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Women in labour are being made to ‘feel like cattle’

Women in labour are being made to feel like cattle or like they are on a conveyor belt due to midwife shortages, a new report warns.

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Phillip Maddox

Police appeal following assault

Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help to trace a 46-year-old man from the Rainford area.

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Witness appeal after M62 crash

Witness appeal after M62 crash

Merseyside Police’s roads policing unit are appealing for information following the accident on the M62 westbound this morning.

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Work has begun to develop the new subway to link the lifts to both platforms as part of the NLW Interchange Scheme at Newton-le-Willows station

Work begins on station redevelopment

Work is now under way to develop the Newton-le-Willows interchange which will see rail passengers benefit from improved station facilities and a new park and ride offering.

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Accident closes M62 in Cheshire

Accident closes M62 in Cheshire

Motorists are being advised that the westbound M62 between junction 8 at Burtonwood near Warrington and junction 7 for St Helens and Widnes is currently closed following a serious incident shortly after 7am today.

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CCTV images released after taxi driver robbery

CCTV images released after taxi driver robbery

Detectives have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a private hire taxi driver was subjected to a robbery.

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Liverpool Crown Court

‘Paedophile hunter’ was a child abuser himself

A “devious, sinister man” who claimed to be a paedophile hunter was actually a child abuser, a court heard.

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Mark and school staff during one of the workshops.

Acclaimed artist links up with school for new project

Students at Rainford High Technology College are exploring creativity with an exciting new project with Artist in Residence, Mark Storor.

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Prime minister May

Britain's 12 Brexit objectives - which are the most important?

Here are the 12 objectives for Britain's Brexit negotiations, as set out in Theresa May's speech at Lancaster House.

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NHS

NHS bill for swimming infections

It is always recommended that we teach our children to swim because it could be a life-saver.

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Appeal for witnesses following distraction burglary

Appeal for witnesses following distraction burglary

Merseyside Police is appealing for information after a quantity of cash was stolen from the home of an elderly woman in St Helens.

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New year fitness crusade to save lives

New year fitness crusade to save lives

A major charity initiative is urging families across the North West to take action to combat the “January blues” by taking simple steps which will also help to protect their long-term physical health.

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Motorists to face more big car insurance rises

Motorists to face more big car insurance rises

Drivers in the North West are facing a steep climb in the cost of car insurance.

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Sign up for new campaign ‘One Year No Beer’ and get healthy

Sign up for new campaign ‘One Year No Beer’ and get healthy

One Year No Beer, a new alcohol-free challenge launches today and aims to encourage more people to give up drinking.

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Girl, 15, injured in Sutton scrambler bike crash

Girl, 15, injured in Sutton scrambler bike crash

Two boys, one aged 12, have been arrested after a teenage girl was knocked over by a scrambler bike in St Helens

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Police have made two arrests

Two boys arrested after scrambler bike collision

A girl has been taken to hospital with a head injury after a collision with a scrambler bike.
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Trent Arnold with Rainhill High pupils during his visit to the school, which he attended from the age of 12

Reds star Trent Arnold returns to his former school

Rising Reds star Trent Alexander Arnold paid a special visit to his old school to present a personalised signed shirt to his former teachers and students as a thank you for their support during his time at school.

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A lorry driver has died from his injuries

Lorry driver killed in late night motorway crash

A 48-year-old man from St Helens died in hospital after last night's M6 crash, police have said.

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Devoted Richard and Peggy Gregson recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary

Devoted Richard and Peggy celebrate platinum anniversary

A St Helens couple received a message from the Queen as they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

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