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  1. Planned road works in the North West formby

    Planned roadworks in the North West Ė summary for Monday 27 to Sunday 5 March 2017. The following summary of planned new ...

    Planned roadworks in the North West ¬Ė summary for Monday 27 to Sunday 5 March 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 24 February and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen...

    24/02/2017
  2. Council Bin Collections formby

    Due to storm Doris affecting the borough yesterday (February 23) causing bin collections to be cancelled, our Cleansing Team are ...

    Due to storm Doris affecting the borough yesterday (February 23) causing bin collections to be cancelled, our Cleansing Team are currently working to collect bins that were missed. Crews will be out during Friday and also up until Saturday afternoon collecting any missed bins. If you missed your...

    24/02/2017
  3. World premier Of "Cilla" The Musical formby

    Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield present the new musical about the life and legend of Cilla Black, which will open in her ...

    Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield present the new musical about the life and legend of Cilla Black, which will open in her hometown at the Liverpool Empire from Thursday 7th ¬Ė 16th September before embarking on a nationwide tour. Cilla¬ís son, Robert Willis, will be the Executive Producer. ...

    24/02/2017
  4. Early squirrel getting some TLC formby

    A tiny red squirrel is recovering with Wildlife Trust officers after a traumatic start to its life. The four-week-old male ...

    A tiny red squirrel is recovering with Wildlife Trust officers after a traumatic start to its life. The four-week-old male squirrel was found on the forest floor at Ainsdale National Nature Reserve by Natural England volunteers. It is now safely in the hands of Rachel Miller, our Red...

    24/02/2017
  5. Better by bus formby

    Proposals set to transform bus travel which include enabling customers to travel on any bus, anywhere across Merseyside for one ...

    Proposals set to transform bus travel which include enabling customers to travel on any bus, anywhere across Merseyside for one price are set to go before the Merseytravel Committee next week, Thursday 2nd March. Aimed at encouraging passenger growth and making ticketing simpler for...

    24/02/2017
  6. Full speed ahead as HS2 gets Royal Assent formby

    HS2 Bill gains Royal Assent paving way for new rail line that will increase capacity on our railways, connect the biggest cities, ...

    HS2 Bill gains Royal Assent paving way for new rail line that will increase capacity on our railways, connect the biggest cities, generating jobs and economic growth. ...

    24/02/2017
  7. RMT Strike Ballot Opens formby

    RMT Strike Ballot Opens. Merseyrail writes to all guards about future opportunities within the business. The soonest ...

    RMT Strike Ballot Opens. Merseyrail writes to all guards about future opportunities within the business. The soonest industrial action could take place is early March.

    23/02/2017
  8. Merseyside Police Special Constable Myles Doyle dismissed following hearing formby

    Merseyside Police can confirm that Special Constable Myles Doyle has been dismissed from the Force following a public misconduct ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm that Special Constable Myles Doyle has been dismissed from the Force following a public misconduct hearing , Wednesday 22 February. Doyle, 19, was disqualified from driving for six months, fined and given six points on his licence after pleading guilty to driving...

    23/02/2017
  9. Authorities need to work together with nightclubs and gyms to prevent drug misuse formby

    Gyms, nightclubs and festivals should display posters and mount social media campaigns to highlight the risks of drug misuse, a ...

    Gyms, nightclubs and festivals should display posters and mount social media campaigns to highlight the risks of drug misuse, a new guideline from NICE says. Local authorities should work with venues to ensure appropriate channels are used to target people who use drugs, or are at risk from...

    23/02/2017
  10. Storm Doris alert issued to drivers formby

    Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys today Thursday 23 February after Highways England issued a ...

    Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys today Thursday 23 February after Highways England issued a severe weather alert for the country’s major roads. An amber alert for gales will be in place across the North, Midlands and East between 6am and 6pm on Thursday in...

    23/02/2017
  11. National Trust at Formby will be closed tomorrow formby

    Due to the forecast high winds the National Trust nature reserve at Formby will close at 4pm today and will be closed all day on ...

    Due to the forecast high winds the National Trust nature reserve at Formby will close at 4pm today and will be closed all day on Thursday.

    22/02/2017
  12. Avocets return to Martin Mere formby

    Spring is in the air at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre with the first 5 avocets returning to the centre on 19 February as part of ...

    Spring is in the air at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre with the first 5 avocets returning to the centre on 19 February as part of the spring migration. The avocets, now currently 11, will remain at the centre until early August, using the reserve as their breeding ground. In the past,...

    22/02/2017
  13. 11 arrests as suspected illicit tobacco factory dismantled formby

    Eleven men have been arrested as a suspected illicit tobacco factory was dismantled in North West England by HM Revenue and ...

    Eleven men have been arrested as a suspected illicit tobacco factory was dismantled in North West England by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The arrests were made in 17 simultaneous searches across North West England and Scotland yesterday. HMRC found residential premises, farms, self-storage...

    22/02/2017
  14. Member of staff assaulted by aggressive man formby

    Can you help officers trace a man sought in connection with an assault on a member of staff at Liverpool South Parkway station on ...

    Can you help officers trace a man sought in connection with an assault on a member of staff at Liverpool South Parkway station on Sunday 12 February? The incident happened at approximately 5.45pm on board a London Midland service heading towards Crewe. A man, who was believed to be...

    22/02/2017
  15. Prisoner serving life escapes during hospital visit formby

    At about 3.05pm a report was received from prison officers that Shaun Colin Walmsley, 28 years, originally of Wallace Street, ...

    At about 3.05pm a report was received from prison officers that Shaun Colin Walmsley, 28 years, originally of Wallace Street, Walton had escaped from their custody outside Aintree University Hospital as they were leaving the hospital, where Walmsley had had an appointment. As the prison...

    22/02/2017
  16. Formby MP writes to Health Secretary about proposed closure of A&E formby

    Formby MP, Bill Esterson has written to the Health Secretary about government plans to shut A&E at Southport and Formby ...

    Formby MP, Bill Esterson has written to the Health Secretary about government plans to shut A&E at Southport and Formby Hospital. The plans were highlighted in national media reports and are part of the so-called ¬ďSustainability and Transformation¬Ē Plan (STP) for Cheshire and Merseyside....

    21/02/2017
  17. Does your pet dog have what it takes to be an opera star? formby

    Does your pet dog have what it takes to be an opera star? Has your dog got star quality? If your pet pooch is the canine ...

    Does your pet dog have what it takes to be an opera star? Has your dog got star quality? If your pet pooch is the canine equivalent of Brad Pitt or Scarlett Johansson, then they could win a place in the spotlight in the beautiful and romantic opera La Boheme, coming to Liverpool Empire on...

    21/02/2017
  18. Six-point penalty and £200 fine for anyone caught using their phone whilst driving. formby

    Young drivers risk losing their licence if caught driving whilst using their mobile phone. The warning comes ahead of new ...

    Young drivers risk losing their licence if caught driving whilst using their mobile phone. The warning comes ahead of new legislation taking affect in March 2017 which will mean a six-point penalty and £200 fine for anyone caught using their phone whilst driving. A newly-qualified driver...

    21/02/2017
  19. Trees destroyed after deliberate fire on Formby Squirrel Walk formby

    A large area of the National Trust Squirrel Walk at Formby was set alight by vandals on Saturday night. Many trees were damaged ...

    A large area of the National Trust Squirrel Walk at Formby was set alight by vandals on Saturday night. Many trees were damaged by the fire and several have been felled because they were badly burnt. A spokesperson for the National Trust said "Frustrating morning for rangers continuing...

    21/02/2017
  20. Jo Johnson demands tough penalties on student plagiarism formby

    The government calls for universities to do more to stop students buying custom written essays online. Universities ...

    The government calls for universities to do more to stop students buying custom written essays online. Universities Minister Jo Johnson is today (Tuesday 21 February) calling on university and student bodies to do more to deal with the spread of ¬Ďessay mills¬í - websites which provide custom...

    21/02/2017
  21. Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Liverpool Empire formby

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the award winning musical comedy "Thoroughly Modern Millie" at the Liverpool Empire ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the award winning musical comedy "Thoroughly Modern Millie" at the Liverpool Empire last night. The show staring Michelle Collins from Eastenders and Coronation Street and Joanne Clifton from Strictly runs until Saturday. Joanne Clifton is a...

    21/02/2017
  22. Morrisons is recalling a batch of Peppered Beef Slices because of Listeria formby

    Morrisons is recalling a batch of Peppered Beef Slices because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product. Product ...

    Morrisons is recalling a batch of Peppered Beef Slices because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product. Product details Product: Ready to Eat Peppered Beef Slices Pack size: 150g ¬ĎUse By¬í date: 21 February 2017 No other Morrisons products are known to be affected. Risk The...

    20/02/2017
  23. CMA secures better deal for cloud storage users formby

    Amazon, Apple and Microsoft have committed to providing cloud storage users with fairer contracts, following action by the CMA. ...

    Amazon, Apple and Microsoft have committed to providing cloud storage users with fairer contracts, following action by the CMA. The 3 companies are the latest cloud storage providers to improve their terms and conditions following the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) review of...

    20/02/2017
  24. When it comes to fly-tipping, it's a #CrimeNotToCare formby

    Keep Britain Tidy.Public research shows a staggering lack of understanding about people's role in preventing fly-tipping. More ...

    Keep Britain Tidy.Public research shows a staggering lack of understanding about people's role in preventing fly-tipping. More than a third thought it was OK to do things that are actually classed as fly-tipping, such as leaving something outside because 'someone else might be able to use it.' ...

    20/02/2017
  25. Track Renewal phase 2 - Update formby

    Merseyrail has thanked Wirral line passengers travelling for their patience during the first week of phase 2 of the track renewal ...

    Merseyrail has thanked Wirral line passengers travelling for their patience during the first week of phase 2 of the track renewal work, which has seen trains running in and out of James Street, but with only one platform in use. Passengers were advised to leave longer for their journeys to allow...

    20/02/2017
  26. Search engines and creative industries sign anti-piracy agreement formby

    The IPO has helped broker an agreement to help search engines and creative industries work together to stop consumers being led to ...

    The IPO has helped broker an agreement to help search engines and creative industries work together to stop consumers being led to copyright infringing websites. The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has helped broker a landmark agreement which will see search engines and the creative...

    20/02/2017
  27. NSPCC receives hundreds of contacts about female genital mutilation formby

    The NSPCC is contacted, on average, more than once a day by people worried about girls who may have suffered or at risk of female ...

    The NSPCC is contacted, on average, more than once a day by people worried about girls who may have suffered or at risk of female genital mutilation, according to new figures. Since the NSPCC’s FGM Helpline was launched in June 2013, it has been contacted more than 1,500 times, with around a...

    17/02/2017
  28. Information evening for potential foster carers formby

    With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The ...

    With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The county council has recently increased the allowances payable to new foster carers by at least £115 per week in recognition of their valuable role and the rising demand for...

    14/02/2017
  29. Ambulance school appeal: love your studentsí hearts on Valentineís Day formby

    North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) has launched an appeal to secondary schools in the region to show love for their ...

    North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) has launched an appeal to secondary schools in the region to show love for their students’ hearts on Valentine’s Day by signing up for a free lesson in life-saving. The plea is made on behalf of the Resuscitation Council UK, British Heart Foundation...

    14/02/2017
  30. Attacks on Guide Dogs formby

    Chief Constable of Merseyside Police, Andy Cooke, paid a visit to Guide Dogs on Monday 13 February to highlight the importance of ...

    Chief Constable of Merseyside Police, Andy Cooke, paid a visit to Guide Dogs on Monday 13 February to highlight the importance of Merseyside Police’s ongoing support with dog attacks on guide dogs.

    14/02/2017
  31. 6 weeks until the pound stops being round formby

    With only six weeks until the historic new 12-sided pound enters circulation, the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury has visited ...

    With only six weeks until the historic new 12-sided pound enters circulation, the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury has visited the Royal Mint. And Baroness Neville-Rolfe paid tribute to the Royal Mint’s role as a global leader in the production of coins and medals - exporting to an...

    14/02/2017
  32. Arrests, drugs and motorbikes recovered after crackdown on asb formby

    Merseyside Police has arrested four people and recovered drugs and suspected stolen motorbikes as part of a crackdown on ...

    Merseyside Police has arrested four people and recovered drugs and suspected stolen motorbikes as part of a crackdown on anti-social behaviour and drug dealing in Litherland on Friday 10 February. A warrant was executed at an address in Moss Lane, resulting in the recovery of suspected cocaine,...

    14/02/2017
  33. Million Dollar Quartet At The Liverpool Empire formby

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of "Million Dollar Quartet" at the Liverpool Empire last night. Following its success ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of "Million Dollar Quartet" at the Liverpool Empire last night. Following its success in the West End, Las Vegas and on Broadway, Million Dollar Quartet is coming, starring Jason Donovan! This worldwide smash-hit musical is inspired by the famous recording...

    14/02/2017
  34. Parks face threat of decline with severe consequences formby

    The Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee report on public parks warns that parks are at a tipping point and face a ...

    The Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee report on public parks warns that parks are at a tipping point and face a period of decline with potentially severe consequences unless their vital contribution to areas such as public health, community integration and climate change mitigation...

    13/02/2017
  35. RMT Announces Strike Ballot, but Merseyrail Committed to Continuing Negotiations formby

    Following the letter received today from the RMT, stating that they will ballot their members for industrial action, Merseyrail ...

    Following the letter received today from the RMT, stating that they will ballot their members for industrial action, Merseyrail has made clear that we will work hard to prevent strikes from taking place, and are committed to continuing constructive discussions with union colleagues. This...

    13/02/2017
  36. City centre car park to close for £6.5m revamp formby

    A city centre car park is to close this week to undergo a multi-million pound transformation. Signs have gone up informing ...

    A city centre car park is to close this week to undergo a multi-million pound transformation. Signs have gone up informing motorists that there will be no access to the level-entry only car park on Victoria Street. Work will begin to create a £6.5m five floor car park providing 333...

    13/02/2017

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