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September 2023

Organisations from St Helens visit Stuttgart to celebrate 75 years of twinning

As part of a town twinning partnership celebrating its 75th anniversary, representatives from organisations across St Helens Borough, have paid a visit to the German city of Stuttgart.

Powerful new film shows that 'Any Of Us' can foster

Any of us can foster a child or young person, if you have the capacity to care - that's the message of a powerful new film about fostering.

New Director for Adult Social Services in St Helens Borough appointed

Jamaila Hussain has been appointed to the role of Director of Adult Social Services for St Helens Borough Council.

Policy to empower communities to take ownership of council assets approved

A new policy will help to unlock new community led projects, giving residents and groups the chance to take ownership of former council land or buildings and provide services the area wants to see.

Real voices offer real hope in new campaign

Voices of people with previous experience of feeling suicidal take the lead in the new campaign from OK to Ask in St Helens Borough, encouraging people to talk about suicidal feelings.

£69.2 million investment confirmed by St Helens Borough Council

The biggest ever single investment in St Helens town centre has been approved by St Helens Borough Council.

Cabinet approves £500,000 funding to improve highways network

Senior councillors have today (Wednesday 13 September) signed-off more than £500,000 of funding allocated for pothole and resurfacing works on the borough's road network over the next year.

Improved recycling service launches to make waste a thing of the past

An improved recycling service has launched with an enhanced bags and boxes system starting its rollout to residents.

Solar Together initiative open to residents in St Helens borough

St Helens Borough Council is supporting Solar Together, a group-buying scheme designed to make it easier for residents to install solar panels on their homes to cut carbon emissions and save on energy bills.

Skatepark to be a flipping good addition to Sherdley Park

The wheels are in motion for new skatepark equipment to be installed in a St Helens park.

CYCLOPS junction to open to traffic on Monday

The Liverpool City's Region's first Cycle Optimised Protected Signals (CYCLOPS) junction in St Helens will be open to traffic and pedestrians as of midday on Monday 4 September.

Discover St Helens Borough's proud past during Heritage Open Days 2023

A range of fascinating free events will take place across the borough this September for Heritage Open Days 2023.