Category Archives: merseyside

Skelmersdale man held on suspicion of murder after crash

Merseyside Police have confirmed that two people were arrested on Wednesday, 18 July in connection with the 2016 murder of Blake Brown. The pair, a 31-year-old man from Skelmersdale and a 37-year-old woman from Fazakerley, were arrested on Wednesday afternoon on Queens Drive in Clubmoor. The arrests occurred following a road traffic collision at around 4.20pm. The Skelmersdale man has

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United Utilities set to impose hosepipe ban

United Utilities has announced that it will have to impose a hosepipe ban (known as a Temporary Use Ban). This is after what is believed to be the longest heatwave since 1976. From Sunday 5th August their will be a ban for domestic customers who get their water from United Utilities, however there now follows a period of time for

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Rescued dog, which looked like a skeleton when found, needs your help

Rescue dog Boo has had a very hard start to her life. She was cruelty dumped aged around 16 months of age. This was after she had been used as a breeding dog. After being dumped, Boo was scared, running around and was hit by a car between Liverpool and Bickerstaffe. When found, she was skeletal and was given only

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7000 fish rescued after canal wall collapse in Melling

Barges travelling from Melling to Liverpool and the other way, may have problems getting along the Leeds to Liverpool Canal after the collapse of a culvert near to Bridge 10 (Holmes Swing Bridge). O ver 7,000 fish have been rescued following a collapsed culvert beneath the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Melling. L&L Fish Rescue Engineers were called out following

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Police update on man wanted for golf buggy damage at Edge Hill Uni

Lancashire Police have given thanks to the general public for the phenomenal response to their recent CCTV appeal. The appeal was to identify a male after thousands of pounds worth of damage was caused to a golf buggy at Edge Hill University. They are now satisfied that they have identified the person in the footage and that he will be

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Youth to perform modern take on a Shakespearean classic

The Rose Youth Theatre will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Geoff Bamber on Saturday July 21st 2018. They will be performing at 2.30pm and 7.00pm at Edge Hill’s Rose Theatre and if previous performances are to go by, then this should be another show not to miss. The cast will be showing how the preparations are under way for

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Here is how to get free bike hire during Bike Week

Bike hire scheme Bike & Go is encouraging people to try out cycling during this month’s Bike Week by offering free rentals to new subscribers. The scheme, which has bike hire facilities on offer at 21 train stations across the Merseyrail network – including Ormskirk – will make bike rental free during Bike Week to all those who register between

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