Tom Slemen Haunted Merseyside with Tom Slemen

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 »

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 »

THE KNOWSLEY WITCH

Across Knowsley in the early 1994, strange rumours circulated about a woman who was said to be a real-life witch and her ability to cure all sorts of ailments and conditions.

Raymond Gallantree,... Read more »

The Vamps

The following strange story was related to me many years ago.

It was Valentine’s Day, 1980, and Karl Creighton, a 20-year-old Huyton man, browsed the latest LPs at the Probe Records... Read more »

THE UNINVITED GUEST

The following terrifying story took place in January 1972 in Huyton, and over the years, quite a few witnesses to the incident have spoken to me to add more detail to the account of the weird goings-on.

It... Read more »

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EDUCATION

Pupils shine at STEM challenge

A group of Year 8 pupils from Kirkby High School recently took part in the Merseyside STEM challenge day at Liverpool John Moores University.

The STEM project work on lots of different projects to bring exciting Science, Technology, Engineering... Read more »



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Keeping the little ones entertained

With the school holidays now in full swing, you may be looking for ideas to keep your little ones entertained.

It’s a perfect time to join Change4Life’s 10 minute shake up, with the theme over the summer being ‘Train like... Read more »


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HEALTHY KNOWSLEY with Matthew Ashton, Director of Public Health for Knowsley and Sefton
on August 7th, 2018



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