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West Moreland Gazette
Man sustains life threatening injuries after accidentally stabbing himself in the groinin the groin yesterday afternoon in Long Marton, near Appleby. The Great North
Man sustains life threatening injuries after accidentally stabbing himself in the groin
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
in the groin yesterday afternoon in Long Marton, near Appleby. The Great North Air Ambulance was called to assist the North West Ambulance Service to assess and treat the man for ‘a substantial’ wound at around 5.30pm. The medical team used... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Man airlifted in Cumbria after accidentally stabbing himself in the groin while cutting up meatTheo Weston, from the Beep Fund which provides emergency doctors, was among tho
Man airlifted in Cumbria after accidentally stabbing himself in the groin while cutting up meat
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
Theo Weston, from the Beep Fund which provides emergency doctors, was among those called to assist the North West Ambulance Service. Dr Weston said: "While cutting up meat, the kitchen knife the man was using slipped and caused... Read more
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The News and Star
Man airlifted in critical condition after cooking accident5pm yesterday. Dr Theo Weston, from the Beep Fund which provides emergency doc
Man airlifted in critical condition after cooking accident
The News and Star / Posted 13 hours ago
5pm yesterday. Dr Theo Weston, from the Beep Fund which provides emergency doctors, was among those called to assist the North West Ambulance Service. Dr Weston said: "While cutting up meat, the kitchen knife the man was using slipped and caused... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Ambleside Ambulance Station finally reopens as flood repairs are completebehind. More than six months later all the repair works are now complete and t
Ambleside Ambulance Station finally reopens as flood repairs are complete
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
behind. More than six months later all the repair works are now complete and the staff and equipment have moved back in. North West Ambulance Service operations manager Graham Cassels said: “I would like to thank everyone for all their effort and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Car hits lamppost and a second hits railings in Litherland crashextent of any injuries. “The road stayed open and traffic is still going in bo
Car hits lamppost and a second hits railings in Litherland crash
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
extent of any injuries. “The road stayed open and traffic is still going in both directions.” Congestion started to build around the junction while police and the North West Ambulance Service were on the scene, but traffic soon returned to no... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Critically-ill patient was left waiting three hours for ambulanceas ‘Red 1’ – the highest priority. It was one of several examples, revealed in
Critically-ill patient was left waiting three hours for ambulance
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
as ‘Red 1’ – the highest priority. It was one of several examples, revealed in Freedom of Information data from the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS), where patients at risk of death were kept waiting longer than the government’s response... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Pensioner who died suddenly on Aigburth playing field identified as 78-year-old manpark and rugby pitches remained open to the public. A police spokesperson said
Pensioner who died suddenly on Aigburth playing field identified as 78-year-old man
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
park and rugby pitches remained open to the public. A police spokesperson said officers were alerted to the sudden death by the North West Ambulance Service. There is now expected to be an inquest to establish the full circumstances of the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Nature is set to save lives as a ground-breaking piece of technology is unveiledsettling on the idea of installing a defibrillator at the club house, Mr Leece
Nature is set to save lives as a ground-breaking piece of technology is unveiled
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
settling on the idea of installing a defibrillator at the club house, Mr Leece then contacted Lauren Watson, from the North West Ambulance Service, who suggested putting a second cabinet at the far end of the course. However, without a power... Read more
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Bolton News
Boy, 10, and female motorbiker injured in smashat the junction of Hardy Mill Road and Bramhall Avenue in Harwood at 10.40am ye
Boy, 10, and female motorbiker injured in smash
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
at the junction of Hardy Mill Road and Bramhall Avenue in Harwood at 10.40am yesterday. (July 26) A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed the boy was transported to hospital. The air ambulance was called out and was spotted... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Boy, 8, taken to hospital after falling off bike in Colneambulance service. “There was the possibility that the boy had head injuries,”
Boy, 8, taken to hospital after falling off bike in Colne
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
ambulance service. “There was the possibility that the boy had head injuries,” said the spokesman. A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed that an ambulance and rapid response vehicle were sent to the scene. The... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Boy, 8, taken to hospital after being hit by car in Colnecollision with a car. “There was the possibility that the boy had head injurie
Boy, 8, taken to hospital after being hit by car in Colne
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
collision with a car. “There was the possibility that the boy had head injuries,” said the spokesman. A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed that an ambulance and rapid response vehicle were sent to the scene. The... Read more
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Bolton News
Motorist left with suspected head injury after car rolls in country road crashjunction of Grane Road and Jackson Heights Road and the junction of Moorside Ro
Motorist left with suspected head injury after car rolls in country road crash
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
junction of Grane Road and Jackson Heights Road and the junction of Moorside Road and Broadhead Road." A spokeswoman for North West Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 7.40am to the junction of Broadhead Road and Pickup Bank Road to road... Read more
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Bolton News
Motorist left with suspected head injury after car rolls in country road crashjunction of Grane Road and Jackson Heights Road and the junction of Moorside Ro
Motorist left with suspected head injury after car rolls in country road crash
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
junction of Grane Road and Jackson Heights Road and the junction of Moorside Road and Broadhead Road." A spokeswoman for North West Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 7.40am to the junction of Broadhead Road and Pickup Bank Road to road... Read more
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Bolton News
Life-saving duo scoop national award for defibrillator lessonsdedication to saving lives. The Bolton duo, having had many years of first-aid
Life-saving duo scoop national award for defibrillator lessons
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
dedication to saving lives. The Bolton duo, having had many years of first-aid experience between them, first went on a North West Ambulance Service course linked to the British Heart Foundation’s Heartstart initiative which enabled them to... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Community rings life-saving changea meeting with a view to obtaining defibrillators for the village. She was off
Community rings life-saving change
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 4 days ago
a meeting with a view to obtaining defibrillators for the village. She was offered two units free of charge by the North West Ambulance Service if the village, via the DVC, raised the money to buy the necessary heated and vandal proof... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Community rings life-saving changea meeting with a view to obtaining defibrillators for the village. She was off
Community rings life-saving change
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
a meeting with a view to obtaining defibrillators for the village. She was offered two units free of charge by the North West Ambulance Service if the village, via the DVC, raised the money to buy the necessary heated and vandal proof... Read more
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The News and Star
Cyclist airlifted after fells fallat 1.50pm. The on-board doctor-led trauma team assessed and treated the patien
Cyclist airlifted after fells fall
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
at 1.50pm. The on-board doctor-led trauma team assessed and treated the patient before flying him to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary within 15 minutes, where he arrived in a stable condition. GNAAS worked alongside North West Ambulance Servi... Read more
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The News and Star
Motorcyclist seriously injured in A6 crash- a man believed to be in his forties and from Lancashire - with serious injuri
Motorcyclist seriously injured in A6 crash
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
- a man believed to be in his forties and from Lancashire - with serious injuries. He was treated at the scene by the North West Ambulance Service and a doctor and paramedic from the Great North Air Ambulance's Langwathby-based Pride of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Man airlifted to hospital after three-vehicle crash on A590 at Swarthmoorfrom the Ulverston area, is not believed to have life-threatening injuries. Tw
Man airlifted to hospital after three-vehicle crash on A590 at Swarthmoor
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
from the Ulverston area, is not believed to have life-threatening injuries. Two land ambulances attended the scene and the North West Ambulance Service received information about the crash at 2.32pm. The reopened shortly before 8pm last night... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
A590 reopens after three-vehicle crasharea, is not believed to have life-threatening injuries at this time. Two land
A590 reopens after three-vehicle crash
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
area, is not believed to have life-threatening injuries at this time. Two land ambulances attended the scene and the North West Ambulance Service received information about the crash at 2.32pm. The reopened shortly before 8pm following... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
LATEST: Man airlifted to hospital and A590 closed after three-vehicle crasharea, is not believed to have life-threatening injuries at this time. Two land
LATEST: Man airlifted to hospital and A590 closed after three-vehicle crash
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
area, is not believed to have life-threatening injuries at this time. Two land ambulances attended the scene and the North West Ambulance Service received information about the crash at 2.32pm. Queuing traffic has been reported between the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
LATEST: Man airlifted to hospital and A590 closed until at least 6pm after three-vehicle crasharea, is not believed to have life-threatening injuries at this time. Two land
LATEST: Man airlifted to hospital and A590 closed until at least 6pm after three-vehicle crash
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
area, is not believed to have life-threatening injuries at this time. Two land ambulances attended the scene and the North West Ambulance Service received information about the crash at 2.32pm. Queuing traffic has been reported between the... Read more
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The News and Star
Five arrests and elderly woman hospitalised after affray in Carlisleman was also seeing waving around a trowel, used by nearby workmen, before it w
Five arrests and elderly woman hospitalised after affray in Carlisle
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
man was also seeing waving around a trowel, used by nearby workmen, before it was taken off him. A spokeswoman from the North West Ambulance Service told the News & Star that they were called out around 2.40pm and took the woman, from Wigton, to... Read more
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Click Liverpool
Ambulance involved in Mohammed Mzee death under probe – Click Liverpooland security guards in Liverpool ONE last week. The IPCC is continuing its inv
Ambulance involved in Mohammed Mzee death under probe – Click Liverpool
Click Liverpool / Posted 7 days ago
and security guards in Liverpool ONE last week. The IPCC is continuing its investigation and it has now emerged the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) vehicle he travelled in has been checked over as part of the investigation. The vehicle... Read more
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The News and Star
Four arrests and elderly woman hospitalised after affray in Carlisleof affray in relation to the incident which happened yesterday afternoon in Wes
Four arrests and elderly woman hospitalised after affray in Carlisle
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
of affray in relation to the incident which happened yesterday afternoon in West Tower Street. A spokeswoman from the North West Ambulance Service told the News & Star that they were called out around 2.40pm and took the woman, from Wigton, to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Mzee Mohammed death: Ambulance which took tragic teen to hospital examinedThe ambulance that As police watchdog, the IPCC, continues its investigation,
Mzee Mohammed death: Ambulance which took tragic teen to hospital examined
Liverpool Echo / Posted 8 days ago
The ambulance that As police watchdog, the IPCC, continues its investigation, it has now emerged the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) vehicle he travelled in has been checked over. Read More The vehicle was examined and footage was taken... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Ambulance rush to over-heated 7-old - only to find out it's a dogmisuse’ of the 999 number, and have issued a stern warning about wasting parame
Ambulance rush to over-heated 7-old - only to find out it's a dog
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
misuse’ of the 999 number, and have issued a stern warning about wasting paramedics time. The 999 call was made to the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) by someone claiming to be a ‘friend’ of a man in Slade Lane, Levenshulme, suffering from... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Southport woman killed in canal boat tragedy is namedher death was told Mrs Sanderson died from multi-organ failure caused by “near
Southport woman killed in canal boat tragedy is named
Liverpool Echo / Posted 10 days ago
her death was told Mrs Sanderson died from multi-organ failure caused by “near drowning”. It has now been adjourned. Police, paramedics from North West Ambulance Service, North West Air Ambulance and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service crews atte... Read more
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Bolton News
'Massive shock' at car crash as out-of-control coupe narrowly misses father walking to workfrom a bad wound in the back of his head. “He tried to drive off but my friend
'Massive shock' at car crash as out-of-control coupe narrowly misses father walking to work
Bolton News / Posted 10 days ago
from a bad wound in the back of his head. “He tried to drive off but my friend took his keys out of the ignition.” North West Ambulance Service confirmed it received several 999 calls but did not attend since paramedics were deemed not to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Lancashire health chiefs vow to tackle A&E waitsthe performance rating has dipped further over the past few months for East Lan
Lancashire health chiefs vow to tackle A&E waits
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
the performance rating has dipped further over the past few months for East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust. Meanwhile, North West Ambulance Service reached its response-time targets across the region, but not in Lancashire and Cumbria. Against... Read more
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Bolton News
'Massive shock' at car crash as out-of-control coupe narrowly misses father walking to workfrom a bad wound in the back of his head. "He tried to drive off but my friend
'Massive shock' at car crash as out-of-control coupe narrowly misses father walking to work
Bolton News / Posted 10 days ago
from a bad wound in the back of his head. "He tried to drive off but my friend took his keys out of the ignition." North West Ambulance Service confirmed it received several 999 calls but did not attend since paramedics were deemed not to... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Silverdale First Responders appeal for more volunteerswork. The team is holding an open day in Silverdale this Saturday (July 23) to
Silverdale First Responders appeal for more volunteers
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
work. The team is holding an open day in Silverdale this Saturday (July 23) to help spread the word along with the North West Ambulance Service. Everybody is welcome at Gaskell Memorial Hall from 10am to 12.30pm when First Responders will... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Teenage kicks as Darwen festival rocks in memory Sky Nicolstaging their own Emergency Services Day outside the market, with Lancashire Po
Teenage kicks as Darwen festival rocks in memory Sky Nicol
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
staging their own Emergency Services Day outside the market, with Lancashire Police, Lancashire Fire and Rescue and the North West Ambulance Service all represented. Most of the interest though was reserved though for police horses Finnegan and... Read more
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Bolton News
Firefighters teach children life-saving skillssave lives. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue ran the initiative in partnersh
Firefighters teach children life-saving skills
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
save lives. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue ran the initiative in partnership with the British Heart Foundation and the North West Ambulance Service. The aim of the project was to ensure no pupil in the region leaves school without knowing how... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Man taken to hospital following Widnes road traffic collisionof the cars. The car’s roof had to be removed by the crews so the man could le
Man taken to hospital following Widnes road traffic collision
Liverpool Echo / Posted 14 days ago
of the cars. The car’s roof had to be removed by the crews so the man could leave the vehicle. He was then handed over to North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) while the fire crews made the scene safe. An ambulance and a rapid response vehicle were... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
14-old boy rushed to hospital after drinking litre of neat vodkabeen killed. Alcohol Concern has also called on Greater Manchester Police to in
14-old boy rushed to hospital after drinking litre of neat vodka
Manchester Evening News / Posted 15 days ago
been killed. Alcohol Concern has also called on Greater Manchester Police to investigate how he got hold of the vodka. North West Ambulance Service said paramedics were called to Wembley Road, near to the Melland Road playing fields, at 9.30pm... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospital transfers’as a result. We have redesigned and are now piloting our transfer documentation
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospital transfers’
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
as a result. We have redesigned and are now piloting our transfer documentation to be more user-friendly for all trust and North West Ambulance Service staff involved, and will be monitoring its use closely once fully introduced. "We will continue... Read more
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Whitehaven News
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospital transfers’as a result. We have redesigned and are now piloting our transfer documentation
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospital transfers’
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
as a result. We have redesigned and are now piloting our transfer documentation to be more user-friendly for all trust and North West Ambulance Service staff involved, and will be monitoring its use closely once fully introduced. "We will continue... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospitals transfers’as a result. We have redesigned and are now piloting our transfer documentation
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospitals transfers’
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
as a result. We have redesigned and are now piloting our transfer documentation to be more user-friendly for all trust and North West Ambulance Service staff involved, and will be monitoring its use closely once fully introduced. "We will continue... Read more
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Daily Star
Knife wielding attacker slashes man's throat in broad daylightman's injuries are being classed as a "major trauma". Three other men were als
Knife wielding attacker slashes man's throat in broad daylight
Daily Star / Posted 17 days ago
man's injuries are being classed as a "major trauma". Three other men were also hurt and suffered cuts, a spokeswoman for North West Ambulance Service said. One man was taken to Preston Hospital and the other two were taken to Blackpool Victoria... Read more
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The News and Star
Paraglider airlifted to hospital after Cumbrian fell crashfrom his harness before being able to assess and treat the patient," said the s
Paraglider airlifted to hospital after Cumbrian fell crash
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
from his harness before being able to assess and treat the patient," said the spokesman. "They were later joined by a North West Ambulance Service paramedic crew from Brough, who assisted with placing the patient onto a scoop stretcher before... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mersey ferry starts to sink as firefighters carry out emergency evacuationassisted in pumping out the water from the ferry while awaiting the arrival of
Mersey ferry starts to sink as firefighters carry out emergency evacuation
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
assisted in pumping out the water from the ferry while awaiting the arrival of two further tugs. The Port of Liverpool Police, HM Coastguard, RNLI and North West Ambulance Service also attended the incident. There were no repo... Read more
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Bolton News
Tiler with injured ribs rescued after slipping and falling on scaffoldingand fell on scaffolding. It happened at 9.40am on Sunday. Lewis Cross, watch
Tiler with injured ribs rescued after slipping and falling on scaffolding
Bolton News / Posted 19 days ago
and fell on scaffolding. It happened at 9.40am on Sunday. Lewis Cross, watch manager at Bolton Fire Station, said: "North West Ambulance Service requested us to assist in bringing him down. "The workman was replacing roof tiles and he... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Passengers evacuated after Mersey ferry starts to sink: latest updateswater from the ferry while awaiting the arrival of two further tugs. The Port o
Passengers evacuated after Mersey ferry starts to sink: latest updates
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
water from the ferry while awaiting the arrival of two further tugs. The Port of Liverpool Police, HM Coastguard, RNLI and North West Ambulance Service also attended the incident. There were no reported injuries. Previous Articles Related... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Leader of Lib Dems calls for emergency services to be extendedto Lancaster and Barrow and avoidable admissions," a spokesperson said. "Kendal
Leader of Lib Dems calls for emergency services to be extended
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
to Lancaster and Barrow and avoidable admissions," a spokesperson said. "Kendal PCAS now accepts ambulances using the North West Ambulance Service pathfinder tool which minimises the unnecessary transfer of patients to other sites for... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Fuel spill in Blackburn town centre after two-car crashvehicles were recovered and the council was contacted to help with the fuel spi
Fuel spill in Blackburn town centre after two-car crash
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
vehicles were recovered and the council was contacted to help with the fuel spillage and debris.” A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed one of their cars attended Royal Blackburn Hospital, but were unable to provide... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Mother writes to Parliament calling for more defibrillators following sudden death of sonone but you really don’t, it’s self-explanatory, we just need to know where the
Mother writes to Parliament calling for more defibrillators following sudden death of son
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
one but you really don’t, it’s self-explanatory, we just need to know where they are and have plenty of them around.” The North West Ambulance Service has said there were a number of registered defibs in Darwen currently, but they were unable to... Read more
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Daily Star
Has the 'Canal Pusher' struck again? Serial killer fears deepen as cops find another bodyIt happens quite a lot around here, sadly." “It happens quite a lot around her
Has the 'Canal Pusher' struck again? Serial killer fears deepen as cops find another body
Daily Star / Posted 21 days ago
It happens quite a lot around here, sadly." “It happens quite a lot around here, sadly” Witness A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said: “We got a call at 7.59am to the Mariner’s Canal. “We sent an ambulance and a rapid... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Wirral road re-opens after accident involving cyclistRoad. No other vehicle is thought to have been involved. Police said the man i
Wirral road re-opens after accident involving cyclist
Liverpool Echo / Posted 22 days ago
Road. No other vehicle is thought to have been involved. Police said the man is reported to be 63. A spokesman for the north west ambulance service confirmed they were called to the scene at around 10.37am, following reports of an accident. The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Body found in canal where families fear 'Manchester Pusher' killer strikeswere looking for a body. Read More "It’s really sad. It happens quite a lot a
Body found in canal where families fear 'Manchester Pusher' killer strikes
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
were looking for a body. Read More "It’s really sad. It happens quite a lot around here, sadly." A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said: “We got a call at 7.59am to the Mariner’s Canal. “We sent an ambulance and a rapid... Read more
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