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Issue:- 9 May 2015

Delayed Edition - Published on Saturday, 9 May 2015  -  Sorry, due to Election coverage commitments we had to delay publication of this edition.

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Liverpool Bar blaze leads to Cannabis discovery

LIVERPOOL'S Bar Coast and Hotel has been badly damage after fire ripped through the 3 story structure. The building is located on Boundary Street (L5) next to Liverpool Docks. The building is well known locally for having the Liverpool Coat of Arms painted on the wall opposite Kirkdale's Liverpool Wastewater Treatment works, on Regent Road. Police had to block off part of Regent Road, between Blackstone Street and Boundary Street, while firefighters doused the blaze, which is said to have started at around 1.30am, on 8 May 2015. As the flames swept through the building, we are told that it was empty and there were no injuries. We are also told that 4 Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service appliances attend as the fire raged through flats above a bar and the hotel. Afterwards, in daylight, severe damage could clearly be seen on the roof.


A Merseyside Police spokesman said CID detectives have visit the premises as the inquiry into the cause continues. It was revealed that cannabis plants had been discovered when the investigation into the fire began. A spokesman for Merseyside Police said that:- “Our officers had started the inspection of the property and then found a number of cannabis plants. As a result the force’s Cannabis Dismantling Team will now go into the property to examine and remove these plants, once the building has been made safe. At this time the quantity of plants is unknown. Detectives will also be working with fire investigators to establish the cause of the fire.” Anyone with any information is asked to call Police on:- 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on:- 0800 555 111.

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Reminder - VE Day 70th Anniversary Commemoration - Formby

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Brand new dating show wants you!
'The West End Men' are heading to Liverpool
Next of Kin Appeal:- "Marcie Allen"
Civic to give a big 'welcome' for City gymnasts
Brothers in arms as Formby siblings make university life a real family affair
2015 General and Local Election
Rock 'n' Roll Liverpool Marathon Welcomes the World
Formby Photographic Group (FPG) Annual Competition to be held
Liverpool's Annual Comedy Festival Returns!
Joe McElderry is Planning to Rock Blackpool Opera House in Tommy
'Shrek The Musical' heading to a stage near you - in Liverpool!
Competition launched to find best game chef
Ecurie Ecosse Young Driver MacKay continues winning streak at Knochill
Stroke Association Thanks Knowsley Community College Hospitality Students
The Shipwrecked Mariners' Society remembers Second World War with new film
Runshaw College unveils state of the art Science and Engineering Innovation Centre
Trams can provide fast connections between Blackpool and Lytham Station
Ecurie Ecosse takes Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Rockingham
Mill Girls threading through UK
Witness appeal after violent mugging at Atherton Station
Michael Palin wins public vote to play the role of God on the Spamalot UK Tour
4 arrested after spate of bike thefts and robberies in the North Merseyside area
KCC Students Helped to Understand Addiction Dangers
RenewableUK says:- "New Government should send an early signal about it's suport of low carbon energy to attract investment and create jobs"
The Big Screen to be dismantled
5% April passenger growth for LJLA
Cosmetic dentistry risks could cost you your smile!
Launch of Liverpool's largest drumming performance group will take place at this years 'Light Night'
Liverpool Bar blaze leads to Cannabis discovery
Commissioner awards funding to groups that help tackle crime, reoffending and anti social behaviour
BBC's Flog- It! Auctioneer Adam Partridge Presents Liverpool Charity with Cheque to Help Local Causes

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Deceased estates notice - Lilian May Jackam

Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925, any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of Lilian May Jackam (also known as Lillian May) Jackam (Deceased), late of Birch Abbey Rest Home, 55 Alexandra Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 9HD, UK, who died on 04/10/2018, are required to send particulars thereof in writing, to the undersigned Solicitors, on or before 24/05/2019, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to claims and interests of which they have had notice. Churches Solicitors, 12 High Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 7BL, UK. Ref:- 'T553015.'

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