Latest Fazakerley Stories

2008-10-10 18:00:35

HILL walker Doug Smith took on Everest just 18 months after a cancer operation. The 66-year-old, who is originally from Kirkby, headed to the Himalayas 18 months after eight hours of keyhole surgery to remove his oesophagus at Fazakerley hospital.

2008-08-27 18:00:55

AN appeal has been launched to trace the family and friends of a Merseyside man. Anthony Schofield, 73, of Eastfield Walk, Kirkby, died on ward 21 at Fazakerley hospital on August 18. Mr Schofield lived alone.

2008-07-29 18:00:51

By BEN ROSSINGTON AN HIV positive drug addict who threatened to stab security guards with a syringe has been banned from a Liverpool hospital. Peter Hargreaves, 37, plagued Fazakerley hospital for more than 10 years.

2008-07-26 18:00:35

MOORS murderer Ian Brady spent four hours in a Liverpool hospital after complaining of being unwell. Brady, 70, who was jailed alongside Myra Hindley in 1966 for murdering five children, was seen by doctors at Aintree Hospital.

2008-06-20 18:00:38

By HELEN HUNT; NICK COLIGAN MEDICS want to create a world class cancer treatment centre in the heart of Liverpool.

Word of the Day
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.