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November 2023

Fundraiser sees lifesaving defibrillator installed in park following death of local man

Carl Foster from West Park sadly died in April this year aged 46, after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Protect your family from measles amid national case rise

If you are not sure your child is up to date with their MMR vaccination, check their health record or contact your GP.

Community leaders call for cost-of-living support for St Helens Borough

Concerned leaders across St Helens Borough have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt MP, calling on fair funding that will support residents still feeling the effects of the cost of living situation.

Borough band The K's to headline Christmas lights switch-on events

Ahead of the release of their debut album and UK tour, The K's have been confirmed as the headline act for St Helens Borough Council's Christmas lights switch-on events.

Have your say on the council budget for the next three-years

As residents and businesses weather increasing financial pressures, so too does St Helens Borough Council which has launched a public consultation on its budget for 2024 - 2027.

£3m investment in community sports facilities approved by St Helens Borough Council Planning committee

Councillors have approved plans for a £3m investment in community sports facilities and associated improvements to walking routes and landscaped corridors linking Parr to Sutton Brook.

Senior St Helens Borough councillor welcomes approval of affordable housing schemes

In line with St Helens Borough Council's adopted Local Plan (A Balanced Plan For A Better Future) to address the borough's housing need, planning permission has been granted for 475 new homes in Rainford and Sutton, 260 of which are classed as affordable.

Plaque unveiled during Remembrance week to commemorate Newton war heroes

Ahead of Remembrance events this weekend, a plaque has been unveiled to honour a number of local fallen servicemen who fought in World War II.

First of three family hubs officially opens in St Helens Borough

Public health, social care, education and community partners came together this week for the official opening of St Helens Borough's first family hub which offers a broad range of services under one roof, including a quality offer for children and young people with special educational needs (SEND).

On your marks - get set for the St Helens Santa Dash

Dust off your running trainers and dig out your Christmas jumper because the St Helens Santa Dash is back.

Council submits Section 73 planning application for next stage of Parkside Link Road project

Parkside Link Road is entering the latter stages of construction and now is the time to make some final minor amendments that will ensure it delivers on its promise of enabling new jobs, regeneration and smoother traffic flows.

Council shows true grit with latest winter maintenance investment

St Helens Borough Council has made a significant investment to keep the local road network safe this winter.