Coronavirus: Regional and city leaders urge everyone to play their part

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout Merseyside, regional and city leaders are once again urging everyone in our communities to play their part to protect loved ones and save lives. The NHS is facing unprecedented pressure, and it is more important than ever we abide by the rules to ensure our healthcare workers can […]

Next of kin: Thomas William Taylor

Liverpool and Wirral Coroner’s Office is appealing for help in tracing the next of kin of a man who recently died in Wirral. Thomas William Taylor, aged 62, of Parkside Street, Birkenhead, sadly died in hospital on Sunday, 10 January. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Anyone with information which could help trace […]

Police from three counties (Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire Police) joined forces in crime-fighting cross-border operation

This week Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire Police came together to work on Operation Triplet. The three ‘Shires’ regularly conduct these operations to soften the borders and target the criminals that operate on all three areas and further afield. It’s an incredibly important operation that helps our rural and farming communities, who often feel isolated and […]

Top early years professionals to share best practice at virtual conference

A number of nationally and internationally recognised figures in the world of early years education will share their wisdom at a virtual summit this month (January) to help ensure children in St Helens Borough get off to the best possible start in life. Organised by St Helens Borough Council, the five-day long interactive conference has […]

Notice served against operator illegally storing waste by St Helens Borough Council

Enforcement action has been taken against an operator found to be illegally storing waste and operating a skip hire business without permission in St Helens. Following concerns raised by local residents and ward councillors, St Helens Borough Council and the Environment Agency conducted a joint investigation, finding high levels of mixed household waste – with evidence […]

St Helens Key workers urged to use symptom free testing

Key workers who cannot work from home during this national lockdown are being encouraged to make the most of symptom free testing available in St Helens Borough. The quick tests are now being targeted at people in essential roles who are providing critical services needed to keep the borough running who cannot do that role […]

Merseyside Police urge public to continue to abide by restrictions

As Merseyside adjusts to life under lockdown once again, we are urging everyone to continue to play their part to protect loved ones and save lives. The NHS is facing unprecedented pressure, and it is more important than ever that we abide by the rules to ensure our healthcare workers can continue to work effectively. […]

Appeal for information after ASB in Newton-le-Willows

We are appealing for information after reports of a large group of youths causing nuisance and antisocial behaviour in the Newton-le-Willows area. We received numerous calls yesterday, Thursday 7th January, that a group had gathered on foot and on scrambler bikes on Raleigh Close, close to Vulcan sports club. It was reported the group were […]