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What’s Going On In The Middle East

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Confused? No need to be…..

Litter Enforcement Team Hit The Town Centre

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

The double standards exhibited by St Helens Council are astonishing. Today I witnessed two gentleman in Church Street issue a lady with a fine for putting the butt of her cigarette on the floor after smoking. Where else was she to put it? The cigarette tray on the bin in Church Street outside Boots was […]

The Council’s Focus

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Today I noted that St Helens Council are flying the Scottish Flag, the Saltire, above the town hall. Time and care and attention has been taken to do this. Yet. Within a stonesthrow of the Town Hall in Hardshaw Street we have this eyesore (and it smells). I find it rather disappointing that the Politics […]

Wardens to hit St Helens litterbugs with fines.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Story in St Helens Star today. Environmental wardens with the power to fine litterbugs on the spot will start patrolling the borough later this month. The wardens are being introduced as part of a drive by St Helens Council to bring tougher sanctions on those leaving litter and dog fouling. The size of the fines […]

That Friday Feeling

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Just things that have piqued my interest etc during the last week or so….. Yay. St Helens Hour has now been included on the Twitter Hours Leaderboard for the first time, and we were straight in at number 23! How cool is that. I have read that as part of The Heart Of Glass Arts […]

Just Who Is Holding Back St Helens Town Centre?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

In the last few days I’ve heard some rather interesting comments from people about shops in Town Centre. Apparently Primark wanted to open a store in 2013 however M&S didnt want it to happen, so it didnt. I’ve also heard that another store, which shall remain nameless, had to have it’s approval to open OK’d […]

North West Is Best

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Positive news stories that have caught my eye, mostly Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside, St Helens and surrounds.   New Lord Mayor wants dementia friendly streets. Liverpool Confidential. Jack Ashley sculpture unveiled. Liverpool Confidential. How the North West benefits from the World Cup. MEN Westfield Street Music Festival ‘a roaring success’. St Helens Star. Full […]

Mary Portas To The Rescue

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

    All #StHelens businesses @maryportas is looking 4 shops & like to take part in her new series. Mire info click here: http://t.co/aUyW5b2Ii2 — Cllr BarrieGrunewald (@CllrBarrieG) June 2, 2014   I do hope this is not the extent of the help being proffered by the Leader of the Council and his fellow Councillors…….

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