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  1. Preston Police Piloting New Technology abersoch

    Lancashire Police is one of only two forces in the UK to pilot a new mobile app that is aimed at improving the way we work ...

    Lancashire Police is one of only two forces in the UK to pilot a new mobile app that is aimed at improving the way we work together with our communities. The INSPEC²T project is a European project funded by the European Commission to develop an innovative approach to the concept of community...

    24/11/2017
  2. Concern growing for missing Vietnamese nationals abersoch

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of five Vietnamese nationals who have gone missing from an address in ...

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of five Vietnamese nationals who have gone missing from an address in Badgers Croft in the Ribbleton area of Preston. The five males, who have identified themselves as children, were initially located during a police operation on Sunday...

    24/11/2017
  3. Bus workers at Arriva North West reject derisory penny an hour pay offer abersoch

    Over 2,000 bus drivers and engineering staff employed by Arriva North West will stage a further 24 hour strike on Monday 27 ...

    Over 2,000 bus drivers and engineering staff employed by Arriva North West will stage a further 24 hour strike on Monday 27 November after overwhelmingly rejecting the company’s latest pay offer worth just one additional penny an hour. The “improved” penny an hour offer was rejected by 83 per...

    24/11/2017
  4. Recall to Prison - Shaun Briscoe abersoch

    Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing a Liverpool man who is wanted on recall to prison. Shaun Briscoe, 36, ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing a Liverpool man who is wanted on recall to prison. Shaun Briscoe, 36, who last known address was Southwood Road, Aigburth, was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2007 for robbery and other knife offences. He was released on 29th September...

    24/11/2017
  5. Blackpool Zoo set to welcome 4 new elephants abersoch

    Blackpool Zoo is set to become home to a herd of Asian elephants from Twycross Zoo following the completion of its multi-million ...

    Blackpool Zoo is set to become home to a herd of Asian elephants from Twycross Zoo following the completion of its multi-million pound 'Project Elephant' development. Four females, who currently reside in the Leicestershire zoo, will be packing their trunks and arriving two by two early next...

    23/11/2017
  6. Driving examiner strike. December 2017 abersoch

    Some driving examiners are planning to take strike action on 4 December and 5 December 2017, and action short of a strike from 23 ...

    Some driving examiners are planning to take strike action on 4 December and 5 December 2017, and action short of a strike from 23 November 2017. Some driving examiners who are members of the Public and Commercial Service (PCS) union are planning to take strike action on Monday 4 December and...

    23/11/2017
  7. Appeal for witnesses following motorway collision abersoch

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision on the M65 left a woman injured. Police were called to Junction 3 of the ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision on the M65 left a woman injured. Police were called to Junction 3 of the M65 around 8.45pm on Sunday (November 19). A Peugeot 307 and a Ford Fiesta had been involved in a collision on the westbound carriageway. The driver of the...

    22/11/2017
  8. Watch out for online fraudsters as Black Friday approaches. abersoch

    What will you buy online in the lead up to the festive season? Perhaps your presents, cards and wrapping paper, festive food and ...

    What will you buy online in the lead up to the festive season? Perhaps your presents, cards and wrapping paper, festive food and drink, that special outfit, a fancy-dress costume, a new phone or tablet for yourself, or some event tickets. Or a Christmas break to get away from it all. Because...

    22/11/2017
  9. Citizens Advice responds to British Gas replacing standard variable tariffs abersoch

    Citizens Advice has responded to the announcement that energy supplier British Gas (Centrica) will replace its standard variable ...

    Citizens Advice has responded to the announcement that energy supplier British Gas (Centrica) will replace its standard variable tariff with a fixed term default tariff, as part of a package of new measures for its customers. Citizens Advice Chief Executive, Gillian Guy said: “Poor value...

    21/11/2017
  10. Buy a 2018 Resort Pass at this year's price abersoch

    The Blackpool Resort Pass and Pass Plus offer fantastic ways to save money when visiting the UKs favourite beach resort. ...

    The Blackpool Resort Pass and Pass Plus offer fantastic ways to save money when visiting the UK’s favourite beach resort. With a brand new rollercoaster at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, a new super-heroes attraction at Madame Tussauds and a fabulous new elephant facility at Blackpool Zoo, the...

    21/11/2017
  11. Poorest hit hardest by tax, social security and public spending reforms abersoch

    The poorest in society are being hit the hardest by changes to tax, social security and public spending reforms, and are set to ...

    The poorest in society are being hit the hardest by changes to tax, social security and public spending reforms, and are set to lose 10% of their income, our new report has revealed. Ahead of this week’s budget, the Commission has published its independent report on the impact that changes...

    21/11/2017
  12. Trevor Farthing missing from home for five months abersoch

    The family of a man who has been missing for nearly five months have issued a further appeal to find him. Trevor Farthing ...

    The family of a man who has been missing for nearly five months have issued a further appeal to find him. Trevor Farthing was last seen on Wednesday 21 June 2017 on Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, at around 9.30am. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since. His family...

    17/11/2017
  13. Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths abersoch

    Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths to prevent harm to dogs, walkers and livestock Landowners ...

    “Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths to prevent harm to dogs, walkers and livestock” Landowners have called for a common-sense measure to allow them to divert footpaths on a temporary basis where there is a risk of harm to the public, dogs or livestock. The call is...

    17/11/2017
  14. Countywide operation launched to track down Lancashires wanted abersoch

    Police in Lancashire are asking for the publics help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched ...

    Police in Lancashire are asking for the public’s help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched this week. Operation Montford is a force wide operation that focuses on locating and arresting outstanding wanted individuals. The operation is running through...

    16/11/2017
  15. Highways England is geared up for winter abersoch

    Highways Englands team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based across the country are geared up for winter and are ...

    Highways England’s team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based across the country are geared up for winter – and are urging drivers to do the same. The company responsible for the country’s motorways and main A roads has more than 280,000 tonnes of salt, over 500 salt spreading...

    16/11/2017
  16. War Horse at the Liverpool Empire - Incredible abersoch

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the highly acclaimed War Horse at the Liverpool Empire last night. If you have never ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the highly acclaimed War Horse at the Liverpool Empire last night. If you have never been to the theatre to see a show then this is the one. War Horse is the most incredible production that it has been my pleasure to see. At the end you have to...

    16/11/2017
  17. The Bay Gateway named 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year abersoch

    One year since its opening, The Bay Gateway has been named the 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year. The ...

    One year since its opening, The Bay Gateway has been named the 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year. The project won the prestigious award at the British Construction Industry Awards 2017. The award recognises projects that are driving economic growth at a local, regional or...

    15/11/2017
  18. 50,000 Starlings at Martin Mere abersoch

    Record number of Starlings come home to roost at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. WWT Martin Mere is currently the home to ...

    Record number of Starlings come home to roost at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. WWT Martin Mere is currently the home to one of nature’s most amazing spectacles – 50,000 starlings roosting at the Centre. The birds disperse during the day but return to the Centre at approximately 4pm every...

    14/11/2017
  19. Tesco-Booker merger provisionally cleared after in-depth review abersoch

    The CMA has provisionally concluded that Tescos purchase of Booker does not raise competition concerns. A group of ...

    The CMA has provisionally concluded that Tesco’s purchase of Booker does not raise competition concerns. A group of independent Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) panel members has investigated how bringing together the UK’s largest grocery retailer and the UK’s largest grocery...

    14/11/2017
  20. M55 Resurfacing plans- details abersoch

    Here are the details on the resurfacing work on the eastbound M55 between junctions 4 and 1, which is due to start on Thursday 16 ...

    Here are the details on the resurfacing work on the eastbound M55 between junctions 4 and 1, which is due to start on Thursday 16 November and take approximately two weeks. From 8pm Thursday 16 November until 6am Friday 17 November: full closure of the eastbound carriageway between junction...

    14/11/2017
  21. Black Friday advice for Businesses and Security staff abersoch

    Black Friday (24th November) has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, when retailers reduce prices across their ...

    Black Friday (24th November) has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, when retailers reduce prices across their stock to kick-start the Christmas gift-buying season. The National Business Crime Centre are advising retail stores to review their security and ensure they have...

    14/11/2017
  22. Lancashire drug dealers convicted abersoch

    Operation Pitscale was an investigation into a serious and organised crime group from Lancashire who were supplying drugs within ...

    Operation Pitscale was an investigation into a serious and organised crime group from Lancashire who were supplying drugs within the north of England and to South Wales, Scotland and South Yorkshire. The main subjects were Paul Berry and Stephen Reeves; TITAN began to investigate Berry and...

    13/11/2017
  23. L-Js story, BTP celebrates Trans-awareness week abersoch

    Tomorrow marks the start of Transgender Awareness Week a seven-day 'celebration' to raise the visibility of transgender and ...

    Tomorrow marks the start of Transgender Awareness Week – a seven-day 'celebration' to raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people across the world.

    13/11/2017
  24. Communities to decide how to spend shale cash windfall abersoch

    Communities near sites, approved for the safe and clean extraction of shale gas, will benefit from a share of the proceeds through ...

    Communities near sites, approved for the safe and clean extraction of shale gas, will benefit from a share of the proceeds through a new ‘Shale Wealth Fund’. Local communities across the country will choose how they spend up to £1 billion of additional funding on local projects, under proposals...

    13/11/2017
  25. New MOT reminder service launches in beta abersoch

    A test version of a new government service has launched to remind drivers by text message and email when their MOT is due. ...

    A test version of a new government service has launched to remind drivers by text message and email when their MOT is due. The GOV.UK service, developed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), makes it easy to get a reminder every year when your vehicle’s MOT is due. When you...

    13/11/2017
  26. Chorley man jailed for brutal pensioner robbery abersoch

    A MAN has been jailed for more than six years after a brutal robbery of a pensioner in Chorley. Andrew Hodgkinson, 36, of ...

    A MAN has been jailed for more than six years after a brutal robbery of a pensioner in Chorley. Andrew Hodgkinson, 36, of Ullswater Road, Chorley, pleaded guilty to robbery at a hearing at Preston Crown Court last month (Friday, October 13th). He was today (Thursday, November 9th) jailed for...

    09/11/2017
  27. Police appeal to find wanted Fylde Coast men abersoch

    Police have released pictures of 4 Fylde Coast men who are wanted. Nicholas Shaw, 31, of Royal Bank Road, Blackpool, is ...

    Police have released pictures of 4 Fylde Coast men who are wanted. Nicholas Shaw, 31, of Royal Bank Road, Blackpool, is wanted for breaching a restraining order in relation to Domestic Abuse. Daniel Donovan, 28, of Heeley Road, St Annes, wanted in connection with a section 47 assault, an...

    08/11/2017
  28. Do you know this man? abersoch

    Taxi driver attacked in Chorley Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to following an attack ...

    Taxi driver attacked in Chorley Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to following an attack on a taxi driver in Chorley. Around 3am on Sunday (5th November) the attacker got into a disagreement with the taxi driver over the cost of his fare as he was trying...

    08/11/2017
  29. Unknown substance spotted along the Fylde Coast abersoch

    The Environment Agency have been warned of a 'fatty' orange substance which has washed up on local beaches. Residents walking ...

    The Environment Agency have been warned of a 'fatty' orange substance which has washed up on local beaches. Residents walking the Sefton Coast are asked to keep a lookout for anything unusual. Residents along the Fylde reported the findings . The Environment Agency is aware and we are...

    07/11/2017
  30. CLA reaction to Governments fly-tipping statistics for England 2016-17 abersoch

    The CLA, whose members landowners, farmers and rural businesses frequently face having to clear up rubbish fly-tipped on ...

    The CLA, whose members – landowners, farmers and rural businesses – frequently face having to clear up rubbish fly-tipped on private land, says fly-tipping is a national disgrace that blights the countryside. CLA President Ross Murray said: “Fly-tipping is just getting worse and worse. It is a...

    06/11/2017
  31. Big Tide Walk abersoch

    Join the RSPB on a guided walk to see a unique view over Marshside, as the tide comes onto the marsh. Enjoy the amazing ...

    Join the RSPB on a guided walk to see a unique view over Marshside, as the tide comes onto the marsh. Enjoy the amazing wildlife spectacle as wading birds move across the site looking for roosting sites as the water rises. As the marsh floods keep a look out for small mammals trying to escape...

    06/11/2017
  32. New DVLA Tax it or lose it campaign is aimed at car tax dodgers abersoch

    Drivers are being warned their cars will be taken away if they are not taxed, as part of DVLAs national advertising campaign ...

    Drivers are being warned their cars will be taken away if they are not taxed, as part of DVLA’s national advertising campaign launching today (Friday 3 November 2017). Using a hand painted, clamped car designed to look transparent, the advert’s message to tax dodgers is clear – ‘even if you...

    03/11/2017
  33. CLA urges bonfire night organisers to ban sky lanterns abersoch

    The CLA (Country Land and Business Association) is once again urging local authorities, community groups and private individuals ...

    The CLA (Country Land and Business Association) is once again urging local authorities, community groups and private individuals staging Bonfire Night displays not to release sky lanterns. The organisation, which represents landowners, farmers and rural businesses, is also asking organisers to...

    03/11/2017
  34. Is this the UKs toughest job? abersoch

    The Internet Watch Foundation is looking for a new analyst who can pass gruelling tests. The Internet Watch Foundation ...

    The Internet Watch Foundation is looking for a new analyst who can pass gruelling tests. The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), the world’s leading charity in identifying and removing online child sexual abuse material, is looking for a new recruit to take on Britain’s toughest job. With 12...

    02/11/2017
  35. North West Bird Fair abersoch

    TV presenter Nick Baker, wildlife cameraman Doug Allan, Matt Sewell and Flight of the Swans Sacha Dench are just some of the ...

    TV presenter Nick Baker, wildlife cameraman Doug Allan, Matt Sewell and Flight of the Swans’ Sacha Dench are just some of the guest speakers visiting WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre for the annual extravaganza: North West Bird Watching Festival on Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 November. Whether...

    02/11/2017
  36. Man dies following incident at Preston station abersoch

    A man has sadly died following an incident near Preston station. Officers from British Transport Police were called to ...

    A man has sadly died following an incident near Preston station. Officers from British Transport Police were called to the station shortly before 9.30pm yesterday. They attended alongside paramedics from North West Ambulance Service. Sadly the man was pronounced dead at the scene...

    01/11/2017

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