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  1. Stroke patients to benefit from new relaxation room arran

    Stroke patients to benefit from new relaxation room Stroke patients at Aintree University Hospital are benefitting from a ...

    Stroke patients to benefit from new relaxation room Stroke patients at Aintree University Hospital are benefitting from a new relaxation room, which has been designed to help combat some of the psychological effects of a stroke. The room, which is a converted office space, includes...

    11/12/2017
  2. Festive fun at Martin Mere arran

    With Christmas holidays already creeping up on us we have loads of activities going on at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre for the ...

    With Christmas holidays already creeping up on us we have loads of activities going on at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you want to get outdoors to walk off the Christmas turkey or your new year’s resolution is get healthier surrounded by wetlands and nature....

    11/12/2017
  3. Missing from home - Arthur Platt-now found arran

    Arthur Platt has been found safe and well. Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal. Merseyside Police is becoming ...

    Arthur Platt has been found safe and well. Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal. Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 83 year-old man who has gone missing in Wirral. Arthur Platt was last seen leaving his home address in Noctorum at 8.50am...

    11/12/2017
  4. Planned roadworks in the North West arran

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 8 December but ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 8 December but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little...

    09/12/2017
  5. Ten minute passport renewal service extends to 16 to 25 year olds arran

    Passport holders aged 16 years or over can now use the latest, most convenient way to renew their passport online, Her Majestys ...

    Passport holders aged 16 years or over can now use the latest, most convenient way to renew their passport online, Her Majesty’s Passport Office announced today. The online passport renewal service, which takes an average of 10 minutes to complete, has previously only been available to...

    08/12/2017
  6. Christmas drink drive campaign uses friends' influence to help save lives arran

    Christmas campaign works with Kiss FM to get people encouraging their friends not to drink and drive. Tell your friends not ...

    Christmas campaign works with Kiss FM to get people encouraging their friends not to drink and drive. Tell your friends not to drink drive this festive period – says latest THINK! campaign starting today (7 December 2017). For this year’s campaign, which runs to January 1 (2018), THINK!...

    07/12/2017
  7. Who is Ian Allen? arran

    National Crime Agency investigators are appealing for information to trace a man they want to speak to in connection with a number ...

    National Crime Agency investigators are appealing for information to trace a man they want to speak to in connection with a number of large-scale drug importations. The appeal follows the seizure of 40kgs of cocaine found in a van by Border Force officers based at Coquelles in June 2017. ...

    06/12/2017
  8. Arriva Strike Action Thursday 7th - Called Off arran

    Arriva North West are pleased to confirm planned industrial action by drivers and engineers on Thursday the 7th December has been ...

    Arriva North West are pleased to confirm planned industrial action by drivers and engineers on Thursday the 7th December has been called off. Strike Action Thursday 7th - Called Off Arriva North West are pleased to confirm planned industrial action by drivers and engineers on the...

    05/12/2017
  9. Back the fight against puppy smugglers and backstreet breeders arran

    Lord Gardiner sets out his top tips to avoid dishonest pet sellers People planning to add a four-legged friend to the ...

    Lord Gardiner sets out his top tips to avoid dishonest pet sellers People planning to add a four-legged friend to the family this Christmas need to be wary of unscrupulous breeders and sellers, animal welfare Minister Lord Gardiner has warned today. The UK is a nation of animal lovers,...

    05/12/2017
  10. 1.4 million people referred to NHS mental health therapy in the past year arran

    Over one million referrals to NHS talking therapies for depression and anxiety were made last year according to new, official ...

    Over one million referrals to NHS talking therapies for depression and anxiety were made last year according to new, official data. Of the 1.4 million new referrals for talking therapies as part of NHS England’s Increasing Access to Talking Therapies (IAPT) programme, 965,000 people began...

    04/12/2017
  11. Highways England lightening the load for hauliers and motorists this Christmas arran

    A £15bn investment on motorways and major A-roads is helping motorists and hauliers this festive season get to their ...

    A £15bn investment on motorways and major A-roads is helping motorists and hauliers this festive season get to their destinations quicker and with fewer delays. Since it was created in 2015, Highways England has completed 18 road improvements across the country, which is a welcome bonus for...

    04/12/2017
  12. Mobile devices, game consoles and wearables make great presents arran

    Are you buying one this Christmas? In all the excitement, it can be easy to forget to make sure its set up and used safely and ...

    Are you buying one this Christmas? In all the excitement, it can be easy to forget to make sure it’s set up and used safely and securely, so we’ve brought you some expert, practical tips to help. Download an internet security app on mobile devices – including Apple – and ensure you keep it...

    04/12/2017
  13. 2 for 1 entry to Martin Mere arran

    This December get up close to stunning wetland wildlife thanks to The National Lottery! From 11 to 15 December 2017 WWT ...

    This December get up close to stunning wetland wildlife thanks to The National Lottery! From 11 to 15 December 2017 WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is offering 2 for 1 admission to National Lottery players to say thanks for the over £10 million WWT has received from the Heritage Lottery Fund...

    04/12/2017
  14. Planned roadworks in the North West arran

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 1 December but ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 1 December but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as...

    02/12/2017
  15. Urgent action needed across the UK care home market arran

    The CMA is calling for reform of the care home sector so people get the support they need in their old age, and taking action ...

    The CMA is calling for reform of the care home sector so people get the support they need in their old age, and taking action against some homes. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today published its final findings following an extensive review of whether the residential care...

    01/12/2017
  16. Measles outbreaks confirmed in Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham arran

    Public Health England (PHE) issues advice for the public to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are ...

    Public Health England (PHE) issues advice for the public to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are confirmed in 3 areas of England. As of 29 November 2017, there were 16 confirmed cases in Leeds, 11 confirmed cases in Liverpool and 9 confirmed cases in...

    01/12/2017
  17. Names top the list for those wishing for a personalised registration this Christmas arran

    Given the choice, 3 out of 4 motorists would wish for their own name on a number plate if they were given a personalised ...

    Given the choice, 3 out of 4 motorists would wish for their own name on a number plate if they were given a personalised registration as a gift, according to a recent survey. The DVLA spoke to around 1,000 motorists to get their thoughts on personalised registrations for cars. Whilst names...

    30/11/2017
  18. Do your Self Assessment online, dont miss the deadline arran

    Twenty years since HMRC took its first step into the digital age with the birth of electronic Self Assessment (SA), HMRC is ...

    Twenty years since HMRC took its first step into the digital age with the birth of electronic Self Assessment (SA), HMRC is reminding its one million SA customers in the North West to complete their online tax return ahead of the 31 January deadline. In 1997, the Inland Revenue introduced...

    30/11/2017
  19. Lancashire police officers help in Hurricane Irma aftermath arran

    Police officers from Lancashire Constabulary have spent a month in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), providing relief support ...

    Police officers from Lancashire Constabulary have spent a month in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), providing relief support after the devastation of Hurricane Irma. Inspector Phil Hutchinson of Lancashire Police led a team of 50 UK officers, including four from Lancashire. Departing on the...

    29/11/2017
  20. Free helplines for Universal Credit claimants arran

    From today (29 November 2017) all Universal Credit telephone lines are Freephone numbers. All DWP Universal Credit phone ...

    From today (29 November 2017) all Universal Credit telephone lines are Freephone numbers. All DWP Universal Credit phone lines are now free and nobody will be charged when they need to call to get help with their Universal Credit claim. In October, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions...

    29/11/2017
  21. Viagra will be made available over the counter arran

    Following consultation and advice from the Commission on Human Medicines, MHRA is reclassifying Viagra Connect from POM to P. ...

    Following consultation and advice from the Commission on Human Medicines, MHRA is reclassifying Viagra Connect from POM to P. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has today announced Viagra Connect (containing sildenafil 50mg) will be formally classified from a...

    29/11/2017
  22. Citizens Advice - home insurance companies are routinely overcharging older people arran

    New research suggests home insurance companies are overcharging up to 13 million households in the UK simply for renewing their ...

    New research suggests home insurance companies are overcharging up to 13 million households in the UK simply for renewing their existing policy. Polling conducted on behalf of Citizens Advice found that older people are especially vulnerable to these additional costs. 40% of people over 65...

    29/11/2017
  23. Sex crimes by adults in position of trust up 82% arran

    Sex crimes committed by adults in positions of trust have increased by more than 80% since 2014, official figures show. SEX ...

    Sex crimes committed by adults in positions of trust have increased by more than 80% since 2014, official figures show. SEX CRIMES BY ADULTS IN POSITION OF TRUST UP 82% - AS GOVERNMENT PLEDGES TO EXTEND LAW TO SPORTS COACHES Recorded sex offences by adults in a position of trust have risen by...

    29/11/2017
  24. Unite slams Arriva North West for spreading false news arran

    Unite slams Arriva North West for spreading false news to turn the public against striking bus workers Unite, the UKs ...

    Unite slams Arriva North West for spreading ‘false news’ to turn the public against striking bus workers Unite, the UK’s biggest union, has slammed Arriva North West for claiming that bus drivers have rearranged strike action from Wednesday 13 December to Sunday 10 December – the day of...

    28/11/2017
  25. New powers for police to address illegal and unsafe use of drones arran

    New safety laws to help put the UK at the forefront of drone technology development. Police are set to be given powers to ...

    New safety laws to help put the UK at the forefront of drone technology development. Police are set to be given powers to prevent the unsafe or criminal use of drones as part of a new package of legislation. The measures are intended to allow drone users to continue flying safely and...

    26/11/2017
  26. New THINK, road safety campaign launched to help cut child deaths arran

    New road safety resources released to help teachers and schools highlight the dangers of the road. Road Safety Minister ...

    New road safety resources released to help teachers and schools highlight the dangers of the road. Road Safety Minister Jesse Norman has launched a new road safety campaign aimed at teachers and schools to help cut child fatalities. A recent survey revealed that 67% of children get...

    25/11/2017
  27. Men and women asked not to miss out on bowel screening arran

    New Public Health England (PHE) report shows a decline in men and women having home cancer test. PHE is calling on all men ...

    New Public Health England (PHE) report shows a decline in men and women having home cancer test. PHE is calling on all men and women, aged over 60, to get screened for bowel cancer after the latest figures show over 40% are not getting tested – with embarrassment over providing a stool...

    25/11/2017
  28. Birds Eye recalls 4 x Shortcrust Chicken Pies due to undeclared mustard arran

    Birds Eye is recalling its 4 x Shortcrust Chicken Pies because a small number of packs have been identified to contain Birds Eye ...

    Birds Eye is recalling its 4 x Shortcrust Chicken Pies because a small number of packs have been identified to contain Birds Eye Steak Pies. The Steak pies contain mustard which is not mentioned on the label; therefore it is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard. Product...

    25/11/2017
  29. Retailers publish campylobacter results arran

    The Food Standards Agency welcomes the publication of results by the major retailers of campylobacter in fresh shop-bought ...

    The Food Standards Agency welcomes the publication of results by the major retailers of campylobacter in fresh shop-bought UK-produced chickens. Today the top nine retailers have published their results on campylobacter contamination in UK produced fresh whole chickens (covering July to September...

    25/11/2017
  30. Preston Police Piloting New Technology arran

    Lancashire Police is one of only two forces in the UK to pilot a new mobile app that is aimed at improving the way we work ...

    Lancashire Police is one of only two forces in the UK to pilot a new mobile app that is aimed at improving the way we work together with our communities. The INSPEC²T project is a European project funded by the European Commission to develop an innovative approach to the concept of community...

    24/11/2017
  31. Concern growing for missing Vietnamese nationals arran

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of five Vietnamese nationals who have gone missing from an address in ...

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of five Vietnamese nationals who have gone missing from an address in Badgers Croft in the Ribbleton area of Preston. The five males, who have identified themselves as children, were initially located during a police operation on Sunday...

    24/11/2017
  32. Bus workers at Arriva North West reject derisory penny an hour pay offer arran

    Over 2,000 bus drivers and engineering staff employed by Arriva North West will stage a further 24 hour strike on Monday 27 ...

    Over 2,000 bus drivers and engineering staff employed by Arriva North West will stage a further 24 hour strike on Monday 27 November after overwhelmingly rejecting the company’s latest pay offer worth just one additional penny an hour. The “improved” penny an hour offer was rejected by 83 per...

    24/11/2017
  33. Recall to Prison - Shaun Briscoe arran

    Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing a Liverpool man who is wanted on recall to prison. Shaun Briscoe, 36, ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing a Liverpool man who is wanted on recall to prison. Shaun Briscoe, 36, who last known address was Southwood Road, Aigburth, was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2007 for robbery and other knife offences. He was released on 29th September...

    24/11/2017
  34. Blackpool Zoo set to welcome 4 new elephants arran

    Blackpool Zoo is set to become home to a herd of Asian elephants from Twycross Zoo following the completion of its multi-million ...

    Blackpool Zoo is set to become home to a herd of Asian elephants from Twycross Zoo following the completion of its multi-million pound 'Project Elephant' development. Four females, who currently reside in the Leicestershire zoo, will be packing their trunks and arriving two by two early next...

    23/11/2017
  35. Driving examiner strike. December 2017 arran

    Some driving examiners are planning to take strike action on 4 December and 5 December 2017, and action short of a strike from 23 ...

    Some driving examiners are planning to take strike action on 4 December and 5 December 2017, and action short of a strike from 23 November 2017. Some driving examiners who are members of the Public and Commercial Service (PCS) union are planning to take strike action on Monday 4 December and...

    23/11/2017
  36. Appeal for witnesses following motorway collision arran

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision on the M65 left a woman injured. Police were called to Junction 3 of the ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision on the M65 left a woman injured. Police were called to Junction 3 of the M65 around 8.45pm on Sunday (November 19). A Peugeot 307 and a Ford Fiesta had been involved in a collision on the westbound carriageway. The driver of the...

    22/11/2017

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