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St Helens Now Wikipedia
Published by Sthelensnow on 27/5/10 (1278 reads)
St Helens Now Wikipedia
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List of Contents:

St Helens, Merseyside 1
Metropolitan Borough of St Helens 14
Villages 17
Billinge, Merseyside 17
Bold, Merseyside 19
Clock Face, Merseyside 21
Earlestown 23
Eccleston, Merseyside 26
Haydock 30
Newton- le- Willows 33
Parr, St Helens 37
Rainford 39
Rainhill 43
Thatto Heath 48
Windle, Merseyside 50

Politics 51
St Helens North (UK Parliament constituency) 51

Historical Events 54
Rainhill Trials 54

Industry 58
Pilkington 58
Beecham (pharmaceutical company) 61
Ravenhead glass 63
De Vere Group 64

Historical Transport 66
Sankey Canal 66
St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway 71

Attractions 78
Carr Mill Dam 78
Billinge Hill 79
Taylor Park 80
Sherdley Park 81
North West Museum of Road Transport 81
Dream (sculpture) 82

Railway Stations 83
St Helens Central railway station 83
Eccleston Park railway station 86
Thatto Heath railway station 88
Lea Green Railway Station 90

Education 92
Rainhill High School 92
Rainford High Technology College 94
St Augustine Of Canterbury Roman Catholic High School (St Helens) 96
Aelred 98
St Cuthbert's 102
Sutton High Sports College 104
Carmel College (St Helens) 106

Sports 108
St Helens RLFC 108
Pilkington Recs 120
St Helens Town FC 122
St Helens Combination 127
St Helens Cricket Club 130
Haydock Park Racecourse 131

Noteable People 133
Thomas Beecham (chemist) 133
Sir Joseph Beecham, 1st Baronet 134
George Groves (sound engineer) 135
Herbert Mundin 136
Gary Stretch 138
David Yates 140
Louise Glover 142
Emma Rigby 147
Carley Stenson 149
Pauline Yates 150
Matthew Crompton 151
Kym Marsh 152
Johnny Vegas 156
Bernie Clifton 160
Nick McCabe 161
Jacqui Abbott 164
The Loungs 165

Article Sources and Contributors 168
Image Sources, Licenses and Contributors 172
Article Licenses
License 175

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