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Council urged to reconsider response to report

St Helens Council has been asked to reconsider its response to a report into a complaint about a disabled man’s care.

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Lost medication warning

Lost medication warning

Police are urging people to be cautious after the loss of medication.

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Over-50s fight for same-day GP appointment

Over-50s fight for same-day GP appointment

Over-50s, arguably the biggest users of the NHS, are finding it particularly hard to book a same-day appointments with their GP.

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Singer Craig David

Craig David tells Harrison Ledsham’s mum: You’re amazing

Pop singer Craig David has reached out to Haydock mum Karen Ledsham, who lost both her children within the space of a few years, with a touching message of support.

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Newton pub is flushed with success

Newton pub is flushed with success

A Newton booser has been hailed for the quality of its toilets.

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Warning after medication is lost

Police are appealing for people to be cautious after medication was lost in St Helens.

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Broken ankle

Physiotherapy a waste of time for ankle injuries claims study

Having physiotherapy for an ankle sprain is a waste of time - and no better than managing the injury at home, say scientists.

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Susan Lee

Steve Prescott Bridge to be lit-up in memory of mum

A family has raised thousands of pounds for charity in memory of their mum.

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Alzheimers and dementia are the cause of death of over 1,100 people every week

Alzheimer's and dementia most common death in England and Wales

Alzheimer's and dementia are now the biggest killer in England and Wales with more than 1,100 people dying from the disease each week, according to official figures.

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Concerns over women’s health in St Helens

Concerns over women’s health in St Helens

A council report has highlighted growing concerns about women’s health in St Helens.

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Linda Crooks with Mike and Janette Rigby

80s disco to be held in sister’s memory

A woman has organised a retro 80s disco in memory of her sister.

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Mark Middlehurst with dad Malcolm

Help us to bring Mig home say loving parents

A fund-raising appeal has been launched to help Mark Middlehurst’s family adapt their home so they can care for him.

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The High Sheriff of Merseyside James Davies at Willowbrook Hospice

High sheriff visits ‘inspiring’ hospice

A high sheriff has called a hospice “inspiring and heart-warming” following a visit.

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Snow good if you break down

Are you prepared for snow?

Weather forecasters are predicting we might get the first snow of the winter tonight.

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Willowbrook's chief executive Neil Wright and Alan Chick, chairman of the board of trustees

Hospice receives prestigious award

A hospice has been honoured with a prestigious award.

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Council leader Barrie Grunewald has suffered a set-back in his recovery from a heart attack

Barrie Grunewald ‘suffers complications in recovery’

St Helens Council’s stricken leader has undergone emergency abdominal surgery after suffering complications in his recovery from a heart attack, it has emerged.

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Deputy Lieutenant of Merseyside presents medal to Stan Pennington

St Helens war veteran honoured for D-Day landing role

A World War II veteran from St Helens has been presented with France’s highest honour, recognising his role in the D-Day Landings.

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How to beat the winter blues – practical tips to keep your spirits up

How to beat the winter blues – practical tips to keep your spirits up

As we make the chilly transition from autumn into winter, it’s not uncommon for people’s moods to dip along with the temperatures. It’s cold, the days are short, work or education is in full swing, and the Christmas holidays are still too far away to provide much comfort.

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North West workers among most stressed in the UK

North West workers among most stressed in the UK

Workers in the North West are among the most stressed in the country, new research has found.

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