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Murder probe in Haydock: Victim is named

Crime
Tesco

Tesco swings axe on supermarket staff in jobs cull

Business
Student actors remember the 200 Wood Pit mining disaster victims

Pit disaster which claimed more than 200 lives is remembered

News
Rainhill High School

St Helens school disputes loss claim and says it will make a surplus

News

Two arrested in murder probe after body found in garden

News

Man arrested on suspicion of drug dealing

News

St Helens veterinary practice donating its time to charity

News

Increase in number of drink-drive arrests

News
David Hitchen from St Helens, who died following a collision while out cycling

Cycling in memory of ‘Fast Hitch’

News
Representatives from St Helens Council, Local Green Points, and the winning local charities gathered at Willowbrook Hospice for a cheque presentation.

Borough charities share £10,000 council grant

News

Man who drove lorry up wrong side of M62 is jailed

Transport
The scene of the accident

HGV driver killed in M6 smash was just 37

News
The car was well alight on the motorway

Vehicle fire causes more disruption on M6

News
Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

Transport

Murder probe in Haydock: Victim is named

Crime
Police incident

Two arrested in murder probe after body found in garden

News
Police arrested a man in Prescott as part of a drugs bust

Man arrested on suspicion of drug dealing

News
The funeral of Adam Ellison will take place next week

Funeral for tragic Adam next week

Crime

Parents struggle to secure top school choice

Education
Talk to your child about having some responses ready if they are asked to send explicit images

Advice for parents concerned about children sexting

Health
Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

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

Tesco swings axe on supermarket staff in jobs cull

Business
Parkside Colliery before it was demolished

New plans to be submitted for Parkside regeneration

Business
Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

Transport
Animal-shaped wheatbags

Firefighter’s warning after son, 8, had burning Topshop wheatbag in his bed

Business

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

Transport
Ashley Highfield

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

Let there be lights - Spectacular aurora light up the sky in the north

Environment
Room for just one more?

REVEALED: The true cost of Santa’s Christmas Eve journey

Environment
34 square miles of wrapping paper will be used this year

Weight of 3.3m Emperor Penguins in plastic packaging 'in the Christmas bin'

Environment
The likelihood of a soaking by a summer storm can be gauged

Will it be a washout summer? Scientists think they have the answer

Environment

How alcohol really affects your diet

Opinion
Cases of Aussie flu are increasingly spreading from Blackpool and the Flyde coast to the rest of Lancashire. (s)

Call to spot the signs of flu as cases rise in Lancashire

Health
Health crisis

A&E ambulance waits soar to winter high in Christmas week

Health
The patient got glitter in her eye when it rubbed off a Christmas card

Woman nearly blinded by Christmas card glitter

Offbeat
St Helens Hospital

NHS hospitals told to cancel pre-planned operations

Health