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Whiston's Pink Valentine's ghost

On the chilly Monday night of 13 February 2006 a 30-year-old Hackney driver named Lewis Missenden was flagged down in his vehicle on Berry Street by a young lady who was dressed in what looked like... Read more »

Guardian angel grandfather

In November 1970, a 21-year-old Huyton man named Rob Oxley went to his local betting shop and put his birthday money on a horse. The horse won and netted the young man enough cash to buy a second-hand... Read more »

The Haunted Laundrette

In October 1973, a 59-year-old Halewood window cleaner named Sid Parker was reading through a local newspaper when he noticed a very interesting offer in the Businesses for Sale section. 

The... Read more »

AN ENCOUNTER WITH THE YOVAR

In the summer of 1962, a 25-year-old Huyton man named John Garnet-Chaffins met a beautiful 19-year-old girl at a party in Whiston named Jo Ann Carlson. 

John and Jo Ann fell madly in... Read more »

STRANGE IMPOSTORS

In August 1982, Frank Johnson, a widowed Huyton businessman, was drinking in the Stanley Arms pub on Roby Road one Saturday afternoon, and he felt so down in the dumps. 

He sat there,... Read more »

THE DEMON IN THE POOL

In the late 1990s a reclusive man in the Midlands named Stephen who had won millions on the National Lottery passed away, and he left the bulk of his fortune to his 35-year-old nephew in Liverpool,... Read more »

TALES OF THE ASTRAL

One inclement night in the 1990s, a 19-year-old Huyton lad named Tom came off his motorbike in torrential rain as he tried to negotiate that bend where Mab Lane swings into Deysbrook Lane in West Derby.... Read more »

THE DOPPELGANGER

The following strange story was told to me many years ago by a prominent theatre director. I have had to change a few names for legal reasons.

In the 1960s, Jeremy Richards, a Huyton-born... Read more »

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EDUCATION

Vast improvements made at Kirkby High School

Kirkby High School is ‘barely recognisable’ compared to how it was two years ago, according to Ofsted Inspectors.

Their latest inspection at the school judged three criteria as ‘Good’ – effectiveness of leadership... Read more »



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COMIC YOUTH CENTRE 63 SENIOR WORKSHOPS (AGES 13-18)

Centre 63, Old Hall Lane, Kirkby, Liverpool L32 5TH. We deliver a Juniors workshop for children aged 8-12 from 4.30 - 6.30pm, and a Seniors workshop for young people aged 13 - 18 from 6.45pm - 8.30pm. Comics Youth workshops are free and all materials... Read more »

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HEALTHY KNOWSLEY with Councillor Sean Donnelly, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care

TIME FOR REFLECTION

The start of a new year is a great time for us to reflect on our health and wellbeing and identify one or two goals we want to achieve that can have a positive impact on us - for example getting active or drinking less... Read more »


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