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The ‘glorious dead’ of the Arctic Convoys

Yesterday I was privileged to attend the commemoration event for the 80th anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy leaving Liverpool. Being a Merchant or a Royal Navy Seaman in these convoys was one of the most dangerous postings in the … Continue reading

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Lest we forget

Today is a day of vigils for me and I suspect many other people. In the evening I will attend a vigil in Woolton and then at 10p.m. will join constituents at a vigil in St Barnabas Church, Penny Lane. … Continue reading

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They that go down to the sea in ships

I know that councillors all over the Country get a massive satisfaction from their role and from serving their community. Me too! But I don’t really think I would ever have wanted to be a councillor anywhere else than Liverpool. … Continue reading

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