Dog owner fails in appeal against dog fouling conviction

A St Helens dog owner has been hit with fines and costs totalling over £3,600 after failing an appeal against a conviction for a dog fouling offence. In August 2016, Paul Glasser, 52, of Kentmere Avenue, was ordered to pay over £700 in costs after being found guilty at Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates’ … Read more

More than 300 miles of roadworks will be lifted this Bank Holiday

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks this May bank holiday weekend. Almost 98 per cent of motorways and strategic A roads will be roadworks-free over the bank holiday. Highways England is completing 184 and suspending 162 miles of roadworks by 6am on 26 May until 12.01am on 30 May. And before they … Read more

Free and cheaper parking in Chorley town centre

Visitors to Chorley are being reminded that the town centre now has more free and cheaper parking spaces following the introduction of new tariffs on all council car parks. Chorley Council has introduced the new parking tariffs to encourage drivers to use different car parks in the town centre as well as ensuring people continue … Read more

West Lancs residents are reminded that the new chargeable garden waste collection service starts from 5 June

West Lancs residents are reminded that the new chargeable garden waste collection service starts from 5 June. Residents who have not yet signed up can do so online at www.westlancs.gov.uk/gardenwaste. Further information about the service can also be found at www.westlancs.gov.uk/gardenwaste or in the leaflet already delivered to all householders. Residents who sign up and pay will receive an … Read more

A Whole New Jupiter: First Science Results from NASA’s Juno Mission

Early science results from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm systems that travel deep into the heart of the gas giant, and a mammoth, lumpy magnetic field that may indicate it was generated closer to the … Read more