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Breaking: Teachers strike suspended at Rainhill High

A strike by teachers at Rainhill High has been suspended after talks between unions and the school’s leadership.

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Parents Laura Waterhouse (second on the left) and Wendy Ebberll (second on the right) pictured with their children Benjamin and Eva, the Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens, and
Marjorie and Arthur Hurst

Charity’s generous donation to autism team

A St Helens charity has donated a specialised changing table to a local nursery to cater for two young children with additional needs.

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Rockers Stillia set for massive year with album plans

A St Helens group is hoping for a massive 2017 after revealing plans to release its debut album.

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Asbestos is linked to a number of fatal diseases

Revealed: Which St Helens schools contain asbestos

Around two-thirds of schools in St Helens contain asbestos, the Reporter has discovered.

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Teachers at Rainhill High will again strike over claims of management bullying

Rainhill High braced for 12 more days of strike action

Teachers at Rainhill High have voted for 12 more days of industrial action over claims of intimidation by the school’s leadership team.

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Ella Haselden worked as a graphic designer in the print industry from the 1980s, becoming self-employed in the mid-1990s

Ella turns tragedy into way to help others

A former graphic designer from St Helens has turned a personal tragedy into a way to help others in similar circumstances, through her counselling studies at the University of Chester.

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Workmen add the finishing touches to Dream but could it now help people get a better night's sleep?

Dream to be used to help stressed workers sleep

St Helens iconic Dream statue, which famously depicts a young girl sleeping, is to play host to a unique project designed to help stressed office workers get better rest.

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Teacher Alison Grace

School remembers teacher who died in road crash

A popular Billinge primary school teacher was remembered at an emotional ceremony unveiling a beautiful artwork prepared in tribute to her.

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Teachers strike over ‘management intimidation’

Teachers strike over ‘management intimidation’

Angry teachers at Rainhill High took to the picket line today as part of a long-running dispute with the school’s management.

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Kenny Dalglish, the then Liverpool manager, with headteacher John Pout at opening the Liverpool Football Club Academy's new education centre in 2011

‘Working here is hell’: One teacher’s account of life at strike-hit Rainhill High school

A Rainhill High teacher has told the St Helens Reporter working at the strike-hit school is “hell” with low morale having an “ “immeasurable affect” on pupils.

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Teachers at Rainhill High will strike from next Monday

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Intimidated’ teachers vote to strike at Rainhill High

Teachers at Rainhill High - one of St Helens’ best performing schools - are set to strike in a dispute over their treatment by the school’s senior leaders.

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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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Cathy, a play abiut homelessness, performed at St Helens Central Library

Theatre performance highlights homelessness

A library’s sold-out theatre performance has been engaging residents on the rising issue of homelessness.

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Kyle Amor in action for Saints. The club has joined forced with Cowley International College

Saints offer students chance to learn and play

Saints and Cowley International College have joined forces to offer an unique partnership which will allow students to play rugby while studying.

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Schoolgirl Alice’s haircut challenge

Schoolgirl Alice’s haircut challenge

St Helens schoolgirl Alice Leyland grew her hair so she could has it cut off for charity.

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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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Central Library to shut for one month

Central Library to shut for one month

St Helens’ main library is to close for four weeks to allow essential maintenance works to take place.

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St Helens band Silver Storey

Silver Story announce hometown gigs

St Helens’ band Silver Story are set to return with a six-track mini album ... and a highly-anticipated hometown gig.

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Adoption information evening at town hall

Adoption information evening at town hall

St Helens adoption service will be holding an information evening event at the town hall later this month.

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Former St Aelred's pupil Ryan Davies working with a young player St George's Park National Football Centre

Ryan lands physio job at national football centre

A former St Aelred’s pupil has landed a job helping to keep some of the Britain’s top young footballers fit and healthy.

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