1 hr ago
Community Leader of the Year, crowned
A Knowsley NHS worker has been crowned 'Community Leader of the Year' in the regional NHS Leadership Recognition Awards 2013.
5 hrs ago
Pupils celebrate inclusive outdoor play
Pupils from a school in Knowsley for children and young people with complex needs have celebrated the official opening of their new outdoor play area.
9 hrs ago
Halewood group perform at the Maritime Museum
A group of singers from Halewood with learning disabilities gave a live performance at Liverpool's Maritime Museum today .
13 hrs ago
Festive treats at December's Prescot Producers' Market
With music provided by the local Salvation Army Brass Band and the Maghull Parish Handbell Ringers, there can be no better atmosphere for Christmas shopping! As well as the seasonal music, there will be street entertainment and free mulled wine and roasted chestnuts for shoppers.
17 hrs ago
Knowsley Celebrates Reading
Now in its 14th year, the Knowsley Library Service holds an annual Summer Reading Challenge to encourage children to keep reading over the school holidays and develop a love of books.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Ramsbottom man 'will run marathon' for Typoon Haiyan victims
A RAMSBOTTOM man who visited the Philippines before disaster struck is helping to raise funds for the victims of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan.
Fire authority approves St Helens station mergers
PLANS to merge fire stations in St Helens have been approved by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority following huge cuts in government funding.
Huyton homecoming parade - route announced
The 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment , which recruits from Merseyside, will parade through Huyton today .
despair A fifth of calls are about jobs, debt and money
A NEW survey has revealed nearly 30per cent of people in St Helens are struggling with debt, placing the town in the top quarter of locations where populations are suffering money worries.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Man on double murder charge after Knowsley Village deaths
William Owen, 55, of Home Farm Road, Knowsley Village, was charged by police with murdering 55-year-old Sharon Hayter and 29-year-old Stephanie Owen, on Thursday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
a Family has paid tribute to two women who were found murdered at a house in Knowsley Village.
The bodies of Sharon Hayter, 55, and her daughter Stephanie Owen, 29, were discovered at a terraced house at Home Farm Road on Thursday, November 28. In a statement the women's family said: "Sharon was a devoted, loving, caring mother and sister.
Santa Comes to Halewood
Entitled "Santa Comes to Halewood", the concert - supported by Halewood Town Council, Knowsley Council and Halewood Academy - will feature performances from local students and primary school children.
Knowsley's business community awards
The annual Knowsley Business and Regeneration Awards were held on Thursday evening at the Grand Marquee in the grounds of Knowsley Safari Park.
Why Mary's full of life at 101
When the Star called round to see her at her home off North Road, she had just celebrated her 101st birthday and was about to watch one of her favourite TV murder mysteries.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Local By-Election Preview: November 28th 2012
When people think of "one party states" in local elections, they often think of the Labour heartlands such as Knowsley , Sandwell and Rotherham .
Knowsley Village deaths: Man questioned after bodies of two women found in house
The 55-year-old suspect walked into a police station at noon to report the deaths and was arrested on suspicion of murder A man is being quizzed by detectives on suspicion of killing two women whose bodies were found in a house today.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Pictures of Colin Whalley are held by his widow Norma and daughter Jacqueline
HOSPITAL chiefs have finally admitted errors made at Whiston Hospital played a significant part in the death of a 68-year-old patient.
Britain's debt timebomb: Nine million are in 'serious debt'
Nearly nine million people in the UK are living with serious debt and half of those have had to forgo basic necessities, a Government-backed body has revealed.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Nine million in 'serious' debt
The problem is particularly acute in five English cities, where more than 40% of the population is struggling to repay debt.
Wirral's coroner services could be merged with another area of Merseyside.
The retirement at the end of this year of the borough's coroner, Christopher Johnson, will trigger a process requiring the council to explore combining inquest hearings with a neighbouring authority.