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Charity holds flash sale on Race For Life entry

A special discount is being offered for one day only to fund-raisers wishing to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life events.

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Claire Rawlinson with son Stanley, who has many allergies, and his big brother Charlie

Mum speaks about son’s serious allergies

For many people the only things they consider when choosing food is how it will taste and perhaps its nutritional value.

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Dog owner fined after conviction appeal fails

A St Helens dog owner will have to pay thousands of pounds after an appeal against a conviction for fouling failed.

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Jail time for drugs gang caught in undercover investigation

Seven people have been jailed as part of an investigation into the supply of Class A drugs in the Merseyside area.

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ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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Police search property in St Helens

Police investigating the bombing at Manchester Arena have ended their search at a property in St Helens.

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Lily-Ann with her dad Sam Clark

Making Lily-Ann’s dream a reality

A St Helens family are fundraising to make a poorly girl’s dream a reality – to get her to Walt Disney World.

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Man charged with possession of offensive weapon near St Helens primary

Man charged with possession of offensive weapon near St Helens primary

A pensioner has been charged with two counts of possession of an offensive weapon following an incident at a St Helens primary school.

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Police hunt ‘cowardly’ attackers

Police hunt ‘cowardly’ attackers

Police are hunting three men in connection with a “vicious and unprovoked” assault in Haydock.

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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Emergency services at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig

Police warning over fraudulent fundraising websites

Police have warned people to be aware of fraudulent fundraising websites in the wake of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing.

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Man found dead near Matalan in St Helens

Man found dead near Matalan in St Helens

Police are investigating after a man was found dead today near to Matalan in St Helens town centre.

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Armed police stand guard at Albert Square, Manchester, after a suicide bomber killed 22 people, including children, as an explosion tore through fans leaving a pop concert in Manchester

St Helens man charged over offensive Manchester bomb Tweet

A 22-year-old man from St Helens has been charged with using racially aggravated words on Twitter following the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena.

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Courtney Boyle, 19, was studying criminology and psychology at Leeds Beckett University

Mother pays tribute to 'angels' after daughter and partner are killed in Manchester Arena bomb blast

A woman who lost her partner and daughter in the Manchester terror attack said they were "both my angels flying high in the sky".
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The youngsters will take part in the Great North Swim 250

Schoolchildren make a splash to help others

Three youngsters from St Helens will be taking the plunge to raise money for a charity helping people around the world.

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Bomb squad called to incident in Hulme

The army bomb squad have been called to a road in Hulme.
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Florida Farm battle over

Campaigners have called an end to their battle against a proposed £150m logistics hub.

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Saffie Roussos was killed in the terrorist atrocity

In their own words - Friends and families pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bomb

In their own words - friends and families pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bomb.
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Police outside a block of flats they raided in Blackley, north Manchester, where a woman was arrested. She has since been released without charge.

Controlled explosion overnight as anti-terror police swoop on Moss Side property

Counter-terror police have carried out a controlled explosion as they searched a property in the Moss Side area of Manchester in connection with Monday's attack.

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Top cop thanks public for their support

Top cop thanks public for their support

Merseyside Police’s top cop has thanked the people of the region of their messages of support following the horrific terror attack in Manchester.

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