Merseyside

Coronavirus: Worried Matalan depot staff in Knowsley can stay at home

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 17:11
Warehouse workers on Merseyside with coronavirus fears can be paid through the government furlough scheme.
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Fiddler's Ferry: Coal-fired power station closes after 50 years

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 08:45
The facility opened in 1973 and produced enough electricity to power about two million homes.
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Coronavirus: How to help film the news

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 00:01
Ellie Crisell explains how you can help the BBC report during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Sixty-six non-league clubs send open letter to FA over expunging season

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 17:36
Sixty-six non-league clubs send an open letter to the Football Association, calling for it to "urgently" reconsider expunging their seasons.
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Coronavirus: Strict measures could last 'significant period'

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 16:05
The date the virus peaks will depend on how people behave, Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove says.
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Coronavirus: Domestic abuse victims 'still allowed to leave home'

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 10:42
The government's coronavirus rules are tougher on people at risk of domestic abuse, the home secretary says.
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Coronavirus: Things will get worse before getting better, PM warns

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 10:06
Measures to target coronavirus may get tougher, Boris Johnson says in letter sent to every UK home.
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Coronavirus: Meet the ‘shielded’ enduring 12 weeks of isolation

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 00:42
Some people face months of coronavirus isolation because of medical conditions. How will they cope?
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Man drowns in Cheshire trying to save dog from river

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 23:40
A woman also entered the River Weaver in Northwich, Cheshire, with the 21-year-old man who died.
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Coronavirus: 'It is a worrying time to be running a zoo'

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 00:04
Animal attractions face huge outgoings without the visitors who provide their income.
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Coronavirus: Will food supply fears see a rise in home-grown veg?

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 00:02
"Food insecurity" could cause a wave of first time horticulturalists, experts say.
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Non-league South Liverpool's dreams shattered as season declared null and void

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 18:51
Non-league South Liverpool FC were hoping to play at a higher level next season but that has been put an end.
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Retired officer barred from working in policing over crash death

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:48
Linda Meagor was hit by a car driven by Andrew McKenna on a pedestrian crossing in Liverpool.
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Virtual Grand National set for 4 April after Aintree race cancelled

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 14:06
The actual Grand National may be off, but next weekend will still feature a televised Virtual Grand National.
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Coronavirus: Mersey Tunnels tolls suspended to help key workers

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:32
Mayor Steve Rotheram thanks those "working tirelessly to provide crucial services to keep us all safe".
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Coronavirus: All football below National League to end

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 17:02
All football in England below National League level will end immediately and results will be voided with no promotion or relegation.
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Warrington man charged with murdering father-of-one

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 09:52
Mark Bradbury was found dead with "significant head injuries" at his home last August, police say.
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The companies that need workers

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 22:00
Out of work? These companies need workers right now.
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James Milner knows how to make the most of his time at home

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 20:10
Liverpool's James Milner has been keeping himself, and his social media followers, entertained at home during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Coronavirus: Doctor 'kicked out' by Headington landlady

BBC Merseyside News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 12:54
The surgeon said he drove all the way back from Oxford to Wirral "nearly in tears".
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