Appeals for relatives of deceased gentlemen

St Helens Council is looking to trace the relatives and friends of two recently deceased gentlemen. Mr Harold Brady, whose last known address was 48 Springfield, Rainford, passed away on Saturday 14 January at the age of 72. Mr Graham James Norton, originally from Newton-le-Willows, passed away on Tuesday 17 January at the age of … Read more

Christmas drink and drug-driving results revealed

More than 130 people were caught drink driving as part of Lancashire Constabulary’s Christmas drink drive campaign. A total of 3,266 breath tests were administered across the county throughout December 2016, with 133 people failing the test or refusing to provide a specimen – resulting in a failure rate of 4.2% and a slight increase compared … Read more

Digital tax revolution moves a step closer

More information has been published today on how businesses, the self-employed and landlords will benefit from plans to modernise the tax system Following extensive consultation, with more than 3,000 responses over the last eight months, HMRC has issued in-depth details on how digitising the tax system through its flagship Making Tax Digital project will help millions of … Read more

New figures show more than £84 million awarded in compensation through Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme

More than £84 million in compensation has been awarded as part of the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme. More than £84 million in compensation has been awarded to sufferers, or the families of those who have died, as part of the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS), according to official statistics released today (31 January 2017). Diffuse … Read more