The next significant step for the ambitious plan by St Helens Borough Council and The English Cities Fund (ECF) to transform 24 acres of St Helens town centre has seen VINCI Building selected as the main contractor to deliver the first phase development.
Residents in St Helens are being encouraged to continue to keep Covid-19 safe after infections in the borough recently rose sharply.
The once-in-a-generation transformation of St Helens town centre received the green light from St Helens Borough Council's Planning Committee last night (Tuesday 27 September), which follows on from the approval of regeneration plans for Earlestown town centre earlier this year.
Work to reduce and end rough sleeping locally continues as St Helens Borough Council secures almost £1m from Government's Rough Sleeper Initiative (RSI) Fund.
Illegal tobacco goods worth around £60,000 have been seized by St Helens Borough Council's Trading Standards officers in a series of swoops last week.
The UK's first custom-built, hydrogen-fuelled waste collection vehicle has arrived in St Helens Borough, ahead of its integration into the council's fleet.
A ground-breaking national art education project to transform understanding of the transatlantic slave trade is on display at several sites around St Helens borough for residents to see.
A book of condolence is on display in St Helens Town Hall for residents wishing to pay their respects to the Royal Family following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.