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Liverpool / Wirral alternative news sites? #1058602
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I stopped reading Liverpool echo a while ago, it’s too clickbait and completely chugs on anything I use to view it. Wirral globe is the same!

Are there any decent news sites that aren’t biased towards ,you wont believe what etc’ clickbait and heavy advertising?

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There's only the Echo and the Globe newspapers for this area all the news sites are the same for OTT advertising messing up the page to an unusable state at times. I use an ad-blocker "uBlock origin".

If they put plain adverts up that didn't move the page around and take ages to load then I wouldn't use an ad-blocker and I've told them that many times.

The BBC news site is ok but seems to be a lot slower with news these day and a lot less localised than it used to be. Radio stations used to run decent news sites but then drifted away from them, not that I have checked recently.


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Re: Liverpool / Wirral alternative news sites? [Re: Littlebear] #1058605
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I use the same adblocker, but on iPhone and iPad it’s unavailable. The Echodoesnt work well on either.


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