Thursday Mar 6
Parking charges in Southport set to rise as Sefton Council sets its budget tonight
Council leader Cllr Peter Dowd says the authority is not intending to impose 'punitive' charges on motorists, with charges being raised for the first time since 2011.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
'They are the leaders of the future.'
Over 70 young people took part in Knowsley Young People's Question Time, held at OurPlace Youth Facility in Huyton .
Tax fraudster jailed for hoarding five-and-a-half MILLION cigs
A fraudster has been jailed for hoarding more than five-and-a-half million cigarettes and 182kg of tobacco while dodging a A 1million tax bill.
Officers seized 6,500 plants, dismantled 84 cannabis farms and arrested 160 people.
Cannabis farms worth A 6.5m have been uncovered by Merseyside Police during a month-long crackdown on organised crime.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
School cultivates outdoor learning
Pupils in Knowsley have begun work on a project to transform their school playing field into a vibrant oasis for outdoor learning.
We want your views - Street lighting work in Halewood West
Knowsley Council is working with Tay Valley Lighting to carry out a multi-million pound revamp of the borough's street lighting.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
St Helens Star: Sean Long touches down against Wigan at Knowsley Road.
SEAN Long has told a Sunday newspaper he tried to take his own life in January after a two-and-a-half year battle with depression.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Two Wirral fire stations face closure under cost-cutting plan
At its budget meeting this afternoon, Merseyside fire authority approved plans that will see stations in West Kirby and Upton merged in to a new unit at Greasby.
Woman taken to hospital with head and neck injuries following crash in Heswall
THE decision to close two Wirral fire stations and cut firefighter numbers has been slammed by union bosses who believe Merseyside residents will "pay the ultimate price" for the reduction in coverage.
St Helens Star: How the motorway could be illuminated Picture: Stuart Marshall
A COUNCIL is switching off the road lights along a stretch of the M62 motorway as part of a 12-month trial.
Pupils 'go bananas' for Fairtrade
School children across Knowsley are going bananas in support of farmers and workers in developing countries getting a fair deal.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
St. Helens Reporter
What's in authority's 'long-winded' name?
The move will see all of Merseyside's council joining forces on a number of issues affecting the region, such as housing.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Fire station closures set to be approved tomorrow
FIRE service chiefs are expected to give the go-ahead to the closure of two Wirral fire stations tomorrow, Thursday.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Horrid Henry helps Knowsley celebrate World Book Day
Children in Knowsley will be able to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 6 March with a week of Horrid Henry themed activities in all the borough's libraries.
Dinosaur show comes roaring into Knowsley
Dinosaur fans have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get up close and personal with some truly amazing and lifelike prehistoric characters when Dinosaur Zoo roars into Knowsley this spring.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
St Helens Star: Concern as Merseyside police numbers tumble
MERSEYSIDE Police has confirmed three people have been charged following the recovery firearms and drugs in Knowsley at the weekend.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
St. Helens Reporter
Bridge to honour a legend
Hundreds of supporters of both Saints and Hull FC colours gathered tonight to pay tribute to St Helens' most extraordinary son.
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Opinion: We have to get the message through to parents about dogs
RSPCA handout photo of a pit bull terrier type dog seized during a Merseyside Police and RSPCA operation in Liverpool.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
THE search is continuing to find our local health heroes.
The Star has again teamed up with St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust staff awards to run the People's Choice Award.
Merseyside combined authority gets government green light and handed tongue twisting new name
A GREEN light has been given by the Government to establish the combined authority for Liverpool City Region, also handing it a tongue twisting name in the process.