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Drink-driving offences on the rise as festive period begins

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With Christmas parties around the corner and festivities in full swing, Merseyside Road Safety Partnership (MRSP) are reminding people how to stay safe over the festive period. Since lockdown restrictions eased in March, the number of people who have been...
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Liverpool universities to go on strike this week

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University strikes are happening again with three Liverpool institutions joining in with industrial action From December 1-3, 58 universities across the country will be hit with strike action. Three Liverpool education providers are taking part in the dispute: the University of...

Wirral clean up could take ‘weeks’ after Storm Arwen causes chaos

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Merseyside is still dealing with the aftermath of Storm Arwen, which battered the region on Friday and Saturday.  Forecasters warned of flying debris, danger to life and travel disruption, with an amber level weather warning.  The Wirral was the worst hit, with more...
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How safe do NHS staff feel after taxi blast terror attack?

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After last week’s attack on Liverpool Women’s Hospital, Merseyside residents have been in a state of shock. The explosion occurred on November 14, Remembrance Day, at 10.59am. Taxi driver, David Perry, was able to escape the attack with minor injuries...

Police appeal to find missing boy, 15

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Police have issued an appeal to help find a missing boy in Merseyside. Harry Begg, 15, was last seen at 11:05pm on October 23 and is believed to have been in the Knowsley area. He has been described as a white...

Fury at proposed changes to student loan repayments

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Liverpool MP Kim Johnson has added her voice to the outrage surrounding government plans to lower the income level at which students will have to start repaying their student loans.

Charity encourages children to walk more to combat air pollution

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The Living Streets charity has launched the WOW Walk to School challenge to help reduce levels of air pollution. The national campaign is encouraging more children to walk to their schools. The challenge aims to reduce the number of congested roads and the associated levels of pollution. The organisation found that...

Remembering the Liverpool 8 uprisings 40 years on

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The Liverpool 8 Uprisings of 1981 are to be remembered by a 40th anniversary exhibition. The exhibition will be curated by Writing on the Wall and Liverpool Record Office, looking at a crucial moment in the history of Liverpool's Black community. The...
Lupus Awareness Month

Invisible illnesses – how the nation’s unnoticed suffering affects lives

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A disease that affects millions of people globally, Lupus is normally forgotten and ignored. But October is shining a light on this condition. Lupus, medically known as systemic lupus erythematosus, is a long-term autoimmune disease affecting the joints and skin. The...

Concern grows for Liverpool woman, 48, missing from home

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Police are appealing to the public after a woman went missing from her home in Kensington.

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