after 6.15am on Thursday 9 December 2010, police were called to the A580 close
to Atherleigh Way, following reports a number of vehicles had collided.
and lorries are involved in the collisions, which are affecting both sides of
road has been closed in both directions from Atherleigh Way and the Warrington
are treating minor injuries from the collisions.
7.15am on Tuesday 2 November 2010, police were called to the Silver Street area
of Irlam following reports of an explosion.
attended and discovered that at least three houses have been damaged.
Street, Merlin Road, Morrillion Road, Cutnook Lane and a number of other routes
in the area are closed off while police and the other emergency services work
at the scene.
Drive, McLean Drive, Neville Drive...
Remember the days when the streets were quieter and you didn't need to have
specially pedestrianised roads?
Well, this week, council active travel officers are aiming to recreate that
time – and they need your help.
This year's "in town without my car day" is 22 September – the culmination of
European Mobility Week which focuses on congestion, climate change, obesity and
other issues surrounding unnecessary...
Are other people of Leigh and the surrounding areas not totally fed up with having to listen to emergency vehicles sirens all the time? Do the people of Leigh not have human rights to some peace and quiet? Are all the sirens really going to emergency calls or are they using Leigh as a siren test area? Or just to get through traffic like the ambulance on Chapel Street which had sirens blazing just to go and park up on the bingo hall car...
GARY LINEKER has decided to leave Twitter, saying it was because "it tends to take over". As frequent user of Twitter, the football presenter said he wanted to go back to life without the distraction of the popular website. "I left Twitter because it tends to take over and I thought I would try life without it. There is absolutely nothing sinister about the decision at all," the Match Of The Day host told The Sun....
CASH-strapped councillors are breathing a sigh of relief after a priceless piece of 18th century civic silverware crashed to the ground during a meeting. The historic Great Mace, which dates from 1776, is a symbol of the Lord Mayor of Hull's powers. By tradition, it is carried into the Guildhall council chamber and placed on a special wooden cradle before the start of monthly full council meetings, which are chaired by the Lord...
The Beaconsfield School has also just announced it will only open for students sitting public exams. They join St Mary's and Beaconsfield High on the list of closures. No word yet from Butler's Court but please go HERE for the latest updates.
A MOTHER says her 11-year-old boy is lucky to be alive after he was horrifically burnt when playing with a lighter and an aerosol. The can blew up causing 45 per cent burns to Owen Shepherd's face, arms, hands and legs. Now he must undergo skin grafts to repair some of the damage. Speaking to the Mail from her son's bedside in hospital, Hayley Shepherd said he was saved only by the quick actions of a passerby, who rolled him in...
HULL KR coach Craig Sandercock admits yesterday's 28-18 derby win over Hull FC was soured by injuries to three key players. Centre Kris Welham and second rowers Con Mika and Cory Paterson are all now doubtful for the Super League season opener against Catalan on February 3. Vice-captain Welham, who has only just returned from seven months out with a broken ankle, was taken to hospital for x-rays, having suffered a suspected broken...