twitter.com/qAQlPsY46y— NHSSFCCG (@NHSSFCCG) May 24, 2019
There is no Planet B
This Giant replica of Earth is breathtaking! pic.twitter.com/5ADT2aUIts— Liverpool Echo Video (@LivEchoVideo) May 24, 2019
Umbrella or Sun Glasses?
Interested in walking football?
I am pleased to say that the first Formby Community FC Walking Football session are up— Formby Community FC (@formby_cfc) May 23, 2019
Pls spread the word, any further information firstname.lastname@example.org pic.twitter.com/n9QMr599kA
Alice in Wonderland
Join Alice down the rabbit hole in her magical adventures through Wonderland in this brand-new staging of Lewis Carroll’s family favourite #AliceInWonderland.’ 🎟 #BankHoliday Mon 27 May, 2pm (Ages 5+) https://t.co/IJemdCfaPR #Family #Theatre #Southport pic.twitter.com/6pnXQvI5mu— The Atkinson, Southport (@AtkinsonThe) May 22, 2019
The Saga Continues!
Maybe an idea to have matrix signage coming off Brooms Cross Road advising visitors of that then and also advising when an attraction is 'full'. Only been asking @seftoncouncil for this for the last SEVEN years!! @NTFormby happy to engage too. Come on Sefton address the problem https://t.co/DU6rv09s2o— Denise Dutton (@CllrDDutton) May 23, 2019
Wayfarers Family Fun Day
⭐️ Join us for a great family fun day Wayfarers Shopping Arcade. ⭐️— Wayfarers Arcade (@WayfarersArcade) May 22, 2019
⭐️ Saturday 8th June 10 am - 4 pm. ⭐️
If you would like to hire a stall, please call: 01704 539077
(Limited availability) @DerianHouse @MissLiverpoolCR @SeftonMayor pic.twitter.com/7uQfFwlaXd
Cleaner, Greener, Well, Together
2019 is the year of green action across Liverpool City Region people from all backgrounds have the opportunity to be involved in projects that improve the natural world.
Pledges from the online board:— Liverpool City Region Year of Environment 2019 (@yoe2019lcr) May 22, 2019
✅Eat less red meat
✅Get more people using bikes
✅Plant a tree
✅Use a capital 'N' for nature [how's that for #Thoughts] pic.twitter.com/hm2jUDKmDR
Keep those feeders full
Evidence showing the importance of installing bird feeders in our gardens.
In a new @NatureComms paper led by @_BTO scientist @_KatePlummer, results show that feeding wild birds in gardens has significantly reshaped bird populations. Read the paper at https://t.co/AbSrmUgMEC and follow the thread for key messages. #GardenBirds @KateRisely @miketoms pic.twitter.com/QKht4EPEDx— BTO (@_BTO) May 21, 2019
Hunt The Rock
Hunt for the winning rock— Sean Brady (@FormbyVillage) May 21, 2019
Over the Bank Holiday Weekend of Saturday 25th May 2019, Paula's Pet Services will be hiding some bright and colourful rocks for you to find in some of our favourite Canine Adventure Trails around Formby.https://t.co/hzX6sNTEhh
Primary School Hockey Tournament
Word of the day
Let's go wild
Word of the day: “elderflower” - white elder blossom is starting to froth in hedgerows; the fragrant flower-heads can be fried in batter, or made into cordial, or...?— Robert Macfarlane (@RobGMacfarlane) May 21, 2019
“Elder” is (probably) from Old English “aeld”, fire, because its hollow stems were used to bellow air into fires. pic.twitter.com/qzzxkBq8CK
Isn't time we went wild in Formby?
What will you do?
Go Wild the Earth Deserves It
Sign up for 30 Days Wild!— Today (@formbyblog) May 21, 2019
This June, we challenge you to do something wild every day. That’s 30 simple, fun and exciting Random Acts of Wildness.
We're giving you a free pack of goodies to help you plan your wild month, plus lots of ideas from your Wildlife Trust to inspire. pic.twitter.com/ezuVHh96IM
e-Audio books on loan
Sefton Libraries stocks 1000s of e-Audio books
RB digital e-Audiobooks are now available to Sefton LIbrary users through a simple in app registration. Whether it is listening in the garden, or on your way to work there are 1000s of titles to choose from. pic.twitter.com/NnZLSBDLaZ— Sefton Libraries (@SeftonLibraries) May 20, 2019
Macmillan Family Fun day
Macmillan to hold a family fun day— Sean Brady (@FormbyVillage) May 20, 2019
I found the Macmillan to be a fantastic source of information and assistance.https://t.co/0dtDrrIEus
For the full story select Macmillan Fun Day
New Funding Initiative
Sefton Council has teamed up with national crowdfunding platform Spacehive to create the #SeftonCrowd, a community-led initiative
It's a beautiful space, I can never resist a little meander around, whenever I visit Southport
Wayfarers Shopping Arcade is a 120-year-old, Grade II listed building in the centre of Southport. An iconic building with spectacular architecture. Come along an see the beauty for yourself with shops of plenty. #Southport #Seftonhour pic.twitter.com/b9eWbQKzZC— Wayfarers Arcade (@WayfarersArcade) May 20, 2019
NT Formby Restricted Access
Please note this message from #NTFormby regarding access to their Victoria Road entrance
Please be aware that we will have restricted access to our site this Monday, the 20th May, as necessary roadworks take place at the T-junction between Victoria Rd and Larkhill Ln. All cars will need to be off Victoria Rd car park by 6pm on Monday!— Formby (@NTFormby) May 18, 2019
#Hawthorn is steeped in folklore - it was considered beloved by fairies who lived within it. Cutting down a hawthorn tree was very bad luck! If you've spotted any beginning to flower, let us know on #NaturesCalendar https://t.co/9kNiSRANwT pic.twitter.com/XjfPhu1QD5— Woodland Trust (@WoodlandTrust) May 19, 2019
Wayfarer Art Exhibition
Did you visit the exhibition?
In #southport today? Head to @WayfarersArcade for great shopping and our fantastic #exhibition. Supporting #Queenscourt Hospice. Psychedelic Sunset-Acrylic, Autumn reflections of the Snowdon Horseshoe-Pastel, Flying Home-Acrylic & Silver Birch-Acrylic pic.twitter.com/yPrKwXfan8— Sefton Artists (@seftonartists) May 18, 2019
New Mayor of Sefton
Congratulations to the new Mayor, enjoy your year in office.
Cllr June Burns has been appointed as the Mayor of Sefton.— Sefton Council (@seftoncouncil) May 16, 2019
She's looking forward to representing our communities and is excited for the year ahead.
Find out about her varied career, from being a cook to working as a child bereavement counsellor;https://t.co/K9PyCi6s2K
Ditch Those Stabilisers
Interested in attending meetings of local clinical commissioning groups (CCG)?
Diseased Village Tree Continues To Decline
As forecast by Sefton Council, the diseased horse chestnut tree outside Cassidy's shows further signs of distress. Presumably the risk to the public and the remaining trees has increased.
Sadly, as predicted, the diseased horse chestnut tree outside Cassidy's shows sign of continued decline. Presumably it poses a threat to the remaining trees. pic.twitter.com/PTwpW4MuV0— Sean Brady (@FormbyVillage) May 14, 2019
Local CCG Health Videos
Check out our YouTube channel for all of the latest health related videos featuring local #Sefton voluntary, community and faith groups such as @VeteransSefton, our partners such as @AccessSefton, GP members and members of the public who support our work: https://t.co/w71iJTM7WB pic.twitter.com/xcDXZbCOZC— NHSSFCCG (@NHSSFCCG) May 14, 2019