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WATCH: New learning space launched at Anfield

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Liverpool legends, Ian Rush and Gary MacAllister have been helping to launch a new learning space at Anfield which aims to give young people the chance to be successful in their lives.

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Concern for missing man, 77

Thomas Pettigrew Credit: Merseyside Police

Concern's growing for a 77 year old missing Merseyside man.

Thomas Pettigrew was last seen in Anfield at around midday today.

He is 5ft 8in tall, medium build, clean shaven with short silver grey hair. When last seen he wearing a royal blue coat and red Liverpool hat.

He has links to the Anfield and Ellesmere Port areas. Police are asking anyone who has seen him or knows where he is to get in touch.

Watch: Tim Scott takes a look around the new stand at Anfield

The city-scape of Liverpool is dotted with instantly recognisable buildings - like the two cathedrals and the Radio City tower.

Well, now there's another: the new main stand at Anfield. It's cost more than one hundred million pounds and was officially unveiled today. Tim Scott went for a look around:

New stand at Anfield to be unveiled

New stand at Anfield has taken years to plan Credit: Tim Scott

After more than a year of building work, Liverpool FC’s new Main Stand at Anfield officially opens today.

A day before the club’s first home match of the season, against Premier League champions Leicester City on Saturday, owners Fenway Sports Group and a host of LFC stalwarts are expected to attend to celebrate the opening of the new stand.

Jürgen Klopp and the club's owners will be at the stadium throughout the day to take in the revamped surroundings, and Tim Scott is there too to bring footage, videos, photos, reaction and more.

Police launch double murder investigation after two women found dead

Map shows Cathedral Road in Liverpool. Credit: Google Maps.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies of two women were found at a house in Liverpool.

Merseyside Police said the bodies were discovered at an address in Cathedral Road, Anfield, just before 10am today.

Patrolling officers arrived at the house after concerns were raised for the welfare of the occupants, the force said.

A 42-year-old man from the Anfield area has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody, where he will be questioned by officers.

A Home Office Post Mortem will take place to determine the causes of death for both women.

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Drugs sentence for Liverpool man who tried to escape police

William Summerill Credit: Merseyside Police

A man arrested by police after he escaped onto a roof in Liverpool has been jailed for seven years. William Summerill from Wavertree climbed onto the old Docker's Club in Anfield last month. The 25 year old admitted three counts of possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply and resisting arrest. Drugs were found at an address in Lampeter Road, before Summerill made off onto the roof and was eventually detained. During the incident, an explosive device was thrown at police officers, resulting in injuries. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

Police investigating Anfield firebomb attack have charged three men with drugs offences

Police charged the men after executing warrants in Anfield last week Credit: Liverpool Echo

Merseyside Police has confirmed that three men have been charged in relation to raids carried out in Anfield last Friday, 8 February.

The warrants were executed after four police officers were attacked in Anfield with firebombs last Tuesday.

The Elm House Public House on Townsend Lane was issued with a closure order due to police concerns in relation to suspected drug dealing and anti-social behaviour.

30-year-old Graham Long from Vicar Road, Anfield has been charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

26-year-old Peter Doyle from Vicar Road, Anfield has been charged with possession of a firearm and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

41-year-old Alan Pike from Claude Road, Anfield has been charged with burglary dwelling and possession of Class A drugs.

Eleven other men and woman arrested on Friday have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Police investigating Tuesday's 'firebomb' incident close down pub after making 12 arrests

The Elm House Public House on Townsend Lane has been issued with a closure order Credit: Merseyside Police
The Elm House Public House on Townsend Lane has been issued with a closure order Credit: Merseyside Police

Merseyside Police can confirm that a public house in Anfield has been issued with a Closure Order following a warrant executed in the area this morning.

The Elm House Public House on Townsend Lane has been issued with the order due to police concerns in relation to suspected drug dealing and anti-social behaviour.In addition, a further four additional searches have been carried out at houses in Anfield.

There have been a total of twelve arrests for a variety of offences.

Superintendent Mark Morgan of Liverpool Policing area:

"This Closure Order should serve as a clear reminder that we will look to take action against any businesses who we suspect of assisting organised criminals operating within our communities."

– Superintendent Mark Morgan
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