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Bootle,

town (1991 pop. 70,860), Sefton metropolitan district, NW England, at the mouth of the Mersey River. It has extensive docks adjacent to those of Liverpool. Besides shipping, Bootle's industries include tanning, tin smelting, engineering, and flour milling.
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Bootle

a port in NW England, in Sefton unitary authority, Merseyside; on the River Mersey adjoining Liverpool. Pop.: 59 123 (2001)
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Community groups in the town have teamed up with Sefton Council to enter Bootle into the Urban Community category of the well-known North West in Bloom event.
Met Office weather forecast says cold snap is on the way for LiverpoolBut in the 1960s-70s, the docks declined in importance and Bootle began to suffer high unemployment and a declining population.
Second-from-bottom Hall were looking to exploit Bootle's relatively modest season but their hopes were dashed when they were bowled out for 135 chasing 196.
That project - Operation Renard - homed in on Webster Street, in Bootle, where six associates were found in what police have labelled the gang's HQ.
Bootle New Strand has played a central part in the area's landscape for five decades making it hard to ever imagine a time when the shopping centre was not there.
Bootle's skipper Snellgrove Bootle openers Craig Prince (52) and Snellgrove (42) got the visitors' reply off to a flyer with a stand of 99.
The 10,215 sq ft property comprises a three-storey building which sits at the axis of Stanley Road and Marsh Lane and near to Bootle New Strand.
The landmark anniversary has its roots in the age of steam; when the Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway line arrived in the 1840s, it was followed by the rapid growth of Bootle. The town became heavily industrialised and in 1868 Bootle was officially incorporated as a municipal borough.
Thirteen years ago, I was invited to go to Bootle Town Hall to lay a plaque for the civilians of Bootle that were killed.
Business lending manager Lynne Worthington, 55, who has worked at the site since 1979 and lived in Bootle all her life, said: "I am so emotional, I was in tears.
In fact, Bootle residents are reported to have the lowest life expectancy in the country.