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The mystery of “Mr Wobbly”

On 21 March 2005, at a house on Bentham Drive, Childwall, Rhea, a 32-year-old woman who originally hailed from Dovecot, let her 4-year-old daughter Bella sleep with her because the girl had... Read more »

THE DRUID'S BONFIRE

One of the strangest stories I looked into some years ago was the one which concerned two young juveniles and a terrifying supernatural encounter they both experienced. Their testimony was also... Read more »

Marriage saved by a timeslip

Even in our sceptical postmodern world, romantic love still brings couples to the altar and the registry office, but of course, people today divorce more quickly than they did in the last century... Read more »

A real time machine

I’ve changed a few names in this intriguing tale for legal reasons, but if anyone doubts the events depicted in it, they only need to check the local newspaper archives in the Central... Read more »

Suzy's twin

In March 1976, Billy a 13-year-old boy from Gillmoss, and his best friend Dustin – also 13 – of West Derby, donned their Sunday best – £5 Barathea blazers and £1... Read more »

BACK TO THE FORTIES

You know you’re middle-aged when your daughter wants to borrow your old outfit for a fancy dress party, laughed Mrs Jones in the kitchen of her Huyton home. 

Her... Read more »

A trip back to yesterday

A recent story in the Knowsley Challenge about a timeslip jogged the memories of a few readers who had either personally experienced a slippage or knew someone who had. 

A... Read more »

What Audrey knew

For legal reasons I’ve changed some names in the following strange story. 

In May 1970, a 35-year-old private investigator named Robin Cardinal – a man who... Read more »

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  • Appeal following racially aggravated assault in Kirkby Park
    Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following a racially aggravated assault in a park in Kirkby. At around 8pm on Wednesday 3 March a man... Read more »
  • Exploring Knowsley’s Industrial Heritage
    ‘Explore Your Archive’ is a national campaign which aims to help archives across the United Kingdom and Ireland to showcase the hidden gems from their... Read more »
  • Police to patrol outdoor destinations over Easter weekend
    This Easter weekend, police will be patrolling popular outdoor destinations across Merseyside to offer guidance on the latest coronavirus restrictions in England... Read more »
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EDUCATION

Teaching assistant at Rainford High wins prestigious award

Helen Greenway, a teaching assistant at Rainford High, has been named School Support Star of the Year at the Educate Awards. 

Miss Greenway was nominated by her colleague Kate Thomas, assistant SENCO at the school. In... Read more »



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1ST WHISTON SCOUT GROUP - SCOUTS (AGES 10½ AND 14 YEARS)

1st Whiston Scout Group, The George Howard Centre, Whiston L35 3SR. Our Scout leaders are Wes, Kathy and Shaun. The Scout Section is for young people usually aged between 10½ and 14 years. A young person can come in to the Troop at 10 and may... Read more »

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Coronavirus update and support Message from Dr Sarah McNulty Knowsley’s Director of Public Health

The last year has presented many challenges for everyone, but with case levels reducing and the vaccination programme now well underway in Knowsley, there is hope that we can start to return to some kind of normality soon.

Lockdown measures... Read more »


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