5 things to do for ardenaline junkies in Liverpool and the North West

SKYDIVING

Going skydiving is the ultimate adrenaline junkie experience.

If you like jumping out of a plane then Skydive Tilstock is only an hour outside Merseyside.

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They are the only skydiving club to do tandem skydiving and solo parachute training.

From over 10,000 feet high the tandem skydive is a great way to experience freefalling skydiving.

For more information, visit the website here.

HELICOPTER TOUR

If you want a good view of the city then why not take a helicopter tour.

However, if you’re afraid of heights you may want to sit this one out.

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This is sure to get your blood pumping and is not to be taken lightly.

The tour last for over 20 minutes and you can see lots of sights from the cockpit such as the River Mersey and landmarks such as Anfield, Goodison Park and Aintree race course.

For more information, visit the website here.

GO KARTING

If you feel the need for speed then this is exactly the rush for you.

Go Karting is a great way to get your heart racing and is the perfect way to beat your family and friends.

There are plenty of indoor and outdoor Go Karting experiences across Merseyside including TeamSport Go Karting and Hooton Park Circuit.

HOVER CRAFTING

If you want one of the best hover craft experiences in the North West then get yourself over to Hover Force.

They have two tracks with lots of land and water to ride on and customers will be fully instructed on how to fly the machines.

The site is in Frodsham in Cheshire just next to the M56.

This isn’t for the faint hearted and is sure to get your blood pumping.

For more information, visit the website here.

OFF ROAD DRIVING EXPERIENCE

If you want to experience some off road driving then 90 Dirty Adventures is the place for you.

They promise to take you places where you dare not walk and bring you excitement and fun.

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Not only do they offer you an heart pumping experience but they also show off the  beautiful scenery on offer.

For more information, visit the website here.

 

 

Liverpool Lime Street station is due to re-open tomorrow

Liverpool Lime Street station is due to re-open tomorrow – a day earlier than previously announced. 

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200 tonnes of debris fell from a trackside wall onto the tracks last Tuesday, February 28, and left commenters in transport chaos.

Claims that passenger trains were moments away from colliding with the 200-tonne fall have also emerged during the last week.

Communters have had to find alternative transport as mainline trains could not enter the station for over a week.

Network Rail London North Western route MD Martin Frobisher said: “I am thrilled to be able to get customers moving in and out of Liverpool’s main station.

“Our orange army has worked tirelessly since the incident occurred. We’re really proud of them.

“We’re also grateful for the teamwork and support of the train companies and for the patience of both passengers and neighbouring residents and businesses.”

Liverpool FC ban The Sun newspaper from the club premises

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Liverpool Football Club have revoked The Sun’s access to all club premises; including their stadium, Anfield, and their training ground, Melwood.

The ban is the result of The Sun’s coverage of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster which resulted in the death of 96 Liverpool fans.

The decision to ban the paper has came after club officials met with members of the Hillsborough Family Support Group; an organisation that represents the families of the victims.

Reporters from The Sun will now be unable to report on club matches directly from Anfield, and their access to both the players and the manager, Jurgen Klopp, has been cut off.

Whilst the HFSG are delighted with the club’s decision, The Sun has responded by labelling the ban “bad for fans and bad for football”.

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