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  1. Everton to build new home in Liverpool formby

    Everton have agreed a deal to acquire land on which to build a new £300m stadium in Liverpool. The Premier League ...

    Everton have agreed a deal to acquire land on which to build a new £300m stadium in Liverpool. The Premier League club and landowners Peel Holdings have reached agreement on the Bramley Moore Dock site near the River Mersey. It was announced as the preferred site for the club's proposed...

    23/03/2017
  2. Merseyside Police statement on the incident in Westminster formby

    Following the incident in Westminster a Merseyside Police spokesman said: “Our thoughts and sympathies are with those ...

    Following the incident in Westminster a Merseyside Police spokesman said: “Our thoughts and sympathies are with those affected by the attack at Westminster. "The investigation into that incident is ongoing and I would like to take this opportunity to reassure the people of Merseyside that...

    23/03/2017
  3. Civil war breaks out in Pleasureland amusement park formby

    Pleasureland opened its doors to huge Airsoft weekend as teams fight it out in ‘Pripyat’ battleground Southport Pleasureland ...

    Pleasureland opened its doors to huge Airsoft weekend as teams fight it out in ‘Pripyat’ battleground Southport Pleasureland was transformed into an Airsoft themed park last weekend for a huge civil war style shootout. A massed group of Airsoft players – a sport where teams enact makeshift...

    23/03/2017
  4. Primark product recall formby

    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
  5. New Liverpool City Region Adoption Agency launched formby

    A Regional Adoption Agency covering Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton and Wirral is set to be established. New Adoption Agency launched ...

    A Regional Adoption Agency covering Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton and Wirral is set to be established. New Adoption Agency launched for Liverpool City Region. It follows a successful bid to the Government last year by local authorities on Merseyside to create a new organisation to get more...

    22/03/2017
  6. Liverpool Football Club is deeply saddened by the passing of Ronnie Moran. formby

    Liverpool FC is deeply saddened by the passing of club legend Ronnie Moran, aged 83. The revered former player, captain, ...

    Liverpool FC is deeply saddened by the passing of club legend Ronnie Moran, aged 83. The revered former player, captain, coach and caretaker manager – and much more besides – passed away on Wednesday morning. Moran first joined the Reds as a player in 1949, signing professional forms...

    22/03/2017
  7. No Merseyrail Trains on Grand National Day formby

    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
  8. Customers to benefit from online passport application roll out formby

    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
  9. Register for Ride The Lights 2017 and you could win big formby

    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 ...

    ItÂ’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 childrenÂ’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
  10. The latest exhibition has been unveiled at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre formby

    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
  11. UK families will see bills cut as date announced for launch of Tax-Free Child care formby

    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 governmentÂ’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website...

    22/03/2017
  12. Ł20,000 of Walmsley's money in a bid to find him and put him back behind bars formby

    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
  13. Average speed cameras to be enforced formby

    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
  14. Lancashire schools are top of the class formby

    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
  15. Two teenage girls missing formby

    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
  16. Last day for NPAS Warton-Watch formby

    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
  17. Battling Dog Fouling in Parks formby

    Sefton Council’s Community Parks Team, in partnership with the Council’s enforcement contractor NSL, recently visited parks that ...

    Sefton CouncilÂ’s Community Parks Team, in partnership with the CouncilÂ’s enforcement contractor NSL, recently visited parks that have been experiencing issues with dog fouling and littering. Council officers spoke to local dog walkers and residents, handing out poop scoop bags and chatting...

    20/03/2017
  18. Ditch Those Stabilisers Spring Half Term formby

    The Easter holidays sees the return of the popular ‘Ditch Those Stabilisers’ cycling events. Children aged four and above can ...

    The Easter holidays sees the return of the popular ‘Ditch Those Stabilisers’ cycling events. Children aged four and above can learn to ride a bike unaided at sessions in Litherland and Southport. The events have a very high success rate and staff from Sefton Council’s Highway Safety Team,...

    20/03/2017
  19. Re-appeal for information - Phillip Maddox from Rainford formby

    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
  20. Dusty’s GIANT Easter Duck Hunt formby

    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 DustyÂ’s GIANT Duck Hunt. YouÂ’ll need to use all your special detective skills to...

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

    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
  22. UK troops arrive in Estonia for major NATO deployment formby

    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
  23. Planned road works in the North West formby

    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
  24. Man, 28, wanted in connection with incidents in Skelmersdale and Manchester formby

    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
  25. CCTV images issued as part of clampdown on off-road bikes formby

    Merseyside Police is circulating images of men officers wish to speak to following a number of illegal and anti-social large-scale ...

    Merseyside Police is circulating images of men officers wish to speak to following a number of illegal and anti-social large-scale gatherings of off-road bikes across Merseyside. Detective Inspector Ian Warlow said: "We have received a number of complaints of large scale gatherings of...

    17/03/2017
  26. Police appeal to find missing teenager formby

    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
  27. 100 Day Countdown to Armed Forces Day formby

    There are just 100 days until Merseyside becomes the national focus for Armed Forces Day. Plans are well underway for ...

    There are just 100 days until Merseyside becomes the national focus for Armed Forces Day. Plans are well underway for Saturday 24 June with the city preparing to show its support and say thank you to the armed forces community – from currently serving troops, to service families veterans and...

    17/03/2017
  28. Taxi drivers prosecuted formby

    Eleven private hire taxi drivers have appeared in court charged with a variety of offences following a crackdown . It follows ...

    Eleven private hire taxi drivers have appeared in court charged with a variety of offences following a crackdown . It follows an operation before Christmas by council licensing officers and Merseyside Police which identified drivers from Liverpool, Sefton and Wirral who were trying to pick up...

    17/03/2017
  29. Missing from home Arron Gardner formby

    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
  30. Merseyrail profits would pay for keeping guards formby

    Merseyrail profits would pay for keeping guards almost three times over new research shows. Merseyrail and Merseytravel ...

    Merseyrail profits would pay for keeping guards almost three times over new research shows. Merseyrail and Merseytravel claims that they cannot afford to keep guards have been exposed as entirely wrong and misleading by new research showing that dividends paid out by Merseryrail are up to...

    16/03/2017
  31. Conservative Party fined Ł70,000, investigation into election campaign expenses formby

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

    The Conservative Party have been fined a total of £70,000 following the conclusion of the Electoral CommissionÂ’s investigation into the partyÂ’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
  32. CCTV appeal - Outraging public decency formby

    Police have released CCTV stills of a man they wish to speak to following a report of an incident of indecent exposure on a bus in ...

    Police have released CCTV stills of a man they wish to speak to following a report of an incident of indecent exposure on a bus in Liverpool. Detectives want to trace the man after a teenage male passenger witnessed a man outraging public decency. The incident is alleged to have taken...

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

    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. Two charged with fraud offences formby

    Merseyside Police can confirm two men have been charged with fraud offences following two incidents in Wirral and Sefton in ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm two men have been charged with fraud offences following two incidents in Wirral and Sefton in January 2017. Christopher Smith, aged 48 years of no fixed abode was charged with fraud by false representation x2 and with making a false statement to an insurance...

    16/03/2017
  35. How many smoke alarms do you have in your home? formby

    Firefighters in Southport are asking residents to make sure they have at least one working smoke alarm on every level of their ...

    Firefighters in Southport are asking residents to make sure they have at least one working smoke alarm on every level of their home. Most people know a working smoke alarm can save lives by providing those vital few seconds needed to escape a fire. But, despite the majority of homes...

    15/03/2017
  36. Ensure you’re registered to vote in the Liverpool City Region Mayoral Elections formby

    On Thursday, 4 May 2017, all residents over the age of 18 years residing in the Liverpool City Region will be entitled to vote for ...

    On Thursday, 4 May 2017, all residents over the age of 18 years residing in the Liverpool City Region will be entitled to vote for the first ever Liverpool City Region Mayor. If you are already registered to vote, you will receive your poll card by 3 April 2017. If youÂ’re not already...

    15/03/2017

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