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  1. Concern growing for missing man uk

    Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing man. Anthony Carr, 30, was last seen by a relative ...

    Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing man. Anthony Carr, 30, was last seen by a relative at an address on Bonsall Street in Blackburn at about 4pm on August 9th. He was reported missing to police yesterday. Anthony is described as white, five ft 11ins...

    14/09/2017
  2. Natterjack Running to host its thirteenth Seaside 10km race in Southport uk

    The team at Eastbank Street based Natterjack Running, are gearing up to host their annual seaside race. The Natterjack ...

    The team at Eastbank Street based Natterjack Running, are gearing up to host their annual seaside race. The Natterjack Seaside 10km run is set to return at the end of the month, with people being encouraged to raise sponsor money for a local charity that helps people living with sight loss. ...

    14/09/2017
  3. Tesco recalls its Cookie & Cream Biscuits because of undeclared milk uk

    Tesco is recalling all date and batch codes of its Cookie & Cream Biscuits because they contain milk which is not mentioned on ...

    Tesco is recalling all date and batch codes of its Cookie & Cream Biscuits because they contain milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents. Product details Product: Tesco...

    13/09/2017
  4. New figures reveal junior fishing licences increase 25% uk

    Sales of junior fishing licences across England and Wales, have received a welcome boost over the summer, according to the latest ...

    Sales of junior fishing licences across England and Wales, have received a welcome boost over the summer, according to the latest figures from the Environment Agency. The figures reveal junior fishing licence sales increased by 25.7% from 2016/17. The fishing licence, which is now free for 12 to16...

    13/09/2017
  5. FSA advises against eating raw chicken dishes uk

    Following an article in The Mirror (9 September) which suggests that some people believe that raw chicken dishes are safe to eat, ...

    Following an article in The Mirror (9 September) which suggests that some people believe that raw chicken dishes are safe to eat, we are reiterating our advice not to eat raw chicken. Raw chicken is not safe to eat – it could lead to food poisoning. Chicken should always be cooked thoroughly...

    12/09/2017
  6. Concern growing for missing woman uk

    Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 26-year-old woman. Louise Holohan was last seen leaving ...

    Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 26-year-old woman. Louise Holohan was last seen leaving Manchester Airport on Friday (September 8th) at around 4pm, and it was thought she may have been making her way to an address in Padiham. However she failed to turn up...

    12/09/2017
  7. New approach to preventing heart attacks and strokes uk

    NHS and PHE launch new drive to save thousands of people from heart attacks and strokes. The NHS and Public Health England ...

    NHS and PHE launch new drive to save thousands of people from heart attacks and strokes. The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) will today (Tuesday, 12 September 2017) announce a new drive to save thousands of lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes brought on by cardiovascular...

    12/09/2017
  8. Man, 26, wanted after absconding from prison uk

    Police are asking for the publics help locating a 26-year-old man who has absconded from prison. Andrew Robert Jones ...

    Police are asking for the public’s help locating a 26-year-old man who has absconded from prison. Andrew Robert Jones (pictured), of Central Way, Speke, was discovered missing from HMP Kirkham on September 9th at around 8.45pm. He is currently serving a life sentence for aggravated...

    11/09/2017
  9. Temporary road closures in South Ribble for A582 improvement work uk

    Sections of Pope Lane in South Ribble will temporarily close for junction work from Monday 11 September to Saturday 7 October. ...

    Sections of Pope Lane in South Ribble will temporarily close for junction work from Monday 11 September to Saturday 7 October. The closures will affect Pope Lane on both sides of the junction with the A582 (Penwortham Way/Golden Way). To the north of the junction, Pope Lane will be closed...

    11/09/2017
  10. Witness appeal after M55 bridge death uk

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man fell to his death from a bridge over the M55 on Friday morning. Officers were ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man fell to his death from a bridge over the M55 on Friday morning. Officers were called at around 9.40am to the eastbound carriageway, around a mile from junction one, following reports a man had been seen falling from the Sandy Lane road bridge. ...

    11/09/2017
  11. The Great British Broadband Boost uk

    Up to £645m to become available to help take superfast speeds to hardest to reach places in the UK. The success of the ...

    Up to £645m to become available to help take superfast speeds to hardest to reach places in the UK. The success of the Government’s superfast broadband rollout programme means that a total of up to £645m is to be made available over the coming years to help take superfast broadband to the most...

    10/09/2017
  12. Cilla The Musical at the Liverpool Empire uk

    Qlocal was invited to the World Premier of "Cilla The Musical" at the Liverpool Empire last night. It was superb with all the ...

    Qlocal was invited to the World Premier of "Cilla The Musical" at the Liverpool Empire last night. It was superb with all the cast performing perfectly. The audience were on their feet before the end of the first act. Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla belted out the numbers in fact she was so good...

    09/09/2017
  13. BTP body worn cameras to be rolled out across the Force uk

    All frontline officers at British Transport Police will soon be equipped with body worn cameras. Following a successful ...

    All frontline officers at British Transport Police will soon be equipped with body worn cameras. Following a successful 12-month trial, more than 2,800 cameras are now being rolled out across England, Scotland and Wales. All PCSOs and officers up to the rank of inspector will now be...

    08/09/2017
  14. Storm names for 2017-18 announced uk

    The storm names for the 2017-18 storm season have been announced by the Met Office and Met Éireann. The first storm ...

    The storm names for the 2017-18 storm season have been announced by the Met Office and Met Éireann. The first storm of the year will be female and will be named ‘Aileen’, the gender of the first storm alternates each year and follows Angus in the 2016-17 season. Surveys conducted...

    07/09/2017
  15. Coastal access, unnecessary use of public money, says CLA uk

    Landowners have said the Government has used public money unnecessarily to replicate access to the coast that already existed as ...

    Landowners have said the Government has used public money unnecessarily to replicate access to the coast that already existed as Natural England announces that work is officially underway along every stretch of the England Coast Path. The CLA which represents landowners who own the private land...

    07/09/2017
  16. Back to school for thousands of pupils as new free schools open uk

    33,000 new school places created across the country as number of free schools opened since 2011 passes 500 Thousands of ...

    33,000 new school places created across the country as number of free schools opened since 2011 passes 500 Thousands of children will start the term in 52 new schools as the next wave of free schools open their doors for the new academic year. Free schools are popular with parents,...

    06/09/2017
  17. First hole is cut in world's oldest nuclear store uk

    Safely accessing the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo takes Sellafield Ltd a step closer to reducing the UKs nuclear hazard. The ...

    Safely accessing the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo takes Sellafield Ltd a step closer to reducing the UK’s nuclear hazard. The world’s oldest nuclear waste store has been cut...

    06/09/2017
  18. Sam Quek gets in training for the Scouse 5K uk

    Sams on the starting line for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity Merseysides golden girl Sam Quek is urging runners of all ...

    Sam’s on the starting line for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity Merseyside’s golden girl Sam Quek is urging runners of all ages and ability to get involved in the Scouse 5K for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity. Olympic hockey star Sam, who also starred in TV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of...

    06/09/2017
  19. Duke of Cambridge to officially open 35m facility at Aintree University Hospital uk

    Kensington Palace has announced that The Duke of Cambridge will visit Aintree University Hospital to formally open the new Urgent ...

    Kensington Palace has announced that The Duke of Cambridge will visit Aintree University Hospital to formally open the new Urgent Care and Trauma Centre (UCAT) this month. The £35m facility, which took four years to construct, is one of the most modern emergency centres in the country. ...

    06/09/2017
  20. 14 year old missing from Blackpool uk

    Detectives in Blackpool have launched a re-appeal for information about a missing teenager. Quang Nguyen, 14, also known as ...

    Detectives in Blackpool have launched a re-appeal for information about a missing teenager. Quang Nguyen, 14, also known as Quang Maguiem, is originally from Vietnam but had been living at an address in New Lane, Thornton. He was last seen outside Primark in Bank Hey Street, Blackpool,...

    05/09/2017
  21. Labour reveals 351m a year in housing benefit going to bad landlords in the NW uk

    Labour reveals £351m a year in housing benefit going to bad landlords in the North West. Labours Shadow Secretary ...

    Labour reveals £351m a year in housing benefit going to bad landlords in the North West. Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Housing John Healey has today revealed that £351m a year in housing benefit is going to private landlords letting out substandard homes in the North West. 193,000...

    05/09/2017
  22. Planned roadworks in the North West uk

    Planned roadworks in the North West summary for Monday 4 to Sunday 10 September 2017. The following summary of planned ...

    Planned roadworks in the North West – summary for Monday 4 to Sunday 10 September 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 1 September and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen...

    04/09/2017
  23. Martin Mere Garden Opens uk

    Inspired by the boreal forest and waterways of northern Ontario, the Gold medal winning Royal Bank of Canada Garden, as seen at ...

    Inspired by the boreal forest and waterways of northern Ontario, the Gold medal winning Royal Bank of Canada Garden, as seen at the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show has been relocated to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. The Royal Bank of Canada Garden from the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show is...

    04/09/2017
  24. 1 in 10 men aged 50 have a heart age 10 years older than they are uk

    New analysis from PHEs Heart Age Test shows many have a heightened risk of a potentially fatal heart attack or stroke. ...

    New analysis from PHE’s Heart Age Test shows many have a heightened risk of a potentially fatal heart attack or stroke. Heart Age Test is the only known way of measuring our heart age, which shows how many years we can expect to live healthily without a heart attack or stroke. The higher our...

    04/09/2017
  25. A wet summer comes to a close uk

    The end of August brings a close to a wet summer and although you might not think it, it has also been warmer than average. ...

    The end of August brings a close to a wet summer and although you might not think it, it has also been warmer than average. This summer has been most notable across the UK for being wetter than average. Each of the three months have exceeded their long-term average rainfall totals in many areas....

    03/09/2017
  26. Dirty Dancings Baby and Johnny perform the famous lift on board the Mersey Ferry uk

    AN ICONIC MOVE ON BOARD AN ICONIC ATTRACTION Dirty Dancings Baby and Johnny perform the famous lift on board the Mersey ...

    AN ICONIC MOVE ON BOARD AN ICONIC ATTRACTION Dirty Dancing’s Baby and Johnny perform the famous ‘lift’ on board the Mersey Ferry With the record-breaking tour in full swing, the Dirty Dancing cast visited Liverpool yesterday to take a trip on the world-famous Mersey Ferry and performed the...

    02/09/2017
  27. Courts issue 177,720 in penalties to anglers uk

    The Environment Agency revealed it prosecuted 691 people for angling offences throughout April, May and June 2017. The ...

    The Environment Agency revealed it prosecuted 691 people for angling offences throughout April, May and June 2017. The Environment Agency revealed it prosecuted 691 people for angling offences throughout April, May and June 2017. In total, courts imposed penalties of £177,720, with the...

    01/09/2017
  28. Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On 2017 - Planning your trip-Free parking uk

    For those of you travelling to this years Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On on Friday 1 September. Please note that due to ...

    For those of you travelling to this year’s Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On on Friday 1 September. Please note that due to industrial action, there will be some disruption to train services operated by Northern Rail on Friday 1 September. Northern Rail will be operating reduced services...

    01/09/2017
  29. Work due to start on refresh of the Mersey Tunnels Toll System uk

    âMersey Tunnel users are set to benefit from an improved travelling experience as work gets underway on a refresh of the ...

    ​Mersey Tunnel users are set to benefit from an improved travelling experience as work gets underway on a refresh of the toll system in both tunnels . Improvements that will be introduced through the refresh, some of which are the result of feedback received from tunnel users, include: ...

    01/09/2017
  30. 300 million road projects to improve journeys in Merseyside and Cheshire uk

    Two major new road schemes worth more than £300 million are set to cut congestion and improve journey times for hundreds of ...

    Two major new road schemes worth more than £300 million are set to cut congestion and improve journey times for hundreds of thousands of drivers in Merseyside and Cheshire. Highways England has set out its preferred options for upgrading the key route to the Port of Liverpool and creating a...

    01/09/2017
  31. The 2017 Southport Air Show is set to be as spectacular as ever uk

    The skies over Southport are set to thunder with the roar of jet engines, the thrum of propellers and the majesty of amazing ...

    The skies over Southport are set to thunder with the roar of jet engines, the thrum of propellers and the majesty of amazing flying machines for the 2017 Air Show. Three days of awe inspiring, jaw dropping displays begin with a special Friday Launch event. The main Air Show takes place...

    01/09/2017
  32. Annual Running Day for Merseyside Heritage Transport Charity uk

    The Merseyside Transport Trust (MTT) will be holding its running day event on Sunday 10th September to raise funds for the ...

    The Merseyside Transport Trust (MTT) will be holding its’ running day event on Sunday 10th September to raise funds for the upkeep of its’ fleet of over 50 vintage vehicles. This is a rare and unique opportunity to enjoy a ride on some of buses in our collection, some of which featured at The...

    31/08/2017
  33. The World Fireworks Championships are back in Blackpool - and they're free uk

    The World Fireworks Championships take place in Blackpool between the 8th and 29th September, and much like last year when the USA ...

    The World Fireworks Championships take place in Blackpool between the 8th and 29th September, and much like last year when the USA won some of the world’s best pyrotechnic artists will be in town to light up the night sky in superb and spectacular fashion. The best thing is that it’s all...

    31/08/2017
  34. Rural economy hit by increase in fly-tipping uk

    Farmers and landowners are counting the cost of increased fly-tipping after the Bank Holiday weekend. Rural areas face a surge ...

    Farmers and landowners are counting the cost of increased fly-tipping after the Bank Holiday weekend. Rural areas face a surge in illegally dumped waste following public holidays and because private landowners are liable for the clean-up process they are spending on average £844 per incident. ...

    30/08/2017
  35. Channel changes coming - are you ready? uk

    Boat owners, shipping companies and anyone who puts out to sea need to make sure theyre ready for the changeover of some VHF ...

    Boat owners, shipping companies and anyone who puts out to sea need to make sure they’re ready for the changeover of some VHF channel numbers used to contact UK Coastguard. The changes to Appendix 18 (Marine VHF) of the Radio Regulations mean that existing channels will no longer be used for...

    29/08/2017
  36. World renowned RAF Red Arrows to tour Middle East uk

    Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon will announce that the world famous Royal Air Force Red Arrows will tour the Middle East next ...

    Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon will announce that the world famous Royal Air Force Red Arrows will tour the Middle East next month. On a visit to Kuwait, Sir Michael will announce that the Reds will perform in the country as part of a wider regional tour, with a programme that will...

    29/08/2017

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