Almost three in four babies in Knowsley, Merseyside, are born outside marriage or a civil partnership - the highest proportion in the UK.Read the full story ›
A woman from Knowsley who is battling breast cancer is trying to raise £50,000 to get treatment in Germany.Read the full story ›
This is the moment a groom surprises his new bride at their wedding reception in Knowsley Hall.
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Groom, Tim Wright, 30, told bride-to-be, Sally, that he was going to football practice in the run up to their wedding when in fact he was practicing a complicated dance routine with his friends at a dance studio instead.
Guests looked on stunned as the groom and his pals went from one routine to another at the reception.
At just 5 weeks old, Knowsley Safari’s newest arrivals are already causing a stir as they make their mark on the meerkat habitat.Read the full story ›
One in six people in Knowsley on Merseyside have received working-age benefits for at least three of the past four yearsRead the full story ›
A syndicate of IT workers from Knowsley is celebrating today after scooping over £100,000 on Tuesday’s National Lottery EuroMillions draw.Read the full story ›
A man's died after falling 'from a significant height' at a Matalan distribution centre in Merseyside.
Police said they're investigating the incident after the alarm was raised by employees at the centre, on Perimeter Road, Kirkby, at 2am today.
The 32-year-old man was taken to Fazakerley Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
It happened inside the distribution centre and operations at the facility have been suspended to allow crime scene investigators to attend the scene.
A police investigation into the circumstances of his death is being carried out by detectives from Knowsley CID. The man’s next of kin have been informed and a police family liaison officer is providing them with support at this difficult time.
The Government's taking urgent action over schools 'failing' pupils. It's targeting schools where children pass fewer than 5 GCSEs (A to C)Read the full story ›
Sharon Hayter and her disabled daughter Stephanie Owen were found dead at their home in Knowsley Village last November. William Owen today admitted killing the pair at Liverpool Crown Court. Speaking on behalf of the family, Darren Barnett, Sharon's brother said:
We would like to take this opportunity to thank the police and the Crown Prosecution Service for bringing this case to court. Sadly we will never know why he murdered Sharon and Stephanie, and we are left with the lasting emotional scars and are still trying to come to terms with what has happened.
Sharon Hayter and Stephanie Owen were found battered to death at their home in Knowsley Village last November. William Owen had originally denied the charge at Liverpool Crown Court. He'll be sentenced on Thursday.