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  1. Obesity prevalence increases in reception age primary school children formby

    The prevalence of obesity has risen for the second successive year from 9.3 per cent in 2015-16 to 9.6 per cent in 2016-17 for ...

    The prevalence of obesity has risen for the second successive year from 9.3 per cent in 2015-16 to 9.6 per cent in 2016-17 for children in reception. Obesity prevalence was more than twice as high among children in year 6 (20.0 per cent, similar to 2015/163) than in reception age children,...

    21/10/2017
  2. Detectives issue appeal in relation to Shaun Walmsley on his 29th birthday formby

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley in February are continuing to appeal to members of ...

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley in February are continuing to appeal to members of the public who may have any information which could help them with their enquiries. Walmsley turns 29 today and detectives are asking anyone who has any...

    20/10/2017
  3. Storm Brian to arrive this weekend formby

    An intense low-pressure system that is forecast to affect southern Britain on Saturday has been named as Storm Brian by Met ...

    An intense low-pressure system that is forecast to affect southern Britain on Saturday has been named as Storm Brian by Met Éireann. The Met Office’s Irish partner...

    20/10/2017
  4. MFRS and Merseyside Police burn live cannabis farm to warn of dangers formby

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service has joined forces with Merseyside Police to spell out the dangers of cannabis farms. ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service has joined forces with Merseyside Police to spell out the dangers of cannabis farms. Careless drug dealers are over-loading electricity sockets and watering hundreds of plants in residential and business premises, risking the safety of not only those inside the...

    20/10/2017
  5. Remember your duty of care when getting rid of household waste formby

    Sefton Council is urging residents to remember their duty of care when getting rid of household waste, in order to avoid huge ...

    Sefton Council is urging residents to remember their duty of care when getting rid of household waste, in order to avoid huge flytipping fines. Many residents hire third parties to take away household waste and large bulky items from their home but most do not know the rules and regulations...

    20/10/2017
  6. Sensational summer for Coast volunteers formby

    Over the summer (April September), the Friends of Sefton Coast have had over 750 volunteer visits, giving more than 1500 hours ...

    Over the summer (April – September), the Friends of Sefton Coast have had over 750 volunteer visits, giving more than 1500 hours of time to help clean up beaches, woodlands and parks, and keeping access routes clear and carrying out wildlife surveys. We held several Beach Clean Ups over the...

    20/10/2017
  7. Crime in the North West rises 22% as police numbers drop formby

    Crime in the North West rises 22% as police numbers drop. New crime figures released today show an increase in recorded ...

    Crime in the North West rises 22% as police numbers drop. New crime figures released today show an increase in recorded crime in the North West that is above the national average. This comes against the backdrop of falling police numbers. · Police numbers have dropped by 20% in...

    19/10/2017
  8. Concern growing for man, 37, missing from Blackpool formby

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 37-year-old man who has gone missing from home in Blackpool. ...

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 37-year-old man who has gone missing from home in Blackpool. Andrew Peel was last seen at around 8.30am yesterday (Wednesday) at an address on Warbreck Hill Road. He has not been seen since and there are concerns for his...

    19/10/2017
  9. The North West bears the brunt of the Universal Credit chaos formby

    More people are receiving Universal Credit in the North West than any other region in the country. 127,851 people in the North ...

    More people are receiving Universal Credit in the North West than any other region in the country. 127,851 people in the North West are currently claiming the benefit which is pushing families into poverty and debt. Over 47,000 of those are in Greater Manchester alone. · The...

    19/10/2017
  10. Smart Meters Bill introduced to Parliament formby

    Every home and small business in Great Britain will be offered a smart meter by the end of 2020. Measures to ensure consumers ...

    Every home and small business in Great Britain will be offered a smart meter by the end of 2020. Measures to ensure consumers continue to get the most out of their smart meters have been introduced to parliament in the Smart Meters Bill. Every home and small business in Great Britain will be...

    19/10/2017
  11. Patients benefit from pioneering hi-tech home consultations formby

    People with cancer are benefitting from pioneering technology that allows them to take part in appointments from the comfort of ...

    People with cancer are benefitting from pioneering technology that allows them to take part in appointments from the comfort of their own home. The Telehealth Clinic is being used at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust, in Merseyside, one of the UK’s leading cancer centres. It...

    19/10/2017
  12. DWP customer phone lines to become Freephone formby

    The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke has today announced DWP customer telephone lines will be changed to ...

    The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke has today announced DWP customer telephone lines will be changed to Freephone numbers. Universal Credit customer telephone lines will be the first to become Freephone in November. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David...

    18/10/2017
  13. International recognition for Blackpool's piers formby

    The World Monuments Fund has announced that Blackpools piers are to be included on the 2018 World Monuments Watch, a call to ...

    The World Monuments Fund has announced that Blackpool’s piers are to be included on the 2018 World Monuments Watch, a call to action for cultural heritage sites facing imminent threats and challenges, helping create opportunities for positive change. Since 1996, founded in partnership with...

    18/10/2017
  14. Rescue Services partner with autism charities to launch Autism Attention Card formby

    A card people with autism can carry to ensure they are given appropriate support by emergency services will be launched today at ...

    A card people with autism can carry to ensure they are given appropriate support by emergency services will be launched today at Merseyside Police HQ. Merseyside Police and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) have collaborated with the Cheshire Autism Practical Support (ChAPS) and...

    18/10/2017
  15. Snuff out this risk of fire this Candle Fire Safety Week formby

    As part of the Fire Kills campaign, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is asking people to take care this Candle Fire Safety ...

    As part of the Fire Kills campaign, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is asking people to take care this Candle Fire Safety Week and snuff out the risk of fire in their homes. With winter fast approaching, a few candles scattered round the room can lend a warm glow to an evening in or add some...

    18/10/2017
  16. Nation faces older people homelessness time bomb,councils warn formby

    The nation is facing a ticking time bomb in the number of homeless older people after latest figures showed an alarming rise ...

    The nation is facing a “ticking time bomb” in the number of homeless older people after latest figures showed an alarming rise of 130 per cent since its lowest point eight years ago, councils warn. The Local Government Association says that older homelessness is a growing hidden phenomenon that...

    17/10/2017
  17. Merseyside Police in attendance at Liverpool John Lennon Airport formby

    Merseyside Police can confirm an Easyjet flight from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Zante returned to the airport this morning, ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm an Easyjet flight from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Zante returned to the airport this morning, Monday 16th October, following reports of an unusual smell in the cockpit. A report was received at 7.35am and emergency services attended at the airport as a...

    16/10/2017
  18. Adoption Appeal for Sefton Siblings formby

    64% of the children in the North West who are waiting for adoptive families are brothers and sisters in groups of 2 or more ...

    64% of the children in the North West who are waiting for adoptive families are brothers and sisters in groups of 2 or more according to new information published to mark National Adoption Week (October 16-22). Based on the latest Government information, and figures from national adoption...

    16/10/2017
  19. Steer Clear of Vehicle Crime formby

    High value and prestige cars have always been targets for thieves/burglars. Criminals target cars themselves and also any items of ...

    High value and prestige cars have always been targets for thieves/burglars. Criminals target cars themselves and also any items of value left inside them, like handbags, wallets, tools and Sat Navs. Vehicle registration plates are also sometimes stolen. So what can you do to reduce the risk...

    16/10/2017
  20. Life sentences for killer drivers formby

    Ministers confirm plans to introduce tougher sentences for those who drive irresponsibly and devastate lives. Life ...

    Ministers confirm plans to introduce tougher sentences for those who drive irresponsibly and devastate lives. Life sentences will be introduced for those who cause death by dangerous driving, and for careless drivers who kill while under the influence of drink or drugs. New offence of...

    15/10/2017
  21. Planned roadworks in the North West formby

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 October and ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 October and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as...

    13/10/2017
  22. Industrial Action - Bus formby

    Whats happening? People travelling in the Liverpool City Region are being urged to plan their journeys and check before they ...

    What’s happening? People travelling in the Liverpool City Region are being urged to plan their journeys and check before they travel ahead of planned industrial action by members of Unite and GMB unions on Arriva bus services and some Stagecoach bus services in October. Strike action is...

    13/10/2017
  23. Disabled Go formby

    People living with or caring for someone with a disability will soon be able to access information about facilities before they ...

    People living with or caring for someone with a disability will soon be able to access information about facilities before they visit for a health appointment. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Property Services Department is working in partnership with Disabled Go to undertake assessments...

    13/10/2017
  24. 12% smoking target in new Lancashire Tobacco Plan formby

    A plan to cut smoking rates across Lancashire to 12% by 2022 has been approved today. The Lancashire Tobacco Control Plan, ...

    A plan to cut smoking rates across Lancashire to 12% by 2022 has been approved today. The Lancashire Tobacco Control Plan, which was agreed by the county council's cabinet, sets out a number of measures to build on the work that has been delivered so far to encourage people to quit smoking. ...

    13/10/2017
  25. Some fabulous fundraising from M and S formby

    Photos from Andrea Smith, Ormskirk Food Hall manager Big hearted staff from three local M&S stores in Ormskirk, Formby and ...

    Photos from Andrea Smith, Ormskirk Food Hall manager Big hearted staff from three local M&S stores in Ormskirk, Formby and Southport put their best feet forward as part of some fabulous fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Care. They’re pictured outside the Ormskirk Food Hall after a 24 mile walk...

    13/10/2017
  26. PHE urges those at highest risk of flu to get vaccinated formby

    'Stay Well This Winter' campaign launches to urge people who are most vulnerable to flu to get their free vaccination. People ...

    'Stay Well This Winter' campaign launches to urge people who are most vulnerable to flu to get their free vaccination. People who are the most vulnerable to flu are being urged to get their free vaccination from today (12 October 2017), ahead of the winter period when the virus is most common. ...

    12/10/2017
  27. Register now for free Switch-On 2018 wristbands formby

    The free wristband ballot for the Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On event in 2018 is open by public demand! It follows ...

    The free wristband ballot for the Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On event in 2018 is open – by public demand! It follows the huge success of this year’s event when a capacity audience packed the Tower Festival Headland Arena to watch a spectacular five-hour concert, culminating in the...

    12/10/2017
  28. Mersey Gateway Bridge to open to traffic just after midnight on Saturday 14th October formby

    Haltons iconic new Mersey Gateway Bridge will open to traffic just after midnight on the morning of Saturday 14th October. ...

    Halton’s iconic new Mersey Gateway Bridge will open to traffic just after midnight on the morning of Saturday 14th October. The plan is, weather depending, to have the bridge lit up with a spectacular light show and fireworks display on Friday evening, a few hours before it opens to...

    12/10/2017
  29. New advice on eating runny eggs formby

    The Food Standards Agency has today announced a change to its advice about eating eggs - infants, children, pregnant women and ...

    The Food Standards Agency has today announced a change to its advice about eating eggs - infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British Lion Code of Practice. The revised advice, based on the latest...

    11/10/2017
  30. Two injured in Bamber Bridge collision formby

    Police are appealing for information after two motorists were injured in Bamber Bridge. Around 5.35pm on Sunday (October 8) a ...

    Police are appealing for information after two motorists were injured in Bamber Bridge. Around 5.35pm on Sunday (October 8) a Mini Cooper was travelling on London Way when it collided with a Skoda Octavia close to Brownedge Road. The driver of the Mini, a 62-year-old woman from...

    10/10/2017
  31. Pioneering female travellers and collectors take centre stage in new exhibition formby

    From Nefertiti to Amelia Edwards and Mrs Goodison, Egypt has been a place of strong women. The unique exhibition; Adventures in ...

    From Nefertiti to Amelia Edwards and Mrs Goodison, Egypt has been a place of strong women. The unique exhibition; Adventures in Egypt: Mrs Goodison & Other Travellers tells the fascinating stories of some influential women in the early days of Egyptian archaeology and re-unites ancient...

    10/10/2017
  32. A Wild Exhibition at Martin Mere formby

    The latest exhibition has been unveiled at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre by the Sefton Art Group. Roy from the art group ...

    The latest exhibition has been unveiled at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre by the Sefton Art Group. Roy from the art group said: “We are delighted to be exhibiting at Martin Mere in October. The Sefton Art Group is one of the biggest art groups in the North West that meets weekly to engage in...

    10/10/2017
  33. Police across Europe prepare week-long crackdown formby

    Police from six European countries will be taking part in Operation Trivium next week, targeting cross-border criminality seeking ...

    Police from six European countries will be taking part in Operation Trivium next week, targeting cross-border criminality seeking to deny criminals the use of the roads. Coordinated by TISPOL (The European Traffic Police Network), officers from the UK, Ireland, Spain, the Netherlands,...

    09/10/2017
  34. Goodbye round pound. Use by October 15 formby

    Just seven days to use the round pound before they swap the high street for the history books. As the round pound enters ...

    Just seven days to use the round pound before they swap the high street for the history books. As the round pound enters its final week, shoppers are today being reminded they have just seven days to use these coins before they swap the high street for the history books. From midnight on...

    09/10/2017
  35. Home Secretary announces new national online hate crime hub formby

    The expert unit will channel all reports of online hate crime and reduce burden on frontline officers. National online hate ...

    The expert unit will channel all reports of online hate crime and reduce burden on frontline officers. National online hate crime hub announced Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced a new national hub to tackle the emerging threat of online hate crime. It will ensure better support for...

    08/10/2017
  36. Life-saving drink drive law turns 50 formby

    In 50 years, drink driving deaths have fallen from 1,640 to 200 per year - but that's still 200 too many. Thousands of ...

    In 50 years, drink driving deaths have fallen from 1,640 to 200 per year - but that's still 200 too many. Thousands of lives have been saved since the Department for Transport (DfT) introduced the maximum legal drink drive limit 50 years ago this weekend (7 October 2017).

    07/10/2017

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