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  1. Sefton and Liverpool CCGs pause their plan to merge formby

    Clinical commissioning groups in Sefton and Liverpool are pausing their plan to merge the three organisations. NHS South ...

    Clinical commissioning groups in Sefton and Liverpool are pausing their plan to merge the three organisations. NHS South Sefton CCG, NHS Southport and Formby CCG and NHS Liverpool CCG have made the decision so they can spend more time considering the implications of a merger for their patients,...

    27/06/2017
  2. New coastal safety website launched formby

    A new coastal safety website has been launched today just in time for the busy summer period ahead. To help you enjoy the ...

    A new coastal safety website has been launched today just in time for the busy summer period ahead. To help you enjoy the coast safely and to find out more about the Coastguard the Maritime and Coastguard Agency have created a coastal safety guide which is full of tips to keep you and your...

    27/06/2017
  3. LJLA unveils ambitious plans for future growth formby

    Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is to set out its vision of future developments and continued expansion of its business ...

    Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is to set out its vision of future developments and continued expansion of its business through to 2030 and to 2050 as it launches its updated Airport Master Plan as part of a four week public consultation which starts next week. The Airport has ambitious...

    26/06/2017
  4. Most wanted David and Mark Gaskell formby

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers from Liverpool who are wanted on recall to prison. ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers from Liverpool who are wanted on recall to prison. David John Gaskell, 27 years, was sentenced to nine-and-half-years in prison on 18 January 2011 at Liverpool Crown Court after being convicted of causing death by...

    26/06/2017
  5. Reappeal MFH Trevor Farthing formby

    Merseyside Police is re-issuing an appeal for information to help trace a missing 52-year-old man. Trevor Farthing was ...

    Merseyside Police is re-issuing an appeal for information to help trace a missing 52-year-old man. Trevor Farthing was last seen Wednesday 21 June 2017 on Marshalls Cross Road at around 9.30am. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since. He is described as white, 5ft...

    25/06/2017
  6. Lorry emissions checks to start at the roadside formby

    From August 2017, roadside checks of lorries carried out by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will include an ...

    From August 2017, roadside checks of lorries carried out by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will include an emissions check. DVSA will be target lorry drivers and operators who try to cheat vehicle emissions. The new checks will target those who break the law and will help to...

    25/06/2017
  7. UK to observe a minute​​s silence for victims of the Finsbury Park terrorist attack formby

    The UK will observe a minute'sâ silence on Monday 26 June 2017. A minuteâs silence will be held at 12 ...

    The UK will observe a minute's​ silence on Monday 26 June 2017. A minute​’s silence will be held at 12 noon on Monday 26 June in remembrance of those affected by the terrorist attack in Finsbury Park on Monday. The silence will be marked at all government buildings and other organisations may...

    24/06/2017
  8. UK Coastguard safety plea after 68 children reported missing on UK beaches formby

    UK Coastguard has issued a plea for parents to keep a close eye on their children at the beach this weekend after responding to 68 ...

    UK Coastguard has issued a plea for parents to keep a close eye on their children at the beach this weekend after responding to 68 separate missing children reports last weekend (17-18 June) across the UK coast. All children were found safely, but with so many reports coming in during the...

    23/06/2017
  9. Iconic hotel fined for food safety breaches formby

    The operator of a landmark hotel has been fined more than £265,000 after pleading guilty to seven breaches of food safety ...

    The operator of a landmark hotel has been fined more than £265,000 after pleading guilty to seven breaches of food safety and hygiene regulations. Britannia Hotels Ltd, which runs the Adelphi Hotel was sentenced after appearing at Liverpool Magistrates Court and was fined £232,500 and made...

    23/06/2017
  10. Join the Cultural Conversation for the Liverpool City Region formby

    You are invited to a Cultural Conversation about a new Cultural Strategy for the Liverpool City Region. Halton Knowsley ...

    You are invited to a Cultural Conversation about a new Cultural Strategy for the Liverpool City Region. Halton Knowsley Liverpool Sefton St Helens Wirral We would love it if you can come along and contribute to the development of a 30 year Cultural Strategy for the Liverpool...

    22/06/2017
  11. Liverpool Loves expands as Liverpool One is named second festival location formby

    Two-day event heads to the very heart of the city Organisers of Summer festival Liverpool Loves have confirmed ...

    Two-day event heads to the very heart of the city Organisers of Summer festival Liverpool Loves have confirmed Liverpool ONE as a second new festival site for 2017.

    22/06/2017
  12. Teenagers missing from Appley Bridge formby

    We are appealing for information to find two teenagers who are missing from Appley Bridge. Josh Mason, 13, and Damian Howes, ...

    We are appealing for information to find two teenagers who are missing from Appley Bridge. Josh Mason, 13, and Damian Howes, 14, were last seen at Middlebrook Retail Park in Bolton at around 12.20pm on Monday, June 19. Both boys were last seen wearing light blue school polo shirts, black...

    21/06/2017
  13. Beautiful But Deadly Hidden Dangers of Swimming in Reservoirs formby

    United Utilities has launched its reservoir safety campaign to coincide with National Drowning Prevention Week. This campaign is ...

    United Utilities has launched its reservoir safety campaign to coincide with National Drowning Prevention Week. This campaign is called ‘Beautiful but deadly’. With latest statistics revealing 300 people in the UK lost their lives in 2016 due to accidental drowning (source: National Water...

    21/06/2017
  14. Have your free blood pressure check in June formby

    During the month of June over 600 community pharmacies across Cheshire and Merseyside will be promoting their free blood pressure ...

    During the month of June over 600 community pharmacies across Cheshire and Merseyside will be promoting their free blood pressure check facilities to raise awareness of blood pressure and the associated risks of developing serious health issues. A number of local councillors and officers...

    21/06/2017
  15. CCGs announce new governing body members and next meeting details formby

    NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has appointed two new members to its governing body. Dr Tim ...

    NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has appointed two new members to its governing body. Dr Tim Quinlan from Chapel Lane Surgery in Formby has joined the group, which leads the organisation in key decision making, to strengthen the work that the group does to make sure...

    20/06/2017
  16. Hospital chief backs military staff on Reserves Day formby

    Members of staff at Liverpools Aintree University Hospital who also volunteer in the Army Reserve were joined by Chief Executive ...

    Members of staff at Liverpool’s Aintree University Hospital who also volunteer in the Army Reserve were joined by Chief Executive Steve Warburton to help mark Reserves Day 2017. The national event, which takes place on Wednesday 21 June, includes organisations across the country using...

    20/06/2017
  17. Eat safe this summer formby

    We all love it when the weather gets warmer. But did you know that you might need to think harder about food safety in the summer ...

    We all love it when the weather gets warmer. But did you know that you might need to think harder about food safety in the summer months? New research indicates that people in the North West could be putting themselves and their families at risk of food poisoning through lack of knowledge of...

    20/06/2017
  18. Two Merseyside Police officers named in Queen's Birthday Honours formby

    Merseyside Police Chief Constable Andy Cooke QPM has congratulated two officers after their recognition in the Queens Birthday ...

    Merseyside Police Chief Constable Andy Cooke QPM has congratulated two officers after their recognition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The officers are, Detective Constable Tracy O’Hara has received the Queen’s Police Medal for Distinguished Services to Policing. Neighbourhood...

    20/06/2017
  19. Man dies in collision formby

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision. The collision happened at about 6.20pm on Saturday, June ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision. The collision happened at about 6.20pm on Saturday, June 17th when a 125cc scooter heading East on the B5254 Leyland Road at Lower Penwortham lost control on the approach to a right hand bend. The rider collided with a row of...

    19/06/2017
  20. What to do if a fire breaks out in a high-rise building formby

    MFRS remain deeply saddened by the tragic events that occurred at Grenfell Tower in London. Our thoughts and sympathies are with ...

    MFRS remain deeply saddened by the tragic events that occurred at Grenfell Tower in London. Our thoughts and sympathies are with everyone affected. At this stage we do not yet know what caused the fire, where it started and why it spread in the way that it did. However, we feel it is...

    19/06/2017
  21. Home Secretary statement: Finsbury Park incident formby

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd has given the following statement in reaction to the incident at Finsbury Park. Home Secretary Amber ...

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd has given the following statement in reaction to the incident at Finsbury Park. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said: “My thoughts are with all those affected by the appalling incident at Finsbury Park. I am in contact with the Metropolitan Police who have confirmed it is...

    19/06/2017
  22. Wirral loop line fully opens on Monday 19th June formby

    City region transport leaders are thanking people for their support and good spirits ahead of the full re-opening of the Wirral ...

    City region transport leaders are thanking people for their support and good spirits ahead of the full re-opening of the Wirral loop line, as scheduled, on Monday 19 June, following six months of work. From then, trains will once again be able to cross the river and all stations affected by the...

    19/06/2017
  23. Freedom of the Borough formby

    The Duke of Lancasters Regiment will parade in Bootle to celebrate the Regiment being bestowed the Freedom of the Borough of ...

    The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment will parade in Bootle to celebrate the Regiment being bestowed the Freedom of the Borough of Sefton in recognition of its close association with Sefton. To mark the occasion, an extra-ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 20 at 6:30pm at...

    19/06/2017
  24. UK to observe minute​​'s silence for victims of Grenfell Tower fire formby

    The United Kingdom will observe a minutes silence at 11am on Monday 19 June in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all ...

    The United Kingdom will observe a minute’s silence at 11am on Monday 19 June in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all those affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower. The silence will be marked at all Government buildings and other organisations may follow suit. On Friday the...

    18/06/2017
  25. 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 16 June and could ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 16 June 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...

    16/06/2017
  26. Hot and humid this weekend formby

    Much of England and Wales will see temperatures rise as we head into the weekend with plenty of sunshine. Warm, humid air ...

    Much of England and Wales will see temperatures rise as we head into the weekend with plenty of sunshine. Warm, humid air originating from the tropical Atlantic will bring a taste of summer warmth across much of England and Wales over the coming days with the hot weather extending into next...

    16/06/2017
  27. Woodlands Providing sanctuary and care for animals at all owls of the day and night formby

    As described by Vickie, one of the founding trustees of Woodlands Animal Sanctuary the fun never stops here! At the beginning ...

    As described by Vickie, one of the founding trustees of Woodlands Animal Sanctuary “the fun never stops here”! At the beginning of the month Vickie took delivery of an injured baby Tawny owl from Rufford Veterinary Group, who we think had hit electricity cables and badly burned her wing, but had...

    16/06/2017
  28. Advice to concerned high-rise residents following London fire formby

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is providing advice and reassurance to residents who may be concerned about the safety of ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is providing advice and reassurance to residents who may be concerned about the safety of high-rise buildings following the fire at Grenfell Tower in London. Group Manager Andy Groom, who is responsible for building fire safety Inspectors across Merseyside,...

    15/06/2017
  29. Missing from home - Craig Stewart, aged 14 formby

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 14-year-old boy from Bootle who has been missing ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 14-year-old boy from Bootle who has been missing since May. Craig Stewart was last seen at his home address in Church Walk around 10am on Sunday, 21 May and extensive enquiries have been carried out to locate him safe...

    15/06/2017
  30. Driver advice for Royal Cheshire County Show formby

    Drivers using the M6, M56 and A556 in Cheshire next week are being reminded the popular Royal Cheshire County Show is taking place ...

    Drivers using the M6, M56 and A556 in Cheshire next week are being reminded the popular Royal Cheshire County Show is taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday (20 and 21 June). Highways England events planning manager Chris Chadwick said: “We will be working to get visitors into and away from...

    15/06/2017
  31. Give safely to support those affected by Grenfell Tower Fire formby

    Official advice for the public when donating to those affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire' David Holdsworth, Registrar of ...

    Official advice for the public when donating to those affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire' David Holdsworth, Registrar of Charities for England and Wales and Chief Operating Officer at the Charity Commission said: We are saddened to hear of the tragic events in West London. There are many...

    14/06/2017
  32. The Atkinson to be lit up in the colours of the iconic Rainbow Flag formby

    Liverpool Pride will shine a light on diversity again this summer with the return of the stunning project Come Out of the Shadows. ...

    Liverpool Pride will shine a light on diversity again this summer with the return of the stunning project Come Out of the Shadows. Pride organisers are appealing for as many of Liverpool’s most iconic buildings, venues and city businesses as possible to join the event and be lit up in the...

    14/06/2017
  33. Houshang Zade missing from home formby

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of Houshang Zade, a 41-year-old man from the Anfield ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of Houshang Zade, a 41-year-old man from the Anfield area. Mr Zade was last seen on Thursday 25 May by his brother on Priory Road in the Anfield area. Mr Zade is 5’ 9” tall, of muscular build, has black / greying...

    14/06/2017
  34. UK and France announce joint campaign to tackle online radicalisation formby

    UK and France "united in our total condemnation of terrorism and our commitment to stamp out this evil". The UK and France have ...

    UK and France "united in our total condemnation of terrorism and our commitment to stamp out this evil". The UK and France have joined forces to tackle online radicalisation with plans that could lead to much stronger action against tech companies who fail to remove unacceptable content. ...

    14/06/2017
  35. Warm weather on the way formby

    After the recent unsettled spell of weather theres a taste of summer warmth on the way for many of us, especially as we head ...

    After the recent unsettled spell of weather there’s a taste of summer warmth on the way for many of us, especially as we head into the weekend. An initial burst of warm weather being drawn northwards from France on Wednesday will mean there is a chance temperatures could reach 28°C in the...

    14/06/2017
  36. Concern growing for boys, 15, missing from Wyre formby

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of two 15-year-old boys who have gone missing from home in the Wyre ...

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of two 15-year-old boys who have gone missing from home in the Wyre area. Antony Holder (pictured left) was last seen at the library on Victoria Road East in Thornton at around 5pm on June 7th. He is described as white, of slim...

    13/06/2017

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