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Alan Weston

Alan Weston

Alan is a roving general news reporter with a particular interest in the arts, culture, heritage, transport, and religion.

Boris Johnson and the Beatles

Mayor Wars! Joe Anderson hits back after Boris Johnson's Beatles gaffe

London Mayor insults Liverpool...again

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H2 Energy Manufacturing and Innovation Centre Liverpool launch their new facility which will turn food waste into energy. Mayor Joe Anderson was hand to help open the facility pictured with CEO Bill Shotton and MD Steve Price

Liverpool £2.5m green energy plant opens

Hi-tech company turns food waste into heat and electricity

Thousands join Liverpool Santa Dash spectacular

Santas line up for festive charity fundraiser

Amber Travers aged 5 (front), from Croxteth,who lost part of all four of her limbs to meningitis,is taking part in the Santa Dash this weekend with her sister Jade 8 (centre), and mum Vicky.

Brave Amber takes her biggest step yet in Santa Dash

Five year old Amber to take part in Liverpool Santa Dash - despite losing part of her legs to  meningitis

Speedy Hire chief executive Steve Corcoran

Speedy Hire CEO stands down after discovering accounting problems

Newton-le-Willows firm says a £5m accounting black hole has been found

Zia Chaudhry

The Big Interview: Being a Muslim is about conduct, says Zia Chaudhry

Liverpool Barrister talks about confronting his faith

Police and emergency crews corden off Speke Road in Garston following a road traffic collison involving a 10-year-old boy and a single decker bus
Photo by James Maloney

10-year-old dies in bus horror

Youngster was staying with his auntie in Garston

A look around the old Newsham Park hospital

Record-breaking crowds flock to Liverpool historic gem

New era dawns for  former orphanage

Mersey firefighters vote for strike action

Vote to strike approved by union

Inquest gets underway into two deaths at Sonae factory

A THREE-WEEK inquest into the deaths of two men at a Merseyside factory got under way at Bootle town hall.

Farewell service held for Bishop of Liverpool James Jones ahead of his retirement

Farewell service held for Bishop of Liverpool James Jones ahead of his retirement

MORE than 2,000 people were expected to attend a farewell service for the Bishop of Liverpool last night.

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