News from St Helens Reporter

Massive fire at waste facility

A massive fire tore through a warehouse and caused a huge amount of damage at a waste facility in Prescot. Crews were called to the Carr Lane transfer site shortly before 6am on Sunday December 4 and six fire engines and a platform ladder went to the sce

yesterday, 12:32 in Regional North West

Rock pub’s licence revoked by council

A badly-run rock pub which subjected town centre residents to months of late-night misery has had its licence revoked by a council committee. The licensing and regulation sub-committee at Wigan Council decided to shut down The Fleece, in Ashton, at a hea

Sunday, 11:31 in Regional North West

Thousands show support for Drive For Justice campaign

Almost 2,500 people have signed a petition lobbying for stiffer punishments for those who kill or seriously injure on our roads. The Wigan Evening Post launched its Drive For Justice campaign to highlight the scandal of lenient sentences with some danger

Sunday, 11:31 in Regional North West

Liverpool at Christmas - a fantastic festive weekend break

When you imagine a city break your brain most likely conjures up the likes of Paris, Rome, Amsterdam or even New York. But have you ever thought​ about a trip​ a little closer to home? The North West boasts a number of magnificent cities and when I was o

Saturday, 06:44 in Regional North West

MP says disabled jobseekers not helped

A St Helens MP has strongly criticised the Government for failing to support disabled jobseekers. St Helens South and Whiston MP Marie Rimmer questioned ministers in the House of Commons over planned cuts to the new Work and Health Programme which is des

Friday, 11:02 in Regional North West

Hansel and Gretel at Citadel

The Citadel have teamed up with renowned theatre company Horse + Bamboo to present the perfect Christmas treat Hansel and Gretel told like you’ve never seen it before. With magical music, film, puppets and masks, Horse + Bamboo have created a delicious t

Friday, 11:02 in Regional North West

Schools lead the way in helping young carers

Schools has been helping to make sure young carers don’t miss out on an education. Cowley International College, Ashurst Primary and Parish C of E Primary School are leading the way in supporting young carers in their schools. These schools are the first

Friday, 11:02 in Regional North West

Accidents on M6 Southbound causing delays

There have been a number of accidents this morning (Friday, 2 December) affecting Southbound traffic on the M6 around the Wigan and Cheshire areas. At junction 23, for Haydock, an exit slip road has been closed due to an accident. Delays are reported as

Friday, 08:06 in Regional North West

Police warning after rogue traders target pensioners

Residents in St Helens are being urged to be cautious following two reports of rogue traders asking people for money. On Monday, November 29 a 75 year-old man, who lives in Newton-le-Willows, was approached by two males at his home address and told he ne

Thursday, 20:23 in Regional North West

TV chef joins GMP’s Christmas campaign

An award-winning TV chef is joining Greater Manchester Police’s 2016 Christmas campaign, giving tips on how to create the perfect recipe for a safe and happy Christmas. Adam Reid, one of the winners of this year’s Great British Menu has backed the Forces

Thursday, 17:05 in Regional North West

Pupils given special safety assembly

Pupils at a primary school have been learning all about safety on construction sites. Regeneration specialist St. Modwen, the developer behind the transformation of the former Vulcan Works, joined forces with construction partner Seddon Construction Ltd

Thursday, 15:50 in Regional North West

Warning after rogue traders target pensioners

Residents in St Helens are being urged to be cautious after two reports of rogue traders asking for money. A 75-year-old man was approached by two men at his home in Newton-le-Willows on Monday and told he needed work doing on his chimney. If you think y

Thursday, 11:57 in Regional North West

Teenager missing for three weeks

Police are appealing for help to find a teenager who has been missing for nearly three weeks. Fifteen-year-old Joseph “Terence” Maughan, who was living in Billinge, was last seen at St Helens railway station on Friday, November 11. He is described as whi

Thursday, 11:28 in Regional North West

‘None For The Road’ campaign launched

Merseyside Police has today launched its annual Christmas drink and drug driving campaign, urging motorists to have ‘None For The Road’. Officers from the Roads Policing Unit and colleagues across the force will be stepping up patrols throughout the mont

Thursday, 10:19 in Regional North West

National recognition for mental health campaign

St Helens Council is in the running to win the top prize in a prestigious national awards programme that celebrates the most innovative and effective local authorities. The council’s Time to Talk in St Helens campaign is among finalists from across the c

Thursday, 09:38 in Regional North West

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