A father and son who were involved in a series of robberies at banks and post offices have both been jailed. They were in a gang of six who managed to steal more than a million pounds
They used sledgehammers to smash their way into the premises and left staff petrified when they burst through walls, doors and even rooves of branches on Merseyside and in Cheshire.
Ann O'Connor reports.
Compared to the last few days, it looks like an improvement over the next few days. Some uncertainty about Monday though.....Read the full story ›
Joe Anderson, the current mayor for Liverpool is announcing his bid to become the metro mayor for Merseyside. Its a post which will oversee around £900m of public services across Merseyside and Halton under any devolution deal.
Mr Anderson will be looking to get the Labour nomination. Currently his main competition comes from MP Steve Rotherham, the member for Walton.
The Wavertree MP, Luciana Berger has also indicated she might be interested in the role. Voters will decide in May 2017. Mr Anderson has been Liverpool's elected mayor for four years and believes that experience will be vital.
A drier, brighter and warmer story from Friday. Kerrie has the detail.....Read the full story ›
Coronation Street's gearing up for one its biggest plotlines this year - with a rather gruesome discovery under the Platt's house.
There'll be plenty twists in the tale, and favourite characters say they've loved the challenge. TIna O'Brien's character Sara Louise Platt is right at the heart of this huge storyline.
Some iconic figures could be about to make a comeback to the streets of Liverpool.
The City Council have announced plans for the return of the Giants to the city.
Its hoped the puppets will form part of tenth anniversary celebrations for Liverpool as the Capital of Culture in 2018.
The full programme of cultural events will be confirmed in the Autumn.
10,000 children a year could be at ‘terrible risk’ because they receive no active police response when they go missingRead the full story ›
With under a month to go until the EU referendum, campaigning is really hotting up in the North West. There's been a flurry of visits by senior political figures. Ed Miliband for Remain, and UKIP's Nigel Farage in Lancashire being the latest. Our political correspondent Daniel Hewitt was invited on board to hear what they had to say.
The gang of armed robbers who targeted 22 banks and post offices across the North West have been jailed for a total of 83 yearsRead the full story ›