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Man arrested and two cannabis farms seized in St Helens.

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Officers have arrested a man and seized two cannabis farms from addresses in St Helens this week.
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Firearm and weapons seized in Kirkby as officers continue to tackle violent crime

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A man in his 20’s has been arrested on drugs and weapons charges in Kirkby, and a 25 year old male has been detained for an unrelated matter.
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Liverpool’s Kim Johnson challenges Boris Johnson on fire and rehire policy

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Liverpool Riverside MP Kim Johnson put a question to the Prime Minister in Parliament following the GMB British Gas engineer strike. Today's Prime Minister's questions included a question from Ms Johnson on the government's stance on fire and rehire practices. Last...

Hillsborough trial under way following 32nd anniversary

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The trial of two former police officers and a police solicitor accused of perverting the course of justice following the Hillsborough disaster, began this week. On trial are retired police chief superintendent Donald Denton, 83, Alan Foster, 74, a retired...
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Charity founded by Liverpool comedian helping to raise mental health awareness

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National Car Parks (NCP) have teamed with national mental health charity Chasing the Stigma to raise awareness on the importance of mental wellbeing.  Chasing the Stigma was set up by Liverpool comedian Jake Mills after his own suicide attempt in 2013.  He...
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The Formby therapy dog who is spreading love and changing lives

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One Eyed Jack Daniels is a Therapy Dog from Formby who spends his spare time visiting hospitals and hospices in Southport. The Border Collie has been a Therapy Dog since 2018 has been brightening the days of hospital patient’s days ever since.
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Why lockdown has led to growing concerns about dog reselling

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Puppies bought in lockdown who are now unwanted by their owners are being resold online to new homes. Concerns are mounting as people treat 'Lockdown Puppies' as temporary pets, skipping health checks and house visits in favour of making their...

Reclaim These Streets: How the online and outdoor Liverpool vigils unfolded

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An online vigil to mourn Sarah Everard and all victims of male violence was watched by hundreds in and outside of Liverpool. The broadcast organised by Reclaim These Streets Liverpool was held on Saturday 13 March at 6pm after the...
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Merseyside nurses remain angered by 1% pay rise

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Merseyside nurses say their work through the Covid-19 pandemic is being undervalued following the announcement they will receive a 1% pay rise.  The BBC reports that some health unions are demanding a 12.5% pay increase for nurses for their work during the pandemic.  Sophie Fay, a nurse at Aintree University...

One year of Coronavirus in Merseyside

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One year ago today, on March 11th 2020, the World Health Organisation declared that the Covid-19 emergency had reached pandemic status. The global death toll had passed 4,000 but in the UK the number of confirmed deaths was still in...

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