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  1. Appeal renewed to trace missing teenager Jade Lynch uk

    Cheshire police has renewed their appeal to trace missing teenager Jade Lynch. A 14-year-old girl who has been missing for nine ...

    Cheshire police has renewed their appeal to trace missing teenager Jade Lynch. A 14-year-old girl who has been missing for nine days told her brothers she was going to meet somebody on the day she disappeared, police have said. Officers are becoming increasingly concerned for the safety of...

    05/04/2016
  2. Blackpool man missing from home uk

    Police are trying to locate a missing man from Blackpool. Thomas Frain, 28, was last seen at a relatives address on Thursday ...

    Police are trying to locate a missing man from Blackpool. Thomas Frain, 28, was last seen at a relative’s address on Thursday (31 March) at 12pm. He hasn’t made contact with any of his friends or family since and we are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare. PC 8325 Adam Townsend...

    04/04/2016
  3. Register now for free Switch-On wristbands uk

    Registration is now open for Blackpools annual Illuminations Switch-On spectacular! Known as the biggest night in the ...

    Registration is now open for Blackpool’s annual Illuminations Switch-On spectacular! Known as the biggest night in the resort’s calendar, the event takes place on the Tower Festival Headland on Friday 2 September and will feature a host of top music stars as well as the big moment when...

    04/04/2016
  4. Junior doctors industrial action for April uk

    Junior doctors plan to hold two further strikes in April in their dispute with the Government. The first will run from 8am ...

    Junior doctors plan to hold two further strikes in April in their dispute with the Government. The first will run from 8am on Wednesday 6th April to 8am on Friday 8th April. It will affect many hospital services but not emergency care. A full withdrawal of labour is planned by junior...

    03/04/2016
  5. Workless households fall by more than three-quarters of a million since 2010 uk

    The number of households where no one works has fallen by more than 750,000 since 2010 and is now at its lowest level in more than ...

    The number of households where no one works has fallen by more than 750,000 since 2010 and is now at its lowest level in more than 10 years. According to new independent figures released today (30 March 2016), there are now 764,000 fewer workless households in this country compared to 5...

    31/03/2016
  6. Chancellor launches one year countdown to new 1 coin uk

    The Chancellor announces that production of the new and highly secure £1 coin has now started. The new £1 coins ...

    The Chancellor announces that production of the new and highly secure £1 coin has now started. The new £1 coins started rolling off the production line at a rate of over 4000 a minute, as the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced that they would enter circulation in March 2017. The...

    31/03/2016
  7. Aldi recalls loads of biscuits because they were made in a dirty factory uk

    Aldi has had to issue a massive recall of biscuits after it was discovered they had been made in a dirty factory. The ...

    Aldi has had to issue a massive recall of biscuits after it was discovered they had been made in a dirty factory. The affected products were made by Baketime Ltd and were pulled over fears they’d been contaminated by pests. Read more:...

    30/03/2016
  8. New Event For This Year's Southport Flower Show uk

    New for this year. Jonathan Marshall Shows, one of the worlds leading display falconers. Jonathan Marshall has earned his ...

    New for this year. Jonathan Marshall Shows, one of the world’s leading display falconers. Jonathan Marshall has earned his reputation as one of the world's leading display falconers over the last 30 years. He has provided falconry shows at some of the largest outdoor events in the UK. He has...

    30/03/2016
  9. New improved prostate pack for GPs uk

    Public Health England (PHE) has issued a new improved prostate cancer pack for GPs. ...

    Public Health England (PHE) has issued a new improved prostate cancer pack for GPs. Photo courtesy of Prostate Cancer UK ...

    30/03/2016
  10. New government strategy launched to encourage travelling by bike or on foot uk

    New government strategy launched to encourage travelling by bike or on foot. Cyclists. A blueprint to encourage more ...

    New government strategy launched to encourage travelling by bike or on foot. Cyclists. A blueprint to encourage more walking and cycling was today (27 March 2016) launched by the government. The new strategy has a clear ambition that by 2040 getting around by bike or on foot will be...

    27/03/2016
  11. The latest figures show that flu is still circulating. uk

    Public Health England (PHE) is reminding people to be aware of the risk of flu over the Easter period. The latest figures ...

    Public Health England (PHE) is reminding people to be aware of the risk of flu over the Easter period. The latest figures indicate flu continues to circulate in the community late in the season, with several indicators remaining elevated in particular influenza confirmed hospitalisations...

    26/03/2016
  12. Fast tag offers savings of nearly 30 per cent from 1st April uk

    Mersey Tunnel users are encouraged to apply for a Fast Tag to take advantage of the further toll reduction they will see from next ...

    Mersey Tunnel users are encouraged to apply for a Fast Tag to take advantage of the further toll reduction they will see from next Friday (1st April). Car drivers with a Fast Tag already benefit from a 30 pence reduction on the cash toll and this will increase to a 50 pence discount from...

    25/03/2016
  13. Stay safe on the beach this Easter uk

    Children and families have been given a useful guide to keep them safe on Blackpools award-winning beaches this Easter. ...

    Children and families have been given a useful guide to keep them safe on Blackpool’s award-winning beaches this Easter. Blackpool Council has issued a new Seaside Safety Guide ahead of the school holidays, containing important advice for anyone using the beach, promenade or bathing in the...

    24/03/2016
  14. Great News! Pub opening hours to be extended in honour of Queens 90th birthday uk

    The Prime Minister announced plans to extend pub licensing hours across England and Wales to mark Her Majesty The Queens 90th ...

    The Prime Minister announced plans to extend pub licensing hours across England and Wales to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday. Pub licensing hours across England and Wales will be extended to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday, the Prime Minister announced today. Subject to...

    24/03/2016
  15. Investment in Great British coast is money well spent uk

    New analysis shows the Great British coast could see an up to £8 boost for every £1 invested. ...

    New analysis shows the Great British coast could see an up to £8 boost for every £1 invested. coastal resorts to...

    24/03/2016
  16. Workers advised to make sure they are getting new National Living Wage uk

    Workers advised to make sure they are getting new National Living Wage as government survey reveals almost a third of staff never ...

    Workers advised to make sure they are getting new National Living Wage as government survey reveals almost a third of staff never check their payslips Workers are urged to take simple steps to make sure they receive the government’s new National Living Wage next month. one week to go until...

    24/03/2016
  17. Annual Easter running day for Merseyside heritage transport charity uk

    The Merseyside Transport Trust (MTT) will be holding its Easter running day event on Sunday 27th March to raise funds for the ...

    The Merseyside Transport Trust (MTT) will be holding its’ Easter running day event on Sunday 27th March to raise funds for the upkeep of its’ fleet of over 50 vintage vehicles. Since the roaring success of providing the Bus service for ‘Light Night’ in Liverpool last May, our events are growing in...

    23/03/2016
  18. Attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants are unacceptable uk

    On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the heads of Europes main intergovernmental human rights ...

    On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the heads of Europe’s main intergovernmental human rights institutions call for a strong response to xenophobic attacks against migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, and call on governments and state authorities to uphold their...

    22/03/2016
  19. Military completes flood defence inspections uk

    Military personnel have played a key role in reducing the flood risk by assisting the Environment Agency in their flood defence ...

    Military personnel have played a key role in reducing the flood risk by assisting the Environment Agency in their flood defence inspections. Corporal Paul 'Barney' Barnard from RAF Marham conducts flood defence surveys around the town of Earith on behalf of the Environment Agency. Thirty...

    21/03/2016
  20. Tax-Free Childcare: 10 things parents should know uk

    Top ten things to know about the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme. Tax-Free Childcare will be available to around 2 million ...

    Top ten things to know about the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme. Tax-Free Childcare will be available to around 2 million households to help with the cost of childcare, enabling more parents to go out to work, if they want to, to provide greater security for their families. Here’s the top ten...

    21/03/2016
  21. Missing From Home Lawrence Pybis uk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing a missing 14-year-old boy from Liverpool. Lawrence Pybis ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing a missing 14-year-old boy from Liverpool. Lawrence Pybis was last seen on February 24th at around 3pm in the Buckingham Road area of Tuebrook. He is tall for his age at around 6ft 1ins tall and of stocky build. He has long...

    21/03/2016
  22. Business Minister Anna Soubry urges Trading Standards crackdown on laser pens uk

    Business Minister Anna Soubry has written to Trading Standards calling on them to do more to crackdown on illegal laser pens being ...

    Business Minister Anna Soubry has written to Trading Standards calling on them to do more to crackdown on illegal laser pens being sold in the UK. The minister is particularly concerned that in some cases illegal and dangerous laser pens are being marketed and sold to children as toys. In...

    20/03/2016
  23. Over 450 miles of roadworks removed for Easter getaway uk

    More than 450 miles of major roadworks will be lifted over the four-day Easter break to make journeys better for families. ...

    More than 450 miles of major roadworks will be lifted over the four-day Easter break to make journeys better for families. Highways England aims to complete or lift 208 sets of roadworks by 6am on Thursday 24 March – leaving more than 97% of its 9,534-mile network free of roadworks in time...

    20/03/2016
  24. A591 bridge repairs following Cumbria floods uk

    Repairs to bridge carrying a stream under the A591 are underway after damage from December storms. A bridge which carries a ...

    Repairs to bridge carrying a stream under the A591 are underway after damage from December storms. A bridge which carries a stream under the A591 and into Thirlmere reservoir is being repaired after it was badly damaged during December’s storms. Contractors for Highways England have...

    18/03/2016
  25. Teenager, 15, missing from Skelmersdale uk

    Police are appealing for information after a teenage girl went missing from Skelmersdale. Barbora Horvathova was last seen in ...

    Police are appealing for information after a teenage girl went missing from Skelmersdale. Barbora Horvathova was last seen in Tintagel around 1pm today (Thursday, March 17). She is described as white, 5ft 3in tall, of slim build, with shoulder length dark hair and brown eyes. She was...

    17/03/2016
  26. Segrave celebrations finale- Concours d'Elegance Saturday 19th March uk

    A parade of pedigree vintage vehicles will form the grand finale of the Segrave landspeed record 90th anniversary celebrations. ...

    A parade of pedigree vintage vehicles will form the grand finale of the Segrave landspeed record 90th anniversary celebrations. Thirty six best of kind cars, dating from as early as 1910, will join a concours d'elegance at Kings Gardens from 10.30am. At 2.30pm, there will be a grand parade down...

    17/03/2016
  27. Levy on high sugar drinks: PHE statement uk

    Public Health England statement on the Treasury announcement of a levy on high sugar drinks from 2018. Duncan Selbie, Chief ...

    Public Health England statement on the Treasury announcement of a levy on high sugar drinks from 2018. Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of Public Health England, said: A sugary drinks levy is fabulous news for children and families in helping them to cut back on sugar. This will reduce the...

    17/03/2016
  28. Man Missing From Home uk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing man from Speke. Ashley Griffith, aged 22, was ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing man from Speke. Ashley Griffith, aged 22, was last seen on Sunday, 14 February 2016 at an address on Eastern Avenue, Speke. (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i=r;i =i||function(){ ...

    16/03/2016
  29. Motoring offences undetected due to fewer specialist traffic officers uk

    Motoring offences undetected due to fewer specialist traffic officers The Transport Committee publishes its report on ...

    Motoring offences undetected due to fewer specialist traffic officers The Transport Committee publishes its report on road traffic law enforcement. The Committee says that the falling number of recorded crimes on our roads does not represent a reduction in offences being committed. ...

    16/03/2016
  30. PM announces new support to improve the life chances of millions uk

    The Prime Minister announces new support including Help to Save, a national mentoring campaign and increases in the National ...

    The Prime Minister announces new support including Help to Save, a national mentoring campaign and increases in the National Minimum Wage. government to help kick-start savings with a £1,200 bonus for up to 3.5 million people through new Help to Save scheme £14 million investment to help...

    14/03/2016
  31. MMR vaccination call following recent measles cases uk

    Increase in measles cases since February prompts measles mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination call. Increase in measles cases ...

    Increase in measles cases since February prompts measles mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination call. Increase in measles cases since February prompts call. Credit: EDAM photo library Public Health England (PHE) is asking people to check that they have received two doses of Measles...

    13/03/2016
  32. Smooth surface for M6 Wigan to Preston and back uk

    Drivers are to benefit from a new surface on a busy section of the M6 in Lancashire, providing smoother and safer journeys. The ...

    Drivers are to benefit from a new surface on a busy section of the M6 in Lancashire, providing smoother and safer journeys. The Highways England resurfacing scheme starts on Monday 14 March between junctions 27 (Wigan) and 29 (Preston) and covers a 9 mile stretch across 3 lanes in both...

    11/03/2016
  33. Witness appeal following major collision on M6 uk

    Officers investigating a serious collision on the M6 earlier this week are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. The ...

    Officers investigating a serious collision on the M6 earlier this week are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. The collision happened shortly after 6am on Monday 7 March when a milk tanker was travelling south in lane two of the M6 between junctions 35 and 34. As it approached the end...

    09/03/2016
  34. Metropolitan Police Need Help To Find Missing 8 Year Old Girl. uk

    The Metropolitan Police have asked for our help in finding a missing 8-year-old girl and her mum who she is believed to be in the ...

    The Metropolitan Police have asked for our help in finding a missing 8-year-old girl and her mum who she is believed to be in the company of. Mum is Japanese. They are thought to be in Lancashire but we don't have a specific location as the officer didn't have one. Anyone who has seen them is...

    09/03/2016
  35. Help! Weve lost our ducks uk

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre has lost a group of GIANT yellow ducks and we need children and their families to help us find them ...

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre has lost a group of GIANT yellow ducks and we need children and their families to help us find them this Easter. The Martin Mere GIANT duck hunt will take place from Friday 25 March to Sunday 24 April, promising lots of family fun for the holidays. On...

    09/03/2016
  36. Plans to end the cover-up culture in the NHS uk

    Health Secretary will announce plans to improve NHS safety and transparency at the first ministerial-level Global Patient Safety ...

    Health Secretary will announce plans to improve NHS safety and transparency at the first ministerial-level Global Patient Safety Summit. . The 2-day summit (on 9 and 10 March 2016) brings together health ministers, senior delegates and expert clinicians from across the world including...

    09/03/2016

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