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  1. Government ushers in a new generation of town houses uk

    Families living in built up areas will be able to extend new homes in a government shake up of city living. Housing ...

    Families living in built up areas will be able to extend new homes in a government shake up of city living. Housing Secretary Sajid Javid today (4 February 2018) confirmed government backing to create a new generation of town houses in cities like London and Manchester to ease pressure on...

    04/02/2018
  2. Work at Martin Mere Canoe Safari uk

    Applications are now online to recruit five enthusiastic and hard working people to run Martin Mereís canoe safari attraction in ...

    Applications are now online to recruit five enthusiastic and hard working people to run Martin Mere’s canoe safari attraction in 2018. You will be tasked on dealing with visitors who want to do the experience (H&S talk, fitting buoyancy aids, getting people safely on and off of canoes and...

    03/02/2018
  3. 10th anniversary of Cleveleys ferry disaster uk

    The tenth anniversary of the Riverdance ferry running aground on the beach near Cleveleys. The Riverdance ferry was crossing ...

    The tenth anniversary of the Riverdance ferry running aground on the beach near Cleveleys. The Riverdance ferry was crossing from Northern Ireland to Heysham when it was hit by a freak wave, causing the vessel to list badly, before it crashed onto the beach off the coast at Anchorsholme. ...

    02/02/2018
  4. Tory cuts to schools, skills and childrenís services are hitting most disadvantaged uk

    Tory cuts to schools, skills and childrenís services are hitting most disadvantaged the hardest . Angela Rayner MP, Labourís ...

    Tory cuts to schools, skills and children’s services are hitting most disadvantaged the hardest . Angela Rayner MP, Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary, commenting on a new report by the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) which argues that there is still a significant North-South divide in...

    02/02/2018
  5. New figures show larger proportion of strokes in the middle aged uk

    The Act FAST campaign has re-launched urging people to call 999 if they notice even one of the signs of a stroke in themselves, or ...

    The Act FAST campaign has re-launched urging people to call 999 if they notice even one of the signs of a stroke in themselves, or in others. Public Health England (PHE) today launches the Act FAST stroke campaign which urges the public to call 999 if they notice even one of the signs of a...

    01/02/2018
  6. Uptake for routine breast screening falls uk

    Uptake for routine breast screening falls. The proportion of women aged 50-70 taking up routine breast screening invitations fell ...

    Uptake for routine breast screening falls. The proportion of women aged 50-70 taking up routine breast screening invitations fell to 71.1 per cent in 2016-17 down from 72.1 per cent in 2015-16 and 73.6 per cent in 2006-07. It is at the lowest rate over the 10 year period. The Breast Screening...

    01/02/2018
  7. Cleo Rose Morris missing from home uk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old girl from St Helens. Cleo Rose Morris, was ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old girl from St Helens. Cleo Rose Morris, was last seen at around 10.40pm on Friday 26th January in Royal Grove, St Helens. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate her ever since. She is described as...

    31/01/2018
  8. Intelligent catís eyes to improve Switch Island road safety uk

    Intelligent catís eyes, which light up in response to changing traffic lights, are to be used for the first time at a motorway ...

    Intelligent cat¬ís eyes, which light up in response to changing traffic lights, are to be used for the first time at a motorway junction to improve safety for drivers. Highways England is installing around 170 of the innovative LED road studs at one of England¬ís busiest motorway junctions ¬Ė...

    31/01/2018
  9. New online service could help drivers report accidents uk

    Government launches consultation on proposals to allow drivers to report accidents online. Drivers could soon be able to ...

    Government launches consultation on proposals to allow drivers to report accidents online. Drivers could soon be able to report accidents online, making it quicker and easier, under new proposals by the Department for Transport. Many police forces already allow victims to report crimes...

    30/01/2018
  10. Countdown is on for 2018 Aintree Grand National uk

    With ten weeks to go until the 2018 Randox Health Grand National Festival, Aintree Racecourse announces that all grandstand areas ...

    With ten weeks to go until the 2018 Randox Health Grand National Festival, Aintree Racecourse announces that all grandstand areas and Festival Zone tickets for Grand National Day are sold out with only Steeplechase tickets still available for Saturday April 14. This announcement comes one...

    30/01/2018
  11. Date set for Jimmy's funeral uk

    The funeral of former England and Blackpool captain Jimmy Armfield is to be held next week in Blackpool. Armfield, who made ...

    The funeral of former England and Blackpool captain Jimmy Armfield is to be held next week in Blackpool. Armfield, who made a club record 627 appearances for the Seasiders, died of cancer aged 82 last week. His funeral service - which is restricted to family and close friends - is to be...

    30/01/2018
  12. Home Office proposes changes to passport application fees uk

    The Home Office has outlined plans to introduce different passport fees for online and postal applications as part of its push to ...

    The Home Office has outlined plans to introduce different passport fees for online and postal applications as part of its push to increase the use of online services and its ambition to create a self-sustainable immigration and borders system. The proposals, which remain subject to...

    30/01/2018
  13. Public can challenge more lenient terror sentences from today uk

    Public can challenge more lenient terror sentences from today. From today (29 January), 9 further terror-related offences will ...

    Public can challenge more lenient terror sentences from today. From today (29 January), 9 further terror-related offences will fall within the scheme which allows the public to challenge sentences handed out by the courts. Under changes to the Unduly Lenient Sentence (ULS) scheme, anyone...

    29/01/2018
  14. Superfast broadband now available to more than 19 out of 20 UK homes and businesses uk

    The Government has delivered on its manifesto commitment to extend superfast broadband to 95% of the UK by the end of 2017, DCMS ...

    The Government has delivered on its manifesto commitment to extend superfast broadband to 95% of the UK by the end of 2017, DCMS Secretary of State Matt Hancock announced today. Figures published by www.thinkbroadband.com have confirmed that more than 19 out of 20 UK homes and businesses now...

    29/01/2018
  15. Government acts to protect essential services from cyber attack uk

    Britainís most critical industries are being warned to boost cyber security or face hefty fines. Organisations risk fines of ...

    Britain¬ís most critical industries are being warned to boost cyber security or face hefty fines. Organisations risk fines of up to £17 million if they do not have effective cyber security measures Sector-specific regulators will be appointed so essential services are protected National Cyber...

    28/01/2018
  16. Boost for drivers as government backs clamp down on rogue parking firms uk

    Government will support new legislation aimed at raising standards in the private parking industry. Drivers will receive ...

    Government will support new legislation aimed at raising standards in the private parking industry. Drivers will receive new legal protections from unscrupulous private parking operators as Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, today (28 January 2018) confirmed that government will support new...

    28/01/2018
  17. Ryanair invests £210m in fleet and services at Manchester Airport uk

    Irish carrier Ryanair has announced a nine-figure investment to boost its fleet and services at Manchester Airport. The airline ...

    Irish carrier Ryanair has announced a nine-figure investment to boost its fleet and services at Manchester Airport. The airline confirmed it is investing $300m (around £210m) in an extra three aircraft for its peak Summer 2018 schedule, running from June to September. Ryanair will operate 10...

    26/01/2018
  18. Make a Splash at Martin Mereís North West Puddle Jumping Championships uk

    This February half term (10 Ė 18 Feb), children of all ages are being encouraged to grab their wellies, get outside and join in ...

    This February half term (10 ¬Ė 18 Feb), children of all ages are being encouraged to grab their wellies, get outside and join in the fourth annual North West Puddle Jumping Championships being held at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre in Lancashire. This year WWT¬ís new children¬ís character, Dusty...

    26/01/2018
  19. Proposals for changes to Mersey Tunnel tolls to go to Transport Committee next week uk

    Following this, the recommendations of the Transport Committee will then be considered by the Liverpool City Region Combined ...

    Following this, the recommendations of the Transport Committee will then be considered by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA), which is responsible for setting the tunnel tolls, at its budget meeting on Thursday 1st February. If agreed there will be a new payment level...

    26/01/2018
  20. Dynamic road-user pricing could benefit pensioners and students uk

    A major new report released yesterday (24 January) suggests that the Government should introduce dynamic road user pricing which ...

    A major new report released yesterday (24 January) suggests that the Government should introduce dynamic road user pricing which takes into account a driver¬ís journey (motorways or country lanes), the time of day, congestion on the network, and even their financial situation ¬Ė i.e. whether they¬íre...

    25/01/2018
  21. Sisters missing from home Ė aged 13 and 15, from Lancashire uk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace two sisters, aged 13 and 15 who have gone missing from their home ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace two sisters, aged 13 and 15 who have gone missing from their home address in Lancashire. Tiagen Allinson (15) and Lily Allinson (13) were both last seen on Saturday, 20 January at their home in the Nelson area of Lancashire. ...

    25/01/2018
  22. BTPís Stop and Search figures for 2017 released uk

    Last year, BTP officers carried out nearly 3,000 stop and searches across England, Scotland and Wales. BTPís Message to the ...

    Last year, BTP officers carried out nearly 3,000 stop and searches across England, Scotland and Wales. BTP’s Message to the Community, which is released today and can be found here, compiles the Force’s stop and search data between 1 January and 31 December 2017. The report shows that last...

    24/01/2018
  23. A third of tax returns are outstanding a week before deadline uk

    Three million more Self Assessment returns are expected before 31 January. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) today (24 January ...

    Three million more Self Assessment returns are expected before 31 January. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) today (24 January 2018) announced that just over 3 million customers are yet to complete their 2016 to 2017 returns with only one week to go before the 31 January deadline. As of...

    24/01/2018
  24. Claiming Funeral Expenses Payment to be made easier uk

    Changes to funeral payments will make it easier for people on some income-related benefits to get help towards the cost of a ...

    Changes to funeral payments will make it easier for people on some income-related benefits to get help towards the cost of a funeral for loved ones. The Minister for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance, Kit Malthouse has announced changes to Funeral Expenses Payments that will mean...

    23/01/2018
  25. LGA responds to report on lack of high quality care homes uk

    Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Associationís Community Wellbeing Board,responded to a report by Independent ...

    Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association¬ís Community Wellbeing Board,responded to a report by Independent Age revealing that two-thirds of MPs in England believe there is a lack of high-quality care homes for older people in their constituencies ¬ďThis telling survey is...

    23/01/2018
  26. Search continues to find missing Preston man uk

    Police are continuing to appeal for information after a 19-year-old man went missing from Preston. Michael Brookes was ...

    Police are continuing to appeal for information after a 19-year-old man went missing from Preston. Michael Brookes was last seen around 2am on Sunday (January 14) in Avenham Park with a friend. He left the park alone and has not been seen since. Michael is described as white, around...

    22/01/2018
  27. Special education offers at Martin Mere uk

    Winter and early spring are great times to come and experience the migration of wild swans, geese and ducks which come here from ...

    Winter and early spring are great times to come and experience the migration of wild swans, geese and ducks which come here from Iceland and many parts of mainland Europe. Our guided learning sessions are geared closely to the national curriculum and encourage enquiry by the learners. Around 10,000...

    22/01/2018
  28. Government urged to back Childline as mental health concerns increase uk

    · Childline counselling sessions about mental health issues are increasing · ĎAre you there?í ...

    · Childline counselling sessions about mental health issues are increasing · ¬ĎAre you there?¬í campaign calls on Government to increase funding to Childline · Public can sign petition before mental health consultation closes on 12 February Childline counselling...

    22/01/2018
  29. Government launches new Office for Product Safety and Standards uk

    The new office will further enhance the UKís world-leading product safety system and give consumers the highest ever levels of ...

    The new office will further enhance the UK’s world-leading product safety system and give consumers the highest ever levels of protection. The government has today (21 January 2018) announced the creation of a new national oversight body tasked with identifying consumer risks and managing...

    21/01/2018
  30. People with hidden disabilities could enjoy new freedom with Blue Badge changes uk

    People with hidden disabilities could soon have greater access to blue badges under new plans from Transport Minister Jesse Norman ...

    People with hidden disabilities could soon have greater access to blue badges under new plans from Transport Minister Jesse Norman today (21 January 2018). The proposals, which would herald the most significant changes since the blue badge was introduced in 1970, would help remove barriers...

    21/01/2018
  31. Missing man's car found in Ambleside uk

    Merseyside Police is again appealing for information to help trace a missing 50-year-old man from Kirkby, Merseyside, after his ...

    Merseyside Police is again appealing for information to help trace a missing 50-year-old man from Kirkby, Merseyside, after his black Renault Megane was located in Ambleside. Colin Bamber was last seen on 3 January 2018, on Tithebarn Lane, Kirkby. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing...

    20/01/2018
  32. Security in our court and tribunal buildings uk

    Customer advice on what items canít be taken into a court or tribunal. We want HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) ...

    Customer advice on what items can’t be taken into a court or tribunal. We want HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) to be a safe and secure environment for all our users. To avoid delays, speed up entry, and to ensure people’s safety, the following articles should not be brought into HMCTS...

    20/01/2018
  33. European culture anniversary is a capital celebration uk

    Get ready for a bumper year as Liverpool celebrates being a cultural capital. Ten years since the game-changing year as ...

    Get ready for a bumper year as Liverpool celebrates being a cultural capital. Ten years since the game-changing year as European Capital of Culture, Liverpool is marking the milestone with a programme of exciting, inspirational and thought-provoking projects which will shine an international...

    19/01/2018
  34. Missing from home Anthony Fisher Jones uk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing a 32 year-old man missing from home in Aintree. Anthony Fisher Jones was ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing a 32 year-old man missing from home in Aintree. Anthony Fisher Jones was last seen on Taunton Drive at 8.30am on Wednesday 17th January. He is described as white, 5ft 8in tall, of stocky build with short dark brown hair and stubble. ...

    19/01/2018
  35. Drive to raise education standards in areas most in need uk

    New Education Secretary unveils plans to drive up standards by supporting underperforming schools and increase opportunities in ...

    New Education Secretary unveils plans to drive up standards by supporting underperforming schools and increase opportunities in areas most in need. Raising education standards by supporting underperforming schools and offering young people more opportunities to make the best of their lives...

    19/01/2018
  36. Lancashire Police launches Alexa bulletins uk

    Lancashire Constabulary is now streaming daily briefings straight to peopleís homes with the launch of a new voice activated app. ...

    Lancashire Constabulary is now streaming daily briefings straight to people¬ís homes with the launch of a new voice activated app. Amazon Alexa users can sign up to receive the latest news and information from the constabulary directly to their smart speaker. The free skill ¬Ė...

    18/01/2018

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