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It’s a glove affair at Ravenhead Foyer

Ravenhead Foyer in St Helens have welcomed a donation of gloves from local Subway stores after over 10,000 were collected across the region in aid of its ‘Gloves for Subs’ day.

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Garden waste collection service takes winter break

Garden waste collection service takes winter break

St Helens Council’s garden waste collection service will begin a winter break from December, when demand for the service reduces due to low levels of green waste produced.

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Residents’ ‘disbelief’ at development plans

A residents’ group has reacted with fury to the scale of a proposed industrial development around the site of a former colliery.

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Work begins on new station building

Work begins on new station building

Rail passengers in Newton-le-Willows are to benefit from new modern facilities with work getting under way on a new station building as part of the transformation of the site.

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Watch: Wobbly grass at Sutton Park baffles the internet

Watch: Wobbly grass at Sutton Park baffles the internet

A dog-walker from St Helens has baffled the internet by posting a bizarre video showing the grass at a borough park appearing to wobble like jelly.

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Picture gallery: St Helens remembers

Hundreds attended Remembrance Sunday in St Helens - here’s our round-up of a set of stunning images from last Sunday’s ceremony.

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Boar’s Head win right to stay open until 1am on weekends

Boar’s Head win right to stay open until 1am on weekends

A popular St Helens pub has won a change in its licensing hours.

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

Neighbouring council weighs in to Florida Farm row

A neighbouring council has recommended that the controversial Florida Farm development should get the go-ahead.

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The New Fleece Hotel, Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield.

Police say rock pub should shut

Police officers are recommending a rock pub at the centre of a row over anti-social behaviour should be shut down.

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Pictured at the cheque presentation, from left to right,: Barry Tither, fund-raiser; Val Mullarkey, Persimmon Homes; Kelly Wellens, founder of Jensons Twinkle Stars; Jeanette and Dave Banks, Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens; Carol Tither, fund-raiser.

Mayor’s charity receives £1,000 boost

The Mayor of St Helens has received a cheque for £1,000 from one of the UK’s largest housebuilders for his nominated charity, Jenson’s Twinkle Stars.

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Urgent gas mains revamp following leaks

Urgent gas mains revamp following leaks

National Grid is advising residents and motorists of urgent work to replace a gas main in the Islands Brow area of St Helens.

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Lost medication warning

Lost medication warning

Merseyside Police is appealing for the public to be cautious after medication was lost on a bus between Clinkham-wood and St Helens town centre yesterday, Wednesday, October 26.

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Join Rangers on fungi forage

Join Rangers on fungi forage

St Helens Council’s Ranger Service is inviting residents to join members of the team on a short foray to hunt for local species of mushrooms.

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£7 million M62 motorway trial to cut congestion

£7 million M62 motorway trial to cut congestion

Work on a £7 million pilot scheme to cut congestion along the M62 is to start next month.

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St Helens Central Library at the Gamble Building

Historic library building celebration

The historic building housing St Helens’ main library will host a day of events to mark 120 years since it was built.

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Delays likely as roadworks start this weekend

Delays likely as roadworks start this weekend

Motorists are being warned of delays in the Newton-le-Willows and Bold areas of St Helens this weekend as carriageway resurfacing works get underway.

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Ben Welburn who performs as tribute act Cash

Citadel gig for Cash tribute act

Music fans will get the chance to walk the line when a top tribute act to one of country’s most influential singers hits town.

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Rainhill Civic Society and Merseyside Archaeological Society at St Anne's Well

Medieval well uncovered in field

A medieval well has been uncovered following excavation work in a field.

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Advice on how to keep rats at bay

Advice on how to keep rats at bay

It’s that time of year again when households across the borough are plagued by rats.

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Delays likely as roadworks start

Delays likely as roadworks start

Drivers are being warned to expect delays this weekend as road resurfacing work gets under way.

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