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  1. Detectives issue appeal in relation to Shaun Walmsley on his 29th birthday amersham

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley in February are continuing to appeal to members of ...

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley in February are continuing to appeal to members of the public who may have any information which could help them with their enquiries. Walmsley turns 29 today and detectives are asking anyone who has any...

    20/10/2017
  2. Storm Brian to arrive this weekend amersham

    An intense low-pressure system that is forecast to affect southern Britain on Saturday has been named as Storm Brian by Met ...

    An intense low-pressure system that is forecast to affect southern Britain on Saturday has been named as Storm Brian by Met Éireann. The Met Office’s Irish partner...

    20/10/2017
  3. Concern growing for man, 37, missing from Blackpool amersham

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 37-year-old man who has gone missing from home in Blackpool. ...

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 37-year-old man who has gone missing from home in Blackpool. Andrew Peel was last seen at around 8.30am yesterday (Wednesday) at an address on Warbreck Hill Road. He has not been seen since and there are concerns for his...

    19/10/2017
  4. Smart Meters Bill introduced to Parliament amersham

    Every home and small business in Great Britain will be offered a smart meter by the end of 2020. Measures to ensure consumers ...

    Every home and small business in Great Britain will be offered a smart meter by the end of 2020. Measures to ensure consumers continue to get the most out of their smart meters have been introduced to parliament in the Smart Meters Bill. Every home and small business in Great Britain will be...

    19/10/2017
  5. Patients benefit from pioneering hi-tech home consultations amersham

    People with cancer are benefitting from pioneering technology that allows them to take part in appointments from the comfort of ...

    People with cancer are benefitting from pioneering technology that allows them to take part in appointments from the comfort of their own home. The Telehealth Clinic is being used at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust, in Merseyside, one of the UK’s leading cancer centres. It...

    19/10/2017
  6. DWP customer phone lines to become Freephone amersham

    The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke has today announced DWP customer telephone lines will be changed to ...

    The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke has today announced DWP customer telephone lines will be changed to Freephone numbers. Universal Credit customer telephone lines will be the first to become Freephone in November. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David...

    18/10/2017
  7. International recognition for Blackpool's piers amersham

    The World Monuments Fund has announced that Blackpools piers are to be included on the 2018 World Monuments Watch, a call to ...

    The World Monuments Fund has announced that Blackpool’s piers are to be included on the 2018 World Monuments Watch, a call to action for cultural heritage sites facing imminent threats and challenges, helping create opportunities for positive change. Since 1996, founded in partnership with...

    18/10/2017
  8. Nation faces older people homelessness time bomb,councils warn amersham

    The nation is facing a ticking time bomb in the number of homeless older people after latest figures showed an alarming rise ...

    The nation is facing a “ticking time bomb” in the number of homeless older people after latest figures showed an alarming rise of 130 per cent since its lowest point eight years ago, councils warn. The Local Government Association says that older homelessness is a growing hidden phenomenon that...

    17/10/2017
  9. Steer Clear of Vehicle Crime amersham

    High value and prestige cars have always been targets for thieves/burglars. Criminals target cars themselves and also any items of ...

    High value and prestige cars have always been targets for thieves/burglars. Criminals target cars themselves and also any items of value left inside them, like handbags, wallets, tools and Sat Navs. Vehicle registration plates are also sometimes stolen. So what can you do to reduce the risk...

    16/10/2017
  10. Life sentences for killer drivers amersham

    Ministers confirm plans to introduce tougher sentences for those who drive irresponsibly and devastate lives. Life ...

    Ministers confirm plans to introduce tougher sentences for those who drive irresponsibly and devastate lives. Life sentences will be introduced for those who cause death by dangerous driving, and for careless drivers who kill while under the influence of drink or drugs. New offence of...

    15/10/2017
  11. Planned roadworks in the North West amersham

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 October and ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 October and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as...

    13/10/2017
  12. PHE urges those at highest risk of flu to get vaccinated amersham

    'Stay Well This Winter' campaign launches to urge people who are most vulnerable to flu to get their free vaccination. People ...

    'Stay Well This Winter' campaign launches to urge people who are most vulnerable to flu to get their free vaccination. People who are the most vulnerable to flu are being urged to get their free vaccination from today (12 October 2017), ahead of the winter period when the virus is most common. ...

    12/10/2017
  13. Register now for free Switch-On 2018 wristbands amersham

    The free wristband ballot for the Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On event in 2018 is open by public demand! It follows ...

    The free wristband ballot for the Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On event in 2018 is open – by public demand! It follows the huge success of this year’s event when a capacity audience packed the Tower Festival Headland Arena to watch a spectacular five-hour concert, culminating in the...

    12/10/2017
  14. Mersey Gateway Bridge to open to traffic just after midnight on Saturday 14th October amersham

    Haltons iconic new Mersey Gateway Bridge will open to traffic just after midnight on the morning of Saturday 14th October. ...

    Halton’s iconic new Mersey Gateway Bridge will open to traffic just after midnight on the morning of Saturday 14th October. The plan is, weather depending, to have the bridge lit up with a spectacular light show and fireworks display on Friday evening, a few hours before it opens to...

    12/10/2017
  15. New advice on eating runny eggs amersham

    The Food Standards Agency has today announced a change to its advice about eating eggs - infants, children, pregnant women and ...

    The Food Standards Agency has today announced a change to its advice about eating eggs - infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British Lion Code of Practice. The revised advice, based on the latest...

    11/10/2017
  16. Two injured in Bamber Bridge collision amersham

    Police are appealing for information after two motorists were injured in Bamber Bridge. Around 5.35pm on Sunday (October 8) a ...

    Police are appealing for information after two motorists were injured in Bamber Bridge. Around 5.35pm on Sunday (October 8) a Mini Cooper was travelling on London Way when it collided with a Skoda Octavia close to Brownedge Road. The driver of the Mini, a 62-year-old woman from...

    10/10/2017
  17. A Wild Exhibition at Martin Mere amersham

    The latest exhibition has been unveiled at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre by the Sefton Art Group. Roy from the art group ...

    The latest exhibition has been unveiled at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre by the Sefton Art Group. Roy from the art group said: “We are delighted to be exhibiting at Martin Mere in October. The Sefton Art Group is one of the biggest art groups in the North West that meets weekly to engage in...

    10/10/2017
  18. Police across Europe prepare week-long crackdown amersham

    Police from six European countries will be taking part in Operation Trivium next week, targeting cross-border criminality seeking ...

    Police from six European countries will be taking part in Operation Trivium next week, targeting cross-border criminality seeking to deny criminals the use of the roads. Coordinated by TISPOL (The European Traffic Police Network), officers from the UK, Ireland, Spain, the Netherlands,...

    09/10/2017
  19. Goodbye round pound. Use by October 15 amersham

    Just seven days to use the round pound before they swap the high street for the history books. As the round pound enters ...

    Just seven days to use the round pound before they swap the high street for the history books. As the round pound enters its final week, shoppers are today being reminded they have just seven days to use these coins before they swap the high street for the history books. From midnight on...

    09/10/2017
  20. Home Secretary announces new national online hate crime hub amersham

    The expert unit will channel all reports of online hate crime and reduce burden on frontline officers. National online hate ...

    The expert unit will channel all reports of online hate crime and reduce burden on frontline officers. National online hate crime hub announced Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced a new national hub to tackle the emerging threat of online hate crime. It will ensure better support for...

    08/10/2017
  21. Life-saving drink drive law turns 50 amersham

    In 50 years, drink driving deaths have fallen from 1,640 to 200 per year - but that's still 200 too many. Thousands of ...

    In 50 years, drink driving deaths have fallen from 1,640 to 200 per year - but that's still 200 too many. Thousands of lives have been saved since the Department for Transport (DfT) introduced the maximum legal drink drive limit 50 years ago this weekend (7 October 2017).

    07/10/2017
  22. Major new road approved for west Preston amersham

    Plans to improve motorway access in north Preston have been agreed, as part of a new road scheme known as the Preston Western ...

    Plans to improve motorway access in north Preston have been agreed, as part of a new road scheme known as the Preston Western Distributor. The aim is to provide a major new link from the M55, along the west side of Preston towards Blackpool Road and Riversway. The plans agreed by Lancashire...

    06/10/2017
  23. Cuadrilla to offer virtual tour of Preston New Road fracking site amersham

    Cuadrilla is to virtually throw open the doors at its Preston New Road drilling site. There will also be a live stream Q&A ...

    Cuadrilla is to virtually throw open the doors at its Preston New Road drilling site. There will also be a live stream Q&A session called PNR Live. This will give everyone in Lancashire, and beyond, the opportunity to see the operations underway at the site. Viewers will have the...

    06/10/2017
  24. Your Chance to Enter You Can Foster Writing Competition amersham

    An inspirational new creative writing competition has been launched in Sefton as part of the regional You Can Foster campaign. ...

    An inspirational new creative writing competition has been launched in Sefton as part of the regional You Can Foster campaign. The aim of the competition is to encourage children and young people in foster care and fostering families to tell their stories and encourage a new generation of...

    06/10/2017
  25. Concern for missing Leyland man amersham

    We are concerned for the wellbeing of a man missing from home in Leyland. Geno Boyoh, 49, was seen at his address on Alder ...

    We are concerned for the wellbeing of a man missing from home in Leyland. Geno Boyoh, 49, was seen at his address on Alder Close in Leyland at around 3am this morning (Thursday, October 5th). It is believed that he has left the house and travelled in a taxi to the Preston area. His family...

    06/10/2017
  26. Service enabling faster UK border entry expanded to 15 new countries amersham

    Business travellers and frequent visitors from 40 countries can now benefit from faster entry to the UK following the expansion of ...

    Business travellers and frequent visitors from 40 countries can now benefit from faster entry to the UK following the expansion of the government’s Registered Traveller service. From today (5 October), frequent travellers to the UK from 15 new countries are eligible to apply for membership...

    05/10/2017
  27. New PHE figures show decline in HIV diagnosis rates. amersham

    Public Health England (PHE) figures show there has been a significant decline in new diagnoses of HIV in the UK in gay and ...

    Public Health England (PHE) figures show there has been a significant decline in new diagnoses of HIV in the UK in gay and bisexual men. The decrease in HIV diagnoses in gay and bisexual men represents the most exciting development in the UK HIV epidemic in the last 20 years, when effective...

    05/10/2017
  28. Recall to prison. Michael John Davies amersham

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace a 41-year-old Wirral man who is wanted on recall to prison. ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace a 41-year-old Wirral man who is wanted on recall to prison. Michael John Davies, who is from Birkenhead, was released from custody on 16th June 2017. He remains on licence until August 2020 in relation to offences of robbery. ...

    05/10/2017
  29. Government announces consultation on organ donation opt-out system amersham

    The consultation will propose to automatically enter everyone on the donor register, unless they decide to opt out. The ...

    The consultation will propose to automatically enter everyone on the donor register, unless they decide to opt out. The Prime Minister has announced the intention to launch a public consultation on increasing rates of organ donation. The proposals will include a new opt-out system for organ...

    05/10/2017
  30. Highest number of deaths on Britains roads since 2011 amersham

    An increase in the number of vulnerable road users being killed on Britains roads shows a need for a renewed push for safety, ...

    An increase in the number of vulnerable road users being killed on Britain’s roads shows a need for a renewed push for safety, according to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Figures released last week show that 1,792 people were killed in 2016 – the highest number of...

    04/10/2017
  31. Home Office to crack down on online child sexual abuse amersham

    Home Office invests in ground-breaking technology to tackle online child sexual abuse. The UK government is investing ...

    Home Office invests in ground-breaking technology to tackle online child sexual abuse. The UK government is investing £600,000 in groundbreaking technology that allows internet companies to identify and remove indecent images of children from websites at an unprecedented rate, the Home...

    04/10/2017
  32. Patients encouraged to get up and out of bed to aid recovery amersham

    A hospital has launched a campaign to encourage patients to get dressed, get up and get moving. The campaign is designed to ...

    A hospital has launched a campaign to encourage patients to get dressed, get up and get moving. The campaign is designed to help patients, where they are able to, maintain physical activity while they are in hospital, which has been shown to aid recovery and help elderly patients maintain their...

    04/10/2017
  33. Home Secretary to consult on new laws on offensive weapons amersham

    Home Office to consult on measures to clamp down on the use of offensive and dangerous weapons. Measures to ban the sale of ...

    Home Office to consult on measures to clamp down on the use of offensive and dangerous weapons. Measures to ban the sale of acids to under-18s, prevent children purchasing knives online and restrict access to dangerous firearms will be among a series of legislative changes to be included in...

    03/10/2017
  34. Sentences for animal cruelty to increase tenfold to five years amersham

    Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced that animal abusers could face up to five years in prison. Animal abusers who ...

    Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced that animal abusers could face up to five years in prison. Animal abusers who commit the most heinous crimes could face up to five years in prison under new plans set to be unveiled by Environment Secretary Michael Gove. Currently the maximum...

    03/10/2017
  35. Southport Pleasurelands 50,000 Giveaway amersham

    Hard-working members of the armed forces and emergency services are set to enjoy some free Halloween fun with their families this ...

    Hard-working members of the armed forces and emergency services are set to enjoy some free Halloween fun with their families this October, courtesy of Southport Pleasureland. The amusement park is giving away £50,000 worth of free ride tokens to nurses, doctors, NHS workers, police, fire...

    29/09/2017
  36. Missing 13 year old Blackpool girl amersham

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing Blackpool schoolgirl. Halle Berry has not been seen ...

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing Blackpool schoolgirl. Halle Berry has not been seen since Tuesday 26th September. She was last seen in the Blackpool south area and is described as 5'5, medium build, very long light brown hair. Halle was wearing...

    29/09/2017

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