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St Helens Council outlines its position on schools reopening

The Prime Minister in his statement on 10th May announced the Government’s intention that childcare providers and schools should reopen on 1st June. St Helens...

Everyone in the UK with coronavirus symptoms now eligible for a test

The government has today announced that anyone with symptoms of coronavirus is now eligible to book a test, ahead of the rollout of the...

Discover virtual youth activities through new Instagram page

Children and young people across the borough can now enjoy a variety of free virtual activities to help them through lockdown after the launch...

Work starts on £1m repair project to upgrade Carr Mill reservoir

The Canal and River trust have started a major repair project to upgrade Carr Mill Reservoir Costing just over £1 million, the work will be...

Recycling service to resume in St Helens

Plans are set for St Helens’ waste and recycling collection services to make a phased return to normal starting on Monday 25th May. The recycling...

Video – Johnny Vegas joins other celebs reading children’s book to help NHS

  https://www.facebook.com/johnnyvegasreal/videos/2620334291522213/   BRITISH CELEBS READ HOPE THE RAINBOW FAIRY PICTURE BOOK FOR CHILDREN TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER Alan Carr, Anna Friel, Suranne Jones, Johnny...

St Helens Together crowdfunding appeal smashes target

A crowdfunding appeal set up to ensure food and other essential supplies reach those most in need during the coronavirus pandemic has passed its...

New guidance on spending time outdoors

Details on a range of outdoor activities which will be allowed in England from Wednesday 13th May 2020 subject to social distancing rules. - From...

Furlough scheme extended by four months

The scheme will continue to support workers until the end of October. The Government have confirmed that employees will continue to receive 80% of...

St Helens Together volunteers share their experiences

From collecting prescriptions, walking dogs to just being free to have a chat – an army of volunteers in St Helens Borough have been...

Competition deadline extended to encourage youngsters to get creative at home

The deadline of a creative writing competition has been extended to allow children and young people to get creative while staying at home during...

Social worker speaks about recovery experience

A St Helens Council social worker has described how it felt to be hit by coronavirus and their recovery to be back on the...

Get picture perfect with online workshop

You don’t need to splash out on an expensive camera to take an award-worthy photograph these days, as an online workshop will prove later...

Webcasting service set to launch for cremation ceremonies in St Helens

Residents who have lost loved ones in these unprecedented times may have experienced greater hardship than in normal life, under the necessary restrictions around...

Charities invited to apply for donations of £100k through Barclays community relief package

Barclays is making 100 x £100k donations to UK charities who are helping low income families, those facing financial hardship, isolated elderly people and...

Bikes for NHS scheme launched

St Helens Council is working in partnership with Saints Community Foundation; Community Integrated Care (CIC) and Pedal Power – a local volunteer-led initiative –...

New Small Business Bounce Back Loans launched today

Britain’s small businesses will be able to apply for quick and easy-to access loans of up to £50,000 from today – with the cash...

Top-up to local business grant funds scheme

A discretionary fund has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme. This additional fund...

Emergency funding for sport and physical activity organisations.

The funding from Sport England aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing...

Library delivery service hits the road to help the housebound during Covid-19

St Helens Library Service is back on the road to help library members during lockdown. After a brief absence, a home delivery service - usually...