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Police appeal for witnesses after man and woman die in East Lancs Road crash

Police appeal for witnesses after man and woman die in East Lancs Road crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man and woman died in a car crash on the East Lancashire Road in Eccleston. The busy dual carriageway was closed in both directions after a collision involving a black Ford Fiesta and a silver VW Golf at...

6 min. ago in Regional North West
 

Geography student still missing one week after car found by dangerous marshland

A geography student who was planning to study marshland near Southport is still missing one week after his car was found next to the nature reserve he was researching. The family of Adam Seaton, from Southport, are now appealing for anyone with any...

today, 17:19 in Regional North West
 
Strand crash driver says he might have avoided fatal accident if he was a perfect human

Strand crash driver says he might have avoided fatal accident if he was a "perfect human"

A motorist accused of causing the death of an elderly pedestrian says another driver suddenly pulled out in front of him. Retired teacher and charity volunteer John Wickham was heading to Costco in Liverpool city centre to restock a church foodbank....

today, 17:16 in Regional North West
 

Man left with BITE MARK in his calf after being battered by sisters in racist attack at Birkenhead Bus Station

Two sisters who bit, kicked and hit a man in a racist attack leaving him scarred for life walked free from court today. Kimberley and Kayleigh Lomax attacked Ali Sajjad after a drunken argument outside Marbella Mambo bar in Birkenhead . Liverpool...

today, 15:46 in Regional North West
 
Pavements left covered in blood after slashing at shops in Kirkby

Pavements left covered in blood after slashing at shops in Kirkby

Shocked witnesses said pavements were left covered in blood after a man was slashed in the face with a machete outside a busy shopping centre. Police were called to Colmoor Close, outside Moorfields Shopping Centre in Kirkby, at 11.15am. The victim...

today, 14:49 in Regional North West
 

Do you love gin or cheese? Then you need to apply for these jobs right now

If you are a lover of gin or have a passion for cheese - these have to be the best jobs in the world that you can apply for right now. Two roles have been advertised that will make plenty of people feel like quitting their jobs and heading off for a...

today, 14:34 in Regional North West
 

New Brighton mermaid destroyed in "deliberate and disgraceful" fire

Police are investigating after one of Wirral's much-loved mermaid statues was deliberately set on fire and destroyed. Emergency services were called to Vale Park in New Brighton at 12.50am to reports of a Vespa moped on fire. The flames melted the...

today, 13:17 in Regional North West
 
Mum sparks career change by opening new women's clothes shop

Mum sparks career change by opening new women's clothes shop

A Southport mum with an eye for fashion is celebrating a career change by opening a new shop in Birkdale. Alex Hutton opened the doors on Tuesday of Alexandra Wilde , which is based at 2 Crown Buildings, on Liverpool Road, opposite the Crown pub and...

today, 12:30 in Regional North West
 
Why you might see this MASSIVE vehicle heading down the M53 and M6 this weekend

Why you might see this MASSIVE vehicle heading down the M53 and M6 this weekend

This is the massive vehicle that will be travelling along the M53 and M6 motorways this weekend. Motorists are being advised to watch out for the abnormal load as it is transported through the region on Sunday, ending its journey in the West...

today, 11:44 in Regional North West
 

Fury as Government hands £300m to stalled Midlands hospital but leaves Royal empty handed

There is anger today at the news that the Tory government will step in to bail out a Midlands hospital affected by the collapse of Carillion - with no such offer forthcoming at The Royal. Earlier this month the ECHO was joined by Merseyside's most...

today, 11:02 in Regional North West
 

Officers are trying to trace this man in relation to an alleged sexual offence in Speke

Officers are trying to track down a 20-year-old man they would like to speak to in relation to an alleged sexual offence in Speke. Merseyside Police are asking the public for their help in tracing 20-year-old Daniel Morris. In an appeal released this...

today, 10:27 in Regional North West
 

The rare jumping spiders that could invade your home this season

It seems that spiders are everywhere this season. And unfortunately for arachnophiliacs a rare species of jumping spider has been spotted in the UK. The eight legged creatures are currently taking refuge in homes as they look for a mate and seek...

today, 10:08 in Regional North West
 

16-year-old threatened by gun-wielding motorcyclist in "terrifying" case of mistaken identity

A 16-year-old boy was threatened with a gun in a "terrifying" case of mistaken identity in Skelmersdale last night. The boy was walking along Digmoor Road at around 10.45pm when another teenage boy on an orange motorcycle pulled up and...

today, 10:01 in Regional North West
 

This is when Storm Ernesto is going to hit Liverpool as Caribbean storm brings rain, wind and VERY muggy...

A sub-tropical storm is headed for Liverpool from the Caribbean - and it's bringing HOURS of heavy rain. Storm Ernesto is currently making its way across the Atlantic - but it's going to be hitting Liverpool just in time for the weekend. The storm...

today, 08:57 in Regional North West
 
Woman fuming after being told she can't park on her own drive

Woman fuming after being told she can't park on her own drive

A homeowner was left bewildered after being told she faces legal action for parking on her own driveway. Helen Maloney, who lives in Southport, was one of many people who received a letter from the council yesterday, telling her her property is off...

today, 06:04 in Regional North West
 


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