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April 2023


Plans to return Earlestown's historic town hall to working life as a community hub have been brought forward into the first phase of the town centre regeneration project following the award of £20m from the government's Levelling Up Fund (LUF).

£29 million highways improvement programme approved by Cabinet

With £1.64m set aside for pothole repairs and £7.44m for planned carriageway resurfacing.

Plans to invest in complex care for children approved

More than £2.3 million will be invested in supporting children the council cares for to stay in the borough.

Have your say on new chapter for modern and innovative Library Service

Residents and community groups are encouraged to take part in a public consultation to help shape ambitious plans for the council's Library Service over the next five-years.

Care workers to be paid Real Living Wage in St Helens Borough

The move comes in response to challenges in adult social care across the country and will help to strengthen the sector locally.

Freedom of the Borough status granted to four figures

Freedom of the Borough status has been given to four figures who are proud to represent and help put St Helens Borough on the map.

External works near completion at Earlestown Town Hall

The final touches are being made to the first phase restoration of the historic Earlestown Town Hall.

Late Paul O'Grady honoured at St Helens Schools Library Service book awards

The late Paul O'Grady was among the authors recognised as St Helens Schools Library Service held its annual reading for pleasure event.

Easter recycling and waste collections in St Helens Borough

Collections as normal Good Friday, none Easter Monday, one day later that week.

Young singers and musicians wow crowds in musical festival as part of Borough of Culture

Primary and secondary school pupils certainly hit all the right notes as they performed in front of packed audiences over four nights at St Helens Town Hall as part of a Borough of Culture event.

Contact Centre to move to new base at St Helens Town Hall

St Helens Borough's Council's customer contact centre will move to a new base in the Town Hall at the beginning of April as part of the ongoing development of services to local residents.

New recycling strategy aims to make waste a thing of the past

A new Resources and Waste Strategy for St Helens Borough, with changes coming to recycling and waste collections later this year.