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This page lists news articles that we have published in the last two weeks. To see articles from earlier in the month and previous months, please visit our news archive, where you will also find a search tool.

Community safety partners report on a year of action

Partners of the Safer St Helens Executive are reflecting on the second year of action and the challenges that lie ahead for the body.

Cabinet to reconsider Library Strategy

Cabinet will be asked to review the decision taken on the Library Strategy earlier this year.

Residents urged to keep Covid safe as national and local infection rates rise sharply

Residents in St Helens are being encouraged to continue to keep Covid-19 safe after infections in the borough recently rose sharply.

St Helens town centre regeneration gets the nod

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.

Council secures almost £1m to continue rough sleeper prevention

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.

Discover the past, present and future of St Helens town centre with exciting new augmented reality trail

A digital exhibition with a difference has launched in St Helens town centre.

New look fireworks show to light up the skies in St Helens this November

After a two-year absence due to the coronavirus pandemic, St Helens' fireworks display will make a return this Bonfire Night with a new look.

Illegal tobacco goods worth £60,000 seized in Trading Standards swoop

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.

Bid for station access improvements submitted

Earlestown Rail Station has been put forward as one of a number of stations that could benefit from accessibility funding.

UK's first custom-built hydrogen waste collection vehicle arrives in St Helens Borough

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.

St Helens Borough welcomes The World Reimagined project

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.