Davis Cup tickets for Manchester go on sale

Tickets are now on sale for fans to cheer on the Lexus Great Britain Davis Cup team in the Davis Cup Finals Group stage at the AO Arena in Manchester from 12-17 September. Drawn in Group B, they face Australia, France and Switzerland with the top two teams progressing to the Final 8 knock-out stages […]

Officers out in force to keep residents and racegoers safe

Officers will once again be out in force this weekend to keep our city safe for residents and racegoers. On Saturday 27 May thousands of visitors are expected to descend on the city centre for the latest race day at the historic racecourse. Additional officers will be on patrol throughout the weekend to help keep […]

SILVER JUBILEE BRIDGE 10K RUN ROAD CLOSURES (SUNDAY 4 JUNE)

Road closures will be in place Sunday 4 June to facilitate the Jubilee 10K run. Traffic including bicycle and pedestrian movement will be restricted during the hours of closure. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Road(s) affected: Roads to be Closed* Hours of Closure High Street, Runcorn 07:00am – 10:00am B5155 Devonshire Place, Runcorn 07:00am – […]

Man charged in connection with disorder at Chester FC match

Officers’ investigating disorder at the Chester FC versus Brackley Town match have charged a man in connection with the incident. Daniel John Jones was arrested on Tuesday 16 May in relation to the disorder at the game on Sunday 7 May. The 33-year-old, of Durham Road, Chester, has since been charged with, failing to comply […]

Rochdale cops thrashed by local community group in annual charity football match

This weekend (Saturday 13 May) officers from GMP’s Rochdale division took to the field at Rochdale AFC’s Crown Oil Arena for their annual match against local community group; Bangladeshi Arts and Sports Association (BASA) Rochdale CIC. In 2021 BASA reached out to local officers with the aim of using sport as a medium to bring […]

Sports Traider opens in St Helens

Britain’s first chain of charity sports shops has opened its fourth Merseyside store with a new branch opening in St Helens. Sports Traider – which provides opportunities for young people – has worked alongside Merseyside Police and Local Authorities in recent years and its latest shop opened its doors to the public in Church Square Shopping […]

Investigation launched following disorder at the Deva Stadium

Police have launched an investigation following disorder at the Deva Stadium in Chester. Shortly after the final whistle at the Chester FC versus Brackley Town match on Sunday 7 May, a large number of Chester fans entered the pitch and attempted to access the away stand. Officers intervened and the fans were prevented from accessing […]

Pioneering intervention programme engages schoolchildren across Wirral

A pioneering early intervention programme, delivered through the power of rugby, has engaged more than 1000 schoolchildren across Wirral.  Schoolchildren from 12 Wirral schools took part in a rugby competition yesterday (Thursday 4 May), to see who would lift the coveted winners’ trophy. St Michael and All Angels Catholic Primary School beat West Kirby Primary […]

Further arrests made in connection with disruption activities at Aintree Racecourse

We can confirm that a woman and a man  have been arrested outside Aintree Racecourse on suspicion of conspiracy to cause public nuisance. The 25-year-old woman from London was arrested at about 11.20am this morning (Saturday, 15 April) and a 55 year-old man from Greater Manchester was arrested at approximately 11.50am. Another woman, aged 33 […]