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  1. RNLI says floating saves lives bristol

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has today announced seven people claimed floating helped save their life in ...

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has today announced seven people claimed ‘floating’ helped save their life in 2017, after the charity advocated this as a key survival skill last summer. Coastal fatality figures released today, show 109 people lost their lives at the UK coast in...

    24/05/2018
  2. Five shortlisted to develop Roads for the Future and driverless cars bristol

    Smart traffic lights, flexible use of kerbsides, segregated driverless zones, and sat-navs learning through artificial ...

    Smart traffic lights, flexible use of kerbsides, segregated driverless zones, and sat-navs learning through artificial intelligence are among the ideas shortlisted today in a national competition to design roads fit for driverless cars. Chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission Sir...

    24/05/2018
  3. First measure of industry progress to cut sugar unveiled bristol

    The first assessment of industry progress on the governments sugar reduction programme has been published. Public Health ...

    The first assessment of industry progress on the government’s sugar reduction programme has been published. Public Health England (PHE) has published the first assessment of progress on the government’s sugar reduction programme, measuring how far the food industry has gone towards reducing...

    23/05/2018
  4. Flamingo chicks hatch at Martin Mere bristol

    Eight greater flamingo chicks have hatched at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this week. Centre Manager, Nick Brooks, said: ...

    Eight greater flamingo chicks have hatched at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this week. Centre Manager, Nick Brooks, said: “It is always great to see flamingo chicks at the centre. They are very popular with our visitors. We do a flamingo experience every day at 1.30pm were we put up a scope...

    23/05/2018
  5. Environment Agency calls for action on water efficiency bristol

    Rivers and wildlife could be left without sufficient water unless action is taken to reduce water use and wastage, according to an ...

    Rivers and wildlife could be left without sufficient water unless action is taken to reduce water use and wastage, according to an Environment Agency report published today. The first major report on water resources in England states that climate change and demand from a growing population...

    23/05/2018
  6. Key travel and safety advice for Tall Ships Regatta bristol

    Visitors planning to watch the Tall Ships regatta from the Sefton coastline over the May bank holiday are being advised to stay ...

    Visitors planning to watch the Tall Ships regatta from the Sefton coastline over the May bank holiday are being advised to stay safe at all times. Anyone heading to Crosby beach on Monday, May 28 to watch the regatta is asked to stay within 50 metres from the promenade and watch for any...

    22/05/2018
  7. An Officer And A Gentleman at the Liverpool Empire bristol

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the new musical adaptation of the classic film An Officer And A Gentleman at the ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the new musical adaptation of the classic film An Officer And A Gentleman at the Liverpool Empire last night. You remember that moment? When Richard Gere in a navy uniform picks up Debra Winger and walks out with her... Well now you can experience...

    22/05/2018
  8. Merseyside drivers urged not to risk road workers lives bristol

    The lives of road workers in Merseyside are being put at risk by drivers ignoring overnight closures at one of Englands busiest ...

    The lives of road workers in Merseyside are being put at risk by drivers ignoring overnight closures at one of England’s busiest motorway junctions. Contractors for Highways England have reported 23 separate incidents in the past two months where road users have driven into the roadworks for...

    21/05/2018
  9. Advice to the public ahead of a busy Bank Holiday weekend bristol

    Merseyside Police is offering a warm welcome to the thousands of visitors expected to head to Liverpool and the Wirral this ...

    Merseyside Police is offering a warm welcome to the thousands of visitors expected to head to Liverpool and the Wirral this weekend (Friday 25 May - Monday, 28 May) for the Tall Ships Festival and offering advice to make sure they have a great time and enjoy the event safely. Superintendent...

    21/05/2018
  10. New laws to make social media safer bristol

    New laws will be created to make sure that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock ...

    New laws will be created to make sure that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock has announced. New online safety laws to be created to make sure the UK is the safest place in the world to be online. Response to Internet Safety Strategy...

    20/05/2018
  11. Route revealed for proposed Champions League victory parade bristol

    Plans have been revealed for a Liverpool FC victory parade if the club emerge triumphant from next weekends UEFA Champions ...

    Plans have been revealed for a Liverpool FC victory parade if the club emerge triumphant from next weekend’s UEFA Champions League Final. In the event of a win against Spanish side Real Madrid on May 26, Liverpool City Council will invite the Reds to hold a parade through the streets of the city...

    18/05/2018
  12. 1 million of Home Office funding to boost fight against knife crime bristol

    Charities in England and Wales can bid from today for a share of a £1 million Home Office fund to help steer young people ...

    Charities in England and Wales can bid from today for a share of a £1 million Home Office fund to help steer young people away from gangs and violent crime. The successful community groups will receive up to £30,000 each to help support the vital work they do to educate young people about...

    18/05/2018
  13. Government to cut Fixed Odds Betting Terminals maximum stake from 100 to 2 bristol

    Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch announces move to better protect consumers and communities. The maximum ...

    Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch announces move to better protect consumers and communities. The maximum stakes on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) are to be reduced from £100 to £2 to reduce the risk of gambling-related harm, Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey...

    17/05/2018
  14. Be travel aware, pack smartly and prepare for security bristol

    Passengers are reminded to check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport. Passengers are being ...

    Passengers are reminded to check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport. Passengers are being urged to be ‘travel aware’ and check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport – and help keep security screening queues to a minimum as the busy...

    17/05/2018
  15. New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK bristol

    From June 2018 drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads. New laws introduced yesterday (16 May 2018) ...

    From June 2018 drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads. New laws introduced yesterday (16 May 2018) will mean that from next month drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads. Changes to the Highway Code and relevant regulations were...

    17/05/2018
  16. Take care when buying your fishing licence online bristol

    The Environment Agency has advised the public to beware of third party websites offering to buy fishing licences on behalf of ...

    The Environment Agency has advised the public to beware of third party websites offering to buy fishing licences on behalf of anglers. The Environment Agency has received reports from anglers who have used third party websites and been charged up to double the price for a licence. There have...

    17/05/2018
  17. Mariah Carey to headline Blackpool's Livewire Festival 2018 bristol

    Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, has chosen Blackpools LIVEWIRE Festival for her only UK 2018 festival ...

    Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, has chosen Blackpool’s LIVEWIRE Festival for her only UK 2018 festival appearance. Tower Festival Headland Arena, Blackpool – Friday 24 August 24 2018 The pop superstar, who has sold more than 200 million albums to date, will...

    15/05/2018
  18. The Carriage for the Wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle bristol

    Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have selected the Ascot Landau carriage for their procession through Windsor Town after their ...

    Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have selected the Ascot Landau carriage for their procession through Windsor Town after their wedding on Saturday 19th May. There will be one horse-drawn carriage in the Carriage Procession from St George's Chapel, which will take the newly married couple through...

    13/05/2018
  19. 15 year old girl missing from home bristol

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old girl. Lois Elliott, from Buxton, was last ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old girl. Lois Elliott, from Buxton, was last seen on Monday, 7 May 2018 at 8.55pm. She is known to frequent the Halewood, Garston, Toxteth and Speke areas. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate her...

    12/05/2018
  20. Detectives investigating Sean Cox assault appeal for footage bristol

    Detectives investigating an incident outside Anfield which left Sean Cox, 53, in a critical condition are appealing for CCTV and ...

    Detectives investigating an incident outside Anfield which left Sean Cox, 53, in a critical condition are appealing for CCTV and camera phone footage. Two men have been charged and remanded in custody in relation to the incident, which happened at 7.08pm, shortly before the Liverpool v Roma...

    11/05/2018
  21. Rail Minister launches review of tree cutting alongside rail lines bristol

    Review of Network Rails tree cutting and vegetation management has been announced. tree felling to be suspended during ...

    Review of Network Rail’s tree cutting and vegetation management has been announced. tree felling to be suspended during current nesting season study will focus on safety, performance and minimising harm to wildlife Tree Council and RSPB are part of consultation A review of Network...

    11/05/2018
  22. Drive to create more good school places for families bristol

    Education Secretary unveils measures to provide more choice and raise standards for children from all backgrounds. New good ...

    Education Secretary unveils measures to provide more choice and raise standards for children from all backgrounds. New good school places in areas where they are needed most will give more children from all backgrounds the world-class education they deserve, under plans announced today by...

    11/05/2018
  23. The Giants are coming back to Liverpool bristol

    It has been one of the most speculated events of 2018, but now it has been confirmed that Royal De Luxe, the world's leading ...

    It has been one of the most speculated events of 2018, but now it has been confirmed that Royal De Luxe, the world's leading street theatre company, will return in October for the final trilogy of the Giant Spectacular. The Giants and Liverpool Sea Odyssey. The Giants made their first...

    10/05/2018
  24. Police forces save 273 million in three years on equipment cost bristol

    The Home Office has published the third basket of goods data set allowing the public to compare what each police force spends ...

    The Home Office has published the third ‘basket of goods’ data set allowing the public to compare what each police force spends on common items to ensure best value for money. With Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) spending almost a quarter of their overall budgets on goods and services with...

    10/05/2018
  25. Glenys Perry bristol

    Police are urgently appealing for help in tracing a 61 year-old woman who is missing from the Liverpool area. Glenys Perry, was ...

    Police are urgently appealing for help in tracing a 61 year-old woman who is missing from the Liverpool area. Glenys Perry, was last seen early on morning Wednesday, 9th May but unfortunately hasn't been seen since and her friends and family are becoming increasingly concerned after not being...

    10/05/2018
  26. HMRC warns on tax refund scams bristol

    Fraudsters are sending scam emails and SMS-messages that promise tax rebates to trick people into disclosing their account and ...

    Fraudsters are sending scam emails and SMS-messages that promise tax rebates to trick people into disclosing their account and personal details. HMRC is calling on people to stay vigilant in the fight against fraudsters, who are using email and text messages to scam them out of their...

    09/05/2018
  27. Thousands of road workers lives are being put at risk bristol

    Video footage shows a reckless motorist mounting the pavement and placing road workers lives at risk as they go about their jobs ...

    Video footage shows a reckless motorist mounting the pavement and placing road workers’ lives at risk as they go about their jobs improving the road network. Research by Highways England reveals a catalogue of serious incidents and near misses ranging from motorists driving into coned off...

    09/05/2018
  28. Schools Minister announces boost to computer science teaching bristol

    Measures to give teachers the support they need to teach pupils skills such as coding, computer programming and cyber security ...

    Measures to give teachers the support they need to teach pupils skills such as coding, computer programming and cyber security announced today. Organisations are invited to run the first ever National Centre of Computing Science Education, the School Standards Minister Nick Gibb announced...

    06/05/2018
  29. Are we in for a record-breaking Bank Holiday weekend? bristol

    The changeable weather of the last week or so is being pushed northwards as an area of high pressure moves in from the southwest. ...

    The changeable weather of the last week or so is being pushed northwards as an area of high pressure moves in from the southwest. This is bringing a good deal of fine and dry weather for many for the rest of the week and the weekend. Saturday and Sunday will be dry and warm with sunny spells...

    04/05/2018
  30. Missing 88 year old man could be in Southport bristol

    Police are appealing for help in tracing an 88 year-old man who is missing from home in Wirral. Kenneth Baxter, who is from ...

    Police are appealing for help in tracing an 88 year-old man who is missing from home in Wirral. Kenneth Baxter, who is from the Moreton area, was last seen on Tuesday 1st May but is believed to have been at his home on Wednesday. He is described as white, 5ft 4in tall, of proportionate...

    04/05/2018
  31. Merseyside Police thank fans following last night's Liverpool match in Rome bristol

    Merseyside Police has issued a statement thanking fans following last night's Liverpool match in Rome: Chief Superintendent ...

    Merseyside Police has issued a statement thanking fans following last night's Liverpool match in Rome: Chief Superintendent Dave Charnock said: “I would like to commend the Liverpool fans for their exceptional behaviour during last night’s match in Rome. “It was all very good natured and...

    03/05/2018
  32. Women offered NHS breast screening after missed invitations bristol

    Up to 309,000 women aged between 70 and 79 will be offered the opportunity for a catch-up NHS breast screening test this year. ...

    Up to 309,000 women aged between 70 and 79 will be offered the opportunity for a catch-up NHS breast screening test this year. The decision follows analysis by Public Health England (PHE) dating back to 2009, which found that a number of invitations for a final test had not been sent out to...

    03/05/2018
  33. Have you seen absconded prisoner Paul Anthony Wharton? bristol

    Wharton, 31, was last seen at HMP Kirkham on the evening of Monday April 23rd and has not been seen since. Wharton was ...

    Wharton, 31, was last seen at HMP Kirkham on the evening of Monday April 23rd and has not been seen since. Wharton was sentenced to five years for burglary in 2016 at Chester Crown Court. He has links to Liverpool, particularly the West Derby area. Wharton is 5ft 7ins, slightly built, with...

    01/05/2018
  34. Review - Avengers Infinity War bristol

    Plot: The Avengers and their allies must battle a powerful being that is set to destroy half of all live in the universe. Well, ...

    Plot: The Avengers and their allies must battle a powerful being that is set to destroy half of all live in the universe. Well, here we are. Ten years in the making for one of the biggest selling movie franchises of all-time. 2008 saw the start of possibly the biggest project the film...

    01/05/2018
  35. Missing from home Jack Bowes bristol

    Police are appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old boy from the Knowsley area. Jack Bowes was last ...

    Police are appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old boy from the Knowsley area. Jack Bowes was last seen at around 4pm on Friday, 20 April in Kirkby and extensive enquiries are ongoing to locate him. He is described as white, of slim build, with light brown hair, a...

    01/05/2018
  36. Multi-million fund to boost children's early language skills bristol

    Families to receive extra support to help with children's early language and communication skills at home. New support to ...

    Families to receive extra support to help with children's early language and communication skills at home. New support to help parents improve their children’s early language and literacy skills at home before they start school have been announced today (30 April) by Education Secretary...

    30/04/2018

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