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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates from Merseyside and west Cheshire have finished for the day, but we'll be back from 08:00 on Tuesday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel from across the region.

    In the meantime, you can get in touch via emailFacebook orTwitter.

  2. Weather: Dry evening but early morning rain

    It will be a dry evening, though cloud will increase overnight bringing outbreaks of rain for many during the early hours.

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    Video caption: Weather forecast for Monday evening
  3. Man who failed to clean up after dog gets £700 bill

    Liverpool Echo

    A St. Helens man has been hit with a £700 bill after failing to clean up after his dog.  

  4. Drugs warning ahead of Creamfields Festival

    Festival-goers at Creamfields in Cheshire are being warned by police that drugs won't be tolerated.

    Insp Stewart Sheer said searches are a "condition of entry" and drug dogs will be used at the site entrances.

    The festival begins in Daresbury on Thursday.

  5. Home health agency in Southport rated inadequate

    A home health agency in Sefton has been rated inadequate and put in special measures by the Care Quality Commission.

    Community Care Direct

    The report said Community Care Direct in Southport has made "some improvements" since the last inspection, but the service was not safe.

  6. Police appeal after Weaverham shed fire

    Police say a shed was set on fire over the weekend in Weaverham and are appealing for witnesses to get in touch.

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    The blaze caused significant damage and led to an adjoining shed catching fire too.

  7. Latest headlines in Merseyside and west Cheshire

    • Merseyside's Police and Crime Commissioner says the force may not have enough armed officers to deal with a possible terror attack
    • A man from Liverpool appears in court charged with the murder of a 16-year-old from the city earlier this month
    • A home health agency in Sefton has been rated "inadequate" and put in special measures by the Care Quality Commission
  8. Zoo zebra gives birth in front of visitors

    Visitors at Chester Zoo got a surprise on Sunday when an endangered Grevy's zebra gave birth to a foal.

    Nadine the zebra with her new foal

    Nadine the zebra took 40 minutes to give birth after a 14-month gestation.

  9. Firefighters share video of Widnes blaze

    Firefighters were called to a blaze in Widnes yesterday evening. 

    Crews were called on Alder Avenue just before 17:15 where an outbuilding was on fire.

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  10. New Brighton body: 'No suspicious circumstances', police say

    Merseyside Police have confirmed there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a pensioner from Knowsley whose body was found in Wirral last week.

    The 77-year-old from Stockbridge Village was spotted by New Brighton lighthouse. 

    It is thought his death was caused by drowning.

  11. Travel: Queues on the M6 from Haydock

    BBC Travel

    There are queues and traffic is heavier than usual on the M6 southbound between Junction 23 at Haydock and Junction 21a at Croft Interchange.  

  12. Football: Everton's Galloway joins West Bromwich Albion

    Everton's 20-year-old defender Brendan Galloway has joined West Bromwich Albion on a season-long loan.

    Galloway signed for Everton from MK Dons in the summer of 2014 and made 21 appearances for the Toffees in the previous two seasons.

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  13. Latest headlines in Merseyside and west Cheshire

    • A Liverpool man appears in court charged with the murder of a 16-year-old in Shrewsbury
    • Police are urging witnesses to get in touch after a car was involved in two crashes in one day in Southport
    • A consortium led by a Chinese investment company is interested in buying a stake in Liverpool Football Club, according to media reports
  14. Huge 230 tonne generator moved from Liverpool to Kearsley

    Have you passed this on the road today and wondered what it is? 

    Well, it's a 230-tonne generator which is being moved from Liverpool to Kearsley power station in Greater Manchester - and with a top speed of 15mph, let's hope you don't get stuck behind it.

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  15. Merseyside PCC concerns over terror firearm officers' Manchester base

    Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner Jane Kennedy has expressed concern that firearms officers recruited with extra cash to deal with terror attacks will be based in Manchester.

    Jane Kennedy

    She fears that will "draw experienced officers away from Merseyside" and that it would lead to an "increased response time" in the event of an attack.

  16. Travel: Accident on M56 in Cheshire

    BBC Travel

    There is queuing traffic on the M56 eastbound between Junction 12 at Runcorn and Junction 11 at Preston Brook because of an earlier accident.

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