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  • Is it time for police and fire to share a 'super station' in St Helens town centre?

    MERSEYSIDE Police and Crime Commissioner Jane Kennedy has not ruled out the possibility of a joint ‘super’ station for fire and police services in St Helens town centre. read more

  • Crime victims get a say on punishment

    VICTIMS of low-level crime and anti-social behaviour are to get a greater say on how offenders should be punished, thanks to new legislation. read more

  • John hoping to raise funds on Wear It Pink Day

    THE summer may now be over but one ice cream man will be hoping for a roaring trade to raise money for a cause close to his family’s heart. read more

  • Batman meets his admirers

    HUNDREDS of young fans were delighted when the caped crusader swooped down at a toy shop on Saturday. read more

  • St Helens' journey to electrification

    THIS year marks the 120th anniversary of the passing of the Act of Parliament that authorised St Helens Corporation to generate and distribute electricity, writes Stephen Wainwright. read more

  • The skies above St Helens

    STAR contributor Robbob sent in this beautiful picture of heavenly skies over St Helens. It was taken with three exposures to bring out the detail in both the shadows and the highlights which normally would be lost in a single exposure. read more

  • Statistics prove my point

    IN RESPONSE to Mike Perry, I accuse you of wearing blue-tinted spectacles after reading your letter about statistics. read more

  • You can't always blame cyclists St Helens Star:

    AS A St Helens cyclist, I can see the point of people who criticise bikes being used on pavements. read more

  • Christmas is coming to Earlestown St Helens Star: Meet Father Christmas at Weymouth SEA LIFE

    AS A member of the Earlestown Christmas Lights committee, I would like to reply to Brian Wilkinson's letter from last week. read more

  • Bankers and boardroom executives are out of touch

    IT WAS disclosed this week that earnings for directors at Britain’s FTSE 100 companies rose by 21 per cent over the last year. read more

  • Adopt a squaddie

    MAY I, through your newspaper, give my sincere thanks to the members of the following line dancing clubs: St Mary's Billinge, Moss Bank Community Centre, Mansion House, St Helens, Ravenhead Social Club and Thatto Heath Labour Club. read more

  • Let's get behind King Keiron

    I THINK Keiron Cunningham will make a good coach, he has passion and commitment to our club. read more

  • I couldn't keep living my life in fear

    I EMPATHISE with the burgled mum Kelly Field (featured in last week's Star) who was left "psychologically damaged". read more

  • Remembering the electricity revolution

    FOR decades the cost of electricity simply priced out the working classes. read more

  • Curb these reckless cyclists

    I AM in full agreement with Mr T White (St Helens Star, October 16). Twice I have nearly been knocked off my feet by cyclists approaching from behind me on the pavement. read more

  • Well done Nathan Brown St Helens Star: Nathan Brown

    THANK you Nathan Brown for all you have done at Saints. read more

  • McManus: Everyone at the club is enthused by Cunningham's appointment

    SAINTS had interest from both hemispheres for the head coach’s post — and that is understandable given that they are champions, boasting a roster coming into its prime and playing in front of five-figure crowds at a well-appointed modern stadium that they own. read more

  • Cunningham's assistants to be finalised in due course

    ONE of Keiron Cunningham’s first tasks as head coach on Monday morning was to contact some of the players who will be executing his game plan next term. read more

  • Thwaites Darts and Dominoes St Helens Star:

    THWAITES Darts & Dominoes League – (darts/doms): Our Lady’s v Eccleston Bowling Club (6-3, 4-1). Sportsmans v Sprayhurst (3-6, 1-4). St Anne’s v Swan (4-5, 3-2). East Sutton Labour Club v Blackbrook WMC (2-7, 4-1). read more

  • Newton le Willows Angling News St Helens Star:

    Newton le Willows Angling Association news. read more

  • UPDATE: Hardshaw Centre newsagent apologises for 'misunderstanding' that led to soldier being refused sale of cigarettes

    A SHOP has apologised for a "misunderstanding" of the law which led to staff refusing to serve a uniformed soldier with cigarettes. read more

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    Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Never known to fail, o most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, faithful Mother of the Son of God, immaculate Virgin assist me in this necessity. O star of the sea, help me and show me herein you are my Mother. O Holy Mary Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth i humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succour me in my necessity (make request).There are none that can withstand your powers. Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3 times). Sweet Mother i place this cause in your hands (3 times). Thank you for your mercy towards me and mine. This prayer must be said for three days and after that the request will be granted and the prayer must be published. MJL read more

  • Beryl Lowery

    BERYL LOWERY Nee Wollaston Peacefully in her sleep on the 18th October 2014 at Colliers Croft Nursing Home Haydock. Beryl aged 85 years and of Haydock Dearly beloved Wife of the late Brian, Much loved Mum to Gaynor, Peter, Michael, and Christopher. Cherished Nan to Daniel, Sarah, Alice and Alexander. A dear Mother-in-law to Ian, Pat, Leslie and Michelle. Loving Sister to Dorothy and Freda. Auntie and a friend to many. A requiem Mass will be celebrated on Friday 31st October at English Martyrs Church Haydock 10am followed by committal at St Helens Crematorium 11.30. Family flowers only please by request. Donations if desired to Willowbrook Hospice. All inquires to Bill Craddock at Haydock Funeral Service, Coniston House. 315/317 Clipsley Lane Haydock 01744 606200. You are welcome to add your own tribute or messages on our Facebook page, Haydock Funeral Service Ltd. read more

  • Norman Buss

    NORMAN BUSS Suddenly but peacefully in Hospital on 14th October 2014. Norman aged 74 years and of Haydock formerly of Stevenage. Dearly beloved Husband of Sheila, Devoted Dad, Grandad, Gramps and Great Grand Father. Loving Brother, Uncle and a great friend to many many people. Norman will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends. Norman has been a Lorry driver for 45 years and the last 10 years for McBurney Transport. A celebration of Normans life will be held on Tuesday 28th October at St Helens Crematorium 2.30pm. No flowers please by request. Donations if desired to MacMillan Cancer Support C/o Haydock Funeral Service. All inquires to Bill Craddock at Haydock Funeral Service, Coniston House. 315/317 Clipsley Lane Haydock 01744 606200. You are welcome to add your own tribute or messages on our Facebook page, Haydock Funeral Service Ltd. read more

  • Samuel Turner

    Look who's 16 SAMUEL TURNER 22nd October Lots of love Mum, Terry, Tia and family xxx read more

  • Leslie Harrison

    LESLIE HARRISON The family of the late Leslie Harrison wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kindness and sympathy shown to them during their recent bereavement. Also for the cards and donations to Wargrave Church and British Legion. Thanks to Doctors and staff of Warrington Hospital. Thanks to Rev. Val Hughes for a comforting service and to Valerie and the staff of Co-operative Funeralcare in Newton for funeral arrangements. read more

  • Ada Monaghan

    ADA MONAGHAN Jean and Mal thank friends, relatives and neighbours for the beautiful floral tributes and cards. Special thanks to all at Lilycross who looked after mum superbly. Much appreciation to Rev. John Williams for a wonderful service and for being so thoughtful and kind. Love to Margaret, Edward and Christine for always being there for mum. Thanks also extended to Carl of Gornall's, Prescot, for his help and support. read more

  • William Rowson

    WILLIAM ROWSON Passed away peacefully at Whiston Hospital on Sunday 19th October 2014, aged 90 years, with family surrounding him. Loving father to Colin, father in law to Jackie and a adored grandad to Bek and Mish. He will be sadly missed, by all his family and friends. Funeral service at, St Helens Crematorium on Wednesday 29th October 2014 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the British Heart Foundation. All enquiries to Co operative Funeralcare, 3/5 Eccleston Street, St Helens WA10 2PF Tel: 01744 23675 read more

  • Teresa Forshaw

    TERESA FORSHAW Peacefully on 18th October 2014 Teresa Forshaw aged 88 and of Heald Farm Court. Beloved wife of the late Richard Forshaw, mother of Carol, Margaret, James, Richard and Stephen. Funeral service to be held on Thursday 30th October 2014 at St Patricks Church, Newton-Le-Willows at 11.00 am followed by cremation at St Helens Crematorium 12.30pm. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for Dementia UK. For all enquiries please contact Merrony & Kynaston Funeral Service Tel:01925 223411 read more

  • James Coneboy

    JAMES CONEBOY Passed away peacefully after a long illness, at Whiston Hospital on Sunday 19th October 2014, aged 83 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife Marj, all his children, grandchildren, family and friends. Funeral service to take place at, St Patrick's RC Church, Clinkham Wood, on Thursday 30th October 2014 at 10.30am followed by committal at St Helens Crematorium at 12pm. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The British Heart Foundation. All enquiries to Co operative Funeralcare 3/5 Eccleston Street, St Helens WA10 2PF Tel: 01744 23675 read more

  • Dorothy White

    DOROTHY WHITE Dorothy passed away on 17th October 2014, aged 93 years. She will be sadly missed by all her family, friends and neighbours. Funeral service will take place at St Ann's Church, Rainhill, on Thursday 30th October at 10.30am followed by cremation at St Helens. Family flowers only by request donations if desired to Willowbrook Hospice c/o Gornalls Funeral Service. Special thanks go to all the staff who took such good care of her. All enquiries to Gornalls Funeral Service 3 West Street Prescot Tel: 0151 426 6069 read more

  • Carmel Joan Featherstone

    CARMEL JOAN FEATHERSTONE Peacefully on 18th October 2014 at Whiston Hospital after a long and meaningful life. R.I.P. Carmel Joan of Dentons Green St Helens, beloved wife of the late Ted and cherished mother to Denis, Edmund, Rosalie, James, Carmel and Stella, also a much loved nan to her eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Sadly missed by all who knew her. Carmel Joan's Requiem Mass will be offered at Lowe House R/C Church followed by committal at St Helens Crematorium Chapel date and time are to be finalised. All enquiries please to Neil Middlehurst Independent Family Funeral Director 87-89 Shaw Street St Helens Merseyside WA10 1EN Tel: 01744 20055 www.neilmiddlehurstfunerals.co.uk read more

  • Kathryn Cummings

    KATHRYN CUMMINGS Peacefully on Friday 17th October at Willowbrook Hospice Kathryn aged 61 years of Eccleston St Helens, devoted wife of Grattan, beloved mum of Emma and Michael, loving sister of Gareth, sister in law of Lynn, Adrian and Martina, daughter in law of Emmett and Mildred, auntie of David and Temi, niece to Jan and Ron. Sadly missed by all. Kathryn's funeral service followed by committal will take place at St Helens Crematorium Chapel date and time are to be finalised. All enquiries to Neil Middlehurst Independent Family Funeral Director 87-89 Shaw Street St Helens Merseyside WA10 1EN Tel: 01744 20055 www.neilmiddlehurstfunerals.co.uk read more

  • Violet Elizabeth (Betty) Shaw

    Violet Elizabeth (Betty) Shaw Passed away peacefully at home on Monday 13th October 2014 aged 83 years. Loving Sister to Stan, Sister in Law of Barbara, loving Aunt of Janet, Diane and Shaun and Great Aunt of Olivia and Sally. The family would like to thank all those who provided Betty with the loving care and support during her illness. Funeral Service to take place at St Helens Crematorium on Thursday 23rd October 2014 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only, donations if so desired to Willowbrook Hospice, St Helens. All enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 3-5 Eccleston Street, St Helens. WA10 2PF. Tel. 01744 23675. read more

  • albert grethe

    Albert Grethe Elsie and family wish to express thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and sympathy during their sad loss. Also, for the cards and generous donations to Diabetes UK. Special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff at Whiston Hospital, Ward 1A/2B, especially June Holmes who provided support for the family during a very difficult time. Thanks to F.W. Marsh for their caring and professional support. read more

  • Geoffrey Besford

    GEOFFREY BESFORD Pat, Ruth and Kathryn would like to thank family, neighbours, friends and all who attended Geoff's service for their help, kind words, cards and donations. Special thanks to Eccleston Park Golf Club, Walton and Clatterbridge Hospitals. Thank you to Paul Budis for a lovely service and to all at J.S. Hedges Funeral Directors for their help and support read more

  • Keith Bowes

    KEITH BOWES The family of the late Keith Bowes would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind words of sympathy, cards of condolence, and the Donations to Willowbrook Hospice. Special thanks go to Rev David Faulkner for his lovely service also to all staff at Parr Nursing Home, and to Greenacres Woodland Cemetery for all their help organising Keith's funeral. All inquires to Bill Craddock at Haydock Funeral Service, Coniston House, 315/317 Clipsley Lane Haydock 01744 606200. You can leave your own tribute or messages on our Face book page, Haydock Funeral Service Ltd. read more

  • Gaynor Louise Walker

    GAYNOR LOUISE WALKER NEE HOBIN 26th October 2012 Devoted Mum, Daughter, Sister Second year away from home. Gaynor life is so lonely without you, a light has gone out in all our lives, it just seems like yesterday, what we would give to hear your infectious laugh that would light up a room, so many people think so much about you. Barney your faithful dog who could not live without you, came to you just 2 weeks later. We know we will all be together again one day, never to part again, in our hearts you will always stay loved and longed for everyday. So sadly missed by your lovely daughters, Emma & Hollie, John, Mum & Peter, Janice & John, auntie Betty, auntie Cyn, Mandy, Steven Michael, Sammy Jo & baby Leon Goodnight God Bless Sweetheart from all of us xxxxxxxxxxxxxx read more

  • Peter Stephen Shale

    PETER STEPHEN SHALE What is pain I had no idea until I lost you You were my heartbeat and my soul You made me laugh you were my best friend, you made me whole My heart is broken I love and miss you so much precious memories Joan read more

  • Phyllis Roberts

    In Loving Memory of Phyllis Roberts Died 20.10.11 Love you to Doll Rags. Stan x read more

  • Annie Tinsley

    MRS ANNIE TINSLEY 100 years young 25th October 2014 Love and best wishes from all the family xxxx read more

  • Brenda Hulse

    Brenda Hulse 24th October 2013. Time passes, memories stay. Love and miss you, so much every day. Husband Syd. x x x x read more

  • James Nicholas

    JAMES MICHAEL NICHOLAS (RON) 21st October To lose someone so special is really hard to bear, it hardly seems believable that you're no longer there. Loved with a love beyond all telling, Missed with a grief beyond all tears, To the World you were just one, To us you were all the World. Mum, Dad, Courtney & Caitlin read more

  • peter stephen shale

    PETER STEPHEN SHALE 25th October 2013 You were a one in a million Dad and Grandad. Everyday you are in our thoughts and hearts. If love alone could have saved you, you would still be with us. We wish you had 'Just gone fishing'. YNWA Miss you every day love from us all xxx read more

  • Megan Turner

    Our little lady MEGAN TURNER is 18 on 27th October We love you more than words can say Mum, Dad, Granny Dot, Grandad Bernard, Scott and Olivia, boyfriend Aron xxx read more

  • Oscar Trujillano

    Oscar Trujillano Happy 18th Birthday wishes 23rd October Love from Mum, Ian, Hannah, Adam Enjoy all of your Celebrations! x x x x x read more

  • Norman Gleave

    NORMAN GLEAVE Joan, Kim and Weston would like to thank friends and relatives for all the cards, prayers, thoughts and messages during this deeply sad time. Special thanks to all the members of FLAP and to all who attended “Norm’s” service. Thank you to Rev. Alan Overend and staff at St Aidan’s church, Billinge for their kind ministrations. Thanks to all at J S Hedges for their help in making the funeral arrangements and for their support on the day. Many thanks for all the generous donations which will be given to the Neuro Foundation. read more

  • Beryl Derbyshire

    BERYL DERBYSHIRE The family of the late Beryl would like to thank family, friends, neighbours and all at the Bold Miners Club for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards and floral tributes. God Bless you all. read more

  • Kevin Quinn

    KEVIN QUINN Passed away peacefully on 20th October 2014 at St. Oswald's Nursing Home, Winwick. Loving husband of Margaret, dad to Sandra and son-in-law Mike, grandad of Kate and Emma and brother of Michael and Moyra. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday 28th October 2014 at St. John the Baptist, Newton le Willows at 10.00am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired would be gratefully appreciated for Dementia UK and Parkinson's UK. For all other enquiries please contact Merrony & Kynaston Funeral Service. 01925 223411 read more

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