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May 2023

Residents urged to report dead wild birds after confirmed bird flu

Residents are urged to alert authorities if they find a dead gull or water bird following the confirmation of a case of bird flu found in a wild bird in Earlestown.

Teddy bear's picnic works up appetite for Foster Care Fortnight 2023

Foster families were welcomed into St Helens Town Hall for a teddy bear's picnic as part of activities planned to mark Foster Care Fortnight - the UK's biggest foster care awareness-raising campaign.

Councillor Lynn Clarke named Mayor of St Helens Borough

The Windle ward councillor has chosen to support the Deafness Resource Centre and will be the first Mayor of St Helens to introduce the role of 'Mayor's Cadet'

Latest St Helens town centre transformation plans revealed: heritage, children and families and ambition at their heart

Art and design ideas that reflect the proud heritage, buildings and features to be enjoyed by children and families, and high ambitions for the future are at the heart of plans to revitalise St Helens own centre, according to the team behind the proposals.

Illegal vapes worth £30,000 seized by Trading Standards

Retailers warned to ensure all disposable e-cigarettes, e-liquids and vaping devices they sell meet UK legal requirements.

Day dedicated to celebrating St Helens' rich heritage during Borough of Culture year

A day dedicated to celebrating St Helens' rich heritage will be held later this month as part of Borough of Culture celebrations.

Overcome anxiety event for Mental Health Awareness Week

Feeling stressed or anxious? Come along to a session in St Helens town centre on how you can cope and what support is available.

Ashurst Primary School top of the class after £7m transformation

Pupils and staff have given top marks to their new fit-for-purpose school following a £7.7m investment by St Helens Borough Council.

Gear up for the Earlestown Classic Car Show

Gear up for a turbo weekend as a Classic Car Show comes to Earlestown next weekend.

Barclays relocates to St Helens Town Centre Ways to Work Centre

St Helens Borough Council has worked with Barclays bank to ensure a presence remains in St Helens Town Centre following the closure of its Church Street branch today (4 May).

Free compost giveaway marking International Compost Awareness Week

A limited supply available to collect, as thanks to residents for using the council's garden waste service.

Campaign launched to highlight child neglect

On average, 62 children and young people a day in the UK are referred to agencies to investigate neglect - but could you spot the key signs?