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THE manageress of a Haydock club which was damaged by a fire has expressed her gratitude after the community pulled together to repair the building. Read more here.

St Helens Star: Sue Ball (centre) with volunteers who have helped repair the Haydock club


SPORT: St Helens squash player Patrick Rooney continued his steady progress in the sport by winning the Tecnifibre English Junior Championships at Edgbaston Priory. Read more here.

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COMMUNITY: The Lighthouse Church of Pastoral Care, based at The Derbyshire Hill Community Centre, and the New Life Church, in Haydock are reaching out to create a well for impoverished families in Kenya. Read more here.

St Helens Star: (Right to left) Steve Pilkington, pastor at New Life, Bob Mathie, of the Lighthouse Church, Bob's wife Pat and members of the Lighthouse Church


An 11-year-old boy was taken to hospital after he was in collision with a silver Ford Focus at 2.45pm yesterday on Elton Head Road. Read the full story here.

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Saints boss Keiron Cunningham was delighted at the way his side buried their home hoodoo against Warrington to stretch their winning run to six out of six this season, writes Mike Critchley. Read more here.

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NEWS: Town halls have called for new powers to help them intervene to prevent children being groomed for sex. Read the full story here.

St Helens Star: Internet searches for child abuse images will be blocked by Microsoft and Google


NEWS: A dress hook which dates as far back as the 16th century has been officially declared as national treasure after being dug up on farmland in Billinge. Read the full story here.

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SPORT: It has got to be positive news to hear that the RFL are working with the NRL in Australia on a review of the interchange rules, writes Mike Critchley. Read his full report here.

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NEWS: Paul Gannon and his family have launched a campaign to help him get treatment for his bladder cancer in Mexico after he was told he couldn’t be cured in the UK. Find out more here.

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