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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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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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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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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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Dean Speakman and Vicki Calland

Pair guilty of taking Ellen’s belongings

A couple has admitted handling the stolen laptop and mobile phone of murdered college student Ellen Higginbottom and then trying to destroy them.

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Dean Speakman and Vicki Calland

Pictured: Billinge couple who stole murder victim Ellen Higginbottom’s laptop

This is the couple who have admitted handling the stolen laptop and mobile phone of murdered college student Ellen Higginbottom and then trying to destroy them.

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St Helens North MP Conor McGinn

MP Conor vows to keep fighting for Helen’s Law

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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'Tombstoning' and swimming in open waters is dangerous, council chiefs have warned

Council warning over dangers of open water swimming

Council chiefs have issued a warning of the dangers of swimming in the borough’s open waters.

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Cowboy builder who targeted St Helens OAPs avoids jail

Cowboy builder who targeted St Helens OAPs avoids jail

Two men duped elderly residents in St Helens into paying upfront for building and glazing work, which they never carried out, Liverpool Crown Court heard.

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Ellen Higginbottom

Trial date set for Ellen Higginbottom murder suspect

A trial date has been set for a man accused of murdering teenager Ellen Higginbottom.

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Trevor Farthing was last seen on Wednesday morning

Appeal for help tracing missing St Helens man

Police in St Helens are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare a 52-year-old man who has been missing from home since yesterday morning.

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Sutton woman claimed benefits despite having £15k on the bank

Sutton woman claimed benefits despite having £15k on the bank

A St Helens woman claimed she was paying rent and failed to disclose £15k deposited into a bank account, a court heard.

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Ellen Higginbottom

Ellen Higginbottom murder probe quartet in the dock

Four people have appeared in court in connection with the murder of Wigan student Ellen Higginbottom.

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CCTV of a man officers want to speak to

CCTV issued in hunt for St Helens purse thief

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man officers would like to speak to after a pensioner had her purse stolen in St Helens.

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File photo dated 13/12/11 of a sign for DVLA offices

Truck driver gets lenghty driving ban over false records

A heavy goods vehicle driver has been banned from professional driving for three years after he falsified his records and put other road users at risk.

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Ellen Higginbottom

Three more charged in Ellen murder probe

Three more people have been charged in connection with the murder of Wigan student Ellen Higginbottom.

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The scene at Orrell Water Park where Ellen's body was found

Man charged with Ellen’s murder

A man has been charged with the murder of teenager Ellen Higginbottom.

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Outrage at St Helens teens posing on police patrol car

Outrage at St Helens teens posing on police patrol car

This picture - showing two young lads sitting proudly on a police patrol car in a show defiance against authority - symbolises the antisocial behaviour plaguing parts of St Helens.

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Police appeal

Man jailed for £1,000 theft

A 38-year-old man has been jailed after admitting stealing more than £1,000 from a vulnerable woman with learning difficulties.

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Police search

Police probe into report of town centre sexual assault

Police have launched an investigation into reports that a man was sexually assaulted in the town centre.

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