NEWS ROUNDUP: LFC legend dies & covid deaths
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Reds legend Ian St John has sadly died at the age of 82. The cover of Thursday's matchday programme for the visit of Chelsea to Anfield pays special tribute to the Liverpool FC legend. The former forward made 425 appearances for the club over the course of a hugely successful decade between 1961 and 1971, scoring 118 goals.
Deaths from Covid-19 declined again for the third week running in the middle of February as the city region continued to suppress the virus. The Liverpool City Region recorded 106 deaths from the virus in the week up to February 19, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics released on Tuesday.
St Helens Borough Council has revealed its gender pay gap data for the last year. In its latest Pay Policy Statement, which is released annually, the council revealed its mean hourly rate of pay was £13.01 for women and £13.67 for men. That's a difference of 66p per hour – or 4.8 per cent.
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