Witness appeal launched after car overturns

We are appealing for witnesses after three people were injured when a car overturned close to Chorley. Around 8.55pm yesterday (Sunday, May 14) a Peugeot 106 was travelling on Rivington Road when the vehicle came off the carriageway. The car overturned down an embankment before coming to stop. A 44-year-old man from Chorley suffered suspected … Read more

Gin festival promises to be absolutely fabulous

Organisers have raised a glass to toast the announcement of two gin-ormous events set for St Helens later this year. Absolutely Fabulous Gin Festival, which has proved popular among gin lovers after a number of successful events across Merseyside, will make its debut appearance at St Helens Town Hall in August, and return in December … Read more

Cyber attack impact on GP practices

A spokesperson for NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), said: “The reported cyber attack has had major impact on local health services, within the hospital, walk-in centres and GP practices.  Many of our GP practices in West Lancashire have lost access to valuable information and systems they need to run as normal.  This means many are … Read more

Nominations now open for Knowsley’s Sports & Culture Awards

Inspirational artists, sports stars, coaches, volunteers and teams are being sought for recognition in this year’s Knowsley Sports and Culture Awards. These prestigious awards are a celebration of the rich culture and sporting talent that exists in Knowsley, as well as those hard-working volunteers who give up their time to give others opportunities. So, if … Read more

Exam preparation is made “Crystal” clear at Rainford High

World renowned linguist, David Crystal OBE, visited Rainford High to deliver vital English Language exam preparation. Pupils from the School’s Sixth Form have been working with the world-renowned linguist to prepare for their upcoming A Level English Language examinations. David’s works include two encyclopaedias for Cambridge University Press, as well as a more recent Oxford … Read more