Latest Merseyside Stories

2008-07-03 18:00:39

A DROP-in centre for people who have experienced mental health problems needs volunteers. The Place In The Park, in Liscard Road, Wallasey, provides a venue to meet up and chat with friends. Volunteers are needed to help with bingo, pool, arts and crafts, and the occasional day out.

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.

2008-06-20 18:00:38

LIVERPOOL'S council leader has welcomed a review of the region's cancer services - and steps to bring more treatment within the city In an effort to develop world-class cancer services and address Merseyside's depressing cancer statistics, the National Health Service is in the early stages of reviewing how and where patients who require chemotherapy and radiotherapy might receive their treatment in the future.

2008-06-20 18:00:31

A MERSEYSIDE woman has been named the best headteacher in the north west. Laetitia Shemilt, head at Bootle's Hillside High school has been crowned Secondary School Headteacher of the Year at the Oscar-style North West Teaching Awards.

2008-06-20 18:00:30

THREE Merseyside teachers have been honoured at the National Teaching Awards.

2005-10-26 13:39:58

LONDON (Reuters) - A rush-hour train derailed in Liverpool, northwest England, on Wednesday evening, local police said, adding that there were no immediate reports of injuries. "We do have a derailment and we have approximately 90 passengers on board.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.