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CCTV images released of Adam Ellison murder suspects

News
St Helens Hospital

State of the art scanners installed at local hospitals

News

Borough schools urged to sign up for big green dream

News

St Helens volunteer Jean Cooney wins national recognition

News

Chamber quiz night hailed a success

News

Revellers warned over railway station safety over Christmas period

Transport

Concern over doubling of crashes at Haydock Island

News
60% are incorrectly planning to recycle shiny or glittery wrapping paper

Most Britons think amount of waste generated at Christmas 'unacceptable'

Environment
Picket line outside Preston

Virgin Trains' workers 'solidly supporting' pay strike

Transport

Revellers warned over railway station safety over Christmas period

Transport
Picket line outside Preston

Virgin Trains' workers 'solidly supporting' pay strike

Transport
Problems with ice are also being reported on the M65 between junctions 5 and 6.

Ice warning for Lancashire drivers

Transport
The busiest days are predicted to be December 20, 21 and 22

Fears of four hour delays on roads over Christmas

Transport

Employees held at gunpoint during robbery

Crime
Some 1,727 motorists were questioned by the RAC.

Drivers admit getting behind wheel when they may have been over drink limit

Crime
Jessica Chisnall

VIDEO: Police release CCTV after teen was struck by off-road bike

News
Demi Pearson, 14, her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on Monday.

Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

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

Revellers warned over railway station safety over Christmas period

Transport
Picket line outside Preston

Virgin Trains' workers 'solidly supporting' pay strike

Transport
"ATM deserts" could be created

Link says it is 'committed to maintaining geographical coverage of free ATMs'

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

Most Britons think amount of waste generated at Christmas 'unacceptable'

Environment
Many Britons  are still nervous about clearing snow for fear of getting punished

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should NEVER use

Environment
The regulator said it wants suppliers to "go the extra mile" and take firmer action on tackling leaks

Water watchdog vows to cut bills for households in England and Wales

Environment
The Oraefajokull volcano

Monitoring stepped up at dangerous Iceland volcano

Environment

Under age drinking warning as study finds sixth of parents let young drink at 14

Health
Be prepared for those questions

How to answer 9 of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

Health
Plain dried pasta and noodles are still free

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Health
Men are also more susceptible to complications

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health
Peppa Pig is broadcast in more than 180 countries

Peppa Pig blamed for 'inappropriate use of Primary Care Services'

Arts