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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.

New leader and Cabinet announced at St Helens Borough Council

The new council leader for St Helens Borough Council, Councillor Anthony Burns, and his cabinet have been officially announced.

Councillor Jeanette Banks named Mayor of St Helens Borough

Councillor Jeanette Banks has spoken of her pride after being selected to serve as Mayor of St Helens Borough.

Measles vaccinations up among residents but more needed as national cases persist

Encouraging uptake of the MMR vaccine locally, but with national cases persisting the Public Health recommendation to vaccinate remains.

Council highlights need for foster carers during national campaign

As the UK's biggest foster care awareness-raising campaign gets underway for the next two-weeks with the theme #FosteringMoments, one St Helens resident has shared her experiences during the past 18-years in a bid to encourage more people to come forward as foster carers.

Leisure centre staff in training to support our mental health

Moving more is a great way to improve our mental health, but it can be difficult when we are struggling with our mental health to find the motivation and to get active.

Results for the Combined Authority Mayoral and Police & Crime Commissioner elections

On Thursday 2 May voters in St Helens Borough and across the region went to the polls for the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) Mayoral and Merseyside Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections.

Get ready to vote in St Helens Borough

With elections for the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Mayoral and Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) taking place on 2 May 2024, and the promise of a General Election before 28 January 2025, are you ready to vote?

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.