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Hospice wins outstanding awards

Willowbrook Hospice has scooped two prestigious North West in Bloom awards for the high standards of its grounds and gardens. As well as achieving the...

Design The Big Issue’s Christmas Cover!

Are you – or do you know – a talented young artist? The Big Issue’s annual competition to design one of their festive magazine...

Here’s How Kids Can Get A Free Letter From Santa This Xmas

Christmas is the one time of year we all love to treat our kids, and nothing beats watching their faces light up with joy...

Take time to think this Alcohol Awareness Week

Alcohol and me is the theme of this year’s Alcohol Awareness Week, which runs from Monday 11 November. People are being encouraged to think about...

Bulsara and his Queenies to bring a kind of magic to St Helens Christmas...

You’re gonna’ have such a good time – you’ll have a ball at the annual Christmas lights switch on event in St Helens Town...

Winners of Pride of St Helens Business Awards announced

Local businesses, social enterprises, schools and colleges gathered at the Totally Wicked Stadium on THursday night for the second Pride of St Helens Business...

Motorists advised of A580 lane closures

Motorists who use the A580 East Lancs Road are advised that a number of lane closures will be in place next week (11th to...

Steve Prescott MBE to be remembered six-years on

On 21 February 2014, the Steve Prescott Bridge was officially opened by St Helens Council, St Helens R.F.C. and the Steve Prescott Foundation (SPF). It...

Go outdoors with St Helens’ Ranger Service this winter

There’s no end to the benefits of getting outdoors, which our Ranger Service knows very well. A good walk done regularly can lead to significant...

St Helens Santa Dash – registration now open

Registration is now open for this year’s St Helens Santa Dash. The festive family-friendly 4k fun run is organised by St Helens Council’s Sports Development...

Gift and gadget store to open in St Helens Town Centre

Recently we advised that Menkind, the gift and gadget chain were to open a store in St Helens, after spotting adverts for store staff. We...

Winter is coming – and St Helens Council is ready

With more than 2,400tn of salt at its disposal, St Helens Council’s highways section is ready for whatever the cold weather has in store,...

Amateur Boxer Jasmine Davies Crowned National Champion!

A first for JC's Amateur Boxing Club on Jackson Street, as 16 year-old Jasmine Davies went into the history books as a National Champion! It...

15 year-old DJ raises £1500 with charity event at De La Salle

Eric McKenna is a 15 year old DJ/Producer in St Helens who attends De La Salle and organised DLS SeptemberFest 2019. Eric said “This was...

International best-selling author to visit Newton-le-Willows Library

A giant book club is about to take over the North West...and you're invited to join. The Great North West Read transforms the North...

Council to introduce free Saturday car parking

In a bid to encourage residents to support the local economy over the Christmas period, free Saturday parking has been introduced on all council-run...

Time ticking to get flu jab

Time is ticking to get booked in for that all-important flu jab. Join the likes of Councillor Anthony Burns, Cabinet Member for Public Health, Leisure...

St Helens and Knowsley College launches knife crime initiative

In response to the recent statistics released by the Home Office, highlighting the rise in knife crime across Merseyside, the College has launched a...

Crehan and Gawthorne Victorious at Strider 5 Mile Trail Race

Sunday saw the St. Helens Striders 5 Mile Trail Race return for it's 4th instalment on a bright autumn morning down at Sankey Valley....

Artist will challenge homophobic abuse in St Helens with public pansy planting

Marking this year’s Homotopia, the UK’s longest running LGBTQ+ arts and culture festival, St Helens has the honour of hosting artist, writer and designer...