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BUDGET airline Ryanair is offering a lift for Merseyside students down in the dumps after failing their A-levels.
KNOWSLEY Hall is the first stately home in the country and the first place on Merseyside to be awarded five star gold for its guest accommodation. The grading for the home of Lord and Lady Derby was awarded by Visit-Britain for its individually designed guest bedrooms.
A MERSEYSIDE stately home is the first in the UK to be given five gold stars for its guest accommodation. Knowsley Hall - the home of Lord and Lady Derby - was given the grading by Visit Britain for its individually designed guest bedrooms.
WORK has started on transforming a Southport landfill site into a new woodland. The Forestry Commission has started a four-month project to move 42,000 tonnes of sand from a former sand extraction site at Rainford over to a closed landfill site on Town Lane.
PLANS for a walk-in centre at a Merseyside hospital are being developed. The news comes after Ben Chapman MP presented a petition to parliament asking Wirral primary care trust to provide a walk-in centre and minor injuries unit for patients at Clatterbridge hospital.
SKULLS and cross bones will abound on the roads around the Mersey basin tomorrow, as 100 bikers tune up for the second annual Pirate Run.
THE 10th RHS Flower Show Tatton will be open to the public today with a strong selection from Merseyside gardeners. The popular event comes as Tatton also stages its first Biennial event, with artistic works celebrating the beautiful location.
By RICHARD DOWN GOOGLE Street View, the pioneering eye level mapping project, has arrived on Merseyside amid invasion of privacy fears.
AIRLINE bosses are once again supporting the leukaemia charity which is striving to help Merseyside youngsters Ella and Sam Wright. Budget airline easyJet, which operates from Liverpool John Lennon airport, has re-pledged its support to the Anthony Nolan Trust.
PARENTS and children are demanding plans to shut a city secondary school be scrapped. They staged a noisy demonstration outside Liverpool town hall yesterday in support of closure threatened Croxteth comprehensive.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.