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Man airlifted to hospital following collision

A cyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a collision with a vehicle.
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Three dog owners convicted in court

Three dog owners convicted in court

A further three dog owners from St Helens have been convicted for falling foul of the law.

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Chair of the Association for Children Damaged by Hormone Pregnancy Tests Marie Lyon speaks to the media at the publication of the Commission on Human Medicines' Expert Working Group Report on Hormone Pregnancy Tests, at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

Billinge mum suffers pregnancy test damage defeat

A Billinge mum who spearheaded a campaign to prove that a hormone pregnancy test in the 1960s and ’70s caused serious birth defects in their children have suffered a huge blow.

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Unhappy customer Tom Abraham-Roth

Newton man found mould on his Chinese takeaway

A takeaway faces scrutiny from council officers after a Newton man complained about being served mould-topped curry sauce.

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Thatto Heath ace claims she was bitten during RL World Cup defeat

Thatto Heath ace claims she was bitten during RL World Cup defeat

Australian centre Isabelle Kelly faces being rubbed out for the rest of the women’s Rugby League World Cup after being accused of biting Thatto Heath’s Chantelle Crowl in the Jillaroos’ 38-0 thumping of England.

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Dick, Kerr's Ladies

Story of St Helens-born footballing superstar told in song

An exciting project telling the true stories of remarkable women in the First World War through song featured at Eccleston Library over the weekend as part of the award-winning Cultural Hubs, arts-in-libraries programme.

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Council launches fraud awareness campaign

Council launches fraud awareness campaign

St Helens Council is running a Fraud Awareness campaign across social media to encourage people to report fraud committed against the council, marking International Fraud Awareness Week.

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OAP dies after road crash in Newton

OAP dies after road crash in Newton

A pensioner died in Newton-le-Willow after he was in collision with a car.

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Thatto Heath man, 48, arrested over child sex offences

Thatto Heath man, 48, arrested over child sex offences

Detectives have arrested a 48-year-old man from Thatto Heath on suspicion of a number of child sex offences.

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St Helens libraries to accept food bank donations in place of late fines

St Helens libraries to accept food bank donations in place of late fines

Library bosses in St Helens will reduce late fines for tardy readers - if they donate items to a food bank.

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Helen Davies with her family

‘Mumpreneur’ is Amazon best-seller

A St Helens mum-of-two is celebrating double national award wins for the Amazon-best-selling products she has invented for weaning babies.  

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St Helens scouting group responds to littering complaints

St Helens scouting group responds to littering complaints

A councillor has spoken to a St Helens scout group about littering around their headquarters.

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Protest groups seek clarification on councillor’s greenbelt remarks

Protest groups seek clarification on councillor’s greenbelt remarks

A campaign group has called on a senior councillor to clarify comments he made about the future of greenbelt areas of the borough.

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Historic milestones moved from St Helens park

Historic milestones moved from St Helens park

Two historic milestones in St Helens have been moved to new homes in local parks thanks to teamwork between NHS Property Services, a local authority and a history group.

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Council: Fine revellers for buying booze for drunks

Council: Fine revellers for buying booze for drunks

St Helens Council is supporting a regional awareness campaign this winter about the alcohol laws some people forget.

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Councillor’s concern at ‘ever more dangerous’ East Lancs Road junction

Councillor’s concern at ‘ever more dangerous’ East Lancs Road junction

A parish councillor says the continued dangers at the junction of Bleak Hill Road and Rainford Road will get worse once the current roadworks are completed.

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St Helens Town Hall

13 submissions made to planning committee

Council officers are currently considering 13 separate planning applications.

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A new innovative partnership programme which looks to improve people’s lives in St Helens is calling on residents to share their experiences and ideas on health, social care and community services to help design a new system for the borough.

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A picture of Haydock Cottage Hospital courtesy of St Helens Local History and Archives Library

Haydock Cottage Hospital memorial ceremony takes place today

A monument to preserve the memory and heritage of the former Haydock Cottage Hospital will be officially unveiled today at a special ceremony in Haydock.

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‘Parents are blocking residents driveways outside of school’

‘Parents are blocking residents driveways outside of school’

A councillor says parents are blocking residents’ driveways when they park up to drop their children off at a St Helens primary.

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