POLICE are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a convicted robber from St Helens who has escaped from prison.
FORMER Saints and Great Britain star Paul Sculthorpe has been handed an MBE for his rugby league career and charity work.
A TOP landscape gardener from St Helens has picked up a prestigious award after showcasing his talents at this week’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
CASH-strapped council chiefs have been criticised after issuing charities and community groups in St Helens with rate demands.
ST Helens Town Hall and police station flew the rainbow flag today to celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO).
FORMER St Helens captain Paul Sculthorpe has received his MBE medal from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace today (Friday).
POLICE are appealing for help to catch a vile thug who punched an elderly man in the face during an attempted robbery in St Helens town centre.
A FATHER-of-one who suffered severe brain damage after attempting to hang himself in his son’s bedroom died following a series of seizures.
THE number of young people in St Helens left to care for elderly or sick relatives has been revealed in a shocking new report.
HE’S enjoyed a whirlwind 12 months and now tuneful teen opera singer Tom Loughlin has been accepted into one of the UK’s most prestigious music schools.
NEW council leader Barrie Grunewald says creating jobs, improving schools and building a vibrant town centre will be his top priorities in office.2 comments
A ST Helens doctor cleared of several damaging allegations has told of his monumental battle to clear his name and warned “it could have happened to anyone”.
Cannabis with an estimated street value of £35,000 has been found at a farm in Mellor, near Samlesbury.5 comments
FIREFIGHTERS had to be called out after loose bricks tumbled into the road from an unsafe chimney stack.1 comment
CRIME fell for the seventh year running last year.1 comment
CAMPAIGNERS have called for urgent action after the St Helens Reporter revealed the clean-up bill for some failed businesses is being picked up by council tax payers.
A ST Helens businessman has been shortlisted as a finalist for a coveted Entrepreneur of the Year award.1 comment
POLICE are warning motorists to beware of con artists who flag drivers down, pretending to have run out of fuel.
NEW council leader Barrie Grunewald has paid tribute to his predecessor Marie Rimmer after his surprise election victory.2 comments
IRRESPONSIBLE dog owners were targeted by police across St Helens as part of a two-day operation.1 comment
A TEENAGE girl from St Helens is tantalisingly close to securing a life-changing trip to Africa.
A NIGHTMARE neighbour is set to be evicted by bailiffs after neighbours complained about her hosting wild late-night parties.
MARIE Rimmer has been replaced as council leader by her deputy Barrie Grunewald after a shock vote among local Labour party members.
LABOUR last night held the Windle ward after a closely fought by-election.
POLICE seized more than £100,000 worth of heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis in a raid at a St Helens home last week.
MILLIONS of pounds are set to be saved on the cost of landfill courtesy of a new 30-year waste recovery deal.
PLANS to build a two-storey extension at a St Helens primary school have been given the go-ahead - despite opposition from local residents.
DEVELOPERS are set to launch a third bid to demolish a historic St Helens pub after their previous attempt was thwarted by bats.
A COUNCILLOR is being investigated by town hall chiefs after they received a complaint that she had posted offensive comments on Facebook.2 comments
Grab your feather boa and silky gloves, ladies! The sultry art of burlesque dancing is coming to St Helens - for one night only.1 comment
HE is, quite simply, the pride of St Helens.
MEMBERS of the public are being invited to suggest names for two 5 Boroughs Partnership buildings which are undergoing a £1.7m refurbishment.
The Snaefell Mountain Railway will start its 2013 service on Saturday (May 4).
A LORRY driver from St Helens arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released on bail, police say.
ST Helens MP Dave Watts has called for a national debate over the preparations for future funerals for prominent politicians.1 comment
A ST Helens man was injured when a metal gantry he was walking on collapsed five storeys high.
A MAN was forced to jump to safety from a first floor window after a fire started above a takeaway.
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LOOK away now if you reckon politicians are getting younger every year - because a 21-year-old student has just been elected to represent Prescot.
A YOUNG child was injured when a pram was hit by a car.
WORRIED residents in Prescot fear the area’s main Post Office is set to be axed and moved to an out of town retail park.
A BUSY road remained partially closed yesterday following a major sewer collapse.
COUNCIL taxpayers in St Helens could be left to pick up the tab for failed busineses because of a legal loophole, we can reveal.
A GUILT-ridden driver who knocked over and killed a Newton mum while she was out Christmas shopping begged a judge to jail him.
FUNDING to help victims of domestic violence in St Helens is to be drastically cut - despite a sharp rise in the number of attacks on women.
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Saturday 25 May 2013
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