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Subway set to open new store in Ecceston

Popular sandwich store Subway is set to open a new outlet in Eccleston, creating up to 12 jobs.

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Rev Val Hughes of St Emmanuel Church, Newton, had decribed the council's decision not to help as "unfair"

Dumped tyres mysteriously removed from Newton church

Mystery surrounds the identity of a Good Samaritan who removed tyres dumped outside an historic Newton-le-Willows church.

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Prescot and Whiston to be hit by 4.99 per cent tax hike

Prescot and Whiston to be hit by 4.99 per cent tax hike

Homeowners in Prescot and Whiston are set to see their council tax bill rocket by 4.99 per cent.

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Corporation Street closed for remedial works

Corporation Street closed for remedial works

Corporation Street in St Helens has been partially closed this evening, sparking traffic problems across the town centre.

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Michael Miszczak was convicted of 10 crimes against children including child rape

Pair jailed for sickening catalogue of child sex crimes

A Newton-le-Willows man and a woman have been jailed for a string of sex offences described by a senior detective as “some of the most despicable crimes against children we have ever seen”.

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Storm Doris develops into ‘Weather Bomb’ say Met Office officials

Storm Doris has rapidly deepened over the last 24 hours as it has under gone what the Met Office call Explosive Cyclogenisis making it a Weather Bomb.
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Electricity NW drafts in extra engineers in advance of Storm Doris

Electricity NW drafts in extra engineers in advance of Storm Doris

Electricity North West, the Lancashire's power network operator, has drafted in extra engineers to help keep the lights on and repair any potential damage caused by Storm Doris.
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Kym Marsh praises Cornation Street writers

Garstang actress Kym Marsh has said she is proud of Coronation Street writers for a truthful portrayal of the effects of stillbirth on families.

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School’s Yad Vashem exhibition

School’s Yad Vashem exhibition

St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic High School in St Helens recently hosted a touring exhibition produced by the most respected Holocaust education facility in the world, Yad Vashem, which is based in Israel.

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Newton-le-Willows U8 Aces

Newton junior football outfit secured funding

An under 8s football team has secured £1,000 funding from a North West builder.

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St Helens Council's Assistant Director Public Health, Dympna
Edwards; Kikis Constantinou, owner of the Tasty Corner, Greenfeld Road; Marg Atherton, owner of Marg's Chip Shop, Balfour Street; Shahanoor Miah, owner of Moss Bank Express; St Helens Council's Public Health Programmes and Service Delivery, Matt Davies; St Helens Councils Community and
Business Health Promotions Officer, Teresa Mercer

Chippies praised for slap-up but healthy meals

Twenty chip shops are frying high after reeling in gold and platinum awards in recognition of the work they are doing to produce healthier chips.

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Portrait project launched at St Helens library

Portrait project launched at St Helens library

As part of the Heritage Lottery Fund supported ‘St Helens Through the Lens’ project, St Helens Local History and Archives are asking for residents to become part of local history by contributing their own stories, memories and photographs to the archive.

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The Met Office have upgraded their warning for Lancashire to 'Amber' as storm Doris heads to the UK.

AMBER WARNING: Storm Doris set to batter Lancashire with winds of up to 80mph

The Met Office have upgraded their warning for Lancashire to 'Amber' as storm Doris heads to the UK.

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Ebenezer Independent Methodist Church. Pic: Google Street View

Two churches targeted by burglars

Police are appealing for information after burglars broke into a church and stole four televisions.

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Jo Cox: The Duchess of Cornwall will join Jamie Oliver to launch what could be the biggest community event since the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, The Great Get Together, in the wake of the murder of MP Jo Cox.

Jo Cox’s husband calls for ‘massive party to show our unity’

The husband of murdered MP Jo Cox is calling on the UK to throw a “massive party to show our unity and to celebrate what we have in common”.

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Rainford campaigners set to march on town hall

Rainford campaigners set to march on town hall

Campaigners are preparing to march on St Helens town hall aiming to “make their voices heard”.

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Even if you feel your child may not be cooperative the dentist can give advice - it is important that your child is comfortable in the surgery from a young age.

Everything you need to know to protect your kids' teeth

Most mums and dads want to help protect their kids' teeth but some parents can find oral health advice confusing. With this in mind we had a chat with a dental expert who can help you to stop your children's teeth from decaying.
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The Met Office have issued aYellow weather warning for Lancashire as winds of up to 60mph are expected to batter the northwest.

WEATHER WARNING: Winds of up to 60mph to batter North West

The Met Office have issued a Yellow weather warning for Lancashire as storm 'Doris' looks set to batter the North West.
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Frank Brereton, a disabled pensioner from St Helens, whose garden is being transformed thanks to a grant from financial mutual OneFamily

Pensioner’s joy at garden transformation

A disabled St Helens man has had his garden completely transformed thanks to a grant from financial mutual OneFamily.

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Top tips on how to lower your energy bills

As three of the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers announce price hikes, experts are reminding householders of small changes that can help slash how much they spend on gas and electricity.

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