COVID Testing teams to visit Earlestown and help tackle high borough infection rates

Specialist Covid-19 surge testing teams are to visit residents in Earlestown this weekend (July 31st- August 1st) to help try and help tackle high infection rates in the borough. Working with St Helens Borough Council, the teams will be delivering free lateral flow testing kits and encouraging residents to test themselves at home. The teams […]

Test team hit thousands of homes in Parr

More than 6,000 households in Parr were targeted with testing and vaccination advice as part of St Helens Borough Council’s response to high Covid-19 infection rates. Homes across the ward were visited by a specialist surge rapid response team who have been brought into St Helens Borough as part of the council’s plans to tackle […]

Manchester City Council maps out next phase of homelessness work

Over the past few years, Manchester City Council’s Homelessness service has responded to exponentially growing need and, more recently, the challenges of the pandemic. In recognising the need to focus on addressing these challenges, the council is establishing five key projects which combined, will help prevent homelessness in the city and improve temporary accommodation for […]

Liverpool foster carers share their stories to inspire others

ANEW campaign in which foster carers explain how looking after children in care has changed their lives for the better has been launched in Liverpool. ‘Small moments, big difference’ features inspiring stories from three people who look after sibling groups and teenagers, and is aimed at encouraging more people to come forward to foster with the […]

Spectacular Route Unveiled for 2021 Tour of Britain

Warrington stage 5 finish Carlisle also unveiled as start hosts for stage six 18,800m of climbing across eight days of racing  Wales to host Carmarthenshire team time trial and Great Orme hill-top finish World-famous finishing locations for Gateshead and Edinburgh stages Further details of what promises to be a stunning edition of the Tour of […]

Ahead of the weekend, let’s stay safe and look after each other

With lockdown restrictions eased this weekend, we are reminding people to stay safe and look out for each other while enjoying our City Centre nightlife.  Monday 19 July saw the government move to the final stages of easing Covid lockdown restrictions, meaning this is the first weekend nightclubs and other venues are allowed to re-open since […]

COVID Testing teams to target key local areas to help reduce infection rates

Specialist Covid-19 surge testing teams are to visit key areas across St Helens Borough in the next three weeks and ask residents to test at home and help try to reduce high infection rates in the borough. Positive Covid -19 cases in St Helens have continued to rise sharply in recent weeks with 990 new […]

Town centres to come to life again through new partnership

St Helens and Earlestown town centres will come to life with festivals, parklets and exciting virtual trails throughout the rest of this year. St Helens Borough Council will host a range of events as part of a programme to encourage people and families into the town centres to make the most of the captivating events […]

Hospitality support scheme singled out for praise

A new scheme that supports hospitality businesses affected by the pandemic has been singled out as a leading light in the Liverpool City Region. Customers visiting night time venues across St Helens Borough can be confident that their visit is safe thanks to a Covid-19 Nightlife Aware Accreditation Scheme. The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority […]