Breast Cancer Screening, Signs and Symptoms

Around 55,000 women develop breast cancer each year. It’s often treated more successfully in early stages, so attending your routine breast screening appointment and knowing the signs and symptoms are crucial to improving survival rates. Breast Screening You automatically get your first invite for breast screening between the ages of 50 and 53. You’ll then […]

Missing: Lesley King

We are continuing to appeal for help in finding a 47-year-old woman who is missing in Liverpool. Lesley King left her home address in Kirkdale at just after 7.50am on Wednesday 21 September and was dropped off in Wiliamson Square at around 10.40am.  There are further reporting sightings of Lesley on the same day, at […]

Woman jailed as part of Encrochat investigation

A father and daughter appeared in Liverpool Crown Court yesterday, Tuesday 6 September, for drug dealing with the woman jailed for more than three years. Faye Dunn, otherwise known as Faye Canty, 38 years, of Walpole Avenue in Whiston was sentenced to three years and nine months for her role in supplying drugs. She was […]

Woman charged following nine repeat emergency calls to police

A woman has been charged following repeat emergency calls to police. Sarah Hickey, 47, of Sutton Way, Great Sutton was arrested and subsequently charged with misuse of 999 system. She has been bailed to appear at Chester Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 27 September. The charges relate to nine repeat 999 calls that were made to […]

Newly-launched business advice academy offers a helping hand to women out of work

Women living in the Liverpool city region and who are currently out of work can now access free support for their start-up business ideas, thanks to a new initiative from The Women’s Organisation. The WO Business Academy is a four week-long programme that entails up to 25 hours’ worth of support and advice. Individuals who […]

Detectives renew appeal for information following the death of a Widnes woman

Detectives have renewed their appeal for information following the 31st anniversary of the death of a Widnes woman. Mother-of-two Veronica Anderson, known as Vera, left her home in Widnes at 10.10pm on Saturday 24 August 1991 after receiving a phone call. Just hours later (shortly after 3am on Sunday 25th August 1991) the 42-year-old was […]

RLWC Women in Rugby League Exhibition

Following on from the Lionesses’ recent success, an exhibition celebrating the history of women in rugby league and encouraging other women to record their own memories of the sport is coming to Warrington this September. The council and Warrington Wolves Foundation are working in partnership with Common Sense Initiative (CSI) and Rugby League Cares to […]

Missing: Lexie Weightman, also known as Lexie Erin

We are appealing for help in finding a 15 year-old girl who is missing in Liverpool. Lexie Weightman, who is also known as Lexie Erin, was last seen at 8.55am on Friday 15th July on Childwall Abbey Road. She is described as a white female, of slim build, with long blonde hair, a pale complexion and […]