New emergency UK aid for Sierra Leone landslide victims

UK steps up support to provide clean water, food and medicines to assist communities worst affected. The UK is stepping up with new emergency support that will provide clean water, food and medicines to assist people in the communities worst affected by the devastating floods and mudslide in Sierra Leone, International Development Secretary Priti Patel announced … Read more

Success at higher grades for St Helens A-level students

There has been a welcome increase in the proportion of St Helens students gaining higher A-level grades, after data revealed an increase on last year’s results. Between them, St Helens secondary schools and Carmel College saw 48.2 per cent of A level entries graded at A*-B, compared to 52.9 per cent nationally. This improvement in … Read more

Two men charged with interfering with motor vehicles in Up Holland

Two males have been charged with interfering with motor vehicles in Up Holland after a member of the public has called in reporting the two males acting suspiciously. Officers responded to the call shortly after 1am this morning (Thursday 17th August) to Highgate Road. The two males were arrested at the scene, following interviews this … Read more

Information appeal made after mountain bike stolen in Ormskirk

An ‘Orange Alpine’ mountain bike has been stolen at a burglary on Knowsley Road, Ormskirk. It has been advertised for sale on Facebook and we believe it may be being kept within the Scott Estate area. If you have any information, please get in touch with us. You can leave a message on 01695 66444 … Read more

Local children get up close with animals in national reading challenge

Children from across the borough have gotten up close with a variety of animals as part of the Summer Reading Challenge, the national initiative by The Reading Agency. That’s because there’s something fishy going on at local libraries with this year’s theme ‘Animal Agents’, and there’s a mystery that must be solved by young readers. … Read more