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A new summer outfit for Crosby's Iron Men

Iron man on Crosby beach has had clothes painted on Credit: ITV Granada

The famous Iron Men statues on Crosby beach have been given a makeover after someone painted clothes onto the sculptures.

It's understood the Anthony Gormley sculptures were given the new look on Friday and Saturday night.

Iron man on Crosby beach has had clothes painted on Credit: ITV Granada

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  1. Andy Bonner, ITV News

Meet the self proclaimed Girl Geeks - who are inspiring a whole new generation

Young women across the region are trying to buck the trend when it comes to working with computers.

Recent figures suggest the gender gap amongst the digital technology workforce is actually widening.

But one group of entrepreneurs in Liverpool, called the Girl Geeks are inspiring a whole new generation to get involved in tech.

Our Merseyside Correspondent Andy Bonner has been to meet them:

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  1. Andy Bonner, ITV News

Merseyside police chief says his officers are 'stretched' trying to stop a sharp rise in gun crime

The Chief Constable of Merseyside says his officers are stretched trying to stop a sharp rise in gun crime.

A spate of shootings, the worst in five years, has left one man dead and four others injured in the last month alone.

The chief constable says recent cuts and a wall of silence in some communities means they're failing to keep criminals on the back foot.

Merseyside correspondent Andy Bonner reports:

Andy Cooke was the first commander of Merseyside's anti-gun crime unit, Matrix and now he's Chief Constable.

He's been telling us why there's been such a significant rise in gun crime:

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