St Helens Council has unanimously voted to set a council tax rise of 1.99 per cent.Read the full story ›
Salford Red Devils and St Helens face each other in the Super League. Hear from the head coaches ahead of the match at the AJ Bell Stadium.
The bridge linking Langtree Park to St Helens town centre will be renamed in honour of Steve Prescott.Read the full story ›
The Saints Way bridge, linking the town centre to Langtree Park, home of St. Helens Rugby League Club is to be named the Steve Prescott bridge in honour of one of the club’s greatest players.
Family and friends have been paying tribute to St Helens rugby league legend Steve Prescott, whose funeral was held today.
Steve had been battling a rare form of stomach cancer. Despite that he underwent numerous endurance challenges and raised almost half a million pounds for charity.
HMRC are working with Merseyside Police and other partners today to check for duty and tax offences associated with any smuggled goods, illegal fuel use, undeclared work or business activity or benefit fraud.
Anyone deliberately evading tax should watch out - HMRC are closing in on tax cheats.
Police have raided addresses in Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens as part of an operation against burglaries and car crime.
Merseyside Police said four men were arrested and ten cars, suspected to have been stolen, were seized.
A force spokesman said today's operation was the culmination of a 18-month investigation into burglaries across the county.
The four men have been taken to police stations for questioning as searches of the addresses continue.
Officers also recovered ten vehicles which are believed to have been stolen.
St Helens South and Whiston MP Shaun Woodward, who became a Labour cabinet minister after defecting from the Conservative Party, is to step down at the 2015 general election.
The former Northern Ireland secretary said he wanted to pursue voluntary and business interests.
Ed Miliband said he had served with "great distinction" as an MP and minister and paid tribute to the "most acute strategic advice" he provided to Labour leaders after crossing the floor.
He said he would focus on human rights issues after leaving Parliament - including as part of a Privy Council review of the use of intercept evidence in court.
In 2010 he won his seat with a majority of 14,122