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Businessman and LGBTQ+ campaigner, 36, dies suddenly, Liverpool dockers begin fresh strike action, More CCTV cameras in Liverpool

A Merseyside businessman has sadly passed away, aged 36. Drew Cockton, from Wirral, rose to fame last year after appearing on the TV show Dragon's Den, securing investment for his vegan fragrance and candle business. The LGBTQ+ campaigner died suddenly in his home on Saturday.

Liverpool dockers begin fresh strike action

Hundreds of Liverpool dock workers began a two week strike on Monday after the latest round of negotiations over a pay dispute broke down. The walkout by nearly 600 members of Unite the Union at the Port of Liverpool, which Peel Ports own, threatens to disrupt the country's supply chain.

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More CCTV cameras in Liverpool

New research has revealed that the number of public CCTV cameras in Liverpool has increased by 98% since 2019. A series of Freedom of Information requests to councils across the UK show there are now 108,533 public cameras nationally.

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