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  1. Transport organisations to pull out the stops to get people to the races barry

    Aintree Racecourse, Merseytravel, Merseyrail, and other transport operators have been working together to ensure that the RMTs ...

    Aintree Racecourse, Merseytravel, Merseyrail, and other transport operators have been working together to ensure that the RMT’s Grand National day strike does not spoil racegoers’ big day. This 24-hour strike is planned only to take place on Grand National day and not on any other day of the...

    30/03/2017
  2. Mother appeals for son to give himself up after tragic death of 4 year old girl barry

    Following a media appeal by Alicia McAteer, the mother of Aidan McAteer, Merseyside Police is issuing an image of Aidan, aged 23, ...

    Following a media appeal by Alicia McAteer, the mother of Aidan McAteer, Merseyside Police is issuing an image of Aidan, aged 23, as part of continuing efforts to find him. Aidan McAteerDetective want to speak to Aidan McAteer following the fatal road traffic collision on Prescot Road, St...

    30/03/2017
  3. The lighter evenings are here but were still behind the times barry

    The lighter evenings are here but were still behind the times The coming of spring and the changing of the clocks means ...

    The lighter evenings are here – but we’re still behind the times The coming of spring and the changing of the clocks means lighter evenings, more time spent outside and a brighter drive home. But family safety charity RoSPA is campaigning to increase the number of evening daylight hours...

    28/03/2017
  4. Mum and 10 week old baby boy missing from home barry

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 25-year-old woman. Sophie Callaghan, who is from ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 25-year-old woman. Sophie Callaghan, who is from the Toxteth area, was last seen on Wednesday 22nd March in Prescot. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate her, and her 10 week-old baby boy, since. She...

    28/03/2017
  5. Rare Nene gosling hatched at Martin Mere barry

    Wardens at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre are celebrating an early Easter present after one rare Nene gosling recently hatched in ...

    Wardens at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre are celebrating an early Easter present after one rare Nene gosling recently hatched in mid-March. Only about 1,000 Nenes – pronounced ‘nay-nay’ after their call – survive in the wild in their native Hawaii. The gosling , born on 17 March, has spent...

    28/03/2017
  6. New app to report Asian hornet sightings barry

    Asian Hornet Watch - new app launched to help people quickly and easily report sightings of this invasive species. The ...

    Asian Hornet Watch - new app launched to help people quickly and easily report sightings of this invasive species. The nation’s smartphones are the latest weapon in the fight to prevent the spread of the Asian hornet, thanks to a new app which has been launched today. People will be able...

    28/03/2017
  7. New 1 coin becomes legal tender barry

    The new 12-sided coin is being rolled out across the country, in a major boost to tackle the rise of counterfeits. The new ...

    The new 12-sided coin is being rolled out across the country, in a major boost to tackle the rise of counterfeits. The new £1 coin becomes legal tender from today. This is the first new £1 coin to be introduced in more than 30 years and will be the most secure of its kind in the world –...

    28/03/2017
  8. Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers barry

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers from Liverpool who are wanted on recall to prison. ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers from Liverpool who are wanted on recall to prison. David John Gaskell, 27 years, was sentenced to nine-and-half-years in prison on 18 January 2011 at Liverpool Crown Court after being convicted of causing death by...

    27/03/2017
  9. Oh What A Night! JERSEY BOYS is heading back to Liverpool! barry

    ERSEY BOYS is the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the ...

    ERSEY BOYS is the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks. These four boys from New Jersey became one of the most successful bands in pop history, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold 175 million...

    25/03/2017
  10. Planned road works in the North West barry

    Planned roadworks in the North West summary for Monday 27 to Sunday 2 April 2017. The following summary of planned new ...

    Planned roadworks in the North West– summary for Monday 27 to Sunday 2 April 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 24 March and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances....

    24/03/2017
  11. POLICE are investigating the death of a baby barry

    Officers were contacted at shortly after 9.30am on Thursday (March 23rd) by the ambulance service who were treating a 19 month old ...

    Officers were contacted at shortly after 9.30am on Thursday (March 23rd) by the ambulance service who were treating a 19 month old baby girl at an address in Lostock Hall. The girl sadly died a short time later at the Royal Preston Hospital. The death is being treated as suspicious and a post...

    24/03/2017
  12. Man charged following fatal Whitestake collision barry

    A man has been charged with driving offences in relation to a fatal collision in Whitestake last August. Leo McCarthy, 32, of ...

    A man has been charged with driving offences in relation to a fatal collision in Whitestake last August. Leo McCarthy, 32, of Robin Hey, Leyland was recently charged with causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs. We were called around 12.50am on...

    24/03/2017
  13. Primark product recall barry

    Parents are being urged to return children's novelty cat leggings bought from Primark after fears they could present a potential ...

    Parents are being urged to return children's novelty cat leggings bought from Primark after fears they could present a potential choking hazard. The high street store is offering customers a full refund after it was discovered that the bow attachment may become detached. A spokesman for...

    22/03/2017
  14. No Merseyrail Trains on Grand National Day barry

    RMT confirms new strike date on Merseyrail in fight to retain safety-critical guards. RAIL UNION RMT has confirmed a new ...

    RMT confirms new strike date on Merseyrail in fight to retain safety-critical guards. RAIL UNION RMT has confirmed a new strike date on Merseyrail after the company wrecked talks yesterday over the crucial issue of the future of the safety critical role of the guard. Drivers and guards...

    22/03/2017
  15. Customers to benefit from online passport application roll out barry

    HM Passport Office has launched a new online passport renewal service as part of its drive to improve customer services. The ...

    HM Passport Office has launched a new online passport renewal service as part of its drive to improve customer services. The new service means that the majority of adults can now renew their passport online. Following a successful pilot in 2016, over 240,000 people have renewed their passport...

    22/03/2017
  16. Register for Ride The Lights 2017 and you could win big barry

    Its the most enchanting bike ride you will ever take and this is your chance to take part AND win a fantastic Smyths Toys ...

    It’s the most enchanting bike ride you will ever take – and this is your chance to take part AND win a fantastic Smyths Toys prize package including a pair of children’s bikes plus a £200 Smyths Toys Superstores gift voucher. Every year, thousands of people get on their bikes to take part in...

    22/03/2017
  17. The latest exhibition has been unveiled at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre barry

    The latest exhibition has been unveiled at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre by the Maghull and Lydiate Art Group. The art ...

    The latest exhibition has been unveiled at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre by the Maghull and Lydiate Art Group. The art group has been in existence since 1970 and is an integrated member of the community with monthly meetings, professional painting demonstrations and weekly painting...

    22/03/2017
  18. UK families will see bills cut as date announced for launch of Tax-Free Child care barry

    Launch of new Childcare Choices website means parents now able to find available government support Millions of parents can ...

    Launch of new Childcare Choices website means parents now able to find available government support Millions of parents can pre-register from today for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website...

    22/03/2017
  19. 20,000 of Walmsley's money in a bid to find him and put him back behind bars barry

    Detectives investigating the prison escape of Shaun Walmsley have issued a £20,000 reward, for information leading to his ...

    Detectives investigating the prison escape of Shaun Walmsley have issued a £20,000 reward, for information leading to his capture and being returned to prison. The reward is made up of £20,000 of Walmsley's own money, which was seized by officers following his arrest and conviction for the...

    21/03/2017
  20. Average speed cameras to be enforced barry

    Average speed cameras to be enforced A6 London Road New average speed cameras will be enforced from Thursday 23 March on ...

    Average speed cameras to be enforced – A6 London Road New average speed cameras will be enforced from Thursday 23 March on the A6 London Road, Preston, it has been confirmed. Following their installation and a successful period of testing, the cameras will now go live for enforcement along...

    21/03/2017
  21. Lancashire schools are top of the class barry

    According to recent government figures, 92.3% of schools in Lancashire are rated as good or outstanding. Based on Ofsted ...

    According to recent government figures, 92.3% of schools in Lancashire are rated as good or outstanding. Based on Ofsted ratings, Lancashire is in the top quarter in the country. Figures to March 2017 showed that 23.8% of Lancashire schools were outstanding, and 68.5% were good, compared to...

    21/03/2017
  22. Two teenage girls missing barry

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace two teenage females. Lilly Jones, 17 years, from Tarbock Green ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace two teenage females. Lilly Jones, 17 years, from Tarbock Green and Morgan Pybis, 16 years, from Old Swan have been reported missing. MISSING: Lilly Jones, 17...

    20/03/2017
  23. Last day for NPAS Warton-Watch barry

    Today is the last operational day for the National Police Air Service helicopter flying from Warton Areodrome. Goodnight ...

    Today is the last operational day for the National Police Air Service helicopter flying from Warton Areodrome. Goodnight & thank you! pic.twitter.com/y6TCwL8jAD& ;mdash; NPAS...

    20/03/2017
  24. Re-appeal for information - Phillip Maddox from Rainford barry

    Merseyside Police is re-appealing for the public's help to trace a 46-year-old man from the Rainford area of Merseyside. ...

    Merseyside Police is re-appealing for the public's help to trace a 46-year-old man from the Rainford area of Merseyside. Officers wish to trace Phillip Maddox after an assault that took place in St Helens on Saturday, 16 January 2016. Efforts have been made by the police to find Maddox,...

    20/03/2017
  25. Dustys GIANT Easter Duck Hunt barry

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre has lost some rather special ducks. A number of our GIANT yellow ducks have gone missing and we ...

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre has lost some rather special ducks. A number of our GIANT yellow ducks have gone missing and we need children to help us and Dusty Duck find them this Easter holidays as part of Dusty’s GIANT Duck Hunt. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to...

    20/03/2017
  26. BTP urges drivers and pedestrians to stay safe when using region's level crossings barry

    Over the next week, BTP will be out and about visiting level crossings across the region to urge the drivers and pedestrians to do ...

    Over the next week, BTP will be out and about visiting level crossings across the region to urge the drivers and pedestrians to do their level best to stay safe when using crossings.

    20/03/2017
  27. UK troops arrive in Estonia for major NATO deployment barry

    Around 120 UK troops have arrived in Estonia as part of one of the biggest British deployments to Eastern Europe in decades. ...

    Around 120 UK troops have arrived in Estonia as part of one of the biggest British deployments to Eastern Europe in decades. A Challenger 2 tank and other armoured vehicles from 20 Armoured Infantry Brigade being loaded onto...

    19/03/2017
  28. Planned road works in the North West barry

    Planned roadworks in the North West summary for Monday 20 to Sunday 26 March 2017 The following summary of planned new and ...

    Planned roadworks in the North West – summary for Monday 20 to Sunday 26 March 2017 The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 17 March and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All...

    18/03/2017
  29. Man, 28, wanted in connection with incidents in Skelmersdale and Manchester barry

    Police are appealing for help locating a man from Upholland who is wanted in connection with a robbery, an assault and a burglary. ...

    Police are appealing for help locating a man from Upholland who is wanted in connection with a robbery, an assault and a burglary. Craig William Shelley, 28, is wanted after a man was punched to the head and face and had his car keys stolen during an incident which occurred on December 26th...

    18/03/2017
  30. Police appeal to find missing teenager barry

    Police appeal to find missing teenager We are appealing for information after a 17-year-old girl went missing from ...

    Police appeal to find missing teenager We are appealing for information after a 17-year-old girl went missing from Skelmersdale. Sarah Farrell was last seen on Saturday (March 11) around 1.30pm in Mere Close. She is described as white, 5ft 2in tall and of stocky build. She has shoulder...

    17/03/2017
  31. Missing from home Arron Gardner barry

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old boy. Aaron Garner was last seen at ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old boy. Aaron Garner was last seen at around 1pm on Sunday (12 March) on Antonio Street, Bootle. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him. He is described as white, 5ft tall, of slim build, with...

    17/03/2017
  32. Conservative Party fined 70,000, investigation into election campaign expenses barry

    The Conservative Party have been fined a total of £70,000 following the conclusion of the Electoral Commissions ...

    The Conservative Party have been fined a total of £70,000 following the conclusion of the Electoral Commission’s investigation into the party’s campaign spending. The investigation concluded that there were significant failures by the Party to report accurately on how much it spent on...

    16/03/2017
  33. Newsagents raider wanted by police barry

    Detectives have launched a CCTV appeal for information after a robbery in Leyland. Police were called around 6am on Monday ...

    Detectives have launched a CCTV appeal for information after a robbery in Leyland. Police were called around 6am on Monday (March 13) following an incident at Towngate News in Towngate. A man had entered the shop, approached a male staff member and demanded the till was opened. The...

    16/03/2017
  34. Non-dairy milk, gin and cycle helmets added to the inflation basket barry

    Non-dairy milk, such as soya, rice and oat milk, are being added to the ONSs inflation basket for the first time, reflecting the ...

    Non-dairy milk, such as soya, rice and oat milk, are being added to the ONS’s inflation basket for the first time, reflecting the increase in the popularity of dairy-free diets, with the rise of campaigns such as “Veganuary”. In addition, gin is returning to the basket after a 13-year absence, with...

    15/03/2017
  35. Cancer Research UK to only contact supporters who have opted in from 1 July 2017 barry

    Cancer Research UK is to become an opt in charity on 1 July 2017, meaning it will only contact supporters who have given ...

    Cancer Research UK is to become an ‘opt in’ charity on 1 July 2017, meaning it will only contact supporters who have given unambiguous and explicit permission for the charity to contact them for marketing activity, including fundraising support. Cancer Research UK announced its intention to...

    15/03/2017
  36. Road changes at Broughton Roundabout barry

    Drivers heading towards the M6 from Broughton are advised to allow more time for their journeys, due to the closure of the ...

    Drivers heading towards the M6 from Broughton are advised to allow more time for their journeys, due to the closure of the dedicated eastbound M55 filter lane. Vehicles can still access the eastbound slip road onto the M55 from Broughton Roundabout, but the dedicated lane from the A6 has...

    15/03/2017

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