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Publication date:- 2017-30-12

Seasons greetings from all of us at Southport & Mersey Reporter

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Did you spot Santa?

OUR annual Santa Watch webcam, had lots of viewers from all over the world and again we teamed up with the likes of:-, who began when a 1997, in Canada. This year, the music will once again be by local band Psychic-Robot, Southport's Christmas band... 

Our webcam has changed over the years from a view of sky, rooftops and chimneys to the one featured on this video, but this years we think was the best yet.  For over 15 years we have been running a webcam every Christmas Eve and this year we spotted the man himself, not once, but twice on the Santa Cam and his slay was also spotted a few times.

We would like to thank Father Christmas for his help this year and look forward to seeing him again next year. 

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B.O.A. 70th Anniversary DVD

Click on to buy now...THE 70th BOA events this year in Liverpool has now been fully edited is available to buy, on a DVD, from our Online Shop, on Mersey Reporter very soon.  For each DVD sold, ⃴3.00 will go to Unique opera exhibition hits the right note at Central Library the Liverpool's Lord Mayor's Charity Appeal. (Registered Charity No. 229539)  At this stage we can only do UK postage options, but if you are outside the UK, you can still order copies, but only via emailing our newsroom at:- with your FULL address and we will get back to you with a postage cost and a payment link, should you wish to continue.

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Knife wands handed out to City Centre bars and clubs

BARS and clubs in 2 busy City Centre areas have received knife wands in an attempt to crack down...Click on here to find out more...

Predictions for 2018
Tourists to UK forecast to spend record levels in 2018
People travelling to, from and within the Liverpool City Region advised to plan ahead of rail strikes in January 2018
Letter to the Editor:- "A shade akin to the Saltire."
81 Ltd, Liverpool to offer a special New Year's Eve event
Senior drivers needed to test road safety technology in the North West
RMT have launched a new film and social media drive supporting workers involved in disputes across the country
Christmas tree recycling points in Liverpool
Merseyside residents can make a resolution in 2018 that changes someone else's life
Merseyside Police arrest a male in connection to recent increase in firearms incidents
The big December freeze set to spur almost 19,000 Liverpudlians to book a holiday

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Former Strictly and X Factor stars to appear in hit stage show in Preston and St Helens

KRISTINA Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney are to team up in a new... Click on here to find out more.

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