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  1. Bird flu prevention zone extended to cover whole of England craigavon

    Legal requirement for all bird keepers in England to follow strict biosecurity measures. A bird flu prevention zone has ...

    Legal requirement for all bird keepers in England to follow strict biosecurity measures. A bird flu prevention zone has been declared across the whole of England, Chief Veterinary Officer Nigel Gibbens has confirmed today. This means it is a legal requirement for all bird keepers to...

    18/01/2018
  2. Aliens, vertigo, and a Glasgow nightclub included in this year’s expenses and excuses craigavon

    Every year, following the 31 January Self Assessment (SA) deadline, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) receives a number of imaginative ...

    Every year, following the 31 January Self Assessment (SA) deadline, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) receives a number of imaginative and intriguing excuses for not completing tax returns on time. Each year also sees some widely optimistic expense claims. Recent excuses include: 1. I...

    18/01/2018
  3. New guidelines call for homes for people and wildlife craigavon

    New guidelines published today show how new housing developments can be built in a way that provides people with greener, ...

    New guidelines published today show how new housing developments can be built in a way that provides people with greener, inspirational homes which help to reverse decades of wildlife and habitat decline in the North West and the rest of the UK. ‘Homes for people and wildlife - how to build...

    18/01/2018
  4. First MoT test to remain at 3 years to protect road safety craigavon

    Ministers put road safety first as they today (18 January 2017) decided to maintain the period before a car’s first MoT test at 3 ...

    Ministers put road safety first as they today (18 January 2017) decided to maintain the period before a carÂ’s first MoT test at 3 years. The move comes after a Department for Transport consultation last year to consider changing the wait before the first test to 4 years. Most of those...

    18/01/2018
  5. Dangerous man wanted on recall to prison craigavon

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a Walton man who is wanted on a recall to prison. 38-year-old John ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a Walton man who is wanted on a recall to prison. 38-year-old John Croston from Grey Road is wanted after recently breaching his licence conditions following release from prison in 2014 after serving a sentence for the offence of grievous...

    17/01/2018
  6. PM commits to government-wide drive to tackle loneliness craigavon

    Today (Wednesday 17 January) the Prime Minister will set out how government is tackling loneliness and combating social isolation. ...

    Today (Wednesday 17 January) the Prime Minister will set out how government is tackling loneliness and combating social isolation. She will announce that the government is accepting a series of recommendations from the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness. The Prime Minister will host a reception...

    17/01/2018
  7. 170 operations a day to remove rotten teeth in children craigavon

    New figures show there were nearly 43,000 hospital operations to remove teeth in teenagers and children last year – equating to ...

    New figures show there were nearly 43,000 hospital operations to remove teeth in teenagers and children last year – equating to 170 a day – prompting council leaders to call for urgent action to tackle sugar. The Local Government Association, which represents 370 councils in England and Wales,...

    16/01/2018
  8. Lancashire welcomes transport revolution proposed by Transport for the North craigavon

    Lancashire County Council has welcomed a new transport plan which sets out an ambitious vision for transforming connections across ...

    Lancashire County Council has welcomed a new transport plan which sets out an ambitious vision for transforming connections across the north of England. The county council is a founding member of Transport for the North which today published its draft Strategic Transport Plan, making the case...

    16/01/2018
  9. Man charged with six counts of robbery after armed raids in Lancashire craigavon

    Detectives have charged a man with a string of robberies at convenience stores across Lancashire. Andrew Christopher Tomlinson, ...

    Detectives have charged a man with a string of robberies at convenience stores across Lancashire. Andrew Christopher Tomlinson, 32, of no fixed address, was arrested in London, following extensive enquiries by Lancashire Police. Tomlinson is charged with six counts of robbery following raids...

    16/01/2018
  10. UK fighter jets intercept Russian bombers approaching UK airspace craigavon

    RAF Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) Typhoon aircraft scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth to monitor two Russian planes approaching UK ...

    RAF Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) Typhoon aircraft scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth to monitor two Russian planes approaching UK airspace. The Russian Blackjack Tupolev Tu-160 long-range bombers were not talking to air traffic control, making them a hazard to all other aviation. The RAF worked...

    16/01/2018
  11. New steps to tackle illegal waste and fly-tipping announced craigavon

    New steps have been announced to tackle problem waste sites, while a consultation will further help deal with crime and poor ...

    New steps have been announced to tackle problem waste sites, while a consultation will further help deal with crime and poor performance in the waste sector. New powers to tackle the serious problem of waste crime will be granted, and further action opened for consultation in a crack-down on...

    15/01/2018
  12. Measles outbreaks confirmed in 5 areas across UK craigavon

    Public Health England (PHE) issues advice for the public to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are ...

    Public Health England (PHE) issues advice for the public to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are confirmed in 5 areas of England. Latest update. As of 9 January, there have been 34 confirmed cases in West Yorkshire, 29 confirmed cases in Cheshire and...

    15/01/2018
  13. Banks and building societies start immigration status checks. craigavon

    Banks and building societies have started carrying out checks on the immigration status of all personal current account holders ...

    Banks and building societies have started carrying out checks on the immigration status of all personal current account holders under government measures to encourage those in the UK illegally to leave. The checks will be done against the details of known illegal migrants which the Home Office...

    15/01/2018
  14. Missing Fylde man craigavon

    Police are concerned for the welfare of a man who is currently missing from the Fylde area. Christopher Hughes, 35, was ...

    Police are concerned for the welfare of a man who is currently missing from the Fylde area. Christopher Hughes, 35, was last seen in Wharles at 11pm on Friday night (January 12th). He is described as 6ft 1ins, of medium build, with short light brown hair and talks with a North West...

    15/01/2018
  15. The CLA reacts to Government’s 25 Year Environmental Plan craigavon

    The CLA responds to the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, published this morning (https://www.gov.uk/government ...

    The CLA responds to the GovernmentÂ’s 25 Year Environment Plan, published this morning (https://www.gov.uk/government /news/governments-vision-for-a -greener-future-launched) The CLA represents 30,000 landowners, farmers and rural businesses in England and Wales. Its members own or manage more...

    15/01/2018
  16. Group visits to Martin Mere craigavon

    Winter is a great time of year to bring your group to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. Martin Mere offers unforgettable days ...

    Winter is a great time of year to bring your group to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. Martin Mere offers unforgettable days out where your group can take it easy while getting close to fantastic wildlife. ThereÂ’s something for everyone from hand feeding rare birds to spotting kingfishers,...

    15/01/2018
  17. Card surcharge ban means no more nasty surprises for shoppers craigavon

    Hidden charges for paying with a debit or credit card will be banned from today (13 January). Hidden charges for paying ...

    Hidden charges for paying with a debit or credit card will be banned from today (13 January). Hidden charges for paying with a debit or credit card will be banned from today (13 January), helping millions of UK consumers to avoid rip-off fees when spending their hard-earned money. ...

    13/01/2018
  18. The search is on for a local four-legged star to appear in Legally Blonde the Musical craigavon

    Producers of a major new tour of the smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Legally Blonde The Musical are on the hunt for ...

    Producers of a major new tour of the smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Legally Blonde The Musical are on the hunt for four-legged stars across the UK and Ireland! Legally Blonde is at the Liverpool Empire from 5th to 9th June.

    12/01/2018
  19. UK flu levels continue to increase according to PHE statistics craigavon

    Seasonal flu levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK according to figures published by Public Health ...

    Seasonal flu levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK according to figures published by Public Health England . The latest Public health England (PHE) statistics published show that seasonal flu levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK. The...

    12/01/2018
  20. Knott End to Fleetwood ferry service to continue craigavon

    The Knott End to Fleetwood ferry is to enter a new contract with Wyre Council and Lancashire County Council, following a decision ...

    The Knott End to Fleetwood ferry is to enter a new contract with Wyre Council and Lancashire County Council, following a decision in December. Back in March, Wyre Council was determined to save the ferry service and find a new ferry operator. Now, the new supplier will operate the ferry...

    12/01/2018
  21. Car Park Fire Update – public safety is number one concern craigavon

    Security around the ACC Car Park on the Liverpool Waterfront has been stepped up to prevent public access, with hoardings set to ...

    Security around the ACC Car Park on the Liverpool Waterfront has been stepped up to prevent public access, with hoardings set to go around the building from this weekend, following the devastating fire on New YearÂ’s Eve. Despite the extensive damage to the car park, which now has 24 hour...

    12/01/2018
  22. TITAN strike day leads to six arrests and seizures in relation to drug supply craigavon

    Detectives from TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NWROCU), supported by Merseyside Police, have arrested six ...

    Detectives from TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NWROCU), supported by Merseyside Police, have arrested six men and seized cash and other items following an operating targeting suspected drug supply this morning, Thursday 11 January 2018. This morning, officers carried...

    11/01/2018
  23. Missing from home Alan Kennedy craigavon

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a teenager from St Helens who was last seen in December. 15-year-old ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a teenager from St Helens who was last seen in December. 15-year-old Alan Kennedy was last seen at his home address in Dairy Farm Road at 3.45pm on Thursday, 28 December. Alan is described as white, of slim build, 5ft 5in tall, with long...

    11/01/2018
  24. Appeal for witnesses following fatal road traffic collision on motorway craigavon

    Merseyside Roads Policing Unit is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the M6 this morning, ...

    Merseyside Roads Policing Unit is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the M6 this morning, Wednesday 10th January. Officers from the North West Motorways Policing Group (NWMPG) attended at J26 on the northbound carriageway at Orrell, near Wigan, at around 7.50am...

    10/01/2018
  25. Boy, 16, missing from Skelmersdale craigavon

    Tom Williamson was found safe and well in the Digmoor area today. Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of ...

    Tom Williamson was found safe and well in the Digmoor area today. Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing boy from Skelmersdale. Tom Williamson was last seen in the Kestrel Park area around 1pm on January 3.

    09/01/2018
  26. Changes to domestic violence evidence requirements come into effect craigavon

    As of yesterday (8 January 2018), victims of domestic violence will get more support in taking abusive former partners to court. ...

    As of yesterday (8 January 2018), victims of domestic violence will get more support in taking abusive former partners to court. Changes to evidence requirements in private family law disputes have come into effect. There will no longer be a time limit on abuse evidence, which previously stood...

    09/01/2018
  27. Get kids outdoors craigavon

    It’s official! Being outdoors is great for children! New research has shown that when children spend quality time ...

    ItÂ’s official! Being outdoors is great for children! New research has shown that when children spend quality time outdoors, it affects them in lots of positive ways. The most recent research by Forest Schools, shows that children develop better social skills, confidence and self-esteem goes...

    09/01/2018
  28. World-leading microbeads ban takes effect craigavon

    Today the government's ban on microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products comes takes effect. A ban on the manufacture ...

    Today the government's ban on microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products comes takes effect. A ban on the manufacture of products containing microbeads has come into force today – a landmark step in the introduction of one of the world’s toughest bans on these harmful pieces of plastic....

    09/01/2018
  29. 14 year old boy missing from home since December craigavon

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a 14-year-old boy from the Skelmersdale area who has been missing since ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a 14-year-old boy from the Skelmersdale area who has been missing since December and has links to Merseyside. James McKeown was last seen in Heysham, Lancashire on Friday, 15 December at around 10.15am, and was previously circulated as...

    08/01/2018
  30. Retailers and academics join government effort to tackle acid attacks craigavon

    This is part of a series of voluntary commitments proposed by the government. The government yesterday published the details of ...

    This is part of a series of voluntary commitments proposed by the government. The government yesterday published the details of the voluntary commitments, as well as a list of those retailers who have already signed. Waitrose, B&Q, Morrisons, Wickes, Co-op, Screwfix and Tesco are among...

    08/01/2018
  31. Thrill seekers shocked by closure of Pleasure Beach favourite craigavon

    Theme park fans have taken to social media following the closure of the Wild Mouse ride at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. The wooden ...

    Theme park fans have taken to social media following the closure of the Wild Mouse ride at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. The wooden roller coaster opened in 1958, but has now been dismantled ready to make way for 'future developments'. Bosses at the Pleasure Beach released this statement: ...

    08/01/2018
  32. Government to clamp down on unsafe lasers craigavon

    Government announces new measures to tackle the sale of unsafe laser pointers. The government has announced new measures to ...

    Government announces new measures to tackle the sale of unsafe laser pointers. The government has announced new measures to tackle the sale of unsafe laser pointers, including strengthening safeguards to stop high-powered lasers entering the country. In a response to a call for evidence...

    08/01/2018
  33. Independent Office for Police Conduct launches today craigavon

    The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is the reformed police watchdog, previously known as the Independent Police ...

    The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is the reformed police watchdog, previously known as the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). New leadership under a director general will mean speedier decision-making with a new board to ensure greater accountability to the public. ...

    08/01/2018
  34. New Northern Forest gets Government backing craigavon

    Ambitious plans to create a new ‘Northern Forest’ along the M62 corridor have been kick-started today following an announcement ...

    Ambitious plans to create a new ‘Northern Forest’ along the M62 corridor have been kick-started today following an announcement by the Prime Minister Theresa May. Following backing from the Environment Secretary Michael Gove, over the next 25 years the Woodland Trust and Community Forest Trust...

    08/01/2018
  35. Sugary drinks face NHS ban if action is not taken craigavon

    Sugary drinks will be further removed from NHS canteens, shops and vending machines during 2018. The NHS is taking action on ...

    Sugary drinks will be further removed from NHS canteens, shops and vending machines during 2018. The NHS is taking action on sugar, with almost two thirds of NHS trusts now signed up to a voluntary scheme to reduce sales of sugary drinks to 10 per cent or less of sold beverages. Some NHS Trusts...

    06/01/2018
  36. Fire at Liverpool Waterfront Car Park – update craigavon

    Following the fire which broke out at Liverpool Waterfront Car Park on New Year’s Eve, the Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has ...

    Following the fire which broke out at Liverpool Waterfront Car Park on New YearÂ’s Eve, the Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has initiated an investigation into the circumstances around the cause of the fire and the response to the incident. This will include an overview of all city council...

    05/01/2018

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