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Subway set to open new store in Ecceston

Popular sandwich store Subway is set to open a new outlet in Eccleston, creating up to 12 jobs.

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Rev Val Hughes of St Emmanuel Church, Newton, had decribed the council's decision not to help as "unfair"

Dumped tyres mysteriously removed from Newton church

Mystery surrounds the identity of a Good Samaritan who removed tyres dumped outside an historic Newton-le-Willows church.

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Corporation Street closed for remedial works

Corporation Street closed for remedial works

Corporation Street in St Helens has been partially closed this evening, sparking traffic problems across the town centre.

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Rainford campaigners set to march on town hall

Rainford campaigners set to march on town hall

Campaigners are preparing to march on St Helens town hall aiming to “make their voices heard”.

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Frank Brereton, a disabled pensioner from St Helens, whose garden is being transformed thanks to a grant from financial mutual OneFamily

Pensioner’s joy at garden transformation

A disabled St Helens man has had his garden completely transformed thanks to a grant from financial mutual OneFamily.

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Top tips on how to lower your energy bills

As three of the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers announce price hikes, experts are reminding householders of small changes that can help slash how much they spend on gas and electricity.

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Plans for the new housing development, which was approved by councillors last night

Council approves 142 new homes for Newton-le-Willows

Councillors gave the green light to a massive housing development in Newton-le-Willows last night (Wednesday).

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Two St Helens firms named and shamed over minimum wage failures

Two St Helens firms named and shamed over minimum wage failures

Two St Helens businesses have been named and shamed by the Government for failing to pay the minimum wage.

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St Helens mayor Dave Banks presents Carl (left) and Adam with their Volunteer of the Year award

Mayor’s DJ prize

Two young adults from St Helens have been commended for their volunteering efforts.

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Jobs boost as St Helens bucks national trend

Jobs boost as St Helens bucks national trend

St Helens is bucking the usual trends when it comes to keeping residents in work, with the town avoiding a post-Christmas unemployment rise.

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Child car seat regulations  everything you need to know about this years changes

Child car seat regulations – everything you need to know about this year’s changes

The new rules around child car seats are causing widespread confusion among parents and carers – despite the fact that the bit that most people are talking about isn’t really new at all.
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Council reiterates commitment to building on Rainford greenbelt

Council reiterates commitment to building on Rainford greenbelt

Council chiefs have responded to a government white paper which appeared to throw cold water on their plans to build on greenbelt land in Rainford.

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Sherdley Park's pets' corner is to close, much to readers' anger

Anger at decision to close Sherdley Park’s pets’ corner

Reporter readers have reacted with angry over the “undemocratic” decision to close Sherdley Park’s pets’ corner.

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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Council leader Barrie Grunewald is set to return to his role as council leader

Council leader set to resume duties after heart attack

St Helens Council leader Barrie Grunewald is set to resume his duties just months after suffering a major heart attack while on a family holiday.

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World’s smallest art galerry back in St Helens

World’s smallest art galerry back in St Helens

The world’s smallest pop-up art gallery has arrived at its last local stop as part of a UK tour.

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Developers at Jones Homes say their plans for Carmelite Monastery will create up to 50 construction jobs

Plans submitted to demolish Eccleston’s Carmelite Monastery

A plan to demolish the former Carmelite Monastery in Eccleston and build 12 detached homes in its place has been submitted to St Helens Council.

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Rainford High pupils with ex-Marvel Comic editor Tim Crosby

Rainford pupils work with Marvel comic editor

Creative pupils at Rainford High have created their own magazine ... with the help of a former Marvel Comic editor.

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Council bid to help reduce energy bills

Council bid to help reduce energy bills

Merseyside’s local authorities are working with a local charity called Energy Projects Plus to help people switch to a cheaper tariff.

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Knowsley Hall opening it's doors to the public

Fine dining comes to Knowsley Hall

Knowsley Hall is opening its doors to members of the public with an evening of fine dining to remember.

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