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Fans poured into the town centre to enjoy the bars and restaurants
Fans poured into the town centre to enjoy the bars and restaurants
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THE Karalius Cup tie between St Helens and Widnes rugby league clubs at the new Langtree Stadium on last Friday gave a massive boost to the evening economy in St Helens town centre.

Takings in some pubs were up by 80 per cent and restaurants witnessed a big upturn in diners using town centre facilities prior to the match.