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Man and woman jailed following firearms and ammunition supply operation
Merseyside Police are welcoming the sentencing of a man to six years and nine months years in prison following an operation into the supply of firearms and ammunition. Vincent Horsfall, 30, of Hyde Road, Waterloo pleaded guilty to supplying a firearm and possession of a prohibited firearm and ammunition. His girlfriend Fiona Crooks, 29, of Wheatfield Close, Netherley, pleaded guilty to assisting an offender and was sentenced to two years in prison. Both were sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court today, Friday 27 January.
Kirkby Timetable Changes on Merseyrail
Following the successful introduction of the first of the new Class 777 trains this week, further timetable changes are being made to the Kirkby line to help accelerate the implementation of the ground-breaking new fleet of trains onto this part of the Merseyrail network. Starting from Monday 30 January, the new trains will be in service on the Kirkby line from 06:13 and will continue until 19:35 The Kirkby line service will be served by a mixture of old and new fleet until driver training has been completed on this part of the network. The Class 777s will be in service from Monday to Sat
New date for the LCR Pride Awards
The LCR Pride Awards 2023 will now take place on Thursday 6th April 2023, with the nomination deadline extended until Tuesday 28th February 2023. The awards, which are jointly sponsored by Liverpool Football Club (LFC) and Merseyrail, were due to take place on Thursday 23rd February 2023. However, the decision to move the event was taken to align with wider city plans and the run-up to the Eurovision Song Contest coming to the city.
Four NHS Trusts awarded the freedom of the Borough of Sefton
Last night (Thursday 26 January), Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, as well as Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, were awarded the Honorary Freedom of the Borough by Sefton Council. In a special ceremony held at Bootle Town Hall, Council Leader Ian Maher presented the award in recognition of the dedication, sacrifice and heroism show by local healthcare workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 70 of the Trusts officers and their invited guests attended last night’s ceremony and ci
Put your questions to Merseyside Police’s Chief Constable
Merseyside’s Police Commissioner is inviting people to submit their questions for the Chief Constable and her senior team as she prepares for her next public Scrutiny Meeting. Emily Spurrell is responsible for holding the Chief Constable, Serena Kennedy, to account for delivering on her policing and community safety priorities and maintaining an efficient and effective police service in Merseyside. One of the key ways the Police Commissioner undertakes this crucial role is through quarterly public Scrutiny Meetings, which include questions submitted by the public which she then puts to t
Southport drug dealer jailed for 12 year for leading role in Encrochat drug supply
A Southport drug dealer known as ‘skint-harry’ has been jailed today, Monday 23 January, for his leading role in an Encrochat enabled drugs supply. George Powell, 40 years, of Hillside Road, Southport, was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court to 12 years for conspiracy to supply Class A drugs (cocaine and heroin). Powell was arrested at Manchester Airport on 21 July last year, after being identified as the user of the Encrochat handle ‘skint-harry’. He was identified as the user of that handle thanks to personal information he disclosed within the messages, including details of relati