HS2 coming through Culcheth will have a devastating effect. Therefore it will affect some houses and that means many may have to be knocked down. However this will cause problems for families living in these homes and many businesses will be stopped and shut down, such as The Black Swan.
Not only are fares going up but we are now getting less for our money. Services are being reduced over the network. The number 19, which no longer runs to Leigh, has stopped running after 7pm. This means that customers can not travel further than Culcheth. If they wish to travel to Leigh they must use a different service. As a consequence customers are waiting longer for busses and their journey time is increased. <read more>
Have you done a no make-up selfie for cancer awareness? Females of all ages have been taking bare-faced selfies (#nomakeupselfie) for Cancer Research UK. The craze has seen numbers of women posting pictures of themselves wearing no make-up on social media sites then nominating friends to carry on the trend. The trend for women sharing pictures wearing no make-up and giving a donation to a Cancer charity has now raised millions for Cancer Research UK.<read more>
The Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) is the fastest selling console in history with 250,000 consoles sold on its first day. The rush was so great that it was virtually impossible to get hold of a console on the day. In the first two weeks Sony had sold over 2.1 million PS4 consoles. The most recent update shows that Sony has sold over 6.4 million PS4 units, that’s nearly double the XBOX ONE, which has sold only 4.2 million consoles to date. Why has the PS4 been so successful? <read more>
Since we have looked into the case of underage smoking and drinking in Britain, we have found out that the UK is the third country in Europe in consumption of alcohol by teenagers. The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health are wondering how teenagers are getting cigarettes and alcohol. On September the 24th 2013 they reported some shocking findings: “Teenagers must be getting their cigarettes and alcohol off their friends and family. <read more>