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Liverpool girl Amber Travers coming on in leaps and bounds

Here's a pre-Christmas catch-up with the six year old girl from Liverpool whose bravery has been an inspiration to us all. Amber Travers lost her legs and arms after contracting meningitis as a toddler. We first met her on Granada Reports in 2011, and since then she's proved over and over again her determination to live life to the full, and to help others. Ann Connor has more:

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Appeal after teen stabbed at party

Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following an assault in Fazakerley on Saturday afternoon.

It is believed that the victim, a 16-year-old local male, had been attending a party at an address on Grieve Road. He'd had an argument with another man at the party, which spilled out on to the street and during the argument the teenager was assaulted and suffered a number of stab wounds.

Detectives are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incidents to contact St Anne Street CID on 0151 777 4064, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Police reissue appeal for witnesses over PC death

Detectives are reissuing their appeal for anyone who may have witnessed the assault of three men on Colquitt Street in Liverpool city centre in the early hours of Friday, 19 December, to contact them.

Police believe that three men were involved in the attack on PC Neil Doyle and two of his colleagues at about 3.15am and they are urging anyone who has any information to come forward.

A 28-year-old man from Huyton was arrested on suspicion of the murder of PC Doyle and two section 18 assaults, after he presented himself at a police station last night. He is being interviewed by detectives.

PC Neil Doyle who died after being assaulted early on Friday morning Credit: Merseyside Police

Anyone with information is urged to call the investigation team on 0800 230 0600 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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