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December 2022

Consultation events announced for Earlestown regeneration

Local residents and businesses across Earlestown, Newton-Le-Willows and St Helens are being invited to view and have their say on updated plans for the regeneration of Earlestown town centre at a series of public exhibitions in November and December.

Joint statement from St Helens Borough Council and English Cities Fund

Read our joint statement with The English Cities Fund on the regeneration of St Helens Town Centre.

Charity champions bow out with £23k donation to Abbeyford Children's home

A couple who has called time of their incredible charity work which has seen more than £160,000 donated to different causes during the past 37-years have been recognised with a prestigious award.

Earlestown Town Hall external works to finish in the new year

External works to restore one of the borough's most iconic buildings is set to be completed in the new year.

St Helens bin collections to be unaffected by regional waste sector strikes

Industrial action that will close household waste recycling centres will not affect local recycling and waste collections.

Thousands of items and pounds donated to St Helens Borough Council's Christmas gift appeal

Kind-hearted residents, businesses and organisations have once again come together to ensure some of the borough's most disadvantaged families can enjoy their Christmas by donating thousands of items and pounds to St Helens Borough Council's annual gift appeal.

Have your say on budget options for council services in 2023/24

Take part in a budget consultation to help determine where spending needs to be prioritised on our council services.

UK's first custom-built hydrogen waste vehicle named by school children

The 'Hydro Hero' is now ready for its debut collections in the New Year.

St Helens Library Service and Heart of Glass receive Arts Council England funding boost

The borough's cultural scene has received a boost after St Helens Library Service and local arts organisation Heart of Glass secured more than £1.7m in national funding to continue carrying out their multi-award-winning community projects over the next three years.

Council's highways team show true grit during cold snap

As winter begins to bite across the country, St Helens Borough Council's highways maintenance team have come in for praise after dealing with the current cold snap to keep the local road network running safely.

St Helens workers asked to think Covid and flu safe before attending Christmas parties

Staff and workers in St Helens Borough are being urged to think Covid and flu safe during the next two weeks and not set off for Christmas parties and events if they have symptoms of an infection.

Culture focus for Liverpool City Region switches to St Helens Borough

St Helens Borough has taken up the mantle of Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture for 2023.