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Council asks parents to make underage drinking pledge

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St Helens College

Student Sarah’s work picked for prestigious exhibition

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Pensioner rushed to hospital after being hit by car

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A Jobcentre Plus

St Helens' unemployment rate falls again

Business

Landlords face £1,000 fine for serving ‘clearly drunk’ revellers

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College launches January course guide

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Rise of the scratchcard helps reduce Lottery's charitable returns

Business

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

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Violet-Grace Youens died aged four after she was hit by a hit and run driver as she crossed the road with her grandmother Angela French

Violet-Grace Youens’ parents tell their heartbreaking story at speed awareness course

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Be prepared for those questions

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

Health

Fears of four hour delays on roads over Christmas

Transport
Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

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Researchers suggested that momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths

Full moons can increase likelihood of fatal motor bike crashes

Transport
Shhh. No mobiles of headphones

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

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

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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
Greater Manchester Police said three men, aged 23, 20 and 18, and a 20-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Crime
Police are appealing for witnesses

Man found with mysterious head injuries in town centre

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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
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

St Helens' unemployment rate falls again

Business
The drop came as Lottery sales fell by 9%

Rise of the scratchcard helps reduce Lottery's charitable returns

Business
Royal Mail recommends that people post early

Royal Mail workers flat-out before posting deadlines

Business
Here are all the dates for when your benefits will be paid.

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

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

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
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

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
The council and partners are warning that too much alcohol can have fatal consequences

Campaign warns of tragic consequences of festive alcohol bingeing

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