Santa’s helpers spread festive fun in St Helens

Helpful elves spread Christmas cheer at a St Helens shopping centre by singing, dancing, handing out sweets, wrapping gifts and even carrying parcels. The elves provided a free helping hand to shoppers at Church Square Shopping Centre, and a touch of naughtiness, doing the conga, high-fiving youngsters and even lifting one unsuspecting shopper into the […]

Gran’s sweet fund-raising scheme to help Charlotte undergo pioneering surgery

A Keighley gran will be using the power of chocolate to help raise funds to send her disabled nine-year-old granddaughter to the Czech Republic for pioneering surgery. Charlotte Wormald has severe cerebral palsy, following health problems when she was just days old – she and twin sister were born 14 weeks early, each weighing less […]

Steady start to Black Friday as shoppers pick up bargains at Golden Square Shopping Centre

Shoppers were out in force at Warrington’s Golden Square shopping centre to pick up Black Friday bargains. The centre opened its doors at 8am and saw a steady flow of shoppers to stores, all hoping to get discounts on a range of goods and Christmas gifts. Officers Club manager Helen Baldwin said: “It’s gone really […]