By Faye Wasilowski
The Crown Prosecution Service is to seek a retrial into David Duckenfield’s role in the Hillsborough tragedy.
Mr Duckenfield faced a charge of gross negligence manslaughter, but after a 10-week trial a jury failed to reach a decision. Continue reading CPS to seek David Duckenfield Hillsborough retrial after no verdict
By Hannah Martin, The cafe, on Holt Road, had around 40 customers at the time police raided the premises on Saturday (March 30). Witnesses of the raid said they’d seen multiple Matrix vans at the scene with numerous people fleeing the area. Brian, 46, a local tradesman who lives behind the now closed cafe said: “We’d seen Matrix vans and then all of a sudden … Continue reading Breaking news – Video of raided Liverpool cannabis cafe
By Sarah Almond
Two men have been arrested after a drugs raid at a cafe in Kensington, Liverpool.
A 20-year-old man from Walton and a 49-year-old man from West Derby were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply the class B drug. Continue reading Two men arrested following drug raid at cafe in Kensington
By Hannah Martin, It’s been two years since the BBC documentary, Four Pounds For Sex revealed Liverpool as the second cheapest place to buy sex in the UK after London. After the documentary aired, there was a lot of media attention and people wanted to know how the situation was going to progress. Since the big headlines faded away in 2017, there hasn’t been much … Continue reading What Next for Liverpool’s Sex Workers?
By Maëlle Fontaine Operation Castle celebrates huge success in decreasing number of burglaries across Merseyside. With statistics dropping by 24% compared to last year, it represents nearly 2000 less victims. Since its launch in March 2018, the operation’s aim was to respond to rising community concerns around burglary by reducing numbers of offences and encouraging people to report as well as supporting local policing officers. … Continue reading Merseyside burglary campaign: one year on
By Daniel Williams The Roma fan who brutally attacked Liverpool supporter Sean Cox and left him in a coma has been jailed for three and a half years. The Irishman was assaulted by Simone Mastrelli outside Anfield stadium during last year’s Champions League semi-final tie between Liverpool FC and AS Roma. The 53-year-old was left with a severe and traumatic brain injury that put him … Continue reading Sean Cox attacker jailed
By Hannah Martin, It’s been three years since BBC’s Four Pounds for Sex highlighted the impacts of Liverpool’s ‘Red Light District’. The programme labelled Kensington’s Sheil Road area as one of the cheapest places to buy sex in the UK, and was also home to one of the highest rates of organised crime in the city. Since then, police and local council have put efforts … Continue reading Where Are Liverpool’s Sex Workers Now? A Mersey Mash Investigation
By Demi Williams
Liverpool star Sadio Mane’s house was reportedly burgled while he was playing in the Champions League match against Bayern Munich.
Police have appealed for witnesses after a number of people are reported to have forced entry to the 26-year-old’s Allerton home while he was playing at Anfield on Tuesday night. Continue reading Sadio Mane’s house burgled during Champions League Match
By Demi Williams
Millwall have been charged by the Football Association after fans were heard allegedly chanting racist language during the FA Cup match with Everton in January.
Fans were allegedly heard using offensive language to the Pakistani community during the game. Continue reading Millwall charged after alleged racist chanting at FA cup Everton match
By Faye Wasilowski. Residents of West Kirby have shared concerns about the growing nuisance youths who are causing havoc in some areas. Groups of youths have also smashed parked cars in the street. Ashton Park, in the Wirral, is a hot spot for teenage drinking at the weekends, and is frequently left in an unfit state. This has become an increasingly worrying concern for locals. … Continue reading West Kirby residents demand action after teenage gangs cause misery