RTC appeal in St Helens


We are appealing for information following a road traffic collision involving a police vehicle in St Helens yesterday evening, Sunday 26 November.  At around 9.30pm, emergency services were called to reports of a collision on North Road involving a black Volkswagen Passat and a marked police car which was responding to an emergency incident. The […]

Man arrested after cannabis farm recovered in St Helens

A man was arrested after a cannabis farm was discovered at a property in St Helens yesterday, Thursday 23 November. Officers attended a property on Corporation Street and found around 100 cannabis plants along with older plants in the process of being harvested, and several large bags of cannabis ready for sale. The electricity meter […]

A successful week of enforcement, prevention and engagement to tackle knife crime

Merseyside Police and partners’ intensified efforts to tackle knife crime has resulted in almost 250 knives and dangerous weapons removed from the streets, as part of a national week of action. Operation Sceptre ran from Monday 13 November to Sunday 19 November, as part of a national effort to target those carrying weapons, prevent knife […]

Next-of-kin: Paul Beardwood

Can you help trace the next-of-kin of a man from St Helens who has passed away?   Paul Beardwood, 59 years, sadly died at his home in Ashurst Close on Monday 20th November. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.   Anyone who knows the next-of-kin is asked to contact the Coroner of St […]

Missing: Vinnie Lea


Please share and help us find missing 13-year-old Vinnie Lea from St Helens. Vinnie has been missing from home since yesterday, Wednesday 22 November, and he was last seen on Derbyshire Hill Road. Extensive enquiries are ongoing to find him. He is 4ft 11in tall, slim build with brown hair and green eyes. Vinnie was […]


Amid a rise in measles cases across England, residents are being urged to ensure they and their families have the best possible defence – the MMR vaccine. As part of the UK routine vaccine schedule children should have received two doses of MMR vaccine by the age of 5, protecting them for life against measles, […]

Personal robbery reduced by 63% during week of action

Earlier this month, officers from across the force took part in a week-long initiative targeting personal robbery, resulting in a 63% decrease in personal robbery offences. Operation Calibre ran from Monday 6 November to Sunday 12, November and saw forces across the country focus on education, engagement, prevention, and enforcement. The operation complements a significant […]



Local residents and businesses across Earlestown, Newton-Le-Willows and St Helens are being invited to view and have their say on updated plans for the regeneration of Earlestown town centre at a series of public exhibitions in November and December. The consultation is being held in advance of the submission of a Reserved Matters planning application […]