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Shakespeare-themed micropub given green light

Business
Cannabis discovered at a house on Alfred Street

Arrest after large cannabis farm found

Crime
Emails should be sent to staff about their behaviour before parties

Firms urged to email staff about behaviour before work Christmas parties

Business
Roads Policing Officers are responsible for patrolling motorways and main roads

Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

Crime

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education

Would-be-thieves target children's nurseries

News

How to get money off Amazon purchases

Business

Campaigners say Rainford has smaller amount of greenbelt land in the whole of St Helens

News
Police

UPDATED: Man charged with manslaughter after assault in St Helens town centre

Crime
The Oraefajokull volcano

Monitoring stepped up at dangerous Iceland volcano

Environment

Future of quiet carriages on trains under scrutiny after passenger palaver

Transport
Passenger watchdog Transport Focus compared the news to "a chill wind" blowing down platforms

Rail passengers to be hit by hike in train fares

Transport
Almost 400 miles of roadworks will be lifted

400 miles of roadworks to be lifted to ease Christmas getaway

Transport

Dashcam shows lorry driver 'falling asleep' before M6 motorway crash

Transport
Police have launched their drink driving campaign

Police start push to catch drink and drug drivers over Christmas period

News

Arrest after large cannabis farm found

Crime
Roads Policing Officers are responsible for patrolling motorways and main roads

Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

Crime
Heirs and Graces was one of the nurseries targeted

Would-be-thieves target children's nurseries

News
Police

UPDATED: Man charged with manslaughter after assault in St Helens town centre

Crime

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education

Council’s early years service ranked third in UK

News

Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Education
Young people aged 11 to 16 will be urged to run to safety

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

Shakespeare-themed micropub given green light

Business
Emails should be sent to staff about their behaviour before parties

Firms urged to email staff about behaviour before work Christmas parties

Business
Looking to bag a bargain before the Boxing Day sales start?

How to get money off Amazon purchases

Business
One in three employers surveyed said that men will never take an equal role in caring for children.

Managers reluctant to hire women who may have children, survey finds

Business

New reporters 'to hold local councils to account'

Business
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
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

Monitoring stepped up at dangerous Iceland volcano

Environment
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Will it be a white Christmas? Here are odds of snow falling when the big day rolls around

Environment
The Cold Moon will appear 14% bigger and 30% brighter than usual

Cold moon set to provide close-up for stargazers

Environment

Campaign warns of tragic consequences of festive alcohol bingeing

News
It's not just snap-happy nails we have to contend with

This is how to stop your nails breaking in winter according to experts

Health
Remember, the results do not have be perfect

Ask an expert: What should I play with kids now it's winter?

Health
Cough medicines could "actually do more harm than good".

Doctor warns against over the counter cough syrups and medicines for children

Health
Kieron Smith (second right) with his colleagues at Learndirect, wearing purple for Pancreatic Awareness Day

Learndirect staff in Preston, Wigan and St Helens go purple for Pancreatic Cancer Action

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