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Tributes paid to former Saint Roy Haggerty

Former Saint Roy Haggerty - one of the hardest men ever to pull on the Red Vee - has passed away.

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Coun Barrie Grunewald has resigned as council leader following a police investigation into a possible data breach

Council leader resigns following WhatsApp police investigation

St Helens Council’s leader has resigned after a police probe was launched into a “possible data breach” into allegations of sharing information on WhatsApp.

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Four-year-old Violet-Grace Youens, who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Prescot Road, St Helens

Steve Prescott bridge to be bathed violet for Violet-Grace

The family of a little girl killed in a hit and run incident have spoken of their determination to continue her legacy 12 months on from her death.

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Taskforce set up to tackle town centre youth disorder

Taskforce set up to tackle town centre youth disorder

A joint task force has been set-up to tackle a range of issues - including youth disorder and discarded drug paraphernalia - blighting St Helens town centre.

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St Helens Town Hall where most of the town's inquests are held

St Helens’ coroner service could be merged and moved to Liverpool

A coroner’s court serving people in St Helens could be moved to Liverpool as part of cost-cutting plans.

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Rainhill High pupil Anthony Ambage has donated every single penny of his own birthday money to worthwhile organisations and charities

St Helens lad donates four year’s worth of birthday money to charity

A youngster from Rainhill has amazed his family and friends - by donating every single penny of his birthday for the past four years to charity.

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The council will soon transfer ownership of Sherdley Park golf course to an outside organisation

Transfer of Sherdley Park driving range edges closer

Reduced opening hours have been introduced at Sherdley Park’s driving range as plans for the site’s takeover get closer.

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Martin Murray world title fight with Billy Joe Saunders has been postponed

BOXING: Martin Murray’s world title bid postponed

St Helens fighter Martin Murray’s world title shot against Billy Joe Saunders has been postponed.

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Loyola Hall developer went from bankruptcy to £500m turnover

Loyola Hall developer went from bankruptcy to £500m turnover

The property tycoon behind the re-development of Loyola Hall in Rainhill will be a keynote speaker at St Helens Chamber’s business fair.

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St Helens Town Hall

Cabinet members steps down after networking event clash

The councillor in charge of St Helens Council’s environmental service has stepped down - after missing a crucial meeting and instead attending a business networking event.

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Comedic performers Laura Mugridge and Tom Adams are set to present Bookish in St Helens libraries

Comedy duo bring literary tales to the life at the library

Comedic performers Laura Mugridge and Tom Adams are set to present Bookish in St Helens libraries, a unique collection of five brand new comedy shows inspired by popular books, as part of the award-winning Cultural Hubs arts-in-libraries programme.

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Dog owner fined for microchipping offence

Dog owner fined for microchipping offence

A St Helens dog owner has been convicted under dog microchipping legislation.

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Nell McInnery

Nell, 98, tells of her shock breast cancer diagnosis

When 98-year-old Nell McInnery first noticed a lump on her breast she dismissed it believing she was too old to get breast cancer.

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Up, up and away for high-flying St Helens students

Up, up and away for high-flying St Helens students

High-flying students at St Helens College travelled to a popular holiday resort as part of a unique project to provide them with first-hand experience in a cabin crew.

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Service station staff racially abused during robbery

Service station staff racially abused during robbery

An armed robber hurled racial abuse at service station staff in St Helens during a raid.

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Violet-Grace Youens

Violet-Grace legacy to live on

The family of a little girl killed in a hit and run incident have spoken of their determination to continue her legacy 12 months on from her death.
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St Helens Police Station

St Helens police station cells to close permanently

St Helens police station’s cells will be closed permanently, it has been revealed.

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Saints chief executive Mike Rush. A spokesman said the club had apologised for underpaying 117 workers

Saints ‘named and shamed’ for paying 117 workers below the minimum wage

Saints have apologised to 117 workers after they were found to have paid them below the minimum wage.

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Then Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish and Rainhill High's headteacher John Pout  opening the Liverpool Football Club Academy's new education centre at the school

St Helens school launches probe into ‘incident’ involving Liverpool FC youth players

A trouble-hit St Helens secondary is investigating an incident involved two Liverpool FC youth players at the school.

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Council leader Barrie Grunewald

5.99 per cent council tax rise approved

Town hall chiefs in St Helens have voted to approve a 5.99 per cent council tax increase.

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