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March 2022

Planning applications for Earlestown and St Helens town centre masterplans go live

The planning applications for Earlestown and St Helens town centre regenerations are now available to view online.

48-hour trophies tour arrives in St Helens on RLWC 200 days to go milestone

Pupils at Holy Cross Primary School in St Helens enjoyed a PE lesson with a difference - a coaching session with Saints stars to mark 200 days to go until the Rugby League World Cup 2021.

Residents encouraged to claim energy rebate payment as higher domestic fuel bills come in from April

Residents across St Helens Borough are being encouraged to claim their energy rebate payment as higher domestic gas and electric bills are likely to come into effect from 1 April.

BASH proves a hit with young book lovers

Bookworms from primary and secondary schools across the borough have been hard at it over the past few months, deciding on their favourite reads of the year.

Additional needs group walk the walk to raise awareness of Down's syndrome

A group of adults with additional needs rocked their brightest coloured socks as they took part in a sponsored walk to raise awareness of Down's syndrome.

Parkside Link Road brings forward jobs and skills opportunities for the local community

St Helens Borough Council, working in partnership with Balfour Beatty, are set to deliver a number of new jobs, apprenticeships, traineeships and skills and training opportunities, on the construction of the new Parkside Link Road in Newton-le-Willows.

Plans for Earlestown and St Helens town centre transformation prepared

The transformation of Earlestown and St Helens town centres has reached a huge milestone with plans being submitted which, if approved, will allow work to start.

Earlestown Town Hall restoration works to start this spring

Work to restore one of St Helens Borough's most iconic landmark buildings will get underway in April.

Work to start to protect sports pitches from anti-social behaviour as part of £278,000 King George V playing fields development

Work to install spectator fencing around sports pitches in Haydock that have been targeted by anti-social behaviour has been welcomed.

St Helens Borough Council calls for clean air collaboration

St Helens Borough Council has called on closer cooperation with Greater Manchester Combined Authority on its Clean Air Plan.

Venues prove they are Best Bar None

Bars and pubs across St Helens are showing how they are providing quality service to customers as part of a new accreditation scheme.

Social prescribing making a difference to everyday life

The power of social prescribing is transforming lives across St Helens Borough.