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St Helens Borough secures four coveted Green Flag Awards recognising its remarkable green spaces

Today, St Helens Borough Council is celebrating after four remarkable green spaces receive Green Flag Awards - the international quality mark for parks and green spaces.

New Adult Safeguarding Board independent chair appointed

St Helens Borough Council has confirmed Geoffrey Appleton as the new independent chair of the Adult Safeguarding Board for the local authority area.

New chair for key regeneration board

The new chair of the St Helen Town Board will continue to lead the key projects which will support the transformation of St Helens town centre.

Lighting McClean speeds into recycling service alongside Alfie the Recycling Machine

Local school children have been getting involved in the council's green fleet expansion, with a naming competition for three new electric vehicles.

Praise for social workers in latest Ofsted review

Ofsted inspectors have praised the continued improvement in children's services at St Helens Borough Council after awarding it a Good rating last year.

Pre-construction information event for Lea Green to Whiston active travel route - phase 1

A public engagement drop-in session will take place next week to allow residents and businesses to learn more about plans for an active travel route, ahead of the first phase.

St Helens Borough joins global campaign to eliminate HIV by 2030

A pledge to eliminate HIV through wider testing, earlier diagnosis and zero stigma has been made by St Helens Borough Council's Cabinet.

Public consultation announced for next phase of Parkside Colliery regeneration

Parkside Regeneration LLP has announced that it is to launch a public consultation for the second phase of its regeneration of Parkside Colliery in Newton-le-Willows.

Plans for Homes England collaboration to be discussed

A new partnership that could unlock opportunities that can transform peoples' lives by creating high quality affordable homes is set to be discussed by St Helens Borough Council.

General Election results declared in St Helens Borough

On Thursday 4 July voters in St Helens Borough went to the polls for the 2024 General Election, and a by-election in Windle Ward.

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.

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