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Charity on the hunt for more volunteers to try taster days at St Helens store

A charity is urging more volunteers to help out at its St Helens shop – and is lining up taster days for them. The aim is to enable people to discover what’s involved, before they sign up for shifts at the Scope store in Church Square Shopping centre. Volunteer work can be a stepping stone […]

Store manager champions needs of St Helens’ dementia sufferers

A St Helens shop manager is championing the needs of those with dementia after seeing the effect of the illness on her own family. Gill Tonks from Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery is undergoing specialist coaching to help vulnerable customers with similar problems, and plans to train her colleagues in the Church Square Shopping Centre store. She […]

Fairytale fun for St Helens families

Youngsters got crafty at a St Helens shopping centre, making their own fairytale characters at a family arts workshop. The sessions are part of a summer of fun at the town’s  Church Square Shopping Centre, with events every Tuesday until the end of August The first Shopper Whopper Kids Club arts and crafts session was […]

Summer of free fun for families lined up at Church Square Shopping Centre

A summer of free fun is on offer for families at Church Square Shopping Centre in St Helens. The centre is inviting youngsters to come along to the popular Shopper Whopper Kid’s Club, held every Tuesday from July 26 to August 30. Starting at 11am and running until 3pm in St Mary’s Arcade, the free […]

JD welcomes shoppers to its new expanded store in Church Shopping Centre

Music and football free-styling welcomed St Helens shoppers as sports fashion retailer JD opened its expanded store at Church Square Shopping Centre. Five extra staff have been recruited to the 2,750 sq ft store, with a wider range of the company’s top-selling sportswear on offer. JD has relocated to the entrance of the shopping centre’s […]

Beekeepers create a buzz at Church Square Shopping Centre

St Helens shoppers were greeted by a hive of activity when Church Square Shopping Centre went green with two days of family fun. Among the displays and activities at the centre’s Green Room project was a team from Ormskirk Beekeepers, who introduced shoppers to the amazing world of bees with their special display hive. With […]

St Helens set to be buzzing as Church Square goes green with free fun for families

BEE experts are bringing a buzz to St Helens as part of a fun weekend of environmental activities at Church Square Shopping Centre. An observation hive with thousands of bees, where children and adults can see the insect community up close, will be on display in the busy shopping mall. It is part of a […]

New cookie store creates seven jobs at Church Square Shopping Centre

A new Millie’s Cookies store has opened in St Helens Church Square Shopping Centre,  creating seven new jobs. The store is run by brothers Mark and Paul Whibley, who already run an outlet in Bury and plan to open more in the region in the future. They received more than 100 applications from local people […]

St Helens shopping centre transformed into giant catwalk by renowned fashion expert

Visitors to a St Helens shopping centre were treated to a fashion spectacle when top models took to a giant catwalk to showcase the latest styles. Fashion on the Move saw models taking part in a flash mob-style spectacular at Church Square Shopping Centre. Stores taking part in the event, hosted by former international model […]

Eggstatic fun for youngsters at Church Square Shopping Centre

Children visiting a St Helens shopping centre had a ‘eggstraordinary’ time when they made and decorated spring flower baskets. The youngsters also made bunny ears during the free craft workshops run by the popular Shopper Whopper Kids Club at Church Square Shopping Centre. Little Amber Morris, three, had a great time decorating a spring flower […]