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Tight Modern on its way

St Helens Star: Explore the world's smallest art gallery

8:56pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ART lovers will be able to view dozens of works that are due to go on display in a miniature replica of London's Tate Modern.

Cancer care among the best

St Helens Star: Whiston Hospital

8:41pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

CANCER patients in St Helens and Knowsley get the best care in the north west, according to new research.

Billinge Lump floral mystery?

St Helens Star:

12:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

MR HENRY Tweeted this picture to @sthelensstar of an unusual floral display left at the top of Billinge Lump.

Minibus driver admits M62 hen party crash death charge but St Helens lorry driver to stand trial

St Helens Star: Bethany Jones, 18, who died in the crash

9:31am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A minibus driver from Bradford has pleaded guilty to causing the death of an 18-year-old woman in a crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire as she travelled to a hen party. However, a St Helens lorry driver denies the charge and will go on trial next month.

Woman taken to hospital following crash

St Helens Star:

8:28am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A 63-YEAR-old woman was taken to hospital following a traffic collision close to a busy shopping centre.

Council chief executive to retire

St Helens Star:

5:16pm Monday 29th September 2014

CAROLE Hudson, chief executive of St Helens Council, will retire next March, it was confirmed today. The council said that the 59-year-old's successor will be appointed on January 14, 2015.

Emotional tributes to St Helens cyclist who died in crash

St Helens Star: Cyclist David Hitchin died in Lancashire

1:22pm Monday 29th September 2014

A CYCLIST from St Helens who died after crashing into a motorcyclist has been named as David Hitchen.

Police issue e-fit of man in connection with sexual assault

St Helens Star:

4:40pm Monday 29th September 2014

DETECTIVES have launched a region wide appeal for information into a sexual assault in which a 27-year-old woman was attacked.

Driver could hold clues to 'race hate' attack

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

3:20pm Monday 29th September 2014

A MOTORIST could hold vital clues to a racially motivated attack which saw three thugs leave a man with serious injuries.

Will inspired by Shadow Minister's visit

St Helens Star: Haresfinch student Will (right) with Andy Burnham and student Labake Abioye

11:04am Monday 29th September 2014

AN ASPIRING medical student received a dose of inspiration from the Shadow Secretary of State for Health Andy Burnham when he paid a visit to his college.

Town centre Rosary Procession to take new route

St Helens Star: Participants of last year's Family Rosary Procession walking on Corporation Street

10:05am Monday 29th September 2014

AN ANNUAL prayer procession will follow a new route when it takes place in the town centre early next month.

Police welcome closure order on 'crack den'

St Helens Star: Police raid the flat on Glover Street

10:05am Monday 29th September 2014

POLICE have welcomed the decision by magistrates to impose a three month closure order on an alleged ‘crack den’.

Coroner rules open verdict on Peasley Cross hospital patient

St Helens Star: Simon Jackson was a patient at Peasley Cross

9:04am Monday 29th September 2014

A CORONER has recorded an open verdict into the death of a hospital patient who was found face down in a bath.

Teenager pleads 'don't shut our youth clubs'

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

8:35am Monday 29th September 2014

A TEENAGER has expressed strong concerns over potential closures to youth services.

Future of community centre secured thanks to donation

St Helens Star: (left to right) Jean Chadwick, Jennifer Bromilow, Brenda Pettigrew, Marilyn Roberts, Tom Roberts and Keith Deakin from the Richard Evans Centre with Elizabeth Male and Andy Peake from Handeypay

8:34am Monday 29th September 2014

A BUSINESSMAN has dug deep into his pockets to help a community centre which was targeted by thieves.

Police, fire and ambulance deal with 'major incident'

St Helens Star: Firefighter at the scenePhoto by Tony Thomas

7:37pm Sunday 28th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from St Helens took part in a 14-hour exercise to test how well the emergency services work together.

Entries wanted for art exhibition

3:11pm Sunday 28th September 2014

RESIDENTS OF Rainford and surrounding districts are invited to submit works of art of for this year’s Rainford Parish Council Art Exhibition.

St Helens College welcomes satisfaction report

St Helens Star: A plumbing student at St Helens College

12:12pm Sunday 28th September 2014

ST HELENS College is celebrating after a national report in student performance put them in the top 4 per cent in the country.

Rotary club's generosity helps Sue and Ron's mission

St Helens Star: Sue and Ron Hayes being presented with the cheque by rotary club President, Jayaram Gowdagere

4:14pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A RETIRED couple who have dedicated themselves to helping impoverished children in Africa have expressed their gratitude to the St Helens Rotary club for a vital donation.

New market coming to St Helens

St Helens Star:

12:30pm Saturday 27th September 2014

THE Makers Market is coming to St Helens offering the finest food, drink, arts and craft producers in the area.

Granddaughter on mission to raise awareness

St Helens Star: Freda Harrison in August 2013

12:03pm Saturday 27th September 2014

MEMORIES give our lives meaning - which is what makes dementia such a heart-breaking disease.

Poets to perform at Chester Lane

St Helens Star: Performance poet Martin Daws

7:04pm Friday 26th September 2014

A STORYTELLER and a poet will be performing before an intimate audience at Chester Lane Library to celebrate National Poetry Day.

Relatives of Recs players invited to open days

4:54pm Friday 26th September 2014

FOLLOWING the success of the first event, two more open days have been scheduled for relatives of St Helens Recs players to come forward.

St Helens snapper captures Blackpool Lights switch on

St Helens Star: George Ezra wows the crowd (Rock Shot photography)

3:21pm Friday 26th September 2014

WHAT started out as a hobby has led to him rubbing shoulders with the likes of Peter Kay and music stars George Ezra and Little Mix.

Reader picture: Double rainbow dazzles over St Helens

St Helens Star:

12:21pm Friday 26th September 2014

Star reader Julie Pritchard sent this lovely picture in on Facebook.

Animal lover Adam ensures fun day will continue

St Helens Star: Organiser of the Taylor Park dog show Adam Fraser, with trust mascot, Liam Fraser,  Aimee Best  and Sway  the dog

10:46am Friday 26th September 2014

AN ANIMAL lover who set up an annual fun day has ensured the event will continue to raise awareness.

Special day to be held for brave Harrison

St Helens Star: Harrison with dad Paul mum Karen and grandad Bill Richardson

10:20am Friday 26th September 2014

THE courage of a brave cancer battler is being acknowledged by his new school who will hold a special fundraising day for him.

New group for those affected by gambling

St Helens Star: Online gambling sites are putting women into financial difficulties

9:14am Friday 26th September 2014

A NEW Gamblers Anonymous Group has been formed in the town.

Plant sale at Our Lady's

St Helens Star: RISKS: Online customers have had problems with dead or diseased plants arriving through the post, as well as specimens that were too small or which quickly succumbed to disease

8:43am Friday 26th September 2014

AN AUTUMN plant sale is being held at Our Lady's, Portico on Saturday, October 4.

Store managers raise thousands in Great North Run

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8:23am Friday 26th September 2014

TWO supermarket managers from St Helens have raised thousands of pounds for charity by taking on the Great North Run.

Family pay tribute to 'lovely' mum Angela Edwards

St Helens Star:

8:37am Thursday 25th September 2014

A GRIEF-stricken man has paid tribute to his “lovely” wife and mum-of-five, who was found dead near her home in Parr on Saturday.

Church Square to host special visitors in aid of forest park

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7:20pm Thursday 25th September 2014

CHURCH SQUARE will welcome some very tall visitors this weekend for a day of family fun.

Former 'Provvy' nurses make special visit

St Helens Star: The visitors had all trained to be nurses at the Providence Hospital on Tolver Street

5:47pm Thursday 25th September 2014

ST HELENS had some special visitors from across the Irish Sea last week who were making an “emotional” return to the town.

Creature comforts at family fun day

St Helens Star:

4:39pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BECOME a mini zoologist for the day with a special free event next Saturday (October 4).

Singer honours late friend with song

St Helens Star:

3:18pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A HAYDOCK singer who thrilled the crowds at Langtree Park earlier this season is dedicating his new song to his late friend who lost his battle with depression.

Community steps in after fire destroys family home

St Helens Star: (rear- left to right) Vikki and Sue(front - left to right) Tina with dog Bella, Jessica with son Jaxon and Cheryl with Vikki's daughter Layla

1:50pm Thursday 25th September 2014

NEIGHBOURS have rallied round after a fire tore through a family home destroying furniture, clothes and baby’s toys.

Tools and electrical testing equipment stolen from pub car park

St Helens Star: PROBE: Police carried out raids during investigations into false insurance claims

1:41pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds worth of electrical testing equipment was stolen from two cars on the car park of the Griffin Inn, on Church Road.

Classic cars arrive in style for town centre event

St Helens Star: Ken Finnegan from Southport brought his 1973 MK1 Ford Capri 3 litre to the event

12:47pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A COLLECTION of classic cars roared into the town centre for an event which attracted an estimated 1,000 visitors.

Charity booksale for Autism and Apergers

12:27pm Thursday 25th September 2014

The mayor will be visiting a book sale to raise money for the Autism and Aspergers group this Saturday (September 27).

Landlord fined over shoddy bedsits

St Helens Star: St Helens Magistrates Court

10:50am Thursday 25th September 2014

A LANDLORD has been fined more than £7,000 after failing to maintain six bedsits.

Last chance for Pride of St Helens nominations

St Helens Star: pride of St Helens 2014

10:41am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE deadline is approaching to get your nominations in for this year’s Pride of St Helens Awards.

Police appealing for witnesses following fatal collision

St Helens Star:

10:34am Thursday 25th September 2014

A CYCLIST from St Helens died on Sunday after being knocked off his bike in a collision with a motorbike.

Labour Party looking into Rimmer assault charge

St Helens Star: Former council leader must return to Scotland next month following her arrest for assault

9:45am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Labour Party says it is taking very seriously an allegation that former council leader Marie Rimmer assaulted a woman while campaigning in Scotland.

Parish priest raises alarm after seeing man fall into Mersey banks

St Helens Star: Father Tom Gagie alerted the emergency services

9:43am Thursday 25th September 2014

A PARISH priest has told how a calm Sunday morning stroll turned into an episode of high drama after witnessing a man fall into the River Mersey.

A help on the housing ladder

St Helens Star: MOVING EXPERIENCE: Are you an organiser, an ostrich or an eager beaver when it comes to moving house?

4:08pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

PEOPLE in St Helens hoping to hop on the housing ladder have been given a boost thanks to a new property project.

Two arrested following police pursuit

St Helens Star:

8:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

TWO men have been arrested following a police pursuit involving the force’s helicopter and dog’s patrol.

Community centre to strengthen ties between public and armed service

St Helens Star: How many hands will Alan Pardew be shaking this summer to get deals done?

12:27pm Tuesday 23rd 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.

Blooming success for student

St Helens Star: Eefje Govaerts

9:37am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A FLORISTRY student from St Helens College won first place at the Southport Flower Show.

Man admits stealing thousands from mother

St Helens Star: Liverpool Crown Court

5:03pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A 56-YEAR-old man has admitted stealing almost £27,500 from his mother following a hearing at Liverpool Crown Court.

Rare moth found at safari park

St Helens Star: Altrincham agency takes a walk on the wild side with safari park

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

AN ULTRA rare moth is among 138 species of insect, bird and animal native to Knowsley Safari Park


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