It has been reported that due to an accident on the M58 Eastbound at Junction 5 that there is congestion. If at all possible it is advisable to avoid the area.
GCSE art students from St Helens Council’s Tuition Service welcomed guests into the Beacon Building last week as they showcased their work at an annual arts exhibition. Attended by parents, pupils external agencies, and guests of honour, the Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens Councillor Joe Pearson and wife Sylvia, this year’s show was an … Read more
A new hybrid fuchsia has been produced by a Skelmersdale couple and is helping to raise funds to help fight a rare form of cancer. Ian Strawson, a retired painter and decorator, is a national committee member of the British Fuchsia Society and developed the new hybrid with his partner Bonita Hesketh. It was launched … Read more
With savings of £20.6m needed to be found by 2020, St Helens Council is facing unprecedented financial challenges and as such is reviewing how it provides a number of its services, including its discretionary school crossing patrol (SCP) function. As a result of budgetary pressures, local authorities locally and nationally have already ceased their SCP … Read more
Military displays, musical entertainment and a World War One simulation dome will come to Leigh Civic Square next weekend as Armed Forces Day returns. Wigan Council has organised the event, which will take place on Saturday 24th June in Leigh. Veterans are encouraged to enjoy a free breakfast in Leigh Market at 10am ahead of … Read more