There is still time to enter the Lancashire Open Exhibition

There is still time to request your entry form for the prestigious Lancashire Open Exhibition at the Chapel Gallery. You don’t have to be an artist to exhibit at the Exhibition. If you enjoy painting, drawing or taking photographs and friends and family comment on your talent, now is the time to enter. Amateur and … Read more

Local information website proving to be a hit

A local information reference website that provides quick and easy access to facts and figure about the borough of St Helens is proving useful, with over 160 users signed up to date. Info4St.Helens brings together information on a wide range of themes from local and national sources covering areas such as population, health and social … Read more

Which? exposes fraud hotspots across England and Wales

The capitals of dating fraud, computer repair scams and a host of other frauds are revealed today in exclusive analysis by the consumer champion Which?. It comes as Which?’s analysis reveals that reported fraud in the UK has risen by more than 10% in one year (2015-16), with 264,204 frauds reported in 2016. Under the Freedom of … Read more

Two thirds of online shoppers suffer problems with parcel delivery

Two in three people (69%) who shop online have had parcels lost, damaged or turn up late in the last year, according to new research by Citizens Advice. As summer sales season gets underway, Citizens Advice says problems with late deliveries affect online shoppers the most – including those who paid for a premium service … Read more

Wind power can provide energy on coldest days

A new study by climate scientists – published in the journal Environmental Research Letters – has advanced the understanding of the potential for wind power to provide energy during the coldest spells of winter weather. The team, which involved scientists from the Met Office Hadley Centre, Imperial College London and the University of Reading, compared wind power availability … Read more

Tens of thousands of men feel emasculated because of cancer, new research shows

*Macmillan Cancer Support launches joint campaign with the building and construction sector aimed at providing support to men who need it* 20% of men with cancer experienced a loss of masculinity while going through treatment 25% of men with cancer who are in a relationship and rarely or never talk to their spouse about their … Read more