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Police issue appeal for missing man

Police have reissued an appeal for information to help trace a missing man.
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Saints coach Justin Holbrook

Saints 25 Red Devils 24

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook hailed his side’s character as they recovered from a 16-point deficit with seven minutes to go to beat Salford Red Devils 25-24.

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Appeal to send birthday cards to autistic St Helens girl goes viral

Appeal to send birthday cards to autistic St Helens girl goes viral

A heart-warming social medial bid has been launched calling on members of the public to send birthday cards to an autistic girl from St Helens who never gets invited to parties.

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Man wanted in connection with St Helens sex attack is named

Man wanted in connection with St Helens sex attack is named

Detectives are appealing for help to catch a 46-year-old man wanted in connection with sex assault in St Helens.

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Have you say on changes to local pharmacies

Have you say on changes to local pharmacies

Residents in St Helens are being asked their views about their local pharmacy.

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Tracy O'Hara

Police officers honoured with medals for distinguished service

Merseyside Police Chief Constable Andy Cooke QPM has congratulated two officers after their recognition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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Blind veteran from St Helens celebrates Armed Forces Day

Blind veteran from St Helens celebrates Armed Forces Day

Bernard Meehan, 64-years-old, from St Helens, is a blind Army veteran who served in the Royal Corps of Signals.

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St Helens student revving up for future careers

St Helens student revving up for future careers

Motor vehicle students at St Helens College have been given the opportunity to work with the latest advancements in technology within the industry thanks to kind donations from their employer partner and one of their industry links, Lookers Vauxhall.

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St Helens North MP Conor McGinn

MP disappointed after Helen’s Law omitted from Queen’s Speech

A campaigning MP says he is “disappointed” Helen’s Law - named in memory of a Billinge murder victim - was not included in the Queen’s speech.

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Best ever results for school admissions in St Helens

Best ever results for school admissions in St Helens

St Helens is once again among the front runners when it comes to first preference school admissions after achieving its best ever results for secondary school applications.

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Hope Centre’s M&S makeover

Hope Centre’s M&S makeover

The Hope Centre has recently benefited from a makeover – not just any makeover, but an M&S makeover.

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The new Snap Map

VIDEO: Everything you need to know about Snapchat's new location sharing Snap Map - according to Snapchat

Social media service Snapchat has introduced a new tracker in its latest update allowing people to see the exact location of their friends.
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Hotpoint

Thousands urged to contact Hotpoint over fridge-freezer in Grenfell Tower fire

Thousands of people have been urged to contact Hotpoint after police revealed the Grenfell Tower fire started in a faulty fridge-freezer manufactured by the company.

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A 10-day giant panda cub at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo

Baby panda charms Japan

A baby panda who has become an overnight celebrity in Japan is a girl, Tokyo's Ueno Zoo has confirmed.

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The typical suitcase alone will leave a 141.00 dent in the bank balance

The average holidaymaker's suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker jets off to the sunshine with a suitcase crammed full of more than £3,000 worth of tech, toiletries and tanning products, it has emerged.

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Ben Barba is yet to don a Saints jersey

Saints frustration as Ben Barba tribunal is deferred

Saints chairman Eamonn McManus says he is “bemused” by the RLF’s decision to defer the club’s appeal to lift Ben Barba’s playing ban.

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Tributes as ‘outstanding’ deputy head retires

Tributes as ‘outstanding’ deputy head retires

The deputy headteacher of a St Helens primary school has been recognised for his service to teaching after picking up a lifetime achievement award.

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Consultation over changes to NHS services in St Helens

Consultation over changes to NHS services in St Helens

Health chiefs in St Helens are looking for views on changes to stroke services in the town.

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Virgin Media users are said to be at risk. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Thousands of customers ‘at risk’ following Virgin Media hack

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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Johnny Vegas, pictured shortly before he starred in The Libertine with Johnny Depp

Johnny Vegas’ Glastonbury ‘debut’

Johnny Vegas appeared at Glastonbury ... during a controversial screening of his film The Libertine.

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