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The night calls

Several months ago in The Challenge I told the intriguing story of a 1970s down-at-heel Huyton private investigator named Robin Cardinal, and how he was hired to trace a young lady named Audrey... Read more »

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 »

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    Prescot Cables FC have announced that season ticket prices for the 2021-22 season have been frozen at £120 for Adults, £70 Concessions and just £10... Read more »
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    Primary school pupils from Kirkby have been using their artistic skills to welcome visitors to the town centre. artistic skills to welcome visitors to the town centre... Read more »
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    Bickerstaffe CE School has always been at the centre of its local community. The school prides itself on the well-established links that have ... 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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