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‘Centurion Centre’ to strengthen links between communities and servicemen

St Helens Star: St Helens salutes its heroes on Armed Forces Day

1:12pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A COMMUNITY centre to build stronger bridges between the public and servicemen has opened in a church hall thanks to a grant and business donations.

Man remanded in custody after robbery charge

St Helens Star: Police hunt gang after cash machine blown out

10:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE have arrested and charged a man after an aggravated burglary in which a woman was allegedly threatened with a kitchen knife.

NHS group to hold meeting

St Helens Star:

8:38am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE NHS St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group will be holding its first annual general meeting on Thursday, September 25.

Man needed 27 stitches after attack at dance music festival

St Helens Star: Members of Unite who work for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service plan more strikes over claims that safety is being put at risk.

3:53pm Monday 15th September 2014

DETECTIVES are issuing an appeal for witnesses after a man was slashed across the face and neck leaving a wound that needed 27 stitches.

Investigation underway into house fire

St Helens Star:

12:09pm Monday 15th September 2014

NEIGHBOURS had to be evacuated after a ferocious blaze took hold of a house, causing substantial damage.

Unsung heroes from St Helens sought for 'people's' Strictly Come Dancing

St Helens Star:

3:23pm Monday 15th September 2014

Community heroes from across St Helens are being sought to take part in the first ever 'People's Strictly Come Dancing'.

Burglary appeal: One man arrested, another to face no further action

St Helens Star: Crime falls in Merseyside for seventh year despite cuts to police budgets

10:39am Monday 15th September 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested today on suspicion of assault following an appeal that was made as part of Merseyside Police's burglary campaign.

Firefighters called to factory blaze

St Helens Star:

8:58am Monday 15th September 2014

FIRE crews were called to a blaze which broke out at a factory on Brindley Road in Sutton.

Police suspect three people admitted to hospital had taken the drug mephedrone at dance music festival

St Helens Star: Mephedrone is a white powdery substance

7:53pm Sunday 14th September 2014

THREE people who were taken to hospital in the early hours of this morning after collapsing are believed to have taken the drug mephedrone at a dance music festival in St Helens.

Players and fans react on Twitter as League Leaders' Shield goes to Saints

St Helens Star: Paul Wellens

8:52pm Saturday 13th September 2014

SAINTS supporters and players expressed pride tonight after the club secured their first silverware in six years.

'Crack den' shut down for three months

St Helens Star:

10:13am Friday 12th September 2014

AN alleged ‘crack den’ has been boarded up for three months following a hearing at St Helens Magistrates’ Court.

Retailers offered chance to win free premises in second Win A Shop competition

St Helens Star: 2013 Win A Shop winner Cheryl Mullins

6:05pm Friday 12th September 2014

RETAILERS in Knowsley have the chance to win rent-free premises in Prescot for an entire year.

Library gives away Diary of a Wimpy Kid

St Helens Star: Diary of a Wimpy Kid author to sign books in Kingston

5:12pm Friday 12th September 2014

COPIES of the best selling children's book Diary of a Wimpy Kid will be given out this Saturday in a campaign to get more children reading.

Academy provides alternative to school

St Helens Star: Headteacher Caron Kerr is pictured with pupils at St Helens College's new 14 to 16 Academy

5:07pm Friday 12th September 2014

ST HELENS College's new academy for 14 to 16 year has officially opened.

PICTURES: A glimpse of life during the First World War

St Helens Star:

5:10pm Friday 12th September 2014

CHURCH Square was transformed on Saturday as a series of workshops were held to give people a glimpse of life during the First World War.

Unearth heritage secrets at Sankey Canal Restoration Society

St Helens Star: Star Snaps: Splashing fun in Sankey Valley

5:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE Sankey Canal Restoration Society will be holding a drop-in open day on Sunday, September 14.

Praise for care home

St Helens Star:

4:56pm Friday 12th September 2014

A CARE home has been praised following an inspection by watchdogs who said their service was “safe, effective and caring”.

Blackadder to be performed

St Helens Star: Blackadder

11:02am Friday 12th September 2014

TO MARK the centenary of the First World War, Rainford Parish Church Amateur Dramatics Society (RPCADS) are putting on a special performance.

Making friends this September

10:03am Friday 12th September 2014

CELEBRATE some of the most important people in your life with a host of events organised by a St Helens society.

Central library to close for day due to maintenance works

St Helens Star: GPs prescribe self-help books for children in Somerset

10:03am Friday 12th September 2014

ST HELENS Central Library will close for one day due to essential maintenance work to the Gamble Building in Victoria Square.

A night of music and dance at the town hall

St Helens Star: Last chance to put your question to St Helens Council

10:03am Friday 12th September 2014

THE latest in the ‘Live at the Hall’ concerts will take place next month with an evening of music and dancing in aid of Willowbrook Hospice.

Fresh appeal over rugby club arson attack

St Helens Star: (left to right) Blackbrook chairman Gary Swift with steward Stuart Halliwell

9:02am Friday 12th September 2014

DETECTIVES have been scanning CCTV cameras as they hunt a devastating arson attack at an amateur rugby club which caused an estimated £35,000 worth of damage.

Michelle tackles daunting three peak challenge

St Helens Star: Michelle Citrine reached the summit of the highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales

8:02am Friday 12th September 2014

A NURSING boss has undergone the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge to help raise money for a cause close to her heart.

Our Jack's a little belter

St Helens Star:

9:45am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE PARENTS of baby Jack Jones say their son is “the picture of health” after undergoing a life-saving operation only last month.

Drunken pensioner assaulted police

St Helens Star: St Helens Magistrates Court

5:55pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A PENSIONER has been given a suspended jail sentence after admitting being drunk and disorderly in public and assaulting two police officers.

More than 1,000 quit smoking thanks to Smokefree Team

St Helens Star: FIRE KILLS: Smokers are being warned of deadly dangers of smoking

5:03pm Thursday 11th September 2014

MORE than 1,100 people quit smoking in the town last year with help from the Health Improvement Team’s dedicated Smokefree St Helens Team.

Cowley pupils get a taste of life as a Cambridge student

St Helens Star: The Cowley students on their visit to Cambridge (9189814)

4:05pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A GROUP of high fliers from Cowley Language College enjoyed a trip to Cambridge University where they saw for themselves their potential new home for the next few years.

Birds business takes flight

St Helens Star: Gareth Hughes holding a great grey owl

3:05pm Thursday 11th September 2014

PLANNING to whoo your loved one?

It's time to make your mark at the Pride of St Helens Awards

St Helens Star: Last year's winner Emma Nicholson

2:05pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE town's brightest young musicians are being invited to audition to win a coveted slot to perform at this year’s Solarking Pride of St Helens Awards.

Home-run ethical fashion shop ready for boutique move

St Helens Star: Amy-Le who set up the business with her mum, Ann-Marie

2:05pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A FAMILY-RUN business which specialises in ethical clothing is ready to go onwards and upwards as it moves into new premises one year after its creation.

Pals book launch a big success

St Helens Star: Authors Richard Waring ( left ) and David Risley  (right) at Saturday's launch

1:35pm Thursday 11th September 2014

ONE hundred years to the day that local lads began signing up for service in the First World War a book chronicling their stories went on release.

Chance to go batty

12:48pm Thursday 11th September 2014

NIGHT time nature lovers are in for a treat with a number of bat watch events held across St Helens throughout this month.

Cake making courses on offer at Park Farm

12:46pm Thursday 11th September 2014

FOR those inspired by the drama of the Great British Bake Off new cake making courses are available at the Park Farm AYCP Centre.

Mose Masoe home burgled as he played for Saints

St Helens Star: Mose Masoe on the charge

12:23pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A BURGLAR struck at the home of Saints’ Mose Masoe ten minutes after his team kicked off against Warrington at Langtree Park.

Relatives of Recs players invited for open day

St Helens Star: The Recs' team photo from their last but one match against Wigan at Central Park

12:06pm Thursday 11th September 2014

AN OPEN day will be held this Friday as part of a project exploring the history of the St Helens Recs.

Police and council try to allay residents' concerns ahead of Sherdley park dance music festival

St Helens Star: The Creamfields festival

9:52am Thursday 11th September 2014

THOUSANDS of clubbers will pack into Sherdley Park for a dance music festival on Saturday – and both police and council officers insist an action plan is in place to reduce any disruption.

Mum' s business up for national award

St Helens Star: Vicki Storey launched her business three years ago

8:52am Thursday 11th September 2014

JUGGLING three children and starting a new business is no easy task but one St Helens mum certainly has the recipe for success.

REVEALED: Faces of three St Helens men on Merseyside Police's list of most wanted burglary suspects

St Helens Star:

3:50pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THREE St Helens men have been listed among Merseyside Police’s nine most wanted burglary suspects.

Family brewers Connoisseur Ales hope to be toast of the town

St Helens Star:

10:13am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BEER making is in the blood for one family whose brewery launches on Saturday (September 13) in the heart of St Helens.

Hellish challenge for slimmer Stephen

St Helens Star: Stephen Lears before he lost weight

8:14pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FATHER-of-four from Newton-le-Willows has lost six stone in as many months - and now he's preparing for an extreme challenge.

Antonia lands placement with Leeds law firm

St Helens Star: Antonia Birchall has won a place with a law firm in Leeds                                     (8806460)

5:27pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A BUDDING legal eagle joined a solicitors’ law firm on work placement after winning a coveted scholarship at her university.

Cash machine burglar jailed for 13 years

St Helens Star: The picture above shows the damaged inflicted on a cash machine by the crime gang and (inset) member Ian Ellis

5:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A CRIME gang member has been jailed for 13 years for his part in an elaborate and dangerous robbery spree that involved cash machines being blow up.

Plans for football pitches and housing thrown out

St Helens Star: Last chance to put your question to St Helens Council

5:13pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

ST HELENS Council has thrown out plans to build 130 houses and redevelop replacement sports fields in Sutton Leach.

Newton Bridge transformed following series of urban art workshops

St Helens Star: Artist Natasha Edgerton, lead artist and managing directorJack Knowles, Councillor  Seve Gomez-Aspron and Gary Conley of the Arts Service

5:11pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

YOUNG people in Newton-le-Willows have helped to transform Mesnes Park Bridge as part of a community project.

Classic cars show marks an autumn of events

St Helens Star: Rows of classic cars were on display at the Annual Vintage Vehicle Rally

3:22pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

MORE than 65 memorable motors will be lining up in the town centre for this year’s Classic Car Show.

Appeal to trace family and friends of Patrick Keane

St Helens Star: Burglary suspect's curfew altered for Bible class

2:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN APPEAL has been made to trace the friends and family of Patrick Keane who has died aged 77.

Zoo Bar aims to give Ferrari's album a fast start

St Helens Star:

10:22am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A YOUNG band will be launching their debut album in St Helens this weekend as a thank you to the fans who have made their previous gigs in the town such a success.

People invited to photo walk event

St Helens Star: Mid Cheshire Camera Club

10:08am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A PROFESSIONAL photographer is inviting people to join her in a photo walk to encourage people to capture their surroundings.

Clark's star turn on the red carpet

St Helens Star:

8:56pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

LIVING the life of a film star may be something a lot of seven-year-old boys day dream about but for one that became a reality at Cineworld cinema on Sunday.

Boy charged over attempted robbery

St Helens Star:

6:05pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A 14-YEAR-old boy has been charged following an attempted robbery at a newsagent.


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