Liverpool man jailed for causing death by dangerous driving

We have today, Monday 21st June, welcomed the sentencing of a Liverpool man for causing death by dangerous driving. Daniel King, 28, of Nimrod Street, Walton, was riding an off road bike which was in collision with a 26 year-old female pedestrian on Court Hey Road in Huyton on the afternoon of 1st March this year. […]

Do what you can to support #CleanAirDay

Clean Air Day is the UK’s largest air pollution campaign, aiming to raise awareness of air quality issues and the impact they have on our everyday lives. This year’s day of action is taking place on Thursday 17 June and residents are being urged to take steps to improve air quality. Poor air quality is […]

Woman found guilty of murdering husband in Neston

A woman who poured boiling water over her husband while he slept has been convicted of his murder. Corinna Smith, of Highfield Road in Neston, mixed the liquid with three bags of sugar leaving Michael Baines with 36 per cent burns to his body. The 80-year-old was taken to Whiston Hospital in the early hours […]

Four jailed for killing Steven McMyler in Wigan last summer

Two men and two teenage boys have today being sentenced after being convicted on killing a man in a conspiracy to rob a high-value watch in the centre of Wigan last August. Lewis Peake, 30, Michael Wilson, 20, and two teenagers – aged 17 and 14 – were sentenced today (Friday 11 June) at Manchester […]

Fifth charge relating to death of man in Oldham

A murder investigation was launched after Charlie died on Wednesday 26 May Detectives from our Major Incident Team have charged a fifth man in relation to the death of Charlie Elms in Oldham in May. Melvin James Whelan (09/07/1982) of Greenacres Road, Oldham, has been charged with one count of violent disorder and is due […]

Next of kin appeal: Verity Wilson

We are appealing on behalf of Sefton Coroner’s office for help in tracing the next of kin of Verity Wilson. Ms Wilson, 72, sadly died at her home address of Stocks Hall Care Home in St Helens on 17 October 2020. Her death is not being treated as suspicious. Anyone with information should contact Liverpool […]

Family pay tribute to man who died in a collision in Gorton

A family have paid tribute to a man who died in a collision in Gorton yesterday morning (2 June 2021). At around 1.46am, police were called to a report of a road traffic collision involving a car and a bicycle on Hyde Road, Gorton. Emergency services attended and the cyclist – who has since been […]

Unexplained death – Liverpool city centre

We can confirm that detectives are investigating the unexplained death of a woman in Liverpool city centre last night, Tuesday 1st June. Emergency services were called to Irwell Chambers on Union Street around 10.40pm to reports an 18 year-old woman had fallen from the building. The woman sadly died at the scene. Her next of kin […]

St Helens Council marks George Floyd Anniversary with Race Equality Declaration

St Helens Borough Council has today (Tuesday 25 May) announced its Declaration of Intent on Race Equality, recognising that racism is a structural problem that exists in nearly all major institutions and organisations, and is an issue that can no longer go unaddressed. The date of the declaration is purposeful, marking one year since the […]