Recent stories in the North West and Wales
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5th April 2012
Price Street closed for four hours after package was left outside the Job Centre
4th April 2012
A ship has run aground off the coast of North Wales - 7 people have been rescued.
3rd April 2012
25 rabbits abandoned or rescued at Capricorn Animal Rescue Centre in Mold.
2nd April 2012
Alan Loose was lucky to escape from the Royal Navy ship which had been hit by the Argentinians.
Hollyoaks star Holly Weston backs Meningitis Trust campaign.
Tributes paid to mum and toddler killed in Porthmadog in North Wales.
31st March 2012
A 14 year old swimmer who hopes one day to compete at the Olympics has undergone revolutionary eye treatment.
30th March 2012
A North Wales Hospice is hoping to cut their energy bills by fitting solar panels to their roof.
A new scheme to protect Cheshire's heritage from vandalism and theft has been launched in the county.
27th March 2012
Young former criminals have put together an art exhibition in the World Museum Liverpool.
26th March 2012
Wounded soldier plans rehabilitation centre for other veterans and their families.
23rd March 2012
A group of Mums, wives, sisters and girlfriends are sending some cheer from home out to loved ones in Afghanistan.
There are fears lives in Wrexham could be put at risk as the Council announce they're cutting domestic violence funds.
22nd March 2012
12 months since a cruise ship worker from Chester vanished from the boat she was working on there are claims she's in Italy.
21st March 2012
Max Kay jailed for six years after setting fire to the Grade 1 listed hotel in Cheshire
17th March 2012
A North Wales school's heading to Cardiff to perform to the crowds ahead of Wales Six Nations decider.
16th March 2012
22 firefighters have been tackling a fire at a house in Helsby - no one was in the house at the time.
A row has broken out over plans to revamp one of our most popular forests.
Business Secretary Vince Cable's again been talking about the need to ensure Ellesmere Port's Vauxhall plant remains open.
Ex PM Margaret Thatcher was told by a senior Merseyside Police officer drunk fans were to blame for Hillsborough.
12th March 2012
Have a heart appeal for Childline.
27th February 2012
Book to inspire young women could come to the big screen
24th February 2012
Developers Peel have been asking people in Liverpool what they think.
23rd February 2012
St Dunstan's in Llandudno renames to Blind Veterans UK
22nd February 2012
MPs to hear a Chester mums fight for new inquest into son's death -he died at Hillsborough in 1989.
8th February 2012
We're looking for the happy couple who've lost their wedding album
7th February 2012
Chester based soldiers take on walk for veterans charity
31st January 2012
The coroner at the inquest into Gary Speeds death records a narrative verdict.
14th January 2012
Wales Captain Aaron Ramsey appeals for missing Flintshire man Michael Murphy to come home.
6th January 2012
Eddie Gilfoyle from Wirral talks to Heart as it's revealed his wifes diaries weren't handed over to police.
4th January 2012
Tributes to two women from Gwynedd who died in New Years Day car crash.
31st December 2011
Police searching for Hadyn Evans from Flintshire have found a body in the Lake at Carden Park Hotel near to where he was last seen.
23rd December 2011
Police issue warning to motorists on the M56
19th December 2011
Prince William and Catherine Middleton will be spending their first Christmas together with the Queen as a married couple.
Appeal for missing flintshire teen who went missing from Carden Park Hotel near Chester on Saturday morning.
15th December 2011
Councillor says there will be a further increase to cross Mersey
14th December 2011
North Wales Police try new way of finding petty criminals
9th December 2011
A private funeral for the Wales Football Manager and ex-Everton player to be held in North Wales
2nd December 2011
Major roadworks at Sainbury's roundabout in Chester set to finish.
1st December 2011
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visit the Floral Pavilion and Marine Point
29th November 2011
Do you know what games your children are playing on the internet?
28th November 2011
Tributes for Wales manager Gary Speed after he died at his home in Huntington in Chester.
23rd November 2011
Heart talks to the families of victims killed in car crashes in the North West
21st November 2011
The Chester team get together for the traditional American celebration
17th November 2011
An investigation is underway after a worker at the Airbus Factory in North Wales died in an accident yesterday.
15th November 2011
Council aim to transform the area outside of Chester Cathedral, into one of the most impressive city squares in Europe.
10th November 2011
150 Merseyside Police Officers raid 21 homes on the Wirral and in Liverpool.
9th November 2011
The incident command training centre is being shown off to other fire services at conference
8th November 2011
A lorry driver has died after his vehicle fell off a bridge onto the M56 in Cheshire.
A charity in North Wales is offering support for relatives of those battling against addictions.
7th November 2011
Lorry falls off bridge on the M56 in Cheshire at Junction 11 between Warrington and Runcorn.
Bank of America in Chester have announced plans for a regional technology and operations centre in the city.
The discovery was made just after 9am on Monday 7th November on St John Street. Close to Cruise Nightclub and the Post Office.
24th October 2011
The e-mail for missing Rebecca Coriam who disappeared off a cruise ship has been accessed.
19th October 2011
Local athlete's from North Wales high hopes for London 2012 Olympics.
17th October 2011
Waitrose show plans for Boughton retail development in Chester.
14th October 2011
People across North Wales send Good Luck messages to the Welsh Rugby team.
12th October 2011
Alexandra Burke launches the 'You are the big picture' campaign raising money for Save the Children.
30th September 2011
A pony who hit the headlines after being captured on CCTV at hospitals and train stations around Wrexham has given birth.
29th September 2011
Could the oldest boyband in Wales beat X Factor this year to the Christmas number one?
Two people have been taken to hospital suffering from burns after a faulty underground cable set off a series of small explosions near to Crewe Station.
27th September 2011
Wrexham supporters trust to take over Wrexham FC.
26th September 2011
Possible merger between Arrowe Park Hospial on the Wirral and the Countess of Chester hospital.
22nd September 2011
Heart looks at the disappearance of Rebecca Coriam from Chester, who went missing from a cruise ship
21st September 2011
The crew of HMS Albion parade in front of royalty
19th September 2011
A mum from Wrexham has been in touch with Heart after her daughter was told she'd be sharing a single room with another student in bunk beds!
13th September 2011
The city of Chester's been chosen as the back drop to new British romantic comedy 'The Wedding Video'
6th September 2011
The NHS want to give better treatment to people return from active service in Afghanistan
2nd September 2011
Merseyside Police are continuing to search for 21-year-old Robbie Crofts after the body of his girlfriend, Hayley Holmes, was found on the beach at Fort Perch Rock in New Brighton on August 29.
1st September 2011
A team of celebrities including Ronan Keating and Ex-Olympic swimmer Stephen Parry have swam all the way from Holyhead to Dublin all in aid of Cancer Research UK.
31st August 2011
Celebrities include Ronan Keating, ex-Atomic Kitten star Jenny Frost, Liverpudlian Swimmer Steve Parry and 7 others will swim across the Irish Sea all in aid of charity.
30th August 2011
Heart news has been given exclusive access to one of the regions top police officers to ask why his force stepped in when disorder swept across the country.
26th August 2011
A Children's Centre in Merseyside is recreating the John Lennon and Yoko Ono 'Bed In' to help save their service.
25th August 2011
Cheshire teen Charlie Witter is celebrating gaining six A*'s and three A's in his GCSE's, despite battling a brain tumour.
Steph Waring who plays Cindy Cunningham in the Channel 4 soap popped in to give teenagers advise after getting their GCSE results.
24th August 2011
Wrexham based Crusader's are writing to the Rugby Football League in a bid to ensure the team's survival next season.
23rd August 2011
Brian Irvine, who started an e-petition to get the government to release cabinet papers about the disaster 22 years ago
Olly Murs is going on his first UK arena tour - he'll perform at Liverpool Echo.
Petition to get government papers released hits 100,000 signatures.
22nd August 2011
This week on Heart, we talk to people in the North West and Wales who give up their time to help others.
A pedestrian has died after being hit by an ambulance on Merseyside.
17th August 2011
If Chloe Can - Be inspired - careers advice from the stars.
Two men have been jailed from Cheshire for inciting disorder via social networking sites.
16th August 2011
Mum dies in smoke filled tent at a campsite in Caernarfon.
15th August 2011
Cheshire Jets remember McKinley Day, 14, who drowned in America
A mum of two has been stabbed to death at a house in Wallasey.
14th August 2011
14 year old Mckinley Day from Farndon, died canoeing in a river in New York during an outing with friends.
Heart's being told Animal Rescue Centres are being flooded with abandoned pets as owners struggle to cope.
12th August 2011
Merseyside Police have told heart that there were no incidents of disorder overnight. (Thursday 11th August 2011.)
Do you know who these people are? Well Merseyside Police want to know.
11th August 2011
Police on Merseyside want to see your pictures and video of the violence over the past few days.
Twenty-five people have been charged so far in connection with the disorder in South Liverpool and Wirral this week.
10th August 2011
Disorder spreads to Birkenhead with disorder in Liverpool for a second night.
9th August 2011
Merseyside Police dealt with a number of isolated outbreaks of disorder in the South Liverpool area in the early hours of this Tuesday (9th)
Proposals for new community development go on display for consultation.
3rd August 2011
Wrexham Racecourse Stadium and Colliers Park Training Ground is to be bought by Glyndwr University.
5th August 2011
A man who designed a wall which collapsed and killed a three-year-old girl in Prestatyn will be charged with gross negligence manslaughter.
Two young Merseyside men involved in a plot to rob a Security guard outside a bank in Eastham have been jailed.
4th August 2011
A new scheme to help local people get on to the property ladder has been launched across four councils in North Wales.
3rd August 2011
It was six years ago when Lucy, would have celebrated her 28th birthday this year, was shot dead at her home in Walton.
Wrexham Racecourse Stadium and Colliers Park Training Ground is to be bought by Glyndwr University.
2nd August 2011
It's a heart-warming true story that was in the past turned into an award-winning film and West-End stage show.
The first litter of cheetah cubs ever to be born at Chester Zoo have stepped outside for the first time. (With Video and Pictures)
30th July 2011
Mum Fiona Fletcher is continuing her daughter's fight to raise cancer awareness by dressing up as a chicken for 30 days.
28th July 2011
Heart was on the red carpet for the charity premiere of the new Hollywood blockbuster Captain America.
27th July 2011
Files on Hillsborough to be released by the government.
26th July 2011
Police on Merseyside urge people to think before they lash out.
22nd July 2011
The Wanted are going on tour and they'll be stopping off in Merseyside.
21st July 2011
It went missing around ten years ago, now it's been found more than 200 miles away
20th July 2011
Vauxhall in Ellesmere Port mark to milestone
16th July 2011
A man has appeared in court today (Thurs) charged with the murder of two men.
School children at Ysgol Mair in Rhyl left devastated over vandals garden attack.
15th July 2011
Police investigating the disappearance of a Wirral boxer and his friend find their vehicle and one body.
14th July 2011
The judges have been in the city to see if we've got any talent
13th July 2011
He was the 23rd miner to be lifted out of the mine, he's been telling Heart how his life has changed.
One of America's biggest basketball stars could be playing in Cheshire. After he put on twitter that he wants to play in the UK.
12th July 2011
Hoax calls warning from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.
11th July 2011
Singer Duffy's been in Bangor University this afternoon (Monday July 11th) to receive the highest honour possible.
7th July 2011
Daniel Nelson’s recognised at the National Public Bravery Awards.
5th July 2011
It was 30 years ago today that days of violence started in run-down area of Liverpool.
4th July 2011
Heart looks at how people, charities and businesses large and small, are coping with the recession and budget cuts.
All the goss from Chester's biggest and best music festival.
More than 15 thousand people came to 'Chester Rocks' this weekend.
McFly fans camped overnight to see them at Chester Rocks.
3rd July 2011
Heart had access backstage to catch up with the acts, and the other celebs who went along.
29th June 2011
An artist has told Heart she's hoping to build 60 giant Queen heads to greet her majesty during her Jubilee year.
26th June 2011
Chester born Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz have tied the knot!
24th June 2011
The London 2012 Olympics mascot has come to a Primary school in North Wales.
20th June 2011
A man's been arrested over a fire at a historic castle and wedding venue in Cheshire.
15th June 2011
13 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs have arrived at Chester Zoo.
Britain's got talent winner to tour the UK.
The Saturdays have announced they'll do a UK arena tour.
9th June 2011
An Easyjet plane has had to make an emergency landing at Liverpool John Lennon Airport shortly after taking off.
The Wanted, McFly and The Saturdays are coming to Chester.
8th June 2011
Tributes have been paid to a boy who died at a Laser Quest game.
6th June 2011
Latest on the Welsh Dragon Project.
1st June 2011
A different kind of childcare in Chester
30th May 2011
Eight people arrested after £5 million pounds worth of drugs found in properties in the Wirral.
26th May 2011
A soldier who lost both his legs in Afghanistan is setting his sight on the Paralympic games in London next year.
23rd May 2011
TV presenter Paul O'Grady has adopted a lamb found dumped in a wheelie bin.
20th May 2011
Burton Foods announce job cuts
19th May 2011
A Wrexham man has been spotted taking his Pony for a walk again!
14th May 2011
Veterans Contact Centre looks to help people when they leave the forces
13th May 2011
Two sisters jailed for the brutal murder of their father have had their sentence challenges turned down by a top judge.
Government to look at moving one of our bank holidays.
10th May 2011
Rob Norbury who plays Riley Costello in the Chester based soap is raising cancer awareness in men.
5th May 2011
Man dies in house fire in Wrexham
11 ducklings and their mum get stuck in a garden at Wrexham's Maelor Hospital
Students at two of the North West's biggest universities are being urged to be vaccinated
It's the May Festival at the Chester races with thousands expected.
3rd May 2011
It was six weeks ago that Rebecca Coriam failed to turn up for the start of her shift on a Disney Cruise ship.
29th April 2011
A look at how the North West and North Wales celebrated the Royal Wedding
26th April 2011
The family of missing Birkenhead man Brendan Taaffe have re-issued an appeal for his whereabouts on his 41st birthday.
25th April 2011
A day in the life of Prince William
A boy has died after falling from a zip wire at a adventure theme park in Snowdonia.
20th April 2011
Prince William and Kate Middleton send their best wishes to a North Wales Theatre company.
To celebrate the Royal Wedding, Llandudno pier is selling the UK's first Royal Wedding Rock!
18th April 2011
Man found guilty of murdering Porthmadog careworker.
Kids at an infant school in Towyn have taken part in a mock Royal Wedding at St Mary's Church.
17th April 2011
Ex Royal Marine Commando from Cheshire aims to break world record at this years London marathon.
16th April 2011
Hula Hooping round the London Marathon
A mum from Wrexham is going to be Hula Hooping her way round the London Marathon.
15th April 2011
Hillsborough, 22 years on
Heart's tribute to the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.
14th April 2011
Freddie Flintoff opens rehabilitation centre
England cricket star Freddie Flintoff has helped build a rehabilitation centre at Liverpool's Alder Hey Hospital.
13th April 2011
Welsh chefs reveal Wedding cake made for Prince William and Kate Middleton.
7th April 2011
Aintree Grand National 2011
Heart's special report on The Grand National 2011 at Aintree.
4th April 2011
'How to be a dad' 6 months on
Hear how new dad Christian is getting on with becomming a dad for the first time
2nd April 2011
'I feel like Rebecca is alive' says parents
The parents of missing Chester woman say they 'feel like Rebecca is alive.'
30th March 2011
Missing Chester woman's parents distraught
The parents of a Chester woman who went missing from a cruise ship off the coast of Mexico say their 'world has crumbled.'
29th March 2011
A week gone in missing Chester Woman case
It's been a week since a Chester woman went missing from a cruise off the coast of LA.
26th March 2011
Chester woman goes missing from Cruise
A search is underway in LA for a Chester woman who's gone missing from a Disney cruise ship whilst it was at sea.
25th March 2011
Water walk in Chester
Ten mile walk around the city to highlight third world problems.
Boy in 'critical' condition in hospital after bike crash in Birkenhead
A 14 year old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after a car hit his bike in Birkenhead
23rd March 2011
'Blockade' at Stanlow in fuel protest
Tankers and cars blockade Stanlow Oil Refinery in Cheshire in protest of fuel prices.
Michael McIntyre announced UK Tour
Comedian Michael McIntrye is going on tour with 3 dates in Liverpool.
19th March 2011
Mum fights ovarian cancer
A woman who’s battling ovarian cancer is determined not to give up her fight and raise awareness of the disease.
Woman dies in house fire
A woman has died and a toddler has been rescued in a house fire.
15th March 2011
Community speed watch scheme
Reduce your speed for community speed watch scheme.
A cake fit enough for the Royals
Now do you think you could bake a cake fit for the wedding of a future King?
10th March 2011
How can Chester improve?
A city of "immense and unrealised potential" but trying to be "too many things to too many people"
7th March 2011
Tributes to Warrington dad
The family of a man found dead at a house in Warrington have paid tribute.
4th March 2011
Mum cleared of careless driving charge
A mum's been cleared this afternoon (Thursday 3rd March) of causing a car crash that killed her 11-year-old son.
3rd March 2011
Countess of Wessex opens new hospital
An 11.5 million pound hospital to treat women and children on Merseyside has been opened by The Countess of Wessex.
2nd March 2011
Tributes to mum who died in car crash
The family of Joanne Hill have paid tribute to her.
28th February 2011
Missing Ellesmere Port man body found
A man who went missing on his sisters wedding day six months ago has been found near a railway line in Cheshire.
25th February 2011
Teenager lucky escape on train line
Police say a teenagers had a lucky escape after walking across an train line in Cheshire.
24th February 2011
Prince William and Kate Middleton in North Wales
Prince William and Kate Middleton to launch new RNLI lifeboat in North Wales.
21st February 2011
Will you get the day off for the Wedding?
Just because it's a bank holiday, it doesn't mean you will get it off work.
18th February 2011
Referendum on law making powers in Wales
On March the 3rd, you'll get to decide if Wales will have more law-making powers at the Assembly Government.
16th February 2011
318 jobs lost in North Wales
Headland Foods in Flintshire to close in April with the loss of 318 jobs.
Tips for throwing a Royal Wedding street party
Here's all the tips you need when planning a street party!
15th February 2011
Kids should know first aid
The St John Ambulance service in Cheshire is encouraging adults and children to brush up on their first aid skills.
14th February 2011
More help for people with Autism
Autism suffers in Wales have been handed a £2 million funding boost.
Are building sites safe?
Three people were killed and more than 200 injured in West Cheshire and Merseyside according to the HSE
12th February 2011
Tim Vincent presents bus to school
A new minbus equipped with wheelchair access has been donated to a school after their old one was set on fire.
10th February 2011
Life saving courses launched
A mum who's son drowned has launched a life saving club for children to teach them how to be safe in the water.
Chancellor announces 10 million broadband scheme
Chancellor announces ten million pounds to help extend superfast broadband in North Wales.
Zoo's oldest elephant dies
An elephant that's lived at Chester Zoo since the 1960's has died.
8th February 2011
Man arrested after Rhyl death
Police have arrested a 47 year old man in Wolverhampton after the death of a pensioner in Rhyl.
Stay safe online
Tips to stay safe online.
7th February 2011
Daughters jailed for killing their dad
Two teenagers have been Jailed for murdering their North Wales father.
Man dies in North Wales floods
The body of a 52-year-old man has been found in floodwater near a river that burst its banks in North Wales
4th February 2011
Deal for theatre and museum falls through
Merseytravel pull out of plans to take over Pacific Road and the Wirral Transport Museum
Homes evacuated after Flintshire fire
Houses are evacuated in Flintshire after a building earmarked for an Islamic Cultural Centre catches fire in Shotton
3rd February 2011
Liverpool says 'No' to Big Society
Liverpool City Council pull out of David Cameron's Big Society Idea.
Tunnel tolls will be more expensive
Drivers on Merseyside will start paying more money to travel through the tunnels between Liverpool and Wirral.
2nd February 2011
Search for missing woman 12 months on
North Wales police say they plan to search coastline in Gwynedd for a Flintshire grandmother who has been missing fpr a year.
Pensioner dies in flat fire
89 year old man dies in West Kirby in the early hours of Wednesday.
1st February 2011
Huge development plans go on display
The biggest planning application ever submitted in the UK has gone on display to the public in Liverpool
31st January 2011
Woman found dead by Flintshire roadside
Police appeal for a driver to come forward after a woman was killed on a road in North Wales in the early hours of Sunday
150 jobs to go at Tetra Pak in Wrexham
A company that makes cartons for fruit juice drinks in Wrexham has announced 150 job cuts.
28th January 2011
Hospitals shut to visitors again
Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge hospitals closed to visitors for the second time this winter.
What will Kate walk down the aisle in?
What will Kate Middleton be wearing on her wedding day?
27th January 2011
Liverpool Council announces 1500 jobs will go as a knock on effect of Government spending cuts
The largest solar panel manufacturer in Europe has announced 300 new jobs will be created at their base in North Wales
26th January 2011
A massive power cable that will bring excess electricity from Scotland to North Wales.
The company that runs direct trains from Wrexham to London is closing down on Friday evening putting 55 jobs at risk.
25th January 2011
A 40-year-old has gone missing after being found guilty of slashing a man down either side of his face
24th January 2011
A new baby elephant has been born at Chester Zoo.
21st January 2011
Tributes have been paid to a 34-year-old man who was killed on the A55 expressway in Cheshire.
A 25-year-old man has been shot dead on the street in Liverpool
Artists impressions of planned changes to the world famous Cathedral in Chester have gone on display to the public.
20th January 2011
What is the difference between flu and the early stages of meningitis?
19th January 2011
Man found dead in a bedroom after a fire at a house in Great Sankey, Warrington
18th January 2011
Environment Agency Wales say a £7m flood defence in North Wales has worked.
17th January 2011
A court has heard how a man was allegedly stabbed 15 times in his own home by his daughter's boyfriend.
Family and colleagues pay tribute to Ben Muskett, 25, who died in a car crash on Friday.
90 homes were saved from floods over the weekend as heavy rainfall caused rivers to burst their banks in North Wales.
Students win 'Princess Diana' award for anti bullying.
Virgin buy 60 planes from the manufacturer who build all their wings in North Wales
13th January 2011
£200m plans unveiled for student village
Developers in Chester unveil plans for a £200m student village amid criticism from Councillors over its proposed location
Wrexham Council will meet next week to decide if they will submit a formal application for city status
12th January 2011
More than 300 jobs will be lost on the Wirral as a biscuit manufacturer announces plans to close its site in Moreton.
11th January 2011
A milkman has been jailed for sexually abusing boys as far back as 1972
The captain of a ladies golf club who swindled more than 40 thousand pounds in disability benefits has avoided jail.
10th January 2011
Wirral is the third WORST local authority for the number of underage children admitted to hospital because of alcohol
9th January 2011
A woman from Cheshire has shed 11 stone for her big day.
8th January 2011
Kenny Dalglish will take over as manager of Liverpool Football Club until the end of the season after Roy Hodgson leaves
7th January 2011
Four people were left serious ill after an E-Coli outbreak in Llay in 2009
A teenager says he's worried about increased anti-social behaviour if a youth centre in Cheshire closes in Government cuts
6th January 2011
Prime Minister David Cameron has visited the Wirral Waters site following approval for the scheme received last year.
Flu advise for patients: The national vaccination campaign
The Countess of Chester hospital, in Chester, appealed to the public not to visit unless absolutely essential.
5th January 2011
Plans to build a Welsh Dragon sculpture in Wrexham to act as a gateway to Wales from England are deferred.
4th January 2011
17 year old from Wallasey dies in hospital, reportedly from flu.
31st December 2010
A dad who delivered his wife's baby boy on Christmas Morning says it was the best present he could have wished for.
29th December 2010
Around five hundred people queued through the night at one of our shopping centres ready to hit the sales on Monday.
If your worried about the bills coming in January you're being urged to act now.
A man who was hit by a car while walking with his guide dog in Cheshire on Monday afternoon has died in hospital.
24th December 2010
The Health Protection Agency is advising people to follow a few simple rules to help avoid food poisoning
22nd December 2010
Heart's been asking how are councils are coping in the bad weather?
Tributes have been paid to two children who were found dead at a house in North West Wales.
21st December 2010
Snow and ice continues to cause problems in the North West and Wales.
20th December 2010
The bodies of a woman and two young children have been found at a house in North West Wales.
British Transport Police treating the death in Wrexham as unexplained.
17th December 2010
More than a hundred schools are shut and drivers have been stuck on roads for hours after snow started causing chaos.
16th December 2010
Police in part of North Wales are urging drinkers to download a special i-Phone app to help them on a night out.
15th December 2010
Royal Mail urges customers to post now as bad weather is expected later this week.
13th December 2010
A postmaster who's wife was left tramautised after a gun was held to her head in an armed raid has spoken to Heart.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 12 year old girl was assaulted.
Olly Murs has added an extra Rhyl date to his 2011 tour.
10th December 2010
Three men have been jailed for a total of 19 years after a armed raid on a post office.
9th December 2010
An investigation by a public health board into concerns about a cement factory has published its latest findings today.
A business based in the burnt out Chester Enterprise Centre says it has lost £30,000 and a full client list after the fire
7th December 2010
Heart has been asking our local councils how the shopping high streets are holding up compared to last year.
6th December 2010
Police in North Wales are calling on parents not to buy toy weapons or BB-Guns for their children this Christmas.
3rd December 2010
More than 70 firefighters spent Thursday morning dealing with a fire that shut Chester train station causing commuter chaos
2nd December 2010
Merseyside Police say they'll target every driver this December
29th November 2010
Now - you've got caught speeding would you rather face a fine and points or face a grilling from children from a primary school?
Secretary of State, Eric Pickles MP has given the £4.5bn Wirral Waters scheme the green light today.
27th November 2010
A Wirral milkman has been warned he faces jail after he admitted abusing young boys over a 30 year period
Bus services are disrupted on icy roads after temperatures drop well below freezing after Friday's snowfall.
26th November 2010
Police in Liverpool investigating the murder of a mum of four in September 2005 have released CCTV footage.
A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in a car in Cheshire.
25th November 2010
A woman who lost her mum to pancreatic cancer is campaigning for more research into the disease.
A homeless charity is worried about the future of services as Wrexham Council recommends scrapping its funding.
24th November 2010
Thousands of students have marched to Liverpool Town Hall to demonstrate against a planned rise in tuition fees.
Councils in North Wales are pledging to keep tax low after their funding settlement from the Welsh Assembly Government.
23rd November 2010
A singer who was part of a band on a TV talent show has appeared in court accused of threatening to kill a former football star.
Prince William will marry Kate Middleton on Friday April 29th next year.
22nd November 2010
X-Factor runner up Olly Murs has announced he's going on tour and he'll be performing in North Wales.
A couple from North Wales are busy training for the expedition of a lifetime.
Liverpool's School of Medicine receives more than £30 million to help them find new ways to fight tropical disease malaria
Thieves have stolen a car, jewelery, cash and a shotgun from a house in Cheshire whilst the owners were on holiday.
19th November 2010
A new initiative has been launched to help cancer patients deal with losing their hair.
A woman's been found dead after a house fire in Mold.
18th November 2010
A woman who survived breast cancer has sailed with Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie all in aid of charity.
17th November 2010
"Taking action together' is exactly what one school on Merseyside is doing to tackle bullying.
The coroner has recorded a verdict of accidental death after a bee keeper died after suffering a reaction to a bee sting.
Justin Bieber is to tour Liverpool as part of his 'My World Tour' in 2011.
15th November 2010
A lodger who murdered his landlady and her 11-year-old son in Flint is jailed for at least 27 years.
11th November 2010
The 1st Battalion of the Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) return home
Thanks to the generosity of Heart listeners in the North West and Wales - the first Starlight Fun Centre has arrived.
10th November 2010
Tributes have been paid to an airman from North Wales who died in Cyprus while on holiday on his way home from serving in Afghanistan.
The Princess Royal arrived by helicopter for the Races at Bangor-on-Dee in Wrexham.
9th November 2010
Children as young as 10 are being warned about gang culture by police on Merseyside
8th November 2010
A baby Rothschild giraffe has been born at Chester Zoo.
A child has been treated in hospital after being scalded by a Chinese Lantern on Bonfire Night
5th November 2010
A man who set another man alight as he slept on the sofa has been found guilty of grievous bodily harm with intent.
Police say they have arrested seven football fans after trouble following Liverpool's match with Napoli on Thursday night
The Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer is launched
A group which started on Merseyside campaigning for tougher sentences for people convicted of murder has been launched nationwide.
4th November 2010
An account from A passenger from Cheshire who was on the superjumbo which forced to make an emergency landing in Singapore.
Chester Zoo's £225 million Biodome project gets approved by the Secretary of State.
3rd November 2010
Retail giant John Lewis is opening a new store in Chester creating 200 new jobs in the City
Wrexham Council has voted to keep two sixth forms after plans which could have seen all post 16 education come from one college.
2nd November 2010
A woman has been found dead at a house in Ellesmere Port after police were called to the property on Monday morning
We speak to a Cheshire couple who've just adopted three children during Adoption Awareness Week.
1st November 2010
Police have arrested eight teenagers after a crowd of around a hundred young people threw bricks, stones and eggs at officers on Halloween night.
Two men armed with axes - one wearing a mask in the style of hit movie "Scream" - have stolen cash from a shop in Ruthin.
30th October 2010
Planners have decided a big wheel for tourists to ride on - similar to the London Eye - can be built this Christmas in Chester.
29th October 2010
A man has been charged with murder after another man's body was found at a house in Liverpool on Thursday night.
A Merseyside headteacher has been fined £20,000 after one of his students fell through the school roof suffering permanent injuries.
28th October 2010
Police have found a missing 15 year old girl from Mexico who had been missing from Liverpool where she was on holiday.
Chester could get a new theatre after council leaders there put forward two potential sites for the venue.
27th October 2010
250 new jobs could be created in Whitchurch if plans for a new supermarket get the go ahead.
26th October 2010
Swimmers Michael Rock and James Goddard are in Cheshire teaching kids their 'winning techniques.'
A company that makes swine flu vaccinations has announced that 190 jobs will be lost at their factory on Merseyside
25th October 2010
A man has died after his motorbike crashed in North Wales over the weekend.
Cheshire Police located nine year old Darren Phipps who was reported missing yesterday evening in the Northwich area.
23rd October 2010
A man has died after a crash in the early hours of this morning in Liverpool.
22nd October 2010
Eight year old Elliot Wild needs a bone marrow transplant
A man is recovering in hospital after being shot in the leg in Liverpool
21st October 2010
A woman's died after being dragged under the wheels of her car as she was trying to de-ice it in Cheshire.
JLS were the big winners as Liverpool's Echo Arena hosted the 15th MOBO Awards
Police say two Liverpool football fans are being treated in hospital for stab wounds after an attack in Italy.
19th October 2010
Police say racist abuse was allegedly hurled at a man as he was assaulted by a gang of men and women outside a pub.
Report shows that nearly two million of us each year have our identities stolen.
Katy Perry adds another Liverpool date to her tour
Controlled explosion carried out on incendiary device at Bidston Recyling centre
18th October 2010
Amy Saulino jailed for causing death by dangerous driving following the crash near Kelsall back in March.
Former county swimmer Philip Jack, 45, died on June 5 this year, at a beauty spot in Wales.
17th October 2010
A Man has died following a crash between a bike and a car ion Anglesey last night.
A teenager and a man have been charged with the murder of James McVey.
15th October 2010
The bodies of Paul Laithwaite and his wife Jean Laithwaite were found dead at their luxury home at Sealand in North Wales.
A 16 year old has been charged with the murder of Aaron Morris.
14th October 2010
Work is set to get underway on the long awaited new Asda store in Birkenhead in November.
Police have found a cannabis farm in Birkenhead that was capable of producing £2m worth of the drug every year.
36-year-old Michelle Lowe hasn't been seen by her family since August 26 but was spotted on a CCTV camera at Farmfoods in Wrexham on September 15.
A playground at a primary school had to be evacuated after a used needle was found there on Tuesday.
Lloyds Banking Group says 280 staff will lose their jobs in Chester as part of the 4,500 redundancies announced on Wednesday.
13th October 2010
Wylfa Power Station on Anglesey will keep making electricity for up to 2 years.
Merseyside Police are hunting for two men after they robbed a cash van in Bebington on Tuesday
James McVey's mum and dad, Tracey and Jamie, pay tribute to James on behalf of his family and friends:
12th October 2010
Steel giant Tata is to close one of its UK businesses in North Wales, threatening 180 job losses.
11th October 2010
Police have released an e-fit of a man they want to speak to after the attempted abduction of a 13-year-old girl
A dairy is gonna create 80 new jobs in Wrexham after announcing plans to expand next year.
A group of mums are calling on hospital managers not to move a children's hospital ward in North Wales 45 minutes away from its current location.
8th October 2010
Wirral Council has asked more than 6000 if its staff to retire early, work less hours or leave their job.
A man has been jailed for ten years today for a serious sex assault on a women in Chester city centre last July.
7th October 2010
Investigation after woman assaulted near a park in Chester.
The family of Stephen Allan Williams have paid tribute to their son who" lived life to the full and was the life and soul of the party."
6th October 2010
Liverpool Football Club will be sold to new owners who will pay off their debts and spend money on the team.
5th October 2010
A huge art exhibition that was set up in Chester is being auctioned off on Tuesday night to raise money for charity.
4th October 2010
Lisa Cywinski, 41, was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was just 32.
A man is accused of possession of a prohibited dog after a four-year-old girl is mauled in the face by a pit-bull type dog
Plans for a £5.5bn regeneration of Liverpool's docklands is handed to the Council by developers Peel
3rd October 2010
An 8 year old child has drowned at Tallacre Holiday Park in Flintshire
1st October 2010
People in Cheshire can now ask police if anyone coming into contact with their children is a paedophile
The man in charge of Vauxhall's parent company General Motors says there's a "strong" chance the company's new electric car will be built in Ellesmere Port.
Three men have been jailed after admitting making more than £1m a year growing and supplying cannabis across the UK.
30th September 2010
Police say a fire at a car showroom in Chester on Wednesday night was started on purpose
A man has tried to abduct a woman in her late teens at a bus stop in Wrexham.
A Wrexham teacher is banned from the classroom after allegations of theft
A mum who campaigns for tougher prison sentences after her daughter was murdered will take her message to the Crime Minister on Thursday.
29th September 2010
Two staff are sprayed with a substance as robbers target a jewellers in Mold.
Plans for a big wheel in the city
Police have raided houses in North Wales with a huge haul of class A drugs being recovered.
28th September 2010
A new version of the Vauxhall Astra that goes on sale after Christmas has rolled off the production line for the first time.
Rubbish that can't be recycled on Merseyside could be taken 140 miles away to be incinerated.
27th September 2010
A Polish man pleaded guilty to the murders of an eleven-year-old boy and the child’s mother at their home in Flint.
Emergency services can't get to a North Wales Village because it isn't on their sat nav.
After the worst winter in 30 years, what are our councils going to do differently?
A woman has died after being hit by several vehicles on the M53 motorway in Wirral on Sunday night.
24th September 2010
Five years after a man was killed outside a popular bar in Liverpool, police are again appealing for witnesses to his murder.
Twelve soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh listed in the Operational Honours Awards lists.
23rd September 2010
Women who work for North Wales Police are being urged to train in jobs traditionally done by the men like firearms officers.
22nd September 2010
A coroner's recorded a verdict of accidental death after a toddler from North Wales drowned earlier this year.
A man has failed in his bid to overturn his conviction for murdering Ermatati Rodgers in Wrexham
The business secretary tells Heart that Vauxhall has performed well through the recession.
Lifeboat teams in the North West and North Wales were called out more than 150 times to rescue people stuck at our beaches.
21st September 2010
A cheating newlywed was convicted of murdering his wife after just five months of marriage.
An investigation will start on Tuesday into a huge fire at a recycling plant at Buckley in North Wales
20th September 2010
People living part of Flintshire have been told to keep doors and windows closed after a fire at a recycling plant in Buckley.
As 'Freshers' move away from home for the first time, the police are warning them to stay safe.
17th September 2010
A centre that helps disadvantaged families has been described as a lifesaver by a dad who turned his life around there.
Police have charged a man with murder after a 53-year-old was found collapsed in the street in Liverpool
Terminal 1 at Manchester Airport has been re-opened after it was evacuated after a suspicious package was found.
Police and fire crews are investigating an explosion at an unoccupied house in Liverpool
Plans for a huge expansion at Chester Zoo are a step closer after the Council approved the plans.
16th September 2010
A cow from Cheshire that's shorter than most sheep has entered the record books.
Commuters will soon be able to use public transport on Merseyside without needing to carry cash.
Tesco Mobile are creating 160 new jobs as they open a new customer service centre in Cheshire.
Three people have been hurt after a fire at a caravan park in North Wales - which could have been started deliberately
Police have launched a murder investigation after a man collapsed in the street in Liverpool
The Home Secretary says a project to reduce anti social behaviour in Chester has been a success.
15th September 2010
North Wales Police have raided 5 properties in Colwyn Bay for stolen goods.
Police on Merseyside launch a new appeal to find the killer of a Liverpool mum, five years on from her death
University offers cooking lessons New research shows the majority of them don't even know how to boil an egg.
14th September 2010
RSPCA searching for eight boys as young as 9 years old who kicked a hedgehog to death.
Councils reckon a minimum price for a unit of alcohol could lead to a massive reduction in deaths
Delays for drivers on the M53 as overnight works get underway at Junction 5.
13th September 2010
Wirral teenager works to raise awareness of a common type of cancer in the under 30s
A woman's admitted concealing the births of four stillborn babies.
12th September 2010
Teenager from Llandudno dies in crash
11th September 2010
Cameras are hidden in crossing patrol's lollipops in part of Flintshire in a trial to catch dangerous drivers
Lifeboat teams have been called out to a rescue with a difference off the coast of North Wales.
10th September 2010
Energy experts reckon our gas and electricity bills could rocket to £5000 a year by 2020.
9th September 2010
A man has been released on bail after being arrested following a crash on the M6 in Cheshire where two men died.
A mum who's son died after being punched is campaigning for manslaughter sentences to be longer.
A mum has been charged with causing death by careless driving in a crash which killed her 11 year old son.
A woman has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with the attempted murder after a 12 year old boy.
A water company is using a robot to check for quality levels in their reservoirs.
8th September 2010
Four people injured after two cars collided in one of the Mersey Tunnels overnight, causing chaos of commuters.
She's coming to Rhyl and Liverpool.
7th September 2010
Part of Merseyside will be transformed into an earthquake zone as the UK's biggest ever disaster exercise gets underway.
Tourism in North Wales looking good.
Trial of a Cheshire man accused of killing his wife.
6th September 2010
Police investigating the death of MI6 worker Gareth Williams have launched a fresh appeal for information.
A man's been jailed for three years and four months for killing another man with a single punch.
70 Rhinos will get a new home.
4th September 2010
Two Dwarf Mongoose Pups, born at Chester Zoo.
3rd September 2010
Three popular beaches in North Wales have lost their Blue Flag status after failing water quality tests.
Businesses in Chester are worried planned gas works could ruin their Christmas trade.
Cereal company Kellogg's say they'll be no more production of their "Elevenses" snack bar after a fire at their factory.
2nd September 2010
Inquest into family deaths.
1st September 2010
More than seven thousand people watched as the worlds largest plane touched down in Manchester.