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13 submissions made to planning committee

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A picture of Haydock Cottage Hospital courtesy of St Helens Local History and Archives Library

Haydock Cottage Hospital memorial ceremony takes place today

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‘Parents are blocking residents driveways outside of school’

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Arson-hit refugee re-settled in new home

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Council gives tax exemption to care leavers

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Council’s Christmas gift appeal launched

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Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Business
Wally Ashcroft and local resident Fred Bishop at the site of the proposed drive-thru at Windle Island during an earlier campaign

Windle councillor hits back at advice not to back greenbelt protestors

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Police are appealing for information

Police appeal for witnesses after hit and run

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Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

Transport
Union members voted by 84% in favour of strikes

Driving examiners to stage 48-hour strike on day new test is launched

Environment
A quarter of a million First Class and Standard ticket prices will be slashed over five days with Virgin Trains on the West Coast

Fares slashed in Black Friday Virgin Trains sale

Transport
Britain has some of the most relaxed vision requirements for drivers in Europe.

Eye experts call for drivers to have compulsory sight tests every 10 years

Transport
Coroner Peter Sigee warned that cyclists could die because of new Government rules relaxing repairs to deep potholes

New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns

Transport

Police appeal for witnesses after hit and run

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Fishing licence

Angler prosecuted for fishing without a license

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Park Avenue, Haydock. Pic: Google Street View

Probe after family is rescued from deliberate house fire

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Police raided the property

Cannabis farm found by police

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Anti-terror attack advice for pupils aged 11 to 16 made available for schools

Education
Children should be able to try out "the many cloaks of identity" without being labelled or bullied

Young should not be bullied for exploring their identity, says Church of England

Education
Jacob Kelly

Jacob’s sporting dedication pays off

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Around 20 children were taken home by their parents

120 pupils taken out of classes for wearing wrong shoes

Education
Most young people believe they have been failed by careers advice

Young people feel 'failed' by careers advice

Education

Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Business
The new Audi design centre

Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

Transport
Overall, men get a bigger buzz from secret spending

Men will spend £12,663 in their lives on purchases their partner knows nothing about

Business
Millions are facing a fuel poverty crisis this year

Three in ten Brits are too scared to put their heating on due to crippling costs

Business

New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns

Transport
The disgraced former Tory deputy chairman believes the country is "sick of elections"

Lord Archer: Corbyn will become Prime Minister if election is held next year

Politics
At the end of last year, there were nearly 56,000 "declared absconders"

56,000 foreign nationals disappear off Home Office radar

Politics
The group is calling for childcare to be subsidised from when a child is six months old

Campaigners protest to improve rights for working mothers

Politics
Edwina Currie, junior health minister in the 80s

You can't ban making a pass at someone from workplace - Edwina Currie

Politics

Driving examiners to stage 48-hour strike on day new test is launched

Environment

Earth-sized planet discovered with 'mild' climate and peaceful parent star

Environment
Planet Earth photographed on December 7, 1972 during the Apollo 17 moon mission

Scientists issue grave 'warning to humanity' 25 years on from landmark alert

Environment
Venus (left) and Jupiter in the skies over Brighton Pier

Jupiter and Venus put on a show for early-morning stargazers

Environment

What is ASMR and why is everyone obsessed with it?

Health
The NHS aims to admit or discharge 95% of patients within four hours

Hospitals face predicted worst-ever A&E waiting times this winter

Health
How is your eyesight?

Motorists’ eyesight ‘should be retested’ every 10 years

Health
Six-month-old Iris Day who died while awaiting a potentially lifesaving heart operation

Baby died after heart operation delayed, inquest told

Health
Have you bought these nuts?

Aldi recalls nuts over allergy fears

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