Stunt display team will do the trick at this year’s Newton Town Show

Organisers are adding the final touches to a packed programme of events as part of next month’s (August) Newton Town Show.   Held annually in Newton-le-Willows’ Mesnes Park, Newton...

Winter Warmer campaign heats up

Article date - 23 October 2018 Elderly and infirm people, and young children are at risk when the temperature starts to drop. In 2016-2017 there were an estimated...

Get ready for winter this Self-Care Week

Article date - 13 November 2018 Self-Care Week is an annual national awareness week that focuses on establishing support for self-care across communities and families. The theme this year...

Major Glass Futures industry conference held in St Helens

Over 100 leading names from across the glass industry and its supply chain, academia, and local and national government, attended the major Glass Futures industry conference at...

Summer Beach attraction to open this Friday

Pontypandy’s hero next door will be in town this Friday (26 July) when the seaside comes to St Helens for the summer.   As part of this year’s Summer...

Teachers immersed in Spanish culture to improve languages education

A local school has been taking great strides to improve its foreign language education, after securing over €30,000 in grant funding from the Erasmus Plus programme.   Erasmus Plus...

Fireworks spectacle at Sherdley Park will hit all the right notes

Article date - 15 October 2018 ‘Spark in the Park’ – which forms part of the St Helens 150 events programme – is expected to attract thousands of...

Physical activity levels in St Helens at a record high

Residents in St Helens Borough are more active than ever – with more than 93,000 completing at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical exercise...

Roberto buzzing with competition win

A six-year-old boy has helped create a new buzz for the reopening of a fitness centre in Newton-le-Willows following a £4.2m redevelopment.   Roberto Salamanca won a competition to...

Local artist to share his experience of disability at library event

Article date - 13 November 2018 At 81 years-old, Jonathan Griffith is looking back at his journey into painting and drawing, his experience of living with a disability,...

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