A STRETCH of the Rainford Bypass has been closed this evening following a crash involving two cars.
TWO people have been taken to hospital following a car crash this afternoon, police say.
A FAMILY was absolutely delighted to be reunited with a pet dog - three years after she had gone missing.
BORIS Johnson will become Prime Minister on Wednesday after securing victory in the battle for the Conservative Party leadership.
A TEENAGE girl who took her own life marked the date on her kitchen calendar and left numerous notes asking those left behind not to be sad, an inquest heard.
NORTHERN has apologised for an ongoing issue with a faulty elevator at the recently-opened Newton-le-Willows train station.
THE devastated parents of a little boy who died suddenly on New Year's Eve say they were "moved to tears" when his school organised a memorial bench, tree and garden to be put up in their grounds in his memory.
IT'S scorching outside and it's not just the humans who need to cool down, so with that in mind Knowsley Safari Park handed their baboons some ice lollies in today's summer sun.
THE council has put forward St Helens and Earlestown town centres to benefit from up to £1m investment from a city region fund.
The Met Office has issued a 15-hour thunderstorm warning as temperatures continue to soar.
THE hardships faced by the people of St Helens over the past decade will only get worse under Boris Johnson, one of the borough’s MPs has warned.
POLICE are appealing for help to trace a Whiston man who was jailed for grievous bodily harm who is wanted on recall to prison.
A PLANNING application has been approved which seeks to create eight homes near to the Mere Grange business development.
ONE of the world's favourite nannies is heading to the Hardshaw Centre this Saturday to entertain the borough's children.
A DOG welfare charity has advised owners to not leave pets alone in a hot car seat even for a few minutes as it can prove fatal.
A 15-YEAR-OLD schoolgirl was on target as she qualified for the World Youth Darts Masters for the third successive time.
A SUMMIT of industry leaders from the UK and Europe will take place today in St Helens where further details of the proposed £40m Glass Futures research centre are set to be unveiled.
VICTORIA Park is the only park in the borough to have been awarded Green Flag status.
A WOMAN was left with a broken jaw after being repeatedly punched in the face by a man in St Helens.
A 25-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with offences including sexual assault and attempted wounding with intent following an alleged incident.