CWP Signs Armed Forces
LOCAL NHS Trust, Cheshire and Wirral
Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) is marking Armed Forces Day by pledging
its support to the people who are serving in or have served in, the armed
CWP has signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant which demonstrates its
commitment. To mark the occasion, the covenant was presented to, and signed by,
CWP director of nursing, therapies and patient partnerships, Avril Devaney MBE.
Signing up to the covenant involves making a number of commitments including
ensuring that no member of the Armed Forces community should face a disadvantage
in the provision of public services.
The covenant also sets out how the Trust will demonstrate its commitment
including promoting its armed forces friendly organization status and seeking to
support the employment of veterans, young and old and working with the Career
Transition Partnership (CTP), in order to establish a tailored employment
pathway for Service Leavers.
Avril Devaney was delighted that CWP have committed to the Covenant. She said:-
"I am tremendously proud to sign this covenant on Behalth of CWP. Our
armed forces personnel contribute enormously to our society and it is only right
that we should support them in this way. We hope that by being clear about our
commitments to the covenant, we can help to make our region more responsive to
the needs of our veterans."
CWP also commits to supporting Armed Forces Day, which will this year take place
on Saturday 24 June 2017, with a national Armed Forces Day celebration taking
place in Liverpool, on Saturday, 24 July to Sunday, 25 July 2017.
Captain James Sutch, representing the Armed Forces said:- "I am very
pleased that CWP have signed the Armed Forces Covenant. We believe passionately
that those who have served in the name of this country should be treated fairly
and supported upon their return from active service. This is especially true of
those who have been seriously injured, or families who have been bereaved.
Upholding the covenant demonstrates recognition of the contribution made by our
Armed Robbery at Southport's
Freshway General Store
MERSEYSIDE Police Detectives are appealing for
information following an armed robbery at a shop in Southport, Sunday, 18 June
2017. We are told that local Officers were called to the Freshway General Store,
on Rufford Road, Southport, around 7.30am, to reports that 2 men had entered the
premises. It is believed that 1 of the men was armed with a sword and 1 was
armed with a handgun. The men left the shop with a quantity of cash and
cigarettes. The shop assistant suffered an injury to their face during the
incident and has been left badly shaken up by their ordeal.
The 1st male was wearing a grey North Face hooded top, dark grey shorts and
black and white trainers and the 2nd was wearing a black North Face hooded top,
black bottoms and black shoes. Both had green scarves covering their faces and
were carrying a green drawstring bag. It is believed they turned left when they
exited the shop and then turned right into Brade Street.
Detective Inspector Steve Reardon said:- "This was a particularly nasty robbery.
The shop assistant was simply going about their business and thankfully is not
badly hurt, but it is vital that we catch the people responsible and bring them
to justice. I would appeal to anyone who was in the vicinity of Rufford Road who
may have seen anything suspicious or saw two men fitting the descriptions of the
men either entering the shop or running along Rufford Road or Brade Street
afterwards to get in touch. Any information may be vital to the investigation."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on:- 0151 777 3094
or 0151 777 3931 or the Crimestoppers line anonymously on:- 0800 555 111.
Appeal for witnessed after 4
year old seriously injured in RTC
MERSEYSIDE Police are appealing for
information after a woman and her 4 year old daughter who were seriously
injured, in the road traffic collision, that happened in Bootle. Emergency
services were called shortly after 7pm, on Tuesday, 20 June 2017, to Balliol
Road at the junction of Oriel Road in Bootle, after the collision which involved
a white Ford Focus which was travelling towards Stanley Road.
The girl suffered
serious head injuries and is currently described as stable at Alder Hey
Children's Hospital. Her mother also suffered head injuries and was taken to
Aintree Hospital. The driver of the Ford Focus stopped at the scene and is
assisting Officers with their investigation.
Officers from the Roads Policing
Unit are asking anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have seen the
white Ford Focus prior to the collision, to contact them by calling:- 101 and
quoting reference number:- 0517152595 or Crimestoppers anonymously on:- 0800 555