Local 16-year-old Khan Odita wins National Crimebeat Award

We are delighted to report that Khan Odita, a local lad from Toxteth, has won first prize at last night’s National Crimebeat awards for his community garden project. Back in October 2023, we shone a light on Khan who at the age of 14, set up the Mulgrave Street Action Group (MSAG) to help improve […]

Two-day County Lines operation sees 50 arrested in Scunthorpe

A joint county lines operation between Merseyside and Humberside Police has resulted in 50 arrests and six county lines disrupted. Merseyside Police’s Project Medusa team deployed to North and North East Lincolnshire last week (13-14 March) to disrupt county lines drug dealing and safeguard vulnerable people. The targeted operation saw more than 60 officers and […]

Continued appeal for witnesses following incident on M62

We are continuing to appeal for witnesses and dashcam footage following an incident on the M62 on Wednesday 6th March when officers from the force’s roads policing unit were called to help stop a vehicle safely. An investigation, supported by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), is ongoing into the incident which involved a black […]

Liverpool fashion favourite Glamify Fashion launch exciting new brand

Liverpool based Glamify Fashion was founded by husband-and-wife team Ashley Ali and Hollie Cassidy in 2019 after selling their previous business, nationally renowned fashion brand ‘MissPap’, to Boohoo. Since then, Glamify Fashion has rapidly grown into a company dominating all areas of women’s fashion and their garments are regularly seen on high profile celebrities. Considering […]

COUNCIL KICKS ON WITH SPORTS PITCH UPGRADE PLANS AFTER CABINET APPROVAL

St Helens Borough Council’s Cabinet has today (Wednesday 13 March) approved the next step of a scheme to refurbish a sports pitch at a council-run leisure centre. Subject to securing grant funding from the Football Foundation – the UK’s largest sports charity – it’s planned to upgrade an aging sand-based outdoor pitch based at Newton-le-Willows Health and Fitness […]

HISTORIC ST HELENS TOWN HALL JOINS HERITAGE PLAQUE TRAIL

The seventh of 12 plaques that form part of a heritage trail around St Helens town centre has been unveiled at the town hall as part of an initiative to celebrate St Helens’ proud history. A partnership project between St Helens Borough Council and Rotary St Helens, the heritage trail is a short to medium […]

PARKSIDE REGENERATION WELCOMES RESERVED MATTERS PLANNING APPROVAL

The chairman of Parkside Regeneration, the joint venture company tasked with delivering the redevelopment of Parkside Colliery in Newton-le-Willows, has welcomed approval of a ‘reserved matters’ application for the scheme’s first phase. The planning committee of St Helens Borough Council backed proposals for the scheme’s detailed design, setting the next phase of project delivery in […]

Merseyside Police and partners from the NHS team up to promote Safer Sleep Week

Safer Sleep Week (11-17 March) is The Lullaby Trust’s national awareness campaign, aimed at anyone looking after a young baby. It aims to raise awareness of sudden, unexpected death of an infant syndrome (SUDI) and the safer sleep advice that reduces the risk of it occurring.  Merseyside Police, and partners, are using the week to […]

Man jailed for sex offences involving children

We have welcomed the sentencing of a 42-year-old man for sex offences involving children. Martin Price, of no fixed abode, was found guilty of eight offences including sexual assault on a child under 13, causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, making an indecent image of a child, causing a child to […]