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thebee
Lancashire fire service teams up with North West AmbulanceLancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews are to operate as life-saving Communit
Lancashire fire service teams up with North West Ambulance
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews are to operate as life-saving Community First Responders (CFR) as part of a new joint initiative with North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). The six month pilot project, operating from Morecambe and Ormskirk... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Youths rescued from asbestos-contaminated eyesore in RuncornEmergency services rescued two teenagers from an asbestos-contaminated eyesore
Youths rescued from asbestos-contaminated eyesore in Runcorn
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Emergency services rescued two teenagers from an asbestos-contaminated eyesore in Runcorn yesterday. Firefighters donned breathing apparatus to enter East Lane House after reports that young people were lost inside. Police were unable to enter due... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Paramedics are not here to tidy your kitchen, warns ambulance serviceA woman wanting help to tidy her kitchen was just one of the people who rang 99
Paramedics are not here to tidy your kitchen, warns ambulance service
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
A woman wanting help to tidy her kitchen was just one of the people who rang 999 inappropriately over a bank holiday weekend. As Monday's bank holiday approached, North West Ambulance Service is urging people in Cumbria and beyond to think twice... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
REVEALED: The most inappropriate 999 calls made to North West Ambulance ServiceA WOMAN phoned 999 to complain that her kitchen was a mess and she needed help
REVEALED: The most inappropriate 999 calls made to North West Ambulance Service
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
A WOMAN phoned 999 to complain that her kitchen was a mess and she needed help to tidy it up. The case was among a list of inappropriate calls revealed by the North West Ambulance Service to highlight how lives can be put at risk over the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Woman dials 999 to ask for help tidying her kitchenA WOMAN called 999 to ask paramedics to help her tidy her kitchen and another t
Woman dials 999 to ask for help tidying her kitchen
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
A WOMAN called 999 to ask paramedics to help her tidy her kitchen and another time waster rang emergency services after his his toe nail had changed colour. Other inappropriate cases revealed by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) include a woman... Read more
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Bury Times
'Scumbag' thieves take volunteer medic's life-saving equipment in break-inLIFE-SAVING equipment was among possessions worth £19,000 stolen by heartless b
'Scumbag' thieves take volunteer medic's life-saving equipment in break-in
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
LIFE-SAVING equipment was among possessions worth £19,000 stolen by heartless burglars from the home of a volunteer medic. Thieves broke into Paul Addison’s garage in Turks Road, taking all of his emergency medical kit – including two defibrillators... Read more
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Bolton News
'Scumbag' thieves take volunteer medic's life-saving equipment in break-inLIFE-SAVING equipment was among possessions worth £19,000 stolen by heartless b
'Scumbag' thieves take volunteer medic's life-saving equipment in break-in
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
LIFE-SAVING equipment was among possessions worth £19,000 stolen by heartless burglars from the home of a volunteer medic. Thieves broke into Paul Addison’s garage in Turks Road, taking all of his emergency medical kit – including two defibrillators... Read more
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The News and Star
999 caller wanted ambulance paramedics to help tidy her kitchenLast updated at 12:34, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 An urgent plea has been made
999 caller wanted ambulance paramedics to help tidy her kitchen
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Last updated at 12:34, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 An urgent plea has been made for people to be sensible when dialing 999, after a woman asked paramedics to help her tidy her kitchen. Other inappropriate calls taken by the North West Ambulance... Read more
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Bolton News
Woman dials 999 to ask for help tidying her kitchenA WOMAN called 999 to ask paramedics to help her tidy her kitchen and another t
Woman dials 999 to ask for help tidying her kitchen
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
A WOMAN called 999 to ask paramedics to help her tidy her kitchen and another time waster rang emergency services after his his toe nail had changed colour. Other inappropriate cases revealed by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) include a woman... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
North West Ambulance Service appeals to public to think before dialling 999 over Bank HolidayTHE North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is urging the public to think before th
North West Ambulance Service appeals to public to think before dialling 999 over Bank Holiday
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
THE North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is urging the public to think before they dial 999 over the summer bank holiday after a woman asked paramedics to help tidy her kitchen. Other inappropriate cases revealed by NWAS included a man who called 999... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Road closed after collision between cyclist and carA man was taken to hospital after a crash involving a cyclist and a car. Both
Road closed after collision between cyclist and car
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
A man was taken to hospital after a crash involving a cyclist and a car. Both roads were closed while emergency crews worked at the scene. A GMP spokesman confirmed that a pedal bike and a car were involved in the collision. It’s not yet known if... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Firefighters lift man through window after ladder fall near Liverpool's London RoadA man was lifted to safety by firefighters after falling from a ladder at a pro
Firefighters lift man through window after ladder fall near Liverpool's London Road
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
A man was lifted to safety by firefighters after falling from a ladder at a property in The man, thought to be in his 50s, was placed on a stretcher and lifted through the second floor window of a building on Stafford Street, near London Road. The... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Man hit by car on Dale Street in Liverpool city centre at rush hourA man in his 20s was hit by a Mercedes car on Dale Street in North West Ambula
Man hit by car on Dale Street in Liverpool city centre at rush hour
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
A man in his 20s was hit by a Mercedes car on Dale Street in North West Ambulance Service was called at around 8.05am after reports of someone being hit in the road. It is understood the man hit the front window. A grey Mercedes car was left with... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Flares and police helicopter used as Liverpool docks searched over fears someone had fallen inA flare-lit search of Liverpool’s Queens, Coburg and Brunswick Docks was carrie
Flares and police helicopter used as Liverpool docks searched over fears someone had fallen in
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
A flare-lit search of Liverpool’s Queens, Coburg and Brunswick Docks was carried out by the emergency services last night over fears a person had fallen into the water. Specialist teams from Merseyside Fire and Rescue and the coastguard were joined... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Live: Breaking news from Liverpool - Two hurt in M57 crash, docks searchTuesday's latest breaking news, sport and more from around Merseyside and beyon
Live: Breaking news from Liverpool - Two hurt in M57 crash, docks search
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday's latest breaking news, sport and more from around Merseyside and beyond. If there's something you've spotted and want us to check out then tell us in our comment box or via Twitter or Facebook My colleague Abigail O'Leary is checking out... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Off-duty paramedic and Second World War medic heroes come to aid of spectator who collapsed at Widnes VJ Day ceremonyA Second World War medic and an off-duty paramedic came to the aid of a pension
Off-duty paramedic and Second World War medic heroes come to aid of spectator who collapsed at Widnes VJ Day ceremony
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
A Second World War medic and an off-duty paramedic came to the aid of a pensioner who fell and broke his ankle at the VJ Day commemorations in Widnes. The 76-year-old collapsed at the service at The Cenotaph in Victoria Park. Among the crowd were... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man taken to hospital after cigarette sparks blaze at house in BoltonA man was taken to hospital after a cigarette sparked a blaze at his home. Fir
Man taken to hospital after cigarette sparks blaze at house in Bolton
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
A man was taken to hospital after a cigarette sparked a blaze at his home. Fire chiefs have now issued a warning and say that smoking is still a major cause of house fires. Emergency crews were first scrambled to Daffodil Road in Farnworth shortly... Read more
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The News and Star
Man dies after collapse on high ropes course in CumbriaPublished at 13:14, Sunday, 23 August 2015 A man has died after he collapsed o
Man dies after collapse on high ropes course in Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Published at 13:14, Sunday, 23 August 2015 A man has died after he collapsed on a high ropes course in Whinlatter Forest, Keswick. The 56-year-old was lowered to the ground and CPR was carried out but despite the efforts of ambulance and mountain... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Man, 56, dies while on high level forest adventure course in EdenA 56-YEAR-OLD man died despite desperate attempts to save him after he collapse
Man, 56, dies while on high level forest adventure course in Eden
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
A 56-YEAR-OLD man died despite desperate attempts to save him after he collapsed while on a tree top adventure trail in an Eden forest yesterday (Friday). Keswick Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist at around 12.30pm after the man was taken... Read more
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thebee
Life saving equipment fitted at North West train stationsNorthern Rail has introduced life saving defibrillators at 22 stations across t
Life saving equipment fitted at North West train stations
thebee / Posted 9 days ago
Northern Rail has introduced life saving defibrillators at 22 stations across the region. The Public Access Defibrillators, which are highly visible at each station, are simple and safe to use- with the machine giving clear spoken instructions. No... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Bridesmaid, 12, misses family wedding after dog attackA YOUNG bridesmaid was airlifted to hospital with serious facial injuries after
Bridesmaid, 12, misses family wedding after dog attack
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
A YOUNG bridesmaid was airlifted to hospital with serious facial injuries after a dog attack just hours before a family wedding. Twelve-year-old Michaela Evans, of Kendal, was due at the ceremony in the town on Saturday but was rushed to a... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
American woman suffers ankle injury in Hawkshead hill fallELEVEN members of Coniston Mountain Rescue Team went to the assistance of an Am
American woman suffers ankle injury in Hawkshead hill fall
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
ELEVEN members of Coniston Mountain Rescue Team went to the assistance of an American lady in her 60s this afternoon who had slipped and fallen while walking on Latterbarrow, near Hawkshead. MORE TOP STORIES: The lady was treated by team members... Read more
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The News and Star
Pensioner flown to hospital after car crashes into fieldPublished at 14:53, Tuesday, 18 August 2015 A pensioner whose car left the roa
Pensioner flown to hospital after car crashes into field
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
Published at 14:53, Tuesday, 18 August 2015 A pensioner whose car left the road and rolled into a field has been airlifted to hospital. The 81-year-old man suffered leg and chest injuries in the crash at Nenthead, near Alston, late this... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Cyclist airlifted to hospital after crashing bike in Grizedale ForestA CYCLIST was taken to hospital after crashing her bike in Grizedale Forest thi
Cyclist airlifted to hospital after crashing bike in Grizedale Forest
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
A CYCLIST was taken to hospital after crashing her bike in Grizedale Forest this afternoon (Monday). Coniston Mountain Rescue Team helped North West Ambulance Service and North West Air Ambulance staff in treating the woman for potential neck and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Extra ambulance and rapid response vehicle to be deployed to Widnes but Runcorn left out of plansAN EXTRA ambulance and rapid response vehicle (RRV) will be deployed in Widnes
Extra ambulance and rapid response vehicle to be deployed to Widnes but Runcorn left out of plans
Liverpool Echo / Posted 12 days ago
AN EXTRA ambulance and rapid response vehicle (RRV) will be deployed in Widnes following an announcement made by the North West Ambulance Trust. Runcorn has not so far featured in the plans but the service is yet to decide where to allocate one... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Man dies after falling from bridge by Wallasey tunnelA man has died after falling from a bridge over the approach road to the Wallas
Man dies after falling from bridge by Wallasey tunnel
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 days ago
A man has died after falling from a bridge over the approach road to the Wallasey tunnel. Merseyside Police said emergency services were called at 1.30pm following a report a motorcyclist had fallen from a bridge on Mill Lane after “purposefully... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Wallasey tunnel re-opened after police incident causes closureWallasey tunnel has re-opened after it closed earlier today following a police
Wallasey tunnel re-opened after police incident causes closure
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 days ago
Wallasey tunnel has re-opened after it closed earlier today following a police incident. Motorists reported seeing a person lying in the road near to the tunnel entrance in Wirral and said some drivers had stopped their cars at the side of the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Wallasey tunnel closed in both directions after police incidentTraffic was brought to a standstill after the Wallasey tunnel closed this after
Wallasey tunnel closed in both directions after police incident
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 days ago
Traffic was brought to a standstill after the Wallasey tunnel closed this afternoon following a police incident. Motorists reported seeing a person lying in the road near to the tunnel entrance in Wirral and said some drivers had stopped their cars... Read more
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Pendle Today
West Craven response times ‘not good enough’Craven councillors have again requested that Pendle Council officers should wri
West Craven response times ‘not good enough’
Pendle Today / Posted 14 days ago
Craven councillors have again requested that Pendle Council officers should write to the boss of NHS England about continued poor ambulance response times. Pendle Council’s West Craven Committee was told that North West Ambulance Service statistics... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Footballer who suffered horrific injury just seconds after coming on as substitute recovering in hospitalTHE striker who broke his leg during his debut for Bacup Borough is on the road
Footballer who suffered horrific injury just seconds after coming on as substitute recovering in hospital
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
THE striker who broke his leg during his debut for Bacup Borough is on the road to recovery. Sylvester Yeboah, 27, suffered the horrific injury just seconds after coming on as a substitute against Cheadle Town last Saturday. The semi-professional... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Massive Wallasey house blaze sees three people rescued by firefightersFirefighters rescued three people from a massive house fire in Emergency servi
Massive Wallasey house blaze sees three people rescued by firefighters
Liverpool Echo / Posted 15 days ago
Firefighters rescued three people from a massive house fire in Emergency services were called to the semi-detached property on Penkett Road shortly after midday and found it well ablaze. It is believed the three people were rescued from a ledge... Read more
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Bolton News
New ambulance and rapid response cars for Bolton as bosses admit they let patients down due to 'unprecedented demand'BOLTON'S paramedics are set to receive one new ambulance and two rapid response
New ambulance and rapid response cars for Bolton as bosses admit they let patients down due to 'unprecedented demand'
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
BOLTON'S paramedics are set to receive one new ambulance and two rapid response cars – after bosses admitted "unprecedented demand" meant they let patients down. North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is to purchase more than 60 new ambulances, rapid... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton set to receive one new ambulance and two rapid response cars as NWAS bosses admit they let patients down due to 'unprecedented demand'BOLTON'S paramedics are set to receive one new ambulance and two rapid response
Bolton set to receive one new ambulance and two rapid response cars as NWAS bosses admit they let patients down due to 'unprecedented demand'
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
BOLTON'S paramedics are set to receive one new ambulance and two rapid response cars – after bosses admitted "unprecedented demand" meant they let patients down. North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is to purchase more than 60 new ambulances, rapid... Read more
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Bolton News
Woman saves husband's life thanks to calm 999 call handlerWHEN Ron Thatcher danced at his son's wedding this year his wife Janet had an e
Woman saves husband's life thanks to calm 999 call handler
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
WHEN Ron Thatcher danced at his son's wedding this year his wife Janet had an extra special reason to feel proud. For just months earlier she had saved his life after he suffered a heart attack — thanks to the calming influence of a 999 call... Read more
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The News and Star
Walker fell headfirst off HelvellynPublished at 07:07, Thursday, 13 August 2015 A walker was airlifted to hospita
Walker fell headfirst off Helvellyn
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
Published at 07:07, Thursday, 13 August 2015 A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling headfirst off Helvellyn. The 57-year-old woman, visiting the UK from Australia, had been walking on Swirral Edge at about 2.20pm yesterday when a piece of... Read more
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The News and Star
Funding boost for North West Ambulance ServicePublished at 17:49, Wednesday, 12 August 2015 The number of ambulances and fro
Funding boost for North West Ambulance Service
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
Published at 17:49, Wednesday, 12 August 2015 The number of ambulances and frontline staff operating throughout Cumbria are to be increased following work between CCG Ambulance Commissioners and the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust. In... Read more
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Bolton News
Teenage girl reveals terror of being swept out to seaA TEENAGER has spoken of her terror after she and her friend were swept out to
Teenage girl reveals terror of being swept out to sea
Bolton News / Posted 17 days ago
A TEENAGER has spoken of her terror after she and her friend were swept out to sea. Fourteen-year-old Chloe Cann, of Little Lever, was rescued in Heysham, Morecambe, shortly before 5pm on Monday after managing to cling to railings and swim back to... Read more
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The News and Star
Walker seriously injured after being trampled by cattlePublished at 15:59, Tuesday, 11 August 2015 A walker was airlifted to hospital
Walker seriously injured after being trampled by cattle
The News and Star / Posted 18 days ago
Published at 15:59, Tuesday, 11 August 2015 A walker was airlifted to hospital after being trampled by a herd of cattle. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to the woman's aid by the North West Ambulance Service at about 11.30am today. The... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Teenager rescued in Morecambe Bay after being swept away by tideA TEENAGER from Little Lever, near Bolton, is recovering in hospital after she
Teenager rescued in Morecambe Bay after being swept away by tide
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
A TEENAGER from Little Lever, near Bolton, is recovering in hospital after she was swept away by the tide while paddling in Morecambe Bay. The 14-year-old was rescued in Heysham, shortly before 5pm yesterday after managing to swim back to the... Read more
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Bolton News
Little Lever teenager rescued in Heysham after being swept away by tideA TEENAGER from Little Lever is recovering in hospital after she was swept away
Little Lever teenager rescued in Heysham after being swept away by tide
Bolton News / Posted 18 days ago
A TEENAGER from Little Lever is recovering in hospital after she was swept away by the tide while paddling at the seaside. The 14-year-old was rescued in Heysham, Morecambe, shortly before 5pm yesterday after managing to swim back to the shore. Her... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Teenagers and mum rescued from sea in Heysham after being swept away by tideA TEENAGER from Bolton is recovering in hospital after she was swept away by th
Teenagers and mum rescued from sea in Heysham after being swept away by tide
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
A TEENAGER from Bolton is recovering in hospital after she was swept away by the tide while paddling at Morecambe Bay. The 16-year-old was rescued from the water in Heysham, Morecambe, at about 5pm yesterday. She had been paddling with her mother... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton teenagers and mum rescued from sea in Heysham after being swept away by tideA TEENAGER from Bolton is recovering in hospital after she was swept away by th
Bolton teenagers and mum rescued from sea in Heysham after being swept away by tide
Bolton News / Posted 18 days ago
A TEENAGER from Bolton is recovering in hospital after she was swept away by the tide while paddling at the seaside. The 16-year-old was rescued from the water in Heysham, Morecambe, at about 5pm yesterday. She had been paddling with her mother and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
AGONY: 89th-minute substitute suffers broken leg and is left to wait an hour-and-a-half for ambulanceA FOOTBALLER with a badly broken leg had to endure an hour-and-a-half wait in a
AGONY: 89th-minute substitute suffers broken leg and is left to wait an hour-and-a-half for ambulance
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
A FOOTBALLER with a badly broken leg had to endure an hour-and-a-half wait in agony for an ambulance. Sylvester Yeboah had come on as an 89th-minute substitute for Bacup Borough when he suffered the injury as he shot on goal. MORE TOP STORIES: The... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Five-year-old girl taken to hospital after being bitten on face by dog at Wirral barA five-year-old girl was taken to hospital after being bitten on the face by a
Five-year-old girl taken to hospital after being bitten on face by dog at Wirral bar
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
A five-year-old girl was taken to hospital after being bitten on the face by a dog at a The incident happened in an outside patio area of the bar and the dog, a Shih Tzu, was on a lead at the time. A man who was in the bar said: “The child got out... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Paramedic 'sacked for restraining violent drunk'Adrian Penfold-Ivany, from Kirkby, found himself at the centre of an assault in
Paramedic 'sacked for restraining violent drunk'
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
Adrian Penfold-Ivany, from Kirkby, found himself at the centre of an assault investigation after the A&E department scuffle. The paramedic of 13 years service lost his job after an internal inquiry ruled his actions were excessive. He has now... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Kirkby paramedic sacked for ‘restraining violent drunk’ at Royal Liverpool HospitalA long-serving paramedic claims he was sacked for restraining a drunken man dur
Kirkby paramedic sacked for ‘restraining violent drunk’ at Royal Liverpool Hospital
Liverpool Echo / Posted 20 days ago
A long-serving paramedic claims he was sacked for restraining a drunken man during a violent outburst at the The paramedic of 13 years service lost his job after an internal inquiry ruled his actions were excessive. He has now launched an... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Man taken to hospital after Range Rover and trailer overturn on M57A man was taken to hospital after a Range Rover with an attached trailer flippe
Man taken to hospital after Range Rover and trailer overturn on M57
Liverpool Echo / Posted 25 days ago
A man was taken to hospital after a Range Rover with an attached trailer flipped onto its roof on the The emergency services were called to a section of the motorway near Junction 2 at Prescot. The accident, which happened around 10.20am, brought... Read more
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Bury Times
Hospital trust fined due to delay in getting ambulances back out on the roadA HOSPITAL trust has been fined £12,600 for missing targets aimed at getting am
Hospital trust fined due to delay in getting ambulances back out on the road
Bury Times / Posted 25 days ago
A HOSPITAL trust has been fined £12,600 for missing targets aimed at getting ambulances back on the road faster. Health bosses want ambulances to transfer patients to hospital and be ready for the next call within 15 minutes. Each time the handover... Read more
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Bury Times
Emergency vehicles to be moved out of Whitefield Ambulance StationEMERGENCY vehicles will be moved out of Whitefield Ambulance Station, officials
Emergency vehicles to be moved out of Whitefield Ambulance Station
Bury Times / Posted 26 days ago
EMERGENCY vehicles will be moved out of Whitefield Ambulance Station, officials have confirmed. The Guide reported in June that North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) was considering closing the building in Bury Old Road, Besses, in a bid to save... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Teenager rushed to hospital after sustaining burns on railway in WarringtonA 14-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital with burns after he is believed t
Teenager rushed to hospital after sustaining burns on railway in Warrington
Liverpool Echo / Posted 29 days ago
A 14-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital with burns after he is believed to have come into contact with power lines near Warrington Bank Quay rail station. North West Ambulance Service confirmed they were called at 1.48pm and that a male was... Read more
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