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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...
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St Helens NHS nurse “not confident” about new diabetes technology

A nurse from St Helens says she is not confident in the rollout of a new NHS technology designed to aid people with type 1 diabetes. The new technology automatically regulates insulin levels in sufferers and has been dubbed an...

Will Rotheram secure head office hat-trick? The stats suggest so

In preparation for the upcoming Liverpool City Region Metro Mayoral Election, Steve Rotheram is eyeing up a hat-trick of election wins. On the 2nd May the people of Merseyside will elect a metro mayor for just the third time, after...

Woman arrested after car crashes into Everton primary school

A woman has been arrested following a car crash at Beacon Primary School in Everton this morning. Reports were received at around 8:30 this morning from Heyworth Street, where a white Mercedes had crashed into the side of the school...
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Environmentalists slam Wirral council decision to clear vegetation from Hoylake Beach

Wirral Council have ruled that the vegetation growing on Hoylake Beach should be cleared. Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat councillors all voted to remove 3 hectares of vegetation. It follows a meeting of members of the Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport...
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The North West Marathon stars that lit up London

A record number of runners took part in the London Marathon on Sunday, with 50,000 people taking to the capital's streets. Among the inspirational participants there were hundreds from Liverpool and the surrounding areas raising money for worthy causes. There were...

Liverpool Philharmonic announces new partnership to support young people

Liverpool Philharmonic has announced a new partnership to support its In Harmony scheme. In Harmony uses orchestral music to provide children from lower economic backgrounds with professional mentoring and music lessons to help them to gain valuable skills and self-confidence. The...
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Wirral hospital strike continues after pay dispute

Healthcare workers at the Arrowe Park Hospital in the Wirral will continue to strike for two days this week, after an ongoing pay dispute. Strike action took place last Tuesday (16 April) and Wednesday (17 April) and are expected to...
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Flights grounded at Liverpool Airport after power outage

All flights have temporarily been suspended at Liverpool John Lennon airport after a power outage. Engineers are working to resolve this issue, which has affected the Air Traffic Control. The airport has urged passengers to contact their airline for the latest...