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Stillia take on the capital as they record new material

St Helens Star: Stillia, including Jack Bennett (pictured), are recording in London

6:03pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THEY may be headliners at home but Stillia will get back to basics in London where they will be recording new material.

Man caught after secretly filming dozens of women

St Helens Star:

5:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MAN who used his phone to secretly film dozens of women’s cleavages as they dropped their children at school.

Councillors line up for the ice bucket challenge

4:54pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

COUNCILLORS Jeanie Bell from Newton, Richard McCauley from Thatto Heath and Anthony Burns from Haydock take part in the ice bucket challenge.

A new range of courses for the budding baker to the child carer

St Helens Star: Some of the cakes in the Bake-Off

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

IF you have been inspired by the Great British Bake Off a new course in creative cup cakes may just be for you.

Works to begin on major motorway upgrade for M6 at Orrell

St Helens Star: The Highways Agency will be undertaking work on the A49 Ross from Monday for a period of seven weeks.

11:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ST HELENS drivers are likely to be affected as a £1.7 million project to reduce congestion and improve safety at one of the busiest motorway junctions in the country gets underway tonight (Wednesday 27 August).

Sunday Soul Re-shuffle to bring a vibe to St Helens' nightlife

St Helens Star: He's got soul...Vernon Fuller will be among the acts

11:02am Wednesday 27th August 2014

YOU'VE probably heard of the Duke Street Shuffle...but now it’s time for St Helens Sunday Soulful Re-shuffle.

New team to tackle litter louts

St Helens Star: Councillor Gomez-Aspron welcomes the new wardens

9:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THIS is the new team tasked with tackling litter louts on the streets of St Helens.

World War One author to speak about her work

St Helens Star:

6:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

IN the latest in a series of events to mark the centenary of the start of World War One author Sarah Harrison will be at Central Library to discuss her work.

St Helens couple feature on Don't Tell the Bride with wedding straight out of Harry Potter

St Helens Star: Nicole and Sean's first dance at their wedding

6:52pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A RINGBEARER with a difference delivered the wedding bands at a ceremony straight out of Harry Potter.

Library to feel the noise of a Big Deal

St Helens Star: Big Deal have developed a strong following since breaking through in 2011

6:42pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

CENTRAL Library is expecting another full house after confirming boy-girl indie band Big Deal will play a concert there.

Saints Mose Masoe pays a visit to Earlestown Family Fun Day

St Helens Star:

5:24pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

SAINTS star Mose Masoe and the mayor of St Helens were guests of honour at a special Family Fun Day at Earlerstown market.

Saints legends lace up their boots for charity game at Wigan

St Helens Star: Paul Sculthorpe will be turning out to support Joining Jack

1:32pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THREE former Saints captains will put old rivalries to one side when they line up along former Wigan stars to raise money for charity.

Man left bloodied after 'assault'

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10:04am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN was left bloodied after allegedly being assaulted with a bat in St Helens town centre.

Man jailed after assaulting policeman

St Helens Star: St Helens Magistrates Court

9:18am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN has been jailed for 20 weeks after admitting four counts of criminal damage, assaulting a police officer and threatening behaviour towards police following his arrest.

Report: Alder Hey Children's Hospital must tackle nursing shortage

St Helens Star: Issued formal warning

9:21am Tuesday 26th August 2014

MORE nurses are needed at Alder Hey Children's Hospital and services must improve, inspectors say.

Man jailed after throwing lighter fluid at police

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10:32am Monday 25th August 2014

A MAN who doused himself and a policeman in lighter fluid before trying to ignite it has been jailed for 16 months.

Mayor braced for ice bucket challenge

St Helens Star: New Mayor Cllr Geoff Pearl

2:52pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens were due to tackle the ice bucket challenge this week.

Success for Vikings club juniors

St Helens Star: The winning Under 15s North West team featuring five of the Vikings club players

12:57pm Monday 25th August 2014

VIKINGS Wheelchair Basketball Club is celebrating the success of six of its junior players at recent Lord’s Taverners National Junior Championships.

Shoplifter steals trampoline

St Helens Star: St Helens Magistrates Court

10:47am Monday 25th August 2014

A SHOPLIFTER who stole a trampoline, kimonos and a power washer has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Bank Holiday set to be damp squib

St Helens Star: The Met Office is predicting showers this afternoon and tomorrow

10:34am Monday 25th August 2014

Persistent rainfall threatens to put a major dampener on Bank Holiday plans as motorists are warned of unpleasant driving conditions on one of the busiest days of the year for travellers.

Laser tag teams battle it out for UK title

St Helens Star:

10:22am Monday 25th August 2014

LASER tag fans from across the UK descended on St Helens at the weekend for the grand final of UK Armageddon 2014, the biggest competition of its kind in the country.

James inspires family and friends to raise money for charity

St Helens Star: James parents take part in the London Bridge walk

4:54pm Sunday 24th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS raising awareness of hidden heart defects in the young following the sudden death of a well known man plan to fund the screening of more than 3,000 sixth form students.

Debt concerns soar

St Helens Star: Consumer spending in Bradford down 9%

12:55pm Sunday 24th August 2014

THE number of people going to St Helens Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) with debt problems has almost doubled in under a year.

Pub boss jailed for selling vodka 'unfit for human consumption'

St Helens Star:

3:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

VODKA drinkers at a St Helens pub were sold methylated spirits “unfit for human consumption”, a court has heard.

Tradesman called to put themselves forward for prestigious awards

St Helens Star: The things that people just love to hate about Valentine's

5:01pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

TRADESMAN across the area are called to enter this year’s Britain’s Top Tradesman competition.

Rape victim publishes book 50 years on from attack

St Helens Star: The author was attacked as a teenager in the 60s as she walked home

3:05pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A WOMAN who became pregnant as a teenager after being raped has published a book about the harrowing events more than 50 years later.

Jesus Christ Superstar to feature singing sensation Tom Loughlin

St Helens Star: Jesus Christ Superstar

12:49pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

TOM Loughlin will be one of the stars of a spectacular production of Jesus Christ Superstar coming to the Theatre Royal next month.

Tom and Lynne in unison for Willowbrook

St Helens Star: Tom Loughlin

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A SOPRANO and a teen tenor will perform in aid of Willowbrook Hospice.

Four charged with burglary at the Grapes pub

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

10:35am Friday 22nd August 2014

FOUR men have been charged with burglary at a pub.

Two teenagers wanted over attempted robbery

St Helens Star:

10:33am Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE are hunting two teenagers who attempted to steal cash from a convenience store by threatening the owner with an advertising sign.

Hunt reforms hospital parking

St Helens Star: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

11:47pm Friday 22nd August 2014

RELATIVES of chronically ill patients must be given free or cheap hospital parking under new rules announced by the Government.

Warning after medication stolen

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

11:04pm Friday 22nd August 2014

RESIDENTS have been warned that a quantity of prescription medication was stolen from a car.

Does chilly weather mean it's an early autumn?

St Helens Star: Autumn beech trees by photographer Charles Twist who is exhibiting his work at the Palace Hub Gallery in Redcar as part of its New Year exhibition which runs from February 2 to March 30

10:25pm Friday 22nd August 2014

"UNSEASONABLY cool" temperatures are announcing the arrival of autumn in the UK as the summer starts to come to a close.

Rainhill's first WWI hero remembered

St Helens Star: George Ernest Mather is believed to have fought and survived many of the First World War's major battles

6:11pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE FAMILY of a man believed to be a community's first soldier to head for battle in the Great War have had a headstone made for his grave, 60 years after his death.

Little cuties...Star Cool Kids winners

St Helens Star:

5:21pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THESE two cuties have been revealed as the winners of the 2014 St Helens Star Cool Kids competition.

Primary school places shortage feared

St Helens Star: Schools are cracking down on truancy from class

2:45pm Friday 22nd August 2014

COUNCILLORS have been in discussion whether to increase the number of primary school places in St Helens for September 2015.

Star readers urged to honour Steve Prescott's legacy through Pride of St Helens awards

St Helens Star: It was the ambition of Steve Prescott, pictured centre alongside Paul Loughlin and Jon Wilkin, for the Pride of St Helens awards to grow and grow

2:43pm Friday 22nd August 2014

STAR readers are being urged to support the legacy of the great Steve Prescott by coming forwards with inspiring nominations for the Solarking Pride of St Helens Awards 2014.

Wiggo and Cav set for safari trail

St Helens Star: Sir Bradley Wiggins, passing through Prescot in the Tour of Britain 2013, will again be a highlight for the crowds

2:41pm Friday 22nd August 2014

SOME of the world's top professional cyclists, including Sir Bradley Wiggins, will be whizzing through Knowsley Safari Park and Prescot again this September.

Four arrested after shop raids

St Helens Star:

2:28pm Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE have arrested four men following two robberies at shops within the space of half an hour yesterday evening (Thursday, August 21).

'Service above self' for new Rotary Club President

St Helens Star: Jayaram Gowdagere is the St Helens Rotary's first overseas President

12:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A FORMER doctor who was born in India says he is relishing the chance to lead the St Helens Rotary Club in its 92nd year.

Pop up shop to open for Macmillan

St Helens Star: Business boss in cycling challenge to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

9:27am Friday 22nd August 2014

A ‘POP-up’ shop will appear in St Helens town centre next month to raise cash for charity.

Charity funds day trip for disabled children

St Helens Star: A youngster enjoys Stockley Farm petting area

9:27am Friday 22nd August 2014

CHILDREN'S charity Happy Days has raised funds, enabling 25 children from St Helens to go on a day trip to Stockley Farm.

Parents thank health visitor who saved their baby's life

St Helens Star:

9:04am Thursday 21st August 2014

A HEALTH visitor’s advice saved the life of an eight-week-old baby - who went on to be diagnosed with a condition that affects just one in three million infants.

Steve Leary retires as St Helens Star editor after 22 years at the helm

St Helens Star:

9:36am Thursday 21st August 2014

STEVE Leary has announced his retirement as editor of the St Helens Star.

Philip credits growing bright blooms with saving his life

St Helens Star: Philip Spark credits his love of growing Dahilias in helping him recover after a stroke

6:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AFTER suffering a major stroke five years ago Philip Spark said he would cry himself to sleep as he struggled to come to terms with the after affects.

A good dose of laughter

St Helens Star: Comedienne Pauline Daniels was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012

3:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014

LAUGHTER really is the best medicine... or, at least, it helps the medicine go down.

Students celebrate record breaking GCSE results

St Helens Star:

2:54pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TODAY has been the turn of GCSE students to enjoy their moment of glory by celebrating another fantastic set of results across the town.

Have a say on council spending

St Helens Star:

12:34pm Thursday 21st August 2014

RESIDENTS can take the challenge of balancing the council's books by using an online budget simulator.

Man attacked with brick by gang

St Helens Star:

11:54am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN suffered a serious head injury after he was attacked in broad daylight with a brick by a gang of males.

McManus stresses Saints long term plan is on course despite last season's £2.4m loss

St Helens Star: Saints paid a transfer fee for Kyle Amor ahead of the the 2014 season and predict a bright future despite posting losses of £2.4m last year

11:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

EAMONN McManus has reassured Saints supporters that the club are on course to break even for this year after financial reports revealed losses of £2.4million for 2013.




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