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County News

2016/2017

April 2017


Tracy is yet another aspiring High Sheriff, pictured here at a visit to the Brain Charity March.


March 2017




A visit to Margrave House School in Newton Le Willows - all looking very smart!


Staff at Wirral’s Neo-Natal Special Care Baby Unit were delighted to show the High Sheriff and his wife the set up at Arrowe Park Hospital.


And shown here some of the staff with families who have been supported by the Unit.


The Liverpool Homeless Football Club league match in Everton.


Flag raising and celebrating Commonwealth Day at Liverpool Town Hall on Monday 13th.
March.





On the top of Liverpool’s iconic Liver Building.




A March visit to The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust - recently awarded ‘Outstanding’status from the Care Quality Commission.


At the Chrysalis Centre for Change, St Helens at their Annual Day of Celebrations and Awards Ceremony in March.


February 2017



Attending the launch of Sefton Carers Positive Paint project in February.



A great day at the Everton v Sunderland Match in February, supporting Merseyside Police Cadets at their training day 


…and on the same day Sending off the 300th Breeze Ride on the Wirral.


January 2017


An aspiring High Sheriff enjoying a fine morning at the opening of the new sensory garden at Clatterbridge Hospital in January. 


Officially opening the new sensory garden ‘Ron’s Patch’ which has been made possible by the unstinting efforts of Clatterbridge Hospital’s League of Friends. 


A visit to Sunflowers Cancer Support Centre in Aigburth - sharing joys, concerns and personal experiences with others.


In January the High Sheriff hosted a dinner for the Circuit Judges on Merseyside. Holly Wright (pictured above) was amongst Jim’s guests, she hopes to become a barrister but in the meantime enriched the evening with her beautiful singing voice. 


Merseyside Sports Partnership Primary School of the Year 2016 - Orrets Meadow. Shown here being congratulated by the High Sheriff.


December 2016


Merseyside Police Cadets took part in a Santa Cycle from Walton to Alder Hey Hospital on18th December, carrying toys to be given to children who have to remain in hospital over Christmas - spot the odd one out!! 


October 2016


At the launch of Hate Crime Awareness Week, presented by Roger Phillips and attendedby communities across Merseyside, at Liverpool Parish Church in October 


An October visit to Willowbrook Hospice in St Helens to meet patients and staff and learnmore of the wonderful work being undertaken 


On October 16th Liverpool Cathedral hosted the Judges Service to mark the beginning ofthe legal year on Merseyside 


At The Judges Service with The Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside, Dame Lorna MuirheadDBE (above) and (below) with High Sheriff Police Cadets Adele Tate and Bradley Davies


September 2016


National Reserves Day at Liverpool Town Hall in September.


An impressive visit to the Seafarers Centre and on board MV Sunshine in September.


…and continuing with the nautical theme Affiliates Day in Rosyth to tour HMS Prince of Wales, currently still in build and affiliated to Liverpool.


A Celebration of Achievement at Knotty Ash Primary School in September 


August 2016


In August Jim attended the Bootle & Netherton Team 31 awards evening - a celebration ofyoung people who had successfully completed a 12 week Princes Trust PersonalDevelopment Programme with Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service. 


June 2016


The High Sheriff together with the Lord Mayor of Liverpool Cllr Ros Gladden and her consort Cllr Roy Gladden together with other glamorous guests at the Marie Curie teaparty in June.


The Ordre National de la Legion D’Honour was presented to Mr James Cockram on 9thJune. Everyone including the High Sheriff of Merseyside, Mr Jim Davies, the Lord Mayor,Councillor Roz Gladden and her Consort Cllr Roy Gladden, Philip Daniel, French Honorary Consul for Merseyside, members of Jim’s Regiment (senior and young) and his family were there to help celebrate such a wonderful achievement. 


Remembering those who lost their lives in the Battle of The Somme.


Celebrating Armed Forces Day.


On 22nd June Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburghcame to Liverpool. Amongst their many engagements on the day was the opening of thenew Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. With personal connections and having been a BoardMember, Trustee and Chair of the Trustess for the Imagine Appeal it was a particularly joyful day for Jim and his wife, Shirley. 


June 1 2016
The High Sheriff presented awards to volunteers at the Sefton Carers Centre on Wednesday 1st June. Sefton Carers have 67 volunteers who provide support to unpaid carers in Sefton. Over the first year they provided 7,722 hours of support. Jim says “I was honoured to be asked to present some of the awards at this celebration - it is astonishing to hear about the amount of work undertaken on a voluntary basis - these people really are the unsung heroes of our times”.




May 2016

May 26 2016
The Signing of the Roll took place at Liverpool QE11 Law Courts on Thursday 26th May.


Pictured here (left to right) are The High Sheriff, Mr Jim Davies, his wife Shirley, Mr Justice King, The Assistant Chief Constable of Merseyside, Nicola Holland and the High Sheriff’s Chaplain, The Very Reverend Dr Pete Wilcox, Dean of Liverpool.

May 6 2016
On Friday 6th May Jim attended a Merseyside Charities day hosted by LCVS (Liverpool Council for Voluntary Service) and met staff from some of the many organisations providing crucial services and support to a variety of causes on Merseyside.




April 2016

April 21 2016
Lawyer Jim Davies has been officially installed as the High Sheriff of Merseyside for 2016/17.Mr Davies, co-founder of Liverpool legal business DWF, officially began his year of office in a ceremony at the city’s Anglican Cathedral. He was appointed by Her Majesty the Queen in March. On his appointment, Mr Davies said: “I feel very honoured and privileged to be appointed High Sheriff of Merseyside and I intend to spend as much time as possible visiting and supporting many causes in Liverpool, Wirral, Knowsley, St Helens and Sefton.”


High Sheriff of Merseyside Jim Davies, with his wife Shirley, pictured after his installation ceremony on Thursday 21st April 2016 Picture: Ray Farley


Click here to view the Merseyside News published in the Summer 2016 edition of The High Sheriff magazine 

Click here to view the Merseyside News published in the Summer 2015 edition of The High Sheriff magazine 

Click here to view the Merseyside News published in the Summer 2014 edition of The High Sheriff magazine 

Click here to view the Merseyside News published in the Summer 2013 edition of The High Sheriff magazine 

 

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