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June 2023

Children's play equipment removed from park after antisocial fire damage

A slide, artificial grass and a number of balancing logs at Queen's Park were so severely fire damaged, they had to be removed due to safety concerns.

Inclusive Growth Strategy approved

An exciting strategy focused on building an inclusive, thriving and well-connected economy has been approved by St Helens Borough Council's Cabinet.

Cannington Shaw Town Deal project moves forward

The plans for a key Town Deal development reflecting the heritage of St Helens Borough's glass industry have taken a step closer to delivery.

Show you care about clean air, say St Helens Borough primary school pupils

To mark Clean Air Day (15 June), primary school pupils in St Helens borough with a passion for reducing traffic pollution and congestion have been praised for showing their creative side in a bid to make motorists think twice about where they park.

National recognition for success in supporting families overcoming alcohol dependency

A programme focused on supporting families living with the effects of alcohol dependency in St Helens Borough has been hailed nationally.

Have your say on plans for borough-wide electric vehicle charging network

The draft Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy outlines how the borough can prepare for the transition to electric vehicles.

Willowbrook Hospice receives donation from Crematorium recycling scheme

With the consent of next of kin, many crematoriums across the country carry out the recycling of metals.

Council to carry out drainage investigation works to reduce flood risk at Islands Brow

St Helens Borough Council's commitment to supporting local businesses and residents by reducing long-term flood risk at hotspot areas will continue this week.

Works progress positively on vital Parkside Link Road

A key piece of infrastructure that will unlock the full potential of the Parkside site at Newton-le-Willows is progressing positively.

Omega West taking shape and delivering jobs

Councillors got a glimpse of the developments at Omega West, which is already delivering jobs and apprenticeship opportunities for St Helens Borough residents.

Parkside submits reserved matters planning application

Parkside Regeneration, the joint venture between St Helens Borough Council and developer Langtree, has confirmed submission of its reserved matters planning application for the first phase of development.

Inclusive Refugee Week events will bring Communities Together

Highlighting the contributions, creativity and resilience of displaced people in the St Helens Borough community.