Almost 106,000 working people are not being auto-enrolled into a pension because their earnings come from more than one job and 70% of them are women, research by Citizens Advice reveals. To qualify for auto-enrolment you need to earn over the £10,000 a year threshold from a single job. New […]

People in multiple jobs missing out on a workplace pension, ...


A one-off bowel screening test reduces the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than one third and could save thousands of lives, according to a study published in The Lancet. The researchers, funded through a Medical Research Council (MRC) and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) partnership and Cancer Research UK, found that the […]

One-off bowel scope cuts cancer risk for at least 17 ...


Lancashire County Council is supporting the national Be Online campaign to help people to get to grips with the internet. This year’s campaign, which takes place from Monday, 27 February to Sunday, 12 March, will focus on helping people to get the most out of being online. Libraries across the […]

Get online at your local library



Urgent action needed to address the unprecedented challenges facing the cancer workforce in England Macmillan Cancer Support has published a report calling for stronger leadership to address challenges facing the cancer workforce in the NHS. Thinking Differently warns that workforce shortages across the NHS mean that there are not enough cancer […]

Charity warns of unsustainable pressure on the cancer workforce


The Rainhill Rotary club has called out to charities and organisations that support people in St Helens, to apply for grants. Rainhill Rotary has raised funds at recent events including the Santa Sleigh drive and the annual Beer Festival thanks to the generosity of the public and local business sponsors, […]

Rainhill Rotary offers grants to local good causes


West Lancashire Borough Council is inviting you to support the Great British Spring Clean. Following the success of the ‘Clean for the Queen’ Campaign in 2016, which attracted over 250,000 people to take part in nationwide litter picking events, the Keep Britain Tidy Group have launched a new Great British […]

Join the Great British Spring Clean!