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Lancashire care provider seeks rescue plan after financial pressures

Financial pressures have forced one of the country's biggest private home care providers to seek a rescue plan.

Business
Have you seen missing man William Hope?

Have you seen missing man William Hope?

A search is on to find missing man William Hope.

Crime
A photo of the scene posted by Assistant Chief Constable Terry Woods.

M6 closed following "serious injury collision" involving car and lorry

The M6 was closed this afternoon following a two-vehicle collision.
Transport
Police were called

Kirkby couple sentenced for bus shelter sex session

A Kirkby couple who hit the headlines after they were filmed having sex in a bus shelter have been sentenced for outraging public decency.

Crime
Theatre Royal manager Chantelle Nolan and Thomas Aspinall of B&M Waste Services

Theatre diverts all its waste from landfill sites

A theatre in St Helens has introduced a new service which allows none of its waste to be taken to landfill sites.

News
Coun Barrie Grunewald has resigned as council leader following a police investigation into a possible data breach

Council leader resigns following WhatsApp police investigation

St Helens Council’s leader has resigned after a police probe was launched into a “possible data breach” into allegations of sharing information on WhatsApp.

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Rise in first preference primary school places

Rise in first preference primary school places

Education chiefs in St Helens says they have recorded another increase in the number of children securing their first preference primary school.

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Reginald Road to close next week for major building work

Reginald Road in Sutton will be closed for two day next week as part of housing development work in the area.

News
Dale Winton

TV presenter Dale Winton dies aged 62

TV presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62, his agent has said.
News

Don't let stress take control of your life

Did you know that this month is Stress Awareness Month?

Health
Police investigation after shooting incident in Haydock

Police investigation after shooting incident in Haydock

A police investigation is under way after a man was injured in a suspected shooting.

Crime
Police are investigating

Police investigate town centre assault in St Helens

Police are investigating after a man was punched in the head in St Helens town centre on Saturday night.
Crime
Eight out of 10 police officers are showing signs of depression according to a new report

Majority of police officers are depressed about work

Eight out of 10 police officers are displaying signs of depression or anxiety as a result of “doing too much”, the chairman of the Police Federation has warned.

Health
Nicholas Sullivan, known as Baggo

Man admits ‘Baggo’s’ manslaughter

A Wigan man has admitting causing fatal injuries to another man in a Hindley pub.

News

Pub giant Wetherspoon closes social media profiles

JD Wetherspoon pubs will no longer be on social media after the pub company decided to pull all its accounts.
News
Ed Byrne is appearing at the St Helens Theatre Royal

Ed Byrne: Why I own a chainsaw and a bowtie

Funnyman Ed Byrne - who is coming to the St Helens Theatre Royal - has been an acclaimed stand-up (with audiences and critics alike) for 20 years now.

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Janine Saleh (centre) with the Pause St Helens team

Charity bid to reduce number of St Helens children in care

A national charity which aims to reduce the number of children taken into care has launched in St Helens.

News
Police hunt flasher prowling Newton-le-Willows ‘with no trousers on’

Police hunt flasher prowling Newton-le-Willows ‘with no trousers on’

Police say at flasher exposed himself to a woman in Newton-le-Willows.

News

IN PICTURES: 17 cars from British Leyland’s 50 year history

British Leyland dominated the domestic motoring scene making some of the most famous names on the nation’s roads during the 1970s and 1980s.

News
Stephen Boylan

St Helens teenager missing from home

Police have launched an appeal for information to find a missing teenage boy from St Helens.
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