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  • Thieves steal children's bikes

    TOTS have been left heartbroken after burglars stole three specially made bikes worth about £1,500 from a school. read more

  • Burns to start pre-season training next week St Helens Star:

    SAINTS’ new stand-off Travis Burns will begin pre-season training with members of the squad next week. read more

  • Off the ball: Spotlight set to fall on our town's finest St Helens Star:

    THE eyes of the sporting world are going to be on St Helens’ finest for what is building up into an absolutely amazing sporting weekend on February 21/22. read more

  • Community centre in the running to win £1,000 Dulux competition

    A REVAMPED community centre is in the running to win £1,000 in a national competition and is seeking votes from the local community. read more

  • Police tell shopkeepers: 'Don't sell eggs or flour to youths over Mischief Night'

    SHOPKEEPERS are being urged by police to avoid selling eggs, flour and shaving foam to children during 'Mischief Night' and Hallowe'en. read more

  • Applications now open for next stage of Heart of Glass project

    ROUND one has already got the town’s artistic pulse beating stronger and now the ambitious Heart of Glass project is opening its second stage of funding. read more

  • Housing merger would create key player

    HELENA Housing has won support for its plans to merge with neighbouring Golden Gates Housing Trust (GGHT). read more

  • Former nurse celebrates her centenary

    FORMER nurse Lena Chester celebrated her 100th birthday, complete with telegram from the Queen and a visit from the town mayor. read more

  • Lorry driver thanks friends and family after not guilty verdict St Helens Star: Kevin Ollerhead

    A LORRY driver who was cleared of causing the death of an 18-year-old woman in a motorway smash has taken to Facebook to thank those who offered him support throughout his ordeal. read more

  • Theatre Royal to host enchanting ballet show

    JOURNEY back to a time of Edwardian elegance at the Theatre Royal next week. read more

  • Police: Ben Flower will not face criminal action for Grand Final punch St Helens Star:

    GREATER Manchester Police have confirmed that they will not be taking any criminal action against Ben Flower after he punched Lance Hohaia in the Grand Final. read more

  • Big questions answered in new production

    A NEW St Helens-based theatre company established by a professional actor who overcome a debilitating stammer is staging a play titled The Caretaker at Chester Lane Library. read more

  • 'Run for your Life' this Halloween

    ST HELENS parkrun is hosting its Hallowe'en ‘Run for your Life’ event on Saturday and is looking for some special volunteers. read more

  • Driver thought he was going to die

    FORMER cab driver Chris Harrison says he thought he was going to die after being attacked by a drunken thug. read more

  • Saints and Martin Murray will do battle for world crowns in massive sporting weekend for St Helens next February

    MARTIN Murray’s victory in Monte-Carlo on Saturday  has set up St Helens for one of its biggest sporting weekends in the town’s modern history next February. read more

  • Murray: I've got the tools to beat any middleweight, I'll be standing up to Golovkin St Helens Star:

    MARTIN Murray says he has the mental strength to stop runaway train Gennady Golovkin when they square up next February. read more

  • We are losing our history

    I WAS interested to read the article on page 32 of the October 16 issue of the Star concerning Newton Locks. read more

  • Place of worship a fixture since Anglo Saxon times

    We believe that a place of worship has been in Prescot since Anglo Saxon times. Indeed, the font inside the church, St Mary’s Church, dates back to Anglo Saxon times. Maybe the Eccles in Eccleston (an Anglo Saxon word for church), relates to the church at Prescot as we know how boundaries change over the centuries. Because there has been a place of worship at Winwick since Anglo Saxon times, maybe a route down Elton Head Road, and east through Burtonwood to Winwick, goes back that far. read more

  • A brief history of Prescot...

    In my cycle of brief histories, I have covered the ten townships absorbed into St Helens since 1868. Now I shall look at our neighbours, beginning with Prescot. Parts of it border Eccleston, while Whiston comes between it and Rainhill. read more

  • Mose Masoe set for Kiwis clash St Helens Star:

    IN-FORM Saints prop Mose Masoe keeps his place in Samoa’s line-up as the Four Nations tournament enters its second weekend. read more

  • Dancing magic runs in the family

    HER dad is the man who weaved the choreographic magic that brought the wand duels of the Harry Potter books to life on the big screen. read more

  • Life changing operation for little battler Taylon

    WHEN little Taylon Wilson was born with a slightly bigger head than most babies his parents could never have imagined what lay ahead. read more

  • 'Labour supporters have nothing else to say'

    ONCE again I have to respond to the “blue coloured spectacle” reader – shall we call him or her reader X, as a name is never forthcoming – who made the most ridiculous statements in the Star (23/10/2014). read more

  • Agonising defeat for West Park

    WEST Park scored 24 points without reply in the second half to come within a whisker of victory at Manchester Medics on Saturday. read more

  • Let's beat bowel cancer St Helens Star: Everton FC’s academy coach Kevin Sheedy urges people to get a check up and not ignore any health concerns, after he survived bowel cancer that was diagnosed in time.

    DECEMBEARD is getting ever closer and I’d like to ask men throughout Merseyside to join me in going grizzly in support Beating Bowel Cancer’s campaign, to help raise awareness of bowel cancer and vital funds for the charity. read more

  • Relocation plan to attract high street brands to arcade St Helens Star: Church Square boss Steve Brogan

    TWO town centre stores will be relocating in a bid to secure a big name high street brand to Church Square Shopping Centre. read more

  • A helpful lot at Kwik Fit St Helens Star: Kwik Fit quits Osborne Street

    I WOULD just like to say thank you to Stuart and his colleagues at Kwik Fit in St Helens who are always helpful and who go above and beyond the call of duty to provide an excellent service. read more

  • Latest junior rugby league results and scorers St Helens Star:

    ST HELENS junior rugby league results and try scorers. read more

  • LSH ram home 38 points in 20 minutes

    EVERY so often a game comes along where the score does not come close to telling the full story. read more

  • King Kieron

    I'M GLAD that Keiron Cunningham has been made Saints coach. He deserves the job, and he is a local lad who knows his rugby inside out. Well done, Keiron. read more

  • Pilks plans to build energy facility

    PILKINGTON has announced proposals to develop an “advanced energy facility” at its Cowley Hill site which could see the creation of 15 new jobs. read more

  • What else does the motorist have to put up with? St Helens Star: New speed humps for Beaconsfield hotspot

    CONGRATULATIONS to St Helens Council. read more

  • Full of praise for first class care

    I WOULD like to thank all the staff at Whiston Hospital’s coronary department, from the cleaners and tea ladies, to the nurses and doctors. You are all angels, with the care you give to each patient. read more

  • Sixth form to close after damning Ofsted report

    THERE are renewed concerns for the troubled Hope Academy after plans emerged to close its sixth form following another Ofsted visit. read more

  • Lisa Radford

    LISA RADFORD 29.10.2013 Take her in your arms Lord Guide her through the storm, Sit with her in the sunshine and let the wind be warm. Play her favourite music and when you see her smile, Tell her that we love her and she's thought of all the time. Auntie Dian, John & Adam xxx read more

  • Lisa Radford

    LISA RADFORD 29.10.2103 A year's gone by since you passed away, There were no goodbyes, you just slipped away, No farewell words were spoken, No time to say goodbye, You were gone before we knew it and only God knows why. So we pledge to you today a cherished place within our hearts is where you will always stay. Love forever Mum, Louise, Kenzie Pops, John, Kayley, Kaiden, Kami xxx read more

  • Pauline Mooney

    PAULINE MOONEY 2nd November Happy 70th Birthday to my Lovely Wife from Jim. Happy Birthday to a Wonderful Mum from Paul & Cath, Tony & Karen, Brian & Kim, Julie & Tim xxx Happy Birthday Nanny Pauline from all the Grandchildren Love you to bits xxx read more

  • Nicola Banks

    Nicola Banks A beautiful Daughter on her 43rd Birthday. Find the softest pillow Lord, and lay her head to rest. She was a very Special Daughter and deserves the very best. Love you millions, Mum and Fred x xx Sad are the hearts that love you, silent are the tears that fall. But living our lives without you Nicola. Is the hardest thing of all. Lots of love Uncle Dennis. xxx read more

  • Lilian Tatlock

    Special Birthday Memories of Our Dear Mam Lilian Tatlock 2nd November 1914. We didn't have much money, but as sure as Gods above. What we lacked in wealth, you made up for with your love. As kids we didn't understand or appreciate your worth, we just took it for granted, you were the best Mam on earth. Growing up we understood, how much we meant to you, We only hope you knew, just how much we loved you too, and will till our dying day. We where blessed. God bless you Mam from your loving Daughter Val, your loving Son Kevin and Families.x x read more

  • barbara baldry

    BARBARA BALDRY 29th October Your presence I miss, your memory I treasure. Love you always, forgetting you never. Deeply missed! Love Cath, Stu & family. xxx read more

  • Lauren Elizabeth Rennie

    Lauren Elizabeth Rennie Happy 18th Birthday wishes 31st October 2014 Love Mum, Dad, Charlotte, Pip & Emitt x x x x read more

  • roy farrar

    ROY FARRAR 31/10/2013 Loved & missed dearly by his Wife Chris, Sons Wayne & Kurt, Daughters-in-law Jayne & Danielle, Grandsons Sean & Luke. XXX read more

  • Dean Henshall

    DEAN HENSHALL 30 October 2009 In my thoughts daily. I've had to watch 5 years of Family Guy for you Deano. Loved and missed so much Son, sleep well. Big sis Lucy and Dad x read more

  • Patricia Haselton

    In Memory of Patricia Haselton 2nd November 2013. We never part from those we love, No distance can divide, With memories dear and love sincere, We still walk side by side. From Husband Eric, Daughter Karen, Son Antony. x x x read more

  • George Brunt

    George Brunt 4th November. You passed away one year today, without saying goodbye. Our love for you will never die. Thinking of you today, but then i always do. Living my life without you, is the hardest thing to do. Loving Wife Emily, Enid and Agustin. read more

  • Roy Farrar

    ROY FARRAR 31st October 2013. Son who passed away on my birthday 31st October. The hands of time keep turning,one year have slipped away. But in our hearts and memories you are with us every day. Miss you Son. Now at peace with Dad and Sister Sandra. Broken hearted Mum, Bev, Jason and Katie (London) read more

  • Rita Scott

    In Memory RITA SCOTT 30.10.30 - 03.11.13 Precious memories of our lovely Mum, Wife and Nan. Lost to us 1 year ago. 'May the winds of love blow softly and whisper for you to hear that we will always love and miss you and wish that you were here' from husband Bill, daughters Christine, Janet, Barbara and grandchildren Laura, Lucy, Oliver and Alexander xxxx read more

  • Billy Telford

    Billy Telford One Year 30th October. When your beautiful heart stopped beating, My heart just broke in two, Knowing that here on earth, There will never be another like you. From your loving Wife Rita. Son Paul and Daughter in Law Gill. read more

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