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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.

First package of St Helens town centre regeneration work to begin

Exploratory surveys are set to take place in and around the Hardshaw Shopping Centre this week as the countdown to its demolition begins.

Carbon and cost cutting methods pave the way for pothole repairs in St Helens Borough

With a rise in reports against a backdrop of significant government funding cuts, St Helens Borough Council is taking an innovative approach in the war against every motorist's bugbear - potholes

Historic glass industry site the future of sustainable energy?

An historic glass industry landmark could be revived to provide cheap and sustainable energy for the future, a new study will explore.

Town centre shop guilty of illicit vape sales to children

A St Helens Town Centre store has pleaded guilty to selling illicit vapes to children in a prosecution brought by St Helens Borough Council's Trading Standards.

Good Guy returns to make borough safer at Halloween and Bonfire Night

The annual campaign that helps to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour during the run up to Halloween and Bonfire Night is back with a bang.

Real voices offer real hope in new campaign

Voices of people with previous experience of feeling suicidal take the lead in the new campaign from OK to Ask in St Helens Borough, encouraging people to talk about suicidal feelings.

Children's Services rated Good at St Helens Borough Council

Children's Services delivered by St Helens Borough Council have been rated Good by Ofsted, with services for young people leaving care rated Outstanding.

Memorial unveiled to remember former day centre service users

A memorial celebration of life honouring service users to Kershaw Day Support Centre in Newton-le-Willows who had passed away during the Covid-19 pandemic has been unveiled.

Government inaction puts climate goals at risk, warns LCR leaders

Liverpool City Region leaders have warned the country risks missing its climate targets because of government 'backsliding' on its environmental pledges.