All posts tagged "incidents"

  • Teenage Boy Found Dead in Whiston Park

    Update (12 noon, 30/01/15): The deceased boy has been identified as Terry Hall. A local boy of 13 was found dead in Stadt Moers Park, Whiston, yesterday (Thursday 29 January). A passer-by spotted the body and alerted...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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  • Firefighters Tackle Prescot Fire for 17 Hours

    Firefighters worked through the night to extinguish a fire on the former BI site in Prescot last Friday night (23 January). Mersey Fire and Rescue Service arrived at the wasteground between Manchester Road and Hall Lane at about...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • Rainhill Shooting: Police Want Information

    A 24-year-old man was shot in a targeted attack on Blundells Lane, Rainhill, last night (Tuesday 13 January). Officers received reports and attended the scene shortly after 8.05pm . The victim, who is local, was shot twice...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Stolen Car Chase Causes Prescot Chaos

    Witnesses described chaotic scenes after a police chase ended on Cross Lane, Prescot, last Friday. Motorway police were following a suspected stolen vehicle along the M62 Westbound at about 9pm on 28 March. The speeding car left...

    • Posted April 2, 2014
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  • Prescot Substation Fire Burns Overnight

    A fire blazed through a two-storey Prescot building for over seven hours on Friday night. Emergency services were called to the power substation on Hall Lane at 11.15pm on Friday 25 October. Firefighters had to wait for...

    • Posted October 26, 2013
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  • Incidents Highlight Eccleston Street Traffic Dangers

    Two traffic incidents involving shoppers have provoked increasing concern about vehicles in Prescot town centre. Pensioner ‘shaken’ On Friday 30 August, an elderly woman was “nudged” by a van reversing down Eccleston Street. She was not injured,...

    • Posted October 2, 2013
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