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  1. Key travel and safety advice for Tall Ships Regatta morecambe

    Visitors planning to watch the Tall Ships regatta from the Sefton coastline over the May bank holiday are being advised to stay ...

    Visitors planning to watch the Tall Ships regatta from the Sefton coastline over the May bank holiday are being advised to stay safe at all times. Anyone heading to Crosby beach on Monday, May 28 to watch the regatta is asked to stay within 50 metres from the promenade and watch for any...

    22/05/2018
  2. Stay safe using barbecues and chimineas this summer morecambe

    The recent spell of warm, sunny weather certainly entices us to spend more time outside and it’s the perfect opportunity to fire ...

    The recent spell of warm, sunny weather certainly entices us to spend more time outside and itÂ’s the perfect opportunity to fire up the barbecue, spend time with friends and enjoy it while we can. Then, as the sun sets and the temperature drops what could be better than huddling round your chiminea...

    22/05/2018
  3. An Officer And A Gentleman at the Liverpool Empire morecambe

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the new musical adaptation of the classic film An Officer And A Gentleman at the ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the new musical adaptation of the classic film An Officer And A Gentleman at the Liverpool Empire last night. You remember that moment? When Richard Gere in a navy uniform picks up Debra Winger and walks out with her... Well now you can experience...

    22/05/2018
  4. Merseyside drivers urged not to risk road workers’ lives morecambe

    The lives of road workers in Merseyside are being put at risk by drivers ignoring overnight closures at one of England’s busiest ...

    The lives of road workers in Merseyside are being put at risk by drivers ignoring overnight closures at one of EnglandÂ’s busiest motorway junctions. Contractors for Highways England have reported 23 separate incidents in the past two months where road users have driven into the roadworks for...

    21/05/2018
  5. Police appeal after decapitated dogs head found on door handle morecambe

    Police are appealing for information following a report of a decapitated dogs head that has been found. On Sunday 20th May ...

    Police are appealing for information following a report of a decapitated dogs head that has been found. On Sunday 20th May 2018, police were called to the Great Meadow area of Chorley where a dogs head has been discovered on the door handle of an address. This was extremely distressing for the...

    21/05/2018
  6. New safety enforcement vans on Lancashire's roads morecambe

    A new fleet of road safety enforcement vans is being rolled out across Lancashire today (Monday May 21st). The high visibility ...

    A new fleet of road safety enforcement vans is being rolled out across Lancashire today (Monday May 21st). The high visibility vehicles, operated by Lancashire Constabulary, will play a key role in reducing road traffic collisions and injuries on the countyÂ’s roads. Eight vehicles will...

    21/05/2018
  7. Advice to the public ahead of a busy Bank Holiday weekend morecambe

    Merseyside Police is offering a warm welcome to the thousands of visitors expected to head to Liverpool and the Wirral this ...

    Merseyside Police is offering a warm welcome to the thousands of visitors expected to head to Liverpool and the Wirral this weekend (Friday 25 May - Monday, 28 May) for the Tall Ships Festival and offering advice to make sure they have a great time and enjoy the event safely. Superintendent...

    21/05/2018
  8. Homeless people are being fined, convicted and jailed for begging and rough sleeping morecambe

    VULNERABLE homeless people are being fined, convicted and jailed for begging and rough sleeping, an investigation has found. ...

    VULNERABLE homeless people are being fined, convicted and jailed for begging and rough sleeping, an investigation has found. More than 50 councils across England and Wales have public space protection orders banning behaviour including begging for food and money and sitting in a public space...

    21/05/2018
  9. Campaign branches out to protect UK's mighty oaks morecambe

    Action Oak contributes to the Government’s 25-year Environment Plan by helping to protect the country's 121 million precious oak ...

    Action Oak contributes to the GovernmentÂ’s 25-year Environment Plan by helping to protect the country's 121 million precious oak trees for future generations. A major new campaign to protect the UKÂ’s mighty oak trees from threats including pests and diseases has been officially launched at...

    21/05/2018
  10. New laws to make social media safer morecambe

    New laws will be created to make sure that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock ...

    New laws will be created to make sure that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock has announced. New online safety laws to be created to make sure the UK is the safest place in the world to be online. Response to Internet Safety Strategy...

    20/05/2018
  11. MOT rule changes, 20 May 2018 morecambe

    The MOT test changed on 20 May 2018, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 ...

    The MOT test changed on 20 May 2018, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt. The way that the MOT test works in England, Scotland and Wales changed on Sunday 20 May 2018. The MOT test works differently in...

    20/05/2018
  12. Route revealed for proposed Champions League victory parade morecambe

    Plans have been revealed for a Liverpool FC victory parade if the club emerge triumphant from next weekend’s UEFA Champions ...

    Plans have been revealed for a Liverpool FC victory parade if the club emerge triumphant from next weekendÂ’s UEFA Champions League Final. In the event of a win against Spanish side Real Madrid on May 26, Liverpool City Council will invite the Reds to hold a parade through the streets of the city...

    18/05/2018
  13. Lancashire Fire Brigade unveil new Fire Engine morecambe

    Today we unveil our new Pride fire engine that represents diversity and the promotion of value and respect for any of our ...

    Today we unveil our new Pride fire engine that represents diversity and the promotion of value and respect for any of our workforce or those in our communities that are LGBTQ+. Why is Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service talking about IDAHO Day and why have we designed a special Pride pump? Taking...

    18/05/2018
  14. Get nose to beak morecambe

    Get nose to beak with ducklings this May Half Term at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre This May half term sees the return of the ...

    Get nose to beak with ducklings this May Half Term at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre This May half term sees the return of the award winning egg-to-duckling experience at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. The event, from Saturday 26 May to Sunday 3 June, allows visitors to have this unique...

    18/05/2018
  15. Amazing response to Lifesavers campaign morecambe

    MORE than 2,500 people have been trained in how to perform CPR and use a defibrillator thanks to the Lancashire Lifesavers ...

    MORE than 2,500 people have been trained in how to perform CPR and use a defibrillator thanks to the Lancashire Lifesavers campaign. Training sessions were held by the North West Ambulance Service at venues across Lancashire to give people vital first aid skills in the event of someone having a...

    18/05/2018
  16. Ł1 million of Home Office funding to boost fight against knife crime morecambe

    Charities in England and Wales can bid from today for a share of a £1 million Home Office fund to help steer young people ...

    Charities in England and Wales can bid from today for a share of a £1 million Home Office fund to help steer young people away from gangs and violent crime. The successful community groups will receive up to £30,000 each to help support the vital work they do to educate young people about...

    18/05/2018
  17. Government to cut Fixed Odds Betting Terminals maximum stake from Ł100 to Ł2 morecambe

    Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch announces move to better protect consumers and communities. The maximum ...

    Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch announces move to better protect consumers and communities. The maximum stakes on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) are to be reduced from £100 to £2 to reduce the risk of gambling-related harm, Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey...

    17/05/2018
  18. New funding for suicide prevention in England morecambe

    Funding given to local communities that are worst affected by suicide to develop suicide prevention and reduction schemes. The ...

    Funding given to local communities that are worst affected by suicide to develop suicide prevention and reduction schemes. The investment announced today by the Department for Health and Social Care, Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England marks the start of a 3-year programme worth £25...

    17/05/2018
  19. Be travel aware, pack smartly and prepare for security morecambe

    Passengers are reminded to check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport. Passengers are being ...

    Passengers are reminded to check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport. Passengers are being urged to be ‘travel aware’ and check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport – and help keep security screening queues to a minimum as the busy...

    17/05/2018
  20. New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK morecambe

    From June 2018 drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads. New laws introduced yesterday (16 May 2018) ...

    From June 2018 drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads. New laws introduced yesterday (16 May 2018) will mean that from next month drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads. Changes to the Highway Code and relevant regulations were...

    17/05/2018
  21. Take care when buying your fishing licence online morecambe

    The Environment Agency has advised the public to beware of third party websites offering to buy fishing licences on behalf of ...

    The Environment Agency has advised the public to beware of third party websites offering to buy fishing licences on behalf of anglers. The Environment Agency has received reports from anglers who have used third party websites and been charged up to double the price for a licence. There have...

    17/05/2018
  22. Digital autopsies taking place in Lancashire morecambe

    A new digital CT post-mortem service has started in Lancashire, which could meet the national need for heart valves in England and ...

    A new digital CT post-mortem service has started in Lancashire, which could meet the national need for heart valves in England and Wales. The Digital Autopsy service based at Royal Preston Hospital reduces the need for a traditional post-mortem, and will provide families in Lancashire with good...

    16/05/2018
  23. Mariah Carey to headline Blackpool's Livewire Festival 2018 morecambe

    Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, has chosen Blackpool’s LIVEWIRE Festival for her only UK 2018 festival ...

    Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, has chosen Blackpool’s LIVEWIRE Festival for her only UK 2018 festival appearance. Tower Festival Headland Arena, Blackpool – Friday 24 August 24 2018 The pop superstar, who has sold more than 200 million albums to date, will...

    15/05/2018
  24. Don't miss the fantastic Ormskirk MotorFest morecambe

    Make sure you are in pole position to enjoy one of the biggest free family events in the North West of England to take place in ...

    Make sure you are in pole position to enjoy one of the biggest free family events in the North West of England to take place in Ormskirk. The Ormskirk MotorFest has been a hugely popular occasion since it began in 2011, attracting around 30,000 people in 2016 and 2017. The 2018 event,...

    14/05/2018
  25. New pond zone at Martin Mere morecambe

    Pondering over what to do this summer? A new development at WWT Martin Mere might provide the answer! Work has begun this ...

    Pondering over what to do this summer? A new development at WWT Martin Mere might provide the answer! Work has begun this week on a major new Pond Zone development at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. Nick Brooks, Centre Manager at Martin Mere, welcomed the plans. He said:

    14/05/2018
  26. The Carriage for the Wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle morecambe

    Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have selected the Ascot Landau carriage for their procession through Windsor Town after their ...

    Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have selected the Ascot Landau carriage for their procession through Windsor Town after their wedding on Saturday 19th May. There will be one horse-drawn carriage in the Carriage Procession from St George's Chapel, which will take the newly married couple through...

    13/05/2018
  27. 15 year old girl missing from home morecambe

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old girl. Lois Elliott, from Buxton, was last ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old girl. Lois Elliott, from Buxton, was last seen on Monday, 7 May 2018 at 8.55pm. She is known to frequent the Halewood, Garston, Toxteth and Speke areas. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate her...

    12/05/2018
  28. Get involved in looking after your local beauty spot morecambe

    Lancashire County Council's countryside service has opportunities available for anyone who enjoys the outdoors to get involved in ...

    Lancashire County Council's countryside service has opportunities available for anyone who enjoys the outdoors to get involved in looking after their favourite local beauty spot. Volunteers play a vital part in keeping the county's country parks, picnic sites, nature reserves and community...

    11/05/2018
  29. Detectives investigating Sean Cox assault appeal for footage morecambe

    Detectives investigating an incident outside Anfield which left Sean Cox, 53, in a critical condition are appealing for CCTV and ...

    Detectives investigating an incident outside Anfield which left Sean Cox, 53, in a critical condition are appealing for CCTV and camera phone footage. Two men have been charged and remanded in custody in relation to the incident, which happened at 7.08pm, shortly before the Liverpool v Roma...

    11/05/2018
  30. Rail Minister launches review of tree cutting alongside rail lines morecambe

    Review of Network Rail’s tree cutting and vegetation management has been announced. tree felling to be suspended during ...

    Review of Network RailÂ’s tree cutting and vegetation management has been announced. tree felling to be suspended during current nesting season study will focus on safety, performance and minimising harm to wildlife Tree Council and RSPB are part of consultation A review of Network...

    11/05/2018
  31. Bid for superfast broadband funding for rural business morecambe

    Lancashire County Council is to bid for funding that would improve broadband connections for rural businesses. The Cabinet has ...

    Lancashire County Council is to bid for funding that would improve broadband connections for rural businesses. The Cabinet has agreed to bid for £3m from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development. If successful, £2m would be added from the county council's own funds, and private...

    11/05/2018
  32. Drive to create more good school places for families morecambe

    Education Secretary unveils measures to provide more choice and raise standards for children from all backgrounds. New good ...

    Education Secretary unveils measures to provide more choice and raise standards for children from all backgrounds. New good school places in areas where they are needed most will give more children from all backgrounds the world-class education they deserve, under plans announced today by...

    11/05/2018
  33. The Giants are coming back to Liverpool morecambe

    It has been one of the most speculated events of 2018, but now it has been confirmed that Royal De Luxe, the world's leading ...

    It has been one of the most speculated events of 2018, but now it has been confirmed that Royal De Luxe, the world's leading street theatre company, will return in October for the final trilogy of the Giant Spectacular. The Giants and Liverpool Sea Odyssey. The Giants made their first...

    10/05/2018
  34. Police forces save Ł273 million in three years on equipment cost morecambe

    The Home Office has published the third ‘basket of goods’ data set allowing the public to compare what each police force spends ...

    The Home Office has published the third ‘basket of goods’ data set allowing the public to compare what each police force spends on common items to ensure best value for money. With Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) spending almost a quarter of their overall budgets on goods and services with...

    10/05/2018
  35. Glenys Perry morecambe

    Police are urgently appealing for help in tracing a 61 year-old woman who is missing from the Liverpool area. Glenys Perry, was ...

    Police are urgently appealing for help in tracing a 61 year-old woman who is missing from the Liverpool area. Glenys Perry, was last seen early on morning Wednesday, 9th May but unfortunately hasn't been seen since and her friends and family are becoming increasingly concerned after not being...

    10/05/2018
  36. HMRC warns on tax refund scams morecambe

    Fraudsters are sending scam emails and SMS-messages that promise tax rebates to trick people into disclosing their account and ...

    Fraudsters are sending scam emails and SMS-messages that promise tax rebates to trick people into disclosing their account and personal details. HMRC is calling on people to stay vigilant in the fight against fraudsters, who are using email and text messages to scam them out of their...

    09/05/2018

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