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Looming Heatwave: Is the UK ready for another scorcher in 2024?

The MET office is warning of the potential hottest year on record in 2024, with ‘supercell’ storms and 40 degree days. What should the UK expect from the elements this summer, and how should you prepare?  The Upward Trend The numbers...

Croxteth residents react after XL Bully abandoned in park

Croxteth residents said there should be stricter measures in place for careless dog owners in Merseyside, after an XL Bully was abandoned at a nearby park. Merseyside Police were called to Croxteth Park on March 23 to seize the dog...
Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead. Photo via Alamy

Cammell Laird green energy project questioned by environmentalists

British shipbuilding company Cammell Laird’s plan to deliver a ‘pioneering clean energy project’ on Birkenhead has come under fire. The company, whose headquarters and shipyard are in Birkenhead, have successfully bid for government funding to develop a ‘cutting-edge Green Shore...

Controversial property development next to sick children’s unit given council go-ahead

A planning proposal to build over 50 new properties, including houses and retirement flats, on land next to the Ronald McDonald House in Stoneycroft has been approved by Liverpool Council.  The Ronald McDonald house is a unit designed for parents...
Beacon Primary School Everton

Demands for better safety measures after car crashes into school

Parents from Beacon Primary School say more safety measures need to be put in place, after a car ploughed into an empty classroom. The incident happened yesterday at around half eight in the morning. No children were injured and the...

Record seizure of illegal vapes from London Road shop

Thousands of illicit vapes have been seized by Liverpool City Council officers, in its largest haul from a single premises to date. Over 3,500 vapes were found by the Public Protection team, totalling a street value of £42,000 from a...

Decision due on controversial housing plans near Alder Hey hospital

A decision is expected later today on whether proposals for a controversial housing scheme near Alder Hey children's hospital will get the green light. Nearly 500 objections have been lodged against the plans to build a hundred homes, as well...

Heavy Covid drinking lead to 2500 extra deaths

Alcohol related deaths in the UK jumped a third during the pandemic, new figures reveal. Merseyside was one of the worst affected areas in the country, data from the ONS shows. Between 2019 and 2022 there was a 33% jump in...

Teachers strike over poor pupil behaviour

St Edward's College is closed today as teachers have made a dispute over pupils poor behaviour. The National Education Union and 60 members will strike because of concerns on a trade dispute and pupil behaviour. Bora Oktas, the Regional Officer believes...

Drunk man who bottled taxi driver jailed for over three years

A 38-year-old man who bottled a taxi driver causing permanent scarring has been jailed for more than three years. Craig Davies, 38, pleaded guilty to wounding with intent, after slashing a taxi driver with a broken wine bottle. The Burnley man...