Sad death of councillor

Bill Anderton
Bill Anderton

Town Hall chiefs have announced the death of Haydock Councillor Bill Anderton.

The Union Jack flag is being flown at half-mast as a mark of respect.

A short statement issued by the council read: “St Helens Council is saddened to announce the death of Councillor Bill Anderton.

“Coun Anderton has passed away at the age of 59 following a recent illness.

“He represented the Haydock Ward from 2010.”