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Have say on 30-year plan for St Helens

St Helens residents can give their views on plans for homes and employment land over the next 30 years.

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Conor McGinn, MP for St Helens North, with Marie McCourt and her family to Downing Street, where he helped deliver the petition to introduce Helen's Law which has been signed by over 320,000 people

MP Conor demands Helen’s law meeting with Government minister

A St Helens MP is demanding an urgent meeting with Justice Secretary Liz Truss to seek answers on whether the Government will support moves to introduce a new law inspired by the case of Billinge murder victim Helen McCourt.

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St Helens MP warns to social care funding crisis

St Helens MP warns to social care funding crisis

St Helens MP Marie Rimmer has called for the Government to act now to prevent a funding crisis in the social care.

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Council to replace library fines with food bank donations

Council to replace library fines with food bank donations

Tardy book borrowers can clear their library fines with food donations instead of money after council chiefs in Merseyside launched a food bank scheme to help residents who are struggling to make ends meet.

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A map of the Haydock Point site

MPs pledge to oppose logistics hub proposal

Two local MPs have vowed to oppose plans to put a huge logistics hub at a motorway junction, fearing it will cause traffic chaos in the borough.

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Marie Rimmer MP

MP says disabled jobseekers not helped

A St Helens MP has strongly criticised the Government for failing to support disabled jobseekers.

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St Helens Town Hall

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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Pam Briggs

Overnight new digest - Family of tragic ex-nurse want answers, pensioner dies after being hit with car, and more ex-footballers speak out about 'abuse'

Catch up with all the latest national and regional news with our morning roundup
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Marie Rimmer

MP unhappy with autumn statement

St Helens MP Marie Rimmer has hit out at the Government’s autumn statement.

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Fire crews were called to Booths at around 8.30pm yesterday evening.

Morning news digest - Fire at Booths, bank robbery arrest and Britain braces itself for coldest night of Autumn

Catch up with all the overnight news from Lancashire and across the country here with our morning roundup.

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The St Helens Youth Council in the council chamber

Youth council appoints cabinet

Elected members of the St Helens Youth Council recently returned to the town hall chamber to agree on a manifesto - and form a cabinet tasked with overseeing key duties.

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St Helens MP Marie Rimmer pictured Jake Morrison (left),  chief executive of Oliver King Foundation, and Mark King, Olivers dad

St Helens MP backs Oliver King campaign

St Helens MP Marie Rimmer is lending her support to a campaign launched after the sudden death of a young swimmer.

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Farage predicts 'seismic shock' at next general election

Overnight news digest - Farage predicts 'seismic shock' at next general election and British Medical journey says no evidence for Vitamin D supplements

Catch up with all the latest overnight news with our morning roundup

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Chris Hill, Lord Hoyle and Paul Wellens

Paul Wellens and Mike Denning are guests at Parliamentary RL showcase

Paul Wellens was the guest of honour at the All-Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group’s annual dinner at the Palace of Westminster.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond reads through his Autumn Statement in his office in 11 Downing Street, London

Overnight news digest - Hammond to help workers and NHS labs at 'tipping point'

Catch up with all the latest news with our quick round-up of this morning's headlines

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Paul Wellens

Saints legend at Parliament RL dinner

St Helens legend Paul Wellens will be the guest of honour at a prestigious dinner at the House of Lords.

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A group of politicians including Marie Rimmer MP (bottom middle) record a charity single for the Jo Cox Foundation

Politicians and rock stars join forces for Jo Cox charity single - including our Marie

Politicians and stars from the world of music have joined forces to record a charity single in memory of the late MP Jo Cox, including St Helens MP Marie Rimmer.

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St Helens North MP Conor McGinn

MP Conor’s campaign to ban town hall bus

St Helens MP Conor McGinn has launched a campaign to protect council-run bus firms from a proposed Government ban.

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Acting council leader Andy Bowden

Andy Bowden confirmed as acting council leader

Deputy council leader Andy Bowden has been confirmed as acting leader of St Helens Council.

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President elect: Donald Trump

Donald Trump wins White House race: here’s how he could be a successful President

Donald Trump is now President-Elect of the United States of America. Here’s how he could be a successful President.
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