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Tackling Mental Health Stigma in St Helens

There’s supposed to be silence in the library, right?

You might not think that a library is the best place to spark up a conversation, but that’s exactly what Stand Up To Stigma – an initiative aimed at tackling the stigma associated with mental health – have been doing. 382 more words



If you asked them, most rugby league fans would tell you that their sport receives relatively short shrift from the British media. This feeling of marginalisation by the British press isn’t anything new, and a read of Ray Gent’s 2002 book ‘The Petition’ highlights some of the issues this great game has had to deal with regarding its coverage on TV and in the newspapers in the UK. 601 more words


St Helens Super League 2014 Review

The Super League in 2014 was certainly eventful from start to finish for St Helens, from the thrashing of Warrington at home by St Helens 38-8, to the brutal attack by Wigan prop Ben Flower on St Helens stand-off, Lance Hohaia, in the Grand Final, which led to his red card. 1,830 more words

Rugby League

Like a Sponge

On Tuesday my husband had a morning appointment at the Portland, Veterans hospital. Other than driving by Portland we had not visited the city. While Mr.G, went to the various departments, I went outside to try to locate an area where I could get a decent view of Portland. 161 more words


Jamm Studios

On the 30th October we went out to Jamm Studios in town to record two singles.
The day was massive for us as we felt we had something to give, something to prove that we’d come a million miles from the days of ‘Back to the start’ (our first single) . 359 more words

Walmsley goes from amateur rugby to Grand Final winner in less than three years

Walking out in front of 70,000 spectators at Old Trafford for the biggest game in the rugby league season is what every amateur player dreams of. 718 more words


Jason Manford at St Helens Theatre Royal - 25/09/2014

Jason Manford is one of the finest, most popular ‘household name’ comedians that Britain has managed to produce for many decades. On 24th September, he received what can only be described as a fitting welcome from a room in St Helens – around 60% of whom were probably from Manchester. 417 more words