NEWS ROUNDUP: OCG sentenced & Rugby World Cup
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Detectives are welcoming the sentencing of 15 members of a Southport Organised Crime Group to a total of over 110 years in prison for conspiracy to supply drugs. The 15 men were sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court. This followed an extensive investigation into the supply of cocaine and cannabis.
The 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England has officially been postponed to 2022. The news had been anticipated since Australia and New Zealand pulled out of the tournament a fortnight ago, citing safety fears amid the coronavirus pandemic. St Helens, Liverpool and Warrington are all host locations.
A new location for this year's Liverpool Christmas Market has been chosen. With the Lime Street roadworks suffering from delays, a decision has been taken to move this year's market from St George's plateau to nearby William Brown Street and St John's Gardens.
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