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January 2023

Majority of responses against Newton town council creation in Community Governance Review

The first phase of a Community Governance Review (CGR) for St Helens Borough has concluded following public consultation.

St Helens Borough transformation plans on show to national business team

St Helens Borough's extensive transformation plans were on show for a team from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

£20million boost for Earlestown regeneration

Earlestown regeneration projects have been given a huge £20million boost thanks to a successful Levelling Up Fund bid by St Helens Borough Council.

Shape development in your area with Neighbourhood Planning workshops

Funding secured to engage with residents around the creation of this community-led planning opportunity.

St Helens Borough to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

A compelling public art exhibition created by local primary school pupils will be among the poignant gestures as St Helens Borough marks Holocaust Memorial Day next week.

Growth plan will support prosperity for all

Have your say on an exciting new strategy that draws together planned growth activity and proposes a variety of actions across skills and business to create an inclusive, thriving and well-connected economy for St Helens Borough.

Local councillors become Hate Crime Ambassadors with police training

Ambassadors are championing awareness and increasing public confidence in reporting in their ward communities.

Council starts new year as it means to go on with latest commitment to restoring iconic Gamble Building

At its meeting held in St Helens Town Hall today (Wednesday 11 January) St Helens Borough Council's cabinet approved more than £500,000 of capital funding to progress to the next stage of bringing the iconic Gamble Building back into public use.

Liverpool City Region Freeport officially open for business

The Liverpool City Region Freeport is officially open for business after Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Michael Gove approved its full business case.

Trading Standards prosecute rogue builder who targeted elderly resident

A rogue builder has been brought to justice in a prosecution undertaken by St Helens Borough Council's Trading Standards.

Discover your potential in 2023 with an Adult and Community Learning course

The start of a new year is always the perfect time to take on a new challenge or learn a new skill - so why not take the first step with St Helens Borough Council's Adult Community Learning (ACL) service?