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  1. CCTV footage released of man still missing from Preston uk

    We have released new CCTV footage of a 23-year-old man on the morning he went missing from Preston as part of a fresh appeal for ...

    We have released new CCTV footage of a 23-year-old man on the morning he went missing from Preston as part of a fresh appeal for information. Concern is growing for Connor Hegarty after he was last seen around 2.30am on Sunday (August 6) driving a silver Vauxhall Astra in the Tulketh Brow area....

    12/08/2017
  2. Cannabis plants left at the side of the road uk

    Ormskirk and Burscough police discovered three large cannabis plants that had kindly been left out in the open for them. They ...

    Ormskirk and Burscough police discovered three large cannabis plants that had kindly been left out in the open for them. They went from 6ft tall to 6 bags of trimmings in no time at all! They have though realised the need for some sharper scissors... If anyone else has some 'dodgy' plants...

    11/08/2017
  3. Ł47m capital investment in Lancashire's Schools uk

    Lancashire County Council's Cabinet has today approved a report which sets out priorities for spending £47m on the county's ...

    Lancashire County Council's Cabinet has today approved a report which sets out priorities for spending £47m on the county's school buildings over the next three years. The schools capital grant allocation comes from the Department for Education to enable the county council to provide the...

    11/08/2017
  4. Boy, 14, missing from home uk

    Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 14-year-old boy who has gone missing from home in Appley Bridge, ...

    Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 14-year-old boy who has gone missing from home in Appley Bridge, but may have travelled elsewhere in the UK. Damian Howes was last seen at around 7pm on August 4th in Wigan town centre. He has links to Croydon, Carlisle,...

    10/08/2017
  5. New generation of smart cars will now be better protected from hackers uk

    New generation of smart cars will now be better protected from hackers. Manufacturers urged to combat threats from hackers as ...

    New generation of smart cars will now be better protected from hackers. Manufacturers urged to combat threats from hackers as cars become more intelligent. A new generation of internet-connected cars will have to be better protected from hackers, under tough new government guidance issued...

    06/08/2017
  6. Highways England suited and booted for concrete repairs at Spaghetti Junction uk

    Highways England ‘suited and booted’ for hazardous concrete repairs at Spaghetti Junction. Flying debris that travels ...

    Highways England ‘suited and bootedÂ’ for hazardous concrete repairs at Spaghetti Junction. Flying debris that travels faster than a bullet is just one of the hazards facing Highways England repair teams working on the Spaghetti Junction. As part of the £4.7m vital repairs to damaged...

    02/08/2017
  7. Details of an incident at Sellafield on 14 June 2017. uk

    While carrying out analysis work in a Sellafield site laboratory, a worker spilled approximately 1kg of depleted uranium trioxide ...

    While carrying out analysis work in a Sellafield site laboratory, a worker spilled approximately 1kg of depleted uranium trioxide powder while moving a container. The material is not harmful unless ingested or inhaled. The correct safety procedures were followed and the immediate area was...

    02/08/2017
  8. NSPCC demands: Make it a crime to sell or own a child sex doll uk

    The CEO of leading children’s charity the NSPCC has written to the Government calling for child sex dolls to be criminalised in ...

    The CEO of leading children’s charity the NSPCC has written to the Government calling for child sex dolls to be criminalised in the same way as indecent images of children. Following a number of recent prosecutions of people importing the dolls, Peter Wanless has highlighted the “baffling” gap...

    01/08/2017
  9. International effort to tackle misleading online reviews uk

    The CMA is today joining international partners in a social media campaign to help stop fake and misleading online reviews and ...

    The CMA is today joining international partners in a social media campaign to help stop fake and misleading online reviews and endorsements. Over the last year, consumer protection agencies around the globe have worked together to prevent false or misleading reviews and endorsements online,...

    01/08/2017
  10. 18-year-old missing from Kirkham uk

    Police are appealing for help to find an 18-year-old man who is missing from Kirkham. Alexander Wesley was last seen at his ...

    Police are appealing for help to find an 18-year-old man who is missing from Kirkham. Alexander Wesley was last seen at his home address on Wyre Avenue at 3.40pm yesterday (Sunday, July 30th). He is described as 6ft 3in tall, slim build with short dark brown hair and wears glasses. He...

    31/07/2017
  11. Girls as young as 13 contacting Childline about forced marriage, uk

    Girls as young as 13 contacting Childline about forced marriage, NSPCC reveals Counselling sessions rise by 12 per cent in one ...

    Girls as young as 13 contacting Childline about forced marriage, NSPCC reveals Counselling sessions rise by 12 per cent in one year Figures released as school summer holidays begin, a time when some families can exploit the long breaks to take children abroad and force them to marry Young...

    31/07/2017
  12. Tesco hit with major Ł8 million fine for pollution incident uk

    Tesco Stores Ltd has been ordered to pay over £8million in fines and costs after pleading guilty to a pollution incident. ...

    Tesco Stores Ltd has been ordered to pay over £8million in fines and costs after pleading guilty to a pollution incident. Tesco Stores Ltd has been ordered to pay over £8million in fines and costs after pleading guilty to a pollution incident. The incident, which occurred in July 2014,...

    31/07/2017
  13. Changes to UK aviation security uk

    Large phones, laptops and tablets now allowed in the cabin on some flights to the UK from Turkey. Restrictions on carrying ...

    Large phones, laptops and tablets now allowed in the cabin on some flights to the UK from Turkey. Restrictions on carrying large phones, laptops and tablets in the cabin have been lifted on all UK bound flights from the following airport: Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Passengers on flights...

    29/07/2017
  14. Police appeal after murder 11 years ago uk

    Detectives investigating the murder of grandfather from Thornton James Stanton, are appealing for information 11 years after he ...

    Detectives investigating the murder of grandfather from Thornton James Stanton, are appealing for information 11 years after he was killed in a bid to find those responsible. Police are offering a reward of £20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for...

    29/07/2017
  15. Frack Free Southport's Golf Not Gas campaign uk

    Members of Frack Free Southport (FFS), Halsall Against Fracking, and Green Party members spent 4 afternoons during the Open, both ...

    Members of Frack Free Southport (FFS), Halsall Against Fracking, and Green Party members spent 4 afternoons during the Open, both soggy and sunny, gently raising awareness of the threat to EnglandÂ’s Golf Coast from fracking. Thanks to the co-operation of the police and security staff, they handed...

    29/07/2017
  16. Art students design giant flowerpot for Southport flower show uk

    Art and Design students at Southport College have been working their creative magic once again, this time designing a large mural ...

    Art and Design students at Southport College have been working their creative magic once again, this time designing a large mural and giant flowerpot to feature at the upcoming Southport Flower Show. The largest independent flower show in the country, the Southport Flower Show will be held...

    28/07/2017
  17. Counter Terrorism safety video viewed more than one million times. uk

    CT safety video viewed more than one million times. A hard-hitting safety video from Counter Terrorism police, which ...

    CT safety video viewed more than one million times. A hard-hitting safety video from Counter Terrorism police, which instructs holidaymakers what to do in the event of an attack, has been viewed more than one million times.

    28/07/2017
  18. Children living in workless households falls across Great Britain uk

    Official figures released today show the proportion of children living in a household with no working adults has fallen in every ...

    Official figures released today show the proportion of children living in a household with no working adults has fallen in every region of Great Britain since 2010. The figures, released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), also show: around 9 in 10 children live in households...

    27/07/2017
  19. Appeal launched to find missing man uk

    Police are appealing for information after a 19-year-old man went missing from Leyland. Corey Brooks was last seen around 11pm ...

    Police are appealing for information after a 19-year-old man went missing from Leyland. Corey Brooks was last seen around 11pm on Sunday (July 23) in the Darwin Drive area. He is described as white, 5ft 7in tall, of medium build with short black hair. He was wearing a t-shirt, black shorts...

    26/07/2017
  20. Lee Westwood in search to find Lewis uk

    Lee Westwood Golf have launched an appeal to try to find Lewis who was at the Sky Open Zone at The Open Last week. Can you help ...

    Lee Westwood Golf have launched an appeal to try to find Lewis who was at the Sky Open Zone at The Open Last week. Can you help us to #FindLewis? Lewis had a putting contest against Beef in the Sky Sports Open Zone at Birkdale last week, and we want to invite him along to one of our junior golf...

    26/07/2017
  21. David McConnell - Absconded from HMP Kirkham uk

    David McConnell - Absconded from HMP Kirkham. Police are appealing for information to find a prisoner who has absconded ...

    David McConnell - Absconded from HMP Kirkham. Police are appealing for information to find a prisoner who has absconded from HMP Kirkham. David McConnell, 34, from Liverpool is serving a sentence of nine years and six months after he was convicted of drugs and burglary offences at...

    25/07/2017
  22. New Action to Promote LGBT Equality uk

    The Government announces new proposals to streamline and de-medicalise the process for changing gender and launches a nationwide ...

    The Government announces new proposals to streamline and de-medicalise the process for changing gender and launches a nationwide LGBT survey. New measures to deliver greater equality for the LGBT community have been announced by the Minister for Women and Equalities Justine Greening, ahead...

    24/07/2017
  23. New rules to better regulate drone use. uk

    Drones will have to be registered and users will have to sit safety awareness tests under new rules to better regulate their ...

    Drones will have to be registered and users will have to sit safety awareness tests under new rules to better regulate their growing use, the government announced today (22 July 2017). Owners of drones weighing 250 grams and over will in future have to register details of their drones to...

    22/07/2017
  24. Residents Share Aspirations for Future of Formby Coast uk

    Residents joined National Trust staff and volunteers at the Gild Hall in Formby on Monday 17 July to share their thoughts and ...

    Residents joined National Trust staff and volunteers at the Gild Hall in Formby on Monday 17 July to share their thoughts and aspirations for the future of the Formby Coast. The Open Day explored ideas for how this special place can best be cared for and benefit both the people who love it...

    22/07/2017
  25. Ormskirk MotorFest Concours D’Elegance uk

    Some of the most beautiful cars entered into the Ormskirk MotorFest on Sunday 27 August will compete in a really special contest ...

    Some of the most beautiful cars entered into the Ormskirk MotorFest on Sunday 27 August will compete in a really special contest at the fantastic free motoring extravaganza. The Concours dÂ’Elegance competition will be a major attraction at the MotorFest for the third successive year. This will...

    22/07/2017
  26. BTP issue urgent trespass warning ahead of school holidays uk

    British Transport Police have put extra patrols in place in a bid to prevent a rise in the number of incidents of trespass during ...

    British Transport Police have put extra patrols in place in a bid to prevent a rise in the number of incidents of trespass during the school summer holidays. Every year, youngsters are lured to the railway, either out of curiosity or boredom, seemingly oblivious to the risks of high speed...

    21/07/2017
  27. Ł13 million fund to increase England's woodland uk

    The next round of the Woodland Creation grant has been confirmed. A £13 million fund to help landowners plant more trees ...

    The next round of the Woodland Creation grant has been confirmed. A £13 million fund to help landowners plant more trees to protect wildlife, boost the timber sector and reduce flood risk will soon open for applications, Forestry Minister Thérèse Coffey confirmed today. Farmers, foresters...

    21/07/2017
  28. Mark O'Meara gets The Open underway - Video uk

    The 1998 Open winner Mark O'Meara hit the first shot of the 2017 Open this morning. In damp and rainy conditions 156 players will ...

    The 1998 Open winner Mark O'Meara hit the first shot of the 2017 Open this morning. In damp and rainy conditions 156 players will tackle the famous Royal Birkdale links. It is expected to brighten up during the morning. Over 200,000 people are expected to attend over the four days of the...

    20/07/2017
  29. Merseyflow tolling – you can register now uk

    From today you can register for the merseyflow tolling system that will operate on the new Mersey Gateway and Silver Jubilee ...

    From today you can register for the merseyflow tolling system that will operate on the new Mersey Gateway and Silver Jubilee bridges. There are a number of ways to register, with the website – www.merseyflow.co.uk Here’s how to register: There are a range of sign up methods available, but...

    19/07/2017
  30. Appeal after prisoner absconds from Kirkham Prison uk

    Police are appealing for information to find a prisoner who has absconded from HMP Kirkham. David McConnell, 34, from Liverpool ...

    Police are appealing for information to find a prisoner who has absconded from HMP Kirkham. David McConnell, 34, from Liverpool is serving a sentence of nine years and six months after he was convicted of drugs and burglary offences at Liverpool Crown Court in October 2014. He absconded from...

    19/07/2017
  31. Rip off card-charges to be outlawed uk

    Rip-off card charges will be consigned to history, after Ministers act to end these unfair fees for millions of people across the ...

    Rip-off card charges will be consigned to history, after Ministers act to end these unfair fees for millions of people across the country. The government is unveiling new rules that will mean card-charging in Britain - where people can be charged 20% extra for purchases like a flight just for...

    19/07/2017
  32. Home Secretary takes further action to tackle knife crime uk

    The Home Secretary has today (18 July) announced plans to consult on new offences to toughen up knife crime laws. The ...

    The Home Secretary has today (18 July) announced plans to consult on new offences to toughen up knife crime laws. The proposed new action would restrict the online sale of knives and ban possession of dangerous or offensive weapons on private property. Amber Rudd announced her intention...

    18/07/2017
  33. Increasing fears over children in NW being left home alone during summer holidays uk

    The NSPCC has referred an increasing number of cases to the police and children’s services in North West after receiving calls ...

    The NSPCC has referred an increasing number of cases to the police and childrenÂ’s services in North West after receiving calls and emails from members of the public worried about children left home alone. As the long school summer break approaches, the leading childrenÂ’s charity has revealed...

    18/07/2017
  34. John Craven and Charlie Dimmock to open 2017 Southport Flower Show uk

    TV legends John Craven and Charlie Dimmock are to open the 2017 Southport Flower Show, partnered by Everest. The popular ...

    TV legends John Craven and Charlie Dimmock are to open the 2017 Southport Flower Show, partnered by Everest. The popular broadcasters will formally declare the start the four-day seaside event on Thursday 17th August. They join a line-up of celebrities at Southport which includes some of...

    17/07/2017
  35. Inflatable boats and toys don't belong at the beach uk

    Blow up boats and toys are great fun in the swimming pool, but we do not recommend their use at the seaside. This is because they ...

    Blow up boats and toys are great fun in the swimming pool, but we do not recommend their use at the seaside. This is because they can easily be blown out to sea. Liz Hanson, Senior Maritime Operations Officer for UK Coastguard says, “We strongly recommend that blow up boats and toys are...

    17/07/2017
  36. Great reason to buy a Dashcam uk

    Insurance scams are on the increase and criminals will find any way possible to con the insurance companies. People often direct ...

    Insurance scams are on the increase and criminals will find any way possible to con the insurance companies. People often direct message to the Police asking if dashcams are worth buying? This will answer your question.

    16/07/2017

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