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Miss Liverpool to complete charity abseil for cancer

A woman from Liverpool will abseil down Anfield stadium to raise money for a cancer charity. Charlotte Grant was crowned Miss Liverpool last month, and will compete for the title in the Miss England National final next month, a national...

Sunak and Starmer pay tribute to former Birkenhead MP Frank Field

Politicians and MPs have paid tribute to Frank Field, former Birkenhead MP, after he passed away on Tuesday. Frank Field was the MP for Birkenhead for 40 years. A family statement was issued by his parliamentary office saying that Field had...

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...
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New disability campaign launches in Liverpool

A man from Liverpool has started his own campaign, Speak To Me, to raise awareness of instances when individuals with disabilities are not directly spoken to. Harry Georgiou has moderate and complex learning disabilities alongside a few medical disabilities. He started...
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...