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Monday, 25 May 2015

Liverpool UFOs witnessed moving in formation

Following the recent release of my latest UFO book, ‘UFO: THE SEARCH CONTINUES’, things appeared to quieten down a little.

Previous experience with the UFO phenomenon however reminded me that this misleading ‘calm’ would not last.

During May 2015 I was contacted by a lady called Lyn Richardson. Lyn is the director at South Central Community Transport, a charity based in South Liverpool.

Lyn had witnessed something strange and this had also been seen by her partner, Mr Brian Russell.

Both Lyn and Brian were amazed at what they had seen and wanted to report it to someone. This is their story, which I am more than happy to transmit. 

Location: Greenheys Road near to Princes Park, Liverpool, UK

Date: Saturday, 23 May 2015, approximately 5.00 pm

Conditions: clear skies

Lyn and Brian were sitting on their balcony and noticed something odd in the sky. Lyn stood up to get a better look and both witnesses observed eight moving objects, which were seen just to the left of the jet stream of an aircraft that had recently passed overhead.

Above: Lyn Richardson 

They watched the UFOs for about ten minutes which appeared to have a set formation. Then one object moved directly into the pathway of another and seemed to disappear in to it.

The highest UFO looked to be the brightest one and the witnesses were astonished at what they were observing because they could make no sense of what was occurring.

Above: Brian Russell

They have continued to honestly question what they saw since that time, yet no explanation was forthcoming.

Lyn stated. 

“We are both very rational people who have never experienced anything like this and so would just be grateful if we could find out if it was something someone could explain.”

I pressed Lyn more of the nature of what the UFOs actually looked like; she answered with the following.

“One appeared to be one at the top and one each side although a little lower than the top almost like a triangle, below these 3 were a further 5 almost in a line one behind each other. 3 of these bottom ones appeared to merge which was a little scary as they looked like they were going to crash in to each other but instead they just emerged as one with the others until finally they just disappeared (a good 15 minutes). They looked almost like bright white objects and were very clear to see.”

More UFOs were seen in the same location as well later on.

Lyn explained...

“We have discussed what we saw over and over and both us know there is no way it could have been aircraft as they would have collided and crashed, no way was it any kind of balloon or lantern as they were in a definite formation and what really confirms the latter is today at 4 pm in the same spot (we have been looking all day though never expecting it to happen again) we saw two of the same strange objects in what looks like the exact same spot. After a couple of minutes of spotting them today they just disappeared.”

Brian and Lyn are convinced that this was a definite UFO sighting as they could think of no other explanation.

As many readers are already aware the Liverpool region is no stranger to bizarre UFO sightings. If you saw anything unusual in the region’s skies then do please get in touch.

My sincere thanks go to the witnesses for coming forward with this fascinating UFO report.

Pat Regan © 2015

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Friday, 22 May 2015

ASD - it's not bad behaviour but a stressful disorder to be understood and dealt with... 

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. It includes Asperger syndrome and childhood autism.

As most parents with a child with ASD know, the disorder can be very hard work for the entire family. However, with love. kindness and patience it can be managed.

Kids with ASD can also possess great and unusual skills and these need to be encouraged. 

If you are unfamiliar with ASD then do please find out more. 

Saturday, 9 May 2015

Icom UK and Seavoice Training donate 2 new VHF radios to Southport Lifeboat

Icom UK and Seavoice Training have donated 2 new Marine VHF radios to Southport Lifeboat. In December 2014 Southport Lifeboat suffered the outrageous theft of 2 quads Icom UK and Seavoice Training kindly donated 2 ICOM IC-M323 VHF radio units for the new quad bikes.

8/5/15 was the official handing over of the 2 VHF radios to Southport Lifeboat. Icom UK marketing manager, Ian Lockyer, and Seavoice Training’s, Paul and Scott Harrison, visited Southport Lifeboat house along with a few crew members for the official hand over of the equipment.

Above: from left is Scott Harrison (Seavoice Training), Tony Masters (Southport Lifeboat), Hollie Lewis (Southport Lifeboat), Nicola Goldup (Southport Lifeboat), Ian Lockyer (Icom UK), and Paul Harrison (Seavoice Training’s RYA Instructor).

Above: a group shot with Southport Lifeboat volunteers, Icom UK and Seavoice Training.

Above: Paul Harrison (right) from Seavoice training, with Ian Lockyer, is explaining operations of the new VHF radios.

Photos by Pat Regan


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Tuesday, 5 May 2015



Southport's Libdem, John Pugh, has bucked the national trend and defeated Preston's Tory, Damien Moore, in the 2015 election

Terry Jones just scrapped in to win Ainsdale Ward in the 2015 election. The Sefton Tory chief won by just 269 votes, against hard-working Libdem campaigner, Lynne Thompson.

Tory Leader Terry Jones had previously delivered a very bizarre leaflet promoting himself as some type of redeemer of ‘working class’ children.

In this strange sheet, Jones was pictured looking incredibly gloomy with gravestones behind him. This grammatically-challenged piece of trumpet blowing was about as ‘desperate’ as any politician could ever get. It however appeared to have impressed 'some' voters who have 'so far' not been made aware of what they've voted for!

The message in that leaflet seemed to be that if you are a working class kid who wants to grow up into a big-shot, all singing and dancing, councillor? No problem, just become a Conservative and you can become a real ‘somebody’, just like Terry Jones.

Looking at the national trend and the previous election record of Jones, it would appear that he was 'very' fortunate to get in this time. In the past his majority has been far more substantial. He seems to have held on by his teeth, thanks to impressive results for his party on the national level alone.

It was astonishing that the Tories in Southport got any votes really, when we recall their blatant lack of campaign strategy and action in Southport.

No support of an effective nature! 

It was widely believed the Damien Moore received very little help in his Tory campaign to win Southport.

Perhaps the bumbling  Ainsdale Tory sheet that outrageously 'omitted' Moor's name was the last straw that broke the camel's back?   


It is of course hard to vote for someone - with NO name! So, was this part of the reason why he lost or can we just blame the Southport Conservative's  latest flop on their lack of a genuine campaign?

Ainsdale Tories  fantastic (truth not fiction) record so far...

They have blocked calls for local improvements 

Threatened a local family with legal action who exposed them and created secret recordings 

Ignored the fight to save Brookdale dementia care facility in their ward 

Misused a community centre for political increase 

Side-lined residents on local campaigns 

Delivered political literature through our doors that looks like primary school scribble 

Plus many other amazing achievements ...

Nevertheless, the fight for People's Power against political apathy is only just starting and many who do not know the facts yet, will catch on in time.

Monday, 4 May 2015


The parts they would like us to forget or perhaps ‘censor’ out of existence

If we forget what they promised in the past we sentence ourselves to more of the same in the future. This is not any type of 'political opinion' but just basic, good old fashioned, common sense! 

The following data appeared a while back but is still rather interesting  nonetheless - with regards to broken Tory promises.

The pre-election pledges that the Tories are trying to wipe from the internet

"No frontline cuts", "no top-down NHS reorganisations", "no VAT rise" - why the Conservatives are trying to erase all pre-May 2010 speeches and press releases from the internet.


1. No cuts to front-line services

As remarkable as it may seem, David Cameron told Andrew Marr the weekend before the general election that a Conservative government would not cut any front-line services.

What I can tell you is, any cabinet minister, if I win the election, who comes to me and says: "Here are my plans," and they involve front-line reductions, they'll be sent straight back to their department to go away and think again. After 13 years of Labour, there is a lot of wasteful spending, a lot of money that doesn't reach the front line.

Since then, 5,870 NHS nurses, 7,968 hospital beds, a third of ambulance stations, 5,362 firefighters and 6,800 frontline police officers have been cut.

2. "We have absolutely no plans to raise VAT"

In an interview with Jeremy Paxman on 23 April 2010, Cameron said: "We have absolutely no plans to raise VAT. Our first Budget is all about recognising we need to get spending under control rather than putting up tax."

VAT was subsequently raised from 17.5 per cent to a record high of 20 per cent in George Osborne's emergency Budget.

3. Cameron on child benefit: "I wouldn't means-test it"

At a pre-election Cameron Direct event, the Tory leader issued this "read my lips" pledge: "I'm not going to flannel you, I'm going to give it to you straight. I like the child benefit, I wouldn't change child benefit, I wouldn't means-test it, I don't think that is a good idea."

The coalition went on to abolish the benefit for higher earners in the Spending Review and froze it for three years.

4. NHS: "no more top-down reorganisations"

Perhaps most infamously, the Conservatives repeatedly promised before the general election that there would be no more "top-down reorganisations" of the NHS (Andrew Lansley, Conservative Party press release, 11 July 2007). In a speech at the Royal College of Pathologists on 2 November 2009, Cameron said: "With the Conservatives there will be no more of the tiresome, meddlesome, top-down re-structures that have dominated the last decade of the NHS."In his 2006 Conservative conference speech, he said: "So I make this commitment to the NHS and all who work in it. No more pointless reorganisations."

The coalition went on to launch the biggest top-down reorganisation of the service in its history.

5. On Education Maintenance Allowances: "we don't have any plans to get rid of them"

At a Cameron Direct event in January 2010, Cameron said: "We've looked at educational maintenance allowances and we haven't announced any plan to get rid of them." Challenged to firm up his pledge, he added: "I said we don't have any plans to get rid of them . . . it's one of those things the Labour Party keep putting out that we are but we're not."

Nine months later, the coalition announced the abolition of EMA, which paid up to £30 a week to 16-to-18-years-olds living in households whose income is less than £30,800 a year, in the Spending Review.

6. Cameron on Sure Start: "Yes, we back Sure Start. It's a disgrace that Gordon Brown has been trying to frighten people about this." The day before the general election, Cameron pledged to protect Sure Start, the network of children's centres founded by the last Labour government. Asked for a guarantee that the centres would continue to receive funding, he replied: "Yes, we back Sure Start. It's a disgrace that Gordon Brown has been trying to frighten people about this. He's the prime minister of this country but he's been scaring people about something that really matters."In his 2009 Conservative conference speech, he said: "It’s also about emotional support, particularly in those fraught early years before children go to school. Labour understood this and we should acknowledge that. That’s why Sure Start will stay, and we’ll improve it."

Since then, 566 of the centres have been closed, with over half of those still open no longer providing any onsite childcare.

7. On the Future Jobs Fund: "no plans to change"

In March 2010, Cameron praised the Future Jobs Fund as a "good scheme" and said the Conservatives had "no plans to change existing Future Jobs Fund commitments". On 24 May 2010, the coalition announced its abolition (only for a subsequent Department for Work and Pensions study to show that it had been an unambiguous success, with a net benefit to the economy of £7,750 per participant) and replaced it with the ineffective Work Programme, later found to be "worse than doing nothing".

8. Cameron on green taxes: "[they] need to go up"

While recently pledging to "roll-back" green taxes, Cameron took a very different line during his early hug-a husky phase. On 29 October 2006 he told the BBC's Politics Show: "I think green taxes as a whole need to go up". He also told Newsnight on 3 October: "We’ve said publicly, we’ve committed that we think green taxes should take a bigger share of overall taxes."

In a speech at the Tories' local election launch on 17 April 2008, he said: "Our message in this local election campaign is simple: vote blue, go green - and save money. It's been our campaign slogan for the last three elections. Why? Because it goes to the heart of what Conservatives believe. And because that's the kind of change people really want."

9. Osborne on bank bonuses: "totally unacceptable"

In an interview with the Guardian published on 14 August 2009, George Osborne said: "It is totally unacceptable for bank bonuses to be paid on the back of taxpayer guarantees. It must stop."

Not only did he fail to keep his pledge to ban bonuses at state-owned banks, he is now taking legal action against the EU commission over its plan to cap payments.

10. And finally...Cameron on transparency in 2007

"It's clear to me that political leaders will have to learn to let go. Let go of the information that we've guarded so jealously."

Speech at Google Zeitgeist Conference, 11 October 2007

The Tories are still making lots of nice promises today!

And in sunny old Southport we have fun of our own .....

See also

And ...

Man (candidate) with no name! 


Saturday, 2 May 2015

Southport Conservatives and their Parliamentary Candidate - with no name!

The ‘Man with No Name’ (from Preston) rolls into little ol' Southport town.

Another clanger! 


Ainsdale’s Conservative leader, Cllr Terry Jones, has confused voters yet again with his latest election broadsheet flop.

Many Ainsdale home owners are wondering why the Southport Conservative Parliamentary Candidate has NO name. 

Lots of promises to make Southport better are included on this bizarre sheet but no one actually knows WHO the Tory candidate actually is; because Jones appears to have foolishly forgotten to include his name, whoops!

The only place where his name appears is within microscopic print on the 'promoted by' text at the extreme foot of the page.

The other side of the Tory sheet was even ‘worse’ with poorly constructed and grammatically – challenged nonsense flowing through the text.

The literature was full of basic errors with lack of apostrophes, commas, full stops and missing capitals in words, etc. Most comically, Jones had also spelt the name of his political colleague’s address wrong and stated “Moore lane” when he should have correctly written, ‘Moor Lane’.

Moreover, he had also written “Bridge inn community farm”, instead of ‘Bridge Inn Community Farm’.

Some guys, like Scott here, know the score and also know how to spell Moor Lane, unlike leading Tory politicians in Ainsdale. 

Such blatant disregard for accuracy has become typical of this politician’s electoral literature.  

Nevertheless, Tory leader Terry Jones and the ‘Man with no name’ will be asking for your votes soon, so they can continue along the same road next week.

See also:

Can anyone ever take these politicians seriously? 

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Friends of Brookdale welcome Merseycare Memory Services

Latest April 2015 update

There was a Dementia Friends Event at the Brookdale Resource Centre yesterday (Wednesday 29th April 2015). Gaynor Cliff and Rebecca Cooper from Merseycare Memory Services came to give a very informative talk. 

They discussed many things regarding how Dementia affects a person’s abilities, how it changes a person’s perceptions and how it makes a person feel. One in fourteen people over sixty five years of age has Dementia at any one time, and the speaker’s aims were to turn understanding into action by their presentation. They stressed that statements such as calling people ‘Dementia sufferers’ should not be used and instead we should say ‘people living with Dementia’.

Every person is a unique individual and deal with Dementia in their own special way. Family and friends should allow them to keep their independence as long as it is safe to do so, in order that they live well with Dementia and contribute to their community. I found it interesting how it was explained that whilst memories are like lights in our brains that go out gradually one by one in different orders, the feelings stay stronger so we should concentrate to make those living with Dementia feel loved and safe. 

Five things we all should know about Dementia are:
1 It is not a natural part of aging.
2 It is caused by diseases of the brain, the most common being Alzheimer’s.
3 It is not just about losing your memory, as it can also affect communicating, thinking and undertaking normal everyday tasks. 
4 It is possible to live well with Dementia.
5 There is more to a person that the Dementia. 

‘Dementia Friends’ rely on people learning a bit more about Dementia and turning that understanding into action. 

There are all kinds of ways we can help

Spread the understanding you have learnt to others
Spend more time with friends and family living with dementia
Fundraise for Dementia
Volunteer your time or services to help those with Dementia

Please find out more on these links: 

Discussion was held afterwards amongst Friends of Brookdale, to see what more can be done by us to raise the profile and find the gaps still there, in the care for those living with Dementia and their families.