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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 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 »

The Huyton Vampire Hunter

On the Tuesday morning of 6 May 1952 at around 3.20am, a group of silhouettes was seen skulking about among the gravestones of St James’s Cemetery, a vast sunken graveyard next to the Anglican... Read more »

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Pupils design mural for Prescot Community Police and Fire Station

Pupils from a Knowsley primary school have been competing to create a new mural for Prescot Community Police and Fire Station.

Youngsters from St Mary and St Paul’s CE Primary School were invited to create a police-themed picture to... Read more »



Award winning pre school football classes for 18mths-5yrs - (Halewood). Halewood Youth in Community Centre, Lichfield Road, Halewood, L26 1TT. Diddikicks is now in to its 5th year and the sessions and classes have grown from strength to strength. Our... Read more »


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


With the festivities approaching, it can be a time of very mixed emotions for people. Some relish this time of year, whilst others dread it due to a number of factors including financial pressures or... Read more »

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