We’re recruiting for a Bookshop Manager!

2022-03-20T14:51:23+00:00March 20, 2022|Jobs|

Are you passionate about books and spreading the joy of reading? Are you excited by the opportunity to develop the bookshop into a community venue? Do you welcome the opportunity to work with a high level of autonomy? Have you got what it takes to manage a busy town centre [...]

Very sad news at The Book Stop

2022-02-13T11:27:24+00:00February 9, 2022|Announcement|

We are saddened to announce that Brian Leyland passed away last Wednesday 2nd February. Brian was the inspiration and driving force behind the St Helens Book Stop and served as Chairman of the Trustees. His love of St Helens - the town, the community, and of course its rugby team [...]

Welcome to our newest Trustee!

2022-02-13T11:27:24+00:00December 17, 2021|appointments, Trustees|

We are delighted to announce that Jessica Evans joined the Board of Trustees in November shortly before our opening. "Jessica was born in St Helens where she attended Blackbrook St Mary's Primary School and St Augustine of Canterbury High School. She studied Business and French at the University of Chester, [...]

We are OPEN!

2022-02-13T11:27:24+00:00December 13, 2021|Shop|

On Friday 26th November, the long wait was finally over as we opened our doors to the community that has offered us so much support over the past year. It has been lovely to welcome so many of you into our community bookshop over the past couple of weeks. You [...]

New Share Offer!

2022-02-13T11:27:24+00:00October 13, 2021|Share Offer|

Following the success of our first event and with the opening of the bookshop itself now finally drawing near (yes, really, it's true, we didn't abscond with your money!), we have decided to reopen our membership by offering shares in the St Helens Book Stop Limited to those who did [...]

Welcome to our new Trustee!

2022-02-13T11:27:24+00:00September 8, 2021|Trustees|

We are incredibly pleased to announce that Cathryn White has become the latest addition to our Board of Trustees. "Cathryn was born in St Helens and was educated at Rainford High School, St Helens College and Liverpool John Moores University. She has 20 years’ experience working across the public sector, [...]

Robin Ince comes to the St Helens Book Stop!

2022-02-13T11:27:24+00:00August 18, 2021|Event|

We are incredibly excited to welcome comedian Robin Ince to St Helens Book Stop on the afternoon of Friday 8th October 2021 at 4pm. Ince is the co-host of The Infinite Monkey Cage alongside Brian Cox. His latest publication, The Importance of Being Interested – Adventures in Scientific Curiosity, will [...]

Manager Appointment

2022-02-13T11:27:24+00:00June 12, 2021|Jobs|

We are so pleased to announce that Laura Goodchild has started work as the very first manager of our bookshop.  Laura went to school at Allanson Street in Parr followed by Haydock High school and then Carmel College.  She has a degree in Creative Writing from Edge Hill University and [...]

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