All posts tagged "Whiston Hospital"

  • [Updated: Found] Missing: Whiston Hospital Paramedic Alan Gribben

    Update, 15/12/06: Merseyside Police can confirm that a body believed to be that of 51-year-old Alan Gribben, has been found in Halsnead Park, Whiston, this morning, Thursday, 15 December. Mr Gribben was reported as missing from his home...

    • Posted December 15, 2016
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  • Police Appeal after Whiston Hospital Assault (CCTV)

    Detectives in Knowsley have released CCTV of a man they wish to trace following an assault outside of Whiston Hospital. Police were called to the hospital on Thursday, 30 July, when at around 11pm, a 23-year-old man...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Whiston KFC off the Menu

    Plans to build a fast food drive-thru restaurant and near Whiston Hospital have fallen through. Developers wanted to demolish the Green Dragon pub and build a new complex in its place, with a KFC at its heart, alongside...

    • Posted July 9, 2015
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  • Police Seek Witnesses after Whiston Shooting

    Police are appealing for witnesses to a firearms incident in which one man was seriously injured last night (Friday, 10 April). Reports came in just after 6pm of two cars driving erratically and at high speed while...

    • Posted April 11, 2015
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  • Whiston KFC in the Pipeline for Green Dragon Pub Development

    Punch Taverns want to demolish a Whiston pub and replace it with a KFC restaurant, a convenience store and a new home for bookmakers William Hill. The company, which owns the Green Dragon Hotel, opposite Whiston Hospital,...

    • Posted November 7, 2014
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  • Work on Memorial Chapel Underway in Whiston

    A project to build a memorial chapel from what remains of the old Whiston Hospital Chapel begins this month. Whiston Initiative in Cultural Heritage have preserved key elements of the Victorian building, including stonework and a stained...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • WICH Raises £500 towards New Cemetery Chapel

    Members of the Whiston Initiative & Culture Heritage raised £500 for their charity over the Mother’s Day weekend. WICH aims to raise enough money to build a memorial chapel at Knowsley Cemetery on Fox’s Bank Lane. The...

    • Posted April 1, 2014
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  • Road Closed after Rainhill Taser Incident

    Merseyside Police have confirmed that a man was tasered by officers in Rainhill this morning (Friday 4 October). A resident of Longview Road, near Whiston Hospital, phoned police at 8.22am to report a suspicion person loitering outside...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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  • Mental Illness Can Affect ALL of Us

    By David L Rattigan, Editor I have mental health issues. Are you surprised? I take medication daily to help my depression and anxiety. I’ve also known, cared for and lived with friends and family suffering from severe...

    • Posted July 23, 2013
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  • Man Rescued from Whiston Hospital Roof

    A man who threatened to jump from the roof of Whiston Hospital has been talked down by police. Emergency services arrived at the incident just before 11am this morning (Monday 22 July). Dragon Lane was shut for...

    • Posted July 22, 2013
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