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Get your free voter authority certificate now if you don't have voter ID

Last year Government introduced a requirement for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station.

Plans for affordable and build to rent homes approved

The next phase of the exciting brownfield development at Moss Nook in St Helens, delivering almost 300 new quality new homes, with a focus on supporting people to find homes through affordable homes and rental properties, has been approved.

St Helens Linkway to be renamed in honour of Saints' 'greatest of all time'

Having hung up his boots at the end of last season after a glittering career, rugby league legend James Roby has been honoured once again by St Helens Borough Council.

Free fruit for junior pupils goes down a treat

A programme that has been delivering fruit to around 8,000 primary pupils has been renewed following a great response from schools.

By Ours Cowley Hill Liveable Neighbourhood project progresses as active travel route and pocket park plans approved

Proposals for a new open space and shared walking and cycling path have been given the green light as part of a pioneering community-led project to create safer, healthier, and more attractive streets in St Helens borough.

Majority of St Helens pupils allocated one of their parents' preferred primary schools for September 2024

Figures released from St Helens Borough Council's school admissions team today (Tuesday 16 April) show that more than 98 per cent of parents and carers have been successful in securing one of their preferred primary schools for their child this September.

Get ready to vote in St Helens Borough

With elections for the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Mayoral and Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) taking place on 2 May 2024, and the promise of a General Election before 28 January 2025, are you ready to vote?

Town centre shop guilty of illicit vape sales to children

A St Helens Town Centre store has pleaded guilty to selling illicit vapes to children in a prosecution brought by St Helens Borough Council's Trading Standards.