Tom Slemen Haunted Merseyside with Tom Slemen

The Time Scanner (Part 1)

Many scientific inventions came along before their time, only to be lost, vanishing into obscurity before being rediscovered, sometimes centuries later. 

Take, for example, antibiotics;... Read more »

THE MOONLIGHT HUNT

On the Friday afternoon of September 16 2016, 27-year-old Huytonian Ralph Winnington was already close to oblivion as he and his nine friends careered from bar to bar in the city centre of Liverpool. 

The... Read more »

Two Vampire Tales

On the Sunday evening of 10 May 1959, temperatures across the North West suddenly rose to 70 degrees, and a rare phenomenon known as ‘vapour lock’ took place; petrol in the fuel delivery... Read more »

NOEL AND LEON

I’ve had to change a few names in the following story for legal reasons but beyond that, the account is exactly as it was related to me. 

In 1970, a 50-year-old Huyton bachelor... Read more »

UFOs over Knowsley

The unidentified flying object - better known by its abbreviation: UFO – exists, simply because any light in the sky or unfamiliar object that cannot be explained is technically a UFO, but what most... Read more »

The Roby Thing

In May 1951 a gang of four children - Tony, aged 8, Jill, aged 7, and Alan and George, both aged 10 - went to play in one of the old deserted barns on Roby’s Carr Lane. 

George’s... Read more »

For the love of George

Timeslips are one of the most fascinating incidents in the sphere of the paranormal, but what exactly are they? If you see the ghost of a top-hatted Victorian gentleman, that is a haunting, but if the... Read more »

THE JUBILEE PARK TIMESLIP

On the sunny morning of Saturday 1 March 1975, 13-year-old Tony Drake had his usual weekend breakfast of eggs, bacon, black pudding and two rounds of Mother’s Pride bread fried in lard, and afterwards... Read more »

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  • Police appeal after Kirkby shooting
    Merseyside Police are appealing for information following a non-injury discharge in Kirkby yesterday, Monday, 6 January 2020. ... Read more »
  • New war honour for Huyton hero
    94-year-old George Bleasdale from Huyton has been awarded France’s highest order of merit, the Legion of Honour for his role in 1944’s D-Day landings.... Read more »
  • KJT going for gold with Listening Ear
    Two-time Olympian Katarina Johnson-Thompson (KJT) has joined Merseyside counselling charity Listening Ear as their first charity ambassador. ... Read more »
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EDUCATION

Winstanley sports team success in AoC Regionals

It’s been a busy yet successful few weeks for Winstanley College’s sports teams competing in the AOC Sport Regionals.

Women’s volleyball won their regional competition with a strongly fought, high quality contest, defeating... Read more »



WHAT'S ON

PEDAL AWAY EVENING CYCLE RIDE @ COURT HEY PARK

Court Hey Park, Roby Road, Knowsley, Liverpool L16 3NA Evening rides for all adults plus families with children aged over 8 years capable of a steady pace across 9 miles of off road cycle path along the Liverpool Loop Line. Just turn up. Adult bikes... Read more »

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HEALTHY KNOWSLEY - Cllr Sean Donnelly, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care

I’m delighted to share with you that our Shared Lives and Supported Living service has received an ‘Outstanding’ rating following an inspection earlier this year from the care quality watchdog, The Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Knowsley’s... Read more »


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