Murder investigation after woman found in Orrell, Wigan

The article below was taken from the Greater Manchester Police website. The link for the original article is as follows: Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead in Orrell Water Park. At around 7.20pm on Friday 16 June 2017 police were called by an 18-year-old woman’s concerned family after … Read more

Cowboy builders rip off Merseyside consumers

Two Runcorn men duped elderly residents into paying upfront for building and glazing work, which they never carried out, Liverpool Crown Court heard. But because of a brain injury to a defendant, the judge’s sentencing powers for him were limited, despite some offences committed after the brain injury took place. In a case brought by Halton Borough Council, … Read more

Life-saving defibrillators installed in town centres

A number of life-saving defibrillators are being installed in public places across Knowsley from this week. The Automated External Defibrillators (AED) are easy to use and can save the life of a person who’s suffered a sudden cardiac arrest. Since 2013, Knowsley Council has provided defibrillators to every school and children’s centre in the borough, … Read more

Mayoral engagements, week commencing 19 June

Monday 19 June 4.45pm Coronation Park, Ormskirk The Mayor & Mayoress will attend the Flag Raising Ceremony to mark Armed Forces Day which is Saturday 24 June. The Flag will remain flying up to and including 24 June Tuesday 20 June 6.15pm West Lancs College The Deputy Mayor & Deputy Mayoress will attend the LDD Learners Awards Evening to … Read more