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Advice hub opens for those affected by explosion in New Ferry

A support and signposting hub for residents and businesses directly affected by the explosion in Wirral opens in New Ferry Village Hall tomorrow.

The drop-in facility will operate today, Thursday and Friday this week, from 10am-4pm. It is designed to advise people and businesses from New Ferry and Port Sunlight with their ongoing needs.

The hall is at Grove Road, New Ferry, CH62 5AZ. Parking is available on site.

This is part of our ongoing commitment to helping out those worst affected by the catastrophic events of last weekend. We are still in the very early part of the recovery phase of this incident, but we are in it for the long haul and we are heartened by the support and assistance being given right across the community and the recovery will very much be a collaborative effort involving the whole area.

– David Ball, Wirral Council’s Assistant Director Environmental Services


Victim of London terror attack says he has no ill will towards the man who tried to kill him

A Lancashire student injured in the Westminster terror attack says he has no ill will towards the man who tried to kill him.

Owen Lambert said for a horrifying moment he thought two of his friends had been killed because he couldn't find them on the bridge.

The 18 year old who's from Morecambe has been left with a large cut on his head.

He's studying at Edge Hill University and was determined to go back to lectures today and says terrorists will never win.

Owen been speaking to our correspondent Elaine Willcox:

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