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Summary

  1. More news, sport, travel and weather updates from 08:00 on Monday 13 June
  2. Updates on Friday 10 June

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By Jenny Coleman

All times stated are UK

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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 Monday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel from across the region.

  2. Weather: More rain on the way

    BBC Weather

    This evening will be fairly cloudy for most, with some showers and the Met Office yellow warning of rain stays in place until 21:00.

    Friday evening's weather in Liverpool looks rainy

    Some brief bright interludes tomorrow but generally cloudy with showers, heavy at times. 

  3. Runcorn park revamp completed

    It was the official reopening of Runcorn Hill Park today - it benefited from a £2m Heritage Lottery grant to get new paths, benches and a facelift for the boating lake.

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  4. Erin Cross: Cheshire girl's family hit target for cancer treatment fund

    A family has reached its target to fund pioneering treatment for their five-year-old daughter who has acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

    The Team Erin Cross gofundme appeal page with a pic of Erin and a total of £105.510

    A £100,000 appeal was launched for Erin Cross, from Cheshire, to undergo gene editing therapy in America.

    The family, from Chester, has been told she needs the treatment within two months before her health deteriorates.

  5. Police 'sorry' for Hillsborough picture

    Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has apologised for using a "distressing" photo of Liverpool fans at Hillsborough on a poster.

    Man wearing Justice for the 96 t-shirt

    The image from the 1989 disaster which claimed the lives of 96 football fans was sent to police staff on Wednesday.

    Assistant Chief Constable Robert Potts said he was "deeply sorry" for the use of the "inappropriate" image.  

  6. Latest headlines from Merseyside and west Cheshire

    This afternoon's top stories:

    • Ruling Labour councillors in Warrington have voted against the devolution deal which would see Cheshire getting an elected mayor
    • Police are advising motorists to take extra care following reports of flash flooding because of heavy rainfall in south Liverpool
    • Artwork is unveiled at Liverpool Lyceum to remember people who died in the Battle of the Somme
  7. Travel: Stuck lorry blocks Woodchurch Road

    BBC Travel

    Woodchurch Road in Birkenhead is blocked in both directions between the Palmwood Close junction and Woodchurch because a lorry has become stuck under a railway bridge.  

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  8. Chester bakers celebrate £1m lotto raffle win

    A syndicate of bakers from a Tesco store in Chester is celebrating today after scooping the £1m Lotto raffle prize.

    Lotto winners

    Their winning ticket for 7 May lay unchecked for more than a month with the syndicate leader, Cath Batten, only discovering the team of bakers were £1m richer when she went to buy a ticket for the next Lotto draw.

    The syndicate of 12, who work at Tesco in Frodsham Street, Chester, will each bank £83,333.33.

  9. WW1 artwork unveiled in Liverpool city centre

    Artwork has been unveiled at Liverpool Lyceum to remember people who died in the Battle of the Somme.

    Lyceum artwork
    Lyceum artwork
    Lyceum artwork

    Relatives of people who fought in the battle were there for the unveiling of the artwork named after Wilfred Owen's famous war poem -  Dulce et Decorum Est.

    Local artists were commissioned to create the piece Dulce et Decorum Est on the Grade II* listed building in Bold Street.

  10. Latest headlines in Merseyside and west Cheshire

    Today's top stories in Merseyside and west Cheshire:

    • Heavy downpour in Liverpool leads to flash flooding in Childwall, Garston and Aigburth
    • A new centre to support street drinkers in Liverpool helps over 50 people in its first week in Liverpool
    • Three weapons - including a sawn-off shotgun - have been found in a bin store at two properties in Toxteth
  11. Man dies after incident at Birkenhead house

    A house is sealed off in Birkenhead after reports of concern for the safety of a man who has now died in Arrowe Park Hospital. 

    Officers were called to the house on Slatey Road just before 10:00 this morning. 

    An investigation is currently ongoing.

  12. Rugby League: Widnes Vikings back-rower Macgraff Leuluai signs contract extension

    BBC Sport

    Widnes second-rower Macgraff Leuluai has signed a two-year contract extension with the Super League club.  

    Macgraff Leuluai
  13. WW1 artwork unveiled in Liverpool to commemorate Battle of Somme

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    Video caption: Art work in Liverpool
  14. Man found dead in Southport's Marine lake was facing child abuse image charges

    St Helens Star

    A St Helens man found dead in Southport’s Marine lake was facing charges of making indecent images of children, the St Helens Star reports.

  15. Flash flooding in south Liverpool affects Garston Old Road

    Kayte Cleverley sent in this photo taken in Garston this lunchtime. 

    If you have a photo you'd like to share, you can tweet us @bbcmerseyside.

    Bottom of Garston Old Road