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  1. Trevor Farthing missing from home for five months trowbridge

    The family of a man who has been missing for nearly five months have issued a further appeal to find him. Trevor Farthing ...

    The family of a man who has been missing for nearly five months have issued a further appeal to find him. Trevor Farthing was last seen on Wednesday 21 June 2017 on Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, at around 9.30am. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since. His family...

    17/11/2017
  2. Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths trowbridge

    Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths to prevent harm to dogs, walkers and livestock Landowners ...

    “Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths to prevent harm to dogs, walkers and livestock” Landowners have called for a common-sense measure to allow them to divert footpaths on a temporary basis where there is a risk of harm to the public, dogs or livestock. The call is...

    17/11/2017
  3. Countywide operation launched to track down Lancashires wanted trowbridge

    Police in Lancashire are asking for the publics help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched ...

    Police in Lancashire are asking for the public’s help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched this week. Operation Montford is a force wide operation that focuses on locating and arresting outstanding wanted individuals. The operation is running through...

    16/11/2017
  4. Highways England is geared up for winter trowbridge

    Highways Englands team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based across the country are geared up for winter and are ...

    Highways England’s team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based across the country are geared up for winter – and are urging drivers to do the same. The company responsible for the country’s motorways and main A roads has more than 280,000 tonnes of salt, over 500 salt spreading...

    16/11/2017
  5. War Horse at the Liverpool Empire - Incredible trowbridge

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the highly acclaimed War Horse at the Liverpool Empire last night. If you have never ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the highly acclaimed War Horse at the Liverpool Empire last night. If you have never been to the theatre to see a show then this is the one. War Horse is the most incredible production that it has been my pleasure to see. At the end you have to...

    16/11/2017
  6. The Bay Gateway named 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year trowbridge

    One year since its opening, The Bay Gateway has been named the 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year. The ...

    One year since its opening, The Bay Gateway has been named the 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year. The project won the prestigious award at the British Construction Industry Awards 2017. The award recognises projects that are driving economic growth at a local, regional or...

    15/11/2017
  7. 50,000 Starlings at Martin Mere trowbridge

    Record number of Starlings come home to roost at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. WWT Martin Mere is currently the home to ...

    Record number of Starlings come home to roost at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. WWT Martin Mere is currently the home to one of nature’s most amazing spectacles – 50,000 starlings roosting at the Centre. The birds disperse during the day but return to the Centre at approximately 4pm every...

    14/11/2017
  8. Tesco-Booker merger provisionally cleared after in-depth review trowbridge

    The CMA has provisionally concluded that Tescos purchase of Booker does not raise competition concerns. A group of ...

    The CMA has provisionally concluded that Tesco’s purchase of Booker does not raise competition concerns. A group of independent Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) panel members has investigated how bringing together the UK’s largest grocery retailer and the UK’s largest grocery...

    14/11/2017
  9. M55 Resurfacing plans- details trowbridge

    Here are the details on the resurfacing work on the eastbound M55 between junctions 4 and 1, which is due to start on Thursday 16 ...

    Here are the details on the resurfacing work on the eastbound M55 between junctions 4 and 1, which is due to start on Thursday 16 November and take approximately two weeks. From 8pm Thursday 16 November until 6am Friday 17 November: full closure of the eastbound carriageway between junction...

    14/11/2017
  10. Black Friday advice for Businesses and Security staff trowbridge

    Black Friday (24th November) has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, when retailers reduce prices across their ...

    Black Friday (24th November) has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, when retailers reduce prices across their stock to kick-start the Christmas gift-buying season. The National Business Crime Centre are advising retail stores to review their security and ensure they have...

    14/11/2017
  11. Lancashire drug dealers convicted trowbridge

    Operation Pitscale was an investigation into a serious and organised crime group from Lancashire who were supplying drugs within ...

    Operation Pitscale was an investigation into a serious and organised crime group from Lancashire who were supplying drugs within the north of England and to South Wales, Scotland and South Yorkshire. The main subjects were Paul Berry and Stephen Reeves; TITAN began to investigate Berry and...

    13/11/2017
  12. L-Js story, BTP celebrates Trans-awareness week trowbridge

    Tomorrow marks the start of Transgender Awareness Week a seven-day 'celebration' to raise the visibility of transgender and ...

    Tomorrow marks the start of Transgender Awareness Week – a seven-day 'celebration' to raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people across the world.

    13/11/2017
  13. Communities to decide how to spend shale cash windfall trowbridge

    Communities near sites, approved for the safe and clean extraction of shale gas, will benefit from a share of the proceeds through ...

    Communities near sites, approved for the safe and clean extraction of shale gas, will benefit from a share of the proceeds through a new ‘Shale Wealth Fund’. Local communities across the country will choose how they spend up to £1 billion of additional funding on local projects, under proposals...

    13/11/2017
  14. New MOT reminder service launches in beta trowbridge

    A test version of a new government service has launched to remind drivers by text message and email when their MOT is due. ...

    A test version of a new government service has launched to remind drivers by text message and email when their MOT is due. The GOV.UK service, developed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), makes it easy to get a reminder every year when your vehicle’s MOT is due. When you...

    13/11/2017
  15. Chorley man jailed for brutal pensioner robbery trowbridge

    A MAN has been jailed for more than six years after a brutal robbery of a pensioner in Chorley. Andrew Hodgkinson, 36, of ...

    A MAN has been jailed for more than six years after a brutal robbery of a pensioner in Chorley. Andrew Hodgkinson, 36, of Ullswater Road, Chorley, pleaded guilty to robbery at a hearing at Preston Crown Court last month (Friday, October 13th). He was today (Thursday, November 9th) jailed for...

    09/11/2017
  16. Police appeal to find wanted Fylde Coast men trowbridge

    Police have released pictures of 4 Fylde Coast men who are wanted. Nicholas Shaw, 31, of Royal Bank Road, Blackpool, is ...

    Police have released pictures of 4 Fylde Coast men who are wanted. Nicholas Shaw, 31, of Royal Bank Road, Blackpool, is wanted for breaching a restraining order in relation to Domestic Abuse. Daniel Donovan, 28, of Heeley Road, St Annes, wanted in connection with a section 47 assault, an...

    08/11/2017
  17. Do you know this man? trowbridge

    Taxi driver attacked in Chorley Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to following an attack ...

    Taxi driver attacked in Chorley Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to following an attack on a taxi driver in Chorley. Around 3am on Sunday (5th November) the attacker got into a disagreement with the taxi driver over the cost of his fare as he was trying...

    08/11/2017
  18. Unknown substance spotted along the Fylde Coast trowbridge

    The Environment Agency have been warned of a 'fatty' orange substance which has washed up on local beaches. Residents walking ...

    The Environment Agency have been warned of a 'fatty' orange substance which has washed up on local beaches. Residents walking the Sefton Coast are asked to keep a lookout for anything unusual. Residents along the Fylde reported the findings . The Environment Agency is aware and we are...

    07/11/2017
  19. CLA reaction to Governments fly-tipping statistics for England 2016-17 trowbridge

    The CLA, whose members landowners, farmers and rural businesses frequently face having to clear up rubbish fly-tipped on ...

    The CLA, whose members – landowners, farmers and rural businesses – frequently face having to clear up rubbish fly-tipped on private land, says fly-tipping is a national disgrace that blights the countryside. CLA President Ross Murray said: “Fly-tipping is just getting worse and worse. It is a...

    06/11/2017
  20. Big Tide Walk trowbridge

    Join the RSPB on a guided walk to see a unique view over Marshside, as the tide comes onto the marsh. Enjoy the amazing ...

    Join the RSPB on a guided walk to see a unique view over Marshside, as the tide comes onto the marsh. Enjoy the amazing wildlife spectacle as wading birds move across the site looking for roosting sites as the water rises. As the marsh floods keep a look out for small mammals trying to escape...

    06/11/2017
  21. New DVLA Tax it or lose it campaign is aimed at car tax dodgers trowbridge

    Drivers are being warned their cars will be taken away if they are not taxed, as part of DVLAs national advertising campaign ...

    Drivers are being warned their cars will be taken away if they are not taxed, as part of DVLA’s national advertising campaign launching today (Friday 3 November 2017). Using a hand painted, clamped car designed to look transparent, the advert’s message to tax dodgers is clear – ‘even if you...

    03/11/2017
  22. CLA urges bonfire night organisers to ban sky lanterns trowbridge

    The CLA (Country Land and Business Association) is once again urging local authorities, community groups and private individuals ...

    The CLA (Country Land and Business Association) is once again urging local authorities, community groups and private individuals staging Bonfire Night displays not to release sky lanterns. The organisation, which represents landowners, farmers and rural businesses, is also asking organisers to...

    03/11/2017
  23. Is this the UKs toughest job? trowbridge

    The Internet Watch Foundation is looking for a new analyst who can pass gruelling tests. The Internet Watch Foundation ...

    The Internet Watch Foundation is looking for a new analyst who can pass gruelling tests. The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), the world’s leading charity in identifying and removing online child sexual abuse material, is looking for a new recruit to take on Britain’s toughest job. With 12...

    02/11/2017
  24. North West Bird Fair trowbridge

    TV presenter Nick Baker, wildlife cameraman Doug Allan, Matt Sewell and Flight of the Swans Sacha Dench are just some of the ...

    TV presenter Nick Baker, wildlife cameraman Doug Allan, Matt Sewell and Flight of the Swans’ Sacha Dench are just some of the guest speakers visiting WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre for the annual extravaganza: North West Bird Watching Festival on Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 November. Whether...

    02/11/2017
  25. Man dies following incident at Preston station trowbridge

    A man has sadly died following an incident near Preston station. Officers from British Transport Police were called to ...

    A man has sadly died following an incident near Preston station. Officers from British Transport Police were called to the station shortly before 9.30pm yesterday. They attended alongside paramedics from North West Ambulance Service. Sadly the man was pronounced dead at the scene...

    01/11/2017
  26. Bonfire Night support for Military Veterans trowbridge

    Ex-service personnel in Lancashire who are affected by fireworks and struggling with their mental health can seek support from the ...

    Ex-service personnel in Lancashire who are affected by fireworks and struggling with their mental health can seek support from the Lancashire Military Veterans’ Service this this Bonfire Night. Every year around the 5 November, there are firework displays taking place in villages and towns...

    31/10/2017
  27. UK to host global conference to crack down on wildlife crime trowbridge

    Ministers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and affected countries work together to stamp out wildlife crime at the 2018 ...

    Ministers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and affected countries work together to stamp out wildlife crime at the 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference. Ministers yesterday officially launched the London 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference, with less than a year to go before the...

    31/10/2017
  28. Government to take action on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals trowbridge

    Gambling Minister Tracey Crouch launches 12-week consultation on stake reduction to better protect consumers and communities ...

    Gambling Minister Tracey Crouch launches 12-week consultation on stake reduction to better protect consumers and communities Government also announces moves to ensure stronger protections around online gambling and a new industry-led responsible gambling advertising campaign The maximum...

    31/10/2017
  29. 27 million flood scheme opens in Blackpool trowbridge

    A new coastal defence will help protect Blackpool's iconic seafront. A £27 million scheme to reduce flood risk to ...

    A new coastal defence will help protect Blackpool's iconic seafront. A £27 million scheme to reduce flood risk to 4,800 properties in Blackpool was officially opened today (30 October) by Blackpool Council Cabinet Member for Environmental Services, Councillor Fred Jackson and the Chair of...

    30/10/2017
  30. Clampdown on child maintenance cheats trowbridge

    New powers to stop parents avoiding paying child maintenance that they owe have been announced. If a parent owes child ...

    New powers to stop parents avoiding paying child maintenance that they owe have been announced. If a parent owes child maintenance, deductions to recover that debt can currently only be made from a bank or building society account held solely by them. So a small minority of parents are...

    29/10/2017
  31. Devastation across rural economy if migrant workers are shut out of UK trowbridge

    Devastation across rural economy if migrant workers are shut out of UK. Reducing access to migrant labour for farming, ...

    ‘Devastation’ across rural economy if migrant workers are shut out of UK. Reducing access to migrant labour for farming, horticulture and tourism jobs will have devastating consequences for the rural economy, according to the CLA. The organisation, which represents around 30,000...

    28/10/2017
  32. Service will remember those killed or injured on the roads trowbridge

    VICTIMS of road traffic collisions will be remembered at a special service in November. The multi-faith service, to be ...

    VICTIMS of road traffic collisions will be remembered at a special service in November. The multi-faith service, to be attended by families and friends, and representatives from the police, fire and rescue, and ambulance services, and local councils, will be held from 11.30am to 1.30pm on...

    27/10/2017
  33. Millions to benefit from groundbreaking mental health support trowbridge

    More than 2 million public sector workers are set to receive unprecedented mental health support. As part of her ...

    More than 2 million public sector workers are set to receive unprecedented mental health support. As part of her commitment to tackle the injustice of mental illness the Prime Minister commissioned an independent review of mental health and employers which has found that around 300,000...

    26/10/2017
  34. Are you aware of what you're burning this Guy Fawkes night? trowbridge

    Are you aware of what you're burning this Guy Fawkes night? The Environment Agency is reminding people its illegal to burn ...

    Are you aware of what you're burning this Guy Fawkes night? The Environment Agency is reminding people it’s illegal to burn many types of waste. Burning certain types of waste and setting fire to treated wood, tyres, plastics, rubber and oil can seriously harm health and pollute the...

    25/10/2017
  35. RMT announces strike on 8 November trowbridge

    Merseyrail passengers will once again have to endure industrial action, as the RMT announces it will stage further strikes on 8 ...

    Merseyrail passengers will once again have to endure industrial action, as the RMT announces it will stage further strikes on 8 November. Following the news that the RMT union will stage yet another 24-hour strike on the network, Andy Heath, Merseyrail’s deputy managing director, commented: ...

    25/10/2017
  36. Top LA directors show dangers of using mobiles while driving trowbridge

    New pink kittens THINK! road safety campaign is aimed at younger drivers. The directors behind the video for Pharrell ...

    New pink kittens THINK! road safety campaign is aimed at younger drivers. The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’ hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile...

    25/10/2017

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