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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.

Liverpool City Region Freeport Chair visits Parkside site in St Helens Borough

The Chair of the Liverpool City Region Freeport has visited Parkside to see work under way to unlock the huge potential that Freeport status for the site will bring.

New borough housing strategy envisions quality and accessible homes for all

A new Housing Strategy for St Helens Borough has been adopted by the council's Cabinet.

Ambitious strategy shapes future of highways network following multi-million pound funding boost

An ambitious strategy which sets out how St Helens Borough Council will proactively manage, maintain, and invest in its highway and infrastructure network over the next five years was adopted at a cabinet meeting this afternoon (Wednesday 22 June 2022).

Local Plan moves closer to adoption with independent inspectors' approval

The St Helens Borough Local Plan could move closer to adoption as Cabinet members consider the final version.

Explore St Helens Crematorium and Bereavement Services at public Open Day

Meet the team, explore the grounds and see the recently completed modernisation.

Have Your Say: New active travel routes for St Helens to boost cycling and walking

Communities in St Helens Borough are invited to have their say on new walking and cycling routes as part of plans to make everyday journeys on foot and bike more appealing.

Warning issued about ketamine harm

A warning has been issued to local young people and their parents about the use of ketamine and the health problems it can cause.

Families across Merseyside invited to access free baby brain and bonding NSPCC tips

To mark Infant Mental Health Awareness week, the NSPCC is inviting parents across Merseyside to take part in its campaign to help families build stronger bonds with their babies.

Inclusive Refugee Week events to heal and celebrate a diverse community

St Helens Borough has always opened its arms to those fleeing conflict, and will soon celebrate the contributions of people resettled here during national Refugee Week, starting Monday 20 June.

St Helens Pride to return this July

Communities from all walks of life are encouraged to 'come together' this July as St Helens Pride makes a welcome return to the borough.

Plans for meanwhile use at Chalon Way in St Helens town centre submitted

Plans to transform a prominent St Helens town centre site into a vibrant hub for start-up businesses and leisure facilities have now been submitted.