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Headteacer Monica Middlehurst surveys the scene of devastation at RL Hughes Primary School

Primary school arsonists in the dock

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Dance students at De La Salle performed a tribute to the victims of the Manchester bombing

School tribute to Manchester bomb victims

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Joanne Milroy, from St Helens had been trawling social media, phone books and ancestry websites for years in an attempt to locate her long lost cousin John Pownall before their paths suddenly crossed at Amazon's fulfilment centre in Warrington, where they both worked

Long long cousins reunited ... by Amazon!

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MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

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Police search for missing teen in St Helens

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Police hunt man who left bags of cannabis in post office

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Marie McCourt - I cannot rest until my daughter's body is found

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Marie McCourt on the 30th anniversary of her daughter Helen's murder

A mother’s 30-year fight for closure

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Education chiefs win £750k grant

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This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your house

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Man who drove lorry up wrong side of M62 is jailed

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The scene of the accident

HGV driver killed in M6 smash was just 37

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The car was well alight on the motorway

Vehicle fire causes more disruption on M6

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Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

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

Transport

Police hunt man who left bags of cannabis in post office

Crime
Helen McCourt

Marie McCourt - I cannot rest until my daughter's body is found

Crime
Marie McCourt on the 30th anniversary of her daughter Helen's murder

A mother’s 30-year fight for closure

Crime
Robert Sempey

Tributes to man found dead in Haydock

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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

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Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Education

MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

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Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

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

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

Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

Health
Laura Black

Charity dinner at Leigh Sports Village for Teardrops in St Helens

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Health and fitness expert Ryan Donohue, of Fitness Formation, in Lancaster

How alcohol really affects your diet

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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