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St Helens mums offered Facebook messenger tool to help them breastfeed

New mums in St Helens are being offered advice on how to breastfeed through a new interactive tool.

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Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.
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St Helens Council set to charge for collecting green bins

St Helens Council set to charge for collecting green bins

Council chiefs in St Helens are considering plans to introduce an annual charge for collecting household green waste.

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Proposal to ban dogs from Prescot and Whiston parks

Proposal to ban dogs from Prescot and Whiston parks

Dogs could be banned from small parks in Prescot and Whiston if a series of measures designed to promote responsible dog ownership are introduced.

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‘We already pay for this in taxes!’: Anger at council’s plan to charge for collecting green bins

‘We already pay for this in taxes!’: Anger at council’s plan to charge for collecting green bins

Residents in St Helens have reacted angrily to a council plan to introduce charges for green bin collections.

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Central Library closes for a month of maintenance works

Central Library closes for a month of maintenance works

St Helens main library has closed for a month-long period of essential maintenance works.

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Caroline Lucas, leader of the Green Party, visits Haydock residents protesting on Liverpool Road, Haydock, about a planning application to build two large warehouses on the site of North Florida Farm, Haydock

Campaigners hit out at Florida Farm decision

Campaign groups protesting over plans to build homes on green belt land in St Helens have condemned the decision to give the controversial Florida Farm development the go-ahead.

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MP Caroline Lucas, leader of the Green Party, visits Haydock residents protesting on Liverpool Road, Haydock

Florida Farm development will NOT be called in

Plans for a controversial £150m logistics development on green belt land will not be considered at a public inquiry.

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Brain injury treatment pioneered by St Helens charity

Brain injury treatment pioneered by St Helens charity

A St Helens-based charity is leading the way in brain injury rehabilitation thanks to a groundbreaking course, the first of its kind in the UK.

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Water supplies back at affected homes

Water supplies back at affected homes

Water supply has been returned to homes in St Helens after a water main burst cut supplies.

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Popular pub gets new look and new landlady

Popular pub gets new look and new landlady

A St Helens pub has re-opened following a major refurbishment.

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Water main burst still affecting residents

Water main burst still affecting residents

Residents in properties across the WA10 and WA11 areas are still being affected by a burst water main.

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Lana Del Ray meets Kate Bush - the sing-songwriter coming to St Helens

Award-winning singer-songwriter Anna Madsen will be heading to St Helens on her latest tour.

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Newton pupils are bite-sized pizza chefs for day

Newton pupils are bite-sized pizza chefs for day

Schoolchildren at Wargrave Primary in Newton-le-Willows had a real taste of Italy this week with a class project they could sink their teeth into.

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New additions for antelope family

New additions for antelope family

Knowsley Safari Park has kicked off the new year with not one but two bouncing baby roan antelopes.

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Nine Below Zero will play the Citadel in St Helens this Saturday

Cult legends Nine Below Zero return to St Helens

Cult heroes Nine Below Zero are back with a new album ... and they’re heading to St Helens this weekend.

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A class photograph from 1957 of pupils at Wargrave CE School in Newton-le-Willow

Heritage trail showing a different side of Newton

Think you know Newton-le-Willows? Think again!

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Women’s health takes centre stage

Women’s health takes centre stage

A charitable drive to provide handmade feminine sanitary items to girls in developing countries has been taking place in St Helens town centre.

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Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes

Top bluesman to play Citadel

They are considered one of the best British blues bands playing today.

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Left to right (front row) Dave Roberts (HoneyRose Foundation), Christine OBrien (Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority), Lynn Duffy MBE (Founder HoneyRose Foundation)
Left to right (back row) Tom Kelsall (HoneyRose Foundation, Cllr Alan Cunliffe Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority St. Helens Council member, Billy Duffy (HoneyRose Foundation),

Praise for Honeyrose’s furniture reuse scheme

A unique charity is celebrating after its new furniture reuse project has gone from strength to strength.

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