Atherton Lodge: 'Dirty and smelly' care home 'inadequate' - CQC inspection
A care home in Ellesmere Port is rated "inadequate" after inspectors found it to be "visibly unclean" with residents "at risk of malnutrition".
UK's 'loneliest dog' stars in new Transformers film
"Britain's loneliest dog" has been transformed into a film star after being given a part in Transformers: The Last Knight.
NHS pays firm £300k to draw up £1bn health cuts, leak reveals
The NHS is to pay financial consultants £300,000 to draw up savings worth £1bn in Merseyside and Cheshire, a leaked letter reveals.
Aintree hospital A&E downgraded over safety
An NHS hospital is told it must improve its emergency care after an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
Liverpool City Council takes back control of markets
Liverpool's markets are once again publicly owned after the city council pays £1 to take over from its current operator.
'Mean' thief stole £22,000 from disabled friend
A "despicable" thief has been jailed for 20 months after stealing £22,000 from a disabled friend.