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Poo done it? Fake wolf droppings stolen from Knowsley Safari park

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Council leader 
Barrie Grunewald

Council approves £20.6m of cuts to services

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Adults enjoy flying a kite at the annual Kite Festival held in Taylor Park, St Helens, in 2015

Kite festival set to soar this weekend

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Drug gang boss Richard Gray

Boss of drugs gang jailed

News

Date for annual family procession is set

News

Woman who attacked partner's suspected lover given suspended jail sentence

Crime

Haydock man, 28, banned from dozens of shops across St Helens

News

Church fundraising concert staged

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Maria Lawton and her daughter Keira Lawton

Grieving family’s life-saving mission

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Newton has its own town show, pictured here, but not its own council. It's about time that changed, according to the local Green party

Greens back plan to give Newton its own council

News

Severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Transport
The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Transport
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Transport
Dozens of concerned residents called 999 after spotting the flames and huge plumes of smoke at Chantry Place, Harrow.

Major disruption for London bound travellers after fire at timber yard

Transport

Poo done it? Fake wolf droppings stolen from Knowsley Safari park

News
Drug gang boss Richard Gray

Boss of drugs gang jailed

News
Sarah and Lee Foster outside court

Woman who attacked partner's suspected lover given suspended jail sentence

Crime
Lee Stuart is banned from shops across the borough

Haydock man, 28, banned from dozens of shops across St Helens

News

School pupils given strategies to help develop life skills

Education
University of Manchester

Manchester University lecturers to vote on strike action

Education
The emails aim is to dupe students into giving up personal information

Rise in reports of student loan scam email

Education
Pupils lined up at Houghton Kepier

School pupils ‘lined up in the rain’ to colour-match trousers – with children sent home if clothes were from the wrong shop

Education
80% of young people think social media companies should do more to tackle cyber bullying

Young people want social media companies to act on bullying, poll shows

Education

Council approves £20.6m of cuts to services

News
Adults enjoy flying a kite at the annual Kite Festival held in Taylor Park, St Helens, in 2015

Kite festival set to soar this weekend

News
St Helens town hall

12 application before St Helens Council’s planning department

News
Cannington Shaw No7 Bottle Shop in St Helens. It's on the at risk English Heritage register

St Helens’ ‘Bottle Shop’ named on endangered building list

News

Greens back plan to give Newton its own council

News
Ged Fitzgerald was suspended from his role as chief executive for Liverpool City Council.

Ged Fitzgerald suspended from council role in Liverpool

Politics
Up to 12.4 billion of means-tested benefits were left unclaimed in 2015-16

Britain’s unclaimed benefits: four million families miss out on £12.4 billion

Politics
Complaints can involve multiple allegations

Police receive 100 complaints a day from public, figures reveal

Politics
The scheme is being "significantly underused"

Little take-up for shared parental leave initiative

Politics

Why are storms named, and who chooses the names?

News
Incy wincy

Washout sends spiders indoors

News
Drivers are experiencing delays on the M6

Motorway delay warning for weekend

News

Violet-Grace’s parents speak of organ donation decision

News
Niall Dearnaley

Young football ace died after night on the town

News
Care for babies born prematurely, with health problems or with a low birth weight, is improving overall

Premature babies facing care postcode lottery

Health
Is October time to stop?

Stoptober TV ads to encourage smokers to use e-cigarettes

Health
E-cigarettes: help or harm?

Smokers should be told of little evidence on benefits or harms of e-cigarettes

Health