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Supreme Court reserve judgement in term-time holiday legal battle

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a landmark legal battle between education chiefs and a father who took his daughter on holiday in term-time without her headteacher's permission.

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Young People Friendly Assessor Sam McQuiggan, 16, presents the award to library service staff at Rainford Library

Libraries praised for making youngsters welcome

St Helens Council’s Library Service has been recognised for being welcoming and accessible to young people.

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Tasty dishes served in cookery competition

Budding chefs cooked up a storm in a competition in St Helens.

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A school pupil lights a candle after viewing the exhibition

St Helens school hosts travelling Yad Vashem exhibition

Ahead of today’s (Friday) Holocaust Memorial Day, St Augustine of Canterbury High School recently hosted the most respected Holocaust education facility in the world.

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The five items from the Prescot Museum collection readers are being asked to vote on

What part of Prescot’s past should go into Lancashire history project

Items from Prescot Museum’s collection could be chosen as part of a project showcasing the history of Lancashire – but they need your vote to be included!

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Council supports childhood health campaign

St Helens Council has welcomed a new campaign by Public Health England (PHE) – encouraging parents in St Helens to ‘Be Food Smart’ and take control of their children’s diets.

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As part of their 'Feel Good' campaign, a group of girls at Grange Valley Youth Club released balloons with positive messages inside in hope that wherever they landed, they would spread a little bit of happiness.

Girls provide an uplifting experience

A group of girls from Grange Valley Youth Club have been working hard on a project to help lift people’s spirits during the January blues.

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Mark and school staff during one of the workshops.

Acclaimed artist links up with school for new project

Students at Rainford High Technology College are exploring creativity with an exciting new project with Artist in Residence, Mark Storor.

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Trent Arnold with Rainhill High pupils during his visit to the school, which he attended from the age of 12

Reds star Trent Arnold returns to his former school

Rising Reds star Trent Alexander Arnold paid a special visit to his old school to present a personalised signed shirt to his former teachers and students as a thank you for their support during his time at school.

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Town hall chiefs urge residents to protect themselves against cold spell

Town hall chiefs urge residents to protect themselves against cold spell

St Helens Council is urging residents to keep warm and well as MET Office forecasts predicts a wintry spell for the North West.

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Carmel College

Carmel College cements national reputation

Top performing local school, Carmel College, Merseyside, has gone from strength to strength over the years, gaining a national reputation for quality.

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Series of Holocaust Day memorials announced

Series of Holocaust Day memorials announced

St Helens libraries are to hold commemorative arts events ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January) paying homage to the books burned in Berlin in the 1930s.

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Staff and pupils at Grange Valley Primary

Primary receives highest Ofsted rating

A Haydock primary has been hailed as “outstanding” by Ofsted inspectors.

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Smallest art gallery comes to St Helens

Smallest art gallery comes to St Helens

The world’s smallest pop-up art gallery has arrived St Helens as part of a UK tour, and features artworks by six local people.

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Family fun at children’s centres

Christmas came early for dozens of families in local children’s centres.

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Planning officials have approved plans to build a outdoor timber classroom at Corpus Christi Primary in Rainford

Planning permission granted for Rainford school extension

Planning officials in St Helens have granted permission to a Rainford primary to build a outdoor timber classroom in the school grounds.

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Child seatbelt danger warning

Child seatbelt danger warning

Shock figures show hundreds of Lancashire parents are struggling to strap their children in cars safely.

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Santa's Grotto at Rainford High's Christmas Fair

High school’s festive fundraiser

A St Helens school is fully embracing the season of goodwill, with a festive blitz of charity donations and fundraising events garnering over £2,000.

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High school festive fundraiser

A St Helens school is fully embracing the season of goodwill, with a festive blitz of charity donations and fundraising events garnering over £2,000.

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