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Huge solar farm coming to Merseyside will power 500 homes

A large-scale solar farm that will power almost 500 homes has been proposed for green belt land in Knowsley[1].
The company proposing the 1.5mw solar farm installation is Neighbourhood Services Company (NSC) – a social business based in Knowsley which …

M6, M53 and M57 motorway closures starting July 1

The M6, M53 and M57 will be partially closed this week.
The motorways, which run through Merseyside[1], will see closures this week as National Highways continue to repair the region’s roads. These include the M6, M53 and M57, according to the National…

Seven people guilty after blocking M57 by gluing themselves to it

Seven people have been issued with fines after blocking the M57.
The group were convicted at Liverpool Magistrates Court today (Friday May 24) following a protest on Wango Lane, which occurred on the same day as last year’s Grand National[1].
On Saturd…

Motorcyclist dies after crash with bin lorry on East Lancs

Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal road traffic collision earlier today, Thursday 9 May.Emergency services were contacted at around 6.35am to reports a motorbike had been in collision with a refuse lorry on the westbound carriageway…

Closure on East Lancs following cash between lorry and motorbike

Emergency services rushed to the scene in Fazakerley this morning shortly before 6.30am.
A closure remains in place on both the east and westbound carriageway, with motorists urged to avoid the area.
A Merseyside Police spokesman said: “We can confirm …

East Lancashire Road closed after motorbike and bin lorry crash

Part of the East Lancashire Road in Merseyside is closed after a crash involving a motorbike and bin lorry.The crash happened just after 06:30 BST on the eastbound carriageway between Moorgate Road and the slip road for the M57 in Kirkby.Emergency serv…

Live updates as M57 lorry crash brings motorway to a standstill

A rush hour accident on the M57 has brought traffic to a standstill between Switch Island and Kirkby.
According to traffic management monitor Inrix, there is “very slow traffic” and one lane is closed in both directions from the A59 (Switch Island) to …

Lorry ‘crashes into barrier’ on M57 causing long delays

A lorry reportedly crashed into a barrier on a motorway, causing long delays.
Emergency services were called to junction 1 of the M57, near Tarbock Island, at around 4am on Thursday, April 4. It followed reports of a crash which eyewitnesses said invol…

Jaguar driver who said ‘brakes failed’ released after arrest

Last week, a driver told of the terror he felt after, he said, his brakes failed on the motorway.[1]
The incident was widely reported by media outlets, with two lanes shut on the motorway while police escorted the driver just after 2.15pm on Wednesday,…

LCR Freeport development set to create 500 jobs

LCR Freeport development set to create 500 jobs
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550,000 sq ft logistics unit to be created at LCR Freeport site in Widnes
XDock building development set to create 500 jobs
Halton Council could retain …