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  1. GIANT Bionic Bugs are invading WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre aberavon

    GIANT Bionic Bugs are invading WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this summer searching for the World’s Largest Bug Hotel. ...

    GIANT Bionic Bugs are invading WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this summer searching for the WorldÂ’s Largest Bug Hotel. Have a bug-filled adventure this summer as Martin Mere is taken over by six giant Bionic Bugs from Saturday 28 July to Sunday 2 September. Meet a 6ft long dragonfly, 6ft...

    18/07/2018
  2. Public still doubt scientific consensus on climate change aberavon

    Only about one third of people in Germany, the UK, France and Norway believe that there is a strong scientific consensus on the ...

    Only about one third of people in Germany, the UK, France and Norway believe that there is a strong scientific consensus on the reality of climate change, says a major survey of opinions on climate change, climate policy and future energy options among over 4,000 people across those four countries....

    16/07/2018
  3. Operation CLAMPDOWN and licence blitz target illegal fishing aberavon

    Environment Agency Fisheries Enforcement Officers undertook 927 targeted patrols during the 2018 close season, detecting 117 close ...

    Environment Agency Fisheries Enforcement Officers undertook 927 targeted patrols during the 2018 close season, detecting 117 close season and 135 other offences. The close season campaign was supported by nearly 500 volunteers from the Voluntary Bailiff Service (VBS), whose ‘eyes and ears’...

    16/07/2018
  4. Hot weather health warnings aberavon

    Warmer weather forecasts for parts of England have prompted warnings to take care from Public Health England . Latest ...

    Warmer weather forecasts for parts of England have prompted warnings to take care from Public Health England . Latest update After a brief respite, heatwave alerts have again been issued to warn people of likely hot weather in large parts on England over the next few days. Dr Thomas...

    13/07/2018
  5. A boon for bees as Environment Agency trials pollinator project aberavon

    The project seeks to provide and protect valuable habitat for bees. The beloved bumblebee is one of dozens of species set ...

    The project seeks to provide and protect valuable habitat for bees. The beloved bumblebee is one of dozens of species set to benefit from an Environment Agency project to improve habitat for pollinators. A pioneering pilot scheme in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire sees Environment...

    12/07/2018
  6. Open HMRC - Alexa helps Tax Credits customers aberavon

    New and innovative technology to help more than three million customers renew their tax credits by 31 July, has today been ...

    New and innovative technology to help more than three million customers renew their tax credits by 31 July, has today been launched by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). HMRC has developed a customer-focused service via Amazon Alexa. Specifically for those seeking help with their tax credits...

    11/07/2018
  7. Thousands of children counselled for eating disorders aberavon

    Thousands of children counselled for eating disorders driven by mental health and body image worries 22% rise in Childline ...

    Thousands of children counselled for eating disorders driven by mental health and body image worries 22% rise in Childline counselling sessions about eating disorders and eating problems since 2016/17 Thousands of children struggling with mental health difficulties are also seeking help for...

    11/07/2018
  8. One in three people who die in hospital could spend their final days at home aberavon

    As many as one in three people who die in hospital could spend their final days at home or in more appropriate care settings, but ...

    As many as one in three people who die in hospital could spend their final days at home or in more appropriate care settings, but only if the government is prepared to increase investment in community-based health and social care, according to a new report from the Institute for Public Policy...

    10/07/2018
  9. The Play That Goes Wrong at the Liverpool Empire aberavon

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the highly acclaimed "The Play That Goes Wrong" at the Liverpool Empire. The ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the highly acclaimed "The Play That Goes Wrong" at the Liverpool Empire. The audience was in stitches from the beginning as anything that could go wrong did. It was like Fawlty Towers and Some Mothers Do Have Them all rolled into one. The Cornley...

    10/07/2018
  10. Tougher laser misuse laws come into force aberavon

    Offenders will face much tougher penalties of up to 5 years in prison, an unlimited fine or both. New laws introducing tough ...

    Offenders will face much tougher penalties of up to 5 years in prison, an unlimited fine or both. New laws introducing tough penalties for people who target vehicles including train, planes, cars and boats with lasers come into force today (10 July 2018). The Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Act means...

    10/07/2018
  11. Hospital helipad sees 114 landings in first year aberavon

    A £1m helipad at Aintree University Hospital has seen 114 landings in its first year. The helipad, which was funded by ...

    A £1m helipad at Aintree University Hospital has seen 114 landings in its first year. The helipad, which was funded by the HELP Appeal and received its first patients on 3rd July 2017, means it now takes a matter of seconds to transfer some of the regionÂ’s most seriously ill patients to the...

    09/07/2018
  12. Hive of activity to raise awareness of Bees' Needs aberavon

    Bees' Needs Week is back for the third year running from 9 - 15 July. The Environment Secretary Michael Gove will attend the ...

    Bees' Needs Week is back for the third year running from 9 - 15 July. The Environment Secretary Michael Gove will attend the launch of Bees’ Needs Week today on Carnaby Street, which has been renamed ‘Carnabee Street’ to raise awareness of the campaign. Defra has partnered with Carnaby...

    09/07/2018
  13. Watch out for these fake Argos texts offering refunds aberavon

    These fake text messages purport to be from Argos and claim that you’re owed a refund. The link in the messages lead to phishing ...

    These fake text messages purport to be from Argos and claim that youÂ’re owed a refund. The link in the messages lead to phishing websites designed to steal your personal information, as well as payment details. Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in...

    08/07/2018
  14. Government plans renewed action to tackle hate crime aberavon

    Funding for police call handlers and roundtables mark intent to stamp out abuse and support victims. Police call handlers will ...

    Funding for police call handlers and roundtables mark intent to stamp out abuse and support victims. Police call handlers will be offered specialist training on how to give hate crime victims the vital support they need when reporting an incident. The programme will help call handlers to...

    06/07/2018
  15. Bat and Barn Owl Nights aberavon

    Popular Bat and Barn Owl nights return to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this summer. Every Friday in August (10th, 17th, 24th ...

    Popular Bat and Barn Owl nights return to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this summer. Every Friday in August (10th, 17th, 24th & 31st) join our reserve team and bat expert for this unique experience. The evening starts at 8pm until 11pm, with a walk out on the Marsh to search for barn owls...

    06/07/2018
  16. Stay Safe Abroad this Summer aberavon

    The Step Change Programme has helped to deliver vital safety advice to more than seven million people, thanks to CT Policing’s ...

    The Step Change Programme has helped to deliver vital safety advice to more than seven million people, thanks to CT PolicingÂ’s collaboration with The Travel Association ABTA.

    06/07/2018
  17. 1,000 young people to be trained as Democracy Ambassadors aberavon

    1,000 Democracy Ambassadors aged 13-16 are to be recruited across the UK. The scheme has been launched to inspire engagement in ...

    1,000 Democracy Ambassadors aged 13-16 are to be recruited across the UK. The scheme has been launched to inspire engagement in democracy from an earlier age. Ambassadors will learn about the UKÂ’s democratic system and promote participation amongst their peers. Today during National...

    05/07/2018
  18. 100 miles of extra lanes coming to North West motorways aberavon

    Drivers in the North West are being promised over 100 miles of extra lanes on the region’s motorways to tackle congestion and ...

    Drivers in the North West are being promised over 100 miles of extra lanes on the regionÂ’s motorways to tackle congestion and improve journey times. Four new smart motorway schemes, worth around £500 million, are due to start construction work within the next 18 months. Contractors...

    05/07/2018
  19. Households urged to play their part in tackling waste crime aberavon

    The Environment Agency (EA) has revealed that over a third of illegally dumped waste is from households. The regulator is ...

    The Environment Agency (EA) has revealed that over a third of illegally dumped waste is from households. The regulator is now urging homes in Lancashire to avoid illegal waste operators by taking extra care when it comes to disposing of rubbish. A recent change in the law means that...

    05/07/2018
  20. New Government Action Plan Pledges to Improve the Lives of LGBT People aberavon

    The Government will eradicate the abhorrent practice of conversion therapy in the UK as part of a new 75-point action plan, ...

    The Government will eradicate the abhorrent practice of conversion therapy in the UK as part of a new 75-point action plan, published today (Tuesday 3 July), to tackle discrimination and improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the UK. The LGBT Action Plan...

    03/07/2018
  21. Paramedics to be given body cameras to protect them from abuse aberavon

    The measures are part of a new wellbeing pledge for NHS staff and aim to reduce cases of physical and verbal abuse against the ...

    The measures are part of a new wellbeing pledge for NHS staff and aim to reduce cases of physical and verbal abuse against the most at risk NHS workers. Paramedics will be given body cameras as part of a new wellbeing pledge ahead of the NHSÂ’s 70th birthday. NHS employers will also...

    02/07/2018
  22. England’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots aberavon

    New figures from PHE show higher concentrations of fast food outlets in England’s most deprived communities. New figures ...

    New figures from PHE show higher concentrations of fast food outlets in EnglandÂ’s most deprived communities. New figures from Public Health England (PHE) reveal EnglandÂ’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots, with 5 times more outlets found in these communities than in the most affluent. ...

    02/07/2018
  23. Winter Hill fire still burning aberavon

    Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were previously fighting two separate fires on ...

    Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were previously fighting two separate fires on either side of Winter Hill. At midday today the fire in Manchester accelerated due to increased wind speed causing one single fire. The size of the area involved is...

    01/07/2018
  24. Ronald James, also known as Mark missing from home aberavon

    We are appealing for information to help find a missing Haydock man who was last seen on Monday. Ronald James ...

    We are appealing for information to help find a missing Haydock man who was last seen on Monday. Ronald James 54-year-old Ronald Mark James, also known as Leonard James, was last seen at around 1pm at his home address on Johns Avenue in Haydock. Extensive enquiries are ongoing and we are...

    29/06/2018
  25. Gritters deployed by Lancashire Council aberavon

    Gritters are in action to stop roads melting There's not a snowflake in sight but Lancashire's gritters have been busy treating ...

    Gritters are in action to stop roads melting There's not a snowflake in sight but Lancashire's gritters have been busy treating the roads this week, to stop them melting in the heat. The current heatwave has led to road surfaces softening in some places, which can then stick to vehicle tyres,...

    29/06/2018
  26. All you need to know about the 2018 Southport Air Show aberavon

    All eyes are going to be on the skies around Southport during the 2018 Air Show (July 6-8) but are you ready? We’ve put ...

    All eyes are going to be on the skies around Southport during the 2018 Air Show (July 6-8) but are you ready? WeÂ’ve put together all the top tips and information youÂ’ll need to make sure itÂ’s a weekend you wonÂ’t forget! Traffic & Travel Never mind watching the show, first you have to...

    29/06/2018
  27. One million married couples still eligible for Ł900 tax boost aberavon

    One million married couples still eligible for £900 tax boost Around three million couples across the UK have ...

    One million married couples still eligible for £900 tax boost Around three million couples across the UK have boosted their finances with Marriage Allowance, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced today. More than a million married and civil partnered couples are still eligible for...

    29/06/2018
  28. CMA launches enforcement action against hotel booking sites aberavon

    The CMA is launching enforcement action against a number of hotel booking sites that it believes may be breaking consumer ...

    The CMA is launching enforcement action against a number of hotel booking sites that it believes may be breaking consumer protection law. As part of its ongoing investigation, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has identified widespread concerns, including: Search results: how...

    28/06/2018
  29. Report your lost or stolen passport aberavon

    Her Majesty’s Passport Office has teamed up with Action Fraud to raise awareness of the need to report lost and stolen passports. ...

    Her MajestyÂ’s Passport Office has teamed up with Action Fraud to raise awareness of the need to report lost and stolen passports. Her MajestyÂ’s Passport Office and Action Fraud have teamed up to urge people to report their lost and stolen passports to prevent unrecovered and unreported...

    27/06/2018
  30. Booker rations beer and cider in face of CO2 shortage aberavon

    As the CO2 crisis heats up, Booker has announced that it is rationing beer and cider to its customers. Booker has capped ...

    As the CO2 crisis heats up, Booker has announced that it is rationing beer and cider to its customers. Booker has capped sales to its customers at 10 cases of beer and five of cider or soft drinks as the chronic shortage of CO2 has disrupted supplies. Booker said: “Due to the...

    27/06/2018
  31. Fraudsters targeting online gamers aberavon

    Action Fraud is warning parents and online gamers of the risk of fraud involving Steam Cards and Fortnite. Between 1 April ...

    Action Fraud is warning parents and online gamers of the risk of fraud involving Steam Cards and Fortnite. Between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018, Action Fraud received 35 reports of Fortnite related fraud, with a total loss off £5,119 – an average of £146 per victim. In the same period,...

    27/06/2018
  32. Take the stress out the school holidays with Tax-Free Childcare aberavon

    Stressed out parents can get help with childcare costs for the summer holidays from the government. Almost a third of ...

    Stressed out parents can get help with childcare costs for the summer holidays from the government. Almost a third of parents in Great Britain (31%) feel stressed trying to arrange childcare for the school holidays according to a new YouGov poll out today. The poll for HM Revenue and...

    26/06/2018
  33. Met Office alert for ‘dangerous’ weather as deaths feared aberavon

    AN “INTENSE” heatwave threatening to send temperatures skyrocketing above 30C has triggered hot weather health warnings across ...

    AN “INTENSE” heatwave threatening to send temperatures skyrocketing above 30C has triggered hot weather health warnings across the UK. Britain baked in scorching temperatures in the high 20Cs on Monday as a plume of boiling air from Europe and Africa engulfs the nation. Forecasters...

    26/06/2018
  34. New measures announced to halve childhood obesity by 2030 aberavon

    New measures to halve the number of obese children by 2030 have been announced by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt. ...

    New measures to halve the number of obese children by 2030 have been announced by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Building on the first chapter of the childhood obesity plan, the new measures include proposals to counter ‘pester power’ by preventing stores from displaying...

    25/06/2018
  35. Police investigating escape of Shaun Walmsley appeal to football fans aberavon

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley are appealing to football fans out watching ...

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley are appealing to football fans out watching Engalnd's World Cup games to report any sightings of him, both home and abroad. Officers have been working with police forces across the UK and overseas to locate...

    25/06/2018
  36. Allegations of wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper aberavon

    Ofqual statement on allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper taken on 22 June 2018. We are ...

    Ofqual statement on allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper taken on 22 June 2018. We are aware of the allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in relation to EdexcelÂ’s C4 maths paper taken today. We are working with Pearson to establish the facts. We recognise...

    23/06/2018

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